Consultancy opportunities:

 

NATIONAL CONSULTANT FOR SOFT SKILLS TRAINING (SST)

Title National consultant – Soft Skills Training(SST)
Objectives Conduct Training of Trainers on “Soft-Skills” for instructors/training coordinators of PTPs including practical coaching in the actual workshop/training environment to deliver this training to the trainees.
Period Up to 50 consultant-days excluding travel days during the period of December 2017- May 2018
Location Within and outside of Dhaka
Reports to The consultant will work closely with the Skills and Employment Director and reports directly to the Team Leader of Sudokkho

Key duties and tasks

The consultant will undertake the following duties and tasks:

  1. Based on the existing training manual of soft skills, prepare a detailed work plan considering 5 days and approved by the Skills and Employment Director.
  2. Conduct 3 batches of TOT on soft skills to train instructors and relevant officers from the new and existing PTPs. The date for each training batch will be decided in consultation with Sudokkho.
  3. Provide on the job coaching and guidance support to 11 new PTPs to build capacity of instructors while implementing soft skills training to the trainees. These practical coaching sessions will be provided for two days for each PTP. The dates for inputs will be decided in collaboration and discussion with each PTP.
  4. Prepare flipcharts on soft skills training session which can be printed, laminated and used by instructors of the PTPs. Flipcharts must have proper design with diagrams where applicable and user friendly.

Time schedule

A total of up to 50 consultant-days within the period of December 2017–June 2018.

Profile/requirement of the consultant

The consultant or team of consultants should meet the following profile:

  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience deigning and delivering training related to soft skills
  • Also as part of this, a good track records in implementation of TOT on soft skills, experience in implementation of such soft skills training for Sudokkho instructors will be an added value.
  • A Master’s degree in related field
  • Proficiency in MS Office (particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills
  • Proficient in English and fluent in Bangla
  • Results orientated and team player

Consultancy proposal

Interested consultants should prepare a technical and financial proposal.

The technical proposal should include:

  1. CV(s) of the Consultant(s) proposed
  2. Overview of relevant experiences

The financial proposal should include the number of consultant-days and the gross daily per-person consultancy fee (project will deduct VAT and taxes where applicable). Local costs relevant to the assignment will be paid by Sudokkho directly conform its operations manual and does not have to be included in the financial proposal. Both the proposals should be sent to Sudokkho, email: info@sudokkho.org with “Soft skills training” in the subject line.

Closing date and time for issuing proposals is 28th November 2017, 17:00 pm Bangladesh Time.

Click on this link for detailed ToR.

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NATIONAL CONSULTANT FOR BASIC INSTRUCTIONAL SKILLS TRAINING (BIST)

 

Title National consultant – Basic Instructional Skills Training (BIST) for the Instructors of Private Training Providers (PTPs)
Objective Conduct Training of Trainers (ToT) on BIST to group of instructors from the partner PTPs to improve their instructional skills
Period Up to 34 working days during December 2017 to May 2018
Location Dhaka, Bangladesh
Reports to The consultant will work closely with the Skills and Employment Director and reports directly to the Team Leader of Sudokkho

Key duties and tasks

The the consultant will:

  • Collaborate with the project team to review and update the existing BIST manual based on the learnings from the previous training.
  • Consultant will conduct five batches of BIST training for 100 instructors and coordinators.
  • Consultant will assess performance of individual instructor and provide developmental feedback to improve his/her performance.
  • Consultant will make sure that each instructor is capable to use CBT curriculum guide, competency skills log book, training manual and assessment tool while delivering training.
  • Throughout this process, the consultant is sole responsible for the implementation of the training, coaching and guiding. Sudokkho’s operations staff will provide logistical support where required. Sudokkho will attend occasionally for monitoring progress of the programme.

Time Schedule

A total of up to 34 working days for 5 batches training for the consultant has been allocated in between December 2017 to March 2018.

Profile/requirement of national consultant

  • A Master’s degree in related field or B.Sc. Engineering degree.
  • A minimum of 10 years of working experience in the field of TVET sector with special focus on training of trainers, competency based curriculum, teaching and learning material development, research, facilitation of workshops and instructional training sessions.
  • Fluent in Bangla and English, both verbal as written
  • Excellent proficiency in MS Office (particularly Word and Excel).
  • Strong analytical and organisational skills.

Consultancy proposal

Interested consultants should prepare a technical and financial proposal.

The technical proposal should include:

  1. CV(s) of the Consultant(s) proposed
  2. Overview of relevant experiences

The financial proposal should include the number of consultant-days and the gross daily per-person consultancy fee (project will deduct VAT and taxes where applicable). Local costs relevant to the assignment will be paid by Sudokkho directly conform its operations manual and does not have to be included in the financial proposal. Both the proposals should be sent to Sudokkho, email: info@sudokkho.org with “BIST” in the subject line.

Closing date and time for issuing proposals is 28th November 2017, 17:00 pm Bangladesh Time.

Click on this link for detailed ToR.

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