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Embassy of Sweden Vacancy 2023 (01 National Programme Officer Jobs)

Embassy of Sweden Vacancy 2023 (01 National Programme Officer Jobs): Recently Embassy of Sweden has drafted a job vacancy announcement Addis Zemen notification on August 17, 2023. Ethiopian Jobseeker may apply for this job on or before August 31, 2023.


Embassy of Sweden Vacancy 2023

Hiring Organization Embassy of Sweden
Post Name National Programme Officer
Total Vacancy 01
Opening Date August 17, 2023
Closing Date August 31, 2023
Job Category Govt. Jobs

Embassy of Sweden Job Vacancy 2023 Details

  • Organization Type: Govt. Jobs
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary Offer: As per Company Scale
  • Workplace: Addis Ababa
  • Position: National Programme Officer
  • Contact Number: 0115180000
  • Official Website: www.swedenabroad.se

Job Requirement

Required qualifications:

  • Documented relevant academic degree, e.g. in democracy, human rights, law, or similar.
  • Fluency in English (both oral and written). Vacancy at the Embassy of Sweden in Addis Ababa
  • Extensive experience of work with computer programs, applications, and systems, including excel.

Required work experience:

  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience, preferably in a regional Africa context.
  • Experience of project management.
  • Proven capacity to work independently and deliver tangible results.
  • Being a team-player, both internally and externally, with good communication skills.
  • Experience from a development cooperation context.

Additional qualifications considered as merits are:

  • French and/or Swedish language skills.

Application Process

The Embassy of Sweden would like to announce a vacancy announcement for the position of National Program Officer in the fields of Democracy/Human Rights for Regional Development Cooperation. You can find a detailed description on the embassy’s website: https://www.swedenabroad.se/en/embassies/ethiopia–addis-abeba/current/current-vacancies/national-programme-officer/

For more information on Swedish regional development cooperation, in particular the Strategy for Regional Development Cooperation with Africa 2022 – 2026, https://www.swedenabroad.se/sv/ or www.sida.se, or www.regeringen.se.Ethiopian citizens, and citizens of other countries resident in Ethiopia who are entitled to work in Ethiopia, are eligible to apply. The Embassy applies a policy of gender equality and encourages women to apply.


Applicants should submit the following documents, preferably by e-mail, to the Embassy of Sweden in Addis Ababa:

  • A brief but comprehensive CV, including details of relevant education and work experience;
  • A one page letter of application in English, setting out why you consider yourself a good candidate for this particular post;
  • Names, telephone numbers, and addresses of two reference persons who are willing to provide a reference on your character and work capacity;
  • Clear contact phone numbers and e-mail address in Ethiopia where the Embassy can rapidly make contact with you.

Applications shall be sent to ambassaden.addis.abeba.recruitment@gov.se. As the subject of the message, please indicate reference no and your name: ‘UM2023/27428/ADDI – Your Name.’

Questions may be received by Ms Therese Sjöström therese.sjostrom@gov.se or by telephone: 0115180000.

Please note that applications will not be returned, and only short-listed applicants will be contacted. To be considered, your application should be submitted latest by 31 August 2023 (16:30 hrs) and fulfil the above-mentioned requirements. The Embassy only receives electronic applications.

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Embassy of Sweden
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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