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National Consultant to Develop the guiding document on the function and coordination of Provincial Disability Action Council
|Location :||Phnom Penh, CAMBODIA|
|Application Deadline :||23-Sep-21 (Midnight New York, USA)|
|Type of Contract :||Individual Contract|
|Post Level :||National Consultant|
|Languages Required :||English|
|Starting Date :|
(date when the selected candidate is expected to start)
|Duration of Initial Contract :||20 days|
|Expected Duration of Assignment :||20 days, from 27 September 2021 to 30 November 2021|
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
The Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) has taken effective steps in promoting living conditions of persons with disabilities in Cambodia, and thus there were the evidence of ratification of UNCRPD, signature of the Marrakesh Treaty, development of the National Disability Strategic Plan 2019-2023, amending to the disability law. The Royal Government of Cambodia created institutional mechanisms for the protection of the rights of persons with disabilities such as the Disability Action Council (DAC), Persons with Disabilities Foundation, Department of Welfare for Persons with Disabilities and the Disability Rights Administration in the Ministry of Social Affairs, Veterans and Youth (MoSVY).
The Prakas (No.002) on the organization and functioning of the Provincial DAC at provinces and towns was issued in 2014. The Prakas aimed to define the organization and functioning of the Disability Action Council as a mechanism for coordination and consultation on disability issues at the capital and provincial levels. Article 3 of the Prakas has clearly mentioned the key roles and duties of the Provincial DAC as follows:
However, some Provincial DACs remain facing a challenge to perform their roles and duties based on the Prakas. The limitation of organizing the effective meeting with the members, the development of the annual work plan and budget plan, monitoring and evaluation of their activities, and how to report in result based oriented. They also have a challenge to monitor and develop the UNCRPD report which is one of the key roles to support the Disability Action Council at the sub national level. Given the fact that roles and responsibilities of provincial DAC are crucial to promote the rights of persons with disabilities at the sub national, a proper guiding documents and road map to guide the Provincial DACs to effectively perform their roles and duties is needed.
Duties and Responsibilities
The assignment aims to assist the DAC-SC and Provincial DACs to develop the guiding document on the function and coordination of Provincial DAC to ensure the Provincial DAC effectively coordinates and provides better support to the disability sector at the sub-national level including the resource mobilization. The consultant is also expected to provide training on how to apply the guidelines.
The assignment will be expected to:
Interested offeror must read the Individual Consultant (IC) Procurement Notice, which can be viewed at https://procurement-notices.undp.org/view_notice.cfm?notice_id=82721 for more detail information about term of reference, instructions to offeror, and to download the documents to be submitted in the offer through online.
Required Skills and Experience
Year of Experience:
Please be informed that we don’t accept application submitted via email.
Interested individual offeror must submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications:
1. Proposal: Letter of explaining why they are most suitable for the work
2. Financial proposal (Duly accomplished Letter of Confirmation of Interest and Availability using the template provided by UNDP)
3. Personal CV including past experience in similar projects and at least 3 references
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