24 August 2020
- 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)
In line with its activities related to e-governance and Trade Facilitation and as a follow-up activity from 2018 and 2019, the OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe (POiD) intends to support the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Republic of Tajikistan (MEDT) in improving the Tajikistan’s Trade portal of the Coordination Committee for the Simplification of Trade procedures. The Trade Portal’s launch took place in April 2019 and is available for the public. This tool is aimed to facilitate trade and investment operations for foreign and domestic representatives of private sector. The electronic tool allows publishing detailed online information on trade procedures in Tajikistan. Procedures will be described step-by-step and show all relevant contacts, forms, requirements, costs, duration, ways of recourse and legal basis. The activity will be implemented for the period of August-December 2020 and includes provision of support to the MEDT by the POiD through hiring one National expert to expend and improve the existing platform by updating and adding the necessary information into the portal.
The OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe therefore requires the services of the National consultant to support the MEDT to expend and improve the existing Tajikistan’s Trade Portal by updating and adding the necessary information into the portal for the period of August-December 2020.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the POiD Economic Officer and the Head of WTO Affairs Department of MEDT, the National expert will closely work with the Coordination Committee for the Simplification of Trade procedures of the MEDT and other relevant stakeholders and will be responsible for following tasks:
Update Tajikistan’s Trade Portal (Trade partners, producers, laws, documents and others) by Prepare daily updating and maintenance of the Content Management System of the Tajikistan Trade Information Portal;
Provide recommendation on reducing of steps of export, import, transit, re-export and re-import procedures of the Tajikistan Trade Portal;
Cooperate with the private sector representatives on recommendation for reduction of the reduce steps and inclusion of new types of goods;
Regularly collect data, including through field visits and register it in the trade information portal;
Conduct quality control of the information registered in e-Regulations;
Publish new types of export, import, transit, re-export and re-import goods to the Trade Portal of Tajikistan in English, Russian and Tajik languages;
Analyse Tajikistan Trade Portal (quarterly). Based on consultations with the relevant agencies, respond to the needs and queries that users leave in the Portal;
Translate documents in Tajik, Russian and English languages;
Provision of monthly report to the OSCE POiD on the work done related to Tajikistan’s Trade portal.
Updated Content Management System of the Tajikistan Trade Information Portal carried out;
Published new step-by-step guidelines on procedures for import or export operations for at least 5 categories of goods at the portal;
Elaborated recommendations on reduction of steps and procedures for export, import, transit and , re-export and re-import goods in the Trade portal;
Monthly progress report and final report, comprising of detailing activities undertaken and outlining progress achieved in relation to the objectives of assignment, also stating challenges and constraints. The report should be submitted to the Economic Officer of OSCE POiD and the Head of WTO Affairs Department of the MEDT.
University degree in programming or other relevant profiles;
Minimum three years of work experience in the field of IT and programming;
Knowledge of current web developments technologies and necessary programming languages;
Experience in web site development, its maintenance and update, processing and collecting information;
Proven experience in designing and implementing high quality guidelines and publication in the relevant field;
Ability to deliver results through home-based tasks as well as to travel to regions, if needed;
Experience in report writing;
Excellent communication skills and teamwork;
Fluency in Tajik and Russian. Knowledge of English language is an asset.
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
The consultant will be remunerated commensurate with consultant’s experience and qualifications in accordance with OSCE established rates. Applicants should indicate whether they wish to be included in the OSCE Roster of Consultants for similar assignments.
The completed application form along with cover letter and recommendation letters should be submitted by e-mail to POiD-Recruitment@osce.org quoting the job title in the subject line. Please note that applications received after the deadline, submitted in different formats than the OSCE Application Form or in other languages than the English language will not be considered.
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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