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Latest Recruitment at the African Development Bank Group (AfDB)

African Development Bank Group (AfDB) – Established in 1964, the African Development Bank is the premier pan-African development institution, promoting economic growth and social progress across the continent. There are 80 member states, including 54 in Africa (Regional Member Countries). The Bank’s development agenda is delivering the financial and technical support for transformative projects that will significantly reduce poverty through inclusive and sustainable economic growth.

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Trade Finance Operations Assistant – PIFD3
Division Manager Urban Development – PICU2
Principal Railway Infrastructure & PPP Officer – PICU1
Method of Application
Trade Finance Operations Assistant – PIFD3
Job TypeFull Time
QualificationBA/BSc/HND
Experience5 years
LocationOther
Job FieldFinance / Accounting / Audit

Reference: ADB/18/182
Location: Côte d’Ivoire
Grade: GS7
Position N°: ADB/18/182

The Complex

The Vice Presidency for Private Sector, Infrastructure and Industrialization is central to the Bank’s mission of developing the private sector, improving infrastructure and accelerating industrialization
The complex main functions are to:
Strengthen the enabling environment for private sector [and financial sector] development conducive to inclusive growth and sustainable development,
Support the development of reliable and sustainable infrastructure, including cities and urban development, and
Place renewed emphasis on industrial and trade performance in support of structural transformation across Africa
The Complex leverages knowledge, co-financing, and partnerships to attract private capital and work with governments on delivering the Bank’s development agenda.
The Hiring Department/Division

The primary role of the Financial Sector Development Department is to help the Regional Member Countries increase the reach, depth, and breadth of their financial systems, while safeguarding financial stability
The Department has four long-term objectives:
Development of a vibrant private sector through an inclusive access by households and enterprises to financial services;
Strengthening markets participants;
Developing efficient capital markets, and
Deepening regional financial integration.
Working in partnership with other Private Sector, Infrastructure and Industrialization complex departments, the Financial Sector Development Department is responsible for implementing the Bank Group’s Financial Sector Development Policy and Strategy 2014-2019 towards vibrant, innovative, robust and competitive financial systems, both national and regional, and in both the public and private sector levels of Regional Members countries
The Financial Sector Development Department plays a transversal role across the Bank’s five strategic priorities, applying its financial deepening and access tool kit to the High Five (H5) agenda. Fundamentally, the scalability and policy momentum inherent in the H5 agenda create an important opportunity for expanded relevance of the Financial Sector Development Department core skill-set: flexible financing instruments and delivery frameworks for financial inclusion, smart resource mobilization and capital markets development. The Financial Sector Development Department leverages partnerships to bring about greater developmental impact in financial sector development.
The Trade Finance Division oversees all the trade finance activities of the Bank. The Division seeks to address the trade finance gap in Africa by providing guarantees and liquidity support to commercial and development finance Banks involved in trade finance, Corporates, as well as various economic actors including parastatals engaged in this critical sector, with the objective of broadening access to affordable financing in Regional Members countries
The division leads project teams that identify, appraise and process trade finance related projects until first disbursement, at which point primary responsibility, is passed to the portfolio management division depending on the specific product. The division also implements technical assistance and non-transactional programs in these areas.
The Position

The Trade Finance Operations Assistant is part of the middle/back office team of the Trade Finance Division
He/she is responsible for verifying the accuracy of transactions reported by partner confirming banks against defined eligibility criteria and subsequently capturing those details in the Trade Finance Database System
The incumbent monitors the trade transactions throughout their tenor and performs monthly reconciliation of outstanding commitments and revenue due to AfDB as a guarantor
She/he also maintains constant dialogue with partner confirming banks.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the guidance and supervision of the Division Manager through the Chief Trade Finance Office, the Trade Finance Operations Assistant will perform the following duties:

Client Relationship Management:

Day-to-day management of the Risk Participation Agreements (RPA) signed with international and regional banks.
Execution of requests from Confirming Banks relating to inclusion of new issuing banks, increasing of limits, monitoring of maturing and past due payments and processing changes to credit terms by seeking approval at Credit and Risk Committee on behalf of the Trade Finance Division
Participation in annual supervision visits to assigned RPA partners.
Monitoring and Supervision:

Monitor the Bank’s exposure on a going basis and prepare regular portfolio reports for internal use.
Review and reconciliation of outstanding exposure and income due to the Bank from each RPA partner.
Prepare quarterly reports on the status of each RPA project.
Assist in the preparation of annual supervision reports of RPA partners.
Assist in the preparation of final project completion reports of completed RPA projects.
Database Management:

Review and upload monthly reports from RPA partners
Monitor all transactions in the database system and ensure data accuracy at all times.
Miscellaneous:

Perform other related duties as assigned by the Division Manager and/or supervisor of the middle/back office.
Selection Criteria
Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience

Hold at least a Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in Banking, Finance, Accounting, Management, Economics, or in related fields; Certification in trade finance would be an added advantage;
Have a minimum of five (5) years of relevant professional experience in trade finance and back office operations/reconciliation or treasury middle/back office operations.
Ability to solve related problems and enquiries through clear interpretation of agreements executed with each assigned RPA partner.
Strong client orientation with commitment to operational experience
Excellent analytical and interpersonal skills, with an eye for details;
Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, with a working knowledge of the other language.
Competence in the use of Bank standard software (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).
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Division Manager Urban Development – PICU2
Job TypeFull Time
QualificationMBA/MSc/MA
Experience8 years
LocationOther
Job FieldEngineering / Technical

Location: Côte d’Ivoire
Reference: ADB/18/184
Grade: PL2
Position N°: 50092443

The Complex
The Vice-Presidency for Private Sector Infrastructure and Industrialization is a Sector Complex focusing on the Bank’s Ten Years Strategy High 5s priority of “Industrialize Africa”. The objectives of the Complex are to: (i) develop the ‘Africa Industrial Strategy’; (ii) provide deep sector expertise to the Regions by leveraging on experienced individuals who can be consulted on complex transactions; (iii) develop new financing instruments; (iv) act as the Bank’s Spoke person on “Industrialize Africa”.

The Hiring Department/Division

The role of the Infrastructure and Urban Development Department is to foster advancement of infrastructure and cities in Africa by detailed development of appropriate interventions which the Bank might finance on a national, regional or continent-wide basis.
The Manager, Urban Development Division is responsible for the Bank’s vision for urban planning, policy and strategy, urban infrastructure services municipal finance development, municipal institutional reforms and governance and its future prospective areas of intervention in the sector.
The Position
The purpose of the Division Manager – Urban Development will be as follows:

To act as the Bank’s principal expert on cities and urban development.
To strengthen and maintain the Bank’s understanding of the 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.
Duties and Responsibilities
Cities and Urban Development Strategy:

Devise, maintain and revise the Cities and urban development strategy of the Bank in consultation with internal stakeholders and taking account of long-term trends in cities and urban development and the development of the continent.
Ensure the appropriate implementation of the strategy through communication and advise to all relevant stakeholders in the Bank, particularly operations functions, and define a monitoring framework.
Identify and develop any necessary policies to underpin the strategy.
Consult as necessary with external partners and Regional and non-Regional Member Countries on the form and efficacy of the strategy.
Cities and Urban Development Knowledge:

Manage a team to develop and maintain the Bank’s expertise on cities and urban development to support the development goals of the Bank and the continent.
Devise the Bank’s contribution to key cities and urban development themes such as inclusive cities and urban development.
Coordinate and lead work alongside key partners, such as other Multilateral Development Banks and the World Economic Forum to design cities and urban development-based programs and solutions for the economic and social infrastructure development of Africa.
Publish major studies and reports on cities and urban Development, taking into account the comparative advantage that the Bank can bring to bear to any specific subject or theme. Convene associated workshops and media events to solidify the learning across Africa.
Organize workshops and associated media events to consolidate lessons learnt across Africa.
Develop and maintain, in collaboration with partners, a detailed database of statistics and economic models relating to cities and urban development, both African and global in nature, to support proper analysis of the impact of the sector for development and the relative state of cities and urban Development in Africa.
Cities and Urban Development Advice:

Act as a focal point for advice to Regional Member Countries on cities and urban development issues.
Represent the Bank at global, regional and national conferences and workshops on cities and urban development.
Provide cutting edge advice on cities and urban development infrastructure investments to foster public and private partnerships and the use of all the Bank’s financing instruments.
Provide direct support to cities and urban development operations staff in the field, particularly in order to improve the impact and the financial and economic analysis of projects.
Advice operational staff on cities and urban development trends and the consequences they have for future project development and design.
Identify appropriate cities urban development training for internal and external stakeholders.
Management:

Manage a small, specialist team of Transport and Logistics experts to meet demanding Key Performance Indicators.
Develop and safeguard the Bank’s brand as a source of transport and logistics knowledge for Africa by detailing the quality of output expected from the division and ensuring that it is attained.
Manage the administrative budget for the division.
Mobilize resources from donors to support the work of the division.
Selection Criteria
Including desirable Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

Hold at least a Master’s degree or its equivalent in Civil Engineering, Urban Development, Urban Mass Transport, Architecture, Engineering, Transport Planning, Urban Planning, or related discipline.
Have a minimum of eight (8) years of experience at increasingly senior levels in infrastructure development, transport, water, energy, Information and Communications Technology, Housing sector, Multi-lateral Financial Institutions, with proven experience in developing countries.
Highly developed technical and strategic knowledge of urban planning, policy and strategy, urban infrastructure services municipal finance development, municipal institutional reforms and governance.
Good knowledge of financing instruments and options.
Having private sector experience will be an added advantage.
An ability to make sense of complexity and to express this simply both in writing and orally.
Effective consultation and advisory skills coupled with a client orientation to ensure relevancy
Ability to lead a team of specialists and to take forward projects, often in collaboration with other partners.
Attention to detail to create quality output and to set standards for the team.
Mentoring to develop skills within the team and to improve the quality of output and outcomes.
Budget management.
Objective setting and staff evaluation.
Communicate and write effectively in French or English, with a good working knowledge of the other language;
Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office Suite applications and preferably, SAP.
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Principal Railway Infrastructure & PPP Officer – PICU1
Job TypeFull Time
QualificationMBA/MSc/MA
Experience6 years
LocationOther
Job FieldEngineering / Technical

Reference: ADB/17/306/2
Location: Côte d’Ivoire
Grade: PL4
Position N°: 50093737

The Complex

The Vice Presidency for Private Sector, Infrastructure and Industrialization is central to the Bank’s mission of developing the private sector, improving infrastructure and accelerating industrialization.
The complex main functions are to (i) strengthen the enabling environment for private sector [and financial sector] development conducive to inclusive growth and sustainable development, (ii) support the development of reliable and sustainable infrastructure, including cities and urban development, and (iii) place renewed emphasis on industrial and trade performance in support of structural transformation across Africa.
The Complex leverages knowledge, co-financing, and partnerships to attract private capital and work with governments on delivering the Bank’s development agenda.
The Hiring Department

The role of the Infrastructure, and Urban Development Directorate is to foster infrastructure and urban development in Africa through appropriate policies and strategies as well as projects and programs interventions which the Bank might finance on national, regional or continent-wide basis.
The Position
The Principal Railway 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:

To act as the Bank’s principal expert on Railway infrastructure with particular emphasis on policy, project development, Public Private Partnerships, financing and regulation.
To strengthen and maintain the Bank’s understanding of the railway sector and its role in the development of the continent.
To advise on policy, institutional and regulatory reforms, and future investments in the sector by the Bank and its regional member countries.
To lead the identification, preparation, appraisal, and implementation supervision of railway projects and programs.
Duties and Responsibilities
Under the general guidance and supervision of the Division Manager, the Principal Railway Officer will perform the following duties and responsibilities:

Railway infrastructure and Services Policy, strategy, business plan:

Devise, maintain and revise the Railway infrastructure and Services development business plan of the Bank in consultation with internal stakeholders and taking account of long-term trends in Transport and Logistics and the development of the continent;
Ensure the appropriate implementation of the business plan through communication and advise to all relevant stakeholders in the Bank, particularly operations functions, and define a monitoring framework;
Identify and develop any necessary policies to underpin the business plan;
Consult as necessary with external partners and regional and non-regional member countries on the form and efficacy of the business plan.
Railway infrastructure and Services Knowledge:

Manage a team to develop and maintain the Bank’s expertise on Railway Transport infrastructure and Services to support the development goals of the Bank and the continent;
Devise the Bank’s contribution to key Railway Transport infrastructure and Services development themes and represent the Bank at global, regional and national conferences and workshops on Railway Transport infrastructure and Services;
Coordinate and work alongside key partners, such as other Multilateral Development Banks and the World Economic Forum to design Railway Transport infrastructure and Services -based programs and solutions for the economic and social infrastructure development of Africa;
Publish major studies and reports on Railway Transport infrastructure and Services for development, taking into account the comparative advantage that the Bank can bring to bear to any specific subject or theme. Convene associated workshops and media events to solidify the learning across Africa;|
Develop and maintain, in collaboration with partners, a detailed database of statistics, publications, and economic models relating to Railway Transport and Services, and the state of Railway Transport infrastructure and Services in Africa;
Identify appropriate Railway Transport infrastructure and Services training for internal and external stakeholders.
Railway infrastructure and Public Private Partnerships Projects and Programs:

Act as a focal point for advice to regional member countries on Railway infrastructure and Services issues and lead policy dialogue with governments in advancing policy, regulatory and institutional reforms in the railway sector;
Lead the development of Technical Assistance programs to provide cutting edge advice on Railway infrastructure development, private sector participation, railways restructuring, concessions or privatization and foster public and private partnerships;
Lead the origination and financial structuring of Railway infrastructure and Public Private Partnerships projects in regional member countries in collaboration and with the support of operations staff based in the regions and ensuring the optimum use of all the Bank’s financing instruments;
Advise and support operational staff based in the regions on Railway projects implementation and ensure appropriate coordination of actions in supporting clients during the project procurement, execution and monitoring phase.
Selection Criteria
Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience:

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.
Have a minimum of six (6) 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.
Having private sector experience will be an added advantage.
Develop and deliver innovative solutions to clients – Proactively addresses clients’ needs.
Collaborate within teams and across functional boundaries, provides own perspective and willingly receives diverse perspectives.
Ability to make sense of complexity, interpret a wide range of information and make smart decisions.
Effective consultation and advisory skills coupled with a client orientation to ensure relevancy.
Range of inter-personal skills and an ability to vary their use according to the audience.
Create, apply and share knowledge across the Bank to strengthen solutions for internal and/or external clients.
Thorough knowledge of Railway infrastructure, railway operations, Institutions and regulations.
Foundational knowledge of railway transportation business models with ability to apply/recommend operationally relevant solutions and lessons for clients.
Knowledge and experience in development and understanding of policy making process; project and program design, execution, monitoring and evaluation.
Policy dialogue skills – Ability to identify and assess critical policy issues and actively dialogue with governments and/or other stakeholders to develop solutions.
Ability to lead a team of specialists and to take forward projects, often in collaboration with other partners
Attention to detail to create quality output and to set standards for the team.
Mentoring to develop skills within the team and to improve the quality of output and outcomes.
Ability to assess cost/benefits of alternative options, select optimum solution and allocate Budget and resources to achieve results.
Ability to articulate clear objectives, set ambitious bur achievable targets and monitor execution and results.
Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other.
Competence in the use of Bank standard software (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).

Method of Application

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This position does not attract international terms and conditions (the post holder will be considered as a local staff and will not have international terms and conditions of employment).

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