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Senior Economic and Environmental Officer

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Issued by
OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek
Vacancy number
VNKYRS00430
Vacancy type
International Seconded
Field of expertise
Economic and Environmental Affairs
Functional level
Middle management
Number of posts
1
Duty station
Bishkek
Deadline
Date of issue

 

General Minimum Requirements

The general minimum requirements for working with the OSCE are:

  • Excellent physical condition
  • Possession of a valid automobile driving license and ability to drive using manual transmission
  • Ability to cope with physical hardship and willingness to work extra hours and in an environment with limited infrastructure
 
 
 
 
Field of Expertise Requirements

The general minimum requirements for working in this field of expertise are:

  • University education in economics, regional planning and development, environmental studies or related fields, or equivalent professional experience in such areas
  • Work experience in the fields of economics, business development, regional planning and development or environmental development and protection
  • Experience working with developing or transitional economies
  • Communication, interpersonal and analytical skills
 
 
 
 
Level of Professional Competence Requirements

Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:

Education:

Advanced education/certified training course in a relevant field desirable

Experience:

Minimum 6 years of relevant, diversified and progressively responsible professional experience including at least 3 years at the management level relevant to the actual position

 
 
 
 
Mission Specific Requirements

Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:

Mandatory:

  • Project management experience, including development, implementation and monitoring, preferably of economic and environmental governance project activities
  • Demonstrated management and supervisory experience
  • Ability to establish contact and develop confident relations with (local) government officials and institutions as well as the ability to work with civil society
  • Strong analytical, organizational, communication and interpersonal skills; ability to compile and analyze relevant information
  • Professional fluency in the English and Russian languages, both oral and written, and the ability to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Cultural sensitivity and judgment
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to work as a member of a team, with people of different cultural and religious background, different gender, and diverse political views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity
  • Knowledge of OSCE principles and commitments
  • Ability to operate Windows applications, including word processing and e-mail

Desirable:

  • Previous international work experience, preferably within operational missions and in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) especially in Central Asia
  • Experience in the field of governance (e.g. anti-corruption, natural resources, housing and land) and public procurement issues
  • Familiarity with concepts such as Green Economy and Integrated Water Resources Management
 
 
 
 
Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the general guidance of the Head of Centre and the direct supervision of the Deputy Head of Centre, the Senior Economic and Environmental Officer:

  1. Assesses and reports on economic and environmental issues relating to the Mission's mandate and prepares background papers on economic and environmental issues to foster discussion among OSCE bodies on such problems, their causes and potential consequences;
  2. Provides analysis of and advice on pertinent economic and environmental governance issues;
  3. Provides strategic thinking on policy and programmatic needs for the OSCE Centre in Bishkek, the Office of the Economic/Environmental Co-ordinator (OCEEA) and other relevant units;
  4. Liaises with national and international stakeholders on issues pertinent to the CiB mandate in the second dimension, particularly economic/environmental governance, conflict prevention (economic and environmental grievances), use of natural resources (water, land (and housing) and mineral resources), public procurement and green economy;
  5. Monitors the situation and prepares reports on issues under point 4;
  6. Develops, drafts, co-ordinates, implements, monitoris and assesses the impact of economic/environmental governance projects and initiatives;
  7. Assists in arranging OSCE regional events, inter alia, regional seminars and visits to the area by OSCE delegations, as well as other events with OSCE participation;
  8. Supervises the work of the Economic and Environmental Officer and Senior Programme Assistants;
  9. Performs other duties as assigned.
 
 
 
 

The OSCE is committed to achieving a better balance of women and men within the Organization. The nomination of female candidates is particularly encouraged.

Candidates should, prior to applying, verify with their respective nominating authority to which extent financial remuneration and/or benefit packages will be offered.

Please apply to your relevant authorities several days prior to the deadline expiration to ensure timely processing of your application. Delayed nominations will not be considered.

 

 

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