Chief of Police Development and Monitoring Section (S3)

negotiable / YEAR Expired 1 month ago
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General Minimum Requirements

The general minimum requirements for working with the OSCE are:

  • 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

The general minimum requirements for working in this field of expertise are:

  • Graduation from a recognized police training school
  • Negotiating and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to read and utilize maps
  • Ability to perform first aid
  • Regular, active police service experience
  • Very good oral and written English communication skills
  • Knowledge of International Police Standards and human rights

Level of Professional Competence Requirements

Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:


Police administrative courses on human resources management and general police management.


Minimum 10 years of diversified and progressively responsible police experience including at least 12 months at management level relevant to the actual post.

Mission Specific Requirements

Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:


Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements – mandatory:

  • Proven working experience in the field of police training with knowledge in at least two of the following areas: management and leadership development, criminology, forensics, leading police operations
  • Evidence of training supervision, both as trainer and as manager of trainer
  • Sound knowledge of train-the-trainer concept, training needs analysis and teaching methods
  • Proven experience in development, implementation and management of police training courses for capacity building purposes and evaluation of their effectiveness
  • Ability to provide high quality technical advice in the development and implementation of programmes, methodologies and policies with a view to improving the practical implementation of police training courses
  • Ability to design, co-ordinate and implement training strategies, training plans and support for police and other law enforcement agencies
  • Knowledge and understanding of security sector reviews, training needs assessments and their impacts
  • Ability to establish priorities and to plan, organize, co-ordinate and monitor own work plan; and provide advice and guidance to others
  • Proven experience in project management (planning, designing, budgeting, management, evaluation)
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and within limited time frames
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to work as a member of a team, with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds, different gender, and diverse political views while maintaining impartiality and objectivity
  • Analyzing, drafting, reporting and presentation skills
  • Ability to operate Windows applications, including word processing and email


  • Previous liaison experience with non-law enforcement organizations (e.g., local and/or governmental agencies, social service bodies, nongovernmental organizations)
  • Contextual knowledge of the region
  • Practical experience and/or working knowledge of the OSCE, UN, NATO and EU, authority mechanisms and local authorities
  • Previous experience of working in a capacity building role in South Eastern Europe.

Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Director of the Department for Security and Public Safety, the Chief of Police Development and Monitoring Section the successful candidate will be tasked with the following duties:

  1. Managing all staff within the Training Development and Monitoring Section;
  2. Overseeing, analyzing and reporting all police training aspects, and provides assistance and advise;
  3. Supervising, assesses and evaluates all aspects of the Trainer Development Training as well as Training Needs Assessment, ensuring high quality instruction and interpretation;
  4. Taking remedial action with regards to training materials, lesson plans, train the trainers and curriculum development;
  5. Providing supporting in drafting relevant police curricula according to the training needs of the beneficiaries;
  6. Acting  as the departmental focal point on internal security sector development issues, and liaises with the OSCE Headquarters in Vienna and other relevant partners and local institutions assisting in the further development of effective police training and capacity building;
  7. Assisting in the co-ordination of donor efforts in developing the police training;
  8. Attending trainings, seminars, and courses relevant to her/his post as required by the Mission;
  9. Performing other duties as assigned

For more information on the work of the OSCE Mission in Kosovo, please see:

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. Please note that nationals or permanent residents of the country of the duty station are not eligible to apply.

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

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

Candidates should, prior to applying, verify with their respective nominating authority to which extent financial remuneration and/or benefit packages will be offered. 

If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE’s online application link found under If your participating State does not provide the option to apply online for seconded positions, you are kindly requested to submit your offline application form available at to the respective OSCE delegation whose address can be found at

Please apply to your relevant authorities well in advance of the deadline expiration to ensure timely processing of your application. Delayed nominations will not be considered. The OSCE can only process Secondment applications that have been nominated by participating States. For queries relating to your application, please refer to the respective delegation as listed here:

Vushtrri, Kosovo
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