Administrative Assistant

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 will be referred to as MCA-Kosovo.

The Compact program will be implemented within five years and consists of three projects 1) Energy Storage Project, 2) Just and Equitable Transition Acceleration Project, and 3) American Catalyst Facility for Development Project.

Millenium Challenge Account - Kosovo is recruiting for the position of the Administrative Assistant.

Position Summary

The Administrative Assistant, reporting directly to the Director of Administration and Finance, provides support in a range of administrative services including organization of event logistics, travel arrangements, and maintenance of office inventories and filing systems. 

The position is based in Pristina, Kosovo.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Organizes logistics and materials for workshops, meetings, and events to support smooth-running activities;
  2. Processes visa applications and travel arrangements, travel disbursements, and other travel-related requirements in accordance with MCA-Kosovo travel policy in order to support programmatic activities;
  3. Initiates communication within the MCA-Kosovo and with external service providers, to ensure that logistical preparations for workshops, meetings, and events are in place allowing sufficient leeway in case of changes in schedule or venue; 
  4. Maintains an inventory of office supplies and equipment ensuring that stocks are replenished on a regular basis and faulty equipment are repaired as needed facilitating workplace efficiency;
  5. Maintains filing systems and databases of all division and project documentation to ensure that activities are well-documented in support of planning and auditing processes.
  6. Provide assistance in contract management;
  7. Other tasks as might be assigned by Director of Administration and Finance.

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in any field;
  • At least 3 years of administrative experience with local or international organizations in Kosovo;
  • Fluency in English and in another official language of Kosovo (Albanian or Serbian) is required. Proficiency in Albanian is preferred for candidates who speak Serbian, and vice versa;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

Preferred background and work experience:

  • Demonstrated sensitivity and adaptability regarding gender, cultural, nationality, and age considerations;
  • Contract management experience.

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

Kosovo Compact | Millennium Challenge Corporation (mcc.gov)

Millennium Challenge Account (MCA) - Kosovo | mcakosovo.org

Application Procedure:

All interested applicants are required to complete the offline Application Form, which you can download through this link.

Please send electronically the required completed Application Form, including an up-to-date resume to HR@mcakosovo.org no later than June 23, 2024, at 23:59 Kosovo time. Only completed application package will be accepted (resume and application form). The e-mail subject line must indicate the position title for which you are applying.

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 recruitment will be contacted.

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. 

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Skadon 23/06/24 (Ka skaduar!)
Orari Full Time
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