Background & Description

Programme Overview

Empower youth for Work (EYW) is a 5 years’ project that aims to work towards poverty reduction, youth empowerment (especially young girls) and gender equality. The project is working for improved economic and social empowerment for young women and men living in rural climate-change affected areas. The project facilitates in the implementation of effective policies and practices that address the economic and gendered exclusion of youth and lead to productive and decent employment prospects for young people. 70% of the target audience for the project are young women aged 15-29 residing in the rural and semi-urban areas of districts Layyah in Punjab and Jamshoro in Sindh.

Objectives of the Assignment

The overall objective of the study is to develop a sustainable social enterprise model working for the social and economic empowerment of young people while operating in different parts of the country.

Scope of the Assignment

The assignment includes following:

First, study the existing innovation HUB models in Layyah and Jamshoro. Suggest suitable registration mechanism as legal entity in Pakistan and develop sustainable innovation hub model (social enterprise) which can engage in business activities and generate funds to serve the marginalized youth in the area.

It further includes:

  1. Registration of Layyah and Jamshoro HUB as a legal entity which can engage in business activity. It may also include registration of head office in Islamabad
  2. Consultant will provide a comprehensive analysis on legal options, defining pro’s and con’s, while defining the role of EYW project in newly established social enterprise
  3. Develop legal documents of company along with mission, vision and 5 years’ strategic plan

Second, develop sustainable and profitable model (social enterprise) using industry’s best practices and learning from EYW project.

  1. Develop a sustainable/profitable model, define products and services that HUBs can offer, hence formulating a robust business plan
  2. Suggest mechanisms that ensure that the newly established enterprise is youth led and women led.
  3. Undertake need assessment in the areas to suggest products and services.
  4. Update website of Innovation HUB using Wix tools and branding material of EYW project
  5. Pilot suggested hub Model for 3 months and submit report on Exit strategy/Scalability.

Third, consultant will be responsible for its institutional development. She/he will develop and strengthen operations of the Innovation HUB Pakistan. It includes set up core functions of accounts, finance, program and HR.

It further includes:

  1. Set Up Organizations’ governance structure and its functions
  2. Identification of required functions and resources based on agreed model, hence develop the organizational structure
  3. Setup flow charts of processes, representing the whole business model processes
  4. Develop system flowcharts, representing how decisions are made, it could be responsibility matrix

Deliverables

  1. Registration documents of Innovation HUB Pakistan
  2. Comprehensive analysis and rationale of Registration with specific legal body
  3. Draft report on sustainable/profitable model of HUB, including products and services
  4. Update Website of Innovation HUB and post vision, mission, and 5 years strategic plan
  5. Present a report after 3 month’s pilot run of HUB sustainable model
  6. Flowcharts of system and processes

Timeline

The start date will be 15th December and will be completed on30th April, 2020

Requirements and Skills

Required skills and competencies

  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience in legal services such as company/ Non-Governmental organization registration processes.
  • Have 5-7 years of experience of providing business/legal solutions to private and non-governmental organisations.
  • Have evident experience of institutional development/strengthening.
  • Evident experience of establishing social enterprises and making them profitable entities.
  • Have good experience of developing diversified products for such models
  • Able to develop Innovation Hub (social enterprise) as brand.
How to Apply

Please send your detailed Proposals and Quotations on following Oxfam official postal address with in closing date. TOR's are attached herewith:

HR Officer
Plot # 2, Street 11-A, Idrees Market, Sector F-10/2, Islamabad

Please note it is mandatory to mention the Consultancy Title on sealed envelope. or else it will not be considered for further assessment.

1.        Proposal and Financial Quotation against TOR's
2.        Cv in case of individual / organization profile in case of firm

About Organization

Oxfam’s vision is a just world without poverty: a world in which people can influence decisions that affect their lives, enjoy their rights, and assume their responsibilities as full citizens of a world in which all human beings are valued and treated equally. Oxfam in Pakistan has been working in the country since 1973. In the Pakistan, our goal is to contribute to the eradication of poverty by supporting women and other vulnerable groups in saving lives and building livelihoods, enhancing their resilience to crises, shocks and stresses, and making their voices heard to hold duty-bearers accountable.