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Consulting Services-Result Based Management, Training of Trainers (TOT) Workshop
Young Africa (YA)
Deadline: 21 May 2021 (4pm)
About Young Africa (YA)
Founded in the Netherlands in 1998 Young African (YA) currently operates nine Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) centers in five countries as a confederation of independently and locally registered affiliated organizations. YA operates in 1 more country in partnership with 3 other organizations that are replicating the YA model. Each Affiliate operates TVET – Centre(s), youth (self-) employment programs and community activities. The Head office of YA is in Harare, Zimbabwe, with an office in The Netherlands. The YA confederation coordinates multiple projects (implemented through the nine centers) and project teams include members based at YA Head Office in Zimbabwe, at YA office in The Netherlands and at Affiliate offices in the respective countries of operation.
The vision of YA is a world of quality and shared word of equality where the power of young people is channeled to transform the world around them. The mission of YA is the integral development of disadvantaged youths aged 15 to 35 years with a special focus on young women and youths with disabilities. YA does this through imparting to youth skills of the hands to make them self-reliant, skills of the heart and mind to help them live with dignity and skills of the soul to help them live with a purpose.
YA is implementing a YA-wide Quality Improvement Plan (2020-2021). Result Based Management is one of the key competence areas identified as having capacity gaps across YA Affiliate offices. This information will be shared with the successful consultant to facilitate the development of the training plan, training manual and other training materials. Strengthening the capacities of YA Affiliates in Result Based Management through providing training of trainers (TOT) is critical as it assists in capacitating participants with adequate knowledge and skills on effective action and use of resources towards achieving clearly defined and demonstrable results. The Training of Trainers (TOT) on Result Based Management to YA Affiliates is part of quality improvement and strengthening YA Confederation.
Objective of the consultancy
To develop a customised Trainer’s guide (manual) based on some areas identified as having gaps (The information will be availed to the consultant trainer upon signing an agreement); To provide training of trainers on the knowledge and practical implementation, approaches, and processes of Result Based Management to selected participants from 5 YA Affiliate Offices which include Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Namibia, Zambia, and Botswana.
Composition of trainees
Each of the Young Africa Affiliate Offices will select participants to participate in the training. A total of 20+ participants are expected from the 5 Affiliates to participate during the training workshop. The training will not exceed 30 participants.
The proposed process/scope of completing the assignment
The Consultancy is expected to undertake the following: Desk review, meetings with YA Hub Program Staff and development of a training plan; Development/prepare a training manual for the participants prior to the start of the training. The training documents should include pre/post-tests feedback forms to track learning processes; Conduct the training. The training will be done online (virtually) in response to COVID lockdown restrictions; Report writing for the training workshop.
Deliverables and timelines
The expected outputs from the consultant and the duration are as follows:
Deliverables: Development of a training plan after review of existing material and briefing with YA Hub Program Staff
Duration: 1 day
Document: Soft copy
Deliverables: Trainer’s training guide (manual) preparation – including PowerPoint presentation for each session
Duration: 4 days
Document: Soft copy
Deliverables: Provision of training of trainers (TOT) to selected YA Affiliate Staff
Duration: 3 days
Deliverables: A high quality and comprehensive orientation training report that includes the aggregated findings of the pre/post tests and feedback/evaluation forms and a thorough evaluation of the training.
Duration: 1 day
Total number of days: 9 days
The Result Based Management Training of Trainers (TOT) Workshop will be conducted online (virtually) spread out over a period of 3 days. The orientation training workshop will be conducted online (virtually). As this is a training of trainers (TOT), the training is expected to be participatory, practical and utilise evidence-based approaches during the 3 days training period. Below are some of the recommended approaches for the assignment though the Consultant is encouraged to be flexible and come up with robust engaging training methodologies: PPT presentations; Group work and presentation (e.g., break away groups on zoom, use of miro boards or any other interactive online tools); Question and answers; Relevant Case studies.
The proposed training methodologies should be an integral part of the expression of interest and contain the following as a minimum requirement: Consultant’s understanding of Result Based Management training of trainer’s methodologies to be used during the training. The methodologies should be engaging, enjoyable, interactive, and fun.
Note: The trainers can re-adjust their training methods in consultation with the YA Hub focal person. Besides, the trainers training guide (manual) shall be approved by YA Hub before the commencement of the training.
Consultants will be evaluated on the following criteria: Suitability and proven relevant and prior experience; Likelihood of meeting and delivering on criteria provided; Training methodological approach proposed; Thematic and methodological expertise in conducting similar work; Availability to complete the work in the time proposed.
Profile of the consultant
YA is seeking to engage a consultant to support the Result Based Management Training of Trainers Workshop for selected participants from 5 YA Affiliate Offices. The ideal consultant must meet the profile below: In-depth knowledge of RBM including planning, M&E, data collection and reporting; Solid experience in conducting RBM trainings; Experience in designing RBM content and delivering trainings; At least 7 years professional experience in M&E, data collection and reporting on development interventions; Strong Analytical and Technical Expertise; Experience in conducting research among development organizations in developing countries; Experience in capacity development and documentation of trainings conducted; Excellent report writing and presenting skills in English; Fluency in English is required, and knowledge of Portuguese is an added advantage.
Submission of bids
Consultants can submit their Expression of Interest (EoI) clearly marked with the subject EOI for TOT Results Based Management. All EoI must be submitted by email to email@example.com
The bid must include the following: Letter expressing interest (1 page); Proposed training methodology (maximum 2 pages) and statement of competence of the Consultant; Proposed work plan and budget (itemised); CV of the Consultant; At least 2 contactable references for similar work (done within the past 5 years); A Sample Training of Trainers manual previously developed by the applicant