Director, BESS Project of MCA-Kosovo

Titulli i postimit * Director, BESS Project of MCA-Kosovo
Kategoria Director, BESS Project - 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 Director, BESS Project of MCA-Kosovo.

Position Summary 

Under the direct supervision of the Deputy Executive Director for Programs, the Director, BESS Project is responsible for the successful implementation of the nearly $150 million Energy Storage project and building collaborative relationships with project stakeholders. They ensure the alignment of project execution with the overall objectives of the Compact and the judicious management of its resources. The position is based in Pristina, Kosovo.

Duties and Responsibilities 

  1. Assess aspects of project design and implementation of BESS project activities to determine salient issues that may affect the attainment of project objectives and delivery of Compact targets;
  2. Oversee the implementation of the BESS project ensuring compliance with MCA-Kosovo policies and strategies, optimal use and deployment of resources, and timely delivery against established milestones;
  3. Represent the BESS project to internal and external stakeholders, highlighting its value and impact on the attainment of Compact objectives to strengthen support;
  4. Advise teams on optimal approaches to resource management, project planning, and delivery to align to wider MCA-Kosovo program strategies, frameworks, and budgets;
  5. Advise stakeholders (government counterparts, project beneficiaries, etc.) on project plans and objectives to build cooperative engagement in the delivery of project outcomes, and to strengthen accountability, transparency, and compliance;
  6. Align project management approaches used across technical and cross-cutting areas of the BESS project to sustain program integrity and efficiency throughout the lifetime of the Compact. 


Kërkesat e profilit

Required Knowledge and Skills

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Management, Logistics or other related fields; 
  2. Minimum of seven (7) years professional, broad and extensive program management experience (or five (5) with a Master’s degree), encompassing program oversight and development and management of significant resources, including: stakeholder engagement, managing large-scale energy infrastructure projects, experience with policy and institutional reforms in the energy sector, and negotiating and working with the Government of Kosovo and other stakeholders; 
  3. Fluency in English and Albanian.

Preferred background and work experience:

  1. Master’s or other similar advanced degree;
  2. Formal professional certification in Project Management and/or relevant field;          
  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).”