The general minimum requirements for working in this field of expertise are:
- First-level university degree in law or significant work experience in criminal justice
- Experience in the practice of law, e.g. judges, prosecutors, lawyers, etc.
- Knowledge of criminal law and procedure
- Knowledge of international legal procedure standards and instruments
- Demonstrable organizational, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:
- First-level university degree in law or economics/finance; university degree in another subject may be accepted, if supplemented by formal training/certification in the field of economic crime or anti-corruption;
- Sound knowledge of public and private anti-corruption mechanisms;
- Communication skills to include the ability to liaise with diverse interlocutors;
- Experience in project design, implementation and management;
- Political sensitivity and judgment;
- Professional fluency in the English language, both oral and written;
- Strong drafting skills;
- 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;
- Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, as well as the ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities;
- Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and with limited time frames;
- Ability to operate windows applications, including word processing and e-mail.
- Knowledge of international anti-corruption initiatives, developments in the public and private sector relating to combatting corruption and economic crimes, efforts by non-governmental organizations in the fight against corruption and the promotion of government transparency;
- Previous work experience with international organizations;
- Knowledge of political and economic developments in Serbia or South-East Europe.
The Economic Crime and Anti-Corruption Unit within the Mission's Rule of Law and Human Rights Department works to strengthen state institutions, civil society and the private sector in preventing and detecting corruption and enhancing the capacities of state institutions to investigate, prosecute and adjudicate cases of economic crimes and corruption. As the head of that Unit, the Senior Anti-Corruption Adviser is responsible for:
- Formulating anti-corruption policies, strategies and projects;
- Planning, developing and implementing the Economic Crime and Anti-Corruption Unit's programme and projects in accordance with the Mission's mandate and Department's objectives;
- Managing the implementation of Rule of Law reform initiatives, such as improvement of government transparency, anti-bribery measures, adoption of pro-active techniques for investigation and prosecution of economic crimes and corruption, enhanced capacity in the private sector and non-profit sector to combat corruption;
- Advising on laws and regulations, including implementation, in the field of anti-corruption/government transparency/effective judiciary, especially in relation to public procurement, economic crimes, private sector liability and anti-corruption bodies;
- Ensuring effective management, supervision and control of the OSCE funds, including extra-budgetary funds related to the Economic Crime and Anti-Corruption Unit's programme;
- Maintaining liaison with officials and other stakeholders involved in anti-corruption initiatives, as well as in initiatives against economic crimes, including government bodies, private sector, universities, non-profit organizations;
- Maintaining contact with diplomatic community, international organizations and non-governmental organizations and private sector associations on reform in the area of anti-corruption government transparency;
- Supervising three local mission members;
- Performing other duties as required.
For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Mission to Serbia, please see www.osce.org/serbia.
The OSCE subscribes to the following core values: Commitment, Diversity, Integrity and Accountability. It seeks to foster the following core competencies in all its staff: Communication, Collaboration, Analysis and Decision-Making, Planning, Initiative-Taking and Flexibility. It further promotes the following managerial competencies for posts with managerial responsibilities: Leadership, Strategic Thinking and Managing Performance. Candidates are therefore encouraged to familiarize themselves with these principles by studying the OSCE Competency Model available at: http://www.osce.org/employment/144466.
The OSCE retains the discretion to cancel the recruitment, to re-advertise the vacancy, to offer an assignment at a lower level or to offer an assignment with modified tasks and responsibilities or for 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 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.