The Ethiopian Academy of Sciences (EAS) is a membership-based, not-for-profit organization officially recognized as an independent national body through Proclamation No. 783/2013. The Academy conducts consensus studies, provides evidence-based advice to the government, promotes excellence in research, offers capacity-building training, organizes public lectures and dialogues, disseminates pertinent scientific, cultural, historical and educational works, and encourages innovations in the sciences and technology.

Vacancy Position: Executive Director

Major Responsibilities

The Executive Director provides managerial leadership to the operational activities and organizational development of the Academy. She/he oversees the development and implementation of the Secretariat’s annual and strategic activity plans, fosters collaborations and builds national/international partnerships, mobilizes resources, strategizes the Academy’s growth, and spearheads the attainment of the Academy’s mission and strategic objectives.

Required Competencies

The eligible candidate should have a demonstrable capacity to:

        1. initiate and lead institutional growth and transformation;

        2. introduce innovative approaches and strategies for addressing…