European Union New Vacancy

The European Union (EU) invites qualified candidates to apply for the following job position. The EU, an economic and political partnership of 27 European countries, plays a significant role in international affairs through diplomacy, trade, development aid, and collaboration with global organizations.

Position: Administrative Assistant

Minimum Requirements:

  • Medically fit to fulfill the necessary duties
  • Holds civil rights and employment permits according to local law
  • Possesses a BA degree in Management, Logistics Management, or a related field
  • At least 5 years of experience in a comparable role
  • Proficient in English at a C2 level for understanding, reading, speaking, and writing
  • Highly proficient with computers

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Additional degrees or training relevant to the role
  • Experience with an international organization or diplomatic mission
  • Knowledge of French

Position Details: We offer the position of Administrative Assistant in the Administration Section of the EU Delegation to Ethiopia. The role will be tailored to the needs of the Delegation, and the successful candidate will serve as an Administrative Assistant with duties that may evolve. Responsibilities include:

  • Validating and settling mission expenses
  • Finding housing for expatriate staff and handling lease contracts
  • Managing administrative processes for lease contracts and filing documents
  • Serving as the contact person in emergencies
  • Overseeing service contracts for cleaning, gardening, security, equipment maintenance, office maintenance and repairs, electrical works, fuel, and generator status
  • Liaising with government offices on various matters
  • Entering data on Immogst
  • Managing ABAC assets
  • Handling residence issues for the Head of Delegation
  • Assigning drivers and providing backup support for other administrative staff
  • Performing other duties as assigned by the Head of Administration

Employment Details:

  • Place of Employment: EU Delegation to Ethiopia – Addis Ababa
  • Employment Contract: Indefinite/Permanent
  • Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week
  • Group II – Starting basic salary of 1,913 EUR/month (payable in Ethiopian Birr)
  • Benefits include transportation allowance, provident fund, and medical insurance for employees and their families under certain conditions.

Application Deadline: June 15, 2024

How to Apply:

Send your application and supporting documents to The application should include a cover letter, detailed CV, and references from previous professional experiences. Selection will be based on a written test and interview.

Selection Process: After the application deadline, a Selection Committee will review the applications and shortlist candidates based on a preliminary assessment of the provided information. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an evaluation phase, including a written test and interview, to assess their suitability for the position.

Candidates who are not shortlisted will not be contacted individually but will be informed about the completion of the recruitment process through the same method used for this vacancy notice.

Application Deadline: June 15, 2024, at 17:00 hrs.

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