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Senior Police Adviser


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Archived vacancy details

Issued by
OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Baku (closed)
Vacancy number
Vacancy type
International Seconded
Field of expertise
Civilian Police
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:

  • Graduation from a recognized police training school
  • Negotiating and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to read and utilise maps
  • Ability to perform first aid
  • Regular, active police service experience
  • Very good oral and written English communication skills
  • Knowledge of International Police Standards and human rights
Level of Professional Competence Requirements

Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:


Police administrative courses in relevant field and specialized subject area


Minimum 10 years of diversified police experience including at least 12 months operational experience in the relevant field and specialized subject area

Mission Specific Requirements

Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:


  • Substantial experience in implementing community policing, counter-terrorism, or other public security programmes
  • Basic knowledge of various models of community policing programmes in other OSCE participating States
  • Basic knowledge of counter-terrorism programmes in other OSCE participating States
  • Experience in design, development, delivery, management and implementation of training courses for police or equivalent public security forces
  • Experience in analyzing training aspects of police co-operation and conducting seminars and other training and awareness raising activities for municipality-level administration, community representatives and law-enforcement or public security staff at all levels
  • Experience in developing multi-agency approaches to tackle community issues especially with regard to the integration of civil society organizations and citizens into policing, counter-terrorism, or equivalent public security processes
  • Experience in project management and planning issues including research and problem solving models
  • Demonstrated ability to work with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds, gender and divers political views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills in English
  • Ability to operate windows applications, including word processing and e-mail, including Power Point
  • Flexibility to work under pressure and within limited time frames


  • Experience in working with senior government and police officials, international organizations and NGOs in the development and delivery of law enforcement or equivalent public security initiatives
  • Recent experience with an OSCE field mission in a police assistance, counter-terrorism, or equivalent public security programme, experience in the South Caucasus would be an asset
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully introduce new and different concepts to those involved in the security field
  • Working knowledge of Azerbaijani, Turkish or Russian languages
Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Head of Politico-Military Unit, the Senior Police Adviser performs the following duties:

  1. Provides recommendations ad develop the strategies for the improvement of community-police relations, especially on contemporary community policing methods and initiatives;
  2. Prepares detailed schedules of project implementation, briefings, presentations and promotional materials as required;
  3. Assesses training needs, develop and manage the implementation of community policing training programmes as well as the evaluation of their effectiveness;
  4. Works together with the senior-level leadership of Police and other public security entities to promote all aspects of work of the Office related to Police assistance, counter-terrorism, and other public security;
  5. Supervises the work of the community police experts to monitor and assess the process of implementation of community police practices at the assigned municipality(s), to create the basis for the establishment of working relationships with the community at large in order to promote mutual support for the awareness, reduction, prevention and detection of crime, applying community policing principles;
  6. Generates continuing interest and support for the project in the Ministry at the highest level, by enhanced regular presentations to ministry personnel, city Police Departments, and other public security and training institutions;
  7. Meets with local community leaders and civil society representatives; liaise with local counterparts at all levels, other international organizations, media representatives; work with all government and non-governmental departments;
  8. Prepares presentations of material on project developments and conducts presentations;
  9. Supports the continued work and development of existing confidence building measures in selected municipalities;
  10. Performs other duties as required.

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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