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Harish Kotian

From: Kanchan Pamnani [mailto:kanchanpamn...@gmail.com]
Sent: 10 April 2018 17:29
To: 'AccessIndia: a list for discussing accessibility and issues concerning the 
Subject: ED - NCPEDP
Job Description and Position Specification for the Position of Executive 
Director of NCPEDP
This position offers an experienced leader an opportunity to provide direction 
to and steer one of India's only cross disability advocacy organization so as 
to take forward the disability rights movement in India.
DEADLINE: Applications should be received by April 20, 2018 to be considered 
for the first round of interviews.
Number of Positions: One (1)
Position: Executive Director
Reports to: The Board of Trustees
Location: New Delhi
National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP) is a 
cross-disability, non-profit organization, working as an interface between the 
Government, Industry, International Agencies, and the Voluntary Sector towards 
empowerment of persons with disabilities.
NCPEDP advocates for the need to move away from traditionally held views of 
charity and welfare to those of productivity and enabling of disabled people.
Registered in 1996, NCPEDP has since then, successfully advocated several 
policy changes that have positively impacted the lives of people with 
disabilities, working across to encourage employment of disabled people; 
increase public awareness on the issue of disability; empower disabled people 
with knowledge, information and opportunities; and ensure easy and convenient 
access to all public places, products, services and technologies
1.            The Executive Director is responsible for providing strategic, 
programmatic, financial and administrative leadership to NCPEDP and as the 
Executive head of the organization would represent the organization in national 
and international platforms.
2.            The person would be responsible for identifying and addressing 
pressing advocacy issues impacting lives of persons with cross disabilities at 
both Centre and state levels.
3.            S/he would also be responsible for strategising to ensure the 
organisation continues to occupy the niche space in the disability domain, 
bringing together several disability sector leaders, domain experts and people 
with disabilities to form a collective voice that will lobby with the policy 
makers across sectors, identify and celebrate best practices that promote 
4.            S/he would be responsible for providing guidance to the 
implementation of existing programs, effectively manage the human resources as 
well as ensure sound financial management.
5.            The position also entails delivery on committed projects, 
programmes and seminars and an ability to leverage media.
6.            S/he would also be responsible for fund raising.
1.            Impact on Organization:
*             Team-first attitude and ability to work well with others.
*             Enthusiastic personality with positive attitude
2.            Communication:
*             Superior verbal & written communication skills in English
*             Strong interpersonal and networking skills
3.            Knowledge:
*             Deep understanding of disability sector, its trends and 
*             Familiarity with government policy and trends related to CSR, . 
convergence with development issues/policies and schemes
*             Ability to understand the key challenges faced by disability 
sector and to present solutions in line with the rights based approach to 
*             Knowledge of International Development Sector, Sustainable 
Development Goals and National Policies that promote development and inclusion
4.            Scope & complexity:
*Critical thinking and capability to handle ambiguity.
*Ability to solve problems while factoring in a number of variables, using 
sound and logical reasoning, and the proper level of authority. Ability to 
utilize available information, past experience, and sound judgment to select 
the best approach in a timely manner despite ambiguity,  and determine when 
deviations are appropriate.
*Ability to think creatively
*Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and function with minimal 
*Aptitude to conceptualize and manage events
Minimum Qualifications: Education and Experience
*             Under graduation /Post Graduate in communications / social work / 
law / disability studies/ management /related areas
*             Plus eight to ten years paid or voluntary work experience as an 
*             in the social service, human service, community-based, public 
interest or advocacy environments working with people with disabilities; or
*             experience working with or sensitivity to individuals with 
*             Knowledge of laws, cross-disability rights, and services as they 
pertain to people with disabilities, and/or direct representation of people 
with disabilities.
*             Able to communicate fluently and write effectively in English
*             Experience in the disability rights movement and/or extensive 
contacts in the disability community.
*             Experience working with and/or sensitivity to other 
under-represented communities.
*             Life experience as a person with a disability
*             Remuneration
Will be commensurate with qualifications and experience
SECTION 7: Selection Process
If you are interested in becoming a part of NCPEDP, please submit the following 
to applications.ncp...@gmail.com:
1.            Your resume
2.            A Cover Letter. We need a workforce that can utilize insights and 
strategies that can come from both professional and personal experience. Please 
take this opportunity to tell us about yourself and why you are a great fit for 
this position and for NCPEDP in not more than 500 words.
3.            Reference/recommendation from immediate past employer and one 
from a partner/ or anyone else that the candidate may have worked /known for at 
least 3-5 years
4.            A preliminary interview round with shortlisted candidates may 
happen over Skype with the selection committee and the final interview of 
short-listed candidates will be with the Board of Trustees in Delhi.
Selected candidate will be appointed on a probation of 6 months period 
initially and upon successful completion of probation will be confirmed for a 
contractual period 3 years (renewable). Retirement age would be 60.
Please note that applications will be accepted only via email at the address 
given above. You are requested to avoid sending hard copies to the NCPEDP 
NCPEDP is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified 
individuals with disabilities who are applicants or employees who need 
accommodations. Should you need any reasonable accommodation, please write in 
to secretariat.ncp...@gmail.com but only after/if  you have received intimation 
of shortlisting from us


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