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Senior Project Officer

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Issued by
OSCE Project Co-ordinator in Uzbekistan
Vacancy number
VNUZBS00066
Vacancy type
International Seconded
Field of expertise
Economic and Environmental Affairs
Functional level
Senior professional
Number of posts
1
Duty station
Tashkent
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 degree in a relevant field.

Experience:

Minimum 6 years of relevant professional experience.

 
 
 
 
Mission Specific Requirements

Additionally, this particular post has specific requirements:

Mandatory:

  • At least three years professional experience in the field of economics and/or environmental development and protection;
  • Experience with project management and design, as well as the ability to produce analytical reports;
  • Good management, organization and analytical skills, with the ability to take corrective action;
  • Ability to establish contact and develop confident relations with government officials and institutions, as well as civil society;
  • Demonstrated ability and willingness to lead and work with a team, with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds, different gender, and diverse political views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity;
  • Professional fluency in English, both oral and written with abilities to communicate clearly, concisely and make presentations. Fluency or working knowledge of Russian is an advantage;
  • Ability to operate windows applications, including word processing and e-mail.

Desirable:

  • Experience in negotiation/mediation; Previous international work experience and/or experience in field missions in Central Asia/CIS country.
 
 
 
 
Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the OSCE Project Co-ordinator, the Senior Project Officer is responsible for the elaboration and implementation of projects in co-ordination with relevant Uzbek governmental bodies and project partners. Specifically, the Senior Project Officer will perform the following duties:

  • Assessing and reporting on economic and environmental issues relating to the Mission mandate;
  • Devising, drafting (narrative and financial), developing, co-ordinating and implementing economic and environmental initiatives; liaising with donors and preparing project proposals;
  • Following on the good governance situation in Uzbekistan; facilitating and developing good governance initiatives;
  • Preparing analysis on relevant economic and environmental issues to highlight possible problems, their causes and potential consequences;
  • Liaising with international organizations and agencies on economic and environmental issues;
  • Facilitating contacts and promoting information exchange on these issues with local authorities, universities, research institutions and NGOs;
  • Assisting in arranging OSCE regional events, regional seminars and visits to the area by OSCE delegations, as well as other events with OSCE participation;
  • Supervising two staff members;
  • Performing 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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