In Bangladesh, Swisscontact carries out the Building Skills for Unemployed and Underemployed Labour (B-SkillFUL) Phase II Programme. B-SkillFUL Phase II is a skills and enterprise development programme, funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and implemented by Swisscontact. It contributes to bring about a more equitable society that enjoys inclusive and sustainable growth, aligned with the 2030 Agenda of the United Nations.

B-SkillFUL Phase II commenced operations from September 2020 with the aim to improve productivity and competitiveness of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and create better jobs in the furniture making, light engineering and leather goods manufacturing sectors across six districts in Bangladesh.

B-SkillFUL Phase II is looking for qualified consultant(s)/firm to develop “MRM Baseline Study”. We are inviting proposal from interested consultant(s)/firm to undertake this assignment.

Assignment: MRM Baseline Study

Activity start: 24 January 2021
Activity end: 28 February 2021
Assessment location: Bogura, Dhaka, Gazipur, Kishoreganj, Nilphamari and Rangpur

Please refer to the detailed ToR below for this assignment.

The consultant(s)/firm should submit proposal for only MRM Baseline Study. Subsequent RFPs may be released for later stage.

Proposal Submission:

  • The Consultant(s)/Firm must submit the following documents:
  • Main proposal (maximum 10 pages, font size Arial 11)
  • Letter of motivation (Briefly explain why you are the most suitable for the consultancy service you applied for)
  • Technical proposal
  • Financial proposal
  • Table of Content (ToC) for final report
  • TIN, BIN and VAT certificate (as applicable)
  • Trade license
  • A signed statement testifying that all information contained within the proposal is correct and true

Hard copy of the consultancy proposal must be submitted to the following address:

“Mr. Shohidul Alam, Manager-Business Administration, B-SkillFUL Phase II Programme, Swisscontact Bangladesh, House -19, Road-11, Baridhara, Dhaka-1212” and soft copy has to be sent through an email to “bd.bskillful@swisscontact.org” by 17 January 2021, 5:00 pm. No late submissions will be accepted.

Technical and Financial proposals will be submitted in two separate envelopes. Financial proposals will only be opened if technical proposals score >60% of possible marks for the technical proposal.

    Note: Please mention “MRM Baseline Study” on the top of envelope and in email subject line.
  • B-SkillFUL Phase II programme reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals/ application without assigning any reason whatsoever. Please note that if any applicant does not meet all the above eligibility criteria, the application will be disqualified without further evaluation.