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Consultant - Disability Inclusion

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Work type: External Contractor
Location: Australia Wide
Categories: Technical Specialists

Consultant Required: Barrier Analysis – Real Inclusion in Disability Engagement (RIDE) Project in Papua New Guinea 

Mid-level, Short-term contract assignment 

  • Closing on 18th July 2022 

The position 

World Vision Australia (WVA) is seeking a consultant/ firm to undertake a Barrier Analysis on disability inclusion in Papua New Guinea 

Project background 

The purpose of this analysis is to identify and better understand the attitudinal, environmental, social, and institutional barriers that prevent people with disabilities from participating in PNG society. The analysis will involve analysing both primary and secondary data and incorporate barriers in systems (institutional and policy), programs, services, community, and individual needs. The Barrier Analysis will result in a series of research updates throughout project life cycle and a final report which will detail the key findings and recommendations.  

The consultant(s) will be supported by WVPNG and WVA staff including the WVA Evidence & Learning team and Disability Inclusion technical advisor who have relevant academic and practical experience. 

Based on the results and recommendations, the consultant will develop a tool for the Organisations for Persons with Disability (OPDs)to improve the effectiveness of their information collection in the future 

This assignment will be desk-based research (and can be done from outside PNG), gathering information from publicly available sources, discussions with WVPNG field office staff, and other key stakeholders. The Consultant can develop appropriate methodology approaches however the assignment will expect that several semi-structured interviews and focus group discussions take place. The Consultant will work closely with the WVPNG Program Quality and RIDE project team, and other relevant stakeholders such as enumerators. The Consultant will be expected to provide training to enumerators, including on how to conduct discussions with people with disabilities in an inclusive manner. WVPNG staff and enumerators will undertake travel to the provinces. There will be no travel requirements for the Consultant.    

The Consultant will be expected to develop a detailed research methodology within the first month/s of successfully being awarded contract.  

 Working for World Vision means you are making the world better  

It’s not every day that a job comes along that lets you change the world. Working for World Vision means looking forward to turning up at work because you know you’re about to do something meaningful. It means working with 35,000 staff and 3.3 million supporters in 100 countries who will stop at nothing to help children live better lives. Join a team that is bold and courageous, and where job satisfaction goes beyond financial reward.  

The selection process  

Candidates are invited to submit technical and financial proposals by Tuesday 18th July 2022.  Please refer to the Terms of Reference (ToR) attached for details on the Project objectives, scope and expected methodology, available budget and instructions to the bidders and selection criteria, deliverables, and timeframe of the evaluation. 

Thank you very much for your interest in our program. 

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Who we are 

World Vision is a Christian organisation that empowers everyday Australians to create meaningful change for children through relief, development and advocacy work. We embrace diversity, employing people from a variety of cultural and religious backgrounds. We take our Safeguarding responsibilities seriously and we are committed to providing an environment that is safe for all children. Our stringent recruitment procedures make sure the safest and most suitable people work with the children in our programs. All successful candidates will undergo a criminal record and Working with Children check prior to employment. We provide our staff and volunteers with ongoing supervision, support and training in their work with vulnerable children and their families. 

How to apply 

Please send an Expression of Interest with a cover letter that responds to the consultant criteria and a current C.V. to  along with a 2-page proposed methodological approach. 



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