05/24/2021 OHR


Duty station: Sarajevo, Banja Luka, Mostar, Bratunac

Departments: HR’s Cabinet, Legal department, Political & Economic department, Press Office, Resources department (Translation, Finance, Archive, IT)

Contract type: Internship (unpaid), duration 1 – 3 months max.


Providing opportunities to young, motivated students and/or recent graduates with good academic achievements to gain some work experience during university study or after graduation and develop their skills and knowledge in the particular field of interest before entering the job market.


  • Researching and gathering of information and analysis of events and developments related to the OHR mandate;
  • Ensuring follow-up of initiatives and other actions undertaken by the particular department;
  • Producing various reports on relevant issues; drafting office correspondence;
  • General office management, including the scheduling/organizing of meetings, maintaining archives and other types of administrative support;
  • Providing general support to other coworkers within the department;
  • Any other duties as required by immediate supervisor.


  • University student/University degree (preferable in Economics/Business, Law, International Relationships, Political or Social Sciences)
  • Solid knowledge of current political, economic and social situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina;
  • Excellent spoken and written English;
  • Excellent communication skills are essential;
  • Confidentiality; excellent organizational and computer skills;
  • Ability to cope with stress and work with people of various cultural backgrounds;

Any person with the above qualifications should provide (in English) a CV with a one-page cover letter indicating the preferred department and duty station to the following:

Human Resources
Office of the High Representative

Emerika Bluma 1, 71000 Sarajevo
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Fax: +387 (0) 33 283 771            E-mail: application@ohr.int 

Closing date for applications: 7 June 2021
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
No telephone inquiries please