International Consultant for Police Training, Vushtrri / Vucitrn, Kosovo

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

Country: Kosovo

Field location: Vushtrri/Vucitrn, Kosovo

Office: OSCE Vushtrri/Vucitrn, Kosovo

Closing date: Sunday, 2 May 2021

Issued by: OSCE Mission in Kosovo

Vacancy number: VNOSC02346

Vacancy type: Experts/Consultants

Number of posts: 1

Duty station: Vushtrri / Vucitrn

Date of issue: 16 April 2021

Deadline for application: 2 May 2021 - 23: 59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)

Background

The Department for Security and Public Safety (DSPS) of the OSCE Mission in Kosovo (Mission) continues to proactively participate and support the development of the security and public safety sector in Kosovo. In this regard, to ensure the sustainability of progress made by Kosovo Police, the Police Development and Monitoring Section (PDMS) will continue to provide support to KP to achieve their envisioned objectives set out in the Kosovo Police Training Strategy and Action Plan 2019-2022.

In its efforts to improve the KP capacities in performing its functions, and as per the training needs assessment of KP, the Mission will support the agency in building the capacities in the operational, investigative and human resources development areas. Moreover, to ensure sustainable capacity building and professional development, DSPS will continue to support the KP at strategic level by offering strategic advice and consultancy on long term and sustainable development.

In line with the needs of KP and in line with the objective of the project ‚a sustainable, accountable and equitable security sector is able to fight crime, ensure public security and protect human rights‘, Police Development and Monitoring Section (PDMS) will deliver five (5) days online training on management of organizational change and leadership. The training will target 15 senior police officers of Kosovo Police and will be delivered from 14 to 18 June 2021.

This five (5) days online training will specifically entail topics such as:

understanding organizations

leadership and management

organizational performance management

specific types of organizational change, and key roles during change management

change management strategy

managing resistance to organizational change and negotiable resistance

power games in organizational change

change management in police, and micro-politics as a management technique.

Objective

The objective of the training is to provide the senior KP officers with knowledge and skills for future organizational changes, how to facilitate this process with subordinates, and factors that impact on this change.

The duration of consultancy is 8 working days

Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Chief of PDMS, the international expert shall:

Draft the training methodology and materials in consultation with PDMS and deliver final training agenda, video presentations, PowerPoint presentations, practical exercises and case studies, a pre course evaluation test and a training evaluation questionnaire satisfactorily incorporating the PDMS comments and submit in electronic form as agreed with the Chief of PDMS

Conduct 5 (Five) days of training on organizational change and management for 15 KP senior police officers and assist them to identify potential challenges and ways to overcome them during the training

Provide advice on the sustainability of the specialized training programme in the relevant area to the PDMS

Produce the final consultancy report and recommendations for further action.

Deliverables

By 17 May 2021, submit the draft proposal of training content and methodology to the Chief of PDMS in electronic form;
By 19 May 2021, prepare the final training content and agenda, satisfactorily incorporate the PDMS comments to the documents and submit in electronic form to the Chief of PDMS

By 21 May 2021, submit the training material (presentations, practical exercises, case studies and a training evaluation questionnaire) in electronic form to the Chief of PDMS

From 14-18 June 2021, deliver five (5) days online training on organizational change and management for 15 KP senior police officers

By 30 June 2021 submit to the Chief of PDMS the final consultancy report including assessment of the participants, the effectiveness of the training materials/methodology, recommendations for further action and the sustainability of the specialized training programme in the relevant area, etc.

Performance Indicators

Final training plan, agenda, presentations, practical exercises, case studies and a training evaluation questionnaire submitted to the Chief of PDMS on time and according to the OSCE official templates

Training delivered as scheduled/planned in a requested format and of satisfactory quality to the Chief of PDMS

Positive feedback from the training participants (training evaluation questionnaire)

Pre course evaluation test and the training evaluation questionnaire are developed and used prior and after the training course

The final consultancy report is submitted on time and of satisfactory quality to the Chief of PDMS.

Necessary Qualifications

University degree in Criminal Justice, Criminology, Law, Management Studies, Political or Social Sciences or other similar vocational qualification relevant to the topic or graduated from a recognised police academy or police college

Minimum ten (10) years of relevant professional experience in the area of police management, institutional change management

At least five (5) years experience on conducting training in the security sector

Professional fluency in English

Demonstrated ability and willingness to work as a member of a team, with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds and demonstrated gender sensitivity

Flexibility, adaptability and the ability to work under pressure

Remuneration Package

Remuneration will depend on the qualifications and experience of individual experts as well as the detailed work plan to be agreed upon and will be based on the current OSCE consultancy rates.

How To Apply

In order to apply for this position you must complete the OSCE’s online application form, found under //jobs.osce.org/‘>https: //jobs.osce.org/. Applicants are encouraged to use the online recruitment and only fully completed OSCE applications will be accepted. However, if you have technical difficulties with the system you may use the offline application form found under //jobs.osce.org/resources/document/offline-application-form‘>https: //jobs.osce.org/resources/document/offline-application-form and forward the completed form quoting the vacancy number by e-mail to: consultancy.omik@osce.org‘>consultancy.omik@osce.org. In line with your qualifications please indicate preference to one or more field of expertise listed above (while using the online application the field of expertise preference can be indicated in the cover letter part). Kindly note that applications received after the deadline, submitted in different formats than the OSCE Application Form or inother languages than the English language would not be considered. 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

Link to the organization’s job offer: https://unjobs.org/vacancies/1618766238958