Senior Executive Officer in the OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe


The OSCE is seeking a Senior Executive Officer in the OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe (TAJ000195) a middle manager with an advanced degree in public/business administration, management, finance, personnel management or a relevant field or proven professional experience in all aspects of general administration (personnel, finance, etc.) 6+ years experience and 3+ years at themanagement level.


  • Practical experience in the areas covered by the mandate of the OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe in the politico-military,
    economic and environmental as well as human dimension of security;
  • Previous experience of working with results-oriented strategic planning and budgeting in all phases of project management and evaluation;
  • Strong reporting, presentation, communication and drafting skills; ability to produce comprehensive analytical reports including previous international work experience in this area;
  • Flexibility and ability to work under pressure and with limited time frames;
  • Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity, and an ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities;
  • Ability and willingness to work as a member of team, with people of different cultural, and religious backgrounds, different gender, and diverse political views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity.


  • Working knowledge of the Russian and Tajik is an asset;
  • Experience of working in Central Asia and/or knowledge of the region;
  • Knowledge of OSCE principles and commitments, the OSCE Competency Model and the OSCE common regulatory management system (CRMS);

Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Deputy Head of Office (DHoO) and overall supervision of the Head of Office (HoO) the Senior Executive Officer performs the following duties:

  • Supporting Senior Management on all matters related to strategic planning; analyzing and evaluating processes with the aim of enhancing programmes within the OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe and developing best practices in this respect;
  • Under the direction of the DHoO and in close co-operation with Heads of Departments and the Chief of Finance and Administration, ensuring the timely completion of the annual planning and evaluation processes including the Programme and Project Implementation Plans, Project Implementation Reports and the regular Programme Implementation Review;
  • Requesting, collating and consolidating input for policy and planning documents, and project reports for DHoO and HoO;
  • Advising and providing technical support to the HoO, DHoO and Programme Managers on the technical aspects of the
    development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of project activities within the Office’s thematic programmes as
    well as extra-budgetary projects;
  • Serving as a Project Manager for all project activities carried out under the Office of the Head of Office Programme;
  • Liaising, co-ordinating and supporting co-operation between the OSCE and parliamentary, governmental and nongovernmental
    actors, as well as other international partners in Tajikistan;
  • Supporting co-ordination and communication with the other OSCE field operations in Central Asia;
  • Directly supervising ten national staff members in the performance of their duties;

For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe, please see:

How to apply

The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce. Qualified US citizen are invited to apply for this OSCE seconded post ASAP, but no later than 11:59pm (GMT -4) by 2/16/24 through Amentum SPEO, a US Department of State contractor at

In order to receive full consideration, interested applicants are advised to:

Review the full vacancy notice located at the OSCE website and accessible via the Amentum SPEO link next to the relevant post at;

Create (or revise) an online Amentum REACT application and enter the relevant vacancy number there by the specified “best consideration” application date noted above;

Ensure that the cover letter entered in the application addresses the requirements of the post noted in the full vacancy notice; and that the applicant’s work history fields of the application address the responsibilities of the post; and

Confirm that your three references are up-to-date with current, verified email addresses.

Only US citizens are eligible to apply. Only finalists will be contacted. Amentum SPEO will interview short-listed candidates in order to make nominations by the OSCE closing date.

Deadline: 16 Feb 2024