Senior Democratization Officer
|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:
Second-level university degree in a relevant field
Minimum 6 years of relevant professional experience
|Mission Specific Requirements|
Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:
- Extensive experience in one or more of the following areas/s: international and/or civil society organizations and/or civil society, gender equality and/or youth development;
- Extensive project management experience;
- Professional fluency in the English language, both oral and written, including demonstrable capability of drafting documents/reports under pressure and within short deadlines;
- Excellent communication skills;
- Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and with limited time frames;
- Knowledge of and solid experience in democratization issues and public participation in decision making, in particular with women, youth, and civil society;
- Staff management experience and team-building ability;
- Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
- Cultural sensitivity and judgment;
- Demonstrated ability and willingness to work as a member of a team, with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds and diverse views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity;
- Experience in working with civil society;
- Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity;
- Computer literate, with practical experience with MS Office.
- Prior international work experience;
- Experience in working with non-governmental organizations and agencies;
- Knowledge of the regional political situation and legal system of the mission area;
- Demonstrated negotiation and/or conflict resolution skills;
- Experience with monitoring and/or advocacy work.
|Tasks and Responsibilities|
The mandate of the OSCE Presence in Albania is to promote democratization, the rule of law, and human rights as well as to consolidate democratic institutions in line with OSCE principles, standards and commitments.
Originally established in 1997, today, the Presences activities range from arms control and the fight against trafficking to electoral assistance; anti-corruption initiatives; gender mainstreaming and environmental projects; human rights protection; legislative, judicial, and media reform; and the capacity-building of law enforcement officials.
Under the direct supervision of the Head of the Democratization Department, the Senior Democratization Officer will be responsible for:
For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Presence in Albania please see: https://www.osce.org/presence-in-albania
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.