Germany Embassy Job Vacancy 2023

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Addis Ababa seeks to recruit two suitably qualified candidates for Assistant Position.

Position: Assistant to the African Union Team

Required qualifications and experiences:

  • Excellent working knowledge of all current software (Word, Excel, Mail)
  • Composition of letters and e-mails in English
  • Very good communication skills (spoken and written) in English.
  • Flexibility, readiness to acquire the necessary skills independently.
  • University degree preferred, experience in administrative affairs is an important asset,
  • Former employment by an embassy or international organization and knowledge of the AU’s processes and procedures would be an additional asset.

Language skills: Excellent knowledge of the English language is a prerequisite; additional knowledge of the German language would be an advantage.

Notice:

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

Job description:

  • Correspondence in English with governmental and non-governmental organizations; esp. with the AU Commission and embassies in Addis Abeba,
  • Event management,
  • Scheduling,
  • Routine Administrative work,
  • Organization of visits by German delegations to Addis (hotel reservations, organization of car shuttle services).

Applications have to include:

  • Cover letter
  • Personal data sheet (Curriculum vitae)
  • School leaving Certificate
  • University certificates
  • Proof of previous employments and references
  • Copy of passport and/or Kebele ID-Card
  • Short description of a cultural event to benefit the Ethiopian Society and boost Germany’s image in Ethiopia that you would like to organize (250-300 words)

Payment is subject to the Embassy’s salary scale and will be appropriate and customary. The contract will be based on Ethiopian law.

How to Apply:

Notice:

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

Applicants are invited to include the usual documents (curriculum vitae, school leaving certificate, university graduation, proof of previous employments, references, copy of passport and/or Kebele ID-Card).

The closing date for the submission of applications is

November 24, 2023

Please send your application via email to: au-team@addi.diplo.de

Otherwise, please address as follows:

German Embassy

Administration

P.O. Box 660

Addis Ababa

 

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