Deadline: 23 June 2016
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Policy Support Officer in Vienna, Austria.
The Policy Support Officer will monitor the implementation of the mandates of the individual field operations and advises the Secretary General (SG) and the Chairmanship on related policy issues.
OSCE has a comprehensive approach to security that encompasses politico-military, economic and environmental, and human aspects.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Policy Support Officer will perform the following functions-
- Monitors and analyses developments in the region.
- Monitors the implementation of the mandates assigned to the OSCE field operations in the Eastern Europe region.
- Follows-up to ensure timely flow of information among the field operations, the Chairperson-in-Office, the Delegations and the Secretariat.
- Interacting with the delegations of the Advisory Committee on Management and Finance (ACMF), the Preparatory Committee, the Permanent Council and other relevant committees.
- Contributes to research on selected political topics related to implementation of the mandates of assigned field operations, drafts background papers and reports, compiles briefing material.
- Attends meetings and writes summaries, notes and reports for internal distribution.
- Prepares visits of the Chairmanship and senior OSCE officials to the field operation area.
- Accompanies high-level visits to the region and drafts reports on these visits upon request.
- Prepares in-house briefings, publications and other material.
- In co-operation with the Programming and Evaluation Support Unit, reviews extra-budgetary projects from field operations to ensure that these are in line with the relevant mandate.
- Performs other related duties, such as participating in CPC-related events.
Applicants must have-
- University degree in political sciences, public or international law, international relations or another related field.
- Advanced degree and regional expertise would be an asset.
- Minimum 6 years of professional experience in government, national administration or other relevant professional field.
- Work in diplomatic service and/or international organizations would be an asset.
- Fluency in the English language including excellent drafting skills.
- Knowledge of the Russian language would be an asset.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, please visit OSCE.