OSCE Mission in Kosovo

Senior Organized Crime Adviser


The majority of positions in OSCE field operations are filled by secondment, which means that individuals are nominated by their respective OSCE participating State. In addition, a limited number of seconded positions are available at the OSCE Secretariat and the institutions.

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OSCE Mission in Kosovo

Vacancy number VNKOSS02318 Vacancy type International Seconded Field of expertise Civilian Police Functional level Senior professional Number of posts 2 Duty station Prishtine / Pristina Date of issue 18 February 2021 Deadline for application 11 March 2021 - 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)

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 utilise 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 in relevant field and specialized subject area


Minimum 10 years of diversified police experience including at least 12 months operational experience in the relevant field and specialized subject area

Mission Specific Requirements

Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:


  • Proven working experience in field of combating serious and organized crime and transnational threats, in particular in field of preventing and tackling money-laundering and financing terrorism or corruption;
  • Very good knowledge of organized crime as a phenomenon and practical experiences in conducting and supervision of complex serious and organized crime investigations in the field of money-laundering and financing terrorism or corruption;
  • Ability to design, co-ordinate and implement anti money-laundering and financing terrorism or anti-corruption developmental strategies, action plans and training plans;
  • Proven experience in management and carrying out anti money-laundering and financing terrorism or anti-corruption training courses for capacity building purposes and evaluation of their effectiveness;
  • Ability to provide high quality technical advice in the development of programmes, methodologies and policies with a view to enhance the relevant capacities to tackle money-laundering and financing terrorism or corruption;
  • Ability to write high quality thematic, analytic and performance reports;
  • 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 national, cultural and religious backgrounds, different gender, and diverse political views while maintaining impartiality and objectivity;
  • Professional analyzing, drafting, reporting and presentation skills;
  • Professional knowledge in using windows applications (MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Access) and e-mail.


  • Practical experience in designing and delivering training on prevention and tackling money-laundering and financing terrorism or corruption;
  • Knowledge and practical experience of FATF recommendations and measures with an aim to achieve international standards to counter money laundering and the financing of terrorism;
  • Familiar with Council of Europe (CoE) MONEYVAl body, role and assessment process of implementation of the international standards in field of money-laundering and financing terrorism;
  • Knowledge and practical experience of provisions of CoE Convention on Corruption;
  • Experience in delivery of train the trainer courses in specialized subject area;
  • Previous work experience in a capacity building role in South Eastern Europe;
  • Previous liaison experience with non-law enforcement organizations (e.g. local and/or governmental agencies, social service bodies, non-governmental organizations);
  • Practical experience and/or working knowledge of the OSCE, UN, NATO and EU, authority mechanisms and local authorities;
  • Knowledge of OSCE principles, structures, institutions, field activities and commitment;
  • Knowledge of regional political history and developments.

Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Serious and Organized Crime Section (S3), the incumbent will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing, analysing and reporting on systemic serious and organized crime aspects and providing advice and assistance;
  • Conducting analysis of information, statistics and data to identify needs of Kosovo Police (KP) and other law enforcement institutions in the field of combating serious and organized crime and transnational threats, and recommending the course of action to be taken and implementing the action, when required;
  • Drafting high quality thematic, analytical and performance reports, as well as other job related inputs;
  • Providing subject matter expertise, advice and assistance on developing of relevant strategies, action plans and training plans to deal with countering serious and organized crime and transnational threats by using contemporary investigation methods;
  • Supporting the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MoIA) with all its subordinate agencies and liaising with the relevant agencies to assist in the implementation of agreed joint strategies and action plans through governance and a delivery model;
  • Drafting project related documents and implementing projects (sourced internally or externally) through all the stages of the project management cycle, based on the OSCE Project Management Tool Kit;
  • Supervising, assessing and evaluating the project implementation to ensure efficiency and effectiveness;
  • Liaising closely with the responsible counterparts in OSCE Headquarters Vienna and OSCE field missions in the region, external donors as well as local and international stakeholders to assist in the further development of effective serious and organized crime programs;
  • Attending conferences, workshops training seminars and courses relevant to her/his post as required by the Mission;
  • Performing other duties as assigned.

For more information on the work of the OSCE Mission in Kosovo, please see http://www.osce.org/mission-in-kosovo

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