10 September 2019

Cooperation and Development Institute is launching a call for applications to recruit one Project Officer (full-time). We are looking for a result-focused professional that contributes to CDI with his/her project management / administration expertise, mainly in the following fields covered by our work:

  • EU Integration Process / Regional Cooperation
  • Good Governance

Description of indicative tasks

  • Follows-up, on a daily basis, with project partners, beneficiaries and donors, to guarantee smooth implementation of administrative and operational activities of the projects;
  • Support with research, and with the elaboration of project work plans, identifies benchmarks, follows and reports on their implementation, takes measures – as agreed with Project Manager(s) – to correct when needed;
  • Assists in projects financial resources management, HR management, efficient procurement and logistical services;
  • Provides administrative/logistic support for meetings, seminars, workshops, events, informal meetings, and other outreach and public events;
  • Prepares PR material (photos, text, etc.) and adapts them to CDI media outlets;
  • Establishes and maintains project information systems (including paper and electronic filing systems);
  • Assists in the preparation of research papers and subsequent presentations by extracting/summarizing project documentation and other related information;
  • Supports the Project Manager(s) and the project team in properly communicating the project;
  • Support the timely preparation and submission of progress reports, donor reports, project reviews, financial reports, audit reports and any other required project reports;

Qualifications requirements

  • A university degree in the field of political sciences, economics, business, law, public administration or other relevant field;
  • A master degree will be considered as an asset.
  • At least 3 (three) years’ of professional experience in project management /administration area;
  • Experience of school or work abroad will be an asset;
  • Excellent written knowledge of English;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines;
  • Detail-oriented way of working;
  • Familiarity with the EU integration process in Albania will be an asset;

Application Procedure

All interested applicants must send an email to with subject Project Officer” and attach:

  • A detailed CV in English language, with clear description of education and professional experience;
  • One or two letters of references from former employers;
  • A short motivation letter in English Language;

The deadline for submitting applications is September 20, 2019. CDI will only be able to contact the applicants shortlisted for an interview. Interviews will take place within a week after application deadline.