Embassy of Ireland

Embassy of ireland External Vacancy Announcement

Job Position – Programme Officer

Required Qualification and Experience
Education: MA Degree in a relevant discipline – for example Economics, Agriculture, Development Studies, Equality Studies, Social development, Humanitarian, Peace & Security Studies, international relations, Political science.
Have a minimum of five years relevant experience in project cycle management including procurement process, financial management of budget and disbursement, audit, monitoring and evaluation, and information management.
In addition to the above all candidates applying for:
The position of Programme Officer for Social Protection and Humanitarian Action must have essential knowledge and experience of civil society in promoting effective social protection and humanitarian responses.

Additional Qualification and Experience
The position of Programme Officer for Gender Equality must have essential knowledge and experience of working on women’s economic empowerment, addressing sexual and gender based violence, and Women, Peace and Security.
The position of Programme Officer for Food Systems and Economic Integration must have essential knowledge and experience in the areas of food systems and/or economic development in a bilateral and/or multilateral context.
The position of Programme Officer for Multilateral and Regional Affairs must have essential knowledge and experience of the African Union (in particular the Political Affairs, Peace and Security Department), and African Regional economic communities and regional mechanisms (such as the IGAD and AfCFTA) as well as UN agencies such as the UNOAU, UNECA and UNWOMEN.

Desirable Skills and Experience:
Work with the embassy team to implement the Embassy’s development cooperation strategy and support the design and implementation of a new mission strategy.
Support the implementation and grant oversight of projects funded by Ireland in related sectors including regular liaison with implementing organisations, partners and the regular review of budgets and work plans, monitoring, reporting and communications.
Provide high quality technical and policy analysis, grant and partner management, technical assessments and briefings in support of our annual Business Plan and Mission Strategy.
Provide day-to-day administrative support to the respective senior programme managers in the organization of high-level visits, field visits, programme payments, consultancy support, information management, and filing.
Preparing reports and case studies for internal accountability process (Bi-annual, annual and ad-hoc reporting) in line with result based management.
Support the respective Senior Programme Managers in related sectors (Social Protection and Humanitarian Action; Gender Equality; Food System and Economic Integration; and Multilateral and Regional Affairs) in the development of analysis and thematic papers as part of any reviews, evaluations or design phases of Mission Strategy Planning.
Attending, participating in and reporting on various external technical working group meetings and other fora as required.
Other duties as detailed in the job description and as required.
Contract duration: The successful candidate will be hired on a 3 year contract with probation period of 60 days
Annual Leave Entitlement: Annual leave entitlement is 20 working days per annum
Gross Salary: €22,026.36 per annum / €1,835.53 per month paid in local currency. Salaries are paid direct to a bank account, therefore, the successful candidate must have a bank account.
Location: Embassy of Ireland, Addis Ababa
Deadline: June 28, 2024

How To Apply:
An application form to apply for the position can be obtained on the Embassy’s website: www.ireland.ie/Ethiopia through email request to [email protected] or in person from reception desk, Ireland Embassy (hard copy).
NOTE: Submissions without completed application forms will not be accepted

Selection Process:
Police security clearance will be sought in respect of individuals who come under consideration for appointment.
Enquiries may also be made with the police force of any country in which the applicant under consideration for appointment resided.
If unsuccessful, this information will be destroyed.
If the applicant subsequently comes under consideration for another position, they will be required to supply this information again.
Please note that canvassing will disqualify applicants.
The Embassy of Ireland  is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity.