Announcements


CALL FOR PROPOSALS

October 4, 2017

POLICY FELLOWSHIP INITIATIVE FALL 2017

The OSF-Armenia announces the Policy Fellowship for policy researchers willing to carry out rigorous and innovative study identifying fundamental open society challenges and developing practical solutions by researching specific policy issues. Applicants are invited to submit proposals for research on any policy-relevant topics related to Armenia’s open society challenges. The Fellowship is intended to attract civil society representatives, university faculty, policy analysts and advisers with an advanced university degree in political science, law, social science, economics, international relations or related fields. The Fellowship guidelines and additional information are available at www.osf.am. To be considered for the Policy Fellowship Call Fall 2017, applicants should submit: a filled-in research proposal form, resume and a sample of previous work to register@osi.am by October 25, 2017 5 pm
For additional information, please attend the Information session to be held: October 12, 2017 5 pm, Golden Tulip Hotel, Vivaldi Hall. Questions related to application process to be addressed to: valentina@osi.am More information about Initiative can be accessed here.



Vacancy Announcement: Coordinator for Education Concept Implementation

September 19, 2017

OPEN SOCIETY FOUNDATIONS – ARMENIA

Vacancy Announcement

 

The Open Society Foundations – Armenia is currently seeking applications for the following position:

 

Coordinator for Education Concept Implementation

 

This position is under the supervision of the Executive Director. The candidate’s responsibility will be to oversee the successful implementation of the Foundation’s Education Concept strategy in synergetic cooperation with other concepts and fields. He or she must work closely with the Foundation’s other Program and fields coordinators, experts of education area, representatives from education institutions, policy makers and international community to facilitate the Foundation’s Education initiatives.

 

Qualifications will include:

 

-         Dedication to the ideas of open, democratic and tolerant society and transparent and accountable government

-         Strong interest and relevant experience in the field of education policies

-         Adequate knowledge of the current education field and reforms underway in Armenia

-         Minimum Masters degree preferably in social sciences

-         Seven years minimum experience in an international organization working in the education or relevant field

-         Good working knowledge and understanding of the policy context with policy analytical and writing skills

-         Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently

-         Discretion and ability to handle confidential issues

-         Self-motivation with an ability to set and meet goals

-         Ability to work under pressure and willingness to work long hours

-         Strong communication and interpersonal skills

-         Capacity and willingness to study new areas and develop new skills

-         Fluency in English and Armenian

 

Deadline for submission of CV and a cover letter is September 29, 2017.  Please submit your application to the OSF-Armenia via email it to jobs@osi.am



Vacancy Announcement: Coordinator for Education Concept Implementation.

June 22, 2017

OPEN SOCIETY FOUNDATIONS – ARMENIA
Vacancy Announcement

The Open Society Foundations – Armenia is currently seeking applications for the following position:

Coordinator for Education Concept Implementation

This position is under the supervision of the Executive Director. The candidate’s responsibility will be to oversee the successful implementation of the Foundation’s Education Concept strategy in synergetic cooperation with other concepts and fields. He or she must work closely with the Foundation’s other Program and fields coordinators, experts of education area, representatives from education institutions, policy makers and international community to facilitate the Foundation’s Education initiatives.

Qualifications will include:

 Dedication to the ideas of open, democratic and tolerant society and transparent and accountable government
 Strong interest and relevant experience in the field of education policies
 Adequate knowledge of the current education field and reforms underway in Armenia
 Minimum Masters degree preferably in social sciences
 Seven years minimum experience in an international organization working in the education or relevant field
 Good working knowledge and understanding of the policy context with policy analytical and writing skills
 Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently
 Discretion and ability to handle confidential issues
 Self-motivation with an ability to set and meet goals
 Ability to work under pressure and willingness to work long hours
 Strong communication and interpersonal skills
 Capacity and willingness to study new areas and develop new skills
 Fluency in English and Armenian

Deadline for submission of CV and a cover letter is July 04, 2017. Please submit your application to the OSF-Armenia via email it to jobs@osi.am.



The Open Society Foundations – Armenia is currently seeking applications for the following position:

May 10, 2017

Program coordinator for the areas of Human Rights/Policy Fellowship

This position is under the supervision of the Executive Director

and local Board of Directors in the department of human rights

and Policy Fellowships. The specialist’s responsibility

will be the successful implementation of the Foundation’s

strategy in the areas of Human Rights and Civil Society

Policy Capacity Development

Job Profile:

  • Assisting with managing, monitoring, and evaluation of grants and projects within the Human Rights and Policy Fellowship programs of the Foundation
  • Reviewing proposals and preparing summaries for follow up
  • Preparing case briefs in mentioning areas for Foundation’s website
  • Undertaking research tasks within the Foundation’s priorities in the areas of the Human Rights and Civil Society
  • Awareness of the development trends in Armenia and in the world

Qualifications will include:

  • A minimum of five years of experience in the area of human rights, rule of law and/or policy development in an international organization
  • University degree preferably in law, human rights or any relevant area of study in Public Policy, Law, Human Rights or Social Sciences
  • Clear understanding of the critical human rights challenges in Armenia and familiarity with international trends in human rights, rule of law, democracy promotion and civil society development
  • Understanding of public policy issues in major areas of reform in Armenia, including but not limited to human rights, education, social inclusion, human security, media and information
  • In-depth knowledge of national strategies, legislation, regulations, commitments, obligations related to human rights and relevant international frameworks
  • Strong dedication to human rights promotion in Armenia
  • Experience of working with civil society groups/networks, state institutions and agencies, international organizations
  • Research experience supported by publications
  • Ability to handle confidential issues
  • Willingness and capacity to learn new approaches
  • Self-motivation with an ability to set and meet goals
  • Ability to work under pressure and willingness to work long hours
  • Strong communication skills
  • Fluency in English and Armenian

Deadline for submission of applications (CV and a cover letter) is 15:00 p.m. on May 31, 2017, via e-mail: jobs@osi.am. Only short listed candidates will be invited to the interview.



Cal for participation in inclusive education summer school

May 4, 2017

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