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Police Assistance Officer


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Archived vacancy details

Issued by
OSCE Presence in Albania
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 area/s of organized crime and/or counter terrorism
  • Experience in project management, planning and strategic development, including evaluation of effectiveness, audit and review
  • Excellent drafting and analytical skills
  • Experience from a command or management operational position in a national police environment
  • Professional fluency in the English language, both oral and written
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and with limited time frames
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to work as a member of a team, with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds and diverse views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity
  • Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, as well as the ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities
  • Ability to operate Windows applications including word-processing and e-mail


  • Prior international policing experience in the areas of anti-trafficking, illegal migration, money laundering, border management, training and development
  • Experience in working with non-governmental organizations and agencies
  • Knowledge of regional political developments and the legislative and police reform issues in Albania
Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Senior Police Assistance Officer, the Police Assistance Officer is responsible for liaising with the Albanian State Police officials to offer strategic and tactical policing advice/assistance and performs the following specific responsibilities:

  1. Carries out needs assessment programmes to ascertain State Police assistance requirements and then assists the State Police in developing and implementing strategies in line with international standards;
  2. Sets priorities and develops with others, policy guidelines for all Presence related police assistance activities;
  3. Provides reports on relevant policing matters to the Head of the Department;
  4. Liaises with other Missions and other relevant partners on policing issues as required;
  5. Develops contacts with senior representatives from the Ministry of the Interior, the State Police, international police missions and the wider international community and NGOs in order to co-ordinate police assistance programmes;
  6. Ensures that police accountability and gender aspects are included in the advice offered and projects developed within the police assistance programme;
  7. Performs other related 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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