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Environmental Officer


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Archived vacancy details

Issued by
OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe
Vacancy number
Vacancy type
International Seconded
Field of expertise
Economic and Environmental Affairs
Functional level
Senior professional
Number of posts
Duty station
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:


Advanced degree in a relevant field


Minimum 6 years of relevant professional experience

Mission Specific Requirements

Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:


  • Proven experience in environmental development and protection
  • Ability to interact with a diversity of interlocutors (i.e. communities, local institutions, national and international partners, etc.)
  • Proven ability to plan, co-ordinate and monitor own work and that of others
  • Experience in conducting field monitoring and evaluation of project activities
  • Experience with project management
  • Ability to produce analytical reports, including previous international work experience in the preparation of comprehensive reports and analysis
  • Previous experience of working in a programmatic/strategic planning role
  • Professional fluency in the English language and the ability to draft documents clearly and concisely
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to work as a member of a team, with people of different cultural and religious background, different gender, and diverse political views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity
  • Ability to operate windows applications, including word processing and e-mail


  • Experience of working in the Central Asia region and/or knowledge of the region
  • Working knowledge of the Russian and/or Tajik languages
  • Previous work experience preferably in an international environmental or within operational Mission
Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Head of Economic and Environmental Department, the Environmental Officer:

  1. Plans, develops and implements environmental program activities
  2. Works closely with government institutions and with civil society to address environmental threats to security, to promote international environmental conventions and standards and to support Tajikistan in improving its legislation and governance with regard to environmental affairs;
  3. Follows developments in Tajikistan and the wider region that relate to the environment, and contributes to the Office's reporting on environmental affairs;
  4. Fosters discussion within the OSCE on environmental challenges, their causes and potential consequences;
  5. Co-ordinates with other international organizations and agencies on environmental initiatives;
  6. Facilitates contacts and promotes information exchange on these issues with local authorities, universities, research institutions and NGOs;
  7. Assists in arranging OSCE regional events, regional seminars and visits to the area by OSCE delegations, as well as other events with OSCE participation;
  8. Supervises 1-2 national staff;
  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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