Implementing Partner to work with Youths and Women in Kabalagala, Kampala

The International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations Migration Agency, is committed to the principle that humane and orderly migration benefits both migrants and society.

 IOM received funds from the European Union Trust Fund to implement the Strengthening Social Cohesion and Stability in Slum Populations (SSCoS) project in the Kampala areas of Katwe, Kisenyi, Bwaise and Kabalagala. The overall objective of the action is to address the root causes of inter-communal conflict in slum populations by addressing sources of grievance, strengthen community cohesion around shared development assets by providing employment opportunities and basic local services, as well as preventing conflict in marginalised urban communities.

 In the framework of the SSCoS project, the IOM Bids Evaluation and Award Committee (BEAC) seeks to engage an implementing partner to undertake the management of Small Business Support and Micro credit components for selected youth and women in

Kabalagala Slum in Kampala.

 

The Expression of Interest shall contain information on the following:

1. Recent Resumes/CVs of the facilitators.

2. Experience in managing youth and women empowerment programs regarding business management.

3. Experience in managing large numbers of trainees and groups.

4. Provide proof for having worked on a similar assignment in the past 2 years, with 2 success stories attached.

5. Detailed methodology and conceptual framework with expected deliverables and timelines.

6. Profile of the organisation indicating experience and suitability to carry-out this assignment

7. Fully filled in, signed and stamped IOM Vendor Information Sheet (VIS), along with copies of all the legal trading documents therein required.

 

The detailed Terms of Reference can be obtained from the IOM Uganda website: http://uganda.iom.

int/vacancies-tenders, starting 17 August, 2018.

 Alternatively, hard copies of the above documents can be picked from the IOM head office on Plot 6A, Bukoto Crescent, Naguru, Kampala, starting 17 August, 2018.

 Two copies of the bid documents (Original and duplicate) shall be hand-delivered and must be addressed to the IOM Bids Evaluation and Awards Committee (BEAC), with office address at: Plot 6A, Bukoto Crescent, Naguru, Kampala, not later than

24 August 2018 – at 11:am.

 The outer envelope should be clearly labelled in the top left corner: “EOI FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF SMALL BUSINESS SUPPORT AND MICRO CREDIT COMPONENTS FOR SELECTED YOUTH AND WOMEN IN KABALAGALA SLUM IN KAMPALA” with both the technical and financial proposals enclosed.

 

Interested Service Providers can obtain further information from the BEAC on Email:

UgandaProcurementandLogistics2_DL@iom.int   starting 17 August 2018 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm.

 The BEAC reserves the right to accept or reject any bid or even annul the selection process and reject all bids at any time, without thereby incurring any liability to the affected Service Providers/ Consulting Firms.

 

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TERMS OF REFERENCE (ToR)

Implementing Partner to work with Youth and Women

 

Objective;

Vulnerable Youth in target communities access employment opportunities and financial services

Project Background;

  1. Project Framework and Implementing Partner Outcome

The project “Strengthening Social Cohesion and Stability in Slum Populations” is a three and half year’s initiative being implemented by International organization for Migration (IOM) with AFFCAD as an implementing partner working with the youth. The project is funded by the European Union for a period of 42 months starting in August 2016 and expected to end in February 2020. The project implementation focuses on 4 slums in Kampala namely; Bwaise, Kisenyi, Katwe and Kabalagala.

The overall objective of the project is to address the root causes of inter-communal conflict in slum populations by addressing sources of grievances and by strengthening community cohesion around shared assets. The specific objective is to provide employment opportunities and basic local services, as well as preventing conflict in marginalized communities in urban sums of Uganda.

In line with the above project, IOM seeks to engage an implementing partner to undertake the management of Small Business Support and Micro credit components for selected youth and women in Kabalagala Slum in Kampala.

Scope of Work and expected deliverables  

The Implementing Partner undertakes to:

  1. Develop the beneficiaries’ selection criteria for Microcredit financing and small business set-up.
  2. Meet with communities to identify cooperatives in KiBO Foundation in the FY 2018/2019.
  3. Using questionnaires, work with beneficiaries to mobilize youth interested in business start-ups, based on existing businesses or have a business plan.
  4. Carry out capacity assessment of beneficiaries in KiBO Foundation.
  5. Support the 80 beneficiaries of small business support to develop business plans.
  6. Support the microcredit and small business start-ups through trainings on strengthening their business activities.
  7. Develop monitoring tools such as registration forms and activity reporting templates.
  8. Monitor and follow-up the 80 beneficiaries of the Microcredit funds and 80 small business start-ups.
  9. Prepare monthly activity reports in accordance to the European Union Trust Fund.
  10. Provide IOM finance department with expense reports on a monthly basis.
  11. Prepare financial accountability in line with IOM’s financial requirements.
  12. Submit a final report including successes, challenges and learnings from the trainings and mentorship engagements.
     

Timeframe

The implementing partner will perform the tasks for at last one year

 

Requirements for Experience and qualification d competencies

    • Organization registration certificate.
    • Recent Resumes/CVs of the facilitators.
    • Experience in managing youth and women empowerment programs regarding business management.
    • Experience in managing large numbers of trainees and groups.  
    • Provide proof for having worked on a similar assignment in the past 2 years, with 2 success stories attached.
    • Excellent writing and communication skills.

Proposal

A technical and financial proposal that includes:

  • Detailed methodology and conceptual framework with expected deliverables and timelines.
  • Profile of the consulting firm indicating experience and suitability to carry-out this assignment.
  • Recent Resumes/CVs of facilitators.

Payment breakdown

  1. 40% on signing the contract and submission of an inception report that includes methodology and work plan
  2. 30% on submission of a comprehensive training manual
  3. 30% on completion of the Training and submission of the training report.

Submission of Proposal to IOM Uganda by 17 August 2018.

NB: Please attach a sample of a similar assignment that has been successfully completed.

 

 

 

 

Duty Station: 
Kampala
Grade: 
Implementing partner
Closing Date: 
Friday, August 24, 2018