Terms of Reference: Pattern Making Expert

Location:  Addis Ababa

Deadline: Jul 30, 2022

Job Description


Implemented on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the Special Initiative Jobs (SI Jobs) program of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusam- menarbeit GmbH (GIZ) is promoting job-creating growth in selected sectors in Ethiopia. SI Jobs targets private sector development for economic clusters in selected geographical areas and promotes sustain- able investments that leads to more employment.

The sequa gGmbH implements the SME Grant Scheme in Ethiopia on behalf of the GIZ SI Jobs Scheme. The SME Grants Scheme targets SMEs, mainly in the textile/ garment sector. The overall objective of the SI Job is to increase innovation and productivity in selected SMEs in the textile/ garment industry in Ethiopia in a way that creates jobs. The growth of the private sector plays a crucial role in the overall growth of a nation.

TGA Garment Factory was established in 2018 with a paid-up capital of 1,000,000 Birr and currently has capital of 4,200,000 birr producing knit and woven Garment products for local Market. Currently, the company has 50 permanent employees and is planning to create additional 50 permanent and 50 contract job opportunities in the next two years by improving overall performance of the Company.

We are looking for a pattern making expert with knowledge in pattern cutting and manufacturing as well as textile design to analyse, create and design and up-skill employees. The consultant will collaborate very closely with the sequa project team and TGA Garment Factory.


  • Developed patterns for woven and knit garment
  • Developed samples for woven and knit fabric
  • Training report to be submitted to the company


  • Develop attractive garment patterns according the seasonal from both knit and woven fabrics
  • Develop garment samples from the patterns
  • Giving on job training for pattern and sample makers
  • Practical demonstration of new developed styles for cutting and sewing supervisors
  • Searched qualifications of the expert:
  • Comprehensive knowledge of production flow practices, textile design and quality production within the handwoven textile sector.

Job Requirements


  • B Sc. in fashion design/vocational Education
  • Have excellent communication skill in English plus Amharic

Working Experience

  • 10 years of relevant experience, of which at least 5 years in pattern making in garment sector

How to Apply

The consultancy service is required for 30 days. There is a possibility to extend the contract in case of need. Kindly send your CV or technical statement as well as applicable day fee to selome.melese@sequa.de before the 30th of July 2022