Desk Study and Primary Data Collection Call. Armenia-Turkey Economic Relations: New Stage?

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OPENING DATE: April 16, 2019



Eurasia Partnership Foundation (EPF) is looking for a researcher or a group of researchers (hereinafter, Consultant) to conduct an Action Research (desk study and primary data collection) in Armenia to identify the economic and trade cooperation potential and opportunities between Armenia and Turkey.

Purpose of the JOB:

EPF with support of the UK Government’s Conflict, Stability and Security Fund (CSSF) and in collaboration with Armenia- and Turkey-based partners implements a project entitled “Armenia-Turkey Economic Relations: New Stage?” The project will examine the scale of economic cooperation between Armenia and Turkey through Action Research, and suggest ways forward through Policy Recommendations. The project will: (1) evaluate the current stage of business turnover between Armenia and Turkey; (2) identify the most lucrative business areas, growth patterns, and future possibilities; and (3) consider issues that the two governments could address to support business relations as part of confidence-building measures. Project findings will also be used to promote dialogue and collaboration between small- and medium-size, and women-led businesses.   

Please consult the detailed Terms of Reference.  

Required Qualifications:

Qualified candidates should have minimum of 7 to 10 years professional experience in economics, business and marketing; degree in economics, business & marketing; be familiar with desk research methodology; have strong written skills in Armenian and English; have experience in international work; have ability to work as a part of a team, meet deadlines and perform job responsibilities independently and in a well-organized manner, and exercising sound judgment.

How to apply

To apply, please send your Resume and a Letter of Interest to the following email addresses: [email protected], [email protected]. Please make sure to indicate Armenia-Turkey Economic Opportunities in the subject field.

The Letter of Interest should a) describe your experience relevant to the current ToR, and b) provide a brief summary (no more than 2 pages) of the research methodology and action plan.

For more information on EPF and a complete job description, please refer to the organization’s website at

Please note that only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.