The incumbent is assigned to the Project Co-ordinator in Uzbekistan (PCUz) under the Office of the Head of Mission and will provide administrative and translation/interpretation support covering a wide variety of written and spoken communications in English, Russian and Uzbek languages.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
Simultaneous and interpretation tasks from/to English, Uzbek and Russian
Written translation of a wide variety of materials from English into Uzbek/Russian and Uzbek/Russian into English, including newsletters, bulletins, forms, terms of references, letters, menus, legislative documents, memoranda, notices and teaching materials;
Provides English/Uzbek/Russian simultaneous and/or consecutive translation at meetings with PCUz representatives, local authorities and project partners;
Participation at conferences and social gatherings and provision of simultaneous/consecutive English/Uzbek/Russian interpretations and interpretation of technical terminology to facilitate communications, promote understanding and develop rapport with Russian/Uzbek speaking counterparts;
Organizational and Administrative Duties
Organization of meetings and events, official visits, including booking premises, organizing transportation, logistics;
Compiles background materials and draft papers for seminars and conferences, draft as required, evaluations, analyses and justifications within the assigned area of responsibility;
Maintenance of the office record management system in close cooperation with the responsible staff member in the office of the Head of Mission;
Drafts on own initiative or under instructions correspondence, documents and reports, some of which are highly confidential;
Replaces Senior Secretary when necessary;
Performs other duties as assigned.
Appointment is normally made at step 1 of the applicable OSCE salary scale. At the discretion of the appointing authority a higher step may be approved up to a maximum of step 3 subject to specific conditions.
If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE’s online application link found under by 11 September 2019.
Only short-listed candidates will be notified. The position is open for the Uzbekistan citizens only. No consideration will be given to the late applications.
The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment, to offer an appointment at a lower grade or to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration.
The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the organization.
Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.