Please note that this is an extra-budgetary position. The initial contract will be for the duration of one year, with the possibility of extension until January 2021 subject to budget availability.
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 Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) is the principal institution of the OSCE responsible for the human dimension. ODIHR is active throughout the OSCE area in the fields of election observation, democratic development, human rights, tolerance and non-discrimination, and the rule of law. ODIHR’s assistance projects and other activities are implemented in participating States in accordance with ODIHR’s mandate. Since 2015, ODIHR has been implementing its projects in Ukraine aimed at advancing the respect for human rights, strengthening democratic institutions and promoting tolerance in the society through capacity-building, co-operation and advocacy.
The incumbent is based in ODIHR’s office in Warsaw and is responsible for co-ordinating project activities with management and staff of ODIHR programmatic departments. The incumbent will supervise a team of four people. He/she will report to ODIHR Project Coordinator (first level supervisor) and the First Deputy Director (second level supervisor). The incumbent will consult closely with Heads/Deputy Heads of ODIHR departments in charge of implementing specific project activities to ensure coherence between various components of the project and co-ordination with other ODIHR activities in Ukraine. He/she will also closely co-ordinate with the Project Co-ordinator’s Office in Ukraine.
|Tasks and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Project Co-ordinator, as the Project Officer you will perform the following functions and duties:
Monthly remuneration is approximately EUR 5,335 depending on post adjustment and family status. OSCE salaries are exempt from taxation in Poland. Social benefits will include possibility of participation in the Cigna medical insurance scheme and the OSCE Provident Fund. The Organization contributes an amount equivalent to 15% of the employee's salary to this Fund and the employee contributes 7.5%. Other allowances and benefits are similar to those offered under the United Nations Common System.
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 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.
The OSCE is a non-career organization committed to the principle of staff rotation; therefore the maximum period of service in this post is 7 years.
Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.