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Apply for the African Development Bank Group Recruitment 2021. See the 32 job positions, descriptions, eligibility, and how to apply. African Development Bank Group is seeking the services of both graduates and experienced job seekers to fill the vacant positions in their bank.

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) Job Recruitment (20 Positions) for 2021 has begun. The African Development Bank Group is inviting suitable and qualified individuals to apply for the African Development Bank recruitment 2021 for the available job positions below.

African Development Bank Group (AfDB)

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.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

1. Senior Agriculture and Rural Development Officer

Competencies (Skills, experience, and knowledge)

  • Hold at least a Master’s Degree or equivalent Dgree in Agronomy, Rural Engineering, Natural Resource Management, or related fields.
  • Have at least five (5) years of experience in the field of Rural Infrastructure and Development of Agricultural Value Chains, Formulation and Monitoring-Evaluation of Agricultural policies, or in related fields.
  • Possess solid experience and proven track record in the design and execution of operations (including investment projects and operations focusing on agriculture and rural development) as well as in project management.
  • Possess knowledge of the operational policies and programming practices of a multilateral organisation.
  • Have a sound understanding of rural development, agribusiness, climate change and natural resource management issues in developing countries and a proven track record of the policies, procedures and operational practices of major bilateral or multilateral aid agencies in Africa, especially in Central Africa and the DRC, and be able to work effectively in all sectors.
  • Exercise a true spirit of initiative, be results-oriented, and demonstrate leadership qualities.
  • Possess the ability to implement innovative approaches, work autonomously and apply new methods to solving problems, while remaining effective in a dynamic, evolving and demanding institutional environment.
  • Demonstrate sound critical thinking
  • Possess the ability to anticipate needs and requests, and to conduct political discussions with government officials, and support strategic thinking on agricultural and rural development, agribusiness, natural resource management, the environment and climate change.
  • Possess the ability to work harmoniously in a multicultural environment and to collaborate within teams and with other services.
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills in French, with a good working knowledge of English.
  • Possess sound knowledge of standard applications of the Microsoft Office Suite.

Application Closing Date
1st October, 2021.

Link to apply: apply online

2. Senior Business Analyst

Selection Criteria (including desirable skills, knowledge, and experience)

  • At least a Master’s Degree in Information Technology, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Management, or related discipline.
  • Structured Query Language (SQL) Certification;
  • A minimum of five (5) years of relevant professional experience in compiling management information, data analysis and formulation of data models
  • Demonstrated experience in Data Management especially SAP in development or similar organizations
  • Relevant experience with African Development Bank operations or sister multilateral development finance institutions
  • Solid experience in creativity data visualization
  • Experience working in a multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary and professional environment.
  • Comprehensive understanding of project structures, including project planning, communication management, procedures and critical success factors
  • Acute knowledge and understanding of the elements essential for the effective delivery and measurement of development impacts, using data management and processing skills
  • Ability to identify and create meaningful linkages across sectors to drive data management at country and regional levels
  • Knowledge of the Bank’s (or other similar organization’s) systems and capabilities and ability to analyze business operations for further understanding of possible strengths and weaknesses which help to facilitate informed decision-making
  • High level of expertise in data management, analysis, and visualization
  • Deep knowledge of project cycle management
  • Ability to make effective, timely and well-determined interventions for results delivery
  • Ability to work under pressure in a multicultural and distributed organization
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other language
  • Proficiency in MS Office platforms, especially pivot tables and other features of Excel and PowerPoint (up to mastery level) and expert knowledge of SAP.

Application Closing Date
1st October, 2021.

Link to apply: to apply online

3. Research Economist, ECMR2

Competencies
Skills, Experience and Knowledge:

  • Have at least a Master’s Degree in Economics, Finance, or relevant field.
  • A PhD would be an added advantage
  • Have a minimum of four (4) years of professional experience combining research and operational involvement in the design and evaluation of operations relevant to the High 5s areas including the following: infrastructure including energy, agriculture, private sector development, industrial organizations and social sectors, project analysis and/or monitoring and evaluation
  • Publication record in international peer reviewed journals, working papers, book chapters, reports, etc
  • Good knowledge and background in the use of statistical and econometric methods and packages in project evaluation, finance and development economics research
  • Proven ability in development policy research and analysis of economic conditions that are of relevance for the High 5s (Bank priority areas)
  • Ability to design and conduct research projects/programs
  • Ability to understand and identify development outcomes expected from real sector projects
  • Proven skills in drafting and preparation of policy memoranda, speeches and notes for use in decision-making processes
  • Communicate and write effectively in French or English, with a good working knowledge of the other language
  • Competence in the use of leading econometrics software packages and in Microsoft Suites (Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Access)
  • Have good communication skills and a proven ability to work in teams and on multiple projects in parallel.

Application Closing Date
26th September, 2021.

Link to apply: apply online

4. Principal / Senior Climate Finance Specialists (ADRiFi), AHFR

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • Hold at least a Master’s Degree in Environmental Science, Climate Change Management, Agriculture, Economics, Finance or any discipline that is relevant to the assignment;
  • Have a minimum of six (6) years (for the PL4 role) or five (5) years (for the PL5 role), of relevant professional experience in Environmental Science, Climate Change Management, Agriculture Finance or any discipline that is relevant to the assignment;
  • Demonstrated depth of understanding of climate change financing as well as climate change mitigation and adaptation measures;
  • Proven ability to manage and deliver products in a timely manner and handle multiple tasks simultaneously;
  • Expertise and substantial experience in one or more key areas of public financial management, in particular budget management;
  • Strong expertise and knowledge of institutional change, the challenges of policy reform and capacity development, particularly in Africa, and demonstrated leadership, project management and team working skills;
  • Experience in fragile states and knowledge of international development agency practices would be desirable;
  • Experience of sovereign disaster risk financing in either a developed or developing country context desire;
  • Excellent working knowledge of insurance products and institutional structures for large insurance / cat risk insurance programs;
  • Ability to fit in an international and multi-cultural environment;
  • Excellent presentation skills;
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing effectively in French or English, with a good working knowledge of the other language; and
  • Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).

Application Closing Date
25th September, 2021.

Link to apply: to apply online

5. Chief Investment Officer (Origination), PESR2

Competencies
Skills, experience and knowledge:

  • Hold at least a Master’s Degree in Economics, Finance, Business and/or a professional qualification such as: Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Chartered Accountant (ACCA) or related subjects.
  • Have a minimum of seven (7) years relevant working experience in financial structuring in the energy value chain gained from within a Commercial/Investment Bank, Development Finance Institution, Energy Utility, Infrastructure/Private Equity Fund, Sovereign Wealth Fund, Energy Project Developer, established Accounting/Consulting Firm etc.;
  • Proven ability to identify, process and negotiate complex transactions in the energy sector from a private sector standpoint and in particular related to Independent Power Projects (IPP) investments and corporate financing;
  • Ability to review and understand complex financial models; proven ability to construct financial models from scratch would be a bonus
  • Appreciation of company valuation techniques, corporate and project finance concepts as well as capital markets solutions.
  • Having private sector experience will be an added advantage.
  • Communication: Good listener with demonstrated ability to present and win support for ideas
  • Client orientation and team working skills
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing effectively in French or English, with a good working knowledge of the other language.
  • Competent in the use of standard Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).

Application Closing Date
26th September, 2021.

Link to apply: apply online

6. Chief Fiduciary Inspection Specialist, SNFI

Competencies
Skills, experience, and knowledge:

  • Hold at least a master’s Degree in an engineering or Business Administration or Law or procurement or Economics or Accounting with a minimum of a professional accounting certification (CPA, CA, ACCA, finance, or a related discipline
  • Have a minimum of seven (7) years of relevant experience in providing procurement or financial management support and advice to sector departments supervising Bank-financed operations or similar international institutions; and conducting inspection, independent procurement reviews and audit.
  • Proven familiarity with and solid experience procurement, financial management and operations using Multilateral Development Banks Guidelines and with the Bank’s policy and procedures.
  • Experience in working in multi-lateral development Banks or similar international development institutions
  • Experience in inspecting/auditing private sector operations
  • Ability to be flexible, open-minded with integrity, client and results oriented for achieving both Bank’s and Borrowers’ objectives
  • Strong planning, organization, and time management skills
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Good networking skills and judgment which are required in the management of professional relationships with procurement, financial management and sector specialists working in the regions
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor less senior staff
  • Skills in supervising and effectively managing fiduciary implementation of development projects and programs
  • Proven behavioural competencies in the areas of innovation, creativity, communication, integrity, problem-solving, team working, relationships and operational Effectiveness
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French and able to work in the second language
  • Competence in the use of standard MS office applications (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint).

Application Closing Date
22nd September, 2021.

Link to apply: apply online

7. Evaluator General, BDEV

The Competencies (Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge)

  • Master’s Degree in Economics, Development Studies, International Relations, Business Administration, Social Sciences or a related field;
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of professional experience, including relevant experience in international development, including at least ten (10) years at a managerial level and with an obvious increase of responsibilities;
  • Strong expertise in evaluation principles, standards, processes, and methodologies, including demonstrated understanding of state-of-the-art evaluation theories and practices;
  • Profound understanding of and ability to navigate the development and evaluation sectors both internationally and on the African continent;
  • Good understanding and/or experience of both public and private sector investments;
  • Track record of strong management and leadership skills;
  • Sensitivity to the multicultural organizational environment;
  • Ability to be an independent thinker, with good integrity and professional ethics recognized by peers;
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English or French (written and spoken), with a working knowledge of the other language. African Development Bank Group Recruitment

Application Closing Date
13th September, 2021.

Link to apply: apply online

8. Department Assistant

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Commerce, Administration or related discipline, preferably supplemented with courses in   Administration/Office Management or Secretarial Studies.
  • A minimum of four (4) years of progressively relevant and practical experience, in an executive office preferably in an international organization, Development Banks or similar institutions.
  • Good organisational, budgeting and planning skills will be highly desirable.
  • Good organizational, analytical and writing skills, ability to make sound judgments and decisions.
  • Ability to work under pressure in the dynamic setting of an international and multicultural setting.
  • Speedy and efficient handling of internal and external requests.
  • Ability to work and cooperate with others from diverse background.
  • Excellent working knowledge and experience in administrative and sectorial skills and duties.
  • Strong customer service skills, good organizational skills, ability to multitask, attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and with a diverse workforce.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and/or French, with a good working
  • Knowledge of the other language.
  • Competence in the use of Bank standard software (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint), knowledge of SAP or other ERP system would be an added advantage
  • Excellent levels of initiative, enthusiasm and team spirit, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to interpret ALSF policies, guidelines and procedures.

Application Closing Date
18th September, 2021.

Link to apply: apply online

9. Administrative Assistant

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Commerce, Administration or related discipline, preferably supplemented with courses in Administration/Office Management or Secretarial studies (BTS or DUT).
  • A minimum of five (5) years of progressively relevant and practical experience, in an executive
  • office preferably in an international organization.
  • Good organisational, budgeting and planning skills will be highly desirable.
  • Good organizational, analytical and writing skills, ability to make sound judgments and decisions.
  • Ability to work under pressure in the dynamic setting of an international and multicultural setting.
  • Speedy and efficient handing of internal and external requests.
  • Ability to work and cooperate with others from diverse background.
  • Excellent working knowledge and experience in administrative and sectorial skills and duties.
  • Strong customer service skills, good organizational skills, ability to multi task, attention to detail and ability to work under pressure and with a diverse workforce.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and/or French, with a good working knowledge of the other language.
  • Competence in the use of Bank standard software (Word, Excel, Access and Power Point), knowledge of SAP or other ERP system would be an added advantage
  • Excellent levels of initiative, enthusiasm and team spirit, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to interpret ALSF policies, guidelines and procedures.

Application Closing Date
18th September, 2021.

Link to apply: apply online

10. Senior Fragility and Resilience Officer, RDTS

Selection Criteria
The successful candidate is expected to have the following qualifications and competencies:

  • Hold at least a Master’s Degree in Economics, Business Administration, Peace and Conflict Resolution, Political Economy, Political Science, Development Economics, Public Administration, or any related qualification.
  • Have a minimum of five (5) years relevant experience in economic research, peace and state building, design and/or implementation of fragility and conflict-sensitive interventions, and strong experience in developing and delivering projects/programs in fragile contexts including assessments, sensitivity analysis and applications.
  • Innovation and Creativity: The commitment to search for and produce innovative creative approaches to activities in order to enhance performance and create added benefits to the Bank and its clients.
  • Communication: Provide clear and concise oral and written communication; presents oral information with clarity and appropriate style and adapt language and style to suit the requirements of a particular audience.
  • Problem Solving: Apply business knowledge to the resolution of problems and identify solutions to the benefit of the client (internal and external) and the organization.
  • Client Orientation: Ensure that the client is considered to be of primary importance in all transactions and interactions. Strive to understand, and when appropriate, anticipate client needs, and ensures that the client receives the best possible service from the Bank.
  • Team Working and Relationships: Work with others to maximize the effectiveness of the team as a whole. Sharing the knowledge and workload. Develop strong working relationships with colleagues and contribute to creation of a positive team environment.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing effectively in French or English, with a good working knowledge of the other language.
  • Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).

Application Closing Date
12th September 2021.

Link to apply: apply online

11. Chief Renewable Energy Officer, PERN.1

Selection Criteria
Including desirable skills, knowledge, and experience:

  • Hold at least a Master’s Degree in Energy, Renewable Energy, Engineering, or related subjects.
  • Have a minimum of seven (7) years professional experience in the energy sector, broad knowledge of energy sub-sectors, of which at least five years in the renewable energy space.
  • Additional qualifications in specific renewable energy technologies (e.g. wind, solar, biomass, geothermal), project management and climate finance would be an asset.
  • Experience in the implementation of regional transmission interconnection, large scale solar PV generation with battery storage, on grid integration for renewables, and green mini-grids projects.
  • Experience of working across multiple institutions and ensuring collaboration across public, private, and civil society sectors.
  • Proven ability to interact competently with, as well as to assess and provide technical advisory services to, both public and private sector stakeholders in the renewable energy space.
  • Proven ability to lead renewable power project development and financing in the region.
  • In-depth knowledge of power utilities operation as well the legal, policy and regulatory frameworks governing renewable energy projects, particularly in developing country context.
  • Full knowledge of the principles of project cycle and project implementation.
  • Proven interpersonal skills, demonstrated through the ability to work in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment, with sensitivity and respect for diversity, as well as the ability to build trust and coach each individual member team.
  • Strong interpersonal and client orientation skills, with proven experience in coordinating various activities and diverse teams.
  • Communicate and write effectively in French and English, with a good working knowledge of the other language.
  • Competence in the use of Bank standard software (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint); Knowledge of SAP is an advantage.

Application Closing Date
12th September, 2021.

Link to apply: apply online

12. Evaluator General, BDEV

The Competencies (Qualifications, Experience and Knowledge)

  • Master’s Degree in Economics, Development Studies, International Relations, Business Administration, Social Sciences or a related field;
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of professional experience, including relevant experience in international development, including at least ten (10) years at a managerial level and with an obvious increase of responsibilities;
  • Strong expertise in evaluation principles, standards, processes, and methodologies, including demonstrated understanding of state-of-the-art evaluation theories and practices;
  • Profound understanding of and ability to navigate the development and evaluation sectors both internationally and on the African continent;
  • Good understanding and/or experience of both public and private sector investments;
  • Track record of strong management and leadership skills;
  • Sensitivity to the multicultural organizational environment;
  • Ability to be an independent thinker, with good integrity and professional ethics recognized by peers;
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English or French (written and spoken), with a working knowledge of the other language.

Application Closing Date
13th September 2021.

Link to apply: apply online

13. Chief Health Insurance and Social Protection Officer, AHHD2

Competencies
Skills, experience and knowledge:

  • At least a Master’s Degree in Health Economics, Development Economics, Public Health, International Development and/or relevant disciplines with a good knowledge of social protection and health insurance issues;
  • A minimum of seven (7) years of relevant professional experience in multilateral development institutions or reputable development organisations;
  • Strong research/analytical skills with ability to strategically and rapidly analyze and integrate diverse information from varied sources into conclusions and recommendations;
  • Experience in project cycle management (identification, preparation, appraisal, supervision and completion);
  • Ability to understand complex problems and recommend innovative and pragmatic solutions;
  • Good analytical, networking, facilitation and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent team player.
  • Strong understanding of multi-sector approaches and gaps in health and social protection;
  • Demonstrable knowledge of analysis and formulation of policies and operations in health insurance and social protection;
  • Deep understanding of health systems strengthening, including in particular acquaintance with health financing and public-private collaboration issues;
  • Knowledge of the practices of major bilateral and multilateral agencies and other development partners in health insurance and social protection;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and/or French, with a good working knowledge of the other language;
  • Competence in the use of standard MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project). Knowledge of SAP would be an advantage.

Application Closing Date
18th September, 2021.

Link to apply: apply online

14. Chief Renewable Energy Officer, PERN.1

Selection Criteria
Including desirable skills, knowledge, and experience:

  • Hold at least a Master’s Degree in Energy, Renewable Energy, Engineering, or related subjects.
  • Have a minimum of seven (7) years professional experience in the energy sector, broad knowledge of energy sub-sectors, of which at least five years in the renewable energy space.
  • Additional qualifications in specific renewable energy technologies (e.g. wind, solar, biomass, geothermal), project management and climate finance would be an asset.
  • Experience in the implementation of regional transmission interconnection, large scale solar PV generation with battery storage, on grid integration for renewables, and green mini-grids projects.
  • Experience of working across multiple institutions and ensuring collaboration across public, private, and civil society sectors.
  • Proven ability to interact competently with, as well as to assess and provide technical advisory services to, both public and private sector stakeholders in the renewable energy space.
  • Proven ability to lead renewable power project development and financing in the region.
  • In-depth knowledge of power utilities operation as well the legal, policy and regulatory frameworks governing renewable energy projects, particularly in developing country context.
  • Full knowledge of the principles of project cycle and project implementation.
  • Proven interpersonal skills, demonstrated through the ability to work in a multi-cultural and multi-ethnic environment, with sensitivity and respect for diversity, as well as the ability to build trust and coach each individual member team.
  • Strong interpersonal and client orientation skills, with proven experience in coordinating various activities and diverse teams.
  • Communicate and write effectively in French and English, with a good working knowledge of the other language.
  • Competence in the use of Bank standard software (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint); Knowledge of SAP is an advantage.

Application Closing Date
12th September 2021.

Link to apply: apply online

15. Senior Equity Portfolio Management Officer, PINS2

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • At least a Master’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Law or Economics or related subjects.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of relevant professional experience in the Bank or a similar institution and/or in strategic consultancy, Private Equity Fund, Asset Management.
  • Experience and understanding of direct equity investment and private equity funds management.
  • Knowledge of equity valuation methods.
  • Experience in equity investment appraisal.
  • Proven ability to acquire new skills (particularly in legal, investment, risk capital, technology and innovative sectors).
  • Capacity to adapt to the rapidly evolving needs of the Bank’s Non-Sovereign Operations ecosystem.
  • Knowledge of international economic development issues is not essential but would be an asset.
  • Sense of initiative and innovation in proposing solutions to clients and partners’ needs.
  • Ability to respond swiftly to new situations and to anticipate new issues.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and agility to communicate at all levels of the organization.
  • Competence in the use of Bank standard software (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint). Knowledge of SAP and eFront is desirable.

Application Closing Date
12th September, 2021.

Link to apply: apply online

16. Lead, Regional Infrastructure Operations, PICU0

Selection Criteria

  • Hold at least a Master’s degree in Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Transportation Economics, International Development or closely related fields;
  • Hold an internationally recognized certification as a Public Private Partnerships (PPP) Professional with demonstrable experience in managing PPP operations;
  • Have a minimum of Eight (8) years’ experience in infrastructure development with proven ability to work on policy, institutional and financing aspects of regional infrastructure projects, engagement and collaboration with multiple partners, contract management and procurement, planning and programming;
  • Demonstrated and strong track record in identification, preparation, development, appraisal, and supervision of regional infrastructure projects in development finance institutions;
  • Proven ability and experience in leading teams in an interdisciplinary and multicultural environment to deliver on major infrastructure development programmes, initiatives or undertaking;
  • Thorough Knowledge and Experience in Development and understanding of policymaking process; project and program design, execution, monitoring and evaluation;
  • Demonstrable experience of the operational policies, procedures and practices of major bilateral or multilateral organizations in Africa;
  • Ability to identify and assess critical policy issues and actively dialogue with governments and/or other stakeholders to develop solutions;
  • Strong ability to lead analytical and advisory activities including economic and sector work, technical assistance and training and dissemination of best practice with client countries;
  • Effective consultation and advisory skills;
  • Ability to lead a team of specialists and to take forward projects, often in collaboration with other partners;
  • Excellent spoken and written English; a working knowledge of French will be advantageous.
  • Competence in the use of Bank standard software (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint); Knowledge of SAP.

Application Closing Date
11th September, 2021.

Link to apply: apply online

17. Principal Climate Change and Green Growth Officer, PECG2

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • At least a Master’s Degree in Climate Change, Environment and Development, Natural Resource Management, Sustainable Development, Engineering, Energy economics and policy, Environmental Policy or related discipline;
  • A minimum of Six (6) Years experience in a combination of climate change related areas, including: national and international climate policy; project development and management; environment and climate safeguard policy and enforcement; renewable energy policy and project implementation; climate change; climate risk management – adaptation/mitigation; green growth; trust fund management;
  • An excellent knowledge and practice of mainstreaming climate change and green growth considerations in projects and programmes and good understanding of project operations of multilateral development banks or equivalent institutions, particularly in East Africa;
  • Experience in mobilizing climate finance for project implementation, climate risk management, and project management;
  • Field operational experience in the area of implementing environmental policies, climate change adaptation and mitigation and green growth;
  • Well-rounded understanding of critical issues in sustainable development, emerging climate change issues, green growth and sustainability concerns;
  • Experience in Climate policies and measures, green and inclusive growth, greenhouse gas and climate risk assessment and management,
  • Excellent technical and analytical skills and established track record in operational and policy work on climate change, green growth and climate finance matters;
  • Strong knowledge in supporting the mainstreaming of climate change and green growth into major development investments within the continent;
  • Knowledge of climate change, green growth and climate finance issues facing regional member countries (RMCs), with particular focus on East Africa;
  • Strong practical experience in applying tools and instruments for mainstreaming climate change, green growth and climate finance into development concerns in Bank operations.
  • Experience in the private sector will be an added advantage
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing effectively in French or English, with a working knowledge of the other language.
  • Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint). Knowledge of SAP and Bank-Wide Program Processing Schedule (BPPS) is desirable.

Application Closing Date
9th September, 2021.

Link to apply: apply online

18. Senior Capacity Development Officer, ECAD2

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • Hold at minimum a Master’s Degree in Economics, Development, Finance, Social Sciences, or related fields. A PhD in the above-mentioned areas would be an added advantage.
  • Strong experience and proven track record in the design and delivery of capacity development tools, public policy analyses, and/or capacity development in international development settings, especially in Africa.
  • Have a minimum of five (5) years of relevant and progressive professional experience in economic management, policy formulation, revenue management, public expenditure, or related areas.
  • Have an excellent knowledge of capacity development issues in Africa and developing countries in general, particularly around macroeconomic management, transparency and accountability in macroeconomic management, public financial management, ensuring business enabling environment, and combatting corruption and illicit financial flows.
  • Contribute to the preparation of policy statements, papers, briefs and various reports on economic governance issues.
  • A solid knowledge of capacity development initiatives, practices, methods and good grasp of required competencies for addressing existing development challenges.
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate knowledge and skill gaps and make effective, timely and well-determined intervention decisions in relation to the Department’s delivery mandate.
  • Demonstrated ability to present and win support for ideas; a good listener; and cultural sensitivity, commitment to diversity and capacity to initiate and manage innovations or change.
  • Ability to build partnerships with a broad range of clients and deliver results that meet the needs and long-term interests of clients within and outside the institution.
  • Have an excellent knowledge of macroeconomic development models and a strong ability to interpret the results of research to facilitate policy dialogue.
  • Have proven familiarity with and knowledge of public finance management cycle in Africa with excellent understanding of the budget cycle, including budget management, governance, accountability, supreme audit oversight, domestic resource mobilization, public private partnerships in public finance, debt management, fiscal policy planning and management, financial programming, etc.
  • Have proven ability to think strategically and to design long-term plans and programs in line with the Bank’s strategic priorities.
  • 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.
  • Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, Access and Power Point).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in French or English, with a good working knowledge of the other language.

Application Closing Date
8th September, 2021.

Link to apply: apply online

19. Chief Investigation Officer, PIAC2

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • Hold at least a Master’s Degree in Law, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Audit, Forensic Accounting or related field.
  • Minimum of 7 years of substantial professional experience in investigative work, preferably investigations relating to fraud and corruption in public or private sector, including criminal prosecution or defence work, insurance or procurement fraud or corruption; tracing stolen assets and professional misconduct in a corporate or governmental setting.
  • Experience in financial integrity investigations and fraud investigation or law enforcement is an advantage.  A professional Qualification in Fraud Examination would be an added advantage.
  • Understanding of the modus operandi of corrupt entities (i.e. large, medium and small companies, consultants, etc.) in a development or similar context and/or procurement, investment and development aid related to fraud, corruption, collusion, coercion and obstructive practices in the African Development Bank’s Group’s sphere of operations
  • Understanding of unethical behaviours or professional misconduct, including extensive knowledge of Business Ethics and Compliance in a multinational company or organization
  • Strong and proven ability to communicate, write, present and clearly defend findings and recommendations of investigations and strong organizational and analytical ability with attention to detail and ability to work independently and manage challenges
  • Good understanding of employment regulations
  • Strong organizational and analytical ability with attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and manage challenges.
  • Integrity, strong interpersonal skills, and ability to provide team leadership and to develop trust and demonstrate fairness
  • 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).

Link to apply: apply online

20. Principal Country Economist, ECCE0

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • Hold a minimum of Master’s Degree in Economics and other relevant fields and/or related disciplines.
  • Have a minimum of six (6) years relevant experience in an International Organization, or in other reputable institutions working on African Development Issues, country strategy papers preparation and other related documents.
  • Having private sector experience will be an added advantage.
  • Good grasp of the developing countries issues, and solid experience in macroeconomic management issues and the economics of development – understands policymaking processes and able to synthetize operationally relevant recommendations/lessons.
  • Solid technical and quantitative skills as an applied development macroeconomist and a proven record in delivering high quality and technically sophisticated analytical work.
  • Good knowledge of portfolio management and demonstrated knowledge of economics and analytical skills
  • Proven sense of initiative, results orientation, as well as effective teamwork skills, strong integrative skills and ability to work effectively across sectors.
  • Strong experience in policy dialogue, as well as fragility assessment knowledge and skills.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills and ability to deliver results on time.
  • Problem solving capabilities coupled to innovation skills and change management.
  • Drive for results – able to take personal ownership and accountability to meet deadlines and achieve agreed-upon results.
  • Participate in the preparation of the pipeline and lending programs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in French or English, with a good working knowledge of the other language. Knowledge of Arabic will be an added advantage.
  • Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office Suite applications.

Application Closing Date
4th September, 2021.

21. Lead Economist, Southern African Region, ECCE1

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • A minimum of Master’s degree in Macroeconomics, Econometrics or Applied Economics; a PhD will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of relevant and progressive professional experience in macroeconomic management, applied economics, research, gained within major international organizations.
  • Standing record of support in macroeconomic modeling and forecasting, including debt management issues in the Regional Member Countries is a must.
  • Evidence of recently international published works in economics in international journals or books published by reputable publishers would be an advantage.
  • Excellent knowledge of the international development institutions’ policies, guidelines and procedures.
  • Proven experience in leading policy dialog with the highest level of Government bodies in the Regional Member Countries.
  • Demonstrated operational experience in a multilateral setting.
  • A very good background in corporate services activities in particular in procurement management, fixed assets management for public development organizations.
  • Solid experience in knowledge, partnership leverage and relationship management at senior level.
  • Competence in the use of at least one standard econometric software for empirical analysis.
  • 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.

Application Closing Date
4th September, 2021.

Link to apply: apply online

22. Chief Country Economist, Southern African Region, ECCE0

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • Hold at least a Master’s Degree in Economics and other relevant fields and related disciplines;
  • Have a minimum of seven (7) years of relevant experience in an International Organization, working on African Development Issues and country strategy papers preparation;
  • Having private sector experience will be an added advantage.
  • Good grasp of the developing countries issues, and solid experience in macroeconomic management issues and the economics of development – understands policymaking processes and able to synthetize operationally relevant recommendations/lessons.
  • Solid technical and quantitative skills as an applied development macroeconomist and a proven record in delivering high quality and technically sophisticated analytical work.
  • Very good knowledge of portfolio management and demonstrated knowledge of economics and analytical skills
  • Proven sense of initiative, results orientation, as well as effective teamwork skills, strong integrative skills and ability to work effectively across sectors.
  • Very strong client orientation and undertaking relationship management at senior level.
  • Strong experience in policy dialogue, as well as fragility assessment knowledge and skills.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills and ability to deliver results on time.
  • Problem solving capabilities coupled to innovation skills and change management.
  • Drive for results – able to take personal ownership and accountability to meet deadlines and achieve agreed-upon results.
  • Participate in the preparation of the pipeline and lending programs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in French or English, with a good working knowledge of Spanish.
  • Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office Suite applications.

Application Closing Date
4th September, 2021.

Link to apply: apply online

23. Water and Sanitation Officer, AHWS2

Competencies
Skills, Experience and Knowledge:

  • Hold at least a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Water Resources, Finance, Investment, Business or related discipline.
  • Have a minimum of seven (7) years of relevant professional experience in the water and sanitation sector.
  • A very good understanding of water supply, sanitation and water resources issues, trends, challenges and opportunities in Africa.
  • Ability to identify and articulate policy and strategic issues and to provide sound advice.
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically, synthesize complex issues and communicate them effectively orally and in written briefs.
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering high quality complex lending operations, operational products and services (operational analyses, research advice, sectoral studies and review) in water and sanitation.
  • Good communication skills and ability to build effective working relationships in a diverse multicultural environment.
  • Experience with International Development 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. A working knowledge of the other will be an asset.
  • Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint); knowledge of SAP is desirable.

Application Closing Date
5th September, 2021.

Link to apply: apply online

24. Driver, COMW

Selection Criteria
Including desirable skills, experience and knowledge:

  • Hold at least a High School Diploma;
  • Hold a valid driver’s license with a clean track record;
  • Possess any additional documentation and/or certification to carry out the job;
  • Have the right to work in Malawi;
  • Have a minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience as a driver in an international/multinational organization, or public or private sector organization;
  • Experience and skills in minor vehicle repairs, and routine maintenance for the vehicles;
  • Possess working knowledge of the rules and regulations involved in the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of automotive equipment;
  • Demonstrated initiative; be discreet, honest and have good character;
  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills;
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in either French or English. Working knowledge of other language will be an added advantage;
  • Competence in the use of standard Microsoft software e.g. Microsoft Word and use of internet.

Application Closing Date
4th September, 2021.

Link to apply: apply online

25. Program Analyst, PECG0

Requirements
Competencies (Skills, Experience And Knowledge):

  • At least a Master’s Degree in Finance, Project Management, Business Administration, Climate Change, Environment and Sustainable Development, Engineering, Energy economics and policy, or related discipline;
  • A minimum of Four (4) Years’ experience in a combination of climate change related areas, including: climate policy; project development and management; resource management; finance; budget planning; management of special initiatives; trust fund management;
  • Experience in managing resources for strategic partnerships and special initiatives, financial and project management;
  • Field operational experience in the area of implementing climate change and green growth initiatives;
  • Sound technical and analytical skills and established track record in operational and policy work and financial management of climate change, green growth and climate finance matters;
  • Practical experience in applying tools and instruments for managing resources related to the climate change and green growth initiatives and strategic partnerships.
  • Experience in stakeholder engagement with other partners on the harmonisation of accounting procedures
  • Good understanding of project and financial management of climate change and green growth initiatives, and how to allocate and manage funds from multiple sources.
  •  Experience in anticipating problems requiring management timely attention, reporting, and resource management, and.
  • Strong working relationships with other Bank’s departments and external partners.
  • Ability to communicate orally and in writing effectively in French or English, with a working knowledge of the other language.
  • Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint). Knowledge of SAP, SRAS and Bank-Wide Program Processing Schedule (BPPS) is desirable.

Application Closing Date
3rd Septemeber, 2021.

Link to apply: apply online

26. Division Manager, Financial Inclusion and Intermediation, PIFD1

Requirements
Competencies (Skills and Knowledge):

  • A minimum of a Master’s in Finance, Development Economics, Business Administration or any other discipline that is relevant to the Financial Sector development.
  • A minimum of 8 years relevant experience in Financing Corporates/SMEs involved in the Infrastructure, manufacturing, and Agriculture sectors (or Bank’s Hi5sectors) preferably within a financial institution or non-banking Financial institution. 3 years of which should be in a management position or leadership role.
  • Experience in delivering on financial intermediation and inclusion including digital financial inclusion and financial sector works and operations from project origination, financial and economic analysis and financial structuring to closure and implementation.
  • Demonstrated track record of successfully leading interdisciplinary and multicultural teams across different geographic locations.
  • Experience in working with Multilateral development banks, commercial/investment banking, and private equity funds management.
  • Experience of working in developing countries, especially Africa.
  • Proven track record in the structuring of a range of Bank products, such as loans, equity, guarantee products and technical assistance.
  • Operational project management: Demonstrates broad knowledge of project management tools and methodologies; identifies risks and mitigations measures; interprets background analysis and proposed solutions.
  • Access to finance: Demonstrates in depth understanding of one or more of the core access to finance areas: instruments, inclusion, MSME finance, consumer protection, financial literacy, digital financial services, policy and regulatory reforms; financial intermediation challenges and opportunities at, macro, and micro levels.
  • Structuring and financial modelling and analysis: An understanding of various instrument combined and ability to lead teams to structure and package (complex) interventions using a combination of instruments.
  • Financial regulation: Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of public policy, regulation, supervision and enforcement related to financial system stability, integrity and development; delivers strategic advice and technical assistance to policy makers.
  • Sector representation: Demonstrates ability to coordinate, participate in, and act as a catalyst for, strategic cross-sector dialogues within the networks, across the country, among Bank colleagues and other development institutions, governments, and other organizations.
  • Comprehensively understands projects structures, including project design, planning, risk management strategy, issue management strategy, communication management strategy, lessons learned and handover, and other critical success factors, strategies, policies, procedures and practices of multilateral development banks.
  • Negotiation Skills – Highly developed negotiation skills proven to yield positive outcomes with senior counterparts, both internal and external, and understands when and how to apply diplomacy, influence, maintain a hard line, make or break contacts, understand unwritten lines of influence and conduct oneself accordingly. hv
  • Knowledgeable in the structuring and execution of debt and equity.
  • Professional Expertise: Continuously expands understanding of relevant business products, practices and systems/technology.
  • Highly developed strategic thinking skills allied to an ability to translate strategic concepts and direction into the implementation of workable and sustainable projects and programs.
  • Ability to pull together all aspects of project origination and drive the process to deliver the lending program.
  • Excellent Professional written and verbal communications in English or French with a working knowledge of the other.
  • Competence in the use of standard MS office applications (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint).

Application Closing Date
27th August, 2021.

Link to apply: apply online

27. Chief Climate Smart Agriculture Officer, AHAI2

Requirements
Competencies (Skills, experience and knowledge):

  • Hold at least a Master’s Degree in Climate Change, Environmental Engineering, Natural Resources Management, Agriculture, or closely related disciplines.
  • Have a minimum of 7 (seven) years professional experience in multilateral development institutions in development and implementing climate change programs
  • Proven experience in climate finance mobilization
  • Sound knowledge of climate change effects on agriculture and adaptation/mitigation measures
  • Experience in consultation and planning for environmental initiatives which contribute to greater environmental sustainability
  • Proven written and analytical skills in designing climate change and/or climate finance operations;
  • Good command of research, analysis and policy on agriculture and environmental management tools and techniques
  • Ability to initiate innovative approaches and originality at work; sound analytic, conceptual and strategic thinking;
  • Good knowledge and understanding of food security, sustainable livestock production and sustainable water management issues
  • 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 applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint); knowledge of SAP is desirable.

Application Closing Date
26th August, 2021.

Link to apply: apply online

28. Social Development Officer, AHHD0

Requirements
Competencies (Skills, experience and knowledge):

  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree in one of the following Social Science disciplines: Education, Health, Gender, Population, Social Protection; or Poverty Reduction Economics or Planning; or Business Administration.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience in planning, administration or project management of social development initiatives.
  • Strong research/analytical skills in one of the following areas: social development policy formulation, project management, or donors’ coordination, with ability to strategically and rapidly analyze and integrate diverse information from varied sources into conclusions and recommendation.
  • In-depth knowledge of social, political and development issues in Burkina Faso.
  • Solid experience in project cycle management (identification, preparation, appraisal, supervision and completion);
  • Ability to understand complex problems in education, health, gender, population and poverty related aspects, to identify key issues and recommend pragmatic solutions;
  • Good knowledge of the education, health, gender, population and poverty related aspects and human development issues in the country;
  • Strong understanding of multi-sector approaches and gaps in education, health, gender, population and poverty related aspects and social development
  • Demonstrable knowledge of analysis and formulation of policies in sectors.
  • Knowledge of the practices of major bilateral and multilateral agencies, development partners in the country will be an asset.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and/or French; with a working knowledge of the other language.
  • Competence in the use of standard MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project). Knowledge of SAP would be an advantage.

Application Closing Date
26th August, 2021.

29. Principal Portfolio Management Officer, PIFD0

Requirements
Competencies (Skills, experience and knowledge):

  • A minimum of a Master’s or its equivalent in Finance, Development Economics, Business Administration or any other discipline that is relevant to the Financial Sector development
  • A minimum of 6 years of relevant professional experience in Infrastructure, Industrialization and Public Private Partnerships, preferably within the Financial Sector.
  • Expert knowledge with operations of financial institutions and capital market structures, Credit Risk Management and treasury products
  • International experience and exposure to working in several countries, especially Africa;
  • Ability to build effective client relationships (internally and externally);
  • Ability to represent the Division Manger effectively within and outside the AfDB;
  • Proven track record in the structuring of a range of Bank products, such as loans, equity, guarantee products and technical assistance.
  • Operational project management: Demonstrates broad knowledge of project management tools and methodologies; identifies risks and mitigations measures; interprets background analysis and proposed solutions.
  • Comprehensively understands projects structures, including project design, planning, risk management strategy, issue management strategy, communication management strategy, lessons learned and handover, and other critical success factors, strategies, policies, procedures and practices of multilateral development banks.
  • Knowledgeable in the structuring and execution of debt and equity.
  • Professional Expertise: Continuously expands understanding of relevant business products, practices and systems/technology.
  • Excellent Professional written and verbal communications in English or French with a working knowledge of the other.
  • Competence in the use of standard MS office applications (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint).

Application Closing Date
25th August, 2021.

Link to apply: apply online

30. Principal Counsel – Public Sector, PGCL1

Requirements
Competencies (Skills, experience and knowledge):

  • Hold a Master’s Degree in Law, and admission to the Bar of one of the Bank member countries; OR a Juris Doctor (JD) and admission to the Bar of one of the Bank member countries.
  • Have a minimum of six (6) years of relevant experience in similar jobs in a law firm, a financial institution or a multilateral organisation.
  • High level skills in communication and negotiation as well as the ability to build partnerships with a broad range of clients and deliver results.
  • Seasoned knowledge of the current trends in development finance and familiarity with development and international finance
  • Strong skills in drafting of legal documents including agreements, briefs and confidential legal opinions, and conducting negotiations
  • Effective advisory skills that enable clients and help resolve their legal questions.
  • Ability to deal with sensitive issues in a multi-cultural environment and to build effective working relations with colleagues.
  • Ability to work independently in a multicultural team.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English and/or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other.
  • Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office Suite applications.

Application Closing Date
20th August, 2021.

Link to apply: apply online

31. Division Manager, Rural Infrastructure Development, AHFR2

Job Requirements
Competencies (skills, experience and knowledge):

  • Hold at least a Master’s Degree in Agriculture, Agriculture Economics, Finance, Engineering, or closely related disciplines;
  • Have a minimum of eight (8) years of relevant professional experience in the area of rural infrastructure development with seven (7) years working with a private sector company working on infrastructure projects or an international multilateral institution working on Public Private Partnerships and three (3) years of which should be at a managerial level;
  • Sound experience with International Development Financing Institutions in developing countries including a satisfactory knowledge of their operational policies and procedures;
  • Proven leadership in matters relating to rural development such as policy dialogue, technical review of reports and consultation with other financiers, among others;
  • Knowledge of Africa and the rural development needs, opportunities, development challenges and possible solutions;
  • Comprehensively understands projects structures, including project planning, risk management strategy, issue management strategy, communication management strategy, and other critical success factors, strategies, policies, procedures and practices of other similar institutions;
  • Acute knowledge and understanding of the elements essential for the effective delivery and measurement of development impacts through projects and programs in Africa;
  • Ability to identify and create meaningful linkages across sectors to drive development impact at a country and regional level;
  • Highly developed negotiation skills proven to yield positive outcomes with senior counterparts, both internal and external;
  • Ability to innovate, influence, and implement new country and regional integration strategy approaches essential to the operational effectiveness of the assigned Division and achievement of the clients’ development aspirations;
  • Highly developed strategic thinking skills allied to an ability to translate strategic concepts and direction into the implementation of workable and sustainable projects and programs;
  • Ability to provide enabling environment for staff members performance; to communicate clearly and concisely, in giving instructions; delegate authority and to assign work to staff members;
  • 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 applications (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) knowledge of SAP is desirable.

Application Closing Date
28th August, 2021.

Link to apply: apply online

32. Lead Coordinator

Competencies (Skills, Experience, and Knowledge)

  • Hold at least a Master’s Degree in Economics, Political Science, International Relations, Public Policy, or related discipline;
  • Have a minimum of eight (8) years of professional experience in a multilateral development institution at a similar operating level;
  • Solid understanding of fragility and resilience concepts and demonstrated capacity to understand the political economy and local context of fragility, particularly in Africa. Familiarity with fragility policies, tools, and instruments;
  • Ability to deliver in a dynamic environment with multiple demands and quick turnaround of outputs, as well as ability to lead cross-complex and Corporate assignments, work under pressure while retaining perspective and professionalism, and making effective and timely decisions. Strong operational experience in fragile settings is essential;
  • Excellent strategic thinking skills with the ability to translate strategic concepts and direction into the results-driven implementable operational programs and activities;
  • Excellent knowledge of development institutions’ policies, guidelines and procedures relevant to fragile contexts, and strong analytical and strategic capabilities, program management in policy-oriented institutions, academia or within multilateral development institutions
  • Strong leadership qualities, interpersonal, organizational and team management skills, with demonstrated ability to build strong networks and teams to achieve results;
  • Excellent client orientation; pragmatism and effectiveness; integrity, tact and discretion;
  • Demonstrated ability to lead or contribute to high-level analytical work and investment operations;
  • Results oriented, with an ability to work independently as well as motto and produce results in collaboration with departments across the African Development Bank;
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, able to write effectively in English and/or French with a good working knowledge of the other language;
  • Competence in the use of Bank standard software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Knowledge of SAP is highly desirable.

Application Closing Date
21st September, 2021.

Link to apply: apply online

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