To The Attention of individual national consultant - DPO employment, capacity building expert (intermittent)

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Project Number. 48076-002 

Project Title. Ensuring Inclusiveness and Service Delivery for Persons with Disabilities Project

The Ministry of Labor and Social Protection (MLSP) is implementing the “Ensuring Inclusiveness and Service Delivery for Persons with Disabilities Project” (Project) with Loan No.3605 from the Asian Development Bank.

The project aims to enable the inclusiveness of persons with disabilities (PWD), improve service at Ulaanbaatar city and project provinces, increase access and employment opportunities for PWD in the open labor market, and assure their independence and socio-economic contribution. The project aims to establish the Employment development center at Ulaanbaatar city and development centers in project provinces. See details on https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/project-documents/48076/48076-002-rrp-en.pdf.

The Employment development center at Ulaanbaatar city will utilize services for the persons with disabilities through varieties of functions and comprehensive service units, namely, Job Mediation Service Unit, Self-Independent Living Unit, Business Incubation Service Unit, Research and Information Unit, Training and Conference Management Unit, Job Coaching and Case Management Service Unit. Furthermore, business-oriented spaces for small and medium enterprises will be provided to use as an office, and the temporary accommodating spaces for persons and children with disabilities from remote districts and provinces to participate in the services, such as training and other activities run by the units.

The MLSP (EA) wishes to engage a national expert (The expert) to assist the international expert in developing a sustainable business plan and development strategy for the Employment Development Center and the service delivery design for the service units. Also, the expert will be requested to contribute to a cooperation and partnership model and plan, focused on service delivery, between public employment services, DPOs, private service providers, employers, NGOs, and citizens, and to a coaching and training plan for counselors of PWD.

The expert will be selected in accordance with ADB's “Guideline on the Use of Experts” (as 2013 and amended from time to time).

 

The assignment has the following objectives:

  1. Assist the international expert in developing a sustainable business plan and development strategy for the Employment Development Center, and service delivery designs for the service units.
  2. Provide support and advice to the international expert in developing cooperation and partnership model and plan, focused on service delivery, between public employment services, DPOs, private service providers, employers, NGOs and citizens, and preparing a coaching and training plan for counselors of PWD.

 

Scope of Works:

Key responsibilities will include the following, but not limited to:

 

Under objective 1:

  • Assist the international expert in developing a sustainable business plan and development strategy for the Employment Development Center. Followings should be specified, particularly:
    • An appropriate organizational and management structure;
    • The specifications of services including service scope, volume, target beneficiaries, etc.;
    • 3-5-year operational cost estimates for the Employment development center and each service units;
    • A charter for the Employment Development Center.
  • Assist to formally register the Employment Development Center.
  • Provide support to the international expert in developing service delivery designs for the service units: Job Mediation Service Unit, Self-Independent Living Unit, Business Incubation Service Unit, Research and Information Unit, Training and Conference Management Unit, Job Coaching and Case Management Service Unit. Service delivery designs should include the following:
    • Operational plans for the service units including structure and operation of the service units. 
    • List and scope of services to be provided by the service units.
    • Workforce needs at the service units, job descriptions of key professional staff, job qualifications, skills, and experience.
    • Guidelines for the delivery of the new services to be designed for PWD such as job coaching, individualized case management, and other approaches.
  • Assist the international expert in preparing the list of the equipment including assistive technology required for the Employment Development Center.  

 

Under objective 2:

  • Collect information (numeric data, policy documents, applicable legislation and regulation in respect to the employment services provided on a contractual basis) necessary for desk review;
  • Conduct detailed consultations with the public institutions on partnership and collaboration between DPOs, private service providers, NGOs and employers on service delivery for PWD;
  • Provide support to the international expert in determining the appropriate institutional models for an umbrella organization of DPOs in Mongolia and developing recommendations in supporting employment of PWD;
  • Assist the international expert in developing recommendations on revisions in relevant legislative and regulatory documents required for the implementation of the partnership model for services delivery for PWD;
  • Contribute to a cooperation and partnership model and plan, focused on service delivery, between public employment services, DPOs, private service providers, employers, NGOs, and citizens. The model should take into account DPOs potential role as a service provider in job coaching, case management, business incubation services, and other services;
  • Contribute to a coaching and training plan for counselors of public employment services, DPOs, private service providers, employers, NGOs, and citizens, in particular, providing employment support for PWD.

 

Qualifications/selection criteria for the position:

Education:

  • Suitable candidates should have a Master's degree in labor economics, social sciences, or a related field with employment research skills.
  • At least 5 years of experience in the labor market, employment policies, services, and measures for PWDs

 

Experience:

  • At least 5 years of experience working with DPO on employment issues, and in capacity building. If a candidate has experience in the employment policies and services for PWD in Mongolia, it would be advantage.

Proficiency:

  • Good knowledge and understanding of employment issues of persons with disabilities.
  • High professional and personal integrity
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with the relevant stakeholders and DPOs
  • Ability to function independently and collaboratively in a team environment
  • Organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple assignment
  • MS Office proficiency such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc., and excellent web research and navigation skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of both English and Mongolian in writing and speaking.

 

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 16:00 hours of 30 June 2020 to the address below.

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 9:00 to 17:00.

SUBMISSION ADDRESS

Project Implementation Unit, 1st Floor, Ministry of Labor Social Protection, 4th khoroo, Chingeltei district, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Tel: 976-7733-5577, E-mail: bolortuya@pwdp.mn


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