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Development and Operations Manager

Job Description:
As the Development and Operations Manager at ABI, we seek an individual passionate about advancing science and education. In this role, you will spearhead the growth and success of our organization. Your responsibilities will encompass overseeing strategic development initiatives and managing day-to-day operational activities. Your ability to seamlessly integrate technical innovation with efficient operation will be instrumental in the organization’s success.

The ideal candidate must possess excellent skills in time management, project management, executive decision-making, and taking a proactive role in new developments, among others.

Employer: Armenian Bioinformatics Institute
Format: to be arranged between 9-7 PM in the office (flexible for up to six remote days in a month)
Working hours: 4-8 hours/day
Working Language: English
Location: ABI
Remuneration: competitive 
Application Deadline: rolling
Start: ASAP

Note: Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.


  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient language skills (English and Armenian)
  • Strong computer literacy with a basic understanding of financial and legal terminology
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and adapt to evolving priorities and challenges.
  • Proven experience in project management and team leadership
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and make executive decisions

Key Responsibilities:

  • Developing and implementing operational strategies aligned with the organization’s goals and objectives. This involves identifying growth opportunities and ensuring operational efficiency.
  • Continuously evaluating and optimizing operational processes to enhance efficiency and quality. This may involve streamlining workflows and standardizing procedures.
  • Leading planning, execution, and evaluation of projects. This entails coordinating with various stakeholders, setting project timelines and milestones, allocating resources effectively, and ensuring that projects are completed on time and within budget (e.g. capital renovations). 
  • Ensuring proper allocation of human resources and efficient delegation of tasks. Hiring new personnel as needed.
  • Supporting fundraising activities
  • Setting up processes for the expansion of the ABI community, including researchers, students in Armenia and abroad, and diaspora relations.

What We Offer:

  • Opportunity to work with an interdisciplinary, international, and vibrant team of researchers
  • Opportunity to participate in our seminars and group meetings to learn from others’ work
  • Networking opportunities with scientists in the field
  • Comprehensive health insurance and discount packages at a gym

About ABI

The Armenian Bioinformatics Institute (ABI) is a dynamic scientific-educational foundation dedicated to advancing data-centric research in life sciences. ABI’s research portfolio is diverse, encompassing genomics across plants, animals, and humans. We not only develop innovative algorithms and software tools but also apply them to life sciences, medicine, and biotechnology. In addition to conducting basic research, ABI offers specialized research services to biotech companies. Furthermore, we are committed to nurturing future talent through a range of educational programs, thereby cultivating the next generation of bioinformatics specialists.