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Senior Democratic Governance Officer *

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Archived vacancy details

Issued by
OSCE Mission to Skopje
Vacancy number
VNSKPS00389
Vacancy type
International Seconded
Field of expertise
Democratization
Functional level
Senior professional
Number of posts
1
Duty station
Skopje
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 political sciences, social sciences, international relations, public policy, law or equivalent professional experience
  • Work experience in either public administration, relevant international organizations, civic associations (including NGOs), political parties/affairs, or economic and political development
  • Demonstrable organizational, communication, analytical and interpersonal skills
 
 
 
 
Level of Professional Competence Requirements

Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:

Education:

Advanced degree in a relevant field

Experience:

Minimum 6 years of relevant professional experience

 
 
 
 
Mission Specific Requirements

Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:

Mandatory:

  • Extensive work experience in the field of democratic governance, with particular focus on areas such as: youth and education in a multi-cultural environment, decentralization, inter-community relations, conflict prevention and institution building
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in all phases of the project management cycle
  • Excellent communication and networking skills
  • Proven ability to build a constructive relationship and co-ordinate cooperation with external interlocutors including government institutions and donors
  • Ability to analyze complex issues, identify key aspects and present them in a clear and understandable manner
  • Cultural sensitivity and judgment
  • 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
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and prioritize within limited time frames
  • Professional fluency in the English language, both oral and written
  • Ability to operate windows applications, including word processing and e-mail

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of the political environment of the host country
 
 
 
 
Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Chief of the Democratic Governance Unit, the incumbent:

  1. Assists in the development of Missions democratic governance programme and in its implementation through the design, supervision and evaluation of various projects and activities;
  2. Follows and reports on the developments in the field of democratic governance, with a special focus on youth and education, inter-community relations, conflict prevention and institution building and decentralization;
  3. Prepares background and briefing materials, analyses and research for internal and external reporting, in response to the identified needs in the Units areas;
  4. Liaises and develops relations with relevant domestic stakeholders in the identification and implementation of Units strategy;
  5. Liaises and co-ordinates activities with international partner organizations operating in the host country and national development agencies;
  6. Replaces the Chief of the Democratic Governance Unit, when required;
  7. Supervises ten staff members;
  8. Performs other duties as assigned.

Note: * Change in title and grade to S2, subject to Unified Budget 2014 approval

 
 
 
 

The OSCE is committed to achieving a better balance of women and men within the Organization. The nomination of female candidates is particularly encouraged.

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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