To promote a wider integration of the VI in socio-economic life through thepromotion of small enterprise, private enterprise, participation in existingbusiness networks in Bolivia and the creation of jobs in the public sector.
To strengthen organisational, managerial and legal capacities of employees and advisors of The Bolivian Institute for The Blind at nationaland regional level.
To increase knowledge and understanding on appropriate legislationregarding human rights and disability so more people are exercising theirrights.
To promote the creation of inclusive public policies that will benefit the VI,by raising awareness among key actors in government, civil society andthe media at national and regional level.
The Role of Coordinator
The coordinator will supervise the implementation of the project. Her/hismain role will be to monitor and follow up on the actions of the projectthrough the four IS development workers who will be working with partnerorganisations in Bolivia; IBC National branch, Chuquisaca, Potosí andCochabamba. She/he will be responsible for coordination between the fourpartner organisations so they are better equipped to execute their respectivework plans. Periodically, and in accordance with donor specifications, it willbe necessary to present narrative and financial reports to ensure atransparent management of the project. In addition, she/he will be expectedto share information in relation to goals achieved and the level of awarenessraised for IS in Bolivia and at global level.
Duration and Location
The position will initially be for a period of 2 years, in accordance with theduration of the project, from the time of the signing of the contract with ISand The European Union. The person will be based in the IS office in La Paz,Bolivia with frequent rural and urban travel to the partner organisations of IBC, in the regions of Potosí, Chuquisaca and Cochabamba.
Este puesto esta financiado por la Unión Europea