Organization: World Vision
Closing date: 06 Mar 2019
Terms of Reference (TOR)
Development of training package on inclusion of women, men, boys and girls with disabilities in protection GBV and CP programming (special focus on women and girl’s safe spaces, children safe spaces and community centers)
TERMS OF REFERENCE (ToR). 2
OBJECTIVE AND SCOPE OF THE WORK. 3
OUTPUTS/EXPECTED DELIVERABLES. 3
DURATION OF THE CONTRACT. 3
DUTY STATION.. 4
REQUIRED EXPERTISE AND QUALIFICATION.. 4
PAYMENT MODALITIES. 5
APPLICATION PROCEDURE. 5
EVALUATION CRITERIA. 6
Focus Group Discussions
Key Informant Interviews
Gender Based Violence Sub-Cluster
Child protection Sub-Cluster
Term of Reference
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2. TERMS OF REFERENCE (ToR)
Individual Consultancy – Development of training package on inclusion of women, men, boys and girls with disabilities in protection GBV and CP programming (special focus on women and girls safe spaces, children safe spaces and community centers)
Type of contract
Expected starting date:
Duration of assignment:
23 working days
Humanity and Inclusion’s Syria Brief 2018 estimates that 2.9 million people inside Syria are living with a permanent disability and 30,000 new conflict-related trauma cases per month are leading to thousands of permanent disabilities[i]. Women and girls have a higher overall disability prevalence compared to men and anxiety and fatigue are the most prevalent disability after mobility for adults aged 18 and over.[ii]
WVI realizes the importance of inclusion of persons with disabilities in the Syrian humanitarian response, to ensure that the protection, safety and respect for the dignity of persons with disabilities are maintained. Persons with disabilities require access to humanitarian assistance without discrimination, in full accordance with their rights. Inclusion requires dedicated resources, appropriate funding, tailored capacity and deliberate actions at all levels, from coordination to service delivery.
Many agencies response plans do not take persons with disabilities into account, thus they can be left behind. People with disabilities may:
· Lack appropriate accommodation in collective shelters or camps
· Lose and not have access to required assistive devices and communication tools
· Become separated from caregivers and family members
· Lack access to women and girls’ safe spaces, community centers and children safe spaces and
· May not be able to benefit from food and non-food item distribution.
4. OBJECTIVE AND SCOPE OF THE WORK
The purpose of this consultancy is to:
· Create a consistent agency-wide understanding of key disability inclusion principles and practices in different protection services, namely WGSS, CFSs and community centers
· Provide advice on how to mainstream disability inclusion through a contextualized training package (administered remotely through an on-line platform).
· Assist WVI, the Whole of Syria/Turkey hub protection cluster (PC), GBV and CP sub-clusters (GBV SC, CP SC) to operationalize inclusion recommendations and to create clarity on disability principles and practices in NWS.
Under the supervision of WVI Protection Advisor and in close collaboration with the PC, GBV SC and CP SC coordinators, the consultant will conduct a desk review of available training materials and best practices on inclusion of people with disabilities in protection, GBV and CP programming in the Syrian crisis and will conduct consultations with PC, GBV SC, CP SC members in order to understand the practices and needs of actors working in NW Syria. The consultant will then put together available training materials, best practices and lessons learnt identified in the consultations with cluster and sub cluster partners in a comprehensive training package including PPT, supportive narrative, visual content, exercises and possibly some video. The training package will be made available on line through a dedicated training platform. The consultant will work with a digital content developer for the technical aspects of the on-line platform. The exact content of the training package will be defined based on the outcomes of the desk review and consultations.
5. OUTPUTS/EXPECTED DELIVERABLES
· Deliverable 1: Report following initial desk review and consultations, including gaps and best practices used by organizations working in the Syrian context.
· Deliverable 2: Develop/contextualize training material and produce a training package for an online training on inclusion of women, men, boys and girls with disabilities in protection GBV and CP programming (special focus on women and girl’s safe spaces, children safe spaces and community centers). Target of the training must be front-line staff working on delivering humanitarian aid inside Syria. The package should include presentations, supportive narrative, visual content, exercises, case studies, evaluation system (pre/post-test or similar), feedback form and possibly some video. inclusion guidance for women and girl’s safe spaces, children safe space and community centers.
· Deliverable 3: One-day debriefing workshop.
6. DURATION OF THE CONTRACT
The consultancy is expected to take 23 working days
Consultation in person in Gaziantep through FGDs and KIIs in person and remotely
2 ½ DAYS
Development/contextualization of training material and production of a training package
Review of the training material after feedbacks from relevant stakeholders and initial testing
The consultant will strictly follow the work plan and the time schedule agreed with WV’s Protection adviser:
· An appropriate methodology will have to be determined by the consultant in consultations with WVI’s Protection Adviser
· The consultant will work in close collaboration with PC, GBV SC, and CP SC
· The consultant will undertake collection of all the required data/information from various sources, including UN, INGOs, NGOs and Local Authorities
· WVI Protection Adviser shall facilitate collection of the data/information with required introductions and contact with focal person(s) wherever required
· The consultant will facilitate in presentations and coordination of the stakeholder workshops/consultations organized as per the agreed work schedule.
8. DUTY STATION
The assignment is field based. The duty station of the work is Amman/ Jordan with some travel (5 days) to Gaziantep (Turkey) required. WVI Syria will provide an office space and internet for the consultants.
9. REQUIRED EXPERTISE AND QUALIFICATION
· Postgraduate or other advanced university degree (at least M. Sc. or equivalent) in the area of social work, sciences or any other relevant domain.
· At least 7 years of professional experience in protection, GBV, CP, with sound experience in inclusive protection programming.
· Deep understanding of prevention and response interventions in Women and girls Safe Spaces, Child Friendly Spaces and/or Community Centers
· Extensive knowledge in building training material on inclusion
· Experience of working and collaborating with stakeholders including clusters, INGOs and NGOs;
· Previous experience in Syria or in the Middle East
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English;
· Working knowledge of Arabic will be an added advantage.
10. PAYMENT MODALITIES
· The consultations fees available for this project will include travels, transportation, logistics and accommodation fees identified by the consultant, translation fees and report writing and revision based on feedback received. A detailed budget breakdown needs to be submitted by the consultant.
· Payment will be split as per the deliverables (ie 30% after finalizing the inception report, 60% after submission of training materials and 10% after the training).
11. APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Qualified and interested candidates are hereby requested to apply. The application should submit:
· A technical proposal which indicates how the consultant is going to undertake the activities highlighted in the ToR, indicative budget with initial indication of other costs and timeframe required
· A capacity statement detailing the consultant´s ability to deliver a quality evaluation report within the given timeframe, including an overview of relevant work and technical experience
· At least 2 samples of previous relevant works undertaken
· Contact details for 2 references for similar assignments done not more than 2 years ago
· CVs of the key personnel on the consultancy team
· A financial budget with explanations about the line items
· Any appendices the consultant sees as relevant to the application.
12. EVALUATION CRITERIA
The expert will be evaluated against a combination of technical and financial criteria (combined scoring method). Maximum score is 100% out of which technical criteria equals 70% and financial criteria equals 30%. The technical evaluation will include the following:
· Educational Background as requested: 15%
· Extensive expertise, knowledge, and experience in the field of protection and / or GB, inclusion in a humanitarian setting, remote capacity building: 30%
· Demonstrated experience and practical knowledge in working and collaborating with stakeholders including clusters; INGOs and NGOs: 10%
· Overall Methodology: 40%
· Fluency in English working knowledge 5%.
[ii] https:// internationalmedicalcorps.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Syria-CrisisAddressing-Mental-Health.pdf
How to apply:
World Vision is one of the world’s leading humanitarian development and advocacy organization and operates in nearly 100 countries worldwide.
World Vision (WV) is inviting potential consultation firms, which are all strong and highly regarded within the industry to participate in and submit the following as a response for develop training package on inclusion of women,men,boys and girls with disabilities in protection GBV and CP programming :
1- Full technical proposal
2- Full financial proposal based on deliverable
To review the full TOR please use the below link:
Interested consultants should submit their proposals to the following email: Gaziantep_Procurement@wvi.org as per below instructions:
Subject of the email must be exactly in the following format:
RFT 661518- Develop Training Package on Inclusion
Deadline for submitting the proposal: 6 March 2019