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African Development Bank Group (AfDB) Job Recruitment – (4 Positions)

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African Development Bank Group (AfDB) – Established in 1964, the African Development Bank is the premier pan-African development institution, promoting economic growth and social progress across the continent.

There are 80 member states, including 54 in Africa (Regional Member Countries). The Bank’s development agenda is delivering the financial and technical support for transformative projects that will significantly reduce poverty through inclusive and sustainable economic growth.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

1. Evaluation Officer, BDEV1

Job Title: Evaluation Officer, BDEV1

Location: Abidjan, Cote d’ Ivoire
Grade: PL6

Overview

  • The overarching mission of the African Development Bank’s Independent Development Evaluation is to enhance the development effectiveness of the Bank and foster sustainable growth and poverty reduction in its regional member countries through independent and influential evaluations, oversight over self-evaluation processes and products, and proactive engagement in evaluation partnerships and knowledge-sharing activities.
  • To support the Bank Group in achieving greater development effectiveness, the independent evaluation function has adopted three core objectives:
    • Contribute to enhanced learning in the Bank and regional member countries to improve current and future policies, strategies, programs, projects, and processes.
    • Provide a basis for accountability to the public and to member countries by documenting the use and results of the Bank Group’s assistance.
    • Promote an evaluation culture in the Bank and regional member countries to encourage a focus on development results, learning, and continuous quality improvement.
  • The core mandate of Independent Development Evaluation is to conduct independent evaluation studies, provide relevant lessons, develop and harmonize standards and practices, support evaluation capacity development together with partner agencies and attest to the validity of both processes and the results of African Development Bank’s self-evaluation activities. Independent Development Evaluation also collaborates and exchanges information with bilateral and multilateral development agencies’ evaluation departments and undertakes joint evaluation of co-financed projects and programs.
  • Independent Development Evaluation has three divisions: The Power, Energy, Climate Change and Green Growth; Private Sector, Infrastructure and Industrialization; and Integration Evaluations Division (BDEV.1), the Agriculture, Human and Social Development, Corporate and Country Evaluations Division (BDEV.2) and the Knowledge Management, Outreach and Capacity Development Division (BDEV.3). The Divisions 1 and 2 focus on undertaking evaluations whilst Division 3 works on Knowledge Management, Outreach and Capacity Development.

The Position

  • The evaluation officer contributes to the delivery of the division work program by leading components of evaluations, participating in evaluation teams, and supporting work program implementation and BDEV’s quality assurance activities.

Duties and Responsibilities
Under the supervision and guidance of the Division Manager BDEV1 the Evaluation Officer will:

  • Contribute to or undertake Evaluation Activities: Design (including literature review, evaluation question framing, approach, data sources and methods), conduct and report on evaluations in accordance with the Bank’s Evaluation Policy and Strategy and international evaluation standards (e.g., OECD DAC evaluation standards and the Evaluation Cooperation Group (ECG) Good Practice Standards).
  • Contribute to Meta-Evaluations and Meta-Analyses; design, data collection, analysis, and reporting.
  • Contribute to updating the BDEV evaluation quality standards, and quality assurance processes, tools and capacity.
  • Contribute to the capture and dissemination of evaluation results and lessons learned, and also to the follow-up of BDEV evaluation recommendations.
  • Contribute to the effective and efficient management of evaluation human and financial resources especially in ensuring timely data gathering, analysis and reporting.
  • Promote the mandate of the evaluation function and contribute to the creation of an evaluation culture in the Bank and in Regional Member Countries (RMCs).
  • Contribute to positioning BDEV as an innovator and leading-edge among other multilateral institutions and to maximizing the effectiveness and efficiency of the Bank’s Evaluation Function.
  • Contribute to building strategic alliances and partnerships with key stakeholders within and outside the Bank to further the Evaluation Function’s mandate and engage in evaluation communities of practice within and outside the Bank.
  • Contribute to the preparation of BDEV’s three-year rolling work programme and annual report.
  • Perform any other assigned tasks.

Selection Criteria:

  • Holds at least a Master’s Degree in Economics, Development Evaluation, Evaluation Science, Finance (Economic Finance; Financial Market Analysis), Business Administration, Sociology, Development, Statistics, Policy Analysis, Public administration, Infrastructure or Private and Financial Sector Development, or related field.
  • Also holds a certificate in development evaluation, or development-oriented research and/or program/project planning, management and evaluation (desirable).
  • A minimum of four (4) years’ experience in designing, conducting, managing and reporting development evaluation/research studies.
  • Significant knowledge in quantitative and/or qualitative evaluation methods.
  • Broad knowledge of evaluation theories and practice including evaluation needs assessment, design and implementation.
  • Operational and field experience working in private and/or financial sector development and /or other complex development programs (desirable).
  • Knowledge of operational/policy areas, procedures and practice of the AfDB or other multilateral development Banks and/or other international development agencies.
  • Operational experience relating, in particular, to areas covered by BDEV 1 (private sector, infrastructure (including transport, ICT, urban development, water and sanitation), industrialization, power, energy,  climate change, green growth and regional integration).
  • Experience in development planning, management and evaluation in Multilateral Development Banks or other international development agencies.
  • Strong theoretical and operational knowledge of international development issues and theories relating, in particular, to Africa.
  • Experience in providing strategic advice to management.
  • Experience in managing human and financial resources.
  • Experience to working in multidisciplinary teams, and in diverse and multi-cultural settings.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other.
  • Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, Access and Power Point); knowledge of integrated document management system and/or quantitative and qualitative data analysis packages is an added advantage.

Application Closing Date
15th July, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • Applicants who fully meet the Bank’s requirements and are considered for further assessment will be contacted.
  • Applicants should submit a concise Curriculum Vitae (CV) and any additional documents that may be stated as required.
  • The President of the African Development Bank reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a lower level.
  • The African Development Bank is an equal opportunities employer. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. http://www.afdb.org
  • The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) does not ask for payments of any kind from applicants throughout the recruitment process (job application, CV review, interview meeting, and final processing of applications). In addition, the Bank does not request information on applicants’ bank accounts. The African Development Bank Group declines all responsibility for the fraudulent publications of job offers in its name or, in general, for the fraudulent use of its name in any way whatsoever.
  • “Please note that the Bank does not accept dual nationality. Therefore, you are required to declare the nationality you would like to be considered by the Bank throughout your career, if hired. Please upload supporting Government-issued IDs such as passport, National Identity Card or Certificate etc.”

2. Principal ICT ECL Business Analyst, FIFC1

Job Title: Principal ICT ECL Business Analyst, FIFC1

Location: Abidjan, Cote d’ Ivoire
Grade: PL4

The Complex

  • The Vice Presidency for Finance (FIVP) oversees the financial Management of the Bank Group, encompassing the Bank Group’s treasury activities including borrowings from the capital markets and investment activities; financial control functions including financial reporting and loan administration; strategic resource mobilization and the strengthening of the non-statutory financial resources and instruments; the overall asset/liability and treasury risk management for the Bank Group.
  • The Vice Presidency for Finance is also responsible for the development of and training on the financial products of the Bank Group. In addition, the Administrator of the Staff Retirement Plan (SRP) reports to the Vice-President Finance.

The Hiring Department

  • The Financial Control Department (FIFC) is responsible for accounting for the financial consequences of the Bank Group’s transactions and decisions, and for the preparation, fair presentation and overall integrity of the internal financial reports and published financial statements.
  • The department is also responsible for loan administration and accounting and related fiduciary responsibilities, including disbursement of funds to projects and programs financed by the Bank Group and the Trust or special Funds it manages. Lastly, the department provides decision support and expertise in the development and implementation of financial control policies, operational and financial strategies and related information systems, including those used in determination of Expected Credit Losses [ECL].

The Position

  • As part of the Financial Reporting Division (FIFC.1), the Principal ICT ECL Business Analyst position is responsible for providing technical ICT, analytical and financial reporting support to the Bank’s senior Management and business Units by maintaining the ECL system, preparing and validating expected credit losses [ECL] calculations for inclusion in financial statements with a view to ensuring that expected credit losses reported by the Bank are accurate, timely and in compliance with applicable international accounting standards and consistent with prevailing industry best practice.

The Principal ICT Business Analyst ensures:

  • Complete, timely and accurate computation of expected credit losses [ECL] for qualifying financial instruments held and or managed by the Bank Group in accordance with International Accounting Standards (IFRS) and rules of the Bank Group at the highest level of quality.
  • Provision of decision-useful ECL and related provisioning reports and analyses to Management, Board of Directors, bilateral donors and other stakeholders.
  • Maintenance of the ECL-related ICT systems, accounting policies, procedures of the Bank Group and provision of relevant accounting and reporting guidance on various Bank Group initiatives consistent with IFRS and MDB industry best practices.

Duties and Responsibilities
Under the supervision and guidance of the Division Manager, the major responsibilities revolve around technical accounting. More specifically, the incumbent’s main responsibilities will be as follows:

  • Financial reporting: Participate in the preparation, technical review and analysis of expected credit loss [ECL] data of the Bank Group, Trust and Special Funds, including governance and management reporting. Ensure that monthly, quarterly, and annual ECL reporting is accurate, timely, and in compliance with IFRS and/or internal reporting requirements. Assist in providing timely ECL reporting and other ad-hoc reports for both internal and external clients (e.g. Auditors, Risk management and other user departments, rating agencies, etc.), to facilitate validation and actions on exceptions.
  • Data collection, governance and interpretation: Recommend and implement robust methods of data collection, governance, automation, integration and analyses to improve quality of ECL input data and computed results to ensure the implications of the ECL results are well understood by Management and key stakeholders.
  • Financial analysis: Identify and analyze ECL trends and/or potential inconsistencies through critical review of ECL data and results patterns. Assess the Bank’s ECL data and results in the context of movements in risk parameters, including exposure at default [EAD], probability of default [PD], loss given default [LGD], credit ratings and changes in credit risk. Specifically, monitor the credit risk parameters and credit risk exposures of all qualifying financial instruments used or managed by the Bank, including those in the loan, guarantee, investment, and the undrawn commitments portfolios. Analyze, develop, document   and implement systems, processes and controls for validating provisioning numbers produced by the ECL engine/solution and recommending any necessary adjustments.
  • Research and development: Undertake research on ECL accounting issues and interpret accounting standards related to credit loss provisioning in coordination with the Accounting Policy team to ensure timely and accurate application of existing and new accounting guidance. Develop and maintain functional specifications for ICT customizations and enhancements related to ECL, including reports, data processing, loading programs, test strategies, acceptance testing plans, test scripts and adjustment tools. Assist in the implementation of new and/or revised ECL related accounting standards as applicable to the Bank.
  • Internal/external relationship management: Work closely with counterparts from other business units within the Bank on ECL reporting, accounting, internal control, and external audit activities. Provide ongoing technical ECL accounting guidance, including proactively participating in structuring complex financial transactions, including significant credit risk transfers and communicating ECL implications – business, operational and system – to Management. Interact with external auditors on audit queries and provide responses on ECL-related issues and financial disclosure matters and implement solutions to address audit findings and recommendations.
  • Representation: Represent the Division and or department in various Bank-wide working groups as assigned by the Manager.
  • Other Duties: execute any functions that may be assigned by the Division Manager.

Selection Criteria

  • Hold at least a Master’s Degree in Information Systems Technology and an internationally recognized professional ICT qualification would be an advantage.
  • A certification or postgraduate qualification in Credit Risk Management, Accounting, Finance, Investment Management, Business Administration, Accounting Information Systems or a related field is desirable.
  • Have a minimum of six (6) years of relevant practical experience in the implementation of ECL related accounting and business systems and solutions in an internationally recognized business firm or an International Financial Institution.
  • Excellent grasp and knowledge of ICT and its application in solving complex business problems and leading its application and providing high level professional advice on the financial implications of complex transactions.
  • Working knowledge of one or more complex, highly integrated accounting systems and financial reporting tools.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the functions and operations of pertinent IT systems and applications used to derive expected credit losses.
  • Ability to identify and/or lead opportunities for IT improvements to meet changing business needs and coordinate with IT professionals to design and implement new systems/applications as appropriate based on understanding of the business.
  • Competence in the use of Bank standard software applications (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint) and proficiency in SQL procedures.
  • Good working knowledge of SAP ERP Banking module or similar software, specifically in the area of expected credit losses.
  • Ability to communicate (write and speak) effectively in English and/or French, with a good working knowledge of the other language.
  • Hands-on experience in statutory and Management reporting for financial institutions.
  • Familiarity with accounting, banking and capital market transactions.
  • Ability to operate effectively in a matrix management environment mainly as a team member and as team leader when required.
  • Ability to lead a team of professionals in the preparation, analysis and interpretation of expected loss data.
  • Ability to deal sensitively in multi-cultural environments and build effective working relations with internal and external clients and colleagues.
  • This position is classified as an international recruitment and attracts international terms and conditions of employment.

Application Closing Date
31st July, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

3. Principal Procurement Operations Officer (COAO), SNFI3

Job Title: Principal Procurement Operations Officer (COAO), SNFI3

Position Number: 50104484
Location: Luanda, Angola
Position Grade: PL4

The Complex

  • The Senior Vice-Presidency (SNVP) is responsible for supporting the President in the day-to-day management of the Bank Group to achieve its strategic objective and drive performance culture that will align all processes and systems to deliver high impact results.
  • The SNVP will provide effective leadership and exceptional coordination to ensure implementation and monitoring of key corporate decisions as well as the identification of necessary corrective measures and actions. The SNVP will lead Senior Management discussions, decision-making processes and the implementation of keyboard and Management decisions.

The Hiring Department

  • The SVP supervises the Fiduciary and Inspection Department (SNFI), which acts as the custodian of the procurement (including procurement for private and public partnership) and financial management (FM) profession, and has the following responsibilities for its functions:
    • Developing and interpreting policy, strategy and related guidance notes and manuals;
    • Preparing annual post review reports on the Bank’s FM and procurement operations for the Board;
    • Developing training strategy for internal and external clients;
    • Dialoguing with external and global partners with a view to building partnerships and fostering harmonization;
    • Providing the secretariat for the Procurement Review Committee (PRC); and
    • Inspecting and reporting on the performance of procurement and FM activities undertaken by the regions.
  • The Principal Procurement Operations Officer is responsible to ensuring that the project procurement activities financed by the Bank are compliant with the Bank’s procurement policy.  This is done by advising on procurement arrangements and reviewing procurement decisions within the project/program operations cycle from the identification to completion stages.
  • The incumbent also contributes to the preparation of the Bank’s Country Strategy Paper, and to building procurement capacity of Borrowers which includes training of Borrower staff, advising on project related procurement matters, and assessing and strengthening the Borrower’s procurement systems.
  • The Principal Procurement Operations Officer reports administratively to the Country Manager, Angola Country Office (COAO) and functionally to the Division Manager – Procurement (SNFI.3).

Duties and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Country Manager, COAO and functional supervision of the Division Manager Procurement, the Principal Procurement Operations Officer will:

  • Advise the various Sector Divisions involved in the supervision of Borrowers project implementation activities as required by the relevant Presidential Instructions.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Prepare the procurement chapter in the Project Appraisal Report.
  • 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.
  • Participate in the project/program Launching Mission to assist the project/program team in developing capacity building of the Executing Agency in procurement.
  • Review, provide comments and participate in working group meetings of lending and non-lending activities reports.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Facilitate and undertake training seminars /workshops for Borrowers and Bank Staff as well as certification of Bank’s procurement staff.
  • Ensure that procurement information and data entering in SAP by sector experts are effective, correct and accurate.
  • Undertaking Annual Post Procurement Review Report on on-going projects with a view to advising management on lessons learnt.
  • Contribute to the efficient use of Information Management Systems for processing procurement requests and generating accurate procurement data for SNFI reports.

Selection Criteria

  • Hold at least a Master’s Degree in Engineering, Public / Business Administration, Law, Procurement, Economics, or related fields.
  • A minimum of 6 years of relevant professional experience in providing procurement support and advice to the preparation and implementation of programs and projects financed by the Bank or any other similar institution in developing countries.
  • Proven familiarity with and solid experience in the practice of procurement of goods and works and the acquisition of consultancy services under donor-funded development projects/programs; it would be desirable to have knowledge of Bank Procurement policy.
  • Experience in supervising and effectively managing implementation of developments projects and programs.
  • Having private sector experience (e.g., PPP operations etc.) will be an added advantage.
  • Ability to be flexible, open-minded with integrity, client and results oriented for achieving both Bank’s and Borrowers’ objectives.
  • Effective consulting and advisory skills that enable Sector Staff and Borrowers to build their confidence and skills to deal with procurement issues.
  • Good networking skills and judgment are required while working within teams and when building professional relationships with procurement specialists and sector specialists working in the Region.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (Written and Oral) in English or French, with a working knowledge of the other language. Ability to work in Portuguese will be an added advantage.
  • Competence with standard MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), preferably combined with knowledge and experience of SAP operations.

Application Closing Date
6th August, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Important Information and Notice

  • This position is classified as an international recruitment and attracts international terms and conditions of employment.
  • Should you encounter technical difficulties in submitting your application, please send an email with a precise description of the issue and/or a screenshot showing the problem to “HR Direct” via: HRDirect@AFDB.ORG
  • To apply for this position, you need to be national of one of AfDB member countries.

4. Principal Financial Management Operations Officer, SNFI4

Job Title: Principal Financial Management Operations Officer, SNFI4

Position Number: 50104486
Location: Maputo, Mozambique
Position Grade: PL4

The Complex

  • The Senior Vice-Presidency is responsible for supporting the President in the day-to-day management of the Bank Group to achieve it strategic objective, and drive performance culture that will align all processes and systems to deliver high impact results.
  • The Senior Vice-Presidency will provide effective leadership and exceptional coordination to ensure implementation and monitoring of key corporate decisions as well as the identification of necessary corrective measures and actions.
  • The Senior Vice-Presidency will lead senior management discussions, decisions-making process and the implementation of key Board and Management decisions.

The Hiring Department

  • The SNFI Department has four (4) divisions including two (2) for procurement and two (2) for financial management (FM) whose main activities are to provide support to operations complexes for ensuring that project’s fiduciary arrangements comply with Bank Fiduciary (Procurement and FM) policies and procedures and contribute to effective delivery and value for money in Bank-financed projects.
  • The Financial Management Division is anchored at the Headquarters in the Fiduciary and Inspection Department (SNFI) under the Senior Vice-Presidency. The Division provides professional leadership in ensuring high quality performance with respect to compliance with Bank financial management policies and procedures in lending operations; and in ensuring high quality work in diagnostic work and country dialogue designed to support development of budgeting, accounting and reporting, internal control, treasury management and external auditing and overall financial management policies, systems and capacity of member countries.
  • The Principal Financial Management Operations Officer is responsible to ensure that financial management of Bank-financed projects are compliant with the Bank’s financial management policy. This is done by advising on financial management arrangements and reviewing financial management decisions within the project/program operations cycle from the identification to completion stages.
  • The incumbent also contributes to the preparation of the Bank’s Country Strategy Paper, and to building Public Financial Management (PFM) capacity of Borrowers which includes training of Borrower staff, advising on project related financial management matters, and assessing and strengthening the Borrower’s PFM systems.
  • The Principal Financial Management Officer reports administratively to the Country Manager of Mozambique Office and functionally to the Division Manager, Financial Management (SNFI.4).

The Position
The key responsibilities of the Principal Financial Management Operations Officer are:

  • Ensuring quality and timely FM advice and providing support to projects activities, including: (i) quality of Financial Management (FM) activities in the region; (ii) timeliness of responses on all FM issues; (iii) quality of advice to both Bank sector and Borrowers staff in countries under his responsibilities;
  • Executing the operations fiduciary function for the Bank in projects and programs that it finances, including through: (i) conducting country, sector and project level FM assessments and related capacity development action plans; (ii) providing FM-related support for country dialogue; (iii) supporting development of regional professional FM networks; (iv) participating in donors coordination meetings in their areas for promoting better coordination and effective resources mobilization; and
  • Contributing to capacity development of Bank and Borrowers’ FM staff, including (i) coaching, (ii) mentoring, (iii) training and (iv) upgrading of the skills.

Duties and Responsibilities
Under the oversight and guidance of the Division Manager, Financial Management, the Principal Financial Management Operations Officer will:

  • Provide technical guidance at the Country Offices in the financial management activities of assigned projects and programs within the framework of the Bank’s policies and guidelines all over the operations cycle;
  • Take a proactive role ensuring ‘Quality at Entry work’ in assessing the adequacy of the Borrower’s project financial management systems and the borrowers’ ability to manage and monitor Bank financed projects. This includes budgeting, internal control, treasury management, accounting, financial reporting and external auditing;
  • Oversee the review of and provision of comments on financial management aspects of assigned projects and programs as documented in concept papers, feasibility studies, appraisal reports and other relevant documents to ensure consistency and enhance the quality of projects/program from the financial management perspective;
  • Attend negotiations and ensure FM issues are taken into account in the financing agreement and other associated documentation;
  • Participate in project/program launching missions to assist the project/program team in developing capacity building of the Executing Agencies in the area of financial management;
  • Undertakes on-site and desk supervision mission on a risk-based approach and issues the supervision reports including FM performance ratings and drafting the contribution to the aide memoire;
  • Carry out supervision work to ensure that projects financial management systems are functioning appropriately, including the periodic review of project financial management reports for financial performance;
  • Provide advice and support to Borrowers and the Bank Project Teams on matters affecting financial management and disbursement on capacity building in projects and with public sector accountability institutions;
  • Provide financial management guidance for the development of technical assistance programs and evaluate and monitor their implementation;
  • Assess the selection and recruitment of external independent auditors, ensuring their suitability including their independence, and competence to perform;
  • Participates in PEFA, SAI-PMF, and ROSC-AA Assessments and on that basis, provides information to Bank operations and other initiatives in the countries concerned;
  • Plays an active role in CPPRs from the financial management perspective and draft the FM part of the CPPR report.
  • Undertake Capacity building on FM issues in the countries and in sector departments in the Bank;
  • Participate in fiduciary clinics; and
  • Participate in donor coordination meetings within the region (not continent wide or global) and in country dialogue platforms between the country and the donors on the basis of the overall Bank’s strategy to support aid effectiveness

Selection Criteria

  • Hold a Master’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration or a related discipline;
  • Hold a professional Accounting, External Auditing or Internal Auditing Certification/Degree (CPA, CA, ACCA, Expert Comptable)
  • Have a minimum of six (6) years of relevant experience in the Bank or similar financial institution, with particular expertise in designing, supporting and implementing financial management operations;
  • Have a sound knowledge of the African Development Bank’s Financial Management Policy and Procedures;
  • Experience in supporting private sector operations (banking, auditing, finance, microfinance institutions, agriculture, electricity, water) would be an added advantage;
  • Experience in a Multilateral Development Bank, with emphasis on financial management, highly valuable;
  • Experience in the review of financial management policy documents;
  • Expert knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRSs) and International Standards on Auditing (ISAs). Knowledge of International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSASs) and the International Standards of Supreme Audit Institutions (ISSAIs);
  • A good understanding of cross-cutting issues beyond financial management (e.g. procurement, governance, donors’ practices) at sector/country level;
  • Strong planning, organization, and time management skills;
  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • Ability to communicate effectively (Written and Oral) in English or French, with a working knowledge of the other language. Ability to work in Portuguese will be an added advantage;
  • Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office Suite applications including SAP.

Application Closing Date
6th August, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Important Information and Notice

  • This position is classified as an international recruitment and attracts international terms and conditions of employment.
  • Should you encounter technical difficulties in submitting your application, please send an email with a precise description of the issue and/or a screenshot showing the problem to “HR Direct” via: HRDirect@AFDB.ORG
  • To apply for this position, you need to be national of one of AfDB member countries.
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