|Project Name||Skills for Competitiveness Project|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Education / Technical and vocational education and training
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Gender equity|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy|
|Description of Outcome|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design||The main stakeholders are the Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training, other line ministries to be determined, technical training institutes (i.e. TVET institutions including polytechnics and technical universities), industry, skills councils, workers, special economic zones and industrial parks, among others to be determined. Participation in project design will be through consultation, focus group discussions, collaboration, and other means.|
|During Project Implementation|
ADB will engage a consulting firm and individual consultants in accordance with ADB Procurement Policy (2017) and the associated Project Administration Instructions and Technical Assistance Staff Instructions. The TA will finance (i) two individual consultants (one international, one national, 2.5 months each) to undertake preliminary analytical work; (ii) a team of consultants to prepare the project engaged through a firm recruited using output terms of reference (TOR) and quality and cost-based selection at a ratio of 90:10; and (iii) three individual consultants to support the skills development fund pilot (12 person months international, 22 person-months each for two national consultants). The individual consultants will be recruited through individual consultant selection.
Under the output TOR for the firm, the total number of experts, person-months, and mix of national and international consultants will be determined by the successful bidder, but will include, at minimum, 3 key experts: an international team leader and a national deputy team leader and an international procurement specialist. Other international and national non-key experts required for the assignment, and their level of effort in person-months, will be defined by the consultant. The overall team will demonstrate expertise TVET planning and management, industrial human resource development, work-based-learning programs, skills development funds, gender social analysis, private sector engagement, civil engineering and TVET facilities planning, economic and financial analysis, safeguards (environment, resettlement, and indigenous people), and undertaking due diligence for ADB project preparation
|Procurement||The TRTA will identify civil works and equipment needs for the selected TTIs. To improve project readiness, the TRTA may develop master bidding documents for procurement packages. Advance contracting will be applied to individual consultants to support loan project start-up and safeguards, and a firm for loan project implementation.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Schelzig, Karin Mara|
|Responsible ADB Department||Southeast Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Human and Social Development Division, SERD|
Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training
#3 Russian Federation Blvd
Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia
|Fact Finding||22 May 2017 to 22 May 2017|
|Approval||18 Nov 2017|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||28 Mar 2018|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|18 Nov 2017||10 Jan 2018||10 Jan 2018||30 Nov 2019||-||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|1,200,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||1,200,000.00||18 Nov 2017||77,840.28|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Skills for Competitiveness Project: Technical Assistance Report||Technical Assistance Reports||Nov 2017|
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