SYSLAB Rezina Seeking Business Consultants
Team of 2 national consultants to pilot the self-employment program in Rezina SYSLAB Centre.
Categorie: Anunțuri de Angajare Publicat: Vineri, 22 Mai 2015 15:26 Adaugat de Mariana Nerpii Popescu
UNDP Policy Analysis, Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Employment Promotion Projects Implementing Unit (PIU)
UNDP Moldova is looking for a team of 2 national consultants to pilot the self-employment program in Rezina SYSLAB Centre.
Proposals should be submitted no later than May 31 2015. For more information please access the following link: http://l.facebook.com/l/LAQHGXPPcAQHuue7HkkQWIow_EhfE5xZOmEERCVgKzctprA/www.undp.md/jobs/jobdetails/951/.
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SCOPE OF WORK, RESPONSIBILITIES AND DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPOSED ANALYTICAL WORK
The team of national consultants shall consist of one experienced trainer and one business coacher/mentor. Such consultants will have distinct responsibilities in the team and would complement each other.
The trainer shall:
##Together with the staff of Rezina SYSLAB center and business coacher, assess the needs and key characteristics of the direct beneficiaries in Rezina SYSLAB Center who will be the recipients of the training on entrepreneurship;
##Consult the findings of the needs assessment with Project management and fine-tune the criteria for selection of potential beneficiaries in search for self-employment, based on which to develop the needed recruitment and selection tools (for selection: entrance fiche, evaluation form, or similar);
##Based on the available self-employment/entrepreneurship program (currently under development) and needs assessment findings, adjust the training program with all reading materials pre- and post- training, presentations and narratives to presentations, business cases and teamwork exercises with needed supporting materials, tailored examples of business plans developed or adapted, other; the training program shall not exceed 3 weeks in length
##Deliver a tailored training (via ToT) to the staff of Rezina SYSLAB Centre, with a follow-up evaluation of acquired knowledge and skills to train end-users/direct beneficiaries in Rezina SYSLAB center;
##Deliver the training to the 1st group of selected direct beneficiaries in Rezina SYSLAB Center (up to 10 persons). Involve the staff of the SYSLAB Rezina Centre in teaching, facilitating the transfer of entrepreneurship teaching skills and knowledge to SYSLAB Rezina Centre’s team;
##Revise and amend the provisions of the training program after it’s piloting phase and provide the final version of the program to the Project, to further be transferred to end-users/direct beneficiaries in SYSLAB centers.
The business coacher/mentor shall:
##Develop a set of SMART indicators/criteria to assess a business plan for a start-up, taking into consideration the existing best practices and practical conditions in the area.
##Provide a standard template for a business plan and a completed model of it as guidance for the end-users;
##Develop a list of up to 10 potential business ideas implementable in Rezina or closely located areas;
##Assess the business ideas presented by direct beneficiaries; up to 10 business ideas to be assessed in the pilot phase of up to 12 weeks in length;
##Provide consistent support to the finalization of up to 10 business plans by ensuring that all relevant sections of a business plan are consistently completed; provide support to end-users to apply to the seed-fund run by the Project;
##Provide regular business coaching/mentorship for up to 10 direct beneficiaries and ensure that consistent coaching skills are transferred to staff of SYSLAB centers;
##Provide weekly narrative reports on the implementation of the self-employment programme.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED ##University Degree in business administration, economics, public administration, social sciences, law or related areas. Additional training and certification in conducting ToT activities in business planning and administration is mandatory.
##At least four (4) years of progressively responsible experience is required at the national or regional levels in developing training materials for trainers in business planning and administration;
##At least three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in consulting or facilitating business start-ups and business development, including at the level of business incubators and/or start-up consultancy companies;
##At least three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in business coaching and mentorship in Moldova for start-ups and/or SMEs; experience in conducting business coaching in Rezina or surrounding areas is an advantage (for the Coacher only);
##Previous experience in development assistance or related work for a donor organization, governmental institutions, NGO/think-tank or private sector / business consulting firm is a strong advantage;
##Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc).
##Fluency in both oral and written Romanian and Russian is a must; knowledge of English is a strong advantage.
Interested individual consultants must submit the following documents/information: 1) Poposal: explaining why they are the most suitable for this position; 2 ) Financial proposal: in (USD); 3) Personal CV including the contact details of at least 3 reference persons.
Proposals should be submitted by pressing the "Apply Now" button no later than May 31 2015, following the link: http://l.facebook.com/l/LAQHGXPPcAQHuue7HkkQWIow_EhfE5xZOmEERCVgKzctprA/www.undp.md/jobs/jobdetails/951/.
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