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Senior Information Management Officer, OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine


Requirements include, but are not limited to:

  • University degree in Information Technology, Demography, Statistics, Social Sciences or other related field(s)
  • Advanced education/certified training course in a relevant field desirable
  • Minimum 6 years of relevant, diversified and progressively responsible professional experience including at least 3 years at the management level relevant to the actual position
  • Knowledge of different data collection methodologies
  • Proven skills to analyse statistical information
  • Proven management and supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to translate planning-specifications into technical briefs for data capture and analysis, and vice versa
  • Ability to brief complex plans comprehensively, accurately and coherently
  • Negotiating experience, preferably in the area of monitoring operations and/or related activities
  • Excellent communication, presentation and team-building skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision in an environment where rapid response to emergencies is essential
  • Ability to cope with physical hardship and willingness to work extra hours and in an environment with limited infrastructure; proven resilience to high stress environments
  • Experience in working in Eastern Europe and/or knowledge of the region (desired)
  • Experience in working with international organizations (desired)
  • Working knowledge of the Ukrainian and/or Russian language(s) (desired)

Tasks and Responsibilities

Initial duration of appointment/assignment for this post is until 31 March 2016, subject to a subsequent OSCE Permanent Council Decision to extend the mandate of the Mission.

Potential applicants should be aware that this is a non-family posting.

If applicable, deployment is subject to attendance to and successful completion of pre-deployment training and assessment.

Under the direct supervision of the Chief of Staff, the Senior Information Management Officer:

  1. Manages the team within the Information Management Cell (IMC) composed of four international mission members working on operational data management, information management, geographical information management, and related areas;
  2. Designs and implements a Mission-specific Information Management strategy;
  3. Oversees the development and dissemination of tools for information management in field operations;
  4. Oversees the definition and dissemination of standards for operational data collection;
  5. Provides advice on the development of plans, ensuring coherence with the Mission's overall strategic direction;
  6. Operationalizes mission-specific common data standards and promote them with field locations;
  7. Co-ordinates closely with relevant departments/units in the Special Monitoring Mission Headquarter (SMM HQ) and field locations to determine necessary operational and logistics support requirements;
  8. Travels frequently within Ukraine including the Eastern Oblasts;
  9. Performs other duties as assigned.

PAE Government Services, under contract for the U.S. Department of State, is seeking applications from well-qualified U.S. citizens for the following positions within the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE):

Senior Information Management Officer
Level: Middle Management

Area of Expertise: General Staff/Monitoring

Vacancy number: VNSMUS00312

Duty station: Kyiv, Ukraine

Apply by: September 18

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In order to receive full consideration, interested parties should create an online application and enter the relevant vacancy number at: by**September 18**. Only finalists will be contacted. PAE-REACT will interview short-listed candidates in order to make nominations by the OSCE deadline.

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.

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  • Organization: OSCE - Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
  • Location: Kiev
  • Grade: Mid/Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Accounting (Audit, Controlling)
    • Management, Administration and Finance
    • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Closing Date: 2015-09-18

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