English Language Instructor, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Organization: Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)

Country: Kyrgyzstan

City: Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Office: OSCE Bishkek

Closing date: Wednesday, 17 February 2021

Issued by: OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek

Vacancy number: VNKYRC01038

Vacancy type: Experts/Consultants

Number of posts: 1

Duty station: Bishkek

Date of issue: 4 February 2021

Deadline for application: 17 February 2021 - 23: 59 Central European Time (CET/CEST)


The OSCE Programme Office in Bishkek continues to be a committed partner to the Kyrgyz Republic by enhancing the professional capacities of the staff of the State Customs Service under the Government of the Kyrgyz republic. The Office is hiring a suitable local English language instructor to be engaged in the implementation of customs related projects of the Politico-Military Department (PMD). English language instructor will teach English language courses for the instructors of the State Customs Service under the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic:

Grammar and official style (written and spoken);
Terminology of official / business correspondence;
Terminology used by Customs authorities/international organizations;
Basic and proficient analytical skills of written presentation (description, promotion, support and approval of thought);
Basic and proficient skills for describing the cause-effect relationship (logical chain from cause to action);
Ability to conduct classes for two (or more) groups at the same time.

Tasks and Responsibilities

Under the overall guidance and supervision of the Programme Manager, the Consultant will provide consultancy/expertise and assist in the implementation of PMD projects, particularly:

Develop and provide an effective curriculum and teaching material, literature, online resources for the English language courses;
Conducted classes (4 times per week) should be interactive, taking into account additional requests and suggestions;
Carry out examination to determine the level of knowledge and division of participants into groups (up to 10 -15 people in a group);
Conduct lessons on an agreed timetable;
Provide monthly progress reports;
Upon completion of the course, provide a detailed final progress report, including recommendations.

Necessary Qualifications

Higher education in Social Sciences, Law, Economics, Finance, Business Administration International Development, Linguistics or other related fields;
A minimum of four (4) years of relevant work experience in one or more of the above mentioned fields;
Excellent knowledge of English and Russian;
Knowledge of OSCE and its operations;
Tags social sciences

Good understanding of customs related topics;
Experience in instructing people from different educational background;
Experience with international organizations and international projects;
Strong professional and personal communication skills, as well as teaching skills;
Fully-computer literate.

Required competencies

Core values

Commitment: Actively contributes to achieving organizational goals

Diversity: Respects others and values their diverse perspectives and contributions

Integrity: Acts in a manner consistent with the Organization’s core values and organizational principles

Accountability: Takes responsibility for own action and delegated work

Core competencies

Communication: Actively works to achieve clear and transparent communication with colleagues and with stakeholders of the Organization

Collaboration: Works effectively with others on common goals and fosters a positive, trust-based working environment

Planning: Works towards the achievement of goals in a structured and measured manner

Analysis and decision-making: Analyses available information, draws well-founded conclusions and takes appropriate decisions

Initiative-taking: Proposes and initiates new ideas, activities and projects

Flexibility: Responds positively and effectively to changing circumstances

Managerial competencies (for positions with managerial responsibilities)

Leadership: Provides a clear sense of direction, builds trust and creates an enabling environment

Strategic thinking: Identifies goals that advance the organizational agenda and develops plans for achieving them

Managing performance: Helps to maximize team performance by providing active feedback and skill development opportunities

Remuneration Package

Remuneration will depend on the selected consultant¡¦s qualifications and experience and be in accordance with OSCE established rates.

How To Apply

Please, note that this vacancy is open for competition amongst Kyrgyz Republic citizens. We strongly encourage applicants to use the online application system at //jobs.osce.org/vacancies">https: //jobs.osce.org/vacancies. However, if you have difficulties with the system you may use the OSCE offline application form found under //jobs.osce.org/resources/document/offline-application-form">https: //jobs.osce.org/resources/document/offline-application-form and forward the completed form quoting thevacancy number by e-mail recruitment-kg@osce.org">recruitment-kg@osce.org.

The OSCE retains the discretion to re-advertise the vacancy, to cancel the recruitment or to offer an appointment with a modified job description or for a different duration. The OSCE is committed to diversity and inclusion within its workforce, and encourages qualified female and male candidates to apply to become a part of the organization. Applications received after the published deadline will not be considered. Please note that in the event of invitation for interview/test, the OSCE is unable to reimburse costs incurred. Please be aware that the OSCE does not request payment at any stage of the application and review process.