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Human Dimension Officer

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Issued by
OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek
Vacancy number
VNKYRS00438
Vacancy type
International Seconded
Field of expertise
Human Rights
Functional level
Senior professional
Number of posts
1
Duty station
Bishkek
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:

  • University education in political sciences, international relations, public policy, law, international human rights law or other human rights related fields
  • Experience working with human rights, minority or gender issues
  • Demonstrable organizational, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in drafting reports
 
 
 
 
Level of Professional Competence Requirements

Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:

Education:

Advanced degree in a relevant field

Experience:

Minimum 6 years of relevant professional experience

 
 
 
 
Mission Specific Requirements

Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:

Mandatory:

  • Previous working experience in the field of human rights and rule of law, including monitoring, analyzing and reporting on the relevant legislation and issues of human rights and fundamental freedoms
  • Excellent drafting, analytical and communication skills
  • Experience of liaising with representatives of governmental and non-governmental structures
  • Knowledge of international human rights standards and OSCE human dimension commitments, as well as mechanisms of implementation
  • Ability to identify and analyze emerging human rights problems and propose solutions
  • Solid experience in project management and development
  • Professional fluency in the English language, both oral and written and the ability to report clearly and concisely
  • Working knowledge of the Russian language
  • Excellent communication and drafting skills
  • 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
  • Tact and diplomacy in dealing with senior officials, government representatives, non governmental organizations as well as the local population
  • Ability to operate windows applications, including word processing and e-mail
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and with limited time frames.

Desirable:

  • Experience of working in the CIS, particularly in Central Asia, and/or knowledge of the region
  • Experience of working in international organizations, operational missions or governments
 
 
 
 
Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the general direction and supervision of the Head of the OSCE Centre in Bishkek and the immediate supervision of the Senior Human Dimension Officer, the incumbent performs the following duties:

  1. Monitors, analyzes, advises and reports on the situation with human rights and fundamental freedoms, including in the area of elections, civil and political rights, fight against trafficking in human beings, gender mainstreaming;
  2. Participates in developing, co-ordinating, implementing and monitoring the Centre¿s Human Dimension projects in response to the identified needs and priorities;
  3. Establishes and maintains contacts with and between national authorities, NGOs, universities and research institutions as well as with international organizations and other field operations on human rights-related issues;
  4. Develops cross-dimensional human rights approach for the Centre¿s projects to address human rights and fundamental freedom issues and conducts human rights mainstreaming into its activities;
  5. Provides assistance in arranging OSCE regional events, inter alia, regional seminars and visit to the area by OSCE delegations, as well as other events with OSCE participation;
  6. Ensures co-ordination of activities with OSCE institutions, especially with the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), and external partners;
  7. 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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