40 LUCRATIVE JOBS AT AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP (AFDB) – 2017/2018 - UPDATED


40 LUCRATIVE JOBS AT AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP (AFDB) – 2017/2018 - UPDATED



40 Lucrative Jobs At African Development Bank Group (Afdb) – 2017/2018 - Updated – Chief Delivery and Results Officer, Principal Budget and Resource Manaagement Coordinator, Chief Protocol Officer (Protocol, Privileges and Immunities and Diplomatic Missions), Principal Financial Accountant - Expenditure Control, Chief Financial Accountant - Expenditure Control, Chief Railway Infrastructure Public Private Partnerships.

This is the continuation of the first and second articles in the series of showcasing the 40 lucrative jobs in African Development Bank, recruitment on-going July/August 2017

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).

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40 LUCRATIVE JOBS AT AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP (AFDB) – 2017/2018 - UPDATED
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The Bank’s development agenda is delivering the financial and technical support for transformative projects that will significantly reduce poverty through inclusive and sustainable economic growth. In order to sharply focus the objectives of the Ten Year Strategy (2013 - 2022) and ensure greater developmental impact, five major areas (High 5s), all of which will accelerate our delivery for Africa, have been identified for scaling up, namely; energy, agro-business, industrialization, integration and improving the quality of life for the people of Africa.

AfDB is recruiting to fill the following positions below:


40 LUCRATIVE JOBS AT AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP (AFDB) – 2017/2018 - UPDATED



(1) Principal Financial Accountant - Expenditure Control

• Grade: PL4

• Position N°: 50053775

• Reference: ADB/17/317

• Closing date: 25/07/2017

• Country: Côte d’Ivoire

THE POSITION:

The responsibility of the Principal Financial Accountant will be to perform verification of all types of payments and journal vouchers, except for loan-related and pension payments, to ensure correctness and proper application of international accounting standards in the treatment of transaction. The Position holder will also ensure effective transaction processing services which include effective controls over all financial transactions to safeguard the assets of the Bank and respective Grants, and to perform continuous business process improvement for administrative expense processes.

Selection Criteria

Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience

1. Hold at least a Master’s Degree or its equivalent in Accounting, Finance, Audit or Professional qualification from internationally recognized professional accounting body e.g CA, CPA, ACCA or Expert Comptable.

2. Have a minimum of six (6) years of practical experience in an accounting firm or international financial organization.

3. Private sector experience is an added advantage.

4. Good knowledge of working environment to the resolution of problems and identify solutions to the benefit of the client (internal and external) and the organization.

5. Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other language.

6. Competence in the use of standard software (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint). A very strong working knowledge of SAP R/3.

7. Certification in one or more modules (preferably FI-MM) is an advantage.


If you are qualified and interested in this job, click here to apply

40 LUCRATIVE JOBS AT AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP (AFDB) – 2017/2018 - UPDATED



(2) Chief Financial Accountant - Expenditure Control

• Grade: PL3

• Position N°: 50093776

• Reference: ADB/17/316

• Closing date: 25/07/2017

• Country: Côte d’Ivoire

THE POSITION:

The responsibility of the Chief Financial Accountant will be to maintain the highest standards of internal control in the administrative expenses management process and Disbursement of grants and provide high-level professional advice on disbursement procedures for grants managed by the division and for administrative expenses at the level of the Headquarters and all countries offices.

Selection Criteria

Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience

1. Hold at least a Master’s Degree or its equivalent in Accounting, Finance, Audit or Professional qualification from internationally recognized professional accounting body e.g CA, CPA, ACCA or Expert Comptable.

2. Have a minimum of seven (7) years of practical experience in an accounting firm or international financial organization.

3. Private sector experience is an added advantage

4. Ability to visualize, articulate and solve complex problems, concepts and make decisions that make sense based on all available information, particularly problem solving in automated accounting environment.

5. Ability to quickly analyze accounting data structures and data interrelationships and make recommendations on process, system and control improvements

6. Ability to drive for achieving and surpassing targets against an internal and external standards of excellence.


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7. Strong knowledge of accounting and International Accounting Standards and strong data analytics skills.

8. Innovation and creativity.

9. Communication.

10. Client orientation.

11. Team working and relations.

12. Problem solving.

13. Operational effectiveness.

14. Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other language.

15. Competence in the use of standard software (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint). A very strong working knowledge of SAP R/3.

16. Certification in one or more modules (preferably FI-MM) is an advantage


If you are qualified and interested in this job, click here to apply


40 LUCRATIVE JOBS AT AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP (AFDB) – 2017/2018 - UPDATED


(3) Chief Railway Infrastructure Public Private Partnerships

• Grade: PL3

• Position N°: 50093737

• Reference: ADB/17/306

• Closing date: 25/07/2017

• Country: Côte d’Ivoire

THE POSITION:

The Chief Railway Infrastructure and Public Private Partnerships Officer will lead the development of policies, strategies and project and programs related to railway infrastructure development initiatives supported by the Bank in regional member countries. The purpose of the job is as follows:

1. To act as the Bank's principal expert on Railway infrastructure with particular emphasis on policy, project development, Public Private Partnerships, financing and regulation.

2. To strengthen and maintain the Bank's understanding of the railway sector and its role in the development of the continent.

3. To advise on policy, institutional and regulatory reforms, and future investments in the sector by the Bank and its regional member countries.

4. To lead the identification, preparation, appraisal, and implementation supervision of railway projects and programs.

Selection Criteria

Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience

1. Hold at least a Master's degree or its equivalent in in Civil Engineering, Transport Engineering, Railway Engineering, Transport Planning, Public Policy, Economics, Finance or related discipline.

2. Have a minimum of seven (7) years of experience in railway infrastructure development in the public or private sector with proven experience in at least two key aspects including planning, design, operation, financing, regulation.

3. Having private sector experience will be an added advantage.

4. Develop and deliver innovative solutions to clients - Proactively addresses clients’ needs.

5. Collaborate within teams and across functional boundaries, provides own perspective and willingly receives diverse perspectives.

6. Ability to make sense of complexity, interpret a wide range of information and make smart decisions.

7. Effective consultation and advisory skills coupled with a client orientation to ensure relevancy.

8. Range of inter-personal skills and an ability to vary their use according to the audience.

9. Create, apply and share knowledge across the Bank to strengthen solutions for internal and/or external clients.

10. Thorough knowledge of Railway infrastructure, railway operations, Institutions and regulations.

11. Foundational knowledge of railway transportation business models with ability to apply/recommend operationally relevant solutions and lessons for clients.

12. Knowledge and experience in development and understanding of policy making process; project and program design, execution, monitoring and evaluation.

13. Policy dialogue skills – Ability to identify and assess critical policy issues and actively dialogue with governments and/or other stakeholders to develop solutions.

14. Ability to lead a team of specialists and to take forward projects, often in collaboration with other partners

15. Attention to detail to create quality output and to set standards for the team.

16. Mentoring to develop skills within the team and to improve the quality of output and outcomes.

17. Ability to assess cost/benefits of alternative options, select optimum solution and allocate Budget and resources to achieve results.

18. Ability to articulate clear objectives, set ambitious bur achievable targets and monitor execution and results.

19. Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other.

20. Competence in the use of Bank standard software (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint
If you are qualified and interested in this job, click here to apply


40 LUCRATIVE JOBS AT AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP (AFDB) – 2017/2018 - UPDATED


(4) Programme Coordinator

• Grade: PL6

• Position N°: 50091795

• Reference: ADB/17/335

• Closing date: 25/07/2017

• Country: Côte d’Ivoire

THE POSITION:

The Programme Coordinator reports to the Vice President for Agriculture, Human and Social Development.

In the context described above the Programme Coordinator assists Management in:

1. The overall coordination of the implementation of the Complex’s work program and related assignments;

2. Collecting, processing and analysing data on the Complex’s;

3. Assisting the Complex in ensuring effective delivery of the work program.

4. Developing briefs and reports related to the Complex activities for submission to senior management and other relevant clients.

Selection Criteria

Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience

1. Hold at least a Master’s degree or its equivalent in Economics, Finance, Business Management, Information, Technology or in a related discipline

2. Have a minimum of four (4) years of relevant professional experience, and demonstrated ability to manage and perform multiple tasks efficiently.

3. Experience with International Organizations would be an additional asset.

4. Experience in private sector is an added advantage

5. Strong client orientation with commitment to results on the ground and practical experience;

6. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and demonstrated ability to communicate ideas effectively and to work in a multi-cultural environment;

7. Acts independently in anticipation and response to daily work demands and difficult challenges

8. Develop and implement practical and timely solutions.

9. Initiates and supports improvements in processes and methods.

10. Writes well-structured business documents and reports.

11. Is able to confidently answer questions or queries on behalf of the team.

12. Communicate and write effectively in French or English, with a good working knowledge of the other language.

13. Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office Suite applications and preferably, SAP
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(5) Chief Urban Planning Officer

• Grade: PL3

• Position N°: 50093730

• Reference: ADB/17/305

• Publication date: 12/07/2017

• Closing date: 25/07/2017

• Country: Côte d’Ivoire

THE POSITION:

The Chief Urban Planning Officer will lead the development of policies, strategies and project and programs related to urban development initiatives supported by the Bank in regional member countries.

The purpose of the job is as follows:

1. To act as the Bank's principal expert on urban planning with particular emphasis on cities development strategies and urban and regional development planning.

2. To strengthen and maintain the Bank's understanding of the urban development and planning and its role in the development of African cities and towns.

3. To advise on ways and means to addressing the social inclusion of the poor, vulnerable and excluded groups through accountable institutions, and future investments in the sector by the Bank and its regional member countries.

4. To lead the identification, preparation, appraisal, and implementation supervision of urban development projects and programs.


40 LUCRATIVE JOBS AT AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP (AFDB) – 2017/2018 - UPDATED

Selection Criteria

Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience

1. Hold at least a Master's degree or its equivalent in in Urban development, Urban Planning, Public Policy or related discipline

2. Have a minimum of seven (7) years of relevant experience in urban development, city and regional planning, urban services planning and delivery in the public or private sector.

3. Having private sector experience will be an added advantage.

4. Develop and deliver innovative solutions to clients - Proactively addresses clients’ needs.

5. Collaborate within teams and across functional boundaries, provides own perspective and willingly receives diverse perspectives.

6. Ability to make sense of complexity, interpret a wide range of information and make smart decisions

7. Effective consultation and advisory skills coupled with a client orientation to ensure relevancy

8. Range of inter-personal skills and an ability to vary their use according to the audience

9. Create, apply and share knowledge across the Bank to strengthen solutions for internal and/or external clients

10. Thorough knowledge of urban planning, urban policies, strategies, institutions and regulations.

11. Foundational knowledge of urban services delivery, with ability to apply/recommend operationally relevant solutions and lessons for clients.

12. Knowledge and experience in development and understanding of policy making process; project and program design, execution, monitoring and evaluation.

13. Policy dialogue skills – Ability to identify and assess critical policy issues and actively dialogue with governments and/or other stakeholders to develop solutions.

14. Ability to lead a team of specialists and to take forward projects, often in collaboration with other partners.

15. Attention to detail to create quality output and to set standards for the team.

16. Mentoring to develop skills within the team and to improve the quality of output and outcomes.

17. Ability to assess cost/benefits of alternative options, select optimum solution and allocate Budget and resources to achieve results.

18. Ability to articulate clear objectives, set ambitious but achievable targets and monitor execution and results.

19. Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other.

20. Competence in the use of Bank standard software (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).
If you are qualified and interested in this job, click here to apply

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