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Consultant- International Training and Curriculum Design Expert (Nepal)

Corus International
Washington, DC
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Feb 27, 2024

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Timeline and Reporting:Lutheran World Relief, a subsidiary of Corus International, is seeking an

International Training and Curriculum Design ExpertLocation: Simara, Bara District, Nepal (remote and field work to be decided at contracting stage)Reporting to: Deputy Chief of PartyAnticipated Start Date: March 2024Anticipated End Date: June 2024Consultancy Type: Individual or FirmContract type - initial contract of 45 days level of effort (LOE) with the possibility to extend.Prospective candidates should review the full RFP attached


before applying to ensure full understanding of the project, country context, overall consultancy scope, requirements, evaluation criteria and application and review process.Consultant- International Training and Curriculum Design Expert (Nepal) - - Corus International IC Jobs ( Corus:Corus International is the parent of a family of world-class organizations working to deliver the holistic, lasting solutions needed to end extreme poverty once and for all. We are a global leader in international development, with 150 years of combined experience across our brands. Our nonprofit and for-profit subsidiaries include IMA World Health and its fundraising brand Corus World Health, Lutheran World Relief, CGA Technologies, Ground Up Investing, and Farmers Market Brands. Our more than 800 employees around the globe are experts in their fields and dedicated to helping the world's most vulnerable people break the cycle of poverty and lead healthy lives.Consultant Opportunity: LWR is planning to assess existing training and curriculum materials in the aquaculture sector for the species of carp, tilapia, trout and pangasius to develop updated materials for use on the project staff, private sector and by the Government of Nepal's fisheries departments. LWR is seeking a qualified

Training and Curriculum Design Expert

to develop the training materials with expertise in any of the following: aquaculture market systems and value chains, fish production, hatchery and nursery management, feed formulation, feed milling, pond-dike system, Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) principles, food safety, human nutrition, gender, youth, and better management practices, environment and climate change, and facilitation skills development. This initiative aims to enhance the capacity and skills of individuals and organizations involved in the aquaculture sector.Detailed Tasks: See detailed RFP for detailed tasks.Deliverables The following deliverables are expected from the Training and Curriculum Design Expert:Needs assessment report outlining the specific training needs and gaps.Training materials (e.g. manuals, curricula modules, presentations, handouts, videos, checklists, assessment tools) for each identified area, including course outlines, training modules, presentations, handouts, and assessment tools.Monitoring and evaluation framework for assessing the effectiveness of the training programs.Training of Trainers (ToT) sessions conducted and documented.Pilot training sessions organized and documented.Comprehensive training reports with recommendations for improvements.Soft copy files of all documents.Level of Effort and Timeline The ToR is expected to be completed by both remote and field work. Field visits will be required to Simara and the implementation regions through the course of the consultancy. The prospective timeline for the selected consultant is to start March 2024 and submit the deliverables by mid-June 2024 for a total of 45 days level of effort. All terms will be agreed upon in the consultant contract.Requirements The Training Curriculum Design Expert should possess the following qualifications:Bachelor's degree or higher in aquaculture or fisheries sector.Experienced on fish feed production, seed production, pedagogical curriculum development, or adult education.At least 10 years of experience in training curriculum design and proven competency in conducting analysis of training materials in low-literacy environments.Proven experience in curriculum design and training program development.Knowledge of the aquaculture sector, best aquaculture management practices, and preferably in food safety and/or HACCP, food safety, fish feed formulation and production, and marketing.Proven ability to design a diverse set of attractive materials that are accurate and user-friendly for training purposes.Cross-cultural awareness and ability to work amongst a diverse group of staff, partners, and external stakeholders.Strong verbal and written communication and writing and technical skills.English language, fluency in Nepali/Hindi/local languages is a plus.Ability to communicate technical matters effectively to a wide audience.Required Microsoft package: Word, Excel; PowerPoint.Willing to travel to Nepal, including to remote districts.

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