Terms of Reference
‘Designing and facilitating session on increasing skills marketability in the job market’

Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian organization that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. Plan International envisages a world in which all children and young people realise their full potential, a vision now shared by the 193 Heads of State and Government who adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in September 2015.We believe in the power and potential of every child. This is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. Its girls who are most affected. Plan International’s Global Strategy 2017 to 2022 aims to transform the lives of 100 million girls by implementing an integrated programme and influence approach. We work together with children, young people, our supporters and partners, to tackle the root causes of the challenges girls and young people are facing. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children specially girls to prepare for – and respond to – crisis and adversity. We drive changes in practices and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge.

Plan International started its operations in Bangladesh in 1994 and have presence in Rangpur, Barisal, Cox Bazar and Dhaka. We have a workforce of approx. 300 full-time staff, and work with hundreds of volunteers.

Background and Context of the assignment

In 2019 the country management team of Plan International Bangladesh initiated a formal transformation process. The aim of which is to review and re-focusing our priorities, organizational ways of working and culture, to support and position PIB as a leader in the movement for girls’ rights. Girls have the power to change the world.

People engagement is one of the key principles throughout our transformation journey. As part of this journey, we embarked on the development of a new Country Strategy (CS) involving staff from across Plan’s membership, young people and external challenges and sector thematic experts. By now, we have finalized our Country Strategy. Aligning the CS the new organizational structure proposal was developed and finalized following socialization with all employees. HR change guideline has been developed for transition from present structure to the new organizational structure. As it happens in all change processes, a number of employees from the present structure have been impacted during the transition process to new structure.  In the recent staff consultation sessions on HR change and new structure, support to affected employees came up as one of the priority areas. The focus of the support be more of increased marketability and job interviewing skills of our employees, within or outside the organization. .

With this backdrop, Plan International Bangladesh is now seeking consultant   for ‘Designing and facilitating session on increasing skills marketability in the job market’. The consultant/consulting firm will be hired as per this Terms of Reference (TOR). 

Terms of Reference (TOR)
Terms of Reference (TOR) can be downloaded from this link.

Submission of Proposal

Interested consultant/consulting firms are requested to submit a technical and a financial proposal through email at Planbd.consultant.hiring@plan-international.org with a cover letter addressing to A.K.M. Rashedul Karim Sazzad, Administrative Coordinator, Plan International Bangladesh. The deadline of proposal submission is the 3rd November 2020.