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The GIZ – Strengthening the Capacity of IGAD Towards Enhanced Drought Resilience in the Horn of Africa (SCIDA-II) Program Is Looking for a National Consulting Firm To Raise Awareness Amongst the Stakeholders, and Facilitate the Negotiations Between the Communities, the Charcoal Burners, and the Local Authority.


Reference No. 83356649 

The GIZ – Strengthening the Capacity of IGAD towards enhanced Drought Resilience in the Horn of Africa (SCIDA-II) Program is looking for a national consulting firm to raise awareness amongst the stakeholders, and facilitate the negotiations between the communities, the charcoal bumers, and the local authority. The consultant works in partnership with the woreda administration and charcoal burners from a single community in Galifage, Aysaita woreda, in Afar Regional State. 

Interested bidders who fulfill the following criteria can request the bid document starting from Monday, 22nd of June 2020, 8:30am via an email address:   

Required Qualifications 

Team Leader 

  • Master’s degree in social sciences, Rural Development or Agriculture; 
  • 10 years of professional experience in the rural and/or community development sector; 
  • 10 years in developmental support to pastoral and agro-pastoral communities, preferably in Afar Regional state; 
  • 5 years of management/leadership experience as project team leader or project manager; 
  • 5 years of experience in projects in Afar Regional State; 
  • 6 years of experience in Development Cooperation projects, especially in the field of land use planning, natural resource management, and/or regulatory aspect development; 

Expert 1 

  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, Community Development, or related subject; 
  • 10 years’ experience in community development projects in rural areas of Ethiopia; 
  • 5 years’ experience in community development project working with pastoral/ agropastoral communities, preferably in Afar Regional State; 
  • 3 years in project management team positions; 
  • 3 years of experience in Afar Regional State; 
  • 5 years in rural development projects. 

All bids must be delivered/submitted physically to the address below at or before 4:00pm local time on Monday, 06th of July 2020. Bidders should submit their Technical and Financial Proposals as per the issued tender document. 

GIZ SCIDA-II Project reserves the right to cancel the bid fully or partially. 

The address referred above is: 

German Development Cooperation 

GIZ Office, Kirkos Sub City, Kebele 18, 

Bloom Tower, 9th floor, nearby Jupiter Hotel 

P.O.Box 100009 

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia