Candidates must have extensive knowledge and experience of peace and security issues at regional, continental and multilateral levels. Applicants must be able to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the African Union’s peace and security architecture, and possess an extensive network of contacts relevant to the post’s demands.
Key Requirements (see advert on Embassy website for full list):
Application packs can be downloaded from the Irish Aid section of the Embassy’s website: www.embassyofireland.org.et. 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.
Depending on the number of applications received, a short-listing of candidates to be called for interview may be undertaken based on the Key Requirements above. Only successful candidates will be contacted. It is planned that interviews will be held by video-conference in early December 2020.
Completed applications should be submitted only by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by close of business Monday 23rd of November 2020.
General Data Protection Regulation:
All personal information received will be kept in line with GDPR guidelines.
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.