CONSULTANCY RECRUITMENT NOTICE
Project: L3065/G9191-MON: Ensuring Inclusiveness and Service Delivery of Persons with Disabilities Project
Consulting Service: Legal Firm (National Consulting Firm), Package No. C14
Duration of assignment: 6 person-months
The Government of Mongolia is implementing the "Ensuring inclusiveness and service delivery for persons with disabilities project" (Project) with a loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The overall aim of the project is ensuring access to employment for a person with disabilities (PWDs) by increasing access to services and livelihoods and self-reliance of PWD.
Key project stakeholders and institutions include the project Executing Agency (EA) which is the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection (MLSP); the Implementing Agencies (IAs), including the EA´s Population Development Department of MLSP, and the Ministry of Health (MOH) on early identification of CWD; the local authorities and the disabled people's organizations (DPOs).
The project outputs are 1) Early identification of children with disabilities (CWD) strengthened and institutionalized, 2) Service delivery for PWD improved, 3) Access to the physical environment improved, 4) Work and employment prospects of PWD improved, and 5) Strategic development to support PWD implemented.
OBJECTIVES OF THE ASSIGNMENT
The main objective of this assignment is to develop a legislative proposal that enables full implementation strategy and guidelines, for the accessibility of PWD’s to infrastructure, information, and communication, and to public services based on the gap analysis of the relevant laws, regulations, and other documents and results of related baseline and comparative studies.
· The team shall consist of at least two members whose background is in DPOs in the field on protecting legal rights of the persons with disabilities;
· Admitted law firm exercising legal practice in Mongolia with at least 5 years of proven experience in providing legal consultancy, preferably in the field of advocating vulnerable communities;
· Registered NGO's with at least 5 years of proven experience of consultancy service in the field of accessibility, disability, and promoting the human rights of PWDs are also eligible to apply;
· Proven practice with working with PWDs or in the field of accessibility of PWDs would be an asset.
For complete Terms of Reference (TOR), please refer to the consulting service recruitment notice posted at Project &Tenders section of ADB website.
All interested firm should submit their Expression of Interest (EOI) via ADB’s Consultant Management System by 16 September 2021 following the link below: https://selfservice.adb.org/OA_HTML/adb/xxcrs/jsp/ADBCsrnFwd.jsp?sel=171390
Only online submission of EOIs will be accepted. EOIs lacking required documents will be disqualified from evaluation. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
For more information on the assignment and submission, please contact the Project Implementation Unit:
Loan 3605/Grant 9191-MON: Ensuring Inclusiveness and Service Delivery for Persons with Disabilities Project
Ulaanbaatar city, Chingeltei District, United Nations Street -5,
Ministry of Labor and Social Protection, 1st floor
 See details on https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/project-documents/48076/48076-002-rrp-en.pdf