Embassy of Switzerland in Ethiopia Vacancy Job

Embassy of Switzerland in Ethiopia invites qualified and experienced applicants for the various positions. Embassy of Switzerland in Ethiopia is invites job seekers for appointment. It’s a great opportunity to work under them.

Embassy of Switzerland in Ethiopia As the official representation of Switzerland, the embassy covers all matters concerning diplomatic relations between the two countries. It represents Swiss interests in the areas of political, economic and financial affairs, legal arrangements, science, education and culture.

The Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) regulary seeks qualified and motivated employees. Job vacancies will be published through the state job web portal. You can tailor your search towards your requirements through various search criteria

The interested applicants can apply before the closing date of application. For more information please read the full article.

Quick Details about

  • Hiring Organization: Embassy of Switzerland in Ethiopia
  • Head: Mami Mizutori
  • Organization Type: Non-profit
  • Organization Size: 100-350+ employees
  • Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland
  • Parent organization: United Nations Secretariat
  • Official Website: www.eda.admin.ch/addisabeba

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The interested applicants can apply before the closing date of application. For more information please read the full article.

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Job Description

Recruitment of one (1) Executive Assistant to the Ambassadors at the Embassy of Switzerland in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The Embassy of Switzerland in Ethiopia is currently looking for Executive Assistant to the Ambassadors to  provide administrative and management support to the Ambassadors and ensure the smooth day-to-day running of the Executive Office.The modalities of employment and application for the advertised position include the following elements:

Main duties and responsibilities that come along with this position:

  • Running the Ambassadors Office, among others coordinate meetings, events, maintaining and managing contact lists, liaison with contacts and partners;
  • Managing all incoming and outgoing correspondence (letters, diplomatic notes, electronic correspondence);
  • Giving management support in various matters (joint calendar, team events, administrative support to visits and delegations, etc.)
  • Supporting the Event Management
  • IT-System Administration of the Embassy
  • Making travel arrangements for the Ambassador’s visits, members of the Political Team and incoming delegations of the Embassy;
  • Provide support to the Deputy Head of Mission and the Political Team (official correspondence, visits, etc.).

Direct superior: Head of Mission

Directly subordinated employee(s): Two

Starting on: As soon as possible (with probation period of 3 months)

Administrative Unit & Duty Station: Embassy of Switzerland in Ethiopia (Addis Ababa)

Job Requirements


  • University degree (Bachelor’s level) in a relevant field such as Communication, Business Administration or Social Sciences;
  • General understanding of, and interest in, the social, economic and political context of Ethiopia;
  • Extensive experience as Executive Assistant to senior management or similar employment experience in a private sector, civil society or government institution;
  • Excellent oral and written communication in English and Amharic as well as in one of the Swiss national languages;
  • Trustworthiness and high social competences.


  • Excellent organizer and communicator;
  • Proven ability to work independently with a minimum supervision;
  • Fast learner, taking initiatives, suggesting feasible solutions;
  • Highly developed IT skills; good working knowledge for software applications.

How to Apply?

The position will be based at the Embassy of Switzerland in Old Airport, Addis Abeba.

Applicants should possess a valid employment permit in Ethiopia. No work permits will be processed by the Embassy of Switzerland directly.

Applications should be neatly formatted and drafted in excellent English.

Applications should include (1) a motivation letter (maximum one page); (2) a curriculum vitae (maximum three pages); (3) two reference persons to be contacted for feedback from previous employments (mobile phone number or email); and (4) copies of relevant university degrees and other diplomas, incl. work certificates (if available). The motivation letter and CV are to be submitted in Microsoft Word or PDF format only.

Applications should be sent in one single email to addisababa@eda.admin.ch by 06 May 2022, at the very latest.

The subject of the application email should state the exact following words: “Application for Executive Assistant to the Ambassadors”.

The motivation letter should be addressed to “Head of Operation at the Embassy of Switzerland in Ethiopia”.

Only the applications 100% compliant with the above criteria will be considered.

The foreseen start of duty is at the earliest convenience – latest 01.06.2022.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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