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CONSULTANCY FOR RAPID PERFORMANCE REVIEW OF DIGNITY FOR ALL (D4A) FLOWERS PROJECT IN ETHIOPIA Vacancy in Ethiopia

Country: Ethiopia
Organization: Fairtrade Africa
Closing date: 28 Jun 2021

1. Introduction

About Fairtrade Africa

Fairtrade Africa (FTA) is the umbrella network organization representing Fairtrade-certified producers and workers in Africa. It has four (4) regional networks – Eastern & Central Africa; Southern Africa; Western Africa; and the Middle East and North Africa. Established in 2005, FTA aims at effectively representing producers and workers within the International Fairtrade system and provide services to them that contribute to the improvement of their livelihoods www fairtradeafrica.net

About FTA’s Dignity for All (D4A) Finnish-funded Impact Programme

This is a four-year (2018-2021) Programme funded by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland (MFA) through Fairtrade Finland with additional match funds from National Fairtrade Organizations and Commercial Partners. Underpinned by the Fairtrade Theory of Change (ToC), the D4A Impact Programme seeks to achieve justice and fairness for the most marginalized farmers and workers by supporting their rights, free­doms, empowerment through strengthened capabilities and assets, attainment of sustainable livelihoods through resilient agro-based trade systems and societies.

The programme aims at capturing and assessing simultaneous change in four areas (spheres of change): small producer & worker organizations; supply chain business practices; consumer behaviour and civil society action.

The programme currently has eight active projects in Africa implemented within Banana, Flowers, Wine, Tea (Hired Labour), Coffee and Cocoa (Smallholder Producers) value chains in four countries i.e., Ghana, Ethiopia, Malawi, Kenya, and South Africa. It focuses on FTA’s key thematic areas of SPO strengthening, gender and social compliance, workers’ rights, living income, a living wage, the inclusion of vulnerable groups, and environmental protection.

The goal of the Programme is to safeguard the rights of the producers and workers to a dignified life. The overarching objectives of the Programme are:

(i) Realizing the right to a sustainable livelihood of smallholder farmer households

(ii) Realizing the right to a sustainable livelihood of worker households

(iii) Advancing fair and sustainable trade

The Programme also has 3 cross-cutting objectives applicable to each of the eight projects. These are Gender Equality, Inclusion of vulnerable persons, and environmental sustainability.

About D4A Ethiopia Flowers Project (2018-2021)

The D4A Ethiopia Flowers project is one of the eight projects under FTA’s D4A program targeting six (6) Fairtrade-certified flower farms in Ethiopia. Overall project goal (impact) is to ensure dignified and sustainable livelihood opportunities for Flower Farm Workers in the 6 Fairtrade-certified Flower Farms. The project's purpose (outcome) is to improve labour relations among workers, employers, and labour unions, empowering workers and ensuring a sustainable livelihood for workers in the sector by creating decent working conditions, promoting inclusiveness, and ensuring workers’ rights.

The project targets 19,620 rights holders (workers) of the 6 producer organizations namely; Sher Ethiopia, Ziway Roses, Herburg Roses, AQ Roses, Dummen Orange (Red Fox), and Yassin Legesse Flowers.

Expected outputs of the D4A Ethiopia Flowers Project

i. Improved relations at workplaces

ii. Increased Capacity of Trade Unions

iii. Gender equality mechanisms established

iv. Enhanced occupational health and safety practices, and environmental protection

v. Inclusive workplace for people with disability

2. Aim and objectives of the consultancy

This assignment is aimed at ascertaining the actual status of implementation and performance to date of the D4A Ethiopia flowers project in terms of its relevance, efficiency, and effectiveness in ensuring that Flower Farm Workers in the 6 Fairtrade-certified Flower Farms live dignified and sustainable livelihoods, and also determine whether the project achieved its intended outcomes and impact, including its sustainability.

The assignment will also provide evidence of results to meet accountability requirements, and promote operational improvement, learning, and knowledge sharing through results and lessons learned.

Specifically, the performance review will determine whether the project

i. Improved worker relations at workplaces,

ii. Increased capacity of trade unions to address workers plights and represent them

iii. Established gender equality and inclusion mechanisms in trade unions and producer organizations

iv. Enhanced occupational health and safety of workers, safety practices, and environmental protection

v. Established inclusion approaches for vulnerable persons (seasonal workers, People living with disability, and minority groups)

vi. Improved the social-economic livelihoods of targeted right holders (workers)

3. Consultancy Timeframe

The consultant is expected to produce all of the deliverables outlined below within 21 days in the month of July 2021. The preferred start date for this role is 1st July 2021.

4. Deliverables of the consultancy

a) A complete report on:

• Implementation status of the project.

• Performance of the project with respect to the five (5) output areas.

b) A completed Indicator performance tracking table for output specific measurements

c) A summary report of the assignment with clear recommendations

5. Consultant Specifications

• Extensive experience in developing and delivering M&E systems, tools, and training for livelihoods and evaluations (including food security, crops-based livelihoods and value chains, human rights approaches) or related fields on an international basis across multiple regions

• Over 5 years extensive experience at senior levels implementing evaluations of donor-funded projects and programmes in multisectoral environments;

• Excellent skills in study designs and implementation, quantitative and qualitative data, and information management approaches;

• Highly organized with the ability to be flexible, able to manage teams, can multi-task and respond proactively

• Excellent interpersonal, written, analytical and verbal communication skills

• The consultant MUST be available to undertake the assignment in the month of July 2021.

How to apply:

6. Submission guidelines

Technical and Financial proposals from interested consultants should include as a minimum the following elements:

i. A cover letter introducing the submission;

ii. A complete CV of the consultant outlining the relevant skills and experience;

iii. Three references from organizations with whom similar assignments have been undertaken outlining the consultant’s role, performance, and the project deliverables;

iv. Technical proposal detailing consultant’s proposed methodology and work plan;

v. Financial proposal with a detailed budget for the assignment (inclusive of tax);

vi. Consultant(s) are encouraged to include any additional information they believe demonstrates added value for Fairtrade Africa within the scope of this assignment.

To apply please submit a technical and financial proposal with the above specifications to recruitments@fairtradeafrica.net by 28th June 2021.

Indicate in the email subject line D4A Flowers Project Rapid Performance Review.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Fairtrade Africa reserves the right to interview and appoint applicants prior to the closing date of this consultancy.



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