Embassy of Canada invites qualified and experienced applicants for the various positions. FCDO Ethiopia is invites job seekers for appointment. It’s a great opportunity to work under them.
Under the general supervision of the Management and Consular Services Officer, operates the central telephone switchboard and general email inbox serving all Mission programs. Provides support particularly to the Consular Program by responding to enquiries; by providing concise and accurate information to Consular Program visitors; by offering administrative support to the Consular Officer; by assisting in distributing passports and identifying local contacts as required.
Directs specific queries to relevant programs within the mission; answers general enquiries on Canada in English and Amharic; directs outgoing mail for the mission; controls access to the Embassy, ensures that the reception lobby is in good order, and upholds the security policy. May provide general administrative support, as required, to the Management and Consular section, including such tasks as data entry, scanning, filing, and basic internet research; and performs other duties as required.
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The interested applicants can apply before the closing date of application. For more information please read the full article.
Embassy of Canada wants to recruit employees in the following vacant positions the details of which are mentioned below.
Summary of Duties:
The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) is a worldwide network of professionals in international business development (IBD) working to advance Canadian commercial and economic interests abroad. Working in the Commercial section of the Embassy of Canada in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, under the general direction of the Senior Trade Commissioner, the incumbent is a Trade Commissioner (TC) contributing to the delivery of the Commercial Program at the Embassy. The TC acts in accordance with Government of Canada policies for international trade, investment, and science, technology and innovation, with the objective of helping Canadian clients advance their commercial interests abroad.
Major responsibilities of the TC include: providing high quality service to Canadian clients; proactively developing and maintaining a solid network of contacts in Ethiopia; promoting investment into Canada; preparing and disseminating market information to Canadian clients; initiating, organizing and managing promotional activities and trade delegations; as well as other international business development activities such as participation at trade shows and advocating for Canadian commercial interest. The TC’s primary focus is identifying and qualifying business opportunities for Canadian companies, and guiding them in the Ethiopian and Djibouti market.
The TC will have several primary sectors of responsibility from amongst the embassy´s priority sectors (for 2022-23, these include infrastructure, education, agriculture, clean technologies, mining and aerospace) and may have responsibilities for certain other secondary sectors. TCs are responsible for quantifiable performance indicators including quality and amount of services provided to TCS clients and the generation of leads in sales and investment. The position is a senior member of the Commercial section, and under the direction of the Senior Trade Commissioner, supports the Ambassador of Canada to Ethiopia, in advancing Canada’s priorities in Ethiopia and Djibouti.
Area of Selection:
This competition is open to all individuals who are eligible to work in Ethiopia, who meet all of the essential requirements stated below, and whose application file is received by the closing date.
Please note that the Embassy of Canada to Ethiopia does not sponsor work authorizations directly or indirectly.
The Government of Canada is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from diverse sections of the community. Candidates will be considered based on merit. Our organization offers an inclusive workplace where respect, teamwork, and collaboration are part of our culture. Canada’s missions abroad are committed to promoting and supporting an environment free from harassment and discrimination, as well as encouraging and supporting employees to learn and develop their skills and competencies.
Candidates will initially be screened against the Essential Qualifications relating to education, language* and experience.
Candidates must clearly demonstrate when applying to the position how they meet each of these essential qualifications.
*Language will be assessed further during the process.
Candidates will be required to provide proof of the completion of their education.
The Rated Requirements are part of the essential qualifications and are relating to knowledge, abilities and competencies. Methods of assessment for rated requirements may include, but are not limited to, a written examination, an oral interview online, pre-recorded or in-person, role-play, practical tests, presentations and/or psychometric assessment.
Preference may be given to candidates who meet the Asset Qualifications. Where applicable, candidates must clearly demonstrate how they meet any asset qualifications.
Conditions of Employment:
Conditions of employment must be met or complied with before being appointed to a particular position, and are to be maintained throughout the employment while being the incumbent of this position.
– Valid work authorization: Ability to obtain and hold a valid work authorization covering the entire employment period.
– Security screening: Obtain and maintain a Reliability Status (security level) which includes a criminal and credit background check from the Government of Canada covering the entire employment period.
– Vaccination compliance: All new hires on or after the effective date of October 6, 2021 are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and to attest that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their starting date unless accommodation measures are granted.
Other conditions of employment: