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Position: Migration Delivery Assistant
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Contract
Place of Work: Addis Ababa, Addis Abeba - Ethiopia
Salary: USD 635.75
Posted date: 1 month ago
Deadline: Submition date is over

Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)

  • To facilitate cooperation and engagement on the return and reintegration of Ethiopian nationals in the UK unlawfully.
  • To build effective working relationships on migration and returns with internal and external stakeholders, including within the Ethiopian Government.
  • To support the Migration Delivery Officer on the delivery of regional migration and returns objectives, including casework and administrative assistance.
  • To support Home Office International Operations on the delivery of its objectives in Ethiopia, including investigations and liaison to tackle immigration-related threats to the UK.

Roles and responsibilities

  • Undertaking casework to facilitate returns.
  • Building and managing relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders and facilitating engagement on migration and returns.
  • Developing and overseeing migration and returns projects.
  • Supporting Home Office International Operations on its activities in Ethiopia.
  • Reporting to the Home Office and Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office on migration and returns developments in Ethiopia and the region.
  • Providing administrative and organizational support to Home Office and Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office colleagues on migration and returns.
  • Travel within Ethiopia, East Africa, and the UK as required.

Essential qualifications, skills, and experience

  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject or minimum of 7 years of work experience in a relevant field.
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience in the field of migration.
  • Exceptional understanding of the political, social, and economic context in Ethiopia.
  • Commitment to the values of integrity, reliability, and discretion.

Language requirements:

  • Fluent (orally and written) in English and Amharic

Desirable qualifications, skills, and experience

  • Experience working with Ethiopian Government officials.

Required behaviours

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

Other benefits and conditions of employment

  • We also pay 119.83 USD on-call allowance.
  • Working patterns: Monday – Thursday 8:00 – 16:30, Friday 8:00 – 14:00 (including a one-hour lunch break) Specific requests for flexibility will be considered.
  • Occasionally due to operational priorities, there may be occasions when the successful applicant may be required to work outside of these hours,

The FCO embraces flexible working and applications for job sharers or those applicants with a preference for an alternative working pattern to the one described above would be considered.

  • As both a UK Embassy staff member as well as a locally engaged FCO official you will have excellent opportunities to personally develop yourself through job training; mentoring; job shadowing; e-learning and other online development tools; as well as possible regional training opportunities.

Additional information

  • Must be able to legally work in Ethiopia
  • Please complete the application form in full as the information provided is used during the screening
  • Please check your application carefully before you submit it, as no changes can be made once submitted
  • The British Embassy will never request any payment or fees to apply for a position
  • Employees recruited locally by the British Embassy in Addis Ababa are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Ethiopia
  • All candidates must be legally able to work and reside in the country of the vacancy with the correct visa/work permit status or demonstrate eligibility to obtain the relevant permit.
  • The responsibility lies on the successful candidate to;
  • Obtain the relevant permit
  • Pay the fees for the permit
  • Make arrangements to relocate
  • Meet the costs of relocation
  • Employees who are not liable to pay local income tax on their Mission salary may have their salaries reduced by the equivalent local income tax amount
  • Information about the Civil Service Success Profiles can be found on this link:
  • https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/success-profiles
  • Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted on successful candidates
  • Appointable candidates who were unsuccessful may be placed on a reserve list. If during the reserve period of 6/12 months, the same or a largely similar role becomes available, that role may be offered to the second or subsequent candidate