Apply for Vacancy for Program Officer at Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe in Poland. The deadline for this job is 25th May 2021.
This position is open for secondment only and participating States are kindly reminded that all costs in relation to assignment at OSCE/ODIHR must be borne by their authorities.
The OSCE has a comprehensive approach to security that encompasses politico-military, economic and environmental, and human aspects. It therefore addresses a wide range of security-related concerns, including arms control, confidence- and security-building measures, human rights, combating human trafficking, national minorities, democratization, policing strategies, counter-terrorism and economic and environmental activities. Also, all 57 participating States enjoy equal status, and decisions are taken by consensus on a politically, but not legally binding basis.
- Monitoring and analyzing the human rights situation of Roma and Sinti in the OSCE area, identify emerging challenges and trends and particular situations that have the potential for escalating into tensions or crises situations and propose ODIHR’s response where immediate action;
- Additionally, providing advice on all aspects and issues related to the implementation of the Action Plan in the form of reports and analysis, background materials and talking points;
- Preparing analytical human rights assessment reports on the situation of Roma and Sinti in the OSCE region and monitoring reports in line with the OSCE/ODIHR mandate;
- Likewise, contributing to the development and implementation of projects and activities related to the CPRSIs yearly programmatic outline; as well as of tasks of ODIHR CPRSI and the overall objectives of the Action Plan;
- Furthermore, engaging in the implementation of ODIHR CPRSI activities, projects and programs, internally with ODIHR Departments; with relevant OSCE institutions and field operations, and externally with the other intergovernmental organizations; national authorities, international organizations and civil society supporting Roma and Sinti inclusion;
- Similarly, participating and contributing to conferences and meetings hosted by national and local authorities addressing Roma and Sinti Issues and developing and maintaining relations with Roma and Sinti civil society organizations in the OSCE region;
- Performing other related duties
- First-level university degree in law, political science, sociology or social science, public administration, international relations of other related field;
- Additionally, at least four years of progressively responsible professional experience at national and international levels in human rights. Also, public policy, Roma and Sinti or related field (either in governmental, international organization or NGO);
- Likewise, proven experience in human and minority rights, in Roma and Sinti issues or other vulnerable groups; familiarity with national, regional and international policies and initiatives addressing Roma and Sinti;
- Doemonstrated experience in designing, planning and implementing project activities addressing the situation of Roma and Sinti with a gender mainstreaming; or diversity management approach;
- Experience in monitoring human rights or relevant field experience on human rights and Roma and Sinti;
- Good understanding of the international environment and functioning of international human rights institutions and bodies and their work on Roma and Sinti;
- Professional fluency in English, with excellent oral and written communication skills; knowledge of Romani, Russian and/or other OSCE language(s) would be an asset;
- Computer literate with practical experience in Microsoft applications.
Visit oyaop.com for more job opportunities.