“Right Side” Human Rights Defender NGO announces vacancy for the position of a Programmes and Policy officer

Job title: Programmes and Policy officer

Working hours: Monday-Friday, 5 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 a Programmes and Policy officer. The key priority for “Right Side” Human Rights Defender is acceptance and respect towards Trans and LGBQI+ people


– Develop organizational policies.

-Implement, coordinate and evaluate the projects.

-Oversee administrative duties within the programs team including management and grants administration.

-Develop the program content on website and social media pages.

-Strengthen organisation networking with other donors, foundations and other relevant organisations to develop programmatic partnerships and collaborations.

-Plan and conduct travel and other outreach activities to enhance and sustain existing and future networks with potential grantees.

-Create connections between issues relevant to organisation mission, particularly with human rights organisations and opportunities for organisation to leverage its position as human rights defender organisation.

-Identify communications opportunities and strategies to raise awareness about the organisation.

-Sustain existing and future projects and human rights activism of the organisation.

-Work in collaboration with other team members: programmatic and legal, Fundraising, Communications.

-Lead the implementation of the advocacy plan of the organisation.


– LGBTQ inclusive and non-discriminative approach

-Degree in one of the Humanities and / or Social Science.

-At least two years of professional experience, preferably in the civil society sector.

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

– Computer literacy.

-High literacy to develop quality written texts in English and Armenian.

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

– Teamwork and effective time management skills.

REMUNERATION/ SALARY: 180,000 AMD (including taxes)

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:  To apply for this job opportunity, please send CV to: rightsidengo@gmail.com. Please indicate the position title (“Programmes and Policy officer”) in the subject line.

Sep 30, 2021 Armenia Yerevan

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