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Economic and Environmental Officer

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Issued by
OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek
Vacancy number
VNKYRS00637
Vacancy type
International Seconded
Field of expertise
Economic and Environmental Affairs
Functional level
Senior professional
Number of posts
1
Duty station
Bishkek
Deadline
Date of issue
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:

  • University education in economics, regional planning and development, environmental studies or related fields, or equivalent professional experience in such areas
  • Work experience in the fields of economics, business development, regional planning and development or environmental development and protection
  • Experience working with developing or transitional economies
  • Communication, interpersonal and analytical skills
 
 
 
 
Level of Professional Competence Requirements

Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:

Education:

Advanced degree in a relevant field

Experience:

Minimum 6 years of relevant professional experience

 
 
 
 
Mission Specific Requirements

Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:

Mandatory:

  • Project management experience, including development, implementation and monitoring, preferably of economic and environmental governance project activities
  • Sound ability to establish contacts and develop confident relations with civil society, as well as the ability to work with government officials and institutions
  • Strong analytical, organizational, communication and interpersonal skills; and ability to compile and analyze relevant information
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Cultural sensitivity and judgment
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to work as a member of a team, with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds, different gender, and diverse political views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity
  • Previous international experience, preferably within operational missions and in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), especially in Central Asia
  • Experience in the field of governance (e.g. anti-corruption, anti-money laundering and terrorist financing, and regulatory analysis) and public procurement issues
  • Professional fluency in English and Russian, both oral and written
  • Knowledge of OSCE principles and commitments
  • Ability to operate Windows applications, including word processing and e-mail
 
 
 
 
Tasks and Responsibilities

The Economic and Environmental Officer is responsible for the implementation, monitoring, controlling and evaluation of the economic and environmental governance programme in northern Kyrgyzstan. The incumbent is responsible for maintaining an overview of economic and environmental governance developments in the country, with a focus on northern Kyrgyzstan. Under the direct supervision of the Senior Economic and Environmental Officer, the Economic and Environmental Officer:

  1. Assesses and reports on economic and environmental governance issues, in particular those related to northern Kyrgyzstan, including through the drafting of relevant analytical background reports, weekly situational updates, food-for-thought papers and input to the Centre's regular and thematic reporting;
  2. Contributes to developing the strategy and necessary resources for the economic and environmental governance programme through the programme budgeting process;
  3. Contributes to the development, co-ordination and implementation of economic and environmental governance projects, in particular those related to northern Kyrgyzstan;
  4. Supports the Senior Economic and Environmental Officer in ensuring the full implementation of the economic and environmental governance programme in compliance with the OSCE's Common Regulatory Management System (CRMS);
  5. Ensures all projects in the economic and environmental governance programme are adequately monitored, controlled and reported on, particularly those implemented in the north of Kyrgyzstan;
  6. Identifies local and international stakeholders relevant for the fulfilment of the programme and maintains regular communication with them;
  7. As requested by the Senior Economic and Environmental Officer, represents the OSCE and the Centre in Bishkek on advocating for the fulfilment of economic and environmental commitments to external audiences;
  8. Supervises the work of one Senior Programme Assistant;
  9. Performs other duties as required.
 
 
 
 

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.

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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