Ethiopian National Expert "Company Advisor" for Pool No. 2 with 4 experts

Posted on:
8 Jun, 2022
Application by:
30 Jun, 2022
Project status:
Expression of interest
Project title:
81283889 - Cooperative Training and Support to Companies in Ethiopia
Period of project:
December 2022 – December 2024
Duration of assignment:
up to 440 Working days
Duty station:
Adama, Bahir Dar, Hawassa and in Addis Ababa
Job code:
ESE-ETH22GIZ0142/ 4

Project description

GFA Consulting Group GmbH (Germany) in association with NIRAS Sweden (Sweden/Ethiopia) is participating in three project tenders in Ethiopia under the Sustainable Training and Education Programme (STEP) financed by GIZ with the implementing partner Ministry of Labour and Skills.
The consortium GFA-NIRAS is looking for experts for the following project:
Cooperative Training and Support to Companies in Ethiopia. This project aims to improve the income and employment situation, especially for young people, through demand-driven training courses. The project focuses on the establishment of regional and sectoral implementation structure, support to companies, development and (re) design of up to 4 Cooperative Training  programmes, including the Agro industrial Sector.

Job description

The contractor shall provide 4 national cooperative training experts to be based in Adama,
Bahir Dar, Hawassa and in Addis Ababa for the sectors Automotive, hotel and tourism,
electrotechnology, building construction (BMZ funding).
Tasks of experts will include:
  • Run success factor assessment
  • Engage private companies to reach target numbers (170)
  • Support the development and implementation of company training
  • Ensure active participation of companies in the development of the Cooperative Training
  • Programmes
  • Support companies to run in-company part of the CT training sufficiently
  • Actively contribute to knowledge management
  • Any other task to fulfil the objectives of this consultancy


  • Education/training (2.4.1): All experts with University degree (bachelor’s/master’s) in economics or project management
  •  Language (2.4.2): All experts with knowledge of English, B2 in the Common European
  •  Framework of Reference for Languages, Native language skills in the city of deployment (Adama, Bahir Dar, Hawassa and in Addis Ababa)
  •  General professional experience (2.4.3): All experts with 10 years of professional experience within companies from the following sectors: Automotive, hotel and tourism, electrotechnology, building construction
  •  Specific professional experience (2.4.4): All experts with 5 years of professional experience in HR or in-house training concepts
  •  Leadership/management experience (2.4.5): not applicable
  •  Regional experience (2.4.6): not applicable
  •  Development cooperation (DC) experience (2.4.7): not applicable
  •  Other (2.4.8): All experts with proven record of engagement with relevant local actors in
  • Addis Ababa, Hawassa, Bahir Dar, Adama (associations, colleges, regional governance structures, companies, etc) in the mentioned sectors. A list of reference projects shall be provided, 2 projects for maximum points.

Applications should be send accompanied by an up-to-date CV to:

Please note only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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