Recruitment of Local Support Staff for the Election Expert Team to France
The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) is the leading agency in Europe in the field of election observation. The Office co-ordinates and organizes the deployment of numerous observation missions, with thousands of observers, every year to assess the compliance of elections in OSCE participating States with OSCE commitments and other international obligations and standards for democratic elections, and with national legislation. ODIHR’s unique methodology provides in-depth insights into all elements of an electoral process, allowing the Office to offer concrete recommendations to further improve electoral processes. Further details about ODIHR can be found at www.osce.org/odihr
Following an official invitation from the French authorities, based on the findings and conclusions of the Needs Assessment Mission deployed from 13 to 15 March 2017, and in accordance with its mandate, the OSCE/ODIHR is deploying an Election Expert Team (EET) for the upcoming presidential election scheduled for 23 April 2017. In this connection, the OSCE/ODIHR is looking to recruit local support staff for the below mentioned positions on full-time basis:
- ELE/FRA Senior Political / Campaign Finance Assistant – 1 position,
- ELE/ FRA Senior Media Analyst Assistant – 1 position.
For more information about the responsibilities and requirements of the post, please read the terms of reference, under the link to the right.
Start date of employment: 18 April 2017 (approx.)
Approximate duration of employment: 3 weeks.
Remuneration is commensurate with the qualifications of the incumbent and requirements of the post, and is similar to those offered under the United Nations Common System for general services employees (in accordance with established OSCE rates). Social security will include participation in the OSCE life and accident disability insurance scheme.
Application procedure: Candidates must be citizens or permanent residents of France. Those interested in applying should send the most recent curriculum vitae in English to ensure an equal and transparent treatment during the recruitment/appointment process to:
firstname.lastname@example.org indicating the position for which you are applying (e.g. ELE/FRA Senior Media Analyst Assistant).
Each candidate may apply for both positions in separate e-mails. Please do not attach photographs, motivation letters and certificates. Additional relevant information should be submitted only upon request.
By submitting the curriculum vitae the applicants confirm correctness of information provided and consent to include them to the OSCE Roster of Temporary Staff.
Applications received after the deadline or with no indication of the position for which the candidate is applying, will not be taken into consideration.
Application deadline: 17 April 2017 20:00 CET
The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment at a lower grade or to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted and suitable candidates will be placed on a Roster.
The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply.
Note: No application fees are required by OSCE/ODIHR for its recruitment process at any stage (application processing, interview meeting, training or any other fees).