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  • Posted: Oct 8, 2019
    Deadline: Oct 16, 2019
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  • The Japan Center for Conflict Prevention (JCCP) is an international Non-Governmental Organization established in 1999 in Japan, with its headquarter in Tokyo, Japan and an office in Nairobi, Kenya. JCCP’s mission is to build peace and resilient livelihoods, and help vulnerable groups and individuals recover from the effects of conflict, for sustainabl...
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    Consultant - Career and business empowerment training

    The Scope of the Consultancy:

    Business Information Workshop

    The consultant will be required to;

    • Develop Information package andlecture material for 2 sessions, where each session is 1 day, covering topics as below:
      • Introduction to entrepreneurship
      • Idea generation
      • Preparing a business plan
      • Business Registration
      • Marketing and Customer service
      • Small business management
      • Basics of record keeping
      • Turning passion and talents to profit/businesses
      • Guides to low capital businesses
      • How to applying for government Tenders
      • How to apply for government loans
    • Mobilize at least three youth who have successfully started small businesses to attend the workshop and share their experience, knowledge and skills with other youth as well as be an inspiration to them.
    • Mobilize stakeholders in the youth empowerment sector in government and Non-government to attend the workshop and share how they are economically empowering the youth.

    Career Guidance Seminar

    The consultant will be required to;

    • Develop information package/lecture material for 2 sessions, where each session is 1 day, covering topics as below:
      • An overview of the Job Market
      • Technical Training
      • Choosing a technical course
      • Future employment trends
      • Using technical skills for self-employment
      • The minimum requirement for different vocational courses
      • Available corporate and government sponsorships that youth should take advantage of to enroll for vocational courses
      • Timelines and financial obligations for various technical/vocational courses
    • Mobilize at least three youth who have successfully acquired a technical training and are these technical skills as a source of livelihood.
    • Mobilize stakeholders from the technical training sector e.g. colleges within Kamukunji and government departments in charge of technical training e.g. NITA

    Deliverables and time frame

    Deliverable

    Time Frame

    Business Information workshop

    Entrepreneurship skills training material, information package/manual development (session 1)

    5 days

    Entrepreneurship skills training material, information package/manual development (session 2)

    5days

    Facilitation (Sessions 1)

    1 day

    Facilitation (Session 2)

    1 day

    Material Preparation and activity reporting (Session 2)

    4 days

    Material Preparation and activity reporting (Session 1)

    4 days

    Mobilization of key stakeholders (Sessions 1)

    2 days

    Mobilization of key stakeholders (Session 2)

    2 days

    Total

    24days

    Career Guidance Seminar

    Training/lecture material/manual development (Sessions 1)

    5 days

    Training/lecture material/manual development (Sessions 2)

    5 days

    Facilitation (Session 1)

    1 day

    Facilitation (Session 2)

    1 day

    Material preparation and activity reporting (Session 1)

    4 days

    Material preparation and activity reporting (Session 2)

    4 days

    Mobilization of key stakeholders (Sessions 1)

    2 days

    Mobilization of key stakeholders (Sessions 2)

    2 days

    Total

    24days

    4. Consultancy Payments

    One installment amount shall be done upon successful completion and submission of a satisfactory report of each activity session to the client. The client will deduct a 5% withholding tax per installment payment for submission to KRA and issue the Consultant a certificate showing submission of deducted amount, and it shall remain the responsibility of the Consultant to pay VAT.

    Required Experience

    • Good knowledge and understanding of career and business environment in Kenya in both formal and informal sectors
    • Experience in providing career and business trainings especially to youth
    • Good network and experience working with technical colleges, microfinance institutions and stakeholders in the youth empowerment sector.
    • Excellent communication and facilitation skills
    • Excellent reporting and suggestion skills and experience
    • Experience working in projects of preventing violent extremism is an added advantage

    Eligibility

    The interested consultant(s) should submit the following documents;

    • Tax compliance certificate
    • Company profile (in case of a company)
    • KRA Pin Number
    • Curriculum Vitae

    Application Process

    Interested candidates are requested to submit the following documents for consideration:

    Technical Proposal not exceeding 8 pages on:

    • Understanding and interpretation of the TOR
    • Methodology to be used in undertaking the assignment
    • Time and activity schedule
    • Personal Capacity Statement
    • relevant experience related to the assignment (include samples of two most recent similar works and/or references for the same)
    • contacts of at least 3 organizations previously worked for
    • curriculum Vitae of the Consultant (s)

    Method of Application

    The expression of interest (both technical & financial proposal) clearly marked: “JCCP Business and Career seminar facilitation” in the subject line and addressed to “JCCP Tender Committee”. Send to: jccpkenya@jccp.gr.jp

    Closing date for submission of proposals: 16th OCTOBER 2019, 4:00 PM.**

    Only those who pre-qualify will be contacted by JCCP procurement committee.

    Kindly note: Canvassing will lead to disqualification and blacklisted for future engagements. **

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