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Vacancy Announcement: Project and Research Assistant for the AIRE Centre Western Balkans
June 24, 2024

The AIRE Centre is seeking a dedicated and organised Project and Research Assistant to join our team in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. This full-time position, starting on August 20, 2024, or as soon as possible, offers an excellent opportunity for individuals passionate about human rights and rule of law.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the planning and organisation of project activities, including scheduling meetings, workshops, and interviews.
  • Manage logistical aspects of projects, such as coordinating travel arrangements, booking venues, and preparing necessary materials for events.
  • Support research project needs, including data collection, analysis, and summarising findings.
  • Facilitate communication between project team members and external stakeholders, ensuring timely dissemination of information.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of project activities and progress.
  • Provide administrative support to project managers, including data and file management, monitoring deadlines, etc.
  • Assist in the organisation and execution of project-related events, namely data collecting events – interviews and workshops, including final conference.
  • Identify and address any issues or obstacles that may impact project progress, escalating to project managers as necessary.


  • Residence in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
  • A bachelor’s degree in social studies such as economics, management, sociology, psychology, law, or a related field is desirable.
  • At least 2 years of experience in project support positions, project officer roles, or related administrative roles.
  • Previous experience in conducting or supporting research, data collection, and analysis is desirable.
  • Strong organisational and multitasking abilities, with attention to detail and capability to take the initiative.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Professional fluency in English, both written and oral.
  • Professional fluency in one of the WB6 languages (Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian), both written and oral.
  • Proficiency in using office software (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite) and readiness to learn other data processing programmes.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and capability to address and resolve issues effectively.
  • Ability and readiness to travel in the Western Balkans region.

How to Apply: Submit your CV, motivation letter, contact details of two referees, and availability/commencement date by midnight on July 4, 2024, to info@airewb.org with the subject line “Application for Project and Research Assistant Position”.

For more detailed information about the position and application process, please visit this link.

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