This position is open for secondment only and participating States are kindly reminded that all costs in relation to assignment at the OSCE/ODIHR must be borne by their authorities.
Candidates should, prior to applying, verify with their respective nominating authority to which extent financial remuneration and/or benefit packages will be offered. Seconded staff members in the OSCE Secretariat and Institutions are not entitled to a Board and Lodging Allowance payable by the Organization.
The Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) is the principal institution of the OSCE responsible for the human dimension. The 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. The ODIHR's assistance projects and other activities are implemented in participating States in accordance with the ODIHR's mandate.
The Office¿s democratization activities include the following thematic areas: rule of law, democratic governance and gender, migration and freedom of movement, and legislative support. The ODIHR implements targeted assistance programmes facilitating and enhancing participating States¿ compliance with OSCE commitments towards the development of democratic structures. The purpose of the Democratization Department¿s Rule of Law Unit is to strengthen the supremacy of law in compliance with OSCE principles and international law within the human dimension. Towards that end, the Rule of Law Unit currently conducts a portfolio of projects and activities in the area of judicial independence, criminal and administrative justice reform, trial monitoring and fair trial rights and electoral dispute resolution in the OSCE region.
|Tasks and Responsibilities|
Under the supervision of the Chief, Rule of Law Unit, the Rule of Law Officer will perform the following functions:
For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, please see: http://www.osce.org/odihr
This post is open for secondment. Candidates are requested to apply through the OSCE desk of the respective Ministry for Foreign Affairs. Delayed nominations will not be considered.
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 shortlisted applicants 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 the nomination of qualified female and male candidates from all religious, ethnic and social backgrounds.
The OSCE is a non-career organization committed to the principle of staff rotation.
Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.