Deputy Executive Director for Programs of MCA-Kosovo.

Titulli i postimit * Deputy Executive Director for Programs of MCA-Kosovo.
Kategoria Deputy Executive Director for Programs -MCA Kosovo Entity
Lloji i punës Full Time
Përshkrimi i Punës

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 Headhunter Karriera LLC as the Recruitment Consultant is now recruiting for the position of the Deputy Executive Director for Programs of MCA-Kosovo.

Position Summary

Under the direct supervision of the Chief Executive Officer, the Deputy Executive Director for Programs works with the CEO to maintain efficient operations at MCA-Kosovo and establish project management and quality assurance processes to ensure timely project delivery and compliance with MCC requirements. The position is based in Pristina, Kosovo.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Lead the development of work plans, technical documents, and tools across all three Compact projects of MCA-Kosovo aligned to overall MCA and MCC programming requirements and standards to the Compact delivery timeline;
  2. Oversee MCA project compliance with design guidelines, budget allocations, and MCC cost principles, project management, environmental, social and gender requirements.  Oversee the review of project proposals from MCA-Kosovo project teams to ensure these conform to substantive design guidelines, budget allocations, MCC cost principles, and other requirements for proper implementation and capacity;
  3. Build capacity in the Programs functions – through recruitment, training and ensuring adequate resources – to deliver efficient, coordinated, and effective execution throughout Compact set-up, implementation, and closeout;
  4. Advocate with the CEO, MCA Board, and heads of projects to craft workplans and allocate resources – human and financial – to ensure the responsiveness and effectiveness of the Programs function;
  5. Lead the introduction of streamlined methodologies for project execution, documentation, evaluation, monitoring, and reporting to enhance delivery timeframes while remaining responsive to the needs of the Compact and ensure its timely completion.
  6. Promote the development and evolution of planning and reporting tools and outputs which ensure consistency in project delivery and compliance across all MCC and MCA guidelines;
  7. Guide program management division directors, managers (e.g. work planning, quality assurance and health and safety etc.) and establish a collaborative environment to facilitate cooperation, sharing of information, and shared accountability for the success of the Compact. 

Kërkesat e profilit

Required Knowledge and Skills

  1. Master’s degree or MBA required or its equivalent in international development, development economics, business administration, engineering, public administration, construction management, or relevant field. 
  2. Minimum of seven (7) years professional, broad program management experience encompassing cross program oversight and development and management of significant resources;
  3. Demonstrated ability to balance a variety of tasks and demands and demonstrated history of delivering high quality projects on time and within budget;
  4. Experience leading multi-dimensional teams and using results-focused project management;
  5. Fluency in English and Albanian.

Preferred background and work experience:

  1. Experience working in the fields of renewable energy or workforce development;
  2. Project Management Certifications
  3. Fluency in another official language of Kosovo (Serbo-Croatian or other).


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

Kosovo Compact | Millennium Challenge Corporation (

Tjetër (Opsionale)

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 Your Application

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

Should you encounter any problems with the form, please contact:, +355686029691 and/or, +38349716161.

All applications are to be submitted by 17:00 Kosovo time, 19 June 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 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).”