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Senior Police Development Officer


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Archived vacancy details

Issued by
OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Vacancy number
Vacancy type
International Seconded
Field of expertise
Civilian Police
Functional level
Senior professional
Number of posts
Duty station
Prishtine / Pristina
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:


  • Proven working experience in the field of police training development, monitoring and management, focussed on the area of advanced and specialized police training for capacity-building purposes and the evaluation of their effectiveness and efficiency
  • Proven experience as a police trainer including evidence of supervisory training and  the management of training
  • Sound knowledge of adult learning and teaching techniques and conducting training needs analysis
  • Professional ability to design, monitor, co-ordinate and implement training strategies, plans and curricula for the police
  • Proven experience in project management (planning, designing, budgeting, management, evaluation)
  • Professional researching, analysing, drafting, editing, report writing  and presentation skills
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and within limited timeframes
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to work as a member of a team, with people of different national, 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


  • Previous liaison experience with non-law enforcement organizations (e.g. local and/or central governmental agencies, social service bodies, non-governmental organizations)
  • Knowledge of regional political history and developments
  • Practical experience and/or working knowledge of the OSCE, local institutions, UN, NATO and EU mechanisms and structure
  • Previous experience of working in a capacity-building role in South Eastern Europe
Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Police Development and Monitoring Section, the Senior Police Development Officer performs the following duties:

  1. Provides subject matter expertise and assistance to the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Kosovo Police in the process of analysis of existing and drafting of new relevant capacity-building related documents, strategies, and action plans;
  2. Oversees, monitors, analyses and evaluates all aspects of training development related to advanced police and forensic curricula, ensuring high quality of instruction and human rights compliance of all material;
  3. Arranges the design and delivery of new programmes (internally and externally sourced);
  4. Assists in the co-ordination of donor efforts to support activities and initiatives;
  5. Drafts project documents, performance reports, and thematic reports upon request;
  6. Liaises closely with the responsible counterparts in the OSCE Headquarters in Vienna and other OSCE field operations as well as local and international stakeholders assisting in the further development of effective advanced and specialized curricula for police;
  7. Attends seminars, workshops, conferences, and courses relevant to her/his post, as required by the Mission;
  8. Performs other duties as assigned.

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.

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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