RFP – Request for Proposal – Training on Project Cycle Management and Facilitation & Communication Skills

RFP – Request for Proposal –
Training on Project Cycle Management and Facilitation & Communication

Handicap International, is an International NGO
specialized in the field of disability and development with objective to
support people in situations of disability or vulnerability, whatever may be
the cause and the environment underlying that situation (extreme poverty,
exclusion, deficient social and health systems, serious violation or denial of
basic rights, natural disasters, violence and armed conflict).
Handicap International has been working in
Indonesia since 2005 to support health and social initiatives related to
disability issue. In 2012 Handicap-International decided to start activities in
Timor-Leste, thus under the supervision of the main Regional office based in
Indonesia an office was opened in Dili. In collaboration with the Ministry of
Social Affairs in Indonesia and Ministry of Social Solidarity in Timor Leste,
Handicap International implements activities that will allow people with
disabilities to have greater opportunities to exercise their rights to enhance
their dignity.
Handicap International Indonesia and Timor Leste
formulated a strategy which stated that the specific objectives of the
activities are to increase the capacity of institutions and services working in
disability field, confirming to general public and decision makers are aware
that disability is a human rights and development issue, and empowering people
with disabilities and their organization to become active actors in their
Handicap International Indonesia
and Timor Leste’s Program wishes to develop employees’ skills and efficiency as
well as to fulfill their potential.
On a yearly base, a Program Training
Plan is designed in order to prioritize the type of training the employee will
In September 2016 some team members
will be invited to a “training week” in Yogyakarta.
The topics of the training will be:

•     Project Cycle Management (three days)
•     Facilitation and Communication Skills (two
The training on Project Cycle
Management will be proposed to some Projects team members and Support Services
Managers. While the training on Facilitation and Communication Skills will be
proposed to team members who work mostly in the field.
A skilled Project Staff need to
understand the general principle of Project Cycle Management. This basic course
will provide general training on all phases of the project cycle in a compact
format: Needs assessment, designing and planning a project, monitoring the
implementation of the project, and preparing an evaluation.
This training will provide special
emphasis on familiarizing the participants with relevant terminology and the
use of Logical Frameworks. Finally the trainees will have better understanding
on participatory Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) process.
While a skilled facilitator enables
a group to deal with a problem or develop a plan for delivering results. This
course will teach participants how to act as facilitators who can push and
process audience’s input for the purpose of moving a discussion forward.
Participants will need to learn how to recognize group dynamics and motivations
through dialogue, feedback, and consensus building. Furthermore, they will gain
insight into meeting and group dynamics as well as they will understand good
and effective intervention.
Conclusion of objectives for the
training on Project Cycle Management, participants:
•     will
be introduced to the Project Cycle Management principles and will explore their
usefulness to their work
•     will
better understand the use of Logical Frameworks and its application in
different phases of the project cycle
•     will
have a better understanding and knowledge on the importance of the M&E
•     will
have improved their M&E skills
At this Facilitation and
Communication Skills training’s conclusion, participants should be able to:
•     Understanding
How It Works: Communication and group behavior
•     Identify
and explain the process and value of facilitation in order to facilitate
effective meetings and maintain neutrality while working as facilitators
•     Understand
Good Chairing and Effective Intervention (including active listening,
clarifying, rephrasing, questioning, observing, giving feedback and managing
•     Set
an environment to achieve good meetings
•     Describe
typical audiences and how to manage each
•     Deal
with difficult or tricky people: develop strategies for handling hecklers,
bullies, and other disruptive participants
•     Build
consensus and address resistance
•     Face
any fear of facilitation
•     Evaluating
the outcome of facilitation
The both training are expected
to be held on September 5-9, 2016
Project Cycle Management
Training: 3 days
Facilitation and Communication
Skills: 2 days
Handicap International Staff;
8-10 persons per training.
All bidders must provide the
following information and references in order to be qualified for the

procurement process:
1.    Institution’s
information, including address, and contact person information.
2.    A
short description of the institution and of past relevant experience.
3.    Overall
technical approach to fulfill the specifications defined in the Term of
References (could be taken from Handicap International website).
4.    A
full proposal in English including resume of the trainers, references, detailed
course program, description of the pedagogical approach which will be used and
training material which will be provided to the trainees and expected fee/quotation
are expected.
5.    Expected
trainer/facilitator(s) have following capacity:
•     Persons
or Institution experienced in professional training on Project Cycle Management
•     Persons
or Institution experienced in writing concept notes and full proposal for
international donors (such as ECHO, USAID, AUSAID, etc)
•     Persons
or Institution capable to deliver trainings, case studies and role play using
tools and subjects adapted to trainee specialized in working with International
Non Profit Organization
•     Ability
to propose techniques, trainings and tools adapted to the needs of People with
Person with disabilities with capacities
required above are strongly encouraged.
Proposals are invited from organization
and individual consultants who meet the profile described above. Proposals must
also include a clear itemized budget. Any
proposals that do not include an itemized budget will not be considered.

Application Process
Interested and qualified consultants
should send their applications by August
19, 2016
at the latest and indicate “HI-RFP-2016-08
in the subject line to the email [email protected].
Should you have any queries please send an email to [email protected] or visit us
at www.handicap-international-id.org/employment for detail info.

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