The Embassy of Japan in Armenia is seeking an External Consultant for the “Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP)”.
Position: Consultant for the "Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP)”
Type of Contract: Individual Contract
Duration: 1 April 2022 – 31 March 2023 (with possible extension up to 3 years, based on the agreement with the Embassy)
Starting Date: 1 April 2022 (flexible; to be agreed with the Embassy)
Application Deadline: 31 January 2022
Responsibilities include:
General tasks
  1. to receive applications and manage data related to applications,
  2. to technically review applications,
  3. to facilitate the implementation of ongoing projects,
  4. to monitor past and ongoing projects,
  5. to communicate with GGP applicants and implementing partners, and
  6. to prepare reports.
Specific project-related tasks
  1. to conduct preliminary field surveys,
  2. to conduct monitoring visits (e.g. progress monitoring, mid-term monitoring and confirmation of completion of the projects),
  3. to conduct follow-up visits for the completed projects,
  4. to assist organizing the ceremonies, and
  5. to collect and analyze information related to the GGP.

  • Work and resident permit in Armenia
  • University degree
  • Proficiency in English and Armenian languages (good command of Japanese language is an asset)
  • Minimum two years of professional experience (working experience in diplomatic missions, international organizations and/or governmental institutions are desirable)
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint etc.)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good health
Terms of Contract:
  • The contract fee is expected for approximately 300,000-400,000 AMD per month (to be offered based on qualifications and experience of the Consultant).
  • The Consultancy, by nature, is not an employment provided by the Embassy of Japan. The Embassy commissions the Consultant to perform tasks related to GGP and the Embassy pays a fixed monthly fee for the service.
  • There is no definition of workplace and working hours under the Individual Contract, however, the current Consultant works in the following condition (subject to change taking into consideration of different factors):
  1. Workplace: Remote work, except a few days of office-duty days in a week
  2. Working hours: 9:15 – 18:00 (break 13:00 – 14:00)
  3. Day-offs: Weekends and Embassy holidays

How to apply:
  • Applicants are requested to submit the English application form and a motivation letter (free format) to the Embassy’s e-mail address ( (closing date: 31 January 2022).
  • Potential candidates will be invited for an interview and written exam in English which is scheduled to be held in the first half of February. Only short-listed candidates will be notified.