Country Director

Closing date:

Location: Addis Ababa with extensive national travel and some international travel

Salary: c2,500,000 ETB

Contract type: Permanent

Contract hours: Full time

The Role

Brooke Ethiopia is a branch of the UK INGO, Brooke Hospital for Animals; dedicated to improving the lives of working horses, donkeys and mules and the livelihoods of the communities that depend on them. Brooke Ethiopia is a registered charity in Ethiopia which started its programme there in 2006.

Brooke Ethiopia is currently inviting qualified candidates (Ethiopian nationals) to apply for the role of Country Director. We are looking for a highly proactive, ambitious and experienced individual to be responsible for leading Brooke Ethiopia’s programme, directing an experienced team and collaborating with a diverse range of stakeholders across Brooke’s global programme. Leading the Country programme you will be a strong networker, have significant knowledge of the Ethiopian NGO context and experience in developing and fulfilling funding relationships with external donors.

Applications from suitably qualified female candidates are particularly welcome.


You will have senior leadership and management experience in an international context and proven practical knowledge and experience of leading and engaging with ethnically and gender diverse teams. An understanding and background in international development and / or animal welfare is highly desirable. You can demonstrate you have led a high performing team in a consultative and inclusive manner.

Closing Date: Wednesday 13th April 2022

Interviews to be held 21st April 2022 in Addis Ababa

How to apply

Please send a CV and covering letter to Felicity Manson, Programme Officer at

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