European Union New Vacancy 2024

European Union New Vacancy 2024

European Union New Vacancy 2024

The European Union (EU), an economic and political partnership between 27 European countries, is seeking qualified candidates for the following positions. The EU is represented abroad through more than 140 diplomatic representations, also known as EU Delegations, which serve similar role to that of an embassy. The EU is involved in international affairs through diplomacy, trade, development aid, and working with global organisations.

In addition to supporting inclusive and sustainable economic, social, and environmental growth, the European Union backs Ethiopia’s efforts to end poverty and advance democracy, human rights, and other aspects of good governance.

Development aid further contributes to increased cooperation and dialogue in the main areas of mutual interest, as identified in the EU-Ethiopia strategic engagement. Furthermore, European solidarity is being effectively and visibly ensured through rapid help and relief assistance to Ethiopian populations affected by crises.

Position: Administrative Assistant

Minimum Requirements:

  • Medically fit to perform the required duties
  • Enjoys civil rights and permits for employment under local law
  • BA degree in Management, Logistics Management or a related field of study
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience in a similar position
  • Minimum English language competency ability to understand: C2, read: C2, speak C2 and write C2
  • High level of computer literacy

The following will be considered an asset:

  • Additional degrees or training related to the position
  • Experience in the field with an international group or a diplomatic mission
  • Knowledge of the French language

We provide 

We are offering the position of Administrative Assistant at the EU Delegation to Ethiopia’s Administration Section. The recruited individual will be assigned responsibilities under this role based on the demands of the delegation. The hired individual will assume the designated role of “Administrative Assistant” upon hire. The requirements of the Delegation may need modifications to this job function.

The chosen applicant will work as technical staff for this position, and their responsibilities and tasks will include:

  • Mission validation and settlement of mission expenses
  • Finding houses for expatriate staff and concluding lease contract after HoA approval
  • Handling all administrative processes for Lease contracts and filling the documents
  • Serve as contact person in case of emergency
  • Follow-up of service contracts for cleaning, gardening, security, equipment maintenance, office maintenance and repairs, electrical works, fuel and generator status
  • Liaise with government offices to deal with different matters
  • Enter data on Immogst
  • Management of ABAC asset
  • Follow HoD residence issues
  • Responsible for driver assignment/Backup person for some other Admin staff
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the HOA

Place of Employment:  Delegation of the European Union to Ethiopia – Addis Ababa

Employment Contract: Indefinite/Permanent

Working hours/week: 37.5

Group II – with a starting basic salary of 1,913 EUR/month (payable equivalent in Ethiopian Birr)

We offer a competitive position in an international environment. Benefits, such as transportation allowance, provident fund and medical insurance are offered to employees and their families under certain conditions.

Deadline: June 15, 2024

How to Apply:

Please send your application and supporting documents to

The bundle should embody a cover letter, a detailed CV, as well as references of earlier professional experience. The selection of eligible candidates will probably be accomplished by means of written check and interview.

The Delegation is not going to present further info or talk about the choice process by phone.

The procedure

After the deadline for applications, the functions will probably be reviewed by a Selection Committee arrange for this goal. The Selection Committee will prepare a shortlist of candidates who’re thought of to be the most appropriate for the submit on the idea of a preliminary evaluation of the information provided of their utility letter and the supporting documents.

The short-listed candidates will be invited to an evaluation phase, which is able to embody a written check and an interview– throughout this part, the Selection Committee will assess the suitability of the candidates for the submit.

The candidates who have not been short-listed will not be contacted individually. However, the Delegation will use the same technique of publication as for this Vacancy Notice to inform the remaining candidates once the recruitment procedure has been completed and {that a} candidate has (or has not) been recruited.

The deadline for application is: June, 15th, 2024 at 17:00hrs

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