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Job Summary


1.ABOUT YOUNG AFRICA ZIMBABWE

Young Africa Zimbabwe was established in 1998. The vision of YA is a shared world of equality where the power of young people is channelled to transform the world around them. The integral development of underprivileged youth is our mission. YA empowers young people through skills training for employability and entrepreneurship. We teach them skills of the hands to make them self-reliant, skills of heart and mind to live with dignity and responsibility, skills of the soul to live with purpose. YA does this through imparting to youth skills of the hands to make them self-reliant, skills of the heart and mind to help them live with dignity and skills of the soul to help them live with a purpose.
Young Africa Zimbabwe delivers its programme (the integral approach to youth development), which is based on the conviction that for young people to reach their full potential they have to develop in a holistic way. This is why life skills, entrepreneurship skills training, and talent development are integrated in all of YA Vocational Training Courses. The integral approach to youth development addresses the multi-dimensional nature of the development needs of young people (i.e. economic, social and emotional) in a highly synchronized way.

Duties And Responsibilities


2. OBJECTIVE AND SCOPE OF WORK
OBJECTIVES
The aim of the study is to assess the feasibility of introducing the waste management course at YAZ.

Specific Objectives:

1. Conduct a comprehensive analysis of the current waste management practices in and around Chitungwiza and Harare.
2. Assess the relevance and demand for a waste management course in the current and future formal and informal job markets
3. Identify skills sets that are required for good waste management practices to guide the development of course content.
4. Determine the level of interest among potential students to enrol for a waste management course and the viability of offering the course at Young Africa centres.
5. Provide recommendations on actions to be taken by Young Africa based on the findings of the assessment.

6. GEOGRAPHICAL SCOPE OF THE STUDY
The feasibility study will be conducted in Chitungwiza, Epworth and Harare CBD
EXPECTED DELIVERABLES
Deliverables •
A detailed report on the feasibility of introducing waste management as a course at YA, possible income generating options, analysis of possible private sector involvement and recommendations on potential partnerships to be delivered latest 4 weeks after start of the assignment.
7. DURATION OF THE CONTRACT
The assignment is to be undertaken within 30 calendar days including the period of addressing comments.

Qualifications And Experience


8. REQUIRED EXPERTISE AND EXPERIENCE
Education:
Minimum MSc. in Environment / Natural Resources Management, Urban Planning, or related studies, with specialization in waste management an added advantage.
Experience:
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in waste management; minimum of 2 years’ experience with climate change mitigation, especially related to waste management in developing countries.
Competencies:
Excellent oral and written communication skills; excellent written and spoken knowledge of English.

How To Apply


9. APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Qualified candidates are hereby requested to apply. The application should contain the following:
(i) Proposal (maximum 3 pages) outlining understanding of the ToRs, methodology, statement of competence of the consultant that will work on the assignment
(ii) Financial proposal that indicates the all-inclusive fixed total contract price, supported by a breakdown of costs and payment terms.
(iii) Sample report and evidence of similar previous studies conducted.
(iv) Personal CV indicating education background/professional qualifications, all past experience, as well as the contact details (email and telephone number) of the candidate and at least three (3) professional references.
10.SUBMISSION DEADLINE
Consultants must submit their bids on or before the 29th of January 2021. All bids must be submitted by email to ya.zim@youngafrica.org