June 23, 2024

The Embassy of Ireland in Addis Ababa is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Administration-Finance Officer. The successful candidate will join a team committed to promoting Ireland’s foreign policy objectives, including supporting Ethiopia’s poorest and most vulnerable populations through Irish Aid.

Qualifications, Experience, and Skills:

  • A degree in Management, Business Administration, Accounting, or other relevant field
  • Minimum of three years’ experience with administration and financial responsibilities
  • Excellent communication skills in both English and Amharic (spoken and written)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work independently or as part of a multicultural team
  • Able to demonstrate initiative, resourcefulness, and perseverance
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy, particularly in financial transactions
  • Excellent problem-solving, decision-making, and analytical skills
  • High personal integrity

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience with an international organization
  • Experience in a coordinating role
  • Experience in records management

All applicants must have permanent legal residency and the right to work in Ethiopia.

Employment Details:

  • Start date: As soon as possible
  • Contract duration: Three-year fixed-term contract with a probation period of 60 working days
  • Working hours: Monday to Friday, standard office hours from 8am-5pm, not exceeding 48 hours per week as per local labor law.
  • Annual leave entitlement: 20 working days per annum
  • Gross salary: Entry point of scale for Grade THREE (€12,186.84 per annum) paid in local currency. Salaries are paid directly to a bank account; therefore, the successful candidate must have a bank account.

Application Procedure: Interested candidates can obtain the application form from the Embassy’s website or through email request to ADDISABABAExternalEmail@dfa.ie or in person from the reception desk of the Embassy (hard copy). Please send ONLY a completed application form to ADDISABABAExternalEmail@dfa.ie, post to Ireland Embassy, P.O.Box 99585 Addis Ababa, or in person at the reception desk of the Embassy, before the deadline of June 27, 2023. In the subject line, please write “Application for Administration-Finance Officer.”

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. The deadline may be extended based on response rates. Candidates must have permanent legal residency and the right to work in Ethiopia, and they will be subject to employment and taxation law.