5 LUCRATIVE JOBS AT AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP (AFDB) – 2017/2018

5 LUCRATIVE JOBS AT AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP (AFDB) – 2017/2018 

5 Lucrative Jobs At African Development Bank Group (Afdb) – 2017/2018  – 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).



5 LUCRATIVE JOBS AT AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP (AFDB) – 2017/2018
AFDB HQ

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:

5 LUCRATIVE JOBS AT AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP (AFDB) – 2017/2018 


(1) Division Manager, Asset & Liability Management Division


Grade: PL2

Position N°: 50000766

Reference: ADB/17/235

Closing date: 28/07/2017

Country: Côte d’Ivoire

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THE POSITION:

Under the oversight of the Director, the Division Manager will Manage a team of specialists to:
1.  Ensure that Asset and Liability Management exposures are identified, measured and reported and, where necessary, mitigated.
2.  Provide analytical expertise for assessing the financial impact of various products, strategies, initiatives, etc. on Bank Group entities.
3.  Ensure that Financial Risk parameters are maintained within Board approved limits and the Asset and Liability Management Committee guidelines.
4.  Ensure that the Asset and Liability Management Committee, the Senior Management and the Board are apprised of the current and potential future interest, currency, liquidity and funding risks for the Group, and the possiblestrategies to manage the risk positions.


5 LUCRATIVE JOBS AT AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP (AFDB) – 2017/2018 



Selection Criteria
Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience
1.  Hold at least a MBA or Master’s degree in a quantitative field, e.g. Finance, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics.
2.  Professional certification an advantage, e.g. FRM, PRM, CFA.
3.  Have a minimum of eight (8) years of experience in a bank or similar financial institution, with heavy emphasis in an the Asset and Liability Management role or a related role in financial risk management.
4.  Private sector experience is an added advantage
5.  Experience in an MDB or financial services industry with emphasis in quantitative risk, highly valuable.
6.  Experience in compliance and the preparation of the Asset and Liability Management policy documents.
7.  Expert knowledge of balance sheet management, gained through experience and formal qualifications.
8.  Excellent analytical skills.
9.  Ability to communicate effectively (Written and Oral) in French or English, with a good working knowledge of the other language.
10.      Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office Suite applications, preferably SAP and Risk Management Software

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5 LUCRATIVE JOBS AT AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP (AFDB) – 2017/2018


(2)  Executive Assistant - Several positions


Grade: GS7
Position N°: 50000205
Reference: ADB/17/344
Closing date: 27/07/2017
Country: Côte d’Ivoire

THE POSITION:

The Executive Assistant will focus on the following:
1.  providing administrative and general support services to the Executive Director, Alternate Executive Director, Senior Adviser and Adviser;
2.  serving as a liaison between the Executive Directors office and the Bank Complexes concerning information collection and dissemination as well as securing appointments;
3.  assisting in search and dissemination of papers or on-line information related to the Board discussions, as directed;
4.  implementing the office work program and requests received from the constituency member countries, as needed;
5.  coordinating and organizing internal and external events and missions of the Constituency Office.

Selection Criteria
Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience
1.  Hold at least a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, Commerce, Administration or related discipline.
2.  Have a minimum of five (5) years of relevant and practical experience, in an executive office in a support function.
3.  Private sector experience is an added advantage.
4.  Strong secretarial and office management and coordination skills.
5.  High level of confidentiality, discretion, judgement and etiquette.
6.  Excellent effective communication, problem solving, client orientation, team work and relations cultural sensitivity.
7.  Perfect mastery of protocol usages.
8.  Innovation, operational effectiveness and planning skills in the dynamic setting of an international and multicultural setting.
9.  Ability to work under pressure and to handle speedily and efficiently, internal and external requests.
10.      Ability to manage multiple, simultaneous and shifting demands.
11.      Excellent organizational skills coupled to the ability to multitask and to work with diverse workforce.
12.      Attention to detail and ability to work with tight deadlines.
13.      Excellent verbal and written skills in English or French, with a working knowledge of the other language.
14.      Competence in the use of standard MS office applications (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint).

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5 LUCRATIVE JOBS AT AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP (AFDB) – 2017/2018 



(3)  Senior Director, Africa Investment Forum


·           Grade: EL4
        Position N°: 50092350
        Reference: ADB/17/343
        Closing date: 06/08/2017
        Country: Côte d’Ivoire

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THE POSITION:

The Africa Investment Forum is a meeting place between international investors interested in Africa, African investors, both institutional and corporates with concrete investment objectives, Development Financial Institutions and selected government leaders to work out ways to boost private sector investments in Africa. The Africa Investment Forum showcases bankable private and Public-private Partnership projects, attracts financing, provides platforms for investing across multiple countries and will enable serious discussions around advancing specific projects and transactions.

 It also serves as a unique forum for international business and social impact investors looking to transact and deploy funds in Africa and act as an avenue for connecting investors with both private sector and public-private partnership projects throughout the continent. The Africa Investment Forum is a place to yearly take stock of ongoing efforts and to make new commitments and deals as well as to raise awareness about the investment opportunities in Africa and track the implementation of commitments to ensure transactions reach financial close.
Selection Criteria
Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience
1.  Hold at least a Master’s degree or equivalent in Management Science, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, International Development, or related discipline.
2.  Have a minimum of fifteen (15) years of experience at increasingly senior levels in the knowledge sector, financial and multi-lateral Financial Institutions, with proven experience in developing countries and in structuring and developing private and Public-Private Partnership projects, whose five (5) at a management level.
3.  Experience in private sector business environment and/or financial sector as well as an in interacting with institutional investors is an added advantage.
4.  Demonstrated ability to lead relevant, meaningful dialogue with proven experience in providing high quality strategic and policy advice at high levels to national governments/private sector entities on financial sector issues.
5.  Strategic mind-set; strong capacity to analyse actions from the perspectives of stakeholders and translate strategic thinking into compelling plans of action and to take prudent business risks to make effective, timely, and well-thought decisions.
6.  Evidence of ability to build and lead motivated and committed teams across functional boundaries, and utilize talent and expertise of team members in a productive way.
7.  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 and change.
8.  Resource mobilization and Partnerships strengthening.
9.  Good knowledge of financing instruments and options.
10.      Strong convening power and techniques.
11.      Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other.
12.      Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office Suite applications; knowledge of SAP is an added advantage.

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(4) Chief Conference, Ceremonies and Events Management Officer

·           Grade: PL3
      Position N°: 50093585
      Reference: ADB/17/328
      Closing date: 26/07/2017
      Country: Côte d’Ivoire
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THE POSITION:
The incumbent supervises the Conference, Ceremonies & Events Management Section whose overall responsibilities include:
1.  Planning and managing ceremonies, events and meetings, including, but not limited to, the Bank’s Annual Meetings, African Development Fund  Meetings, loan, guarantee or grant agreement signing ceremonies, and all other meetings, conferences and events organized or sponsored by the Bank;
2.  Planning and managing high-level visits, including visits by Heads of State and Government, Governors of the Bank, Ministers and other high-level guests;
3.  Planning and managing the participation of the President of the Bank Group and Bank delegations in high-level meetings, in collaboration with Governments and other international organizations.

5 LUCRATIVE JOBS AT AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP (AFDB) – 2017/2018 




Selection Criteria
Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience
1.  Hold at least a Master's degree or its equivalent in Event management, Business administration, International Relations or a closely related discipline.
2.  Have a minimum of seven (7) years of relevant experience in Conference and Events Management, International Relations, Public Administration, Public International Law, or a similar field.
3.  Having private sector experience will be an added advantage.
4.  Experience in the planning and management of conferences and events in a similar organization.
5.  Strong ability to mobilize multicultural teams and different skill levels to achieve assigned objectives.
6.  Excellent negotiation skills.
7.  Demonstrated technical excellence, diplomacy and an established track record of excellence in achieving results.
8.  Ability to anticipate, be proactive (able to predict possible problems and provide appropriate solutions (i.e. manage contingencies) by supervising the technical implementation, technical team and supervise and monitoring before, during and the end of the event.
9.  Knowledge of the Bank’s rules and procedures.
10.  Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other.
11. Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, Access and Power Point); knowledge of SAP (or other integrated document management system or quantitative and qualitative data analysis packages is an added advantage. 


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5 LUCRATIVE JOBS AT AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP (AFDB) – 2017/2018 

(5) Assistant to the Vice-President

·           Grade: PL3
      Position N°: 50067405
      Reference: ADB/17/332
      Closing date: 26/07/2017
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THE POSITION:

The purpose of the job is to assist and advise the Vice-President to operationalize the Regional Development, Integration and Business Delivery Complex’s mandate by providing critical technical expertise on the Bank’s strategies, policies and operations, business development, and other responsibilities supporting the mandate. The job holder also assists with the coordination of complex activities and supports quality assurance on all key documents and presentations prepared for the Vice-President. 
Selection Criteria
Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience
1.  Hold at least a Master's degree or its equivalent in in Business Administration, Economics, Public Sector Management or related discipline.
2.  Have a minimum of seven (7) years of relevant experience gained in a multilateral development finance institution or similarly structured organisation.
3.  Experience in project management, strategy and policy formulation, and evaluation.
4.  Having private sector experience will be an added advantage.
5.  Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to present and win support for ideas.
6.  Excellent listening skills with cultural sensitivity, commitment to diversity and capacity to initiate and manage innovations, creativity, and change.
7.  Ability to listen and communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels.
8.  Client and results-orientation.
9.  Strong communication skills.
10.  Ability to work with others to maximize the effectiveness of the team as a whole, sharing knowledge and workload, developing strong working relationships with colleagues and contribute to the creation of a positive team environment.
11.  High level of coordination skills.
12.  Ability to work under pressure in a multicultural and fast-paced organization.
13.  Ability to solve problems, identify solutions and manage multiple competing priorities to the benefit of both internal and external clients.
14.  Knowledge of strategies, policies, procedures and practices of multilateral development institutions.
15.  Strong analytical skills to generate relevant communication (both verbally and in writing) that features accuracy and attention to detail.
16.  Proven communication skills required for regular contacts with high level partners inside and outside the bank.
17.  Knowledge of the socio-economic, industrial development and business environment in Africa.
18.  Knowledge and ability for deploying methodologies for building successful relationships and partnerships with a broad range of clients (internal and external) for the effective delivery of results.
19.  Ability to deploy a strategic mind-set and the capacity to steer the front office’s agenda while empowering staff during a phase of institutional reforms and transformation towards greater quality and impact of the Bank’s operations.
20.  Strong negotiating skills.
21.  Knowledge in new development financing issues.
22.  Knowledge of Bank procedures, policies and guidelines.
23.  Ability to conduct thorough research using credible resources and acknowledge in any presentation or document.
24.  Ability to provide sharp, concise factual documents focused on the audience that includes an analysis of situation/problem with recommendations for future actions and conclusions.
25.  Searches for and produces innovative and creative approaches to activities to enhance performance and create added benefits to the Bank and its clients.
26.  Applies business knowledge to solve problems to the benefit of the client (internal and external) and the organization. Ability to see the big picture.
27.  Continuously expands understanding of relevant business products, practices, systems and technology. Shares knowledge and expertise with others.
28.  Ensures that the client (internal or external) 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.
29.  Ensures full use of the systems, procedures and culture within the organization to deliver the required results.

5 LUCRATIVE JOBS AT AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK GROUP (AFDB) – 2017/2018 

30.  Communicates in a clear, professional and concise way (orally and in writing). Presents information with clarity and appropriate style and adapts language and style to suit the requirements of the audience as well as the ability to translate a complex message into a simple understandable message for staff and appropriate audiences.
31.  Strong ability to administer a process of planning and exercising conscious control over the amount of time spent on specific activities, especially to increase effectiveness, efficiency or productivity.
32.  Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, with a working knowledge of the other.
33.  Competence in the use of standard MS office applications (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint)


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