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Постоянно Political Officer

для OSCE в городе Ашхабад

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:

  • Second-level university degree in international studies, public policy, political science or law or related fields
  • Diplomatic experience or experience working in political affairs with international organizations or governments
  • Experience in preparing analytical reports
  • Excellent communication and drafting skills
  • Knowledge of regional political history and developments
  • Diplomatic and negotiating skills
  • Some knowledge of the OSCE principles and commitments
Level of Professional Competence Requirements

Furthermore, this level of responsibility requires the following:


Second-level university degree in a relevant field


Minimum 6 years of relevant professional experience

Mission Specific Requirements


  • Previous working experience in a programmatic/strategic planning role 
  • Proven work experience in project management: project development, including budgeting, monitoring, implementation, and reporting (both narrative and financial)
  • Professional fluency in the English and Russian languages, both oral and written, including the ability to draft documents clearly and concisely
  • Strong analytical and negotiation skills
  • Supervisory and management experience in an operational/active security/defence environment
  • 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
  • Proven ability to establish contacts and constructive relations with officials local and population
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and with limited time frames
  • Ability to operate windows applications, including word processing and e-mail


  • Previous work experience in Central Asia preferably in an international environment or within operational Missions
  • Extensive knowledge of regional political developments and security and defence issues in Central Asia
  • Experience in negotiation
Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the general direction and supervision of the Head of the OSCE Centre in Ashgabat, the Political Officer will perform the following duties:

  1. Providing analysis of current affairs and developments in the politico-military area;
  2. Implementing Centre's activities in the politico-military dimension of the OSCE;
  3. Establishing contacts and liaising with senior government officials of the Ministry of Defence, relevant parliamentary committees, and other officials dealing with security and defence issues, as well as with local authorities, universities, research institutions and non-governmental organizations (NGOs);
  4. Assisting in arranging OSCE events, inter alia, seminars and visits to the area by OSCE delegations, as well as other events with OSCE participation;
  5. Liaising with the other OSCE presences in the region;
  6. Preparing information about the programme/projects on security/defence initiatives;
  7. Developing, implementing and monitoring activities and projects related to SALW and Confidence and Security Building Measures (CSBM);
  8. 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. Please note that nationals or permanent residents of the country of the duty station are not eligible to apply.

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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