BACKGROUND AND JUSTIFICATION
- The overall mission of the International Labour Organization (ILO) in Jordan focuses on improving economic and social stability through improved access to national social protection, employment opportunities and decent work. This contributes to the achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 8: Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full, productive employment, decent work for all, and build resilient future.
- In line with such mission the Decent Work Country Programme (DWCP) is delivering support to ILO’s social partners and national stakeholders and focus on three main priorities: (i) Employment creation (ii) Decent working conditions for Jordanians, refugees and migrant women and men and; (iii) Social partners increased contributions to decent work.
- Over the past 10 years, Better Work Jordan (BWJ) has been working with the national tripartite constituents to improve working conditions and promote decent work in the garment sector, and recently in selected non-garment sectors. BWJ is directing its efforts towards sustaining this 10-year impact in the country through enhancing the capacity of national stakeholders (labour inspectors, the union and employers in the garment sector among others) and empowering stakeholders to take full ownership in more efficient and sustainable manner for ensuring a decent working environment and sustainable growth.
Eligible service providers should have the following qualifications and experience:
- Advanced Law Degree with specialization in employment law, Inspection law , civil servant law among other related speciality;
- At least 7 years relevant experience in providing legal services of similar nature
- Proven record providing similar services to international organisations, UN bodies or donor agencies
- In depth knowledge of national and international instructions regulations, laws, bylaws and conventions of relevant nature to the assignment
- In-depth knowledge of the legal context in Jordan and across several legal specialities
- Advance use of English and Arabic languages
knowledge of similar legal arrangements /articulations in other context outside Jordan is a plus
- To support implementation of the above, the ILO signed two Memorandum of Understanding (2016) and (2020) aiming to improve cooperation with MoL on protection of workers in targeted better work factories, as well as to enhance the capacity and efficiency of labour inspectorate.
- This ToR aims to identify a service provider /legal office to provide legal support services to further regulate the collaboration between ILO and MoL in line with the signed MoUs. The legal office/service provider will review existing governing documents in relation with MoL in Jordan and develop Annex(s) that support implementation going forward in line with both MoUs signed and other related documentation and in conformity with national and international laws and any related orders, circulars, ..etc.
- Review both Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) signed between ILO and Ministry of Labour (MoL) along with all other relevant contracts, documentation, background info..etc which will be provided by country, project and global team as well as relevant stakeholders.
- Organize several meetings and discussions with concerned ILO/ ILO Country Office for Jordan/ BWJ leads and recommended stakeholders, including for example, Ministry of Labour officials, to gather information relevant to the collaboration between ILO and MoL and its implementation and any relevant data.
- Prepare and submit for review and discussion completed Annexes to further regulate the collaboration and its implementation based on meetings and discussions and in building with existing MoUs and future programmatic needs and collaboration vision.
- Main Issues to be covered in Annexes include but not limited to; human resources issues (such as insurance, staffing, etc.), financial issues (if any), logistics, duration, monitoring and evaluation, anti-corruption and fraud, inter
- Submit final legal, including any other legal recommendations or legal forms pr templates as may be required given the review.
All applicants must send their technical and financial proposal via Email Only to [email protected] entitled “ILO-MoL MoUs”.
The financial proposal should be submitted separately and should include all administration costs including overheads, printing, posting, copying, and presentation. Technical proposals should include inter alia:
- a) Statement of relevant experience i.e., similar assignments executed in/under execution in the last five years.
- b) Measurable goals and objectives and methodology.
- c) Indication of availability to carry out the Consultancy during the assigned period
- d) Supporting documents such as CVs are to be attached as appendix
Financial and technical proposals to be submitted in English language.
Companies applying should also submit their Registration and other relevant statutory documents. An application shall be considered incomplete if these documents are not submitted.
The deadline to submit your application is 05 December 2021, midnight (Jordan time).
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