June 23, 2024
Embassy of Germany Addis Ababa new Job Vacancy 2022

Embassy of Germany Addis Ababa new Job Vacancy 2022

The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Addis Ababa is excited to announce two job openings for the year 2023: Assistant Clerk for the Economic and Cultural Section, and Driver.

Position 1: Assistant Clerk for the Economic and Cultural Section

Qualifications and Experiences:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Economics, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • Proficiency in software applications like Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Previous experience in Macroeconomics is a plus.

Language Skills:

  • Proficiency in both Amharic and English is mandatory.
  • Knowledge of the German language is advantageous.

Payment and Contract:

  • Salary will be in accordance with the Embassy’s scale and Ethiopian law.
  • The contract will adhere to Ethiopian regulations.


Documents in Amharic must be accompanied by an authorized English or German translation.

Application Requirements:

Applications must include the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae (CV)
  • School leaving certificate
  • University certificates
  • Proof of previous employment and references
  • Copy of passport and/or Kebele ID-Card
  • A brief description (250-300 words) of a cultural event aimed at benefiting Ethiopian society and enhancing Germany’s image in Ethiopia that you would like to organize.

Combine these documents into a single PDF file (maximum 3-4 MB).

Position 2: Driver

Qualifications and Experiences:

  • Secondary school education and a valid driver’s license.
  • Minimum of one year of work experience as a driver with a clean driving record.
  • Politeness and friendliness in passenger interactions.
  • Neat and tidy appearance.
  • Discretion, trustworthiness, punctuality, and reliability are required.

Technical Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of driving rules and regulations.
  • Familiarity with local conditions in Addis Ababa and Ethiopia.
  • Ability to work extended hours.

Language Skills:

  • Good knowledge of English and excellent proficiency in Amharic are essential.

Additional Information:

Applications must include:

  • Personal motivation letter
  • Updated CV
  • Proof of at least one year of employment as a driver.
  • Copy of the driver’s license.

Incomplete applications will be returned.

How to Apply:

Both positions offer full-time employment with a 40-hour workweek and are compensated based on the Embassy’s current salary structure. Medical insurance is provided under certain conditions.

For the Assistant Clerk position, submit your application documents to culture@addi.diplo.de by Sunday, 12th November 2023, at 6 p.m.

For the Driver position, applications should be submitted to the German Embassy, Administration, Yeka Kifle Ketema, Woreda 03, Addis Ababa, or POBox 660, Addis Ababa. Alternatively, applications can be emailed to driver@addi.diplo.de.

Driver candidates will be required to undergo a driving test and a written test.

The Assessment Center for both positions will be held on 7th December 2023, and personal invitations will be sent out on 29th November. Access will only be granted with an invitation.

Please note that the selected applicant must undergo a medical examination and pass security clearance by the German authorities.

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