Following an official invitation to observe the parliamentary elections in the Republic of Belarus, scheduled for 11 September 2016, and in accordance with its mandate, the OSCE/ODIHR is preparing to deploy an Election Observation Mission (EOM) for these elections.

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


All assignments are temporarily contracted positions and their duration will be for approximately eight weeks. Candidates should be available from the end of July 2016 and be prepared to depart on short notice. Candidates must be citizens of OSCE participating States, excluding citizens of the Republic of Belarus. For more information about the responsibilities and requirements of each post, please read the terms of reference in the “Overview of Core Team Positions”, under the links below.

Please complete the following steps in order to apply:

1. Register in the OSCE/ODIHR’s election experts database.

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.

The deadline for applications is 12.00 CET, 20 July 2016.

For more information cilck here.