CALL FOR CONSULTANCY: Providing tailored support for IAP Ethiopia Inclusive Businesses (IBs)

at SNV
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted August 10, 2021
Category Consultancy
Job Type Contract
Currency ETB


SNV is a not-for-profit international development organization. Founded in the Netherlands 50 years ago, we have built a long-term, local presence in more than 26 of countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. Our global team of local and international advisors work with local partners to equip communities, businesses, and organizations with the tools, knowledge and connections they need to increase their incomes and gain access to basic services – empowering them to break the cycle of poverty and guide their own development.

SNV, Netherlands Development Organization, is operating in Ethiopia since the 1970s. Currently, SNV Ethiopia is working in eight regional states and the two city administrations of Ethiopia, providing technical assistance and program implementation in Agriculture, WASH, and Energy Sectors. SNV is an open and learning organization that focuses on improving the lives of Ethiopian through a market based approach inclusive of women and youth. In its new Strategic Plan period (2019 – 2022), SNV will more explicitly aim for systems change including strengthening institutions and kick-starting markets that help many more to escape poverty beyond our projects. For more information on SNV's operations, visit our website:

SNV is implementing the second phase of a multi country Innovations Against Poverty (IAP) project (2020- 2023) with funding from Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA). SNV is supported by BoP Innovation Centre and Inclusive Business Sweden in implementing the project across Cambodia, Ethiopia, Uganda, and Zambia. The overall goal of the project is to reduce poverty and improve living conditions for the Base of the Pyramid (BoP) population. The IAP Program challenges private sector Enterprises to implement innovative business projects that deliver both commercial benefits for the companies themselves and development benefits for the people living in poverty in terms of Job creation, income improvement, access to basic goods and services and contribute to CO2 reduction.

Consultancy Objective

This assignment focuses on delivery of required business advisory support to IAP Inclusive Businesses (IBs) in Ethiopia on Organizational Management and Marketing and Distribution.

Job Requirements

The consultant is expected to have:

1.    Team with educational background in business management, marketing, economics, or related fields.

2.    Extensive training, experience and understating of inclusive business, private sector development, inclusive innovation, marketing and distribution, business organisation set-up and management

3.    Extensive experience providing BDS support, training, coaching with concrete business target. Experience in undertaking similar work.

4.    Strong analytical and presentation skills

5.    Strong private sector network and all key stakeholders

6.    Proven track record and ability to liaise with different groups in business from management, employees, and business partners operationalising the business

7.    Knowledge of participatory approaches and tools

8. A good facilitator of learning processes


Applying Instructions

The detailed terms of reference and information on how to apply can be obtained by clicking the following link:

Both the technical and financial proposals should be in a separate sealed and stamped envelope by writing the name of the specific assignment.

2% withholding tax will be deducted from the consultant fees at the source and will be paid by SNV – Ethiopia, assuming a TIN number and license can be provided.

Proposals must be received by SNV Addis Ababa office to the address below no later than 06 September, 2021, 5:00 PM.

All submissions should be sent to: SNV Ethiopia, Human Resource Office, Africa Avenue; In front of the Millennium Hall; Next to the new Ethiopian Airlines five-star hotel under construction;  200 meter from the main road at the right side; telephone: +251 (0)11 616 6232

For any clarification and questions use the following email :

SNV Ethiopia reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids.

NB. All submissions shall be in hard copy. Soft copy submission will not be accepted.

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