Regional Capacity Development Coordinator / Network Liaison Officer

Major duties and responsibilities:

  • Management of one of the major grants of the organisation, and overseeing implementation related to updating and development of procedures;
  • Based on needs assessments and evaluations, proposes and manages the process of developing rulebooks, guidelines and modification of existing provisions;
  • Acts as a liaison for the Network in terms of capacity building, development and coordinates activities within the Network, related to CBD;
  • Organises and implements trainings and other events for the staff of the network and outside audiences;
  • Maintains and develops relations with donors, and carries out other reasonably requested administrative and operational duties. 

Key requirements:

  • Extensive project management knowledge and understanding and a proven track record in  managing complex, multi-annual and regional programmes,
  • Strong understanding of project and programme based financial planning and monitoring,
  • Ability to collect and analyse information, with the aim to provide recommendations, guidance and develop policies,
  • Ability to travel all over the Balkans and interact with colleagues from different countries and backgrounds,
  • Understanding of capacity building and capacity development, and hands on experience in creation of CB programmes and activities,
  • Experience in organisation of events (trainings, conferences, missions),
  • Skilled and experienced in communication with donors, partners and other counterparts,
  • Excellent written and oral skills in English and at least one of the regional languages,
  • Well organised, able to prioritise, goal oriented, multi-tasker,


All interested candidates need to send their CV, a letter of motivation (no more than 1 page), proof for all stated skills and list of three professional references by e-mail to, no later than 15 February 2018. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted. The selected candidate should start work as soon as possible. 

BIRN Hub is a nongovernmental organisation, a part of the Regional BIRN Network, 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.