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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 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
  • Experience in exercising of risk and needs analysis at organized crimes sphere, including those applying to tactical and strategic levels as well as to cross-border frames
  • Extensive experience in project management, including initiating, planning, managing, implementing and evaluating relevant police projects
  • Proven coaching, mentoring, facilitation 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
Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the overall guidance of the Chief of Police Development Unit and direct supervision of the Senior Police Adviser, the incumbent will be responsible for activities related to providing advice and assistance to the local Police partners in organized crimes sphere at both central and field levels. Specific duties of the Police Adviser include:

  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, projects, 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 the various events, such as conferences, workshops, seminars, meetings, working groups aimed to improve police capacities and to address existing organized crimes related problems and challenges;
  5. Co-ordinates activities with concerned international partners to prevent duplication and overlapping; co-operate with colleagues from neighboring OSCE missions for the purpose of promoting the regional approach while providing assistance in organized crimes sphere;
  6. Participates in delivering training, coaching and mentoring to the national police trainers on organized crimes and criminal investigations related subjects;
  7. Assists in the implementation of other police affairs projects and initiatives of the Unit if needed;
  8. Supervise the work of one national mission member;
  9. Performs other related duties as required.

* Change in functional level to Senior Professional (S2) is subject to the approval of the 2014 Unified Budget


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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