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Senior Police Monitoring 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
Vushtrri / Vucitrn
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 work experience in monitoring human rights compliance in an operational capacity by a national police service
  • Extensive knowledge of police human rights training methods and resource management
  • Strong evidence of professional ability to implement police development and/or human rights compliance strategies
  • Proven experience in project management (planning, designing, budgeting, management, evaluation)
  • Ability to monitor, design and implement both developmental strategies and training plans to support the Kosovo Police (KP) in integrating recognised human rights standards practices and procedures
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and within limited time frames
  • 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
  • Analysing, drafting, reporting and presentation skills
  • Ability to operate Windows applications, including word processing and e-mail  


  • Proven experience in the delivery of monitoring human rights compliance in an operational police environment
  • Knowledge of the regional political history and developments
  • Knowledge of OSCE principles, structures, institutions, field activities and commitment including human rights monitoring in relation to law enforcement
  • Practical experience and/or working knowledge of EULEX, UN, NATO/KFOR, EU/EC bodies, as well as local institutions
  • Previous experience in working in a capacity-building role in South Eastern Europe
Tasks and Responsibilities

* Please note that this position is subject to 2016 Unified Budget approval

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

  1. Gathers and conducts analysis of information, statistics and data in the area of monitoring of human rights compliance and recommends appropriate courses of action to be taken if/when required;
  2. Assists, advises, mentors and supports the Kosovo Police (KP) in developing their capacities to effectively adhere to recognized human rights standards in all areas of policing;
  3. Supports the KP implementation of training plans ensuring that human rights standards and the identified goals are is incorporated, through workshops, training and presentations;
  4. Identifies, supervises, and evaluates project implementation to ensure efficiency and effectiveness;
  5. Drafts, supervises, evaluates and implements projects (sourced internally or externally) through all the stages of the project management cycle, based on the OSCE Project Management Tool Kit;
  6. Liaises closely with the responsible counterparts in the OSCE Secretariat, as well as neighbouring OSCE field missions, local and international stakeholders;
  7. Drafts thematic, analytic and performance reports;
  8. Provides guidance to national staff in regional offices within Kosovo, if necessary;
  9. 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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