Open Position in Populari: Deputy Director


Deputy Director - think tank Populari

Location: Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina


Employment Type: Full Time 

Think tank Populari is a public policy think tank established in 2007 ( We are currently seeking a talented and experienced individual to serve as the Deputy Director.


The Deputy Director will work with the Executive Director in leading the management of the think tank and provide critical support for our policy-related activities. He/she will be responsible for managing Populari’s activities across a range of areas including: leading fundraising activities; developing and managing grant writing and reporting; management of budgeting and accounting functions; monitoring and evaluation and supervision of the communications team’s outreach, social media, publications activities; and acting on behalf of the Executive Director in absence.


We are looking for an exceptional and inspiring individual with an excellent record in leading cross-functional research team.


Driven by the core values underlying all of Populari’s work, the Deputy Director is expected to deliver clear guidance across all programme areas ensuring high quality products and well-funded programmes.


Successful candidates will be an excellent thinker; a very good  communicator with the ability to represent Populari in front of diverse audiences; have advanced degree; 5-10 years of related experience; a verifiable track record of success in management-related positions, preferably in the non profit or academic arena; ability to work and collaborate with both researchers/analysts and the administrative staff; experience with non-profit sector budgeting and accounting; experience in successful fundraising activities. Fluency in English and Bosnian language is mandatory.


Net salary is 1600 KM


Application Deadline:  9th September 2013 - 09:00


All candidates should submit their CV and a one page in English explaining what makes them a good candidate for this position at e-mail: