Climate Change Job Vacancy: Senior Environmental Affairs Adviser, OSCE

Climate Change Job Vacancy: Senior Environmental Affairs Adviser, OSCE

The Office of the Co-ordinator of OSCE Economic and Environmental Activities (OCEEA) deals with economic and environmental issues, operating under the premise that promoting economic prosperity and co-operation on environmental problems can contribute to international security and stability. The OSCE’s role is twofold: a) to monitor economic and environmental developments among participating States, and alert them to any threat of conflict, and b) to facilitate the formulation of economic and environmental policies and initiatives among participating States, to promote security. The Office currently comprises 22 staff members.

The OSCE Gender Action Plan is committed to increasing the number of female staff in all areas of the OSCE’s work. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for this management opportunity.

Job Details:

Organization: Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)

Position: Senior Environmental Affairs Adviser

Duty Station: Vienna, Wien, Austria

Deadline for Application: 19 June 2018

Term: P 4 – level

Experience Requirements:

Second-level university degree in Environmental Sciences, Geography, International Relations and/or Political Science; a first-level university degree in combination with two years of additional qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the second-level university degree; A minimum of eight years of professional experience with an international organization working on a range of environmental topics in the OSCE region; Experience in dealing with sensitive and complex political matters, ideally including security-related environmental issues in the OSCE region; Work experience in project/programme development and management, and fund-raising, including experience in coordinating activities and projects with other international organizations; Experience in supervising and managing staff as well as consultants working on technical deliverables; Experience in policy development and providing advice on environmental matters in politically sensitive situations; Experience in writing speeches and statements; Professional fluency in the English language, including excellent written and oral communication skills; knowledge of the Russian language would be an asset; Ability to operate Windows applications, including word processing and email, Open for nationals of OSCE participating States.

Application Method:

Contact Name: Ralf Ernst



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