In Phase I of the project, 50% of the participants have been recruited or participated in paid internships.

This programme is part of the BP and its co-venturers’ social investment portfolio and is implemented by the British Council Azerbaijan with the support of the Ministry of Labour and Social Protection.

To participate:

Read the Programme Announcement for detailed information about the selection criteria and application requirements. Interested candidates are welcome to fill in the Application Form and send to vusal.aliyev@britishcouncil.org no later than 1 August 2019.

Programme aims:

The programme aims at increasing employability prospects and the skills of disabled people living in Baku, Azerbaijan. This will be achieved by improving the English language skills, as well as computer and soft skills of the selected project participants. The main target is to make young people more employable equipping them with skills necessary for the world of work. Psychological counselling will also be available to the project’s beneficiaries as part of the programmeəs services offer. A thorough needs assessment of the project beneficiaries’ needs will be conducted by an independent evaluation expert.

This programme will cover a variety of activities for 100 disabled people, connecting them with local employers. Various decision-makers, and businesses will participate in the project as partners. Young people with disabilities will get a chance to enhance their skills and knowledge in various sought-after disciplines in the local labour market. The project will involve a visiting UK expert on increasing awareness on employment of disabled people, benefiting all project participants from the UK expertise on the subject.

For service providers:

If you are interested in becoming an implementing partner of the programme, please read the Invitation to Quotes (ITQ) below:

Name of the service Documents Deadline for proposals
Computer skills training

Invitation

Proposal form

31 July 2019
Soft skills training

Invitation

Proposal form

31 July 2019
Job-specific

Invitation

Proposal form

31 July 2019
Psychological counselling services

Invitation

Proposal form

31 July 2019

For further information:

If you have any questions related to the project, please contact our programme manager Flora Poladova at flora.Poladova1@britishcouncil.az