|General Minimum Requirements|
The general minimum requirements for working with the OSCE are:
|Field of Expertise Requirements|
The general minimum requirements for working in this field of expertise are:
|Level of Professional Competence Requirements|
Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:
Second-level university degree in one or more of the following fields: international relations, international law, military affairs, project management, economics, disaster risk reduction or related field, or equivalent documented professional experience in such areas
Minimum 6 years of relevant professional experience
|Mission Specific Requirements|
Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:
|Tasks and Responsibilities|
Please note that this is an extra-budgetary post and initial appointment will be for one year. Further extension of the post is subject to availability of Extra-Budgetary funds.
The OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe (POiD) promotes the implementation of OSCE principles and commitments. With special emphasis on the regional context, it assists Tajikistan in tackling problems and threats to security, supports conflict prevention and crisis management measures. As such, it works in areas such as border management, police reform, counter-terrorism and small arms and light weapons stockpiling and storage. The Programme Office supports the development of the rule of law and democratic political institutions and processes, including the respect for human rights.
Under the direct supervision of the Countering Security Threats Officer and second-level supervision of the Head of Political Military Department, should you be selected for the Programme Officer position, you will be responsible for the following duties:
1. Holding responsibility for full project cycle management of extra budgetary project in Tajikistan and Central Asia under the extra-budgetary project "Integrated Cooperation on Explosive Hazards Programme";
2. Developing next phases of extra budgetary projects;
3. Working closely with all stakeholders involved in Arms Control and Mine Action to identify and address strategic issues facing Tajikistan and Central Asia in the implementation of its national and international commitments;
4. Overseeing all relevant financial and administrative documents with approval of direct supervisor, co-ordinating the work related to procurement of goods and services including contracts with consultants and partners according to the OSCE requirements, rules and regulations;
5. Providing regular reports, periodical analytical reports and briefings for donors and management;
6. Preparing briefing material for internal and external use, providing practical technical advice and guidance;
7. Conducting trainings and capacity building development and co-ordination of national counterparts;
8. Advising senior management on issues in accordance with the mission mandate as well as providing technical advice on strategic planning in relation to the programmatic areas;
9. Establishing, developing and maintaining regional co-operation and exchange within Central Asia stakeholders involved in Arms Control and Mine Action;
10. Preparing written communication (briefing notes, memos and presentations) to provide senior management with background and context on the objectives of Arms Control and Mine Action projects and strategic planning process;
11. Monitoring, evaluation and providing on-going support to the process of nationalization of Tajikistan Arms Control and Mine Action Programme, especially through identifying and addressing capacity building needs among managerial and programmatic staff;
12. Contributing to the reporting and to periodical analytical reports of the Department;
13. Supervising two National Professionals and three General Service staff;
14. Performing other duties as required.
For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe, please see: http://www.osce.org/programme-office-in-dushanbe
The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages the nomination of qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious, ethnic and social backgrounds. Please note that nationals or permanent residents of the country of the duty station are not eligible to apply.
Candidates should, prior to applying, verify with their respective nominating authority to which extent financial remuneration and/or benefit packages will be offered.
Please apply to your relevant authorities several days prior to the deadline expiration to ensure timely processing of your application. Delayed nominations will not be considered.