Job Opening

Posting Title: National Consultant for developing a survey related to hiring persons with disabilities in Morocco
Department/Office: Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia
Duty Station: BEIRUT
Posting Period: 11 October 2021 - 19 October 2021
Job Opening Number: 21-Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia-165982-Consultant
Staffing Exercise N/A
United Nations Core Values: Integrity, Professionalism, Respect for Diversity

Result of Service

At the end of the assignment, the consultant should submit an analytical report that summarizes the survey in Morocco, difficulties faced, and results obtained that highlight the factors hindering hiring persons with disabilities in the labour market in Morocco and including recommendations for better inclusion.

Work Location

Home-Based

Expected duration

The assignment is for a period of 3 work months, spread over a period of 5 months. The starting date is from the date of signing the contract.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the guidance of and in cooperation with an international consultant, the national consultant will be responsible of the following tasks:

• Discuss and contribute to the methodology of the survey developed by the international consultant, taking into account the Morocco specificities and agree on the outline and the scope;
• Contribute to the questionnaire design to be used in the survey as well as in the interviews, and possibly in focus group discussions taking into account the Morocco specificities;
• Take a key role in identifying the targeted employers in both public and private sectors in Morocco, possibly building on previously conducted establishment surveys, engage them in the survey and ensure comprehensive response in coordination with the international consultant and in consultation with ESCWA and the ILO;
• Contribute to identifying an appropriate sampling methodology that reflects type and size of enterprises in coordination with the international consultant, ESCWA and ILO;
• Carry out the pre-test of the survey in Morocco and refine/adjust the questionnaire and the survey procedure, in coordination with the international consultant and in consultation with ESCWA and ILO;
• Set up and conduct relevant interviews in Morocco in coordination with the international consultant, and in consultation with ESCWA and ILO;
• Under the guidance of the international consultant, Liaise with relevant Ministries, National Disability Councils, private sector institutions, syndicates, chambers of commerce, employers' federations and other stakeholders in close coordination with ESCWA and ILO;
• Work closely with the international consultant in solving challenges/ problems that might emerge during conducting the survey in Morocco;
• Analyze the results of the survey in Morocco in coordination with the international consultant, and in consultation with ESCWA and ILO;
• Draft a summary report of the survey in Morocco, outlining the key factors hindering the hiring persons with disabilities, and the needed support from the public and private employers to recruit persons with disabilities, including the recommendations for better inclusion;
• Present the results of the survey in national stakeholder workshops as required;
• Receive comments from national stakeholders, ILO and ESCWA and incorporate changes as appropriate;
• Draft policy recommendations for Morocco to improve/ establish new approaches and measures that can effectively support the employment of persons with disabilities in public and private sectors and that can be embedded in the national employment policies;
• Provide subsequent drafts of the summary report and recommendations if necessary.

Qualifications/special skills

Skills: Good research and drafting skills are highly desirable. Computer knowledge and skills in Microsoft Office, i.e. word, excel. The United Nations shall place no restrictions on the eligibility of men and women to participate in any capacity and under conditions of equality in its principal and subsidiary organs. (Charter of the United Nations - Chapter 3, article 8).
Academic Qualifications: Advanced university degree in Social Science, economics, Statistics, mathematics or other related areas.
Experience: A minimum of five years of responsible experience in statistics, sampling strategies, surveys and policy analysis is required. Knowledge of labour market analysis and social inclusion is desirable. Relevant experience in the Arab region is highly desirable.
Language: English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this post, fluency in written and spoken English and Arabic is required.

No Fee

THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS (APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING, PROCESSING, OR TRAINING). THE UNITED NATIONS DOES NOT CONCERN ITSELF WITH INFORMATION ON APPLICANTS’ BANK ACCOUNTS.

Home | Privacy notice | Site map | Fraud alert | Contact Us
Copyright 2021 United Nations. All rights reserved