There is currently one job opening at the Embassy of Sweden in Addis Ababa: National Programme Officer for Migration and Refugee Management in the Regional Development Cooperation Section
The Swedish Embassy in Addis Ababa is responsible for Sweden's relations with Ethiopia, Djibouti, IGAD and AU. Moreover, the Embassy manages both the Swedish bilateral development cooperation program with Ethiopia, and a substantial part of the Swedish support for regional (or Pan-African) development cooperation. Partners include African Union, Regional Economic Communities, the African Development Bank, other continental and regional organizations, including think tanks and civil society. The main thematic areas of the regional cooperation programme are natural resources, climate change resilience and renewable energy; democracy, gender equality and human rights; economic integration and trade, employment and migration; and human security and freedom from violence.
The Section for Regional Development Cooperation comprises 17 positions, including national and Swedish programme officers, the Head of Section, two financial controllers and two programme administrators. The Embassy work with colleagues located in Stockholm (Sida HQ) and at the Swedish Embassies in Lusaka and Ouagadougou. The position as National Programme Officer (NPO) for Migration and Refugee Management will be vacant as of May 1, 2020, and we are now looking for a highly qualified and motivated person to replace the current NPO. The tasks include, but are not limited to:
The post involves a certain amount of travel, mainly within Africa. Occasional travel to Sweden may be required.
Required work experience:
Additional qualifications considered as merits are:
For more information on Swedish regional development cooperation, in particular the Strategy for Regional Development Cooperation with Sub-Saharan Africa 2016 – 2021 please see: https://www.swedenabroad.se/en/embassies/ethiopia-addis-abeba or www.sida.se or https://www.government.se
Ethiopian citizens, and citizens of other countries resident in Ethiopia who are entitled to work in Ethiopia, are eligible to apply. The Embassy applies a policy of gender equality and encourages women to apply.
Applicants should submit the following documents by e-mail to the Embassy of Sweden in Addis Ababa:
Applications shall be sent electronically to: email@example.com As the subject of the message, please indicate: “Application Regional NPO-Migration”.
Applications must be submitted no later than April 30th, 2020.
Questions may be directed to Mr. Ibrahim Kasso at the Embassy’s Regional Section, by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) or telephone: 0115180000.
The Embassy will consider received applications and contact the selected candidates for interviews and written tests as soon as possible. The Embassy will not return documentation received from the applicants.