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Field Officer


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Archived vacancy details

Issued by
OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek
Vacancy number
Vacancy type
International Seconded
Field of expertise
General Staff / Monitoring Functions
Functional level
Senior professional
Number of posts
Duty station
Date of entry on duty
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:

  • Demonstrable organizational skills
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Demonstrable interpersonal skills and documented experience in negotiations
  • Depending on the field activity's mandate, significant prior experience in relevant fields such as international customs practices and procedures, law enforcement, and military observations and arms control may also be required
  • Negotiating experience, preferably in the area of monitoring operations and/or related activities
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:


  • Experience in relevant fields such as local government support, political affairs, civil society development and governance, legal affairs, human rights and/or anti-trafficking and anti-corruption
  • Prior field experience
  • Demonstrated experience in project development and/or related activities
  • Professional fluency in the English and Russian languages, both oral and written, including the ability to draft documents clearly and concisely
  • Ability to establish contact and develop confident relations with the local authorities as well as the ability to work with government officials and institutions
  • 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
  • Ability to operate windows applications, including word processing and e-mail


  • Previous international work experience and/or experience in field missions in Central Asia
  • Working knowledge of Kyrgyz/Uzbek languages
Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Head of OSCE Centre in Bishkek (CiB), Deputy Head of Centre and Senior Field Representative of the Field Office in Osh, the Field Officer:

  1. Assesses and reports on developments pertinent to the mandate of the CiB in the Batken province, including the drafting of relevant background reports, food-for-thought papers and input to the Centre's regular reporting through relevant staff;
  2. Supports Programme Managers in the identification and development of possible project activities in the Batken province;
  3. Supports the implementation, monitoring and reporting of all programmatic activities being implemented in the Batken province upon the request of relevant Programme Officers;
  4. Supports Programme Managers in ensuring the full implementation of all programmes in compliance with the OSCE's Common Regulatory Management System (CRMS) which are conducted in the Batken province;
  5. Undertakes all necessary administrative, logistic and transport responsibilities to ensure that the Field Office remains operational;
  6. Performs other related duties as required.

The OSCE is committed to achieving a better balance of women and men within the Organization. The nomination of female candidates is particularly encouraged.

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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