Sep 2, 2015

Law Enforcement Development Officer, Tirana

Employer:OSCE - Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
Location: Albania , Tirana
Closing:  22 September 2015
Field of expertise: Civilian Police

The majority of positions in OSCE field operations are filled by secondment, which means that individuals are nominated by their respective OSCE participating State. In addition, a limited number of seconded positions are available at the OSCE Secretariat and the institutions.

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
Graduation from a recognized police training school
Negotiating and interpersonal skills
Ability to read and utilise maps
Ability to perform first aid
Regular, active police service experience

Very good oral and written English communication skills
Knowledge of International Police Standards and human rights

Level of Professional Competence Requirements
Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following

Police administrative courses in relevant field and specialized subject area

Minimum 10 years of diversified police experience including at least 12 months operational experience in the relevant field and specialized subject area

Mission Specific Requirements
Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements
Extensive experience in the areas/s of Intelligence Management, Serious and Organised Crime
Experience in project management, planning and strategic development, including evaluation of effectiveness, audit and review
Excellent drafting and analytical skills
Experience from a command or management operational position in a national police environment
Professional fluency in the English language, both oral and written
Excellent communication skills
Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and with limited time frames
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
Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, as well as the ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities
Ability to operate Windows applications including word-processing and e-mail

Prior international policing experience in the areas of border management, training and development
Experience in working with non-governmental organizations and agencies
Knowledge of regional political developments and the legislative and police reform issues in Albania

Tasks and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Head of Security Cooperation Department, the Law Enforcement Development Officer is responsible for liaising with all local Albanian law enforcement officials to offer strategic and tactical law enforcement advice/assistance and performs the following specific responsibilities
Carries out needs assessment programmes to ascertain local law Enforcement requirements and then assists in developing and implementing strategies in line with international standards;
Sets priorities and develops with others, policy guidelines for all Presence related law enforcement development activities;
Provides reports on relevant policing matters to the Head of the Department;
Liaises with other Missions and other relevant partners on law enforcement issues as required;
Develops close working partnerships with senior representatives from: the Ministry of the Interior Affairs, local law enforcement; international police missions and the wider international community and NGOs in order to co-ordinate police assistance and development programmes;
Ensures that Law Enforcement accountability and gender aspects are included in the advice offered and projects developed within the Law Enforcement Development programme;
Performs other related duties as assigned.

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.

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.