Junior Forestry Advisor

CNVP focuses on all aspects of the Green Economy - sustainable forest management, natural resource management, environment, climate change, agri-rural development, renewable energy, waste management and community mobilization.

CNVP works with key stakeholders and partners in the public, private and civil society sectors at central, decentralized, cross–border and regional levels. It uses tried and tested analytical, consulting, advisory, coaching, mentoring, demonstration and knowledge transfers skills to help partners strengthen their technical capacities.

CNVP is active in all Balkan countries, implementing donor-funded projects in Macedonia, Kosovo, Albania and Montenegro. CNVP Kosovo is currently implementing a Sida-funded project, Strengthening Sustainable Private and Decentralized Forestry (SSPDF).

Working from CNVP’s office in Pristina, the Junior Forestry Adviser will be primarily responsible for:

  • supporting the implementation of sustainable forest management and natural resource management initiatives;
  • planning and implementing project activities related to forestry-related value chains; and
  • supporting all other activities as directed by CNVP’s Country Director.

Applicants should hold a Master’s degree or equivalent in forestry or forestry economics, have at least 3 years’ professional experience in related fields, and be a team player with good communication skills. Additional competences should include:

  • computer literacy in MS Office;
  • fluency in written and oral English; and
  • familiarity with issues related to forestry and agri-rural development in Kosovo.

Interested candidates should apply in English by email (subject line: Junior Forestry Advisor) to Xhevat Lushi, CNVP Kosovo Country Director (xhevat.lushi@cnvp-eu.org), attaching a letter of motivation and a CV (using the EU Pass Format).

The starting date of the appointment will be 1 March 2018, (or earlier, if possible). The contract period will be until 31 December 2018, with possible continuation until 31 December 2020, dependent on performance. The deadline for applications is 17.00, Friday, 19 January 2018.


Please note that only short-listed candidates will be invited for interview.


CNVP is looking to add specialists to its data base of Associate Experts. It is also seeking to recruit young professionals to work on its various projects. Linked to this, CNVP operates a two month intern programme for young graduates.

For further information on these three opportunities, please send a letter of introduction and CV to Ross Bull (ross.bull@cnvp-eu.org)