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PERMANENT SECRETARIAT (PS) OF THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL COMMISSION (IGC) TRACECA ANNOUNCES A COMPETITION FOR A POSITION OF THE DIGITALIZATION EXPERT

ADMISSIONS DEADLINE: 10 December 2021 
PLACE OF WORK: Permanent Secretariat IGC TRACECA, Baku, Azerbaijan
PRELIMINARY DATE OF THE MEETING OF THE COMPETITION COMMISSION: 20 December 2021

Main objective of position:
-    Promoting the digitalization of transportations along Europe-the Caucasus-Asia corridor given the objectives set out in the Basic Multilateral Agreement, TRACECA contractual and programme documents;
-    Promoting and further assisting the introduction of information technologies in border crossing procedures and the implementation of initiatives and projects aimed at digitalization of transportations and transport documents.


Key tasks:
-    General monitoring of implementation of the MLA, TRACECA agreements and programme documents, including the preparation of relevant working documents/studies/statistics/information on digitalization of transportations, border-crossing procedures and transport documents;
-    Working out drafts of TRACECA programme documents, Action Plans for the implementation of programme documents in the field of digitalization;
-    Monitoring the implementation of decisions and recommendations of the IGC and the PS IGC TRACECA applicable to implementation of information technologies;
-    Initiating the development of new and amending existing TRACECA legal acts in the field of digitalization;
-    Monitoring of implementation of the Digital Concept of the International Transport Corridor TRACECA, updating it and preparing proposals for amendments or additions;
-     Study of current data on application in the TRACECA countries of national and international rules, conventions and contracts related to digitalization of transportations;
-     Development of proposals and approaches for digitalization of transport procedures and border crossing between the TRACECA countries;
-     Study of the international experience of digitalization of transport documents and preparation of appropriate recommendations for the introduction and application of digital transport documents within TRACECA;
-     Study and collection of information on the current level of digitalization of transportations in the TRACECA countries and collection of information on the prospects for the introduction of information technologies in the field of transport in the TRACECA countries;
-     Preparation of proposals for the implementation, development and functioning of the TRACECA information system, mobile application and other solutions;
-     Preparation of proposals, implementation and functioning of the TRACECA intellectual map;
-     Development of proposals on possible measures to stimulate digitalization in the TRACECA countries at the national level;
-     Other.

Minimum qualification requirements:
Higher technical education in the field of information technology, programming or information security and 5 years of experience in state bodies and/or organizations on information technology and digitalization, preferably with experience in international organizations /companies/projects in the field of digitalization.

Skills and abilities requirements:
-   Knowledge in the implementation of international initiatives and projects on digitalization in the field of transport;
-    Skills in developing strategies/policies/work plans, programming or functioning of corporate information systems;
-    Knowledge of the TRACECA legal documents regulating digitalization issues;
-    Ability to operate databases of scientific, technical, statistical data in the field of digitalization;
-    Fluency in the Russian and/or English languages;
-    Good knowledge of standard computer office and application programmes;
-    Time management skills, leadership of experts’ team, as well as the ability to work both independently and in a team; 
-    Good skills in presentation of materials, negotiation and mediation;
-    Initiative, desire for self-improvement, ability to analyse, ethical behaviour.


Employment conditions:

Remote work. In case of necessity, permanent work at the TRACECA Headquarters in Baku. Contract period – 2 years, with the possibility of the extension for the next two-year period, five-day working week (days off – Saturday and Sunday, non-working holidays – in compliance with the legislation of the Republic of Azerbaijan).

All candidates must submit their applications by e-mail before the deadline for submitting documents. Applications submitted in incomplete form and/or after the official deadline for submitting documents will not be considered.

Documents required for participation in the Competition:
•    application in the form, in accordance with Appendix 1 to these Rules of conducting a competition for filling vacant positions of the Permanent Secretariat of the Intergovernmental Commission TRACECA;
•    CV with photo,
•    a copy of an identity document or passport;
•    a document certifying no criminal record issued by the authorized body of the country whose citizen is the participant of the competition;
•    copies of the documents confirming the required professional education, qualifications and work experience:
•    copies of the documents confirming the improvement or qualification assignment based on the results of additional professional education,
•    copies of the documents on awarding an academic degree, academic title.


Note: Documents shall be provided with notarized translations into the Russian or English languages, if they are issued or drawn up in the languages of the MLA countries that are not the Russian or English languages.

Participants of the Competition can provide additional information about education, experience, professional level and reputation (characteristics, recommendations, scientific publications, etc.).

The documents sent by e-mail should be in the MS Word or PDF format and are forwarded to the following e-mail address: office@ps.traceca-org.org marked “Application for a vacancy of the Digitalization Expert of the PS IGC TRACECA”.

The candidates in the short list only will be notified.

Rules of conducting a competition for filling vacant positions of the PS IGC TRACECA
Full text of the Job Description on Digitalization Expert
Application Form

PERMANENT SECRETARIAT (PS) OF THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL COMMISSION (IGC) TRACECA ANNOUNCES A COMPETITION FOR A POSITION OF THE BORDER-CROSSING EXPERT

ADMISSIONS DEADLINE:  10 December 2021  
PLACE OF WORK: Permanent Secretariat IGC TRACECA, Baku, Azerbaijan
PRELIMINARY DATE OF THE COMPETITION COMMISSION MEETING: 20 December 2021

Main objective of position:
-    Promoting the simplification and harmonization of border crossing procedures for transportation along Europe-the Caucasus-Asia corridor, given the objectives set out in the Basic Multilateral Agreement, TRACECA contractual and programme documents;
-   Support the TRACECA countries in the implementation of international acts in the field of customs and other types of border control, customs handling of goods, including customs transit and clearance, planning and functioning of border crossing points, management and organization of activities of authorized state bodies represented at border crossing points, assessment of the work of border services, etc. issues related to the organization, functioning and procedures of border crossing.


Key tasks:
-   Monitoring of implementation of the MLA, TRACECA agreements and programme documents regarding border crossing procedures, including the preparation of relevant working documents/studies/statistics/information on the qualitative level of their implementation;
-    Monitoring of implementation of decisions and recommendations of the IGC and the PS IGC TRACECA applicable to border crossing issues;
-    Preparation of draft documents of the IGC and the PS IGC TRACECA on the implementation of the MLA, TRACECA contractual and programme documents in the field of border crossing procedures;
-    Initiating the development of new and amending existing TRACECA legal acts in the field of border crossing procedures;
-    Development of recommendations for the MLA Parties on cooperation with industrial international organizations and institutions to ensure harmonization and simplification of border crossing procedures;
-    Research and analysis of current international, European and national norms regulating border crossing issues;
-    Other.
 
Minimum qualification requirements:
Higher or equivalent education in the field of customs and/or public and municipal governance and/or law and/or economics and work experience of at least 5 years in state customs authorities and/or international organizations dealing with customs clearance and border crossing issues.

Skills and abilities requirements:
-    Fluency in the Russian and/or English languages;
-   Good analytical skills;
-    Good knowledge of the standard computer office programmes, using database;
-    Time management skills, as well as the ability to work both independently and in a team; 
-    Good skills in presentation of materials;
-    Initiative, creativity, desire for self-improvement, ethical behavior.

Employment conditions:

Remote work. In case of necessity, permanent work at the TRACECA Headquarters in Baku. Contract period – 2 years, with the possibility of the extension for the next two-year period, five-day working week (days off – Saturday and Sunday, non-working holidays – in compliance with the legislation of the Republic of Azerbaijan).

All candidates must submit their applications by e-mail before the deadline for submitting documents. Applications submitted in incomplete form and/or after the official deadline for submitting documents will not be considered.

Documents required for participation in the Competition:
•    application in the form, in accordance with Appendix 1 to these Rules of conducting a competition for filling vacant positions of the Permanent Secretariat of the Intergovernmental Commission TRACECA;
•    CV with photo,
•    a copy of an identity document or passport;
•    a document certifying no criminal record issued by the authorized body of the country whose citizen is the participant of the competition;
•    copies of the documents confirming the required professional education, qualifications and work experience:
•    copies of the documents confirming the improvement or qualification assignment based on the results of additional professional education,
•    copies of the documents on awarding an academic degree, academic title.

Note: Documents shall be provided with notarized translations into the Russian or English languages, if they are issued or drawn up in the languages of the MLA countries that are not the Russian or English languages.

Participants of the Competition can provide additional information about education, experience, professional level and reputation (characteristics, recommendations, scientific publications, etc.).

The documents sent by e-mail should be in the MS Word or PDF format and are forwarded to the following e-mail address: office(at)ps.traceca-org.org  marked “Application for a vacancy of the Border-crossing Expert of the PS IGC TRACECA”.

The candidates in the short list only will be notified.

Rules of conducting a competition for filling vacant positions of the PS IGC TRACECA
Full text of the Job Description_Expert on Border-crossing
Application Form

PERMANENT SECRETARIAT (PS) OF THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL COMMISSION (IGC) TRACECA ANNOUNCES A COMPETITION FOR A POSITION OF THE MULTIMODAL TRANSPORT EXPERT

ADMISSIONS DEADLINE: 10 December 2021
PLACE OF WORK:
Permanent Secretariat of the IGC TRACECA, Baku, Azerbaijan
PRELIMINARY DATE OF THE MEETING OF THE COMPETITION COMMISSION: 20 December 2021

Main objective of position:
-    Promoting the development of multimodal transportations, including issues of international maritime navigation, inland water transport, road and rail transport, as well as combined transport using air transport, along Europe-Caucasus-Asia corridor, given the objectives set out in the Basic Multilateral Agreement, TRACECA contractual and programme documents;
-    Improving the competitiveness of the TRACECA corridor by ensuring the connectivity of various modes of transport and eliminating barriers in the organization of multimodal transportations.

Key tasks:
-    Monitoring of the implementation of the MLA, TRACECA agreements and programme documents regarding multimodal transport, including the preparation of relevant working documents/studies/statistics/information on the qualitative level of their implementation;
-     Monitoring of the implementation of decisions and recommendations of the IGC and the PS IGC TRACECA applicable to multimodal transportations;
-    Preparation of draft documents of the IGC and the PS IGC TRACECA on the implementation of the MLA, TRACECA contractual and programme documents in the field of multimodal transportations;
-    Initiating the development of new and amending existing TRACECA legal acts in the field of multimodal transportations;
-    Monitoring of functioning of the TRACECA Permit System, preparation of relevant decisions of the IGC TRACECA on its further development, development of proposals for improving the rules and procedures of the TRACECA Permit System;
-    Study of current data on the application in the TRACECA countries of national and international rules, conventions and contracts related to multimodal transportations;
-    Development of proposals for defining common approaches to determining tariffs for the carriage of goods by rail and sea in international traffic on the territories of the countries of the TRACECA corridor;
-    Development of proposals on possible measures to stimulate multimodal transportations, including measures to support/subsidize the rail and sea transportation costs, as well as other logistics costs, including loading and unloading at terminals and seaports;
-     Development of recommendations for the MLA Parties on cooperation with industrial international organizations and institutions to ensure the development of maritime and multimodal communication and port infrastructure of the corridor;
-    Analysis of cargo transportation volumes along the TRACECA corridor with a comparative analysis of traffic volumes on alternative transport routes;
-    Others.


Minimum qualification requirements:
Higher education in the field of transport, economics, customs, work experience of no less than 5 years in the field of transport in state structures and/or in international organizations/companies/projects.
  
Skills and abilities requirements:
-    Fluency in the Russian and/or English languages;
-    Good analytical skills;
-    Good knowledge of the standard computer office programmes;
-    Time management skills, as well as the ability to work both independently and in a team; 
-    Good skills in presentation of materials;
-    Initiative, creativity, desire for self-improvement, ethical behavior.


Employment conditions:
Remote work. In case of necessity, permanent work at the TRACECA Headquarters in Baku. Contract period – 2 years, with the possibility of the extension for the next two-year period, five-day working week (days off – Saturday and Sunday, non-working holidays – in compliance with the legislation of the Republic of Azerbaijan).

All candidates must submit their applications by e-mail before the deadline for submitting documents. Applications submitted in incomplete form and/or after the official deadline for submitting documents will not be considered.

Documents required for participation in the Competition:
•    application in the form, in accordance with Appendix 1 to these Rules of conducting a competition for filling vacant positions of the Permanent Secretariat of the Intergovernmental Commission TRACECA;
•    CV with photo,
•    a copy of an identity document or passport;
•    a document certifying no criminal record issued by the authorized body of the country whose citizen is the participant of the competition;
•    copies of the documents confirming the required professional education, qualifications and work experience:
•    copies of the documents confirming the improvement or qualification assignment based on the results of additional professional education,
•    copies of the documents on awarding an academic degree, academic title.

Note: Documents shall be provided with notarized translations into the Russian or English languages, if they are issued or drawn up in the languages of the MLA countries that are not the Russian or English languages.

Participants of the Competition can provide additional information about education, experience, professional level and reputation (characteristics, recommendations, scientific publications, etc.).

The documents sent by e-mail should be in the MS Word or PDF format and are forwarded to the following e-mail address: office(at)ps.traceca-org.org  marked “Application for a vacancy of the Multimodal Transport Expert of the PS IGC TRACECA”.

The candidates in the short list only will be notified.

Rules of conducting a competition for filling vacant positions of the PS IGC TRACECA    
    
Full text of the Job Description of the Multimodal Transport Expert 

Application Form