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  • Contract
  • EMEA
  • TBD USD / Year

UNOPS

Application period 16-Jan-2024 to 26-Jan-2024

Functional Responsibilities:

As part of the ATscale Advisory Group, the incumbents will provide strategic and technical advice and make recommendations on:

  • the setting of priorities in alignment with ATscale’s overall goals and strategy, including the selection and prioritisation of possible areas for intervention
  • the identification of gaps and possible solutions to address them in activities / efforts in the AT sector
  • the development of ‘living’ sector-wide strategies
  • strengthening of country implementing partner capacity on specific thematic areas
  • the development of ATscale’s annual workplan
  • the scoping of possible interventions and the specifications for the scopes of work (TORs, calls/requests for proposals or other forms of inviting potential grantees or service providers to submit proposals) both at the global and country level (e.g. country concept notes, global public goods interventions)
  • participation in the substantive, systematic, rigorous, detailed and high-quality technical and financial evaluation of proposals received against criteria such as
    • alignment with the priorities of ATscale
    • coordination with existing and planned activities
    • inclusion of relevant stakeholders (meaningful participation)
    • programmatic merit
    • technical quality
  • ATscale’s Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning framework and its implementation
  • Undertake other related duties as required
  • Travel may be required to attend in-person meetings or in-country reviews

Education/Experience/Language requirements:

  • Education:
  • Advanced degree (Masters degree or above), ideally in Otorhinolaryngology, Audiology, Ophthalmology, Optometry, health or public health, rehabilitation, biomedical science, statistics or other relevant disciplines.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Audiology, Ophthalmology, Optometry, or medicine or rehabilitation related fields, in combination with an additional 2 years of relevant work experience may be accepted in lieu of an advanced university degree.
  • Work Experience:
  • A minimum of 7 years of combined experience in assistive technology in the areas of Public Health, Non-communicable diseases, eye and vision care, or ear and hearing care is required

The following are considered assets:

  • Demonstrated experience in providing technical advice for planning, implementation, and monitoring of assistive technology programmes
  • Demonstrated knowledge of large-scale health or education or social protection programmes
  • Proven track record either in the area of eye and vision care or ear and hearing care
  • Proven track-record of data collection, data management, quantitative and qualitative analysis and outcome reporting;
  • Familiarity with disability rights and inclusion of disability in projects and programmes, as well as a foundational understanding of the Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities and other international instruments and relevant frameworks
  • Experience in international development and/or humanitarian aid and/or working for a UN organization and/or an NGO in the field of eye or ear and hearing care.
  • Language:
  • Fluency in English Language ( Writing, Reading and Speaking) is required.
  • Knowledge of another official UN language , is a an advantage.

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Remarks: Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

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