German Embassy

German Embassy External Vacancy Annnouncement

Job Position 1 – Driver

Required Qualification and Experience
Education: secondary school education and valid driver’s license with a minimum of one year work experience as a driver, with a safe driving report
the incumbent must possess chauffeur courtesies – a polite and friendly attitude and handle passengers with utmost respect; a tidy appearance is essential
discretion and a high level of trustworthiness are essential personal attributes combined with a high degree of punctuality and reliability
must possess driving license and proof a save driving manner
Deadline: November 17/23

Technical Skills:
Good knowledge of driving rules and regulations
Good sense of direction and knowledge of local conditions in Addis Ababa and Ethiopia
Ability to cope with extended working hours
Language skills:Good knowledge of English and excellent knowledge of Amharic are a must
Additional information:
Applications must include
An individual motivation letter,
an updated CV as well as
a proof of a minimum of one-year-employment as a driver
copy of the driver’s license
Incomplete applications will be returned.

How to Apply

Applications should be submitted to the following address:

German Embassy, Administration, Yeka Kifle Ketema, Woreda 03, Addis Ababa or POBox 660, Addis Ababa

Or Email: [email protected]

Candidates will be required to undergo a driving test as well as a written test.

Job Position 2 – Assistant to the African Union Team

Required Qualification and Experience
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.

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

How to Apply

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


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: [email protected]

Otherwise, please address as follows:

German Embassy


P.O. Box 660

Addis Ababa