ABH Partners P.L.C National Technical Consultant for Generation Unlimited Partnership Jobs in Ethiopia

ABH Partners P.L.C National Technical Consultant for Generation Unlimited Partnership Jobs in Ethiopia

  • The Consultant is expected to be physically placed at the JCC offices2 to take the lead -under the overall guidance of the UNICEF supervisor- on the three (3) initial GenU core activities as outlined here.

  • The Consultant is needed during the initial six (6) months for the establishment of the GenU in Ethiopia. This is also indicated in a joint "Letter of Exchange" between the JCC, UNICEF, and UNDP.
  • Support the setting up of a GenU Board/Advisory Group

  • Building a strong knowledge and evidence foundation Landscape analysis is undertaken and approved (including country investment framework and road map - Jointly input and guide the Landscape Analysis (LA)

  • Ensure the overall Landscape Country Analysis is aligned with and builds upon government analytical research outputs in general and JCC's in particular;
  • Sharing JCC's extensive diagnostics, benchmarks, and evidence-based analyses to expedite GenU's Landscape Analysis ;

  • Shall guide the service provider (in close coordination with the UNICEF supervisor) around existing research outputs and shape the structure of the Landscape Analysis as necessary and accordingly ;

  • In line with the Consultant's technical competencies and work experience he/she shall interact, guide and inform the service provider on research areas and or research needs in line with GenU's overall strategic priorities, ToR for the Landscape Analysis and initial research findings
  • Together with the service provider ensure adolescents and youth are actively engaged and part of the research Identify, engage and
    establish a network of like-minded partners
  • Identify and establish hosting government entity and build partnership and leadership

  • Ethiopia GenU partnership established and launched

  • Facilitate and establish links to GenU global secretariat at HQ and other GenU Country teams

  • Identify, assess and engage potential GenU partnership members based on local in-depth knowledge and familiarity with initiatives and projects

  • Leverage own and government networks of public and private stakeholders, especially private companies, in line with GenU's strategic priorities (also for advocacy purposes);

  • Pro-actively reach out and build
    new networks, especially adolescent and youth as well as enterprise networks in line with GenU strategic priorities Undertake advocacy
    efforts (e.g. GenU Youth Challenge) - GenU advocacy efforts were undertaken

  • GenU youth engagement activities are undertaken - Identify, prepare, coordinate and undertake any GenU advocacy efforts, in particular, the Youth Challenge

  • Utilize national stakeholder networks to ensure strong country buy-in and representation

  • Identify, utilize and activate existing and newly built youth networks for the launching of GenU and regular engagement

  • Hosts and implements any Youth Challenges or other youth engagement approach


    The Consultant will ensure that the Generation Unlimited (GenU) hosted by the Jobs Creation Commission (JCC) is established at country-level with all necessary core activities delivered, e.g. support the

  • foundational "Landscape Analysis" research and programmatically ensure GenU/#etworks alignment

  • initiate a range of cross-sectoral partnerships, especially with the private sector and young people through youth challenges for GenU and

  • establish the necessary in-country governance mechanism.

    Specific tasks

    Specific task



  • of weekly progress reports to the Supervisor

  • formal briefings to Supervisor and or JCC

  • Building a
    strong knowledge and evidence


  • of government analytical outputs identified

  • Landscape Analysis adaptions recommendations produced

  • of technical guidance given to service provider

  • identified entry points for adolescent and youth-led research

  • Identify, engage and establish a network of
    like-minded partners

  • of potential public and private GenU partners identified

  • of potential public and private GenU partners engaged (e.g. meetings, phone conversations, emails, etc.)

  • of partner assessment reports submitted to UNICEF and JCC

  • number of GenU partner commitments to GenU Ethiopia signed

  • Undertake advocacy efforts (e.g. GenU Youth Challenge)

  • of GenU advocacy efforts identified

  • of GenU advocacy efforts prepared (e.g.ToR , Agenda, etc)

  • of GenU advocacy efforts undertaken (e.g.events)

  • of Youth Challenges undertaken

  • of youth advocacy activities undertaken


  • The consultant will be hosted by the JCC and report daily to the JCC offices.

  • Any UNICEF liaison established and guided by Supervisor;

  • JCC internal liaison as necessary and as agreed during the onboarding process;

  • Government of Ethiopia engagement as per discussions under approval and supervision of JCC; UNICEF informed and consulted;

  • Any external public, non-governmental and or private GenU-related stakeholder list to be shared with UNICEF and JCC in advance for consultation and agreement;

  • Any adolescent and youth engagement only with prior discussion and approval by UNICEF and JCC;

    Job Requirements

    Expected background and experience

  • Minimum Master's degree in economics, business administration, entrepreneurship, sociology, education, pedagogy, anthropology, development studies, psychology, gender studies, international studies or related field;

  • Minimum of seven (7) years progressively responsible professional work experience at national and international levels in the field of youth employment, adolescent and youth education and skills development, entrepreneurship, decent work, and private sector development, and or civic engagement;

  • Fluency in English (written and spoken) and Amharic (written and spoken); proven track record of high-quality reports, briefing notes, presentations, etc. in English;

  • Minimum of three years (3) project management experience in in the field of youth employment, adolescent and youth education and skills development, entrepreneurship, decent work, and private sector development, and or civic engagement;

  • Proven past work experience with a research institute highly desirable;

  • Proven track record of working with private companies and deep understanding of private sector operations highly desirable;

  • Demonstrated engagement with adolescents and youth and added value;

  • Outstanding pro-active nature in engaging a variety of stakeholders such as youth, private sector companies, NGOs, and government and establish partnership and networks

  • Strong analytical skills in assessing research progress and gaps in the GenU strategic priority areas paired with an overall intellectual curiosity to find solutions

  • Strong English writing skills, aptly summarize and synthesize ideas to senior managers and other audiences

  • Fluency in another official language of Ethiopia is an added value

    Payment schedule

  • Monthly upon submission of monthly report;

  • Final payment upon completing of all deliverables and approved a final report to Supervisor;

  • Payments are usually at the end of the month and subject to the satisfactory and quality submission of deliverables;

    How to Apply

  • Qualified and interested applicants who fulfill the above requirements can submit their CV along with application letter through jobs@abhpartners.com by stating the position you are applying on the subject email

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