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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;

Fragility and Resilience Officer, RDTS

Sat, 07/12/2019 - 00:00

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

  1. 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;
  2. 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;
  3. Carry out economic policy and strategic analysis work in and on countries of assignment using the fragility lens;
  4. Contribute to the department’s research work related to fragility and dissemination of knowledge products such as discussion/research papers and publications;
  5. Conduct/participate in the advisory work carried out by the fragile situations department;
  6. 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;
  7. Conduct economic growth diagnostic and trend analysis in countries of assignment applying the fragility lens;
  8. Contribute to the department’s work in arrears clearance, revenues’ management and public goods and services delivery from the fragility perspective;
  9. Actively support the dissemination and implementation of the Bank’s strategy for engagement in fragile situations, including the Fragile States Facility in countries/regions of assignment;
  10. 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;
  11. Build partnerships in countries of assignment, with a view to implement the Bank’s Strategy for Addressing Fragility and Building Resilience;
  12. Attend/represent the Bank in external events (conferences, seminars, workshops) related to fragility at the request of the Lead Coordinator/Fragility Expert;
  13. Attend and contribute to the activities of the Public Finance Working Groups (group of donors providing direct budget support) in countries of assignment;
  14. Perform any other assignments and tasks as requested by the Lead Coordinator/Fragility Expert and/or the RDTS Director.

Senior Country Economist Local Professional, ECCE1

Sat, 07/12/2019 - 00:00

Under the supervision and guidance of the Chief Economist/Vice-President for Economic Governance and Knowledge Management , the local Senior 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.

Macroeconomist Local Professional, ECCE1

Sat, 07/12/2019 - 00:00

Under the supervision and guidance of the Chief Economist/Vice-President for Economic Governance and Knowledge Management, the local Macroeconomist 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.

Operations Assistant, AHHD1

Sat, 07/12/2019 - 00:00

The Operations Assistant will carry out the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Provide operational support to the Division Manager;
  • Manage the electronic data archiving system of the Division
  • Manage the division's database and perform any task related to data entry and analysis as required;
  • Coordinate the preparation and monitoring of the annual Work Programme;
  • Coordinate the preparation and monitoring of the quarterly mission programme;
  • Compile the portfolio database of the division / department (Non-Sovereign Operations, complex projects, trust funds, special initiatives, co-financing);
  • Compiles and present data on projects (managed by the regional hubs) related to the sectors under the division / department;
  • Report on accuracy and completeness of SAP, BPPS & SRAS data;
  • Prepare and Monitor the implementation of the administrative budget and determine/recommend allocation of funds when necessary;
  • Assist with recruitment of consultants, initiate SAP processing of their contracts, prepare service orders, process their payments and follow them up with the Accounting and Treasury units concerned
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports on the management and performance of the division activities;
  • Facilitate training on the use of the Bank-wide Project Processing Schedule (BPPS), SAP;
  • Assist in preparing documents, briefing notes, spreadsheets and correspondence necessary to manage work programme and projects / programmes;
  • Assist in the preparation and organization of activities such as seminars, workshops etc.

OTHER DUTIES 

  • Coordinate matters with the Corporate IT Services Department (CHIS), if necessary, for all issues relating to the SAP / BPPS / ATRS / SRAS system and other information technologies; play the role of SAP resource person in the division and the department; provide technical assistance to the staff in the use of SAP;
  • Take notes during meetings, draft correspondence and prepare minutes as requested;
  • Perform any other tasks requested by the Division

Principal Environmental Safeguards Officer, SNSC

Sat, 07/12/2019 - 00:00

The Principal Environment Officer’s’ core duties/responsibilities will include the following:

Mainstreaming of environmental aspects in operations, including safeguards, gender and social inclusion.  As task team member, he/she will provide support to Task Managers and Borrowers/Clients in identifying, mainstreaming and monitoring environmental and safeguard aspects/concerns in Bank operations during the identification, preparation, appraisal, implementation, and completion stages (throughout project lifecycle) through the following:

  1. Provide E&S support to the Bank’s projects and programmes for both private and public sectors
  2. Address environmental and social issues in various Bank operations during the identification, preparation, appraisal, supervision and project completion stages;
  3. Assist Borrowers/Clients for the finalization of the Terms of Reference (ToRs) for the preparation of Environmental and Social Assessment (ESA) documentation (SESA, ESIA, ESMF, ESMS, RAP, ES Audit, Hazard and Risk Assessment, etc.) to ensure compliance with the ISS.
  4. Review the ESA documentation submitted by the Borrowers/Clients as of the ISS and other Bank policies’ requirements;
  5. Draft the inputs for the technical sections on social impacts in Project Concept Notes (PCNs), Project Appraisal Reports (PARs), Project Completion Reports (PCRs) and any other project related report as required.
  6. Draft and/or ameliorate reporting templates for use in implementing and monitoring social aspects and components of projects and programs.
  7. Liaise with co-financiers to ensure consistency in the mainstreaming of environmental safeguard requirements.    

 

Policy and Compliance with Social 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 social safeguard issues to enhance their awareness and the capacity of the projects and programmes to comply with the ISS.

 

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 social safeguards and social development 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 social sustainability, social 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.

Country Economist, ECCE

Sat, 07/12/2019 - 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.

Country Economist, ECCE0

Sat, 07/12/2019 - 00:00

Under the supervision and guidance of the Chief Economist/Vice-President for Economic Governance and Knowledge Management , 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. Undertake assigned Economic and Sector Work, focusing mainly on issues of governance profiling, and papers on relevant economic and financial issues in the development process.
  4. Identify, prepare, evaluate and monitor the implementation of macroeconomic programmes.
  5. Coordinate the preparation of Country Strategy Papers, based on the Regional Member Countries’ Poverty Reduction Strategies and/or the Governments’ Development Agendas.
  6. Maintain effective communication with the sector departments 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 countries.
  7. Participate in Country Portfolio Reviews.
  8. Participate in the preparation and monitor implementation of measures under budget support loans Participate in aid coordination activities with bilateral and multilateral donors, with emphasis on promoting the co-financing of projects and programmes.
  9. Participate in the preparation of the department’s budget, the annual and triennial lending programmes and briefs on economic reform and institutional support programmes.
  10. Develop and build client relations at levels and plays a promotional role in generating new business for the Bank.
  11. Provide mentoring to junior economists.

Senior Education Analyst, AHHD1

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 00:00

Under the supervision of the Division Manager Education, Human Capital and Employment and working closely with internal and external stakeholders, the Senior Education Analyst 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 education requests to be submitted for bilateral funds, and necessary management and follow up actions for the funds;
  • Contributing to strategic missions on 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 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, particularly on links with the productive sector.
  • Supporting the development of a data base on results achieved in supporting 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 and 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.

 

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

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

 

4. Knowledge management

  • Contributing to the preparation of policy and analytical work-related education and skills and human capital development;
  • Supporting studies and capacity building interventions in education and skills development to promote human capital development;
  • Playing an active role in knowledge generation and sharing in the field of education and skills for employability with the Bank’s clients, staff and development partners;
  • Organizing internal events on 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.

 

Team Assistant, AHHD0

Thu, 05/12/2019 - 00:00

Under the general supervision of the Director Human Capital, Youth and Skills Development, the Administrative Assistant should carry out the following duties:

1. Workflow Management:

  • Devise and maintain office systems to deal efficiently with paper flow; organize and store paperwork, documents and computer-based information; These include the management of the filing and retrieval system
  • Track and follow up on documents: deal with incoming email, faxes, post and correspondence;
  • Distribute Papers from the Director’s office and maintain a follow up system as required.

2. Meetings:

  • documents, briefing papers, reports, spreadsheets and presentations.
  • Acts as secretary at meetings. Drafts the minutes of the meetings; establishes a reporting system on all decisions taken during the meetings for follow up of implementation of outstanding decisions.
  • Processes the schedule of inter departmental meetings within the Bank, consultation and bi lateral meetings with between Bank and other partners.
  • the request to incur representation expenses; follow up of actions to be taken by concerned services.
  • Represents the department at Finance/Budget meetings related to carry over budget meetings with FIFC, CHGS and budget departments and disseminates information on any guidelines, instructions, communicated during the meetings

3. Administration, Budget and Finance:

  • Assists in and advises the Director and Managers on a variety of administrative and personnel matters;
  • Establishes stock control system for the management of office supplies and other bank properties (Personal computers, printers, faxes ...); centralizes requests for office supplies submitted by staff within the department and makes provisions in order to ensure distribution of the required items.
  • Advises on the allocation of support staff to meet priorities, workload and timeliness; participates in recruitment of temporary local staff by reviewing candidatures; pre-selecting candidates, and participating in interview panel, providing reports for decision making, drafting terms of reference and follow-up of their recruitment.
  • Negotiates with CHGS allocation of appropriate office space for the Unit.
  • Contributes to preparation of budget of department as as Mid-year budget review
  • Arrange travel, visa and accommodation for staff going on missions.
  • Initiate and prepare various administrative documents and forms, such as staff list, Staff missions, training programs, staff absence (annual leave, home leave, excused absence and maternity leave) as well as statistical data when required on staff.
  • Manage create process reports in SAP.

4. Reporting and Correspondence:

  • the department's reports and the reporting on level of work executed.
  • correspondence that requires research and/or discussion on administrative and technical matters
  • Liaise with professional staff in the Division to obtain information for special and ongoing projects.

5. Secretarial Duties:

  • Ensure maintenance of sufficient stocks of stationery and other basic office requisites.
  • Track and follow-up on documents, deal with incoming emails, faxes and general mails.
  • Handle internal and general public enquiries; screen telephone calls and requests, and handle them as appropriate; welcome and look after visitors; organize and maintain electronic diaries and make appointments.
  • Maintain confidential records and filing of report s, correspondence and related material for ease of referral.;
  • Source and documents for research purposes and ascertain d techniques required to projects.

Chief Road Safety Specialist, PICU1

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 00:00

Under the supervision of the Division Manager, the Chief will perform the following duties:

Road Safety Strategy

  • Lead, devise, maintain and revise the Road Safety Strategy of the Bank in
    consultation with internal stakeholders and taking into account the long-term road safety trends in the continent’s Transport & Logistics development;
  • Ensure the appropriate implementation of the strategy through communication and advise to
    all relevant stakeholders in the Bank, particularly operations functions, and define a
    monitoring framework;
  • Identify and develop any necessary policies to underpin the strategy;
  • Consult as necessary with external partners, Regional, and non-Regional Member Countries on the form and efficacy of the strategy.
  • Work with other specialists in the Transport & Logistic Division.

Urban Planning Knowledge

  • Manage a team of consultants to develop and maintain the Bank's expertise on Road Safety to support the development goals of the Bank and the continent;
  • Devise the Bank's contribution to key Road Safety themes and represent the Bank at global, regional and national conferences and workshops on Road Safety;
  • Coordinate and work alongside key partners, such as other Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs), the United Nations organizations, African Union Commission (AUC) and Africa Transport Policy Program (SSATP) to design Road Safety programs and solutions in line with SDGs and other initiatives;
  • Publish major studies and reports on Road Safety, taking into account the comparative advantage that the Bank can bring to bear to any specific subject or theme.Convene associated workshops and media events to solidify the learning across Africa;|
  • Develop and maintain, in collaboration with partners, publications and road safety information, both African and global, to support proper analysis of the impact of the road safety development in Africa;

Road Safety Expertise Advice

  • Act as a focal point for providing technical advice to Regional Member Countries on Road Safety and lead dialogue with governments in advancing institutional reforms, building human and financing capacities for sustainable road safety in Africa;
  • Lead the development of Technical Assistance programs to provide cutting edge advice on Road Safety policy, strategy and the choice of focus areas and interventions towards creating sustainable systems;
  • Provide expertise support to operations staff based in the regions on the development and implementation of road safety interventions and ensure that appropriate coordination of actions in supporting clients during the project procurement, execution and monitoring phase;
  • Provide direct support to operations staff in the field, particularly, on safety consideration of Bank financed road projects, giving adequate insights on the impacts of road safety audit and the benefits for incorporating it in the upstream during project development stages;
  • Identify appropriate Road Safety training for internal and external stakeholders.
    Manage and achieve demanding KPIs on Road Safety;
  • Develop and safeguard the Bank's brand as a source of Road safety knowledge for Africa
    by detailing the quality of output expected from the Division and ensuring that it is attained;

Capacity Development Officer, ECAD1

Tue, 03/12/2019 - 00:00

Under the supervision and guidance  of the Division Manager, Program Development (ECAD1), the 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.

Short Term Staff – Human Resources Information Systems Assistant (Recruitment Assistant ), CHHR3

Wed, 27/11/2019 - 00:00

a) Vacancies and Positions Management

  • Assist the preparation of Vacancy Notices through liaising with Language Services for translation;
  • Post and tracks vacancies on the e-recruitment platform;
  • Manage the application process via e-recruitment platform;
  • Attend to queries from clients in a timely manner.

 

b) Data Monitoring, Analytics and Reporting

  • Set up systems, databases and processes for collection of data on recruitment related activities;
  • Compile and maintains statistical records on recruitment at each stage of the cycle, analyzing data and producing statistical reports that reflect current recruitment activities/status;
  • Produce reports as needed by various internal clients, including dashboards for Senior Management;
  • Capture and enter data into HRIS;
  • Produce ad-hoc reports as requested;
  • Provide support on HRIS upgrades and testing;
  • Respond to HRIS data inquiries and requests from different team members.

 

c) Audit and Compliance

  • Execute duties in line with set rules, policies, procedures and standards;
  • Assist the Recruitment Officer on compliance matters through executing activities in line with the Banks regulations, policies, procedures and standards;
  • Assist or provide support on audit related activities.

 

d)  Other Recruitment related tasks

  • Filing of recruitment related information and documents;
  • Support reference and background checks;
  • Support the preparation and management of offers;
  • Liaising and following up on appointments with HR Administration;

 

e) Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor

Capacity Development Officer, ECAD1

Wed, 27/11/2019 - 00:00

Under the supervision and guidance  of the Division Manager, Program Development (ECAD1), the 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.

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