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Division Manager, Interpretation, CHLS3

Thu, 03/06/2021 - 18:57
  1. Review requests for interpretation and assign interpreters both staff and freelance accordingly.
  2. Review the Annual Meetings Programme and determine the number of freelance interpreters to be recruited to service all the meetings in English, French, Arabic and Portuguese (as well as any other languages required) and follow up on all the arrangements related to travel, accommodation and payments.
  3. Lead, manage and supervise the work of staff in the Division.
  4. Assess training needs of staff in the Division and in a participatory manner, formulate customized training programmes and follow-up with CHHR for implementation.
  5. Monitor and evaluate the performance of staff interpreters in accordance with the Bank's Performance Evaluation Guidelines.
  6. Organize briefing sessions for interpreters assigned to highly technical meetings as well as all those on emerging issues.
  7. Plan, organize and supervise accreditation tests for new freelance interpreters.
  8. Oversee the implementation of the Framework Agreement signed with freelance interpreters.
  9. Ensure that both staff and freelance interpreters receive the relevant background documents well in advance of meetings to ensure familiarity with the subject matters.
  10. Advise Senior Management of the budgetary and financial impacts of the Division’s operations.
  11. Oversee the mentoring of interns.
  12. Advise and sensitize Department Directors, Managers and all other clients on interpretation-related issues and policies.
  13. Organize and monitor staff exchange programmes with sister institutions.
  14. Promote benchmarking with sister institutions and sharing of best practices in the industry and, in this regard, represent the Bank at fora where such issues are discussed (HINTS, IAMLADP, etc.)  Perform interpretation tasks when appropriate.
  15. Represent the Division as needed in Bank-wide working groups as well as preparatory meetings for High Level Events.
  16. Lead and supervise the team of interpreters at major events the Bank may have in and outside the Bank’s headquarters such as the Annual Meetings, ADF Meetings, GCI meetings as well as other High Level Events.
  17. Design technical tests for candidates who have been shortlisted for Chief and Principal Interpreter positions, and sit on interview panels for the said positions.
  18. Act for the Director and carry out other assignments as entrusted by the Director

Manager, Water Coordination and Partnerships Division, AHWS1

Wed, 02/06/2021 - 11:25

The Manager, Water Coordination and Partnerships Division (AHWS.l), under the oversight of the Director, Water Development and Sanitation, (AHWS), plans, organizes, supervises and directs the work to ensure efficient and effective delivery of results assigned to the Division.

The Manager performs the following:

  • Leading the Bank’s Program on Integrated Water Resources Management and Development (IWRMD)
  1. Monitor the implementation of the Bank’s water policy and lead the review, preparation and updating of policies, strategies, business plans and guidelines related to IWRMD;
  2. Lead policy dialogue and design of IWRMD programs that incorporate best practice and leverage the comparative advantage of the Bank;
  3. Support regional hubs in mainstreaming integrated water resources management (IWRM) principles into Bank operations;
  4. Lead the Department’s contribution to development and review of policies, strategies, business plans and guidelines prepared by other departments from water resources perspectives;
  5. Support Regional Member Countries (RMCs), River Basin Organizations (RBOs), and Regional Economic Communities (RECs) in mainstreaming IWRMD principles in their policies, strategies and development plans;
  6. Lead review of project proposals prepared by regional hubs and contribute to all aspects relating to/linked with water resources development and management.
  • Managing and Supervising the Division
  1. Leads, supervises and provides strategic direction of the (AHWS.l); and promotes and organizes teamwork among the staff of the Division to achieve the objectives of the Division and the Department;
  2. Determines and manages the human and financial resource requirements of the Division; participates in selection of staff, provides management support to the staff and facilitates their full performance in technical work; identifies staff's training and career development needs; prepares their periodic performance evaluations and resolves staff disputes/complaints;
  3. Prepares and leads implementation of the work program of the Division, determining priorities and allocating resources for timely delivery of outputs; fosters teamwork and communication among staff in the Division and across unit and organizational boundaries; manages the activities undertaken; and, ensures that the key performance indicators (KPIs) set for the Division are met;
  4. Oversees programmatic/administrative tasks necessary for the functioning of the Division, including preparation of budgets, reporting on performance; recruits staff taking account of institutional values; manages, guides, develops and trains staff under his/her supervision;
  5. Participates in and/or chairs meetings for the Division, the Department, Inter-Departmental Working Groups, PoWCCC, donor and partner meetings related to the initiatives and trust funds under AHWS.l, as well as other meetings related to the work of the Division;
  6. Ensures professional quality of all material produced by staff of the Division;
  7. Fosters an environment that stimulates and rewards innovation, creativity and accountability for results, and motivates staff to contribute to delivering significant developmental impact for Africa's growth.
  • Coordination and Collaboration within the Bank for Water Security
  1. Leads the Secretariat for the PoWCCC to ensure efficient coordination of the water-related activities to foster multi-sector collaboration around water and maximize synergies towards water security and sustainable social economic development;
  2. Fosters an integrated approach to the design and implementation of water-related activities including providing guidance on knowledge development and management on water resources in general and the Bank's water-related operations in particular, and informing decisions for project development and implementation of multi-objective water-related projects;
  3. Promotes coherence of the Bank's actions in water development and sanitation across regions and collaboration to ensure synergies between the water development and sanitation and other water- related Complexes of the Bank;
  4. In collaboration with Resource Mobilization and Partnerships and the Syndication and Financial Technical Services departments, as well as other AHWS units, supports regional hubs and Regional Member Countries (RMCs) in mobilizing resources through providing advisory services for innovative financing approaches and crowding in the private sector, facilitating co-financing arrangements with other development partners for large scale investments, providing technical support in accessing climate related finance and project preparation facilities;
  5. Leads preparation of annual work plans and budgets of the department's activities related to water resources development and management.
  • Strategic Partnerships, Networking and Sector Knowledge
  1. Advises the Director on issues related to water resources management and development  and supports presentations to the Board;
  2. Contributes to forging strong strategic partnerships with multilateral, bilateral, and regional organizations to leverage resources and support business development in regional hubs in the area of water resources management and development, and to supporting the Vice President’s role as the Bank's spokesperson to external audiences;
  3. Develops and maintains cooperation and co-financing relations with other development agencies and organizations; may lead important and sensitive missions to member countries and partner organizations and agencies; may represent the Bank Group in major international conferences and meetings especially on water development and sanitation;
  4. Supports development, and recommends implementation of innovative financing mechanisms, as well as technical and management approaches to promote water security across regional member countries, including through public-private partnerships, and improvement of the overall governance of these sectors;
  5. Leads and/or contributes to Economic Sector Work in countries and regions to inform and improve design of new operations for greater impacts;
  6. Organizes and/or represents the Bank at high level strategic meetings and conferences on water security;
  7. Coordinates cross-department inputs for Bank-wide participation in regional and global water- related events and conferences.
  • Sector Policies and Strategies; and Sector Monitoring and Evaluation
  1. Provides expertise and leadership in development and review of Bank Group policies, rules, regulations, norms and standards especially related to IWRMD to ensure that all relevant issues are adequately addressed, and solutions and options provided from an integrated perspective;
  2. Promotes an integrated approach to preparation of water-related sections of Country Strategy Papers (CSPs) and Regional Integration Strategy Papers (RISPs); as well as country and regional development programs and projects as support to regional hubs;
  3. Monitors the implementation of the Bank's water policy;
  4. Advises on / promotes implementation of relevant sector policies and strategies within the Bank;
  5. Oversees the monitoring and evaluation function of the Department;
  6. Performs other duties as assigned by the Director.

Chief Health Analyst, AHHD2

Wed, 02/06/2021 - 10:52

Under the supervision of the Manager of Public Health, Social Protection and Nutrition Division, the Chief Health Analyst shall perform the following key functions:

  1. Advise member countries and other stakeholders on the Bank’s Strategy for Quality Health Infrastructure in Africa and the implementation of this strategy by: (i) Analyzing health systems strengthening strategies of member countries, and developing innovative health infrastructure projects; and (ii) Initiating and maintaining a high-level dialogue with Regional Member Countries and other stakeholders involved in addressing health systems issues in Africa;
  2. Generate business and oversee implementation of both health infrastructure sovereign operations and non-sovereign operations across Africa;
  3. Provide support and guidance to Bank colleagues on health systems strengthening issues related to projects/programmes in their respective portfolio;
  4. Lead the identification, preparation and appraisal missions of the Bank’s operations in the health sector;
  5. Attract participation in public-private joint health infrastructure projects and enhance private sector financing of health infrastructure projects in Africa;
  6. Conduct technical studies and analysis on health systems in Regional Member Countries and propose ways to address identified issues;
  7. Provide support and guidance to Regional Member Countries on policy orientations to strengthen health systems and improve the utilization of resources in the health sector. This implies in particular strong emphasis on public-private collaboration in health;
  8. Contribute to generating and sharing knowledge on health systems strengthening;
  9. Contribute to fostering partnerships between the Bank and other bilateral/multilateral institutions involved in health development;
  10. Organise training and capacity building sessions on health systems strengthening for Bank staff and Regional Member Countries;
  11. Prepare notes and briefs for Bank Management, Bank staff and where appropriate, external audiences;
  12. Liaise, maintain dialogue and develop partnerships with other multilateral and bilateral institutions and coordinate co-financing needs and opportunities in the health sector ;
  13. Represent the Bank at relevant seminars, conferences and meetings related to the health sector;   
  14. Contribute to the preparation of Country Strategy Papers and Portfolio Review reports,
    with particular emphasis on health sector development;
  15. Carry out other technical tasks and coordination as required by the Division Manager or other members of the Senior Management of the Bank.

Senior Communications Officer, BDEV

Mon, 31/05/2021 - 23:22

The key duties and responsibilities of the Senior Communications Officer are to:

Corporate communications

  • Plan and lead internal and external communication efforts to strengthen awareness of evaluation activities and knowledge and raise the profile and visibility of IDEV and of evaluation in general.
  1. Co-develop and implement an internal and external knowledge management and communications strategy and action plan for IDEV, aiming at both the internal Bank audience as well as the external audience/general public.
  2. Produce and disseminate various communications materials on IDEV’s work, including stories and news, articles, outreach and publicity materials, briefings, press/media kits, media advisories, press releases, statements, speeches, fact-sheets, videos, podcasts, animations, and write ups about events and outcomes of IDEV, its partners, and the Bank’s client countries, for a variety of channels including the intranet and Internet websites, blogs, e-news, media and other communication channels, in accordance with AfDB guidelines.
  3. Participate in the planning of physical and virtual knowledge sharing events, webinars, seminars, trainings, conferences etc. to ensure appropriate communications before, during, and after the event.
  4. Plan and implement communication campaigns.
  5. Support IDEV in enhancing internal capacity for communication, knowledge sharing and outreach.
  6. Raise internal awareness of communications approaches and best practices.
  7. Identify areas of reputational risk and develop approaches to minimize them.
  8. Propose new activities to be included in the IDEV three-year work program.
  9. Report on achieved activities during the year to be taken into account in the IDEV Annual Report.

Evaluation-specific communications

  • In collaboration with IDEV knowledge management and evaluation task managers, undertake communications activities, including social media, to disseminate evaluation results and key messages to various target audiences.
  1. Participate in the planning and implementation of a stakeholder engagement strategy and dissemination plan for each IDEV evaluation, to ensure appropriate communication about the evaluation.
  2. Prepare a range of communication products summarizing findings, lessons and recommendations from IDEV evaluations, including stories, news, articles, briefings, factsheets, infographics, audio-visual productions, and other materials for the website, e-news, intranet, social media, etc.
  3. Ensure that the products meet high quality standards and that their content responds to the knowledge needs of various audiences: Bank operations staff and management, authorities and beneficiaries in Regional Member Countries, development partners, researchers/academia, the media, etc.
  4. Disseminate IDEV knowledge and communication products to the identified target audiences through the most appropriate channels, including print and electronic publication and distribution, direct mailings, displays at events, the IDEV website, social media, etc.

Branding and style

  • In collaboration with IDEV knowledge management and evaluation task managers, ensure coherent and consistent branding and style of IDEV products, including evaluation reports, knowledge and communications products and promotional materials.
  1. Assist colleagues with review of documents and other materials to ensure that IDEV guidelines are adhered to.
  2. Liaise with other IDEV staff to assist with their communication needs as appropriate.

Communication tools and processes

  • Ensure the continued development and maintenance of IDEV communication and dissemination channels.
  1. Manage the IDEV website, electronic newsletters and mass mailings.
  2. Enhance and manage IDEV’s social media presence (Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, etc.), and develop strategies for engaging with evaluation and other audiences through social media.
  3. Keep up to date on new social media tools and best practices, identify new opportunities for achieving IDEV objectives, and initiate the development of new and innovative communication and advocacy products.
  4. Develop relationships and collaborate with other Bank departments, external stakeholders and clients to ensure the widest possible dissemination of IDEV knowledge and communication products.
  5. Develop relationships with evaluation departments of other organizations to exchange best practices.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Director, Gender, Women and Civil Society Department, AHGC0

Mon, 31/05/2021 - 10:48
  • Provide intellectual and strategic leadership to the Gender, Women and, Civil Society agenda for the Bank Group, working across technical, geographic and institutional boundaries to support the delivery of development solutions to a diverse range of clients
  • Build partnerships with internal and external stakeholders and engage at the senior-most levels to coordinate and mobilize resources to achieve the Bank Group’s strategic goals
  • Lead the implementation of the Bank Group’s strategic framework on gender equality and women empowerment, ensuring the mainstreaming of gender across the Group’s portfolio from project design to implementation, including M&E mechanisms
  • Oversee the bank-wide implementation of the AFAWA initiative, in partnership with relevant internal and external partners
  • Lead the implementation of the Bank Group’s strategic framework on Civil Society engagement, to institutionalize strategic partnership with the sector from policy dialogue to project implementation
  • Develop a pipeline of high impact research and Economic & Sector Work on Gender, Women and Civil society to support evidence-based policy dialogue and advisory services
  • Coordinate the Bank Group’s relationships with external partners to enhance collaboration and share best practices on the gender equality and civil society engagement agenda in Africa and the world
  • Advise the Bank Group on emerging matters of strategic, policy and institutional significance related to the Gender, Women and Civil Society agenda across its activities
  • Proactively lead a dynamic and growing team, and foster an environment that stimulates and rewards innovation, creativity and accountability for results; promote collaboration and facilitate teamwork across teams and across organizational units.

Chief Environmental Safeguards and Compliance Officer, SNSC

Thu, 27/05/2021 - 21:01

Mainstreaming of environmental aspects in operations

As task team member, he/she will provide support to Task Team Leaders/ Task Managers and Borrowers/Clients in identifying, mainstreaming, and monitoring environmental aspects/concerns in Bank operations during the identification, preparation, appraisal, implementation, and completion stages (throughout project lifecycle) through the following:

  1. Assess the environmental risk associated to Bank-funded operations and prepare/contribute to the categorization memorandum.
  2. Assess and/or ameliorate the nature of the environmental studies, prepared by Borrowers/Clients, to capture all relevant environmental concerns.
  3. Analyse and mainstream relevant and cross-cutting environmental issues into Bank-funded operations, particularly issues related to stakeholder engagement, biodiversity and resources efficiency and climate change vulnerability.
  4. Document and recommend lessons learnt on environmental sustainability to integrate in the design and implementation modalities of new operations to enhance environmental benefits.
  5. Assist Borrowers/Clients for the finalization of the Terms of Reference (ToRs) for the preparation of Environmental and Social Assessment (ESA) documents (Strategic Environmental and Social Assessment -SESA-, Environmental and Social Impact Assessment -ESIA-,  Environmental and Social Management Framework -ESMF-, Environmental and Social Management System -ESMS-, Resettlement Action Plan -RAP-, Environmental Audit -AE-, Hazard and Risk Assessment -HRA-, etc.) to ensure compliance with the Bank E&S requirements.
  6. Review the ESA documents submitted by the Borrowers/Clients as of the ISS and other Bank requirements.
  7. Draft the inputs for the technical sections on environmental aspects in Project Concept Notes (PCNs), Project Appraisal Reports (PARs), Project Completion Reports (PCRs) and any other project related report as required.
  8. Draft and/or ameliorate reporting templates for use in implementing and monitoring environmental aspects and components of projects and programs and prepare, where applicable, action plans to bring projects and programs in compliance with Bank’s environmental and social requirements.
  9. Liaise with co-financiers to ensure consistency in the mainstreaming of social safeguard concerns.    

Policy and Compliance with Environmental Requirements

  1. Participate in the formulation, review and/or revision of the Bank environmental and social safeguard policies, procedures, and guidelines. 
  2. Provide policy guidance to Bank teams on environmental safeguard issues to enhance their awareness and the capacity of the projects and programmes to comply with the Bank’s requirements.

Capacity Building and Knowledge Management

  1. Contribute to the development and implementation of capacity building and training programs for staff within the Bank and in RMCs.
  2. Participate in, contribute, and represent the Bank in internal and external trainings and conferences on environmental issues as well as other activities for advocacy, dissemination, and knowledge building.
  3. Develop and/or contribute to the development of innovative knowledge products on environmental sustainability, environmental safeguards and/or the E&S performance of Bank financed projects and programmes. 
  4. Undertake any other task as the Director of the Environment and Social Safeguards Department and/or the Regional Director General.

Chief Country Economist, Gabon and Equatorial Guinea, ECCE

Thu, 27/05/2021 - 20:34

Under the supervision and guidance of the Director, Country Economics Department, the Country Economist for Gabon and Equatorial Guinea will:

  1. Analyse the economic and financial situations of assigned Regional Member Countries, using internal and external information sources, and determine the implications for the programming and updating of Bank Group operations such as defined in the Country Strategy Paper.
  2. Examine the impact of Bank Group operations, in the countries concerned, of regional economic integration programmes and make recommendations on the role of the Bank Group in assisting regional integration initiatives.
  3. Participate in the policy dialogue with Government authorities and development partners.
  4. Prepare economic and Sector Work and papers on relevant economic and financial issues in the development process and other country economic tasks such as the Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA), the Country Risk Rating (CRR) and the Country Resilience and Fragility Assessment (CRFA) exercises.
  5. Contribute to the identification, preparation, evaluation and monitoring of the implementation of macroeconomic programmes.
  6. Prepare Country Diagnostic Notes and Regional Diagnostic Notes to inform the preparation of Country Strategy Papers and Regional Integration strategy Papers.
  7. Maintain effective communication with the sector departments and other relevant units in the Bank to ensure a coordinated approach in the preparation of knowledge products in the assigned countries.
  8. Participate in Country Portfolio Reviews.
  9. Participate in the preparation and monitor implementation of measures under budget support operations.
  10. Participate in aid coordination activities with bilateral and multilateral donors, with emphasis on promoting the co-financing of projects and programmes.
  11. Participate in the preparation of the department’s budget and in the recruitment of consultants; prepare annual and triennial lending programmes and briefs on economic reform and institutional support programmes.
  12. Provide background research papers on a variety of economic topics for management discussions, decision meetings, corporate reporting, flagship publications, and client-facing interactions. 
  13. Participate in the preparation of the pipeline and lending programs
  14. Develop and build client relations at levels and plays a promotional role in generating new business for the Bank.

Budget Officer, SNPB1

Tue, 25/05/2021 - 21:24

Under the general supervision of the Division Manager, the Budget Officer will be responsible for the following areas: Management and monitoring of budgeting tools and systems, Budget Execution support, Budget Analysis and Reporting, Budget HelpDesk Monitoring and capacity building.

His/her duties includes:

Management and monitoring of budgeting tools and systems

  • Coordinate with IT Department the functional changes in Activity Time recording system (ATRS) if required
  • Implement and monitor measures to improve the filling rate and data quality of ATRS system
  • Prepare and update cost accounting system parameters (salary bands, allocation key) for cost allocation and cost sharing
  • Propose system improvements in the light of changes in system and budget process
  • Propose and/or conduct independent research and analyses on budget issues, identifying problems, proposing solutions and making recommendations to Management

Budget control support

  • Maintain data integrity and budget control systems
  • Update budget Master Data in SAP CO and SAP FM-BCS
  • Coordinate budget loading in SAP
  • Coordinate period-end closing exercise (carry forward), including periodic reconciliation, to ensure system data integrity
  • Analyse budget transfers and recommend appropriate actions

Budget Analysis and Reporting

  • Analyse budget data and provide analytical reports to allow decision making and initiatives implementation (Coefficient Budgeting, One Bank budgeting approach)
  • Collaboration with others budget officers to provide inputs for department key documents
  • Ensure delivery of periodical reports to stakeholders (Executive Directors, Senior Management Committee, Managers and Focal Points)

Budget Helpdesk Monitoring and Capacity Building

  • Support End users on daily requests
  • Troubleshoot issues on budget systems and tools
  • Monitor the “Budget Helpdesk” Email account
  • Participate in the design of learning materials for budget and resource management systems
  • Act as a resource person for budget and resource management training

Sector Manager, Agriculture Operations, RDGE

Wed, 19/05/2021 - 21:58

Under the overall supervision of the Director AHAI & expert guidance from Senior Management from the DG, Regional Directorate East (RDGE), the manager performs the following:

Leadership and Management:

  • Lead the strategic staffing of the Agriculture Division of the Regional Directorate East (AHAI-E) team in the respective region, giving due support to and championing the Bank’s regional and country Strategies,in general and promoting Feeding Africa, in particular.
  • Lead and manage the Agriculture team in the assigned region and ensure the team is high-performing, well-motivated and committed to the success of the Bank.
  • Lead, plan, organize, manage and supervise the activities and work programme and budget of the Division with appropriate delegation of day-to-day activities.
  • Drive and ensure operational efficiency and effectiveness of the Agriculture Division RDG-E (AHAI-E) achieving the Bank’s strategic imperatives and the management of change.
  • Cultivate and ensure a culture of "ONE-Bank" in the Agriculture and Regional Directorate East with the highest levels of ethics, fiduciary responsibility, and professionalism to protect and enhance the reputation of the Bank.
  • Provide both technical and managerial leadership to staff in the definition and realization of the key performance indicators (KPIs) of the Division.
  • Ensure effective Divisional budget resources management.
  • Strengthen the human and institutional capacities of countries and deepen the capacity of the Bank to implement the Bank’s Flagship Projects and to become the thought leader in knowledge products and advisory services to countries.
  • Ensure the Task Managers of the Division contribute to the development of country strategy papers and regional integration strategies in relation to their High 5 of concern and country of assignment;
  • Lead and drive the Division’s contribution to policy dialogue with Government Officials in Agriculture.

Business Development:

  • Manage the delivery of the lending programme for member countries in the Region in accordance with Bank policies and procedures.
  • Advance regional integration through the development of and contribution towards the execution of major regional transformative development projects to attain the Bank’s High 5s #2 Feed Africa  and where possible to contribute to ‘Improve the Quality of Life for the People of Africa’ ‘Light up & Power Africa,’ ‘Industrialize Africa,’ and ‘Integrate Africa.’  
  • Ensure impact is made on the objectives of the ‘Feed Africa,’ flagship programmes.
  • Develop critical resources and the technical capability necessary for sourcing and originating bankable projects.
  • Pipeline Development: Develop and manage a diversified pipeline and lending programme of investments in Agriculture across the region, to meet the Bank’s impact and profitability targets.
  • Drive the development of a robust pipeline of public and private projects, programs and analytical work through identification and preparation activities.
  • Identification of Opportunities - Identify and secure co-financing opportunities and organization of joint promotional activities;
  • Identify direct investment opportunities for possible Bank financing and build up PPP project pipeline.
  • Under the guidance of the Director AHAI, spearhead national and regional business development and investment, drive resource mobilization across the countries under their remit and significantly grow the business of the Bank.
  • Project Management - Ensure that when preparing and designing projects in Countries in fragile situations, there is effective liaison with internal Fragility and Resilience Experts to ensure effective application of the fragility-lens, taking into consideration the fragility context (economic, political, social, environmental, and regional factors) and implications from a risk management point of view to minimize impact, and if within scope of the project to make an informed beneficial impact. 
  • Supervise all stages of the project origination part of the project cycle up to Board presentation.
  • Drive the development and delivery of transformational projects for the region and the continent.
  • In joint venture with the Regional teams, manage selected client relationships, and ensure high level of client satisfaction.
  • Promote the Bank’s Agriculture operations and programs to Government Officials, business operators, development partners, etc.
  • Promote and ensure programmatic linkages between the work of the Division and that of other related Bank Divisions and Departments.

Portfolio Management:

  • Ensure regular and timely supervision reporting of all agricultural operations in the region;
  • Ensure timely completion reporting for all agricultural projects closing;
  • Process cancellation of loan and grant balances as due;
  • Ensure dashboard performance of agriculture portfolio is within set targets;

Building Relationships and Using Influence:

  • Developing partnerships - Lead the AHAI-E Division’s contribution in the creation of networks and partnerships to implement the ‘Feed Africa,’ High 5 and make impact on ‘Light up and Power Africa’ ‘Industrialize Africa,’ ‘Integrate Africa,’ and ‘Improve the Quality of Life for the People of Africa’ High 5s.
  • Lead and manage the development of partnerships that lead to the creation of Public Private Partnership for transformation and innovative financing of operations under the above mentioned High 5 in the (indicate region).
  • Build strong relationships – a strategic focus with regional and local private businesses, Regional Economic Communities (RECs), River Basin Organizations (RBOs), Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), United Nations (UN) organizations, bilateral and multilateral partners and Government officials to develop investment opportunities and to ramp up co-financing and loan syndications.
  • Coordination role - Coordinate the Bank’s relationships with institutions involved in Agriculture, operations (exchange of information on policies, operational experience, identification, preparation and appraisal).
  • Represent the division, department, the Complex and the Bank at agriculture gatherings.

Performance Management:

  • Execute staff performance management, including work performance appraisals and assessments of staff potential and training and development needs.
  • Foster an environment that stimulates and rewards performance, initiative and innovation, and encourages continuous learning, open communication and teamwork.

Country Manager – Tanzania, COTZ

Wed, 19/05/2021 - 21:05

Management of the Country Portfolio

  1. Initiate and lead dialogue with Government and the private sector on systemic issues relating to portfolio management,  to improve the performance and quality of Bank operations based on agreed result framework, which will be assessed using key performance indicators and targets;
  2. Identify and address cross-cutting and country specific portfolio issues, and advise the Country Team in the design, implementation and supervision arrangements for the portfolio as well as new business development;
  3. Oversee all aspects of portfolio management, sovereign and non-sovereign, to ensure quality at entry and during implementation, including performance monitoring, in line with Bank corporate policies, strategies, guidelines and directives;
  4. Continuously reviewing country portfolio, country operations and work programs to ensure that it is aligned to the implementation of the new Business Development and Delivery Model;
  5. Initiate and support resource mobilization in the country and follow up on related works, including counter-part contributions, co-financing opportunities, as well as Country Policy and Institutional Assessments;

Relationship Management

  1. Manage and develop relationships with key clients (governments, central and local authorities and private actors) at the highest level of seniority, and position the African Development Bank (AfDB) as the partner of choice to support high development impact operations in the country.  Build relationships with key stakeholders (including relevant regulators, businesses, NGOs and institutional and private investors);
  2. Develop and maintain strong relationships with sector departments to originate, process and manage an expanding pipeline of high-quality investments, and support proactive and strategic economic and sector work as well as portfolio development and management, to meet the AfDB's targeted objectives;
  3. Ensuring diplomatic tact and respect for due protocol, especially when it comes to dealing with the host country’s authorities and protecting the Bank’s reputation and image in the country;

Development of Strategy

  1. Develop and implement, in consultation with the Director General , an integrated investment and advisory support strategy for the AfDB’s activities, including country priorities and business targets for key industry groups, and key engagements, with a particular focus on High 5s and other high impact projects aligned with the Bank’s strategy to support the country’s development efforts;
  2. Lead/coordinate capacity building, to enable the country to engage with key actors involved in the country’s sustainable, inclusive and green development;
  3. Assess and provide advice to the Bank and to the Country with a special focus on addressing Fragility situation as appropriate and supporting climate resilient development in the country;
  4. Support the alignment of the country strategy to the Bank’s High 5 priorities;

Fragility Assessment

  1. Conduct fragility assessments as per business requirement;
  2. Ensure the fragility lens is being applied in the design and implementation of the Bank Group operations in the country;

Identify opportunities

  1. Identify areas where the Bank can catalyze sustainable, inclusive and green development through innovation based on a thorough understanding of local markets and leading practices from the Bank’s international experience, as well as draw on the expertise of similar development partners especially in terms of conducting dialogue with authorities, resource mobilization, and co-financing opportunities;
  2. Develop knowledge to ensure that the AfDB is effectively working closely and coordinating with appropriate stakeholders within the country. Develop and maintain relationships with these stakeholders and identify business opportunities taking into account the AfDB's strategy, comparative advantage and operational policies, instruments, procedures and products;
  3. Identify and initiate opportunities directly linked to the Banks High 5 areas;

Country Office Management

  1. Lead, manage, develop and mentor performance of country office by ensuring that the team is high performing, well-motivated, innovative, well-trained; have clear deliverables and remain highly committed to the success of ADB in the country;
  2. Supervise staff in the country office and undertake staff development and performance evaluation. For sector experts, evaluation shall be done jointly by the Country Manager and the relevant Sector Department;
  3. Prepare, supervise and manage implementation of the country office budget and submit periodic reports in accordance with the Bank’s budget management regulations;
  4. Plan and supervise the administrative, financial and personnel support services required; prepare budget and financial reports; authorize expenditures, personnel actions, acquisitions and other administrative actions, and monitor the best possible contribution of the Action Time Recording System (ATRS) to the Cost Accounting System (CAS) of the Bank;
  5. Liaise and work closely with other department staff on issues such as audits of the country office, human resources, pipeline development in SRAS, portfolio management in BPPS and asset management (CHGS) and IT issues (CHIS);
  6. Championing the Complex / Regional mandate and purpose – providing a direct and indirect operational support that will contribute to the regional output and mandate in assigned Country;
  7. External communication - Develop locally the AfDB's 'brand', building on the brand and the overall communications strategy, including engaging with civil society, non-government organizations as well as the local media;
  8. AfDB Visibility - Represent and provide visibility for and including through organizing/participating in high profile events (Senior level visits, interviews, seminars, business events and conferences);
  9. Quality Management – Focus on ensuring quality and performance of the country portfolio; Ensure all reports and submissions are timely and of high quality; work jointly with relevant country teams and managers to meet Key Performance Indicator (KPI) assigned targets;
  10. Play a key role and advise the Country Team on economic, political, social and other  developments relevant to the Bank’s operations in the country;

Short Term Staff – Learning and Development Assistant, CHHR3

Tue, 18/05/2021 - 23:04

The Short-term Staff (STS) Learning and Development Assistant will be required to deliver on the following duties, tasks, and responsibilities:

  1. Assist the Senior Leadership and Employee Development Officer in designing innovative learning and development plans, programs and material that meet identified learning needs.
  2. Provide support for identifying available staff learning and development opportunities both in-house and externally and for their implementation.
  3. Provide HR customer services by acting as a point of contact for Learning and Development administrative queries from internal customers.
  4. Provide support in the coordination of logistics before, during and after training sessions.
  5. Provide assistance in administering and analyzing post-training evaluations to determine relevance and impact of programs offered.
  6. Assist in the preparation of the annual reports (including statistics and key performance indicators) on learning and development activities and recommend process improvements.
  7. Provide support in the selection of training providers and provide related contract administration and management.
  8. Track the Learning and Development budget, verify payment of invoices to ensure delivery within agreed budget limits.
  9. Collect and maintain up to date learning and development records and data for all Bank staff.
  10. Provide general administrative support to the Learning and Development section.

Short Term Staff – Workforce Planning, Job Description and Evaluation Assistant, CHHR3

Tue, 18/05/2021 - 22:31

The Short-term Staff (STS) Workforce Planning, Job Description and Evaluation Assistant will be required to deliver on the following duties, tasks, and responsibilities:

Strategic Staffing and Workforce Planning

  1. Provide support in the Business Process Reengineering and Sankofa projects in the area of data collection and record keeping in the system especially on job descriptions. 
  2. Collate and organise all job descriptions, input and store them in a logical manner in the Sankofa system
  3. Monitor the Bank Position Management Subsystem by:
  • Investigating anticipated vacancies and maintaining a vacancy roster.
  • Analyzing staffing statistics and reconciling assigned and vacant positions with authorized budgeted staffing level in each organizational unit.
  • Coding new positions
  • Reviewing and verifying the records on vacant positions.
  • Participate in the updating of the staff skill profiles based on new recruitments and extract specific data upon Management's request.

Job Description and Evaluation

  1. Provide relevant HR documents and information that could facilitate the recruitment process.
  2. Act as Data resource administrator for all historical data and statistics on staffing.
  3. Reconciling job descriptions to positions in the Bank systems.
  4. Collect and analyze data on workforce planning and job evaluation.
  5. Initiate and follow-up on various administrative actions to support the workforce planning service.
  6. Assist process improvement and ad hoc projects, as may be required from time to time.
  7. Serve as administrative support and office point of contact on all matters relating to job descriptions, specifications evaluation and grading, including job families and other relevant records.
  8. Maintain appropriate and up-to-date records and documentation of job descriptions, evaluation and grading, including job families and other relevant records.
  9. Respond to enquiries related to job descriptions, evaluation and grading; and undertake all follow-up actions within agreed timescales.
  10. Coordinate activities and meetings for the Bank's internal Job Evaluation Committee (JEC) including maintenance of minutes, forms/ templates, and other records.
  11. Provide assistance for the development of a comprehensive job classification framework and workforce plan using a participative approach and ensure Management’s approval.
  12. Provide support to monitor the implementation of the job classification framework and workforce plan, conduct lessons-learned exercises and mainstream workforce planning practices across the Bank.
  13. Ensure appropriate implementation of the Bank guidelines on organizational structures, job families, job descriptions, evaluation, and grading.

Provide general administrative support to the Strategic Staffing and Talent Management Section.

Short Term Staff - Leadership Development Assistant, CHHR3

Tue, 18/05/2021 - 22:02

The Short-term Staff (STS) Leadership Development Assistant will be required to deliver on the following duties, tasks, and responsibilities:

  1. Support in the data generation and analytics in the design of the leadership development programme
  2. Provide assistance in identifying, collecting, analyzing, and assessing leadership training needs across the Bank.
  3. Provide support in the coordination of logistics before, during and after leadership training sessions.
  4. Support the development of leadership learning packs that will enable alignment to the Bank’s Core Values and vision.
  5. Support the maintenance of an overview of best practices in respect of leadership and development issues.
  6. Assist in administering and analyzing post-training evaluations to determine relevance and impact of programs offered.
  7. Support the creation of measurement systems to track adoption, utilization, and proficiency of individual changes due to the delivered leadership learning programmes. 
  8. Conduct periodic benchmarking exercises and comparative analysis of other sister organizations to improve the quality of leadership development programmes in the Bank.
  9. Assist in all phases of the content development cycle, including needs analysis, planning, designing, developing, implementing, evaluating, and reporting.
  10. Provide support for identifying innovative staff leadership development opportunities available both in-house and externally and their implementation.
  11. Support in designing a feedback process for improving required leadership capabilities.
  12. Assist in the preparation of the annual reports (including statistics and key performance indicators) on leadership development activities and recommend process improvements.
  13. Act as a point of contact for administrative queries relating to leadership development from internal customers.
  14. Collect and maintain up to date records and data relating to leadership development initiatives and programs within the Bank.
  15. Perform any other duties assigned by the Task Manager.

Senior ICT & Digital Education Officer, AHHD1

Tue, 18/05/2021 - 19:09

Under the supervision of the Division Manager Education, Human Capital and Employment and working closely with internal and external stakeholders, the Senior  ICT and Digital  Education  Officer  will perform the following:

1. Supporting analytical work in Education and Skills Division and in the Bank:

  • Providing technical and analytical support to teams, Regional Member Countries (RMCs) and clients on education and skills development.
  • Support delivering briefs and reports using both quantitative and qualitative information;
  • Preparing ICT & digital in education requests to be submitted for bilateral funds, and necessary management and follow up actions for the funds;
  • Contributing to strategic missions on ICT & digital in education and skills development through policy recommendation publications commentaries etc.
  • Supporting country teams in preparing Economic Sector Work (ESW) to inform the development of lending operations.
  • Serving as a reference to colleagues in areas of competence, particularly ICT/digital in education in both economic and financial analyses.
  • Providing other departments/divisions of the Bank with expert advice on education and skills development and human capital development issues, ICT/digital skills; particularly on links with the productive sector.
  • Supporting the development of a data base on results achieved in supporting ICT in education and skills development in the RMCs and in the Regional Economic Communities (RECs).

2. Portfolio development and monitoring

  • Participating actively in Regional Team meetings, Country Strategic Paper and Portfolio Assessment missions;
  • Participating in various stages of initiation and design of sovereign national and regional operations initiated by the regional hubs
  • Supporting initiation and design of non-sovereign (private) operations, including Public Private Partnerships in the sector, the management and monitoring of such operations after approval;
  • Supporting initiation and design of complex (multinational operations) in the sector and the management and monitoring of such operations after approval.
  • Design specific Innovative ICT/Digital in education projects and initiatives
  • Lead business development activities with member countries and partners, in order to develop potential projects themed around ICT/digital Education.

3. Supporting policy dialogue and partnerships in ICT/digital education and skills development by:

  • Enhancing the collaboration between the Bank and the key bilateral/multilateral partners on ICT in education and skills development,
  • Contributing to policy dialogue on ICT/digital in education and skills issues at RMCs at both policy and technical level as well as institutional regulatory and policy assessment
  •  Supporting the resources mobilization from multilateral/bilateral development institutions, donors and private sector institutions to complement the Bank Group’s operations around the leveraging of digital technology core areas of TVET, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), STI, Financing in Education;
  • Participating in dialogue with the representatives of governments on basic orientations in ICT/Digital skills development in TVET and higher education sub-sectors;
  • Representing the Bank at technical meetings on ICT/digital in education and skills development;
  • Following-up on execution of decisions and recommendations made at the international level on ICT/digital education and skills initiative to keep the Bank up to date.

4. Knowledge management

  • Contributing to the preparation of policy and analytical work-related Information technology and innovation in education and skills, and human capital development;
  • Supporting studies and capacity building interventions in ICT and Digital in education and skills development including e-learning platforms to promote human capital development;
  • Playing an active role in knowledge generation and sharing, and thought leadership in the field of ICT/digital in education and skills for employability with the Bank’s clients, staff and development partners;
  • Organizing internal events on innovation in ICT/digital education and skills development to ensure a good Bank wide understanding;
  • Support delivering briefs and reports using both quantitative and qualitative information;
  • Supporting the promotion of the division’s (AHHD1) work.

Lead, HR Policies, Contracts and Processes, CHHR0

Fri, 07/05/2021 - 21:10

Under the overall supervision of the Director, Human Resources Management, this position will be responsible for the following accountabilities:

  • Establish and integrate the three sub-units of Case Management, Policy, and Compensation. This includes preparing the job descriptions for all positions in the business unit and working with each unit to integrate all into an effective team.
  • Establish and manage re-engineered processes for key areas of formal disciplinary practice, grievance procedure, and the formal conflict resolution process.
  • Provide leadership and technical guidance to other professionals in the team, as well as to the CHHR community.
  • Establish appropriate relationships and liaison with appropriate business areas such as Ethics, PIAC, PGCL etc.
  • Develop and maintain productive relationships with other internal and external key stakeholders and respond to requests appropriately.
  • Resolve complex issues and challenges in own area of expertise, such as application of rules and guidelines for situations not provided in existing manuals, providing concept notes and written opinions for complex situations and developments.
  • Prepare mid-term draft of business unit goals and aspirations, as well as the annual workplan and deliverables.
  • Identify and design templates for periodic management reports which capture trends and developments, as well as monitor and report on progress (or none thereof) on approved deliverables.
  • Identify weaknesses and implement improvements in processes, systems, as well as in service quality.
  • Design and deliver outreach and training for identified focus groups of internal stakeholders on relevant topics and identified areas of emphases for the business unit.
  • Oversee and manage outreach programs to establish and internalize AfDB’s new philosophy and standards on disciplinary procedures and professional expectations.
  • Lead the assessment of existing digital tools and platforms and propose new best practice, as well as introduce new and appropriate technologies.
  • Analyze and prepare periodic reports on trends and conclusions, as well as lessons learnt in the operations of new business unit.
  • Organize and hold regular meetings with appropriate business units in order to understand issues and challenges in real time, and to be able to provide effective proposals and advice to senior management.
  • Maintain regularly updated portfolio of deliverables and provide reports on key issues and challenges.

Senior Country Economist Local Professionnal (ECVP), ECCE0

Thu, 06/05/2021 - 19:30

Under the supervision and guidance of the Chief Economist/Vice-President for Economic Governance and Knowledge Management, the local Country Economist will:

  1. Analyze the economic and financial situations of assigned Regional Member Countries, using internal and external information sources, and determine the implications for the programming and updating of Bank Group operations such as defined in the Country Strategy Paper.
  2. Examine the impact of Bank Group operations in the countries concerned,
  3. Undertake assigned Economic and Sector Work, focusing mainly on preparing papers on relevant economic and financial issues in the development process.
  4. Identify, prepare, evaluate and monitor the implementation of macroeconomic programmes.
  5. Carry out the analysis required to prepare Country Strategy Papers based on the regional member countries’ poverty reduction and growth promotion strategies and/or the Governments’ Development Agendas, and the Bank’s Ten-Year Strategy and High 5s,
  6. Maintain effective communication with the sector departments and divisions, and other relevant units in the Bank to ensure a coordinated approach in the implementation of the Bank’s Strategy and lending operations in assigned country.
  7. Participate in Country Portfolio Reviews.
  8. Participate in the preparation and monitor implementation of measures under budget support loans in collaboration with the Governance, Economic & Financial Management Department; and in the preparation of information notes on economic reforms programs and institutional support;
  9. Participate in aid coordination activities with bilateral and multilateral donors with emphasis on promoting the co-financing of projects and programmes.
  10. Participate in country dialogue
  11. Participate in the preparation of annual and triennial lending programmes
  12. Develop and build client relations at all levels and plays a promotional role in generating new business for the Bank.
  13. Participate in organisational activities designed to enhance the operational efficiency and effectiveness of the Bank such as the preparation of briefing and advisory documents.

Team Assistant, AHAI.1

Wed, 05/05/2021 - 20:41

Reporting to the Manager, Agribusiness Development Division (AHAI.1), the Team Assistant is responsible for:
Office Administration:

  • Organize (including generation of virtual meeting links etc) and attend to multiple meetings, appointments and events to ensure that responsible management are well prepared.
  • Arrange travel, visa and accommodation; travel occasionally with management to provide general assistance.
  • Initiate and prepare various administrative documents and forms, such as staff list, staff travels, staff absence (annual leave, home leave, excused absence and maternity leave) as well as statistical data when required on staff.
  • Create contracts for hiring consultants in DACON.

Workflow management:

  • Devise and maintain efficient office systems.
  • Track and follow up on documents, deal with incoming email, faxes and general mail.

Resources Management:

  • Manage systems; create and process expense reports in SAP.
  • Assist the management in issues concerning resources such as the administrative budget; monitor and review expenses and bring issues to the attention of Manager.
  • Participate in the preparation of the annual and mid-year budget review by inputting data and the monitoring thereof.

Analytical Work:

  • Produce documents, briefing papers, reports, spreadsheets and presentations.
  • Take notes at meetings, write and finalize letters, and prepare minutes as requested.
  • Assist where applicable with the programming of operational activities by using the appropriate software, entering project information and producing the Department’s various status reports i.e. CSPs, Active Projects, Portfolio Reviews, etc.

Problem Solving:

  • Respond to inquiries on operational matters from Bank Executives; liaise with member countries and other staff; coordinate with other members of management and partners; work with other operations assistants, secretaries and groups in different locations.
  • Carry out background research in field of competence and present in a logical manner.
  • Perform any other duties reasonably requested by management.

Regional Non-Sovereign Operations (NSO) Lead, PIVP

Mon, 03/05/2021 - 21:10

Under the overall guidance and direct supervision of the VP PIVP, the Regional NSO Lead will perform the following, but not limited to:

  • Focal point for Director Generals (DGs), NSO Sector Directors (NSDs), Country Managers (CMs) and NSO Sector Managers (NSMs) for all Private Sector (PS) and Non-Sovereign Operations (NSO) in the region;
  • In consultation with the DG and Country Managers, while conferring with the NSDs and NSMs, ensure PS and NSO dimensions are adequately captured in the Country Strategy Papers (CSPs) as well as the Regional Integration Strategy Paper (RISP) for the respective countries and region, as well as lead in the development and design of the Country Private Sector Profiles (CPSPs);
  • Collaborate with the AIF team and in coordination with DGs and CMs in identifying a pipeline of projects to be presented at the African Investment Forum. In relevant countries, the RNL will also advise on the implementation of the Lusophone compact and on the identification of its pipeline;
  • Lead, after consultation with the DGs and NSDs (as well as others as appropriate such as CMs and as appropriate NSMs and Country Coordinators), in finalizing the NSO IOP (Indicative Operations Plans for each year) for the Region;
  • Focal point in the OneBank matrix structure to: (i) consolidate and inform DGs on all PS and NSO activities in the Region; (ii) serve as the focal supporting senior resource to all Sector Complexes regarding PS and NSO in the regions;
  • Advise DGs and CMs on the management of headroom for NSOs in each region and country, and devise approaches for risk transfer and mitigation working with the appropriate departments such as FIST;
  • In close collaboration with DGs, CMs and NSDs, and working with the Governance Department of ECVP (our Economics & Governance Complex) and the Country Economist, actively support policy dialogue at country and regional level with respect to PS and NSO;
  • Advise DGs and CMs on policy dialogue with the authorities and with RECs on policy issues affecting private sector development and investment climate;
  • Develop and design country and region-specific PS and NSO information notes and briefs to inform plans for integrated investment and TA operations, including sector priorities and business targets;
  • Support the implementation of the Private Sector Development Strategy (PSDS), Financial Sector Development Strategy (FSDS), as well as PS aspect of the Strategy for Economic Governance in Africa (SEGA) in the region and the countries;
  • Support PS upstream work as well as TA activities at country and regional level;
  • Lead PS and NSO business development activities at country and regional level for single-country or domestic clients (and African regional clients based in their regions of coverage), and strategically support NSO portfolio management;
  • Work closely with NSMs by supporting origination activities on the ground, especially with respect to identifying clients and business opportunities, validation, integrity due diligence of clients, local pipeline development, and support for proactive portfolio management through client relationship management in line with the Bank’s institutional priorities;
  • Develop and manage relationships with stakeholders, including key clients (governments and private companies) at the highest level of seniority and position the Bank as the partner of choice to support high development impact projects at country and regional level, including transformative integrated industrialization projects;
  • Build up relationships with key stakeholders (including relevant regulators, businesses, NGOs, PE Funds, and investors);
  • Identify areas where the Bank can catalyze market development through innovation based on a thorough understanding of local markets and best practice from the Bank’s regional experience, as well as the potential of harnessing synergies between the Bank’s SO and NSO;
  • Lead/coordinate the development of client engagement strategies for select existing and new strategic clients;
  • For all investments and TA programs in the region, review and validate Bank’s added-value, development impact and fit with Bank’s strategic focus and CSP/RISP;
  • Build and develop the Bank’s Private Sector franchise in the country and region, and the overall communications strategy; engaging with local media but coordinating with PCER (Communications Department);
  • Represent and provide visibility for the Bank’s Private Sector activities at country and regional level including through organizing/participating in high profile events (Senior level visits, interviews, seminars, PPP roundtables, sector working groups, and conferences);
  • Develop market knowledge and intelligence in order to ensure that the Bank is engaging with the right clients. Take accountability for client selection, ensure the integrity of potential clients and develop and maintain relationships with these companies to identify business opportunities considering the Bank’s Ten Year Strategy, High 5s, PSDS, FSDS, SEGA, and financial instruments;
  • Share accountability (with NSMs and Portfolio Managers) for the quality and performance of the Country PS/NSO Portfolio in their region; and
  • Provide administrative oversight for all IOs in the region. In addition, lead, develop and mentor an integrated and diverse team consisting of NSO IOs and POs (Portfolio Officers), ensuring that the team is high performing, well-motivated, has clear deliverables and is committed to the success of the Bank’s NSO activities in the region.

Country Economist, ECCE0

Mon, 03/05/2021 - 20:44

Under the supervision and guidance of the Director, Country Economics Department, the Country Economist will:

  1. Analyse the economic and financial situations of assigned Regional Member Countries, using internal and external information sources, and determine the implications for the programming and updating of Bank Group operations such as defined in the Country Strategy Paper.
  2. Examine the impact of Bank Group operations, in the countries concerned, of regional economic integration programmes and make recommendations on the role of the Bank Group in assisting regional integration initiatives.
  3. Participate in the policy dialogue with Government authorities, development partners, and other stakeholders.
  4. Prepare Economic and Sector Work and papers on relevant economic and financial issues in the development process and other country economic tasks such as the Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA), Country Resilience and Fragility Assessment (CRFA), and Country Risk Rating exercises.
  5. Prepare Bank Group flagship reports including Country Notes for the African Economic Outlook and provide inputs for the Regional Economic Outlook.
  6. Contribute to the identification, preparation, evaluation, and monitoring of the implementation of macroeconomic programmes.
  7. Prepare Country Diagnostic Notes and Regional Diagnostic Notes to inform the preparation of Country Strategy Papers and Regional Integration Strategy Papers.
  8. Prepare Country Strategy Papers, Regional Integration Strategy Papers, and related products.
  9. Maintain effective communication with the sector departments and other relevant units in the Bank to ensure a coordinated approach in the preparation of knowledge products in the assigned countries.
  10. Participate in Country and Regional Portfolio Reviews.
  11. Contribute to improvements in operational efficiency through peer review of Bank Group project/operation documents and knowledge products.
  12. Participate in the preparation and monitor implementation of measures under budget support operations, Institutional Support Projects, Technical Assistance, and Advisory Services.
  13. Participate in aid coordination activities with bilateral and multilateral donors, with emphasis on promoting the co-financing of projects and programmes and coordinated non-lending work.
  14. Participate in the preparation of the department’s and Country Office budget and in the recruitment of consultants; prepare annual and triennial lending programmes and briefs on economic reform and institutional support programmes.
  15. Provide background research papers on a variety of economic topics for management discussions, decision meetings, corporate reporting, flagship publications, and client-facing interactions. 
  16. Participate in the preparation of the pipeline and lending programs
  17. Develop and build client relations at various levels and play a promotional role in generating new business for the Bank.

Senior Legal Counsel – Public Sector Operations, PGCL1

Tue, 27/04/2021 - 17:44

Under the supervision and guidance of the Division Manager PGCL 1, the Senior  Legal Counsel - Public Sector Operations, Policy and Governance will:

  1. Ensure compliance of all operational activities with applicable Bank policies, rules and regulations.
  2. Prepare and issue legal opinions on agreements, contracts and other formal arrangements for operational activities of the Bank Group and Special Funds with sovereign entities, state-owned enterprises, international organizations and others;
  3. Provide legal advice on projects throughout the identification, preparation, appraisal, supervision and post-evaluation stages of the Project cycle;
  4. Assist in the design of projects and programs from inception to completion in compliance with the Bank’s policies and regulations including the project structure and implementation arrangements, financing instrument(s), terms and conditions of financing, and compliance with the relevant policies and regulations of the Bank;
  5. Draft and Negotiate financing agreements including loan agreements, grant agreements, guarantee agreements and co-financing agreements with other lenders;
  6. Provide legal opinions on the effectiveness of financing agreements and the fulfilment of conditions precedent to disbursement including the review of documents submitted in fulfilment of loan and grant conditions;
  7. Provide legal support and technical assistance to regional member countries and to regional and sub-regional institutions in connection with matters pertaining to the purpose, functions and activities of the Bank and to developmental issues and activities;
  8. Advise on the promulgation of operational policies and regulations of the Bank related to public sector operations;
  9. Provide legal advice on operations-related implementation activities of bilateral and multilateral cooperation arrangements related to public sector operations;
  10. Draft Board resolutions pertaining to public sector projects and programs;  
  11. Participate in project and program appraisal missions and review project concept notes, project appraisal reports and other internal Bank project documents; and
  12. Undertake such other assignments as required by the Division Manager, PGCL.1 or the General Counsel.

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