20 May 2021
- 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)
OSCE field operations are the front line of the OSCE’s engagement on the ground, supporting host authorities in fulfilling OSCE commitments and implementing a comprehensive approach to security. The OSCE Mission to Skopje is the Organization's longest-serving field operation working on inter-ethnic relations, early warning, the rule of law, democratic governance and transnational threats and organized crime
Tasks and Responsibilities
Under the overall supervision of the Mission Security Officer and operational supervision of the Security Assistant, the incumbent is responsible for the following duties:
Monitoring the movement in and around the work premises, staying alert to any emergency or hostile activity and reporting any incident to the supervisor;
Patrolling the OSCE Mission to Skopje premises and parking areas;
Controlling access into the premises and providing early warning to a threat;
Receiving and registering external visitors according to the established procedures and being a first point of contact with the Mission for outside visitors;
Acting as fire warden during emergency evacuation;
Performing security check of incoming mail and packages;
Performing office checks after working hours and registering MM’s staying after working hours on premises;
Assuming certain Situation Centre Operator’s duties for limited duration of time, when required;
Performing occasionally protocol coverage to Mission events and security assessment of situation;
Performing other duties as assigned.
Citizenship of or permanent residence in the Republic of North Macedonia;
Completed secondary education;
Minimum one year experience working in security related jobs in a large organization, clean police/military record;
Computer literate with practical experience with Windows packages;
Good written and oral communication skills in English and in local languages;
Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, and an ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities;
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.
Commitment: Actively contributes to achieving organizational goals
Diversity: Respects others and values their diverse perspectives and contributions
Integrity: Acts in a manner consistent with the Organization’s core values and organizational principles
Accountability: Takes responsibility for own action and delegated work
Communication: Actively works to achieve clear and transparent communication with colleagues and with stakeholders of the Organization
Collaboration: Works effectively with others on common goals and fosters a positive, trust-based working environment
Planning: Works towards the achievement of goals in a structured and measured manner
Analysis and decision-making: Analyses available information, draws well-founded conclusions and takes appropriate decisions
Initiative-taking: Proposes and initiates new ideas, activities and projects
Flexibility: Responds positively and effectively to changing circumstances
Managerial competencies (for positions with managerial responsibilities)
Leadership: Provides a clear sense of direction, builds trust and creates an enabling environment
Strategic thinking: Identifies goals that advance the organizational agenda and develops plans for achieving them
Managing performance: Helps to maximize team performance by providing active feedback and skill development opportunities
Monthly remuneration, subject to social security deductions, is approximately EUR 871.00.
Social benefits will include participation in the Cigna medical insurance and the OSCE Provident Fund.
Appointments are normally made at step 1 of the applicable OSCE salary scale. At the discretion of the appointing authority a higher step may be approved up to a maximum of step 3 subject to specific conditions.
Please note that applications received after the deadline, submitted in different formats than the OSCE Online Application Form or in other languages than the English language would not be considered.
The recruitment procedure may take up to two months and we will be in further contact with you only if you are selected for an interview. The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, or offer the position with modified terms of reference or a different duration.
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 be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.
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