British Embassy Vacancies 2023

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Position 1: Humanitarian Adviser

Essential qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Deep expertise in the health sector
  • A minimum of 5 years experience, preferably 8-10 years experience in the health sector 
  • Knowledge of the details of the Ethiopian healthcare sector at federal, regional and local level
  • Experience manging a team 
  • Language requirement: the successful candidate needs to be fluent in Business English both in a written and spoken proficiency 

Desirable qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Knowledge of global health architecture
  • Experience of working with development agencies
  • Understanding of the global health architecture
  • Post-graduate degree in public health, an allied subject or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience of health systems development with a strong focus on low and middle income countries

Positive contribution to the work of the Human Capital Development Team and the Embassy – The post-holder will be a member of the Human Capital Team which also supports the education and water sectors in Ethiopia, as part of a coherent set of support to human development in Ethiopia. The post-holder will be expected to work on cross-cutting areas, such as promoting opportunities for women and girls, and contribute to a success team dynamic. Across the Embassy, the UK also funds humanitarian work, promotes economic development and good governance. The post-holder should be an active member of the Embassy, contributing to its successful operation.

Salary: USD 2,118.83 – 3,178.25 per month

Position 2: Post Security Manager 

Essential qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Experience in security management in corporate, military / government sectors, or other relevant experience.
  • Experience/knowledge of Health & Safety work practices.
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively (both verbal and written) to staff and other external parties, including law enforcement organisations.
  • Proven record of strong problem solving skills backed by sound judgement, discretion and diplomacy.
  • Attention to detail.

Language requirements: 

Language: English, Level of language required: Fluent in written and spoken.

Reporting to the Regional Overseas Security Manager (ROSM), the Post Security Manager (PSM) with elements of Health/ Safety & transport, is responsible for overseeing the day to day security and safety of the British Embassy and its staff in Ethiopia.  

The PSM is responsible for the day to day security of the British Embassy, its staff and off compound properties and staff.

The PSM will act as the main liaison point for the British Embassy on security matters. In the absence of the ROSM (regional travel, leave etc.), the PSM will be the sole focal point of contact for all security matters and implement commensurate security solutions. They will monitor security, analyse intelligence and information and provide advice for staff accordingly. 

Salary: USD 612 per month

Location (City): Addis Ababa

Application deadline: 2 November 2023

How to Apply:

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