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Senior Project Officer


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Issued by
OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Uzbekistan
Vacancy number
Vacancy type
International Seconded
Field of expertise
Functional level
Senior professional
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 political sciences, social sciences, international relations, public policy, law or equivalent professional experience
  • Work experience in either public administration, relevant international organizations, civic associations (including NGOs), political parties/affairs, or economic and political development
  • Demonstrable organizational, communication, analytical and interpersonal skills
Level of Professional Competence Requirements

Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:


Advanced degree in a relevant field


Minimum 6 years of relevant professional experience

Mission Specific Requirements

Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:


  • Field experience in one or more of the following fields: legal or human rights, politico-military aspects, security issues
  • Knowledge of regional political history and developments
  • Proven practical background in project monitoring and evaluation
  • Ability to establish contact and develop confident relations with the local population as well as the ability to work with government officials and institutions
  • Demonstrable organizational, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Professional fluency in English and Russian or Uzbek, both oral and written, and the ability to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Ability to work independently
  • 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


  • Work experience in Central Asia or the Commonwealth of Independent States
  • Previous work experience preferably in an international environment or within operational Missions
  • Knowledge of OSCE principles and commitments
Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Uzbekistan, the Senior Project Officer assists in the elaboration and implementation of OSCE projects in co-ordination with relevant Uzbek governmental bodies. The incumbent:

  1. Drafts project documents, monitors project implementation, writes activity reports and press releases, deals with budgetary issues in connection with project implementations, and organizes meetings and seminars;
  2. Maintains close co-operation with national officials, as well as with various implementing partners and representatives of civil society;
  3. Facilitates projects within the field of democratization in response to the needs and priorities of the host country in order to assist in the implementation of OSCE principles and commitments;
  4. Facilitates projects in the fields of security and stability including fighting against terrorism, violent extremism and illegal drug trafficking;
  5. Co-ordinates the activities of the Office of the Project Co-ordinator with international donors and maintains close cooperation with the OSCE Secretariat and other OSCE Institutions;
  6. Assists in arranging OSCE events, inter alia, regional seminars and visits to the area by OSCE delegations, as well as other events with OSCE participation;
  7. Performs other related duties as required, including replacing the Head of Mission in his/her absence.

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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