Comparative Salary Study on National Park Staff in Armenia and Georgia

Consultancy details:

Position: Consultant to conduct the comparative salary study on National Park Staff in Armenia and Georgia
Organization: CNF, Caucasus Nature Fund
Location: Home-based, with 1 mission to the Caucasus
Submission deadline: COB Tbilisi, Georgia (UTC/GMT +4h) on 30 March 2018

Summary scope of work:

  • The main objective of the study is to define/propose an adequate salary range for the Protected Areas’ (PAs) employees in Armenia and Georgia – based on the comparative analysis of the responsibilities and salaries of PAs employees and similar positions in other sectors (such as police, border police, teachers, bank branch directors, etc.).

The following activities are expected from selected consultant:

  • Develop action plan including dates for country visits, in-country support required, methodology for obtaining and analysis of the information (including exact jobs for comparison), proposed locations, as well as a clear Table of Contents for the Final Report; this also includes a questionnaire for gathering information on local salaries of PA and non-PA staff for at least 2 PAs per country.
  • Conduct desk review of two countries outside the Caucasus (likely Germany and the Czech Republic/Baltic country) to produce comparison figures on salaries of Protected Area staff, as well as selected staff in other professions near to where PAs are located, in both the public (governmental) and private (business or NGO) sector;
  • Travel to the Caucasus to meet with CNF, APA (Georgia) and MNP (Armenia) staff to conduct information gathering activities; this includes obtaining select Job Descriptions and weighing them based on a certain methodology to determine level of responsibility.

The language for the draft and final deliverables shall be English.

Key qualifications:

  • A university degree (BSc or MSc) or advanced professional working experience in human resources compensation and benefits or reward functions, economics, market research, or related area.
  • Working experience in the South Caucasus, preferably in Armenia and Georgia.
  • Available for travel to/within Armenia and Georgia as deemed needed by CNF.
  • (Global Remuneration Professional) GRP Qualification will be considered an advantage.
  • Excellent knowledge of English, knowledge of Armenian and/or Georgian and/or Russian will be considered an advantage.

Application procedure:

The application package should be send to, citing reference number CNF/2018/CSA-SC-017.

For more information refer to the detailed Terms of Reference CSA-SC-017. More information on the announcement can be obtained from Ms. Tamar Pataridze, CNF Project Manager Consultancies at

Due to the large number of applications received for each of our positions, we regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.