Job Description

  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: Education:

Police administrative courses in relevant field and specialized subject area Experience:

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: Mandatory:

  • Proven working experience in the field of police training development, monitoring and management, focussed on the area of advanced and specialized police training for Capacity Building purposes and the evaluation of their effectivenessand efficiency;
  • Proven experience as a police trainer including evidence of supervisory training and the management of training;
  • Sound knowledge of adult learning and teaching techniques and conducting training needs Analysis;
  • Professional ability to Design, monitor, co-ordinate and implement training strategies, plans and curricula for the police;
  • Proven experience in Project Management (planning, designing, budgeting, management, evaluation);
  • Professional researching, analysing, drafting, editing, report writing and presentation skills;
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and within limited time frames;
  • Professional fluency in English including excellent written and Oral Communication skills;
  • 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, EU or other similar bodies;
  • Previous experience working in a capacity building role in South Eastern Europe.
Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Police Development and Monitoring Section, should you be the selected candidate, you will perform the following duties:
  1. Providing subject matter expertise and assistance to the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Kosovo Police in the process of analysis of existing and drafting of new relevant capacity building related documents, strategies and action plans;
  2. Overseeing, monitoring, analysing and evaluating all aspects of training development related to advanced police and forensic curricula, ensuring high quality of instruction and human right compliance of all material;
  3. Arranging the design and delivery of new programs (internally or externally sourced);
  4. Assisting in the co-ordination of donor efforts to support activities and initiatives;
  5. Drafting project documents, performance reports and thematic reports upon request;
  6. Liaising closely with the responsible counterparts in OSCE Headquarters 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. Attending seminars, workshops, conferences and courses relevant to the post as required by the Mission;
  8. Performing other duties as assigned.
For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Mission in Kosovo, please see:

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 be aware that OSCE officials shall conduct themselves at all times in a manner befitting the status of an international civil servant. This includes avoiding any action which may adversely reflect on the integrity, independence and impartiality of their position and function as officials of the OSCE. The OSCE is committed to applying the highest ethical standards in carrying out its mandate. For more information on the values set out in OSCE Competency Model, please see

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 well in advance of the deadline expiration to ensure timely processing of your application. Delayed nominations will not be considered. The OSCE can only process Secondment applications that have been nominated by participating States. For queries relating to your application, please refer to the respective delegation as listed here:

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