Vacancy: Project Manager in Yerevan

Vacancy: Project Manager in Yerevan

The South Caucasus regional office of the Heinrich Böll Foundation (Tbilisi, Georgia) is seeking a


for a new three-year project „LGBTI-Solidarity Network“ in Armenia and Georgia funded by the European Commission (EIDHR).

For details about the Heinrich Böll Foundation and its activities, please visit and

Scope of work: The project manager will be responsible for managing the new project that will 1) Enhance protection of and respect for LGBTI people’s rights; 2) Combat homophobia and support LGBTI people’s inclusion in Georgia’s and Armenia’s respective societies.

Her/his tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Management of the project „LGBTI-Solidarity Network“ project in Armenia;
  • Content planning, realisation and evaluation of programme as well as control and monitoring of the overall budget, all in close coordination with the project coordinator and finance coordinator;
  • Oversight of effective implementation of project components in terms of content and administration by the partner organisations;
  • Build and participate in Armenian civil society networks in the fields of democracy, gender issues, human rights, and other regional issues;
  • Participation in the development of the office’s overall programme;
  • Compliance with regulations and deadlines with regard to financial and narrative reports.

Qualifications and experience


  • University degree in social science or law or comparable qualification;
  • Strong project-management skills, including budget planning and controlling;
  • Thorough understanding of and sensitivity for democracy, gender and minority issues;
  • Excellent time-management, communication and organisational skills;
  • Interest in political developments;
  • Strong verbal and written command of Armenian, English, and Russian;
  • Experience with work in multinational contexts and teams;
  • Good computer skills, especially MS Office.


  • Experience in implementing or managing EU-funded projects;
  • Experience in gender sensitive project planning & implementation;
  • International professional experience.
  • Command of German highly desirable.

How to apply:

Interested candidates should submit an application by e-mail to no later than December 29, 12:00 am. Please, indicate “EU-Project Manager ARM” in the subject line.

Applications should be written in English and include a letter of motivation, a CV and 2 letters of reference.

We regret that due to the high volume of responses only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


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