18 Feb 2019

 Terms of Reference Call for partnership

Job Description

Hargeisa Office, Airport road, Behind

ambassador Hotel Hargeisa; Somaliland

Telephone: +252 2 569071

Email: nrc_sc@som.nrc.no , www.nrc.no

 Terms of Reference

Call for partnership

 Project title:     Refugee and asylum seekers’ education and livelihood intervention’TENDER NOTICE-NRC/19/SL/005

Duration:          3- 6 Months     

Location:          Hargeisa and Berbera

  1. Background

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) operates in Somaliland since 2004. Over the period of time;NRC operations have grown and as of nowNRC is working in six different regions of the country. NRC’s strategic program priority in Somaliland is to ensure that vulnerable displacement affected population including (Refugees, Asylum seekers, IDPs and poor host communities)in hard to reach areas have access to humanitarian assistance through provision of a range of support interventions programed under WASH, Shelter, ICLA, Livelihoods&Food Security and Education, as well as durable solution and resilience focused initiatives.NRC focuses both on key priority emergency responses and durable solutions through diversified livelihoods initiatives.

Under UNHCR funded‘Refugee and asylum seekers’ education and livelihood intervention project’NRC is looking for potential localpartners (service providers) to conduct vocational skills training ofmale and female youth from Refugees, asylum seekers, returnees, Internally Displaced and poor host communities in community prioritized vocational skills.This is envisaged that these trainingwill enable graduating trainees in getting self-employment and will help in establishing and or reviving their livelihoods through newly acquired skills. For the purpose of practical trainings, NRC is looking to hire services of the partners having quality set ups for vocational skills trainings in and around Hargeisa and Berbera towns.

NRC is especially looking for agencies specialized in;

Vocational Skills Training Courses Person cost/ person/ month Total Amount
1.     Technical vocational educational training (TVET):

1.2. Construction (Masonry, plumbing, electricity etc.)

1.3. Fishery/Poultry/Apiculture

1.4. Tailoring/beautification

1.5. Automobile maintenance/repairing

1.6. Painting and decoration

1.7. Repairing computers/laptops, TVs, refrigerators






2.     Small scale Business (SSB) entrepreneurial skills 1    
3.     Hoteling waitress, cooking and special occasion food preparation 1    
4.     Confectionary/bakery 1    
5.     Digital jobs and online marketing skills 1    
6.       Any other community prioritized skills or ministry advised 1    
Total Cost      

Note: Applicants can apply whole of the training courses or partially.

  1. Target Groups

The target group will consist refugees, Asylum seekers, returnees, Internally displaced people and some host communities.

  • Project will target both male and Female youth betweenthe ages of 15-24 years for Technical vocation educational skilltrading (TVEST) and
  • Male and Female adults between the ages of 18-50 years to enable them to establish their own business/ self-employment in Somaliland.

Competency Requirements:

Interested companies who wish to submit their proposal should meet the below listed requirements:

  • Valid registration fromMinistry of National Planning and Development
  • Official firm offer of cost per person per month for each skills training course
  • Updated company profiles.
  • Qualifications ofyour technicalstaff (Trainers)
  • Organization’s operational strategies for Somaliland.
  • Proven certificates of experience with similar projects completed.
  • Summary of similar the list activities/projects executed in the past 3 years.
  • NRC reserves the rights to physically check the applicant’s facilities before the award
·         The partner organization should be based in Hargeisa and Berbera
·         Organization should have demonstrable experiences in above mentioned specialized fields.
·         Organization should have setups to deliver technology-based approaches.
·         Culturally appropriate and safe learning environments including WASH facilities should be there in the training institute.
·         Good understanding of humanitarian principles.
·         Excellent reporting and data analysis skills.
·         Fully functional office and training facilities

Manner of Submission:

Interested applicants should submit their bids in a sealed envelope to the tender box before Monday 03rdMarch 2019 at 4:00 PM. Please mark your tender as follows: Vocational Skills Training Courses (TENDER NOTICE-NRC/19/SL/005).

The applications will be opened at NRC Hargeisa office by 4th March 2019 at 2:00PMwhile only selected applicants will be notified.

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