4 September 2018
- 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)
The OSCE Mission to Serbia requires the services of an international consultant, with experience in investigating war crimes, to design and deliver a 2-day training course for prosecutors, their assistants and police officers in the Republic of Serbia dealing with war crimes cases.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the OSCE Mission to Serbia’s National Project Officer, the consultant will design presentations and deliver a training course on investigation for prosecutorial deputies and assistants of the Republic of Serbia’s War Crimes Prosecutor’s Office, and for the investigators of the Ministry of Interior’s War Crimes Investigation Service. Specifically, the consultant will be responsible for the following tasks:
Preparing interactive lectures/presentations in order to cover the relevant topics, based on the existing training curriculum;
Preparing the case study materials which will be presented to the trainees for group work and problem solving;
Preparing the materials relevant for simulation/role play;
Delivering a 2-day training session.
The training course is planned for the last week of September 2018.
Citizenship of an OSCE participating State, excluding the citizenship of the Republic of Serbia;
Advanced university degree in law (or equivalent). A first level university degree in combination with qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced;
Minimum 10 years of experience in conducting complex war crimes investigations, preferably for the UN International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), including in statement taking, hearing of witnesses and conducting analysis of documents and structure of the military and police formations from the region of former Yugoslavia;
Professional fluency in the English language and knowledge of legal terminology;
Computer literacy with practical experience in Microsoft packages;
Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, as well as the ability to integrate gender perspective into tasks and activities;
Ability to work with people of different nationalities, religions or cultural backgrounds and diverse views while maintaining impartiality and objectivity.
Commitment: Actively contributes to achieving organizational goals
Diversity: Respects others and values their diverse perspectives and contributions
Integrity: Acts in a manner consistent with the Organization’s core values and organizational principles
Accountability: Takes responsibility for own action and delegated work
Communication: Actively works to achieve clear and transparent communication with colleagues and with stakeholders of the Organization
Collaboration: Works effectively with others on common goals and fosters a positive, trust-based working environment
Planning: Works towards the achievement of goals in a structured and measured manner
Analysis and decision-making: Analyses available information, draws well-founded conclusions and takes appropriate decisions
Initiative-taking: Proposes and initiates new ideas, activities and projects
Flexibility: Responds positively and effectively to changing circumstances
Managerial competencies (for positions with managerial responsibilities)
Leadership: Provides a clear sense of direction, builds trust and creates an enabling environment
Strategic thinking: Identifies goals that advance the organizational agenda and develops plans for achieving them
Managing performance: Helps to maximize team performance by providing active feedback and skill development opportunities
The training is planned for the last week of September 2018. Upon completion of the envisaged tasks, the trainer will be remunerated a total amount not exceeding 1,600 EUR, commensurate to his/her qualifications and experience and to the proposed training programme.
The OSCE will also bear all travel and accommodation costs associated with the consultancy.
How To Apply
Please apply online through this website (https://jobs.osce.org) no later than 4 September 2018. Only applications received through this website will be considered; applications received by email, post etc. will not be accepted. In the cover letter, please give a brief outline of the training agenda you would propose.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Candidates who have not been contacted by 19 September 2018 should consider there will be no follow up to their application.
The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, cancel the recruitment, offer a consultancy at a different level or with modified terms of reference or for a different duration.
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