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Senior Training Development Officer (Curriculum Development and Evaluation)


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Archived vacancy details

Issued by
OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Vacancy number
Vacancy type
International Seconded
Field of expertise
Civilian Police
Functional level
Senior professional
Number of posts
Duty station
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:


  • Proven working experience as police trainer and police training curriculum developer
  • Proven working experience in the fields of developing and implementing basic, generic, advanced and specialised police training curricula, training management and evaluation of their effectiveness and efficiency
  • Evidence of experience in coaching and mentoring
  • Sound knowledge of training methods, conducting training needs analysis as well as adult learning and teaching techniques
  • Professional ability to design, co-ordinate and implement training strategies and plans in the policing field
  • Proven experience in project management (planning, designing, budgeting, management, evaluation)
  • Professional researching, analyzing, drafting, editing, reporting and presentation skills
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and with limited time frames
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to work as a member of a team, with people of different national, cultural and religious backgrounds, different gender, and diverse political views while maintaining impartiality and objectivity
  • Professional ability to operate Windows applications, including word processing and e-mail


  • Previous liaison experience with non-law enforcement organizations (e.g. local and/or central governmental agencies, social service bodies, non-governmental organizations)
  • Knowledge of regional political history and developments
  • Practical experience and/or working knowledge of the OSCE, UN, NATO and EU, authority mechanisms and local authorities
  • Previous experience in a capacity building role in South Eastern Europe
Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Training Development Section (S3), the Senior Training Development Officer (Curriculum Development and Evaluation) performs the following duties:

  1. Assists in the identification of training requirements through proper TNAs (Training Needs Analysis) and works in close co-operation with the Kosovo police and other external partners (NGOs, IOs, etc.);
  2. Researches, designs and drafts new police training curricula (internally or externally sourced) with a focus on maximizing learning and job performance;
  3. Evaluates previously written police training curricula and other resource material;
  4. Trains trainers in modern teaching methods as well as mentors, assesses and evaluates officers which are trained as trainers;
  5. Coaches and mentors curriculum development officers from the Kosovo Academy for Public Safety (KAPS);
  6. Monitors and evaluates project activities through development of methodologies and creating benchmarks for the department;
  7. Liaises closely with the responsible counterparts in OSCE Headquarters Vienna and other OSCE field missions as well as local and international stakeholders assisting in the further development of effective advanced and specialized curriculum for police;
  8. Attends seminars, workshops, conferences and courses relevant to her/his post as required by the Mission;
  9. Performs other duties as assigned.

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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