Location Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Date Posted August 4, 2020
Category Facility Management
Job Type Full-time
Currency ETB


Overall Role and Responsibility:

Candidates must have extensive knowledge and experience with Ethiopia’s governance environment at Federal and Regional levels.  Applicants will need to demonstrate that they have a well-established and positive track record working on programmes related to strengthening governance, human rights, peacebuilding and civil society including in fragile contexts. They must be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of Ethiopia’s political context and international relations. They will be familiar with the development community structure and possess an extensive network of contacts relevant to the post’s demands.

Senior Governance Programme Manager:

The Embassy of Ireland is now recruiting a Senior Governance Programme Manager (SGPM) to lead the work of the Governance team.

The Senior Programme Manager will report to the Deputy Head of Development and will be based in the Embassy of Ireland in Addis Ababa.  The SGPM will be expected to participate in regular field monitoring of relevant programmes.


The detailed full lists of the requirements can be found on


Applying Instructions

Application packs can be downloaded from the Irish Aid section of the Embassy’s website: Only applications using the Application Form provided will be appraised.  A cover letter is also mandatory explaining your interest and aptitude for this position.  CVs will not be considered.

A written exam will be administered to test writing skills.

Completed applications should be submitted only by email to [email protected] by close of business Friday 21st of August 2020.

General Data Protection Regulation:

All personal information received will be kept in line with GDPR guidelines.

Security Clearance:

Police security clearance will be sought in respect of individuals who come under consideration for appointment. Enquiries may also be made with the police force of any country in which the applicant under consideration for appointment resided. If unsuccessful this information will be destroyed. If the applicant subsequently comes under consideration for another position they will be required to supply this information again.

The Embassy of Ireland is an equal opportunities employer.

Please note that canvassing will disqualify applicants.

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