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Gender and Anti-Trafficking Officer


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Archived vacancy details

Issued by
OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe
Vacancy number
Vacancy type
International Seconded
Field of expertise
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 political sciences, social sciences, international relations, public policy, law or equivalent professional experience
  • Work experience in either public administration, relevant international organizations, civic associations (including NGOs), political parties/affairs, or economic and political development
  • Demonstrable organizational, communication, analytical and interpersonal 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


  • At least four years of experience involving gender and anti-trafficking issues and programme management experience;
  • Demonstrated command of project cycle management;
  • Professional fluency in the English language, both oral and written;
  • Working knowledge of Russian and/or Tajik languages;
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to work with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds, different gender and diverse political views while maintaining impartiality and objectivity;
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and with limited time frames;
  • Good organizational skills;
  • Ability to operate windows applications, including word processing and email.


  • Previous international field work experience, preferably in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), especially in Central Asia;
  • Strong management skills;
  • Reporting and briefing skills;
  • Knowledge of the regional political situation and the legal system of the mission area;
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills;
  • Work experience in helping the Government establish or improve structures to combat human trafficking and gender-based violence.
Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Head of the Human Dimension Department, the Gender and Anti -Trafficking Officer:

  1. Gathers and analyses information on the status of gender and anti-trafficking issues throughout the country, with a focus on women's access to rights, gender-based violence and trafficking in human beings, while providing recommendations on the direction of the Office¿s efforts on these issues;
  2. Co-ordinates and reports on the implementation of the OSCE Gender Action Plan and OSCE Action Plan to Combat Trafficking in Human Beings;
  3. Develops the annual budget proposals for the Gender and Anti-Trafficking programmes, manages the day-to-day operations of the Gender and Anti-Trafficking Unit, establishes priorities within the Mission's mandate and in accordance with local authorities, and manages the Gender and Anti-Trafficking Units, including staff and resources;
  4. Manages the day-to-day operations of the extra-budgetary project ¿Supporting the Women´s Resource Centers in Tajikistan 2011-2017¿;
  5. Assists in arranging OSCE regional events, seminars and visits to the area by OSCE delegations, as well as other events with OSCE participation;
  6. Works closely with the Politico-Military department, to ensure that gender issues are streamlined into the Police Reform Process;
  7. Supports media initiatives that would raise public awareness of gender and anti-trafficking issues;
  8. Advises and provides inputs on substantial reports and other publications related to gender and anti-trafficking in both English and Russian languages;
  9. Advises on mainstreaming gender issues in programming mission-wide;
  10. Liaises with the Human Resources Unit in mainstreaming gender concerns in the recruitment process;
  11. Prepares regular and periodic activity reports;
  12. Coordinates activities with international organizations and NGOs on gender and anti-trafficking issues;
  13. Supervises 5 national staff members;
  14. 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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