Development Director Mostar

posted by Katalin Teller on 2009/03/15 14:59

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The UWC-IBO (United World Colleges and International Baccalaureate) Initiative in BiH Development Office, Sarajevo is looking for a Development Director. Application deadline: March 17, 2009.

UWC-IBO Initiative in BiH founded United World College in Mostar in September 2006. The College is located in Mostar Gymnasium and represents the first post-war integrated school in BiH. Students from BiH and the world, 16 to 18 years old, attend the internationally recognized International Baccalaureate program. UWC-IBO Initiative in BiH also organizes professional development activities for BiH teachers and educational authorities and cooperates with the Second Gymnasium in Sarajevo and Gymnasium Banja Luka, which also offer the IB program.

The Development Director will be responsible to the Executive Committee of the UWC-IBO Initiative in BiH. His/her tasks include:

  • The supervision and coordination of the activities of the Center for professional development of BiH Teachers
  • The direction of public relations for the Initiative, including liaison with the media, and with entity and cantonal ministries, embassies, NGO’s and other international agencies, organizations and programs in the field of education
  • The organization of conferences and workshops on behalf of the Initiative
  • The management of the Initiative’s development budget, and participation in the programme’s overall budgetary analyses.
  • The coordination of the Initiative’s fundraising, including the drafting of applications and reports.

The successful candidate must have already demonstrated his/her abilities to manage highly demanding multiple tasks in both local and international contexts. S/he needs to be able to assume a leadership role and to take independent initiatives. He or she will have excellent communication skills and will understand the value of close consultation with both professional and volunteer colleagues. The ideal candidate will be fluent in both, the languages of Bosnia and Herzegovina and in English, a university graduate with an academic or working background in education, and at least five years of relevant work experience.

Kindly forward a one-page cover letter, and a maximum 2-page CV at with subject line: Application for Development director position. Only successful candidates will be invited for an interview.