at SNV Netherlands Development Organisation
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted March 26, 2020
Category Consultancy
Job Type Contract
Currency ETB


Company Description

               Capacity Building Training for Bio-digester Appliances and Accessories                            Manufacturing Workshops

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 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:

Job Description

Biogas Dissemination Scale-Up Programme (NBPE+) is a programme designed for expansion and scaling up of the Ethiopian biogas programme, from the 4 regions (Amhara, Oromia, SNNP and Tigray) to 8 regions, including Afar, Benishangul-Gumez, Gambella and Somali. Private sector is one of the key element in the programme objectives. For faster and sustainable bio-digester market creation in rural Ethiopia, on-going private sector support activities will further intensified at zonal level for potential areas. This appliance and accessories manufacturing training is the expansion of the on-going training for additional metal workshops in Tigray and Oromia regions.

The specific objective of this assignment is to hire competent trainer to capacitate zonal metal workshops to produce biogas burner lotus stove, dome pipe and dung mixer as per programme standard and quality for Tigray region at Maychew , Adigrat and Axum and for Oromia at Jimma, Shashemene, and Nekemte for 36 trainees in total, from 18 workshops.


The following are pre-requisite for interest applicants.

  •  Must be a legally registered workshop in Ethiopia with minimum 5 years of operation completed.
  •  Must have experience, supported by certificate/letter, in provision of training on development of biogas burner lotus stove and dome pipe or supply biogas burners louts stove and dome pipe to NBPE at regional level or similar assignments completed in Ethiopia.
  •  Must have 2 team members with the minimum qualification and experience, as detailed under ‘The Team Composition’ section, above. Besides, team members must have a mix of experience in machining, welding, foundry work as well as a goods skill of reading and understanding of technical drawings.

If the above “must” criteria are not met, no further evaluation done, meaning the bid disqualifies.


Applying Instructions

Interested artists can get the detailed TOR and full package of the assignment by clicking the following link:

 All interested firms/ should submit a hard copy of the technical and financial proposal in a separate envelope marked TECHNICAL PROPOSAL and FINANCIAL PROPOSAL with the name of the specific consultancy assignment.

All submissions of interest should be sent to on or before April 01, 2020 Close of Business (5:00 pm) to the address below:

SNV Ethiopia, Human Resource Office, Africa Avenue; In front of the Millennium Hall; Next to the new Ethiopian Airlines SKYLIGHT HOTEL;  200 meters from the main road at the right side; telephone: +251 (0)11 616 6232

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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