Open Call for Local researcher/expert


                                                                                      Open Call For Local researcher/expert

The timeframe for contract implementation is for two (2) months, from September 1st, until October 30th, 2022, with a total of 30 working days. The project is implemented in cooperation with Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture, Forestry, Rural Development, Environment, Spatial Planning and Infrastructure, and Heinrich Boll Stiftung.


Duties and responsibilities: Local researcher/expert will be responsible for planning, developing, and presentation of data-driven research in agricultural economics:


  • develop desk research on food price evolution in Kosovo
  • engage with stakeholders in carrying out field research and perform data collection and analysis from trustworthy sources
  • provide statistical and data evidence to support the main findings
  • deliver policy recommendations with reasonable targets for a short-term period
  • propose alternative policies for the future
  • ability to communicate research findings to the public and stakeholders
  • other tasks required and instructed in line with the project



  • University degree in Agriculture, Agroeconomics, or Economics (required BA degree, MA degree an asset).
  • at least seven (7) years of documented experience in the field of research, verified by providing at least three (3) examples of research conducted
  • prior research experience in agricultural economics will be considered an asset
  • the preferred candidate should have experience in providing summarized complex information
  • preferred experience in communication with the public and large audiences
  • fluency in oral and written English and Albanian language




  • Ensures timeliness and quality project work with a focus on results
  • Demonstrates the ability to work independently and in teams
  • Open to cooperation and responds positively to feedback
  • A broader understanding of the socio-economic development in Kosovo


Applications documents (in the English language):

  • A detailed CV, with university degrees and proof of experience (as requested in Qualifications)
  • At least three (3) samples of the previously conducted research
  • Financial offer for max. 30 working days/breakdown by timeline and deliverables table


Application deadline: Please, submit your application via e-mail until August 19, 2022, to


Desired start of contract: September 1st, 2022


Offers will be evaluated based on a combined approach. Qualifications and technical proposals will be weighted for a maximum of 70% while the price offer will be weighted for a maximum of 30%.


Timeline and deliverables

Activity                                     Output                                  Working Days                               Carried out by (date)

I.                                                Desk research                                           4                                                   9-Sep

II.                                               Meeting relevant stakeholders       4                                                 16-Sep

III.                                             Data collection and analysis           15                                                 7-Oct   

IV.                                             Policy recommendations                  3                                                   13-Oct

V.                                               Research review activities               2                                                   18-Oct

VI.                                            Communication of results                2                                                    21-Oct




Pashko Vasa Str. 23
10000 Prishtina
Republic of Kosovo

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