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Senior Executive Officer


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Archived vacancy details

Issued by
OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek
Vacancy number
Vacancy type
International Seconded
Field of expertise
General Administration
Functional level
Middle management
Number of posts
Duty station
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 public/business administration, management, finance, personnel management or related field or proven professional experience in all aspects of general administration (personnel, finance, etc.)
  • Very good organisational skills
Level of Professional Competence Requirements

Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:


Advanced education/certified training course in a relevant field desirable


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:


  • Strong organizational and communication skills, and ability to manage multiple tasks and unexpected demands
  • Experience in an international environment
  • Professional fluency of the English and Russian languages
  • A clear understanding of the political situation of the Kyrgyz Republic and the OSCE Centre in Bishkek's role
  • Ability to work under pressure and with limited deadlines
  • Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, and an ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to work as a member of a team, with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds, different gender and diverse political views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity
  • Ability to operate windows applications including word processing and email


  • University degree in Law, Management, International Relations, Political Science or Social Sciences
  • Experience in using ERP systems (Oracle) would be an asset


Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Head of Centre (HoC) and the Deputy Head of Centre (DHoC), the Senior Executive Officer performs the following duties:

  1. Ensures that the work of the Centre is in accordance with the HoC's policy and guidance and ensures that there is effective coordination between the senior staff of the Centre;
  2. In co-operation with the Programme Co-ordinator and the Senior Political Officer, co-ordinates the input of the Centre¿s departments into HoC's and DHoC's briefing material, including making appropriate recommendations, proposals and analysis;
  3. Oversees the organization of protocol visits/events with senior government officials;
  4. Reviews all documents for quality, accuracy and conformity to protocol which are submitted to the HoC and DHoC; drafts reports, speeches or talking points for official visits of the HoC and DHoC, in co-ordination with the Senior Political Officer and the Programme Co-ordinator;
  5. In co-ordination with the HoC and DHoC, manages the Centre's media strategy and oversees the activities of the National Media Officer as well as the National Legal Officer and the National Executive Administrative Officer;
  6. Acts as the training focal point for the Centre in Bishkek;
  7. Performs other duties as required.

The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages the nomination of qualified female and male candidates from all national, religious, ethnic and social backgrounds.

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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