VacanciesOSCE Kosovo: Senior Coordinator and Reporting Officer

January 26, 20220

The OSCE Mission in Kosovo is looking for a Senior Coordination and Reporting Officer.

General Minimum Requirements
  • Excellent physical condition
  • Possession of a valid automobile driving license and ability to drive using manual transmission
  • Ability to cope with physical hardship and willingness to work extra hours and in an environment with limited infrastructure 
Field of Expertise Requirements
  • First-level university degree in political sciences, international relations, public policy, law, international human rights law or other human rights related fields
  • Experience working with human rights, minority or gender issues
  • Demonstrable organizational, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in drafting reports

First-level university degree in a relevant field


Minimum 6 years of relevant professional experience

Mission Specific Requirement
  • Experience in multi-stakeholder coordination and liaison functions;
  • Experience in reporting on topical human rights themes for inclusion in policy briefs and for use in Department planning;
  • Experience in working in the relevant areas of expertise: human rights, minority rights, gender issues, peacebuilding, and conflict/post-conflict settings;
  • Ability to operate Windows applications, including word processing, database programs, Excel and other Windows-based programs;
  • Willingness to work as part of a large team and engage with people of varied cultures, religious and political backgrounds while maintaining a collegial and respectful approach;
  • Ability to address and diffuse inter-personal conflict within teams;
  • Experience in proofreading, editing and quality control;
  • Ability to work under pressure within tight deadlines and maneuver through competing priorities;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Excellent communication skills and professional fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Project cycle management experience;
  • Knowledge of the OSCE administrative regulations, rules, policies and practices;
  • Experience in the Western Balkans region;
  • Knowledge of local languages.
Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Working closely with the Department’s three Sections and five Regional Centres to ensure effective coordination, communication and collaboration across the Department;
  • Managing Mission-wide tasks by distributing work within the Department, providing input, overseeing deliverables and deadlines, and collecting all relevant approvals;
  • Ensuring timely preparation of briefing notes and other necessary material for meetings, conferences, and seminars attended by the Director; 
  • Proofreading and editing the Department’s thematic reports and other work product, in consultation with the Director and Deputy Director;
  • Providing methodological support to Sections in conceptualizing thematic reports, for both internal and external use;
  • Ensuring quality control of the Department’s work product within set instructions and deadlines;
  • Ensuring that gender, youth and communities issues are mainstreamed across all work products; 
  • Taking minutes in departmental meetings, senior management meetings, and external meetings. Ensuring that Action Points are tasked and followed up;
  • Liaising closely with Clearance Offices, DAS, Front Office, and other Departments, as needed and in accordance with relevant SOPs;
  • Advising the Director on strategic direction of the Department;
  • Representing the Department at external meetings;
  • Performing other duties as required.

Deadline for application: Feb 28, 2022

For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Mission in Kosovo, please visit the following link.


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