Please note that this position is funded under an Extra-Budgetary (ExB) Project, which runs until 31 August 2022. The initial contract will be issued for one year with the possibility of an extension.
The OSCE has a comprehensive approach to security that encompasses politico-military, economic and environmental, and human aspects. It therefore addresses a wide range of security-related concerns, including arms control, confidence- and security-building measures, human rights, national minorities, democratization, policing strategies, counter-terrorism and economic and environmental activities. All 57 participating States enjoy equal status, and decisions are taken by consensus on a politically, but not legally binding basis.
The OSCE Secretariat in Vienna assists the Chairmanship in its activities, and provides operational and administrative support to the field operations, and, as appropriate, to other institutions.
The Transnational Threats Department (TNTD), as part of the OSCE Secretariat in Vienna, Austria, plays a key role as the focal point of OSCE-wide programmatic activities aiming at countering transnational threats and ensuring co-ordination and coherence of action across all three OSCE dimensions, among all executive structures while respecting their mandates. The TNTD comprises the Co-ordination Cell (CC), the Strategic Police Matters Unit (SPMU), the Action against Terrorism Unit (ATU) and the Border Security and Management Unit (BSMU). As part of its activities, the SPMU assists participating States (pS) in response to their request to address threats posed by criminal activity and supports general police development and reform.
|Tasks and Responsibilities
The extra-budgetary (ExB) project n. 1102121 on "Strengthening the fight against transnational organized crime in South-Eastern Europe through improved regional co-operation in asset seizure, confiscation, management and re-use” is managed jointly by TNTD/SPMU and OCEEA/ Economic Co-operation and Governance and is placed within the Strategic Police Matters Unit of the Transnational Threats Department.
If selected for the post, you will be assisting in the implementation of the Project aimed at improving the effectiveness of the fight against transnational organized crime in the OSCE region by improving capacities within, and regional co-operation among five participating States (pS) in South-Eastern Europe: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), the Republic of North Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia. You will be directly supervised by the Project Managers.
More specifically, you will be performing the following tasks:
For more detailed information on the structure and work of the Transnational Threats Department, please see: http://www.osce.org/secretariat.
Monthly remuneration, subject to social security deduction, is EUR 3,952 per month. OSCE salaries are exempt from taxation in Austria. Social benefits will include possibility of participation in the Cigna medical insurance scheme and the OSCE Provident Fund.
Please note that appointments are normally made at step 1 of the applicable OSCE salary scale.
|How To Apply
If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE's online application link found under https://jobs.osce.org/vacancies.
The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise/re-post the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment at a lower grade or to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration.
Only those applicants who are selected to participate in the subsequent stages of recruitment will be contacted.
Please note that vacancies in the OSCE are open for competition only amongst nationals of participating States, please see http://www.osce.org/states. The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the Organization.
Please note that for this position the OSCE does not reimburse expenses such as travel in connection with interviews, tests, visas and relocation.
Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.