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Invitation for engaging Local Service Providers (LSP) on SUPREME Project implementation in West Nile , Arua – SNV Uganda

Company Description

Company Description

SNV is a not-for-profit international development organization that applies practical know-how to make a lasting difference in the lives of people living in poverty. We use our extensive and long-term in-country presence to apply and adapt our top-notch expertise in agriculture, energy and WASH to local contexts. SNV has an annual turnover of €130 million, over 1,250 staff in more than 25 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. We are proud to be a not-for-profit organization that uses project financing to implement our mission. This requires us to work efficiently and to invest in operational excellence.

In its new Strategic Plan period (2019 – 2022), SNV will more explicitly aim for systems change during project preparation and implementation – by strengthening institutions and kick-starting markets that help many more to escape poverty beyond our projects. We will continue to position ourselves as a premium organization, with decentralized management. For more information on our operations in Uganda and SNV generally visit our website: www.snv.org

Background to the Project:

On July 27th, 2020 SNV became a member of a consortium of 4 development organisations implementing EU TF funded initiative named Security, Protection and Economic Empowerment Program (SUPREME). Under this program, the lead consortium member-World Vision UK signed a contract with EU and sub contracted 3 other NGOs (ZOA, SNV and RICE West Nile) for a joint implementation of the project.

  • The Project geographical coverage: 4 districts in West Nile Uganda: Terego (odupi, omugo Uriama sub counties, Madi Okollo (Ewanga & Rigbo sub counties), Obongi (Itula, gimara and palorinya) and Moyo (Moyo, lefori and metu).
  • The project targets to benefit both host community and refugees at a ratio of 50% by each category. The refugees and host community will be targeted through community structures known as Savings and Development Clusters (SDCs)- being community groups formed and carrying activities including savings and lending, farming and other group enterprises.
  • Project duration is 4 years from 28th July 2020 to 28th July 2024.

Project goal: Improved overall economic well-being for refugees and host communities

Outcome: increased access to decent employment and economic opportunities for refugees and host communities.

 Project Outputs

The project has 3 output areas:

Output 1: Financial inclusion and social cohesion among Savings and Development Clusters (SDCs) increased.

Output 2: Sustainable agricultural value chains and non-agricultural enterprises developed.

Output 3: Young women and men (aged 18-30 years) from SDC member households linked to private sector employment.

SNV is responsible for delivering on:

  • output 3 targets of 2000 young men and women from SDC member households linked to private sector employment. The indicators against this output include young men and women received training certificates (85%); young men and women complete internship and apprenticeship (75%); young men and women employed through formal employment (50%).
  • Part of output 2 which focuses on activity 2.6 Facilitate increased market linkages for private sector actors and off takers through challenge fund and activity 2.7 Facilitate increased access to agro-input dealers.

  Purpose of the ToR:

In order for SNV to deliver its SUPREME component output and activities successfully on the ground with sustainable results and impact, SNV seeks to engage the services of well organised local service providers-LSPs (organisations or individuals) that share  in SNV mission and with relevant technical capability to work together with SUPREME project team in implementing the activities and deliverables. Therefore, the ToR is aimed at supporting the identification of qualified LSPs for engagement in the project.

Job Description


Timing of each activity areas

•     The detail of timing of each activity area of services of the LSPs will be in line with the Master Project work plan that the project technical team has developed. The LSPs are expected to sit down and discuss with the project technical team do harmonise the timing of the activity on the ground taking into consideration the different stakeholders that will be involved.

Evaluation criteria

Technical and financial proposals will be reviewed separately. Only those Technical proposals that pass the minimum score of 70% will move forward for Financial review. The reviews are a closed process and not open to the public.

The Technical scores will be awarded as follows:

 Reporting line

•     The LSPs shall be overall reporting to the SUPREME project manager

•     Technically they will also be responsible to the Advisor youth Skilling and Employment and Advisor Private Sector/BDS

Payment terms – Payments shall be in line with SNV consultancy payment policy


Additional Information



Contract duration

1 year with possibility of extension.

Expected start date

Mid Jan 2021

How to apply

Please follow this link https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/SNV/743999730421033-invitation-for-engaging-local-service-providers-lsp-on-supreme-project-implementation-in-west-nile-arua

and complete your application in our in-house recruitment system before 29 January 2021. Please send your application letter and CV that contains three referees as you apply with position title as subject/reference.

We do not appreciate third-party mediation based on this advertisement.

NB: Only shortlisted will be contacted.



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