Call for Individual Consultant: Temporary Research Coordinator

at SNV
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted July 30, 2020
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:

BRIDGE (Building Rural Income through inclusive Dairy business Growth in Ethiopia) is a five year project, started on 15 September 2018 and ending at 31 December 2023. It is implemented by a consortium of SNV Ethiopia and WUR and fully funded by the Embassy of Kingdom of the Netherlands in Ethiopia. The project is implemented in partnership with the respective regions BoFED, Livestock & Fisheries Resources Development Bureaus, Cooperative Promotion Agencies and other relevant sector offices. The project builds on the experience of EDGET (SNV) and DairyBISS (WUR) projects implemented from 2013-2018.

Consultancy Objective

The overall objective of the assignment is for the recruitment of a temporary Research Coordinator on a consultancy basis to manage the Action Research, studying the impact of the pilot for seed distribution by the BRIDGE project. Effects to be assessed are mainly on the establishment of a forage seed market in Ethiopia and improved fodder availability and utilisation on the participating dairy farms.

Job Requirements

1. At least Masters Degree from a recognized university;
2. Proven experience in implementing at least two different researches independently.
3. At least 3 years experience in research.
4. Ability to lead research team.
5. Excellent record in publishing research reports


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, otherwise 30% withholding tax will be deducted.

Proposals must be received by SNV Addis Ababa office to the address below no later than 5:00 PM on 03 August, 2020.

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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