Consultancy to Conduct Study on Involuntary Returned Migrants in Jamaica

Country: Jamaica
Language: EN
Number: 6769192
Publication date: 09-01-2018
Source: United Nations Procurement Notices (UNDP)


Consultancy to Conduct Study on Involuntary Returned Migrants in Jamaica
Procurement Process : RFP - Request for proposal
Office : UNDP Country Office - JAMAICA
Deadline : 24-Jan-18
Posted on : 09-Jan-18
Development Area : OTHER
Reference Number : 43479
Link to Atlas Project :
00089233 - Returned Migrants in Jamaica
Documents :
Terms of Reference
Confirmation of Interest and Financial Proposal
GTC - Contracts
Overview :


The Reintegration & Rehabilitation of Involuntary Returned Migrants Project will complement and build on existing initiatives at the national and local levels to strengthen systems to address issues associated with the treatment of involuntary returned migrants in the country and especially in urban centres. This project seeks to strengthen the policy, legislative and institutional framework that guides the management and treatment of IRMs to the island. This includes finalizing the National Deportation Policy and developing a strategy and standard operating procedures (SOPs) for managing the rehabilitation and reintegration of involuntary returned migrants.

Objectives of the Consultancy:

The goal of the consultancy is to undertake an island wide study on the rehabilitation and reintegration of IRMs in Jamaica. In so doing, the consultant will execute several tasks with deliverables under a contractual arrangement with the following objectives in mind:

  • Complete a study on the rehabilitation and reintegration of IRMs in Jamaica using quantitative and qualitative methods. This study should include an understanding of:
  • IRM Personal background (education, level of employment, marital/ status, children, etc)
  • The need for services/programmes in support of the rehabilitation and reintegration of IRMs.
  • IRMs access to services/programmes (including health care, jobs/skills training, etc)
  • Family dimensions of involuntary returned migrants
  • Challenges related to reintegration
  • Gender differences in needs and access to services, challenges to reintegration
  • Level of re-offending (e.g., incarceration, arrests and/or conviction) since deportation)
  • Validate study findings with stakeholders.
  • Provide recommendations to address ongoing challenges of the IRMs as identified in the study.
  • Provide suggestions on how study findings can inform Regulatory frameworks for reintegration of IRMs. These may include but is not limited to: Returns and Reintegration Policy, Standard Operating Procedure, Reintegration and Rehabilitation Strategy, Protocol for tracking IRMs.


Visit our website: for the detailed Scope of Works and Terms of Reference (TOR)

Please forward the following documents (Original and Copies) using the following: Attention:- Procurement Analyst, Operations Unit, 1-3 Lady Musgrave Road, Kingston 5 Jamaica (originals) and via e-mail to: (copies) with subject line “Study on Involuntary Returned Migrants in Jamaica”.

  • Detailed CV and cover letter indicating why you are most suitable for this consultancy;
  • Technical Proposal, including a detailed proposed strategy/methodology of work; risk anaslysis, proposed work plan etc.
  • Please do NOT include any information relating to the financial proposal in the Technical Proposal as this will result in your submission being disqualified.
  • A completed Letter of Confirmation of Interest and Availability and Financial Proposal indicating the all-inclusive fixed total contract price using the template provided (this is mandatory and must be signed);
  • Completed P11 Form (available on UNDP’s website), also mandatory and must be signed.

Failure to submit both originals and copies as instructed may result in your submission being disqualified. Please send requests for clarification to;

Tel: 978.2390 ext 2007