Consultant to co-create a project training manuals and materials, provide thematic Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (CSEA) prevention and education expertise and guidance, design and implement trainings for the professionals and for children
SUBMISSION DEADLINE : March 22, 2023
QUESTIONS / CLARIFICATIONS : Amila.Saracevic@savethechildren.org
FORMAT FOR SUBMISSION : BIDDER RESPONSE DOCUMENT
PART 1 : REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
- Introduction to SCI
- Project Overview and Requirements
- Award Criteria
- Instructions & Key Information
PART 2 : CORE REQUIREMENTS AND SPECIFICATION
Detailed description of SCI’s specific requirements (e.g. volumes, delivery dates / locations, product specifications etc).
PART 3 : BIDDER RESPONSE DOCUMENT
Template to be used to submit response to this Request for Proposal.
PART 1 – REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
1. INTRODUCTION TO SAVE THE CHILDREN
SCI is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We save children’s lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfil their potential. We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.
Our Vision – a world in which every child attains the right to survival, protection, development and participation.
Our Mission – to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.
We do this through a range of initiatives and programmes, to:
- Provide lifesaving supplies & emotional support for children caught up in disasters (e.g. floods, famine & wars).
- Campaign for long term change to improve children’s lives.
- Improve children’s access to the food and healthcare they need to survive.
- Secure a good quality education for the children who need it most.
- Protect the world’s most vulnerable children, including those separated from their families because of war, natural disasters, extreme poverty or exploitation.
- Work with families to help them out of the poverty cycle so they can feed and support their children.
For more information on the work we undertake and recent achievements, visit our website.
2. PROJECT OVERVIEW
|Description of Services||Consultant to co-create a project training manuals and materials, provide thematic Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (CSEA) prevention and education expertise and guidance, design and implement trainings for the professionals and for children|
|Outcome of Proposal||Contract – the successful supplier(s) will be awarded a ‘Contract which will commit SCI to purchase the services as defined in the Contract at the agreed rates.|
|Duration of Award||March – November, 2023 (no longer than 60 working days)|
Further detail on the specific requirements of the project (e.g. volumes, dates, specifications etc.) can be found in Part 2 (Core Requirements & Specifications) of this Request for Proposal Pack.
3. AWARD CRITERA
SCI is committed to running a fair and transparent tender process, and ensuring that all bidders are treated and assessed equally during this tender process. Bidder responses will be evaluated against four weighted categories of criteria: Essential Criteria, Sustainability Criteria, Capability Criteria, and Commercial Criteria.
3.1 ESSENTIAL CRITERIA
Criteria which bidders must meet in order to progress to the next round of evaluation. If a bidder does not meet any of the Essential Criteria, they will be excluded from the tender process immediately. These criteria are scored as ‘Pass’ / ‘Fail’.
3.2 SUSTAINABILITY CRITERIA (10%)
Criteria used to evaluate the impact a supplier has on the environment, local economy and community. Bids will be evaluated against the same pre-agreed Criteria.
3.3 CAPABILITY CRITERIA (50%)
Criteria used to evaluate the bidders ability, skill and experience in relation to the requirements. Bids will be evaluated against the same pre-agreed Criteria.
3.4 COMMERIAL CRITERIA (40%)
Criteria used to evaluate the commercial competitiveness of a bid. Bids will be evaluated against the same pre-agreed Criteria.
Successful bidders must be successfully vetted. This involves checking bidders and key personnel against Global Watch Lists, Enhanced Due Diligence Lists and Politically Exposed Persons Lists.
The vetting of bidders will be completed after the award decision and prior to any contract being signed, or orders placed. If any information provided by the Bidder throughout the tender process is proved to be incorrect during the vetting process (or at any other point), SCI may withdraw their award decision.
5. BIDDER INSTRUCTIONS
|Issue Request for Proposal||March 14, 2023|
|Deadline for questions from Bidders||March 20, 2023|
|Deadline for Bid Submission||March 22, 2023|
|Award Contact||March 29, 2023|
The above dates are for indicative purposes only and are subject to change.
6.2 SUBMISSION FORMAT & BIDDER RESPONSE DOCUMENT
Bidders wishing to submit a bid must use the Bidder Response Document template in Part 3 of this Request for Proposal Pack. Any bids received using different formats, or incomplete bids, will not be accepted.
This document allows bidders to submit all the required information and be evaluated fairly and equally against the Essential, Capability and Commercial Criteria. Bidders may also be required to submit supporting documentation. Further instructions can be found within the document in Part 3 of this pack.
Bids can be submitted:
Electronic Submission via Email
- Email should be addressed to Procurement.NWB at Procurement.NWB@savethechildren.org
- Note – this is a sealed tender box which will not be opened until the tender has closed. Therefore, do not send tender related questions to this email address as they will not be answered.
- The subject of the email should be “ITT/ WS1370596701/Bidder Response – ‘Bidder Name’, ‘Date’’.
- All attached documents should be clearly labelled so it is clear to understand what each file relates to.
- Emails should not exceed 15mb – if the file sizes are large, please split the submission into two emails.
- Do not copy other SCI email addresses into the email when you submit it as this will invalidate your bid.
6.4 CLOSING DATE FOR BID SUBMISSION
Your bid must be received, no later than March 22, 2023 (16:00).
Bids must remain valid and open for consideration for a period of no less than 60 days.
6.5 KEY CONTACTS
All questions relating to the Request for proposal should be sent via email to:
Please be advised local working hours are 8:00 – 17:00 (Monday-Thursday) and 8:00 – 14:30 (Friday) Please allow up to 1 or 2 days for a response.
Where the enquiry may have an impact on other bidders within the process, Save the Children will notify all other Bidders to maintain a fair and transparent process.
PART 2 – CORE REQUIREMENTS & SPECIFICATIONS
- SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS
Sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children constitute major violation of fundamental rights and in particular of children rights to protection and care necessary for their well-being, as it is stated in the UNHCR Convention on the Rights of the Child.
The project intervention Child Sexual Abuse Prevention and Education (CSAPE) purpose and goals are devoted to improving the capacity of professionals working with children to be aware of and able to address the topic of CSEA with children and to support the children in acquiring awareness, skills and knowledge of safety, their bodies and sex.
Improving the prevention of CSEA by raising the awareness of parents of young children and increasing their skills about addressing sexual topics with their children to promote the prevention of abuse are also important components of CSAPE project intervention
Save the Children in Northwest Balkans (SCiNWB) is seeking the consultant to co-create a project training manuals and materials, provide thematic Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (CSEA) prevention and education expertise and guidance, design and implement trainings for the professionals and for children.
Save the Children in the North West Balkans seeks a consultant (from now on: The Consultant) to provide thematic Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (CSEA) prevention and education expertise and guidance and to design and implement online trainings for the professionals who work with children on the topics related to: Sexual rights; Right for information, right to be protected against violence and Social and cultural determinants of sexuality
The development and the implementation of this assignment is expected to be completed between March 2023 and November 2024 in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Detailed Scope of Work as per ToR.
PART 3 – BIDDER RESPONSE DOCUMENT
This document MUST BE USED by Bidders wishing to submit a bid. It is linked into 5 sections detailed below:
- Section 1 – Essential Criteria
- Section 2 – Capability & Sustainability Questions
- Section 3 – Commercial Questions
- Section 4 – Bidder Submission Checklist
The Bidder is required to sign a copy of the Check list in Section 4 as part of their submission.
Within each section there are instructions providing guidance to the bidder on what information is required. This guidance details the MINIMUM requirements expected by SCI. If a Bidder wishes to add further information, this is acceptable but the additional information should be limited to only items that are relevant to the tender.
- For the avoidance of doubt, bidders are required to complete all items within the Bidder Response Document unless clear instruction is provided otherwise.
- If a Bidder does not complete the entire Bidder Response document, their submission may be declared void.
- If a Bidder is unable to complete any element of the Bidder Response Document, they should contact Save the Children through the using the contact details provided for guidance.
By submitting a response, the bidder confirms that all information provided can be relied upon for validity and accuracy.