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African Development Bank Recruitment

African Development Bank Job Vacancies 2019 advertisement has been published for the various positions available below. All Eligible and Interested applicants may apply online for the available vacancies before the recruitment application deadline. The 2019 African Development Bank Job Recruitment details like education qualification, requirement, location, stipend & salary scale, selection process, application form & how to apply, closing date, important links and others are available below on schoolgh.com as well as on the official website.

African Development Bank Recruitment Details:

Organization African Development Bank
Posts 12 Vacancies
Category Job Vacancies
Location Accra
Mode Online Process
Deadline 14 October 2019
Website https://www.afdb.org

Available Job Positions & Details

The following positions are available at African Development Bank. Explore for your position of choice and then apply according to the information provided.


1. Job Title: Chief Staff Integrity Investigation Officer

THE POSITION:

  • The Chief Staff Integrity Investigation Officer shall conduct comprehensive investigations into allegations of misconduct committed by staff members of the Bank. Such misconduct shall not be related to fraud, corruption, coercion, collusion, obstructive practices or the offering receiving or soliciting of bribes, kickbacks or other personal benefits either in kind or otherwise in connection with Bank Group Financed or supported activities or any other Sanctionable Practice. At the end of such investigations, PIAC submits its report to the Human Resources Department and/or Senior Management which shall determine the appropriate action to be undertaken thereon.
  • In undertaking investigations, the Chief Staff Integrity Investigation Officer shall maintain the highest standard of professional proficiency and integrity, and shall be guided by the ethos of confidentiality, fairness, equity and due diligence as well as ensuring that such investigations respect the precepts of due process and conform to the Bill of Rights and Obligations for Staff Members under Investigation for Misconduct. To achieve objectives, the Chief Staff Integrity Investigation Officer who shall report directly to the Division Manager PIAC.2, shall be empowered to:
  • Operate procedures and mechanisms for ensuring confidentiality of the hotline facility, protection of the whistle-blowers and anonymous reporting of staff misconduct in the Bank;
  • Receive, screen and investigate allegations or whistle-blowing on staff misconduct, assigned by the Division Manager PIAC.2;
  • Employ surveillance measures deemed necessary and reasonable for the furtherance of investigations;
  • Monitor and report regularly to the Manager PIAC.2 on the allegations received and screened and their investigation status and implementation of recommendations, as well as performance of any other tasks as instructed by the Manager;
  • Monitor compliance with Bank Group’s policies, procedures and guidelines, relating to integrity and ethics and use of surveillance measuresfor the furtherance of investigations;
  • Develop and manage the case management system, investigative tools, procedures, and mechanisms for staff misconduct investigations to enhance transparency and accountability;
  • Participate in the preparation of work plans, progress reports, key performance indicators and annual reports for PIAC in consultation with PIAC.1;
  • Monitor the implementation of investigation recommendations and report the status to the Division Manager PIAC.2;
  • Contribute to Capacity Building & Awareness Raising in Staff Misconduct related matters;
  • Recommend to Management for appropriate measures to be taken against Bank staff found to have engaged in misconduct and corrective measures where controls or existing procedures are found to be weak.

Duties and responsibilities

The key duties and responsibilities of the Chief Staff Integrity Investigation Officer are to:

  • Conduct and lead Investigation Teams in investigations into allegations of misconduct involving staff members of the Bank which are not related to fraud, corruption, coercion, collusion obstructive practices, or the offering receiving or soliciting of bribes, kickbacks or other personal benefits either in kind or otherwise in connection with Bank Group Financed or supported activities or any other Sanctionable Practice;
  • Review and analyze allegations and whistleblowing information to determine relevancy and reliability, conduct sensitive interviews and other investigative research activities;
  • Analyse and prioritize new allegations and whistle-blower information and assist in controlling and tracking allegations, investigations and findings;
  • Conduct data-mining and analysis of Bank Group’s databases and systems to support investigation activities;
  • Develop appropriate processes and investigation tools including a case management system and ensure compliance with chain of custody procedures, maintain case records, archives, testimonies and evidence;
  • Develop and update internal manual of investigation procedures which sets out how to investigate misconduct in the Bank;
  • Plan investigations and determine investigation objectives, scope, criteria, methodology to be used as well as staff and budget resources required to accomplish the assignment;
  • Make decisions that are ethically based, transparent and take into account due process;
  • Supervise fieldwork, control evidence and data collection and review documents and information gathered in the course of an investigation to ensure that investigation objectives are achieved; evidence protected and adequately support the findings, conclusions and recommendations of the investigation;
  • Assist in supervising outsourced investigation assignments and ensuring appropriate deadlines and processes for work products of the highest standards;
  • Provide leadership to staff in a group investigation and assist in evaluating work-load, quality assurance as well as take responsibility for the outcomes of the team’s investigations;
  • Provide statistical analyses of both on-going and completed investigations into staff misconduct cases and providing regular tracking to the Division Manager PIAC.2;
  • Prepare Investigation Reports relating to investigative findings, discuss and defend the findings, conclusions and recommendations;
  • Prepare, review and edit required written outputs of the highest quality with logical and clear presentations of investigative findings;
  • Contribute in conjunction with the Division Managers in PIAC.1 and PIAC.2 to the prevention efforts in the Bank including staff awareness in staff misconduct related matters;
  • Review the results of preliminary inquiries to determine availability of sufficient evidence of wrongful conduct or irregularity to warrant comprehensive investigation;
  • Conduct specially sensitive and complex interviews and investigations;
  • Prepare Management Implication Reports resulting from internal control weaknesses giving rise to the occurrence of an investigative event;
  • Monitor the implementation of investigation recommendations to prevent reoccurrence of such irregularities and safeguard the assets and image of the Bank;
  • Prepare Quarterly Activity Reports containing the status of allegations, preliminary reviews and assignment progress for the attention of the Manager PIAC.2;
  • Participate in the preparation and representation of PIAC at Board hearings;
  • Prepare the Division’s reports on misconduct and contribute to the preparation of the Work Program and Budget, and Annual Reports of the Department;
  • Contribute to PIAC’s program development, policy and strategy formulation and updating;
  • Liaise with sister institutions on information exchange and harmonization activities and collaborate in multilateral efforts to mitigate the risks of misconduct in Bank activities.
  • Contribute to special initiatives/projects and undertake other ad hoc assignments upon request by the Manager or Director

Selection Criteria

  • Hold at least a Master’s Degree or equivalent in law, criminology, forensic auditing or related field.
  • Professional Qualifications in staff misconduct examination would be an added advantage.
  • Certification in fraud examinations and membership of professional organisations for workplace investigations are desirable.
  • Minimum of 7 years of of extensive and progressive experience in investigative works, preferably investigations relating to professional misconduct in a corporate or governmental setting
  • Experience in working and living in Africa.
  • Substantial experience in investigative work, preferably investigations relating to professional misconduct in public or private sector, such experience may include extensive knowledge in business ethics and compliance, internal fraud and abuse and/or investigations into alleged professional unethical behaviors in a corporate or government setting.
  • Excellent knowledge of international standards of Rights and Obligations of employees under administrative investigation for Misconduct.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both oral and written; proven ability to clearly and concisely prepare, present, discuss and defend issues, findings and recommendations at senior levels and to produce complex and compelling briefs, reports, papers, etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively in a team/task force as participant or team leader and with senior officials internally and externally.
  • Strong interviewing skills, including ability to focus discussions and to elicit critical information from uncooperative witnesses.
  • Strong organizational and analytical ability with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and manage challenges.
  • Integrity, good judgment, fairness and discretion in dealing with staff and external parties.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Strong client orientation.
  • Effective Team work and relationship management.
  • 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 the Bank standard software applications (Word, Excel. Power point).

How to Apply

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2. Job Title: Senior Rural Infrastructure Engineer

THE POSITION:

The Senior Rural Infrastructure Engineer will provide technical support to the development and implementation of projects including the flagship programs under the Bank’s Feed Africa Strategy and High Fives vision for Africa’s economic transformation such as the Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT), ENABLE Youth, Postharvest Loss Reduction, Staple Crops Processing Zones etc.

The Senior Infrastructure Engineer works across technical, geographic and institutional boundaries to support the delivery of development solutions for a diverse set of clients in the rural (and urban) space and in the public and private sectors, in line with the agricultural development, agribusiness and agro-Industry agenda of the African Development Bank Group. Using a value-chain approach, the incumbent will support the implementation of this agenda in African Development Bank Regional Member Countries, with specific focus on providing technical input for the design, and supervision of projects, which promote value chain development, value addition and primary and secondary processing of crops and livestock; catalyze private sector entry and growth in African agribusiness; promotes agri-SME growth and the commercialization of agriculture, particularly addressing access to finance needs creates farm to fork market linkages; facilitates the development of agro-poles and agro-processing hubs; supports the development of an agribusiness enabling environment; and invests in hard infrastructure (including roads, markets and irrigation), soft infrastructure (human capital, i.e., trained potential employees, ICT, etc.), and enabling policies and reforms, for transformation of African agriculture into viable, profitable businesses.


Duties and responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Senior Director RDNG and working closely with other Task Managers in the Agriculture and Agro-Industry Department, the Agriculture Finance and Rural Development Department, the Water and Sanitation Department, the Industry and Trade Development Department, etc., and with external stakeholders, the Senior Rural Infrastructure Engineer’s role includes but is not limited to the following:

  1. Undertake analytical work and provide technical guidance in the area of rural infrastructure and water resources, focusing on agriculture, water and agriculture infrastructure development, and advice on how to ensure sustainability of benefits of Bank-financed agricultural projects and programs in Nigeria.
  2. Identify opportunities for strategic collaboration with multilateral and bilateral donors in support of the agriculture and water sector in Nigeria, to increase the advantage effects of ADB’s loan and grant operations.
  3. Support RDNG in all rural infrastructure engineering and agriculture-related activities, including project development, implementation and supervision, and co-ordination with other stakeholders within the Bank as well as other donors and development partners.
  4. Contribute to the preparation of Country Strategy Papers, with particular reference to rural roads, water resources, and agriculture infrastructure development.
  5. Participate in the relevant sector donor-coordination meetings, sector wide approaches, and advise on sector policy issues.
  6. Assist where required in the development of the Bank’s policies, procedures and guidelines, and ensure their application.
  7. Provide expert advice and guidance to officials of executing agencies on sector issues and priorities, technical and operational aspects of projects, and Bank rules and procedures, including those for the procurement of works, goods and services, and disbursement activities.
  8. Provide active support to Government in facilitating loans/grants effectiveness.
  9. Assist country officials and implementing agencies in carrying out procurement and disbursement activities in accordance with Bank Group rules and procedures.
  10. Assist Government and implementation agencies in the utilization of revolving funds and preparation of quarterly reports and annual audit reports.
  11. Provide inputs in the review of tender evaluation reports and undertake the evaluation of technical and financial proposals for contracts relating to project implementation.
  12. Ascertain good performance of operations through regular supervision of portfolio operations, technical guidance and training of Borrowers on compliance with the Bank’s rules of procedure
  13. Collaborate with other Banks’ Units in reviewing the operations performance, preparing completion reports, etc., so as to ensure that the lessons drawn from the implementation of past operations are taken into account in new projects.
  14. Undertake any other duties as may be assigned by the Senior Director.

Selection Criteria

  1. Hold at least a Master’s degree or its equivalent in Civil Engineering combined Rural Infrastructure Engineering, Hydrology, Water Resources Management, or related field;
  2. Have a minimum of five (5) years relevant professional experience in program/project design and management, broad knowledge of all rural infrastructure, water/agriculture sub-sectors, with specific experience in implementation and management of donor-funded projects in the rural infrastructure and irrigation sub-sector;
  3. Previous experience working in multilateral financial institutions or similar large organizations, and performing such roles as project preparing, appraising, supervising or implementing donor funded projects;
  4. Proven planning and organizational skills, with ability to think strategically and rapidly analyse and integrate diverse information from varied sources into conclusions and recommendations;
  5. In-depth knowledge of job-related social, economic and environmental development issues in the country;
  6. Proven ability to interact competently with Government and donor agencies on issues relating to aid coordination;
  7. Ability to communicate and write effectively in English. Good practical knowledge of French and other languages would be an advantage;
  8. Having private sector experience will be an added advantage;
  9. Ability to work in a team and work in a multicultural environment;
  10. Ability to work effectively in partnership with clients and seek feedback to improve work processes;
  11. Communicate verbally and write effectively in English or French, with a good working knowledge of the other language;
  12. Competences in the use of standard Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint); knowledge of SAP is desirable;

How to Apply

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3. Job Title: Director Human Resources Management

Duties and responsibilities

  • Formulate and recommend human resources policies and programmes in line with the Bank’s strategies and priorities, in the different aspects of Human Resources Management, including institutional capacity building; career development; staff mobility; performance management, compensation and benefits management, and employee health and well-being.
  • Plan, organise, direct and coordinate the Human Resources Department’s work plan and related resource planning and utilisation; assign projects and programmatic responsibilities; review and evaluate work methods and procedures; engage staff to prevent and/or identify and resolve problems.
  • Provide leadership and direction to management in the implementation of institutional and HR reforms by establishing appropriate linkages to the operational strategy of the Bank.
  • Advise senior management on the vision and strategic framework for the management of its human resources and the supporting policies and practices in order to make the most effective use of Bank staff;
  • Drive change management programmes and effective culture changes that are required to ensure the success of the organisation.
  • Design and deliver an HR strategy that is aligned with the Bank’s vision, mission, strategic objectives, as well as operations;
  • Provide leadership in the development of Bank Group’s human resources policies, rules, regulations, norms and standards; ensuring their successful dissemination across the Bank and alignment to international practice and legal requirements.
  • Manage and supervise HR Managers, supporting them to achieve strategic and operational targets.
  • Promote a focused and team based culture, to ensure consistent service across the department.
  • Plan, organize, direct and supervise human resources planning, recruitment, placement, performance management, career development, compensation and benefits, and health and well-being of Bank employees, and determine the appropriate organizational structure of the department.

Ensure that appropriate systems for performance management and development, communications, quality measures, monitoring and review are in place to support organizational change, culture and values.


Selection Criteria

  1. At least a Master’s degree or its equivalent in Human Resources Management, Organizational Development , MBA or  related disciplines; A professional qualification in HR management, project management will be an added value
  2. At least fifteen (15)  years of extensive and progressive experience in Human Resource Management, seven (7) years of which should have been at managerial role and/or in supervising a team and coordinating work programs or projects;
  3. Demonstrable experience executing organizational transformational change and improvement of processes;
  4. Sound understanding of the business and operational needs with proven capacity to innovate, promote and direct change initiatives in corporate human resource policies and services in large organizations and in a client-centric, business partnering environment;
  5. Proven experience in HR Management theories and principles, policy and strategy development, employee relations, personnel administration and different functional areas of Human resources;
  6. Proven record of building and managing teams and creating an enabling environment, including the ability to effectively lead, supervise, mentor and develop and evaluate staff;
  7. Strong generalist HR experience, especially in; (i) supporting managers and staff in planning and implementing change (ii) employee relations, well-being and work life balance, (ii) people search, attraction, selection and retention, (iii) compensation design, implementation, and management, (iv) equal opportunities and employment policies, (v) management of HR information systems and processes (vii) performance management and assessment, (vi) people planning, career planning, and succession management
  8. Proven experience in coordinating and implementing HR management theories and principles, policy and strategy development
  9. Sound analytical skills – ability to build and analyze HR data accuracy including HR approved KPIs
  10. Proven track record of HR Projects Management
  11. Communicate and write effectively in French or English, with a good working knowledge of the other language;

Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office Suite applications and ERP Systems (preferably SAP HR) and e-Recruitment systems and project management software like share point or any similar software.

How to Apply

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4. Job Title: Chief Evaluation Officer

Duties and responsibilities

The key duties and responsibilities of Chief Evaluation Officer are:

  1. Evaluation Activities : Design, conduct and report on evaluations in accordance with the Bank’s Evaluation Policy and Manual and international evaluation standards (e.g., OECD DAC evaluation standards and the Evaluation Cooperation Group (ECG) Good Practice Standards).
  2. Synthesis Report and Meta-evaluation; Lead, guide meta-analysis design, evaluation and methods including research protocols for literature search, capturing, organizing, and analysing data and monitoring project level completion reports and other evaluations.
  3. Quality Management: Contribute to updating the BDEV evaluation quality standards, and quality assurance processes, tools and capacity as well as establish an effective quality management process and tools including  peer review  terms of reference and checklists for each evaluation
  4. Stakeholder Engagement and Communication: Lead engagement and management of relationships with key evaluation stakeholders including investors, promoters, Bank Management and staff throughout the evaluation process and develop appropriate stakeholder engagement and communication strategy, and lead its implementation:
  5. Dissemination and Learning: Lead and guide the capture of learning from evaluation design to evaluation dissemination for use in updating the BDEV evaluation manual, knowledge products and staff learning events.
  6. Manage human and financial resources of a multi-disciplinary evaluation team to ensure the delivery of complex and concurrent evaluations that are conducted in an independent, cost-effective, rigorous and timely manner.
  7. Promote the mandate of the evaluation function and contribute to the creation of an evaluation culture in the Bank and in Regional Member Countries (RMCs).
  8. As a recognized authority on evaluation theory and practice, contribute to positioning BDEV as an innovator and leading-edge among other multilateral institutions and to maximizing the effectiveness and efficiency of the Bank’s Evaluation Function.
  9. Build strategic alliances and partnerships with key stakeholders within and outside the Bank to further the Evaluation Function’s mandate and engage in evaluation communities of practice within and outside the Bank.  Provide substantive input to these communities and share lessons of experience.
  10. Evaluation Cooperation with Experts from other Multilateral and Bilateral Development Institutions. Participate in joint evaluation missions of co-financed interventions, in joint training/seminars/workshops on evaluations, and develop partnerships with Evaluation Units in development agencies and with counterparts in RMCs.
  11. Contribute to the preparation of BDEV’s three-year rolling work programme and annual report.

Selection Criteria

  1. Holds at least a Master’s degree from a recognized university with specialization in Economics, Finance/Economic Finance/Financial Market Analysis, Business Administration, Development Evaluation, Statistics, Policy analysis, Infrastructure, or Private and Financial Sector Development related field. A certificate/diploma in development evaluation, development oriented research and/or program/project planning, management and evaluation is an added advantage.
  2. Holds a minimum of seven (7) years of experience in formulating, implementing and evaluating development interventions –projects/programs, sectors, strategies, policies and processes.
  3. Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative evaluation methods.
  4. Broad knowledge in all aspects of evaluation theory and practice.
  5. Proven operational and field experience in working in private and/or financial sector development and/or complex development programs is an added advantage.
  6. Experience working in relevant operational/policy areas of the Bank or in other international development agencies including multilateral development Banks.
  7. Operational effectiveness
  8. Innovation and creativity
  9. Problem-solving
  10. Demonstrates professional expertise
  11. Communication
  12. Client orientation
  13. Substantial knowledge of the Bank’s mandate, strategic priorities, policies and operations.
  14. Advanced and broad knowledge of evaluation theories including design and analysis of development interventions (policies; strategies; programs; projects)
  15. Substantial knowledge of independent evaluation principles, standards, and procedures including OECD DAC Evaluation Standards, ECG Good Practice Standards.
  16. Significant knowledge in identifying, designing, conducting and reporting evaluation studies.
  17. Significant knowledge in quantitative and qualitative evaluation methods
  18. Strong theoretical and operational knowledge of international development issues and theories relating, in particular, to Africa
  19. 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 Suite applications (Word, Excel, Access and Power Point); Competence in the use of statistical/econometric packages / softwares

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5. Job Title: Senior Transport Engineer

Duties and responsibilities

Under the supervision of the  Private Sector, Infrastructure and Industrialisation Division (RDGE3) Division Manager, the incumbent will have the following responsibilities:

 

  1. Contribute to the preparation and evaluation of strategies and policies for the development of infrastructure sectors (transport, urban infrastructure, etc.) in collaboration with government agencies, development partners and other stakeholders;
  2. Participate in the preparation of terms of reference and monitoring of studies relevant to the infrastructure sectors, contribute to the examination and review of study reports and propose actions to be taken by the Bank;
  3. Participate in missions for the identification, preparation and evaluation of studies, transport and urban development infrastructure projects/programmes and reform support programmes in these sectors in support of the Bank’s strategy and contribute to the drafting and review of reports;
  4. Participate in project launch, supervision mid-term review, completion and portfolio review missions for transport sector projectsand contribute to the preparation of reports;
  5. Provide advice and expertise to the heads of implementing agencies on transport sector issues and priorities, technical aspects of projects and the Bank’s rules and procedures, including procurement of goods and services, disbursement procedures;
  6. Provide expertise in the review of bid evaluation reports and conduct the evaluation of technical and financial proposals for contracts related to project implementation;
  7. Follow up on recommendations made in supervision, mid-term review, portfolio review and audit reports with due attention to project monitoring and evaluation;
  8. Carry out analytical and sector work to inform and support the Bank’s downstream involvement in the design of transport sector projects and programmes;
  9. Collaborate with other development partners to harmonize approaches, share experiences, and continuously improve practices, and integrate transport sector policy commitments into project management;
  10. Develop partnerships with the private sector, bilateral and multilateral agencies on issues within the Directorate’s mandate;
  11. Prepare transportation project fiches identified with borrowers for inclusion in the project pipeline;
  12. Carry out any other related tasks assigned by the Regional Operations Division Manager or Country Office Manager.

Selection Criteria

  1. Hold at least a Master’s Degree, DEA, DESS or an equivalent degree in civil engineering or public works or an equivalent degree in a transport-related discipline such as transport planning and engineering, or in transport economics. Training in public policy or public administration will be a plus;
  2. Preferably have at least five (5) years of experience in the transport sector and a proven ability to work on policy, institutional and financial aspects of transport infrastructure projects, construction and maintenance, management and procurement, capital and maintenance planning and programming, knowledge of private sector involvement and the link with economic development and poverty reduction;
  3. Be able to apply technical skills in a team leadership role to solve and manage issues related to the design and implementation of transport projects/programmes from an overall development objective of poverty reduction;
  4. Have proven experience in the formulation of transport policies and strategies, transport sector development and urban development programmes and the implementation of transport sector reforms, including legal, regulatory, institutional and privatisation reforms
  5. Ability to conduct sectoral dialogue on transport policy issues (public sector reform, public finance, private sector participation and regulation) and analytical capacity to integrate policy and institutional development aspects into a wide range of transport sector issues;
  6. Have a good knowledge of methodologies and techniques for analysis, planning and programming of the transport, tariff regulation, economic and security sector as well as sectoral governance issues and the impacts of climate change;
  7. Competence in decision-making, teamwork and personal motivation;
  8. Ability to communicate effectively written and spoken French with a good working knowledge of English.
  9. Proficiency in the use of the Bank’s current software (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint, SAP and/or other ERP systems would be an asset.

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6. Job Title: Chief Natural Resources Officer

THE POSITION:

The Chief Natural Resources Officer plays a leading role in the delivery of the Centre’s analysis and policy advisory on integrated natural resource management for sustainable development. This will be done through:

  1. Leading the Centre’s work on natural resource conservation, long-term resource planning and integrated development of renewable and non-renewable natural resources. The scope also covers resource counter-depletion, cross-border resource mapping and resource audits.
  2. Leading the Centre’s work on climate change and the natural resource sectors, biodiversity and natural capital management for green growth and sustainable development.
  3. Advocacy and dissemination of knowledge and best practices on strategic natural resource policy areas for the Centre and the Bank, including integrated natural resource management, resource conservation, environmental safeguards, biodiversity, natural capital and green growth.

Duties and responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Division Manager, Policy Analysis and working in collaboration with other colleagues, the Chief Natural Resources Officer is responsible for:

  1. Leading the Centre’s knowledge and analytical work on natural resource conservation, long-term resource planning and integrated development of renewable and non-renewable natural resources. This will involve rigorous analysis of national, regional and global natural resource policy issues, and the production of high-quality reports and other advisory tools.
  2. Coordinating capacity building programmes and technical advisory services to assist RMCs on integrated natural resource management and natural resource planning, by designing and overseeing ECNR country support programmes, contributing to internal and cross-Complex country support activities in the areas of responsibility, and providing on-demand technical advice for RMCs on cross-cutting policies related to the natural resource sectors.
  3. Designing policy tools for investment decision-making in the natural resource sector, in support of integrated natural resources management, natural resource conservation and green growth.
  4. Overseeing the work of consultants engaged to advise RMCs on integrated natural resource development, natural resource conservation, biodiversity and green growth.
  5. Leading advocacy programmes to build internal and external knowledge on integrated natural resource management for sustainable development,
  6. Providing technical advice to renewable and non-renewable resource experts in the Centre to ensure an integrated, holistic approach in the Centre’s interventions on natural resource management.
  7. Providing technical inputs on integrated natural resource management for the implementation of the Bank’s green growth and climate change agenda.
  8. Participating in the Centre’s knowledge dissemination activities, in particular by organising seminars and workshops on issues related to integrated natural resource management, biodiversity and natural capital, resource conservation, climate change and environmental safeguards;
  9. Providing internal advice to the Division and Centre to ensure mainstreaming of global best practices on green growth, climate change and environmental safeguards in the Centre’s activities on renewable and non-renewable natural resource management.
  10. Coordinating the Centre’s relationships with regional and global institutions operating in the space of integrated natural resource management, biodiversity, natural capital, climate change and green growth across the renewable and non-renewable resource sectors.
  11. Supporting the Centre’s resource mobilisation efforts by developing and proposing to external funders new programmes and initiatives in the areas of natural resource planning and conservation, biodiversity and natural capital management; sustainable financing for natural resource projects and overall, integrated natural resource management;
  12. Collaborating with other departments in the ECVP Complex and other Bank Departments for research, policy analysis and advocacy on integrated natural resource management and green growth;
  13. Supporting the Centre’s role in the Bank’s operations, providing necessary inputs into natural resources-related projects, including contributing to the preparation of Country Strategy Papers, project appraisals, and relevant Economic and Sector Work (ESWs).
  14. Carrying out a range of assignments, such as; assisting in the preparation and coordination of the Division and Centre’s work programmes; drafting statements, briefing notes, talking points and responses to questions by the press, on behalf of Management;
  15. Contributing to major ECVP and Bank Group reports such as African Economic Outlook, Annual Report, as designated.
  16. Managing resources specific to own areas of responsibility.

Selection Criteria

  1. Hold at least a Master degree or its equivalent in economics, international development, law or public policy. Specialisation in natural resource management is highly desirable. A relevant doctorate degree is an advantage.
  2. Have a minimum of (7) seven years relevant experience with a specific focus in any of the following areas: integrated natural resource management, natural resource planning and conservation, biodiversity, natural capital and ecosystem services management, environmental management, climate change.
  3. Private sector experience is an added advantage
  4. Strong analytical skills, particularly in the use of mixed-method (quantitative and qualitative) techniques, and experience of doing empirical research in Africa.
  5. A track record in providing policy analysis and advice in the area of natural resource management; experience in the assessment and appraisal of natural resource projects (whether public or private) is an advantage.
  6. Knowledge of influencers of natural resource public policy.
  7. Proven ability to build and lead a team of motivated staff, and utilise the talents and expertise of team members in a productive way.
  8. Experience of working with multilateral and bilateral donors and other development organisations is desirable
  9. Applied knowledge of at least one of the following areas,
  • Integrated natural resource management principles and practice,
  • Resource conservation and counter depletion policy guidelines and implementation
  • Resource mapping and resource master planning policy
  • Resource capital theory and practice
  • Renewable resource estimation and evaluation methods
  • Long term resource development planning techniques
  • Non-renewables resource modelling and evaluation
  • International conventions, treaties and standards on climate change and green growth.
  1. Project Management skills
  2. Innovation & Creativity
  3. Communication
  4. Strategic planning
  5. Client orientation,
  6. Team work and relations
  7. Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other language.
  8. Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
  9. Experience in the use of SAP is advantageous.

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7. Job Title: Senior Communication Officer & Writer

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 Communication Officer & Writer has the following responsibilities:

Writing skills

  • Researching, writing, and editing content for online and external publication 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
  • Ensure that all information from organizational units is reviewed, edited and posted onto the Internet web platform and other designated channels.
  • Proactively seeks to create content and information on the organization in various formats.
  • Draft press releases, media-style briefs, web content, talking points, event notices and briefs in keeping with Bank style.
  •  Provide editorial and media coverage of high-level events, projects, programmes, initiatives and success stories for posting on the external website.
  • Act as a news desk officer, researching and writing news and feature stories

Media relations

  • Respond to requests from the media and solicit press interest in a range of Bank projects, products and issues.
  • Maintain and update media contact lists/databases,

Other communications and external relations duties as needed.


Selection Criteria

  1. A Master’s degree in Journalism, Communications or a related subject
  2. Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in print (news agency or publication), with at least 3 years as a news writer with strong media relations skills.
  3. At least 2 years’ experience in multilateral organizations
  4. Outstanding written and verbal skills, particularly the ability to synthesize complex messages and tailor them into simple, clear and non-academic language for different audiences.
  5. Excellent command of English or French; ability to write strong copy and produce well-written press releases, feature articles, and publications.
  6. Experience in the fields of finance, economics, agriculture or human development is welcome.
  7. Excellent interpersonal skills, with an ability to work in a multicultural, multilingual environment.
  8. Ability to undertake relevant research and analysis and work in a fast-paced environment newsroom environment
  9. 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.

 

THIS POSITION IS CLASSIFIED INTERNATIONAL STATUS AND ATTRACTS INTERNATIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT.

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8. Job Title: Research Assistant

THE POSITION:

BDEV conducts evaluation studies of the policies and operations of the African Development Bank. The main objective of the Research Assistant’s position is to provide support for these studies, normally under the day-to-day supervision of a Principal Evaluator.


Duties and responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Task Manager, the Research Assistant identifies sources of relevant data and information, compiles, analyses and presents this information for internal use – for the preparation of evaluation background documents and final summary reports, presentations, and dissemination products.

The incumbent undertakes the following specific duties:

  1. Identifying and accessing possible sources of existing information relevant to the subject of study (normally Bank Group policies, projects and programmes) and extracting the information;
  2. Assisting in the preparation of evaluation missions conducted by professional staff and/or consultants and participating on missions as required;
  3. Providing logistical support to the BDEV team during evaluation conferences and workshops both within and outside of the Headquarters;
  4. Identifying and contacting internal and external sources and other stakeholders to seek required information.
  5. Consolidating, categorizing and maintaining background information and records on relevant issues, developing related databases and information systems and updating them accordingly;
  6. Reporting on developments within the work programme; and
  7. Performing other duties as may arise.

Selection Criteria

  1. Holds at least a Bachelor field (such as economics, development studies, political science, international relations, business administration, policy analysis, statistics, or other related field).
  2. At least five (5) years of experience working in development organizations and/or in research institutions in areas related to data analysis.
  3. Experience working in independent evaluation function.
  4. Operational effectiveness.
  5. Problem-solving.
  6. Demonstrates professional expertise.
  7. Client orientation.
  8. Team working and relationship management.
  9. Knowledge of independent evaluation principles, standards and procedures.
  10. Knowledge in data analysis techniques and tools.
  11. Knowledge of design, implementation, management and monitoring of policies, programmes and projects.
  12. Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other.
  13. Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office Suite applications and preferably SAP.
  14. Competence in the use of quantitative / qualitative analysis tools (SPSS, STATA, Atlas.ti, nvivo, for example).

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9. Job Title: Team Assistant (Formerly Secretary)

THE POSITION:

The position of Team Assistant which falls under General Support Services that provides administrative support for the smooth running of the Team, ensures that the Division Manager/Team Leader is freed from all tasks which could otherwise impede the efficient discharge of higher duties and responsibilities.


Duties and responsibilities

Under the General guidance and overall supervision of the Manager / Team Leader, the Team Assistant will perform the following:

  • WORK FLOW MANAGEMENT
  1. Undertake such transactional tasks and processes that support the smooth running of the work of the Manager and Team;
  2. Provide support and follow up on routine administrative correspondence and processes;
  3. Undertake correspondence and tasks in accordance with the Bank’s accepted formats and check on probable typographical errors, presentation, completeness and procedural accuracy of all documents submitted to the Manager / Team Leader for clearance, approval or signature;
  4. Review and prioritize important correspondence and tasks for execution;
  5. Follow-up and ensure that tasks are completed with dispatch and within given deadlines.

 

  • COMMUNICATION AND LIAISON
  1. Receive visitors and telephone calls with tact and discretion, and act according to the nature and urgency of each, including redirecting to the concerned division members or action parties as appropriate;
  2. Facilitate the arrangements for meetings with respect to their timings and booking of venue;
  3. Provide support to the Manager / Team for appointments with official visitors and/or staff members;
  4. Follow up on work deadlines for routine and assigned tasks;
  5. Schedule meetings for the Manager / Team, according to schedules and Agenda for the week;
  6. Arrange time and venue for meetings, and provide support required for their success;
  7. Write meeting reports/minutes.

 

  • RECORD KEEPING AND DOCUMENTATION
  1. Maintain a filing system in both hard and soft copies to meet the needs of the Division / Team;
  2. Keep a weekly calendar of activities that shows all meetings to be attended by the Manager / Team Leader as well as by other staff members. It also includes all external visits to the Department;
  3. Obtain briefing and background materials for meetings, seminars, workshops, etc. to be attended by the team’s staff, checking their availability and ensuring they have the appropriate briefing files and documents;
  4. Maintain Contact address / Mailing directory of partners working with the Division / Team.

 

  • OFFICE ADMINISTRATION
  1. Make travel arrangements for the Manager / Team including tickets, hotel reservation, etc;
  2. Support the preparation of presentations as required;
  3. Photocopy and send electronic communication when the need arises;
  4. Undertake any other related tasks as assigned by the Manager / Team Leadership.

 

  • PROCUREMENT DUTIES
  1. Assist in carrying out the function of procurement duties;
  2. Process Purchase Requisitions assigned to the Functional Group related to procurement of goods, services and works;
  3. Receive and review requisitions for clarity, adequacy of specifications, completeness, obtain additional information and liaise with the User Departments and, confirm that the budget exist for the requisition.

 

  • BUDGET
  1. Manage the budget assigned to the division;
  2. Assist management in issues concerning resources such as the administrative budget; monitor and review expenses and bring issues to the attention of management;
  3. Participate in the preparation of the annual and mid-year budget review by inputting data in SAP system and the monitoring thereof

Selection Criteria

  1. Hold at least a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Commerce, Administration or related discipline;
  2. Training in secretarial Science and/or Administration and Office Management is advantageous;
  3. Have a minimum of four (4) years of relevant and practical experience in administrative and secretarial roles, in similar offices of international Organizations, Development Banks or similar institutions;
  4. Having private sector experience will be an added advantage.
  5. Good knowledge of administration and office support services, including systems and procedures;
  6. Able to work under pressure and to prioritize in the dynamic setting of an international and multicultural setting;
  7. Handling internal and external requests efficiently;
  8. Ability to work and cooperate with others from diverse background;
  9. Ability to manage simultaneous and shifting demands, priorities and tight deadlines;
  10. Proficiency in the use of standard equipment (computer, fax, scanner, photocopies etc.);
  11. Demonstrable commitment to delivering excellent customer service focused reception and administration service;
  12. Good writing skills;
  13. Communication;
  14. Problem Solving;
  15. Client Orientation;
  16. Team working;
  17. Operational Effectiveness;
  18. Innovation and Creativity;
  19. Integrity and confidentiality;
  20. Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other;
  21. Bilingualism, knowledge of Arabic, Portuguese, etc. is an advantage;
  22. Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and SAP).

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10. Job Title: 2020 Mo Ibrahim Foundation Leadership, URPR

Established in 2006, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation aims to support good governance and great leadership in Africa. The Foundation works to:

  • Stimulate debate on good governance;
  • Provide criteria by which citizens and governments can measure progress;
  • Recognize achievement in African leadership and provide a practical way in which leaders can build positive legacies on the continent when they have left office;
  • Support aspiring leaders for the African continent.

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation (the “Foundation”), is financing the Ibrahim Leadership Fellowship position in the African Development Bank (the “Bank”). The Fellow will perform the functions and duties of the position at the headquarters of the Bank in Abidjan, the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, or in any other location from which the Bank carries out its operations.

The Ibrahim Leadership Fellowship Programme is a selective Fellowship that prepares the next generation of outstanding African leaders by providing them with unique work opportunities at the most senior level of prominent African institutions or multilateral organizations, whose mandate is to improve the economic and social prospects of Africa. The Fellowship allows talented individuals to increase and enhance their professional capacity, with the intention of contributing to the governance and development of their countries thereby creating a pipeline of future African leaders. The Fellow will work with the Bank for this purpose, for a period not exceeding twelve (12) months, and the Foundation will finance the costs associated with the position on the following terms:

This position is not a regular position of the African Development Bank.  The contract for this assignment is for a period of one (1) year and is not renewable.  Funding is provided by the Mo Ibrahim Foundation (MIF).

CONTRACT TERMS AND DURATION:

  1. The fellow will receive an annual stipend monthly paid by the Bank out of the funds provided by Foundation. The Fellow may be required to travel to different locations on instructions of the Bank. All expenses related to the Fellow’s official mission travel, including travel insurance but excluding travel and shipping costs relating to assumption of duty and repatriation, will be borne by the Bank.
  2. The Fellow will sign a contract with the Bank before commencement of service.
  3. For the duration of his/her contract with the Bank, the Fellow will, for all operational purposes and purposes of conduct, be required to comply with the Staff Regulations and Rules of the Bank. Only the Bank and not the Foundation shall be entitled to direct and instruct the Fellow in his/her performance or conduct during the course his/her assignment with the Bank.
  4. The Fellow is not a regular employee of the Bank, or is not granted a right to employment with the Bank. There is no obligation to hire the Fellow and there is no presumption of future employment at the Bank upon expiration of the twelve (12) month fellowship Term. The Fellow shall not be eligible for recruitment as a staff member of the Bank for a period of 1 (one) year from the date of termination of his/her Fellowship with the Bank or expiration of the 12 month Fellowship term (whichever is sooner).
  5. The Fellow shall not participate in the Bank’s child educational scheme and staff medical insurance and retirement plans.
  6. The Mo Ibrahim Foundation will ensure that the Fellow has his/her own medical insurance, child education and retirement plan arrangements.
  7. The travel and shipping costs for the assumption of duty and repatriation at the end of the appointment will be borne and paid out of the Funds provided by the Foundation.

For more information on the Foundation and the Fellowship Program please visit: http://mo.ibrahim.foundation/fellowships.

Duties and responsibilities

The Ibrahim Leadership Fellow will take leadership guidance from the President, the Senior Vice President, the Chief of Staff and Director of Cabinet and/or a designated Representative. With this guidance, the Fellow will contribute to the design and implementation of strategic assignments that will increase and enhance their professional and leadership capacity, with the intention of contributing to the governance and development of their countries. The Fellow will also have the following responsibilities:

  1. Advise on and develop strategic initiatives to advance the Bank’s mission and objectives.
  2. Design, develop, and implement innovative policies aligned with corporate priorities.
  3. Participate in high-level discussions and contribute to the preparation of the President’s meetings and missions.
  4. Carry out research and analysis as requested.
  5. Undertake other duties as assigned and required.

Selection Criteria

The priority for the 2020 selection of the Mo Ibrahim Fellow is the Bank’s High 5 areas (lighting up and powering Africa; Feeding Africa; Industrializing Africa; Integrating Africa and Improving the quality of life for the people of Africa).

The key competences are top notch professional experience in private sector and strong policy analytical skills at all levels and ability to run models.

The Fellowship is for young professionals, mid-career or/and new executives.

The Fellow must:

  1. be national of an African country, residing anywhere in the world;
  2. not be an active, non-active, retired, or separated staff member of the Bank;
  3. not have close family relations with an active or non-active staff member, such as mother, father, sister and brother;
  4. Government officials, active military personnel and political party leaders are not eligible;
  5. age limit is forty (40) years for men and women and forty-five (45) years for women with children;
  6. hold a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Economics, , Social Sciences, International Development, Business Administration, Finance, Banking or any discipline relevant to the Bank’s business: such as outstanding academic credentials, relevant work experience, strong communication skills, demonstrated leadership skills and ability to work with others;
  7. have at least 7 (seven) years’ work experience relevant to the Bank’s activities;
  8. demonstrate proven leadership and consultative skills;
  9. have experience in strategic planning, project management and execution ;
  10. have experience in formulating policy, and developing and implementing new strategies and procedures;
  11. demonstrate strong ability to analyze and interpret financial data;
  12. strong writing and analytical skills;
  13. demonstrate ability to communicate and interact with officials at all levels of government and to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community;
  14. demonstrate ability to motivate teams and simultaneously manage several projects.

The Application Process:

  • Interested candidates should complete the online form at the Bank’s website: www.afdb.org/en/about-careers/current-vacancies
  • Applicants must apply on line by no later than 14 October 2019.
  • Applications will only be considered if they are submitted on line with a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating date of birth, nationality, education and relevant experience.
  • Applicants must also attach copies of academic transcripts and three letters of recommendation.
  • The selection process will include the Bank’s Human Resources Department carrying out an initial vetting of applications to develop a short list of ten (10) applicant files to be further reviewed by the Foundation. A short list of three (3) candidates will be presented to the President of the Bank (or his designate) for final selection.
  • Only applicants who fully meet the Bank’s requirements and are considered for interview will be contacted.

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11. Job Title: Senior Contracts Management Officer

THE POSITION:

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The job holder is required to provide advice and guidance on all aspects of contracting functions, providing expert advice on contract administration, develop and monitor contract administration program to support the implementation of work related to contract issues.

Duties and responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Principal Procurement Officer, the Senior Contracts Management Officer has the following responsibilities:

  1. Provide advice and guidance on all aspects of contracting functions including providing contracting expert advice, advising management and clients on wide ranging and highly complex technical and other issues relating to institutional procurement.
  2. Develop, execute, and administer highly complex contracts for diverse services/commodities (e.g. information technology, telecommunication, software licensing of significant complexity).
  3. Develop and implement procedures for contract management, contract performance and contract administration
  4. Ensure timely follow-up and review of supplier performance evaluation
  5. Ensure suppliers meet the Bank’s mandatory contractual requirements for the duration of the contract
  6. Develop tools to address unsatisfactory performance
  7. Provide guidance on contract matters to procurement managers or other operational staff, including training to new procurement staff in contract management practices and procedures
  8. Ensure signed contracts are communicated to stakeholders to provide visibility and awareness, interpretation to support implementation
  9. Oversee service level agreement compliance
  10. In close connection with end users, ensure contract close-out, extension or renewal of contracts
  11. Plan and monitor quality of contract team’s output, reviewing all contracts prior to execution for appropriateness, completeness and accuracy.
  12. Lead work with other colleagues to maximize use of staff resources and streamline efforts, taking into account aggregate forecast of client requirements, as well as procurement trends, to ensure efficient planning overall.
  13. Develop and monitor contract administration program pre and post award, providing guidance and direction to support the implementation of work relative to contract issues.
  14. Develop and manage contract renewal schedules for all ongoing requirement contracts.
  15. Plan, develop and implement outreach programs providing guidance on contracts administration, as well as oversight (e.g. ex. post and ex ante audits). Supports clients’ efforts in creating annual works program estimates and plans.
  16. Work independently under general direction of section chief and guide and mentor junior staff,
  17. Prepare special reports, statistics and forecasts and carry on other assignments as required by supervisor

Selection Criteria

  1. At least Masters Qualifications in administration, business, economics, law, procurement and supply chain management, engineering and any related qualification.
  2. Minimum 5 years’ relevant experience
  3. Innovation and Creativity: The commitment to search for and produce innovative and creative approaches to activities in order to enhance performance and create added benefits to the Bank and its clients.
  4. : Provides clear and concise oral and written communication; presents oral information with clarity and appropriate style and adapts language and style to suit the requirements of a particular audience.
  5. 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.
  6. Client Orientation: Ensures that the client is considered to be of primary importance in all transactions and interactions. Strives to understand, and when appropriate, anticipate client needs, and ensures that the client receives the best possible service from the Bank.
  7. Team Working and Relationships: Works with others to maximize the effectiveness of the team as a whole, sharing the knowledge and workload. Develops strong working relationships with colleagues and contributes to creation of a positive team environment.
  8. Operational Effectiveness: The Commitment to ensure that full use is made of the systems, procedures and culture within the organization in order to deliver the required results.
  9. Employ awareness of business trends to make effective decisions
  10. Demonstrate professional knowledge and skills, anticipate and manage risks, apply the fundamentals to ensure reduced risk to business deliverables of the Bank
  11. Demonstrate the required technical knowledge for the job.
  12. Excellent negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to understand, conceptualize and resolve complex contractual problems
  13. Strong analytical skills to strategic vision, as well as ability to pay attention to details and work under pressure.
  14. Break down complex information into component parts
  15. Understand, interpret and apply the Bank’s rules and procedures and public procurement principles
  16. Analyse information to develop a conceptual understanding of the meaning of a range of information
  17. Act with integrity and maintain confidentiality at all times
  18. Observe the highest standard of ethics, honesty and accountability
  19. Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other.
  20. Competence with MS Packages (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), SAP, Outlook, SRM

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12. Job Title: Director, Strategy & Operational Policies

Duties and responsibilities

Under the supervision and guidance of the Senior Vice-President, the Director Corporate Strategy And Policy will undertake the following:

  1. Contribute fully to the development and review of the Bank’s overall strategy and direction, the effective functioning of its governance systems, and the promotion of strong partnerships within and outside the Bank
  2. Contribute to the development and review of the Bank business plans to ensure that they are consistent with the Bank’s strategic direction;
  3. Ensure regular update and dissemination of the Bank Group’s Operational Manual and lead on corporate policy development and review;
  4. Liaise with other departments of the Bank and contribute as required to policy development and advice on the consistency of annual and multi-year planning with long-term Bank objectives;
  5. Advise senior management on issues and developments in Regional and Non-Regional member countries which impact on the Bank and its performance;
  6. Assume joint responsibility with other Directors for corporate performance and the achievement of the Bank’s strategic objectives;
  7. Provide analytical policy advice support to the President on long-term strategic initiatives;
  8. Advise senior management on strategic partnerships and discussions with key bilateral and multilateral partners including the conduct of African Development Fund (ADF) replenishments; ADB General Capital Increases (GCI), innovative financing options and on institutional reforms;
  9. Oversee and lead presentations to Board committees and/or the Board of policies/strategies for review or approval;
  10. Identify emerging international issues including G8 and G20 development priorities and or those pertinent for Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) and assess their potential implications on the Bank’s policies, strategies and development assistance, and accordingly provide advice on the Bank’s response to these issues.
  11. Coordinate the Bank’s relationships with other Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs), international organizations, and bilateral agencies at institutional level and on strategic matters;
  12. Provide overall leadership in the assessment of countries eligibility to the African Development Bank window.
  13. Develop and oversee the annual work program for the department in consideration of the Bank-wide strategic priorities, agreed results and the Bank’s fiduciary guidelines;
  14. Lead planning, organizing, monitoring and usage of human and financial resources of the department;
  15. Oversee the overall human resource management issues for the department related but not limited to staff planning, recruitment and performance management within the Bank’s annual cycles and policies and guidelines.
  16. Work closely with the Bank’s senior management as a member of the Senior Management Coordination Committee (SMCC) and represent the Department on relevant committees or work streams as requested by Senior Management.
  17. Foster teamwork and an environment that stimulates and rewards innovation, creativity and accountability for results, and motivate staff to contribute to delivering significant developmental impacts.

Selection Criteria

  1. Minimum a Master’s degree or its equivalent university degree in development economics, macroeconomics or economic policy management, public finance, strategic management engineering or relevant development field;
  2. A minimum of fifteen (15) years of extensive and progressive experience in public policy, economic or government policy, financial management, and a strong experience in the design and delivery of operations (including investment projects and policy based operations).
  3. Extensive experience in project management preferably in a multilateral development finance institution, at least eight (8) years of which should be focused on developing countries, preferably in Africa and at a managerial level;
  4. Sound understanding of strategy formulation and development, macro-economic issues, fiscal policy and public budgeting issues in developing countries and demonstrable experience of the operational policies, procedures and practices of major bilateral or multilateral development institutions;
  5. Solid knowledge and a good grasp of political economics as well as socio-economic, development issues, challenges and opportunities in Africa. Demonstrated motivation and commitment to the development of the African continent;
  6. Ability to apply innovative approaches, work independently and apply new methods to solve problems while remaining efficient in a fast-paced, changing and challenging institutional environment;
  7. A strategic mindset and the capacity to steer the Bank’s agenda while empowering staff during a phase of institutional transition towards greater country focus of the Bank’s activities;
  8. Possess the necessary team skills required to lead complex programs; strong capacity to analyze actions from the perspectives of stakeholders and translate strategic thinking into a compelling plan of action;
  9. Demonstrated ability to take prudent business risks and make effective, timely and well-determined decisions;
  10. Demonstrated ability to present and win support for ideas; a good listener; with cultural sensitivity, commitment to diversity and capacity to initiate and manage innovations or change;
  11. Strong communication skills and the ability to develop partnerships with a broad range of clients, as well as to deliver results that meet the needs and long-term interests of clients within and outside the Institution. Preference will be given to candidates demonstrating very strong outreach skills and experience in both regional and non-regional member countries;
  12. Ability to operate effectively in a matrix management environment, both as team leader and team member;
  13. Ability to deal sensitively in a multi-cultural environment and build effective working relations with clients and colleagues;
  14. Demonstrates integrity, sound judgment, and highest ethical standards;
  15. Excellent written and verbal communications in English or French, with a working knowledge of the other language;
  16. Competence in the use of Bank standard software (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint). Ability to provide strategic advice to the Bank on emerging financial and development issues, as well as corporate issues.

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13. Job Title: Chief Regional Financial Management Coordinator

THE POSITION:

The Chief Regional Financial Management Coordinator (RFMC) will be based in Nairobi, Kenya, and will functionally report to the Manager, Financial Management Division, and administratively to the Regional Implementation Support Manager. He/she is expected to lead a team of Country Office based Financial Management Specialists

(FMSs) within the East Africa Region in conducting (i) national or sector level fiduciary diagnostic work; (ii) operational support missions at the request of Project Team Leaders (PTL) throughout the project cycle; and (iii) technical support activities to improve borrowers’ financial management systems, including support for designing operations that focus on FM reform/development

Duties and responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Division Manager, Financial Management, the Chief Regional Financial Management Coordinator will perform the following duties:

  1. Providing technical guidance at the Country Offices in the financial management activities of projects and programs within the framework of the Bank’s policies and guidelines throughout the project life cycle;
  2. Taking a proactive role to ensure ‘Quality at Entry’ in assessing the adequacy of the Borrower’s project financial management systems and the Borrower’s ability to manage and monitor Bank financed projects. This includes budgeting, internal control, treasury management, accounting, financial reporting and external auditing;
  3. Undertaking Country Fiduciary Risk Assessment (CFRA) during the preparation of Country Strategy Paper (CSP) orlatest at appraisal stage for consideration in eligibility criteria for the use of Country Public Financial management Systems;
  4. Overseeing the review of and provision of comments on financial management aspects of assigned projects and programs as documented in concept notes, feasibility studies, appraisal reports and other relevant documents to ensure consistency and enhance the quality of projects/program from the financial management perspective;
  5. Attending negotiations and ensuring FM issues are appropriately taken into account in the financing agreement and other associated documentations;
  6. Participating in project/program launching missions to assist the project/program team and building the capacity of executing agencies in the area of financial management;
  7. Undertaking on-site and desk supervision missions based on assessed risk, and providing inputs to the aide memoires and FM performance ratings;
  8. Carrying out supervision work to ensure that project financial management systems are functioning appropriately, including the periodic review of project financial management reports for adequacy of financial performance;
  9. Ensuring compliance with the Bank’s audit and other FM requirements;
  10. Providing advice and support to borrowers and the Bank Project Teams on matters affecting financial management and disbursement;
  11. Providing financial management guidance for the development of technical assistance programs and evaluating and monitoring their implementation;
  12. Assessing the selection and engagement of external independent auditors, ensuring their suitability including their independence, and competence to perform;
  13. Applying remedial actions in case of non-compliance with financial management requirements in accordance with Bank policy;
  14. Ensuring the quality of the Bank portfolio at country level and at regional level through agreed portfolio KPIs;
  15. Participating in PEFA, SAI-PMF, and ROSC-AA assessments and on that basis, providing inputs to Bank operations and other initiatives in the countries concerned;
  16. Playing a leading role in CPPRs from the financial management perspective and drafting the FM part of the CPPR report;
  17. Undertaking Capacity building on FM issues in the countries and in sector departments in the Bank;
  18. Participating in donor coordination meetings within the country or region (if applicable) and in country dialogue platforms between the country and the donors on the basis of the Bank’s overallstrategy to support aid effectiveness;
  19. Supporting the accountability institutions (PAO, SAIs, Parliaments) in the Country or Region on the basis of the Bank’s overall strategy to support aid effectiveness; and
  20. Supervising and coaching of country FMSs.

Selection Criteria

  1. A minimum of a professional accounting qualification (such as CPA, CA, ACCA, or equivalent) plus a Master’s Degree or its university equivalent  in accounting, business, finance, economic or related subject;
  2. A minimum of seven (7) years of relevant experience, preferably with a donor organization working on public sector financial management;
  3. Knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards, International Public Sector Accounting Standards and International Standards on Auditing;
  4. Sound knowledge of the African Development Bank’s FM Policy and Procedures or other multi-lateral development Banks’ FM Policy and Procedures or other similar International Financial Institutions;
  5. Experience in designing and assessing internal control systems and procedures using internationally accepted control frameworks such as COSO with the ability to assess such systems and recommend remedial action where necessary;
  6. Proven ability to conceptualize, design and monitor the implementation of country or sector level financial management capacity building initiatives;
  7. Demonstrate an understanding of cross-cutting issues beyond financial management (e.g. procurement, governance, public sector management) at sector/country level;
  8. Ability to develop and implement complex and multiple tasks and to recommend decisive action under pressure and tight deadlines;
  9. Willingness and ability to travel frequently in the region;
  10. Excellent written and verbal communication in English and a working knowledge of French; and
  11. Competence in the use of Bank standard software (SAP, Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint)

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14. Job Title: Team Assistant

Duties and responsibilities

Reporting to the Division Manager – AHFR1  the Team Assistant is responsible for:

Resources Management:

  • Manage systems; create and process expense reports in SAP.
  • Assist the management in issues concerning resources such as the administrative budget; monitor and review expenses and bring issues to the attention of Manager.
  • Participate in the preparation of the annual and mid-year budget review by inputting data and the monitoring thereof.

Analytical Work:

  • Produce documents, briefing papers, reports, spreadsheets and presentations.
  • Take notes at meetings, write letters, and prepare minutes as requested.
  • Assist where applicable with the programming of operational activities by using the appropriate software, entering project information and producing the Department’s various status reports i.e.  Active Projects, Pipe Line Projects, Project Status Reports, etc.

Problem Solving:

  • Respond to inquiries on operational matters from Bank executives; liaise with member countries and other staff; coordinate with other members of management and partners; work with other operations assistants, secretaries and groups in different locations.
  • Carry out background research in field of competence and present in a logical manner.
  • Perform any other duties reasonably requested by management.

Workflow management:

  • Devise and maintain efficient office systems.
  • Track and follow up on documents; deal with incoming email, faxes and general mail.

Office Administration:

  • Organize and attend to multiple meetings, appointments and events to ensure that responsible management are well prepared.
  • Arrange travel, visa and accommodation; travel occasionally with management to provide general assistance.
  • Initiate and prepare various administrative documents and forms, such as staff list, staff travels, staff absence (annual leave, home leave, excused absence and maternity leave) as well as statistical data when required on staff;
  • Assist Investment Officers / Task Managers in the preparation of reports.
  • Create contracts for hiring consultants in DACON.
  • Create contracts from projects in SAP.
  • SAP entry of project information

Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Selection Criteria

  1. Hold at least a Bachelor’s degree / Maîtrise or equivalent diploma, higher education in business administration, economics and / or statistics would be an asset;
  2. Have a minimum of five (5) years of professional work experience in project management, work programme and budget preparation, and information management.
  3. Good understanding of the functions, organization and procedures of the Bank; leadership; strong research capabilities and problem solving;
  4. Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritization in its own program of work, ability to perform the tasks in a timely and effective manner;
  5. Good interpersonal skills, ability to establish and maintain effective working relations in a multicultural environment;
  6. Ability to communicate orally and in writing effectively in French or English, with a good working knowledge of the other language.
  7. Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, SAP and/or other integrated document management system).

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Schoolgh is the one-stop place for African Development Bank Recruitment notification across various sectors and industries within Ghana. Schoolgh ensures that all Jobs get notified to all our visitors. We ensure that none of the Jobs gets missed out on our website. We help both fresher and experienced graduates to get job recruitment notification on recent African Development Bank Recruitment 2019 openings across Ghana.

 

African Development Bank Jobs Region in Ghana?
African Development Bank Recruits across the 10 regions in Ghana. This includes African Development Bank Jobs in Accra, Koforidua, Kumasi, Cape Coast, Sunyani, Tamale, Bolgatanga, Wa, Sekondi and Ho. African Development Bank may sometimes accept job application nationwide, don’t miss the point that some vacancy positions may require relocation to their designated region of operation.

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