Terms of Reference For Experts for delivering training program on monitoring and training implementation

Published on April 28th, 2017


Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS) in partnership with the Association Atina (Serbia) and the Macedonia Lawyers Association (MLA) started with implementation of the project Building Together: Community Monitoring and Advocacy which is financially supported by the European Union. The overall objective of the project is to improve the position of refugees and other migrants, especially children and women in local communities in Serbia and Macedonia. During the project KAS, ATINA and MLA will develop participatory community-based mechanisms for continuous monitoring and advocating for the implementation of effective integration and protection policies and services for migrants, especially women and children.

The expected outcomes of the projects are that: Local Monitoring and Advocacy Networks are able to monitor local policies and protection practices in regards to integration of migrants; Local policies and services for migrants (especially children and women) are improved; similar initiatives gathering CSOs and institutions are implemented in Macedonia, Serbia and the region.


The Experts for delivering training program on monitoring and training implementation will be responsible for implementing capacity development needs assessment in the area of local public monitoring with the members of the Local Networks in 10 municipalities, 6 in Serbia and 4 in Macedonia. Expert should create joint training curricula on monitoring for Macedonia and Serbia, and to deliver the training to 6 Local networks in Serbia and to implement one and half-day orientation session in Belgrade for all 10 focal points from Macedonia and Serbia. (focal point will have the coordination role of Local Networks) and implement the trainings for the Local Networks. Expert should also follow needs assessment methodology developed by Lead expert for monitoring (previously chosen at the separate call).

The Local Networks in Serbia and Macedonia will be consisted of representatives of community-based CSOs, centres for social work, educational and health institutions, police units, local self-governments, etc. One Local network will be consisted of minimum of 10 members and maximum 20 members.

As a result of the training, the Local Networks should be able to monitor the implementation of relevant local strategies and action plans related to the protection of migrants, but also, the quality of services provided to migrants in the local communities, especially those related to integration and protection policies and services for migrant women and children.

Specific tasks:

  1. Coordinating with the Expert Team and the Lead Expert in delivering the training program
  2. Develop needs assessment for monitoring of the 10 Local networks (6 in Serbia and 4 in Macedonia)
  3. Develop curriculum for trainings in Serbia and Macedonia (training program should have agenda, materials, description of methods, scenario, presentation, etc. evaluation forms)
  4. Implement six two-day trainings with the Local Networks in 6 municipalities in Serbia;
  5. Implement one and half-day orientation sessions in Belgrade for 10 focal points from ten Local communities from Macedonia and Serbia and to deliver report from the session;
  6. Develop report from the training, including participants’ evaluation and self-reflection on the improvements in knowledge and skills in monitoring.


  • A minimum of 5 years of experience with a proven professional record in working in the field of training implementation;
  • Excellent knowledge of the national and local policies concerning human rights, migrants’ and refugees’ protection. Specific knowledge on gender sensitive and age appropriate assistance will be considered as an asset;
  • Experience in developing and delivering interactive and innovative training approaches engaging grassroots communities
  • Experience in creating and implementing monitoring activities



The assignment is to last 01 July to 31 December 2017





Develop needs assessment of the Local Networks


Submit first draft of the needs assessment


Submit final version of the needs assessment


Submit first draft of curriculum for trainings in Serbia and Macedonia


Submit final version of curriculum for trainings in Serbia and Macedonia


Implementing trainings in 6 local communities in Serbia


Implement one half-day orientation sessions in Belgrade for 10 focal points from ten Local communities from Macedonia and Serbia


Submitting final report














Interested consultant/team should develop and submit the bidding proposal in English language to respond to above mentioned specific tasks no later than 12 May 2017. The bidding proposal should include:

1. CV of expert(s) involved emphasizing relevant experience, description of previous similar work:

2. Financial proposal



The selection process will be based on the following evaluation criteria:

  1. Brief presentation of the expert(s) and the experience in similar activities: description of previous work;
  2. Methodological approach in correlation with project goal;
  3. Relevance of biography and years of experiences;
  4. Financial proposal



The consultant/team will work closely with the National Co-manager and project assistant from Atina. It is the responsibility of the expert(s) to ensure timely and quality reporting for each phase and deliverable in the assignment. Reports should be sent via email to mirko.rudic@atina.org.rs


All bids need to be submitted no later than 12 May 2017, at 17:00h in electronic version, to the email mirko.rudic@atina.org.rs Only short listed consultants/teams will be contacted.