28 November 2017
- 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)
Date of entry on duty
1 February 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:
University education in political sciences, international relations, public policy, law, international human rights law or other human rights related fields
Experience working with human rights, minority or gender issues
Demonstrable organizational, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
Experience in drafting reports
Level of Professional Competence Requirements
Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:
Advanced degree in a relevant field
Minimum 6 years of relevant professional experience
Mission Specific Requirements
Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:
An advanced degree in law, human rights or a related field;
International field work experience in human rights, gender equality, non-discrimination or a related field;
Proven experience in monitoring, reporting and/or policy-making/advocacy in the area of human rights and gender equality;
Extensive knowledge of the main international human rights instruments;
Extensive experience in gender mainstreaming;
Experience in training development and delivery;
Experience in developing research methodologies and analysing information from diverse sources;
Proven experience in project drafting and management;
Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
Professional fluency in English language and capability of drafting reports under pressure and within short deadlines;
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;
Cultural sensitivity and judgement;
Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and within limited time frames; and
Ability to operate windows applications, including word processing and e-mail.
Experience in capacity-building projects;
Knowledge of the regional political situation and legal system of the mission area;
Previous work experience in the area of civil and political rights and/or economic, social and cultural rights;
Knowledge of the local languages or most common lingua franca spoken in the mission area.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Chief of the Analysis and Reporting Cell and the overall direction of the Deputy Director of the Department of Human Rights and Communities, the incumbent will be:
Supporting the integration of gender mainstreaming into the monitoring, reporting, and project development of the Department of Human Rights and Communities;
Analysing the findings of mission-wide monitoring of local- and central-level institutions in Kosovo, the implementation and effective application of legislation, policies and procedures with respect to gender equality and gender-based violence, and following up on recommendations made in thematic reporting;
Assisting in identifying gender equality related issues, analysing their implications and advising on departmental policies to achieve measured improvement in the performance of Kosovo institutions in promoting gender equality across various sectors pertinent to the work of the Department of Human Rights and Communities;
Drafting and supporting the drafting of public and non-public reports on issues related to gender equality and gender-based violence;
Developing methodologies regarding pro-active monitoring of selected gender equality issues in the field, in particular in the area of thematic focus for the Department of Human Rights and Communities;
Proposing, drafting and implementing projects aimed at improving the implementation of human rights standards of public institutions and at increasing public awareness of human rights;
Supporting the implementation of monitoring programmes throughout the Mission area by providing expertise, guidance and training on issues of human rights;
Liaising and co-ordinating with other international organizations of relevance for the professional work;
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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