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Poland: PROJECT MANAGER
Closing date: 2016-12-12Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
Closing date: 12 Dec 2016
This is an extra-budgetary position.
The initial contract will be for one year, renewable until the project ends. The expected duration of the project is from February 2017 until February 2019 and the selected candidate should commit to being available for the duration of the project.
The Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) is the principal institution of the OSCE responsible for the human dimension. ODIHR s activities are implemented in 57 participating States in accordance with ODIHR s political mandate. The Tolerance and Non-Discrimination Department is managing a large-scale, extra-budgetary project which requires a team of designated project staff to plan and implement project activities.
The Building a Comprehensive Criminal Justice Response to Hate Crime Project aims to strengthen the
comprehensive approach to addressing bias motivated violence by means of criminal law, focusing on these gaps in five EU Member states, which have worked with ODIHR in the past and want to address shortcomings on a national level.
The project is expected to bring three main results: (1) enhance capacity of criminal justice system in five project countries to address hate crime comprehensively (2) increase awareness among key national stakeholders in five project countries of the importance of multi-sector co-operation in addressing hate crime (3) increase knowledge of tools that facilitate a comprehensive approach to addressing hate crime through criminal justice, across the EU.
The project target groups are senior and practitioner level police, prosecutors, investigators, other criminal justice officials, officials of Ministries of Justice and Interior, civil society organisations, victims groups, regional administration in Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy and Poland, and across EU member States, EU officials including EC and FRA,international organisations and NGOs.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
Under the direct supervision of the Head of Tolerance and Non-Discrimination Department the incumbent will assist the participating States in achieving compliance with the relevant ODIHR human dimension commitments and to ensure effective implementation of the project. Specifically the Project Manager will be responsible for the following:
Providing overall co-ordination between the relevant national counterparts, experts, trainers, international and national project partners and the European Commission;
Designing and leading the overall programme of activities in consultation with Tolerance and Non-Discrimination Department s (TND) management and with ODIHR s senior management;
Providing TND staff with subject matter expertise, regarding the design, work plan, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation of the project activities; Ensuring political support for project activities, engaging the appropriate OSCE units,European agencies, officials and non-governmental partners and co-ordinating their involvement;
Assigning tasks and supervising the project team; conducting periodic performance appraisals;
Identifying experts, compiling terms of reference, assigning tasks, supervising and evaluating the quality of their work outputs;
Implementing projects in accordance with the donor agreement, managing overall donor relations, monitoring and ensuring project visibility; ensuring timely delivery of outputs, reporting on results, reviewing content and methodology of activities of the project components and making any necessary adjustments;
Identifying key performance indicators against the work plan, organizing regular meetings of project partners and relevant ODIHR staff to review progress; preparing reports to the donor;
Conducting research, analysis, and assessments on the subject matter of the project and monitoring project related developments in the regions;
Participating in needs assessment and meeting with stakeholders of governmental and non-governmental sectors;
Analyzing the developing social, political, legal or institutional situation across the project s geographical area and liaising with relevant agencies; referring to expert reports from international organizations and NGOs and other literature;
Overseeing the financial and administrative aspects of project implementation by preparing and managing budgets and communicating with project partners on budget issues; overseeing expenditure and implementation of activities by project partners to ensure adherence to Memorandum of Understanding and donor agreements;
Co-ordinating with Secretariat and ODIHR departments, assisting in negotiating, and providing programmatic input to relevant contracts and agreements with project partners
Performs other related duties as required Necessary Qualifications:
University degree in international relations, European studies or law is required;
A minimum of six years of progressively responsible and relevant professional experience in the field of criminal justice or human rights issues;
A minimum of four years of experience at operational level in designing and implementing multi-million euro/dollar international development projects in fields relevant to the project s topic;
Experience in managing teams;
Understanding and experience of promoting human rights and democracy from an international institutional base, including experience at the international level in an advisory or operational function;
Experience and proven high level knowledge of capacity-building and institution-building strategies; familiarity with criminal law and/or hate crime;
Field experience in the region(s) of the OSCE targeted by the project and co-operation with international organizations at the field and headquarters level;
Computer literate with practical experience with Microsoft applications;
Essential excellent oral and written communication skills in English;
Knowledge of language(s) spoken in the project s geographical area, desirable. Remuneration Package:
Monthly remuneration, subject to social security deductions as well as monthly changes of the post adjustment multiplier and exchange rate, is approximately EUR 4,900 (single rate) and approximately EUR 5,300 (dependency rate). OSCE salaries are exempt from taxation in Poland.
Social security will include participation in the Cigna international medical insurance scheme and OSCE Provident Fund maintained by the OSCE. The Organization contributes an amount equivalent to 15% of the employee's salary to this Fund and the employee contributes 7.5%. Other allowances and benefits are similar to those offered under the United Nations Common System.
Appointments are normally made at step 1 of the applicable OSCE salary scale.
How to apply:
**If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE's online application link found under
The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment at
a lower grade or to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration. Only
shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Please note that vacancies in the OSCE are open for competition only amongst nationals of participating States,
please see http://www.osce.org/states.
The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male
candidates from all national, religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the
The OSCE is a non-career organization committed to the principle of staff rotation.
No application fees or information with respect to bank account details are required by OSCE for our recruitment