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JOB - Project Manager (Dilijan and Adjacent Communities Development Initiative), IDeA Foundation, Tavush Region, Armenia

Publish Date: Nov 09, 2016

Deadline: Dec 02, 2016

Pilot Regional Development Programme (PRDP) – Armenia

Dilijan and Adjacent Communities Development Initiative

TITLE: Project Manager (Dilijan and Adjacent Communities Development Initiative)


DURATION: The contract duration is 2 years with extension possibility

LOCATION: Armenia, Tavush Region


We are looking for an experienced Project Manager who will be responsible for coordinating the whole project, successful planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of a project.

Overall objective of the project is the development and promotion of the Tourism and Hospitality sector in Great Dilijan aimed at new jobs and business opportunity creation and promotion. The project will be implemented by involving all interested stakeholders considering their expertise and willingness.

Specific Objectives of the project

  • Touristic infrastructure development in Great Dilijan and in the Dilijan National Park
  • SME and social entrepreneurship development, namely in tourism and hospitality sector
  • Development of IT solutions related to tourism and hospitality sector
  • Organization and implementation of capacity building activities related to tourism and hospitality sectors


  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation


  • University degree
  • Proven working experience in project management
  • Superior managerial skills, ability to influence and engage direct and indirect reports
  • Result oriented with the ability to multi-task and work cross-functionally
  • Excellent relationship and communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of the team, while being self-motivated
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent knowledge of Armenian, English and Russian both oral and written
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • PMP certification is a plus


All interested candidates are kindly requested to submit their CVs by e-mail to Please indicate the title of the position “Project Manager (Dilijan and Adjacent Communities Development Initiative)“ in the subject line of your e-mail. IDeA Foundation is grateful to all interested applicants; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview. 


IDeA (Initiatives for Development of Armenia) Charitable Foundation was established by the entrepreneurs and philanthropists Ruben Vardanyan and Veronika Zonabend. The Foundation focuses on programs which achieve tangible socioeconomic development and assist Armenia in transition from the survival model to the prosperity model. IDeA is committed to promoting social entrepreneurship in Armenia through investments in long-term, non-profit projects, as well as ensuring their sustainability.

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