The Office of Central Co-ordination (OCC) is part of the Department of the Head of Mission. The main portfolios of the Office are co-ordination, projects’ review and gender mainstreaming.
It co-ordinates and manages strategic planning and task-management processes to ensure that clearance, tasking and workflow within the Mission run in a timely and efficient manner, the Mission’s work products and external publications contain accurate and current information, and that gender is mainstreamed into all aspects of the Mission’s work. In addition, the OCC participates in various cross-departmental working groups and co-ordination meetings. It oversees the drafting and revisions of Mission-wide strategic and programmatic documents, such as the Mission Implementation Plan (MIP), Programme Outline (PO), the UB Budget Proposal (UBP) and the Programme Budget Performance Report (PBPR), Mission Strategic Framework and the annual Mission Youth Action Plan. OCC also serves as a point of contact for the OSCE Secretariat CPC/PESU, and attends co-ordination meetings with other International Organizations in Kosovo.
Another main task of the OCC is to ensure the oversight and co-ordination of the Mission’s project review and evaluation. The office is responsible for the monitoring and evaluation of the Mission’s programmes and project portfolio (UB and ExB), providing support and guidance to the Departments to ensure that the OSCE project management, especially monitoring and evaluation standards are used in the project cycle.
The OCC is recruiting a local Intern who is looking to gain experience and support the unit in in strategic planning, project management, and co-ordination. The duration of the internship is 6 months.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
The local Intern, under the supervision of the Deputy Head of the Office of Central Co-ordination, will learn about the work of OSCE Mission in Kosovo, and get acquainted with OCC work. The Intern will support the work of Office by carrying out the following tasks:Providing support to the OCC project team in co-ordinating the Mission’s project management during different stages of the project cycle (Project planning, implementation and monitoring and evaluation) by ensuring programme/project activities and project documents drafted adhere to the Mission’s strategic priorities, standard operating procedures, and internal guidelines; Co-ordinating and liaising with the Mission's Departments, Sections and Regional Centres in compiling Mission work products such as briefing materials and talking point; Providing support to the Mission Gender Adviser in compiling Mission strategic documents related to the topic of gender equality; Assisting in reviewing Mission external documents prior to publications to ensure they are consistent with the Mission policies on clearance procedures and meet Mission’s standards; Monitoring relevant developments for the maintenance of internal information database such as database on Kosovo donors; Together with members of OCC, attending Mission’s working groups on the thematic topics such as youth and violent extremism and radicalization that lead to terrorism (VERLT) and provide support in relations to these working groups such as desk research, minutes taking, follow up on action points; Attending and contributing to regular internal meetings of the Office of Central Co-ordination and, when necessary, departmental meetings; Assisting with any other tasks as requested by the head of the Office of Central Co-ordination, or direct supervisor.
For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Mission in Kosovo, please see: https://www.osce.org/mission-in-kosovo
In lieu of remuneration the OSCE Mission in Kosovo will contribute towards the cost of living of local interns who are non-residents at the duty station (place of assignment), such compensation is equivalent to 10% of the applicable BLA rate. Social benefits will include participation in the Cigna health insurance scheme. The internship does not constitute a commitment to future employment with the OSCE.
If you meet the above requirements and wish to apply for this internship opportunity, please use the OSCE's online application link found under https://vacancies.osce.org/. Please mention your availability dates in the cover letter. In case of technical difficulties with the online application, applicants may use the OSCE offline application form, which can be
downloaded through the following link https://jobs.osce.org/resources/document/offline-application-form, and send it by email to firstname.lastname@example.org with vacancy number quoted in subject.
Only those candidates who are selected to participate in the subsequent stages of recruitment will be contacted. The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise/re-post the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, or offer an internship with modified terms of reference or a different duration. The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the Organization.
Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.Additional Information Issued by: OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe Requisition ID: KOS000060 Contract Type: Special Service Agreement (SSA) / Consultant Grade: S4 Job Type: Intern Number of posts: 1 Location: KOS - OSCE Mission in Kosovo, Prishtine / Pristina Issue Date: Apr 5, 2023 Closing Date: Jun 13, 2023 Employee Status: Short-Term Schedule: Full-time Education Level: Associate's Degree / College Diploma