18 July 2019
- 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)
General Minimum Requirements
The general minimum requirements for working with the OSCE are:
Excellent physical condition
Possession of a valid automobile driving license and ability to drive using manual transmission
Ability to cope with physical hardship and willingness to work extra hours and in an environment with limited infrastructure
Field of Expertise Requirements
The general minimum requirements for working in this field of expertise are:
Diplomatic experience or experience working in political affairs with international organizations or governments
Experience in preparing analytical reports
Excellent communication and drafting skills
Knowledge of regional political history and developments
Diplomatic and negotiating skills
Some knowledge of the OSCE principles and commitments
Level of Professional Competence Requirements
Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:
Second-level university degree in political sciences, international relations, public or international law, or another related field; a first-level university degree in combination with three years of additional qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the second-level university degree
Minimum 10 years relevant, diversified and progressively responsible professional experience including at least 5 years at the management level relevant to the actual position
Mission Specific Requirements
Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:
Strong management skills, including strategic planning, budgeting, results-based programme management and project management, personnel/logistics, administrative and financial matters;
Strong leadership in a multi-cultural environment, including mentoring and interpersonal skills, ability to establish effective working relationships with all programme staff, with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds and diverse political views, while maintaining strict impartiality and objectivity;
Ability to establish, maintain and promote effective working relationships with state officials (at the national and local level), diplomatic corps and international organizations, civil society, whilst maintaining strict impartiality and objectivity;
Professional fluency in English and Russian, both oral and written;
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely;
Practical experience in the areas covered by the mandate of the OSCE POiB in the politico-military, economic and environmental as well as human dimension of security;
Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and within limited timeframes, as well as the ability to solve problems effectively and efficiently;
Cultural sensitivity and judgment;
Ability to operate windows applications, including word processing and e-mail.
Previous international work experience and/or experience in field missions.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Head of Programme Office (HoPO), as the incumbent of the job of Deputy Head of Programme Office, you will perform the following specific responsibilities:
Assisting the Head of Programme Office in the management of the OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek;
Replacing the HoPO in his/her absence;
Co-ordinating and monitoring the activities of the separate departments within the Programme Office, utilizing relevant managements tools (budget cycle, project management, activity planning);
Managing the work of the Office of Head of the Programme Office and overseeing the Office's safety and security, Human Resources activities, and training activities and policy;
Assisting in the co-ordination of the Mission activities with the Government, international organizations, OSCE Institutions and the civil society;
Supervising legal and media programme activities of the Programme Office;
Overseeing the preparation of monthly and spot reports, and providing input into documents;
Assisting in arranging relevant OSCE events and seminars;
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.
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