National Expert: Public Private Sectoral Dialogue (PPSD) Capacity Assessment of the Construction Sector

at GIZ Sequa GMBH
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted November 30, 2022
Category Management
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


The Project

  • Establishment and institutionalization of a national forum on skills development that shapes a national debate on demand-oriented skills trainings as well as the underlying TVET and UAS system. This also includes drawing-up of a strategy of how to sustainably engage the private sector in to TVET and UAS.
  • Establishment and institutionalization of sectoral skills training forums on national level that enable sector relevant forums on demand-oriented skills trainings; regional formats such as committees could be optional.
  • Implementation of capacity development measures for companies and business membership organizations (BMO’s) to enhance their meaningful engagement in TVET and UAS.

Your Tasks / Responsibilities

Major objective of the assignment is to assess the capacity of the Construction Contractors Association of Ethiopia (CCAE) to undertake a skills focused public private sectoral dialogue and identify related critical issues or agendas that serve as input for the dialogue.

  •  Assess organizational or institutional capacity of the Association.
  • Review previous public private sectoral dialogue (PPSD) experience of the Association, if any, aimed to draw lessons and identify input for its sustainability.
  • Collect necessary information from members of the Association and relevant government offices on challenges (especially skills and labour and related) facing the association or its members.
  • Assist in listing the major challenges (focused on skills but not limited) facing members of the association that serve as input to the first forum.
  • Identify capacity needs of the Association to organize and sustain sector skill focused public private dialogue forums.
  • Assist in the development of PPSD coordination mechanisms for their engagement in skill development issues.
  • Provide facilitation support during the first PPSD forum or workshop.
  • Support in development of structure or mechanism for PPSD forums.

Assignment Period:  December 15, 2022, till February 28, 2023

Working time scope: Up to 15 working days

Project:  Promotion of Private Sector Engagement in Skills Development (GIZ-STEP III)

Job Requirements

Your Qualification / Skills

  • Professional qualification in the fields of economics, management, related social science fields construction management, civil engineering, and related fields
  • Knowledge of Ethiopian labour and skills system and understanding of related private sector involvement.
  • Good communication skills and professional written and oral skill of English and Amharic language.
  • Ability to work in a team.

Your Working Experience

  • Prior experience in undertaking related assessment studies as well as in identifying and setting agenda for a PPSD platforms
  • Good understanding of the Ethiopian construction sector and/or experience of working in similar areas is an advantage
  • Added skills: previous experience with GIZ/sequa and the Construction Association
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