Organized Crime Programme Manager

Organization for Security and Co-opereation in Europe(OSCE), Belgrade, Serbia

Skill Required:, HR and Admin
Preferred Experience: 
3 to 10 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
2nd March, 2015

Job Description

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:

  • University education in law or significant work experience in criminal justice and/or law enforcement (the latter required for police corrections officer training)
  • Experience in the practice of law, e.g. judges, prosecutors, lawyers, etc.
  • Knowledge of courtroom proceedings and criminal law and procedure
  • Knowledge of international legal procedure standards and instruments
  • Demonstrable organizational, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills


  • Advanced degree in a relevant field


  • Minimum 6 years of relevant professional experience
  • Mission Specific Requirements
  • Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:


  • Previous experience in law enforcement, judiciary and/or public administration
  • Knowledge of modern criminal justice systems, including the related human rights standards
  • Knowledge of the prosecution-led criminal investigations, preferably in cases of organized/serious crime
  • Experience in project management, including planning, budgeting, implementation and evaluation
  • Good drafting skills and the ability to tailor reports and presentations to the needs of a specific audience
  • Professional fluency in the English language, both oral and written
  • 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
  • Cultural sensitivity and judgment
  • Ability to operate Windows applications including word-processing and e-mail
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and with limited time frames

Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Head of the Law Enforcement Department, the Organized Crime Programme Manager performs the following duties:

  • Provides advice and assistance to the Ministry of Interior and other relevant national interlocutors on implementation of national strategies to deal with organized, serious and trans-national crime;
  • Identifies and assesses areas of need, including capacity building and specialist assistance in the development of a criminal intelligence system, investigation of drug smuggling and other forms of organized and serious crime;
  • Advises on best practices in relation to prosecutorial-led investigations;
  • Develops and evaluates departmental strategies on the fight against organized crime assistance, project proposals and action plans, on the basis of the needs assessment;
  • Advises the Ministry of Interior on co-operation between the prosecution and police and the application of the multi-disciplinary approach to criminal investigations;
  • Liaises with international police liaison officers and other international organizations to ensure a co-ordinated approach to the provision of assistance to the Ministry of Interior in the area of the fight against organized and serious crime;
  • Ensures that accountability aspects and human rights norms are included in the advice and assistance provided by the Department;
  • Supervises all projects and staff of the Department's Organized Crime Unit;
  • Performs other duties as required.
  • 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.
  • Candidates should, prior to applying, verify with their respective nominating authority to which extent financial remuneration and/or benefit packages will be offered.
  • Please apply to your relevant authorities several days prior to the deadline expiration to ensure timely processing of your application. Delayed nominations will not be considered.


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