Request for Quote/Proposal: Consultant for tailoring the CTOC training package for the Vietnam People's Police Academy (closed)

USAID Wildlife Asia and the PPA are now looking to recruit a consultant to lead the process of revising and tailoring the CTOC training package. The task will involve coordinating closely with the PPA and USAID Wildlife Asia, as well as close consultation with relevant law enforcement counterparts and partner agencies in Vietnam. The assignment is expected to begin in late-March with a completion date of mid to late June 2021. The level of effort is expected to not exceed 70 days, and qualified candidates are invited to apply by 6 PM (Bangkok time) on Thursday, March 25, 2021 to the email:


As part of its work under the law enforcement component of the program, USAID Wildlife Asia has been working with a number of partners and counterpart agencies to develop, deliver, promote and institutionalize the Counter Transnational Organized Crime training (CTOC) course with the Vietnam People's Police Academy (PPA) playing a lead role including helping to deliver and host CTOC training courses. Following the completion of the CTOC training package and its translation into Vietnamese, the PPA with support from USAID Wildlife Asia organized a roundtable meeting involving key agencies to review and discuss how to tailor the materials to the specific needs of Vietnam. The meeting culminated in a proposal outlining the key revisions required to update the CTOC training package.

Consultant's Key Tasks

  1. Lead the research and compile and analyze the information required to update the CTOC training package;
  2. Coordinate and follow-up with the PPA for any questions or clarification needed;
  3. Organize meetings, phone interview and consultations with key stakeholders in Vietnam to collect an additional information required to support the tailoring process;
  4. Update and revise the package of materials including the Instructor Manual, PowerPoint Presentations and Case Scenario Module ensuring that any revisions are in line with what is outlined in the proposal from the roundtable meeting, Vietnam’s legal and policy framework, and the PPA’s needs and curricula;
  5. Prepare, submit and present a draft revised training package, incorporate feedback and undertake additional research as needed;
  6. Organize a meeting and present the final draft to PPA and USAID Wildlife Asia staff and solicit any last feedback;
  7. Prepare and submit a PPT presentation highlighting the main changes to the training package;
  8. Complete the package and submit to the PPA and USAID Wildlife Asia.


  • Bachelor and/or Master’s degree in a field related to transnational organized crime, biodiversity conservation and/or development.
  • A sound knowledge of Vietnam’s legal and policy framework, especially with regards to wildlife crime issues.
  • Experience with and/or a good understanding of the procedures and processes related to conducting wildlife crime investigations (including financial investigation) and prosecutions.
  • Previous work experience in law enforcement and/or familiarity or exposure to law enforcement training programs an advantage.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Capacity to work under pressure and to meet deadlines.
  • Fluent in English and Vietnamese written and verbal communication skills and skills.

Submission Requirements

Qualified consultants are invited to apply by submitting the following:

  1. Curriculum vitae
  2. Cover letter
  3. Summary of qualifications
  4. Relevant work samples
  5. Price quote

Download the Request for Proposal for the full submission details.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: March 25, 2021 at 6 PM (Bangkok time)