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

·         
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
If you are qualified and wishes to apply for this job, click here to apply


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).
If you are qualified and wishes to apply for this job, click here to apply

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

·        
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.
If you are qualified and wishes to apply for this job, click here to apply

(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
·         
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. 
If you are qualified and wishes to apply for this job, click here to apply

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
·       
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)
If you are qualified and wishes to apply for this job, click here to apply

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