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Senior Researcher – Vacancy Announcement

1186 August 1, 2016 Uncategorized

The Youth Initiative for Human Rights Kosovo seeks applications for the position of:

Senior Researcher

YIHR Profile:

The Youth Initiative for Human Rights is a regional network of non-governmental organizations with programs on the territories of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro and

Job Description


  • Coordinate the implementation of the project activities within the Human Rights Program,
  • Desk research and collecting data,
  • Monitoring public institutions,
  • Produces all necessary regular monthly and quarterly reports,
  • Coordinate and maintain the communications with relevant stakeholders in Kosovo,
  • Production of a research paper



  • University degree in Law, Political Science, Sociology or any other field that fits the profile of YIHR.
  • Relevant work experience in any organization (public, private, NGO) with structured duties and responsibilities.
  • Experience in research production at least 3-5 years,
  • Experience with quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Experience with data collection and processing them
  • The candidate should have a genuine belief and interest in YIHR values and a willingness to publicly engage in their promotion,
  • The candidate should have a very good understanding of the political and social context of Kosovo, with a particular focus on the conditions related to human rights and youth participation in public life,
  • Knowledge of Albanian and English is mandatory; while knowledge of Serbian would be an asset,
  • Knowledge of basic computer skills (Office & Internet software) is mandatory.



Interested candidates should submit a letter of intent (in English) and a CV to the following e-mail address: by August 10, 2016, at 17:00h.
The subject of the email should be: Application for Senior Researcher.
Only short listed candidates will be invited for an interview.

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