Terms of Reference (ToR) for Start and Improve Your Business (SYIB) Training
Strengthening Community Resilience (SCR) Project
Jan Jagaran Youth Club (JJYC) is a non-governmental, non-profit organization working in several districts of Nepal, including Parsa, Bara, Rautahat, Sarlahi, Dhanusha, Siraha, Saptari, Mahottari, Morang, Makawanpur, and Bardiya. It was established in 1998 by a group of youth from Telkuwa VDC who aimed to bring positive change to the Terai/Madhesh region. JJYC's focus areas include sustainable livelihood, entrepreneurship, poverty alleviation, health, water sanitation and hygiene, peace, democracy, good governance, education, women empowerment, advocacy, disaster risk reduction, and humanitarian support, with an emphasis on gender and social inclusion, climate change adoption, youth empowerment, and safe migration. The organization receives funding support from various national and international partners.
JJYC, a new local implementing partner for Islamic Relief Worldwide- Nepal, and is currently implementing a multi-sectoral holistic project- Strengthening Community Resilience (SCR) in the Bara district of Nepal that prioritizes different sectors including livelihood, WASH, Protection, DRR and CCA. The Project aimed at improving the livelihood and economic opportunities of poor & vulnerable households.
Through this Terms of Reference (ToR), JJYC solicits proposals from qualified individuals with relevant experiences on "Start and Improve Your Business'' to train small-scale entrepreneurs of SCR project from Mahagadhimai Municipality and Subarna Rural municipality of Bara district. Entrepreneurship development training is essential to small-scale entrepreneurs along with other training and inputs/technical assistance to improve their services and/or assess their efforts against best practice standards. In line with the project objective for sustainable income generation, the project will help small entrepreneurs to start up and revive their businesses.
Objectives of the Assignment
The objective of this TOR is to engage a qualified trainer with co-trainer to conduct a training program on the SIYB program. The training program will be targeted at entrepreneurs and small business owners who are looking to start or improve their businesses.
Scope of Services and Tasks and Activities to be completed
The overall scope of this assignment is to hire a Trainer (Facilitator) to facilitate the ILO certified entrepreneurship development training called Start and Improve Your Business-SIYB. Activities will include, but may not be limited to, the following:
The following deliverables are expected from the consultant in due process of the assignment:
The consultant will report to JJYC’s Program Coordinator.
The estimated input of the consultant is 30 days (6 events- 5 days for training delivery in each event). The assignment is expected to start on 3rd week of May 2023. The exact dates will be determined in consultation with the trainer.
Qualifications and experience of the consultant
Submission of Proposal and budget
Interested applicants should submit their technical proposal including letter of interest, profiles/relevant experiences, CVs and financial proposal including consultancy fee and relevant costs by 15th May 2023 (before 5 pm) in the following email email@example.com with the subject line Trainer for SIYB Training.
JJYC reserves the right to fully or partially cancel the bid and is not bound to any legal claim in this regard.
Consultant will be evaluated based on the following: