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National Program Officer for the Regional Development Cooperation

The Regional Development Cooperation section within the Swedish Embassy in Addis Abeba is now looking for a well-qualified National Program Officer (NPO)

The Swedish Embassy in Addis Ababa is responsible for Sweden’s relations with Ethiopia, Djibouti, IGAD and the African Union (AU). Moreover, the Embassy manages both the Swedish bilateral development cooperation program with Ethiopia and the regional development cooperation program in Africa. The latter includes partners such as AU, UNECA, AfDB and sub-regional organizations such as EAC, SADC, IGAD and ECOWAS, and NGOs and think tanks. The five thematic areas covered by the Swedish regional development cooperation strategy with Africa are Environment, climate and sustainable use of natural resources; Human rights, democracy, the rule of law and gender equality; Migration and development; Inclusive economic development; and Peaceful and inclusive societies.

The Regional Section within the Swedish Embassy in Addis Ababa is now looking for a well-qualified National Program Officer (NPO) in the fields of gender equality and empowerment of women and girls.

Apply before July 15, 2022.

Embassy of Sweden

Post Name National Programme Officer
Total Vacancy 01
Opening Date July 09, 2022
Closing Date July 15, 2022
Job Category Govt. Jobs

Embassy of Sweden Job Vacancy 2022 Details

  • Organization Type: Govt. Jobs
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary Offer: As per rules
  • Workplace: Addis Ababa
  • Position: National Programme Officer
  • Official Website: www.swedenabroad.se

Responsibilities/Job Description

The Officer responsibilities would include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Identify, assess and manage contributions in the above-mentioned field in accordance with procedures provided by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida).
  • Support gender mainstreaming in the entire contribution portfolio and proper application of Sida’s standards on gender equality.
  • Engage in policy dialogue with the cooperation partners on gender equality.
  • Participate in consultations and coordination with donor groups for the advancement of gender equality.
  • Serve as a focal point for gender equality in the Regional Strategy and coordinate the Embassy and Strategy-related follow-up and reporting regarding gender equality.
  • Participate in all regular activities of the Regional Section and the Embassy, including planning, monitoring, and reporting, as well as other issues when required.
  • Work closely with Sida’s gender team at regional and global level and contribute to dissemination of knowledge and information on gender equality priorities.
  • Organize capacity strengthening initiatives for program staff on gender mainstreaming.

Application Process

On an important note, all Ethiopian job seekers willing to work with Embassy of Sweden must read the details job vacancy announcement notification and check the eligibility for the application submission.

For information on qualification, required work experience, and how to apply please visit our website https://www.swedenabroad.se/en/embassies/ethiopia-addis-abeba and find the post under current vacancies.Note: Candidates should apply online before the closing date of application on July 15, 2022. For further information please check the Recruitment Advertisement and Contact details which have been given below.

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Contact Details

Embassy of Sweden
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


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