The Addis Ababa
Chamber of Commerce & Sectoral Associations (AACCSA) pleased to
announce to the business community that it has launched a quality
management support unit to assist companies to get internationally
acceptable quality management certifications in the areas of ISO
9001:2008 QMS, ISO 22000:2005 FMS and ISO 14000:2004 EMS.
companies fulfilling the eligibility criteria set below may apply by
filling the application form, available at the quality management
support unit at AACCSA head office, room number 6.
Company must have:
valid business license (private business or public firms)
established as a registered company and defined address.
management for implementing the system.
to assign a management representative and a task force.
to cover minimum cost of system implementation and certification as
cost sharing scheme.
to comply with the system implementation and certification schedule,
ToR and program of the chamber and its stakeholders , ToR and
program of the chamber and its stakeholders (ECF, ecbp, consultants
and certification bodies)
to make use of the Ethiopian certification service QSAE-Cert where
their scope applies.
solid financial and economic stability.
minimum average annual turnover of 500,000 birr during the last
strategic plan and /or business plan.
required staff as per the organizational structure of the company.
other major project to be undertaken at least for the first 6 months
of the QMS project life cycle.
will be given to companies engaged in:
exporting of the following products:
Agricultural and Fishing
Food products, beverages and Tobacco
Textiles and Textile products
Leather and Leather Products
Chemicals, Chemical products and Fibers
Concrete, Cement, Lime, Plaster, etc.
support services like:
Supplying raw materials, packing,
forwarding and related support services to the export sector.
sector and import substitution industries.
Depending on the system requirements and their customer need, a
company can be certified in one or more than one quality standards
at a time.
Interested and eligible companies may obtain further information
from Quality Management Support Unit of AACCSA, Mexico Square,
Chamber Building, ground floor, Room Number 6 during working hours,
Monday to Friday before March 31, 2010.