Vacancies

There are currently four tenders available.

Working at the Crop Trust

The Crop Trust considers its staff its most important asset. The Crop Trust devotes considerable resources towards ensuring their well-being and the establishment of a productive environment.

We aim to attract and retain the most competent, experienced, innovative, and energetic professional talent that can be found. The Crop Trust encourages professional and personal growth, provides a safe and well equipped working environment, and provides opportunities for staff participation in matters that affect the staff and their work.

The Organization is an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring staff regardless of nationality, race, gender, religion, political persuasion, marital status, or sexual orientation. The Crop Trust strives to provide fair and equitable treatment to its staff and discourages all forms of unfair discrimination.

The Crop Trust offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package for its regular staff.

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Interns/Fellows

The Crop Trust values contributions from interns and fellows with skills in a variety of different areas. In this regard, internship and fellowship opportunities are posted here as and when required.

Tenders

Request for Proposals – Technical and Communications Partner for Global Digital Event

The Crop Trust is committed to raising global awareness of the importance of conserving and using crop diversity, and highlighting the importance of related global issues that it impacts, such as resilient farming communities and its direct impact. 

To provide a central forum for organizations working in the field of agrobiodiversity and to engage in knowledge sharing, capacity building and discussions of science and policy, the organization is hosting its inaugural Crop Diversity Day virtual event on 27 September 2022 geared towards the general public, genebanks around the world, donors, partner organizations and media.

The goal of this event is to become a convening magnet for the agrobiodiversity community, support fund-raising efforts by the Crop Trust, lead up to the Crop Trust’s upcoming 20th anniversary in 2024 and kickstart awareness around a large hybrid event in 2024 to celebrate.

The organization is looking for a technical and communications partner with a strong understanding of the Crop Trust’s work and mission to:

  1. Provide a platform to host a global digital event;
  2. Provide ongoing technical support to the Crop Trust and participating groups to ensure a smooth and successful digital event; 
  3. Provide communications support including social media expertise to market the digital event.

Interested applicants are requested to submit their proposals based on the outlined above and the calendar of activities to the procurement office no later than 23:59 CEST on 30 May 2022.  Only emails, including proposal documents, sent solely to procurement@croptrust.org will be considered. Please note, any documents sent (even in copy) to individual members of the Crop Trust, will be automatically excluded from the tender process. 

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS – CIVIL ENGINEERING SITE SURVEY AND REHABILITATION TECHNICAL PLANS FOR THE NATIONAL GENEBANKS OF KENYA, ZAMBIA AND NIGERIA

The Capitalization of the Endowment Fund of the Global Crop Diversity Trust and
Strengthening of National Seedbanks (“Seeds for Resilience”) Project aims to empower national seed collections, by safeguarding them in perpetuity through and Endowment Fund, documenting and managing them appropriately for conservation and use, and promoting their use, as a basis for climate adaptation of vulnerable African cropping systems.

A civil engineer service proposals are sought to conduct a site survey and provide rehabilitation technical plans, bills of quantities (BOQs), technical specifications and
schematic drawings for rehabilitating and renovating the facilities, rooms, equipment and services, in the following areas:

  1. Kenya: Structural assessment
  2. Zambia: Structural assessment
  3. Nigeria: Structural assessment

The project is supported by the Federal Republic of Germany through KfW and is conducted in Ethiopia, Kenya, Zambia, Ghana and Nigeria.

The proposal submitted by a vendor should comprise all the information requested. Only offers that deliver all activities will be accepted, partial offers will be rejected.

Interested applicants are requested to submit their proposals no later than 23:59 CEST on 22 April 2022. Proposals must be sent via email to Alexander Kambili, procurement@croptrust.org. Submission of proposals to any other address will not be accepted.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS – MECHANICAL, ELECTRICAL AND PLUMBING (MEP)
ENGINEERING SITE SURVEY AND REHABILITATION TECHNICAL PLANS FOR THE NATIONAL GENEBANKS OF ETHIOPIA, KENYA, ZAMBIA AND NIGERIA

The Capitalization of the Endowment Fund of the Global Crop Diversity Trust and
Strengthening of National Seedbanks (“Seeds for Resilience”) Project aims to empower national seed collections, by safeguarding them in perpetuity through and Endowment Fund, documenting and managing them appropriately for conservation and use, and promoting their use, as a basis for climate adaptation of vulnerable African cropping systems.

Mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) engineer service proposals are sought to conduct a site survey and provide rehabilitation technical plans, bills of quantities (BOQs), technical specifications and schematic drawings for rehabilitating and renovating the facilities, rooms, equipment and services, in the following areas:

  1. Ethiopia: Refrigeration and air-conditioning assessment, and energy audit and alternative power sources assessment
  2. Kenya: Generator and alternative power source assessment, and refrigeration and air-conditioning assessment
  3. Zambia: Generator and alternative power assessment, adequation of genebank rooms and refrigeration and air-conditioning assessment
  4. Nigeria: Generator and alternative power assessment, adequation of genebank rooms and refrigeration and air-conditioning assessment

The project is supported by the Federal Republic of Germany through KfW and is conducted in Ethiopia, Kenya, Zambia, Ghana and Nigeria.

The proposal submitted by a vendor should comprise all the information requested. Only offers that deliver all activities will be accepted, partial offers will be rejected.

Interested applicants are requested to submit their proposals no later than 23:59 CEST on 13 May 2022. Proposals must be sent via email to Alexander Kambili, procurement@croptrust.org. Submission of proposals to any other address will not be accepted.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS – FIRE AND SAFETY ENGINEERING SITE SURVEY AND
REHABILITATION TECHNICAL PLANS FOR THE NATIONAL GENEBANKS OF ETHIOPIA, KENYA, ZAMBIA AND NIGERIA

The Capitalization of the Endowment Fund of the Global Crop Diversity Trust and
Strengthening of National Seedbanks (“Seeds for Resilience”) Project aims to empower national seed collections, by safeguarding them in perpetuity through and Endowment Fund, documenting and managing them appropriately for conservation and use, and promoting their use, as a basis for climate adaptation of vulnerable African cropping systems.

Fire and safety engineering service proposals are sought to conduct a site survey and provide rehabilitation technical plans, bills of quantities (BOQs), technical specifications and schematic drawings for rehabilitating and renovating the facilities, rooms, equipment and services, in the following areas:

  1. Ethiopia: Fire alarm, maintenance, and risk management assessment
  2. Kenya: Building and staff security. Fire alarm, maintenance, and risk management assessment
  3. Zambia: Building and staff security. Fire alarm, maintenance, and risk management assessment
  4. Nigeria: Fire alarm, maintenance, and risk management assessment

The project is supported by the Federal Republic of Germany through KfW and is conducted in Ethiopia, Kenya, Zambia, Ghana and Nigeria.

The proposal submitted by a vendor should comprise all the information requested. Only offers that deliver all activities will be accepted, partial offers will be rejected.

Interested applicants are requested to submit their proposals no later than 23:59 CEST on 13 May 2022. Proposals must be sent via email to Alexander Kambili, procurement@croptrust.org. Submission of proposals to any other address will not be accepted.

Calls for Consultants

To ensure that Crop Trust is able to call upon a professionally qualified, gender-balanced, geographically diverse, linguistically able, and highly motivated corps of professionals for a range of temporary assignments, an International Professional Consultancy Roster is being established.

There are currently no open calls.

Partner Vacancies

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