Issue 215

					Здравствуйте, дорогие получатели рассылки!

Предлагаем Вам 215-й выпуск электронной рассылки для кыргызстанских выпускников программ
Госдепартамента США. Вы получаете данное сообщение потому, что Вы либо являетесь выпускником
программы обмена, спонсируемой правительством США, либо Вы запросили данную информацию. В
настоящее время в списке получателей рассылки зарегистрировано более 1000 электронных адресов.

Электронная рассылка для кыргызстанских выпускников программ Госдепартамента США предназначена
для информирования о мероприятиях, проводимых для выпускников, а также для распространения
новостей и объявлений от АЙРЕКС, АКСЕЛС, Посольства США в Кыргызстане и других организаций о
вакансиях, грантовых программах, стипендиях для учебы и стажировок и других возможностях для
личного, академического и профессионального роста. Информация рассылается один раз в неделю. Вы
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Сегодня 19 Марта 2008 г. В этом выпуске:

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1)      Announcements / Объявления:
      LECTURE: “Tribalism in Kyrgyzstan: Roots and Consequences”, The Social Research Center at
          American University of Central Asia (www.src.auca.kg)
      Call for Applications: UN Journalism Fellowships
      Boston University Summer Law Program
      Call for Applications: Training Future Leaders Program/Extended Application Deadline: 21 March
          2008
      Career Day, KPMG
      Advance Business Training for Business People and for ECA Alumni, International Marketing
          Publication & Training Project (MKT Project) of ECA Alumni Small Grant in 2008 issues
2)     Vacancies / Вакансии :
      Project Management Assistant (Economic Growth), FSN-9, USAID/Central Asian Republics/Osh,
          Kyrgyzstan
      Public Relations Coordinator, Soros Foundation- Kyrgyzstan
      OFFICE MANAGER, IFES in the Kyrgyz Republic
      Secretary/Administrative Assistant, FSN-7, USAID/Central Asian Republics (CAR), Bishkek,
          Kyrgyzstan
      Financial Analyst, Public Association “LARC” Legal Assistance to Rural Citizens
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                                          ANNOUNCEMENTS / ОБЪЯВЛЕНИЯ:
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                        1) LECTURE: “Tribalism in Kyrgyzstan: Roots and Consequences”
            The Social Research Center at American University of Central Asia (www.src.auca.kg)
SPEAKER: Dr. Jenish Junushaliev, Doctor of Sciences in History, Director of History Institute, Academy
of Science of the Kyrgyz Republic

Time: 5pm, March 19, 2008
Venue: 232, AUCA (Main building)

Language: Russian (translation into English will be provided ONLY if requested in advance)

Bio: Dr. Jenish Junushaliev is an Associate Member of the Academy of Sciences in the Kyrgyz Republic and
professor of the Kyrgyz Russian Slavonic University, Bishkek. Since 1997, he has been leading the History
Institute at the Academy of Sciences in the Kyrgyz Republic. He is the author and co-author of numerous books
and monographs; totally 50 of them. One of his most famous monographs is “Stages of National Statehood
Building”(Bishkek 2003). In 2007, he co-authored the book “The History of the Kyrgyz People and Kyrgyzstan.”
His major research areas include: statehood building, tribalism and clan politics in Kyrgyzstan.

How to register: Please send RSVP to pss@mail.auca.kg with your name and affiliation institution.
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Центр социальных исследований при Американском университете в Центральной Азии
(www.src.auca.kg) представляет лекцию на тему: «Трайбализм в Кыргызстане: истоки и
последствия»

Докладчик: Д-р Джениш Джунушалиев, Директор Института Истории Академии Наук КР,
профессор Кыргызско-Российского Славянского университета

Время: 17:00, 19 марта 2008 г.
Место: аудитория 232 (главный корпус АУЦА)

Язык: русский (перевод на английский язык будет осуществлен в случае получения
предварительного запроса от слушателя/ей)

Био: Д-р Джунушалиев является директором Института Истории Академии Наук Кыргызской Республики,
и также профессором Кыргызско-Российского Славянского университета. С 1997 года, он является
руководителем Института Истории АН КР. Д-р Джунушалиев – автор и соавтор более 50 книг и
монографий. Он автор крупной монографии "Этапы становления национальной государственности"
(Бишкек, 2003) и соавтор книги "История кыргызов и Кыргызстана" (Бишкек, 2007). Основной фокус его
исследований направлен на проблемы национальной государственности, истоки и последствия
трайбализма и клановой политики в Кыргызстане.

Как зарегистрироваться: просим отправить сообщение на эл. почту pss@mail.auca.kg с указанием
Ф.И.О и наименования организации.


                              2) Call for Applications: UN Journalism Fellowships

The Dag Hammarskjold Scholarship Fund for Journalists is now accepting applications from professional
journalists from developing countries for its 2008 Fellowship Program. The application deadline is April 25.

The Fellowships are available to radio, television, print and web journalists, age 25 to 35, from developing
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countries who are interested in traveling to New York to report on international affairs during the 63 session of
the United Nations General Assembly. The Fellowships will begin in mid-September and extend to late
November and will include the cost of travel and accommodations in New York, as well as a per diem allowance.

The Fellowship Program is open to journalists who are native to a developing country in Africa, Asia, South
America or the Caribbean, and are currently working full-time for a bona fide media organization in a developing
nation. Applicants must demonstrate an interest in and commitment to international affairs and to conveying a
better understanding of the UN to their readers and audiences. Selections of the 2008 Fellows will be made in
June.

Questions about the program, eligibility and application process can be directed to
info@unjournalismfellowship.org, or visit www.unjournalismfellowship.org.


                                 3) Boston University Summer Law Program

Part A of the program runs from July 6th though July 26th and includes courses in Legal English and Legal
Writing. Part B of the program runs from July 27 through August 16th and includes courses in U.S. Corporate
Law, U.S. Contract Law, International Trade Regulation and International Business Agreements. Part B
participants choose two of the four courses.
Participants may enroll in Part A, Part B, or both. The application deadline is May 1, 2008. More information
and application instructions for the Summer Legal Institute in London can be found on our website at
www.bu.edu/law/londonlaw.
                         4) Call for Applications: Training Future Leaders Program
                               Extended Application Deadline: 21 March 2008

Applications for the Training Future Leaders (TFL) Scholarship Program are currently being accepted for the
2008/2009 academic year. This competitive leadership development program will provide full scholarships for
graduate degree studies in U.S. universities and colleges for 17 emerging leaders in selected fields (see
Eligibility and Fields of Study below).

The Training Future Leaders Program is funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development and
implemented by the Academy for Educational Development.
About the Training Future Leaders Program*
The Training Future Leaders Program is a */graduate scholarship and/* */leadership development program /*for
emerging leaders in fields related to agriculture, democracy and governance, economic growth, education, the
environment, public health, and water management. For the 2008/2009 academic year, the TFL Program is
accepting applications from Cambodia, East Time, Uzbekistan, Morocco, Jordan, Nepal, Yemen, Kyrgyzstan,
Philippines, India, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan.

Successful TFL applicants will have demonstrated the potential to serve as private and public sector leaders and
managers who can play significant roles in the development of their national and regional economies and
societies. TFL Scholars will also have a demonstrated commitment to addressing the needs of their local
communities.

In addition to academic studies, the TFL Program will work with Scholars and U.S. host universities to build
individualized leadership development and community involvement plans for each Scholar. Scholars will be
provided with a number of professional development opportunities, including internships and participation in
professional associations and learning events. Upon completion of their studies, the TFL Scholars will be
provided with ongoing support, professional development and networking opportunities through the TFL Alumni
Association.
Eligibility and Fields of Study*
TFL Scholars will be selected from among the following countries and fields:
Countries
For graduate studies in fields related to…
Examples of related US Master's programs
East Timor, Uzbekistan
Agriculture
Agribusiness; Agricultural and Applied Economics; Agricultural Production; Agricultural Education; Animal
Physiology; Entomology; Environmental Sciences; Food and Nutrition; Forest Resources; Microbiology;
Packaging Science; Wildlife and Fisheries, etc.
Cambodia, Morocco
Democracy & Governance
Governance; International Relations; Political Science; Legal Studies; Public Administration; Public Affairs;
Public Policy, etc.
Jordan, Nepal, Yemen
Economic Growth
Applied Economics; Business Administration; Development Economics; Economics; Economic Policy; Finance
and Accounting; International Business and Trade, etc.
Cambodia, Kyrgyzstan, Yemen
Education
Curriculum Development; Education; Educational Policy; International Education; Educational Technology;
Educational Administration; Higher Education Administration; Secondary Education; Special Education, etc.
Philippines
Environment
Environmental Education; Environmental Engineering; Environmental Management; Environmental Policy;
Environmental Sciences, etc.
India, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan
Public Health
Environmental Health; Epidemiology; Health Administration; Health Policy; Nutrition; Occupational Health;
Population and International Public Health; Public Health, etc.
Jordan, Philippines, Yemen
Water Management
Environmental Engineering; Hydrology; Water Management; Water Resources Planning; Water Resources
Engineering; Civil Engineering, etc.

Applications will _only_ be considered for individuals from the above-listed countries and for the particular areas
(e.g., agriculture, economic growth) indicated for those countries. Examples of related US degree programs are
provided as examples only and are not intended to be a complete list of potential programs Scholars may
pursue.

Additional eligibility criteria include: a minimum of 3 to 5 years of professional experience in a related field; an
excellent academic record with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.0 or above; a university or college degree; and
English language proficiency. Eligibility criteria are outlined in further detail on the Training Future Leaders
website (http://futureleaders.aed.org <http://futureleaders.aed.org/>).

Applications and Additional Information
For additional information and application materials, please visit the Training Future Leaders website
(http://futureleaders.aed.org <http://futureleaders.aed.org/>) or contact us at the coordinates below:

Training Future Leaders Program
Academy for Educational Development
Att: Jason Kelleher, Senior Program Officer
1825 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, DC 200011, US
Tel: (1-202) 884-8139 Fax: (1-202) 884-8425
Email: futureleaders@aed.org <mailto:futureleaders@aed.org> Website: http://futureleaders.aed.org
<http://futureleaders.aed.org/>

                                               5) Career Day, KPMG

Every spring KPMG invites graduates and alumni to our Career Day

KPMG Career Day is:
*          an opportunity to learn more about working as an auditor or consultant;
*          an opportunity to ask our managers and partners questions in person;
*          an opportunity to get information about career prospects for graduates and young specialists;
*          an Audit or Advisory business game. You will gain experience in teamwork, decision making and
solving case studies.
KPMG Career Day will be held on 5 April 2008.
You can register to participate, request application form and ask any questions you may have by emailing to
kpmg@kpmg.kg.
Registration is open until 31 March. Applicants must meet the following requirements: good command of
English, higher education or in final years of studies.
Note! The number of participants is limited.
We will contact by telephone or e-mail to invite to the Presentation and testing.

6) Advance Business Training for Business People and for ECA Alumni, International Marketing
Publication & Training Project (MKT Project) of ECA Alumni Small Grant in 2008 issues

Invitation to Advanced Business Training for Business People and for ECA Alumni that have business, plan to
have business or majored in Business or Economics to participate in 1-week Training in Applied International
Marketing & E-Marketing Business Course For ECA Alumni who apply for the training it is for FREE. Number of
available places to participate in the training is limited. Also Kyrgyzstani businesspeople who are non-ECA
Alumni are welcomed to participate in the training. In 2 trainings there will be 25 places for Kyrgyzstani
businesspeople that are non-ECA Alumni to participate in the training for FREE (While the cost of training is
several hundred Euros). To participate in the training please apply by March 20, 2008. You can sign up for the
training by sending email and indicating one round which is most suitable for you. Preference will be limited to
those who have their businesses or plan to open a business, have a strong interest and plan to advance their
businesses to foreign markets. Alumni of Community Connections (Business) Program are welcomed to apply.
Upon the successful training completion the participants will receive Certificates and Applied Intl Marketing & E-
Marketing manuals.

The training is for those who
• Wants to be a successful businessman or businesswoman
• Wishes to advance his or her business to international advanced practices and markets
• Wishes to export soon successfully or to increase their exports
• Wants to update and upgrade their products or services to be able to sell in foreign markets or to foreigners
• Wishes to make their web-sites popular among the internet users that usually have higher overall incomes
compared to ordinary customers via E-Marketing
• Wants to learn and apply E-Marketing techniques how to sell their goods or services via internet, both in
Kyrgyzstan and outside
•
Topics in the Applied Intl Marketing & E-Marketing Business Course
• Basics of Intl Marketing & E-Marketing
• How to adapt your product so that foreign consumers want to buy them
• How to develop a good brandname
• What is Intl Marketing Mix and How to adjust it successfully to be able to sell to foreign consumers, either
within or outside Kyrgyzstan
• How to determine Right Price and Product positioning
• How to determine product promotion and advertising to attract foreign consumers
• How to develop your international web-site professionally at lowest cost
• How to E-market your web-site so that it becomes popular to internet users that wish to buy abroad
• How to actually sell your products via internet and what E-Marketing techniques work

Training in Applied Intl Marketing & E-Marketing Business Course will be held during the following periods:

Mar 25-29 (3 round) 9:00 -12:00 (in Russian)
Mar 25-29 (4 round) 14:00-17:00 (in English)
Apr 7-11 (5 round) 17:30-20:30 (in Russian)
Apr 7-11 (6 round) 14:00-17:00 (in Russian)
Each Saturday from Mar 22-April 19 14:00-17:00 (in Russian/ 5 days)

The Main Trainer and Author of the International Marketing guide has a very successful experience in
international e-marketing (Search Engine Optimization and Search Engine Marketing): a private web-site
positioning and marketing in English in the popular English-speaking Search Engine „Yahoo.com‟ from zero
ratings to top 10 ratings for a number of consumer products in 2006 in 6 months. One chapter in the
International Marketing guide is written about international e-marketing and its applied techniques that really
work based on that successful experience. We believe that most successful business people in Kyrgyzstan
that wish to e-market their products internationally and successfully will be interested in learning it in brief from
the local expert that has had such a successful applied experience. The Trainer has western university degree
and over 4 years of Business consulting, Marketing consulting and International Marketing teaching at Graduate
School.

The free participation is possible thanks to ECA AS Grant.
To participate, please, submit 1-page application form by March 20, 2008
via Email: emarketing2u@yandex.ru or bags2u@rambler.ru
Applications available at Web-site: http://emarketing2u.narod.ru
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                                                VACANCIES / ВАКАНСИИ :
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    1) Project Management Assistant (Economic Growth), FSN-9, USAID/Central Asian Republics/Osh,
                                                         Kyrgyzstan
ANNOUNCEMENT NO:                08/2008
OPENING DATE:                   03/07/08
CLOSING DATE:                   03/21/08
WHO MAY APPLY:                  ALL HOST COUNTRY NATIONALS

MAJOR DUTIES: Under the direct supervision of the Project Management Specialist in Osh and indirect from
Kyrgyzstan Country Office Director the incumbent serves as a Project Management Assistant for Economic
Growth initiatives in the Kyrgyz Republic: 1) provides support and assistance to activity managers in monitoring
and managing the economic development program, including public outreach, reporting and communications; 2)
provides analytical and administrative support for the tracking of overall program and financial status; 3)
monitors and evaluates the performance of implementing partners; 4) maintains contact with host country
officials to provide and gather project related information; 5) collects and analyzes information to track project
performance and to assess program needs and identify issues; updates project performance monitoring plans
and provides written status reports as needed; 6) organizes site visits and accompanies USAID/CAR officials
and visitors on field trips, interprets/translates as needed; 7) in the absence of the Osh Project Management
Specialist serves as the acting manager; 8) provides administrative and other support to colleagues in
USAID/CAR/KCO as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/SELECTION CRITERIA:

- Education, experience, knowledge and abilities (65%): University Degree in Economics or Finance or a related
field. Minimum three years of progressively responsible work experience in the field, which demonstrates
increasing responsibility for managing, analyzing, coordinating, and guiding significant analytical and project
management efforts. One year of experience with an international organization or USG is desirable. At least one
year of experience in the private sector is required. Comprehensive knowledge of the economic, political, and
cultural characteristics and development prospects/priorities of the Kyrgyz Republic is necessary. Ability to plan,
develop, manage and evaluate complex programs and projects as well as the ability to prepare budgets,
manage complex financial information and review financial reports is important. Ability to organize and present a
variety of data in a clear and concise manner and in appropriate written and oral formats is critical. Computer
proficiency (Windows, MS Word, Excel, Internet, e-mail) is required.
- Teamwork/Interpersonal and Communication Skills (25%): Must be highly organized, have exceptional
interpersonal and effective written and oral communication skills, and be able to work in a team environment and
under pressure.
- Language skills (10%): Excellent knowledge (Level IV) of English and Russian is required. Good working
knowledge of Kyrgyz language is required.

TO APPLY: Note: The successful applicant must fully meet the minimum qualification requirements.
Qualified individuals are requested to submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae addressing each selection
criterion detailed above with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item; and names, contact
numbers, and addresses of three professional references. Candidates for trainee levels and applications on file
may be considered. Packages should be received in USAID/CAR/Bishkek office located 171 Mira Ave, Bishkek
720016, Kyrgyzstan; Tel: 10-996-312-551-241/42-47; Fax: 10-996-517-777-203 or in the USAID/CAR/Almaty,
Management Services, Fax: (7-727) 2507634/35/36; E-mail: per.almaty@usaid.gov) by COB Friday, March 21,
2008. A copy of the Position Description is available in USAID/CAR/MS/Personnel (ext.6356).

USAID/CAR reserves the right to obtain from previous employers relevant information concerning the
applicant's past performance and may consider such information in its evaluation. If an applicant does not
wish USAID to contact a current employer for a reference check, this should be stated in the applicant‟s cover
letter, and USAID will delay such reference check pending communication with the applicant.


                       2) Public Relations Coordinator, Soros Foundation- Kyrgyzstan

The Soros Foundation- Kyrgyzstan (SFK) is a non-governmental organization that seeks to respond to the
political changes within the country while continuing to promote international standards for civil society, good
governance, and a more democratic state. The SFK is part of Soros Foundations network (www.soros.org).

Responsibilities
The PR Coordinator will be responsible for the following:

Coordinating and implementing all aspects of SFK programs in terms of public relations.

    · Drafting a concept and strategies for public relations development
    · Promoting and developing projects in accordance with yearly priorities;
    · Information exchange and cooperation with counterparts in other countries, contacts with OSI press-
    services;
    · Coordinating SFK activities in accordance with approved strategies and budget, organization of special
    events (press conferences, official visits, celebrations and etc.);
    · Assistance in strengthening of SFK positive image through lightening its activities by preparing press
    releases, announcements and its media advisory
    · Preparation and distribution of publications related to SFK activities: yearly reports, programs brochures,
    quarterly information letters and etc.;
    · Supervision of SFK internet site, regular updates;
    · Creation and renewal a database and media advisory of SFK target audience (partners, donors, mass
    media, NGOs, embassies, international organizations, grant receivers, etc.);
    · Monitoring mass media and timely response to biased information;
    · Forming a friendly and partnership relations with mass media;
    · Appearance at TV, radio and press when required;
    · Systematization and archiving SFK chronicle, history of its creation and development;
    · Maintain program budgetary records.

Job requirements:

· Higher education, at least BA;
· Experience of work in/with Mass Media, Public Relations;
· Strong analytical skills;
· English and Russian language proficiency (Kyrgyz language proficiency is an advantage);
· Strong motivation;
· Ability to work within OSI's network; sharing OSI‟s values;
· Ability to work in a team;
· Ability to keep up with multiple deadlines and schedules;
· Strong interpersonal communication skills;
· Computer literacy;
· Administrative and budgetary experience;
· Experience of work for an international organization is an advantage;

     · Willingness to travel.
Salary and Benefits
Salary and benefits package commensurate with experience.
How to apply
Please send your CV and a Letter of Interest to nonna@soros.kg.
In the subject field of the email, please type only: PR Coordinator - SFK
Deadline for applications is March 30, 2008.
The SFK is an equal employment opportunity employer. Employment practices are free from discrimination on
the basis of race, color, creed, sex, gender, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, marital status, sexual
preference, disability and any other status protected by applicable law.


                               3) OFFICE MANAGER, IFES in the Kyrgyz Republic
Responsibilities:

         Providing administrative and logistics support in office daily operations and during official project events
         Maintaining office filing system
         Makes procurements for office needs
         Providing visa support, book hotels and air tickets for employees and guests
         Handling correspondence, receiving phone calls
         Providing written and verbal translations when necessary

    Professional requirements:

     Minimum of one year of professional experience with international projects. Experience on USAID
    funded activities is a plus
     Excellent organizational skills
     Fluency in Russian and English. Fluency in Kyrgyz is a plus
     Good knowledge of business correspondence
     Computer literacy (MS Office, PowerPoint)

Excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously are
essential!!!

        Please submit resume and cover letter in English by e-mail: ifes@ifes.kg or fax (0312) 66 37 10 before
        18:00 on March 19, 2008. In cover letter please provide the following: (1) date of availability; (2) names, e-
        mail and telephone numbers of 3 professional references and (3) summary of key job skills and
        experiences related to Office Manager.

        No phone calls please.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be notified.
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Международный Фонд Избирательных Систем (IFES)
в Кыргызской Республике объявляет о вакансии

ОФИС МЕНЕДЖЕР
Обязанности:

        Оказание административной поддержки и материально-технического обеспечения в ежедневной
         работе офиса и при проведении официальных мероприятий проекта
        Ведение деловой документации и делопроизводства
        Осуществление необходимых закупок для нужд офиса
        Оказание визовой поддержки, бронирование гостиниц, приобретение авиабилетов для
         сотрудников и гостей офиса
        Работа с корреспонденцией, прием и распределение телефонных звонков
        Предоставление устных и письменных переводов по необходимости

Требования:
    Опыт работы в международных проектах не менее 1 года. Опыт работы в проектах,
   финансируемых USAID, предпочтителен.
    Отличные организационные навыки
    Отличное владение русским и английским языком. Знание кыргызского языка- преимущество.
    Знание делопроизводства и деловой документации
    Хорошие знания компьютерных программ (MS Office, PowerPoint)
   Очень важно!!!
   Отличные личностные и коммуникативные навыки и способность выполнять ряд заданий
   одновременно.

Резюме и сопроводительное письмо на английском языке присылать по e-mal: ifes@ifes.kg или по факсу
(0312) 66 37 10 до 18:00 19 марта 2008 года. В сопроводительном письме указать: (1) когда вы сможете
приступить к своим обязанностям, (2) ФИО, e-mail, телефон трех рекомендателей по профессиональной
линии, (3) краткий перечень ключевых навыков, необходимых для работы в должности офис менеджера.

Справки по телефону не предоставляются

Только наиболее подходящие кандидаты будут приглашены на собеседование


        4) Secretary/Administrative Assistant, FSN-7, USAID/Central Asian Republics (CAR), Bishkek,
                                                 Kyrgyzstan

ANNOUNCEMENT NO:                 09/2008
OPENING DATE:                    03/18/08
CLOSING DATE:                    04/01/08
WHO MAY APPLY:                   ALL HOST COUNTRY NATIONALS

MAJOR DUTIES: Under the general supervision of the Kyrgyzstan Country Office Director and Deputy Director
the incumbent provides a full range of administrative and secretarial support: 1) maintains calendars for the
Country Office Director, Deputy Office Director and for all members of the staff, makes and records
appointments; 2) drafts memos, cables, reports and diplomatic notes, reviews outgoing documents for
accuracy, completeness, correct format, grammar and punctuation ensuring 100% error free-rate; 3) prepares
welcome packets for visitors and newcomers, arranges for logistical support including hotel accommodations
and transportation; 4) maintains time and attendance for all members of the Country Team and advises staff on
details specific to employment contracts, salary payments, sick leave and annual leave accruals, etc.; 5)
oversees process of contractor/grantee registration, maintains, updates and distributes USAID, contractor,
Embassy and International Organizations contact information and maintains weekly contractor/grantee location
reports and emergency information; 6) prepares domestic trip requests, international travel authorization
requests and documents for visa obtaining, assists with travel vouchers completion; 7) prepares all country
clearance and travel notification cables, makes flight reservations, obtains tickets and makes hotel reservations
for the entire country team; 8) prepares all invoices and other needed documents for the
USAID/CAR/Kyrgyzstan Country Office VAT refund and processes further via Local Tax Department Office; 9)
serves as a main File Custodian and maintains the Office Filing system in accordance with USAID Records and
Management System Regulations;
10) handles telephone calls, re-directs to appropriate staff member and/or taking a complete message; 11)
prepares purchase requests for procurement of local supplies and services and ensures adequate availability of
expendable and non-expendable materials and supplies for the staff; 12) prepares work orders for repair and
maintenance of housing as appropriate; 13) manages the subscription process ensuring regular receipt and
delivery of requested magazines and newspapers; 14) provides interpretation and written translations for the
Country Director for high-level meetings with the Government as needed; 15) serves as a main point of contact
and liaison between USAID/CAR/Headquarters, KCO and the Embassy on issues related ICASS services for
KCO and provides reports by cost centers on services received as needed; 16) other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/SELECTION CRITERIA:

- Education, Technical ability and experience (60%): University degree in Public/Business Administration,
International Relations, social science, financial or other related field is required. Minimum three years of prior
experience in office management with international organizations; at least one year of similar experience with a
U.S. Government organization is preferred. Knowledge of office management practices and basic financial
principles and procedures is necessary. Knowledge of host country political, social and economic situation and
national traditions as well as laws, regulations and procedures on visas, customs clearance, VAT and taxes is
important. Proficient typing and word processing skills are required. Ability to write and proof-read in English
with no or minimally few grammar and spelling mistakes is necessary. Computer proficiency (MS Office – Word,
Excel, Outlook, Power Point, etc.)
- Teamwork/Interpersonal and Communication Skills (30%): Good organizational, interpersonal relations and
communication (oral, written and telephone) skills and ability to maintain customer friendly environment in the
office are essential. Good judgment, enthusiasm, individual initiative, an ability to work without daily directions
and a willingness to work extra time if needed are critical.
- Language skills (10%): Level IV (fluent) English and Russian languages are required. Good working
knowledge (Level III) of Kyrgyz is desired.

TO APPLY: Note: The successful applicant must fully meet the minimum qualification requirements.
Qualified individuals are requested to submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae addressing each selection
criterion detailed above with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item; and names, contact
numbers, and addresses of three professional references. Candidates for trainee levels and applications on file
may be considered. Packages should be received in USAID/CAR/Bishkek office located 171 Mira Ave, Bishkek
720016, Kyrgyzstan; Tel: 10-996-312-551-241/42-47; Fax: 10-996-517-777-203 or in the USAID/CAR/Almaty,
Management Services, Fax:
(7-727) 2507634/35/36; E-mail: per.almaty@usaid.gov) by COB Tuesday, April 1, 2008. A copy of the Position
Description is available in USAID/CAR/MS/Personnel (ext.6353).

USAID/CAR reserves the right to obtain from previous employers relevant information concerning the applicant's
past performance and may consider such information in its evaluation. If an applicant does not wish USAID to
contact a current employer for a reference check, this should be stated in the applicant‟s cover letter, and USAID
will delay such reference check pending communication with the applicant.

    5) Financial Analyst, Public Association “LARC” Legal Assistance to Rural Citizens
Job Description:
1. help elaborate and implement the Association‟s financial strategy as an integral part of the overall economic
   development strategy;
2. implement, plan and control financial flows and conduct express and in-depth financial analyses;
3. help elaborate and improve the financial management system and internal procedures of PA LARC
4. improve effective control of implementing financial management decision-making;
5.   support (jointly elaborate) heads of structural divisions in existing financial planning/budgeting and advising
     the Association in general;
6.   visit Branch and Regional Offices to give advice and practical support to Heads of PA LARC divisions on
     training and practical financial issues;
7.   elaborate and draw up Orders and instructional/management documents of the Association;
8.   participate in fundraising activities and develop intellectual products of PA LARC.
Requirements:
   Higher education in economics and finance;
   Analytical skills;
   Not less than 3 years experience of financial management, drafting budgets and writing financial reports;
   Professional communications skills in written and spoken Russian and Kyrgyz. Knowledge of English
   (spoken and written), an MBA and experience of research and analytical work is preferable


Interested candidates should send their CV/Resume by e-mail to: almaz@larc.kg; larcadm@larc.kg by 14:00
            st
hours on 31 March 2008
Only selected candidates will be invited for an interview
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ОБЩЕСТВЕННОЕ ОБЪЕДИНЕНИЕ «ЛАРК» ПРАВОВАЯ ПОМОЩЬ СЕЛЬСКОМУ НАСЕЛЕНИЮ
www.LARC.kg Объявляет конкурс на должность Финансового аналитика
Должностные обязанности:
    содействие разработке и реализации финансовой стратегии Объединения, как неотъемлемой
     составной части общей стратегии его экономического развития;
    осуществление планирования и контроль денежных потоков, проведение экспресс - и углубленного
     финансового анализа;
    содействие разработке системы            и   совершенствованию           внутренних   процедур   финансового
     управления ОО «ЛАРК»;
    осуществление эффективного контроля реализации принятых управленческих решений в области
     финансовой деятельности;
    оказание поддержки (совместная разработка) руководителям структурных подразделений по
     текущему финансовому планированию/бюджетированию и их консолидация по Объединению в
     целом;
    при посещении филиалов и РП предоставление консультационной и практической поддержки
     руководителям структурных подразделений ОО «ЛАРК», направленной на обучение на практике
     финансовым вопросам;
    подготовка и оформление приказов, инструктивно-распорядительных документов Объединения;
    участие в фандрейзинговой деятельности и разработке интеллектуальных продуктов ОО «ЛАРК».
Требования к кандидатам:
    Высшее образование в области экономики и финансов;
    Аналитические способности;
    Опыт работы по управлению финансами, составлению бюджета и финансовых отчетов не менее 3
    лет;
    Навыки профессиональной коммуникации на кыргызском и русском языках в письменной и устной
    форме; Владение английским языком (устно и письменно), а также наличие магистерской степени в
    области управления бизнесом, исследовательских и аналитических работ являются
    предпочтительными.
Заинтересованным кандидатам присылать резюме на электронный адрес:
almaz@larc.kg; larcadm@larc.kg до 14.00 ч. 31 марта 2008 года.
Наиболее подходящие кандидаты будут приглашены на собеседование.

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Best regards,

Daniel Kadyrbekov
Program Assistant
Education Programs Division
IREX/Kyrgyz Republic
265-a prospect Chui, room 106,
Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, 720071
Phone: (996-312) 610811
        (996-312) 656848
Fax: (996-312) 610836
E-mail: dkadyrbekov@irex.kg
Skype: daniel.kadyrbekov1
www.irex.org; www.irex.kg

				
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