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Senior Community Policing Officer, Security


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Archived vacancy details

Issued by
OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Vacancy number
Vacancy type
International Seconded
Field of expertise
Functional level
Senior professional
Number of posts
Duty station
Vushtrri / Vucitrn
Date of entry on duty
Date of issue
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 a field related to security and safety matters or evidence of specialised training or proven experience in law enforcement, security and safety matters in a civilian or military environment
  • Ability to identify and analyse emerging security problems and propose solutions
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:


  • Proven experience in the implementation and management of community policing and community safety training courses for capacity-building purposes and evaluation of their effectiveness
  • Experience in the management and supervision of staff
  • Evidence of developing, managing and implementing training as well as analysis of training needs and evaluation
  • Clear understanding of International Human Rights standards together with their implications, with regards to public security and safety operations and development
  • Proven experience in project management (planning, designing, budgeting, management and evaluation)
  • Ability to design, co-ordinate and implement developmental strategies and training plans to support community safety agencies/platforms and related security service partners
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and within limited time frames
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to work as a member of a team, with people of different national, cultural and religious backgrounds, different gender and diverse political views while maintaining impartiality and objectivity
  • Analysing, drafting, reporting, and presentation skills
  • Professional fluency in the English language, both oral and written
  • Ability to operate Windows applications, including word processing and email


  • Police/military background
  • Previous liaison experience with non-law enforcement organizations (e.g. local and/or central government, social service bodies, and non-governmental organizations)
  • Knowledge of regional political history and development
  • Practical experience and/or working knowledge of the OSCE, UN, NATO, and EU, law enforcement mechanisms and local institutions
  • Previous experience working in a capacity-building role in South Eastern Europe
  • Knowledge of OSCE principles, structures, institutions and field activities, and commitment
Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Community Safety Development Section (CSDS), the Senior Community Policing Officer/Security performs the following duties:

  1. Represents the Department in all forums related to community policing to ensure co-operation, communication and implementation of the best practice on community safety initiatives throughout Kosovo;
  2. Provides oversight and guidance to the CSDS Team as they provide capacity-building and advisory support to Kosovo Community Safety Forums (CSFs) to include: preparing and facilitating regular field visits and community meetings; designing and delivering skills-based training in partnership-building, problem-solving, communication and facilitation, conflict resolution, and project planning; facilitating dialogue between community safety forums; 
  3. Implements the field activities to include conducting informal interviews and discussions with municipal, police and community leaders to assess current community conditions, attitudes, and relationships relating to police and readiness for community policing;
  4. Develops and implements comprehensive community-policing training programmes for police officers assigned to community policing throughout Kosovo to strengthen their skills in establishing effective partnerships with their communities in order to identify and address problems related to safety, security and liability;
  5. Builds community policing capacity for mid-level ranking police officers by means of developing and delivering training courses on community oriented policing and problem solving and increasing their awareness of the existing community safety forums and assisting them in making connections and partnerships with these forums;
  6. Develops, monitors and/or modifies Community Safety courses to build sustainability for the various community safety forums in order to ensure their continued development and capacity to conduct professional training to various audiences;
  7. Liaises closely with the responsible counterparts in OSCE Secretariat in Vienna and neighbouring OSCE field missions as well as local and international stakeholders;
  8. Drafts thematic, analytic and performance reports;
  9. Supervises and guides two staff;
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.

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.

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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