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  • Organization: OSCE - Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
  • Location: Bishkek
  • Grade: G-2, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Security and Safety
  • Closing Date: 2022-05-31

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Under the general supervision of the OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek (POiB) National Security Officer (NP1) and direct supervision of the Senior Security Guard, an incumbent safeguards staff, visitors and property of the Mission.

*Please note that this vacancy notice is subject to budget approval.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

Under the overall supervision of the National Security Officer (NP1) and direct supervision of the Senior Security Guard the successful candidate will be tasked with the following duties:

  • Performs the tasks related to ensuring the security and protection of persons and property at the Office;
  • Watches/monitors permanently the premises of the Office;
  • Ensures the operation of security video-surveillance system, security alarm system, fire alarm system, generator, as well as office heating system;
  • Receives and delivers the pouch, follows simple building maintenance problems;
  • Performs additional duties when required upon approval of National Security Officer.

For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek, please see:

Necessary Qualifications:

  • Completed secondary education, trainings related to the position;
  • Minimum two years of military/police service or two years of related work experience as a security guard preferably in international organizations;
  • Knowledge of basic security methods and practices to perform the limited intervention assignments. Knowledge of security and safety regulations, procedures and methods;
  • Basic knowledge of firefighting and defensive actions;
  • Ability to work with people of different nationality, religion and cultural background;
  • Ability to communicate effectively and with tact;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in Russian and Kyrgyz, working knowledge of English is an asset;
  • Computer skills/Basic knowledge of Microsoft package is an advantage;
  • Capability of handling a stressful situation;
  • Ability to work irregular (extra) hours;
  • Physical fitness and driver's license;
  • Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, and an ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities.


Remuneration Package:

Monthly remuneration, subject to social security deductions is 584.5 Euro/month. Social benefits will include Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe participation in the Cigna medical insurance scheme and the OSCE Provident Fund. Appointments are normally made at step 1 of the applicable OSCE salary scale.


If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE's online application link found under


The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise/re-post the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment at a lower grade or to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration. 


Only those candidates who are selected to participate in the subsequent stages of recruitment will be contacted.


Please note that vacancies in the OSCE are open for competition only amongst nationals of participating States, please see


The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the Organization.


Candidates should be aware that OSCE officials shall conduct themselves at all times in a manner befitting the status of an international civil servant. This includes avoiding any action which may adversely reflect on the integrity, independence and impartiality of their position and function as officials of the OSCE. The OSCE is committed to applying the highest ethical standards in carrying out its mandate. For more information on the values set out in OSCE Competency Model, please see


Please note that for this position the OSCE does not reimburse expenses such as travel in connection with interviews, tests, visas and relocation.


Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.

Additional Information
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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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