Call for External Consultants for OSCE/ODIHR Election Observation Mission in Macedonia

Deadline: 24 January 2016
Open to: candidates must be citizens of OSCE participating States, excluding citizens of the Republic of Macedonia
Remuneration: depend on qualifications and experience and covered travel costs


Following an official invitation to observe the early parliamentary elections scheduled for 24 April 2016 in Macedonia, based on the findings and conclusions of the Needs Assessment Mission deployed from 2-5 November 2015, and in accordance with its mandate, the OSCE/ODIHR is preparing to deploy an Election Observation Mission (EOM) for these elections. All assignments are temporarily contracted positions and their duration will be for approximately twelve weeks. Candidates should be available from the middle of February and be prepared to depart at short notice.

In this respect, the OSCE/ODIHR is currently looking for external consultants to fill the following positions:

  • Head of Mission;
  • Deputy Head of Mission;
  • Political Analyst;
  • Election Analyst;
  • Legal Analyst;
  • Media Analyst;
  • Co-ordinator of Long-Term Observers.


Candidates must be citizens of OSCE participating States, excluding citizens of the 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.

How to apply?

Please complete the following steps in order to apply:

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

Deadline for applying is 24 January 2016, 18:00 CET.

For more information please visit the official website.

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