|General Minimum Requirements|
|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.|
|Field of Expertise Requirements|
|Records Management Expert, Dushanbe, Deadline for applications: 24.11.2017|
|Level of Professional Competence Requirements|
In order to develop the overall Strategy for Records Management with existing RM tools, the OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe requires the services of an experienced Records Management Expert. The RM Expert will also be required to develop the curriculum for provision of RM trainings to OSCE POiD staff.
Establishment and improvement of RM system in OSCE POiD will lead to effective identification and protection of records, which will improve organizational efficiency, reduce physical and electronic storage costs and ensure OSCE POiD’s institutional memory, is properly captured for the future.
|Mission Specific Requirements|
The Records Management Expert will fulfil the following tasks in three phases:
Phase I: • Establish clear instructions for filing paper and electronic records; • Advise on revision and clean-up of semi-active storages (paper and electronic records); • Develop file plan and retention schedule (in compliance with the OSCE Secretariat’s file plan); • Establish roles and responsibilities within each Department/Unit on RM.
Phase II: • Develop trainings in RM (general and specific); • Conduct RM training for all OSCE POiD staff; • Conduct RM training for RM focal points of OSCE POiD; • Develop a training programme for OSCE newcomers on Records Management issues.
Phase III: • Contingency planning for protection of vital records according to OSCE records management best practices and organizational requirements;
Additionally: • Regular consultations with RM Unit, OSCE Secretariat to ensure compliance of developed tools with corporate standards; • Conduct regular meetings (at least once a week) with Chief, Fund Administration and Deputy Head of Office to provide updates on progress.
• Procedures for filing paper and electronic records; • File plan with retention schedule; • Identification and distribution of responsibilities between RM focal points. • Provision of a general RM training for all OSCE POiD staff; • Provision of specific RM training to RM focal points POiD staff; • Introductory module on records management for POiD newcomers.
• Contingency plan for protection of vital records
Duration of the assignment:
This assignment will be divided into three phases:
I. During the period 05 – 31 December 2017 and 01 January – 28 February 2018 (is subject of budget availability); II. During the period 01 – 31 March 2018 (is subject of budget availability); III. During the period 01 April – 31 May 2018 (is subject of budget availability).
|Tasks and Responsibilities|
The OSCE is committed to achieving a better balance of women and men within the Organization. Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE's online application link for contracted vacancies found under http://www.osce.org/employment/43284.
Please note that the vacancies in the OSCE are open for competition only amongst nationals of participating states, for more detailed information please see http://www.osce.org/who/83/. Please note the OSCE is an equal opportunity employer.