PACT Ethiopia Call for Consultancy Services Jobs

PACT Ethiopia Call for Consultancy Services Jobs


Job Id: 214051

Category: Health Care
Location: Addis Ababa and field travel to Gambella, Addis Ababa
Employment Type: Contract
Salary: Daily Rate

Job Description

1. Introduction

Pact is a US-based Non-Governmental organization that has been engaged in a number of poverty alleviation and development programs in Ethiopia since 1996.

Pact’s unique contribution as a development partner lies in the vitality, breadth and sectoral composition of its development programs.

2. Background

Pact in collaboration with a local partner – Peace and Development Center (PDC) has been operating the SIPED II program in Itang Special woreda, implementing the P2P initiative with peacebuilding and trauma healing components.

Although the project has achieved significant results in Itang Special woreda, the situation in Gambella town is characterized by growing tension among different ethnic groups.

The President’s office of Gambella Regional State, therefore, requested scaling of Itang’s experience to Gambella town and reaching additional adjustment TIR target kebeles.

Therefore under the rapid response program, Pact proposes to address the issue through scaling up the trauma healing approach to 6 Kebeles in Itang namely Awany, Itangker, Adowong, Bideil, Derong and Waar and all the five kebeles in Gambella town.


The main objective of the TIR program is to create opportunities for people at the most local level to better understand what trauma is and its multifaceted negative effects, to support healing, and help members to come together as a community to plan community-wide activities and structures to support further healing, reconciliation and ultimately a comprehensive approach to social healing and community development.

It will focus on having trauma-informed approaches to program management, community peacebuilding and leadership development.


While conducting the Yegarachin pilot program – there were members in the group who needed mental health support that was beyond the capacity of the Community Facilitators who were volunteers and recruited from the community to facilitate the group healing sessions.

In this response TIR program as well, there might be members who need mental health support.

In order to support this as well as backstop the work of the CFs themselves (who could also be victims as well) and be able to equip them to manage similar cases in their group support, supervision and technical backstopping will be needed from mental health experts.

3. Objective

The general objective is to provide backstopping support to the TIR CFs that are implementing Yegarachin in the above mentioned six kebeles Itang Special Woreda and 5 kebeles of Gambella town in Gambella Regional State.

In order to effectively provide this backstopping technical assistance and guidance in the area of trauma healing, the major tasks under this are:

1. Train and provide
technical support in the TIR Framework and Yegarachin program together with the other teams to the recruited Community Facilitators (CFs)

2. Support and supervise the CFs to enable the CFs share or address their stress and support to address challenges the CFs might encounter during facilitating the group healing session through:

a. Face to face discussion

b. Using phone calls – and other follow up mechanisms

3. Provide orientation to Pact and other SIPED II partners on new development in Trauma Healing application and training provision techniques

4. Develop materials in topics related to trauma healing that includes self-care, stress management tools and technics and related

5. Provide guidance and support to the SIPED II program team on trauma healing related work

6. Assist in linking the program with mental health service providers at local and national level

Job Requirements

Personnel requirement/specification

  • Training and specialization in Psychology and Counseling Psychology

  • Experience in war trauma therapy/counselling, psychotherapy, and psychosocial health,

  • Experience in facilitating trauma healing training and developing training manual on the same,

  • Experience in providing self-care training and training material development on the same

  • 13 plus years of experience in the above mentioned areas

    Deliverable and reporting

    Electronic and hard copy of:

  • Field report of the face to face discussions held and support provided with the recommendations

  • Cases discussed (over the phones) and measures taken with further recommendations

  • Familiarization / Orientation training report provided to service providers

  • Refresher training materials and the training report held for the CCs, CFs and officers working on Yegarachin program

  • Completion of the three months technical support provided to the Yegarachin groups and trauma healing program together with a recommendation – that will improve the pilot project (training, manuals, formats, stakeholders, etc)

    Work Schedule / timeline

  • The consultant is expected to travel to selected form the target TIR Kebeles where SIPED II is being implemented. The total working days for the above tasks will not be not more than 60 days excluding the travel days.

    Terms of Payment

    On a monthly basis upon submission of compiled weekly TIR session backstopping report

    Period and Time frame

    July 23, 2019 –January 31, 2020

    The consultant can collect detail ToR from Pact Office and should submit soft and hard copy of financial and technical proposal before deadline of application.

    How to Apply

    Interested individual consultants/firms fulfilling the requirements are invited to send their technical and financial proposals separately in sealed envelop to Admin and HR Department or at Pact Reception.


    Location. The office is located around Wuha Limat next to Wehemiya Kitefo Bet or on the back side of Capital Hotel and Spa.

    Tel- 011-661-62-44/6939,

    P.O Box 13180

    PACT Ethiopia Call for Consultancy Services Jobs

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