Administrative Assistant (Personal Assistant to the Ambassador)

at Embassy of Brazil
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted February 22, 2021
Category Administration
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


The Embassy of Brazil in Addis Ababa announces that an open selection process will take place for the recruitment of one (01) Administrative Assistant to provide support to the Embassy’s Chancery, in accordance with the Brazilian Regulatory Decree No. 1570 of 07/21/95, the Ministerial Ordinance of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Brazil of 09/12/95, and according to the rules of this Notice.


This offer intends to hire one  Administrative Assistant to provide support to the Embassy’s Chancery. The job consists of assisting in daily office needs and managing general administrative activities; perform general clerical duties to include but not limited to photocopying, faxing, mail distribution, and filing; coordinate, elaborate and maintain records of requested researches; create and modify documents using mainly editing applications, worksheets and data banks; advanced use of the internet (“browser” operations, “FTP”, file transfer, remote access to information sources, etc.); write specialized professional texts in English (official documents and reports); prepare synthesis and interpretation of documents; translate and elaborate version in English or Portuguese to official documents, according to the Embassy needs; advanced knowledge either in Economics, Foreign Relations, Accounting, Management or related fields and, if possible, notions of the Portuguese language.

Job Requirements

Main job requirements are:

i) Copy of English Certificate, minimum High Intermediate (English courses, diploma of any degree taken in schools that uses English as the main language, etc.);

ii) Copy of Diploma (minimum High school level, University level preferable);

iii) Best notions/knowledge of the Portuguese language will be an advantage.

Please refer to the vacancy announcement (website below) for further information.


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