OSCE Junior Professional Officer Programme 2018
ISSUED BY- OSCE Secretariat
VACANCY TYPE-International Seconded
FIELD OF EXPERTISE-General Administration
NUMBER OF POSTS-5-6
DUTY STATION- Vienna and Field Operations
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION- 22 May 2018 – 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)
DATE OF ENTRY ON DUTY- 3 September 2018
The overall goal of the Programme is to provide the selected JPOs with a comprehensive overview of the Organization, and in particular familiarize them with the OSCE programmatic approach and managerial framework. JPOs will be offered the opportunity of gaining hands-on work experience in two different subject areas during a six-month period at the Secretariat (September 2018 – February 2019) and a six-month period in a field operation (March – August 2019). Placements at the OSCE Secretariat for this 20th Round of the Programme will also be available in offices which provide operational and management support.
The evaluation of qualified candidates will include a combination of a pre-screening SONRU interview followed by a competency-based interview and a written test. In addition to the technical/post-related competencies, the OSCE has defined an inventory of expected skills and behaviours that lead to excellence on the job. These competencies are:
Each of the five/six JPOs will receive a monthly training allowance of EUR 1.000 and will be enrolled in the OSCE health and life/accident/disability insurance schemes. Travel expenses by most economic route to/from the country of residence to Vienna and to/from Vienna to the respective field operation will also be covered by the OSCE. Successful candidates will be responsible for making their own accommodation arrangements in Vienna/at the duty station, however, the OSCE is willing to provide advice, if required.
|Please note that vacancies in the OSCE are open for competition only amongst nationals of participating States.|
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