Vacancy: Administrative Assistant


Administrative assistant

Central Asia Barometer is an independent non-profit regional center of applied social research in Central Asia with a headquarter in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. We measure the social, economic, and political "atmosphere" in the countries of Central Asia and conduct applied social research, the results of which help our partners make data-based decisions in the best interests of the region’s citizens.

We are looking for a full-time Administrative assistant to join our office in Bishkek to support daily operation of CAB, as well as project activities.

Deadline: April 15


  • Perfect written and oral communication skills in English and Russian 
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in social sciences 
  • Experience in grant reporting, documentation, formal correspondence
  • Experience working in international teams 
  • Strong interest in Central Asia studies/applied social research
  • Total work experience not less than 2 years (including internships)
  • Candidates with work experience with grant documentation and reporting will be given preference


  • Provide general administrative support in the office and project management
  • Assist with coordination with local/international partners
  • Maintain organizational reporting systems
  • Handle contracts, documentation, reporting
  • Organize logistics for meetings, seminars, conferences 
  • Interpretation and translation of documentation and other materials

Specific job duties:

  • Set up and maintain simple files. Assist in preparing and administering office accounts and records. Enter, update, and retrieve information stored in files and databases;
  • Schedule and coordinate meetings and appointments. Maintain an office calendar. Make travel arrangements following specific instructions and keep a travel itinerary; 
  • Support office by using automated equipment such as facsimile machines, personal or networked computers and printers, copy equipment, voice messaging and electronic mail systems, and telephone equipment;

If you are interested in applying for this position, please your cover letter outlining your motivation and experience, as well as your CV until April 15, 2023, to marked as “Administrative Assistant”.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.