5 February 2019
- 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)
The OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe is looking for highly qualified, motivated and experienced candidate for the position of Mine Action Programme Assistant.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of De-mining Officer, the incumbent performs the following duties:
Drafts project proposals and supports monitoring of project implementation by following phases, expenditures, ensuring deadlines are met, following up with donors;
Keeps track of the progress of various programmatic components within the OSCE internal administrative, financial and reporting online systems. Ensures that deadlines are met;
Drafts financial and programmatic reports based on reports by implementing partners as well as monitoring visits to the project sites;
Drafts all relevant financial and administrative documents, including contracts with implementing partners;
Briefs Demining officer on a weekly basis on the above points and carries out relevant instructions;
Drafts Programme inputs for the Office’s Activity Report and other regular reporting;
Maintains a database relevant to the programme, including project information, background information, partner and other relevant interlocutors’ information;
Briefs international partner organizations and NGOs on the work of the Office in regards to demining activities;
Attends and briefs subsequently on relevant meetings, roundtables, workshops, conferences and other events, organized by other organizations;
Organizes close cooperation with Ministry of defense, Border troops, Tajikistan National Mine Action Centre and other relevant authorities;
Liaises as Project focal point with Governmental and local authorities in the field of Mine Action and project implementation;
Monitors project implementation in the field and provides relevant reporting;
When required, interprets and / or translates in Tajik/Russian languages;
Organizes relevant meetings, workshops and conferences. Prepares agendas and coordinating participation. Takes, writes, and distributes notes of these meetings;
Maintains and develops contacts with governmental institutions, parliament, local authorities, NGOs, academic and research institutions in order to receive latest information on Mine Action developments;
Carries out all administrative support in assistance to the Demining Officer such as Travel and Visa Admin;
Performs other relevant work as required.
Completion of secondary education , preferably in military engineering / EOD / Mine Action, supplemented by formal studies/courses in administration and Mine Action;
Minimum of 4 years of working experience in the field of security, military, Mine Action (humanitarian demining) or other relevant fields;
Possession of the formal EOD/C-IED/Humanitarian demining courses is an advantage;
Experience and knowledge of Mine Action (preferably humanitarian demining, land release, non-technical and technical survey, quality management, etc.) with established analytical skills (ability to produce background reports, conduct independent research), communication skills (establish and maintain contact with governmental officials, NGOs), organizational skills;
Knowledge of the Tajik Government system and ability to co-operate closely with relevant Mine Action agencies (Commission of implementation humanitarian law, Tajikistan National Mine Action Centre, NGO’s, etc.) is an advantage;
Computer literate with practical experience in Windows and Microsoft applications;
Excellent written and oral communication skills in English, Russian and Tajik languages;
Ability to frequent travel inside Tajikistan in order to monitor the Project implementation with presenting relevant reports;
Ability to work with people of different nationalities, religion and cultural backgrounds;
Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, and an ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities.
Commitment: Actively contributes to achieving organizational goals
Diversity: Respects others and values their diverse perspectives and contributions
Integrity: Acts in a manner consistent with the Organization’s core values and organizational principles
Accountability: Takes responsibility for own action and delegated work
Communication: Actively works to achieve clear and transparent communication with colleagues and with stakeholders of the Organization
Collaboration: Works effectively with others on common goals and fosters a positive, trust-based working environment
Planning: Works towards the achievement of goals in a structured and measured manner
Analysis and decision-making: Analyses available information, draws well-founded conclusions and takes appropriate decisions
Initiative-taking: Proposes and initiates new ideas, activities and projects
Flexibility: Responds positively and effectively to changing circumstances
Managerial competencies (for positions with managerial responsibilities)
Leadership: Provides a clear sense of direction, builds trust and creates an enabling environment
Strategic thinking: Identifies goals that advance the organizational agenda and develops plans for achieving them
Managing performance: Helps to maximize team performance by providing active feedback and skill development opportunities
Monthly remuneration, subject to social security deductions, is 751.50 EUR. Social benefits will include participation in the medical insurance scheme and the OSCE Provident Fund.
Appointments are 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.
How To Apply
If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE's online application link found under http://www.osce.org/employment/. ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED, offline applications received by email, post etc. will not be accepted. Please note that the vacancy is open for competition only amongst nationals of Tajikistan.
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.
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