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Social Services Capacity Building expert , Albania

Technical Assistance to Support the Implementation of Reforms in the Area of Social Inclusion in Albania

Key expert 2 will provide be focused on supporting the social care services reform in Albania. An experienced Social Care Services Capacity Building expert will be recruited to support implementation of results related to the social care reform in Albania and supporting various processes related to the development of standards, licencing, commissioning and contracting of social care services.  This includes:

  • Development and administration of a rapid assessment of training and capacity building at local, central level and related agencies;
  • Elaboration of a national wide capacity building programmes for social services providers and multiagency and multidisciplinary work;
  • Elaboration, planning, organisation, implementation and evaluation of capacity building activities (seminars, workshops, on-the-job- training activities etc);
  • Elaboration of a monitoring and inspection framework for social care services quality assurance;
  • Implementation and institutionalization of the capacity building plan in coordination with the relevant institutions.
  • Master's degree or equivalent in Social work, Social policy, Economic sciences, Psychology, or Sociology or other fields related to this assignment; or a relevant professional experience of at least five years, in addition to the experience required as general professional experience.
  • Excellent oral and written English.
  • Computer Literate.
  • Minimum eight preferably ten years of professional experience in the area of policy development and/ or institutional capacity building and / or institutional strengthening in the field of social services, social work practice or social protection.
  • Minimum five preferably seven years of experience in implementation of decentralization of social services or development of models/ typologies of community based/ social care services or development or inspection of social services standards, or in deinstitutionalization of residential care in EU funded or in donor-funded projects.
  • Experience in providing policy advice and technical assistance to ministries and public institutions in EU Member State, candidate or potential candidate country(ies) on EU accession process related requirements in the area of social inclusion or protection will be an asset.
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