VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT - Consultant for SDC and Training Development (IOM)



Duty station: 

Home-based with two trips to Uzbekistan 

Contract duration: 

10 February to 31 August 2021 

DEADLINE: 25 January 2021 


To support this project, IOM is seeking an international consultant to elaborate the SDC blue-print and training modules on (a) hotel receptionist, (b) housekeeping, (c) country specific orientation of labour migrants, as well as to assist in developing the list of equipment and other inventory to be installed at the SDC. Tasks to be performed under the contract: 

1. Elaborate the SDC blueprint, considering the good foreign practices, in particular those of the Philippines, Viet-Nam and other countries with internationally acknowledged good practices in this sphere. 

2. Based on similar materials developed for prospective migrants in other countries, elaborate gender-inclusive training modules on the following, which should consist of in-class learning, practical assignments, and exam/assessment: 

a) hotel receptionist (expected to last 7-8 weeks (excluding Saturdays and Sundays) with 6 hours of learning per day), 

b) housekeeping (expected to last 7-8 weeks (excluding Saturdays and Sundays) with 6 hours of learning per day), 

c) country specific orientation of labour migrants (expected to last 5 weeks (excluding Saturdays and Sundays) with 6 hours of learning per day, and should cover at least 4 destination countries: Russian Federation, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Qatar), 

In performing the aforementioned tasks, the Consultant is expected to take into consideration the good foreign practices as well as standards and employers expectation in main destination countries for Uzbek labour migrants, in particular, but not limited to, those in the Russian Federation, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, and Qatar. 

3. Assist in elaborating the list of appropriate equipment and supplies to be procured for installation at the SDC. 

4. Conduct training-of-trainers (ToTs) for SDC staff and trainers involved in arranging and delivering the training modules to potential migrants. 

5. Perform two visits to Uzbekistan (Tashkent, Namangan) to: 

a) Conduct onsite familiarization with the project, including the SDC venue, and meetings with IOM and its national partners; 

b) Conduct ToTs for SDC staff and trainers, as well as to meet with IOM and its national partners. 

6. Elaborate recommendations to replicate the SDC in other regions of Uzbekistan, as well as to advise on possible upgrade of a Migrant Training Mono-Centre ‘Ishga Marhamat’ run by the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations of Uzbekistan. 

7. As required join necessary (online) meetings and tele/videoconferences with IOM, government officials, SDC management and/or other stakeholders. 






How to apply 

Interested candidates are invited to submit their application, Curriculum Vitae (CV) and remuneration expectation via by 25 January 2021 at the latest, referring to this advertisement. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.