CONSULTANCY RECRUITMENT NOTICE - Gender Specialist (National Individual Consultant), Package No. C8

Project: L3065-MON: Ensuring Inclusiveness and Service Delivery of Persons with Disabilities Project

Consulting Service: Gender Specialist (National Individual Consultant), Package No. C8

Duration of assignment: 6 person-months, Intermittent


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 is designed to be effective gender mainstreaming and a gender action plan (GAP) has been developed for the project, and each output has at least one relevant gender-related indicator and the Design Monitoring Framework includes 9 out of 17 indicators that must be disaggregated by sex. The key gender mainstreaming actions are summarized in the GAP which required be monitored and reported semi-annually. 

EA is implementing the Participation plan (PP) which ensures the involvement of civil society organizations in their participation of DPOs in project media campaigns, employment services, and monitoring activities, professional associations in the review of the study, and recommendations conducted by consultants, and in supporting the communication campaigns.

Thus, EA/MLSP is looking for an experienced gender specialist to assist the EA and the PIU in coordinating and monitoring the implementation of GAP and Participation plan for the project.


The objective of this consultancy is to assist MLSP, PIU in implementing the Gender Action Plan (GAP), and Participation Plan (PP) of the project, and provide inputs in the regular monitoring reports produced by the project. The main task of the consultant is to ensure GAP and PP is properly implemented and monitored and take necessary actions by interacting with relevant consultants.


  • At least a master's degree in a social science discipline or equivalent;
  • At least 5 years work experience as a gender and social development specialist;
  • At least three project experience financed by international financial institutions, particularly by ADB;
  • At least engaged in two project working experiences in gender;
  • Excellent communication skills and fluency in written and spoken English and Mongolian;
  • MS Office proficiency such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc., and excellent web research and navigation skills;
  • High professional and personal integrity;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with the relevant stakeholders and implementing agencies;
  • Ability to function independently and collaboratively in a team environment;
  • Organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple assignments.


All interested firm should submit their Expression of Interest (EOI) via ADB’s Consultant Management System by 20 June 2023 following the link below: 

Applicants required to submit the following documents along with the EOI:       

  1. Application letter in English and Mongolian
  2. Curriculum Vitae in English and Mongolian in ADB format
  3. Copies of diploma(s) and certificate(s) /English translation required/
  4. At least 2 Reference letters from past employers /English and Mongolian/ 

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