Please note that the vacancy is open for Kazakhstan nationals and permanent residents of Kazakhstan only.
Job Title: Senior Programme Assistant
Organization Name: OSCE Programme Office in Nur-Sultan
Background: The OSCE Programme Office in Nur-Sultan is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of Senior Programme Assistant (G6, step 1) in its Human Dimension.
The incumbent will work on several of the following topics within the Human Dimension of the OSCE Programme Office in Nur-Sultan, as assigned by the Human Dimension Officer: focusing on the development of civil society, rule of law, human rights, election system, freedom of the media and rights of persons belonging to national minorities, and regional projects in any of the above areas.
For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Programme Office in Nur-Sultan, please see: https://www.osce.org/programme-office-in-nur-sultan
Tasks and Responsibilities: Under the direct supervision of the Human Dimension Officer (HDO), as Senior Programme Assistant, you will perform the following project management, analytical, reporting, monitoring, networking and partnership building duties:
Education: Secondary education supplemented by formal studies in humanities. Specialization in human rights and a Master’s degree are highly desirable.
Experience: Minimum 6 years of working experience in the field of human rights and fundamental freedoms /civil activism/ media development, particularly in monitoring, drafting reports and managing projects.
Knowledge of the domestic legal system and state institutions of Kazakhstan, particularly related to human rights and the international and regional human rights systems (UN and OSCE in particular) is a distinct advantage. An advanced university degree in combination with other qualifications may be accepted in lieu of the number of years of working experience.
Computer literate with practical experience with Microsoft applications.
Languages: Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English, Kazakh and Russian languages.
Other: Ability to work with people of different nationalities, religions and cultural backgrounds.
Remuneration Package: Monthly remuneration is EUR 1,477. Social benefits will include participation in the Cigna medical insurance scheme and the OSCE Provident Fund.
Appointments are normally 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 link https://jobs.osce.org/vacancies . Deadline for all applications is 7 June 2021. No applications will be considered after the deadline. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Please note that CVs and other applications submitted in different formats than the OSCE Application Form will not be reviewed. 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 religious, ethnic and social backgrounds to apply to become a part of the Organization.