Tailored solutions across the entire project cycle of labor market interventions.

Core Competences

Prospera Consulting helps you develop effective employment promotion initiatives targeted at disadvantaged groups such as youth, women, and refugees. Our thematic expertise covere a broad range of policies and progams to enhance the supply-side, demand-side and matching of the labor market. These include:

  • Labor-market oriented education and training systems
  • Active Labor Market Policies, incl. employment services, demand-driven skills training, entrepreneurship assistance, public works, and wage subsidies
  • Private sector development, especially support to Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs)
  • Labor migration
  • Diversity and working conditions in different industries

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Contracting Options

We value long-term partnerships with our clients, but also provide assistance on ad-hoc, short-term assignments.

Individual Expert

For assignments that require one key expert, you can hire us through an individual consultant contract.

Team of Experts

For larger assignments that require a team of experts, you can hire us through a firm contract.

Our Services

Our services cover all steps of the policy and project cycle, including diagnostics, program design, and evaluation. This broad functional expertise gives us a privileged position to understand your needs and offer tailored support to your organization.

Diagnostics and Research

Our analysis provides the foundation for evidence-based decision-making:

  • Literature reviews and synthesis studies
  • Program and evidence mappings
  • Benchmarking of programs against international best practice
  • Targeted assessments (e.g. labour market analysis, beneficiary needs assessment, institutional capacity assessments, etc.)
  • Economic sector studies
  • Feasibility studies

Implementation Support

We help you through the day-to-day challenges of program administration and implementation:

  • Identification of programming bottlenecks and development of pragmatic solutions
  • Curriculum development
  • Support to project planning and budgeting
  • Quality control of project documents
  • Drafting of procurement documents (e.g., TORs)
  • Planning of calls for proposals

Knowledge Sharing & Capacity Building

We promote learning among practitioners by facilitating access to the latest knowledge and experiences on employment promotion:

  • Development of toolkits, guidance notes, policy briefs, etc.
  • Facilitation of conferences, expert workshops and cross-country learning (incl. study tours)
  • Delivery of practical training workshops, e.g. on program design and M&E

Design of Strategies and Programs

We help you design effective strategies and labour market programs in line with local needs and international best practice:

  • Targeted institutional strategies on employment topics (e.g., for NGOs and foundations) 
  • National employment strategies and action plans
  • Project appraisals (incl. rapid needs assessments and institutional analysis)
  • Concept notes and project proposals
  • Operations manuals 

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning

Our monitoring and evaluation services help you rigorously measure your achievements and identify areas for improvement with the appropriate mix of quantitative and qualitative tools tailored to your learning objectives:

  • Development of M&E systems, incl. theory of change, indicators, data collection instruments, data management arrangements (e.g. cloud-based), data analysis and use
  • Independent mid-term and end-of project evaluations
  • Process evaluations
  • Development of impact evaluation concepts (e.g. RCTs) and matchmaking between programs and researchers
  • Rapid prototyping and iterative adaptation
  • Development of research and learning agendas

Prospera Consulting
Solutions for effective employment promotion.