British Embassy Addis Ababa Vacancy announcement

British Embassy Addis Ababa would like to invite qualified and competent applicants to apply for the following vacant post

1:Economist – Climate Economy Trade and Investment Team (04/24 ADD)

Location:Addis Ababa

Salary:USD 1,087.42 – USD 1,686.83

Terms of Employment: Permanent

Job Description 

The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. British Government welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.

Main purpose 

The British Embassy’s Climate, Economy, Trade & Investment (CETI) team is responsible for the UK government’s work with Ethiopia in a wide range of economic issues, including supporting Ethiopia’s economic development, building economic ties between the UK and Ethiopia, and working with Ethiopia on the response to the climate crisis. The CETI team sits within a friendly British Embassy team, working across a wide range of priorities in Ethiopia.

The purpose of the role is to provide policy and technical advisory support on economic and private sector development issues and programming to the Climate, Economy, Trade and Investment (CETI) team and a range of teams across the British Embassy.

Roles and responsibilities:

Provide high quality economic analysis to advise the CETI team, other teams across the British Embassy and FCDO headquarters on policy and programmatic decisions.
Support delivery and management of UK development assistance programmes, particularly on private sector development and economic reform.
Support regular economic reporting to the British Embassy and teams in FCDO HQ, drawing on national macroeconomic data.
Build strong relationships within the CETI Team and the wider Embassy to actively shape and deliver UK objectives in Ethiopia across a range of climate, economic, trade and investment issues.
Develop and utilise strong networks within the Government of Ethiopia, the private sector and with other development partners to build effective partnerships for development, and to influence their activities in support of UK objectives.
Actively contribute to creating a positive, and inclusive working environment at the British Embassy that values and respects the skills, experiences and backgrounds of all our staff.

Skill and educational background

An undergraduate degree in Economics.
At least 1 year of experience working on economic and/or private sector development / trade issues in Ethiopia.
Enthusiasm for working in a team and interest in economic development issues and trade.
Understanding how to apply technical economic skills:
1. Microeconomic theory

2. Macroeconomic theory

3. International economics (interactions between the national and global economy)

4. Using data to deliver evidence-based economic analysis

Language Requirements:

Fluent in written and spoken English

Desirable qualifications, skills and experience :
Experience of working in an international organisation.
Experience of managing economic development programmes.
Experience of working with data, including knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other data tools.
Required behaviours :

Seeing the Big Picture, Making Effective Decisions, Delivering at Pace, Communicating and Influencing

Application way

interested applicants who can meet the above minimum requirements can submit their application, CVs and non-returnable Documents of their credentials in through via online link of this announcement through link:Economist

Application Deadline: Feb 18, 2024

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