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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), social affairs and policy 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
  • Master degree in gender related field would be a distinguished advantage


Minimum 6 years of relevant professional experience

Mission Specific Requirements


  • At least six years of experience involving gender and anti-trafficking issues and programme management experience;
  • Demonstrated command of project cycle management;
  • Professional fluency in the English, both oral and written and working knowledge of Russian and/or Tajik;
  • 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 e-mail.


  • Previous international field work experience, preferably in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), especially in Central Asia;
  • Strong management skills, including problem-solving approach;
  • 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 counteract gender-based violence and human trafficking.
Tasks and Responsibilities

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

  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 and strengthening 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. Co-ordinates activities with international organizations and NGOs on gender and anti-trafficking issues;
  13. Supervises 7 national staff members (subject to change);
  14. Performs other related duties as required.

For more detailed information on the work of the OSCE Office in Tajikistan, please see


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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