The National Election Board of Ethiopia (NEBE), re-established by proclamation No. 1133/2011, is the constitutionally mandated body to conduct elections, organize referendum and regulate political parties in Ethiopia. NEBE is working to boost its’ institutional strength with a special focus on enhancement of human resource capacity. Accordingly, NEBE would like to invite applicants for Political Parties Liaison Officer position who meet the following requirements to apply.

Required number: One

Reports to: The Political Parties’ Department Manager

Duty station: NEBE Head Quarter, Addis Ababa

Duration: 12 months with a possibility of extension

Salary: Competitive

Expected Start Date: Immediately after concluding the contract


  • Interface with political parties’ council, women political party leaders and members forum;
  • Support and facilitate activities related with inter party dialogue;
  • Handle complaints from political parties to get quick resolution;
  • Must act as a link between NEBE offices and political parties;
  • Respond promptly to political parties’ queries and provide requested information and document;
  • Prepare relevant edit correspondences, communications, and other documents;
  • Manage incoming and outgoing correspondences related with political party complaints;
  • Prepare internal and external corporate documents as assigned by the manager;
  • Responsible for collecting and organizing data;
  • Report to management on timely basis.


  • University Degree (Bachelor’s degree) in International Relations or Political Science, Management, Business Administration, Law, and related fields
  • A minimum of 4 years work experience
  • Basic knowledge of the electoral cycle, election activities and stakeholders of elections (parties, observers, media etc.).


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel;
  • Ability to remain highly organized while handling multiple tasks under tight deadlines;
  • Willingness to adhere to all principles of confidentiality and impartiality (Not being a member of any political party);
  • Conduct self with integrity and function ethically;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Excellent analytical skills, ability to conduct independent research and analysis;
  • Ability to show initiative, good judgment, and resourcefulness;
  • Good negotiation skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and flexibility, responsibility, integrity, team work, self-motivation, preparedness to work off-time;
  • Ability to work with multi stake holders;
  • Fluency in English and Amharic required (written and spoken).

Interested applicants are invited to send non-returnable:

  • Application letter that explains why you fit for the post and updated CV
  • Three work related referees
  • All material sent to Human Resources Department, by email through hr.dept [at]
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for further screening.
  • Those who are interested can only apply via email within 10 days from this announcement.

Female candidates are encouraged to apply!

March 20, 2022 -- Expired