National Human Dimension Officer, Kyiv, Ukraine

Organization: Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)

Country: Ukraine

City: Kyiv, Ukraine

Office: OSCE in Kyiv, Ukraine

Closing date: Monday, 7 September 2020

Issued by: OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine

Vacancy number: VNSMUN01097

Vacancy type: Local Contracted

Field of expertise: Human Rights

Grade: NP1

Number of posts: 1

Duty station: Kyiv

Date of issue: 17 August 2020

Deadline for application: 7 September 2020 - 23: 59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)

Background

The OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine is looking for a highly qualified, motivated and experienced Ukrainian professional for the position of National Human Dimension Officer at its Head Office in Kyiv. The OSCE is committed to achieving a better balance of women and men within the Organization.

All qualified applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online, using the OSCE online application link //www.osce.org/employment/‘>http: //www.osce.org/employment/.

Please note that applications received after the deadline, submitted in different formats than the OSCE Application Form or in other languages than English will not be considered.

For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine, please see //www.osce.org/uk/special-monitoring-mission-to-ukraine‘>https: //www.osce.org/uk/special-monitoring-mission-to-ukraine.

Tasks and Responsibilities

The incumbent is one of the two National Human Dimension Officers working closely with the Human Rights Officers/Human Dimension Officer in the Human Dimension Unit of the SMM Head Office. The incumbent is responsible for:

1. Analysing inputs from monitoring teams on human dimension issues identified as SMM priorities, and drafting regular analytical updates and reports on those topics;
2. Identifying (emerging) issues of concern and drafting guidance notes, questionnaires, tracking tools and other means of implementing effective monitoring of these identified priorities;
3. Providing comments and feedback to monitoring teams (in person, by phone, in writing) for consistent and accurate reporting on human rights issues;
4. Presenting SMM findings on assigned thematic areas in a variety of contexts including internal briefings and external presentations to Ukrainian and international audiences;
5. Contributing to the organization of capacity building, training and workshop activities pertaining to thematic human dimension activities;
6. Attending and reporting on meetings and conferences arranged by Ukrainian state authorities, international organizations, and NGOs on human rights and other human dimension issues.

7. Performing other duties as required.

Necessary Qualifications

Ukrainian citizenship or holding permanent resident status in Ukraine; A first-level university degree in law, political sciences, social science, international relations or human rights related field is desirable; Minimum two years of relevant professional experience in the promotion and protection of human rights, including monitoring and reporting in the area of human rights or the human dimension; Holding a valid driving license is desirable; Computer literate with practical experience with Microsoft applications; Professional fluency in English, Ukrainian and Russian, both written and oral; Demonstrated ability and willingness to work as a member of a team, with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds, different genders and diverse political views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity; Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, and the ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities; Cultural sensitivity and judgment.Some knowledge of OSCE principles and commitments is desirable; Some knowledge of international humanitarian and human rights law is desirable.

Remuneration Package

Monthly remuneration, subject to social security deductions is 1 785 Euro/month. Social benefits will include participation in the Cigna health insurance scheme and the OSCE Provident Fund. Appointments are normally made at step 1 of the applicable OSCE salary scale.

How To Apply

For more details please visit the OSCE website employment section at //www.osce.org/employment/‘>http: //www.osce.org/employment/. All qualified applicants are strongly encouraged to apply online, using the OSCE online application link.

Please note that applications received after the deadline, submitted in different formats than the OSCE Application Form, or in other languages than English will not be considered.

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.