Plan International Bangladesh

Consultant/Consulting firm wanted for hiring consultant to conduct Training of Trainers (ToT) for Emergency Response Team (ERT) of Plan International Bangladesh.

Founded over 78 years ago, Plan International is one of the oldest and largest children's development organizations in the world. Plan International plays an important role in mobilising children, communities and civil society organisations to claim the rights of children and achieve agreed upon local development priorities, towards a commitment to ensuring the wellbeing of children in support of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC). Plan International is independent, with no religious, political or governmental affiliations, and with a vision of a world in which all children realize their full potential, in societies that respect people's rights and dignity.

Plan International works in 52 developing countries across Africa, Asia and the South America, and 21 countries raise funds to support these efforts. In 2015, Plan International worked with 84 million children in 85,280 communities. Plan International's stated Global Strategic Goal is to reach as many children as possible, particularly those who are excluded or marginalized, with high-quality programs that deliver long-lasting benefits. Children are at the heart of everything we do.

Plan International Bangladesh has been operating in Bangladesh since 1994. Plan International seeks to ensure the rights of children to education, health, safe water and sanitation, protection, youth social and economic empowerment and climate change, environmental degradation and natural or man-made disaster hazards throughout the country. 

Bangladesh is prone to various natural hazards, and has experienced some of the worst natural disasters in the world from tropical cyclones and storm surges. Floods and local seasonal storms are annual events which cause a loss of lives and damage to housing, agriculture and economy. Climate change is now having a significant impact on the frequency and severity of weather-related disasters in Bangladesh.Based on above scenario, Plan International Bangladesh is implementing a project with an aims to enhance the capacity of own Emergency Response Team (ERT) and it’s strategic partner organization for a quick and appropriate humanitarian response (to deliver responsive, effective and timely humanitarian interventions).

Plan International Bangladesh is now seeking Consultant/consulting firm to conduct Training of Trainers (ToT) for Emergency Response Team (ERT) of Plan International Bangladesh.

Scope of Work:

Plan International’s disaster risk management policy stipulates that all country offices to be ready to respond to emergencies. To be effective and efficient in rapidly responding to emergencies, Plan International Bangladesh, in line with global strategy, established a highly skilled Emergency Response Team (ERT) to respond to any emergencies within 24 hours of disaster strikes. The capacity of the ERT has been developed in different thematic areas, such as cash programming, gender in emergency, child protection in emergency, education in emergency, core humanitarian standards, needs assessment etc. To be able to respond to emergencies promptly and efficiently, strategic partners will also be trained on the thematic areas (mentioned above). It is expected that the trained ERT members of Plan International Bangladesh will in turn to conduct the trainings of the strategic partner organizations. In order to do so basic training skills and methodologies of ERT members’ need to be developed through a formal ToT.

Attachments: A detailed Terms of Reference can be downloaded from this Link.

Application  submission deadline: 31 December  2016 on or before 5 P.M.
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