Call for

Research Team

Balkan Green Foundation is looking for four qualified candidates to comprise the Research Team who will be directly involved in the research part of the project “Promoting and supporting the inclusion of energy efficiency measures and renewable energy sources in Kosovo’s energy mix”, funded by Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). 

Specifically, BGF is looking to fill the positions of:

  • Senior Researcher
  • Researcher
  • Junior Researcher
  • Research Assistant

The overall objective is to contribute to a better understanding among the general public and public servants of the benefits brought by investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy sources in Kosovo. Increasing the general awareness on the importance and the concrete benefits of energy efficiency measures; contribute to improved societal behavioural change towards energy spending and savings by using new technologies and measures, achieved through new fiscal, administrative and public policy measures.

The assigned parties will be conducting research covering three topics:

  • Position Paper: Bolstering the role of academia in advancing sustainable development
  • Policy Research Paper: Upgrading public procurement standards to boost energy efficiency
  • Discussion Paper: National Programme for Implementation of the Stabilisation and Association Agreement (NPISAA) and interconnection with European Reform Agenda (ERA) and Economic Reform Programme (ERP)

The duration of the assignment will be 4 months, pertinent to the timeframe of the project.

Interested candidates should send a Letter of Interest along with a current C.V. in the following email address: 

The application deadline will be February 01, 2020, 23:59.

For more information, please refer to the Terms of References of each position below.