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28 March 2018
- 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)
Date of entry on duty
23 April 2018
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:
Graduation from a recognized police training school
Negotiating and interpersonal skills
Ability to read and utilise maps
Ability to perform first aid
Regular, active police service experience
Very good oral and written English communication skills
Knowledge of International Police Standards and human rights
Level of Professional Competence Requirements
Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:
Police administrative courses in relevant field and specialized subject area
Minimum 10 years of diversified police experience including at least 12 months operational experience in the relevant field and specialized subject area
Mission Specific Requirements
Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:
First-level university degree in law, social, political science or from another public safety field;
Minimum of ten (10) years' of diversified experience including at least one year operational experience in the relevant field and specialized subject area. Relevant experience in project development and implementation related to Violent Extremism and Radicalization Leading to Terrorism (VERLT) and preferably with OSCE or other international organizations;
Proven experience of working with public safety agencies and the respective local authorities, as well as other international and local organizations;
Demonstrated ability and willingness to work as a team member, with persons of different cultural and religious backgrounds, different gender, and diverse political views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity;
Cultural sensitivity and judgment;
Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and within limited time frames;
Professional fluency in English language and the capability of drafting professional documents under pressure and within short deadlines;
Ability to operate Windows applications, including Word processing and e-mail.
Knowledge of regional political history and developments;
Knowledge of OSCE principles, structures, institutions, field activities and commitments;
Practical experience and/or working knowledge of EU/EC bodies, EULEX,UN,NATO/KFOR, as well as local institutions;
Previous experience of working in a capacity building role in South Eastern Europe.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Serious and Organized Crime Section, the Senior Adviser on VERLT will be:
Conducting analysis of information, statistics and data to support the needs of the Kosovo Strategy and Action Plan on Prevention of VERLT, recommending the course of action to be taken and implement this action;
Providing advice and assistance in supporting strategies and actions plans related to VERLT. Assisting, mentoring and supporting the Kosovo institutions in matters related to VERLT throughout Kosovo;
Supporting the Kosovo institutions' in ensuring that the community policing agenda is incorporated in VERLT related activities, through workshops/training, conferences and various presentations;
Supervising and evaluating the VERLT project implementation to ensure efficiency and effectiveness;
Drafting project documents and implementing them through all the stages of the project management cycle, based on the OSCE Project Management Toolkit;
Interacting closely with responsible counterparts at the OSCE Secretariat, as well as with neighbouring OSCE field missions, local and international stakeholders of all kinds;
Providing guidance to national staff and supervising consultants when necessary;
Supporting the building of constructive relationship with local and international relevant partners and acting as the main focal point related to VERLT;
Interacting and conducting regular meetings with local counterparts, including international organizations, agencies and local authorities;
Supporting the Action against Terrorism Unit of the Secretariat's Transnational Threats Department (ATU/TNT) on all issues related to VERLT;
Preparing the inputs, feedback and other reports as required by the Mission;
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 note that nationals or permanent residents of the country of the duty station are not eligible to apply.
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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