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Consultant for Facilitating the Workshops of organizational capacity Assessment Using 'Organizational Capacity Self-Assessment Tool: gender-just organizational strengthening'

Oxfam employs more than six thousand people in 90 countries who share a commitment to work together to end poverty and suffering. It is committed to ensure diversity and gender equality within the organization and welcomes applications from women, person with disability and under-represented groups. Oxfam does not discriminate against applicants or employees based on their HIV/AIDS status. The organization has been working in Bangladesh since the War of Independence and has established a permanent country office in 1972. Since then it has responded to all major emergencies in the country. Oxfam’s current program focuses on Economic Justice & Resilience, Gender and Women’s Leadership and Humanitarian Capacity Building and Response.

A simple, inescapable truth underlines everything we do at Oxfam. There’s enough wealth in this world to go around. It’s not unfortunate that people live in poverty. It’s unjustifiable. It’s not their problem. It’s ours too. And with the right support, we can stop poverty and suffering in their tracks. More than 8,000 people already commit their time and talents to our humanitarian and long-term development projects. Now we’re looking for yours.

Oxfam in Bangladesh is looking for a qualified Consultant or a Consultancy Firm to Conduct “Workshops of organizational capacity Assessment Using `Organizational Capacity Self-Assessment Tool: gender-just organizational strengthening”. We are inviting for proposal from interested consultancy firm/individual to undertake this assignment.


The Securing Rights of Women Domestic Workers in Bangladesh project (Securing Rights) aims to improve the well-being of women domestic workers—one of the most marginalized labour groups in Bangladesh—by enabling them to access their rights to engage in “decent work” as defined by the International Labour Organization (ILO). Funded by Global Affairs Canada, this four-year project (2019-2022) will work with 16,000 women domestic workers within Dhaka city as well as influencers (community leaders, private sector, political actors, government officials, youth leaders and other duty bearers), networks and alliances working on domestic workers rights including Domestic Workers Rights Network (DWRN), organizations that provide psycho-social services for women and girls who have experienced violence, public, non-public and private technical and vocational training support providers, and key government organizations in influencing change.
The four-year project plan to build on the momentum created by the Government of Bangladesh’s approval of the Domestic Worker Protection and Welfare Policy (DWPWP) in following four key ways: First, the project will provide women domestic workers with access to skills training and official accreditation that is expected to lead to formal employment opportunities. Second, it will increase women domestic workers’ awareness of their rights and improve their agency to claim those rights, especially the right to decent work including the living free from violence. Third, it will increase the capacity of the influential, civil society organizations (CSOs) and other key stakeholder and intermediaries to implement and monitor the DWPWP. Lastly, work towards changing attitudes, norms and behaviours of the wider Bangladeshi society regarding domestic workers and entitlements.

The project will be implemented by several partners including a women’s rights organization, Bangladesh Labour Institute, two civil society organizations, and several private sector organizations that include private placement agencies and an international communication consulting partner with support from Oxfam.


Oxfam is looking for a Consultant/facilitator to conduct the workshop using hybrid assessment tool with the `Securing Rights’ project implementing partners. Six partners are implementing the project within Dhaka city, Bangladesh. These partners are: two CSO partners, CAMPE (Campaign for Popular Education) and UCEP (Underprivileged Children's Educational Programs); one WRO, Nari Maitree; a labour institute, BILS (Bangladesh Institute of Labour Studies); an employment agency, HelloTask; and one social communication agency, RedOrange Limited. The organization is looking for a facilitator with experience in facilitating workshop/training related to women’s rights and gender justice, with a good understanding of power dynamics, feminist approaches, and intersectionality.

  • To increase capacity of partner CSOs and WROs to deliver effective, transparent and accountable programs that contribute in promoting women’s rights and gender justice.

Please refer to the detailed ToR (Click here) for this assignment.

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Proposal submission Instruction:

The individual/firm must submit the following documents along with Technical & Financial Proposal: The financial proposal should include 15% VAT ONLY. Oxfam will deduct Income Tax and VAT as per government rules and policy at source from the agreed consultancy amount for national consultant and firms.

For Individual Consultant

  • Maximum 2 pages’ profile highlighting related assignment completed with client name, contract person and mobile number along with detailed CV;
  • TIN certificate and any other relevant document (if necessary).

For Consultancy Firm

  • Maximum 2 pages’ Firm profile highlighting related assignment completed with client name, contract person and mobile number;
  • Lead Consultant’s (who will lead the assignment) Maximum 2 pages CV highlighting related assignment completed, role in of the completed assignment;
  • Other Team members’ (who will involve in the assignment) one paragraph short CV highlighting related assignment completed and role;
  • Firm’s Certificate, TIN and VAT registration.

Please mention the assignment title “Facilitation of the Workshop of Organizational Capacity Self-Assessment.” in the subject line during application via below mentioned email submit following two separate pdf files -

  1. Financial proposal
  2. Technical proposal should include Cover page, Table of content, understand of the assignment (pls. don’t copy & paste), experience in handling similar assignments, a work-plan, methodology, Certificate, TIN and VAT registration to

Proposal submission deadline: 29 February 2020

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