Water for People India
RFP - Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) Consulting Services
Consultant, Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research
Application Email : HR-india@waterforpeople.org

Job Type

Full Time

Closing Date

Dec 10 2021


ustice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) Consulting Services

Request for Proposals




Water For People is an international non-profit working across nine countries to reach over four million people with sustainable access to safe drinking water and sanitation services. Based out of Denver, CO, USA we have approximately 220 employees mostly located in our nine operating countries[1] with about 45 in Denver. Water For People exists to promote the development of high-quality drinking water and sanitation services, accessible to all, and sustained by strong communities, businesses, and governments.




This Request for Proposals (RFP) is to:

  • Review the strengeths and opportunities provided from the JEDI survey conducted in 2021. (See Attachment A) Understand the current state of JEDI at Water For People at the country level.

  • Work with local HR team member to Identify JEDI growth areas specific to the country and recommend training to support that growth.

  • Develop an action plan of proposed training topics

  • Propose a timeline and budget for delivering training for the next three years.

 Key Deliverables

  • Training: Facilitation of separate training/workshop sessions on JEDI awareness topics like unconscious/implicit bias.

  • Training audiences: All Water For People employees (Local language based on country)



Water For People is inviting individuals and/or firms to prepare a brief proposal to undertake the work. Please provide:

  • Experience: Consultant’s/Team’s credentials and expertise in JEDI; description of demonstrated prior experience with JEDI initiatives similar in scope.

  • Team: Names and roles of all key personnel proposed to support Water For People; summary of each person’s experience and qualifications (please indicate project lead).

  • Project Approach:

  • Description of how you will complete the Scope of Services

  • Proposed timeline

  • Description of your technical approach/facilitation methodology and tools

  • Budget required for recommended number of classes or training events

  • References: Provide three (3) business references of similar work from recent or current clients (within the last 5 years). Please include:

  1. Name and contact information of client

  2. Description of the services provided to the client

  3. Description of the project, its duration, and current status of the project

The Form of Agreement will be Water For People’s standard contractor agreement. It will be shared with the selected proposer upon notice of award.


Questions & Proposal Submittal Requirements


Please submit one electronic proposal to: HR-india@waterforpeople.org with a copy to HR@waterforpeople.org. If you have questions prior to submittal of the proposal, please submit them in writing to mdixit@waterforpeople.org.



  • RFP issued: November 10, 2021

  • Proposals due: January 1, 2022

  • Evaluation and selection complete: January, 2022

  • Contract executed & Notice to Proceed: February, 2022

For detailed information, please check the complete version of the RFP attached below.


[1] Bolivia, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Malawi, Nicaragua, Peru, Rwanda, and Uganda. 

Job Email id: HR-india@waterforpeople.org Download Attachment: Water For People RFP JEDI Training Services 11-7-21 (1).docx