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Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:
First-level university degree in political sciences, international relations, public policy, law, international human rights law or other human rights related fields
Minimum 6 years of relevant professional experience
|Tasks and Responsibilities|
Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:
If selected for this senior professional opportunity under the direct supervision of the Chief of Communities Section you will be responsible for:
1. Developing methodology and analysing the findings of proactive monitoring of institutions in Kosovo, developments in the municipalities, the implementation and effective application of international standards and the legal framework in Kosovo with respect to community rights and policies;
2. Identifying community-related issues, analysing their implications and advising on departmental policies to achieve measured improvement in the performance of the institutions in Kosovo while respecting community rights and policies. Following-up on the implementation of recommendations and policy decisions adopted;
3. Supporting the implementation of monitoring programmes throughout the OSCE Mission in Kosovo by providing expertise and guidance on issues of community rights and policies;
4. Planning and drafing reports related to community rights;
5. Drafting, implementing and evaluating projects related to community rights;
6. Advising the institutions on matters related to community rights and policies;
7. Establishing and maintaining contacts with representatives of institutions responsible for the implementation of community rights, and non-Albanian community representatives and civil society. Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of the community rights situation in Kosovo and the region;
8. Facilitating dialogue between non-Albanian community representatives and relevant local institutions;
9. Contributing to the creation and development of a long-term strategy of designing mechanisms to increase community public participation in Kosovo;
10. Liaising with other international organisations, including relevant bodies within the Council of Europe, the OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities and OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights;
11. Performing other duties as assigned.
For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Mission in Kosovo, please see: http://www.osce.org/mission-in-kosovo
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.