Multiple Positions - USAID Kosovo ADAPT Activity

Deloitte Kosova


USAID Kosovo ADAPT Activity

About Deloitte:

For more than 25 years, Deloitte’s International Development Organization (IDO) practice has worked with governments, development agencies, NGOs, and private firms in over 60 countries to build the institutions, legal framework, and policies required for effective public and private sector growth.

Deloitte is a leading provider of innovative development solutions to development agencies, foundations, governments, and Fortune 500 companies. Our IDO team is the vanguard for the delivery of profound impact in the global development space in alignment to the UN's Sustainable Development Goals. With more than 1000 development specialists around the world, Deloitte has implemented over 150 donor projects worth a total of more than $3 billion in more than 70 countries.

Job Description:

Deloitte is currently recruiting for an upcoming multi-year United States Agency for International Development (USAID) program in Kosovo. Deloitte is seeking well-qualified candidates for multiple long-and short-term positions, for candidates with backgrounds in climate change adaptation and mitigation, gender and social inclusion, private sector engagement, behavior change, capacity building, smart agriculture, smart cities, and more. These candidates will develop and implement the Kosovo Adapt activity, and help create, within Kosovo, a resilient environment and more economic sustainability through increased awareness and demand for climate solutions, and policies that support climate change mitigation and adaptation. This initiative’s implementing team will partner with national government, local government, the private sector, NGOs and local community organizations, and USG stakeholders to:

1.Identify constraints and opportunities related to climate change mitigation and adaptation

2.Raise awareness to climate change issues and engage stakeholders to support and implement climate smart policies and incentives

3.Enable stakeholders to support, promote, and lead climate smart policies and initiatives

Location and duration of assignment will vary based on position, however some positions will be expected to be based in Prishtina, Kosovo, while others may travel for short assignments in country.

Qualifications and Expectation Sought for Various Specialists Under the Kosovo Adapt Activity:

  • Advanced degree in sustainability, climate change, agriculture and food systems, environmental science, environmental economics, public administration, public policy, economic development, business administration, or other relevant field
  • 5+ years of exceptional experience, preferably in Kosovo, the Western Balkans and East Central Europe, working on climate programs
  • Demonstrated experience working among counterparts developing and/or implementing climate smart policies and initiatives in Kosovo and/or East Central Europe, the Western Balkans or other related regions
  • Strong experience and a record of successful performance in one or more of the following areas: o Experience working in policy and legal/regulatory initiatives regarding climate smart solutions
  • Experience providing capacity building for national and local government agencies, particularly focused on the environment, the economy, and urban/rural development
  • Experience working in behavior change for climate smart solutions, preferably in local or
  • community environments
  • Experience leveraging private sector expertise and enabling private sector financing for climate smart solutions
  • Experience working in the agriculture sector and food systems value chain for climate smart solutions
  • Experience supporting energy efficiency, renewable energy, and related clean energy solutions
  • Experience working in policy, community-based change programs a plus
  • Fluency in English; Fluency in Albanian and/or Fluency in or knowledge of Serbian is a plus


The primary place of performance will be in Prishtina, Kosovo, and residency in the country is preferred.

About the Organization:

As used in this posting, “Deloitte” means Deloitte LLP. Please see www.deloitte.com/us/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

Application Submission:

Interested persons should please submit a cover letter and CV with references as a Word document, applying here:

Multiple Positions - USAID Kosovo ADAPT Activity (deloittece.com)

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. This position is contingent on project award and funding.

For more information on Deloitte’s Public Sector climate work, please visit the Public Sector Climate Action website.

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