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Security Investigation Assistant, PSEC

Wed, 22/01/2020 - 00:00

Under the supervision and guidance of the Head of Security Unit, the Security Assistant will:

Investigation:

  1. Plan and execute security investigations in a timely manner
  2. Co-ordinate the security element of internal investigations with the respective departments;  
  3. Co-ordinate third parties involved in internal security investigations;
  4. Prepare and provide reports on the status of investigations to all relevant parties;
  5. Communicate results of investigations with the Head, PSEC;
  6. Contribute to the development of procedures and policies associated with security investigations.
  7. Analysis the results of multiple investigations to identify patterns and linkages in investigations.

 

Operations:

  1. Recommend corrective action to be taken to reduce the occurrence of internal cases of theft or similar incidents;
  2. Lead the implementation of recommended corrective action;
  3. Monitor the implementation of Security measures designed to reduce the occurrence of internal incidents and escalate any issues of non-compliance through periodic assessments;
  4. Participate in the organization and control of security for special events organized by the Bank;
  5. Periodically analyse all information collected from access control equipment and make recommendations to improve the overall security posture of the Bank’s premises;
  6. Contribute to the development of procedures and policies associated with security such as emergency procedures, Fire safety etc.
  7. Observe areas immediately surrounding the Bank’s premises to identify threats. Recommend risk mitigation or prevention strategies for identified threats.
  8. Implement measures prescribed to deter and detect fraudulent activities from inside or outside the Bank.
  9. Report any security issues to the direct supervisor and PSEC Leadership for resolution.
  10. Provide secure custody for all exhibits or documentary evidence on behalf of the Head or Unit.
  11. In collaboration with the Regional Security Operations Center, maintain a detailed incident data base and case management system.

 

Incident Response:

  1. Collect information from victim(s) and provide immediate assistance as required
  2. Collaborate with external parties and partners in the management of incidents
  3. Communicate using the appropriate defined channels.
  4. Request the update of residential information on security databases as and when necessary

Country Economist, ECCE

Mon, 20/01/2020 - 00:00

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 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) and the 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.

Chief Water Resources Management Officer, AHWS1

Wed, 15/01/2020 - 00:00

Under the overall supervision of the Manager of AHWS.1 Division, the incumbent will deliver on:

Operations

  • Identify, prepare, appraise, and implement integrated water resources development and management programs and projects;
  • Undertake or participate as a team member in project identification, preparation, and appraisal missions utilizing technical background and experience to recommend appropriate water resources management activities;
  • Compile relevant information that could be transformed into various knowledge products.

Policies and Strategies

  • Monitor implementation of the Bank’s water policy and contribute to the review, preparation and updating of policies, strategies, business plans and guidelines related to water resources development and management;
  • Support dialogue and design of integrated water resources and development programs that incorporate best practice and leverage the comparative advantage of the Bank;
  • Support the Division’s contribution to the development and review of policies, strategies, business plans and guidelines prepared by other departments from water resources perspective;
  • Support regional hubs in mainstreaming integrated water resources management (IWRM) principles into Bank operations
  • Support RMCs, RBOs and RECs in mainstreaming IWRM principles in their policies, strategies and development plans; and
  • Review project proposals prepared by the regional hubs and contribute to all aspects that has bearing on water resources development and management.

Water Knowledge Generation and Sharing

  • Lead the analytical work with focus on: (i) Emerging water resources challenges; (ii) promotion of Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM); and (iii) Trans-boundary water resources development and management, and regional cooperation.
  • Provide strategic guidance and coordination in generating knowledge both in-house and externally, on water resources development and management, through research, studies and networking initiatives;
  • Provide strategic guidance in the conduct of country and/or sector studies to promote efficient and effective water resources management to assist economic transformation of RMCs;
  • Plan and implement capacity development programs for Bank staff and RMCs related to water resources development and management;
  • Support regional hubs in the efficient planning, development and sustainable use of water resources in Bank’s interventions.
  • Support the community of practice on water resources development and management to facilitate the knowledge exchange within the institution and to harmonize the service standard across the regional hubs.

Strategic Partnerships

  • Support review and monitoring of ongoing regional and international discussions related to water resources development and management.
  • Contribute to the Bank’s engagement with key external stakeholders such as the African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW), the African Ministerial Conference on the Environment (AMCEN), and Council of Ministers of Water, Agriculture, Livestock and Land, etc.
  • Contribute to global and regional sector discussions through water conferences and platforms such as Stockholm World Water Week, World Water Forum, World Water Council, and Sanitation and Water for All, etc.

Water Sector Coordination and Collaboration within the Bank

  • Work closely with staff from Agriculture, Climate Change and the Africa Natural Resources Center to ensure synergies between water, agriculture, and environment programs.
  • Contribute to preparation of annual work plans and budgets of the Division’s activities related to water resources development and management.
  • Contribute to the Water Coordination Committee to promote integrated and transboundary water resources and management through coordinated planning and preparation of multi-purpose water resources programs.
  • Foster and contribute to the coordination and collaboration with other development partners and non-government institutions to advance the water agenda.

Principal Staff Integrity Investigation Officer, PIAC.2

Wed, 15/01/2020 - 00:00

Under the supervision and guidance of the Division Manager, the Principal Staff Integrity Investigation Officer will:

  1. Undertake and/or lead investigations into all allegations of misconduct involving staff members of the Bank which are not related to fraud and corruption, coercion, collusion obstructive practices, or the offering receiving or soliciting of bribes, kickbacks or other personal benefits either in kind or otherwise in connection with Bank Group Financed or supported activities.
  2. Maintain appropriate processes and investigation tools including a case management system and ensure compliance with chain of custody procedures, maintain case records, archives, testimonies and evidence;
  3. Contribute to regular updating of the internal manual of investigations procedures which sets out how to investigate misconduct in the Bank.
  4. Operate procedures and mechanisms for ensuring confidentiality of the hotline facility, protection of the whistle-blowers and anonymous reporting of staff misconduct in the Bank.
  5. Receive, screen and investigate allegations or whistle-blowing on staff misconduct, assigned by the Division Manager PIAC2.
  6. Employ surveillance measures deemed necessary and reasonable for the furtherance of staff misconduct investigations.
  7. Monitor and report regularly to the Manager PIAC2 on the allegations received and screened and their investigation status and implementation of recommendations, as well as performance of any other tasks as instructed by the Manager; 
  8. Monitor compliance with Bank Group’s policies, procedures and guidelines, relating to integrity and ethics and use of surveillance measures for the furtherance of investigations;
  9. Contribute to the development and maintenance of the case management system, investigative tools, procedures, and mechanisms for staff misconduct investigations to enhance transparency and accountability;
  10. Participate in the preparation of work plans, progress reports and key performance indicators in consultation with PIAC.1;
  11. Monitor the implementation of investigation recommendations and report the status to the Division Manager PIAC 2.
  12. Contribute in Capacity Building & Awareness Raising in Staff Misconduct related matters. 
  13. Make appropriate recommendations against Bank staff found to have engaged in misconduct and corrective measures where controls or existing procedures are found to be weak.
  14. Plan staff misconduct investigations and determine investigation objectives, scope, criteria, methodology to be used as well as staff and budget resources required to accomplish the assignment.
  15. Conduct field work, controlling evidence and data collection and reviewing documents and information gathered in the course of an investigation to ensure that investigation objectives are achieved; evidence protected and adequately support the findings, conclusions and recommendations of the investigation.
  16. Contribute in the processing of allegations of staff misconduct and providing regular tracking to the Division Manager PIAC2.
  17. Prepare and review required written outputs of the highest quality with logical and clear presentations of staff investigative findings.
  18. Contribute in conjunction with the Division Manager PIAC1 in the prevention efforts in the Bank including staff awareness in staff misconduct related matters.
  19. Review the results of preliminary inquiries to determine availability of sufficient evidence of wrongful conduct or irregularity to warrant comprehensive staff misconduct investigation.
  20. Conduct specially sensitive and complex interviews and staff misconduct investigations.
  21. Monitor the implementation of investigations recommendations to prevent reoccurrence of such irregularities and safeguard the assets and image of the Bank.
  22. Prepare Quarterly Activity Reports containing the status of allegations, preliminary reviews and assignment progress for the attention of the Manager.
  23. Contribute to the preparation of the Annual Reports of the Department and other internal and external reports.
  24. Contribute to special initiatives/projects and undertake other ad hoc assignments upon demand.

Senior Financial Quantitative Risk Officer, FIFM.1

Wed, 15/01/2020 - 00:00

Under the supervision and guidance of the Division Manager, Asset and Liability Management, the Financial Risk Officer will perform the following:

  1. Develop, implement back-tests and monitor key financial models that drive the risk profile of the Bank Group’s balance sheet and income margin.
  2. Liaise with the IT Department for the development or enhancement of the ALM IT infrastructure.
  3. Contribute to the elaboration of the Bank’s annual medium-term financial performance outlook (MTFO) paper and the Programme Budget Document (PBD).
  4. Accountable for the development and production of the quarterly financial projections report contained in the “ALCo pack”, which is the prime set of documents used to make strategic decisions pertaining to the ongoing management of the Bank Group’s balance sheet and the continuing development of margin enhancing operations.
  5. Identify and explain variance in financial key indicators.
  6. Model the structure of specific/ new products in order to reflect how their profiles would impact the Bank Group’s financial position and overall risk profile.
  7. Responsible for the maintenance of the integrity of Risk Management Analytics System/Processes with consideration of data, assumptions, processes and reporting through automation, reconciliation, and documentation.
  8. Prepare background working papers on the Bank’s and Fund's resource mobilization initiatives such as general capital increases and ADF replenishments.
  9. Provide diligent response to analytic requests from senior management, generated in the requested format or, in the absence of a suggestion, in a format that will be most useful to the senior manager's purpose.
  10. Keep abreast of all ALM risks -related regulatory developments, industry and major MDBs (Multilateral Development Bank) best practices.

Senior Treasury Assistant, FITR2

Fri, 10/01/2020 - 00:00
    • The Senior Treasury Assistant will undertake the following functions;

    1)  Participate in the settlement of capital market operations

    INVESTMENTS:

    • Upon receipt of trade tickets from Front Office through Middle Office, check the accuracy of the tickets and reconcile details against the confirmation received from the counterparty.
    • Verify details such as the face value, type of security, the description of the security, trade date, value date, rate, yield, counterparty, the Clearing House, and the proceeds stated on the trade ticket by the trader.
    • Confirm the settlement instructions with the counterparty and assign them to the trade in Summit to generate the appropriate settlement instruction;
    • Analyze each transaction and transfer the required funding to the custody bank for settlement;
    • Transfer proceeds of sale of bonds to the appropriate current account to meet financial obligations.
    • Reconcile confirmations issued and received related Money Market and FX deals in the reconciliation application GTMatch and investigate any mismatch with the counterparties.
    • Monitor live accounts statements on Swift throughout the day to ensure good execution of settlement operations.
    • Review and update periodically counterparties’ s payment details in SUMMIT;

    BORROWINGS:

    • Verify SUMMIT trade set up to facilitate cashflow generation, coupon calculation, and assign appropriate settlement instructions.
    • Reconcile borrowing and derivative cashflows generate by Summit with trade ticket, term sheet, pricing supplement and confirmation
    • Review bond issuances in local currencies to find if they are eligible for settlement with custodian/registrar to avoid settlement failure
    • Review nonstandard coupon payment frequencies and advise supervisor, Risk Department and Capital Market team of any issues.
    • Monitor call on borrowing trades and prepare required instructions to the Issuing and Paying Agent for settlement.  
    • Generate payment instructions to settle debt services.
    • Review and update periodically counterparties’ s payment details in Summit;

    2) Assist in the Collateral Management activities

    • Review and update the static data of Credit Support Annex (CSA) and Global Master Repurchase Agreement of each counterparty in the treasury applications (SUMMIT, TRIOptima…)
    • Issue margin calls to derivative counterparties based on the portfolio valuations provided by the middle-office; reconcile margin calls received from counterparties and report any dispute to the middle-office for investigation.
    • Agree with the counterparty on the type and amount of collateral to be exchanged and update the treasury applications in order to generate the related settlement instructions.
    • Reconcile the monthly collateral balances and interest on cash collateral with the derivatives counterparties and prepare the appropriate settlement instructions;

    3) Assist in the Settlement of Foreign Exchange Transactions

    • Check the details on the deal slip with the details on the conversation print out from the Trader  to ensure accuracy, and perform the settlement process function in SAP for all the transactions;
    • Check the rate quoted on both ticket and Reuters conversation with general level of market rate;  Generate the confirmations and notice to receive swift messages for the transactions, and post the accounting entries for the transactions;
    • Generate payment orders to cover counterparts for the foreign exchange trades  Maintain accurate filing for all foreign exchange transactions

    4)  Assist on investigations and reporting

    • Daily Coupon
    • Download from custodian systems on a daily basis, interests and redemption report.  Analyze for reconciliation purpose.
    • Monitor withholding tax deduction on interest payments and ensure that waivers are processed timely and sent to custodians.
    • Identify bonds that undergo partial redemption and inform both the Front and Middle Office.
    • Prepare daily report of interests received to be used by the Front Office for investments.
    • Manage bond certification to avoid inaccurate position and security being blocked.
    • Monthly Portfolio Valuation
    • Reconcile Summit securities positions report against custodian report on a monthly basis.
    • Prepare monthly report of securities holdings to facilitate the location of the securities in case of sale.
    • Generate periodic reports as requested by the accounting department (FIFC) in order to facilitate the bank reconciliation process.   Respond to queries from FIFC.
    • Prepare a monthly analysis of non-performing counterparties.

    5) Miscellaneous

    • Maintain accurate filing for all transactions.
    • Assist internal and external auditors by providing the requested information.

    Short Term Staff – Hr Administration Assistant, CHHR2

    Fri, 03/01/2020 - 00:00

    Under the immediate supervision of the HR Administration Officer, and the overall supervision of the Division Manager CHHR2, the incumbent will undertake the following Key Responsibilities:

    A - Provide administrative support to the administration of HR processes by:

    1. Preparing HR Administrative documents and decisions relating to regular and short-term staff, Technical Assistants, Secondees, Project Staff and others. These documents include new staff appointment contracts, and contract renewals, staff promotions and any other work related to contract processing.
    2. Maintaining templates and letters for staff separation, staff assumption of duty, transfers, promotions, contract renewals, confirmations, leave without pay and staff testimonials.
    3. Ensuring, in liaison with Records section, that electronic and hard copy personnel files are up-to-date.
    4. Monitoring staff probation periods and process staff confirmation.
    5. Undertaking the maintenance of the contract renewals/probationary periods in the Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) systems.
    6. Undertaking administration of staff dependents for new hires and update / changes by staff in liaise with HR Records section.
    7. Assisting staff members with administrative procedures for adoption.
    8. Working with Shared Services teams, HR Benefits; HR Payroll; HR Master Data & HR Employee Help Desk in problem resolution and treatment of queries from employees.
    9. Assisting in the administration of assumption of duty of Bank staff, Technical Assistants, Secondees, and Project Staff and also the administration of assumption of Staff transfers/Staff movements including Promotions, employment terminations.
    10. Assisting in the process of reference checks for employees to verify a range of candidate information, including employment history, academic qualifications and security checks.
    11. Collecting approval of individual HR action decided, update HR master data and follow up until completion.
    12. Tracking staff movements within and without the Bank.
    13. Maintaining and updating information on probation periods and fixed-term contracts of staff members.
    14. Drafting statistics on recruitment, staff mobility, transfers and promotion.

     

    B - Perform day-to-day office management duties and provide assistance to other colleagues in the accomplishment of Division tasks when required.

    Fragility and Resilience Officer, RDTS

    Fri, 03/01/2020 - 00:00

    Under the supervision of the Lead Coordinator/Fragility Expert, the Fragility and Resilience Officer is expected to perform the following duties:

    • Carry out regular and periodic analytical and research work on drivers of fragility and resilience in and on countries and regions of assignment for internal decision making and programming (e.g. situation briefs, country overviews and fragility assessments) and/or for publication/dissemination within or outside the Bank; Clients/Stakeholders Support the experts in discussions and negotiations with potential partners in order to foster business relationships with the Bank;
    • Conduct/contribute to fragility assessment of the bank’s projects, programs, policies and strategic documents (e.g. Country Strategy Papers) in countries of assignment or at the request of the Lead Coordinator/Fragility Expert;
    • Carry out economic policy and strategic analysis work in and on countries of assignment using the fragility lens;
    • Contribute to the department’s research work related to fragility and dissemination of knowledge products such as discussion/research papers and publications;
    • Conduct/participate in the advisory work carried out by the Transition States Coordination Office;
    • Contribute to the development and constant improvement of the Bank’s tools and methodologies for economic growth diagnostic and forecast (trend analysis) using the fragility perspective;
    • Conduct economic growth diagnostic and trend analysis in countries of assignment applying the fragility lens;
    • Contribute to the department’s work in arrears clearance, revenues’ management and public goods and services delivery from the fragility perspective;
    • Contribute to the analyses and support the work of the department in addressing the spillover effect of the fragility in the region;
    • Actively support the dissemination and implementation of the Bank’s strategy for engagement in fragile situations, including the Transition Support Facility in countries/regions of assignment;
    • Provide quality enhancement services (as commentator or peer reviewer) to analytical work of the department as well as provide comments and inputs to relevant reports and publications initiated by other units of the Bank;
    • Build partnerships in countries of assignment, with a view to implement the Bank’s Strategy for Addressing Fragility and Building Resilience;
    • Attend/represent the Bank in external events (conferences, seminars, workshops) related to fragility;
    • Attend and contribute to the activities of the Public Finance Working Groups (group of donors providing direct budget support) in countries of assignment;
    • Perform any other assignments and tasks as requested by the Lead Coordinator/Fragility Expert and/or the Director of RDTS.

     

    Senior Procurement Operations Officer (COCM)

    Fri, 27/12/2019 - 01:00

    Under the supervision and guidance of the Division Manager Procurement, and the direct technical supervision of the Regional Procurement Coordinator, the Local Senior Procurement Operations Officer will in his/her duty station:

    1. Advise/assist the various Sector Divisions involved in the supervision of Borrowers project implementation activities as required by the relevant Presidential Instructions
    2. Advise Borrowers, Suppliers, Consultants, Contractors and other Entrepreneurs on all aspects related to the procurement of goods and services under Bank Group funded projects
    3. Participate in Preparation and Appraisal missions for projects with routine procurement components with a view to assisting Borrowers and Sector Divisions Staff to define the most appropriate modalities for procurement
    4. Prepare the procurement chapter in the Project Appraisal Report
    5. During the project/program preparation cycle missions, assess the adequacy and effectiveness of the procurement capacity at the Executing Agencies and Project Implementation Unit as well as provide advisory technical support to the project/program team on matters of procurement as an input to a new project
    6. Undertake assessment of Country Procurement Systems of his/her country based
    7. Participate in the project/program Launching Mission to assist the project/program team in developing capacity building of the Executing Agency in the area of procurement
    8. Review, provide comments and participate in working group meetings of lending and non-lending activities reports
    9. Receive, review and approve all tender related documents requiring the Bank’s “No Objection”, “Approval” or “Action” under the Procurement Policy of the Bank; monitor practical aspects by assisting the Projects’ Task Managers to supervise the procurement activities carried out by the Borrower throughout the project cycle
    10. Maintain an on-going system of monitoring the compliance with the Bank’s Procurement Policy by the Borrowers and actions taken by project management to implement internal and external audit recommendations and report on the status of implementation
    11. Facilitate and undertake training seminars /workshops for the Borrower and Bank Staff
    12. Ensure that procurement information and data entering in SAP by sector experts are effective, correct and accurate
    13. Undertake Annual Post Procurement Review Report on on-going projects with a view to advising Management on lessons learnt
    14. Provide or generate reports (monthly or quarterly or as requested)
    15. Execution of audit findings as directed – initiating the necessary corrective actions to address all audit findings in Procurement function and prevent any repeat thereof

    Portfolio Results Officer, PINS2

    Mon, 23/12/2019 - 00:00

    Under the supervision of the Division Manager, the Portfolio Results Officer will perform the following duties:

    1. Quality control of development results by reviewing the Supervision Reports prepared by Portfolio Management Officers.
    2. Assist sector Portfolio Officers and Project Monitoring Officers in improving development results tracking, including through critical review of data collected.
    3. Build an information basis that track, review and analyze data and consolidate results at corporate portfolio level.
    4. Coordinate the supervision and monitoring of NSOs’ Results, with Sector and Regional Organizational Units.
    5. Conduct portfolio analytical work to provide Senior Management with current state of the portfolio performance from a development impact perspective, making recommendations to improve the developmental impact of the portfolio.
    6. Review the monitoring of development results templates and related guidelines.
    7. Provide inputs to the regular revision of the Result Based Logical Framework (RBLF) guide for each sector.
    8. Participate in the design and implementation of tools, dashboards, and early warning system to improve the overall quality of the portfolio.
    9. Develop benchmarks in line with market trends and best practices among Development Finance Institutions (DFIs).
    10. Periodically contribute to various flagships reports to Management.
    11. Assist in designing capacity building programs for Investment and Portfolio Management Officers to improve NSOs’ implementation tracking.
    12. Act as the focal point to coordinate work with various quality assessment and control organs (BDEV, SNOQ, etc.).
    13. Perform other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor.

    Lead Reviser - French, CHLS

    Mon, 23/12/2019 - 00:00

    Under the supervision and guidance of the Director of Language Services Department, the Lead Reviser will provide high level language services, including but not limited to:

    1. Ensure quality control of Translation Bank-wide, with special focus on the quality ofdocuments to be submitted to Senior Management and Governing Bodies of the Bank;
    2. Review, and update policies and procedures governing the Bank's language services;
    3. Lead and ensure quality control of work done by translators and coordinate such activities during meetings and events organized by the Bank for its stakeholders at headquarters and abroad;
    4. Revise translations of complex, highly technical and sensitive documents to be sent to the Bank’s Regional and Non-Regional Member Countries, including Head of State and Government;
    5. Ensure the publication of high quality translations covering the full range of the Bank’s work, namely: reports of an economic and financial nature, statements from Senior Management, audit reports, planning and programming documents, project appraisal reports, legal documents, etc.;
    6. Lead brainstorming sessions within the Department for terminology harmonization across the Bank;
    7. Devise strategies aimed at achieving the objectives of the Department and the Bank on multilingualism and translation;
    8. Serve as a contributing evaluator in the performance evaluation process of translators and revisers in accordance with Bank standards and practices;
    9. Advise management on the budgetary and financial implications of translation activities and its impact on the Bank’s administrative budget;
    10. Represent the Department in working groups comprising different organizational units of the Bank, at the request of the Director;
    11. Lead the Terminology Committee to ensure that new and technical concepts used in the Bank’s documents are identified, reviewed, translated and included in a Terminology Compendium for Bank-wide distribution;
    12. Lead initiatives aimed at establishing or enhancing partnerships with sister institutions for knowledge sharing and staff exchange programs;
    13. Design and implement programs aimed at building internal and external capacities in translation, editing and revision;
    14. Spearhead and coordinate all professional and related training required in Translation, including training in the use of various computer-assisted translation tools.

    Principal Energy Efficiency Specialist & Investment Officer, PERN2

    Wed, 18/12/2019 - 00:00

    Under the overall supervision and guidance of the Division Manager – Energy Efficiency and Clean Cooking, the Energy Efficiency Specialist and Investment Officer will perform the following:

    1. Engage with relevant stakeholders in the Bank’s regional member countries to set up conducive enabling policy and regulatory environment for the development of energy efficiency;
    2. Mobilize technical assistance resources from internal and external sources for improving the enabling environment for energy efficiency;
    3. Support the Bank’s regional member countries to ensure the effective implementation of energy efficiency components of their nationally determined contributions;
    4. Identification and preparation of energy efficiency related operations (policy, advisory, investment) whilst ensuring country ownership;
    5. Assist the Bank’s clients in structuring and obtaining funding for energy efficiency projects from internal and external climate finance sources or other facilities;
    6. Review and contribute to the quality assurance of project preparation and project appraisal documents;
    7. Provide deep expertise for quality assurance of studies related to the development of energy efficiency: preparation of terms of reference, review and validation of feasibility studies and sector analyses;
    8. Contribute to the preparation of knowledge and analytical work to inform strategic work as well as new energy efficiency operations;
    9. Undertake any other task that the Division Managers or Director may assign.

    Principal Water Resources Economist, ECNR

    Mon, 16/12/2019 - 00:00

    Under the supervision of the Manager and working in collaboration with other colleagues, the  Principal Water Resources Economist provides support to AfDB’s water resources governance initiatives. In particular

    1.  Undertake and supervise economic, thematic, and sector work (ESW) in emerging water resource management challenges and identify investment opportunities to promote integrated water resources management and regional cooperation in the water sector.
    2. Undertake water resources modelling on the basis of the “water nexus approach’ to help inform Regional Member  Countries’ decision making in the water sector – allocation, efficiency, equity, use, access and sustainability of water resources and ecosystems.
    3. Develop water resources policies, strategies and plans for member countries through the preparation and administration of advisory TA projects.
    4. Evaluate water resources policies and projects; intra-regional and regional cooperation activities in the water sector; and on the role of water in developing rural economies and poverty reduction.
    5. Lead and participate in the production of key policy briefs, position papers and guidelines on water resources; by liaising with government, academia/research institutions, private agencies and NGOs on water use issues, and help the Center develop appropriate responses. This will include responding to enquiries from the media and public.
    6. Organize, originate and/or participate in the production of knowledge management and dissemination of information related to water resources management, including the drafting of Terms of Reference (ToR), the selection of consultants and the supervision of the technical aspects of their work.
    7. Collaborate with Country departments to elaborate Bank’s water resources management and development related policy and programs, and when necessary participate in related policy dialogue with RMC’s governments; including the promotion of sustainable water resources management and development.
    8. Identify major opportunities for strategic collaboration with multilateral and bilateral donors to improve the governance of water resources in Africa; by engaging with them on policy advice.
    9. Contribute technical inputs to the preparation of country strategy papers and portfolio reviews, with particular reference to the governance of water resources.
    10. Provide technical guidance and mentoring to other natural resource management experts in the ANRC, the Economic Governance and Knowledge Management Complex, other relevant departments and the Bank’s Regional and Country offices.
    11. Support the Bank and RMCs in identification, preparation and appraisal of water resources management and development projects.

    Senior Capacity Development Officer , ECAD1

    Sat, 14/12/2019 - 00:00

    Under the supervision and guidance of the Division Manager, Program Development (ECAD1), the Senior Capacity Development officer will:

    1. Develop programs, strategies and concept notes for capacity development for Regional Member countries.
    2. Undertake research on capacity development needs of the public, private and non-governmental institutions in Africa on any topic relevant for achieving the Bank’s High 5s.
    3. Design innovative programs to improve the quality of capacity development in Africa.
    4. Manage the delivery of capacity development activities such as workshops, seminars, conferences, and roundtable meetings at the Bank’s headquarters and in the Bank’s Regional Member Countries.
    5. Actively engage in resource mobilization for capacity development activities.
    6. Prepare briefs, information notes, and news articles on the activities of the Division.
    7. Undertake evaluation of the effectiveness of capacity development and other development activities of the Division.
    8. Perform administrative duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

     

    Principal Capacity Development Officer, ECAD0

    Sat, 14/12/2019 - 00:00

    Under the supervision and guidance of the Senior Director of the African Development Institute, the Principal Capacity Development Officer will:

    1. Participate in the design and delivery of macro-economic management tools and trainings in the RMCs, in collaboration with other relevant staff members across the Bank.
    2. Participate in the identification and assessment of capacity needs and demand in the RMCs.
    3. Task Manage capacity development activities in collaboration with country investment teams, to contribute to improve
    4. Enhance partnerships with international, regional and national training institutions to deepen and expand the scope of capacity development activities in the RMCs.
    5. Mobilize resources from the Bank’s Trust Funds and other partners to deliver successful capacity development initiatives in the Bank’s RMCs.
    6. Contribute to the preparation of the Annual/Mid-year review of capacity development activities and duly prepare reports and presentations as may be required by Management.
    7. In collaboration with ECVP and other Bank departments, design and deliver capacity development programmes in macroeconomic modelling, forecasting and analysis.
    8. Task manage ongoing institutional support grants to regional economic capacity development institutions in Africa.
    9. Task manage ongoing projects financed by the Bank’s Trust Funds.
    10. Contribute to the review of Bank’s core policy, strategy and operational documents.
    11. Prepare input to the AfDB Annual Report and articles on capacity development.
    12. Participate in peer review meetings in the annual preparation of the African Economic Outlook.
    13. Represent the Senior Director in meetings upon request.
    14. Undertake any other duties as may be requested by the Senior Director.

    Principal Investigation Officer, PIAC.2

    Sat, 14/12/2019 - 00:00

    Under the supervision and guidance of the Division Manager, the Principal Investigation Officer will:

    1. Undertake and/or lead investigations into allegations
    2. Plan investigations and determine investigation objectives, scope, criteria, methodology to be used as well as staff and budget resources required to accomplish the assignment.
    3. Receive, screen and investigate allegations or whistle-blowing on Fraud, Corruption and malpractices or suspicions thereof, in the Bank and in activities financed by the Bank, assigned by the Division Manager Investigation.
    4. Conduct field work, controlling evidence and data collection, and reviewing documents and information gathered in the course of an investigation to ensure that investigation objectives are achieved; that evidence is protected and adequately support the findings, conclusions and recommendations of the investigation.
    5. Contribute to the processing of allegations of fraud and corruption and providing regular tracking to the Division Manager Investigation.
    6. Prepare and review required written outputs of the highest quality with logical and clear presentations of investigative findings.
    7. Assist the Division Manager Integrity and Prevention in conducting fraud risk assessment and prevention efforts in the Bank.
    8. Review the results of preliminary inquiry to determine availability of sufficient evidence of wrongful conduct or irregularity to warrant comprehensive investigation.
    9. Conduct specially sensitive and complex interviews and investigations.
    10. Monitor the implementation of investigation recommendations to prevent reoccurrence of such irregularities and safeguard the assets and image of the Bank.
    11. Prepare Quarterly Activity Reports containing the status of allegations, preliminary reviews and assignment progress for the attention of the Division Manager Investigation.
    12. Operate procedures and mechanisms for ensuring confidentiality of the hotline facility, protection of the whistle-blowers and anonymous reporting of corruption and Fraud within the Bank and in activities financed by the Bank in Regional Member Countries.
    13. Employ surveillance measures deemed necessary and reasonable for the furtherance of investigations
    14. Report regularly to the Division Manager Investigation on the allegations received, screened and their investigation status.
    15. Monitor the implementation of investigation recommendations and report the status to the Division Manager Investigation.
    16. Recommend debarment and imposition of sanctions against individuals, firms and companies found to have engaged in corrupt practices.
    17. Contribute to special initiatives/projects and undertake other ad hoc assignments upon demand.

    Principal Procurement Operations Officer COEG, SNFI1

    Thu, 12/12/2019 - 00:00

    In collaboration with the Regional Procurement Coordinator who is his direct technical supervisor, the Principal Procurement Operations Officer is responsible for execution of the following activities:

    1. Advise the various Sector Divisions involved in the supervision of Borrowers project implementation activities as required by the relevant Presidential Instructions;
    2. Advice Borrowers, Suppliers, entrepreneurs, Consultants, Contractors and other Entrepreneurs on all aspects related to the procurement of goods and services under Bank Group funded project;
    3. Participate in Preparation and Appraisal missions for projects with complex procurement components with a view to assisting Borrowers and Sector Divisions Staff to define the most appropriate modalities for procurement;
    4. Prepare the procurement chapter in the Project Appraisal Report;
    5. During the project/program preparation cycle missions, assessing the adequacy and effectiveness of the procurement capacity at the Executing Agencies and Project Implementation Unit as well as provide advisory technical support to the project/program team on matters of procurement as an input to a new project;
    6. Participate in the project/program Launching Mission to assist the project/program team in developing capacity building of the Executing Agency in the area of procurement;
    7. Review, provide comments and participate in working group meetings of lending and non-lending activities reports;
    8. Receive, review and clear all tender related documents requiring the Bank’s “No Objection”, “Approval” or “Action” under the Procurement Policy of the Bank in accordance with the Delegation of Authority Matrix; monitor practical aspects by assisting the Projects’ Task Managers to supervise the procurement activities carried out by Borrowers throughout the project cycle;
    9. Conduct the assessment of country procurement systems and prepare relevant reports using MAPS indicators for approval by the Manager and Director of SNFI; assist regional member countries (RMCs) for their procurement reforms and mobilize financial resources for this assistance;
    10. Undertake Assessment of Executing Agencies (EA) procurement capacity for each project – With the increasing emphasis on post-review of contracts for improved project implementation this activity, which can only be undertaken by Procurement Specialists, will increase in content;
    11. Maintaining an on-going system of monitoring the compliance with the Bank’s Procurement Policy by the Borrowers and actions taken by project management to implement internal and external audit recommendations and reporting on the status of implementation;
    12. Facilitate and undertake training seminars /workshops for Borrowers and Bank Staff as well as certification of Bank’s procurement staff;
    13. Ensure that procurement information and data entering in SAP by sector experts are effective, correct and accurate;
    14. Undertaking Annual Post Procurement Review Report on on-going projects with a view to advising management on lessons learnt;
    15. Contribute to the efficient use of Information Management Systems for processing procurement requests and generating accurate procurement data for SNFI reports.

    Principal Internal Auditor, PAGL2

    Thu, 12/12/2019 - 00:00

    Under the supervision and guidance of the Division Manager, the Principal Internal Auditor will:

    1. Design and develop improved data analytics routines and processes to support internal audit activities, coordinate acquisition and implementation of approved data analytics tools and templates, facilitate staff capacity building (training) and relevant change management activities;
    2. Interact with management and business partners to identify appropriate data sources and elements required for analytics and validate the completeness and accuracy of data received. In addition, put in place the infrastructure required for optimal data extraction, transformation and loading from a wide variety of data sources;
    3. Contribute to identification of data analytics opportunities during engagement planning, extract, transform and evaluate data using analytical/logical reasoning to examine trends, perform controls testing and provide insights to engagement teams;
    4. Automate and develop dashboards for monitoring and reporting on routine department activities such as follow-up of audit recommendations, staff utilisation (time management), and engagement status monitoring;
    5. Liaise with department leadership to identify and implement opportunities for continuous improvement of data analytics processes and automation of manual activities, and take ownership of new process implementations;
    6. Use data analysis tools to create repeatable data analytics to support continuous auditing of critical automated controls;
    7. Translate data analytics results and findings into comprehensive and succinct deliverables that can be easily referenced during the engagement process and develop compelling visuals during the reporting process;
    8. Provide data analysis support during development of the long-term/annual work program, special projects and ad-hoc assignments, as needed;
    9. Implement a central data analytics repository, and put in place measures to control, manage and maintain the repository.

    Principal Quantitative Risk Officer, PGRF3

    Thu, 12/12/2019 - 00:00

    Under the supervision of the Division Manager, the responsibilities of the Principal Quantitative Risk Officer are:

    1. Lead the development, enhancement and maintenance of the quantitative risk analytics and models (market, counterparty, ALM and credit risks), methodologies and frameworks. Such projects may for example include the design and implementation of quantitative tools in areas such as ALM strategy, Market and Credit VaR, and Stress Testing;
    2. Responsible for the identification, measurement, analysis, monitoring and mitigation of the credit, counterparty, market and liquidity risks borne by the Bank’s treasury and lending activities;
    3. Provide analytical advice on the structuring, pricing and exposure measurement for the Bank’s banking and treasury portfolios, ALM and hedging;
    4. Conduct the implementation, validation and back testing of quantitative risk models;
    5. Review, report and ensure compliance of the Bank with its capital adequacy framework and accounting standards such as International Financial Reporting Standards;
    6. Assess and advise on the impact of proposed changes in Bank-wide policies on risk management methodologies, systems and practices;
    7. Represent risk management at internal committees, cross-departmental working groups, external rating agency presentations, internal and external auditors’ meetings, new  atransactions and legal documentation discussions with the counterparties;
    8. Oversee risk methodologies and documentation and obtain approval from internal and external auditors;

    Principal Procurement Operations Officer, RDGN

    Thu, 12/12/2019 - 00:00

    In collaboration with the Regional Procurement Coordinator who is his direct technical supervisor, the Principal Procurement Operations Officer is responsible for execution of the following activities:

    1. Advise the various Sector Divisions involved in the supervision of Borrowers project implementation activities as required by the relevant Presidential Instructions;
    2. Advice Borrowers, Suppliers, entrepreneurs, Consultants, Contractors and other Entrepreneurs on all aspects related to the procurement of goods and services under Bank Group funded project;
    3. Participate in Preparation and Appraisal missions for projects with complex procurement components with a view to assisting Borrowers and Sector Divisions Staff to define the most appropriate modalities for procurement;
    4. Prepare the procurement chapter in the Project Appraisal Report;
    5. During the project/program preparation cycle missions, assessing the adequacy and effectiveness of the procurement capacity at the Executing Agencies and Project Implementation Unit as well as provide advisory technical support to the project/program team on matters of procurement as an input to a new project;
    6. Participate in the project/program Launching Mission to assist the project/program team in developing capacity building of the Executing Agency in the area of procurement;
    7. Review, provide comments and participate in working group meetings of lending and non-lending activities reports;
    8. Receive, review and clear all tender related documents requiring the Bank’s “No Objection”, “Approval” or “Action” under the Procurement Policy of the Bank, in accordance with the Delegation of Authority Matrix; monitor practical aspects by assisting the Projects’ Task Managers to supervise the procurement activities carried out by Borrowers throughout the project cycle;
    9. Conduct the assessment of country procurement systems and prepare relevant reports using MAPS indicators for approval by the Manager and Director of SNFI; assist regional member countries (RMCs) for their procurement reforms and mobilize financial resources for this assistance;
    10. Undertake Assessment of Executing Agencies (EA) procurement capacity for each project – With the increasing emphasis on post-review of contracts for improved project implementation this activity, which can only be undertaken by Procurement Specialists will increase in content
    11. Maintaining an on-going system of monitoring the compliance with the Bank’s Procurement Policy by the Borrowers and actions taken by project management to implement internal and external audit recommendations and reporting on the status of implementation;
    12. Facilitate and undertake training seminars /workshops for Borrowers and Bank Staff as well as certification of Bank’s procurement staff.
    13. Ensure that procurement information and data entering in SAP by sector experts are effective, correct and accurate;
    14. Undertaking Annual Post Procurement Review Report on on-going projects with a view to advising management on lessons learnt
    15. Contribute to the efficient use of Information Management Systems for processing procurement requests and generating accurate procurement data for SNFI reports;

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