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Poland: SENIOR ELECTIONS ADVISER
Closing date: 2016-10-27Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
Closing date: 27 Oct 2016
The Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) is the principal
institution of the OSCE responsible for the human dimension. ODIHR is active
throughout the OSCE area in the fields of election observation, democratic
development, human rights, tolerance and non-discrimination, and the rule of law.
ODIHR s assistance projects and other activities are implemented in participating
States in accordance with ODIHR s mandate.
Tasks and responsibilities:
Under the general guidance of the Head of Election Department, the incumbent performs
the following functions:
Supporting the Head of the Election Department and his/her Deputy on developing
methodological frameworks for election activities, on advancing long-term strategies for
the Department s activities and analyzing political and legislative trends in the OSCE area;
Leading and participating in follow-up missions to present ODIHR election reports,
to assess the respective participating State s preparedness to implement ODIHR recommendations,
and to formulate a follow up strategy for a given OSCE participating State;
Participating in or leading needs assessment missions to recommend possible observation
activities in OSCE participating States and follow-up visits;
Advising election department staff on electoral issues, the formulation of ODIHR
recommendations, the content of election reports, good practices in electoral matters, reviews
of election legislation, and ongoing, new and emerging challenges in the electoral field;
Organizing, participating in and reporting on seminars and workshops on election
related issues, and participating as a senior representative of the Election Department in
these and related activities; and
Performing other related work as assigned, including the implementation of all
stages of election observation and assessment missions as desk officer.
Education and Experience:
Advanced university degree in political sciences, international relations,
law, social sciences or other related fields is required. Some legal background or
training is desirable.
Minimum eight yearsof progressively responsible relevant professional work
experience, including three years at international level in the field of elections;
Experience in providing policy and strategic advice;
Strategic thinking and strong analytical skills;
Diplomatic and negotiation skills;
Initiative, resourcefulness, sound political sense and maturity of judgment;
Experience in project design and implementation;
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines;
Demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural team;
Excellent knowledge of English with excellent drafting and editing skills
are essential; working knowledge of a second language of the OSCE would be an asset.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people of
different national and cultural backgrounds whilst maintaining impartiality and objectivity;
Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, and an ability to integrate a gender
perspective into tasks and activities.
Monthly remuneration, subject to social security deductions as well as monthly changes of
the post adjustment multiplier and exchange rate, is approximately EUR 5,800 (single rate)
and approximately EUR 6,300 (dependency rate). OSCE salaries are exempt from taxation in Poland.
Social security will include participation in the Cigna 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/who/83.
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 Organization.
The OSCE is a non-career organization committed to the principle of staff rotation, therefore the
maximum period of service in this post is 7 years.
No application fees or information with respect to bank account details are required by OSCE for our
In your application please specify that you found out about this opportunity on DevelopmentAid.org.
Veuillez indiquer dans votre candidature que vous avez consult cette offre sur le site web DevelopmentAid.org.
Applications and updated CV should be submitted to http://www.osce.org/employment
Poland: Communications Manager
Closing date: 2016-10-30Application : Apply for the job
Organization: Community of Democracies
Closing date: 30 Oct 2016
About the Community of Democracies
The Community of Democracies (CoD) is an intergovernmental organization that drives the global democratic agenda through common action. Since its establishment in 2000, the Community has brought the world s democracies together to advance the democratic principles and promote the standards enshrined in the Warsaw Declaration Toward a Community of Democracies that was signed by 106 countries.
The mission and values of the Community of Democracies are founded on the democratic values agreed in the Warsaw Declaration. The Community seeks to support democratic transition and consolidation worldwide and help bridge the gap between principles and practices of democracy and universal human rights. The CoD achieves this mission by assisting societies in the development and strengthening of democratic institutions and values; identifying, alerting and responding to threats to democracy in order to keep states on the path to democracy; supporting and defending civil society in all countries; advancing broad-based participation in democratic governance; and giving a voice to those working peacefully for democracy in all countries.
Tasks & Responsibilities
The Communication Manager is a full-time position that is responsible for managing internal and external communications of the Permanent Secretariat of the Community of Democracies. This is a new position that will involve high-level interactions with representatives of governments and civil society organizations that are involved in the CoD.
The person who fills this position will be responsible for carrying out the following activities in a sensitive intergovernmental environment:
Coordinate and manage strategic communications regarding CoD projects and events to increase overall visibility to GC member states, donors and other interested parties;
External communications, including:
- Daily management of the PSCD website
- Daily management of PSCD pages on Twitter, Facebook and other social media channels
- Weekly reporting of website and social media metrics
- Monthly management of online search advertising accounts
Editorial activities, including:
- Design and editorial direction for the annual report
- Talking points and speeches for senior staff
- Selection and editing of photographs, as well as ongoing management of the PSCD photo library
- Create text and visual content for brochures, one-pagers and other printed materials
- Draft newsletters and manage MailChimp account
Plan, prepare and execute project communication campaigns in coordination with other PSCD units and donors;
Contribute to annual evaluation of PSCD communication strategy, plans and budgets;
Manage external service providers that are contracted to provide design, translation and other services to the PSCD;
Represent the Communications Unit at meetings and conferences;
Perform other duties, as required.
- A team player with strong communication skills and good judgment who is capable of working autonomously within a collaborative environment;
- Five to seven (5-7) years of recent experience in a management position that included design and implementation of international communication strategies;
- University degree, preferably with a focus on politics, journalism, international relations or similar path;
- Excellent oral and written communication skills in English;
- Personal commitment to the values enshrined in the Warsaw Declaration
- Proven ability to manage social media channels with minimal oversight;
- Experience providing policy advice and speech writing;
- Solid analytical skills;
- Functional fluency in Spanish and French;
- Experience living and working in more than one country;
- Familiarity with diplomatic protocol and methods of coordination within a complex, non-hierarchical structure;
The PSCD provides a competitive salary and benefits to locally recruited staff that includes supplemental medical insurance, a sports card and generous leave allowances. Relocation is not available for this position.
How to apply:
Please send your c.v., a one-page cover letter and two recent writing samples in English to firstname.lastname@example.org 23:59 CET on 30 October 2016.