Apr 24, 2021

Property and Security Manager

  • Embassy of Sweden -Ethiopia
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
FULL_TIME Embassy Jobs in Ethiopia Security Jobs in Ethiopia

Job Description

Responsibilities include coordination of maintenance of the Embassy compound as well as expatriate staff’s houses, procurement of goods and services and tasks related to security.


  • Liaison between the Embassy and the National Property Board in Sweden (owner of the Embassy compound)
  • Coordination of the maintenance of the expatriate staff’s houses and apartments, as well as the Embassy compound
  • Finding new housing for the expatriate staff, including negotiations with landlords about contractual matters
  • Focal person for procurement of various services and purchases. Contract administration of service contracts, house lease agreements etc.
  • Working closely with the Embassy’s security group and monitor, along with inputs from the Political section, various security related issues in the country and Addis Ababa in particular
  • Liaison with the Embassy’s security company
  • Network and build strong relations with relevant security actors and authorities
  • Performing other tasks as required by the Embassy
  • The work requires close cooperation with all sections at the embassy, as well as with local entrepreneurs and contractors.

Job Requirement

  • Degree in civil engineering or building construction management/equivalent or in relevant office management/administrative field
  • Five years of experience from working with the above-mentioned areas
  • Documented good knowledge of the local real estate market as well as the building and construction market, including good knowledge about procurement challenges and opportunities in the sector
  • Documented very good organizational and time management skills to prioritize workloads
  • Documented ability to work independently and in a proactive and result oriented manner
  • Documented experience of quality control and follow up of projects/purchases
  • Fluency in English and Amharic, both written and spoken
  • Minimum of a 2nd grade Drivers licence

Additional qualifications considered as merits are:

  • Strong team working skills
  • Experience of working with security related issues
  • Good computer skills

How to Apply

Last Application date: May 7th 2021

Send a CV together with a cover letter in English, in which you briefly describe your interest for the vacant position and how you meet the requirements, to the following address: ambassaden.addis.abeba.recruitment@gov.se,

subject: ‘XX (your name)’ UM2021/14341/ADDI.

Please note that applications will not be returned, and only short-listed persons will be contacted by telephone. To be considered, your application should be submitted by 7th of May 2021 and fulfill the above mentioned requirements. The embassy only receives electronic applications.

Contact persons are:

Beruk Mengestu, Property Manager, e-mail Beruk.Mengestu@gov.se

Joakim Nilsson, Head of the Section for Administration and Consular Affairs
e-mail Joakim.Nilsson@gov.se

For information about the Embassy, please visit our website