British Embassy Vacancies 2024

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer.  We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organizational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds.

We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.

Position 1: Programme Manager

Essential qualifications, skills and experience:

An interest in finance, and knowledge of financial and project management approaches and systems for programmes spending ODA. The ability to effectively prioritise workload, meeting key deadlines and responding quickly to emerging needs drawing on team colleagues for support.

Desirable qualifications, skills and experience  

An interest in working across Africa;

Familiarity with FCDO financial and programme management systems.

Required behaviors  

Communicating and Influencing, Delivering at Pace, Working Together

The role will be focused on components of the Africa Humanitarian Response Fund programme which aims to improve women and men’s ability to cope with conflict and shocks and the Africa Regional Climate and Nature programme, our £250m flagship climate programme across Africa. This is a great opportunity to work at the forefront of FCDO’s climate response in Africa and working at pace to ensure we manage the response to humanitarian crises robustly. 

Salary: USD 635.75

Position 2: Deputy Post Security Manager

Essential qualifications, skills and experience:

  • At least a diploma (in any Field)
  • Minimum 3 years relevant supervisory experience in the security field with a proven track record of delivering a quality service.
  • Management experience (of a large team)
  • Computer literacy and typing skills (Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Be open to change and actively seek ways to improve the service of the security section.
  • Be able to manage the security service for the Embassy so that it can deliver an efficient, effective and good value for money service.
  • Ability to work quickly and reliably with little supervision to meet targets with clear and effective decision making skills.
  • Be an excellent team player and to contribute and support wider Embassy objectives.
  • Be an excellent representative of the Embassy with all contacts, including the Ethiopian authorities, other Diplomatic Missions, NGO’s and other relevant contacts
  • Full Ethiopian driving Licence (car)

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

Salary: USD 505.42 – USD 805.08

Position 3: Migration Delivery Assistant

Essential qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject or minimum of 7 years work experience in a relevant field.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ work experience in the field of migration.
  • Exceptional understanding of the political, social and economic context in Ethiopia.
  • Commitment to the values of integrity, reliability, and discretion.

Language requirements:

Fluent (orally and written) in English and Amharic

Required behaviours  

Communicating and Influencing, Delivering at Pace, Making Effective Decisions, Seeing the Big Picture

Salary: USD 635.75


Location (City): Addis Ababa

Application deadline: 26 June 2024

How to Apply:

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