Receptionist at Embassy of Canada

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Embassy of Canada -Ethiopia

The Embassy of Canada in Ethiopia would like to invite qualified and experienced candidates for the following position.

Job Description

Summary of Duties: 

Under the general supervision of the Management and Consular Services Officer, operates the central telephone switchboard and general email inbox serving all Mission programs. Provides support particularly to the Consular Program by responding to enquiries; by providing concise and accurate information to Consular Program visitors; by offering administrative support to the Consular Officer; by assisting in distributing passports and identifying local contacts as required. Directs specific queries to relevant programs within the mission; answers general enquiries on Canada in English and Amharic; directs outgoing mail for the mission; controls access to the Embassy, ensures that the reception lobby is in good order, and upholds the security policy. May provide general administrative support, as required, to the Management and Consular section, including such tasks as data entry, scanning, filing, and basic internet research; and performs other duties as required.

Job Requirement


  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university


  • Fluency in English (oral and written)
  • Fluency in Amharic (oral and written)


  • Recent experience* working in an office environment as a receptionist or administrative support.
  • Recent experience* providing services directly to clients in person, electronically and by telephone
  • Experience with finance administrative duties
  • Recent experience* in using computer software/database including Microsoft Office

* Recent experience is defined as a minimum of one (1) year within the last 5 years.

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Salary range: 365,977 ETB per annum

How to Apply

Closing date:01 June 2021 at 23:59UTC/GMT

  • Applications will only be considered when received through our portal.  Link for this job poster –
  • Candidates are required to upload a cover letter and CVin English or French. Applications which do not include the requested documents or information in the CV or cover letter will be rejected. Any additional information must be included as part of these two attachments.
  • Please do not use a tablet or cell phone to submit your application, as mobile browsers are not supported by our on-line portal. Candidates should only apply using a laptop or desktop computer.
  • Candidates who are unable to submit their application due to technical difficulties must report these prior to the closing date.  Failure to do so will result in the application being rejected.

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