IS Marietta SamacThe Chief of Administration and Finance serves as a member of the senior management team. Under the overall supervision of the Deputy Secretary General and the Secretary General, the Chief of Administration and Finance is responsible for the overall planning and management of administration, finance, human resources and procurement, including ensuring the implementation of effective management principles and that human and material resources are administered in accordance with the OSCE PA Financial and Staff Regulations. Marieta Samac:

  • Plans, directs and co-ordinates the work of the budget, payments and accounting functions, and formulates and implements appropriate control procedures and systems to safeguard OSCE PA resources, ensuring accountability at all levels; takes overall responsibility for risk assessment;
  • Plans, integrates and co-ordinates human resource management, including: supervising the recruitment, placement, training and personnel administration and performance management of staff; directing the management of the International Secretariat post table; and supervising staff welfare, staff development and training activities;
  • Manages general support functions, including procurement; co-ordinates with the ICT team regarding the optimal performance and technical maintenance of all internal and external information technology and communications/telecommunications systems; co-ordinates with the documents and records management team the handling, disposal and archiving of documents;
  • Performs other tasks as assigned such as liaising with the local authorities on matters related to the status of international and local staff in the host country.

Samac joined the International Secretariat in October 2017. Prior to joining the PA, Samac worked more than ten years for the OSCE and the International Atomic Energy Agency in their finance departments. She graduated from CDI College, Toronto, Canada and University for Business and Finance Studies in Belgrade, Serbia. Working languages: English and Serbian.