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Police Training Adviser


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Archived vacancy details

Issued by
OSCE Mission to Serbia
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 the development, organization and management of police training at all levels
  • Working experience in the reform of police education and training within a national police service or in an international environment
  • Experience of working with a recognized law enforcement agency on training needs analysis, curriculum development, implementation and evaluation of training courses
  • Formal education or training in adult learning theories and strategies and their application in police environment
  • Facilitation, coaching, mentoring and mediation skills as well as problem-solving capacity
  • Professional fluency in the English language, both oral and written
  • 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
  • Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, as well as the ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities
  • Cultural sensitivity and judgment in communication with staff and interlocutors
  • Demonstrated 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 experience in human resources management in police environment
Tasks and Responsibilities

The Mission's Law Enforcement Department advises the host country's Ministry of Interior on several priority areas of the police reform process: community policing, fight against organized crime and specialized police training. Under the overall guidance of the Head of the Law Enforcement Department and the direct supervision of the Police Training Programme Manager, the Police Training Adviser:

  1. Advises the Mission and the Ministry of Interior on the development, implementation and evaluation of the police training programmes and strategies, as well as on introduction and maintenance of a unified training management cycle;
  2. Provides advice and recommendations to the Ministry of Interior on a strategic approach to specialized police training and management training, including on effective management and co-ordination of these types of training;
  3. Conducts training needs analysis with Ministry of Interior officials, assesses the results and proposes appropriate police training strategies based on the existing best practices, the Mission's mandate and other applicable guidelines;
  4. Develops, carries out or assists the implementation and monitoring of other training projects/initiatives that respond to identified needs from the OSCE, national and international partners, within the frame of the Mission's mandate and its available resources;
  5. Organizes, facilitates or participates in various meetings or working groups with national and international partners and reports on outcomes through the established channels;
  6. Supports the Ministry of Interior in monitoring, evaluation and institutionalization of training standards;
  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 retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment or to offer an assignment with modified tasks and responsibilities or for a duration shorter than the usual 12 months.


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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