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[THIS OPPORTUNITY IS NOW CLOSED] Call for Applications: Copy Editor

Published on December 31, 2015
The East Africa Trade and Investment Hub requires the services of an experienced Copy Editorto assist in finalizing project reports for publication. The copy editor will:• Edit texts of a specialized or technical nature to ensure accuracy, clarity, cohesion and conformity with Associated Press Stylebook standards, policy and practice;• Consult with the relevant consultants and technical leads to clarify ambiguities, ensure conformity with specific aspects of editorial policy and practice, and rectify substantive errors;• Provide consistent formatting and a professional layout;• Check copy after layout against submitted Word file, noting any omissions, additional text, or final revisions;• In consultation with the Director of Communications, agree on specific return dates for each publication to be edited and communicate and explain any potential delays immediately to the relevant Technical Lead:• Additional responsibilities may include writing headings, figure titles and basic fact checking;DELIVERABLES:The following deliverables will be the responsibility of the consultant, to be delivered in accordance with deadlines to be agreed for each item.• Final documents should be duly edited and laid-out, and be ready to be published;• Documents will follow a report format that will be pre-agreed with the Director of Communications and relevant technical lead;• Attendance at meetings and provide consultation as required.
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[THIS OPPORTUNITY IS NOW CLOSED] Call for Applications: Information Management Expert

Published on December 29, 2015
The Information Management Expert will support the Hub to gather and distill relevant technical information for use in trade and investment facilitation. This information must be accurate and up-to-date with an educational focus, presented in an attractive and readable form for use by stakeholders and partners.
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[THIS OPPORTUNITY IS NOW CLOSED] Call for Applications: Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Published on December 23, 2015
The M&E Specialist will support the development and day-to-day operations of the M&E systems to document project progress and results and inform program implementation and management. The M&E Specialist will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following detailed tasks: Develop and manage an effective database for documentation of project activities and results Conduct and/or support primary data collection for selected agricultural and non-agricultural commodities Develop and execute robust data analysis procedures using advanced statistical and geo-spatial techniques Support the development, review and implementation of the Hub’s Performance Management Plan (PMP) and M&E system. Support the design and execution of baseline assessments, annual surveys and other specialized studies. Provide day‐to‐day management of the project’s M&E plan. Lead training and capacity building activities for monitoring-related techniques and methods for the Hub’s staff. Apply Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to support the project’s overall development planning, design, and monitoring and evaluation.
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[THIS OPPORTUNITY IS NOW CLOSED] Driver/Administrative Assistant

Published on December 17, 2015
The Project Driver/Administrative Assistant will maintain all project vehicles and drive project staff to and from meetings, appointments, and all other project-related travel. Overnight regional travel may be required, as directed by the project. The Driver/Administrative Assistant will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following detailed tasks: • Vehicle maintenance including regular check-ups, cleanings, and fuelling. • Maintaining an accurate vehicle log. • Working with Administrative Officer to manage daily vehicle and trip scheduling as needed. • Maintaining accurate records and paperwork on all vehicle-related purchases and maintenance. • Providing safe transportation to and from locations for project staff. • Ensuring compliance with all DAI and local driving laws and regulations. • Maintain administrative files and office supplies; request additional supplies as needed. • Regularly audit office inventory and update TAMIS. • Assist the Administrative Officer as needed. • Other duties as assigned. Download full advert here.
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[THIS OPPORTUNITY IS NOW CLOSED] Expression Of Interest: Independent Short-Term Consultants

Published on December 10, 2015
The East Africa Trade and Investment Hub (the Hub) is a five-year project funded by USAID with the objective to spur inclusive economic growth by promoting an enabling environment for trade and investment in the East African region. More information is available at The Hub is seeking for Independent Consultants with expertise in the following areas:  Investment and Technology  Agriculture and Agribusiness  Trade promotion and African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA)  Trade Policy and Regulatory Reform  Download full advert here. Download the instructions here  
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[THIS OPPORTUNITY IS NOW CLOSED] Call for application for individual consultants to engage Tanzanian stakeholders’ in the development of the AGOA National Strategy

Published on November 30, 2015
The Consultant will undertake a short-term assignment (8 calendar weeks) to provide technical assistance to the Tanzania Ministry of Industry and Trade to extensively engage the national stakeholders in order to finalize the Draft Tanzania National AGOA Strategy and, ultimately, produce a practical strategy that is validated and acceptable to both, the private sector and the Government of Tanzania. The Consultant will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following detailed tasks: Review of the Draft AGOA Strategy and existing National export strategies and summarize key stakeholder engagement topics. Work with the designated Ministry official and the Hub country representative to meet key AGOA stakeholders from the country’s 33 counties and solicit their input into the draft strategy Produce a summary of stakeholders’ feedback that identifies the gaps, areas of concurrence and improvement in the draft strategy; Produce a revised strategy including input from stakeholders for review and adoption by the Ministry. Obtain written concurrence of the designated representative of the Minister of Industry and Trade. Provide technical support to the Ministry Industry and Trade to plan and organize the Launch of AGOA strategy. Download scope of work here. Download scope full advert here.
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[THIS OPPORTUNITY IS NOW CLOSED] Tanzania Agribusiness Window (TZAW) competition round 4 information workshop

Published on November 25, 2015
We are delighted to invite you to the Tanzania Agribusiness Window Round 4 Competition Information workshop for the Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund, a US$ 244m Fund capitalized by multilateral and bilateral donors. The AECF aims to stimulate private sector entrepreneurs in Africa to innovate and find profitable ways of improving access to markets and the way markets function for the poor.
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[THIS OPPORTUNITY IS NOW CLOSED] Administrative Assistant

Published on November 23, 2015
The Administrative Assistant will provide personal assistance support for the Chief of Party (COP) and Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) in the performance of all the administrative duties related to their day to day work. Download full advert here.
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Published on November 05, 2015
The Accountant will, in coordination with the other members of the finance and accounting team, manage all financial transactions related to the East Africa TIH Project. The Accountant will ensure that all expenditures are properly recorded and that the outlined financial policies and procedures are implemented and followed. Download full advert here
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[THIS OPPORTUNITY IS NOW CLOSED] Senior Procurement Specialist

Published on October 26, 2015
The Senior Procurement Specialist is responsible for EATIH procurement of goods and services including technical and operational needs, and facilitating execution of procurement operations in accordance with USAID regulations and DAI policies. The Senior Procurement Specialist will maintain the integrity of the procurement process, including crosschecking accuracy and completeness of documentation. Download full advert here
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