Crown Agents Trade Logistics Component Lead Jobs in Ethiopia

Crown Agents Trade Logistics Component Lead Jobs in Ethiopia


Closing date: 19 Jul 2019

Department for International Development (DFID)-funded project based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The project, Ethiopia Investment Advisory Facility II (EIAF II), is anticipated to start in early 2020 and aims to help Government of Ethiopia ministries, agencies and state-owned enterprises enhance the effectiveness of public investments and improve the enabling environment for exporters.

The programme will focus on improving capacity in public investment management; public private partnerships; industrial parks; and trade logistics, contributing to outward oriented, manufacturing led, sustainable and inclusive growth in Ethiopia.

We are looking for individuals who have experience managing consultancy/development projects in this technical area and have a passion for improving the lives of people around the world.

Technical Expertise Areas:

  • Trade Logistics
  • Industrial Parks
  • Public Investment Management
  • State Owned Enterprise Reform
  • Public Private Partnerships

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical management and leadership for one of the five project components, reporting to the programme Team Leader and Project Director
  • Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including DFID and Government of Ethiopia
  • Manage component staff, ensuring high quality technical delivery
  • Identify issues and risks related to project implementation and escalate to Team Leader
  • Ensure that M&E, reporting, and work planning activities accurately and professionally reflect project activities and achievements

    Desired Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in economics, business administration or another relevant subject
  • Minimum of 10 years of work experience in trade logistics
  • For the other technical areas, a minimum of 10 years of work experience in economic development or public financial management plus expertise in one of the following sub-technical areas: state owned enterprise reform, industrial parks, public private partnerships, or public investment management
  • Experience of working on donor funded programmes
  • Experience working in Ethiopia
  • Strong leadership ability and experience managing teams
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
  • Fluency in English

    How to Apply:

    Crown Agents Trade Logistics Component Lead Jobs in Ethiopia

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