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Action Against Hunger tackles the causes and effects of hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable children, women and men.

Established in France in 1979, Action Against Hunger is a nongovernmental, non-political, non-religious, non-profit organisation.


The EU Restore project is a three-year project funded by the European Union with the overall objective of contributing to improved resilience and increased adaptive capacities of communities and households in Somalia to protect their livelihoods over continuing drought and shocks. The project will seek to address specific needs and constraints of pastoral, agro-pastoral and peri-urban communities by supporting functioning and effective formal and informal groups, institutions, and governance systems that support resilience building at households and community levels. The focus will be on strengthening three key capacities namely: absorptive, adaptive and transformative capacities so that communities are able to adapt their livelihoods to stressed conditions; be organized for and have contingency resources to absorb shocks and stress; and have the governance mechanisms to manage livelihood resources, manage disaster risk reduction plans, build contingency resources, manage natural resources and mitigate conflict


The process of implementing TVET requires identification of institutions that offer the courses, identification of beneficiary trainees on competitive basis and provide material grants to trainees after completion and certification. ACF has conducted a rapid skills gap assessment during which the following occupations were assessed as most needed and marketable for self and wage employment.

  • Dress-making and tailoring,
  • Electrical and electronic, including mobile repairs.
  • Beauty Saloon (Tie and Dye beautification, barbershop and hairdressing).
  • Plumbing
  • Carpentry/Joinery.
  • Driving and mechanical works

The main objective of the assignment is to deliver quality vocational skills training and employment promotion services for 20 selected beneficiaries, managing their skills testing and linking the graduates to gainful employment in the trained occupations. The technical institution will provide 4 months technical skill development training, literacy, entrepreneurship trainings, life skill and work placement/industrial attachment.





The following deliverables are expected from the institution:

  • Develop/adopt existing curriculum and develop a training program tailored to the capacity and needs of the target trainees in selected skills:
  • Dress-making and tailoring.
  • Electrical and electronic, including mobile repairs.
  • Beauty Saloon (Tie and dye beautification, barbershop and hairdressing).
  • Carpentry/Joinery.
  • Plumbing
  • Driving and mechanical works
  • Provide and manage training venue with adequate learning equipment and teaching materials to facilitate both theory and practical lessons as per the training and employment service requirements.
  • Organize training facilities as per occupation standard.
  • Recruitment and engagement of qualified and practically experienced TVET instructors/trainers for each group of trainees in selected trades by the target trainees.
  • Organize orientation program for recruited TVET instructors.
  • Enrolment of selected trainees.
  • Conduct sessions on career guidance and counseling to the trainees including a clear oriented session on training activities, career opportunities, training duration and training modalities.
  • Organize and deliver in-house technical skills training program for selected trainees in selected trades including complementary modules in entrepreneurship development and work readiness skills training ensuring the use of learner-centered competency-based methodologies having adequate practical work.
  • Organize raw materials and other training consumables for the selected occupation/s.
  • Ensure adequate practical involvement of the trainees as per the curriculum.
  • Ensure health and safety issues are identified and addressed and maintain this role throughout the learning program.
  • Monitoring and supervision of training activities and learning progress of each trainee
  • Manage assessment and certification for the trainees in close coordination with mandated line ministries of the South West State of Somalia
  • In close collaboration with ACF field office, organize graduation ceremony for the graduates.
  • Prepare and submit to ACF Somalia periodic training progress reports and other administrative reports related to the assignment as appropriate
  • Coordinate with employers and develop roster of the employers with wage and internship opportunities.
  • Linkage of the trainees/graduates with the potential employers and opportunities.
  • Manage employment of the graduates in wage employment in trained areas







  • Selection of trainees and linking of trainees to the training facility on agreed date and upon signing agreement with institution and trainees.
  • Facilitate training launch event.
  • Monitoring and advisory support by FSL PM Eyl, HOD / DHOD FSL and other designated ACF staff.
  • Ensure timely payment by disbursing the agreed training cost to the institution through the designated bank accounts monthly.
  • Provide basic start-up kit to trainees as advised by training service provider at the end of the training.
  • ACF will provide a monthly training fee to institution and stipend to trainees (at agreed rate).
  • Facilitate graduation ceremony for the trainees

4.0 Deliverables:

The training institution to provide;

  • Inception Report by the end of 2nd week of the 1st Month of the training.
  • Monthly Training Report and Duly signed daily Attendance sheet by every end month starting from 1st Month of the training
  • Training Completion Report after completion of the assignment.
  • Post training Follow-up and Employment Report:


ACF to make payment at per schedule below (5) and once all training reports are submitted:


 Tranche # Deliverables Percentage (%)
1st On signing the Contract  
2nd Submission and acceptance of inception Report at end of Month 1  
3rd Submission and acceptance of Midterm Report at end of Month 3  
4th  (Final Payment) Certification, submission of completion report.  





The training institution should fulfill the following criteria for selection:

  1. Wide experience in the implementation of Technical education and training, Employment and Employability and Micro-Small and Medium Enterprises Development Schemes in Somalia, especially in Puntland, with supporting women and youth at risk to take forward sustainable reintegration mechanism.
  2. Has experience and proven record of accomplishment in Business counseling and provision of tailor made BDS services training, literacy programming and work placement.
  3. Strong partnership and productive working relations with local authority, state and federal and federal member states,
  4. Be registered and approved by government authority to run technical training in Somalia.
  5. Must demonstrate strong linkage with private sector to stimulate and facilitate employment promotion through on the job training, internship, traditional apprenticeship, job placement for wage employment, start-up support and access to financing.
  6. Demonstrate ability to embrace inclusiveness and deliver gender sensitive training with greater equity in the delivery of the assistance and promote do no harm approach in programming.
  7. Has proven track record in contracts financed, among others, by UN and International agencies

Operating in Somalia and possesses proven expertise and experience relevant to the SSF RFP.

  1. Application procedures:

The Consultant Training institution is required to provide the

  1. a) Technical proposal on how the assignment will be conducted.
  2. b) Appropriate timelines to perform the assignment (work plan).
  3. c) Financial Proposal –The financial proposal shall show clearly the breakdown of costs, payment modalities among others.


8: Quotation for institution tuition and Practical Training cost:

Courses Units Duration Months Cost per unit per month $ Total cost $
Wiring, Electrical skills and electronics, Including Mobile repairs 5 4    
Plumbing 3 4    
Carpentry and Joinery 2 4    
Driving and mechanical works 2 4    
Beauty Salon (Tie and dye Beautification and Hair dressing, barber shop) 4 4    
Tailoring and dress making 4 4    
Total cost $        


Applications to submit on or before 15 Aug 2020 to E-Mail:

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