18 January 2018
- 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)
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:
Officer / Warrant Officer training and/or university degree in a relevant technical field
Significant experience in arms control, peace-keeping operations and/or other relevant areas of military-related affairs
Experience in negotiations and liaison with governmental and military authorities
Ability to compile and analyse information of a political-military nature
Level of Professional Competence Requirements
Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:
Advanced degree in a relevant field
Minimum 6 years of relevant professional experience
Mission Specific Requirements
Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:
Experience in project management;
Thorough knowledge of OSCE practices, agreements and documents relevant for Arms Controls and CSBM (CSBM);
Background and experience in Arms Control and Confidence and Security Building Measures, including the application of broader confidence building measures in conflict settlement;
Experience in negotiations and liaison with governmental and military authorities;
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills;
Professional fluency in English and working knowledge of the Russian language;
Demonstrated ability and willingness to work as a member of a team, with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds, different gender, and diverse political views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity;
Ability to drive 4 wheel drive vehicles;
Ability to operate windows applications, including word processing and emails.
Experience in working in a region with a protracted conflict;
Experience in peace-keeping operations;
Experience of arms and ammunition storage management;
Working knowledge of the Romanian language.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Under the direction of the Conflict Prevention and Resolution (CPR) Project Manager, the Politico-Military Officer will be responsible for:
Supporting the implementation of projects in the areas of confidence building, arms control and other areas where CPR is engaged;
Co-ordinating CSBM and broader confidence building activities in the Mission and liaising with other OSCE areas and outside agencies and organizations on Arms Control, CSBM and other confidence building matters;
Deputizing for the CPR Programme Manager in his/her absence;
Acting as the adviser on all Arms Control and CSBM matters as well as preparing reports and briefing material on the Mission's activities in these areas;
Promoting and monitoring the implementation of Arms Control and CSBM developed by the Mission in order to assist in creating the conditions necessary for a resolution of the conflict;
Assisting in monitoring the military situation in the Security Zone;
The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages the nomination of qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious, ethnic and social backgrounds. Please note that nationals or permanent residents of the country of the duty station are not eligible to apply.
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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