HR Assistant

HR Assistant

Location: Sarajevo, BiH

Terms: Full time, subject to 6 months’ probation period, 1-year employment contract initially.

Application Deadline: February 25, 2024 at 11:59 P.M. CET

About the Organization

The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) is a growing, global nonprofit media organization that is reinventing investigative journalism for the public good. By developing and equipping a global network of investigative journalists and publishing their stories, we expose crime and corruption so the public can hold power to account. We see a future where organized crime and corruption are drastically reduced and democracy is strengthened. Our global team includes editors, researchers, data engineers, security specialists, administrators, technologists, and strategists, each with areas of in-depth expertise. For information about OCCRP please visit

Position Overview

OCCRP is hiring an HR Assistant to ensure our HR department is organized and operates smoothly to attract, hire and retain our staff members. The ideal candidate has strong communication skills, is a problem solver with top critical thinking skills and a high degree of emotional intelligence. The HR Assistant duties involve a wide range of support activities inside our HR department, from coordinating meetings to maintaining our staff database to posting job ads. An important part of your role will be to act as the liaison between HR and staff members, ensuring smooth communication and prompt resolution of requests and questions. You’ll also assist in creating processes and documents.

Principal Tasks

Qualifications and Skills

To Apply

To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to jobs[at]

All applications must be submitted in English. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Whilst we have internal goals to reply to unsuccessful candidates, we regret that the high number of applicants greatly exceeds our capacity to respond to each person. We apologize that we will not be able to reply to any unsuccessful applicants.

As an equal opportunity employer, OCCRP values having a diverse workforce and continuously strives to maintain an inclusive and equitable workplace. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and encourage people with a diverse range of backgrounds to apply. We do not discriminate against any person based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex, medical conditions, family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristics. If you are a qualified applicant requiring assistance or an accommodation to complete any step of the application process, please contact hr[at]

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