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Institution Building Officer


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Archived vacancy details

Issued by
OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek
Vacancy number
Vacancy type
International Seconded
Field of expertise
Political Affairs
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:


  • University education in international studies, public policy, political science or law or related fields
  • Diplomatic experience or experience working in political affairs with international organizations or governments
  • Experience in preparing analytical reports
  • Excellent communication and drafting skills
  • Knowledge of regional political history and developments
  • Diplomatic and negotiating skills
  • Some knowledge of the OSCE principles and commitments
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 with political monitoring and reporting
  • Experience in liaising with governmental and non-governmental organizations
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and with limited time frames
  • Cultural sensitivity and judgement
  • Professional fluency in the English language and the ability to draft reports clearly and concisely
  • Working knowledge of the Russian language
  • Experience in identifying potential relevant programmes and projects and manage their subsequent implementation, monitoring and reporting
  • 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



  • Experience of working with international organizations or NGOs in the development and delivery of institution building programmes
  • Extensive knowledge of regional political developments and issues related to democratisation matters in Central Asia
  • Working knowledge of the Kyrgyz language
  • Experience in negotiation/mediation
  • Previous experience in the region
Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Senior Political Officer, the incumbent:

  1. Establishes contacts and frequently liaises with relevant structures including Parliament, political parties (Parliamentary and extra-Parliamentary), civil society (including relevant non-governmental organizations), and international partners on the ground;
  2. Initiates, develops, implements and monitors activities and projects related to building the capacity of Parliament, political parties, and enhancing the participation of women and youth in political life;
  3. Monitors, analyzes and reports on developments related to the aforementioned fields, as well as political developments in the country more generally;
  4. Prepares detailed schedules of project implementation, briefings, presentations in regard to the programme/projects in the area of responsibility;
  5. Monitors and assesses the process of implementation of programme/projects;
  6. Identifies problems and shortcomings in the current dimensional activities and recommends possible solutions and improvements;
  7. Assists in arranging OSCE regional events, inter alia, regional seminars and visits to the area by OSCE delegations, as well as other events with OSCE participation;
  8. Liaises closely with relevant OSCE units and Institutions (including in the Secretariat, OSCE/ODIHR, and the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly);
  9. Performs other 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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