India nationals: Community Empowerment Specialist

Asian Development Bank (ADB)
India
Position Type: 
Consultancy
Organization Type: 
International Organization
Experience Level: 
5-7 Years
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)

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Objective and Purpose of the Assignment

 
 

Consultancy support is required in providing community empowerment and entrepreneurship development
around the community stationary and mobile toilet business. The government of Uttarakhand is planning to
introduce mobile toilet buses as a pilot under the proposed loan for the proposed Uttarakhand Integrated
Urban Development project (Phase 1) and plan to scale up mobile toilet buses under the Phase 2). the
proposed consultants shall identify entrain potential community woman to be entrepreneur to operate this
mobile toilet buses as well as possibility of running public toilet facilities.

Scope of Work

 
 

The Consultant will be working closely with the social, poverty, gender focal staff at the project EA/IA
as well as the social poverty and gender consultant working under the project processing. The consultant
will be responsible to carry out the following tasks: (i) prepare an action plan on community woman
trainings relevant to the mobile toilet bus entrepreneurship and business running, while Supporting the
project EA/IA for the selection of community women; (ii) prepare a training material and a Business
manual to operate mobile toilet buses and community public toilet facilities; (iii) design and carry out
training activities for The selected community women; (iv) prepare an evaluation report.

Detailed Tasks and/or Expected Output

 
 

The detailed tasks and/or expected output related to project processing are, but not limited to:
(i) Includes collaboration and cooperation with the social and gender consultant, actively support the
selection of community women for the planned pilot toilet bus operation;
(ii) Prepare an action plan which contain the criteria of community woman to be selected for the pilot
test as well as future applicant who will be future entrepreneurs to run mobile toile and community
public toilet business, which can also be expanded with other small-scale retailer shops;
(iii) Organize a community consultation with community woman to understand the need and to collect some
idea of what types of retail shop can be cooperated in the mobile toilets and/or community public
toilets;
(iv) develop a training plan how to educate community woman to be entrepreneurs to run mobile toilet and
or community toilet facilities;
(v) Prepare a training material and a business manual, which can help potential community woman
entrepreneurs to be successful in the mobile toilet/community public toilet operation as a side
business;
(vi) Carry out a series of with training with community woman;
(vii) prepare an evaluation report to capture the responses and results of community women training on
entrepreneurship;
(viii) Present the results of the works to the government EA/IA as well as ADB;
(ix) Identify any vocational and skill training Institutes or education programs for continuous
entrepreneurship training for community women in the project towns;
(x) Upon identification of such vocational training programs or institutes operators, work closely with
them and the project EA/IA for the possibility of formally developing a entrepreneurship training
programs to empower community women in project town training; and
(xi) Prepare a final report to record the progress of works.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

 
 

The community empowerment consultant shall have (i) a bachelor's degree in social science, Business
administration, Economics, Sociology, Gender and Development Studies or relevant social sciences, (ii) a
minimum relevant professional experience of 7 years on community empowerment; (iii) excellent oral and
written English communication skills. For a national consultant to qualify, he/she has to have the same
nationality as the country of assignment. He/she must be technically competent to implement the assigned
tasks. Familiar with gender issues in water and sanitation sector and should be conversant with
national, state and ADB working regulations and policies.