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Job Title: National Programme Officer, Police Monitoring
Organization Name: OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Location: Mitrovice / Mitrovica
Grade: NP1
Closing Date of application: 19-02-2018
No. of Posts: 1
Tasks and Responsibilities        
Under the direct supervision of the Chief of the Police Development and Monitoring Section (PDMS), the incumbent will work at designated location within Kosovo. Through regular meeting with counterparts in the Kosovo Police (KP) and as appropriate other stakeholders she/he will monitor human rights compliance by the Kosovo Police (KP), gather relevant data to provide feedback on the various stages of implementation of project activities. He/she will draft project documents, compile thematic reports, summarizes evaluation results and submits suggestions for follow-up actions which will improve the delivery of activities. She/he will identify future activities which will contribute to the overall goals of the section and will as appropriate provide detailed suggestions concerning improvements in design, scope and implementation or activities;
On the basis of strategic priorities established by the DSPS identifies cases or situations where potential human rights abuses arise and carries out planned monitoring activities as developed by the PDMS; gathers, clarifies, analyzes and forwards data to the National Police Monitoring Coordinator KP concerning compliance by the Kosovo Police with recognized human rights standards. Actively contribute the delivery of activities which will assist in improvements in human rights compliance by the KP; Monitors public gatherings with possible sensitive implications
Arranges regular meetings with the representatives of the KP to follow up on human rights compliance including with other Public Safety Agencies (PSAs) as appropriate to fulfil her/his monitoring/advisory role. In addition, establishes practical working relationships with beneficiaries in order to ensure effective and efficient delivery of activities and gather data for reports on specific human rights cases, trends and issues
Collates information and analyses data gathered through monitoring activities and drafts monthly reports which concisely reflect the content of that information and submits reports to the Chief of Section and the Section’s focal point for review; Writes reports which accurately reflecting the status of monitored cases and ongoing activities
Monitors KP and other PSAs human rights policies and practices to identify further training and capacity building needs. Drafts proposals regarding such needs and supports her/his supervisor by advising on future programs including the generation of exit strategies
Performs other related duties as required

Necessary Qualifications        
-First-level university degree in human rights, international relations or law
-Holding a valid driving license
-Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in an international or a mission environment in security and public safety development and in drafting professional reports
-Established experience of using the full range of techniques required to provide assistance to the development of security professionals and civil servants
-Specialised knowledge and understanding of international human rights standards as they apply to operational policing issues
-Ability to develop and design a activities for capacity building in matters of civilian oversight for the KP and proven experience in information management processes
-Computer literate with practical experience in Microsoft packages, and project cycle management
-Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and in local languages, primarily Serbian
-Working knowledge of any of the OSCE languages is desirable

Required competencies        
Core values
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

Core competencies
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

Remuneration Package        
Monthly remuneration, subject to social security deductions is 1524.17 Euro.Social benefits will include participation in the OSCE Group Insurance Plan (Health, Life, Accidental Disability and Temporary Incapacity Insurance) and the OSCE Provident Fund.
Appointments are normally made at step 1 of the applicable OSCE salary scale. At the discretion of the appointing authority a higher step may be approved up to a maximum of step 3 subject to specific conditions.
How To Apply        
For more details please visit the OSCE website employment section at
http://www.osce.org/employment/43284. All qualified applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online, using the OSCE online application link. In case of technical difficulties with the online application, applicants may use the OSCE offline application form, which can be downloaded from “Links/ Off-line application form” on the same page, and send it by e-mail to Recruitment.OMiK@osce.org with vacancy number quoted in the title. Please note that applications received after the deadline, submitted in different formats than the OSCE Application Form or in other languages than the English language will not be considered. The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the organization.