Please note that this position is extra-budgetary (ExB) funded and an initial temporary contract will be issued until 31 December 2019. An extension is likely, but subject to the availability of funds.
The Transnational Threats Department (TNTD) was created in the OSCE Secretariat with a view to ensuring better co-ordination, strengthened coherence of action, and more efficient use of OSCE’s resources in addressing transnational threats. One particular focus in these efforts is the practical implementation of the confidence-building measures to reduce the risks of conflict stemming from the use of information and communication technologies. To this end, TNTD’s Co-ordination Cell (TNTD/CC) acts as focal point for participating States, the Secretary General, OSCE executive structures, the Chairmanship-in-Office and an OSCE working group on cyber/ICT security related issue
As such, the TNTD/CC undertakes to implement the OSCE’s efforts related to reducing the risks of conflict stemming from the use of information and communication technologies. The project assistant will play an active and multifaceted role within the coordination cell and among various stakeholders in supporting project delivery.
|Tasks and Responsibilities|
Under the supervision of the Project Manager, the incumbent will be assigned to running a TNTD/CC project oriented towards promoting cyber stability and reducing the risks of conflict stemming from the use of information and communication technologies by enhancing implementation of cyber/ICT security Confidence-Building Measures from Permanent Council Decisions 1106 and 1202, in line with Ministerial Council Decision 5/16.
In addition, the incumbent will also assist the Cyber Security Officer in the implementation and promotion of current and the development of additional cyber stability measures between participating States within the general activities of the TNDT/CC.
The incumbent will be tasked with performing the following duties:
The incumbent also supports the OSCE Cyber Security Officer (CSO) in the implementation and promotion of cyber stability measures between participating States. In this capacity, the incumbent will be additionally tasked with the following duties:
For more detailed information on the structure and work of the Transnational Threats Department (TNTD), please see: http://www.osce.org/secretariat
Monthly remuneration, subject to social security deduction, is EUR 4,245. OSCE salaries are exempt from taxation in Austria. Social benefits will include possibility of participation in the Cigna medical insurance scheme and the OSCE Provident Fund.
Appointments are made at step 1 of the applicable OSCE salary scale.
|How To Apply|
If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE's online application link found under https://jobs.osce.org.
The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment at a lower grade or to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration.
Please note that vacancies in the OSCE are open for competition only amongst nationals of participating States, please see http://www.osce.org/states.
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the Organization.
Please note that for this position the OSCE does not reimburse expenses such as travel in connection with interviews, tests, visas and relocation.
Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.