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Head of Mission (Kosovo)

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PLAY International
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Pristina, XA, Kosovo

PLAY International


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Published 16 days ago

December 1, 2020
November 29, 2020
$21,000 - $28,000Salary paid in Euros

PLAY INTERNATIONAL IS LOOKING FOR A FULL TIME HEAD OF MISSION TO LEAD PLAY’S OPERATIONS IN KOSOVO AND THE WESTERN BALKANS

This Senior Management position provides overall leadership for the PLAY International Mission in Kosovo and the Western Balkans. The Head of Mission is both the key link between the country operation and the Headquarters in Paris, and the glue that binds the different aspects of the Mission’s work together. Whilst being responsible for the overall success of the Mission, the key areas of focus include strategic planning, fundraising, human resource management, partnerships development, public relations and financial oversight.

IMPORTANT: Please click on the link (https://bit.ly/PLAYHoMKosNov) to download and read the Job Description before applying.

Skills and Experience Required:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience as Head of Mission or similar position;
  • Previous experience in fundraising and public relations;
  • Previous experience in reporting to donors and knowledge of donor requirements (UN, EU etc);
  • Minimum 3 years of experience managing 3 or more staff;
  • Knowledge of accounting software (eg. SAGA, QuickBooks) and prior experience in finance or budget management.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills;
  • Excellent writing skills;
  • Leadership skills;
  • Strong organization and planning skills;
  • Management of stress and priorities; ability to work transversally on various projects and with different teams;
  • Strong teamwork skills;
  • Interest in developing new projects, identifying new opportunities and contributing to the development of the Balkans region;
  • Interest in the field of development, non-formal education and inter-ethnic dialogue;
  • Interest or experience working in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic and gender-balanced environment;
  • Previous work experience within the Western Balkan countries (desirable);
  • Interest and/or practice of a sport;
  • Current driving license (desirable)

PLAY INTERNATIONAL IS LOOKING FOR A FULL TIME HEAD OF MISSION TO LEAD PLAY’S OPERATIONS IN KOSOVO AND THE WESTERN BALKANS

This Senior Management position provides overall leadership for the PLAY International Mission in Kosovo and the…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Contract
  • Master's Degree Required
  • Managerial

Benefits

This is a French permanent contract with benefits including annual flights home and international health insurance.

This is a French permanent contract with benefits including annual flights home and international health insurance.

Level of Language Proficiency

  • Required: English (native speaker or equivalent)
  • Highly desirable: French
  • Desirable: Albanian
  • Desirable: Serbian
  • Required: English (native speaker or equivalent)
  • Highly desirable: French
  • Desirable: Albanian
  • Desirable: Serbian

Location

Pristina, XA, XK

How to Apply

Please send a CV (no more than two A4 pages), and cover letter (no more than one A4 page). All applications must be in English.

Please send your application (CV, Cover Letter) to: recruitment.kosovo@play-international.org

The application deadline is 23.59 on Sunday 29 November 2020. Interviews will be held at the beginning of December, and the position will begin as soon as possible.

Please note: Incomplete / Incorrect applications will be automatically rejected. Due to the high number of candidates, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have previously applied for this position, please do not reapply as your application will be taken into account. If you have not heard from us by 10 December 2020, please assume that your application has not been successful.

PLAY International Kosovo is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and is keen to reflect the diversity of Kosovo society at every level within the organization. We welcome applications from all sections of society. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.

Please send a CV (no more than two A4 pages), and cover letter (no more than one A4 page). All applications must be in English.

Please send your application (CV, Cover Letter) to: recruitment…

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