International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI) Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
International Business & Technical Consultants, Inc. (IBTCI) , a U.S. based international development consulting company established in 1987, has worked in over one hundred countries and implemented over three hundred projects. IBTCI serves government agencies, private sector companies and several donor agencies. IBTCI specializes in Monitoring & Evaluation (M&E) across many sectors including, but not limited to, conflict and crisis, democracy and governance, economic growth, education, environment, and global health. Assignment Title: Commodity Management Expert Department/Location: AFE3 Technical Point of Contact: Jim Phillips Type: Consultant Classification: Consultancy Overview: IBTCI is currently seeking Commodity Management Experts to participate in a Commodity Management Review of the Food for Peace, Development Food Security Activity (DFSA)/Productive Safety Net Program (PSNP) in Ethiopia. This position is contingent on award of the contract to IBTCI. Using your experience and subject matter skills, perform the following job responsibilities for the task order. Tasks could include, but are limited to: Scope of Work: Perform specific data collection and analytical works as directed by the Team Leader Perform analytical work tasks as directed by the Team Leader Assist with the Commodity Management Review work output. As an expert, assist with the planning, managing and reviewing the work documents of the Commodity Review Team. Other duties as assigned. This position does not authorize/require the consultant to directly communicate with IBTCI clients. This position does not authorize/require the consultant to have decision making authority on final work product Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Expertise and an understanding of food assistance and related commodity supply chains. Experience working with field supervisors and enumerators; coordinating field logistics, schedules and equipment. Expertise managing the data collection and data quality control in the field. Minimum Requirements: Five years of experience with data collection procedures, surveys and analysis and interpretation of databases and managing the logistics of evaluation, assessments and reviews. Understanding of food assistance and a background in related commodity supply chains. Good communication skills and the ability to interact with Ethiopians and international project professionals Fluency in Ethiopian regional languages, Oromiya and Somali regions. Fluency in written and oral English Ability to travel overland extensively in Ethiopia for several weeks. Education: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a social science discipline such as accounting and finance, business administration or another field relevant to commodity review and assessment. Travel: International travel to Ethiopia will be required, as well as domestic travel to the Amhara, Oromia, Tigray, and Dire Dawa Administrative Regions. No phone calls please. All candidates will be acknowledged, but only final candidates for particular activities will be contacted. IBTCI is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, or any other classification protected by applicable anti-discrimination laws. We prohibit and do not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.
Dec 21, 2019