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Programme Officer


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Archived vacancy details

Issued by
OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Vacancy number
Vacancy type
International Seconded
Field of expertise
Functional level
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:


  • University education in political sciences, social sciences, international relations, public policy, law or equivalent professional experience
  • Work experience in either public administration, relevant international organizations, civic associations (including NGOs), political parties/affairs, or economic and political development
  • Demonstrable organizational, communication, analytical and interpersonal skills
Level of Professional Competence Requirements

Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:



First level university degree or equivalent experience



Minimum 2 years of relevant professional experience including minimum 1 year in a relevant field strongly preferred

Mission Specific Requirements

Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:



  • Working experience with political parties, government structures or parliaments
  • Working experience in the field of parliamentary assistance in transition countries
  • Project development and implementation experience
  • Ability to produce analytical reports
  • Knowledge of the political environment of the OSCE Mission in Kosovo (OMiK), including mandate and structure of the international community present in Kosovo and an understanding of South East European politics and affairs
  • 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
  • Cultural sensitivity and judgement
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and with limited time frames
  • Professional fluency in the English language
  • Ability to operate windows applications, including word processing and e-mail



  • Experience in negotiation/mediation
  • Knowledge of the local language(s) or most common lingua franca
  • Previous experience in field missions


Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Oversight and Independent Institution Division, the Programme Officer:


  1. Co-ordinates, implements and supervises the Central Assembly and Political Party Unit's projects focused on professional development programmes for Assembly members, parliamentary groups and staff of the Assembly of Kosovo;
  2. Follows up on the project cycle to ensure implementation, monitoring and evaluation of assigned Unit projects;
  3. Provides expert opinion and coaching on Assembly accountability and oversight, in particular towards non-Albanian communities, and develops and implements projects to enhance civil society input into the legislative process;
  4. Liaises with local and international stakeholders that offer capacity building programs to co-ordinate project activities;
  5. Performs other 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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