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SOFRECO is a highly international company in terms of its clients, its partners, the nationalities of its experts, its headquarters staff and its presence in numerous countries.

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We have three types of clients: governments, administrations and public bodies; public and private companies; multilateral and bilateral development funding agencies.

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SOFRECO employs several hundred senior and junior experts of various nationalities, the vast majority of whom are technical specialists

Team Leader – Disability Policy Expert, Azerbaijan (Baku)

Short or long-term
Azerbaijan (Baku)
Support to reform the system of rehabilitation of people with disabilities in Azerbaijan

Global objective: To improve social inclusion and quality of care of people with disabilities in Azerbaijan.

Specific objective: To support the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Population in the development of policies and  rehabilitation system for people with disabilities based on European Best Practice.

Normal place of posting of the specific assignment: the premises of the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of Population in Baku city - Mission(s) outside the normal place of posting and duration(s): indicative 20 working days in at least two pilot Rehabilitation Centres for people with disability (pilot centres will be identified by
beneficiary upon start of the project implementation).

The indicative start date is 25/02/2022 and the period of implementation of the contract will be 546 days from this date (indicative end date: 25/08/2023).


Expert category: Cat. I (>12 years of experience)

Qualifications and skills required: at least a University Degree in a field relevant to the project or, in its absence professional experience in a relevant field of at least 5 years above the required general professional experience.

General professional experience: - At least 12 years of professional experience in the field of medical-social rehabilitation of people with disabilities - Experience with the Convention on the Rights of People with Disabilities - Experience with WHO International Classification of Diseases -10th Revision (ICD-X) and International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF).

Specific professional experience: - Experience in analysis/development of legal and institutional framework of medical-social rehabilitation of people with disabilities during the last 8 years - Experience in at least 3 international projects on the development of regulations (rules/procedures) and/or methodological guides for medical-social rehabilitation of people with disabilities during the last 8 years.

Language skills: - Excellent spoken and written English (at least level 2 on a scale of 1 [excellent] to 5 [basic]); - Command of Azerbaijani, Russian or Turkish languages is an asset.

Number of working days: 200 days

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