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Head of Staff (Technical Unit)

Start Date: ASAP

Duration: Long term with 3 months of probation period

Location: Halidzor, Armenia

Job Description:

Estate Management and Administration Company” CJSC (Wings of Tatev) is looking for Head of Staff (Technical Unit).

Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervision of two stations (Halidzor, Tatev), including supervision over mechanical engineers, electrical engineers and guides;
  • Proper and safe organization of the ropeway operation according to the instructions, approved procedures and technical regulations (standards);
  • Develop the necessary regulations for the ropeway;
  • Ensuring of proper records of operations, including records daily and periodic reporting on operations to the ropeway director;
  • Keeping order in machine and operation rooms, property maintenance;
  • Management and supervision over repair and maintenance of ropeway machinery and technical units, according to approved standards;
  • Ensuring the document flow and complete the relevant documentation;
  • Develop the ropeway’s operating instructions, conduct regular inspections in the technical unit;
  • Make sure the established norms are fulfilled and work safety requirements are met;
  • Develop the procurement plan for the coming fiscal year and submit it for the ropeway Director’s approval;
  • Plan the organization of annual events, rewards, trainings and business trips for the unit;
  • Create employees’ vacation schedule;
  • Prepare job descriptions for job openings by discussing them with unit heads and organize the recruitment of the new employees;
  • Evaluate the performance of new employees in their probation period;
  • Develop employee performance evaluation and certification methods, organize and implement evaluation and certification processes;
  • Replace the Director during his absence;
  • Performance of other duties as prescribed by the Director.

Required qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Transport Systems or in another related field;
  • 3- 5 years of work experience in a similar position;
  • Good communication and conflict management skills;
  • Computer literacy;
  • Fluent knowledge of Armenian and good knowledge of both English and Russian languages;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • Ability to meet deadlines while ensuring high productivity.

Application Procedure:

All interested candidates are kindly requested to submit their CVs by e-mail to [email protected]. Please indicate the title of the position “Head of Staff (Technical unit) “in the subject line of your e-mail. The company is grateful to all interested applicants; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the interview. 

About IDeA Foundation:

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.

Application Deadline: August 16, 2019

Please note that the applications must be received no later than the closing date of the announcement. But even if there are no current positions that match your qualifications, you may still send us your CV to [email protected] for future consideration.