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African Development Bank Group Job Vacancies 2018 Are you a graduate or non-graduate seeking for a job opportunity in Nigeria? If yes, here’s an opportunity for you. The African Development Bank Group is currently recruiting to fill the available positions. Read more details below;

African Development Bank Group Job Vacancies 2018

African Development Bank Group (AfDB) – Established in 1964, the African Development Bank is the premier pan-African development institution, promoting economic growth and social progress across the continent. There are 80 member states, including 54 in Africa (Regional Member Countries).

The Bank’s development agenda is delivering the financial and technical support for transformative projects that will significantly reduce poverty through inclusive and sustainable economic growth. In order to sharply focus the objectives of the Ten Year Strategy (2013 – 2022) and ensure greater developmental impact, five major areas (High 5s), all of which will accelerate our delivery for Africa, have been identified for scaling up, namely; energy, agro-business, industrialization, integration and improving the quality of life for the people of Africa.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Business Applications Engineer – CHIS2
Reference: ADB/18/202
Location: Côte d’Ivoire
Grade: PL5
Position N°: 50000544

The Complex

  • The Vice-President, Human Resources and Corporate Services will lead the effort to digitalize and transform the Bank into a knowledge-driven workforce, promote human resources policies that enhance talent, drive a performance-driven culture, and ensure the competitiveness of the Bank as the employer of choice
  • Under the direction of the President, s/he will drive a new corporate culture that rewards creativity and innovation and attracts and retains a world class workforce into the Bank.

The Hiring Department/Division

  • The Corporate IT Services Department (CHIS) is mandated by the Bank to deliver the best possible IT services for Bank staff, and help achieve the results that will get the Bank closer to accomplishing its development goals.
  • The principal mission of the division (CHIS2) is to ensure that the IT infrastructure of the Bank fits the needs of the Institution and functions in an efficient and cost effective manner to support the bank’s operations
  • The Bank’s infrastructure consisting of high end servers, storage and data protection system supports applications, such as SAP based ERP, BI, financial risk, email, content management, etc.

The Position

  • The main objective of this position is to ensure the stability, integrity, and efficient operation of the Bank’s Information Systems and warrants proactive and reactive work to resolve infrastructure system and applications issues in an efficient, timely, and effective manner to minimize business downtime
  • The incumbent works closely with PMO office to support programmes and projects implementing business solutions.

Duties and Responsibilities
Under the general supervision and guidance of the Division Manager, the incumbent will carry the following duties:

Design Systems and Applications to Fit Business Requirements:

  • Participate in the Architecture Review Board sessions to design the IT and OS infrastructure platforms architecture that will support business and infrastructure applications.
  • Analyze the IT operational needs of the organizations and make recommendations.
  • Manage IT infrastructure solutions and applications’ acquisition process (budget planning, technical specification, evaluation committee, contract negotiation, etc.).

Deploy and Maintain Applications, Servers and Storage Systems Infrastructure:

  • Install, configure and test operating systems, application software and system management tools with respect to change management policies.
  • Implement and Manage productivity tools to maintain proactive alerting on performance and availability aspects.
  • Maintain Operating systems and applications up to date to minimize systems vulnerabilities.
  • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system automation and minimize human errors.
  • Establish a schedule of preventive maintenance to ensure optimum performance of equipment.
  • Interface with technology vendors for equipment servicing, training, etc. whether guarantee or routine maintenance.

Provide 2nd and 3rd Level Support on Operating Systems, Applications, Storage and Data Protection Systems:

  • Manage service requests, problems and incidents raised through the bank IT service Desk within established SLAs.
  • Open and manage service requests with service providers as and when required.
  • Provide advice and guidance to systems development and service delivery staff on the correct and effective use of system hardware and software.
  • Provide advice and guidance to Country Offices IT staff.
  • Provide timely communication to stakeholders during incidents and problems management.

Ensure Servers, Applications and Storage Systems Readiness for the Bank’s Business Continuity Plan:

  • As part of the business continuity team, participate in the design, implementation and maintenance of the IT disaster recovery plan
  • Perform Business Continuity Plan tests
  • Configure data protection systems (backup/restore) for corporate applications and data.

Enforce IT security Policies:

  • Enforce the bank’s security policies for operating systems and applications.
  • Follow up and implement IT audit recommendations where applicable.

Maintain Up to Date Infrastructure and Applications Documentation:

  • Draft procedures, operational guides.
  • Maintain the configuration management database

Selection Criteria
Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience

  • At least a Master’s Degree in Computer Science Engineering or a related discipline
  • A minimum of  five (5) years working experience in a similar position including (3) years in an international institution
  • Experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting Windows or UNIX /Linux based environments.
  • Experience in performance tuning techniques of Operating Systems (CPU, Memory, I/O bottlenecks) and application stacks.
  • Experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting infrastructure and business applications (Active Directory, Exchange, SharePoint, SQL; etc…)
  • Experience in setup of all aspects (Network, Storage, HA, DR,) of any one of the enterprise virtualization platforms (VMware, Xen, KVM, PowerVM, and Hyper-V).
  • Solid networking knowledge (OSI network layers, TCP/IP)
  • Experience in infrastructure and business Applications (Active Directory, Exchange, SharePoint, SQL, etc…)
  • Solid scripting skills (e.g., PowerShell, shell scripts, Perl or Python).
  • Good knowledge of SAN protocols (FC, FCoE, iSCSI, NFS, CIFS).
  • Experience in Application Delivery Solution (NetScaler, Nginx, Big-IP etc.).
  • Experience with Disaster Recovery technologies and solutions.
  • Experience with backup and data protection solutions (replication, snapshots).
  • ITIL foundation certification
  • Good organizational skills and ability to work effectively within a team.
  • Ability to communicate in English and/or French or good working knowledge for other language.

Job Title: Principal Sanitation Specialist – AWF
Reference: ADB/18/203
Location: Côte d’Ivoire
Grade: PL4
Position N°: 50088560

The Hiring Division

  • The African Water Facility (AWF) is an initiative of the African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW) to mobilize resources to finance water sector facilitation and investment activities in Africa. The AWF has been established within the context of the Africa Water Vision and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The African Development Bank is managing the AWF on the request of AMCOW.
  • The resources of the AWF are primarily allocated to: water resources projects and programmes focused on improving the enabling environment for sustainable national and regional water resources management, preparing projects and programmes for immediate capital investments, and providing resources for strategic and small-scale investments.
  • The AWF plans, organizes and carries out activities related to projects and programs cycle activities (identification, preparation, appraisal implementation and supervision) in the above areas, in all African countries; undertakes studies on issues regarding the water sector development and related areas; provides advice and technical assistance to African countries; and ensures coordination and synergy with other partners and donors in the water and sanitation sector in Africa.
  • The AWF currently manages a portfolio of €166 million spread all over Africa.
  • The AWF is recruiting a Sanitation Specialist who will mainly support the management of the growing sanitation portfolio of the AWF.

Key Functions

  • Develop the AWF portfolio in line with the AWF strategy through identifying projects and conducting  dialogue with governments, river basin organisations, local governments, utilities, private sector and NGOs, among others;
  • Supervise AWF’s sanitation portfolio ensuring that project objectives are met particularly with regard to financing of follow-up investments;
  • Develop knowledge products to disseminate AWF’s impact and lessons learnt.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Sanitation Specialist will be responsible for supporting the development of the AWF portfolio, with a focus on sanitation. S/he will be responsible for managing a portfolio of projects and will ensure that project objectives are met in an efficient and sustainable manner. S/He will undertake various activities, which among others, include:

Supervise AWF Sanitation Portfolio:

  • Lead the thematic project identification and preparation including assessment of concept notes, preparation for/guidance during orientation events and preparation of full proposals.
  • Recruit consultants and/or organize and undertake project preparation missions as necessary to finalize the preparation of the Project Appraisal Reports and support the review process to approval by the relevant authorities.
  • Ensure that grant agreements are signed promptly after approval as well as timely achievement of grant effectiveness.
  • Provide on-going assistance to Recipients in understanding and applying AWF’s operational procedures relating to grant administration as well as the rules and procedures for the procurement of goods, works and services.
  • Work with AfDB’s Financial Department in processing disbursement requests by providing up-to-date information on spending categories, established list of goods, works and services, contracts, entry into force of grant agreements, authorized signatories, extension of closing dates, managing grant savings and any revisions and modifications thereof.
  • Undertake desk and field supervision to ensure that projects are well implemented, are accomplishing the intended objectives and recommend any necessary corrective measures.
  • Conduct regular meetings with team members to assess status of projects and also to make necessary changes and improvements, where necessary, to achieve the expected results.
  • Ensure efficient achievement of all the project milestones including project evaluation, regular audits, knowledge synthesis and timely monitoring and reporting on project progress and completion, problems experienced and solutions to all stakeholders.
  • Support arrangements for project evaluation.

Develop Knowledge Products:

  • Contribute to knowledge management including: (i) providing hands-on support to Recipients in implementing projects to achieve the overall goals; (ii) establishing and maintaining an E-network for sharing knowledge and providing back-stopping support; (iii) linking projects to the sanitation experts in Africa and ensuring effective support; (iv) looking out for key approaches, findings and lessons and ensuring prompt sharing among the Recipients; (v) encouraging and supporting dissemination of findings at national level for possible replication; (vi) preparing project synthesis reports and sharing them identified audiences; (vii) ensuring effective recruitment of consultants to undertake various Knowledge Management (KM) activities; (viii) managing the annual peer-to-peer review events; etc.
  • Ensure coordination with sanitation partners in Africa (and elsewhere), and represent AWF in donor meetings, regional and international meetings, conferences, seminars and workshops on sanitation development issues.
  • Establish and maintain active communication between the different stakeholders and work with them to ensure that they are adequately informed on portfolio progress.

AWF Administration/Liaison:

  • Contribute to the preparation of the AWF Annual Report, and the Annual Work plan and budget as required.
  • Respond to requests for information from the AWF Co-ordinator and the AWF team at HQ in a timely manner.
  • Participate in the co-ordination and organisation of AWF activities and participate in specific AWF events as required
  • Undertake assignments as may be required by the AWF Co-ordinator from time to time

Selection Criteria
Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Hold at least a Master’s Degree or its equivalent in Civil Engineering, Sanitary Engineering, Sanitation and Hygiene, or related discipline.
  • A minimum of six (6) years of relevant experience related to project management, sanitation policy and strategy development, preparation and management of non-sewered sanitation and reuse projects preferably in urban and peri-urban settings
  • Ability to deal with sensitive issues in a multi-cultural environment and to build effective working relations with colleagues
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision as well as part of a multicultural team
  • Ability to influence and participate effectively in actions to drive change
  • Ability to be flexible, open minded with integrity.
  • Client and results oriented individual demonstrating “a can do attitude”
  • Good understanding of sanitation issues, trends and opportunities in Africa.
  • Ability to identify and articulate policy and technological issues and to provide sound advice.
  • Demonstrated ability to synthesize complex issues and communicate them effectively orally and in written briefs.
  • Experience in delivering high quality operational products and services (research advice, sectoral studies and review; projects).
  • Good communication skills and ability to build effective working relationships in a diverse multicultural environment.
  • Experience with International Development Financing Institutions in developing countries including a satisfactory knowledge of their operational policies and procedures.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, with a working knowledge of the other;
  • Competence in the use of the standard Microsoft software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and SAP.

Job Title: Senior Climate Finance Officer – PECG1
Reference: ADB/18/201
Location: Côte d’Ivoire
Grade: PL5
Position N°: 50051675

The Complex

  • The Vice-Presidency for ‘Power, Energy, Climate and Green Growth’ is a Sector Complex focusing on the Bank’s Ten Year Strategy, High 5s priority of “Light up and Power Africa”. The complex’s objectives are:
    • To develop policy and strategy;
    • To provide deep sector technical expertise to the Regions by gathering a pool of experienced individuals who can be consulted for their expertise on complicated transactions;
    • To develop new financing instruments;
    • To act as spokesperson to represent the Bank with external stakeholders on all aspects of “Light Up and Power Africa”. The Complex will focus on areas of Power systems, policy and regulation, renewable energy; and, Climate and Green Growth.

The Hiring Department
The Climate Change and Green Growth Department has broad objectives of:

  • Mainstreaming climate change and green growth into Bank’s High 5 operations;
  • Monitoring and reporting on the implementation of the Bank’s climate change interventions through the Bank’s Climate Change Action Plan and the Bank’s Green Growth Framework;
  • Managing access to the growing number of sources of Green and Climate Finance for all Operational Vice Presidencies within the Bank;
  • Assisting African countries to develop and implement their NDCs as well as to increase their access to global climate finance; and
  • Leading all efforts within the Bank focused on minimizing and reversing the effects of Climate Change on the continent.
  • The Department consists of two divisions, Climate and Green Growth Division, and Climate and Environment Finance Division.

The Hiring Division

  • The Climate and Environment Finance Division is responsible for ensuring the Bank’s and RMCs’ enhanced access to climate and environmental (green) finance. Specifically, the Division manages the growing pool of climate and environment resources available within and outside the Bank, develops innovative mechanisms and tools to increase Bank’s access to climate and environment finance – including through green bonds and blended finance, strengthens the capacities of RMCs to access global climate finance through their Nationally Determined Contributions, improves climate finance tracking within the Bank, and engages in thought leadership and knowledge development on climate finance.

The Position

  • The responsibility of the Senior Climate Finance Officer will be to coordinate financial management of the Internal and External Climate and Environment Funds’ portfolio under implementation/management by AfDB.
  • Under the leadership and guidance of the Manager PECG.1 and in close collaboration with the Funds’ operation coordinators, the incumbent provides leadership in budgeting, financial reporting and administrative matters to facilitate efficient, cost-effective implementation of the Division’s core business functions.

Duties and Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Division Manager, the Senior Climate Finance Officer under the job title “Financial Coordinator for Climate and Environment Funds” will perform the following duties and responsibilities:

Budget Planning and Implementation:

  • Provide appropriate guidelines to the Funds’ operation coordinators and task forces to enable them to prepare detailed annual budgets for their activities;
  • Coordinate and ensure the preparation of the annual Funds’ administrative budgets for the review and approval by Bank’s Management, Donors or Trustees;
  • Implement the allocation of annual funds to individual units according to the approved budget;
  • Monitor the budget implementation, advise the Manager on budget imputation and ensure regular reporting of budget realization;
  • Ensure monitoring of expenditures under all internal orders and cost centers;
  • Advise the Division Manager on effective resource management access and allocation for cost-effective implementation of the Division’s activities and objectives.

Financial Management and Reporting:

  • Provide necessary advice and guidance to Funds’ operation coordinators and Task Force on the application of the fund’s financial rules and regulations;
  • Ensure that the Bank fulfils internal and external financial reporting obligations to the Trust Funds, or Donors in a timely and accurate manner;
  • Ensure preparation of all financial reports to the funds’ Donors, Trustees and Administrative Units, in collaboration with FIFC and other Bank’s relevant departments;
  • Provide relevant financial data for the resource mobilization purpose, aid in writing proposals and negotiation with Donors;
  • Participate in the mobilization of resources working with FIRM and ensure processing of related Requests;
  • Ensure monitoring of processing of all investment plans and project preparation and projects funding (loans, grants and fees);
  • Maintain and update the Commitments and Disbursement datasets;
  • Contribute to the Funds’ auditing processes led by FIFC;
  • Assist the Manager and Fund operation coordinators in all financial related matters;
  • Support the preparation of the Climate Funds’ Annual reports and any knowledge products which contain financial data;
  • Meet ad-hoc financial data and analysis requests and any requests in relation to the administration of the Climate and Environment Funds across AfDB;
  • Perform any other duty assigned by the Division manager or Director.

Selection Criteria
Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Hold at least a Master’s degree or its equivalent in Finance, Banking or Accounting;
  • Have a minimum of five (5) years of professional work in the area of accounting, auditing, budget planning and financial management;
  • Relevant experience in the same field within a Multinational Development Bank would be advantageous;
  • Experience in drafting financial reports for development agencies and donors;
  • Proven experience in accounting and reporting using automated accounting systems such as SAP;
  • High degree of initiative and strong record of performance with low supervisory requirements to function effectively;
  • Demonstrated good judgmental, conceptual, analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Team spirit with excellent interpersonal skills dealing with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Communicate and write effectively in French or English, with a good working knowledge of the other language;
  • Competence in the use of Bank standard software (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).

Job Title: Principal Irrigation Engineer – RDGW.2
Reference: ADB/18/204
Location: Africa
Grade: PL4
Position N°: 50001120

The Complex

  • The Vice-Presidency for Regional Development, Integration and Business Delivery is responsible for operational relevance, efficiency and effectiveness of the Bank Group’s operational programs, and activities.
  • The Vice‑Presidency for Regional Development will ensure that the Bank operates successfully across its Regional Member Countries and oversee the full implementation of all aspects of the Bank’s Regional Directorates.

The Hiring Department/Division

  • Within the Regional Development, Integration and Business Delivery (RDVP) Complex, the Bank has five (5) Regional Hubs, one in each region of Africa: North, South, East, West, and Central.  Each Regional Hub is headed by a Director General (DG) and is provided with the relevant sector functions and administrative capabilities for rapid delivery of services to client countries.
  • Regional Hubs provide country offices in their regions with strategic direction and are responsible for operations, business development, project management and the overall effective implementation of the Bank’s High 5s, namely:  “Light up and Power Africa,” “Feed Africa,” “Industrialize Africa,” “Integrate Africa” and “Improve the Quality of Life for the People of Africa.”

The Position

  • Under the overall supervision of the Manager, Agriculture and Human Development Division (RDGW.2), the Irrigation Engineer will ensure the technical quality of the Bank’s activities in support of investment operations in the agricultural water management sector.
  • The incumbent will provide sector-specific expertise in the planning, development, structuring and financing of national and regional agricultural projects, including in irrigation and agricultural water management. She/he will contribute to the implementation of flagship programs as required.

Duties and responsibilities
The incumbent will:

  • Participate actively in the strategic analysis of countries covered, identification, design, preparation, appraisal and implementation of agricultural sector projects and programs, in line with Bank Group policies and strategies;
  • Plan, execute and supervise agricultural engineering, irrigation and agricultural water management activities throughout the project cycle;
  • Assist member countries in project identification and preparation;
  • Manage (including general administration) Bank Group portfolio in countries covered, in consultation with stakeholders.
  • Manage day-to-day project and program operations entrusted to her/him; this will include monitoring project implementation, and maintaining contact with Governments and other project implementation agencies for all project-related issues;
  • Supervise the procurement of goods and services during project implementation to ensure interpretation and strict compliance with Bank Group rules and procedures; verify that tender documents and contracts conform with standard Bank formats, and participate with other staff in the bid review and evaluation committees for bids submitted by entrepreneurs, etc.;
  • Ensure the establishment of effective supervision mechanisms for projects and program entrusted to him/her;
  • Participate in mainstreaming poverty reduction and crosscutting environmental, gender and governance issues into Bank-financed projects, consistent with its vision;
  • Perform the role of mission member in charge of irrigation and agricultural water management at all stages of the project cycle, and coordinate the contributions of other experts in identification, preparation and appraisal reports, as well as in project planning and preparation.
  • Maintain liaison with other bilateral and multilateral institutions involved in agricultural and/or rural development projects;
  • Contribute to knowledge management systems in key areas of rural poverty and prepare terms of reference for Bank-financed consultants;
  • Contributing to work in the water sector (see Bank policies on integrated water management, agriculture and rural development).

Selection Criteria
Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience:

  • At least a Masters’ Degree/Specialized Graduate Studies Diploma (DESS)/ Diploma of Advanced Studies (DEA) or equivalent degree in Irrigation, Agricultural Engineering, Water Resources Management, Water and Rural Engineering or other related fields, with a sound knowledge of development issues;
  • At least five (6) years of relevant professional experience, including in designing rural development projects and preparing, evaluating and managing loans and grants;
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with public service and donor agency staff on aid coordination issues as well as with the private sector;
  • A sense of customer service to understand, and where appropriate, anticipate client needs to ensure that they receive the best possible service from the Bank;
  • Proven ability to build and lead a team of professionals, and use the talents and expertise of team members productively;
  • A command of standard Microsoft Office Suite software (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint); knowledge of SAP is desirable;
  • Fluency in English and/or French, with a good working knowledge of the other language.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click Here to Apply

Application Deadline: 16th November, 2018.

Job Title: Senior Editor/Writer (French) – PCER.1
Reference: ADB/18/207
Location: Côte d’Ivoire
Grade: PL5
Position N°: 50071286

The Complex

  • The President plans, supervises and manages the business of the Bank Group. Under the direction of the Boards of Directors, the President conducts the business of the Bank and the African Development Fund and manages operations and activities in accordance with the Agreements establishing the African Development Bank and the African Development Fund.
  • The President supervises several Departments and Units including the Office of the President; Independent Development Evaluation Department; Integrity and Anti-Corruption Department; Compliance Review and Mediation Unit; Secretariat to the Sanctions Appeals Board; Administrative Tribunal; Office of the Auditor General; Group Risk Management Directorate; General Counsel and Legal Services Department; Communication and External Relations Department; Staff Integrity and Ethics Office and Office of the Secretary General and General Secretariat.

The Hiring Department/Division

  • The purpose of the Communication and External Department is to plan, prepare and implement public relations and institutional communication programs designed to make the Bank better known by its various audiences so as to promote social and economic development in Africa, and to establish and maintain the Bank’s credibility and good reputation as Africa’s leading development finance institution.
  • The Department is also responsible for enabling the Bank to understand better, how the institution is perceived both internally and externally.

The Position

  • Under the general guidance and supervision of the Division Manager, Communication and External Relations – PCER.1, the incumbent will implement editing guidelines within PCER.1, as well as define an editorial policy for the Bank.

Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall supervision of the Division Manager, Communication and External Relations – PCER.1, the Senior Editor/Writer (French) has the following responsibilities:

  • Research, write, and edit content for online and external publications that reflects current African Development Bank practice and is of the quality and scope that meets the objectives of the Bank’s external and internal stakeholders.
  • Edit and substantively re-edit copy from Bank departments, rewrite materials, including web copy for grammatical accuracy, adherence to Bank style and policy, purposeful structure, clarity of ideas and logical, persuasive presentation of content according to subject matter, product plan, and target audience.
  • Coordinate multiple contributions by teams/units on major initiatives, obtain clearances, and make other changes, particularly on sensitive issues.
  • Interview experts and conduct research as well as write and analyse a diverse and broad range of material.
  • Assign editorial and writing tasks and projects as required to meet deadlines.
  • Read and approve all content – notices, reports, PR’s etc. to be published on behalf of the Bank in a timely manner.
  • Ensure all information is accurate before publishing, whether it is written or visual content, to prevent copyright infringements (e.g. plagiarism and ghostwritten content) and discard any misrepresentation or defamation.
  • Crosscheck quotes and examine references.
  • Assist with training and supervise new staff.
  • Support and mentor colleagues in relation to writing, maintain content and answer questions from stakeholders, including through sub-editing.
  • Keep up-to-date with all relevant African Development Bank developments so that all content for which he/she is responsible reflects and takes account of current practice.
  • Develop relationships with external sources as required with a view to obtaining contributions for stories and other content or improving content through third party insights.

The staff will equally undertake the following duties:

  • Ensure that the quality and accessibility of information on the Bank’s sites is consistent with the image of the Bank as the leading development institution in Africa and its global role as a development organization. In this regard, the incumbent will ensure that the information posted and published is timely, accurate and conforms to the Bank’s information disclosure policy and editorial policy.
  • Ensure that all information from organizational units is reviewed, edited and posted on the Internet web platform and other designated channels.
  • Proactively seek content creation and information organization in various formats.
  • Ensure that French versions of texts are a faithful representation of English original texts and vice-versa.

Selection Criteria
Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Hold at least a Master’s degree or equivalent in Journalism, Communications, International Relations, Public Affairs, Marketing, Political Science or other related disciplines.
  • Have a minimum of five (5) years of relevant and progressive experience at an international level or multi-dimensional development institution, two (2) of which should be in an editorial role.
  • Outstanding writing and verbal skills, particularly the ability to synthesize complex messages and tailor them into simple, clear and non-academic language for different audiences.
  • Excellent command of English; ability to write strong copy and produce well-written press releases, feature articles, and publications.
  • Experience writing in both non-technical and highly technical styles.
  • Experience working with or in developing countries.
  • Excellent collaboration skills with an ability to lead without being authoritarian.
  • Mind set for learning, innovation and high standards of quality.
  • Experience working on entrepreneurship ecosystems and climate change technologies.
  • Experience working with corporate, multilateral development institutions or non-profits is preferred.
  • Detail oriented and excellent follow-through skills.
  • Complete assigned tasks in a timely manner with little supervision.
  • Ability to effectively work under pressure on multiple projects simultaneously while meeting tight deadlines.
  • Communication – provides clear and concise oral and written communications; presents oral information with clarity and appropriate style, and adapts language and style to suit the requirement of a particular audience.
  • Problem Solving – Applies business knowledge to the resolution of problems and identifies solutions to the benefit of the client (internal and external) and the organization.
  • Client Orientation – Ensures that the client is considered to be of primary importance in all transactions and interactions. Strives to understand, and when appropriate, anticipates client needs, and ensures that the client receives the best possible service from the Bank.
  • Team work and relationship – Works with others to maximize the effectiveness of the team as a whole, shares knowledge and workload. Develops strong working relationships with colleagues and contributes to the creation of a positive team environment.
  • Ability to motivate a multicultural team of communications experts (staff or consultants).
  • Ability to coordinate the work of several communications experts working on various and sometimes conflictual agendas.
  • Proven ability to help find solutions to issues raised by communications experts.
  • Strong decision-making skills.
  • Excellent project and time management skills.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple workflows between in-house communications experts and external service providers, consultants.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, with a working knowledge of the other. Proficiency in both languages is an asset.
  • Understanding of and experience with various media software tools.
  • Competence in the use of standard Microsoft software (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint).

Job Title: Conference and Meetings Coordinator – PSEG0
Reference: ADB/18/209
Location: Côte d’Ivoire
Grade: PL2
Position N°: 50001438

The Complex

  • The President, plans, supervises and manages the business of the Bank Group. Under the direction of the Boards of Directors, the President conducts the business of the Bank and the African Development Fund and manages operations and activities in accordance with the Agreements establishing the ADB and the ADF.
  • The President supervises several Departments and Units including Office of the President (PRST0); Independent Development Evaluation Department (BDEV); Integrity and Anti-Corruption Department (PIAC); Compliance Review and Mediation Unit (BCRM); Secretariat to the Sanctions Appeals Board (BSAB); Administrative Tribunal (BATR); Office of the Auditor General (PAGL); Group Risk Management Directorate (PGRM);  General Counsel and Legal Services Department (PGCL); Communication and External Relations Department (PCER); Staff Integrity and Ethics Office (PETH) and Office of the Secretary General & General Secretariat(PSEG)

The Hiring Department
The role of the Office of the Secretary General and the General Secretariat (PSEG) is to facilitate the delivery of the objectives of the Bank’s Ten Year Strategy, High 5s, and Development and Business Delivery Model (DBDM) by enhancing the decision-making process of the governance organs and forging better working relationships with the shareholders and host countries of the Bank. PSEG is comprised of:

  • The Immediate Office of the Secretary General (PSEG.0) which has the additional responsibility of managing the Records Management and Archives Section and a Conferences and Meetings Section;
  • A Board Affairs and Proceedings Division (PSEG.1);
  • A Protocol, Immunities and Privileges Division (PSEG.2)

The Position

  • The Conference and Meetings Coordinator reports to the Secretary General and supervises the Conference and Meetings Section whose main functions is to: (i) strategically plan and efficiently organize internal and external conferences, meetings and events; (ii) install and manage conference infrastructure and information technology in the board rooms, meeting rooms and specific areas at the Bank’s Headquarters, Temporary Relocation A (TRA), regional hubs and country offices; and (iii) Assess and manage conference facilities in the member countries hosting the Annual Meetings

The Coordinator’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting the Secretary General to lead and coordinate the planning and organization of all conferences and meetings of the Bank both at Headquarters and beyond, including coordinating and ensuring logistics for the Annual Meetings liaising with all relevant stakeholders within and outside the Bank;
  • Elaborating, updating and implementing the Bank’s Guidelines on Conferences and Meetings ;
  • Revamping and stabilizing the  Bank’s calendar of Meetings, conferences and events and ensuring its publication on the Bank’s Intranet and public website;
  • Overseeing the management of  conferences and meetings infrastructure and technology;
  • Working with the various stakeholder units of the Bank to oversee and manage registration for the Annual Meetings of the Bank;  and
  • Contributing to the drafting of all meetings-related agreements and memoranda of understanding as well as aide memoires for preparatory and assessment missions and leading related negotiations.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Specific accountabilities of the function: Manage a section that leads, supervises and coordinates the strategic, operational and logistical activities necessary for the organisation of internal and external conferences and meetings of the Bank.
  • Plan and manage all conferences and meetings organized or co-organized by the Bank;
  • Lead negotiations of all conferences and meetings-related agreements and memoranda of understanding as well as aide memoires for preparatory and assessment missions;
  • Set objectives, formulate policies, establish priorities, define and monitor the key performance indicators of the section;
  • Ensure that the section produces high-quality outputs within available resources, by making the best use of its human, financial and technological assets, and by monitoring and enforcing efficiency targets;
  • Work together with the Protocol Division to provide logistical support for ceremonies and events in a seamless manner;
  • Supervise budget preparation in relation to conference and meetings and follow its execution, and advise the Secretary General on the budgetary and financial impacts of the section’s functions;
  • Monitor best practice and, as appropriate, liaise with counterparts in other organizations;
  • Promote the sharing of best practice across the Bank;
  • Represent the department, as needed, in bank-wide working groups;
  • Propose the appropriate organizational structure of the section, assigning staff and material resources based on priorities and workload, and provide guidance on work-related matters;
  • Assess the training needs of staff in the section, monitor and evaluate their performance, and recommend personnel actions to the Secretary General;
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned by the Secretary General.

Selection Criteria
Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Hold at least a Master’s degree in Conference and Events Management, Logistics Management, International Relations, Public Administration, Business Administration or related disciplines.
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of extensive and progressive experience in a similar organization, with managerial level experience in conference management.
  • Innovation and creativity
  • Communication
  • Problem Solving
  • Client Orientation
  • Team working and relations
  • Solid experience in planning and organizing meetings and conferences and implementing technology strategies in international organizations.
  • Demonstrated strong leadership qualities, diplomacy and technical excellence and an established operational track record of excellence in achieving results;
  • Ability to anticipate problems proactively deal with them (able to predict potential problems and provide appropriate solutions, i.e. manage contingencies) by supervising and monitoring the performance of staff before, during and after an event.
  • Knowledge of the relevant rules and procedures of the Bank.
  • Uses industry/business trends knowledge to develop and drive improvements which give competitive advantage and contribute to client’s satisfaction;
  • Proactively proposes value-added operational solutions to clients based on understanding of business requirement and current market trends;
  • Takes initiative to improve policies/programmes and products in order to maximise efficiency;
  • Engages, supports and motivates the team to implement efficient ways of doing things;
  • Communicates and shares information with external (e.g.: service providers, etc.) and internal conference and meetings team, clients, Bank technical services, etc.;
  • Ability to deliver quality initiatives in order to enhance team’s performance;
  • Train and motivate the conference and meetings team.
  • Fluency in English or French (Spoken, Written). A good working knowledge of the other language is desirable.
  • Competence in the use of standard Bank software (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and SAP).
  • Familiar IT with Conference Infrastructure systems and electronic systems set up and operations.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline: 21st November, 2018.

Job Title: Principal Financial Risk Officer – FIFM1
Reference: ADB/18/218
Location: Côte d’Ivoire
Grade: PL4
Position N°: 50058425
Publication date: 05/11/2018
Closing date: 04/12/2018

The Complex

  • The Vice Presidency for Finance oversees the financial management of the Bank Group.
  • This encompasses the Bank Group’s treasury activities including borrowings from the capital markets and investment activities; controllership functions including financial reporting and loan administration; strategic resource mobilization and the strengthening of the non-statutory financial resources and instruments; the overall asset/liability management for the Bank Group.

The Hiring Department/Division

  • The role of the Financial Management Department (FIFM) is to develop and promulgate policies and guidelines relating to the financial management for the Bank Group. It also ensures internal consistency of all financial policies and guidelines, including those initiated and developed by the other departments in the Bank, as well as monitors and reports on compliance.
  • The Asset and Liability Management Division is responsible for developing and directing the Asset and Liability Management functions of the Bank Group entities, including financial policies, financial modelling and projections and balance sheet management activities involving risks related to changes in interest rates, exchange rates and the liquidity position

The Position
The  responsibilities of the Principal Financial Risk Officer are to:

  • Formulate and periodically review ALM policies and guidelines.
  • Prepare and periodically update financial projections for the ADB, ADF and NTF.
  • Ensure that Financial Risk Management limits are maintained within Board approved limits and the Asset and Liability Management Committee (ALCo) operating guidelines;
  • Support the Bank Group’s resources mobilization efforts through the production of relevant data, projections, financial analyses and reports.
  • Design, upgrade, implement and maintain the ALM Analytics System/Processes and financial models used by the Division to maintain an adequate risk management infrastructure

Duties and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of  the Division Manager – FIFM1 the Principal Financial Risk Officer will perform the following:

  • Formulate and periodically review the asset liability management policies and guidelines for the ADB, ADF and NTF.
  • Develop, implement back-tests and monitor key financial models that drive the risk profile of the Bank Group’s balance sheet and income margin.
  • Contribute to the elaboration of the Bank’s annual medium-term financial performance outlook (MTFO) paper and the Programme and Budget Document (PBD).
  • Conduct pricing, valuation, and behavioral analysis of Balance Sheet products in order to ensure a fully integrated risk analysis.
  • Lead the study of specific products and how their structure should be modeled in order to reflect how their profiles impact the Bank Group risk profile.
  • Prepare background working papers on the Bank’s and Fund’s resource mobilization initiatives such as general capital increases and ADF replenishments.
  • Keep abreast of all ALM risks -related regulatory developments and industry best practice – particularly through the development of a strong network with peers at other major MDBs and active participation to international forums on ALM and financial management topics.
  • Lead the secretariat to the Asset and Liability Management Committee and the relationships with ALCo working groups.
  • Maintain of the integrity of Risk management Analytics System/Processes with consideration for data, assumptions, processes and reporting through automation, reconciliation, and documentation.

Selection Criteria
Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Hold at least a Master’s Degree in Finance, Banking, Business Administration, Management Information Systems or in similar quantitative disciplines.
  • Have a minimum of Six (06) years of relevant experience in a bank or a similar financial institution or a related consulting role, with at least 3 years in an ALM role or a related role in financial risk management.
  • Experience in the preparation of Asset/Liability management policy documents, Capital Adequacy policy documents and guidelines for a MDB or a commercial Bank.
  • Experience with an MDB or in the financial services industry with emphasis on quantitative risk, highly valuable.
  • Expert knowledge of balance sheet management and complex financial instruments;
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience of forecasting P&L and balance sheet of a financial services / banking entity.
  • Good project management skills
  • Knowledge of SAP and SUMMIT is advantageous
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French preferably with a working knowledge of the other.
  • Competence in the use of standard MS office applications (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) and SAP.

Job Title: Chief Financial Risk Officer – FIFM1
Reference: ADB/17/321/3
Location: Côte d’Ivoire
Grade: PL3
Position N°: 50093769

The Complex

  • The Vice Presidency for Finance oversees the financial management of the Bank Group.
  • This encompasses the Bank Group’s treasury activities including borrowings from the capital markets and investment activities; controllership functions including financial reporting and loan administration; strategic resource mobilization and the strengthening of the non-statutory financial resources and instruments; the overall asset/liability management for the Bank Group.

The Hiring Department/Division

  • The role of the Financial Management Department is to develop and promulgate policies and guidelines relating to the financial management for the Bank Group.
  • It also ensures internal consistency of all financial policies and guidelines, including those initiated and developed by the other departments in the Bank, as well as monitors and reports on compliance.
  • The Asset and Liability Management Division is responsible for developing and directing the Asset and Liability Management functions of the Bank Group entities, including financial policies, financial modelling and projections and balance sheet management activities involving risks related to changes in interest rates, exchange rates and the liquidity position

The Position

  • The Chief Financial Risk Officer ensures that Asset and Liability Management exposures are identified, measured and reported and, where necessary, mitigated.
  • He/she provides analytical expertise for assessing the financial impact of strategies, initiatives, products, etc. on Bank Group entities and ensures that financial risks are maintained within Board approved limits and the Asset and Liability Management Committee guidelines.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Under the supervision and guidance of the Division Manager, Asset and Liability Management, the Chief Financial risk Officer will perform the following:
  • Lead the formulation and periodic review of asset liability management policies and guidelines for the African Development Bank, the African Development Fund and the Nigeria Trust Fund.
  • Co-ordinate the upgrade and update the Bank Group’s medium and long-term financial projections models for the African Development Bank, African Development Fund and Nigeria Trust Fund.
  • Lead the preparation of the Bank’s annual medium-term financial performance outlook paper, accompanying Board seminar and the Programme and Budget exercise
  • Lead the study of specific products and how their structure should be modeled in order to reflect how their profiles impact the Bank Group risk profile.
  • Lead the preparation of background working papers on the Bank’s and Fund’s resource mobilization initiatives such as general capital increases and African Development Fund replenishments.
  • Co-ordinate the preparation of quarterly reports on currency, interest rate and liquidity risk and on financial projections.
  • Provides advisory support on all issues relating to asset/liability management and participate in appropriate working groups of the asset and liability management committee.
  • Contribute to the preparation of the Bank Group’s annual market risk review.
  • Ensure the appropriateness of the Asset and Liability Management IT infrastructure and the integrity of Risk management Analytics System/Processes with consideration for data, assumptions, processes and reporting through automation, reconciliation, and documentation.
  • Keep abreast of all Asset and Liability Management risks – related regulatory developments and industry best practice – particularly through the development of a strong network with peers at other major MDBs and active participation to international forums on Asset and Liability Management and financial management topics.

Selection Criteria
Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Hold at least a Master’s degree or its equivalent in a quantitative field (Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics and/or other relevant fields). CFA or FRM/PRM professional qualification is advantageous.
  • Have a minimum of seven (7) years of relevant professional experience in a bank, similar financial institution or related consulting role, with at least five (05) years in an Asset and Liability Management or related role in financial risk management.
  • Having private sector experience will be an added advantage.
  • Experience with a Multilateral Development Bank is highly desirable.
  • Strong ability to guide and supervise a small team.
  • Expert knowledge of balance sheet management and complex financial instruments, with proven experience in the implementation of Asset and Liability Management frameworks and financial modelling, forecasting P&L and balance sheet of financial services/banking entity.
  • Strong analytical, pproblem solving and project management skills.
  • Good understanding of relational databases and development languages (e.g. SQL, VBA).
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other language.
  • Competence in the use of standard software (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).

Job Title: Secretary/Receptionist – RDGC.0
Reference: ADB/18/216
Location: Africa
Grade: GS5
Position N°: 50065202

The Complex

  • The Vice Presidency in charge of Regional Development, Integration and Business Delivery is responsible for ensuring the operational relevance, efficiency and effectiveness of the Bank Group’s operational activities and programmes.
  • The Vice Presidency in charge of Regional Development will ensure that the Bank conducts its activities effectively in all its Regional Member Countries (RMCs) and will oversee the full implementation of all aspects of the Bank’s Regional Directorates.

The Hiring Department/Division

  • Within the Regional Development, Integration and Business Delivery Complex (RDVP), the Bank has five (5) Regional Development, Integration and Business Delivery (RDIBD) Directorates, one in each region of Africa: North, South, East, West, and Central. Each Regional Directorate is headed by a Director General (DG) and is staffed with the relevant sectoral functions and administrative capabilities for rapid delivery of services to client countries.
  • The Regional Directorates provide overall strategic direction to country offices within the regions and are responsible for the Bank’s operations, business development, project management and overall effective delivery of the Bank’s High 5s: ‘Light up and Power Africa,’ ‘Feed Africa,’ ‘Industrialize Africa,’ ‘Integrate Africa,’ ‘Improve the Quality of Life for the People of Africa.’

The Position

  • Under the general supervision of the Director General, The Secretary/Receptionist will provide administrative support.
  • The incumbent will help the Director General and the team to make the best use of his time by dealing with secretarial and administrative tasks.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Secretary/Receptionist is responsible for the following activities and related services:

  • Make appointments for experts and other staff and keep their schedules up to date;
  • Receive visitors and attend to them with tact and discretion;
  • Prepare briefing material used by experts for official missions and special meetings;
  • Handle protocol-related issues concerning; reception of the visitors of experts and of the Office;
  • Organize experts’ meetings; assist the Director General‘s team assistant in coordinating official receptions;
  • Participate in staff meetings, take notes and produce reports in the absence of the Director General’s team assistant;
  • Draft correspondence on non-substantive issues and ensure its follow-up;
  • Manage the experts’ incoming and outgoing mail and the office’s telephone communication;
  • Maintain an appropriate filing system; process experts’ back-to-office reports, ascertain the quality of documents requiring the approval and / or signature of experts and other staff members;
  • Prepare and finalize draft correspondence (letters, faxes, etc.) concerning various aspects, on behalf of experts, prepare minutes of experts ‘meetings;

Selection Criteria
Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in Business Administration, Commerce, Administration or a related field, supplemented by training in secretarial functions/administration/office management
  • Have a minimum of four (4) years of relevant experience in progressive positions, attached to an executive’s office, preferably in an international organization;
  • Be able to work under pressure and to prioritize in the dynamic setting of an international and multicultural setting. Ability to work and cooperate with others from diverse background;
  • Handling speedily and efficiently internal and external requests;
  • Ability to manage simultaneous and shifting demands, priorities and tight deadlines;
  • Proficiency in the use of standard equipment (computer, fax, scanner, photocopies etc.);
  • Demonstrable commitment to delivering excellent customer service focused reception and administration services;
  • Be able to multi task, excellent problem solving skills and attention to detail;
  • Effective communication; highly client oriented, good team working and relations;
  • Ability to operate effectively in a multicultural organization;
  • Good innovative and creative approaches to activities in order to enhance performance and create added benefits for the clients and the organization;
  • Integrity and confidentiality;
  • Proficiency in written and verbal communication in English or French, with a working knowledge of the other;
  • Competence in the use of Bank standard software (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint). Knowledge of SAP or other ERP systems would be an asset.

Application Deadline: 4th December, 2018.

Job Title: Principal Fishery Officer – ECNR
Reference: ADB/18/217
Location: Côte d’Ivoire
Position N°: 50000969
Grade: PL4

The Complex

  • The Chief Economist and Vice-President for Economic Governance and Knowledge Management (ECVP) is the Bank’s spokesperson on economic matters and the VP for the ‘Economics Governance and Knowledge Management Complex’
  • The ECVP is responsible for:
    • Providing leadership and visibility for the Bank on economic, finance, financial governance and socio economic development issues; and coordinate the generation of analytical works to inform operational policy;
    • Systematically emphasize the critical role of knowledge, experience, lessons learnt and their tangible impact on sustainable, inclusive transformation of African economies
  • The ECVP will inspire, generate and provide direct support to the President and Senior Management of the Bank on a broad range of technical and management issues within the broad remit of economic, finance, public financial governance, management and social economics.

The Hiring Department/Division

  • The external role of the African Natural Resources Center’s (ANRC) is to support Regional Member Countries (RMCs) improve development outcomes through effective management of natural resources wealth by delivering practical solutions on policy, legislative and investment decisions in the sector
  • Internally, it brings cohesion to the Bank’s strategies in natural resources sectors by providing a single lens through which the institution tackles natural resources governance.

The Position
As part of the ANRC, Principal Fishery Officer will:

  • Provide strategic advice to the director and operational leadership to fishery experts and consultants responsible for producing policy briefs, conduct periodic country sector studies and designing toolkits to generate the knowledge necessary to support RMCs capacity building programs.
  • Balance of public and private sector knowledge in the relevant areas of the Center’s work and coordinate programs of advice to RMCs on policy, legal and institutional reforms as relates to policy analysis, design and implementation.
  • Act as the Center’s focal point in managing strategic relations and partnerships with consultants and institutional partners, relevant arms of the Bank, regional governments and private sector entities.
  • Oversee advocacy initiatives and coordinate knowledge-building programs implemented by experts in the stated areas of focus.

Duties and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Division Manager and working in collaboration with other colleagues, the Principal Fishery Officer will provide support to AfDB’s fisheries resources development and management activities. In particular, s/he will:

  • Act as an authority in the Bank in the area of fisheries resources management; by providing strategic guidance to the operations and ensuring that user departments have access to appropriate expert advice on fishery,
  • Assist RMCs in the formulation and implementation of strategic initiatives for fisheries resources management; including the recognition of the role of fishery in arid areas with due consideration of the different ecological, social and economic factors,
  • Assist RMCs in improving transparency and accountability in the management of their fisheries resources, and in identifying the assistance to be provided by the ANRC in these areas; by promoting measures aimed at strengthening fisheries institutions and governance, clarifying rights and access for fisheries communities,
  • Play a key role in identifying, leading initiatives and screening new business opportunities (lending and knowledge) in fishery, ensuring that they are consistent with Bank’s strategies,
  • Collaborate with Country departments to elaborate Bank’s fisheries resources management related policy and programs, and when necessary participate in related policy dialogue with RMC’s governments; including the promotion of sustainable fisheries management and reinforcing the importance of fisheriess as a productive sector that can reduce poverty and create jobs,
  • Identify major opportunities for strategic collaboration with multilateral and bilateral donors to improve the governance of fisheries resources in Africa; by engaging with them on policy advice and on how to achieve the industrialization of the sector,
  • Contribute technical inputs to the preparation of country strategy papers and portfolio reviews, with particular reference to the governance of fisheries resources and value addition to fisheries products,
  • Lead and participate in the production of key policy briefs, position papers and guidelines on fisheries; by liaising with government, academia/research institutions, private agencies and NGOs on fisheries issues, and help the Center develop appropriate responses. This will include responding to enquiries from the media and public,
  • Provide technical guidance and mentoring to other NRM experts in the ANRC, the ECON Complex, other relevant departments and the Bank’s Regional and Country offices,
  • Organize, originate and/or participate in the production of knowledge management and dissemination of information related to fisheries resources management, including the drafting of Terms of Reference (ToR), the selection of consultants and the supervision of the technical aspects of their work,
  • Act as a focal point for fisheries resources management in the co-ordination with other stakeholders within the Bank along with other donors and development partners; by leading or contributing to the development of new funding proposals to secure and manage adequate budgets in collaboration with other Bank departments – including managing donor relationships and reporting,
  • Represent the Bank at various fisheries resources management seminars and conferences; by organizing, or co- organizing, and participating in seminars and workshops on issues of policy and practice, project development, dissemination of research findings and capacity strengthening,
  • Perform any other duty pertinent to the role and functions of the ANRC assigned by the Director of ANRC and/senior management.

Selection Criteria
Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Hold at least a Master’s Degree in in Fishery, or closely related Natural Resources Management fields of study
  • Have a minimum of  (6)  six years relevant professional experience in Natural Resources Management related fields including policy development, project planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation; experience in MDBs and with donor agencies is a plus;
  • Have a minimum of  six (6) years work experience in the sector, international organizations, regulatory environment or a think-tank with a focus in the relevant sector and/or function.
  • A change agent and an experienced professional with a track record in project design, execution and publishing for internal and external audiences,
  • Knowledge and hands on experience of sector policy/regulatory environment, regional initiatives in the sector, regional development programs and relevant protocols,
  • Experience in knowledge management and oversight of advocacy programs,
  • Experience designing and implementing programs of advice and capacity building,
  • Knowledge of the region and DFI environment,
  • Knowledge of principles of good governance as pertaining to natural resources policy,
  • Extensive report writing and editorial skills,
  • Knowledge of influencers of public policy,
  • Demonstrated vision and professional competence of subjects dealt with by the Bank. Experience in policy advice in NRM matters
  • Networking; facilitation skills; ability to work in teams; good interpersonal, communication and project management skills; resourcefulness, attention to details and client orientation;
  • Private sector experience is an added advantage
  • Innovation & Creativity
  • Communication,
  • Strategic planning,
  • Client orientation,
  • Team work and relations
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other.
  • Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
  • Experience in the use of SAP is advantageous.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Note: This position does not attract international terms and conditions. The post holder will be considered as a local staff and will therefore not have international terms and conditions of employment.

Application Deadline: 12th December, 2018.

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