SIF – TOT Consultant of Entrepreneurship & Managing Small Businesses


Tender Title: TOT consultant of Entrepreneurship and managing small businesses
Tender No: 
Location: Erbil
Tender Package Available from: 2022-05-09
Deadline for Offer Submission: 2022-05-14 at noon (Iraqi Time)

 

Short term Consultancy for conducting ToT and development of training module on Entrepreneurship and managing small businesses

Location: Erbil governorate -KRI

Background

Founded in 1991, Secours Islamique France (SIF) is a non-governmental organization for international solidarity with a social and humanitarian mission with a presence in Asia, the Middle East, Africa and Europe, Secours Islamique France assists the people through its emergency aid, development and orphan sponsorship programmes in over 30 countries wherever humanitarian and social needs exist, without regard to race, religion or gender.

SIF aims to commence an integrated project in Iraq aimed at providing cash assistance to Orphans and their families to support their education. The project has already conducted the baseline assessment of the targeted beneficiaries and geographical areas. In addition to monthly cash transfers, the beneficiaries (including Orphan children and their families) will be provided Psychosocial counselling and support and life skills training to cope with real-life situations. In order to improve their prospects of income generation, the beneficiary families will also receive livelihood (vocational) & entrepreneurship training under the proposed project. 

OBJECTIVE OF ASSIGNMENT

The objectives of this assignment are

  • To conduct Training of Trainers for SIF project team on following topics to enable them to provide specific knowledge and skills required for successful implementation of the project
    • Essentials of Startups and Entrepreneurship
      • Basic small business management skills –
      • Developing a business idea, Product development and marketing products
      • Keeping Records, managing finance and basic bookkeeping
      • Estimating costs, profits and prices
      • Developing a Business Plan

 

  • To develop the knowledge base and resources for the including training module, guidelines, tools and training presentations on above-mentioned topics which can be used during project implementation

Training duration: 3 days 

Time: starting from (8:30 – to 4:30 pm)

Location: Erbil (Venue to be confirmed)

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the direct supervision of the Program Manager, the Consultant will be requested to provide guidance on various issues pertaining to the Vocational Training and Enterprise courses for SIF’s beneficiaries.

Functions/Key Results Expected (non-exclusive list):

 In consultation with Project Officer and based on the findings of the baseline assessment, the Consultant will:

  • Propose and finalize various topics to include in the above-mentioned training considering the context of beneficiaries.
  • Submit a training plan for ToT
  • Design, develop and submit training material (guidelines, training presentations) and training module(s) in English LanguageConduct an interactive Training of Trainers for SIF Program Team on
  • Basic small business management skills
  • Developing a business idea, Product development and marketing products
  • Keeping Records, managing finance and basic bookkeeping
  • Estimating costs, profits and prices
  • Developing a Business Plan
  • Develop technical and methodological tools related to business plan
  • Submit a final report of the assignment (which should include the details of training contents, modules developed, participants, methodology, Learning and recommendations) in English.

 

COMPETENCIES

  • Ability to observe agreed timelines
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills;
  • Previous experience in developing modules and conducting training
  • Strong research and analytical skills
  • Commitment to SIF’s values and Code of Ethics;

 

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Education:

Master’s degree in Business Management, entrepreneurship or another related discipline.

Experience:

  • Previous experience in developing similar training modules and conducting small business training
  • Experience in working with UN or I/NGOs;

Adequate knowledge and expertise in the subject area 

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