“Right Side” Human Rights Defender NGO announces vacancy for the position of an Attorney-Lawye

Job title: Attorney-Lawyer

Working hours: Monday-Friday, 4 hours a day with flexible schedule

Duration: Contractual (1 year with possible prolongation)

Probation period: 1 month

Place of employment: Yerevan (centre), Republic of Armenia

JOB DESCRIPTION: “Right Side” Human Rights Defender NGO is looking for an Attorney-Lawyer. The key priority for “Right Side” Human Rights Defender is acceptance and respect towards Trans and LGBQI+ people.


– Provide legal counselling to beneficiaries

– Do legal representation of NGO and its beneficiaries in State bodies, Courts and in other governmental and non-governmental local and international institutions

– Answer hotline phone calls if necessary; provide night-time presentation at the police

– Mutually cooperate with state, local self-governing and legal bodies

– Propose legislative initiatives, if needed

– Conduct legal researches

– Document human rights violations of beneficiaries

– Prepare reports and analysis on human rights violation issues

– Prepare necessary legal documents of the NGO/ employment contracts, by laws updates, internal regulations, etc.

– Prepare a national report about the violations of rights of beneficiaries

– Develop and deliver training modules on human rights, discrimination and torture prevention, freedom of speech, hate speech and hate crime and on gender equality issues

– Prepare different statements and communicate with local and international governmental and non-governmental bodies

– Perform other activities related to the job

– Law degree

– At least 3 years of work experience

– LGBTQ inclusive and non-discriminative approach

– Excellent knowledge of the RA Criminal and Civil Code

– Knowledge of European and International law

– Experience in legal research and reporting

– Knowledge of legal terminology in English, as well as an attempt to prepare legal contracts (or bilingual agreements)

– Excellent knowledge of Armenian and English, knowledge of Russian language is highly encouraged

– Individual responsibility to be self-disciplined, punctuality, great inter-personal communication skills,

– Teamwork and effective time management skills
– Work experience with civil society organizations and advocate qualification will be considered as an advantage

– Computer literacy.

REMUNERATION/ SALARY: 190,000 AMD (including taxes)

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:  To apply for this job opportunity, please send CV to: rightsidengo@gmail.com. Please indicate the position title (“Attorney-Lawyer”) in the subject line of the Email. 
Please clearly mention in your application letter that you learned about this job opportunity through Career Center and mention the URL of its website – www.careercenter.am. Thanks.

OPENING DATE:  09 October 2020


ABOUT COMPANY:  “Right Side” human rights defender NGO is the first and only transgender-led and transgender working organization in Armenia. For more information, please visit: http://rightsidengo.com/


Sep 30, 2021 Armenia Yerevan

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