This position is for citizens and permanent residents of Kazakhstan only
Please note that this vacancy notice is not for a specific assignment but is aimed to identify Water Resources specialists with an in-depth knowledge of and experience in the field of water policy, legislation and regulation as well as to update the OSCE Programme Office in Nur-Sultan roster of experts/consultants. Successful applicants will be included in the POiN roster, with the possibility of being contacted in case of an assignment, for which they possess relevant qualifications. Inclusion into the roster does not carry any commitment by the OSCE to use the services of the expert.
As part of the Office’s multi-year efforts aimed at promoting sustainable development and water governance, the OSCE Office in Nur-Sultan requires the external experts and consultants to perform a variety of short-term tasks.
For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Programme Office in Nur-Sultan, please see: https://www.osce.org/programme-office-in-nur-sultan
Tasks and Responsibilities
Under the overall guidance and direction of the Economic and Environmental Dimension (EED) Officer, the Expert/Consultant will provide consultancy/expertise and assist in the implementation of the EED Programme projects. The OSCE is particularly interested in the applicants with substantial experience in one or several of the following thematic areas:
- University degree in the subject relevant to consultancy;
- Minimum seven years of relevant professional experience;
- Good writing and presentation skills;
- Ability to work in the team, under minimum supervision or independently;
- Excellent skills in written and spoken Russian or Kazakh language;
- Fully computer literate;
- Work experience in the government and/or non-governmental sector is an advantage;
- English language skills is an advantage;
- Academic or public policy publications is an advantage;
- Adherence to the OSCE values and commitments;
- Education abroad will be an advantage.
Remuneration will depend on the selected consultants/experts qualifications and experience and in accordance with the OSCE established rates.
If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE's online application link found under https://jobs.osce.org/vacancies.
If you are not a national of a participating State, you must apply by submitting an offline application form which can be found under http://www.osce.org/employment.
The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise/re-post the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment or to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration.
Only those applicants who are selected to participate in the subsequent stages of recruitment will be contacted.
The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates from all religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the Organization.
Candidates should be aware that OSCE officials shall conduct themselves at all times in a manner befitting the status of an international civil servant. This includes avoiding any action which may adversely reflect on the integrity, independence and impartiality of their position and function as officials of the OSCE.