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Recruitment of Two National Consultants to undertake rapid needs assessment for early recovery and development support to IDPs
Procurement Process :RFP - Request for proposal
Office :UNDP Country Office - ETHIOPIA
Deadline :13-Aug-18
Posted on :02-Aug-18
Reference Number :48678
Link to Atlas Project :
00111165 - Disaster & Climate Risk Governance
Documents :
ToR for to Undertake Rapid Need Assessment
Personal History form to be filled by applicants
Proposal Submission form for Rapid Need Assessment
Overview :

Over 2 million people have been internally displaced in Ethiopia mainly due to internal conflicts exacerbated by drought and other climate related disasters.   These conflicts have triggered an acute humanitarian and forced displacement crisis, with devastating social and economic impacts on the population, further deepening poverty and fragility in the those affected regions. Huge damages have been inflicted upon private and public property, which has caused widespread destruction of vital infrastructure including health facilities, schools, roads, markets, farmland and water supply.

UNDP is therefore seeking to recruit accomplished and highly motivated socio-economic and livelihood recovery experts (two nationals) to work on 1) Ethio-Somali and SNNP regions and 2) Oromia region; to assist the CO in developing comprehensive engagement strategy. The consultants will be responsible for assessing and compiling existing socio-economic data, conduct necessary assessments, review on-going livelihoods activities and local development plans, map out partnership opportunities, and develop comprehensive UNDP’s engagement strategies considering the agency mandate, comparative advantage and operational capacity plus highlighting the type of interventions identified for host, returnees and IDPs.

UNDP Ethiopia Country Office (UNDP-CO) is seeking for two qualified Senior Specialist National Consultants (one for SNNPR & Somalia and One for Oromia) who will undertake Rapid Need Assessment for Early Recovery and Development Support to IDPS as per the ToR.  

General Information about the vacant Post:

Service/Work Description: National Consultant to undertake rapid needs assessment for early recovery and development support to IDPs

Project/Program Title: Disaster, Climate Risk and Governance

Type of the contract: National Individual Consultant

Supervisor: UNDP Country Office

Required Number: 2 (Two) - One for Ormia and One for SNNPR & Somalia

Duration: 4 Months

Hiring Unit: UNDP Ethiopia Country Office

Expected Starting Date: Immediately after contract signing

You are hereby strongly advised to refer to the attached Request for Proposal that includes the Terms of Reference (ToR) for detail background, key deliverables, duties, responsibilities and minimum criteria for qualification.  Please use the attached Request for Proposal Submission Form while applying.  those who are appliying to undertake the consultancy service for Oromia should have the knowledge of the locla language - Oromifa; and those who are applying to undertake the consultancy service for SNNPR & Somalia should have the knowledge of the local language Somalian.

Application Instructions:

Proposal should be submitted at the following address or email no later than 13th August, 2018 at 10:00 AM in the Morning, UTC+03:00 Addis Ababa/Nairobi Time Zone.

Contact Person :


Name of Office:

UNDP Ethiopia

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

ECA Compound, Old Bld. 6th floor

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

P.O. Box:



+251 11 5 44-44-45


+251 11 5 51-45-99 / +251 11 5 51-51-47

Via our secured mail address:

Only proposal with minimum qualification criteria will be evaluated.