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Working at the EITI International Secretariat

Headquartered in Oslo, Norway, the EITI International Secretariat is a small team of around 40 staff who come from all corners of the globe. The International Secretariat is responsible for the functioning of the EITI Association and supports more than 50 countries in implementing the EITI Standard. Our work spans across different areas such as communications, country support, policy, data analysis and administration.

Our culture is underpinned by our values of integrity, professionalism and respect for diversity. With 25 countries represented among our staff, we value our differences in backgrounds, culture, perspectives and languages. We believe those differences are an important part of what drives innovation and progress in our field.  

Current openings

Technical and Data Manager

We are looking for a highly motivated, dynamic, detail-oriented, analytical individual who can lead our data team to advance our strategic priority of making open data a norm in all our member countries.  The Technical and Data Manager position reports to the Technical Director as part of the EITI Disclosure Group and works closely with various teams across the organisation. The position coordinates and has overall responsibility of contributing to the EITI open data objectives as described in annual work plans, building, maintaining, and promoting the use of the EITI’s extensive datasets disclosed by companies and governments. A key aspect of this position is to lead the strategic shift from maintenance and update of the EITI database to promoting the utilisation of more than a decade worth of EITI reporting to inform decision making and accountability. In addition, the position supports in leading the EITI quality assurance mechanism, called validation, for assessing member countries’ implementation of the EITI Standard, including qualitative research, drafting publishable-quality reports and public presentations to the EITI Board and implementing countries.

Application deadline: 11 February 2022

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Duties and responsibilities

  • Responsible for leading the EITI open data work and acting strategically to promote the publication and use of open data, including through coordination between various departments on open data concepts, standards, and functions of the EITI data.
  • Overall responsible for identifying, planning, and executing projects to increase efficiency and automation of internal data and reporting processes.
  • Line management of Data team members.
  • Overseeing guidance materials and undertaking capacity building of internal and external stakeholders on open data.
  • Ensuring consistent application of the EITI Requirements related to open data and systematic disclosures, and support country teams in helping countries to implement the EITI Standard in key technical areas, with a special focus on Data accessibility and open data.
  • Provide support to the Validation team, ensuring the Validation database and access to Validation data is maintained for all completed Validations.
  • Support country teams in helping countries prepare for Validation, including explaining the Validation procedures, supporting implementing countries in preparation of required documentation, and providing clarifications of requirements of the EITI Standard.
  • Lead and support Validation of specific EITI implementing countries. This includes qualitative and quantitative research, stakeholder consultations, drafting of reports, public presentation and multi-stakeholder negotiation and consensus-building.
  • On request, contribute to implementation support priorities in accordance with activities stated in the International Secretariat work plan assigned to the Disclosure group.

Application deadline: 11 February 2022

Please note that we only accept applications through our recruitment portal.

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Country Officer for Eurasia

We are recruiting a Country Officer for Eurasia for a six-month contract with immediate effect. The area of responsibility will mainly be to work together with the Regional Director for Eurasia in providing support to the implementation of the EITI Standard in the Eastern Europe, Caucasus and Central Asia (Albania, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan and Ukraine). Eurasia team is part of the Asia team, comprising of six members. The work of the team not only focuses on supporting implementing countries but also provides information for the EITI Board and engages in outreach opportunities. Work of the team is diverse, dynamic and includes organisation of in-person and online trainings, events and publications. We are looking for a highly motivated, dynamic, detail-oriented, analytical individual who can oversee various aspects of the EITI requirements implemented in the region and manage stakeholder relations in a portfolio of countries (Armenia, Kazakhstan and other selected countries in the region). The candidate to fill this position should also demonstrate technical skills on issues related to extractive sector governance.

Application deadline: 31 January 2022

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Duties and responsibilities

  • Support implementation of country strategies in Armenia, Kazakhstan and selected countries in Eurasia.
  • Maintain active engagement with national stakeholders, coordinating implementation with local and international partners and facilitate peer exchange among countries in the portfolio.
  • Prepare analysis of the EITI disclosures (reports, data), work plans, progress reports, and other key documents produced by the EITI in the assigned countries.
  • Support Kazakhstan in preparation for analysis and assessment of its EITI implementation progress, including oversight of the EITI reporting, preparation of transparency template, capacity building with stakeholders and organising an in person/virtual country visits.
  • Support Armenia in implementing Opening Extractives programme on beneficial ownership transparency.
  • Support production of the EITI publications in the International Secretariat and other relevant documentation, including Board papers. 
  • Provide capacity building activities with national stakeholders.

Application deadline: 31 January 2022

Please note that we only accept applications through our recruitment portal.

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Questions

For any questions about working for the EITI, please contact our HR Manager, Jeanette Reinertsen.