Consultants for OSCE/ODIHR Election Observation Mission to Macedonia

Deadline: 17 February 2014
Open to: candidates from OSCE participating states, excluding citizens of Republic of Macedonia
Remuneration: depends on qualifications and experience


Following an official invitation to observe the presidential election scheduled for 13 April 2014, and in accordance with its mandate, OSCE/ODIHR is preparing to deploy an Election Observation Mission (EOM) for this election. In this respect, OSCE/ODIHR is currently looking for external consultants to fill the following positions (for more information about the responsibilities and requirements of each post, click the link):

All assignments are temporarily contracted positions and their duration will be for approximately eight weeks. Candidates should be available from the beginning of March 2014 and be prepared to depart at short notice.


Candidates must be citizens of OSCE participating states, excluding citizens of Republic of Macedonia.


Remuneration will depend on qualifications and experience, and will be in accordance with established OSCE rates. Coverage of travel expenses and a standard per diem will be provided by the OSCE/ODIHR, in accordance with OSCE travel policies.


Please complete the following steps in order to apply:

  • Register in the OSCE/ODIHR’s election experts database. If you have already registered, please move on to the next steps.
  • Send an email to indicating the position for which you are applying. Please note that you may apply for a maximum of two positions.
  • Attach a motivation letter and a completed application form or recent Curriculum Vitae.

The deadline for applications is 12:00 CET, 17 February 2014. Applications received after this date, as well as applications of those individuals who have not registered in the OSCE/ODIHR election expert database and who did not attach all required documents, will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The OSCE is an equal opportunity organization and encourages applications from women candidates.

Long-term and short-term observers

OSCE participating States will also be requested to second 20 long-term and 300 short-term observers. Should you wish to become a long-term or a short-term observer, please contact your respective OSCE delegation in Vienna or your Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Check the official call available HERE.

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