Deputy Patrol Hub Leader


Employer: OSCE
Location: Ukraine

Closing : 8 December 2015

Tasks and Responsibilities
Initial duration of appointment/assignment for this post is until 31 March 2016, subject to a subsequent OSCE Permanent Council Decision to extend the mandate of the Mission.
Potential applicants should be aware that this is a non-family posting.
If applicable, deployment is subject to attendance to and successful completion of pre-deployment training and assessment.

Under the direct supervision of the Patrol Hub Leader, the Deputy Patrol Hub Leader is responsible to assist in ensuring that the Special Monitoring Mission's (SMM) Mandate is effectively implemented in the Monitoring Patrol Hub's Area of Operations (AoO), being accountable for the performance of the Monitoring Team (MT) deployed to the Patrol Hub and for ensuring that human, material and financial resources are managed in accordance with OSCE regulations and SMM policies. Specifically, the Deputy Patrol Hub Leader performs the following tasks:
Provides assistance to the overall leadership and management of the Patrol Hub Monitoring Team including implementing an organizational structure in line with current instructions issued by the Head Office and developing operational plans necessary to achieve the SMM's mandate;
Acts as the first level supervisor for all Monitors in the Patrol Hub Monitoring Team;
Oversees the implementation of the OSCE Common Regulatory Management System (CRMS) and Staff Rules and Regulations, and supports the Patrol Hub Leader in the planning and implementation of administrative/operational tasks;
Ensures that appropriate support is provided to representatives of the wider OSCE community;
In co-ordination with the Patrol Hub Leader, represents the SMM within the Hub AoO, ensuring effective co-ordination with other international organizations and liaison with governmental and non-governmental agencies;
In conjunction with specialist security staff, assists the Patrol Hub Leader in ensuring the safety and security of all Monitoring Hub personnel and equipment, and full compliance with SMM security protocols;
Monitors, assesses and analyses the political, security and human/minority rights/gender situation in the Hub AoO, bringing relevant matters to the attention of the Patrol Hub Leader in the AoO, in a timely manner;
In co-ordination with the Patrol Hub Leader, ensures an effective information flow in the Hub Monitoring Team to be well informed on the current developments in the AoO;
Assists the Patrol Hub Leader in ensuring that assigned tasks are completed and submitted to the Monitoring Team in accordance with established deadlines;
Provides assistance to the Patrol Hub Leader in ensuring that daily, weekly and special reports are compiled and submitted to the Monitoring Team in accordance with established deadlines and reporting lines;
Contributes to the development of the SMM's policies and practices through: participation in Patrol Hub and Monitoring Team meetings, proactively providing feedback on monitoring activities within the Hub AoO and ensuring that a gender perspective is integrated into Hub team's activities and reporting;
Serves as Acting Patrol Hub Leader, in his/her absence;
Performs other relevant duties as requested.


Tasks and Responsibilities
Initial duration of appointment/assignment for this post is until 31 March 2016, subject to a subsequent OSCE Permanent Council Decision to extend the mandate of the Mission.

Potential applicants should be aware that this is a non-family posting.

If applicable, deployment is subject to attendance to and successful completion of pre-deployment training and assessment.

Under the direct supervision of the Patrol Hub Leader, the Deputy Patrol Hub Leader is responsible to assist in ensuring that the Special Monitoring Mission's (SMM) Mandate is effectively implemented in the Monitoring Patrol Hub's Area of Operations (AoO), being accountable for the performance of the Monitoring Team (MT) deployed to the Patrol Hub and for ensuring that human, material and financial resources are managed in accordance with OSCE regulations and SMM policies. Specifically, the Deputy Patrol Hub Leader performs the following tasks:
Provides assistance to the overall leadership and management of the Patrol Hub Monitoring Team including implementing an organizational structure in line with current instructions issued by the Head Office and developing operational plans necessary to achieve the SMM's mandate;
Acts as the first level supervisor for all Monitors in the Patrol Hub Monitoring Team;
Oversees the implementation of the OSCE Common Regulatory Management System (CRMS) and Staff Rules and Regulations, and supports the Patrol Hub Leader in the planning and implementation of administrative/operational tasks;
Ensures that appropriate support is provided to representatives of the wider OSCE community;
In co-ordination with the Patrol Hub Leader, represents the SMM within the Hub AoO, ensuring effective co-ordination with other international organizations and liaison with governmental and non-governmental agencies;
In conjunction with specialist security staff, assists the Patrol Hub Leader in ensuring the safety and security of all Monitoring Hub personnel and equipment, and full compliance with SMM security protocols;
Monitors, assesses and analyses the political, security and human/minority rights/gender situation in the Hub AoO, bringing relevant matters to the attention of the Patrol Hub Leader in the AoO, in a timely manner;
In co-ordination with the Patrol Hub Leader, ensures an effective information flow in the Hub Monitoring Team to be well informed on the current developments in the AoO;
Assists the Patrol Hub Leader in ensuring that assigned tasks are completed and submitted to the Monitoring Team in accordance with established deadlines;
Provides assistance to the Patrol Hub Leader in ensuring that daily, weekly and special reports are compiled and submitted to the Monitoring Team in accordance with established deadlines and reporting lines;
Contributes to the development of the SMM's policies and practices through: participation in Patrol Hub and Monitoring Team meetings, proactively providing feedback on monitoring activities within the Hub AoO and ensuring that a gender perspective is integrated into Hub team's activities and reporting;
Serves as Acting Patrol Hub Leader, in his/her absence;
Performs other relevant duties as requested.

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