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Training Assistant (G5)


  • Organization: OSCE - Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
  • Location: Ashgabat
  • Grade: G-5, General Service - No need for Higher Education - Locally recruited position
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
    • Education, Learning and Training
  • Closing Date: 2022-06-03

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The incumbent will work under the supervision of the National Project Officer. The primary responsibility of the incumbent is to provide organizational and technical support to the international experts facilitating the training events.  

Tasks and Responsibilities:


Under the overall supervision of the National Project Officer of the Centre’s Extra-Budgetary Project “Strengthening Border Service Capacities in Turkmenistan” (Project No. 5200435) and in close co-operation with the Fund Administration Unit (FAU), the successful candidate will be tasked with the following duties:


  1. Deal effectively and efficiently with ongoing issues, to organize the work at the military and non-military training sites during the whole period of training courses
  2. Inform the National Project Officer of the items needed for the smooth running of the training at the training site as well as taking notes of the services delivered during the training events e.g. catering services for the participants, monitoring and evaluation forms, payment forms, distribution of training equipment, etc.   
  3. Take notes as an additional supporting document in making payments to the service providers and monitoring and evaluation filing for project-related reports. 
  4. Maintain the knowledge based systematic project documentation under direct guidance of the National Project Officer and assist in improving the M&E of all training events and contribute to writing monthly and quarterly reports where necessary.  


For more detailed information on the structure and work of the «OSCE Centre in Ashgabat», please see: «»

Necessary Qualifications:


  • Minimum four years of work experience in office administration, or project management, preferably with an international organization.
  • Computer literate with practical experience using Microsoft applications.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English, and local languages. 
  • Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, and an ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities;
  • Ability and willingness to work as a member of team, with people of different cultural, and religious backgrounds, different gender, and diverse political views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity;
  • Computer literate with practical experience using Microsoft applications.


Remuneration Package:


Monthly remuneration, subject to social security deduction, is EUR 991 (12 times a year). OSCE salaries are exempt from taxation in Turkmenistan. Social benefits will include possibility of participation in the Cigna medical insurance scheme and the OSCE Provident Fund.


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 Turkmenistan, 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, tickets).


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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