|General Minimum Requirements
The general minimum requirements for working with the OSCE are:
|Field of Expertise Requirements
The general minimum requirements for working in this field of expertise are:
|Level of Professional Competence Requirements
Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:
First-level university degree in political sciences, social sciences, international relations, public policy, law, international human rights law or other human rights related fields
Minimum 6 years of relevant professional experience
|Mission Specific Requirements
Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:
|Tasks and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Head of Human Dimension Department (H/HDD) and overall guidance of the Head of Mission (HoM), the Senior Gender Officer* will be responsible for:
1. Pro-actively initiating and delivering necessary policy advice and guidance to the HoM, H/HDD and other Mission Members in senior and middle management posts on how to best incorporate gender in the Mission’s activities and policies to ensure compliance with the OSCE’s 2004 Gender Action Plan and other OSCE gender commitments;
2. Based on in-depth and regular situation analysis, co-ordinating the development of a Mission-specific Gender Action Plan, monitoring its implementation and reporting on the status of its implementation;
3. Acting as the Mission’s Gender Focal Point, co-ordinating the work of the Mission’s Gender Working Group and maintaining contact with other OSCE executive structures, including the Secretariat’s Gender Section as appropriate;
4. Pro-actively proposing gender priority activities to H/HDD, developing and supervising the implementation of gender equality projects in the area of the Human Dimension, focusing, among others, on gender equality policy and legislation, gender equality in political and public life and gender-based violence and discrimination;
5. Conducting research and preparing thematic and ad-hoc reports, other materials and updates on the implementation of the OSCE’s Human Dimension gender commitments;
6. Supporting the development of professional competencies on gender issues and delivering gender training sessions to Mission Members;
7. Contributing to the development of strategic documents, by advising Mission members, reviewing PBPB documents and project proposals and participating in Mission’s co-ordination and strategic planning meeting;
8. Acting as point of contact for national and local level authorities, civil society and international partners on Human Dimension gender issues;
9. Supervising one national staff as part of the programmatic activities implementation;
10. Performing any other duties as required.
For more detailed information on the work of the OSCE Mission to Skopje, please see www.osce.org/skopje.
*Assignment to this position is subject to approval of the OSCE Unified Budget for 2020.
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.
Only those applicants who are selected to participate in the subsequent stages of recruitment will be contacted.