Embassy of Canada in Ethiopia

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Embassy of Canada in Ethiopia External Vacancy Announvement

Job Position – Senior International Assistance Officer

Required Qualification and Experience
Education:Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent post-graduate level) in a relevant field from a recognized university
Language:Advanced level of English (spoken, written, comprehension)
Advanced level of Amharic (spoken)
Experience: 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-  https://staffing-les.international.gc.ca/en/careers/senior-international-assistance-officer-addis-169301-en

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