TERMS OF REFERENCE (TOR) Remote Business Development Trainer of Trainers (Arabic) At International Orthodox Christian Charities


International Orthodox Christian Charities (IOCC) is implementing a project entitled “Empowering Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) through Education and Income Generation in Amman, Jordan, ” funded by the Austrian Development Agency (ADA) and Diakonie ACT Austria. IOCC has assisted nearly 26,635,000 people with disability-related programming in Jordan, but persistent gaps in support of this population remain. The project aims to improve the quality of life of refugees and vulnerable Jordanians with hearing and visual impairments and disabilities in Jordan, particularly through livelihood opportunities. Activities aim to provide refugees and Jordanains with skills needed to be competitive in the current labor market. These include the provision of appropriate vocational and employability trainings that match labor market needs and beneficiary interests, accompanied with job coaching and provision of small grants or business start-up-kits, following successful completion of a business development workshop. The project is being implemented in East Amman in 2019-2022. **

Specific objectives of this consultancy are to provide a 5-day training of trainers on business development with attendees including: IOCC staff, local partner staff, Ministry of Social Development (MoSD) staff, and other non-governmental organization (NGO) staff.


IOCC aims to contract a consultant to conduct a five-day training in 1 location (East Amman), for up to 25 IOCC and local partner staff and project stakeholders, conducted via Zoom, in Arabic.

The consultancy will include:

  • Developing of training materials
  • Submission of training materials for approval
  • Delivery of interactive five-day training (in Arabic)
  • Knowledge measurement and evaluation of the training by attendees (i.e. pre and post-tests)
  • Provision of a final report of the training.


Under the supervision of the IOCC Jordan Livelihood Field Coordinator, the trainer is expected to complete the following tasks to the standard required by IOCC:

1) Develop training materials for the local context and submit to IOCC for review and approval

2) Deliver the training;

· Conduct a five-day training for up to 25 people via Zoom

3) Measure knowledge increase and training impact and satisfaction and also submit prior to the training with the othr materials detailed in point number one.

· Develop a monitoring and evaluation tool to measure the increase in knowledge of beneficiaries as a result of the training, as well as gather feedback on their satisfaction and on the impact of the training

4) Produce and submit a final summative report on the trainings within two weeks of the completion of the training

Work plan: The trainer is expected to develop a work plan at the beginning of the assignment, provide it to IOCC for approval within five days of signing the contract, and regularly update it to achieve these deliverables.


  • Action plan for the consultancy with timeline – to be submitted for approval (in English)
  • Materials and tools of the training – to be submitted for approval (in English and Arabic) by July 21, 2021
  • Tool to measure knowledge increase and training impact and satisfaction – to be submitted for approval (in English and Arabic) by July 21,2021
  • Regular meetings with IOCC to discuss progress
  • 5 trainings day (in Arabic) beginning July 25, 2021
  • Final summative report (in English) submitted by August 12, 2021.


The targeted start date for the training is July 25, 2021.


· University degree in a relevant subject;

· Fluent Arabic & good command of English, both spoken and written;

· A minimum of five years of professional experience in business development and livelihood activities;

· Gender sensitivity;

· Commitment to the values and mission of IOCC;

· Excellent analytical and writing skills;

· Proven training and facilitation skills;

· Significant experience negotiating and collaborating with a variety of stakeholders.

How to apply

Interested candidates can apply to this consultancy by providing a technical and financial proposal/offer in English:

· Narrative proposal with plan to undertake the assignment (including timeline)

· Financial offer (in JOD) including all costs (including any taxes, fees, or other costs) with detailed breakdown

· Applicant’s CV

Applications should be submitted via email to mmcmanus@iocc.org with the subject line “Application: Business Development ToT.”

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