Consultant to Provide Hands-on training for Development of Occupational Safety and Health Regulations
The ILO SafeYouth@Work Project (LABADMIN/OSH Branch) seeks an international consultant to provide technical assistance and training to Myanmar Labour Inspectorate (FGLLID) Officials in developing OSH regulations for different sectors. Myanmar is preparing to enact a new national OSH law which will enable a unified national OSH system. Building an appropriate regulatory framework is a critical task.
Purpose of assignment
The consultant’s work will -
· Increase the knowledge and skill of FGLLID Officials on the development of OSH regulations, with reference to relevant ILO Conventions, instruments and good practices;
· Provide guidance to FGLLID Officials on the appropriate process and necessary resources to develop OSH regulations for multiple sectors.
· Assist in revising three (3) draft OSH regulations, and developing two (2) new draft OSH regulations for different sectors, together with FGLLID Officials.
Scope of Work
The international consultant will -
· Conduct a desk review of OSH laws, policies, programmes and available OSH data and information in Myanmar.
· Design and deliver a program for hands-on training to labour officials in drafting OSH regulations for different sectors, in consultation with the SafeYouth@Work Project team and FGLLID.
· Provide guidelines to FGLLID Officials on how to develop OSH implementing regulations for different sectors and priorities
· Provide support to FGLLID officials in developing a work plan for the development of OSH regulations, including regulations addressing the workplace vulnerability of young workers.
· Enhance the knowledge of FGLLID Officials in the area of drafting the implementing regulations for OSH and enforcement.
· Develop pre- and post-training assessment instruments and outcome assessment tools for FGLLID Officials in consultation with SafeYouth@Work Project team and FGLLID.
· Submit a training report to SafeYouth@Work Project and FGLLID.
· Assist FGLLID officials in reviewing and revising three (3) draft regulations, as follows: Regulation for appointment of Safety Officers; Regulation for establishment of Workplace Safety Committee; Regulation on working in confined spaces; All the draft regulations shall specifically reference measures for the protection of young workers, to the extent practicable.
· Assist FGLLID officials in developing two (2) additional draft regulations for the construction and agriculture sectors, which specifically reference measures for the protection of young workers.
The international consultant is expected to deliver the following outputs;
· A compilation/index of OSH laws, policies, programmes and available OSH data and information in Myanmar
· A detailed work plan that identifies key activities described above in the Scope of Work, covering start-up to culmination with defined delivery dates.
· A design and program for hands-on training to FGLLID Officials on how to develop OSH implementing regulations for different sectors and priorities, including how to develop a work plan for the development of OSH regulations, including regulations addressing the workplace vulnerability of young workers.
· Pre- and post-training assessment instruments and outcome assessment tools for FGLLID Officials in consultation with SafeYouth@Work Project team and FGLLID.
· A comprehensive training report including analysis of pre- and post-training survey.
· Revised three (3) draft regulations as mentioned in scope of work.
· Developed two (2) draft regulations for construction and agriculture sectors.
The international consultant needed for this consultancy should possess the following minimum qualifications:
· At least five years demonstrated experience in drafting, developing and reviewing labour and employment law and regulations. Experience with OSH regulations an asset.
· Demonstrated ability to design, organize and facilitate workshops, consultations and meetings with different stakeholders.
· Experience in working with government, workers and employers organizations is considered an asset.
· Demonstrated legal experience in labour laws, regulations and occupational safety and health standards, international labour standards is highly desirable.
· Familiarity with OSH principles and concepts.
· Experience working with ILO or other UN Agencies or international NGOs is considered an asset.
· The consultant should give at least two references from organizations where work of a similar nature was done.
The estimated time for this assignment is 5 weeks, starting as soon as possible.
Applicants should submit with their application a detailed breakdown of expenses. Detail budget and fees (clearly describe the professional fees, and other costs such as travelling cost). DSA at prevailing UN rates and round trip economy class airfare shall be made in cash in USD at the end of mission before consultant departure, subject to production of original airfare receipt, boarding passes and original hotel receipts.