Announcement on conducting an interview for the purchase of short term international expert services in the frameworks of “Support to the establishment of the center for development of legislation and legal studies” project


On the basis of N 858-N decision of the Government of RA from August 25, 2016 “Center for Development of Legislation and Legal Studies” Foundation (hereinafter referred to as “The Center”) was established, the main goal of which is to elaborate the most important legislation.

It is worth mentioning that “Support to The Establishment of the Center for Development of Legislation and Legal Studies” Project (hereinafter referred to as “The Project”) has been implemented with the support of United States Agency for International Development (USAID)  with the aim to ensure the approach of sustainable and long- term performance of the Center. The project has 3 following components:

Component 1: To facilitate the initial configuration of the Center with long term sustainability approach;

Component 2: To strengthen the professional staff of the Center;

Component 3: To institutionalize effective mechanisms of consultation with stakeholders.

The main role within the abovementioned components is reserved for the short-term international expert, who should provide strategic and operational guidance of professional study and institutional structure necessary and sufficient for reasonable performance of the Center.

Frameworks of services and expected results 

International expert will support to facilitate the establishment and smooth functioning of the Center on the basis of criteria agreed with the Ministry of Justice.

The framework of services provided by the international expert will include but won't be limited by the following:

  • Elaboration of long- term sustainability and M&E programs for the Center;
  • Guidance for efficient operations and management of the Center;
  • Support to the formation of professional structure;
  • Other technical assistance, consultation and guidance activities.


Requirements for the expert


  • Experience in providing similar services for at least one other Center or
  • Experience in the field of institutional reform implementation;
  • At least 1 year of experience as a head of a similar Center;
  • Good communication, oral skills and abilities to provide trainings and to tailor language, tone, style and format to match audience;
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft office);
  • Excellent communication skills in English (writing and verbal);
  • PHD and ability to communicate in Russian will be considered as an advantage;

Duration and order of providing services

Services will be provided during 2 months on the basis of service agreement signed with the Ministry of Justice of RA.

It is expected that international expert will start to provide services not later than December 30, 2016.


Reporting requirements

International expert will be accountable to the Minister of Justice of RA. Working language will be English and all the documents will be elaborated in English and then translated into Armenian. All reports will be addressed to the Minister of Justice and to the Board of Trustees.


Applying procedure and conditions

It is necessary to submit during the interview the following documents:  

  1. Passport or ID
  2. CV with a photo
  3. Motivation letter, where one will clearly mention the previous similar experience and justification of why he/she should be selected.
  4. Reference letters (if any)

The copies (photocopies) of the documents could be submitted electronically to e-mail by mentioning in the subject “Application to participate in the interview for the purchase of short term international expert services” or by post office (To the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Armenia, 0010, Yerevan, V. Sargsyan str. 3/8). Please mention in the letter the following heading: “Application to participate in the interview for the purchase of short term international expert services”. 

The deadline for submission is December 5 (Yerevan time: 18:00), 2016.

          Only short listed candidates will be invited to the interview. The LC will further inform about the time and place of the interview.

          Interview with selected participants could also be conducted via video call, thus, it is recommended to mention the skype or other video call account name while applying.