25 March 2020
- 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)
Date of entry on duty
1 July 2020
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:
Work experience in either public administration, relevant international organizations, civic associations (including NGOs), political parties/affairs, or economic and political development
Demonstrable organizational, communication, analytical and interpersonal skills
Level of Professional Competence Requirements
Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:
Second-level university degree in political sciences, social sciences, international relations, public policy, law or equivalent professional experience
Minimum 6 years of relevant professional experience
Mission Specific Requirements
Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:
International experience in providing advice and designing capacity building programme for an executive or legislative branch of government or in an independent institution; alternatively consulting experience in reorganizational projects in government environments;
International experience in advising the legislative or executive branch of government on legislation development;
International experience in capacity building of staff of legislative or executive branch of government or independent institutions;
Project management experience with the ability to develop, implement and evaluate projects, including budgetary oversight;
Strong drafting skills;
Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
Professional fluency in English language skills;
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;
Cultural sensitivity and judgment;
Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and within limited time frames; and
Ability to operate Windows applications, including word processing and e-mail.
Experience working in an independent institution, ministry, or a legislative assembly;
Knowledge of the political situation, legislative process, civil society and the legal system of the mission area;
Knowledge of the local language or most common lingua franca spoken in the mission area.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Governance Section and the overall supervision of the Deputy Director of the Democratization Department, should you be the selected candidate, you will be responsible for:
Designing, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating projects related to the Assembly of Kosovo, Central Governance Institutions and Independent Institutions; acts as a consultant to institutional management capacities of these bodies, tracks project activities with professional tools;
Designing and implementing activities to further strengthen the Assembly of Kosovos cooperation and oversight of independent institutions in collaboration with media and civil society stakeholders;
Providing advice and recommendations concerning the compatibility of the legal framework with recognized good governance standards;
Coordinating project team members, liaising with other divisions or departments within the Mission, with other international organizations and non-governmental organizations in Kosovo, and with the relevant Kosovo institutions, in central governance matters;
Providing analytical reports on activities and outcomes; and
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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