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Invitation of LOI to conduct Beauty Parlor Training

Under the ADB Loan No 3012 NEP (SF), SASEC Road Connectivity Project (SRCP), Social and Health Awareness, Livelihood Enhancement and Biodiversity Conservation Activity, Integrated Development Society Nepal hereby invites Letter of Intent (LOI) from qualified Technical Training Institute to conduct Beauty Parlor Training for 15 participants (girls and women) from project districts. The project is being implemented in Nadaha (EWH)- Koshibridge (Chatara)- Rupnagar (EWH), covering Saptari, Udaypur and Sunsari districts. Main objective of the training is to enhance entrepreneurship on rural women for their livelihood development through Beauty Parlor Enterprises in their home town.  The training period will be for 30 days, full time residential. Training to be conducted in Nepali language. Interested organizations can contact to SASEC/ IDS-N through email (srcp.ids@gmail.com) or download from website (http://www.idsnepal.org) from January 26 to February 11, 2018.  The interested firms shall submit the printed copy of technical and financial proposal in separate envelope clearly indicating  “Technical Proposal” and  “Financial Proposal”  respectively, and both envelope should be enclosed in  a single envelope, marking “Expression of interest for Beauty Parlor Training”, in the given below address. Deadline for submission of LOI is 18 February 2018, by 4.30 PM.

 

Address:

Integrated Development Society Nepal (IDS-N)

Baluwatar, Opposite of Tudaldevi Mandir

Kathmandu

Tel: 014421739

 

OR

 

SASEC Road Connectivity Project (SRCP)

Social and Health Awareness, Livelihood Enhancement and Biodiversity Conservation

IDS Nepal, Project Office, Fattepur, Saptari

Telephone: 031550182

 

 

 

Government of Nepal

Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport

Department of Roads

Project Directorate (ADB)

NGO SERVICES FOR SOCIAL AND HEALTH AWARENESS, LIVELIHOOD ENHANCEMENT AND BIODIVERSITY CONSERVATION ACTIVITIES

SASEC Road Connectivity Project (SRCP)

ADB Loan No.: 3012-NEP (SF)

 

Terms of References for Consulting Service to conduct Beauty Parlor Training

 

Document for submission of Expression of Interest (EOI)

From

Organizations/Firms

For providing services as

Training Service Provider (TSP)

Integrated Development Society Nepal (IDS Nepal)

January  2018

 

 

Abbreviations & Acronyms

ADB                 Asian Development Bank

BZMC               Buffer Zone Management Committee

BZUG               Buffer Zone Users Group

CSC                 Construction Supervision Consultant

CLC                 Community Learning Centre

CTEVT            Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training 

EOI                  Expression of Interest

EWH                East West Highway

GoN                 Government of Nepal

IDS- N              Integrated Development Society Nepal

KTBZ               Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve and Buffer Zone

KTWR             Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve

NGO                Non Government Organization

PAM                 Project Administration Manual

SASEC            South Asia Sub-regional Economic Corporation

SRCP               SASEC Road Connectivity Project

SHALEBCA     Social and Health Awareness, Livelihood Enhancement and Biodiversity Conservation Activity

TOR                 Terms of Reference

TSP                  Training Service Providers

 

 

Table of Content

  1. Background
  2. Purpose of the assignment
  3. Scope of work
  4. Methodology
  5. Outputs/ deliverables
  6. Timeframe/estimated working days
  7. Qualification and experience of the consulting firm
  8. Supervision (Commissioning Manager)
  9. Cost and Payment

 

 

Government of Nepal

Ministry of Transport and Physical Infrastructure

Department of Roads

SASEC Road Connectivity Project (SRCP)

Social and Health Awareness, Livelihood Enhancement and Biodiversity Conservation

Integrated Development Society Nepal (IDS Nepal)

ADB Loan No3012NEP (SF)

Invitation of Expression of interested and eligible Training Service Providers

(First Notice/Publication Date. 26 January 2018)

Under the ADB Loan No 3012 NEP (SF), SASEC Road Connectivity Project (SRCP), Social and Health Awareness, Livelihood Enhancement and Biodiversity Conservation Activity, Integrated Development Society Nepal hereby invites Letter of Intent (LOI) from qualified Technical Training Institute to conduct Beauty Parlor Training for 15 participants (girls and women) from project districts. The project is being implemented in Nadaha (EWH)- Koshibridge (Chatara)- Rupnagar (EWH), covering Saptari, Udaypur and Sunsari districts. Main objective of the training is to enhance entrepreneurship on rural women for their livelihood development through Beauty Parlor Enterprises in their home town.  The training period will be for 30 days, full time residential. Training to be conducted in Nepali language. Interested organizations can contact to SASEC/ IDS-N through email (srcp.ids@gmail.com) or download from website (http://www.idsnepal.org) from January 26 to February 11, 2018.  The interested firms shall submit the printed copy of technical and financial proposal in separate envelope clearly indicating  “Technical Proposal” and  “Financial Proposal”  respectively, and both envelope should be enclosed in  a single envelope, marking “Expression of interest for Beauty Parlor Training”, in the given below address. Deadline for submission of LOI is 18 February 2018, by 4.30 PM.

Address:

Integrated Development Society Nepal (IDS-N)

Baluwatar, Opposite of Tudaldevi Mandir

Kathmandu

Tel: 014421739

 

OR

 

SASEC Road Connectivity Project (SRCP)

Social and Health Awareness, Livelihood Enhancement and Biodiversity Conservation

IDS Nepal, Project Office, Fattepur, Saptari

Telephone: 031550182

 

 

Government of Nepal

Ministry of Transport and Physical Infrastructure

Department of Roads

SASEC Road Connectivity Project (SRCP)

Social and Health Awareness, Livelihood Enhancement and Biodiversity Conservation

Integrated Development Society Nepal (IDS Nepal)

ADB Loan No3012NEP (SF)

Invitation of Expression of interested and eligible Training Service Providers

Project Number

ADB Loan No3012NEP (SF)

Project Name

SASEC Road Connectivity Project (SRCP)

Project Country

Nepal

  1. Consulting Firm Information

Number:

Country of Incorporation:

Consultant Name:

Acronym:

Describe the proposed management and coordination approach of the association and the role of firm.

II.        Assignment Specific Qualifications and Experience

Your EOI shall demonstrate technical competence and experience based on project references.

A. Technical Competence

Highlight the technical qualifications of your entity in undertaking similar assignments in past years.

B. Management Competence (Please answer each question in one paragraph of 3-5 sentences)

  1. How will you ensure the quality of your firm’s performance over the period of this assignment?
  2. Describe standard policies, procedures and practices that your firm has put in place to avoid changes/ replacements of personnel and to ensure the continuity of professional services once contracted.
  3. Describe what social protection practices you have in place to safeguard the wellbeing of your proposed experts during the assignment?

III.       EOI Attachments

S.N.

Description

1.

Registration certificate with Government of Nepal

2.

Up to date tax clearance certificate

3.

Letter of Association with CTEVT

4.

VAT Registration Form

5.

Work Experience Certificate (Relevant only)

(Please insert more rows as necessary)

IV.       Eligibility Declaration

We, the undersigned, certify to the best of our knowledge and belief:

       We have read the advertisement, including the terms of reference (TOR) for this assignment.

       We confirm that the project references submitted as part of this EOI accurately reflect the experience of the specified firm.

       All consulting entities and experts proposed in this EOI are eligible to participate in ADB-funded, -supported and –administered activities.

       We understand that any misrepresentations that knowingly or recklessly mislead or attempt to mislead may lead to the automatic rejection of the proposal or cancellation of the contract, if awarded, and may result in further remedial action, in accordance with ADB’s Anticorruption Policy.

BACKGROUND

The South Asia Sub-regional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) Road Connectivity Project (SRCP) is upgrading East-West Highway(EWH)- Koshi Bridge-East West Highway (EWH) in Sunsari, Udayapur and Saptari districts. The Project is implemented by Project Directorate (ADB), Department of Road (DOR) and assisted by Construction Supervision Consultant (CSC). Asian Development Bank (ADB) has provided the fund composed of loan and grant, for financing the SRCP. In accordance with ADB guidelines and Project Administration Manual (PAM) of the project, the DOR intends to apply a portion of the proceeds to engage a national level NGO to provide supporting services for carrying out community based preventative awareness campaign to mitigate and minimize community health, social and environmental problems due to project implementation. The goal is developing eco-friendly conservation and development community working in an inclusive, responsible and sustainable manner. In KTWR areas the traditional means of local community is mostly forest and grazing land based both of which will be disturbed. The construction activities of a major road will increase socioeconomic activities bringing in development dividends or benefits and undesired social ills, environment degradation, air and water pollution and health challenges such as HIV AIDS, STD among the roadside communities. IDS Nepal, the NGO’s  mission therefore will be to work `in an integrated, holistic, participatory and inter-disciplinary manner with all the key stakeholders in the KTWL reserve buffer zone as well as road corridor for achieving a common goal of developing eco-friendly conservation and development community working in an inclusive, responsible and sustainable manner’.

Skill development training is meant for enhancing capacity of women, men and marginalized people for through micro-enterprises development.

  1. PURPOSE OF THE ASSIGNMENT

Beauty Parlor Training is targeted to the girls and women from effected community of the project area. Participants are identified from Janajati, Dalit and marginalized group. Main objective of the training is to develop entrepreneurship on beautician.  In this regard, IDS Nepal is seeking to hire competent technical agencies to conduct training.  Summary of Beauty Parlor Training is as follows-

SN

Name of training

Number of participants

Duration

(Day)

Type

Location to be conducted

1

Beauty Parlour Training

15

30

Residential

Kathmandu

  1. SCOPE OF WORK

The Consultant will complete the given assignment as per the scope of work given below:

 Cost Breakdown 

S.N.

 Items

Unit

Quantity

Rate (Rs.)

Amount (Rs.)

A

Remuneration of Resource Persons

       

1

Lead Trainer

Nos.

 1

 

 

2

Assistant Trainer

Nos.

1

 

 

B

Expenses

Person days

     

1

Training facilities and material cost (Hands out, cosmetics, tool.)

Nos

15

   

2

Transportation cost for trainer (if out of TSP Venue) (lead trainer+ Assistant trainer)

Trips

120

   

3

Provision of facility – rent, communication, utilities of training program

LS

     

4

Closing and Certification

Person

15

   

5

Reporting

No

1

   

6.

Child care service (care taker)

Days

30

   

7

First Aid Cost

Person

15

   

C

Provisional sum

       

1

Transport cost for trainees from home to training venue (two-way)

Person

15

3000

45000.00

2

Daily allowance for trainees (for 30 days)

Personsdays

450

200

90000.00

3

Logistics

 

 

   

3.1

Lunch, dinner and refreshment

Personsdays

520

   

3.2

Accommodation for trainees

Personsdays

450

   

4

Toolkit for participants after completion of training

Nos

15

   

5

Contingency (5%) of the total cost

       

 

Summary of cost

Total of remuneration (A)

Amount (Rs)

  •  

Total of out of pocket expenses (B)

 

 

Total of provisional sum

 

 

  •  

 

 

Sub total

 

 

VAT (13% of (A+B)

 

 

  •  

 

 

  1. METHODOLOGY

Child care:

TSP shall manage and provide the adequate child care support for female trainees undertaking the training accompanied by her child of three year or less than three year of age. TSP will manage care taker, accommodation, food for child care taker and child food and comfort room.

  1. OUTPUTS/ DELIVERABLES
  1. TIMEFRAME AND ESTIMATED WORKING DAYS

The assignment is expected to start from 3rd week of February 2018 and it is expected that all trainings will be completed within March 2018.

TSP will be required to provide skills on beauty parlor training for 15 trainees.

Activities

Date (From To)

Estimated No. of work days

Finalization of training  venue

 

 

Completion of basic course

 

 

Discussion of advance course

 

 

Others (if any, please list down)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. QUALIFICATION AND EXPERIENCE OF THE CONSULTING FIRM
  1. SUPERVISION (COMMISSIONING MANAGER)

IDS Nepal assigns Gender and Livelihood Development Expert and Social Mobilizers for the supervision of the training.

  1. COST AND PAYMENT

The payment will be made on 3 installments based on the agreement. First installment of payment (40%) will be done upon the agreement signed and 2nd installment of payment (40%) will be done after 15 days of training start (after training status report submitted), 3rd installment of payment (20%) will be done after incorporating comments in the report.

  1. TERMS OF REFERENCE OF TRAINERS

The general terms of reference of trainers detailing the qualification, experience of individual member as well as tasks to be performed in overall context of the assignment are presented hereunder.

Lead Trainer  

Qualification and Experience:

The expected qualification and skills of lead trainer for Beauty Parlor training are:

·      The Lead Trainer shall have a qualification of Diploma in beauty and cosmetology or equivalent in related field

·      The candidate successfully completed ToT will be given preference.

·      S/he shall have preferably 3 years’ experience as a trainer and preferably conducted training programs or events as a lead trainer.

·      The candidate having experience on conducting NSTB Level 1 skill test in similar trades will be preferred.

·      S/he shall have previous experience of working in multi-disciplinary team, good, communicative instruction skills.

Main Tasks: The Lead Trainer will be primarily responsible for all aspects

  1. EVALUATION CRITERIA FOR SELECTION OF ORGANIZATIONS/ FIRMS

The interested firms shall submit the technical and financial proposal in separate envelope.

  1. Technical Proposal (80% weightage)

This evaluation criterion is regarding providing Services as Training Service Provider to provide trainings to the trainees from Project districts of Saptari, Udayapur and Sunsari. All the institutions will be evaluated based on management and technical competencies. Weightage for management competence is 25% and technical competence is 75%. Financial proposal of only institutions who will score 75% marks in technical proposal will be opened. The individual criteria considered for the evaluation of technical proposal and maximum score assigned to them are as follows:

S.N.

Criteria Maximum

Weight

1.

Management Competence

25

2.

Technical Competence                       

75

 

Total                                                  

100

  1. MANAGEMENT COMPETENCE

Under this criterion the firm(s) will be evaluated on the basis of their response to the questionnaire Included in EOI forms regarding the firm's management competence. Capability of physical logistics will be verified for evaluation purpose.

  1. TECHNICAL COMPETENCE AND EXPERIENCE

Under this criterion the firms’ experience mainly in training sector will be considered. Similarly, the firm(s) will be evaluated on the basis of their competence in delivery of training programs and specifically in conducting training programs of similar trades and level as that currently planned. The overall weightage assigned to each sub criteria as follows:

II.             Financial Proposal (20% weightage)

Only those firms who passes the technical score of 75%, will considered for financial proposal. The lowest cost will get the score of 100% in financial proposal and others will be rated on pro-rata basis.

III.           Combined Technical and Financial Evaluation

The total score is calculated by weighting the technical and financial scores and adding them. The technical and financial score weightage will be 80% and 20% respectively. The Consultant achieving the highest combined technical and financial score will be selected.