20 January 2019
- 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)
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:
Second-level university degree 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:
Second-level university 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/or anti-trafficking issues, including demonstrated programme and project management experience;
Leadership and management skills, including on strategic planning, as well as on issues related to public communication, budgeting, human resources, administrative and financial matters;
Professional fluency in the English, both oral and written;
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;
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;
Working knowledge of Russian and/or Tajik.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Head of the Human Dimension Department, the Gender and Anti-Trafficking Officer will be:
Gathering and analysing information on the status of gender equality and anti-trafficking issues throughout the country, with a focus on women's rights, women’s political participation, gender-based violence and trafficking in human beings, providing recommendations on the direction of the Office’s programmatic efforts on these issues;
Establishing, maintaining and promoting effective working relationships with state officials (at the national and local level), diplomatic corps and international organizations, civil society and political parties as well as with all departments throughout the Mission and relevant OSCE structures (including OSCE Secretariat, ODIHR);
Contributing to the preparation of annual planning and budgeting documents (Programme Outline, Unified Budget, Programme Budget Performance Report);
Managing the day-to-day operations of the Gender and Anti-Trafficking Unit, including the development, implementation, controlling and evaluation of projects on gender equality, anti-trafficking and women’s political participation;
Managing the day-to-day operations of the extra-budgetary project “Supporting and strengthening the Women´s Resource Centers in Tajikistan – Phase 2, 2018-2020”;
Co-ordinating and reporting on the implementation of the OSCE Gender Action Plan and OSCE Action Plan to Combat Trafficking in Human Beings;
Assisting in arranging OSCE regional events, seminars and visits to the area by OSCE delegations, as well as other events with OSCE participation;
Working closely with the politico-military department to ensure that gender issues are streamlined into the police reform process;
Supporting public communication and media initiatives to raise public awareness of gender and anti-trafficking issues;
Advising and providing inputs on substantial reports and other publications related to gender and anti-trafficking in both English and Russian languages;
Advising on mainstreaming gender issues in programming mission-wide, including supporting the Deputy Head in the development, implementation and evaluation of the Office’s gender Strategy;
Supporting the Office’s Human Resources Unit in mainstreaming gender equality in recruitment processes;
Preparing regular and periodic activity reports;
Co-ordinating activities with international organizations and NGOs on gender and anti-trafficking issues and proactively seeks new partners for the OSCE’s work on gender and anti-trafficking issues in Tajikistan;
The OSCE is committed to achieving a better balance of women and men within the Organization. The nomination of female candidates is particularly encouraged. Please note that nationals or permanent residents of the country of the duty station are not eligible to apply.
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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