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Paid opportunity to implement Recidivism rates study

Job Description and Requirements

CONSULTANCY POSITION: Recidivism rates study
DEPARTMENT: Youth Program / Mentoring chapter
REPORTS TO: Project Manager/M& E Manager
Number Of estimated working days: from 7 to 20 days depending on the actual hours that will be undertaken per day
Location: Jordan (Amman, Zarqa and Irbid)

i. Background
Questscope Overview
Questscope for Social Development in the Middle East is an international non-governmental
organization established in Jordan in 1993 for social development with disadvantaged youth in
the MENA region. For more than twenty years we have piloted and scaled-up out-of-the-box
innovations with disadvantaged young people for improvements in their lives, better responses
to them from institutions, and changes in governance and policy towards them. We have
extensive experience in working at the human scale, a level at which individuals envision change
for themselves and acquire the ability to promote changes in the systems/structures that affect them.
Questscope- Youth Resolve project funded by MADAD
Youth Resolve project is based on two main programs IFE and Mentoring, targeting youth from
19-25 and children from 12-18 both Females and males, from Syrian and Jordanian nationality.
The project is conducted in 12 Community Based Organizations in all over Jordan, 5 Juvenile
Centers and 3 main governmental universities and one training hub. Focuses on Youth
empowerment and capacity building to work with at-risk children, reached out through local
communities, and children who have a conflict with the law through Juvenile centers. The
outcome for implementing the two programs within Youth Resolve is to strengthen the
cohesion in local communities between Syrians and Jordanians targeting Youth and at-risk children.


ii. Context
Mentoring program within Youth Resolve project required to work with at-risk children at
juvenile centers who are called mentees within the program. The project provides mentoring
sessions both group and individual for youth in juvenile and detention centers.
Questscope needs conduct a study regarding recidivism rates and to see the possible link in
decreasing the youth return to actions linked to their incarceration due to their exposure to
mentoring sessions.

i. Deliverables
- Row data
- Analyzed data
- Tools
- Draft report
- Final report

iii. Roles and responsibilities
Conduct a study about mentees recidivism rates in Juvenile centers during the program
intervention. It requires conducting Focus Group discussions (FGDs), Key informant interviews
KIIs and surveys with Mentors, Ministry of Social Development staff (MoSD), QuestScope staff
and mentees.
The actual needed days are 7 to 20. The period from starting the study till submitting the final
report will be 40 days

ii. Qualifications
1. Excellent writing and speaking skills (Arabic)
2. Prior experience conducting studies
3. Experience in pro-social methodology (mentoring methodology).
4. Experience in youth development programs.
5. Excellent inter-personal communication skills.
6. Understanding cultural differences in Jordan.
7. Bachelor’s degree in relating field /master’s degree is a plus
8. Work experience

Language requirements:
Arabic: Fluent speaking and writing

Proposal Guidelines and Requirements

Overview of Proposal
brief description of the work to be undertaken.

Detailed project plan

  • Provide a detailed draft of the working agenda along with a description of the methodology in conducting interviews, Focus Groups and surveys.

Qualifications 

  • Details for education and background with list of qualifications and work experience

Cost 

  • detailed budget based on specific tasks.

Implementation Timeline

  • Dates or time frame needed for each deliverable.

Compensation
Selected consultants will be compensated based on the completion of specified tasks,
Consultants responding to this TOR must submit bids with fees assigned for the task indicated in
the Proposal Guidelines and Requirements section and any other work necessary for the
completion of the task. The fee should be inclusive of charges

List of Minimal Pre-Qualification Documents Requirements:

  1. name, complete address including street, city, country and postal code and Point of Contact of the company for this bid.
  2. Copy of certificate of bachelor/master’s degree -
  3. Copy of all training courses
  4. Copy of her/his resume

Technical evaluation criteria: _

  •  Proposal Content
  •  fees, price
  • Experience and qualifications

iii. How to apply: _
Submission of Proposal and further information are to be sent via email through the contacts
details below: _
Mr. Rami AL-Sobani -Manager of Operations R.sobani@questscope.org

Proposal Due Date:
Deadline for Proposal submission: Date and Time:_ Tuesday 20 th of August at 12:00 PM, This is
an absolute deadline, Quotation received after this date and time will be disqualified via E-Mail

4. Payment Method.
The payment will deliver it in full after submitting the financial claim in 21 working days and after
completion assigned tasks.