Managing Board

The Croatian Employment Service – CES (Croatian: Hrvatski zavod za zapošljavanje – HZZ) is managed by the Managing Board, the scope, authorities and responsibilities of which are regulated by the CES Statute (Official Gazette 18/20).

The Managing Board drafts the management report and submits it for adoption to the Government of the Republic of Croatia.

The Managing Board adopts the Work Plan at the proposal of the Director General.

The Managing Board consists of seven members appointed by the Government of the Republic of Croatia, as follows: two members at the proposal of the labour minister, three members at the proposal of the Economic and Social Council, in accordance with the representation of the Government and social partners in the Economic and Social Council, one member representing the employees of the CES, appointed in accordance with labour regulations and one member proposed by the Association of the Unemployed.

The term of office for members of the Managing Board is four years.

The president of the Managing Board is elected and dismissed of duties by members of the Managing Board (among the members proposed by the labour minister), whereas a deputy to the president is elected among the members of the Managing Board.

The current members of the Managing Board, appointed by the Government of the Republic of Croatia as of 9 April 2020 (Official Gazette No. 46/20) are as follows:

  1. Ms Marija Knežević Kajari
  2. Ms Mirela Kalcina
  3. Mr Miroslav Smetiško
  4. Ms Anny Brusić
  5. Ms Ana Milićević Pezelj
  6. Mr Valentin Jackiv
  7. Mr Martin Makarun