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.
The OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe (POiD) promotes the implementation of OSCE principles and commitments. With special emphasis on the regional context, it assists Tajikistan in tackling problems and threats to security, supports conflict prevention and crisis management measures. As such, it works in areas such as border management, police reform, counter-terrorism and small arms and light weapons stockpiling and storage. The Programme Office supports the development of the rule of law and democratic political institutions and processes, including the respect for human rights.
|Tasks and Responsibilities|
The Project Manager will lead the Extra-Budgetary Project of “Stabilisation of Tajikistan’s southern border region with Afghanistan”. This is placed within the Office of Head of Office.
The project led by the Project Manager will build sustainable capacities and preparedness of the Tajik Border Troops and the Committee on Emergency Situations and Civil Defence to plan for and respond effectively to trans-national organised crime, terrorist incursions and other emergency situations by means of training and longer-term capacity enhancement.
Under the direct supervision of the Senior Executive Officer, should you be selected for the Project Manager position, you will be responsible for the following duties:
1. Ensuring all activities in the approved project document are delivered according to the project schedule and in accordance with the OSCE CRMS;
2. To this end, developing internal guidance documents within the project to ensure project activities are effectively planned and co-ordinated;
3. Acting as the main point of contact with the Tajik Border Troops, Afghan Border Police and the Committee on Emergency Situations and Civil Defense (CoESCD) to ensure their continued support and input to the project activities;
4. Ensuring the POiD’s senior management are kept regularly informed of the project’s implementation progress and propose recommendations for changes to the project if necessary;
5. Developing and maintaining close working relations with the Fund Administration Unit to ensure co-ordination between the programmatic and administrative actions;
6. Developing and maintaining close working relations with the Border Management Unit and the Disaster Risk Reduction Unit to ensure co-ordination of activities and messages with the Tajik Border Troops and CoESCD, respectively;
7. Ensuring all project staff are managed and utilized in an effective and efficient manner and in accordance with the OSCE Staff Regulations and Rules;
8. Ensuring all project reporting is submitted to the donor and the OSCE participating States in a high-quality, timely and contractually compliant manner;
9. Making recommendations to the POiD’s senior management on possible supplementary support for the Tajik Border Troops, Afghan Border Force or CoESCD for funding by other POiD units;
10. Performing any other tasks as assigned.
For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe, please see: http://www.osce.org/programme-office-in-dushanbe
Monthly remuneration subject to social security deductions is about US$ 5,019.41 to which is added Board and Lodging Allowance (currently EUR 131 per day subject to change without prior notice). Social benefits will include possibility of participation in the Cigna medical insurance scheme and the OSCE Provident Fund.
Appointments are 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 https://jobs.osce.org/vacancies.
The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise/re-post 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.
Only those applicants who are selected to participate in the subsequent stages of recruitment will be contacted.
Please note that vacancies in the OSCE are open for competition only amongst nationals of participating States, please see http://www.osce.org/states.
The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages the nomination of qualified female and male candidates from all religious, ethnic and social backgrounds.
Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.