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Job Title:Junior HR Officer (Maternity Cover)
Term of Employment:Six Months
Duty Station(s):Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Required number:One
Application deadline:June 04, 2023










The Ethiopian Agricultural Transformation Institute (ATI) is a strategy and delivery-oriented government Institute created to help accelerate the growth and transformation of the country’s agriculture sector. The ATI envisions to be the leading center of innovative solutions for the transformation of Ethiopian Agriculture by 2030.

The Institute focuses on two primary national approaches to catalyze agricultural transformation. First, we support the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA), its affiliate institutions, and other partners to identify and address systemic bottlenecks within an Agricultural Transformation Agenda. Second, we support Regional Governments to accelerate the development of high-priority commodity value chains in clearly defined geographic clusters, through the Agricultural Commercialization Clusters (ACC) Initiative.

Our major activities include conducting strategic and analytical studies, providing technical implementation support, coordinating platforms to better integrate partners and projects, and designing and directly leading a number of implementation projects. Our headquarters are in Addis Ababa, and we have regional offices in Amhara, Oromia, SNNP, Sidama, South-West, and Tigray regional offices, allowing us to work closely with a wide range of public, private and development sector partners across the country.

Our Culture

We have an exceptional team of highly competent employees with a proven track record of success in managing complex activities and achieving transformational results.  Our culture is one where talented, dedicated and adaptable individuals are committed to doing their best and exhibit great team work to achieve excellent results. 

At ATI, we provide an exceptional platform for people who want to achieve their highest potential and make a meaningful contribution in changing the country’s agricultural sector.  We offer rewarding work in a young, fast-paced growing organization with passionate, committed, motivated colleagues and excellent career development and training.  We recognize our most valuable assets are our staff and are committed to providing our employees with the tools, training and mentorships necessary to achieve their career goals.


The Junior HR Officer is responsible to record, update and compile all HR-related data across HR functions using advanced information technology such as ERP, Excel, and hard copy so that data users can access and utilize effectively and efficiently. The Junior HR Officer is responsible for personnel-related correspondences, document administration, provision of identification card and the issuance of business cards.  The JHO will be responsible also for posting vacancies, shortlisting and scheduling interviews as well as supporting and working closely with all HR team members and assisting them in a way that facilitates their service provision.

This position will officially report to the Senior Manager – Recruitment & Staff Relations.


Take part in the recruitment process

o   Post vacancies on various sites, including ATI website and the ethio-jobs website, in newspapers, with professional organizations, and in other position-appropriate venues.

o   Receive and compile applications and prepare the CV summary of applications and share to Sr. HR Officer and hiring manager.

Ensure proper recording of staff files and process employee benefits

o   Update personnel database in ERP and create a file for new hires on time.

o   File and maintain personnel documents both in hard and soft copy.

o   Support new hires in completing employment forms at the entry point.

o   Compile staff documents for pension registration and ensure staff are registered accordingly and inform them to collect their pension ID.

o   Support the Sr. HR Officer in compiling medical reimbursement requests for the Insurance company.

o   Assist the Sr. HR Officer in the inclusion of new hires into the medical insurance scheme immediately upon employment.

o   Make sure business and ID cards are prepared and distributed on time.

o   Issue staff support letters upon request.

o   Facilitate exit interviews, compile feedback, analyze and prepare a consolidated report.

o   Facilitate events that enhance staff relations.

Support the delivery of training to the staff

o   Facilitate the logistics to deliver regular onboarding sessions and training.

o   Ensure training forms, training communication letters, and all staff training, and development program are properly documented.

o   Maintain up-to-date staff learning and development and administrative records using ERP and generate reports.

Perform other business-related assignments as deemed necessary

Job Requirements


  • BA degree in Human Resource Management, Business Management, Business Administration or a related field
  • Minimum two years of direct experience in Human Resources management at different levels, Records Management, and related areas.
  • Excellent computer basic software skill: MS Word, Excel, ERP
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-moving, start-up environment, with an emphasis on high performance, teamwork and accountability
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong set of personal values including integrity, honesty, and desire to be of service.
  • Good command of the English Language

We invite all candidates meeting the required qualifications to submit (i) a cover letter and (ii) a CV (maximum 5 pages) 

It is mandatory to mention the position title under the subject line of your cover letter.

Please DO NOT submit scans of certificates with your application.

Women are highly encouraged to apply.

NB. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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  • Full Address Agricultural Transformation Agency (ATA) Off Meskal Flower Road across Commercial Graduates Association
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