June 24, 2024

The British Embassy in Ethiopia maintains and develops relations between the UK and Ethiopia.

We represent British interests in Ethiopia and the African Union. We help boost political, cultural, economic and social relations between them and the UK by offering a wide range of services and funding of various projects.

Find out more on our UK and Ethiopia news page. We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting Ethiopia and Djibouti. You can access UK government services while in Ethiopia.

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer.

Position: Private Sector Development Advisor

Essential qualifications, skills and experience  

  • A degree or similar qualification in Economics, Finance, or Business.
  • At least 3 years of experience working on economic and/or private sector development issues in Ethiopia.

Desirable qualifications, skills and experience  

  • Experience working in an international organization.
  • Experience in managing economic development programs.

Language: English

Level of language required: Proficient

Required behaviors  

  • Making Effective Decisions, Delivering at Pace, Communicating and Influencing, and Working Together

Application deadline: 1 February 2023

Grade: Grade 7 (G7)

Type of Position: Full-time, Permanent

Working hours per week: 36

Region: Africa

Country/Territory: Ethiopia

Location (City): Addis Ababa

Type of Post: British Embassy

Number of vacancies: 1

Salary Currency: USD

Salary: 25 426.00 per annum

Start Date: 1 April 2023

Other benefits and conditions of employment

The British Embassy is committed to supporting all staff to reach their potential. A wide range of learning and development opportunities are available in Addis and in the UK, covering both technical and more general skills. Officers are encouraged to develop learning and development plans as part of the FCDO annual performance management process.    

Application Closing Date: February 01, 2023

How to Apply:

Additional information  

  • Please complete the application form in full as the information provided is used during screening. 
  • Please check your application carefully before you submit it, as no changes can be made once submitted.
  • The British Embassy will never request any payment or fees to apply for a position.
  • The current legacy DFID Terms and Conditions of Employment will apply to all internal locally employed staff on promotion and new entrants subject to local employment labour law. 
  • All candidates must be legally able to work and reside in the country of the vacancy with the correct visa/work permit status or demonstrate eligibility to obtain the relevant permit. 
  • The responsibility lies on the successful candidate to 1. Obtain the relevant permit, 2. Pay fees for the permit, 3. Make arrangements to relocate & 4. Meet the costs to relocation
  • The Embassy does not sponsor visas/work permits except where it may be local practice to do so. 
  • Employees who are not liable to pay local income tax on their Mission salary may have their salaries reduced by the equivalent local income tax amount.
  • Information about the Civil Service Success Profiles can be found on this link: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/success-profiles
  • Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted on successful candidates. 
  • Current employees (CBS) transferring between departments need to obtain a new police clearance/certificate of good conduct to be successfully appointed to the position.  
  • Please log into your profile on the application system on a regular basis to review the status of your application.