Chemonics International, seeks a Capacity Building Specialist for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)-funded Kosovo e-Governance Activity. The purpose of this Activity is to address long-standing challenges related to poor digital service delivery and ineffective management of digital government systems by the Government of Kosovo (GoK), by clarifying institutional roles and processes, strengthening institutional capacity to deliver services, and engaging civil society and the private sector. The activity will set a direction that will accelerate the transformation into an agile digital government, which ensures that Kosovans receive high-quality, efficient, and accessible government services. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.  

We are seeking candidates for the following long-term position:   

Capacity Building Specialist under Objective 2: “Key institutions have the technical expertise and program management skills to develop, manage, and deliver digital government platforms and services”

Position Description: 

The Capacity Building Specialist will work as part of the Objective 2 team to build the necessary human capacity of critical institutions responsible for Kosovo’s digital government such as ministries and agencies (including AIS, the Agency for Information Society) to develop, maintain, and advance digital services, manage existing digital government platforms, ensure the interoperability of digital systems, and deliver quality digital government services.


  • The Capacity Building Specialist implements Objective 2 activities under the supervision of the Objective 2 Lead.
  • Build the capacities of critical institutions responsible for developing, managing, and delivering digital government platforms and services
  • Identify skill gaps of existing GoK IT professionals and the best and most feasible solutions to address these deficits, including pilot programs for priority institutions
  • Coordinate closely with the USAID Private Sector-Led Workforce Development Activity and private Sector Partnerships to Strengthen Higher Education Activity to address workforce development in the IT sector
  • Support and provide technical expertise to AIS to identify core need areas for building human/staffing capacity
  • Work with AIS and provide technical assistance to the KIPA (Kosovo Institute for Public Administration) to build capacity as a respected IT training institution
  • Collaborate with the Grants/Subcontracts Manager to identify, develop, and oversee implementation of grants and subcontracts
  • Responsible for contributing to work planning and periodic reports and deliverables such as weekly, monthly newsletter, quarterly, and annual reports. 
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned.


  • University degree in computer science, computer information systems, information technology, or related fields.
  • Five years of relevant professional and progressively responsible experience implementing capacity building and workforce development approaches. Experience working on programs funded by international donors preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience developing training curricula, including workshops, presentations, and training exercises.
  • Working knowledge of current GoK digital service efforts and agenda to advance digitalization.
  • Ability to create and maintain effective working relations with senior government personnel and executive bodies, U.S. and foreign government organizations, and collaborating partners.
  • Ability to effectively manage aspects of project implementation with strong organizational and prioritization skills.
  • Excellent communication, writing, and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Proficient written and oral English required.

Application Instructions:    

To apply, please submit a cover letter and CV with the position title in the subject line to KosovoEGovRecruit@chemonics.com no later than October 15th, 2023. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.  

Chemonics is an employer that does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.  


Kategoria Teknologji e Informacionit
Skadon 15/10/23 (Ka skaduar!)
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