CARE Ethiopia Call for Consultancy Service Jobs

CARE Ethiopia Call for Consultancy Service Jobs

Job Id: 216435

Category: Consultancy and Training
Location: Addis Ababa
Career Level: Senior Level (5+ years experience)
Employment Type: Contract

Job Description

Call for Consultancy Service

BID NO. 032/2019

Livelihoods for Resilience Activity (GRAD2) is a five-year project funded by USAID to contribute to the livelihoods component of the Ethiopian government’s Productive Safety Net Program (PSNP-4).

The goal of the Livelihoods for Resilience Activity is to reduce food insecurity and increasing resilience for households in highland areas of three regions (SNNP, Amhara, and Tigray) in rural Ethiopia.

In particular, the purpose of the Livelihoods for Resilience Activity is to enable up to 97,900 chronically food insecure households to graduate from the PSNP with resilience.

In order to achieve this goal, the project promotes diversified livelihoods options for households and supports inclusive market systems that are necessary for improving productivity and adding value.

The project makes available an Innovation Fund to finance ideas that contribute for implementing value chain development strategies.

A large portion of that fund goes to support private sector initiatives, including input supply, innovative extension services, processing/packaging, and market systems.

Concept notes for these ideas - the first step in the process – have been slow to take shape and lack sufficient clarity.

A market systems
consultant is needed to support the technical staff in developing appropriate concepts and writing clear and concise concept notes.

Required competences

The consultant should possesses the following qualifications:

  • A postgraduate degree in Agri-business, Business Administration, Agricultural Economics, management. or a related field;

  • An understanding of agriculture and the business sector in rural Ethiopia;

  • Agricultural value chain development experience in rural Ethiopia a plus.

  • Relevant experience in consulting, coaching, and mentoring;

  • Proven proposal development and editorial services; excellent writing skills in English;

  • Excellent interpersonal skills combined with a flexible and adaptable attitudes; good teamwork and communication skills

  • Full fluency in spoken and written English;

  • Ability to work flexibly and independently; ability to travel extensively in rural Ethiopia.

    Job Requirements

    How to Apply

    Interested consultants fulfilling the above required competence should send an email request to to receive the full TOR. Deadline to submit the proposal is August 14, 2019 04:30PM.

    All applications clearly marked as “Livelihoods for Resilience Activity’s Innovation Fund Consultant” should be submitted in person to CARE Ethiopia, Procurement Unit, Addis Ababa, around 22 Mazoria, behind Lex Plaza building, next to Ha’Geez Cultural Restaurant. All bids should be submitted in a separate technical and financial envelop.

    For any clarification request please contact CARE Ethiopia Country Office Tel. (+251) 0116183294.

    CARE Ethiopia Call for Consultancy Service Jobs

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