22 August 2018
- 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)
The OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe is looking for highly qualified, motivated and experienced Tajik professionals for the position of Assistant to Head, Economic and Environmental Department.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Under direct supervision of the Head, Economic and Environmental Department the incumbent supports in the strategic and day-to-day management of the Department.
Supports the Head of the Economic and Environmental Department with the administrative aspects of management and strategic planning;
Makes arrangements for the Head of the Economic and Environmental Department’s travels;
Performs interpretation and written translation whenever required in English, Russian and Tajik;
Maintains availability of refreshments for visitors, stationery, furniture, office equipment etc in the office of Head of the Economic and Environmental Department;
Supports Head of the Economic and Environmental Department in communicating with the Department’s Units with regard to deadlines and tasks assigned by Head of the Economic and Environmental Department to Units;
Supports Head of the Economic and Environmental Department in communicating with other POiD Units at the appropriate level and with external interlocutors;
Reserves conference rooms, arranges meeting appointments as instructed by Head of the Economic and Environmental Department, takes minutes during meetings;
Maintains an overview of internal and external events and meetings involving EED staff.
Collects, systematizes, files and information and analysis on current economic, social, environmental and security-related affairs in Tajikistan and the region in support of Head of the Economic and Environmental Department ’s programmatic and reporting responsibilities;
Monitors media on Tajik and Central Asian affairs in English, Russian and Tajik, according to the priorities set by Head of the Economic and Environmental Department;
Archives media reports and other types of reports on Tajik and Central Asian economic, social and environmental affairs in a reference library – completes with references to sources - for easy access by Head of the Economic and Environmental Department;
Archives meeting minutes and external correspondence as instructed by Head of the Economic and Environmental Department;
As instructed by Head of the Economic and Environmental Department, compiles and drafts written reports and PowerPoint presentations on the basis of archived material;
Other duties as requested by Head of the Economic and Environmental Department, including backstopping for other assistants within EED, whenever instructed.
Secondary education supplemented by formal studies in political science, international relations, economic, environmental, legal, media or similar education at University level (preferably a Master’s degree) is required;
A minimum of 4 years work experience from international organizations, research institutions, government agencies, civil society organizations or media is desirable;
Excellent written and oral communication skills in English, Russian and Tajik languages;
The ability to organize and file data and information;
Attention to detail and a high level of personal discipline;
Good inter-personal and networking skills are essential;
Excellent drafting skills in English and Russian are highly desirable;
Technical skills with graphic layout and the use of computer presentation software (Excel, PowerPoint etc) are desirable;
Ability to travel inside Tajikistan to maintain contacts with EED implementing partner staff is desirable;
Good personal network in official Tajikistan abroad would be major assets;
Ability to work with people of different nationalities, religions and cultural backgrounds.
Commitment: Actively contributes to achieving organizational goals
Diversity: Respects others and values their diverse perspectives and contributions
Integrity: Acts in a manner consistent with the Organization’s core values and organizational principles
Accountability: Takes responsibility for own action and delegated work
Communication: Actively works to achieve clear and transparent communication with colleagues and with stakeholders of the Organization
Collaboration: Works effectively with others on common goals and fosters a positive, trust-based working environment
Planning: Works towards the achievement of goals in a structured and measured manner
Analysis and decision-making: Analyses available information, draws well-founded conclusions and takes appropriate decisions
Initiative-taking: Proposes and initiates new ideas, activities and projects
Flexibility: Responds positively and effectively to changing circumstances
Managerial competencies (for positions with managerial responsibilities)
Leadership: Provides a clear sense of direction, builds trust and creates an enabling environment
Strategic thinking: Identifies goals that advance the organizational agenda and develops plans for achieving them
Managing performance: Helps to maximize team performance by providing active feedback and skill development opportunities
Monthly remuneration, subject to social security deductions, is 751.50 EUR. Social benefits will include participation in the medical insurance scheme and the OSCE Provident Fund.
How To Apply
If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE's online application link found under https://jobs.osce.org/. ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED, offline applications received by email, post etc. will not be accepted. Please note that the vacancy is open for competition only amongst nationals of Tajikistan.
The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise 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.
The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the organization.
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