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Senior Researcher


Balkans Policy Research Group



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Job Vacancy / Senior Researcher

Status: Full-time
Location: Pristina – Kosovo
Reporting to: Executive Director

Balkans Group is seeking a Senior Researcher with in-depth knowledge of Balkans Group programmatic areas including regional cooperation, energy, EU and international agendas, approximation with EU processes, and key issues in Kosovo and Western Balkans countries.


  • An advanced degree in project development, economics, management, public policy/administration, or other related fields;
  • At least 8 years of relevant professional experience and detailed working knowledge in one or more areas of the Balkans Group;
  • An understanding of the issues and policies of the governments and states of the Western Balkans including regional cooperation;
  • Demonstrated skills in program-related research (quantitative and qualitative) from design to field research and analysis;
  • Experience in conducting complex, multiphase research and executing mixed-method research studies
  • Excellent analytical and writing skills, and the ability to formulate well-targeted project ideas and activities;
  • Excellent interpersonal, networking, and communication skills at a national and international level;
  • Fluency in English and knowledge of other regional languages is considered an advantage;
  • A strong capacity for effective teamwork, a high degree of flexibility, willingness to work long hours and under the pressure of deadlines;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment. Deal and work with multiple tasks and agendas.


  • Research, and take the lead on the development, implementation, and completion of topics and agendas on regional cooperation, energy, EU and international agendas, key issues in Kosovo and Western Balkans countries, and other related topics.
  • Write, edit, and review reports and articles for publication.
  • Effectively organise and coordinate research activities and writing within project components
  • Collaborate and provide support to key stakeholders (internally and externally) and research partners including short-term consultants as well as longer-term, strategic partnerships.
  • Actively liaise with stakeholders at the local and regional level, together with the Executive Director,
  • Follow all organisational policies, best practice research management protocols, and procedures
  • Report to the Project Manager and Executive Director

Interested candidates should send:

  • Cover Letter (in English)
  • CV containing contact details of three references
  • One writing sample

Successful candidates will be invited for an interview and written test. The closing date for applications is 30.03.2024.

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

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.