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African Development Bank Group Recruitment 2022 (29 Positions)

African Development Bank Group Recruitment

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. Pounds to Naira

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

1.) Division Manager – Public Sector Operations, Policy and Governance

Location: Cote d’Ivoire

Deadline: 24th February, 2022.

Selection Criteria
Theses include desirable skills, knowledge and experience:

  • A minimum of Master’s Degree in Law, and admission to the Bar of one of the African Development Bank member countries; or a Juris Doctor (JD) and admission to the Bar of one of the African Development Bank member countries.
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of relevant experience in similar jobs, preferably in a Multilateral Development Bank.
  • Combined specialization and expertise in the knowledge of the administrative setup, organization and texts of the Bank.
  • Seasoned knowledge in the current trend of developments and familiarity with international law, and related matters within the Bank and other international organizations.
  • Strong skills in preparation of complex legal documents including briefs and confidential legal opinions, leading the negotiation of complex projects and programmes and other transactions of a similar nature.
  • Capacity to conceive and supervise the negotiation of complex legal documents of all manners and form that balances the standards and norms of outside parties with the unique requirements of the Bank.
  • Demonstrated leadership, communication, team building, interpersonal, writing and analytical skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple, simultaneous and shifting demands, priorities and tight deadlines.
  • High-level skills in communication and negotiation as well as the ability to build partnerships with a broad range of clients and deliver results that meet the needs of the General Counsel and Legal Services Department’s work programme.
  • Competence in the use of technological systems (preferably SAP) and standard MS office applications (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint).
  • Excellent written and verbal communications in English or French, with a good working knowledge of the other language.

Application Closing Date
24th February, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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2.) Senior Contracts Management Officer

Location: Cote d’Ivoire

Deadline: 24th February, 2022.

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • Hold at least a Master’s Degree in Administration, Business, Economics, Law, Procurement and Supply Chain Management, Engineering or any other related disciplines.
  • A minimum of  five (5) years’ relevant experience in contract management including procurement and supply chain management.
  • 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.
  • Communication: 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.
  • Problem Solving: Applies business knowledge to the resolution of problems and identifies solutions to the benefit of the client (internal and external) and the organization.
  • Client Orientation: Ensures that the client is considered to be of primary importance in all transactions and interactions. Strives to understand, and when appropriate, anticipate client needs, and ensures that the client receives the best possible service from the Bank.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Employ awareness of business trends to make effective decisions.
  • Demonstrate professional knowledge and skills, anticipate and manage risks, apply the fundamentals to ensure reduced risk to business deliverables of the Bank.
  • Demonstrate the required technical knowledge for the job.
  • Excellent negotiation, communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to understand, conceptualize and resolve complex contractual problems.
  • Strong analytical skills to strategic vision, as well as ability to pay attention to details and work under pressure.
  • Break down complex information into component parts.
  • Understand, interpret and apply the Bank’s rules and procedures and public procurement principles.
  • Analyse information to develop a conceptual understanding of the meaning of a range of information.
  • Act with integrity and maintain confidentiality at all times.
  • Observe the highest standard of ethics, honesty and accountability.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other.
  • Competence with MS Packages (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), SAP, Outlook, SRM.

Application Closing Date
24th February, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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3.) Principal Portfolio Management Officer

Location: Cote d’Ivoire

Deadline: 24th February, 2022.

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • Hold at least a Master’s Degree in Finance, Accounting Business, Engineering, or Economics or related fields.
  • Have a minimum of six (6) years of relevant experience in corporate portfolio management, in Africa / emerging markets, with proven record of accomplishment.
  • Experience and comprehensive knowledge of private sector investment and portfolio management techniques.
  • Good knowledge of corporate and project finance prerequisites and familiarity with finance and project documents will be an advantage.
  • On-hand exposure to financial analysis, with strong command of related modelling tools.
  • Good knowledge of relevant strategies, policies, procedures and practices of development finance institutions will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to effectively plan, direct, organize and administer diverse activities, to ensure effective delivery of work program.
  • Proven interpersonal skills demonstrated by the ability to work in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment, with sensitivity and respect for diversity and the ability to build trust and provide leadership to different team members.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, with a good working knowledge of the other.
  • Competence in the use of Bank standard software (SAP, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Application Closing Date
24th February, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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4.) Principal Equity Portfolio Management Officer

Location: Cote d’Ivoire / Republic of South Africa

Slots: 2 Openings

Deadline: 23rd February, 2022.

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • At least a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Law or Economics or related fields.
  • A minimum of six (6) years of relevant professional experience in the Bank or a similar institution and/or in strategic consultancy, Private Equity Fund, or Asset Management.
  • Professional certification such as the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) would be considered favorably.
  • Experience and understanding of direct equity investment and private equity funds management.
  • Good 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, PowerPoint). Knowledge of SAP and eFront is desirable.

Application Closing Date
23rd February, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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5.) Security Agent

Location: Cote d’Ivoire

Deadline: 20th February, 2022.

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • Holds at least a relevant Bachelor’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree related to Security.
  • Have a minimum of three (3) years as a security agent or in security unit or organization.
  • Experience in working with an international organization is an added advantage.
  • Must have completed a security and first aid course.
  • Be well-groomed and in good physical condition.
  • Experience in the use of video surveillance systems; emergency communication systems (radio, satellite phone, etc.); monitoring of rolling stock.
  • 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.
  • Communication – 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.
  • Client Orientation – Ensures that Bank staff are of primary importance in all interactions. Strives to understand, and when appropriate, anticipate staff needs, and ensures that staff receive the best possible service from the Unit.
  • Team Working and Relationships: Works with others to maximize the team’s effectiveness, sharing the knowledge and workload. Develops strong working relationships with colleagues and contributes to the creation of a positive team environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work under pressure.
  • Demonstrate confidentiality and flexibility.

Application Closing Date
20th February, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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6.) Principal Anti-Corruption Governance Officer

Location: Cote d’Ivoire

Deadline: 13th February, 2022.

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • Hold at least a Master’s Degree in Law, Public Policy, Economics, Public Administration, or other related discipline relevant to governance and economic management reforms.
  • Minimum of 6 years of progressive professional experience in the field of governance and anti-corruption, preferably with an international organization or government institution, or an NGO, or with a law enforcement agency-
  • Proven track record of managing and delivering programs (including institutional support projects and budget support operations) and providing technical advice in support of combatting corruption.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and in-depth understanding of governance and the effective policies and measures for combatting corruption, particularly in Africa.
  • Experience in conducting effective policy dialogue and building partnerships with stakeholders on governance and anti-corruption themes
  • Ability to conduct policy research and carry out diagnostics on governance themes, and translate these into policy briefs, reports, or other knowledge products.
  • Ability to apply innovative approaches, work independently and apply new methods to solve problems.
  • Proven sense of initiative, results orientation, teamwork and leadership qualities, and ability to work effectively across sectors in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Familiarity with operational policies and programming practices of multilateral organisations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in French or English, with a good working knowledge of the other language.
  • Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office Suite applications and Knowledge of SAP highly desirable.

Application Closing Date
13th February, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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7.) Chief Natural Resources Officer

Location: Cote d’Ivoire

Deadline: 13th February, 2022.

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • Hold at least a Master’s Degree in Economics, International Development, Law or Public Policy. Specialisation in natural resource management is highly desirable. A relevant doctorate degree is an advantage.
  • 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 conservation, biodiversity, natural capital and ecosystem services management, environmental management, climate change, green growth.
  • Strong knowledge production skills; able to prepare high-quality publications and reports for a broad range of audiences. This should be demonstrated through a robust academic and policy publications track record.
  • Strong analytical skills, particularly in the use of mixed-method (quantitative and qualitative) techniques, and experience in conducting empirical research in Africa.
  • 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.
  • Proven ability to build and lead a team of motivated staff, and utilise the talents and expertise of team members in a productive way.
  • Private sector experience is an advantage.
  • Experience of working with the AfDB, or other multilateral development organisations is desirable.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other language.
  • Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
  • Experience in the use of SAP is advantageous.

Application Closing Date
13th February, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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8.) Principal / Senior Fragility and Resilience Officer

Location: Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

Deadline: 6th February, 2022.

The Position

  • Under the supervision of the RDTS Director, the main responsibility of the Fragility and Resilience Officer entails the design of fragility interventions into Bank Group operations at the regional and national level as well as the programme and project level to ensure that the Bank’s agenda for addressing fragility and building resilience in Africa is mainstreamed into Bank operations.
  • Her/his responsibilities also include preparation of analytical papers, fragility lens application, fragility assessments, building partnerships, resource mobilization and policy advocacy.

Application Closing Date
6th February, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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9.) Senior Environmental & Social Safeguards & Compliance Officer

Location: South Africa

Deadline: 22nd January, 2022.

The Position

  • The Senior Environmental & Social Safeguards and Compliance Officer works under the overall direction and the supervision of the Director of the Department of Environmental and Social Safeguards and Compliance (SNSC).

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • Have at least a Master’s Degree in Environmental Sciences / Management (Environmental Management, Environmental Engineering, Natural Resource Management, Geography, Biology, Ecotoxicology, Agricultural Sciences, etc.) and an additional training in environmental assessment.
  • Have a minimum of five (5) years of relevant professional experience in Environmental and Social Assessment (ESA), namely in preparing and implementing the ESA instruments (SESA, ESIA, ESMF, ESMS, RAP, ES Audit, Hazard and Risk Assessment, lifecycle analysis, emergency response plans, etc.).
  • Demonstrable knowledge and practice of the environmental and social safeguards policies/standards, procedures, and practices of comparator Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) supporting the Regional Member Countries.
  • Experience with international organizations or Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) in Africa is an advantage.
  • Have a good knowledge and experience of project management and multi-criteria assessments, stakeholder engagement and consultation, community participation; have analytical skills to assess institutional capacity and to design / review practical arrangements for implementing complex projects’ E&S aspects, particularly in Africa.
  • Be results oriented, able to work in a team, a meticulous analyst with a sense of detail, a persuasive communicator and an excellent copywriter.
  • Listening to clients – providing effective services and solutions to staff beyond presenting past challenges and challenges and gaining respect through the depth of demonstrated expertise, effectively managing various clients and country situations.
  • Innovation and Change – Constantly seek more efficient and practical methods for the delivery of services and products as well as departmental process management and propose new ways to improve the quality and relevance of products and services.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment and to develop effective working relationships with clients and colleagues.
  • Have a good knowledge of the environmental and social issues facing Regional Member Countries (RMCs).
  • Be able to communicate effectively (written and oral) in ‘’Portuguese and French’’ or ‘’Portuguese and English’’, preferably with a good working knowledge of the other language.
  • Master the use of MS Office software and management software.

Application Closing Date
22nd January, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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10.) Planning and Administrative Officer

Location: Cote d’Ivoire

Deadline: 22nd January, 2022.

The Position
The Planning and Administrative Officer will:

  • Act as Budget focal person in SNFI department in charge of (i) coordinating the preparation the department’s and Divisions’ administrative budget based on the annual work programs agreed upon and (ii) monitoring the use of resources and the cost centres according to the Bank’s rules and regulations;
  • Liaise regularly with the Operations Complexes on a regular basis to ensure availability of budget to finance effective participation of fiduciary teams in the projects cycle;
  • Providing Management with timely monitoring information and statements and prepare accordingly regular follow up of KPls along with budget execution; and budget-related annual activity reports.

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • Hold at least a Master’s Degree in Business Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, Human Resources, Office management, or any other related discipline combined with relevant experience.
  • Have a minimum of four (4) years relevant experience in the fields of expertise concerned.
  • Good knowledge of the international development institutions’ budget management policies, guidelines, procedures, and strong ability to interpret institutional related policies, guidelines and procedures.
  • Proven knowledge of the Bank’s procurement rules and procedures for the recruitment of consultants; of disbursement procedures; and of financial management guidelines and tools, is a must.
  • Solid background on budget process and financial reporting. Experience in international organizations will be an asset.
  • Good organizational and planning skills.
  • Strong customer service skills, ability to multitask, attention to detail and ability to work with a diverse workforce
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other language. Proficiency in both languages of the Bank (English and French) is an asset
  • Competence with standard MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), preferably combined with knowledge and experience of SAP operations.

Application Closing Date
22nd January, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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11.) Lead Environmental and Social Safeguards and Compliance Officer (L-ESSCO), SNSC

Location: Cote d’Ivoire

Deadline: 22nd January, 2022.

The Position

  • The Lead Environmental and Social Safeguards and Compliance Officer (L-ESSCO) will work under the general supervision and guidance of the Safeguards and Compliance Director and is primarily responsible for effectively contribute to the Department’s efforts to provide policy and strategic support, ensure E&S quality and compliance due diligence in the Bank operational portfolio, stakeholders capacity building in E&S, development of E&S knowledge products and dissemination, coordination of safeguards and sustainability partnership and networks as well as in other non-operational activities.

Application Closing Date
22nd January, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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12.) Principal Budget and Resource Management Coordinator

Location: Cote d’Ivoire

Deadline: 22nd January, 2022.

The Position

  • The primary role of the Principal Budget and Resource Management Coordinator is to monitor and to oversee the coordination of the Complex work program, to provide specialist advice and guidance  on budget and resource management issues, and to promote capacity building among the clients including the Directors, Head of Units, Managers, Budget focal points and Staff.
  • The Resource Management Coordinator will also work in partnership with clients to proactively seek to understand their business priorities to better guide them and implement a range of creative solutions that support the growth and development of the Bank in line with the strategic priorities.
  • Working closely with Vice-presidency front office(s) of the Complex(es), the Resource Management Coordinator’s main responsibility is to ensure efficient use of resources and effective delivery of the work program. To achieve this, working within the overall framework of the Budget Department, and engaging directly with the Complex, the incumbent is to:
    • Ensure that: (i) the preparation and implementation of the Work Programme and Budget of the Complex is well coordinated; and (ii) the resources allocated to the Work Programme are aligned with the Bank’s strategic priorities and are executed consonant with those priorities and Bank guidelines and policies.
    • Ensure that budget re-allocation and reprogramming proposals/ requests are based on substance, need, and are in conformity with Bank policies, priorities and commitments.
    • Enhance the knowledge and capacity of the Complex on budget preparation, spending and reporting procedures to ensure compliance with the budget management guidelines, principles, and international best practice.
    • Strengthen the performance and accountability framework and culture (resource utilization and results).

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Note: Should you encounter technical difficulties in submitting your application, please send an email with a precise description of the issue and/or a screenshot showing the problem to: HR Direct HRDirect@AFDB.ORG.

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13.) Chief Transport Specialist, PICU0

Location: Cameroon

Deadline: 20th January, 2022.

The Position
The Chief Transport Specialist will support the implementation of the Bank Group’s vision for transport infrastructure and related services, and its future prospective areas of intervention in the sector.

The Main Work Objectives of the position are the following:

  • Leading or contributing to the development of transport infrastructure and the sector as a whole, including strengthening and maintaining the Bank Group’s understanding of the sector’s role in national development;
  • Lead the Preparation, supervision and implementation transport sector projects;
  • Lead donor coordination and dialogue through Country Transport Sector Working Group of development partners active in the transport sector;
  •  Mobilizing resources, particularly through co-financing and other opportunities, for targeted activities in the Bank Group’s work in the transport sector;
  • Working with the relevant national authorities and other stakeholders to advise on future investments in the transport sector by the Bank Group; and,
  • Working with other transport sector specialists in the region as well as the economists in the regional office to contribute to efforts in knowledge management so as to ensure best practices and lessons learned related to transport development, and institutional/governance approaches are mainstreamed in project design.

How to Apply
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14.) Principal Renewable Energy Specialist

Location: Burkina Faso

Deadline: 20th January, 2022.

The Position

  • The Energy Specialist (Desert to Power) will play a lead role across a range of activities linked to the development, financing, and deployment of renewable energy projects, including a coordinating role in the context of the Desert to Power Taskforce.
  • The job holder will focus on:
    • The identification, preparation and implementation of bankable renewable energy generation projects, including both grid-connected and decentralized technologies
    • Support the design and implementation of both public and private sector initiatives, including investment facilities;
    • Support Regional Member Countries (RMCs) in particular in the Sahel with designing investment scale-up programs to attract private sector players, along with the mobilization of concessional resources and implementation of innovative blended finance solutions; and
    • More broadly coordinate the various activities undertaken in the context of the Desert to Power initiative.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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15.) Principal Country Programme Officer

Locations: Ethiopia, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Liberia and Mauritus

Deadline: 19th January, 2022.

The Position

  • The Principal Country Programme Officer (CPO) will work closely with the Director General, Deputy Director General and Country Manager, to support programme implementation and monitoring in designated countries and responsibilities. The CPO provides facilitation to review, examine and evaluate the organization’s objectives, structure, procedures, policies and management systems.
  • This is achieved through the evaluation of the efficiency and effectiveness of organizational programs, applying techniques such as management, organizational analysis, methods & procedures studies.
  • The job also conducts planning and analyses of program and budget proposals to ensure conformity with the organization’s work program, strategic focus and budgetary objectives. The incumbent provided periodic reports to management summarizing findings and recommendations for changes based on these analyses are undertaken.
  • The primary role of a CPO is to ensure a healthy and performing portfolio in the assigned Country. The Incumbent serves as the professional expert to support the Director General, Deputy Director General and Country Manager with multiple work program and project activities.  The role requires the continuous follow-ups with relevant task managers and prepare Country or Regional Portfolio improvement plans.
  • As CPO, the incumbent provides advice and guides strategic planning through strategic analysis and results frameworks within the assigned country. The incumbent supports and provides input for the design and development of work programs/projects and activities based on the approved Complex strategy and results framework and provide expertise for budgeting of resources.

How to Apply
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16.) Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Location: Cote d’Ivoire

Deadline: 14th January, 2022.

The Position

  • Reporting directly to the Bank President, the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Finance is responsible for providing strategic leadership on all Finance-related activities of the Bank Group, comprising primarily the treasury, accounting and financial reporting, financial management, resource mobilization including syndication and co-financing activities.
  • The Administrator of the African Development Bank’s staff retirement plan also reports to the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
  • The Vice President of Finance provides strategic advice to the President on the key financial matters of the African Development Bank, the African Development Fund and the Nigeria Trust Fund.

How to Apply
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17.) Senior Evaluation Officer

Location: Cote d’Ivoire

Deadline: 14th January, 2022.

The Position

  • The Senior Evaluation Officer contributes to the delivery of the division work program by leading components of evaluations, participating in evaluation teams, and supporting work program implementation and BDEV’s quality assurance activities.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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18.) Vice President, Regional Development, Integration and Business Delivery Complex

Location: Cote d’Ivoire

Deadline: 13th January, 2022.

The Position

  • The African Development Bank (AfDB) is the premier multi-lateral development finance institution fostering economic growth and social progress in Africa.
  • The AfDB’s primary goal is to reduce poverty and improve living standards by mobilizing resources in and outside Africa, and providing financial and technical assistance for development projects and programs in Africa.
  • The Vice President, Regional Development, Integration and Business Delivery Complex, leads the Complex and will drive the implementation and execution of the new development and business delivery model for the Bank through five regional development and business delivery hubs, with one in each region of Africa: North, South, East, West, and Central as well as Nigeria Country Office. Each hub is led by a Directors General (DG).

How to Apply
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19.) Head of Unit – AREI Independent Delivery Unit

Location: Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

Qualifications of the Head of Unit

  • PhD in Energy, Engineering, Economics, Sustainable Development, or Business. A Master’s degree in these fields will also be accepted.
  • Have at least 9 years of work experience and strong technical/scientific credential in energy, development and climate change, with a minimum of 5 years work experience in the energy sector and particularly in the field of renewable energy;

Remuneration / Grade Level of the Head of Unit
The Head of Unit shall be appointed at a level equivalent to the level of Head of Unit in the African Development Bank system as a host institution. Remuneration will be paid based on the Head’s qualifications and the salary grid of the African Development Bank as a host institution.

Application Closing Date
21st January, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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20.) Director, Infrastructure, Cities and Urban Development, PICU.0

Location: Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

Deadline: 12th January, 2022.

The Position

  • To act as the Bank’s most important expert on Infrastructure Development, Cities & Urban Development
  • To strengthen and maintain the Bank’s understanding of the Infrastructure, Cities and Urban Development sector and its role in the development of the continent.
  • To advise on future investments in the sector by the Bank and its regional member countries.

How to Apply
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21) Division Manager – Administrative Affairs

The Position

  • The objective of the Division Manager – Administrative Affairs role is to lead all legal aspects of administrative/institutional issues and ensure the supervision, mentoring and coaching of staff under the incumbent supervision.
  • The job holder ensures the correct interpretation of, and compliance with the various Bank’s policies, rules, regulations and procedures applicable to staff (including Staff rules & regulations, applicable Presidential Directives and Administrative Instructions), corporate procurement, delegation of authority of the Bank,

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • Holds at least a Master’s Degree in Law, and admission to the Bar of one of the African Development Bank member countries; or a Juris Doctor (JD) and admission to the Bar of one of the African Development Bank member countries.
  • Have a minimum of eight (8) years of relevant experience in similar jobs, preferably in a Multilateral Development Bank.
  • Combined specialization and expertise in the knowledge of the administrative structure, organization and texts of the Bank.
  • Seasoned knowledge in the current trend of developments and familiarity with international law, and related matters within the Bank and other international organizations.
  • Strong skills in preparation of complex legal documents including briefs and confidential legal opinions, leading the negotiation of host country agreements or complex technology contracts and, partnership agreements.
  • Capacity to supervise the negotiation of complex legal documents of all manners and form that balances the standards and norms of outside parties with the unique requirements of the Bank.
  • Capacity to lead the representation of the Bank before the Administrative Tribunal and other dispute resolution fora, as may be directed by the General Counsel.
  • Ability to apply legal knowledge to deliver full scope of strategic legal services in line with the Bank’s requirements in the legal domain.
  • Effective consulting and advisory skills that enable clients and help resolve their legal issues.
  • Ability to take the lead in any legal discourse at Board meetings (formal and all Board committees) and drive change in line with the Bank’s requirements.
  • Ability to take the lead in any legal discourse at certain internal technical committees and Senior Management committees as needed.
  • 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; knowledge of SAP is an added advantage.

Application Closing Date
10th February, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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22.) Senior Logistics & Stock Officer (CHGS.3)

Location: Cote d’Ivoire

Deadline: 4th March, 2022.

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • A minimum of Master’s Degree in a relevant field (Logistics, Accounting, Business Administration, Public Administration, Management, etc.).
  • At least 5 years of relevant and progressive experience in Logistics.
  • Strong negotiating and reporting skills.
  • Experience in procurement and warehousing.
  • Experience in working in multi-cultural environment, preferably in Africa.
  • Having private sector experience will be an advantage.
  • Dynamic, efficient communicator, effective teamwork player, result-driven, customer service oriented, analytical skills, and ability to work cross-functionally and under pressure.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Ability to operate effectively in a matrix environment both as team leader and team member
  • Ability to deal sensitively in a multicultural environment and build effective working relations with clients and colleagues.
  • Ability to identify and understands relationships, constraints and pressures affecting others,
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to spearhead and manage change.
  • Excellent analytical capabilities and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to recognize the need to maintain accurate records and provide regular reports to those with a valid interest in logistical activities.
  • Ability to draw on both theoretical knowledge and practical experience to design and develop a logistical plan which will provide a workable solution to an operational need.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other.

Application Closing Date
4th March, 2022.

How to Apply
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23.) Head of the Special Operation Unit, SNOU

Location: Cote d’Ivoire

Deadline: 1st March, 2022.

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • At least a Master’s Degree in Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Accounting, or related fields. An additional qualification such as Certification in Distressed Asset Management, Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) will be an added advantage.
  • A minimum of nine (9) years of relevant experience in a multilateral/bilateral development organization, international commercial banks, distressed asset fund or consulting firm. Strong experience in managing corporate and capital restructurings and recoveries, preferably in the areas of credit is required; in addition, financial analysis, debt re-profiling, recapitalization, pre-and post-default operational restructuring, and management/sale/liquidation of distressed assets will be an advantage.
  • Familiarity with strategies, policies, procedures, and practices of multilateral development institutions, international commercial banks and distressed asset funds with an in-depth understanding of the dynamics within various Regional Member Countries and across a wide variety of sectors.
  • Outstanding, proven, and demonstrable track record of performance in operational corporate turnarounds and financial restructuring of problem credits and projects.
  • Ability to develop innovative solutions and challenge the status quo to devise resolution strategies for distressed assets and projects.
  • Sound knowledge of corporate finance, private equity, project finance and accounting principles, with substantial workout skills relevant to financial institutions.
  • Excellent technical knowledge and demonstrated track record in all areas of the full project life cycle including business development, credit risk management and portfolio management of individual transactions. Proven ability to capture the essence in terms of risks of transactions under review, using the concepts and tools available. Experience in valuation of listed and unlisted equities and ability to assess proposed exit strategies, and experience with Private Equity Funds and their structures would be an advantage.
  • Ability to build and retain successful relationships across the ‘One Bank’ matrix organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with key matrix departments instrumental to maintaining or achieving high portfolio asset quality, in particular portfolio management and monitoring, risk management, and legal.
  • Strong analytical skills, as well as negotiation, influencing and transaction execution skills.
  • Sound and focused business judgment, with creative and innovative problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to build effective client relationships (internally and externally), to represent SOU effectively within and outside the AfDB, and to play an active role in knowledge sharing.
  • Work experience in Africa and an understanding of the legal and insolvency frameworks of the jurisdiction as well as a strong interest in developing a thorough understanding of the peculiarities of Regional Member Countries.
  • Ability to work under pressure and deliver high-quality work within tight deadlines.
  • Excellent spoken and written English or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other language.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including demonstrated ability to communicate complex ideas clearly, effectively, and tactfully to a variety of audiences within and outside the Bank; and
  • Demonstrate management, leadership, and teamwork skills.

Application Closing Date
1st March, 2022.

How to Apply
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24.) Division Manager – Private Sector Operations

Location: Cote d’Ivoire

Deadline: 1st March, 2022.

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • A minimum of Master’s degree in Law, and admission to the Bar of one of the African Development Bank member countries, or a Juris Doctor (JD) and admission to the Bar of one of the African Development Bank member countries.
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of relevant experience in similar jobs, preferably in a Multilateral Development Bank.
  • Combined specialization and expertise in the knowledge of the administrative set-up, organization and texts of the Bank.
  • Seasoned knowledge in the current trend of developments and familiarity with international law, and related matters within the Bank and other international organizations.
  • Strong skills in preparation of complex legal documents including briefs and confidential legal opinions, preparing certificates, leading the negotiation of complex projects and programmes and other transactions of a similar nature.
  • Capacity to conceive and supervise the negotiation of complex legal documents of all manners and form that balances the standards and norms of outside parties with the unique requirements of the Bank.
  • Demonstrated leadership, communication, team building, inter-personal, writing and analytical skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple, simultaneous and shifting demands, priorities and tight deadlines.
  • High-level skills in communication and negotiation as well as the ability to build partnerships with a broad range of clients and deliver results that meet the needs of the General Counsel and Legal Services Department’s work programme.
  • Competence in the use of technological Systems (preferably SAP) and standard MS office applications (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint).
  • Excellent written and verbal communications in English or French, with a good working knowledge of the other language.

Application Closing Date
1st March, 2022.

How to Apply
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25.) Senior Transport Engineer (Gabon)

Deadline: 2nd March, 2022.

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • Hold at least a Master’s Degree or its equivalent in Civil or Transportation Engineering or related fields.
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in the transport sector with proven ability to work on policy, institutional and financing aspects of transport projects, road and other transport infrastructure construction and maintenance, contract management and procurement, planning and programming of capital and maintenance works, knowledge of private sector participation, and the connection to economic development and poverty reduction.
  • Be able to apply advanced technical knowledge, skills and expertise in the transport sector to advise and support Project/Country teams and transport sector stakeholders in policy and institutional development and implementation.
  • Full understanding of the principles of the project cycle with good experience in result-based project management.
  • Be able to apply technical skills in a team leadership role to resolve and manage complex issues in relation to transport project/program design and implementation from a broad developmental goal of poverty reduction.
  • Thorough knowledge of roads and highways development, Institutions and regulations.
  • Competence in decision-making, team working and self-motivation.
  • Policy dialogue skills – Ability to identify and assess critical policy issues and actively dialogue with governments and/or other stakeholders to develop solutions.
  • 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
2nd March, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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26.) Senior Transport Engineer (Ethiopia)

Deadline: 2nd March, 2022.

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • Hold at least a Master’s Degree or its equivalent in Civil or Transportation Engineering or related fields.
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in the transport sector with proven ability to work on policy, institutional and financing aspects of transport projects, road and other transport infrastructure construction and maintenance, contract management and procurement, planning and programming of capital and maintenance works, knowledge of private sector participation, and the connection to economic development and poverty reduction.
  • Be able to apply advanced technical knowledge, skills and expertise in the transport sector to advise and support Project/Country teams and transport sector stakeholders in policy and institutional development and implementation.
  • Full understanding of the principles of the project cycle with good experience in result-based project management.
  • Be able to apply technical skills in a team leadership role to resolve and manage complex issues in relation to transport project/program design and implementation from a broad developmental goal of poverty reduction.
  • Thorough knowledge of roads and highways development, Institutions and regulations.
  • Competence in decision-making, team working and self-motivation.
  • Policy dialogue skills – Ability to identify and assess critical policy issues and actively dialogue with governments and/or other stakeholders to develop solutions.
  • 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
2nd March, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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27.) Senior Transport Engineer (Sierra Leone)

Deadline: 2nd March, 2022.

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • Hold at least a Master’s Degree or its equivalent in Civil or Transportation Engineering or related fields.
  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in the transport sector with proven ability to work on policy, institutional and financing aspects of transport projects, road and other transport infrastructure construction and maintenance, contract management and procurement, planning and programming of capital and maintenance works, knowledge of private sector participation, and the connection to economic development and poverty reduction.
  • Be able to apply advanced technical knowledge, skills and expertise in the transport sector to advise and support Project/Country teams and transport sector stakeholders in policy and institutional development and implementation.
  • Full understanding of the principles of the project cycle with good experience in result-based project management.
  • Be able to apply technical skills in a team leadership role to resolve and manage complex issues in relation to transport project/program design and implementation from a broad developmental goal of poverty reduction.
  • Thorough knowledge of roads and highways development, Institutions and regulations.
  • Competence in decision-making, team working and self-motivation.
  • Policy dialogue skills – Ability to identify and assess critical policy issues and actively dialogue with governments and/or other stakeholders to develop solutions.
  • 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
2nd March, 2022.

How to Apply
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28.) Short Term Staff – Senior Budget Assistant, SNPB1

Location: Cote d’Ivoire

Deadline: 26th February, 2022.

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • Hold at least of a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Business Administration or other related disciplines.
  • At least six (6) years of professional experience in budgeting, cost accounting and information technology..
  • High level of IT literacy, including VB and WEB programming. Knowledge of SAP Hana and/or SAP BW configuration/programming/system administration is an advantage.
  • Ability to analyze large volumes of data accurately and efficiently using various data analysis technics.
  • A desire to deliver excellent service at all times while developing a strong relationship with stakeholders.
  • Excellent sense of initiative, confidentiality, enthusiasm, and team spirit
  • Experience in international organizations will be an asset.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and resolve problems without direct supervision.
  • Considerable of Database software, Reporting and Dashboard Technics
  • Good written and oral skills in French or English with a good working knowledge of the other language
  • Competence in the use of Bank standard software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access).

Application Closing Date
26th February, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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29.) Principal Equity Portfolio Management Officer

Location: Cote d’Ivoire / Republic of South Africa

Slots: 2 Openings

Deadline: 23rd February, 2022.

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • At least a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Law or Economics or related fields.
  • A minimum of six (6) years of relevant professional experience in the Bank or a similar institution and/or in strategic consultancy, Private Equity Fund, or Asset Management.
  • Professional certification such as the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) or Certified Public Accountant (CPA) would be considered favorably.
  • Experience and understanding of direct equity investment and private equity funds management.
  • Good 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, PowerPoint). Knowledge of SAP and eFront is desirable.

Application Closing Date
23rd February, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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