VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

The Combating Domestic Violence Against Women and Children (Grant 9198-MON) is implemented by the Ministry of Justice and Home Affairs (MOJHA) and administered by Asian Development Bank (ADB) with funding of the Government of Japan. The project aims to deliver three outputs: (i) multi-disciplinary response and livelihood assistance services to domestic violence survivors delivered; (ii) capacity of key officials and staff responsible for protection and rehabilitation services for DV survivors improved; and (iii) behavior of key stakeholders on prevention, reporting and protection of survivors improved. The project outcome will be the quality of and access to prevention and multi-disciplinary response to DV strengthened. More information about the project can be obtained from https://www.adb.org/projects/51217-001/main

 SOCIAL AND GENDER SPECIALIST

  A Social and Gender Specialist will be a full-time staff (43 months) of the Project Implementation Unit (PIU) stationed in Ulaanbaatar.

Scope of Work

     The Social and Gender Specialist will ensure proper planning, preparation, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation of the project activities from a gender perspective, and ensure the implementation of all activities listed in the project Gender Action Plan (GAP) and communication strategy.

Tasks. Under the project coordinator’s supervision, the Social and Gender Specialist’s main responsibilities include the following but not limited to:

  • prepare a detailed work plan for the implementation of the GAP and ensure effective and timely implementation;
  • ensure gender mainstreaming in the project activities; namely women’s economic empowerment program; training programs; qualitative research on domestic violence against persons with disabilities; and public communication activities;
  • collaborate with the communications team to ensure that the community-based and school-based BCC activities are conducted in the most sensitive manner, and are able to provide protection, support and professional referral to needed services;
  • develop detailed action plans (monthly, quarterly and annual) pertinent to specific outputs of the project in consultation with the SCCCP and technical advisory groups;
  • support the project monitoring and evaluation specialist in preparing and monitoring the Project Performance Management System (PPMS) following the performance indicators/targets of the GAP, and Design and Monitoring Framework;
  • prepare the project quarterly and annual reports including the GAP implementation progress, including a qualitative assessment of the project benefits;
  • develop a mechanism and instruments to collect sex-disaggregated data of the project interventions, including beneficiaries’ data disaggregated by gender, living standards, and rural/urban areas;
  • manage and handle all procurement activities (i.e., consulting services, goods and works) related to the GAP implementation following the ADB procedures;
  • assist in selecting the grants recipients of the economic empowerment program, and small-scale grants program for shelters, one-stop service centers, and MDTs;
  • do monitoring on effective and timely implementation of the small-scale grant programs at grassroots level through regular field visits;
  • support a consulting firm for the economic empowerment program in training the grant recipient women on preparation of (i) the activity and financial report to liquidate the advance, and (ii) a completion report showcasing the pilot program impact to the livelihood of the beneficiary women;
  • train 25 grant recipient entities and MDTs on preparation of the activity and financial reports following the guidance note on small-scale grant utilization for the grant recipients;
  • review and provide technical guidance to all activities under the project, and assure quality control of the project outputs (e.g., consultants’ deliverables; research);
  • ensure coordination and monitor progress of all capacity building, social and gender-related activities; and document results in the progress reports for submission to MOJHA and ADB;
  • provide support for the ADB’s semi-annual project review missions; and
  • ensure donor coordination in the fields of gender-based violence and domestic violence.

Required Qualifications, Skills and Experience

The applicant must possess the following:

  • minimum of bachelor’s degree, preferably master’s in gender or development studies, human rights, social work or a relevant discipline;
  • at least 5 years of demonstrated experience in the fields of gender-based violence, domestic violence, or gender equity or gender mainstreaming;
  • minimum of 2 years’ experience in project management;
  • sound knowledge on gender mainstreaming in development, national legal and policy framework on domestic violence and child protection;
  • experience working for projects financed by ADB and other multilateral donors; and
  • proficiency in oral and written Mongolian and English languages.

CIVIL ENGINEER

       A Civil Engineer will be a full-time staff (26 months) of the Project Implementation Unit (PIU) stationed in Ulaanbaatar. The civil engineer will assist PIU and the local governments of Songinokhairkhan, Nalaikh and Khan-Uul districts, and Uvs, Selenge and Sukhbaatar aimags in (i) reviewing the detailed engineering design (DED), technical specifications and cost estimates of rehabilitation of 6 buildings (5 shelters and a helpline center), and (ii) providing supervision during the civil work implementation.

Scope of Work

Tasks. Under the project coordinator’s supervision, the Civil Engineer’s responsibilities include the following but not limited to:

  • review DED, technical specifications, cost estimates of rehabilitation works, and provide supervision during the civil work implementation;
  • undertake quality assurance checking of DED and cost estimates prepared by the design consultant;
  • review and update a supervision plan for six premises based on the designs/drawings and specifications;
  • conduct site visits to each premise before the commencement of rehabilitation works to ensure proper preparation works undertaken on the site; during rehabilitation works to supervise the implementation of the work against the approved work plan in compliance with the DED and technical specifications; and at the completion of the work to verify that the works are carried out in compliance with the DED and technical specifications;
  • prepare and submit the progress reports and recommendation of the work to the client;
  • assist PIU and local governments in managing the civil work contracts and handling delays and non-compliance with the DED, technical specifications, bills of quantities (BOQ) and work plan;
  • certify the civil works contractor’s invoices versus the completed works on site by the contractor in accordance with the BOQ; and
  • in coordination with the state inspection agency, carry out rehabilitation completion inspections at the end of works to verify that the works were completed according to the DED, technical specifications and prepare the completion reports.

Required Qualifications, Skills and Experience

The applicant must possess and demonstrate the following:

  • minimum of bachelor’s degree in civil engineering, construction engineering or a related field;
  • at least 10 years of professional experience, particularly in reviewing DED, technical specifications, BOQ, and construction materials; inspecting construction sites; managing and supervising building construction within budgets;
  • should be a certified civil engineering or structural engineer with professional experience in engineering design and construction supervision; and
  • should have intermediate knowledge of International building codes and design standards including universal access for people with disabilities.

TRANSLATOR/ AMDINISTRATIVE OFFICER

A Translator/Administrative officer will be a full-time staff (45 months) of the Project Implementation Unit (PIU) stationed in Ulaanbaatar. The Translator/Administrative officer will report to the project coordinator and work under the guidance of the MOJHA and ADB.

Scope of Work

Tasks. Under the project coordinator’s supervision, the Translator/Administrative officer’s responsibilities include the following but not limited to:

  • carry out daily administrative activities of the project under the project coordinator’s guidance;
  • facilitate communication and meetings with the project stakeholders and organize workshops/trainings under the project;
  • assist the PIU staff in preparing the quarterly and annual progress reports for submission to MOJHA and ADB (in Mongolian and English languages) in a format consistent with ADB’s project performance management system;
  • assist in preparation of the annual project work plan;
  • assist ADB missions in undertaking semi-annual reviews; and
  • perform written translation and interpretation from English to Mongolian, or vice versa.

Required Qualifications, Skills and Experience

The applicant must possess the following:

  • minimum of bachelor’s degree in management, public administration, linguistics or a related field;
  • at least 3 years of work experience in implementation of projects financed by international financial institutions or development organizations; and
  • fluency in English and Mongolian languages.

Application Submission Procedure

Interested candidates should submit an application consisting of the following documents, prepared in Mongolian and English language:

  • Cover letter (maximum two pages) explaining the reasons for applying to the position, describing how the candidate’s qualification, skills and work experiences meet the selection criteria
  • Curriculum vitae
  • One reference letter from the previous employer, and
  • Copies of all diplomas and certificates

All documents should be enclosed in a sealed envelope that indicates the applied position, and hand delivered to the below specified person at MOJHA by 12:00 p.m. of June 21, 2019. Please note that the submitted documents will not be returned to the applicants. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted and asked to (i) have a job interview with the selection committee; and (ii) provide proof of work experience and original copies diplomas and certificates at the interview.

Contact Information:

Attn: Ms. Amarbayasgalan, MOJHA Specialist

The Ministry of Justice and Home Affairs of Mongolia

Government Building V, Chingeltei district, Trade street 6/1

Ulaanbaatar city, Mongolia

Tel: 976-51-267533, Fax: 976-51-267533