From 2000 to 2010, Mr. Cukaj worked at OSCE, i.e. the Election Department, in the capacity of the Senior Local Officer/Election Operation Specialist.
From 2011 to 2014 he discharged duties as the Chairman of the Forest Management Board, MAFRD - Government of the Republic of Kosovo.
From 2012 –ongoing, has been a lecturer in the University of Applied Sciences in Ferizaj.
In 2014, he held the position of the Director of the International Cooperation Office at the University “Haxhi Zeka” in Peja.
From 2015 to 2018, worked as a Regional Manager -Peja Region, Post of Kosovo J.S.C
During this period, he attended numerous activities of importance for building the country’s institutions, has undergone hundreds of professional trainings, and has carried out study visits to different institutions abroad.
He has exalted achievements in management, teaching, and leadership skills in exercising duties, performance, and positive development of processes falling under his responsibility and competence.
Mr. Cukaj is a graduated engineer, and a PhD candidate.
He has taken part in numerous scientific symposiums, and has also made scientific publications.
He has more than 18 years of professional experience.
In accordance with the Decision of the Government, he was appointed as Secretary General on 11th of September 2018, following two vacancy competitions, without any complaints.