EOI – Côte d’Ivoire - Junior Consultant Position to work on the Ethiopian Tax Reform Study – EDRE.2 – 03 2015
| Published March 26, 2015
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
FOR A JUNIOR CONSULTANT
AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK
Immeuble CCIA, Rue Jean-Paul II – Plateau
01 BP 1387 Abidjan 01 Côte d’Ivoire
Development Research Department (EDRE)
Research, Networking and Partnerships Division (EDRE.2)
Expressions of Interests are requested for a Junior Consultant Position to work on the
Ethiopian Tax Reform Study
Brief Description of the assignment: Ethiopian Tax Reform Study
Department making the request: EDRE/EDRE.2
Place of assignment: Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire
Duration of assignment: 3 months
Expected start date of the assignment: 13 April, 2015
Last date for expressing interest: 03 April, 2015
Expression of interest to be submitted to: email@example.com & firstname.lastname@example.org
Any questions/ clarifications needed to be addressed to Daniel Gurara at email@example.com
Terms of reference
The Development Research Department of the African Development Bank is
undertaking a comprehensive study on tax reform effectiveness in Ethiopia. The aim of
the research project is to analyze the effectiveness of sales register machine in fighting
corruption and fraud with a view to distilling policy lessons to inform future policy in
Ethiopia and other African countries. The studies will involve a number of activities
including data collection and field visits. A major publication is envisaged focusing on
key policy issues emerging from the study.
The Development Research Department intends to hire a junior consultant for the study
to be part of the team working on the project. The consultant is expected to assist on
literature review, data analysis and provide analytical input to the study.
2. Objective and Activities of the Assignment
As a member of the research team working on the project, the consultant will undertake
the following tasks:
I. Merge several data files and arranging them for analysis.
II. Produce descriptive statistics
III. Undertake econometric estimations
IV. Produce publication-quality tables and graphs that can be used in the final
V. Assist in reviewing the relevant literature both on taxation and
3. Work Schedule
The consultancy will cover a period of three working months. The consultant will be
available for clarifications and answer any follow-up questions, as required.
4. Required Qualification
I. At least a Master’s degree (or its university equivalent) in Economics (preferably
development economics) or a related development field.
II. Proven experience in data organization and analysis
III. Competence in the use of standard software (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
as well as Stata is compulsory.
IV. English and French are the working languages of the African Development Bank.
For this assignment a good command of English (oral and written) is required.
Knowledge of other language is an advantage.
V. Minimum of two years of experience in a similar multilateral institution or any
other institution engaged in research activities.
VI. Be a national of one of the member countries of the Bank
VII. Be under 32 years of age.
The Consultant will be paid a monthly lump sum for the entire period commensurate
with the number of years of experience.