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|General Minimum Requirements|
The general minimum requirements for working with the OSCE are:
|Field of Expertise Requirements|
The general minimum requirements for working in this field of expertise are:
|Level of Professional Competence Requirements|
Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:
Advanced degree in a relevant field
Minimum 6 years of relevant professional experience
|Mission Specific Requirements|
Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:
|Tasks and Responsibilities|
Under the direction of the Chief of the Rule of Law Unit/Human Dimension Department, the Senior Rule of Law Officer is responsible for:
1. Co-ordinating Trial Monitoring Activities, including monitoring of trials, as required;
2. Drafting of the Annual Trial Monitoring Report;
3. Serving as the project manager and designing, developing and implementing the Judicial Reform Project, within the Rule of Law Unit of the Human Dimension Department;
4. Serving as the project manager and implementing the ExB Project on the Special Prosecutors Office;
5. Leading the Judicial Reform team of the Rule of Law Unit in the Human Dimension Department;
6. Conducting legal research on international and domestic legal standards relevant for judicial reform activities as well as other issues of concern to the Mission; conducting research and analysing trends and patterns in the legal system and ad hoc Rule of Law issues;
7. Participating in legislative reform, providing input to proposed amendments or by-laws pertaining to the judiciary;
8. Working directly with the relevant officials advising on issues pertaining to reform of the judiciary and strengthening capacities within the judiciary;
9. Liaising directly with the Ministry of Justice, Prosecutorial Council, Judicial Council, Courts, Prosecutor’s Office(s), Professional Associations and NGOs;
10. Working directly with the Academy for Judges and Prosecutors in the design and delivery of courses that enhance the capacities of judges and prosecutors and legal practitioners in general;
11. Co-ordinating with other international actors working in the judicial reform ensuring complementarity of activities;
12. When necessary providing advise to the Head of the Human Dimension Department on issues that relate to the Mission’s political mandate and legal developments of note in the country;
13. Directly supervising six national Mission Members;
14. Performing other duties as assigned, including deputizing for the Chief of the Rule of Law Unit when necessary.
For more detailed information on the work of OSCE Mission to Skopje, please see www.osce.org/skopje
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.