Project Assistant

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Jahjaga Foundation
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Open Position: Project Assistant at Jahjaga Foundation

The Jahjaga Foundation (JF) is a non-profit organization established in March 2018, with the initiative of former President of Kosovo, Atifete Jahjaga. Women and youth empowerment are at the core of the all programs within the Jahjaga Foundation, which range from economic empowerment to full participation in decision making and social inclusion. We seek to create platforms that offer means to all members of the society to lift up one another, and thus transform members of marginalized groups into change agents who work toward development and peace.

The Jahjaga Foundation is seeking to recruit a Project Assistant, who will support the implementation of ongoing projects and the development of new programs.

Job Description

The main responsibilities of the Project Assistant include, but are not limited to:

  • Support the Project Manager in implementing project activities to ensure the successful and timely completion of activities, as foreseen in the commitments to donors and other stakeholders,
  • Support reporting for JF internal purposes and donors,
  • Support monitoring and evaluation activities,
  • Support the Jahjaga Foundation team in designing products for external communication, as well as contribute to design of products needed for different activities,
  • Support the Jahjaga Foundation team in program development and planning, by writing project proposals,
  • Contribute to research on matters within the program, including but not limited to women and youth empowerment, human rights, and social inclusion,
  • Other duties as requested by the supervisor.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in social science, development studies, interdisciplinary studies, or other related fields;
  • Experience or academic background in fields of human rights, gender equality, and social inclusion;
  • Fluent in Albanian and English; Knowledge of Serbian would be an asset,
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Office are required,
  • Strong administrative, organizational, and communication skills,
  • Be team oriented, as well as capable of working independently,
  • Be able to prioritize and implement multiple tasks to strict deadlines,

Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to join our team, by sending their CV and cover letter via email at The subject line of the email with the application should be “Application for Project Assistant”. The closing date for the application is November 28, 2021.


The Jahjaga Foundation believes in the benefits of diversity among team members, and thus we encourage men who believe and work towards gender equality to apply to join our team and work for a common cause.

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