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    The International Trade Centre is looking for highly-motivated specialists to support the organization's programmes and projects.

    ITC’s top quality consultants and individual contractors must possess a high level of technical knowledge, be able to work well in a multicultural environment, take responsibility and deliver excellence for exciting and demanding future projects around the globe.

    If you have the commitment, energy, skills and experience to help ITC fulfil its mandate, you are invited to register your profile on the roster, which is our primary tool in sourcing world class consulting talent.

    Female consultants and consultants from least developed and developing countries are particularly encouraged to register.

    To register and create your own profile, please click here.


    Current opportunities: 


    National Evaluation Consultant - The Gambia

    ITC is looking for a National Evaluation Consultant (Gambian) to participate in the Midterm Evaluation of the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP) in The Gambia. You can download the Terms of Reference. Candidates should have at lease five years of experience in carrying out evaluations of development interventions, and hold a university degree in the field of project management, social science, development studies or a related field. To apply, please send your CV and application letter be e-mail to evaluation@intracen.org. The closing date for this call is Friday, 19 July 2019.

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    National Project Manager- Turkmenistan

    ITC is looking for a National Project Manager to work with the ITC Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia (OEECA) project management team. ITC plans to start two technical assistance projects: ‘’ Promoting International Trade in Central Asia”: in five Central Asian countries (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan), as part of supporting Investment, Competitiveness and Trade in Central Asia. Please find attached the Terms of Reference. The candidate should hold an advanced degree in economics, business administration or other related field, with at least 3 years’ professional experience in planning, managing and implementing technical cooperation projects in transition economies, preferably in the area of foreign trade development. Fluency in English, Russian and Turkmen. To apply, please send your CV to OEECA team by 31 July 2019, stating “TUR” clearly in the subject line.

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    National Project Manager - Kazakhstan

    ITC is looking for a National Project Manager to work with the ITC Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia (OEECA) project management team. ITC plans to start two technical assistance projects: ‘’ Promoting International Trade in Central Asia”: in five Central Asian countries (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan), as part of supporting Investment, Competitiveness and Trade in Central Asia. Please find attached the Terms of Reference. The candidate should hold an advanced degree in economics, business administration or other related field, with at least 3 years’ professional experience in planning, managing and implementing technical cooperation projects in transition economies, preferably in the area of foreign trade development. Fluency in English, Russian and Kazakh. To apply, please send your CV to the OEECA team by 31 July 2019.

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    National Project Manager - Uzbekistan

    ITC is looking for a National Project Manager to work with the ITC Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia (OEECA) project management team. ITC plans to start two technical assistance projects: ‘’Promoting International Trade in Central Asia”: in five Central Asian countries (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan), as part of supporting Investment, Competitiveness and Trade in Central Asia. Please find attached the Terms of Reference. The candidate should hold an advanced degree in economics, business administration or other related field, with at least 3 years’ professional experience in planning, managing and implementing technical cooperation projects in transition economies, preferably in the area of foreign trade development. Fluency in English, Russian and Uzbek. To apply, please send your CV to the OEECA team  by 31 July 2019.

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    T4SD Green Economy Consultant - Geneva

    The Trade for Sustainable Development (T4SD) Programme is seeking a consultant to support the development and implementation of interventions on resource efficiency and circular production as well as social compliance. At least two years of relevant professional experience in the private sector, with international organizations or technical assistance providers. Experience in working in the areas of technical assistance targeted at strengthening climate resilience, transition to a green economy or access to green finance would be an asset. Fluency in English is required. For details, please see the respective terms of reference. Prospective candidates are invited to submit their application by sending their CV and cover letter to Annegret Brauss and Ann-Kathrin Zotz.

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    T4SD Green Finance Consultant - Peru

    The Trade for Sustainable Development (T4SD) Programme is seeking a National Consultant to provide support in the implementation of the component “Access to Green Finance” of its project “T4SD Hub Peru”. Minimum working experience of five years with of experience working in finance and banking sector, company associations or with companies in relation to finance and fluency in Spanish and English is required. For details, please see the respective terms of reference. Prospective candidates are invited to submit their application by sending their CV to Sandra Cabrera.

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    International Consultant - Project Inception Support

    ITC is looking for an International Consultant to work with the SheTrades team, within the Sustainable and Inclusive Value Chains (SIVC) section, of the Division of Enterprises and Institutions (DEI) on Project Inception Support. Please find attached the Terms of Reference. The candidate should have at least 3 to 5 years of professional experience in the context of development cooperation and project implementation and management, preferably related to women’s economic empowerment, and should hold an advanced degree (MA/MSc or other) in International Trade, International Development, Social Sciences, Business or related field. To apply, please register your details on the ITC Consultants Roster and contact Ms. Anna Summer, Associate Expert, Women and Trade Programme by e-mail (asummer@intracen.org), notifying them of your application and stating “International Consultant: Project Inception Support” as the subject line.

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    International Trade Policy Expert, ARISE Plus Myanmar

    ITC is looking for an International Consultant to work with the Department of Trade (DoT) within the Ministry of Commerce in Myanmar. The main purpose of the consultancy services is to support Myanmar to meet its regional and international commitments on trade issues and to advice on how to address non-tariff barriers along value chains, while mainstreaming trade policy in the country’s development agenda. Advanced degree is required in International relations, economics, business administration, law or related fields, and at least 15 years of practical work experience in trade policy, in particular, areas such as trade negotiations and trade policy formulation,including experience in LDCs, especially in Asia. More details about the assignment can be found in the TOR. To apply, please send your CV and application letter by e-mail to Giles Chappell (gchappell@intracen.org).

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    Junior Consultant for Joint Advisory Group Preparatory Support

    ITC is looking for a Junior Consultant to assist with the preparations and follow-up of The Joint Advisory Group (JAG) meeting that will take place on 02 July. The Consultant is expected to help with collecting inputs, drafting and editing of statements and reports for the meeting. For further details please see the ToR. Prospective candidates are invited to submit their application by sending their CV and cover letter to Zeynep Ozgen and Orlane Robert.

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    Innovation Lab - Content Development Consultant

    ITC's Innovation Lab is seeking a qualified candidate for a short-term position as Content Development Consultant. The consultant will work in developing content for a new podcast series focusing on innovation and trade-related topics. Candidates for the positions should have a Bachelor’s degree in Media, Communications or a related field and a minimum of 2 year’s experience or a Master’s degree. For further details, please see the Terms of Reference. Interested candidates should submit their CV and a cover letter to innovation@intracen.org until 04 June 2019.

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    National consultant – Horticulture value chain specialist (Pakistan)

    ITC is looking for one horticulture specialist to carry out value chain mapping and analysis of selected value chains in the Pakistani provinces of Sindh and Balochistan. The national consultant is expected to conduct fieldwork and data collection in both Pakistani provinces and participate in meetings with partners and key relevant institutions. For details please see the terms of reference. Prospective candidates are invited to submit their application by sending their CV and cover letter to Olivier Marty marty@intracen and Karla Solis ksolis@intracen.org.

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    National consultant – Livestock value chain specialist (Pakistan)

    ITC is looking for one livestock specialist to carry out value chain mapping and analysis of selected value chains in the Pakistani provinces of Sindh and Balochistan. The national consultant is expected to conduct fieldwork and data collection in both Pakistani provinces and participate in meetings with partners and key relevant institutions. For details please see the terms of reference. Prospective candidates are invited to submit their application by sending their CV and cover letter to Olivier Marty marty@intracen and Karla Solis ksolis@intracen.org.

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    National consultant – SPS and Quality Infrastructure (Pakistan)

    ITC is looking for a national consultant to research and collect information on SPS and quality related policies, legislation, institutions, and standards. The national consultant is expected to visit the Pakistani regions and participate in meetings with partners and key relevant institutions. For details please see the terms of reference. Prospective candidates are invited to submit their application by sending their CV and cover letter to Khemraj Ramful (ramful@intracen.org).

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    Logistics expert - Central America

    ITC is seeking a logistics expert for an e-commerce project in Central America. You can download the Spanish here Terms of Reference , or in English here. Our goal is to review the alternatives for international goods transport from Central America and assess the needs of 200 small businesses that wish to export their products to the EU and the US. The research consultant is expected to develop an online survey to evaluate the traffic profile of the project beneficiaries and study available logistics solutions in the region. Recommendations will be built to facilitate the discussion with logistics providers and negotiate shipping rates. Suitable candidates will have experience in logistics and a good understanding of different shipping options for cross-border e-commerce. To apply, please send your CV and application letter by e-mail to James Howe and Judith Ueberschaer .

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    Evaluation Consultant - Strengthening Trade and Investment Support Institutions

    The ITC Independent Evaluation Unit (IEU) is looking for a home-based consultant to carry out an evaluation of ITC’s Strengthening Trade and Investment Support Institutions (TISI) Programme. The Terms of Reference can be found here. Candidates should have at least eight years of professional experience in conducting evaluations of development interventions, including experience in evaluating performance of institutional strengthening initiatives, and hold an advanced university degree in a related field. To apply, please send your expression of interest to evaluation@intracen.org, with a copy to Simon Bettighofer, indicating in the title ‘EOI for TISI Programme Evaluation’.

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    Consultants – Survey Specialists (Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Netherlands, Poland, Spain and Sweden)

    The Trade and Market Intelligence section of ITC is seeking National Consultants to support the implementation of a large-scale company survey designed to collect data on women’s participation in extra-EU trade and challenges faced by women-led exporting companies. Target countries for the pilot survey are Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Netherlands, Poland, Spain and Sweden. National consultants will conduct company interviews and undertake tasks related to data digitalization. For details, please see the attached Call for Expression of Interest. Candidates are expected to either be graduate students or hold a university degree in business administration, international economics, political science or related field. Fluency in English plus a native-speaker level in at least one official language spoken in target countries is essential. To apply, please send your CV and a brief motivation letter in English to ntm@intracen.org. Deadline for applications is 28 February 2019.

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    Consultants – Survey Specialists (Geneva)

    The Trade and Market Intelligence section of ITC is seeking Consultants – Survey Specialists, for the implementation of a company survey designed to identify women’s participation in extra-EU trade and challenges faced by women-led exporting companies. Successful candidates will conduct company interviews and undertake tasks related to digitalization of data collected. Excellent communication skills in English and a native-speaker level in at least one additional language (Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Latvian, Polish, Spanish or Swedish) is essential. For details, please see the attached Call for expression of interest. If qualified and interested, please send your CV and a brief motivation letter in English to ntm@intracen.org. Deadline for applications in 25 February 2019.

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    Consultant-Economist

    ITC is looking for a dynamic Consultant Economist to work with the Chief Economist and Export Strategies Section, of the Division of Market Development, to assist with design of surveys, the collection of SME competitiveness data, production of country competitiveness reports, as well as support for impact evaluation of ITC’s technical assistance projects. Please find the Terms of Reference here. The candidate should have at least two years of professional experience in economic analysis, and/or survey design, and should hold an advanced degree in economics, statistics or related field. Advanced knowledge of English, French are required. To apply, please register your details on the ITC Consultants Roster and contact the Office of the Chief Economist by e-mail, sending your CV, example of an unedited single authored text and an example of coding (e.g. Stata do file), and stating “Consultancy application” as the subject line.

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    Consultant on e-solutions development

    ITC is seeking an international consultant with expertise in e-commerce to help review our strategy of assisting small firms achieve success in e-trade, and to develop additional training modules to support the programme. Based in Geneva, the consultant will work alongside the ITC team to review experience on the training programme and tools that have been developed and build recommendations for its evolution – including new technologies and partnerships. The consultant will build 3 additional training modules for the programme covering e-payments, cross-border trade and customer service for e-commerce. Suitable candidates will have relevant experience in e-commerce and have familiarity with developing countries. For details, please consult the respective terms of reference . Prospective candidates are invited to submit their application by sending their CV to howe@intracen.org

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    Consultant / Trainer on e-commerce in Central America

    ITC is seeking an international consultant with significant experience in professional advisory on e-commerce and familiarity with the business landscape and culture of Central America. The consultant will work within a project seeking to promote online sales of handicraft and home decoration items produced by Women Business Enterprises (WBEs) in Central America (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama). The consultant will develop and adapt training materials, research and document the availability of and access requirements for payment solutions and marketplaces (in EU and US). The consultant will provide training to coaches in Central America, and plan the deployment of the training in the field. The position is home based with travel to Geneva and Central America. For details, please consult the respective terms of reference . Prospective candidates are invited to submit their application by sending their CV to howe@intracen.org

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    Consultant for Ethiopia handloom

    ITC is looking for an international consultant, with a minimum of 10 years work experience in the area of livelihoods, economic development, financial inclusion and / or sector development. The consultant will work on a project seeking to strengthen the Ethiopian handloom value chain through Indian expertise. The consultant will have experience of working in a social enterprise, preferably in India and / or Ethiopia. The consultant will also have experience of working with poor communities especially empowering women and youth. The position is based in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia and expected start date is 1. August 2018. For details please consult the respective terms of reference. Prospective candidates are invited to submit their application by sending their CV to sita@intracen.org

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    Consultant-Economist

    ITC is looking for a motivated Consultant-economist with advanced knowledge of international trade and empirical quantitative analysis methods (PhD is an asset). Minimum working experience of 2 years, strong writing skills and advanced knowledge of English, French and Spanish are required. For details please consult the respective terms of reference. Prospective candidates are invited to apply by sending their CV, example of an unedited single-authored text and an example of coding (e.g. Stata do file) to chiefeconomist@intracen.org with Consultancy application in the subject line

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    Market Study Consultant

    The Refugee Employment and Skills Initiative (RESI) - Dadaab, Kenya seeks qualified candidates for the position of Market Study Consultant. The National Consultant will be expected to provide a comprehensive market assessment of Garissa County in Kenya, considering the conditions facing business generation and employment for refugees and the host community, under the scope of the County Integrated Development Plan. The assessment should include analyses of the county’s policy and regulatory environment, actor ecosystem, business support systems, sectors and value chains, and investment potential and environment. Candidates for the position should have an advanced degree in Economics, Commerce or a related field, five years of experience, prior experience working on market assessments and fluency in English. For further details, please see the respective terms of reference. Interested candidates should submit their CV and a cover letter to marcelino@intracen.org and kschlinder@intracen.org

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    Investment Promotion Advisers, China (2 posts)

    ITC is looking for two Investment Promotion Advisers based in China with experience in successfully facilitating overseas investments from start to conclusion, attracting foreign direct investment and knowing investors’ requirements. The Advisers will be responsible for identifying potential investors and support them with their investment enquiries to conclude the deal. They will also provide technical advice for the implementation of PIGA Project activities in China and undertake a liaison role with stakeholders in China. Interested candidates should have a minimum working experience of 5 years in the above areas in China. Advanced knowledge of Chinese and English. For details, please see the respective terms of reference. Prospective candidates are invited to submit their application by sending their CV in English to vu@intracen.org cc: rondeau@intracen.org; tmao@intracen.org, indicating in the title: EOI for Investment Promotion Advisers

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    National Consultant (Kenya), Business Development Consultant-Impact Sourcing in Online Freelancing

    The Refugee Employment and Skills Initiative (RESI) - Dadaab, Kenya seeks qualified candidates for the position of Business Development Consultant - Impact Sourcing in Online Freelancing. The National Consultant will be expected to: scope and identify market opportunities for impact sourcing of online freelancing digital work; develop a comprehensive business development strategy; and offer training and coaching to online freelancers to implement the strategy and grow their business development capacity. Candidates for the position should have at least a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, two years of experience, prior experience working with online freelancing and fluency in English. For further details, please see the respective terms of reference. Interested candidates should submit their CV to marcelino@intracen.org.

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    Textile and Clothing Expert

    ITC is looking for experienced Textile and Clothing specialists with good expertise in one or more of the following technical areas: Product development and design, Material sourcing, Product and Marketing Merchandizing, Export marketing (with knowledge in various markets from Europe to the US and Africa), Textiles and technical textiles Knowledge of the T&C sector and experience in working with SMEs in developing countries is required. Experience in working with companies in North Africa and Central Asia would be an asset. Interested consultants should have a minimum working experience of 5-10 years in the above areas in the T&C sector. Advanced knowledge of English and French, the latter with regard to projects in Tunisia and Morocco is required. Arabic for North Africa and Russian for Central Asia is desirable. Prospective candidates are invited to submit their application by sending their CV to its-jobs@intracen.org or cottontoclothing@intracen.org

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    Midterm Evaluation Consultant (Ukraine)

    ITC is looking for a Consultant-Evaluator to carry out a midterm review (evaluation) of ITC’s trade related technical assistance project in Ukraine. The consultant is expected to start his duties in March 2018. Please find attached the Terms of Reference. Candidates should have at least 8 years’ professional experience in designing and conducting reviews and/or assessments and hold an advanced university degree in a related field. To apply, please send your CV by e-mail to moran@intracen.org, stating Ukraine midterm review in the subject area. The deadline for applications is 5 February 2018. Russian knowledge will be a plus.

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    Web Developer Consultant

    ITC is looking for motivated Web Developer Consultant with advanced knowledge of web technologies and methodologies, preferable with a prior experience in Microsoft web technologies mandatory such as (C# / ASP.NET 4.5 / HTML 5 / CSS / WEBAPI) + JQuery and other JavaScript frameworks. Candidates with master or bachelor degree having minimum 2 years of hands on experience with front-end and back-end web technologies. Advanced knowledge of English or French and good working knowledge of the other one is required. Prospective candidates are invited to submit their application by sending their CV to its-jobs@intracen.org

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    Market Access Consultant

    ITC is looking for motivated Market Access Consultant with advanced knowledge in the field of market access requirements; in-depth experience in customs tariff, rules of origin and trade facilitation matters would be an asset. The position will focus on trade in goods. Minimum working experience of 2 years and advanced knowledge of English, French and Spanish is required. For details please see the respective terms of reference. Prospective candidates are invited to submit their application by sending their CV to marketanalysis@intracen.org

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    Consultant Quantitative Analyst

    ITC is looking for motivated Quantitative Analyst with a proven interest in the field of data processing and statistics, preferably with a prior experience in trade-related data and SAS programming. Minimum working experience of 1 year with a Master degree and 3 years with a Bachelor. Advanced knowledge of English or French and good working knowledge of the other one is required. For details please see the respective terms of reference. Prospective candidates are invited to submit their application by sending their CV to marketanalysis@intracen.org

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    Agri-business Specialists - Coconuts

    ITC is looking for motivated agri-business specialists with good expertise in the coconuts and associated crops sector with substantial work experience in the agri-business sector in the Caribbean who are able to work with farmers and other value chain actors on good agricultural practices, cottage processing, market linkages and access to finance. Relevant work experience in coconut agro-processing enterprises is an asset. Minimum working experience of 10 years and advanced knowledge of English and working knowledge of Spanish is required. Based in the region.For details please see the respective terms of reference. Prospective candidates are invited to submit their application by sending their CV to alliances@intracen.org

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    Finance Specialist - Agricultural Sector

    ITC is looking for a motivated access to finance specialist with expertise in financing for the agricultural sector in the Caribbean region able to assess existing financial mechanisms in the region in light of the customised needs of coconut farmers and small enterprises to develop tailored and innovative financial mechanisms to support growth in the sector. Relevant work experience in the financial services and access to finance for development is an asset. Advanced knowledge of English and a minimum working experience of 10 years is required. Working knowledge of Spanish is an advantage. Based in the region is preferred. For details please see the respective terms of reference. Prospective candidates are invited to submit their application by sending their CV to alliances@intracen.org

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    Business Development specialists - Coconuts - Jamaica, Guyana, Dominican Republic

    ITC is looking for 3 motivated business development specialists in Jamaica, Guyana and the Dominican Republic with expertise in the coconuts and associated crops sector in the Caribbean who are able to work with farmers and other value chain actors on good agricultural practices, cottage processing, market linkages and access to finance. Experience in business planning, group dynamics, rural development and participatory approaches are an asset. Advanced knowledge of English, a minimum working experience of 6 years is required and based in the respective countries. Advanced knowledge of Spanish is also required for the position in the Dominican Republic. For details please see the three respective: terms of reference Jamaica, terms of reference Guyana and terms of reference Dominican Republic. Prospective candidates are invited to submit their application by sending their CV to alliances@intracen.org.

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