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Senior Governance Adviser


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Archived vacancy details

Issued by
OSCE Presence in Albania
Vacancy number
Vacancy type
International Seconded
Field of expertise
Functional level
Senior professional
Number of posts
Duty station
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:


Advanced degree in a relevant field


Minimum 6 years of relevant professional experience

Mission Specific Requirements

Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:


  • Previous thematic experience in one or more of the following fields: economics, environmental, anti-corruption compliance, public administration, regional planning and/or local government
  • Relevant experience in an advisory role in international organizations, NGOs, or public policy development
  • Previous programmatic experience with relevant international organizations/NGOs
  • Experience in negotiating and liaising with governmental and military authorities
  • Experience in drafting and writing analytical reports
  • 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 within tight deadlines
  • Professional fluency in the English language
  • Ability to operate Windows applications, including word processing and e-mail


  • Experience in dealing with financial issues
  • Knowledge of the Albanian language or the most common lingua franca spoken in the Mission area
Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Head of Governance, Economic and Environmental Issues Department, the Senior Governance Adviser performs the following duties:

  1. Analyzes, advises and co-ordinates the Presence's good governance activities with a focus on economic and environmental issues;
  2. Provides advice and assistance to parliamentary and governmental structures in regional administrative reform and decentralization process, through projects focusing on good governance aspects;
  3. Drafts project proposals and monitors the implementation of the related projects;
  4. Liaises and assists the four Project Offices in the design and the implementation of projects;
  5. Maintains close working relations with all national partners at the appropriate level;
  6. Supervises 3 staff;
  7. Performs other duties as assigned.

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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