Adviser on Anti-Corruption (S2)

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  • Skopje

OSCE - Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe

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: 

  • First-level university degree in law or significant work experience in criminal justice and/or law enforcement (the latter required for police and corrections officer training)
  • Knowledge of courtroom proceedings and criminal law and procedure
  • Knowledge of international legal procedure standards and instruments
  • Demonstrable organizational, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills


Level of Professional Competence Requirements

Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:



First-level university degree in a relevant field



Minimum 6 years of relevant professional experience


Mission Specific Requirements

Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:


  • Experience working within or providing advisory services to anti-corruption bodies; investigating and or prosecuting corruption cases in an anti-corruption agency, law enforcement, prosecution service, or the judiciary; or working as technical adviser on anti-corruption in international organizations or a non-governmental organization, is required;
  • Experience and understanding of the dynamics and challenges related to corruption within law enforcement organizations as well as the judiciary;
  • Knowledge of effective strategies and best practices for combating corruption;
  • Knowledge of the regional political situation and the legal system of the mission area;
  • Experience in project management; 
  • Proven coaching, mentoring, facilitation and mediation skills;
  • Professional fluency in English;
  • Effective oral and written communication and presentation skills;
  • Advanced problem solving and decision-making skills and ability to work on own initiative and with minimum of supervision;
  • Flexibility and ability to “multi-task” – working under pressure and within limited time frames;
  • Cultural sensitivity and judgment, with ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people of different national and cultural backgrounds, different gender and diverse political views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity;
  • Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity;
  • Computer literate with practical experience with Microsoft applications.


  • Previous working experience within an international organization and/or field mission, working on the reform of the security, justice, public administration or governance or other state instruments, particularly in implementation and management of public finances and procurement with a focus on combatting corruption;
  • Previous work experience in combating corruption including investigation of corrupt law enforcement personnel and/or political/functionary post holders; 
  • Previous work experience in financial investigations and assets recovery;
  • Knowledge of the local language or most common lingua franca spoken in the mission area.


Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of Senior Police Adviser, the incumbent is responsible for:

  1.  Providing recommendations to the relevant national agencies and institutions’ leadership on the analysis, development, implementation of legislation, strategy, policy and practice in the area of anti-corruption and the recovery of the proceeds of crime;
  2. Assisting the national counterparts in identifying and analyzing capacity development requirements in sphere of anti-corruption and the recovery of the proceeds of crime, proposing appropriate initiatives, plans, projects, course of activities to address them;
  3. Advising and assisting the national counterparts in improving anti-corruption strategies, policies, practices and the recovery of the proceeds of crime;
  4. Organizing, facilitating or participating in various events, such as conferences, workshops, seminars, meetings, working groups, etc., aimed at improving national capacities to address anti-corruption and the recovery of the proceeds of crime related challenges;
  5. Co-ordinating activities with concerned international partners to prevent duplication and overlapping; co-operate with colleagues from neighboring OSCE missions for the purpose of promoting the regional approach while providing assistance in the sphere of anti-corruption and the recovery of the proceeds of crime;
  6. Participating in the delivery of training, coaching and mentoring to national trainers on anti-corruption and the recovery of the proceeds of crime related subjects; facilitating the organization of practical exercises in the sphere of anti-corruption and the recovery of the proceeds of crime for/with local partners;
  7. Assisting in the implementation of other related projects and initiatives of the Unit if needed;
  8. Coordinating any extra-budgetary project activities in the area of anti-corruption and the recovery of the proceeds of crime;
  9. Performing other related work as assigned.

For more detailed information on the work of OSCE Mission to Skopje, please see


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. Please note that nationals or permanent residents of the duty station are not eligible to apply.

Candidates should be aware that OSCE officials shall conduct themselves at all times in a manner befitting the status of an international civil servant. This includes avoiding any action which may adversely reflect on the integrity, independence and impartiality of their position and function as officials of the OSCE. The OSCE is committed to applying the highest ethical standards in carrying out its mandate. For more information on the values set out in OSCE Competency Model, please see

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 well in advance of the deadline expiration to ensure timely processing of your application. Delayed nominations will not be considered. The OSCE can only process Secondment applications that have been nominated by participating States. For queries relating to your application, please refer to the respective delegation as listed here: 

Additional Information
  • Issued by: OSCE Mission to Skopje
  • Requisition ID: SKP000105
  • Contract Type: International Secondment
  • Grade: S2
  • Job Level: Senior Professional
  • Job Type: Seconded
  • Number of posts: 1
  • Location: SKP – OSCE Mission to Skopje, Skopje
  • Issue Date: Jun 20, 2024
  • Closing Date: Jul 18, 2024
  • Employee Status: Fixed Term
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First-level university degree or equivalent)
  • Job Field: Rule of Law
  • Target Start Date: As soon as possible

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