OSCE - Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Mar 19, 2020Entry-level
Background The National Programme Officer, under the direct supervision and guidance of the Senior Planning and Co-ordination Officer, supports the quality control of programme and project planning, monitoring and reporting on programmatic implementation and drafting of programme budget and reporting documents, with a primary focus on politico-military and human dimension programmes. Tasks and Responsibilities Assists the Senior Planning and Co-ordination Officer in reviewing and editing project documents (project concepts, proposals, amendments and notes) and reports, as well as inputs for the Unified Budget Cycle documents (Programme Outline, Unified Budget Proposal and Programme Budget Performance Report); collects and follows up with programmatic staff or monitoring and evaluation (M&E) focal points in each dimension on information requested by the Senior Planning and Co-ordination Officer; Collects, registers, reports and maintains information and documentation on programmatic activities and how they contribute to delivering programmatic goals; to this end, the incumbent liaises with M&E focal points in each department and relevant programmatic staff, and reports back to the Senior Planning and Co-ordination Officer on department needs and progress. Discusses the findings with the Senior Planning and Co-ordination Officer to identify implications for the work of the Office as well as rationale and context of project activities, identifies specific problems and solutions; maintains institutional memory to record programme history and in particular, updates databases related to project beneficiaries (disaggregated by age and gender), geographic scope of project implementation, progress on gender-sensitive indicators, similar projects implemented by other international organizations, etc.; Monitors and compiles information on development aid and foreign policies of OSCE participating States, for the purpose of donor analysis and the development of donor strategies; and maintains an ExB contact list with details of contact points in delegations and embassies for reporting; Carries out limited research and evaluation of specific projects or project activities as requested by the Senior Planning and Co-ordination Officer; to this end, carries out field visits as needed; Attends internal and external meetings and takes minutes as requested; Maintains, monitors and updates an events calendar, in close consultation with the focal points in each dimension; Translates, where needed, project documents, such as project factsheets, from English to Russian; Performs other related duties as required.