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  • August 7, 2024

Website IGADsecretariat IGAD Centre for Pastoral Areas and Livestock Development (ICPALD)

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
(CONSULTING SERVICES – INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANTS SELECTION)
IGAD Center for Pastoral Areas and Livestock Development (ICPALD)
Assignment Title: 
Consultancy to Conduct Risk Analysis for anticipatory action in Pastoral areas

The IGAD Centre for Pastoral Areas and Livestock Development (ICPALD) partnered with the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), and the University of Sussex, and secured a research fund for the project ‘Strengthening Pastoralist Livelihoods Through Effective Anticipatory Action’ (PASSAGE). This project is funded under the UK-Canada framework research programme called Climate Adaptation and Resilience (CLARE) and supported by International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO).

Overall objective of the Assignment

ICPALD is leading part of Work Package 1 (WP1) on Early Warning Systems that includes design and collection of livestock data using cross-sectional surveys and household livelihoods analysis using household surveys and other data including anticipatory actions that pastoral households undertake in response to climate hazards and their impacts.(The Detailed Terms of Reference (ToRs) are attached to this REoI).

The Selection shall be by IGAD Procurement Procedures. The IGAD now invites eligible Individual Consultants to indicate their interest in providing the subject consultancy services. Interested qualified applicants should send letters Expressing their Interests, updated Curriculum Vitae, and Copies of academic and work experiences.

Qualifications and experience required:

Education

Advanced degree from a recognized institution in economics, agricultural economics, or a related field with strong background in quantitative analysis skills.

Work Experience

  • At least 7 years of relevant professional experience in socio-economic data collection design, quality control and analysis, with a focus on pastoral areas and rural development;
  • Proven experience of economic modeling that can be demonstrated by at least two past assignments, research paper or publications.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to use statistical software and other relevant tools.
  • Familiarity with national and regional policies and strategies related to pastoral development,
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and ability to work effectively in a multicultural team.
  • Good knowledge of the IGAD region
  • Command in oral and written English
  • Ability and willingness to travel to pastoral areas in the IGAD countries

Selection criteria

The Selection shall be by IGAD Procurement Procedures, the consultant will be selected based on the  relevant education background, work experience (as described above); good track record in delivering similar assignments and experience of working in the IGAD region.

Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below during office hours from Sunday to Thursday 7:30 am to 2:30 pm local time, or by email from with  beverlyne.nyanchera@igad.int copies  to procuremnt@igad.int.

  • Please note that at this stage no PROPOSALS whether TECHNICAL or FINANCIAL are requested.

HOW TO APPLY

The consultant should submit their Expression of Interest (EOI) and Curriculum Vitae (s) to: beverlyne.nyanchera@igad.int  not later than Wednesday  7th August  2024 at 23:59 Hrs. EAT (GMT+3).

Procurement Unit

Administration and Finance

IGAD Secretariat

Avenue Georges Clemenceau

E-mail: procurement@igad.int

P.O. Box 2653,

Djibouti, Republic of Djibouti

Download attached ToR document in PDF below.
TOR_Risk Analysis on Early Warning_ Anticipatory Actions -July 2024

To apply for this job email your details to beverlyne.nyanchera@igad.int

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