Compact Program Summary

The Government of the Republic of Kosovo (the “Government” or “GoK”) and the Millennium Challenge Corporation (“MCC”), a United States government agency, signed a grant aimed at accelerating the country’s transition towards an energy future that is more sustainable, inclusive, reliable and affordable. The GoK has ratified the compact and has designated a new entity as an autonomous agency to exercise and perform the GoK’s rights and obligations to oversee, manage and implement the Compact Programs.  This entity, referred to as MCA-Kosovo, will be managed and supported by the Board of Directors and will be led by the MCA-Kosovo Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

The Headhunter Karriera LLC as the Recruitment Consultant is now recruiting for the position of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MCA-Kosovo

Position Summary

Under the direct supervision of the Board of Directors, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is responsible for establishing MCA-Kosovo and managing its program and operational support functions, serving as the primary representative of the MCA to stakeholders, the MCA Board, and MCC.   The position is based in Pristina, Kosovo.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Lead the establishment of MCA-Kosovo and serve as its primary representative to stakeholders, the Board of Directors and the MCC;
  2. In coordination with MCC, develop all strategies to ensure compact success;
  3. Direct the organizational strategy and bring together capacities and resources from project teams, supporting units, cross-cutting functions, consultants, and implementing agencies to deliver MCA-Kosovo’s mission;
  4. Oversee the recruitment of core staff and advise/lead/guide MCA-Kosovo’s senior management team;
  5. Advise the Board of Directors on the progress of projects and issues encountered.  Facilitate cooperation, information sharing mutual accountability across MCA-Kosovo and MCC teams;
  6. Organize and align frameworks for program monitoring and evaluation, ensuring systems and capacities are in place for the program to achieve objectives within schedule;
  7. Ensure quality of program delivery by establishing quality standards aligned with the compact provisions and all MCC policies and procedures on the management of funds and personnel, fostering a culture with zero tolerance for fraud and corruption.

Targeted Specialized Knowledge and Skills

  • Advanced degree in Economics, Business Administration, Engineering, Public Administration or other related fields;(An MA, MBA, MSc, PhD, or other equivalent higher education degree)
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of professional and senior leadership experience in public or private regional or international organizations with proven expertise in public financial management, donor project management, or similar systems;
  • Fluency in English is essential to communicate in writing or speaking.

Preferred background and work experience:

  • Experience leading teams and working in the fields of renewable energy, higher education or workforce development;
  • Fluency in another official language of Kosovo (Serbo-Croatian or other);
  • Formal professional certification in Leadership, Project Management, and/or relevant field.                

For more information on MCC and the Kosovo Compact, please go to:

Kosovo Compact | Millennium Challenge Corporation (mcc.gov)

Application Procedure:

All interested applicants are required to download and duly fill-out the offline Application Form through  this link:  Application Form link

The duly filled-out Application Form, together with an up-to-date resume are to be submitted by uploading them electronically at the link generated below (please note only resumes will not be accepted): Submit Application Here

Please note that only applications submitted through the online application form will be processed. 

Should you encounter any problems with the form, please contact: Mr. Emin Shini at   e.shini@theheadhunter.com +355686029691

or Ms.Doruntina Jakupi at d.jakupi@theheadhunter.com, +38349716161.

All applications are to be submitted by mid-night (23:59) Kosovo time, 26 May 2023

Kindly note that applications received after the deadline, submitted in different formats than the given Application Form or in languages other than English shall not be considered.  Only those candidates who are selected to participate in the subsequent stages of the recruitment will be contacted.

The Headhunter Karriera LLC Officials shall conduct themselves at all times in a manner befitting the status of an international civil servant. This includes avoiding any action which may adversely reflect on the integrity, independence and impartiality of their position and function as officials of The Headhunter Karriera LLC.  The Headhunter Karriera LLC is committed to applying the highest ethical standards in carrying out its business.

All MCA-Kosovo employees will be selected based on an open and competitive recruitment and selection process in accordance with the provisions of the Compact.  In addition, the recruitment of all employees of MCA-Kosovo will be carried out in accordance with the principles and indications stipulated by the constitutional and legal provisions, including equal opportunity, merit, competency, transparency, and non-discrimination under all its forms. 


“The Headhunter Karriera LLC and its employees and the MCA-Kosovo and its employees do not charge fees at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, processing, training, and/or any other step).”

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