Administrative and Operations Assistant


Administrative and Operations Assistant

Middle Managment

Bosnian/Serbian/Croatian, English


The duties of this position include:

  • Assistance in regional operations through maintenance of the operational budget and assistance in implementation of regional programmes; 
  • Assistance in daily administration of the organisation through maintenance of filing system, inventory, office management and contracting; 
  • Assistance in organisation of events, minute taking and general logistical support as required

Interested candidates need to be dynamic, open, hard-working and committed persons, who posses the following characteristics: 

  • Bachelor degree in finance, accounting, business, public administration or similar; - strong computer literacy including word and data processing tools;
  • At least 3 (three) years of professional experience in finance and administration, experience in implementation of programmes is an asset; 
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English, 
  • Good judgement in balancing the need to follow orders and take initiatives, 
  • Well organised, tidy and trustworthy person, methodical in their approach to the office environment; 
  • Openness and willingness to learn and improve knowledge and skills. 

The vacancy is open to citizens of Bosnia-Herzegovina, but also to foreigners living in the country or willing to resettle. 
All interested candidates need to send their CV, a letter of motivation (no more than 2 pages) and list of three professional references by e-mail to, no later than 20th of February 2015.

The interviews wit the short-listed candidates will be held in the period 25-27 February 2015. The selected candidate should start work as soon as possible. 

About the Company:

BIRN is a nongovernmental organisation based in Bosnia-Herzegovina, working on in the field of media development. More information at 
BIRN encourages applicants of both genders, and offers an equal chance to all interested persons, without any prejudice based on any grounds.