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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT/ ADVOCACY SPECIALIST

The Right Side Human Rights Defender NGO has a vacant position of Advocacy specialist.
Working days and hours: Monday-Friday, 12:00-19:00

Duration: 1-year contract with possibility of renewal (probation period: 1 month)

Place of work: Yerevan (center), Republic of Armenia

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Carry out advocacy work, organize and participate in meetings and discussions with representatives of state and non-state bodies, and law enforcement agencies.
  • Map key advocacy stakeholders, including government agencies, international organizations, foreign missions, media, and civil society organizations;
  • Develop a general strategy of advocacy, as well as sectoral strategic plans together with the staff of the Organization.
  • Based on the research carried out by the Organization, develop official statements and
  • documents expressing the position of the Organization on the key issues of advocacy.
  • Develop relationships with partners and establish connections with potential partners and
  • other stakeholders;
  • Develop policy-related documents related to various external and internal spheres of the NGO.
  • Develop training modules and conduct training.
  • Compilation and presentation of legal analyses, and reports as needed.
  • Provide advice to the head and employees of the Organization, to the beneficiaries of the Organization who need legal assistance;
  • Cooperation with the team, and support in the development and implementation of programs aimed at the provision of services of the organization.
  • As needed, participation and representation of the organization’s activities on local and international platforms.
  • As needed, support for the organization and implementation of the organization's events.
  • Follows and implements the Employer assignments for the proper and quality
  • implementation of services following internal procedures.
  • Follows the correct and timely implementation of duties.
  • As needed, participate in other meetings of the staff and the organization.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES, SKILLS

  1. Higher education in law, professional work experience of at least 4 years,
  2. Program development, problem-solving, report processing, information gathering, analytical skills,
  3. Knowledge of MC Office,
  4. Excellent knowledge of Armenian and English languages, knowledge of Russian will be considered as an advantage,
  5. High level of interpersonal relations, telephone management, and office etiquette skills,
  6. Necessary knowledge of legal acts related to one’s powers, as well as the ability to orient oneself in different situations,
  7. Work planning skills,
  8. Ability to complete assigned tasks/goals properly and within set deadlines.

Persons meeting the above requirements can send their CV and motivation letter in Armenian or English to rightsidengo@gmail.com by June 1, 2024, with “Advocacy specialist” in the subject line of the letter.

May 13. 2024 Armenia Yerevan

 

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