Global Communities

Human Resources and Administration Specialist


Human Resources and Administration Specialist


Global Communities is an international development non-profit organization. Our mission is to create long-lasting, positive and community-led change that improves the lives and livelihoods of vulnerable people across the globe.

Global Communities is seeking a HR/Administration Specialist for the USAID-funded Up to Youth Activity, which will address youth vulnerable to social exclusion by mobilizing and engaging youth in meaningful ways to effect positive change. Over the five-year period, the Activity will work in selected target areas throughout Kosovo to mobilize youth to be forces for positive change, develop and demonstrate life/soft skills among youth and, develop, build and support resilience partners in fostering an environment for youth to engage in a positive and meaningful way.


Based in Pristina, the HR/Administration Specialist will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of administration, HR management, general support, and logistics for the program. More specifically, the HR/Administration Specialist will:

  • Maintain the program’s employee manual, , and manage personnel files;
  • Develop, organize and follow hiring practices in accordance with local labor laws and in coordination with relevant supervisors;
  • Assist in the entire process of the hiring, probation, evaluation, promotion and termination of staff;
  • Ensure that all employees have accurate job descriptions and work with relevant supervisors and the COP to revise job descriptions on a case-by-case basis;
  • Assist in obtaining visas, work permits and any other requirements for expatriate personnel;
  • Provide updated orientation packages and arrange presentations for all new staff;
  • Maintain a leave tracking system (sick/annual/home/holiday/LWOP) for international and national staff;
  • Identify training needs and develop internal and external training opportunities for all program staff;
  • Bring potential personnel problems and achievements to the attention of the relevant supervisor;
  • Ensure efficient functioning of the administrative filing system for the Pristina office;
  • Promote and uphold Global Communities mandatory reporting procedures;
  • Ensure Global Communities compliance to all applicable laws and principles;
  • Liaise with the Global Communities assigned attorney on all legal issues, with consistent feedback to the COP; and
  • Oversee all administrative practices within the main office.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Familiarity with interpretation and application of Kosovar national policies, rules and regulations, staff entitlements and benefits, recruitment and selection practices, and training programs.
  • Familiarity with USAID rules and regulations.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to determine priorities and respect deadlines.
  • Self-motivated and able to meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Comfortable with team-oriented approach to work, preferably in a multi-cultural setting.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business, Public Administration, or a relevant field.
  • 3 years of experience in Administration and Human Resources management, preferably within INGOs and donor-funded programs.
  • Fluency in English and Albanian or other local language required.

How To Apply

  • Please, send your applications with CVs and cover letters to the following address
  • Please state “Last Name, First Name – Job Title” in the subject line of your email.
  • Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, submission of applications before the deadline is highly encouraged

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