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Chief of Rule of Law Unit, OSCE Mission to Skopje

Washington D.C

Requirements include, but are not limited to:

§ Advanced university degree in law, international human rights, criminal law, humanitarian law, public administration law, or similar

§ A minimum of 6 years of previous work experience in an international environment, preferably in international organizations

§ Experience with capacity building of domestic institutions

§ Experience in developing the capacities of local civil society organizations (CSOs)

§ Strong advocacy and organizational skills

§ Demonstrated ability and willingness to work as a member of a team, with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds, in a gender-diverse environment that fosters respect for different political views but maintaining impartiality and objectivity

§ Cultural sensitivity and sound judgment, highest professional and ethical standards

§ Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and with limited time frames

§ Ability to operate windows applications, including word processing and e-mail

§ Knowledge of the local language or most common lingua franca spoken in the Mission area

Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Head of the Human Dimension Department, the Chief of Rule of Law Unit:

  1. Will act as the Deputy of the Head of the Department;

  2. Has overall responsibility for four sections dealing with human dimension issues;

  3. Assists the Head of Human Dimension with the implementation of policies, strategies and methodologies as required and as directed contributes to annual and strategic planning, including budgeting;

  4. Develops and prioritizes tasks, identifies and analyses trends in the human dimension proposing course of action through the development of strategies to ensure compliance with international standards and OSCE commitments;

  5. Engages in analysis of legislation, bylaws and policies of government and advocates for necessary changes to ensure compliance with international, particularly OSCE, commitments;

  6. Performs other tasks as assigned by Head of the Human Dimension Department.

PAE Government Services, under contract for the U.S. Department of State, is seeking applications from well-qualified U.S. citizens for the following position within the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE):

Area of Expertise: Rule of Law

Vacancy Number: VNSKPS00478

Duty Station: Skopje, Macedonia

Apply by: 22 February for full consideration

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In order to receive full consideration, interested parties should create an online application and enter the relevant vacancy number at: by 22 February. Only finalists will be contacted. PAE-REACT will interview short-listed candidates in order to make nominations by the OSCE deadline.

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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  • Organization: OSCE - Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
  • Location: Washington D.C
  • Grade: Mid/Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Legal - Broad
  • Closing Date: 2017-02-22

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