Oxfam seeks to rent a TVET specialist/advisor to hold out an in-depth TVET Market and Wants Evaluation (hereafter the Evaluation) in marginalised areas in West Financial institution and Gaza Strip, with particular give attention to Jordan Valley to tell Oxfam’s TVET methods and interventions beginning by 2023. The general goal of the task is to offer and evidence-based evaluation to tell Oxfam’s strategic priorities and concrete interventions on youth financial and social empowerment inside the TVET sector with a give attention to inexperienced and respectable jobs.

The task is predicted to be carried out within the interval between 1st of August and fifteenth of October 2022 and to give attention to marginalised areas in West financial institution and Gaza strip with particular give attention to the Jordan Valley.

Background

Annexation, motion restrictions, export boundaries and violence has created a fragile financial system, hindering the event of Palestinian agribusiness and agritourism. Alternatives within the agriculture and agribusiness sector are likely to result in precarious jobs and exploitation – particularly for younger ladies. The Technical and Vocational Schooling and Coaching (TVET) system within the sector doesn’t essentially provide younger folks with the talents they should acquire inexperienced and respectable jobs and promote financial and social improvement. TVET is poorly ruled, with key civil society stakeholders, consultant our bodies, innovation and youth organisations not being concerned in training planning. Youth, and significantly younger ladies and folks from marginalised areas, the place agribusiness is the principle productive sector, have restricted entry to TVET. The programmes are sometimes social, and gender stereotyped and perceived as weak when it comes to producing optimistic social outcomes and inexperienced jobs for a sustainable future. On the technical facet, TVET within the sector doesn’t dwell as much as calls for of personal companies. It doesn’t help energetic citizenship or embody sufficient life abilities wanted to get a job or abilities to interact in entrepreneurship. Due to this fact, younger folks are likely to favour different instructional and coaching paths. They miss the prospect to develop inexperienced abilities and entry respectable financial alternatives that might empower them, present respectable livelihoods within the sector, and promote the inexperienced transition in Palestine.

Particular aims

The particular goal of the task is to present Oxfam programmatic suggestions incl. coverage suggestions for a brand new Oxfam program specializing in youth employability and TVET within the agriculture and agribusiness sectors.

Anticipated outcomes

It’s anticipated that the evaluation will present Oxfam with concrete programmatic suggestions, potential partnerships and facilitate conferences between Oxfam and essential stakeholders related to the agribusiness and agritourism sectors and market gamers to validate these suggestions. The Evaluation shall present an overview of the place the agriculture and agribusiness sectors are when it comes to the inexperienced transition, what the notion of TVET is, how it’s financed and ruled.

The Evaluation shall establish extra broadly what function can Oxfam and companions play vis-a-vis the focused sectors to advertise inexperienced transition in Palestine. This could give attention to concrete niches and particular areas the place Oxfam and companions can have an necessary added worth in a crowded discipline. It’s anticipated that the Evaluation identifies the wants for coverage adjustments concerning youth and their entry to high quality TVET related to the inexperienced transition. It is usually anticipated that the Evaluation identifies potential areas of advocacy/coverage dialogue for Oxfam and companions based mostly on our concrete work with TVET and collaboration with personal sector on business wants regarding the inexperienced transition. The Evaluation shall additionally validate the sectors/sub-sectors of focus in every focused space that’s recognized by Oxfam, hereunder agribusiness and agritourism. The Evaluation will establish abilities gaps to interact in labour market, provoke personal enterprise and entrepreneurial areas amongst younger men and women from the focused areas, the place the agriculture and agribusiness is the principle productive sector.

Along with this the next particular outputs shall be delivered:

  • to map and record potential partnerships with e.g., personal sector, youth organisations, state entities to develop inexperienced abilities and entry to respectable livelihoods within the sector and promote the inexperienced transition in Palestine.
  • to establish current function variations of women and men within the worth chains of agribusiness and agritourism sectors and establish alternatives to advance the function and engagement of younger ladies.
  • to establish variations between Gaza and the West Financial institution within the agribusiness and agritourism sectors phrases of current abilities and capability gaps and to mirror that within the methods and intervention suggestions.
  • to offer suggestions on further choice standards regarding younger folks focused by Oxfam.
  • to map key donors and implementing companies inside TVET and abilities constructing within the agribusiness and agritourism sectors in addition to their key actions to grasp how an Oxfam program can construct on and relate to those to establish potential exterior publicity and partnerships as an integral core perform of this system.
  • to offer a gender evaluation specializing in younger ladies’s entry to and wishes in TVET, in addition to their particular must enter the labour market within the agriculture and agribusiness sector.

Methodological Tips

  • The Evaluation needs to be based mostly on literature evaluate together with dependable printed reviews and statistics by dependable worldwide and public organisations, on focus group discussions with younger folks and key stakeholders within the focused areas in addition to interviews with key youth companions, Oxfam and Oxfam IBIS employees and so on.
  • The validation of sectors of focus and programmatic suggestions needs to be based mostly on dependable sector evaluation and reviews in addition to interviews with key stakeholders together with TVET establishments, coverage makers, personal sector actors, innovation hubs, youth organisations, sector unions, chambers of commerce, expertise suppliers, universities and analysis centres, and improvement organisations and a gaggle of younger men and women within the professions.
  • The programmatic suggestions have to be aligned with sectoral nationwide insurance policies, methods and plans. It is usually anticipated that these insurance policies, methods and plans that think about when facilitating Oxfam conferences and dialogue with key ministries and related choice makers.

Roles of the advisor/skilled

The advisor/skilled will:

  1. Conduct the Evaluation within the West Financial institution and Gaza strip, whereas zooming in on the precise context of Jordan valley particular context and wishes of youth within the Jordan Valley.
  2. Determine the precise TVET specialisation/professions of focus of potential for youth employment that bridge market gaps and meets aspirations of youth within the space in every focused space, and its intersection with agribusiness, inexperienced transition, inventive and sensible abilities/features, agrotechnology upgrading, social entrepreneurship, etcetera.
  3. Facilitate dialogue with key stakeholders related to the evaluation and suggestions to generate and validate suggestions.
  4. Develop the general Evaluation report together with concrete suggestions for Oxfam’s strategic prioritization and short-medium time period interventions for youth financial integration and empowerment in TVET sector with clear variations between suggestions associated to gender variations and geographical areas for the focused areas.

Deliverables

  • Inception report, to be delivered and accepted based mostly on the desk evaluate and delivered no later than fifteenth of August 2022.
  • The Evaluation report with the next parts:
    • Concrete strategic and medium-short time period programmatic suggestions, potential partnerships and alliances between Oxfam and essential stakeholders related to TVET specialisations and market gamers.
    • Particular suggestions for interventions and approaches to advertise gender fairness, good governance, and elevated resilience of younger men and women within the focused areas.
    • Validation of specialisations of focus. This could embody related Agri TVET and inexperienced financial system specialisations of potential for youth employment that bridge market gaps and meets aspirations of youth within the focused space.
  • Validation workshop/s for the programmatic suggestions for Oxfam with essential stakeholders to make sure synergies and collaboration.
  • Validation assembly between Oxfam and the related ministries and public establishments to make sure collaboration and alignment with related sectoral nationwide insurance policies and techniques.

Copyright

Oxfam retains copyright of all content material created and will use them for instance, in native and worldwide media, Oxfam web sites and social media pages.

Technical and monetary provide

Potential and corporations / people are required to submit an entire [English Language] proposal describing / articulating the work necessities outlined on this ToR. The proposal ought to embody:

  1. An inventory of related expertise in TVET sector.
  2. Clear and relevant work strategy and methodology.
  3. First draft normal knowledge gathering, evaluation and facilitation instruments.
  4. Clear description of the work plan (define proposal) with timeframe.
  5. CV/s of the staff lead and different advisor/s, if relevant, inside the West Financial institution and the Gaza Strip. Divisions and duties between the staff lead and different consultants in every space have to be clarified.
  6. Detailed monetary finances with a breakdown of price (at any time when attainable).

Common Phrases and Circumstances

  1. The task is open to all related consultancy corporations/group of people.
  2. Costs have to be supplied in Euro and together with VAT.
  3. All proposals shall be evaluated based mostly on internally agreed standards as follows:

Criterion

Weight

Particular and intensive experience in related discipline

25%

Proposed staff / personnel which incorporates composition of the staff, if relevant, and their instructional qualification and experiences. With equal competences, gender-balanced groups shall be favorite

15%

Methodology and workplan which incorporates strategy, sampling methodology, knowledge assortment methodology, knowledge evaluation, and so on.

30%

High quality of the presentation of the proposal

10%

Monetary proposal

20%

  1. Firms are requested to offer the corporate registration and legitimate deduction at supply certificates (Native consultants). Particular person consultants are requested to incorporate their full particulars, CVs, and replica of their IDs.
  2. Submitted provides needs to be legitimate for 120 days from the ultimate date of submitting the provides.
  3. The tendered ought to be capable of problem an official bill, or will deduct a share from the ultimate fee (based on Palestinian Taxation division & legal guidelines).

Length and timeframe

The timeframe to finish the task and submit the ultimate report is estimated by months (1st of August- fifteenth of October 2022).

Methods to apply

Utility course of

  • candidates (people or corporations) ought to ship the great proposal describing /articulating the work necessities outlined on this TOR to : procurement.jerusalem@oxfam.org
  • Deadline for receiving software is 18/07/2022
  • The proposal ought to embody 2 (two) Separate paperwork:
  • a) Technical Proposal
  • b) Monetary proposal



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