TERMS OF REFERENCE FOR VALUE CHAIN ANALYSIS

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Category:
Agriculture, Development and Project Management, Economics
Location:
Oromia, Amhara, SNNPR 
Career Level:
Senior Level (5+ years experience)
Salary:

Job Description

Heifer Project International (HPI) Ethiopia

Introduction:

Heifer is an international non-governmental development organization working to end poverty & hunger in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Heifer has been in the development sector for more than 75 years. Heifer used to operate in 60 countries in the world but through time, Heifer came to focus to the most poverty and disaster affected 23 countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

Positioning small holder farmers at the center, Heifer has been working in a number of areas like, empowering farmers with agricultural development, climate change livelihoods resilience & caring for the earth, food security, strengthening agribusiness value chains and entrepreneurship opportunities, financial inclusion, business incubation, job creation, women empowerment, private sector engagement in rural development, etc. to close the living income gaps  of small holder farmers , youth & women which are Heifer’s priority targets. Heifer is currently operating in 11 countries in Africa.

HPI started operation in Ethiopia in 2004 partnering with international and local partners in the areas of agricultural projects including livelihoods improvement – vegetable production, dairy and livestock feed in SNNPR (Wolayita area) and since last year Heifer has been collaborating in agricultural development with partners.

  HPI Ethiopia is currently seeking to hire a consultant to carry out detailed value chain analysis aimed at informing its signature program strategy design. The study will be conducted in the representative agro-ecological zone (High land and Mid-Land) from Oromia, Amhara and SNNP regions.  

Job Requirements

Skill and knowledge base requirements

  • Master’s Degree in any of these fields: Agricultural Economics, Economics and Development Studies
  • Excellent knowledge of the selected Value Chains, Marketing Systems Development (MSD) approach and private sector development.
  • Strong analytical, report writing, and presentation skills.
  • Minimum five (5) years of work experience in conducting sound and thorough technical evaluations of similar projects.
  • Evidence of success in completing similar studies
  • Strong qualitative/quantitative research and analytical skills
  • Proven record of excellent management, leadership, decision-making and interpersonal skills
  • Proven strong, clear technical writing and oral presentation skills in English
  • Proven ability to prepare high-quality technical reports on time

How to Apply

The applicants who fulfill the above criteria should submit the quotation clearly marked technical and financial proposal separately in person with WAX SEALED ENVELOP to Heifer International (HPI) Ethiopia Address: Bole Sub-City, Wereda, 05, House Number 155, Addis Ababa on October 25, 2021 by Close of Business. The proposal (duly signed) from only firms should comprise technical and financial proposal. The Proposals received after the submission deadline will not be considered. Offers are responsible to ensure their proposals are submitted according to the instructions stated herein. Heifer retains the right to terminate this RFP or modify the requirements upon notification to the Offers.

Interested applicant can get the TOR upon request, please send your request to the email   [email protected] .

 If you have any question you can contact, Seifu Tadesse/Tewodros Ayele on phone number +251911315070/+251979324919

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