Embassy of Sweden Job Vacancy 2023

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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