European Union Vacancy 2024

European Union invites qualified candidates for the following job positions.

The European Union supports the efforts of Ethiopia to eradicate poverty, to foster inclusive and sustainable economic, social and environmental development while promoting human rights, democracy, and other elements of good governance.

Development aid further contributes to increased cooperation and dialogue in the main areas of mutual interest, as identified in the EU-Ethiopia strategic engagement. Furthermore, European solidarity is being effectively and visibly ensured through rapid help and relief assistance to Ethiopian populations affected by crises.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Medically fit to perform the required duties;
  • Enjoys civil rights and permits for employment under local law;
  • Master’s Degree in Economics, Public Finance Management, Public Administration or other relevant field. Alternatively, a Bachelor’s Degree within the above-mentioned fields or recognised submit faculty qualification with relevant skilled experience of 5 years in addition to the final skilled expertise; ;
  • Minimum of 5 years working expertise in an identical place;
  • Minimum English language competency ability to understand: C2, read: C2, communicate C2 and write C2;
  • High level of computer literacy.

The following will be thought of as an asset:

  • Work experience in PFM reform
  • Strong experience in Budget Support
  • Working experince in financial analysis/macroeconomics
  • Working experience in Government institutions or administrations
  • Familiarity with EU or other Development Partners modalities
  • Experience in the subject with International and Diplomatic Missions;
  • Knowledge of French language
  • The job goal is to advise and manage, beneath the supervision of the Team Leader / Head of Cooperation, the implementation of funds assist programmes and of technical cooperation tasks in the subject of Economic Governance, Public Sector Reform, Fiscal coverage, Public Finance Management, Domestic Revenue Mobilisation, Statistics, as well as to carry out sector evaluation and coverage dialogue.
  • Upon recruitment, the profitable candidate will occupy the precise job perform as “Project Officer”; this job perform may be modified in accordance with the wants of the Delegation.
  • Under this job perform, the profitable candidate will serve as technical employees whose duties and obligations shall embody:
  • Analyse policies and methods within the particular domains.
  • Support coverage dialogue with related ministries, companies, donors, lenders and different stakeholders.
  • Economic evaluation and reporting
  • Contribute to formulation of policies, methods, programmes and tasks.
  • Analyse, negotiate and course of proposals for programmes and tasks submitted by Ethiopia or nationwide or regional entities.
  • Prepare the choice of the Commission approving submitted proposals.
  • Manage, monitor and consider the implementation of programmes and tasks in line with the circumstances set out within the Commission’s choice and the targets set within the programme/mission.
  • Analyse periodic and closing implementation studies.
  • Organise and guarantee support to exterior experts involved by the assigned work.
  • Provide help to the related regional, nationwide or native authorities in implementing the programmes and tasks.
  • Prepare and negotiate related updates / amendments of programmes and tasks during the implementation interval.
  • Encode entries precisely and comprehensively in CRIS and conduct the standard checks (e.g. accuracy and comprehensiveness) of knowledge entered in CRIS.
  • Assist in making ready Terms of Reference, contract conditions and specs.
  • Assist in launching, managing and monitoring tender procedures.
  • Assist in evaluating tenders and in deciding on contractors.
  • Assist in negotiating technical and financial points of contracts.
  • Monitor contractual obligations (via periodic opinions, audits, studies, and so on.) and gather and deal with exterior experience if and when required.
  • Monitor the monetary expenditure of tasks as reported in value statements and supply reasonable assurance that claimed prices correspond to the work achieved.
  • Ensure funds due are processed in time including verifying requests for funds and comply with up the execution course of.
  • Review and monitor monetary points of contracts.
  • Monitor and evaluate programmes’ and tasks’ budgets and financial closing dates.
  • Give the operational visa “certified correct” on fee certificates.

Place of Employment:  Delegation of the European Union to Ethiopia – Addis Ababa

Employment Contract: Indefinite/Permanent

Working hours/week: 37.5

Group I – with starting primary wage of 2555 EUR/month (payable equal in Ethiopian Birr).

We supply a competitive place in a global environment. Benefits, such as transportation allowance, provident fund and medical insurance are supplied to staff and their families beneath sure circumstances.

Deadline: April 21, 2024

How to Apply:

Please send your application and supporting documents to

The bundle should embody a cover letter, a detailed CV, as well as references of earlier professional experience. The selection of eligible candidates will probably be accomplished by means of written check and interview.

The Delegation is not going to present further info or talk about the choice process by phone.

The procedure

After the deadline for applications, the functions will probably be reviewed by a Selection Committee arrange for this goal. The Selection Committee will prepare a shortlist of candidates who’re thought of to be the most appropriate for the submit on the idea of a preliminary evaluation of the information provided of their utility letter and the supporting documents.

The short-listed candidates will be invited to an evaluation phase, which is able to embody a written check and an interview– throughout this part, the Selection Committee will assess the suitability of the candidates for the submit.

The candidates who have not been short-listed will not be contacted individually. However, the Delegation will use the same technique of publication as for this Vacancy Notice to inform the remaining candidates once the recruitment procedure has been completed and {that a} candidate has (or has not) been recruited.

The deadline for application is: April 21st, 2024 at 17:00hrs

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