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Senior Police Training Adviser


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Archived vacancy details

Issued by
OSCE Mission to Skopje
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 police management in a diversity of subjects at all levels including senior command level
  • Substantial knowledge and experience in fight against terrorism and organized crime in a managerial role
  • Experience in working for a recognized law enforcement agency in planning and organizing police training courses
  • Facilitation, coaching, mentoring and mediation skills; problem solving capacity
  • Effective oral and written communication and presentation skills
  • Cultural sensitivity and judgment
  • Ability to operate Windows applications, including word processing, e-mail, and presentation software (e.g. PowerPoint)
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and with limited time frames
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds, different gender and diverse political views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity




  • Previous work experience with OSCE or other similar international organization working on police reform projects
  • Work experience managing the police departments dealing with fight against terrorism and/or fight against organized crime prevention
Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Police Development Department's Chief of Police Training the Senior Police Training Adviser:


  1. Provides recommendations to the Chief of Police Training and 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;
  2. Assists the Chief of Police Training and Ministry of Interior officials in developing, managing and evaluating police training projects related to fight against terrorism and/or fight against organized crime;
  3. Advises on the establishment of a sustainable structure for the development and implementation of police training programs for mid- and senior management;
  4. Supports the implementation of the Department¿s projects related to police reform;
  5. Delivers training, co-training, coaching and mentoring to national police trainers consistent with the OSCE principles and best practices;
  6. Organizes, facilitates or participates in training related meetings or working groups with national and international partners, reporting through the established channels, following the Mission's standard procedures and guidelines;
  7. Ensures that human rights standards, police ethics and gender equality and other internationally recognized principles are integrated into all police curricula and training programs;
  8. Supervises the work of three national mission members;
  9. 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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