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Senior Disbursement Assistant (FIFC.3)

Fri, 14/08/2020 - 19:52

The Disbursement Assistant functions will include the following:

Disbursement Transactions Processing:

  1. Analyze and determine the appropriateness of borrowers’ requests for disbursements and the supporting documentation.
  2. Determine whether they should be approved, reduced or rejected in accordance with Bank’s policies and procedures. This requires the identification of irregularities and non-compliance with Bank procedures and policies, as well as highlighting circumstances for further investigation where the Bank may be exposed to financial risk.
  3. Review and recommend changes to disbursement systems, policies and procedures to promote timeliness, accuracy and efficiency in processing while maintaining appropriate internal controls.
  4. Draft clear and concise correspondence to borrowers of operational staff on disbursement-related issues.
  5.  Process special commitment amendments and prepare amendment letters.

 

Project Management

  1. Respond to questions from Task Team Leaders, borrowers, commercial banks, and suppliers on payments, balances, and application status.
  2. Cooperate with concerned departments and stakeholders to resolve disbursement issues promptly.
  3. Monitor borrowers’ utilization of special account funds, ensuring that the funds are properly accounted for and used in accordance with Bank procedures.
  4. Participate in loan disbursement missions to verify use of resources and resolve disbursement issues.
  5. Contribute to improving the efficiency of disbursement operations by ensuring that records and reports are properly maintained and updated at all times.
  6. Participate in technical discussions and loan negotiations to ensure that disbursement arrangements are compliant with Bank Group disbursement policies.
  7. Provide input on audit reviews, and monitor borrower compliance with audit findings, as requested by the Disbursement Officer.

 

Capacity Building

  1. Provide input into the training of Executing Agencies, Projects, and Bank Staff.
  2. Participate in the design of materials for disbursement seminars.
  3. Respond to questions regarding disbursement procedures.
  4. Answer questions from Task Team Leaders, borrowers, commercial banks, and suppliers on payments, balances, and application status.

 

Departmental/Divisional Tasks

  1. Participate in departmental/divisional task forces.
  2. Identify issues relating to disbursement policies, procedures and guidelines and propose actions or enhancements.
  3. Undertake ad-hoc assignments at the discretion of the Country Manager or Division Manager.
  4. Participate in the review of project documents such as Appraisal Reports, Country Strategy Papers, and Project Completion Reports and provide input to supervisors.

 

Senior Financial Accountant, FIFC1

Thu, 06/08/2020 - 12:00

 

Under the supervision and guidance of the Division Manager, Financial Reporting; the incumbent’s major responsibilities will be mainly technical accounting with specific responsibilities for:

 

  1. Financial reporting:
  1. Participate in the preparation, technical review and analysis of Bank Group and various Trust and Special Fund financial statements including management reporting and other ancillary documents.
  2. Ensure that monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting is accurate, timely, and in compliance with IFRS and/or internal reporting requirements.

 

  1. Financial analysis:
  1. Identify trends and/or potential inconsistencies through critical review of data and fact patterns.
  2. Assess the Bank’s financial position and results in the context of market movements.
  3. Specifically, monitor the interest, foreign exchange, and credit risk exposures of all financial instruments used by the Bank, including those in the loan, investment, and the borrowing portfolios.

 

  1. Accounting Policy:
  1. Research accounting issues and interpret accounting standards in coordination with the Accounting Policy team to ensure timely and accurate application of existing and new accounting guidance.
  2. Assist in the implementation of new and/or revised accounting standards as applicable to the Bank.

 

  1. Internal/external relationship management:
  1. Work closely with counterparts from other business units within the Bank on financial reporting, accounting, internal control, and external audit activities.
  2. Provide ongoing technical accounting guidance, including proactively participating in structuring of complex financial transactions including significant credit risk transfers and communicating financial statements implications to Management.
  3. Interact with external auditors on audit queries and financial statement disclosure matters.

 

  1. Representation:
  1. Represent the Division in various Bank-wide working groups as assigned by the Manager

 

  1. Any other ad hoc assignment as may be required.

 

Senior Transport Engineer, RDGW3

Thu, 30/07/2020 - 21:16

 

Under the supervision of the Regional Sector Manager (RDGW3), the incumbent will be required to:

Support the development of policies and strategies for the transport sector within the Bank and in RMCs in consultation with relevant government agencies, development partners, and other stakeholders.

  1. Advise the Government of Republic of Senegal on issues pertaining to policy and institutional reforms in the transport sector, especially in the areas of Planning and Programming, transport network development, asset management/maintenance, and Private Sector Participation.
  2. Participate and contribute to country and regional programming activities (CSP and RISP) and ensure that key sector issues and proposed solutions are adequately reflected in the resultant country/regional programming documents.
  3. Conduct analytical and sector work to inform and underpin the downstream intervention of the Bank in project and program design in the transport sector.

Contribute to the development of a pipeline and lending program for transport projects and programs:

  1. Provide technical advice with particular regard to transport sector projects (roads/highways, ports, airports, inland waterways and railways), as well as other infrastructure projects;
  2. Identify suitable projects for inclusion in the Bank Group lending program in the transport sector and be responsible for the formulation of the project concept note identifying key development issues, project/program objectives, risks assessments, budget and timetables for management decisions;
  3. Advise member countries on the preparation, organization and execution of feasibility studies and assist in drafting Terms of Reference; review the progress reports of studies; select the components to comprise the eventual project; review and supervise the work of consultants engaged by the Borrowers to the assigned projects/studies;
  4. Contribute to the preparation and appraisal of transport projects and programs involving broad planning of resources and techno-judgment of alternative ways of shaping projects towards optimal contribution to development objectives; prepare and process the appraisal report involving detailed assessments of technical aspects, economic and financial feasibility, environmental and social safeguards, fiduciary issues, institutional arrangements, etc.

Contribute to monitoring implementation progress of on-going transport projects, programs and technical assistance funded by the Bank:

  1. Supervise projects; play a key role in following up the progress of projects; supervise and monitor procurement activities for goods, works and services in accordance with Bank Group’s rules; review the submissions from the Borrowers, including tender lists, bidding documents, bid evaluation reports, award recommendation and contracts documents; study and analyze data submitted by Borrower; verify and approve contracts for disbursement of funds;
  2. participate in project midterm review missions, sector portfolio review missions and country portfolio review missions and prepare the related reports;
  3. Lead project completion report mission and collect adequate data for the preparation of the Bank Group’s project completion-report; advise the Bank Group on lessons derived from the project which will guide future intervention in the sector and in the relevant countries in the West African Region/Africa; and
  4. Manage fiduciary responsibilities including procurement and ensuring compliance with the Bank guidelines and the provisions of loan/grant agreements.

Participate in sector dialogue and donor coordination activities:

  1. Advise regional member countries on Bank Group’s financing requirements; act as a key person to liaise with government officials and spokesman of the Bank Group in the transport sector; negotiate sensitive and delicate policy and sector reforms issues with borrowers and other parties
  2. Coordinate with other development partners and RMCs for consistency of approach, exchange of experiences, and continuous improvement of practices and integration of transport sector policy commitments to the management of projects.
  3. Collaborate with other development partners in the transport sector for consistency and harmonization of approach, exchange of experience, partnership and co-financing where appropriate.

Contribute to dissemination of best practices in Transport integrating a broad spectrum of issues:

  1. Develop and maintain a knowledge base in the transport sector, keeping abreast of the latest developments and issues related to policy and planning, institutional development, design and construction, financing, operation and maintenance, and regulation;
  2. Provide support to heads of executing agencies, in terms of advice and expertise concerning different transport sector issues and priorities, technical aspects of projects and Bank rules of procedure, particularly relating to procurement of goods and services and disbursement; and,
  3. Contribute to activities for advocacy, dissemination and knowledge building around transport sector issues.

 

Senior Transport Engineer, RDGE3

Thu, 30/07/2020 - 21:07

 

Under the supervision of the Regional Sector Manager (RDGE.3), the incumbent will be required to:

Support the development of policies and strategies for the transport sector within the Bank and in RMCs in consultation with relevant government agencies, development partners, and other stakeholders.

  1. Advise the Government of Republic of Kenya on issues pertaining to policy and institutional reforms in the transport sector, especially in the areas of Planning and Programming, transport network development, asset management/maintenance, and Private Sector Participation.
  2. Participate and contribute to country and regional programming activities (CSP and RISP) and ensure that key sector issues and proposed solutions are adequately reflected in the resultant country/regional programming documents.
  3. Conduct analytical and sector work to inform and underpin the downstream intervention of the Bank in project and program design in the transport sector.

Contribute to the development of a pipeline and lending program for transport projects and programs:

  1. Provide technical advice with particular regard to transport sector projects (roads/highways, ports, airports, inland waterways and railways), as well as other infrastructure projects;
  2. Identify suitable projects for inclusion in the Bank Group lending program in the transport sector and be responsible for the formulation of the project concept note identifying key development issues, project/program objectives, risks assessments, budget and timetables for management decisions;
  3. Advise member countries on the preparation, organization and execution of feasibility studies and assist in drafting Terms of Reference; review the progress reports of studies; select the components to comprise the eventual project; review and supervise the work of consultants engaged by the Borrowers to the assigned projects/studies;
  4. Contribute to the preparation and appraisal of transport projects and programs involving broad planning of resources and techno-judgment of alternative ways of shaping projects towards optimal contribution to development objectives; prepare and process the appraisal report involving detailed assessments of technical aspects, economic and financial feasibility, environmental and social safeguards, fiduciary issues, institutional arrangements, etc.

Contribute to monitoring implementation progress of on-going transport projects, programs and technical assistance funded by the Bank:

  1. Supervise projects; play a key role in following up the progress of projects; supervise and monitor procurement activities for goods, works and services in accordance with Bank Group’s rules; review the submissions from the Borrowers, including tender lists, bidding documents, bid evaluation reports, award recommendation and contracts documents; study and analyze data submitted by Borrower; verify and approve contracts for disbursement of funds;
  2. participate in project midterm review missions, sector portfolio review missions and country portfolio review missions and prepare the related reports;
  3. Lead project completion report mission and collect adequate data for the preparation of the Bank Group’s project completion-report; advise the Bank Group on lessons derived from the project which will guide future intervention in the sector and in the relevant countries in the East African Region/Africa; and
  4. Manage fiduciary responsibilities including procurement,and ensuring compliance with the Bank guidelines and the provisions of loan/grant agreements.

Participate in sector dialogue and donor coordination activities:

  1. Advise regional member countries on Bank Group’s financing requirements; act as a key person to liaise with government officials and spokesman of the Bank Group in the transport sector; negotiate sensitive and delicate policy and sector reforms issues with borrowers and other parties
  2. Coordinate with other development partners and RMCs for consistency of approach, exchange of experiences, and continuous improvement of practices and integration of transport sector policy commitments to the management of projects.
  3. Collaborate with other development partners in the transport sector for consistency and harmonization of approach, exchange of experience, partnership and co-financing where appropriate.

Contribute to dissemination of best practices in Transport integrating a broad spectrum of issues:

  1. Develop and maintain a knowledge base in the transport sector, keeping abreast of the latest developments and issues related to policy and planning, institutional development, design and construction, financing, operation and maintenance, and regulation;
  2. Provide support to heads of executing agencies, in terms of advice and expertise concerning different transport sector issues and priorities, technical aspects of projects and Bank rules of procedure, particularly relating to procurement of goods and services and disbursement; and,
  3. Contribute to activities for advocacy, dissemination and knowledge building around transport sector issues.

 

Sector manager, RDGE1, RDGW1

Thu, 30/07/2020 - 20:23

Under direct supervision of the Director, Power Systems Development, PEVP Complex, and in close collaboration with the Regional Directorate of the RDVP Complex, the Sector Manager, PESD4 / PESD54, will perform the following:

 

A.        Leadership and Management

  1. Lead the strategic staffing of the Power Systems Development team in the region, giving due support to and championing the Bank’s Energy Strategy, and delivery of the Light Up and Power Africa component of the High Fives.
  2. Lead and manage the Power Systems Development team in the assigned region and ensure the team is high-performing, well-motivated and committed to the success of the Bank.
  3. Lead, plan, organize, manage and supervise the activities and work programme of the Division with appropriate delegation of day-to-day activities.
  4. Drive and ensure operational efficiency and effectiveness of the Power Systems Development Division in achieving the Bank’s strategic imperatives and the management of change.
  5. Cultivate and ensure a culture of "ONE-Bank" in the entire Power, Energy, Climate and Green Growth Complex with the highest levels of ethics, fiduciary responsibility and professionalism to protect and enhance the reputation of the Bank.
  6. Provide technical and managerial leadership to empower staff in the definition and realization of the key performance indicators (KPIs) of the Division as derived from the PESD Department’s KPIs / targets - including joint / shared KPIs with other PEVP units and Bank Complexes.
  7. Ensure effective Divisional budget resources management.
  8. Strengthen the human and institutional capacities of countries and regional power development institutions, to deepen the capacity of the Bank to prepare and implement transformational flagship power sector projects/programs effectively, and to become the thought leader in knowledge products and advisory support services in power utility and electricity services management.
  9. Build and reinforce teams of highly talented and motivated technical and operational staff, for efficient and effective business development and delivery of the lending and non-lending work programmes in the assigned region.
  10. Ensure the Task Managers of the Division contribute to the development of Country Strategy Papers (CSPs) and Regional Integration Strategy Papers (RISPs) in relation to Power Systems Development needs of countries of assignment.
  11. Lead multi-disciplinary teams including Investment Officers, Economists, Financial Analysists, Engineers, Environmental & Social, Fiduciary experts, Lawyers, etc., to identify, prepare, design, appraise operations, and lead technical dialogue in power sector development, reforms and restructuring.
  12. Lead and drive the Division’s contribution to development policy dialogue with Government Officials in the Power / Energy Ministry in close collaboration with PEVP management/personnel and the Regional Business Delivery Unit.

 

B.        Business Development

  1. Manage the delivery of the lending and non-lending programmes for member countries in the region in accordance with Bank policies and procedures.
  2. Advance regional integration through the development of, and contribution towards the execution of major regional transformative development projects to attain the Bank’s High 5s: Namely, ‘Light up & Power Africa,’ ‘Integrate Africa’, ‘Industrialize Africa’, ‘Improve the Quality of Life for the People of Africa’ and ‘Feed Africa’.
  3. Ensure demonstrable impacts are made as per the objectives of the Bank ‘Strategy for the New Deal on Energy for Africa’, the ‘Gender Strategy’ and the ‘Jobs for Youth in Africa Strategy’ among others.
  4. In close collaboration with PEVP management/personnel, develop critical resources including tools and technical capability necessary for originating bankable projects, and contribute to strengthening cross-complex programmatic linkages and efforts.
  5. Pipeline Development: In collaboration with regional power development institutions, build and maintain a diversified pipeline and lending programme of investments (SO and NSO) in the power sector across the region to meet the Bank’s profitability targets while delivering transformative impacts throughout the electricity supply value chain.
  6. Identification of Opportunities: Identify and secure project/program co-financing opportunities and joint collaboration activities with other Development Partners including in the financing of innovative Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) power infrastructure projects.
  7. Under the guidance of the Director, PESD, and in collaboration with the Regional Director General, spearhead national and regional business development and investment campaigns, and drive resource mobilization across the countries to grow and diversify the portfolio of the Bank.
  8. Jointly with the Regional teams and the PEVP Complex, manage client relationships, and ensure high levels of client satisfaction;

 

C. Building Relationships and Using Influence

  1. Developing partnerships:  Lead the Division’s contribution in the creation of networks and partnerships to implement the ‘Light up and Power Africa’ of the High 5, and make impact on ‘Feed Africa,’ ‘Industrialize Africa,’ ‘Integrate Africa,’ and ‘Improve the Quality of Life for the People of Africa’ pillars of the High 5s;
  2. Build strong relationships: Build strong and strategic relationships with regional and local private businesses and firms, Regional Economic Communities (RECs), River Basin Organizations (RBOs), Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), United Nations (UN) organizations, bilateral and multilateral partners and Government officials to share information and experiences to develop impactive (socially & economically) investment opportunities and to ramp up co-financing and loan syndications to realize projects.
  3. Project Management: (i) Ensure that when preparing and designing projects in Countries in fragile situations, there is effective liaison with internal Fragility and Resilience Experts to ensure effective application of the fragility-lens, taking into consideration the fragility context (economic, political, social, environmental, employment and regional factors) and implications from a risk management point of view to minimize negative impacts, and to make an informed beneficial impact to project design; (ii) Supervise all stages of the project cycle, including Board presentation and technical support up to project completion (SO) and debt repayment / exit (NSO); (iii) Drive the development and delivery of transformational power infrastructure projects for the region and the continent.

 

D. Performance Management

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

 

Chief Development Economist, AHHD0

Wed, 29/07/2020 - 18:02

 

Under the supervision of the Regional Sector Manager, the Chief Development Economist shall perform the following key functions:

  1. Lead the Bank’s assessment of social and macroeconomic developments, monitoring of structural reforms and policy dialogue with regards to relevant and quality skills development and the creation of decent jobs for youth.
  2. Carry out analyses of labor and employment issues in the central African region with regards in particular to youth unemployment, underemployment, informal economy, MSMEs and job creation.
  3. Oversee the drafting of Bank’s economic reports, including inputs for the region and its countries for periodic country assessments, CSPs, RISPs and briefing notes for senior management.
  4. Provide socio-economic and macroeconomic and reform advice; conduct and facilitate policy dialogue in close coordination with country economists, RRCs and other Bank departments; and interact with country authorities, the private sector, local think tanks, academia, clients and other International Finance Institutions (IFIs).
  5. Lead the department’s input to country strategies (CSPs) and other related strategy instruments.
  6. Develop a pipeline for projects (lending and non-lending) in the area of youth entrepreneurship, SME development and Job Creation
  7. Meet the Bank’s Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) related to managing the department’s portfolio on youth entrepreneurship, SME development and Job Creation
  8. Monitor and share key insights from the work done in each country, and contribute to analytical work and policy dialogue in the area of youth entrepreneurship, SME development and Job Creation, with emphasis on gender aspects;
  9. Support the Bank staff and departments to identify priority areas and potential projects with high impact on creating decent jobs for youth.
  10. Manage the portfolio of youth employment projects in the Central African Region. or lead selected top priority jobs for youth in Africa projects especially related to migration issues and policy reforms.
  11. Carry out other technical tasks and coordination as required by the JfYA coordinator or the Director of the Department.

 

Chief Financial Sector Strategy Officer, PIFD0

Tue, 28/07/2020 - 03:17

 

Under the supervision of the Director, the Chief Financial Sector Strategy Officer will perform the following duties:

Strategy Development

  • Support external and internal evaluations of Bank financial and other relevant sector strategies with a view to incorporating key findings into future financial sector strategies;
  • Liaise and coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to ensure their understanding and buy in to the financial sector strategy and alignment of strategy with the Bank’s overall strategy;
  • Disseminate financial sector strategy internally and externally;
  • Lead the drafting, design, review, and approval process of the Financial Sector Development Strategy and subsequent revisions, and
  • Contribute to drafting of other country / sector strategies and policies on behalf of the Financial Sector Department as may be required.

Financial Sector Research and Support:

  • Conduct research and draft papers for management on financial sector themes including briefing papers and reports on AfDB initiatives, policies and programs of member countries and other development partners, and
  • Provide analytical support to PIFD Management on country and sector programs, approaches of other Development Finance Institutions, various aspects of Policy/Strategy documents, private sector operations (PSO), and overall performance in member countries;

 Coordinate the Department’s Non-lending work Programme and initiate the Sector Policy dialogue at country level:

  • Guide the design and implementation of the department’s non lending work programme including the   initiation of policy dialogue at country level, identification of resources and preparation of funding requests as may be required;
  • Provide guidance in the processing and administration of technical assistance (TA) projects for which Financial Sector Development is responsible.
  • Create and lead the PIFD knowledge hub that will be a one-stop reference point for the department.

Coordination and Engagement:

  • Coordinate and engage with clients, other MDBs/IFIs and private sector operators to establish and maintain collaboration and free flow of information.
  • Coordinate and engage with staff from other Departments, including, but not limited to, Private Sector Department, Strategy Department, Office of the General Counsel, Risk Management Department, Independent Evaluation Department, to ensure comprehensive and consistent response to issues raised related to Financial Sector Strategy and Policy.

Other

  • Assist in preparing presentations and speaking notes as required.
  • Represent the department in internal and external meetings, including high level events, conferences, policy dialogues etc. as required

 

Division Manager, Capital Market Development, PIFD2

Tue, 28/07/2020 - 02:39

Under the overall supervision of the Financial Sector Director and in close collaboration with the Private Sector, Infrastructure and Industrialization (PIVP) Complex, the manager will perform the following:

  • Lead Capital Markets Development in Africa and align it with institutional objectives within the High 5 priorities of the Bank, at the strategic and operational levels Duties/Responsibilities/tasks will focus on how AfDB can best support the deepening of domestic capital markets to mobilize long-term financing for needed investments critical to development in Africa
  • Lead Capital Market Solutions to face major crisis (health, financial, other disasters) in Africa. Duties/Responsibilities/Tasks will focus on how AfDB can support at due time in an emergency context the countries affected by the crisis to raise domestic financial resources able to reduce the impact of the crisis

Capital Markets Development Policy & Strategy

  • Develop, maintain and revise the Capital markets development policy and strategy of the Bank in consultation with internal and external stakeholders (including Regional and non-Regional Member Countries) and taking into account of medium to long-term trends in capital markets and the development of the continent;
  • Ensure the appropriate implementation of the policy and strategy in a one-bank approach  and define a monitoring and evaluation framework;
  • Develop a cost-benefit perspective to pricing and build the logical and quantitative frameworks for addressing market failures. 
  • Lead the development of policy frameworks on Capital Markets products pricing. 
  • Drive capital markets development agenda on the basis of a regional capital markets integration.

Capital Markets Deal structuring and advisory

Establish and lead as the focal point on the Bank’s Capital Markets Development Advisory offering a suite of the following services to RMCs (private and public sector):

  • AfDB Affordable Housing Finance Advisory Services
  • Advise and promote bond programs such as Municipal Bond, Green Bond and securitization programs
  • Assist with reforms on Pension Funds, Insurance and Asset Management industry in Africa
  • Advise on Capital Markets regulatory frameworks and reforms for broadening market participation
  • Advise on financial stability and governance in capital markets sector
  • Provide cutting edge advice on capital markets infrastructure solutions, securities and commodities exchange/regulator establishment, operations, and/or development; 
  • Provide direct support to Capital Markets Development operations staff in the field, particularly in order to improve the impact and the financial and economic analysis of projects;
  • Advise operational staff on capital markets trends and the consequences they have for future project development and design
  • Supervise African Financial Market Initiative Team
  • Identify and structure transactions in local currency including through new products (ETF's, ITF's, REITs, etc.) on exchanges
  • Lead the development and the fund-raising activity for the African Domestic Bond Fund,
  • Structure Capital Markets Risk Mitigation Products (Currency, Credit, Political)
  • Assist with the introduction/development/ boosting of efficiency of companies to support the capital markets in Africa to thrive - ecosystem company providers such as investment ratings; digital company registries; fiduciary, investment and fund administration services providers.
  • Establish framework, run pilot and promote the AfDB SME Fund for listing on selected exchanges.

Capital Markets Technical Assistance

  • Supervise / monitor and report to the Director on all the activities under the Capital Market Development Trust Fund (CMDTF) including the regular functioning of the Fund and the operational aspects relative to the projects approved or to be approved by the Fund
  • Assist the fund-raising activity including especially the introduction of new donors in the Fund
  • Ensure the alignment of the projects financed through CMDTF with the objectives of the Division and the Bank’s H5 Priorities
  • Insure that CMDTF will provide a strong added value permitting to enhance the other projects and initiative (as AFMI)
  • Insure a strong harmonization with the other MDB technical assistance activities in the capital market development in RMC countries

Africa Capital Markets Knowledge

  • Coordinate and work alongside key partners, such as other MDBs and the World Economic Forum to design capital markets development-based programs and solutions for the economic and social development of Africa;
  • Publish major studies and reports on capital markets development including bond Market, taking into account the comparative advantage that the Bank can bring to bear to any specific subject or theme.
  • Convene associated workshops and media events to solidify the learning across Africa;
  • Develop and maintain, in collaboration with partners, a detailed database of statistics and economic models relating to capital markets development, both in Africa and global in nature, to support proper analysis of the impact of the sector for development and the relative state of capital markets development in Africa including but not limited to ABABI, BADBC, and BADBX
  • Represent the Bank at global, regional and national conferences and workshops on capital markets development.

The Technical Oversight:

  • Plan, organize and supervise the activities and staff of the Division;
  • Build and maintain strong relationships, through a high-level dialogue, with capital markets regulators (including relevant government officials and ministries), stock exchanges, capital markets leaders, clients, global and regional private businesses, local and foreign institutional investors, banking and multilateral partners and government officials to further develop the sector and to develop specific investment opportunities within the H5 priorities of the Bank
  • Lead in implementing, processing and closing efficient capital markets and related transactions through offering ongoing guidance and sector knowledge and ensuring the consolidated Bank KPIs for capital markets development are achieved
  • Lead in structuring and implementing innovative capital market solutions to face new challenges regarding especially climate change and gender;
  • Monitor and analyse economic developments in regional member countries;
  • Lead targeted resource mobilisation initiatives towards traditional development partners and donors and well as non-traditional donors, with the aim of mobilising concessional financings and grants to support the Bank’s work
  • Provide advice to the Director on issues relating to Capital market development;
  • Work closely with the Regional Operation Manager and his/her multi-disciplinary teams in identifying and designing projects, and support the appraisal and monitoring of projects;
  • Coordinate the preparation of the Division’s budget;

People Management:

  • Manage a team of professional level and support staff in providing efficient and high quality services that support the business. Set realistic performance goals and motivate team members to meet them, both for individual staff and for the team as whole;
  • Be a collaborative member of the Management Team, contribute and share expertise and input and foster a collegial environment.
  • Build strong relationship management and understand the business needs to assist in developing practical and effective solutions.

Leadership:

  • Develop and direct the implementation of objectives, policies, procedures and work standards for the Division. Ensure compliance with Bank policies and regulations.
  • Lead complex missions involving negotiations with government officials and private investors.
  • Improve customer service orientation of staff of the Division and ensure provision of efficient services to clients.

Staff engagement:

  • Promote collaboration and facilitate teamwork across teams and across organizational units, particularly with the Regional Operations Manager Offices;
  • Maintain a high standard of professional integrity, treat individuals fairly and respectively and be sensitive to differences across culture, nationalities and gender;
  • Provide on-the-job training and advice to relatively less experienced staff and supervise their work.

 

Principal Green Mini-Grids Officer, PERN

Thu, 23/07/2020 - 20:32

Under the supervision of the PERN Management and the SEFA Coordinator, the Green Mini-Grids Officer will carry out the following tasks:

  • Lead in the design and delivery of GMG country investment programs.
  • Lead the design and roll-out of a results-based financing (RBF) for GMGs.
  • Lead the identification of potential co-financiers, especially as related to RBF and blended finance for GMGs.  Develop long-term financing arrangements with co-financiers where possible.
  • Supervise implementation of the GMG Market Development Program, explore synergies where appropriate with AfDB-led activities.
  • Liaise with relevant stakeholders, such as the Mini-Grids Partnership, in order to assure coordination with activities of other partners and increased implementation impact.
  • Liaise with the Bank’s energy experts, investment officers and in-country teams to assure coordination and integration with ongoing and future energy sector activities.
  • Contribute to the design of Bank projects particularly when there is a mini-grids component.
  • Design and prepare additional Program activities as new needs emerge.
  • Keep abreast of developments in the mini-grid space and contribute to knowledge generation, prepare progress reports and briefs, presentations and outreach materials.
  • Conduct any other relevant tasks aimed at the fulfilment of SEFA objectives, as may be assigned by the PERN Management and the SEFA Coordinator.

 

Principal Staff Integrity Investigation Officer, PIAC.2

Thu, 23/07/2020 - 20:20

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 Solutions Development Engineer, CHIS1

Thu, 23/07/2020 - 16:01

Under the supervision and guidance of the Division Manager, CHIS.1, the key duties and responsibilities of the Senior Solutions Development Engineer are:

  1. To lead the full systems life cycle and responsible for designing, coding, testing, implementing, maintaining and supporting application software that is delivered on time and within budget.
  2. To do business analysis activities in application design field.
  3. To Make recommendations towards the development of new code or reuse of existing code.
  4. To update job knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques, and computing equipment; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  5. To Determine operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development and proposed solutions.
  6. To prototype IT solutions.
  7. To participate in component and data architecture design, performance monitoring, product evaluation and buy versus build recommendations.
  8. To Conduct reviews of supplied specifications, with others as appropriate.
  9. To Document all work using required standards, methods and tools, including prototyping tools where appropriate.
  10. To Design large and/or complex applications and application modifications from supplied specifications using agreed standards and tools, to achieve a well-engineered result.
  11. To integrate applications.
  12. To produce requirement / system specifications.
  13. To coach and develop junior staff.
  14. To provide peer-to-peer Quality Assurance of code to development standards and requirements specifications.
  15. To provide guidance and assistance to colleagues in any aspect of program design, creation, testing and documentation.
  16. To assess and advise on new technologies trend
  17. To work on one or more projects as a project lead or as a project team member

 

Senior Solutions Development Engineer, CHIS1

Thu, 23/07/2020 - 16:01

Under the supervision and guidance of the Division Manager, CHIS.1, the key duties and responsibilities of the Senior Solutions Development Engineer are:

  1. To lead the full systems life cycle and responsible for designing, coding, testing, implementing, maintaining and supporting application software that is delivered on time and within budget.
  2. To do business analysis activities in application design field.
  3. To Make recommendations towards the development of new code or reuse of existing code.
  4. To update job knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques, and computing equipment; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  5. To Determine operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development and proposed solutions.
  6. To prototype IT solutions.
  7. To participate in component and data architecture design, performance monitoring, product evaluation and buy versus build recommendations.
  8. To Conduct reviews of supplied specifications, with others as appropriate.
  9. To Document all work using required standards, methods and tools, including prototyping tools where appropriate.
  10. To Design large and/or complex applications and application modifications from supplied specifications using agreed standards and tools, to achieve a well-engineered result.
  11. To integrate applications.
  12. To produce requirement / system specifications.
  13. To coach and develop junior staff.
  14. To provide peer-to-peer Quality Assurance of code to development standards and requirements specifications.
  15. To provide guidance and assistance to colleagues in any aspect of program design, creation, testing and documentation.
  16. To assess and advise on new technologies trend
  17. To work on one or more projects as a project lead or as a project team member

 

Senior Accounts Assistant Financial Reporting, FIFC1

Thu, 23/07/2020 - 15:46

Under the supervision and guidance of the Division Manager, Senior Accounts Assistant will perform the following:

  • Assist in drafting financial statements and related disclosures including management’s discussion and analysis.
  • Ensure that all applicable financial reporting standards are correctly applied.
  • Examine new financial products of the Bank and participate in discussions to determine the appropriate accounting treatment in line with relevant International Financial Reporting Standards.
  • Verify the accuracy and reliability of base reports and records (Trial Balance, General Ledger, etc.) and ensure discrepancies, if any, are resolved.
  • Ensure that information presented in tables within the notes to the financial statements are consistent with the figures in other parts of the financial statements.
  • Maintain records and documents in respect of recorded entries in the General Ledger to facilitate both internal and external audits.
  • Ensure inter-institution reconciliation and clearing of suspense and receivable accounts
  • Examine accuracy of recording and accounting for investment transactions and identify errors or discrepancies for attention.
  • Reconcile investment balances in the SAP with the balances as per SUMMIT/NUMERIX.
  • Reconcile periodic investment income as recorded in SAP with investment income reported in SUMMIT/NUMERIX and any other relevant accounting system
  • Reconcile and verify the computation of the maturity structure and currency composition of investments.
  • Prepare details of investment activities for inclusion in financial statements.
  • Participate in the evaluation and propose for implementation new controls for enhancing the quality of financial reporting.
  • Ensure consistency between the English and French versions of financial statements for the Board.
  • Prepare other ad-hoc financial and management reports as may be required from time to time.
  • Contribute to periodic closing of accounts by ensuring outstanding payments on the accounts "payable" are settled and “receivables” accounts are cleared.
  • Execute any other work as assigned by the Manager.

 

Principal Water Supply and Sanitation Officer, AHWS

Wed, 22/07/2020 - 18:32

Under the overall supervision of the Sector Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for the following:

  • Provide technical advice/assistance to RMCs to develop their water and sanitation sector;
  • Contribute to the development of the Bank Group Water and Sanitation Sector policy and provide technical advice/guidance to introduce and monitor the implementation of the policy.
  • Identify, prepare and evaluate water and sanitation projects and programmes, together with multisector projects and programmes in Gabon and central region;
  • Identify and coordinate the co-financing needs of the country/region’s projects/programmes and make funding proposals;
  • Supervise portfolio projects in accordance with Bank rules and procedures;
  • Perform project completion missions with a view to preparing project completion reports;
  • Conduct project preparation and appraisal missions in the water and sanitation sector;
  • Provide guidance in the region to supervise staff, monitor the portfolio, the loan programme and the Division's indicators;
  • Support the Manager of Division in monitoring and achieving the target indicators, and in monitoring projects managed by other colleagues;
  • Represent the Division and the Department in meetings and events related to the water and sanitation sector within the Bank, and externally;

 

Principal Water Resources Management and Development Officer, AHWS2

Tue, 14/07/2020 - 21:16

 

Under the overall supervision of the Sector Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for the following:

  • Provide technical advice/assistance to RMCs to develop their Water Resource Management mechanisms and tool towards ensuring a water secure environment in the East Region;
  • Contribute to the development of the Bank Group Water Sector policy and provide technical advice/guidance to introduce and monitor the implementation of the policy.
  • Identify, prepare and evaluate water resource management and development, water supply and sanitation as well as multisector projects and programmes in RMCs;
  • Identify and coordinate the co-financing needs of the Division's projects/programmes and make funding proposals;
  • Enhance Water Resource Knowledge development and management into the region
  • Supervise project portfolio in accordance with Bank rules and procedures;
  • Perform project completion missions with a view to preparing project completion reports;
  • Conduct project preparation and appraisal missions for water resource management and development, water supply and sanitation projects and programmes;
  • Provide support to the Division to supervise staff, monitor the portfolio, the lending programme and the Division's indicators;
  • Support the Division Manager in monitoring and achieving the target indicators, and in monitoring projects managed by other colleagues;
  • Represent the Division and the Department in meetings and events related to the water sector within the Bank, and externally;

 

Vice President, Agriculture, Human and Social Development, AHVP

Tue, 14/07/2020 - 19:54

The Vice President, AHVP will:

  1. Drive a strong culture of performance to deliver impactful results on the ground within and across African countries from the Agriculture, Human and Social Development Complex of the Bank. This will include spearheading strategic orientation, setting clear targets for delivery, providing leadership for the Directors, Managers and Staff, recruiting top-notch sector experts for the Bank and providing leadership to execute on the strategy to achieve food security, reduce malnutrition and stunting, create wealth and transform rural economies.
  2. Develop effective collaboration with the Regional Development and Business Delivery Vice Presidency and other Vice Presidency complexes, to deploy sector-level staff to the five regional integration and business delivery offices in West, East, Central, North and Southern Africa, and drive the successful development of agriculture, human and social development portfolios.
  3. Support countries to achieve rapid agricultural productivity growth, revamp research, extension and innovation systems to boost domestic food production and reduce dependency on food imports.
  4. Support development of private sector agribusinesses to process and add value to agricultural products and commodities across agricultural value chains, that take social and environmental and climate change dimensions into consideration, while cultivating multi-stakeholder partnerships between the private sector, civil society and communities to accomplish complex objectives. 
  5. Spearhead support to countries and the private sector to achieve agricultural industrialization, through development of agro-industrial zones with smart integrated infrastructure, upgrading agricultural value chains, while developing the requisite skills and human capabilities, building on existing social structures and organizations.
  6. Provide leadership to ensure that all programs and interventions of the Bank pay close attention to gender impacts and accelerate the delivery of finance to women through the Bank’s Affirmative Finance Action for Women (AFAWA) initiative.
  7. Develop and significantly grow the size and quality of the Bank’s portfolio in the agriculture, human and social development sectors by forging strong strategic partnerships with multilateral, bilateral and regional organizations, the private sector and philanthropic organizations.
  8. Lead the execution of the Bank's Jobs for Africa's Youth strategy to build skills and entrepreneurship; implement strategic, systemic and scalable innovative financing systems to support entrepreneurship of young people; and deliver quality job creation for the youth across regional member countries.
  9. Develop and implement action plans to reduce malnutrition and stunting across regional member countries, including building political support and strategic partnerships for the implementation of the African Leaders for Nutrition, to drive accountability for malnutrition.
  10. Develop and implement innovative programs to accelerate access to water and sanitation across regional member countries, including through public-private partnerships, and improvement of the overall governance of these sectors.
  11. Foster an environment that stimulates teamwork, innovation, creativity and accountability for results, and motivate staff to deliver significant developmental impacts on the ground in the countries.
  12. As a member of the Senior Management Team, must be able to exercise and model good professional conduct, be an effective team player, be loyal to the code of conduct of the Bank and be able to work effectively with and under the guidance and direction of the President.

 

Principal Water Resources Management and Development Officer, AHWS2

Tue, 14/07/2020 - 00:00

 

Under the overall supervision of the Sector Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for the following:

  • Provide technical advice/assistance to RMCs to develop their Water Resource Management mechanisms and tool towards ensuring a water secure environment in the East Region;
  • Contribute to the development of the Bank Group Water Sector policy and provide technical advice/guidance to introduce and monitor the implementation of the policy.
  • Identify, prepare and evaluate water resource management and development, water supply and sanitation as well as multisector projects and programmes in RMCs;
  • Identify and coordinate the co-financing needs of the Division's projects/programmes and make funding proposals;
  • Enhance Water Resource Knowledge development and management into the region
  • Supervise project portfolio in accordance with Bank rules and procedures;
  • Perform project completion missions with a view to preparing project completion reports;
  • Conduct project preparation and appraisal missions for water resource management and development, water supply and sanitation projects and programmes;
  • Provide support to the Division to supervise staff, monitor the portfolio, the lending programme and the Division's indicators;
  • Support the Division Manager in monitoring and achieving the target indicators, and in monitoring projects managed by other colleagues;
  • Represent the Division and the Department in meetings and events related to the water sector within the Bank, and externally;

 

Principal Water Resources Management and Development Officer, AHWS2

Tue, 14/07/2020 - 00:00

 

Under the overall supervision of the Sector Manager, the incumbent will be responsible for the following:

  • Provide technical advice/assistance to RMCs to develop their Water Resource Management mechanisms and tool towards ensuring a water secure environment in the East Region;
  • Contribute to the development of the Bank Group Water Sector policy and provide technical advice/guidance to introduce and monitor the implementation of the policy.
  • Identify, prepare and evaluate water resource management and development, water supply and sanitation as well as multisector projects and programmes in RMCs;
  • Identify and coordinate the co-financing needs of the Division's projects/programmes and make funding proposals;
  • Enhance Water Resource Knowledge development and management into the region
  • Supervise project portfolio in accordance with Bank rules and procedures;
  • Perform project completion missions with a view to preparing project completion reports;
  • Conduct project preparation and appraisal missions for water resource management and development, water supply and sanitation projects and programmes;
  • Provide support to the Division to supervise staff, monitor the portfolio, the lending programme and the Division's indicators;
  • Support the Division Manager in monitoring and achieving the target indicators, and in monitoring projects managed by other colleagues;
  • Represent the Division and the Department in meetings and events related to the water sector within the Bank, and externally;

 

Vice President, Agriculture, Human and Social Development, AHVP

Tue, 14/07/2020 - 00:00

The Vice President, AHVP will:

  1. Drive a strong culture of performance to deliver impactful results on the ground within and across African countries from the Agriculture, Human and Social Development Complex of the Bank. This will include spearheading strategic orientation, setting clear targets for delivery, providing leadership for the Directors, Managers and Staff, recruiting top-notch sector experts for the Bank and providing leadership to execute on the strategy to achieve food security, reduce malnutrition and stunting, create wealth and transform rural economies.
  2. Develop effective collaboration with the Regional Development and Business Delivery Vice Presidency and other Vice Presidency complexes, to deploy sector-level staff to the five regional integration and business delivery offices in West, East, Central, North and Southern Africa, and drive the successful development of agriculture, human and social development portfolios.
  3. Support countries to achieve rapid agricultural productivity growth, revamp research, extension and innovation systems to boost domestic food production and reduce dependency on food imports.
  4. Support development of private sector agribusinesses to process and add value to agricultural products and commodities across agricultural value chains, that take social and environmental and climate change dimensions into consideration, while cultivating multi-stakeholder partnerships between the private sector, civil society and communities to accomplish complex objectives. 
  5. Spearhead support to countries and the private sector to achieve agricultural industrialization, through development of agro-industrial zones with smart integrated infrastructure, upgrading agricultural value chains, while developing the requisite skills and human capabilities, building on existing social structures and organizations.
  6. Provide leadership to ensure that all programs and interventions of the Bank pay close attention to gender impacts and accelerate the delivery of finance to women through the Bank’s Affirmative Finance Action for Women (AFAWA) initiative.
  7. Develop and significantly grow the size and quality of the Bank’s portfolio in the agriculture, human and social development sectors by forging strong strategic partnerships with multilateral, bilateral and regional organizations, the private sector and philanthropic organizations.
  8. Lead the execution of the Bank's Jobs for Africa's Youth strategy to build skills and entrepreneurship; implement strategic, systemic and scalable innovative financing systems to support entrepreneurship of young people; and deliver quality job creation for the youth across regional member countries.
  9. Develop and implement action plans to reduce malnutrition and stunting across regional member countries, including building political support and strategic partnerships for the implementation of the African Leaders for Nutrition, to drive accountability for malnutrition.
  10. Develop and implement innovative programs to accelerate access to water and sanitation across regional member countries, including through public-private partnerships, and improvement of the overall governance of these sectors.
  11. Foster an environment that stimulates teamwork, innovation, creativity and accountability for results, and motivate staff to deliver significant developmental impacts on the ground in the countries.
  12. As a member of the Senior Management Team, must be able to exercise and model good professional conduct, be an effective team player, be loyal to the code of conduct of the Bank and be able to work effectively with and under the guidance and direction of the President.

 

Division Manager, Financial Technical Services, FIST2

Fri, 10/07/2020 - 21:51

 

The Division Manager will undertake the following functions:

 

A. People management

 

  1. Manage staff performance in line with the Bank’s guidelines, ensuring that clear objectives are set and agreed upon with the team in the work program and that annual performance cycles are effectively managed in line with the Bank’s calendar;
  2. Mentor, coach and guide staff ensuring their clear understanding of their roles and promote a supportive work environment that is responsive to personal development of staff, ongoing feedback and development, including long term career development.

 

 B. Development of innovative Financial Products and Balance Sheet Optimization Products

 

  1. Design and implement new and/or enhanced financial products for financing, leverage of Bank Capital and for risk management purposes; write product specifications, technical guidelines and implementation modalities for the Bank’s financial products.
  2. Design and Implement innovative balance sheet optimization structures including but not limited to cash and synthetic securitization, insurance, complex guarantee structures, credit default swaps etc..
  3. Monitor the performance of products and services, and where necessary, analyze, develop and implement changes to existing product range to ensure that they continue to adequately meet borrower needs.
  4. Manage the preparation of product competitor analysis and keep abreast of financial innovation, monitor economic and political trends in the international capital and money markets, and assess their impact on the Bank’s competiveness
  5. Support the general dissemination of the Bank’s financial products. This involves developing and delivering training, marketing and communication modules, helping to resolve important funding and risk management issues, and applying a broad knowledge of  financial markets and operational issues of each product to ensure high quality outcomes for the Bank and its clients.
  6. Provide financial advisory and technical services including debt management and an understanding of Bank products and financial services to clients.
  7. Build and maintain highly effective and successful relationships with key internal and external stakeholders, including financial advisors, investment banks, multilateral development banks and other financial institutions.

 

C. Financial Solutions, Advisory on Finance and  Technical Expert Support

 

  1. Provide financial technical expertise and advisory services on project teams in originating, structuring, appraising, negotiating, restructuring, secondary sales and closing of transactions in various sectors utilizing the breadth of available instruments.
  2. Lead the expansion of Bank’s project pipeline targeted to mobilize private sector financing. This includes (i) identification of opportunities and candidates, and (ii) relationship building and management with both internal clients and external clients (banks, institutional investors, private project participants etc.). 
  3. Review and negotiate complex project documentation, including mandate letters, term sheets, loan agreements and common term agreements.
  4. Lead the Divisions interventions in supporting task managers developing guarantee transactions (for e.g. but not limited to infrastructure projects and capital market financings), including support during upstream preparation, structuring, negotiation, and closing of the transactions. Draft, as appropriate, project related documentation, including guarantee term-sheets and in collaboration with Legal Counsel, finalize the terms and conditions of Bank’s support. Contribute to the operational documents and provide support for internal processing, review transaction agreements, and coordinate across project components with other team members.
  5. Support task managers to design appropriate structures and solutions to meet the growing and evolving needs of clients;
  6. Develop a fair and equitable pricing of the Bank’s lending products and assist Bank’s clients in their debt management strategies through the design of customized derivative based hedging solutions.
  7. Assist clients in developing expertise and maintain appropriate systems for identifying and assessing risks associated with their external liabilities.

 

D. Domestic Capital Markets Funding 

 

  1. Lead the Bank’s initiative to issue domestic bonds in African Capital markets and on-lend to projects.
  2. Manage the process of local currency papers preparation to seek President’s approval to designate specific regional member countries currencies as approved lending currencies of the Bank and thereafter establish medium term note programs in the underlying countries.
  3. Lead the development of local currency funding strategies for Bank’s projects utilizing domestic bond issuance, cross currency swaps or synthetic derivative structures.
  4. Design structured transactions (partial credit guarantees, securitizations, credit enhancements, and risk sharing facilities) to assist clients mobilize local currency in domestic capital markets or through syndicated loan structures or commercial lenders.

 

E. Management of the Division - Contributing to the Development and Adaptation of Financial Policies and Programmes

 

  1. Ensure that the division’s operations, processes and controls are strong and effective to ensure positive compliance of audit outcomes.
  2. Mitigate operational risk by ensuring that the division’s procedure manual is updated at all times and ensuring compliance with internal procedures and practices.
  3. Lead the design and implementation of a marketing strategy for the Division, both to internal and external clients.
  4. Chair or participate as a key member of all the Asset and Liability Management Committee working groups and in technical working groups.
  5. Provide input on strategic issues and policy dialogue concerning the Bank’s corporate business.
  6. Perform other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

 

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