Preparation of LWR Nepal Country Business Plan
SCOPE OF WORK
Lutheran World Relief (LWR) is a US based non-governmental development and relief organization, with programs in Nepal. In efforts to broaden and deepen our impact, LWR will expand its partnerships with resource organizations including bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, foundations and philanthropists, and private sector businesses. LWR Nepal aims to prepare Country Business Plan and carryout donor mapping inside the country for effective new business development initiatives of the organization. The scope ofwork of the assignment constitutes the following components.
The assignment will include the following, with information collected from secondary sources, as well as primary sources in Nepal:
a. Proposed Approach
Consultant would provide detail about the methodology the consultant will use, detail the primary and secondary sources the consultant will consult, describe the consultant’s plan to solicit feedback and verification from LWR staff during the assignment, present the detailed workplan and confirm timing of the deliverables.
b. Updated Workplan/Gantt Chart
Periodic updates of initial workplan, outlining action items for each week/month.
c. Inception Report
Following a review of existing internal LWR strategies, evaluations and reports and information from external secondary sources is completed, the consultant will draft an inception report to document initial findings, provide examples of any planned key informant interview questionnaires or other primary data collection approaches and provide a detailed outline of the planned final report format and its appendices.
d. Draft Report
Once primary data collection and informant interviews are completed, the consultant will prepare a draft report for LWR using the format agreed to in the inception report. The consultant will hold a conference with selected LWR HQ and country office staff to present the preliminary findings and recommendations and solicit feedback and additional areas for investigation. The consultant can collect written feedback from additional LWR staff or third parties as desired but is not required.
e. Final Report
The consultant will present the final report in the format agreed to after the draft report consultations. The final report should, to the extent practical within the agreed-on methodology and resources, answer all of the primary objectives and address feedback received during the draft report consultations. LWR will approve the final report as a milestone for contract payment.
f. Presentation of report and recommendations
Following approval of the final report by LWR, the consultant will schedule a verbal presentation of the report and methodology to selected LWR staff. The consultant will present the methodology, activities, findings, and recommendations and allow ample time for questions and answers.
LWR expects the consultant to work from his/her home base with frequent communications and meeting via email, phone, or teleconferences. An estimated 10 days forvisits to different organizations is expected. The total duration of the assignment will be 15 days.
The work order is expected to involve visit to different INGOs and donors in the country. LWR will cover the cost of transportation, accommodation, and meals/incidentals in alignment with LWR’s policies. On request, LWR Nepal office may help the consultant for making appointments and may accompany the consultant during visit to different organizations.
NOTE: THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF PROPOSAL IS MARCH 30, 2017.
Lutheran World Relief (LWR), Nepal Office is seeking to recruit a consultant for about 2 weeks to develop Country Business Plan. Consultants having experience in developing country strategy, country business plan or new business development plan are invited to submit cost proposal along with timeline of the deliverables by March 30 2017 through mail to following email address. TOR for the assignment will also be sent on request.
Lutheran World Relief is a non-profit organization that works with local partners to provide lasting solutions to poverty, injustice and human suffering.