June 24, 2024

The Canadian Embassy in Ethiopia is seeking competent and experienced individuals for the following job.

Position: Common Services Officer 


  • Bachelor degree from a recognized university, with a major related to business administration, finance, or human resources.   


  • Advanced level in English (oral and writing)


  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in financial/budget administration (e.g. accounting operations, tracking with a financial system/database, extracting, forecasting, analyzing trends, interpreting financial data, producing reports, forecasting and budget management)

Under the direction of the Management and Consular Officer, the Common Services Officer manages logistical execution of program objectives and goals, including but not limited to, budget management, human resources administration, contracting administration, and the management of information and documentation regarding the services in accordance with established policies, guidelines, and procedures.  

The incumbent directly plans, administers, and monitors the Embassy’s budgets, coordinates human resources functions, undertakes contracting, as well as conducts research and analysis to advise Management on local issued and policy matters.  

The incumbent will provide and create non-routine information and/or documentation; provide complex administrative support and services; provide services to a diverse client base and initiate proactive collaboration; supervise staff, as necessary; and perform other duties as required.

Salary: 933,713 ETB annually 

Location: Addis Ababa

Deadline: April 19, 2023

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- Common Services Officer – Accounting and Finance 121363-6 – Embassy of Canada to Ethiopia (international.gc.ca)

Do not include personal data such as; age, date of birth, gender, marital status, family status, religion or a picture in your application form, CV nor cover letter (as required). Please only include information relevant to the vacancy as requested in the job poster.

Closing date: 19 April, 2023 at 23:59 UTC/GMT +3:00

Candidates may be required to upload a CV and/or a cover letter in English or French. These documents may be used as a secondary source to validate the answers to the screening questions.

Candidates who are unable to submit their application due to technical difficulties must report these to LES-E-Recruitment-BRLIN@international.gc.ca prior to the closing date. Failure to so will result in the application being rejected.