National Consultant, Legal (Human Trafficking), OSCE Presence in Albania, Tirana

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

Country: Albania

City: Tirana, Albania

Office: OSCE Tirana

Closing date: Thursday, 1 July 2021

Background:

Under the OSCE Presence in Albania (hereinafter the Presence) Extra-budgetary Project "Action Against Human Trafficking in Albania", funded by United Kingdom and implemented through the lead of UNICEF Albania, the Presence will conduct the first Albanian language anti-trafficking simulation-based training exercise. This training promotes an innovative approach to capacity building, whereby anti-trafficking practitioners engage in real-time simulated scenarios to identify and investigate human trafficking, including in the context of migration. During the training activities, practitioners from Albanian law enforcement, social services, labour inspection, migration authorities, NGOs as well as lawyers and human rights defenders will work in teams to investigate simulated cases of labour and sexual exploitation, including child victims of trafficking. The exercises will be built on realistic, expert-developed scenarios, based on the well-established design of previous exercise conducted by the OSCE Office of the Special Representative and Coordinator for Combatting Trafficking in Human Beings. The training document library includes extracts and workflows of the various aspects of the legislation and procedures in the field of combatting trafficking in human beings in in Albania, which the trainees will access throughout the training delivery.

Objective of Assignment:

A national legal expert shall provide a schematic flow of the processes involving victims‘ identification, assistance and referral, coordination mechanisms and institutions and relevant contacts, to be used for the scope of the training and afterwards.

Duration of Assignment: 1 month duration

Tasks and Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the National Anti-trafficking Officer, the consultant will perform the following tasks:

Draft a schematic representation of the processes involving victims‘ identification, assistance and referral, coordination mechanisms and institutions and relevant contacts, with separate schemes for adults and children.

Draft a schematic representation of all institution members of the Anti-Trafficking National Referral Mechanism, including contact information of the members.

Draft a schematic representation of the Responsible Authority of the Anti-Trafficking National Referral Mechanism, which provides for a description of duties, roles and contact information.

The expert will collaborate closely with the Presence National Anti-trafficking Officer Project Manager and the Office of the National Anti-Trafficking Coordinator, Ministry of Interior for the most up-to-date procedures in the related areas. This consultancy envisages desk0based research and online meetings. No travel within or outside Albania is required.

Deliverables:

1.

1.1 Draft report describing:

Processes involving victims‘ identification, assistance and referral, coordination mechanisms and institutions and relevant contacts, with separate schemes for adults and children.

Institution members of the Anti-Trafficking National Referral Mechanism, including contact information of the members.

Responsible Authority of the Anti-Trafficking National Referral Mechanism, with a description of duties, roles and contact information.

1.2 Sample of the schematic diagrams for each of the descriptions under point 1.1. The sample must contain the variety of processes, providing a visual representation of all of the individual tasks, processes and accurate description of titles and duties.

By 5 July 2021

2.

Consultations with the anti-trafficking directorate, State Agency of Children’s Rights and Protection, Ministry of Interior for updated information and refection of feedback. Meetings will be facilitated by the Presence.

July2021

3.

Final report and schematic diagram, based on feedback from the OSCE Presence in Albania

By 15 July 2021

For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Presence in Albania, please see: https://www.osce.org/presence-in-albania

Necessary Qualifications:

Advanced degree in Law;
A minimum of five (5) years‘ experience as expert in anti-trafficking issues with proven expertise in the anti-trafficking national referral mechanism;
Previous consultancy experience with international organisations in the anti-trafficking area;
Previous and demonstrated experience in designing schematic representations of multi-agency approaches in the anti-trafficking area

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Strong analytical ability;
Excellent English writing skills;
Prior experience of preparing reports or publications on related issues.

Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, and an ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities;
Remuneration Package:

Remuneration will be based on the selected consultant’s/expert’s qualifications, experience, the tasks and deliverables for this position and in accordance with the OSCE established rates.

If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE’s online application link found under https://jobs.osce.org/vacancies.

If you are not a national of a participating State, you must apply by submitting an offline application form which can be found under https://jobs.osce.org/resources/document/offline-application-form.

The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise/re-post the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment or to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration.

Only those candidates who are selected to participate in the subsequent stages of recruitment will be contacted.

The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the Organization.

Candidates should be aware that OSCE officials shall conduct themselves at all times in a manner befitting the status of an international civil servant. This includes avoiding any action which may adversely reflect on the integrity, independence and impartiality of their position and function as officials of the OSCE. The OSCE is committed to applying the highest ethical standards in carrying out its mandate. For more information on the values set out in OSCE Competency Model, please see https://jobs.osce.org/resources/document/our-competency-model.

Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.

Additional Information

Requisition ID: ANT000003

Contract Type: Special Service Agreement (SSA) / Consultant

Grade: No grade

Location: OSCE Presence in Albania, Tirana

Posting Date: Jun 22, 2021

External Closing Date: Jul 1, 2021

Job Type: Consultant

Job Level: Professional

Education Level: Master’s Degree (Second-level university degree or equivalent)

Link to the organization’s job offer: https://unjobs.org/vacancies/1624380954858