Embassy of Canada Vacancy 2024

The Embassy of Canada in Ethiopia would like to invite qualified and experienced candidates for the following position.

The Government of Canada is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from diverse sections of the community. Candidates will be considered based on merit.

Our organization offers an inclusive workplace where respect, teamwork, and collaboration are part of our culture. Canada’s missions abroad are committed to promoting and supporting an environment free from harassment and discrimination, as well as encouraging and supporting employees to learn and develop their skills and competencies.

Position: Senior International Assistance Officer


  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent post-graduate level) in a relevant field from a recognized university


  • Advanced level of English (spoken, written, comprehension)
  • Advanced level of Amharic (spoken)


  • Minimum of three years of experience managing complex international assistance programming.
  • Minimum of three years of experience conducting or leading complex research and/or analysis of trends and developments related to international assistance initiatives.
  • Experience building and maintaining a professional network.

Under the supervision of the Counsellor and the Head of Development Cooperation at the Embassy of Canada and in close consultation with the Ethiopia Bilateral Development team at the Embassy and at Global Affairs Canada (GAC) in Ottawa, the Senior Development Officer supports all phases of programming and project management. The Officer participates in the identification, planning, Implementation, monitoring and evaluation of bilateral programs and projects in Ethiopia. The Officer may also support Canadian multilateral, partnership or humanitarian assistance programming, where appropriate.

The role coordinates with other stakeholders, including government, civil society, non-governmental organizations and other donors. The Officer represents the Government of Canada at events, participates in policy dialogue, and maintains a network of contacts and a knowledge base in support of Canadian development programming. The incumbent also performs other duties as required, for example; providing support to official and/or high-level visits.

Salary: 1,725,526 ETB annually

Location: The Embassy of Canada to Ethiopia

Closing date for application: 24 March, 2024 at 23:59UTC/GMT +3:00

How To Apply:

You must submit your application using the “Apply online” function. Only applications submitted via VidCruiter will be considered, unless a valid reason is presented and accepted prior to the closing date. Link for this job poster- Senior International Assistance Officer 169301-6 – the Embassy of Canada to Ethiopia

Do not include personal data such as; age, date of birth, gender, marital status, family status, religion or a picture in your application form, CV nor cover letter (as required). Please only include information relevant to the vacancy as requested in the job poster.

Candidates may be required to upload a CV and/or a cover letter in English or French. These documents may be used as a secondary source to validate the answers to the screening questions.

Candidates who are unable to submit their application due to technical difficulties must report these to LES-E-Recruitment-BRLIN@international.gc.ca prior to the closing date. Failure to do so will result in the application being rejected.

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