CARE is an international development organisation fighting global poverty with a special focus on working with women and girls to bring sustainable changes to their communities. CARE aims to tackle the underlying causes of poverty and social injustice and to bring lasting change to the lives of poor and vulnerable people. Founded in 1945, today CARE works in over 100 countries around the globe and supporting approximately 1,500 poverty-fighting development and humanitarian aid projects to reach more than 92 million people directly and 433 million people indirectly. CARE works with partners to achieve lasting results for marginalised communities.
CARE has been working with Cambodians since 1973, with an office in Phnom Penh since 1991. Today, CARE focuses on empowering particularly marginalised and vulnerable women in Cambodia, including urban women who are marginalised by occupation, rural women who are denied multiple rights, and women and girls from ethnic minorities. Each year, CARE Cambodia implements around 20 projects, reaching approximately 250,000 direct participants and about 500,000 people are reached indirectly.
Building on the learnings from the first phase of the Creating Safe and Respectful Workplace at Garment Industry Project, this second phase project of CARE and Primark’s collaboration aiming to create further impact by strengthening sexual harassment prevention policies and mechanisms and increasing the capacity of workers in an additional five factories in Cambodia to reach approximately 3,400 women workers over an 18-month period started in December 2021 to May 2023. The project will deepen engagement with relevant stakeholders and provide training to local Primark team to ensure the sustainability of the initiatives and factory buy-in to the programme.
Approach: The project will apply factory-based support to bring STOP’s Sexual Harassment Prevention Package to an additional five factories in Phnom Penh, Cambodia by building the capacity of factory management and the Sexual Harassment Prevention Committee (SHPC) members.
Garment factories have effective workplace mechanisms to prevent and respond to sexual harassment.
Garment factory workers feel safe to report sexual harassment free from negative consequences.
Increased engagement with key stakeholders to improve conditions for women working in the garment industry.
Purpose of Consultancy
The purpose of consultancy is to assist the Project Manager to implement the Creating Safe and Respectful Workplace at Garment Industry Project.
The consultant will undertake the following tasks in close and regular liaison with the Project Manager and project team:
1. Events coordination and organizing
Meet with the Creating Safe and Respectful Workplace at Garment Industry project team for project overview to understand the project objectives, key activities, achievements, challenges and clear tasks and responsibilities.
Coordinate with the project team and key stakeholders to organize a High-level dialogue with key stakeholders in April 2023.
Coordinate with project team and key stakeholders to organize a dissemination or project closing workshop in May 2023.
Produce a report with supporting data/evidence/document after the completion of the high-level dialogue with key stakeholders in April 2023.
Produce a report with supporting data/evidence/document after the completion of the dissemination or project closing workshop in May 2023.
2. Video production support
Assist the Project Manager in coordinating video production activities with the video consulting team such as:
Arrange schedules with target factories (workers and factories management team) and consultant for interviewing and video shooting with the film crew.
Monitor filming process at factories to ensure the quality of the video.
3. M&E support
Assist the Project Manager in organizing workers FGD and KII with factory management and provide inputs for the data analysis and report.
Arrange meeting schedules with factories with consultation with the Project Manager.
Record/take notes during FGD with workers and KII with factory management.
Provide inputs to the evaluation report based on findings from FGD and KII.
Update data/information in the Activity Tracking System on a bi-weekly basis.
Follow up on workers training and collect training reports from target factories.
II. Outputs & Outcomes
The consultant will produce the following deliverables:
The high-level dialogue with key stakeholders in April 2023 is well organized and effective.
The dissemination or project closing workshop in May 2023 is well organized and effective.
A quality report on the high-level dialogue is submitted on time.
A quality report on the dissemination workshop is submitted on time.
The scheduling and arrangements with factories and video consultant team are efficiently organized.
Data collection on workers FGD and KII with factories management is well captured and saved properly in assigned folders.
The Activity Tracking System is updated with accuracy and consistency of data/information (bi-weekly).
Worker training reports from April to May 2023 from all target factories are well collected in properly saved in folders.
Interested candidates are requested to send the following documents to CARE Cambodia via firstname.lastname@example.org by close of business (Cambodia time) on 04th April 2023 by 5:00 PM.