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REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

(CONSULTING SERVICES –    SELECTION OF INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT)

 

 

 

REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA

 

STRENGTHENING THE LIVELIHOODS AND VOICE OF POOR AND VULNERABLE PERSONS IN ARMENIA

 

Grant No.: TF013894

 

Assignment Title:  Vocational Training Expert - Technical Assistance to Small Business Opportunities

 

Reference No. (as per Procurement Plan):  SLVPVP-C -  3.1.4

 

The Mission Armenia NGO has received financing from the Japan Social Development Fund (JSDF), through the World Bank, toward the cost of the Strengthening the Livelihoods and Voice of Poor and Vulnerable Persons in Armenia, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for Vocational Training Expert’s consulting services - Technical Assistance to Small Business Opportunities (“the Consultant”) .

 

The consulting services (“the Services”) include: technical assistance to, monitoring of the activities, follow-up of the progress of performance related to small business trainings conducted for /micro business transactions carried out by the Project beneficiaries and reporting to the Project Coordinator on the progress of performance.

 

The Consultant is a full-time position based at the Head Office of Mission Armenia and will be hired for a one-year period with a possible extension of two more years based on the demonstrated performance of responsibilities.

 

The Consultant will:

·        Prepare a detailed implementation plan and schedule for the activities related to micro-business opportunities under Component 1;

·        Take part in selection /contracting of a training company  for micro-business training and grantees for receiving and realization of sub-grants;

·        Provide technical assistance to  the training company; follow-up support, guide and coach the grantee-beneficiaries, help them to overcome problems that might arise during the micro- business transactions; resolve issues as they arise, etc;

·        Ensure realization of the project outcome indicators in charge of and respect for the Project Operational Manual requirements under Component 1;

·        Monitor the results of profits of beneficiaries-grantees of small business, with the assistance of monitoring and evaluation consultant;

·        Prepare Status Reports for micro-business  training  and sub-grants under Component 1 of the Project;

·        Exercise other powers as requested by the Project Coordinator.

 

 

The Mission Armenia NGO now invites eligible Individual Consultants (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteria are:

·        University degree in Business Management or in other relevant fields;

·        Minimum 4 years of professional work experience in and sound knowledge of the relevant business field (experience working for disadvantaged populations is an asset);

·        Excellent drafting and written communication skills in the Armenian and English languages;

·        Proficiency in office software applications (Word, Excel, Access, Internet).

 

The attention of interested Individual Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans & IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers dated January 2011 (“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest. /www.worldbank.org/procure/

 

 

The Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Section V, Selection of Individual Consultants set out in the Consultant Guidelines. /www.worldbank.org/procure/

 

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 09:00 to 18:00

 

Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below by e-mail by July 17, 2013.  

 

Attn: Alla Harutyunyan, Head of HR Department

Mission Armenia NGO

E-mail: Hr.Legal@ngo.mission.am

 



 

 

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

(CONSULTING SERVICES –    SELECTION OF INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT)

 

 

 

REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA

 

STRENGTHENING THE LIVELIHOODS AND VOICE OF POOR AND VULNERABLE PERSONS IN ARMENIA

 

Grant No.: TF013894

 

Assignment Title:  Vocational Training Expert - Technical Assistance to Training Institutions

Reference No. (as per Procurement Plan):  SLVPVP-C -  3.1.1

 

The Mission Armenia NGO has received financing from the Japan Social Development Fund (JSDF), through the World Bank, toward the cost of the Strengthening the Livelihoods and Voice of Poor and Vulnerable Persons in Armenia, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for Vocational Training Expert’s consulting services - Technical Assistance to Training Institutions (“the Consultant”) .

 

The consulting services (“the Services”) include: technical assistance to, monitoring of the activities, follow-up of the progress of performance related to vocational education of the Project beneficiaries at vocational training institutions and reporting to the Project Coordinator on the progress of performance.

 

The Consultant is a full-time position based at the Head Office of Mission Armenia and will be hired for a one-year period with a possible extension of two more years based on the demonstrated performance of responsibilities.

 

The Consultant will:

·      Prepare a detailed implementation plan and schedule for the activities in charge of under Component 1;

·      Take part in selection and grouping of trainees  by type of  course  and according to the physical and mental capacities of trainees;

·      Participate in selection of competitive vocational educational institutions for Project contracting;

·      Advise the project staff in all issues related to the arrangement, coordination and supervision of vocational training courses;

·      Guide and coach the beneficiaries in the course of the training process, help them to overcome problems that might arise during the studies, etc;

·      Collaborate with local authorities, SESA, and private sector entities for information gathering on job vacancies and other employment opportunities;

·      Provide post-placement support to project graduates that successfully found job;

·      Monitor the employment and wages of graduates of vocational training with the assistance of monitoring and evaluation consultant;

·      Ensure realization of the project outcome indicators in line with the Project Operational Manual requirements under Component 1 and prepare Status Reports for activities in charge of;

·      Exercise other powers as requested by the Project Coordinator.

 

 

The Mission Armenia NGO now invites eligible Individual Consultants (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteria are:

·        University degree in Pedagogy or in other relevant field;

·        Minimum 3 years of professional work experience in Vocational Education and Training field  (experience working for or with the World Bank and/or international organizations is an asset);

·        Proven track-record  of work/collaboration with and sound knowledge of vocational institutions, employment agencies in Armenia;

·        Excellent drafting and written communication skills in the Armenian and English languages;

·        Proficiency in office software applications (Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, Internet).

 

The attention of interested Individual Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans & IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers dated January 2011 (“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest. /www.worldbank.org/procure/

 

 

The Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Section V, Selection of Individual Consultants set out in the Consultant Guidelines. /www.worldbank.org/procure/

 

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 09:00 to 18:00

 

Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below by e-mail by July 17, 2013.  

 

Attn: Alla Harutyunyan, Head of HR Department

Mission Armenia NGO

E-mail: Hr.Legal@ngo.mission.am

 



 

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

(CONSULTING SERVICES –    SELECTION OF INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT)

 

 

 

REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA

 

STRENGTHENING THE LIVELIHOODS AND VOICE OF POOR AND VULNERABLE PERSONS IN ARMENIA

 

Grant No.: TF013894

 

Assignment Title:  Vocational Training Expert - Technical Assistance to Mission Armenia Trainers

Reference No. (as per Procurement Plan):  SLVPVP-C -  3.1.2

 

The Mission Armenia NGO has received financing from the Japan Social Development Fund (JSDF), through the World Bank, toward the cost of the Strengthening the Livelihoods and Voice of Poor and Vulnerable Persons in Armenia, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for Vocational Training Expert’s consulting services - Technical Assistance to Mission Armenia Trainers (“the Consultant”) .

 

The consulting services (“the Services”) include: technical assistance to, monitoring of the activities, follow-up of the progress of performance related to vocational education that will be conducted for the Project beneficiaries at Mission Armenia multifunctional service centers and reporting to the Project Coordinator on the progress of performance.

 

The Consultant is a full-time position based at the Head Office of Mission Armenia and will be hired for a one-year period with a possible extension of two more years based on the demonstrated performance of responsibilities.

 

The Consultant will:

·        Prepare a detailed implementation plan and schedule for the trainings and related activities at the Mission Armenia multifunctional service centers;

·        Take part in selection and grouping of trainees  by type of  course  and according to the physical and mental capacities of trainees with disabilities;

·        Participate in selection of competitive vocational training courses and hiring of trainers;

·        Provide technical assistance and other necessary support to the beneficiaries in the course of trainings and to the trainers in all issues related to the arrangement, coordination and supervision of the training courses;

·        Draw up questionnaires jointly with M& E specialist and other papers necessary for assessment and evaluation of trainees’ pre-start baseline knowledge and post-study progress;

·        Collaborate with local authorities, SESA, and private sector entities for information gathering on job vacancies and other employment opportunities;

·        Conduct orientation and job guidance sessions for project beneficiaries, increase their knowledge on how to retain a job and their understanding of  legal issues on labor;

·        Provide post-placement support to project graduates that successfully found job;

·        Monitor the employment and wages of graduates of vocational training with the assistance of monitoring and evaluation consultant;

·        Ensure realization of the project outcome indicators in line with the Project Operational Manual requirements under Component 1 and prepare Status Reports for activities performed in charge of;

·        Exercise other powers as requested by the Project Coordinator.

 

The Mission Armenia NGO now invites eligible Individual Consultants (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteria are:

·        University degree in relevant fields of Education;

·        Minimum 3 years of professional work experience in Vocational Education and Training field;

·        Proven track-record of work and sound knowledge of specifics of issues related to vocational education and employment for people with disabilities.

·        Drafting and written communication skills in the Armenian and English languages;

·        Proficiency in office software applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, Internet).

 

The attention of interested Individual Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans & IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers dated January 2011 (“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest. /www.worldbank.org/procure/

 

The Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Section V, Selection of Individual Consultants set out in the Consultant Guidelines. /www.worldbank.org/procure/

 

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 09:00 to 18:00

 

Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below by e-mail by July 17, 2013.  

 

Attn: Alla Harutyunyan, Head of HR Department

Mission Armenia NGO

E-mail: Hr.Legal@ngo.mission.am

 



 

 

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

(CONSULTING SERVICES –    SELECTION OF INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT)

 

 

 

REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA

 

STRENGTHENING THE LIVELIHOODS AND VOICE OF POOR AND VULNERABLE PERSONS IN ARMENIA

 

Grant No.: TF013894

 

Assignment Title:    Consultant on Monitoring and Evaluation   

 

Reference No. (as per Procurement Plan):  SLVPVP-C -  3.4.4

 

The Mission Armenia NGO has received financing from the Japan Social Development Fund (JSDF), through the World Bank, toward the cost of the Strengthening the Livelihoods and Voice of Poor and Vulnerable Persons in Armenia, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for Monitoring and Evaluation Consultant’s consulting services (“the Consultant”) .

 

The consulting services (“the Services”) include: monitor and evaluate all aspects of project performance at all stages of the project implementation, write evaluation reports on project performance and report to the Project Coordinator on the progress of performance.

 

The Consultant is a full-time position based at the Head Office of Mission Armenia and will be hired for a one-year period with a possible extension of two more years based on the demonstrated performance of responsibilities.

 

The Consultant will:

·        Lead the design and implementation of a monitoring framework to track delivery against project goals and objectives and contribute to the preparation and timely submission of annual work plans;

·        Create and update an information database for tracking the project progress database of the Project’s progress in meeting the targets for the inputs, outputs, and outcome indicators that appear in this Project Operational Manual;

·        Along with other Project staff and consultants, visit field sites regularly to assure that services, goods, and works are actually delivered and monitor the quality of services, and contractors’ respect for the terms of their contracts with Mission Armenia;

·        Prepare questionnaires on beneficiary achievement, satisfaction, and proposals for improvement of training and social services jointly with Project Coordinator;

·        Prepare training evaluation sheets jointly with experts on vocational training (post- and pre-training) and other survey tools to monitor the performance of the planned training and other activities;  Provide regularly updated reports on the status of implementation against Project goal and objectives to the Project Coordinator and Project Director;

·        Monitor the employment and wages of graduates of vocational training and the results of profits of beneficiaries-grantees of small business, with the assistance of vocational education consultants;

·        Prepare the quarterly progress reports, and the baseline and final evaluation reports measuring the effectiveness and efficiency of Project, and its impact on its beneficiaries;

·        Prepare technical briefing papers and status updates for the Project Coordinator and the Project Director.

·        Exercise other powers as requested by the Project Coordinator.

 

 

The Mission Armenia NGO now invites eligible Individual Consultants (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteria are:

·        University degree in Social Science or Statistics;

·        Proven track record in successfully monitoring and evaluating multi-component projects, with at least three-year relevant professional experience (experience working for or with the World Bank and/or international organizations is an asset);

·        Excellent drafting, written and verbal communication skills in the Armenian and English languages;

·        Proficiency in office software applications (Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, Internet);

 

 

The attention of interested Individual Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans & IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers dated January 2011 (“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest. /www.worldbank.org/procure/

 

The Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Section V, Selection of Individual Consultants set out in the Consultant Guidelines. /www.worldbank.org/procure/

 

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 09:00 to 18:00

 

Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below by e-mail by July 17, 2013.  

 

Attn: Alla Harutyunyan, Head of HR Department

Mission Armenia NGO

E-mail: Hr.Legal@ngo.mission.am

 



 

 

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

(CONSULTING SERVICES –    SELECTION OF INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT)

 

 

 

REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA

 

STRENGTHENING THE LIVELIHOODS AND VOICE OF POOR AND VULNERABLE PERSONS IN ARMENIA

 

Grant No.: TF013894

 

Assignment Title:  Vocational Training Expert - Technical Assistance to On-The-Job Training

 

    Reference No. (as per Procurement Plan):  SLVPVP-C -  3.1.3

 

The Mission Armenia NGO has received financing from the Japan Social Development Fund (JSDF), through the World Bank, toward the cost of the Strengthening the Livelihoods and Voice of Poor and Vulnerable Persons in Armenia, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for Vocational Training Expert’s consulting services - Technical Assistance to On-The-Job Training (“the Consultant”) .

 

The consulting services (“the Services”) include: technical assistance to, monitoring of the activities, follow-up of the progress of performance related to on-the-job training for Project beneficiaries and reporting to the Project Coordinator on the progress of performance.

 

The Consultant is a full-time position based at the Head Office of Mission Armenia and will be hired for a one-year period with a possible extension of two more years based on the demonstrated performance of responsibilities.

 

The Consultant will:

·        Prepare a detailed implementation plan and schedule for the activities related to on-the-job trainings under Component 1;

·        Collaborate with local authorities, SESA, and private sector entities for information gathering for the study, including information on job vacancies and on-the-job training opportunities;

·        Take part in selection /contracting of employers for providing on-the-job trainings to the Project trainees;

·        Take part in grouping of trainees according to their physical and mental capacities for on-the-job trainings;

·        Conduct orientation and job guidance sessions for project beneficiaries, increase their knowledge of how to retain a job and their understanding of law;

·        Guide and coach the beneficiaries in the course of the training process, help them to overcome problems that might arise during the studies, etc;

·        Monitor the employment and wages of graduates of vocational training with the assistance of monitoring and evaluation consultant;

·        Ensure realization of the project outcome indicators in charge of and prepare Status Reports for on-the-job training under Component 1 of the Project;

·        Exercise other powers as requested by the Project Coordinator.

 

The Mission Armenia NGO now invites eligible Individual Consultants (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteria are:

·        University degree in Management and/or in other relevant fields;

·        Minimum 3 years of professional work experience with public/private sectors in and sound knowledge of On-the-Job Training field  (experience working for or with the World Bank and/or international organizations is an asset);

·        Drafting and written communication skills in the Armenian and English languages;

·        Proficiency in office software applications (Word, Excel, Access, Internet).

 

The attention of interested Individual Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans & IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers dated January 2011 (“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest. /www.worldbank.org/procure/

 

 

The Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Section V, Selection of Individual Consultants set out in the Consultant Guidelines. /www.worldbank.org/procure/

 

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 09:00 to 18:00

 

Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below by e-mail by July 17, 2013.  

 

Attn: Alla Harutyunyan, Head of HR Department

Mission Armenia NGO

E-mail: Hr.Legal@ngo.mission.am

 



 

 

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

(CONSULTING SERVICES –    SELECTION OF INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT)

 

 

 

REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA

 

STRENGTHENING THE LIVELIHOODS AND VOICE OF POOR AND VULNERABLE PERSONS IN ARMENIA

 

Grant No.: TF013894

 

Assignment Title:  Consultant -Social Work at Disability Resource Center

                              (Gavar, Charentsavan, Martuni, Spitak, Tashir, Artashat and Masis)

 

Reference No. (as per Procurement Plan):  SLVPVP-C -  3.3.1

 

The Mission Armenia NGO has received financing from the Japan Social Development Fund (JSDF), through the World Bank, toward the cost of the Strengthening the Livelihoods and Voice of Poor and Vulnerable Persons in Armenia, and intends to apply part of the proceeds for Consultant’s services -Social Work at Disability Resource Center (“the Consultant”) .

 

The consulting services (“the Services”) include: arrange, manage, supervise the activities at the Disability Resource Center and report to the Project Coordinator on the progress of performance.

 

The Consultant is a full-time position based at the Disability Resource Center and will be hired for a one-year period with a possible extension of two more years based on the demonstrated performance of responsibilities.

 

The Consultant will:

·        Prepare work plans and schedules for the operation of the Disability Resource Center;

·        Organize and supervise activities for people with disabilities at the Disability Resource Center;

·        Select beneficiaries from the attendees to take part in self-help group training;

·        Provide skills training in advocacy and self-help to the beneficiaries;

·        Create self-help groups among the graduates and help them to initiate advocacy activities;

·        Counsel beneficiaries of the Disability Resource Center on ways to enforce their  legally-mandated rights and privileges related to employability, post-placement support and access to health and social benefits;

·        Prepare Status Reports for the activities performed at the Disability Resource Center under Component 3 of the Project;

·        Exercise other powers as requested by the Project Coordinator.

 

 

The Mission Armenia NGO now invites eligible Individual Consultants (“Consultants”) to indicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. The shortlisting criteria are:

·        University degree  and/or advanced trainings in Social Work, community-based services or in other relevant fields;

·        Minimum 2 years of professional work experience in community-based social services provision (experience working for or with people with disabilities is an asset);

·        Proficiency in office software applications (Word, Excel, Access, Internet);

 

The attention of interested Individual Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans & IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers dated January 2011 (“Consultant Guidelines”), setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest. /www.worldbank.org/procure/

 

 

The Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Section V, Selection of Individual Consultants set out in the Consultant Guidelines. /www.worldbank.org/procure/

 

Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours 09:00 to 18:00

 

Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the address below by e-mail by July 17, 2013.  

 

Attn: Alla Harutyunyan, Head of HR Department

Mission Armenia NGO

E-mail: Hr.Legal@ngo.mission.am

 



MISSION ARMENIA NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATION

D O N A T I O N  F U N D

Dear compatriots,

Your material and moral support will allow Mission Armenia to expand the charity activities through which we aid our indigent compatriots. This group includes the lonely and vulnerable elderly, disabled, people who are in need of our support and care.

We are obliged to take care of our compatriots, who are deprived of their basic, vital needs. We cannot let the elderly, socially vulnerable, and disabled people of our country despair, but rather should help them to think of themselves as valuable members of our society.

If you would like to support Mission Armenia's beneficiaries you can send your donations to Mission Armenia donations' fund via cash or bank transfers.

In case of questions concerning donations. please direct inquiries to Mission Armenia NGO's Development and Evaluation department, every day between 9:00 and 18:00.

«…WE ARE GRATEFUL FOR YOUR SUPPORT…»
Mission Armenia beneficiaries

Bank transfers can be submitted to the following banking account.

HSBC Bank Armenia CJSC
001-061738-001

“Mission Armenia” non governmental organization- MA NGO
Address: 42, Garegin Nzhdeh St. Yerevan 375026, Armenia
Phone: (+374 1) 444792, 444793, 444761, 444732
Fax: (+374 1) 444792
URL: http://www.mission.am
E-mail: org@ngo.mission.am


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