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Job Opening in Armenia- Project Manager of Kanachastan NGO

Position: Project Manager, Kanachastan NGO

Duration: 3 months with possible extension

Salary: Competitive

Essential Responsibilities

  • Ensure prompt management of ongoing and upcoming projects – implementation, monitoring, evaluation, reporting;
  • Develop and maintain working relations with senior level policy makers in Government Ministries, multilateral organizations and other institutions;
  • Develop project proposals for internal and external donors;
  • Maintain strategic relationships with selected Armenia based development organizations, networks, think tanks, individuals and academic institutions.
  • Facilitate networking between civil society organizations and public administration.
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the team.

Position Requirements

  • University degree or college diploma in Economics, Law, Political Science or Environment studies.
  • At least 3 years direct work experience in NGO project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution.
  • Demonstrated experience in personnel management.
  • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential.
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Flexible during times of change.
  • Ability to bring project to successful completion through political sensitivity.
  • Fluency in English and Armenian. Knowledge of Russian language is an asset.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial.



To apply for this position please send your CV and a motivation letter to info@kanachastan.am with cc to tigran@kanachastan.am. Please mention PROJECT MANAGER as the subject of the email. No telephone inquiries please.


8 June 2011, 18:00


Job Opportunity- TUMO Center Yerevan, Armenia

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Application Development Manager


The Tumo Center for Creative Technologies is looking for an experienced and energetic manager with web development expertise to lead our application development team in Yerevan, Armenia.


At Tumo, we develop our own innovative educational applications as well as registration, user management, content creation and project management tools. All our applications are web based and designed to be used by Tumo’s local users and staff, and by our future online community.


This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced and motivated development professional to advance their career while contributing to the professional and social development of young Armenians.


Job description


Reporting directly to the General Director, the Application Development Manager is responsible for the production, maintenance and unit testing of all software products; management of the development team; and hiring and firing of team members.


The Application Development Manager will play a key role in the design of new products and new versions of existing products, and will coordinate the work of the development team with other groups within Tumo, including the educational content development team, HR and public relations.


Main responsibilities


·         Line and Task management of developers for all software development work

·         Providing estimates for design and build activities

·         Detailed code review

·         Production and approval of technical designs

·         Documentation and ensuring compliance with standards and processes

·         Coordination with other group managers


The Application Development Manager will be expected to participate in coding and design activities and will be responsible for their own coding and unit testing, and for producing system-specific technical designs.




·         Experience leading technical teams

·         In-depth knowledge of one or more of the following technology areas:

o   HTML5 and CSS

o   JavaScript using recognized frameworks (e.g. AJAX, JQuery, JSON)

o   PHP 5 with strong object oriented programming

o   Zend Framework, MVC

o   Networking, Sockets, XML

·         Experience with mission-critical multi-user applications

·         Experience working with a standard version control system (ideally Subversion)

·         Experience with LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP)

·         Demonstrated ability to produce Technical Designs working from system requirements

·         Hands-on experience with dynamic web applications, relational databases and performance tuning




Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with the applicant’s recent salary history.


How to apply


To apply, please send a brief cover letter and resume to jobs@tumo.org. Please mention “Development Manager Position” in your subject. Also include the contact information of your direct supervisors from two recent positions whom we can contact for reference checks.

The application deadline is 05 June 2012. Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.


About the Tumo Center for Creative Technologies


Tumo is an after-school learning center in Yerevan where teenagers acquire digital media skills free of charge. We now have over 6,000 users attending on a regular basis and participating in our innovative, self-paced program. Tumo’s Yerevan facility is a newly built state-of-the art environment equipped with over 500 workstations and tablets running industry standard applications and educational content. Our educational framework is based on a proprietary platform which promotes learning through interactive game-like levels, exposing users to increasingly challenging activities.

Please visit www.tumo.org to learn more about the Tumo Center for Creative Technologies.

DEADLINE TODAY- Career Opportunity in Armenia: Education Coordinator of the SOS Culture Project


Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets

Job Description


Job TITLE:  Education Coordinator of the SOS Culture Project

OPEN TO/ ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:  All qualified candidates

DURATION:  16 months (with possible extension)

LOCATION:  Yerevan, Armenia


General description:


The Education Coordinator is needed for the EU Funded SOS Culture project in Armenian/Georgian border regions. According to the project there are several youth clubs in Armenian/Georgian border regions, which are independent institutions offering after-school environmental education free of charge. The members of the clubs are teenagers between the ages of 14 and 21. Approximately 200 children are enrolled in the cultural education courses. The basic pedagogical tools used in Youth clubs are photography and film making. Supervised by the FPWC specialists, the children learn photography of cultural assets and shoot their own films dedicated to preservation of cultural monuments. The Coordinator serves as the academic manager of the SOS Culture project faculty members, and is directly responsible and accountable for ensuring the fulfillment of educational goals and outcomes.



  • Develop a solid leadership team of Chairs and other staff members to ensure retention outcomes, expeditious course scheduling, optimum use of faculty, and resolution of administrative issues.
  • Manage daily academic operations to remain within budgetary constraints and improve operating margins.
  • Oversight responsibility for hiring, training, evaluating, and retaining qualified faculty and Chairs.
  • Supervise the completion of faculty development plans, faculty evaluations, and assessment of development plans.
  • Participate in curriculum development, evaluation and revision as requested.
  • Coordinate with appropriate curriculum partners to ensure faculty are trained on all designated curriculum and institutional assessment initiatives.
  • Lead student retention activities that include, but are not limited to: contacting absent students, new student orientation, coordinating departmental student academic advising, providing a beginning point of contact for student escalation issues.
  • Ensure department compliance with state Department of Education, accreditation, and company criteria, regulations, and policies.
  • Contribute to the overall success of the SOS Culture project as a whole.



Education and experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (B.A./B.S.) Master’s preferred.
  • Minimum three years experience of relevant work.
  • Experience in a proprietary, vocational institution developing courses, managing accreditation outcomes and an understanding of pedagogy.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.


Key competencies:


·         Communication skills

·         Excellent knowledge of English, Russian and Armenian languages

·         Ability and willingness to work with children

·         Ability to travel and stay overnight if necessary

·         Problem analysis and assessment

·         Judgment and problem solving

·         Planning and organizing

·         Work and time management

·         Information gathering and monitoring

·         Coaching skills

·         Initiative

·         Teamwork and collaboration



Competitive, based on qualifications and work experience.


Please send your CV’s and cover letters to the following address: info@fpwc.org with mentioning “Education Coordinator of the SOS Culture project” in the subject line of your message.

Deadline for Applications: 28th April 2012



The Foundation for the Preservation of Wildlife and Cultural Assets (FPWC) was established in 2001. One of the main aims of FPWC is to raise the public awareness for the preservation of Armenia’s unique natural heritage. Pursuing this goal FPWC provides environmental education for children and youths, organizes environmental festivals and campaigns as well as other projects such as the production of documentaries about nature.

Employment Opportunity in Yerevan- OSCE

OSCE Office in Yerevan

TITLE: Procurement and Asset Management Assistant

START DATE/ TIME: 01 April 2012

DURATION: Till July 2013

LOCATION: Yerevan, Armenia

JOB DESCRIPTION: The OSCE Office in Yerevan invites applications from
highly qualified, energetic and experienced Armenian professionals for
the Extra-budgetary (ExB) post of Procurement and Asset Management
Assistant at the Good Governance Unit of the Office. The post duration is
limited to the Project activities (till July 2013). The incumbent will
assist in procurement and asset management activities in the framework of
the three 2012-2013 Extra-Budgetary Projects of the Office:
“Strengthening Electoral Processes in Armenia” (Good Governance Unit),
“Empowering Armenian Civil Society to Monitor Electoral Processes”
(Democratization Unit) and “Capacity Building of the Human Rights
Defender’s Office Before the General Elections in the Republic of Armenia
(2012-2013)” (Human rights Unit).

– Check and verify Purchase Requisitions in IRMA for compliance with
common technical standards, availability of the requested goods in
virtual warehouse and the applicability of window contracts or
open-market contracts;
– Prepare/ check contracts with suppliers/ vendors if so required and
ensure their consistency with the OSCE Common Regulatory Management
– Post and process Purchase Requisitions and Purchase Orders in IRMA;
– Identify suppliers and register them in IRMA;
– Solicit price quotations for contracts with value less than 2,500
– Draft technical specifications/ terms of references for Request for
Quotation (RfQ), Invitation to Bid (ItB) and a Request for Proposal
– Select and prepare a list of suppliers who shall receive the RfQ, ItB
or RfP;
– Prepare, distribute, solicit and review Request for Quotation (RfQ),
Invitation to Bid (ItB) and a Request for Proposal (RfP);
– Screen received Quotations, Bids and Proposals and make recommendations
to the CFA and ExB Project Manager on the selection of suppliers;
– Prepare submissions to the Local Fund Material Management Committee
(FMMC) whenever it is required;
– Assist in determination of adequate technical standards for goods and
services in cases when no OSCE standards exist;
– Prepare documentation for local window contracts and prepare their
reviews and extensions when so required;
– Participate in negotiation meetings with potential suppliers;
– Identify venues for conferences, meetings, seminars and ensure their
availability in accordance with specific details provided by the
– Make arrangements for shipment and receipt of the Project related
supplies and equipment.

Asset Management:
– Recipe and inspect the Project goods/ services delivered for their
compliance with technical standards, specifications, terms and conditions
as indicated in the Purchase Order or transfer documentation;
– Bar-code material assets and attractive items and post code numbers in
– If necessary prepare Damages/ Discrepancy Report and distribute it to
the relevant addresses;
– Prepare submission of cases of disposal to FMMC/ OMMC that require
decision of those bodies;
– Make necessary arrangements for freight forwarding of OSCE Project
– Follow up on the centralized insurance arrangements for the OSCE
Project assets that are subject to such insurance and arrange local
insurance of assets if so required;
– Carry out other related duties as assigned.

– Completion of secondary education supplemented by training in General
Administration, Commerce and Procurement;
– At least 6 years of relevant work experience in the field of
procurement of goods and services, preferably with an international
– Computer literacy with practical experience in Microsoft packages and
OSCE computer system Oracle is an asset;
– Excellent communication skills in English and local language;
– Knowledge of Russian language would be an asset;
– Ability to work with people of different nationalities, religions and
cultural backgrounds;
– Demonstrated gender awareness and sensitivity and ability to integrate
a gender perspective into task.

REMUNERATION/ SALARY: Monthly remuneration, subject to social security
deductions is 643 Euro. Social benefits will include participation in the
Van Breda medical insurance scheme and the OSCE Provident Fund.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES: If you wish to apply for this position, please
use the OSCE’s online application link found under
http://www.osce.org/employment/43284 . Please note that offline
applications (by e-mail, fax or hard copy) will NOT be considered by the
OSCE Office in Yerevan. The applications must be registered online not
later than 18:00 on Monday, 12 March 2012.

source: http://armenia.im/2012/03/01/job-announcement/

Employment Opportunity in Armenia- Deno Gold Mining

Deno Gold Mining Company is looking for a full time Procurement Manager for their mine site in Kapan (in the Syunik region of Armenia).  The salary will be extremely competitive, and a lucrative package will be offered to the successful candidate.

Here are some details for the position.  Interested parties should send their resume and cover letter to Hratch Jabrayan



·     Relevant qualification in Purchasing and Supply management

·     Minimum 5 -10 years proven procurement & contract management experience.

·     Commercial acumen in the mining or resources environment.

·     Hands-on management of the procurement and contracts functions

·     Ability to administer and manage contracts in accordance with company principles, practices and procedures

·     Ability to provide leadership, expertise, advice, mentoring and support to the procurement and contract teams

·     Strong negotiation and stakeholder engagement skills

·     Assist in building and maintaining a mindset of continuous improvement and an adaptive culture