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Senior Training Development Officer


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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 entry on duty
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
  • Proven working experience in the field of police training development and management, focused on the area of advanced and specialized police training for capacity building purposes, and evaluation of their effectiveness and efficiency
  • Evidence of supervisory training, both as a police trainer/instructor and as a manager of training
  • 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, as well as training curricula for police
  • Proven experience in project management (planning, designing, budgeting, management, evaluation)
  • Researching, analyzing, drafting, editing, reporting and presentation skills
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and within 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 working in a capacity building role in South Eastern Europe
Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Training Development Section, the Senior Training Development Officer performs the following duties:

  1. Oversees, analyses and reports on systematic advanced and specialized police curricula aspects, ensuring a professional environment that benefits both students and staff;
  2. Provides subject matter expertise and assistance to the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Kosovo Police in the analysis of existing, and drafting of new, relevant capacity building related documents, strategies and action plans;
  3. Supervises, assesses and evaluates all aspects of the Training Development as well as advanced and specialized police curricula, ensuring high quality of instruction and interpretation;
  4. Arranges the design and delivery of new programs (internally or externally sourced);
  5. Assists co-ordination of donor efforts in developing the advanced and specialized police training;
  6. Liaises closely with the responsible counterparts in OSCE Headquarters in Vienna and other OSCE field operations as well as local and international stakeholders assisting in the further development of effective, advanced and specialized curriculum for police;
  7. Attends seminars, workshops, conferences and courses relevant to her/his post as required by the Mission;
  8. 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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