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1 November 2018
- 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)
Date of entry on duty
10 December 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:
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:
At least 3 years experience with a national or international organisation on police reform issues including human resources management and development systems;
Working experience at mid-management level within national institutions and/or international organizations;
Experience in project management, planning and evaluation including the organization of police training courses;
Professional fluency in English;
Demonstrated analytical skills as well as maturity of judgement;
Knowledge of communication techniques and integration of system communication;
Knowledge of international policing standards and human rights conventions associated with anti-organised crime, terrorism, human trafficking and other cross border crimes;
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;
Ability to operate windows applications, including word processing and e-mail.
Knowledge of the historical and current political situation of the Mission Area;
Previous field experience of similar function in an international environment in areas of management of training and organized crime issues.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Under the guidance of the Head of Public Safety and Community Outreach Department and direct supervision of the Chief of Police Development Unit (PDU), the incumbent will be responsible for:
Acting as focal point on police reform issues including human resources management, effective law implementation, border security/management and fight against organized crime with national and international authorities;
Providing advice and technical assistance to the Host Countrys Ministry of Internal Affairs on police reform issues within Missions Mandate, Performance-Based Programme Budget (PBPB) and other official agreements;
Providing advice and guidance to the Chief of the PDU on strategies related to police reform and other police related activities;
Preparing, implementing and evaluating activities in line with Performance-Based Programme Budget (PBPB), Missions Mandate and other official agreements with Host Country (HC);
Carrying out continuous assessments and analytical reports within respective field of work, informing timely the Chief of PDU;
Monitoring the border security and management situation in the HC on police related issues considering organised crime issues and the co-operation with neighbouring states and within the framework of the Missions mandate;
Assisting the Ministry of Interior officials in analyzing training needs, development, implementation and evaluation of police training strategies in line with Mission's mandate and its available resources;
Providing recommendations to the Ministry of Interior officials in developing, managing and evaluating police training projects related to policing including fight against terrorism and/or fight against organized crime;
Acting as first and second level supervisor to a total of 11 mission members, five internationals and six nationals, ensuring effective workflow in compliance with the OSCE Staff Rules, Regulations and other Mission Instructions;
Supporting the overall implementation of the Mission and Department/Units activities;
Ensuring proper co-ordination of activities with other international stakeholders, responsible for police reform, border management and fight against organized crime issues in order to complement efforts and increase cost effectives;
Undertaking duties of the Chief of PDU whenever necessary;
Performing other related work duties as required.
For more detailed information on the work of OSCE Mission to Skopje, please see www.osce.org/skopje
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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