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3 February 2020
- 23:59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)
The OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe is involved in a wide range of activities, ranging from counter-terrorism and border management projects to supporting cross-border markets and free economic zones, human rights, media development, and legal reform initiatives.
Tasks and Responsibilities
The National Training Officer will work under the Extra-Budgetary Project of “Stabilisation of Tajikistan’s southern border region with Afghanistan”. This is a professional function role supervised by the Project Manager and if you are selected as the National Training Officer, you will perform the following duties:
Developing and conceptualizing customized training courses and related training materials for the Tajik Border Troops and Afghan Border Force on the following topics:
a. Sustaining Field Operational Capacities;
b. Survival Swimming and Small Boat Operations;
c. Operational Planning.
Taking the lead in organizing all aspects of the training courses on Sustaining Field Operational Capacities, Survival Swimming and Small Boat Operations, and Operational Planning, and in doing so, liaising closely with the Tajik Border Troops;
Identifying and selecting relevant national and international trainers for the courses;
Reviewing and providing quality assurance on national and international trainer presentations;
Systematically capturing and incorporating lessons learned and best practices from courses into future lesson plans and ensuring all training courses are evaluated in a participatory manner;
Delivering lesson(s)/classes/training as necessary;
Providing daily supervision and guidance to a Training Assistant and a Driver;
Providing the Project Manager with regular input to donor and monthly activity reporting;
Performing any other tasks as assigned.
Please note that this is an extra-budgetary post and initial appointment will be for one year. Further extension of the post is subject to availability of Extra-Budgetary funds.
University degree in border security or project management related subject. A valid driving licence;
A minimum of two years of progressively responsible professional experience with a national institution or international organization or relevant non-governmental entity that works directly on border management and security issues in a training capacity;
Established experience in developing and implementing training programmes as an instructor;
Demonstrated organizational, supervisory and analytical skills, as well as resourcefulness, initiative and maturity of judgement;
Computer literacy with practical experience in using Microsoft Office applications;
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, Russian and Tajik languages;
Ability to work with people of different nationalities, religions and cultural backgrounds;
Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, and 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 1,165.83 EUR. Social benefits will include participation in the medical insurance scheme and the OSCE Provident Fund.
How To Apply
If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE's online application link found under https://jobs.osce.org/. 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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