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International Agricultural Equipment specialist(ADB)

Objective and Purpose of the Assignment
   
Ministry of Labor and Social Protection is implementing Skills for Employment Project (SFEP) with 
financing from Asian Development Bank (Loan no. 3243 MON). SFEP aims to enhance the responsiveness of 
the TVET system to labor market demand in the Priority Sectors (agriculture, construction, and road and 
transportation). SFEP supports strengthening of training and testing facilities of up to 11 TVET 
providers including those which may host functions of assessment and certification center (hereafter 
collectively the “Beneficiary Institutions”) associated with agriculture training programs. The 
objective of the assignment is to prepare technical documents required for the procurement of training 
and testing equipment and tools, and textbooks and other training and learning material for agriculture 
training programs related to 6 occupations (see table attached, hereafter the “Occupations”) in 
agriculture, forestry, and agro processing industries, in collaboration with the National Agricultural 
Equipment Specialist.
Scope of Work
   
Ministry of Labor and Social Protection is implementing Skills for Employment Project (SFEP) with 
financing from Asian Development Bank (Loan no. 3243 MON). SFEP aims to enhance the responsiveness of 
the TVET system to labor market demand in the Priority Sectors (agriculture, construction, and road and 
transportation). SFEP supports strengthening of training and testing facilities of up to 11 TVET 
providers including those which may host functions of assessment and certification center (hereafter 
collectively the “Beneficiary Institutions”) associated with agriculture training programs. The 
objective of the assignment is to prepare technical documents required for the procurement of training 
and testing equipment and tools, and textbooks and other training and learning material for agriculture 
training programs related to 6 occupations (see table attached, hereafter the “Occupations”) in 
agriculture, forestry, and agro processing industries, in collaboration with the National Agricultural 
Equipment Specialist.
Detailed Tasks and/or Expected Output
   
The specialist, reporting to the Procurement Specialist of the Project Implementation Unit of SFEP, will:
1.	Prepare draft detailed technical document for each of the Occupations, which includes  procurement 
list of equipment and tools, including hygiene and safety items for each occupation; technical 
specifications; cost estimate; standards; spare parts and consumables of equipment and tools; licensing 
and software renewal/update requirements; qualification requirements for prospective equipment 
suppliers; concept sketch plan which details the layout of equipment with dimension and weight, 
furniture, exhibits, practice area etc., and building requirements for each of major equipment in terms 
of space, foundation, electrical, ventilation, water, sewage, internet and other demands etc. 
Deliverable 1 – English Language – within 25 calendar days from the date of contract signature.
2.	Reflect comments made by the Client to the technical documents and finalize the list. Deliverable 2 – 
English Language – within 6 calendar days from the comment date.
3.	Prepare list of textbooks, teaching and learning materials (published and in electronic form) 
complete with, but not limited to the author name, book or material name, contact details of the open 
source or copy right holder for the Occupations that can further be translated into the Mongolian 
language and used for training in Mongolia by the TVET providers. Deliverable 3 – English Language – 
within 6 calendar days from the comment date.

Please refer to http://www.mlsp.gov.mn/ front page for the detailed TOR.

5.	CLIENT’S INPUT AND COUNTERPART PERSONNEL
1.	Services, facilities and property to be made available to the Consultant by the Client: None.
2.	Professional and support counterpart personnel to be assigned by the Client to the Consultant: Not 
applicable.
Minimum Qualification Requirements
   
The International Agricultural Equipment specialist (the Specialist) will have at least post graduate 
degree in engineering, technology or other disciplines relevant to agriculture, forestry, and agro 
processing industries. The specialist should possess at least 5 years of experience in procuring, 
installing, operating and maintaining equipment and tools for agriculture, forestry, and agro processing 
industries and demonstrated knowledge and/or experience of training and testing equipment and tools for 
Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET). Excellent knowledge of the English language is 
required, knowledge of English technical terms specific to the industries is required.
Minimum General Experience 8
Years
Minimum Specific Experience (relevant to assignment) 5
Years