JOB POST: International Technical Advisor, Disability Project, for Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund

Posted on 10 July 2008. Filed under: Announcements, Cross-Disability, Employment, Jobs & Internships, Opportunities, Poverty, South Asian Region | Tags: , , , , |

Request for Expression of Interest, deadline 5 p.m. July 31, 2008

International Technical Advisor (Disability Project)
Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF)

Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund (PPAF) has received a grant from International Development Association and intends to apply a part of proceeds of this grant to payments under contract for hiring of an individual consultant as a Disability Technical Advisor. This assignment is a part of Disability Project and requires efforts to support needs of persons with disabilities in earthquake affected areas in North Western Frontier Province of Pakistan (NWFP) and Azad Jamu & Kashmir (AJK).

The responsibilities of Disability Technical Advisor for the World Bank Earthquake Disability Project will include:

A. To develop capacity of PPAF Rehabilitation & Reconstruction (RnR) Unit and Partner Organizations (POs) by:
a) Ensuring project implementation and attainment of project objectives through:
i. Developing service delivery standards and assessing their compliance.
ii. Supporting, supervising and assessing quality of service delivery at community and specialized institutions level.
iii. Overseeing development of monitoring and evaluation systems and analysis of relevant program data.
iv. Providing technical assistance to PPAF and POs to be able to carry out formulation and realization of rehabilitation plans and providing backstopping.
v. Monitoring utilization of referral services.
vi. Supervising awareness activities about disability issues at national and local levels to build knowledge and change attitudes.
vii. Assessing needs of program, lending support for problems encountered and assess progress.

b) To develop capacity of PPAF Rehabilitation & Reconstruction (RnR) Unit and Partner Organizations (POs) by:
i. Identification of professional/training needs and providing technical advice and support to Community Rehabilitation Workers (CRWs) and supervisors.
ii. Support project team in needs assessment of Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) and their families and design strategies for social inclusion of PWDs.
iii. Supporting design of awareness raising and anti-discrimination campaigns.
iv. Developing specific activities and IEC materials to be used at community level to support awareness raising and service delivery campaigns and support to people with disabilities and their families.
v. Giving advice and monitoring quality of work undertaken by disability supervisors/CRWs. This will include frequent field visits (as allowed by UN guidelines) to further develop skills of supervisors/CRWs and to ensure quality standards are implemented.

B. Working in close coordination with PPAF disability team and liaising with other disability partners (MRDEA, HI, Milestone Society) on a regular basis.
C. Working in collaboration with resource and information centres and assisting development of training programs.
D. Capacity assessment of Disability Service Providers (DSPs) to receive referrals.
E. Skills transfer and empowering local technical staff to facilitate interactive training sessions for disability.

The candidates must have:
• At least ten years related work experience in disability or community-based rehabilitation i.e. rehabilitation for people with disabilities, CBR, economic empowerment, etc
• Knowledge of international disability standards/methodologies and policies and a thorough understanding of global approaches to disability
• Experience of working in partnership with local organizations and government institutions to build capacity, transfer of knowledge and training, raising awareness of both governments and general public on disability issues and mobilization of civil society
• Capacity to coordinate and liaise with a wide variety of government and non-government organizations
• Competencies in advisory tasks and transfer of competencies/delivering trainings
• Work experience in emergency situations, implementing CBR in a developing country context and sensitive to cultural variation
• Values which promote apolitical, non-discriminatory, inclusion and sensitivity to cultural variations
• Good report writing and work plan development skills

Interested candidates may place their resumes at . Application must be addressed to: GM-HR, Admin & Procurement.

Expression of Interest must be delivered not later than 1700 hrs on July 31, 2008.

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B.A 2006 510/800 “A Div” University Of The Punjab, Lhr.

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