Employment FAQ

Who can apply for a job with the Kosovo Specialist Chambers and Specialist Prosecutor’s Office?

The citizens of EU Member States or of contributing third states (Canada, Norway, Switzerland, Turkey and the United States of America) can apply for positions within the Kosovo Specialist Chambers and Specialist Prosecutor's Office.

Can I send more than one application form?

No, only one application per person can be accepted. However, you can apply for up to three posts using the same application form. Ensure that you indicate the order of priority.

I cannot submit my electronic application form. Can I send a CV?

No. Contracted candidates are advised not to wait until the last day to submit their electronic application form, since any problem with the internet connection may lead to missing the set deadline. Late applications will be automatically disregarded. If you are experiencing any problems prior to the end date, please e-mail us using the contact details given. 

Can you confirm receipt of my application?

If you applied as a seconded candidate all correspondence is handled through your nominating authority. If you applied directly as a contracted candidate, upon submission of your application you will receive a reply confirming receipt. Only candidates who reach the next stage in the process will be contacted.

Can I send my application at any time for possible future positions?

No, only applications submitted before the application deadline and through the proper channels can be considered. Other applications outside of this timeframe will be disregarded.

Do I need to sign the electronic version of the application form?

No signature is required when filling and sending the electronic application form. However by submitting the form you are vouching for the accuracy of the information given. Any misleading statement in the application form may lead to your exclusion from the selection process or to a termination of contract.

How will I be notified if I am selected for interview?

Usually candidates are notified by e-mail. If there is no reply, candidates might be contacted by phone.

I was interviewed but have not heard anything further?

The Kosovo Specialist Chambers and Specialist Prosecutor's Office strive to notify all interviewees of the outcome of their interview. Occasionally due to the very large numbers of applications and interviews, delays may occur.

I fulfilled all the requirements asked for in the job descriptions and have a huge amount of experience but still was not interviewed, why?

The Kosovo Specialist Chambers and Specialist Prosecutor's Office receive a large amount of applications from highly qualified and experienced candidates making competition for each advertised position very competitive.

What is the difference between seconded and contracted positions?

There is no difference between the positions concerned; the difference is with the employment regimes. Seconded staff are seconded to the Kosovo Specialist Chambers and Specialist Prosecutor’s Office by their national authorities. Contracted staff are employed by the Kosovo Specialist Chambers and Specialist Prosecutor’s Office through an employment contract.

How can I apply as a seconded applicant?

You can only apply as a seconded applicant through your national authorities. Only applications received through the national nominating bodies will be considered for seconded status.

Can you tell me which of my national authorities I should send my application to for a seconded position?

Each Contributing State has its own set of procedures. We suggest contacting your Ministry of Foreign Affairs or equivalent for more information.

Can I apply for all positions as a contracted applicant?

You can apply as a contracted applicant for positions with the employment regime "Seconded/Contracted" indicated in the respective job description. Preference is given to seconded candidates when they perform and obtain scores at least equal to the other interviewed candidates.

I have applied to my national authorities as a seconded applicant; can I also apply as a contracted applicant?

Only if your national authorities do not support your application. If we receive two applications, one from your nominating authority for secondment and the other directly from you we will process only the seconded application.