Personal Assistant

at Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC)
Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted September 8, 2021
Category Social Sciences
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Purpose of the Job:

To serve as a Personal Assistant of employees with disabilities in order for them to function successfully.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Filing or manipulating paper documents;
  • Retrieving work materials that are out of reach;
  • Accompanying an employee in and around the office;
  • Accompanying an employee on workshops/meetings in and outside of the office;
  • Providing travel assistance for an employee during work related travel;
  • Reading handwritten mail or hardcopy material to the employee with a visual disability;
  • Serve as sighted guide at events, providing assistance to a seat during meetings, attending meetings and participating in social gathering.  Assist with personal care tasks, such as eating.
  • Converting inaccessible texts into accessible format.

LOCATION: Head Office

DURATION: 6 months contract with a possibility of extension

SALARY RANGE: Gross monthly salary of ETB 6,596.00- ETB 7,635.00 plus ETB 3,000 housing allowance and ETB 1,200 transport allowance.

Job Requirements

Qualifications and Experience:

  • BA or Diploma (Level IV Certificate) in any Social Science Studies.
  • 0 year of experience with BA degree.  2 years of experience working as Personal Assistant, Secretarial Service or Office management.
  • Commitment and willingness to work with persons with disabilities.
  • Fluency in Amharic and English is required and knowledge of other local languages is advantageous.

Applying Instructions

Interested candidates should write a covering letter, explaining why they are interested in this role, why they are the right person for the job with a recent CV which should be sent to the following email address:

Women candidates are encouraged to apply

Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview and written exam
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