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19 February 2018
- 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)
Date of entry on duty
1 April 2018
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 law or significant work experience in criminal justice and/or law enforcement (the latter required for police corrections officer training)
Experience in the practice of law, e.g. judges, prosecutors, lawyers, etc.
Knowledge of courtroom proceedings and criminal law and procedure
Knowledge of international legal procedure standards and instruments
Demonstrable organizational, analytical, communication 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 experience in law enforcement and/or public administration
Knowledge of the standards and practices of modern criminal justice systems
Experience in project management, including planning, budgeting, implementation and evaluation
Good drafting skills and the ability to tailor reports and presentations to the needs of a specific audience
Professional fluency in the English language, both oral and written
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
Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, as well as the ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities
Ability to operate Windows applications including word-processing and e-mail
Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and with limited time frames
Tasks and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Head of the Police Affairs Department (proposed to be renamed into Security Co-operation Department in 2018), the Senior Organized Crime Adviser is responsible for the following duties:
Providing advice and assistance to the Ministry of Interior and other relevant national interlocutors on implementation of national strategies to deal with organized, serious and trans-national crime;
Identifying and assessing areas of needs, including capacity building and specialist assistance in the development of a criminal intelligence system, investigation of drug smuggling and other forms of organized and serious crime;
Advising on best practices in relation to the prosecutorial-led investigation;
Developing and evaluating departmental strategies on the fight against organized crime assistance, project proposals and action plans, on the basis of the needs assessment;
Advising the Ministry of Interior on co-operation between the prosecution and police and application of the multi-disciplinary approach to criminal investigations;
Liaising with international police liaison officers and other international organisations to ensure a co-ordinated approach to the provision of assistance to the Ministry of Interior in the area of the fight against organized and serious crime;
Ensuring that accountability aspects and human rights norms are included in the advice and assistance provided by the Department;
Supervising all projects and staff of the Department's Organized Crime Unit;
Performs other duties as required.
For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Mission to Serbia, please see www.osce.org/serbia.
The OSCE subscribes to the following core values: Commitment, Diversity, Integrity and Accountability. It seeks to foster the following core competencies in all its staff: Communication, Collaboration, Analysis & Decision-Making, Planning, Initiative-Taking and Flexibility. It further promotes the following managerial competencies for posts with managerial responsibilities: Leadership, Strategic Thinking and Managing Performance. Candidates are therefore encouraged to familiarize themselves with these principles by studying the OSCE Competency Model available at: http://www.osce.org/employment/144466.
The OSCE retains the discretion to cancel the recruitment, to re-advertise the vacancy, to offer an assignment at a lower level or to offer an assignment with modified tasks and responsibilities or for a different duration.
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.
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