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Job Type:Embassy


Fields of Education: A relevant post-school qualification with English, Amharic and French as main subjects


Organization: South African Embassy


Salary : N / A




Application Dead line:2016-04-08


Information Officer  /Translator


A relevant post-school qualification with English, Amharic and French as main subjects plus 5 years experience a information officer/Translator. Preference will be given to candidates who are registered as Librarians and Translators and those that have served as information officers. The candidate must have 


  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Computer literacy and internet competence
  • Analytical skills
  • Knowledge of issues relating to South Africa and its foreign policy
  • Sense of Urgency
  • Planning and Organisational  skills

Main tasks

  • Management of stake –holder relations
  • Translation of the written word a
  • Interpretation of the spoken word
  • Identified trends and relevant issues which are influencing or could have an effect on south Africa and its image abroad, in all spheres of life political, social, economic cultural etc
  • Monitoring of local information services such as newspaper reports and television broadcasts
  • Conducts research and collects data, scans newspapers, radio, internet, and television broadcasts and prepares synopsis for mission reports
  • Provides information
  • Responds to enquiries for information on tourism, sports and culture,
  • Event organization
  • To perform corporate library /archive; perform related work such as subject referencing, indexing, cataloguing, and collection management
  • Sourcing and supplying information to ensure that the enquiring public is well informed about South Africa


  • 13th cheque; provident fund contribution; Medical aid contribution


Interested applicants should submit their application in a clearly marked sealed envelope which includes 

  • Application
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Certified copies of certificates and other supporting documentation
  • Criminal record certificate

Closing date: 8 April 2016

Applications must be addressed to:

Corporate service manager

Application for Advertised post

Nifasilk Lafto, Kebele 03

South Africa Avenue

Addis Ababa

Only short –listed candidates will be contacted. Applications that do not meet the minimum requirements will not be considered. Successful candidate will be subject to probation period and security clearance.                








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