Balkans Group is seeking a Researcher

Vacancy Announcement

Title: Researcher

Status: Full Time

Location: Prishtina, Kosovo

Reporting to: Executive Director


Under the overall supervision of BPRG Executive Director and in close cooperation with the Senior Researcher, the mid-level consultant will conduct research and write reports on policy developments, politics, security and governance, and regional issues. The Researcher will be conducting independent research, edit articles and reports.


  • Research topics as needed by BPRG;
  • Write, edit and review reports and articles for publication;
  • Support colleagues in the development and implementation of organisational; communication and fundraising strategies;
  • Support implementation of project activities that relate to the overall vision of BPRG;
  • Manage projects implementation through shared matrix;
  • Support project staff regarding any potential deviations of projects;
  • Support the development of programme proposals in coordination with project
  • teams and in response to funding opportunities;
  • Support organisational, programme and project development;
  • Contribute/Support designing and planning of new projects and programmes;
  • Other tasks as required;


  • MA degree in one of the following fields: international relations, social sciences, development studies, interdisciplinary studies, or other related studies;
  • Knowledge in designing both qualitative and quantitative research methodologies;
  • At least 2 years’ relevant professional experience and detailed working knowledge in one or more areas of the Balkans Group;
  • Extensive knowledge of key issues in Kosovo, the region, and related  international and EU issues;
  • Strong research skills and ability to propose policy interventions;
  • Excellent writing skills in English and Albanian, Serbian Desirable;
  • Ability to plan and work within agreed timeframes;
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and work well under pressure;  
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and ability;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment;
  • Deal and work with multi-tasks and agendas;


Interested candidates should send:

  • Cover letter (in English)
  • CV containing contact details of three references
  • Three writing samples

Closing date for applications is 30.10.2020

Full applications with “Researcher” in the email subject should be emailed to [email protected]

*Good applications for mid-level consultant Researchers will be considered too

Balkans Policy Research Group – BPRG is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, age, or other legally protected characteristics.

Qamil Hoxha street ob. no. 29
appartment no. 7,
10000, Kosovo

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Mon – Fri: 09:00  – 17:00


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