Junior Professional Officer

Employer OSCE Secretariat
Deadline 25. March 2019
Type Temporary
Location Austria
Level Entry-level (0-2 years experience required)


The March 2019 round of applications is only open to nationals of OSCE participating States which agree to fund Junior Professional Officers for this one-year.

OSCE Secretariat is hiring a qualified Junior Professional Officer located in Vienna.

He/She will be conducting desk/thematic research, or surveys and analyses, and drafting research papers, policy reports or concept papers for the Department of assignment

Additionally the successful candidate will engage in policy work such as preparing files and background material for senior managers’ trips, bi-lateral meetings and country visits..

Also the successful candidate will gain an understanding of the legal framework of the OSCE, reviewing and providing comments/suggestions on legal documents/agreements, preparing legal opinions, performing research and drafting communications in response to questions received from the OSCE institutions/field operations.

She/He will have a first-level degree from accredited universities in a field of study relevant to OSCE’s mandate.

This may include degrees in: economics/environmental studies, educational/social sciences, international (criminal) law, terrorism studies, Central Asian or East European studies, peace and conflict studies, finance, accounting, human resources.

Furthermore, graduates from recognized police and military academies are also eligible.

Candidates should be under the age of 30 on the deadline of this vacancy notice.

To apply for this position fluency is required in English.

Knowledge of other OSCE official languages, especially Russian, would be an asset.

The deadline for this vacancy is 25. March 2019.

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