The Open Society Institute Assistance Foundation − Tajikistan implements a range of initiatives promoting inclusive health and education systems, socioeconomic inclusion, fiscal transparency, and protection of rights and freedoms.

The Open Society Institute Assistance Foundation − Tajikistan implements a range of initiatives promoting inclusive health and education systems, socioeconomic inclusion, fiscal transparency, and protection of rights and freedoms.

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BRANCH OFFICE OF THE INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION OF OPEN SOCIETY INSTITUTE

7 January, 2020, 23:16

Branch Office of the International Organization of Open Society Institute – Assistance Foundation (OSI AF) in the Republic of Tajikistan is seeking a Finance Director to lead ...

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A PRESENTATION ENTITLED “GUIDELINES FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF PARLIAMENTARY...”

18 December, 2019, 23:18

A presentation entitled “Guidelines for implementation of parliamentary oversight of the formation and execution of state budget in the Republic of Tajikistan” will be ...

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ANNUAL REPORT OF THE BRANCH OFFICE 2018

24 November, 2019, 23:19

Dear readers, We would like to present the regular annual report for 2018 of the branch of the International Organization “Open Society” Institute – ...

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GEORGE SOROS

George Soros has come of age in Hungary at a time when the country was a battlefield for the bloodiest military conflict of the twentieth century. Personal experience, he has gained from this conflict, including violence, foreign occupation, anti-Semitism, and other forms of intolerance as well as personal interest in philosophy, have shaped Soros's thinking in the subsequent years and contributed to his success in both philosophy and charity.

In 1979, George Soros has established his first foundation “Open Society” in the USA.

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Branch Office of the International Organization of Open Society Institute – Assistance Foundation (OSI AF) in the Republic of Tajikistan is seeking a Finance Director to lead the Finance Department. The responsibilities of the Finance Director include, but not limited to: • Advise Foundation’s Executive Director on the overall financial aspects of its programs and projects, including financial planning, future obligations and budgetary implications. • Lead preparation and submission of the Foundation’s annual budget. • Ensure that Foundation guidelines, procedures, and policies are in line with statutory regulation and national legislation. • Update and implement financial policies and procedures. • Coordinate external audits of the Foundation as well as its programs and projects, acting as key contact point for audits and account examinations. • Participate in the development, communication and implementation of the Foundation’s risk policies and processes. • Monitor cash flow, accounts and other financial transactions. • Maintain and provide monthly reports to the Open Society Foundations and other donors. • Manage donor contributions, ensuring correctness of financial reports and responsiveness to donor requirements. • Review budget and financial reports to ensure that expenses are in line with projections. • Track administrative and program spending of the Foundation. • Apply data analyses to provide solutions and recommendations for improved financial monitoring and controls. • Maintain Foundation’s financial system Serenic Navigator ensuring timely upgrades and integration. REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATION • High degree of integrity and accountability. • Understanding and sharing the Foundation’s mission and goals. • 7-10 years of complex finance management / operational experience, ideally in an international organization. • University degree or equivalent in Finance or Accounting. • Professional certification in Finance or Accounting (such as ACCA) is a plus. • Excellent organizational, analytical, interpersonal, and proactive problem-solving skills. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to translate concepts across domains. • Sound understanding of Microsoft Dynamics NAV, Serenic Navigator is a plus. • Experience with data models and data analysis. • Experience with fundraising. • Experience in working with non-governmental organizations. • Strong leadership and team working skills. • Ability to build and maintain relationships with a wide range of people from diverse backgrounds in a pluralistic work environment. • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. • Ability to work under pressure. • Ability to track tasks through completion. • Experience with developing policies and procedures. • Fluent in English, Tajik and Russian languages. All applicants must submit their CV, cover letter, copy of diploma(s), relevant certificates and two recommendation letters before January 31st 2020 to OSI AF in Tajikistan, via email osiaf@osiaf.tj, or hard copies to the following address: 37/1 Bokhtar street, Bokhtar Business Center (former Vefa Business Center), 4th floor, #404, Dushanbe, Tajikistan. OSI AF is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin or disability status. Only short-listed candidates will be invited to the interview. Incomplete documents and applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
A presentation entitled “Guidelines for implementation of parliamentary oversight of the formation and execution of state budget in the Republic of Tajikistan” will be held on December 19, 2019, at the Center for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Tajikistan, within the next round of “Tavozun” Economic Journalism Press Club. This Practical Guide aims to streamline and systematize the process of parliamentary oversight of the budgetary cycle in the Republic of Tajikistan, carried out by members of the committees under Majlisi Namoyandagon of Majlisi Oli of the Republic of Tajikistan, both at the state budget formation stage and in the process of its implementation in accordance with the legislation of the Republic of Tajikistan in the field of public finance . The Guide was developed by Economics and Finance Committee under Majlisi Namoyandagon of Majlisi Oli of the Republic of Tajikistan in full compliance with the requirements of the legislation of the Republic of Tajikistan, taking into account the best international practice and is intended for members of Majlisi Namoyandagon of Majlisi Oli of the Republic of Tajikistan, in order to strengthen parliamentary oversight by ensuring its timely and effective implementation. The goal of this event is to engage the civil society, a wide range of journalists and media leaders in an active discussion of issues related to improving parliamentary oversight in the general system of public finances and enhancing its forms and methods. Conduction of such events with involvement of a wide range of media and civil society representatives will contribute to the development of economic journalism and increase the financial literacy of the population. Representatives from the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Science and Education, the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, the Presidential Advisory Council on Improving the Investment Climate, the Committee on Investments and State Property Management, and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Tax Committee and other relevant governmental departments have been invited to the presentation. Tavozun Press Club is held at the initiative of Khoma Public Organization (www.khoma.tj), as part of Tajikistan Public Finance Management Support Program, supported by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the Open Society Institute – Assistance Foundation, Tajikistan. Information: To establish a platform for sharing different views and experience on quality coverage of economic information in Tajik mass media and to conduct discussions on burning economic issues among international and local experts, government bodies, scientists and analysts, PO “Khoma” holds regular meetings and discussions for journalists under “Tavozun” Press Club umbrella. For more details, please, contact us at: 227 34 78.

24 November, 2019, 23:19

Dear readers, We would like to present the regular annual report for 2018 of the branch of the International Organization “Open Society” Institute – Assistance Foundation in Tajikistan. The report presents detailed information about programs, projects and grants of the Foundation implemented in 2018.
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