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Police Adviser


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Archived vacancy details

Issued by
OSCE Mission to Skopje
Vacancy number
Vacancy type
International Seconded
Field of expertise
Civilian Police
Functional level
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:


Graduation from a recognized police training school


Minimum 8 years of regular, active police service experience

Mission Specific Requirements

Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:


  • Experience in working for a recognized law enforcement agency with a broad background in policing roles including special profiling on Organized Crimes or Criminal Investigations supported by recent practical experience in this area
  • Experience in exercising of risk and needs analysis at Organized Crimes sphere, including those applying to cross-border frames
  • Experience in initiating, planning, managing and implementing police relevant projects
  • Proven coaching, mentoring and mediation skills
  • Effective oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Cultural sensitivity and judgment
  • Advanced problem solving and decision making skills and able to work on own initiative and with minimum of supervision
  • Flexibility and ability to ¿multi-task¿ - working under pressure and within limited time frames
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds, different gender and diverse political views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity
  • Ability to operate Windows applications, including word processing, e-mail, and presentation software (e.g. PowerPoint)


  • Previous work experience with an international organization and/or experience in field missions within the reform of police and democratic policing
  • Previous work experience in Balkan countries in general and in FYRoM, in particular
Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the overall guidance of the Chief of Police Development Unit and direct supervision of the Senior Police Advisor, the incumbent is responsible for activities related to providing advice and assistance to the local Police partners in Organized Crimes sphere at both central and field levels. The Police Adviser performs the following specific responsibilities:

  1. Provides recommendations to the Mission's, Department's and Unit's leadership on the analysis, development, implementation of the policing programmes/projects in the areas of Organized Crimes and Criminal Investigations;
  2. Assists the Ministry of Interior and other national counterparts in identifying and analysing the problems / needs / risks in Organized Crimes sphere, proposing appropriate initiatives, plans, course of activities to address them;
  3. Advises and assists the Ministry of Interior and other national counterparts in improving Organized Crimes fighting strategies, policies and practices;
  4. Organizes, facilitates or participates in various meetings or working groups aimed at improving police capacities to address existing problems and challenges in Organized Crimes sphere;
  5. Participates in delivering training, coaching and mentoring to national police trainers on Organized Crimes and Criminal Investigations related subjects;
  6. Assists in the implementation of other police affairs projects and initiatives of the Unit if needed;
  7. Supervises the work of one national mission member;
  8. Performs other related duties as required.

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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