Please note that the vacancy is open for Kazakhstan nationals and permanent residents of Kazakhstan only.
Job Title: National Programme Officer
Organization Name: OSCE Programme Office in Nur-Sultan
Background: Under the direct supervision of the Human Dimension Officer and the general supervision of the Head of Office the incumbent serves in the Human Dimension (HD).
The human dimension is focusing on the development of civil society, rule of law, the election system, combating trafficking in human beings as well as freedom of the media and rights of persons belonging to national minorities.
Regional projects in the human dimension may include assistance in arranging OSCE regional events, visits to the area by OSCE delegations, or other events with OSCE participation. The Office shall facilitate contacts and develop relationships between the authorities, civil society and academic institutions of Kazakhstan on the one hand and the Chairmanship-in-Office and relevant OSCE executive structures on the other, as well as maintain contacts with the central and local authorities, civil society organizations and academic institutions of Kazakhstan and concerned international organizations.
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 direct supervision of the Human Dimension Officer (HDO), as National Programme Officer, you will perform the following project management, analytical, reporting, monitoring, networking and partnership building duties:
Assisting the Human Dimension (HD) to implement the HD programmatic activities:
Education: University degree in political or social sciences, international or public law, international affairs or similar subjects. Master’s degree and specialization in human rights, humanitarian law is a distinct advantage. Studies or working experience in the countries with exemplary human rights records is a distinct advantage.
Experience: At least two years practical experience in the fields of human rights and fundamental freedoms, governmental or civil society fields protecting or defending human rights and fundamental freedoms, with experience in programme implementation and budgetary planning.
Knowledge of the domestic legal system and state institutions of Kazakhstan, particularly related to human rights and the international and regional human rights systems (UN and OSCE in particular) is a distinct advantage. An advanced university degree in combination with other qualifications may be accepted in lieu of the number of years of working experience.
Computer literate with practical experience with Microsoft applications.
Languages: Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English, Kazakh and Russian languages.
Other: Ability to work with people of different nationalities, religions and cultural backgrounds.
Remuneration Package: Monthly remuneration is EUR 2,072. Social benefits will include participation in the Cigna medical insurance scheme and the OSCE Provident Fund.
Appointments are normally made at step 1 of the applicable OSCE salary scale.
How to Apply
If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE`s online application link found under link https://jobs.osce.org/vacancies . Deadline for all applications is 7 June 2021. No applications will be considered after the deadline. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Please note that CVs and other applications submitted in different formats than the OSCE Application Form will not be reviewed. 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 religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the Organization.