Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany invites for applications for the following job vacancy available

Position: Clerk at the Section for development and cooperation

Job description:

Preparation and implementation of visits of delegations in the field of development cooperation.

Event and visit planning.
Administrative completion of Note Verbales and Agreements of the Technical and Financial Cooperation
Processing of technical inquiries from governmental and non-governmental
development organizations. Participation and reporting in forums on development policy, evaluation of
grant applications for micro-projects.  Management of the secretariat of the donor chair.
Representing the embassy at events related to development policy.
PR activities in the field of development cooperation
Keeping links to German and Ethiopian non-governmental organisations based in Ethiopia

Qualifications, Experience & Skill

University degree in economics or social science
Previous work experience in the field of development cooperation or humanitarian assistance is preferable
Very good computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook) Ability to describe facts and to present them in public
Very good communicating and analytical skills – ability to work in a team Very good organisational skills

Language skills:

Fluent in English and Amharic with good writing skills
German language knowledge is of advantage

The working hours will be 40 per week. A security check will be carried out prior to the signing of a work contract.

The salary will be appropriate and customary, the work contract is based on Ethiopian Labour Law.

How To Apply

Please submit your complete application including the following documents:

curriculum vitae with a recent photograph
letters of recommendation as well as school certificates (copy)
proof of university degree (copy)
proof of previous employment (copy)
copy of your passport and/or Kebele ID-Card


Documents in Amharic must be accompanied by an English or German translation from an authorised translation office.

The closing date for the submission of applications is

18 May 2023

Please send your application with the attachments preferably by e-mail to verwaltung@addi.diplo.de

or by mail to

Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

P.O. Box 660

Addis Ababa