Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit Tender for data management and sourcing system consultant Jobs in Ethiopia

Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit Tender for data management and sourcing system consultant Jobs in Ethiopia

Level of effort and Location

  • The position will be based at Tradin’s local sister company Sunvado in Hawassa and includes travels.

    Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Cataloging / classifying avocado trees with high oil content and design an optimal sourcing system

  • Set up research to classify different avocado varieties according to their characteristics and seasonality

  • Devise a system to identify and mark all avocado trees according to their characteristics, with special attention to oil contents

  • After identifying the first 500 – 1,000 trees, set up a trial production at Sunvado’s factory to verify if the selected trees lead to a higher yield in oil production.

  • Based on the information collected, set up an optimal sourcing system

  • Prepare a manual and train at least 200 farmers and nursery staff how to identify high-oil-yielding avocado varieties or how to improve yields

  • Facilitate data collection with, and monitor and evaluate the use of an ICT based farm management tool

  • Lead all ICT farm management tool related communication with Tradin Amsterdam and the ICT farm management tool provider and derive reports for the STA partners

  • Travel to the respective field locations for training, maintenance, follow up etc when necessary

  • Clean up and organizing the existing data to fit the ICT farm management tool

  • Provide refresher trainings to STA extension staff

  • Deliver initial training to STA extension staff on how to use Farm force for their work in Farmer Business Schools (FBS) and Farmer Field Schools (FFS)

  • Continuously supervise and maintain the

  • Set up and maintain buying records per farmer

  • Facilitate the data entry and analysis of activity 1) ‘cataloging/ classifying avocado trees with high oil content into the farm management tool

    Job Requirements

  • Interested bidders who fulfill the following criteria can obtain the bid document via email starting from Monday, 25th of May 2020, 8:30am on working hours using the email address


  • Bsc or Msc degree in sustainable organic agriculture and agroecology or related field
    Efficiency in English

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in consulting and/or project implementation in agricultural value chains, experience in agricultural field research and data management

  • Experience in building and implementing agricultural sourcing systems. Familiar with market-led value chain development

  • Experience in preparation and provision of trainings and team development.

  • Able to provide guidance and support to a team

  • Regional experience: Ethiopia or similar context

  • Ability to effectively collect, report and share information and structured approach and style on implementing operational processes.

  • Excellent computer skills in Excel or other similar systems for data management
    Solution-oriented, self-starter, quality-focused, sociocultural competence, and efficient, partner- and client-focused working methods

    How to Apply

  • All bids must be delivered/submitted physically to the address below at or before 4:00pm local time on Friday, 5th of June 2020.

  • Bidders should submit their Technical and Financial Proposals as per the issued tender document.

  • GIZ – STA-DPP Project reserves the right to cancel the bid fully or partially.

  • The address to submit your Technical and Financial Offers is:

    German Development Cooperation

    GIZ Office, Kirkos Sub City, Kebele 18 (Behind Intercontinental Hotel)

    P.O.Box 100009

    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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