Private sector engagement team lead | Kosovo | 2021

  • Senior-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 3 March 2021

Job Description

Chemonics seeks a private sector engagement team lead for the anticipated USAID Property Governance Activity in Kosovo. This activity will address the needs of the property rights system in Kosovo to reduce corruption, increase women’s empowerment, and improve formal property rights and investments in real property. In partnership with a range of local stakeholders, including municipalities, the central government, civil society, and the private sector, the Activity will focus on property rights legislation and improving the overall transparency, efficiency, and functionality of the property rights system. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

Responsibilities include:

  • Oversee technical implementation of activities related to engaging the private sector to strengthen Kosovo’s property rights regime
  • Foster and maintains collaborative working relationships with key private sector stakeholders to develop innovative solutions for property sector challenges, in collaboration with local government representatives
  • Lead development of activities to increase private sector participation in legal and system reforms, institutional modernization of property systems and services, and municipal development plans and investments
  • Provide overall technical and managerial leadership, ensuring effective implementation of component activities and collaboration with other component team leads
  • Supervise and builds capacity of technical component staff

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or foreign equivalent) required; advanced degree in communications, public administration, business administration, or related field is preferred
  • A minimum of seven years of experience successfully fostering relationships between private sector partners and local governments and coordinating shared priorities for reforms and development; experience in leading public-private dialogue is a great asset
  • Extensive experience working in two or more of the following areas: property rights, land access, public-private partnerships, local governance, and women’s rights
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate technical guidance to project staff and external partners in assessment, development, and implementation of Activity initiatives, particularly private sector partners and government officials
  • Strong contextual knowledge of property rights and management challenges in Kosovo
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills and demonstrated ability to supervise and manage others
  • Demonstrate leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluency in English and Albanian is required; proficiency in Serbian is a strong asset

Applicaion instructions:

Please send an email with your CV and cover letter attached with “Private Sector Engagement Team Lead” in the subject line to KosovoPropertyRecruit@chemonics.com by March 26, 2021. No telephone inquiries, please. Chemonics will contact candidates directly. All program positions are contingent upon Chemonics being awarded the Activity and USAID approval for all proposed candidates.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factors.

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About the Organization

Founded in 1975, Chemonics is an international development consulting firm. In more than 70 countries around the globe, our network of 5,000 specialists share a simple belief: that the challenges we face today are best solved through the right partnerships — sharing knowledge, expertise, and experience to deliver results. As part of our culture and values, Chemonics is proud to be named a “Best Place to Work” in the Human Rights campaign Foundation’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index. Where Chemonics works, development works. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter or visit us at www.chemonics.com.

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