Open Call for application – Programme officer

Position: Programme officer
Location: Prishtina, Kosovo
Type of Contract: Full time
Duration:  Up to one year (Renewable)
Reports to:  Programme Manager
Net Salary:  836.50 EUR

General information
We are expanding!
Lens is seeking potential candidates to join our team in the position of Programme Officer for one of the projects currently under implementation. There are several posts available and they would be filled based on the profile of the candidate, i.e. the successful candidate would be offered the position that suits her/him the best. Lens projects are currently in one
of the following fields: 

  1. Youth employment / Entrepreneurship 
  2. Social economy
  3. Circular economy / Environment / Green business 
  4. Labor rights / Law

Duties and Responsibilities:
 Execute the project activities according to the project plan;
 Plan, monitor and implement project activities;
 Ensure that the objectives are achieved in accordance with the principles of the
organization and donor;
 Coordinate meetings, activities and workshops in the field;
 Communicate with partners as outlined in funding agreements;
 Monitor the progress of the project and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the
successful completion of the project;
 Write reports on the project for management and for contracting partner;
 Be strongly committed and work collaboratively with the team.

Requirements Qualifications:

 Completed Bachelor degree with at least 4 years of experience or Master`s degree or equivalent degree in accordance with nature of the project and relevant work experience of at least 2 years (in particular cases, relevant experience would suffice);
 Proven experience in project management (mandatory);
 Fluency in Albanian and English, both written and spoken (mandatory);
 Good knowledge of Serbian language is an advantage;
 Proven experience collaboration with international agencies is desirable;
 Knowledge of the non-profit sector;
 Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills;
 Excellent organizational skills, networking with youth and ability to prioritize tasks;
 Excellent computer and writing skills, including Microsoft Office;
 Able to work independently with little supervision.
Application procedure:
Interested candidates have to submit following application documents
on with the subject “Project officer – Your Name”:
 A curriculum vitae (CV);
 A motivation letter;
Applications will be accepted until the 2nd of June 2024!

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