TO THE ATTENION OF INDIVIDIAL NATIONAL CONSULTANT
(ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY AND DEVICES EXPERT - PROCUREMENT & REGULATION)
Project Number. 48076-002
Project Title. Ensuring Inclusiveness and Service Delivery for Persons with Disabilities Project
The Government of Mongolia is implementing the "Ensuring inclusiveness and service delivery for persons with disabilities project" (Project) with Loan No.3605 from the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The Project aims to support the employment of persons with disabilities (PWD) by increasing access to services and livelihoods and self-reliance of PWD in Ulaanbaatar and the provinces (aimags) and thereby increasing their contribution to the economy and society.
The Ministry of Labor and Social Protection (MLSP) of Mongolia will engage with an international expert and one national consultant to support Mongolia’s National Statistical Office (NSO) in collecting and analyzing comparable international data on disability. MLSP will select the consultants in accordance with ADB’s "Guideline on the Use of Consultants " (as amended from time to time).
The assignment has the following objectives:
Objective 1. Support strengthening the regulatory framework to improve access to AT, devices, and prostheses for PWD; Review the list of essential assistive devices that could be covered and/or compensated under the existing social protection schemes to respond to most important needs of PWD;
Objective 2. Develop a recommendation for AT and devices improvement for prosthesis factory, vocational training center of General Agency for Development for People with disabilities (GADPWD) and Development Centers for PWDs in 6 aimags (provinces); Identify the procurement list of assistive devices with technical specifications.
Scope of Works:
The national consultant will provide support for an international consultant in conducting the following assignments:
Qualifications/selection criteria for the position:
Education: The consultant will have a Master’s degree or equivalent in Health, occupational therapy, speech therapy, physiotherapy or orthopedic technology, biomedical engineering
Experience: At least 10 years work experience in rehabilitation and habilitation and/or in orthopedic technology or biomedical engineering; demonstrable familiarity with a comprehensive range of available devices and technology across all spheres of functioning: mobility, vision, hearing, communication, cognition and environment; demonstrable experience applying ICF to assess functioning and match assistive devices for PWDs and CWD;
Experience of working with DPOs and government in defining national policies and mechanisms for assistive technology is desirable.
Proficiency: Excellent communication skills and fluency in written and spoken English and Mongolian
The detailed Terms of Reference and other related information for this ensuing assignment can be found at website http://csrn.adb.org and under this notice
HOW TO APPLY:
All interested eligible consultants should submit their Expression of Interest and CV in the English language via Consultant Management System of ADB on cms.adb.org online, or in 1 original hard copy before the deadline of 15:00 hours of 30 January 2020 to the address below.
Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 9:00 to 17:00.
Project Implementation Unit, Ensuring Inclusiveness and Service Delivery for Persons with Disabilities Project, Room 703, MAX TOWER, 4th khoroo, Chingeltei district, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Tel: 976-7733-5577, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org