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Administrative officer NHC regional representative office in Kazakhstan

Administrative officer NHC regional representative office in Kazakhstan

Type of vacancy: One year contract
Office location: Almaty, Kazakhstan
Deadline for applications: 7 January 2014
Salary: Upon agreement

Professional competence requirements:

- Started or completed university degree in political science, law, business management or equivalent;

- At least 1 year of experience in working in non-governmental or international organizations, or working experience in the field of human rights/humanitarian projects and programs;

- Knowledge of and interest for current developments and challenges regarding the human rights situation in Central Asia;

- Ability to conduct various research, gather information and summarize;

- Excellent oral and written skills in English and Russian required; knowledge of Kazakh is an asset;

- Ability to work independently, be self-disciplined and adhere to deadlines;

- Excellent computer proficiency (Excel, MS Office);

- Experience in preparing financial reports and budgets;

- Ability to travel in the region;

- Knowledge and understanding of the practical tasks and requirements of a representation office.


Tasks and responsibilities:

- Work with the Regional Representative and the NHC headquarters based in Oslo in managing programs/projects that support local initiatives on human rights in Central Asia.

- Perform the daily management of the NHC Small Grant Fund for Central Asia, including timely management and overview of agreements and reports and daily correspondence with grantees.

- Carry out routine program support functions of the NHC office, including payment of bills, preparing financial reports, organizing of events and various day-to-day practical tasks.

- Assist in preparation, implementation and reporting on human rights activities of the NHC office in Central Asia, including a variety of logistical and administrative tasks in co-operation with national and international governmental and non-governmental actors;

- To assist organizing of meetings, seminars, round tables discussions, conferences, and other events;

- Perform research and information gathering as requested, as well as daily monitoring of mass media;

- Oral and written translations upon request.


Notes on how to apply:

Please send your CV/Resume, cover letter and three recommendations to the following email address:


Administrative Officer Meirgul Kudabayeva


Phone: +7 777 0020150