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Post legislative scrutiny (PLS) in Albania – WFD is looking for local and international experts
The overall objective of the assignment is to request the services of one local expert and one home-based international expert to that will carry out the PLS report on the Law No. 93/2014 “On inclusion and accessibility of PWDs”.
The local expert will be responsible for drafting the methodology of the PLS, the methodology of the meetings with stakeholders, including the Permanent Commission on Labour, Social Affairs and Health, drafting the PLS report and presenting it in the Permanent Commission in Parliament. He/she will also be supervised and assisted by an international home-based expert that will also serve as a lead researcher. The
international home-based expert will assist the local expert throughout the duration of this assignment as backstopping person.
Required skills and experience
The local expert is expected:
- To have at least 5 (five) years experience in research;
- To have at least 7 (seven) years of experience in report writing in English and Albanian;
- To have a solid knowledge of the research methods;
- To have a very good knowledge of English and online tools;
- Preferably, to have good knowledge on PLS process and PWDs issues and challenges;
- To have a Master’s Degree in Social Sciences.
The international expert is expected:
- To be familiar with legislative impact assessments and/or similar experiences with PLS processes;
- To have at least 7 (seven) years of prior experience in consulting and research;
- To have solid and proven skills in analytical writing and research.
- To have the necessary capacities and knowledge to carry out the requirements of the assignment;
- To have a very good knowledge of English and online tools.
- To have a PHD or Master’s Degree in Humanities Studies. Preferably, to have good knowledge on PWDs international standards,
concretely the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
The application deadline for both positions is 8 September, 2021. The documents should be submitted to the following email address firstname.lastname@example.org
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