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Police Educational and Training Adviser


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Archived vacancy details

Issued by
OSCE Mission to Montenegro
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:


  • Substantial experience in police training in a diversity of subjects at all levels including senior command level
  • Experience in project cycle management, including demonstrated analytical skills
  • Experience in working for a recognized law enforcement agency as a professional dealing with training needs analysis, implementation and evaluation of police training courses
  • Formal education or training in Adult Learning Theories and Adult Learning Strategies and their integration/application in police training opportunities
  • Experience in curriculum development in law enforcement agencies by providing technical expertise and data to maximize the effectiveness of the course
  • Facilitation, coaching, mentoring and mediation skills; problem solving capacity
  • Effective oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people of different national, cultural and religious backgrounds, different gender, and diverse political views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity
  • Cultural sensitivity and judgement
  • Ability to operate Windows applications, including word processing, e-mail, and presentation software (e.g. PowerPoint)
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and with limited time frames


  • Previous work experience with an international organisation and/or experience in field missions within the reform of police education and/or training systems
  • Previous experience in management of police training centres at senior command level
  • Experience in developing and implementing projects in an international police environment
Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the overall guidance of the Head of Mission and under the direct supervision of the Head of Police Section, the Police Educational and Training Adviser:

  1. Provides advice and guidance to Senior Police College, Police Directorate and Ministry of Interior officials responsible for police staff development on police training issues and change management, and on the use of modern training methods and techniques;
  2. Delivers training, co-training, coaching and mentoring to national police trainers using Adult Learning Strategies consistent with the OSCE Trainer Development Programme principles and methodologies;
  3. Conducts Training Needs Analysis with the Police College and Police Directorate's officials, studies the results and proposes appropriate police training strategies based on the existing best practices, Mission's mandate and guidelines;
  4. Implements other training initiatives that respond to the identified needs from the OSCE, national and international partners, within the frame of the Mission's mandate and available resources;
  5. Evaluates all training strategies and programmes that are conducted by the department and reports its findings to the Police Program Department;
  6. Organizes, facilitates or participates in various meetings or working groups with national and international partners, reporting through the established channels, following mission's standard procedures and guidelines;
  7. Ensures that human rights standards, police ethics and gender equality and other internationally recognized principles are integrated into all police curricula and training programmes;
  8. Performs other 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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