Youth Economic Empowerment (YEE) Project
KIAT MUDA project
Term of Reference
Baseline Study, Labour Market Study and Private Sector Engagement
Plan International is an independent child rights and humanitarian organisation committed to children living a life free of poverty, violence and injustice. Plan’s vision is a world in which all children realize their full potential in societies that respect people’s rights and dignity.
Plan International Indonesia will conduct 18 months the KIAT MUDA (ICT) project to train (240 hours) 110 disadvantaged youth, out of school young women through the criteria; poor, have good willingness to received vocational training, unemployed, school dropouts, migrants, living disabilities, working in the informal sector with low wages, aged 18-29 years old, at least 70% of whom will be women, in market-driven IT and employability skills in partnership and close collaboration with the Bekasi Vocational Training Center (CEVEST/BLK), the Indonesian Government (specifically the Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration), and various local and multi-national companies. At least 70% of trainees are expected to be placed in full-time IT-related jobs within 3 months of graduation, earning at least minimum wage (approximately USD 230 per month). Typical entry-level jobs will include IT support, network administration, and website maintenance and development positions with local SMEs, national or multinational companies, including larger companies such as Panasonic, Jawa Indah Casting, Kimia Farma, and EPSON, and smaller companies drawn from the Jabodetabek and Cikarang Industrial Parks. The project funded by JPMC foundation.
At the beginning of KIAT MUDA Project, Plan Indonesia need to conduct a baseline study and labour market studies and private engagement and Mapping IT skills. Those studies are conducted in order to analyses supplies and demands of labour market situation in IT sector. The studies will give recomendation of action to support the project strategies, framework and intervention, it will help YEE team and CEVEST team in implementing KIAT MUDA project.
- Objectives and expected output of baseline study and research
- Objectives of the study
The overall goal is to assess the youth employment situation in District and City of Bekasi, in particular for IT-related jobs. The study consists of baseline study and market demand study. The studies must apply gender lenses.
- Scope of studyThe intended study will cover three main areas which are detailed as follow. Consultant is expected to elaborate more detail on what should be covered under each scope of study by detailing the research questions, component of analysis and detail proposed study method.
- Baseline study to analyze what is the youth situation employment in Distric and City of Bekasi.This baseline survey is to provide description of youth situation analysis to get a comprehensice picture of female and male youth unemployment situation in District and City of Bekasi, applying gender lenses as basis of analysis. This includes the study and analysis on geographic and demographic profiles of District and City of Bekasi. The study has to provide benchmark that will be used for evaluating the project and provide recommendations of action to support the project strategies, framework and intervension.
- Assessment and Mapping on Center for Vocational and Extention Service Training (CEVEST) BEKASIThe assessment and mapping will provide information on updated situation of IT/ICT department in CEVEST Bekasi, covering the module/manual used for training, number of trainer, trainer competency and capacity, training infrastructure, training management, budgeting, recruitment of participant, training and placement activity, collaboration with private sector, etc.The assessment will provide recommendation for IT/ICT module review and development, upgrading the skills of instructor to meet market demand and to support project intervention in CEVEST Bekasi.
- Labour Market Study and private sector engagement [100 companies]The study has to apply gender lenses. The study aims to provide information in regards to supply and demand and emerging trends of labour market situation, in particular for IT/ICT related work. The study needs to identify the demand for types of labour and skills derived from the need of the private sectors to produce goods and services. Firms choose their staffing levels according to a number of factors, including: the cost of labour; the productivity of the workforce; the current and anticipated level of production; and the price that the firm can command for its output. Job opportunities arise when firms expand their operations and when firms replace employees who are leaving their jobs, such as retirees.It is also to define the number of IT/ICT related companies in Jakarta-Bogor-Tangerang-
Bekasi, including Jababeka and Cikarang Industri Park, along with their characteristic of business, current employement opportunitiy (curent most popular occupation requiring, range of salary), employment sector and employer demand (education, skills requiring, other qualification, etc.) for new entry level.The studies aim to give recommendations of action to support project strategies, framework and intervention especially on providing the market driven-based training, job placement and collaboration with private sector in the beginning of the projec. It will help YEE KIAT MUDA team in implementing projects in CEVEST Bekasi.
- MethodologyThe survey will apply combined qualitative and quantitative approach through secondary and primary data collection. Gender-sensitive approach is compulsary in all stage of the studies. Alternative of methods are in-depth interview, closed questionnaire, and FGDs with various stakeholders such as representatives of Business association (KADIN and APINDO), IT / ICT companies association on district, provincial levels and natoonal level, community groups, representatives of business and academic, etc. Capturing the voice of young people, in particular women, is compulsory. Applicants should outline in more detail the methodology, including proposed key questions.
- Survey TeamThe consultant team should represent expertise in the areas of ICT business sector, gender, research, and government laws and policies. The team should establish strong coordination and communication with Plan Indonesia. The consultant have to follow Plan International’s survey standard and Child Protection Policy.
- Study design, framework, and detailed work plan on how the study will be carried out
- Data collection tools as per target groups
- Draft report with preliminary findings (narrative and ppt version)
- Short version of bilingual final report no more than 20 pages, excluding annexes, covering the following parts:
- Cover sheet and executive summary
- Background and description of objectives, survey methodology, limitations of the study, description of survey, and program description where available
- Qualitative and quantitative data analysis and findings
- Programmatic recommendations
- Annexes: TOR, list of people met (if can be disclosed), list of documents reviewed, etc.
- Long version of bilingual report covers more detail findings and analysis
- Presentation on finding and recommendations in dissemination workshop
- Produce material (such as infographic) that will be used for advocacy purposes
- Survey Planning
The study will be accomplished in 3 months, November – January 2016.
- CostsApplicant to propose the budget for the study implementation in the proposal submitted
- Child Protection StatementThe consultant team and Plan staff have to adhere to Plan Child Protection Policy and training on this will be part of the training provided for the survey team.
- Qualification of ConsultantThe survey has to be led by a high qualified research consultant with strong capacity in conducting gender sensitive study. A panel will be responsible for the selection process.
- Submission Protocol
- Institution Profile or consultant profile
- Applications that contain as follow :
- Methodology & Statement of Work
- Data Collection technique, contains :
- Quantitative and qualitative
- Sampling frame (sampling size)
- Data management:
- Data Verification
- Data entry
- Data cleaning
- Data analysis:
- Software will be used
- Reporting technique
- Timeline (Tentative schedule)
- Survey Team
Seconds Step: Plan Indonesia will shortlist the candidates. Those who are shortlisted will be invited to join selection process.
The report should be produced in English (with a precise translation to Indonesian Language) and should contain and be developed according to the following structure:
- Executive Summary
- Analysis and findings
- Conclusion and Recommendations
- AnnexesOnly shortlisted consultant will be contacted for recruitment.Copyright, Patent and other proprietary right.Plan International Indonesia shall be entitled to all copyrights, patents and other proprietary rights and trademarks with regards to the product or documents and other materials which bear a direct relation to or are produce or prepare or collected in consequences of or in the course of the execution of the contract.Alls plans, report, recommendation, estimates, documents and data compiled by the service provider under the contract shall be the property of Plan International Indonesia and shall be treated as confidential. All confidential documents shall be delivered to the relevant people within Plan International Indonesia during the project duration and upon completion.