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Police Adviser


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Archived vacancy details

Issued by
OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek
Vacancy number
Vacancy type
International Seconded
Field of expertise
Civilian Police
Functional level
Senior professional
Number of posts
Duty station
Date of entry on duty
Date of issue


General Minimum Requirements

The general minimum requirements for working with the OSCE are:

  • Excellent physical condition
  • Possession of a valid automobile driving license and ability to drive using manual transmission
  • Ability to cope with physical hardship and willingness to work extra hours and in an environment with limited infrastructure
Field of Expertise Requirements

The general minimum requirements for working in this field of expertise are:

  • Graduation from a recognized police training school
  • Negotiating and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to read and utilise maps
  • Ability to perform first aid
  • Regular, active police service experience
  • Very good oral and written English communication skills
  • Knowledge of International Police Standards and human rights
Level of Professional Competence Requirements

Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:


Police administrative courses in relevant field and specialized subject area


Minimum 10 years of diversified police experience including at least 12 months operational experience in the relevant field and specialized subject area

Mission Specific Requirements

Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:


  • Extensive experience in the areas associated with police system reform, legal reform and/or public administration reform
  • Law enforcement development experience within the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)
  • Knowledge of regional political developments, legislative and police reform issues in Central Asia
  • Ability to establish contact and develop confident relations with civil society, as well as the ability to work with government officials and institutions
  • Project management experience, including development, implementation and monitoring, preferably of projects related to police training and professional development
  • Strong analytical, organizational, communication and interpersonal skills; ability to compile and analyze relevant information
  • Professional fluency of the English language as well as working knowledge of the Russian or Kyrgyz languages
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and within limited time frames
  • Cultural sensitivity and judgment
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to work as a member of a team, with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds, different gender, and diverse political views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity
  • Knowledge of OSCE principles and commitments
  • Ability to operate windows applications including word processing and e-mail
Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the general guidance of the Head of Centre (HoC) and the supervision of the Police Reform Adviser, the Police Advisor promotes the adoption and implementation of comprehensive police reform in the country. The Police Advisor also identifies police training needs and develops initiatives accordingly.

Specifically, the Police Adviser will perform the following duties:

  1. Provide advisory services related to police training and education as well as institutionalisation of best practices;
  2. Supports the Police Reform Adviser to manage the implementation of the Police Reform Programme and co-ordinate with other international partners working in this area;
  3. Prepares proposals identifying areas of need, including technical equipment, police training and special assistance pertaining police education reform;
  4. Participates in the preparation of material on project development, especially on modern policing education reform strategies;
  5. Assesses and reports on policing-related issues, including through the drafting of relevant background reports, food-for-thought papers and input to the Centre's regular reporting;
  6. Conducts programme and project presentations;
  7. Supports the Police Reform Adviser in establishing and maintaining contacts with relevant local and national authorities, bilateral partners as well as with the parliament;
  8. Supports the co-ordination of police reform activities with related activities implemented in other dimensions (human rights, gender, anti-trafficking, detention, countering corruption and money laundering, combating terrorism) and the training needs to combat such issues;
  9. Performs other duties as assigned.

The OSCE is committed to achieving a better balance of women and men within the Organization. The nomination of female candidates is particularly encouraged.

Candidates should, prior to applying, verify with their respective nominating authority to which extent financial remuneration and/or benefit packages will be offered.

Please apply to your relevant authorities several days prior to the deadline expiration to ensure timely processing of your application. Delayed nominations will not be considered.




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