Tasks and Responsibilities:
Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Communities Section the incumbent performs the following duties:
- Assisting the supervisor in proactive monitoring of the processes related to the implementation of the Section’s programme/projects, including, gathering information, analysing the data, reporting on the findings, making recommendations, assessing the results of the reports and suggesting remedies, developing and implementing projects and trainings to improve compliance with international human rights standards and proposing activities to support the process of return and reintegration; Making logistical arrangements for training (trainers/resource persons, training rooms, security protection, course material and transport of participants)Organizing meetings with a broad range of interlocutors, from Kosovo institutions to civil society, in relation to the thematic areas covered by the Section and under the guidance of the supervisor.
- Performing research and compiling background material on major programmatic topics, assisting in the organization of meetings (identifying participants and providing logistics support) involving local representatives of municipal and governmental institutions and members of international organizations to discuss issues pertaining to the respect and promotion of human rights, returns, repatriation and societal, political and practical issues relating to their work; writing summaries and reports on the topics discussed;
- Interpreting during meetings or interviews and translating documents and correspondence;
- Implementing allocated projects designed and planned centrally by the Departments, in particular on participation and representation, Kosovo Roma, Kosovo Ashkali and Kosovo Egyptian communities; providing regular feedback on the various stages of implementation of project activities; summarizing evaluation results and submitting suggestions for follow-up/improvement at the conclusion of projects;
- Establishing and maintaining regular contacts with employees of governmental institutions to ensure a continuous dialogue for the purpose of identifying issues requiring the special attention and support of the OSCE Mission in Kosovo. Writing reports on these meetings;
- Performing other duties as required.
- Completed secondary education supplemented by formal study in Social science, Law or Human Rights.
- Minimum 6 years working experience with international agencies, municipal/central or political structures and organizations, preferably in the protection or promotion of human rights, with specific focus on Kosovo Roma, Kosovo Ashkali and Kosovo Egyptian communities, and/or local governance reform and development.
- Established skill in drafting reports, computer literate with practical experience with Microsoft packages.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and local languages.
Monthly remuneration, subject to social security deductions is 1212.58 Euro/month. Social benefits will include participation in the OSCE Group Insurance Plan (Health, Life, Accidental Disability and Temporary Incapacity Insurance) and the OSCE Provident Fund.
Appointments are normally made at step 1 of the applicable OSCE salary scale. At the discretion of the appointing authority a higher step may be approved up to a maximum of step 3 subject to specific conditions
How to apply:
In order to apply for this position you must complete the OSCE's online application form, found under https://jobs.osce.org .Applicants are encouraged to use the online recruitment and only fully completed OSCE applications will be accepted.
However, if you have technical difficulties with the system you may use the offline application form found under https://jobs.osce.org/resources/document/offline-application-form and forward the completed form quoting the vacancy number by e-mail to: Recruitment.OMiK@osce.org
In line with your qualifications, please indicate preference to one or more field of expertise listed above (while using the online application the field of expertise preference can be indicated in the cover letter part). Kindly note that applications received after the deadline, submitted in different formats than the OSCE Application Form or in other languages than the English language will not be considered. The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the organization.