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.
Seconded positions are available in the following fields of expertise:
- Administration and support
- Civilian police
- Economic and environmental affairs
- General staff/monitoring functions
- Human rights
- Media affairs
- Military affairs
- Political affairs
- Rule of law
Besides meeting the criteria outlined in these fields of expertise, candidates must also meet the OSCE general minimum requirements for mission members.
For middle and senior management positions, candidates must possess solid management skills and experience.
The nomination process takes place in the respective OSCE participating State.