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Readiness Program Officer

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Embassy of Canada


Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 


Education, Management, Nonprofit-Social Services

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Full time

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Job Description:

The Embassy of Canada would like to invite qualified and experienced candidates for the following position.

Position Title: Readiness Program Officer

Summary of Duties: Under general supervision of the Deputy Management and Consular Officer, ensures the wellbeing of the Canadian community in Ethiopia in a time of crisis, the business continuity of the mission to provide these services and the establishment of the necessary conditions and environment to allow for the development, enhancement, and continuous improvement of security and emergency management measures. Within this context, the position has as a primary responsibility to enable the Readiness Program of the mission. Employees in the Readiness Management Sub-community of Practice, where Readiness encompasses Emergency Management (EM) and Security, are responsible for the management of the four pillars of Emergency Management (mitigation, preparation, response and recovery) and the identification, assessment, monitoring and management of risks related to mission security.

Education: University Bachelor’s Degree in any field.
Language: Fluency in English (written and spoken), Fluency in Amharic (written and spoken)
Experience: At least 5 years of recent experience in o large national company, multinational corporations, international organization or diplomatic mission in any of the following areas:

  • Providing support to a Safety and Security team
  • Emergency management services
Recent is defined as within the last 5 years
Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Salary range: Starting at 408,338 ETB gross per annum
Closing date: 20th March 2020 at midnight UTC/GMT+1

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