The Sustainable Industry Cluster (SIC) Call for Consultants


  • Category : Baseline Consultancy
  • Posted Date : 09/21/2021
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  • Source : Reporter
  • Closing Date : 10/07/2021


Call for Consultants

Location:                               Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Assignment Period:            start presumably in Nov. 2021

Contract:                                multiple types

Project:                                  SIC Ethiopia

The Sustainable Industry Cluster (SIC) project will initiate business linkages between foreign and domestic firms in Ethiopia’s Textile and Apparel Sector. Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs) focus on multiple Industry Parks (“IP”) in Ethiopia, business linkages with enterprises outside of IPs are an essential part of the industrial development, added value creation, and supply chain enforcement. It presents a substantial business prospect and impact on the local economy.

SIC will focus on building capacities of domestic input providers to link with FDIs in Industrial Parks in Ethiopia. Business linkages between foreign and domestic firms Business linkages will fall under the following categories:

  • Tier 1: Fabric supply: fabric supply, knitwear, woven fabric, etc;
  • Tier 2: Accessories (hard and soft), value adding services (washing, printing, embroideries, dyeing, etc.), subcontracting;
  • Tier 3: Packaging, machines and equipment, technical production services, quality inspection services, maintenance and production supplies, product development and design services, additives and production material supply

Consultants required

Long-term and short-term consultants to capacities business linkages between locally based suppliers and FDIs:

  • textile industry experts with 10+ years expertise knowledge from spinning into dyeing and finishing with good knowledge of different fabric production and experience in export standards
  • garment industry experts with 10+ experience in factories with good success record
  • experts with 10+ experience in packaging and accessories for garments
  • textile and garment industry experts with 10+ years in building business linkages to industry parks and export orientated companies
  • textile and garment industry experts with 10+ years with experience in relevant project coordination, capacity building programs and stakeholder management (business, ministries and donors)

If you want to be part of an innovative result-orientated team, kindly send your application (CV, cover letter and applicable day fees) to by 7th October 2021.