Expressions of Interest:
Facilitation Skills Training Provider
Cardno is a professional infrastructure and environmental services company, with specialist expertise in the development and improvement of physical and social infrastructure for communities around the world. Cardno’s team includes leading professionals who plan, design, manage and deliver sustainable projects and community programs.
Cardno Emerging Markets USA, Ltd., a part of the Cardno Group (Cardno) is currently seeking Expressions of Interest (EoIs) for a facilitation skill training provider for the USAID/OFDA-funded Institutionalizing Disaster Preparedness and Management Capacity of BPBDs in Indonesia through Technical Assistance and Training Teams (TATTs). This program aims to increase the institutional and technical capacity of provincial disaster management agencies (BPBDs) in eight (8) provinces: Papua, West Papua, Maluku, North Maluku, Southeast Sulawesi, Central Java, East Java and West Sumatra.
The TATTs Program started in October 2014 and works in partnership with the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB). The program seeks to support the provincial BPBDs through technical assistance and technical training to improve delivery of inclusive DRM services. A specialist TATTs team is embedded within the offices of each of the provincial BPBD. These teams are responsible for identifying the key organizational, institutional and technical challenges facing the BPBDs and assisting them on a day-to-day basis. The TATTs Program works with BNPB’s Training and Education Centre (Pusdiklat) to deliver national training to provinces and districts. At the same time TATTs develops local networks of trainers and facilitators to support the future sustainability of capacity development initiatives.
As a member of the TATTs Consortium led by Mercy Corps, Cardno is responsible for the provision of professional Short-Term Technical Assistance to provide the program with high standard specialists for the delivery of technical and non-technical outputs. This EoI is designed to identify a single provider or group of individuals to provide facilitator skills training support to TATTs over the life of the program (currently until 30 April 2017).
Cardno is seeking submissions from interested providers or individual consultants interested in this opportunity. It is expected that the successful provider or individual consultants will provide up to six facilitator skills trainings to TATTs target BPBDs and other relevant stakeholders. There may be scope for additional inputs in line with TATTs program requirements. A Master Agreement will be maintained and managed by Cardno and the TATTs Jakarta management will be responsible for identifying facilitator skills training requirements as they arise.
All EoI’s should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org
no later than 18 March 2016 and should include a cover letter and a short Expression of Interest (no more than 5 pages) using the attached template that outlines:
• Relevant professional background and experience in the delivery of facilitation skills training;
• Training methodology;
• Staff / trainer capacity;
• Indicative budget.
Indonesian providers or individuals are particularly encouraged to submit an Expression of Interest for this opportunity.
The provider, individual or consortium of individuals is expected to fulfill the following requirements:
■ A minimum 5 years experience in facilitation and training;
■ Experience implementing USAID or other donor funded programs in Indonesia;
■ Experience working with national and sub-national governments in Indonesia;
■ A proven understanding of capacity building;
■ Experience facilitating multi-sectoral stakeholders including government, civil society and the private sector;
■ Strong communication skills and ability to implement the training in Bahasa Indonesia;
■ Team members or staff with Disaster Risk Management experience and background and /or understanding of the DRM architecture in Indonesia;
■ Team members with a strong understanding of the challenges of decentralization in Indonesia;
■ Team members possess a degree in a relevant field;
■ Experience working in isolated provinces will be beneficial;
■ Knowledge and understanding of BNPB’s Training and Education Center (Pusdiklat) training materials, curriculum and modules will be beneficial.