|General Minimum Requirements|
The general minimum requirements for working with the OSCE are:
|Field of Expertise Requirements|
The general minimum requirements for working in this field of expertise are:
|Level of Professional Competence Requirements|
Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:
First-level university degree in relevant field(s)
Minimum 6 years of relevant professional experience
|Mission Specific Requirements|
Initial duration of assignment for this post is for a period of 12 months, with a possibility of extension, subject to a subsequent OSCE Permanent Council Decision to extend the mandate of the Mission.
If applicable, deployment is subject to attendance to and successful completion of pre-deployment training and assessment.
Applicants are hereby notified that the Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine (SMM) is designated by the OSCE as a nonfamily duty station. This designation is based on the fluid and dynamic working environment in the SMM and with due consideration to recommendations of the UN International Civil Service Commission. The currently prevailing working conditions in the duty station may include working in a hazardous location with extended hours of service, and possibly curtailed freedom of movement. Successful candidates who are appointed to locations deemed by the OSCE as hazardous will receive hazard pay. In addition, all successful candidates will be required to participate in the OSCE accident and life insurance scheme in accordance with the OSCE Staff Regulations and Staff Rules.
|Tasks and Responsibilities|
Under the overall guidance of Deputy Chief Monitor and direct supervision of the Mission's Senior Gender Adviser, the incumbent will be responsible for supporting the co-ordination of SMM Gender Equality Action Plan implementation as well as providing advice and developing initiatives regarding gender mainstreaming and UNSCR 1325 implementation.
The Gender Officer will also act as the back-up of the Mission's Senior Gender Adviser and will support, and in times of absence of Senior Gender Adviser be in the lead of, managing the Gender Office and Gender Focal Point Network (existing of thirteen Monitoring Officers). This post will have a particular focus on supporting the Monitoring Teams (MTs) with regular visits to all the MTs and Patrol Hubs, joining patrolling and other activities for providing practical advice and support to Team and Hub leaderships and mission members.
Main duty station will be Kramatorsk.
More specifically, the incumbent will perform the following functions:
For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE SMM, please see https://www.osce.org/special-monitoring-mission-to-ukraine.
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, 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.