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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Catholic Relief Services (CRS) Ethiopia

Catholic Relief Services - CRS Ethiopia

Temporary HR Officer


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About CRS: “Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.”


In Ethiopia, CRS has a long and rich history of providing emergency relief and development assistance to the people of Ethiopia since 1958. At present, CRS/Ethiopia implements multiple projects through different partner organizations.  CRS/Ethiopia has a highly diverse portfolio ranging from very large food-supported emergency response to cutting edge development programs. The current CRS/Ethiopia budget stands at $100 million with funding from the U.S. Government, UN agencies, private foundations, individual donors, and CRS private funds.


CRS strictly adheres to its Policy on Protection of Children and Vulnerable Adults among its staff, consultants, volunteers, and affiliates. CRS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer: women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


As part of CRS family, you will join the more than 5000 strong and vibrant individuals working globally to accomplish the mission of CRS. CRS/Ethiopia invites you, the qualified candidate, to apply for the following positions;


I.      Position Title:     Temporary HR Officer

Duty Station:           Addis Ababa

Employment term:  Contract of 6 months

Reports To:              Human Resource Manager


v  Job Summary:


  • To handle  personnel functions such as recruitment, placement and other areas of Human Resource activity;

Job Requirements

v  Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:


§  Be responsible for staff recruitment and placement process;

§  Handles job advertisements and sort listing of applicants in collaboration with the HRM & requesting department;

§  Makes arrangement of written exams, interview and other selection processes and documents the process;

§  Participate in interviews and selection of staff;

§  Checks at least three references of selected staff and documents the replies; 

§  Process vetting of names of recruited staff before hiring as per the HQ policy;

§  Prepares offer of employment and employment contract;

§  Determine salary payment for the recruited staff in consultation with the HRM;

§  Process fulfillment of employment formalities, checks employment records and follows up probationary period;


v  Required qualification:


§  Completion of 1st Degree in Business Management, Business Administration, Human Resource Management or related with four years of work experience in human resource management.

§  Completion of 2nd Degree in Business Management, Business Administration, Human Resource Management or related with one year of work experience in human resource management.

Competencies /Knowledge, Ability and Skill  

§  Good knowledge of HR Management principles and practices

§  Good knowledge of office practices and procedures

§  Good knowledge of Ethiopian Labour Law

§  Good knowledge of trends and developments in the field

§  Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously

§  Ability to maintain good working relationship and keep records up-to-date

§  Ability to perform routine and recurring assignment

§  Skill in the use of computers and S/W application related to the job


Ø  Agency-wide Competencies for all CRS positions:

These are rooted in the mission, values, and principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and to achieve the desired results.

*Serves with Integrity *Models Stewardship *Cultivates Constructive Relationships *Promotes Learning



How to Apply

How to apply:

 ·         You should send your application letter and up-to-date CV via email address: before the application deadline February 11, 2018. Please write the position title you are applying for in your subject line of your email, and in your application letter.  

·         These job opportunities are open to Ethiopian nationals only. Only if you are selected for written exam/interview, you will be contacted.

** Qualified women are highly encouraged to apply**

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