4. August. 2020. | 08:42

NGO AKTIV is hiring! Vacancy notice for Project Manager

NGO AKTIV is pleased to announce an opening for the position of Project Manager for program Citizens participation in local decision making. NGO AKTIV is encouraging experienced, enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to express the interest/apply and work at a responsible, demanding and challenging position of Project Manager.


Duration of contract: 1+ years

Duty Station: North Mitrovica

Salary: Competitive

General requirements for the position are:

  • At least 3 years of experience at managing projects in civic sector in Kosovo or/and Serbia;
  • Knowledge of Serbian language (native speakers or full operational proficiency) is essential due to the nature of the intervention (direct communication with grass root Kosovo Serb communities), while the knowledge of Albanian will be considered as an asset;
  • Proficiency in English language;
  • Extensive knowledge about main sociopolitical tendencies and features of Kosovo with focus on the Kosovo Serb community.

Main responsibilities:

  • In coordination with project partners, take the lead responsibility for developing, implementing, improving, monitoring and evaluating program intervention;
  • Develop, nurture, and maintain effective partnership with various stakeholders, with an aim of improving Project aims and goals;
  • Lead and coordinate the Project Team in implementation of Project’s goals: with a special focus on improving, monitoring and evaluating actions;
  • Assure application of  practices, quality assurances tools and principles adopted in AKTIV’s program implementation system;
  • Submitting monthly reports about the activities, events and progress made within Project, including minutes and recommendations in relation to the Project’s goals;
  • Perform other tasks per instructions from AKTIV’s Executive and Program Director.

We are looking for candidates who:

  • Hold at least a bachelor’s degree in relevant social studies,
  • Are well acquainted with dynamics of Kosovo ethnic relations, dominating political challenges, as well as specific challenges faced by Serbian and other non-majority communities in Kosovo;
  • Are familiar with specifics, obstacles and opportunities in reconciliation process Kosovo/Serbia;
  • Have at least three years of experience in CSO sector, preferably with a two years’ experience in project management and team-leader experience;
  • Are fluent in English. NOTE: proficiency in Serbian language is obligatory, while the knowledge of Albanian will be considered as an asset;
  • Have great communicational, administrative and leading skills;
  • Have proven experience in areas of lobbying and advocacy;
  • Perform well under pressure and against short deadlines.


Interested candidates are invited to send their CVs and motivational letters to: office@ngoaktiv.org

Deadline for application is 21st of August. Successful candidates need to be ready for an interview shortly after the expiration of the deadline.