National Border Management Officer, Dushanbe

OSCE - Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe

OSCE Office in Tajikistan


The OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe promotes the implementation of OSCE principles and commitments, as well as the co-operation of the Republic of Tajikistan within the OSCE framework in all three dimensions. It is involved in a wide range of activities, ranging from counter-terrorism and border management projects to supporting cross-border markets and free economic zones, human rights, media development, and legal reform initiatives.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

Under the overall supervision of the Border Management Officer, the successful candidate will be tasked with the following duties:

  • Identification and design of projects and other activities aimed at strengthening border security and management in Tajikistan, including by drafting of narrative and financial proposals;
  • Monitoring and evaluation of projects and other activities aimed at strengthening border security and management in Tajikistan, including through regular visits to project sites;
  • Liaison with Tajik and international authorities on border security and management issues;
  • Interpretation and translation from and to Tajik, Russian and English as necessary;
  • Reporting on developments in Tajikistan relating to border security and management including through preparation of briefing material for internal and external use;
  • Providing advice to the Border Management Officer on institutional and legislative issues related to border security and management in Tajikistan;
  • Performing other duties as required.

For more detailed information on the structure and work of the OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe, please see: (link)-office-in-dushanbe

Necessary Qualifications:

  • University degree in Law, International relations, Political Science, security-related studies or equivalent degree from a military or police academy;
  • At least 2 years’ professional experience with a national or international organization or relevant non-governmental organization in border security and management related issues and some knowledge and experience of security management in the international, operational and field environment;
  • Previous work experience within OSCE, UN or EU or other international organizations is an asset;
  • Understanding of the specificity and sensitiveness of border programme activities in the fields of democratization, human rights, security, and rule of law in countries in transition;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English, Russian and Tajik languages;
  • Holding a valid driving license with more than two years of experience, as well as ability to drive 4×4 vehicle;
  • Computer literate with practical experience of Windows and Microsoft applications;

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • 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.

Remuneration Package:

Monthly remuneration, subject to social security deductions is 1,169.58 EUR. Social benefits will include participation in the Cigna medical insurance scheme and the OSCE Provident Fund.

If you wish to apply for this position, please use the OSCE’s online application link found under (link)

The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise/re-post 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.

Only those candidates who are selected to participate in the subsequent stages of recruitment will be contacted.

Please note that vacancies in the OSCE are open for competition only amongst nationals of participating States, please see (link)-states.

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.

Candidates should be aware that OSCE officials shall conduct themselves at all times in a manner befitting the status of an international civil servant. This includes avoiding any action which may adversely reflect on the integrity, independence and impartiality of their position and function as officials of the OSCE. The OSCE is committed to applying the highest ethical standards in carrying out its mandate. For more information on the values set out in OSCE Competency Model, please see (link)-competency-model.

Please note that for this position the OSCE does not reimburse expenses such as travel in connection with interviews, tests, visas and relocation.

Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.

Additional Information

  • Issued by: OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe
  • Requisition ID: TAJ000023
  • Contract Type: Local Contracted
  • Grade: NP1
  • Job Level: National Professional
  • Job Type: Contracted
  • Number of posts: 1
  • Location: TAJ – OSCE Programme Office in Dushanbe, Dushanbe
  • Issue Date: Jan 23, 2023
  • Closing Date: Feb 13, 2023
  • Employee Status: Fixed Term
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First-level university degree or equivalent)
Tags: border management, democratization, free economic zones, gender perspective, human rights, international relations, media development, monitoring and evaluation, oral communication, political science, rule of law, security management, tajik, translation