Job description

Provision of ongoing judicial and policy engagement support as well as implementation of legal analysis as requested

Job title



Coalition to Stop Violence against Women

Contract duration

April 1, 2018 — January 31, 2019 with a possibility of extension

Working hours

70% involvement, flexible working hours with everyday availability

Deadline for submissions

March 15, 2018

Job description

  • Develop, review and comment laws, policies, strategic action plans and other documents related to women’s rights and gender based violence fields
  • Issue official letters and public statements related to the Coalition’s work areas
  • Engage in the Coalition’s main activities such as development of Femicide Report and creation of a joint database on gender based violence cases
  • Participate in court trials on domestic violence cases both in Yerevan and the regions of Armenia and report back on any major incidents
  • Provide ongoing judicial advice and support to the Coalition
  • Participate in external meetings, conferences and other events, deliver speeches in press conferences and TVs on behalf of the Coalition as requested
  • Support translation of legal announcements
  • Support re-registration process of the Coalition.

Required skills and knowledge

  • A Master’s degree in Law
  • Experience in developing, reviewing and analysing legal documents and policies
  • At least 3 years of working experience in the sphere of human rights; experience in women’s rights is highly encouraged
  • Excellent knowledge of Armenian; good knowledge of English is encouraged
  • Great communication skills with diverse institutions, skills in public speaking
  • Skills in working individually and in a team
  • Great sense of commitment and ability to work in a flexible and resilient environment
  • Knowledge on issues related to women’s rights and gender based violence
  • Gender sensitivity and desire to bring about a positive change in the field of women’s rights.

Application procedure

Please send us your CV, a legal analysis or a document that you have developed and contact details of 2 referees to [email protected] email address. Please indicate the position you are applying for in the subject line of your letter.

The deadline for submissions is March 15. Late submissions will not be reviewed. Due to high number of applications, we will contact only applicants who will proceed to the interview stage.