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Senior Economic and Environmental Officer (ECO00003A)

The OSCE Program Office in Nur-Sultan is seeking a Senior Economic and Environmental Officer (ECO00003A), a middle manager with an advanced degree in a relevant field, 6+ years of progressively responsible professional experience and 3+ years at the management level. The position requires: experience in promotion of economic development, trade promotion, anti-corruption, good financial governance, employment promotion of disadvantaged groups and regions, economic diversification and regulation, economic transition – also with a view on carbon neutrality, management of natural resources, disaster risk reduction, public participation in planning processes; organizational, analytical, communication, team working and interpersonal skills; experience in negotiating, communicating and liaising with government officials and institutions, incl. state regulatory entities, anti-corruption agency, business associations; significant experience analyzing, reporting and communicating on economic and environmental dimension developments; experience of working in a programmatic/strategic planning role using a results-based management approach; understanding of multi-disciplinary issues in international co-operation and development; ability to draft documents clearly and concisely; working knowledge of Russian language; gender awareness and sensitivity, and an ability to integrate a gender perspective into tasks and activities; ability to work as a member of team, with people of different cultures, religions, genders, and political views, while maintaining impartiality and objectivity; ability to work independently or under minimum supervision; project management skills; experience developing and managing budgets for multiple events; knowledge and willingness to manage, coach and work with a team of people; staff management experience and team-building ability; ability to work under time pressure in a deadline-driven environment. Desirable: experience working in Central Asia and/or knowledge of the region’s history and recent developments; working experience in the field missions; knowledge of OSCE principles and commitments. The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce. Qualified US citizens are invited to apply for this OSCE seconded post ASAP, but no later than 11:59pm EST (GMT -4) by 07/11/22 through PAE-REACT, a US Department of State contractor at

In order to receive full consideration, interested applicants are advised to:
  1. Review the full vacancy notice located at the OSCE website and accessible via the PAE-REACT link next to the relevant post at;
  2. Create (or revise) an online PAE-REACT application and enter the relevant vacancy number at:  by the “apply by” date (yes, the earlier the better); and 
  3. 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 sought.
Only US citizens are eligible to apply. Only finalists will be contacted. PAE-REACT will interview short-listed candidates in order to make nominations by the OSCE closing date.