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:
The National Construction Engineer will work under the Extra-Budgetary Project of “Security upgrade of SALW depots of Tajikistan’s Ministry of Defence (Phase II)”. Under the direct supervision of the National Politico-Military Officer, the successful candidate will be tasked with the following duties:
1. Conducting preliminary assessments at all construction sites to determine the scope of works;
2. In co-operation with the National Politico-Military Officer, drafting the specifications for design works as well as for construction works;
3. Following up with the Tajikistan’s Ministry of Defense to ensure all relevant permits and licenses are in place for construction work to take place;
4. Assessing the accuracy of submitted designs and bills of quantities and makes proposals for rectification;
5. Supporting the National Procurement Officer in preparation, as well as review of design and construction bids, focusing on their technical coherence;
6. Conducting on-site assessment and quality control of ongoing construction work;
7. Acting as the technical lead of the project in identifying and rectifying any construction challenges with the contractor(s);
8. Advising the Project Manager on the completeness of construction works;
9. Maintaining all construction-related files and records;
10. Performing any other tasks as assigned.
Please note that this is an extra-budgetary post and initial appointment will be for one year. Further extension of the post is subject to availability of Extra-Budgetary funds.
For more detailed information on the structure and work of the Organization for the Security and Co-operation in Europe, Programme Office in Dushanbe, please see: https://www.osce.org/tg/programme-office-in-dushanbe
- University degree in civil engineering, construction or similar;
- A minimum of two years of professional experience managing civil engineering projects, particularly in the design and implementation of large construction and infrastructure projects;
- Experience of working with an international organization or international non-governmental organization on construction projects is desirable;
- Computer literacy with practical experience in using Microsoft Office applications;
- Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, Russian and Tajik languages;
- 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.
Monthly remuneration, subject to social security deductions is 1,169.58 EUR. Social benefits will include participation in the 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 https://vacancies.osce.org/.
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 https://www.osce.org/participating-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 https://jobs.osce.org/resources/document/our-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.