Vacancy: Grant Writing and Research Officer

Grant Writing and Research Officer is responsible for researching and preparing application materials for potential grants and other fundraising opportunities which “Žene za Žene International” in Sarajevo plans to implement independently and/or in cooperation with other organisations/institutions.

Grant Writing and Research Officer will liaise on a regular basis with Country Director in monitoring grant compliance on program implementation. S/he will work closely with program teams to ensure compliance with donor regulations and grant requirements.


  • At least Bachelor`s Degree in Social Sciences, Business or Public Administration or relevant work experience in the same or similar field
  • Minimum of  (3) years of relevant work experience, preferably in the in the INGO/NGO sector and familiarity with USAID/EC grant regulations, reporting, and compliance
  • Demonstrated experience in program report writing to Donors is required


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team and individually
  • Excellent attention to details plus the ability to provide quality assurance on reports within strict deadlines is essential.
  • Good organisation skills
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability and willingness to learn and to continually show progress in work and development
  • Openness to new knowledge and experiences
  • Be able to present and articulate information and progress in English concisely, effectively, verbally and in writing.
  • MUST be fluent in English language (reading, writing and speaking)
  • Excellent computer skills including: Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook
  • B category driving licence

„Žene za Žene International“ in Sarajevo strongly encourage qualified applicants from all communities, regardless of their gender, ethnicity, language, religion or age.

A Curriculum Vitae with cover letter should be e-mailed to or via application link below.

Only those selected for interview will be contacted.

Contact person: Alma Budakovic, HR&Admin.Manager
Žene za Žene International
Dzemala Bijedica street 130,
71000 Sarajevo, B&H
Phone ++387 33 77 00 15
Fax      ++387 33 77 00 12

Title: Grant Writing and Research Officer
Location: Sarajevo
Number Needed: 1
Vacancy Notice issued: 24 July 2014
Deadline for Application: 23 August 2014


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