Vacancy announcement: Compliance and Reporting Specialist

Position։                      Compliance and Reporting Specialist

Organization։             Vanadzor Municipality

Post Location (s)։        Vanadzor community

Application deadline։ 13 March, 2021

Employment։              3 years (3 months probation period)

Expected start date:    19 March, 2021 

Description: Vanadzor Municipality, in cooperation with Gyumri Municipality, Pila Municipality, Poland, launches EU-funded Alliance for Better City Governance Project. (ABC.GoV). The Project start date is 1 February, 2021.

Within the framework of the project, it is planned to recruit an experienced Compliance and Reporting Specialist who will ensure compliance of operations and procedures with EU PRAG and national legislation, finalize financial reports before submission to the donor.


Main Responsibilities: 

  • Ensure that program expenditures are in line with the approved budget
  • Assist the Team Leader in making allowable changes in the budget
  • Prepare documents for requesting Amendment to the Grant Contract if needed
  • Provide support and technical guidance to the project partners in financial management, preparation of reports to ensure that EU rules and regulations are consistently applied
  • Prepare consolidated financial reports and payment requests in accordance with the templates, requirements and procedures set by the Grant Contract
  • With the project accountant support the auditor in expenditure verification mission.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • University degree in economics, social science, law, international relations or other related fields
  • At least 5 years of experience as a compliance and reporting specialist in Donor funded projects
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work on different tasks at the same time and under time pressure
  • Proficiency in English
  • Work experience with international organizations.

Remuneration․  According to the salary history, but not more than budget by the project.

About the Project

Overall objective: Contribute to the sustainable urban governance of the cities of Vanadzor and Gyumri, Armenia

Specific objective(s):

  1. The municipalities of Vanadzor and Gyumri design and implement urban planning, waste recycling and transportation policies in line with national and European standards.
  2. Users of municipal transports and waste management services have access to safe, healthy, inclusive and green services.
  3. The residents of Vanadzor and Gyumri are more knowledgeable and aware of adverse effects of plastic waste and fuel transportation on human health and environment, change behaviour to contribute improvement of service delivery.

How to apply? Interested candidates can submit their CV (arm, eng) and Cover letter (within 1 page) to the following e-mail ․ [email protected]  mentioning “ABC.GoV – Compliance and Reporting Specialist in the subject line. The deadline for applications is 13 March, 2021. Overdue applications will not be accepted. Only the shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview.