Senior Community Policing Officer, Security (S2)

Tags: Human Rights Law English Environment OSCE
  • Added Date: Friday, 01 July 2022
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General Minimum Requirements

The general minimum requirements for working with the OSCE are:

Excellent physical condition Possession of a valid automobile driving license and ability to drive using manual transmission Ability to cope with physical hardship and willingness to work extra hours and in an environment with limited infrastructure

Field of Expertise Requirements

The general minimum requirements for working in this field of expertise are:

Ability to identify and analyse emerging security problems and propose solutions Proven experience in law enforcement, security, and safety matters in a civilian or military environment

Level of Professional Competence Requirements

Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:


First-level university degree in a field related to security and safety matters or evidence of specialised training


Minimum 6 years of relevant professional experience

Mission Specific Requirements

Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:


Proven experience providing supervision and guidance to staff ; Proven experience in the implementation and management of community policing and community safety training courses for capacity building purposes and evaluation of their effectiveness; Proven experience in developing, managing, and implementing training as well as analysis of training needs and evaluation; A clear understanding of International Human Rights standards together with their implications, with regards to public security and safety operations and development; Proven experience in project management (planning, designing, budgeting, management andevaluation); Ability to design, co-ordinate and implement developmental strategies and training plans tosupport community safety agencies/platforms and related security service partners; Professional fluency in English, including very good oral and written communication skills; Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and within limited time frames; Demonstrated ability and willingness to work as a member of a team, with people of diff erentnational, cultural and religious backgrounds, different gender, and diverse political views while maintaining impartiality and objectivity; Professional analyzing, drafting, reporting and presentation skills; Professional knowledge in using windows applications (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint andMS Access) and email.


Police/military background; Previous liaison experience with non-law enforcement organizations (e.g. governmentalagencies, social service bodies, and non-governmental organizations); Knowledge of regionalpolitical history and development; Practical experience and/or working knowledge of the OSCE, UN, NATO and EU, authoritymechanisms and local authorities; Previous experience working in a capacity-building role in South Eastern Europe; Knowledge of OSCE principles, structures, institutions and fi eld activities and commitment.

Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Community Safety Development Section (S3), the incumbent will be responsible for:

Representing the Department in all forums related to community policing to ensure co-operation, communication, and implementation of the best practice on community safety initiatives throughout Kosovo; Providing oversight and guidance to the OMiK CSDS Team as they provide capacity-building and advisory support to Kosovo Community Safety Forums (CSFs) to include: preparing and facilitating regular field visits and community meetings; designing and delivering skills-based training in partnership-building, problem-solving, communication, and facilitation, conflict resolution, and project planning; facilitating dialogue between community safety forums throughout Kosovo; Implementing the field activities to include conducting informal interviews and discussions with municipal, police, and community leaders to assess current community conditions, attitudes, and relation ships relating to police and readiness for community policing; Developing and implementing comprehensive community-policing training programs for policeoffi cers assigned to community policing throughout Kosovo to strengthen their skills inestablishing eff ective partnerships with their communities in order to identify and addressproblems related to safety, security, and liveability; Building community policing capacity for mid-level ranking police officers by developing and delivering training courses on community-oriented policing and problem-solving and increasing their awareness of the existing community safety forums and assisting them in making connections and partnerships with these forums. Developing, monitoring, and/or modifying Community Safety courses to build sustainability for the various community safety forums in order to ensure their continued development and capacity to conduct professional training to various audiences; Liaising closely with the responsible counterparts in OSCE Secretariat in Vienna and neighboring OSCE field missions as well as local and international stakeholders; Drafting thematic, analytical, and performance reports; Performing other duties as assigned.

For more information on the work of the OSCE Mission in Kosovo, please see:

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 be aware that OSCE officials shall conduct themselves at all times in a manner befitting the status of an international civil servant. This includes avoiding any action which may adversely reflect on the integrity, independence and impartiality of their position and function as officials of the OSCE. The OSCE is committed to applying the highest ethical standards in carrying out its mandate. For more information on the values set out in OSCE Competency Model, please see

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 well in advance of the deadline expiration to ensure timely processing of your application. Delayed nominations will not be considered. The OSCE can only process Secondment applications that have been nominated by participating States. For queries relating to your application, please refer to the respective delegation as listed here:
Additional Information

Issued by: OSCE Mission in Kosovo Requisition ID: COM00001X Contract Type: International Secondment Grade: S2 Job Level: Senior Professional Job Type: Seconded Number of posts: 1 Location: OSCE Mission in Kosovo, Vushtrri / Vucitrn Issue Date: Jul 1, 2022 Closing Date: Aug 1, 2022 Employee Status: Fixed Term Schedule: Full-time Education Level: Bachelor's Degree (First-level university degree or equivalent) Job Field: Security Target Start Date: Nov 1, 2022

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