Scope of Work (SoW) for Training Firm to Provide Relief International Extended SMT with Training on Project Cycle Management (PCM)
About RI Relief International is a leading nonprofit organization working in roughly 20 countries to relieve poverty, ensure well-being and advance dignity. We specialize in fragile settings, responding to natural disasters, humanitarian crises and chronic poverty. Relief International combines humanitarian and development approaches to provide immediate services while laying the groundwork for long-term impact. Our signature approach — which we call the RI Way—emphasizes local participation, an integration of services, strategic partnerships and a focus on civic skills. In this way, we empower communities to find, design and implement the solutions that work best for them.
Purpose of the Assignment
The purpose of this assignment is to train RI Turkey staff (25 participant) on Project Management Cycle. The aim of the training is to enhance the understanding and the skills of the extended SMT in project cycle management by applying participatory & interactive approach. The Training should provide participant with set of competencies, techniques, tools and guidelines for management project cycle. The training should have both theoretical and practical part related to managing development projects.
Scope of Work
The training should cover:
- Project cycle management
- Project management tools and techniques
- Financial management
- Monitoring and evaluation
- Needs assessments and analysis
- Logical framework
- Resource management
By the end of the training, extended RI staff will be able to
· Describe the project cycle, and key activities to be undertaken at each stage
· State the relationships between the phases and deliverable of the project life cycle
· Explain the major roles and responsibilities of the project manager throughout the project life cycle with specific reference to “triple constraints”
· Define role of the log-frame in project monitoring & evaluation
· Discuss the role & importance of indicators for project preparation, implementation & evaluation
· Formulate project indicators in log-frame format
· Link information needs to levels of management within a progress reporting system
· Select and use tools to improve management of projects
· Training period not to exceed 4 days.
· Pre-training assessment of trainees in advance of the training: Names and contacts of participants with their profiles will be shared with the trainer in advance. The trainer will design a pre-training assessment questionnaire and administer it
· Preparation of the training course –to be formed from the results of pre-training assessment: Based on the results of the survey, the trainer will tailor and prepare training package for the PCM trainees.
· Skills training – seminar presentations, case studies, demonstration sessions, team building exercises and group activities
· Post training evaluation – immediately at the end of the training: An evaluation to measure immediate learning retention will be conducted for participants. Participants will also be required to develop individual Action plans on how they wish to apply the knowledge and skills gained.
· Award of certificates to trainees: A Certificate of Participation shall be awarded to participants who will have successfully attended the training.
· Submission and acceptance of Final Training report
· The consultant is expected to deliver the following outputs at the end of the training
· Course material including detailed course content, participant workbooks, and learning aids
· An after-training Action Plan to help participants practice skills and knowledge gained and to improve their knowledge of PCM
Service Provider will be responsible:
· Facilitating venue that cover training period in country Turkey ( preferred : Gaziantep)
· Trainer accommodation and transportation in country
· Training Venue and Facilitation of lunch and coffee break for attendee
The consultant must have preferably both practical and academic (MA and/ or equivalent qualification in Social Science specially Development Studies, Project Management, Business and Administration, or similar qualification). Proof of hands-on experience in Project Cycle Management training, non-profit organizations and knowledge of Syria response. Preference is for offers which demonstrate practical oriented training techniques and course content rather than theory and hypothesis
Training preferred dates
Between 2ndweek of Dec and 3rdweek
We uphold the Humanitarian Principles: humanity, neutrality, impartiality, and operational independence. We affirmatively engage the most vulnerable communities. We value:
- Transparency and Accountability,
- Agility and Innovation,
Interested applicants/service providers who meet the required conditions are invited to submit an expression of interest including: financial and technical proposal outlining training methodology, training content and work plan. In the financial proposal the applicants are expected to include consultancy service fee., CV and supporting documents of the trainers in addition to financial proposal that addresses the venue and lunch break…etc. The applications and CVs should be sent to email address:firstname.lastname@example.org“Training – PCM “in the subject line, no later than 31 Oct 2018