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This post is located in Prague in the OSCE Office of the Secretary General, Documentation Center in Prague (DCiP).
The OSCE has a comprehensive approach to security that encompasses politico-military, economic and environmental, and human aspects. It therefore addresses a wide range of security-related concerns, including arms control, confidence- and security-building measures, human rights, national minorities, democratization, policing strategies, counter-terrorism and economic and environmental activities. All 57 participating States enjoy equal status, and decisions are taken by consensus on a politically, but not legally binding basis.
The DCiP´s mandate is keeping the institutional memory of the Organization and spreading information on the OSCE through various outreach activities. DCiP is the home of the CSCE/OSCE archives, thus, an important part of its activities relate to maintaining and updating various archival collections, including their digitalization, renaming and saving. Researchers working under special conditions on the DCiP premises and library (Researchers-in-Residence Programme) are also assisted by the DCiP. Effective May 2019 the DCiP also oversees and advises on records management and retention management practices and policies throughout the OSCE.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
The Senior Documentation and Information Assistant manages the functionality and quality of archival services. Furthermore, the incumbent also provides controlled access to archive materials; plans and monitors the DCiP´s e-documentation and information activities as well as the Unified Budget (UB) and Extra-Budgetary (ExB) projects.
Particularly, should you be selected for this exciting role, under the overall supervision of the Head of the DCiP, you will be tasked with the following duties:
For more detailed information on the structure and work of the Office of the Secretary General and the Documentation Center in Prague, please see: http://www.osce.org/secretariat
Monthly remuneration, subject to social security deduction, is CZK 50,242 (12 times a year). OSCE salaries are exempt from taxation in the Czech Republic. Social benefits will include possibility of participation in the Cigna medical insurance scheme and the OSCE Provident Fund.
Please note that appointments are normally made at step 1 of the applicable OSCE salary scale.
If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE's online application link found under https://jobs.osce.org/.
The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment at a lower grade or to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration.
Please note that vacancies in the OSCE are open for competition only amongst nationals of participating States, please see http://www.osce.org/states.
The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the Organization.
Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.