• Several Jobs at ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID)

  • Posted on: 12 June, 2015 Deadline: 30 June, 2015
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  • ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) is an international financial institution established by the 15 Member States of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). EBID includes: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Cote d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo.

    The main objective of EBID is to contribute to the economic development of West Africa through the financing of ECOWAS and NEPAD projects and programs. The headquarters of the bank is in Lome in the Togolese Republic.

    As part of its capacity building efforts, the ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development is seeking qualified candidates who are citizens of the community to fill the following vacant positions below:

    Head of Division, Financial Engineering and Assistance to SME's

     

    Job Summary

    • Reporting to the Director of Private Sector Operations, the successful candidate will assist in implementing and following up on the programme of action for the promotion and financing of SME’s in ECOWAS.

    Duties

    • Prepare and implement measures to promote the development of SME’s through specialized financial institutions;
    • Identify SME’s that are likely to contribute to the sub-regional integration strategy and implement appropriate plans of action;
    • Design and implement financing mechanisms adapted to the needs of SMEs, especially lines of credit to specialized institutions;
    • Analyze feasibility studies of regional projects submitted by borrowers;
    • Supervise loan agreements, provide advice and supervise activities relating to the award of contracts carried out by borrowers;
    • Assess the constraints and difficulties and make proposals on access of SMEs to the commercial loans of the Bank;
    • Supervise and monitor all activities relating to the promotion and financing of SMEs;
    • Perform other duties assigned by Supervisors and Management.

    Required Profile

    • Master's Degree or its equivalent in Management or Financial Engineering, Accounting from a recognized university or tertiary institution.
    • Minimum of ten (10) years professional experience in the promotion of SMEs. Experience acquired in a consultancy firm or at a bank will be an advantage
    • Sound knowledge of SME operations including the technical and administrative environment in ECOWAS Member States;
    • Experience in preparing documents relating to bankable projects, in line with international standards with a view to securing funding from international financial institutions;
    • Familiarity with preparation of dossiers relating to commitments and good knowledge of financial products for SMEs;
    • Ability to manage a team in a multicultural environment; sound communication skills, ability to impart knowledge, delegate duties and responsibilities, supervise and take decisions;
    • Capacity for analysis and synthesis, sense of organization and ability to work as member of a team.
    • Good physical condition to be able to participate in field missions.

    General Requirements
    Candidates must:

    • Be citizens of ECOWAS Member States;
    • Not be above 45 years of age;
    • Be computer literate (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint)
    • Be fluent in French and/or English and/or Portuguese, and proficient in one of the other two languages.

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    Head Social Sector Division

     

    Job Summary

    • Reporting to the Director of the Department of Public Sector Operations, the Head of the Social Sector Division shall contribute to the preparation of policies and strategies of the Bank in the social sector (notably in education, health and social welfare in accordance with the general guidelines of the Bank in that area.
    • He / She shall particularly be in charge of:

    Duties

    • Contribute to the preparation of the general policy of the Bank concerning projects, programs and initiatives in the social sector;
    • Plan, organize and allocate duties for all the activities related to the project cycle (identification, preparation, appraisal, supervision and preparation of the project completion report) in the social sector;
    • Plan and design the projects and programs in the social sector and present them for approval of the Board of Directors ;
    • Design and /or improve the project components that contribute to poverty reduction, addressing vulnerability and encouraging greater inclusion ;
    • Define the socio-economic indicators of projects and programs in the sector, identify the mechanism for monitoring of their implementation ;
    • Handle social development issues in the various operations of the Bank during the phases of identification, preparation, evaluation and supervision of projects ;
    • Develop partnership with other multilateral and / or bilateral development institutions in the sector and collaborate with the experts of these institutions during field missions;
    • Monitor the procedure for procurement of goods and services, analyse the invitation to tender dossiers and the contract dossiers that are in connection with the projects ;
    • Carry out all other tasks assigned by Management

    Qualifications, Experience and Skills

    • Master's degree in Social Sciences, Economics, Social Development, or related field or equivalent certificate from a recognized University or Tertiary Institution;
    • Minimum professional experience of ten (10) years in social sector financing and in the formulation policies relating to the management of project cycles (identification, preparation, appraisal, supervision and completion);
    • Good knowledge of the analysis and formulation of policies in the social sectors. Knowledge of practices in the major bilateral and multilateral agencies that are development partners would be an advantage;
    • Ability to understand complex human development issues, identify key issues and formulate result-oriented recommendations ;
    • Proven ability in financial and economic analysis of projects ;
    • Ability to develop good relationships with other staff members, to impart knowledge, delegate duties and responsibilities, supervise and take decisions;
    • Excellent analytical and review skills, sense of organisation and ability to work in teams in a multicultural context ;
    • Good physical condition to enable participation in field missions.

    General Requirements
    Candidates must:

    • Be citizens of ECOWAS Member States;
    • Not be above 45 years of age;
    • Be computer literate (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint)
    • Be fluent in French and/or English and/or Portuguese, and proficient in one of the other two languages.

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    Head of Division, Industry and Energy

     

    Job Summary

    • Reporting to the Director of the Department of Private sector operations, the Head of Division, Industry and Energy shall contribute to the implementation of the Bank's policy on project financing throughout the project cycle.

    Duties

    • Identify and appraise projects that contribute to the enhancement of intra-regional trade and to the supply of strategic products to the sub-region;
    • Prepare projects for inclusion in the pipeline of the Bank (additional appraisal of projects, participation in the appraisal of projects with the operational technical committee);
    • Assist borrowers to carry out feasibility studies where they do not have such studies on their projects;
    • Identify, receive, and examine financing requests (project identification and studies, participation in pre-selection committee);
    • Identify and appraise new short term financing opportunities, especially intervention on the carbon market;
    • Monitor procedures for the procurement of goods and services;
    • Appraise and monitor disbursement requests;
    • Monitor the realization of proposed investments under projects financed by the Bank.
    • Prepare the project completion report;
    • Carry out all other duties assigned by Management.

    Qualifications, Experience and Skills

    • Master's degree in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering or any other equivalent certificate from a recognized University or Tertiary Institution;
    • Minimum of ten (10) years professional experience in analyzing, monitoring and appraisal of industrial projects;
    • Skills in industrial or agro-industrial methods and in project management;
    • Good knowledge of financial and economic analysis of projects;
    • Mastery of mechanisms for financing of private sector projects;
    • Excellent analytical and review skills, sense of organization and ability to work in teams in a multicultural context;
    • Ability to develop good relationships with other staff members and to impart knowledge;
    • Capacity to delegate powers, supervise and take decisions;
    • Good physical condition to participate in field missions.

    General Requirements
    Candidates must:

    • Be citizens of ECOWAS Member States;
    • Not be above 45 years of age;
    • Be computer literate (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint)
    • Be fluent in French and/or English and/or Portuguese, and proficient in one of the other two languages.

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    Accountant

     

    Job Summary

    • Reporting to the Head of Accounts Division of the Department of Finance, the Accountant shall ensure proper and accurate recording of accounting entries (authenticity and accuracy of accounting documents, entries) in line with the accounting plan of the Bank and implement the financial policy of the Bank.

    Duties

    • Ensure the accuracy of account balances and effect correcting entries;
    • Ensure the set-up of account plans and the processing of accounting data;
    • Verify the authenticity and accuracy of automated accounting documents generated by the information systems;
    • Prepare cheques, transfers and drafts for the payment of invoices;
    • Prepare bank reconciliation statements;
    • Prepare repayment claims;
    • Prepare quarterly and annual financial statements;
    • Monitor fixed assets and stocks;
    • Save, and file documents and vouchers;
    • Participate in the annual accounts closing exercise;
    • Carry out all other duties assigned by Management.

    Required Profile

    • Master's Degree or its equivalent in Accounting, Finance or Management from a recognized University or Tertiary Institution;
    • Minimum of five (5) years working experience, especially in the preparation of accounts of projects financed by international organizations;
    • Good knowledge of the mechanisms and procedures of project management, disbursement procedures of donor agencies;
    • Good knowledge of some accounting softwares;
    • Ability to prepare clear, concise and accurate reports and work-notes on issues relating to his/her duties;
    • Ability to work under pressure in a team;
    • Solid capacity in planning and defining priorities;
    • Ability to work in a dynamic multicultural institution.

    General Requirement
    Candidates must:

    • Be citizens of ECOWAS Member States;
    • Not be above 45 years of age;
    • Be computer literate (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint)
    • Be fluent in French and/or English and/or Portuguese, and proficient in one of the other two languages.

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    Head of Division, Communication and Marketing Division

     

    Job Summary

    • Reporting to the Director of the Department of Legal and Corporate Services, the Head of the Communication and Marketing Division shall contribute to preparing and implementing the communication policy of the Bank both internally and externally.
    • He / she equally be responsible for defining the marketing strategies aimed at ensuring the promotion of operational, corporate and social responsibility activities of the Institution, with a view to giving it an enhanced visibility.

    Duties

    • Ensure the organisation, the coordination and supervision of the duties assigned to the Division;
    • Contribute to the drafting of the Bank’s communication policy and updating this periodically, and ensure that it is implemented as soon as it is approved by Management ;
    • Take initiatives for the promotion of the corporate image of the Bank by publishing relevant information on all its activities ;
    • Ensure the publication of the annual reports and the activity report of the Bank ;
    • Supervise the production of leaflets, brochures, and other publicity material meant to advertise EBID, its basic policies, its main areas and intervention conditions ;
    • Coordinate the production of a newsletter on the Bank, its programs and activities;
    • Participate in the production and contribute articles in the internal news magazine of the Bank ;
    • Prepare and publish press releases ;
    • Gather information related to the activities of the Bank, analyze them thoroughly and propose texts and comments that are capable of improving its image or that could lead to correcting information that could be erroneous or detrimental to its image ;
    • Prepare articles and arouse the interest, particularly of the staff members to draft useful articles on the activities of the Bank and on matters of interest and take steps for these articles to be published timely;
    • Participate in the designing and the production of souvenir items or in the selection of promotional items or souvenirs to mark important events in the life of the Bank;
    • Promote the Bank's relations with media organs ;
    • Act as Press Attaché to the Office of the President of the Bank;
    • Prepare circulars to publicize the decisions of Management ;
    • Contribute to providing updated information on the web site in relation with the departments concerned;
    • Formulate and implement the Bank's specific marketing policies and strategies;
    • Study the advert offers presented to EBID and submit a coherent advert program for EBID;
    • Propose and implement public relations policies, press conferences, and participate in the live radio and television programs and other media events, prepare relevant background information and take steps to ensure that these are published;
    • Define, design and produce appropriate publicity media for a more effective visibility of the Bank and its activities;
    • Carry out all other duties assigned by Management. 

    Qualifications, Experience and Skills

    • Must be a holder of a Master's degree in communication, corporate communication, journalism, marketing or any other related field or equivalent certificate from a recognized University or Tertiary Institution;
    • At least ten (10) years professional experience in handling communication preferably in an international institution, a communication firm or a reputable media outfit;
    • Excellent communication and oratory skills ;
    • Ability to present issues and briefs clearly, in a summarized form, eloquently and with concise ideas, and to arouse the attention of the audience;
    • Irreproachable drafting skills;
    • Excellent analytical and review skills;
    • Ability to present an argument coherently and persuasively ;
    • Ability to take initiatives and manage innovations and changes ;
    • High sense of responsibility ;
    • Excellent mobilization and organizational skills ;
    • Team spirit and high sense of courtesy ;
    • Ability to work in a multinational environment, in a team, and often under pressure;
    • Good command of two of the three working languages of the Bank;
    • Familiarity with computer tools.

    General Requirements
    Candidates must:

    • Be citizens of ECOWAS Member States;
    • Not be above 45 years of age;
    • Be computer literate (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint)
    • Be fluent in French and/or English and/or Portuguese, and proficient in one of the other two languages.

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    Archivist

     

    Job Summary

    • Attached to the Documentation Department, the Archivist shall be responsible for routing of the archives to all the Bank’s units as part of the defined archival policy and in compliance with archival regulations.

    Duties

    • Collect, process, preserve and develop the archives;
    • Participate in the computerisation of the archives;
    • Process the final archives and check eliminations;
    • Draft and monitor dashboards;
    • Train departments on archiving and filing of documents;
    • Forward documents to the requesting departments in accordance with the prescribed regulations;
    • Explore possible accession of more recent archives;
    • Advise records generating departments on archives management;
    • Manage subscriptions and acquisition of books and make inputs to the preparation of the department’s budget;
    • Carry out all other tasks assigned by Management;

    Required Profile

    • A Master's Degree in Documentation or any other professional qualification in Archival studies;
    • Minimum of five (5) years working experience in a similar position;
    • Sound knowledge of international archiving standards and regulatory texts;
    • Sound knowledge of document processing procedures;
    • Good writing skills and have a good analytical mind;
    • High sense of organisation and efficiency;
    • Ability to set up effective work organisation and work under pressure;
    • Team player in a multicultural environment.

    General Requirement
    Candidates must:

    • Be citizens of ECOWAS Member States;
    • Not be above 45 years of age;
    • Be computer literate (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint)
    • Be fluent in French and/or English and/or Portuguese, and proficient in one of the other two languages.

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    Head of Division, Legal Affairs

     

    Job Summary

    • Reporting to the Director of Legal and Corporate Affairs, the Head of Division, Legal Affairs shall contribute to the provision, organization, supervision and coordination of the various legal services required as part of the Bank's operational and other services.

    Duties

    • Organize, manage and supervise the Division;
    • Provide orientation, supervision and assessment of the work of the division's legal officers;
    • Supervise and input project appraisal reports;
    • Coordinate the preparation and monitoring of legal opinions and documents;
    • Coordinate assignments performed by each legal officer in response to requests from the other departments of the Bank ;
    • Supervise the active involvement of the legal officers in negotiations relating to the Bank's operations;
    • Consider, supervise and annotate the legal aspects of projects and assist in project restructuring;
    • Supervise the legal officers during negotiation of loan agreements, presentation of documents to the Board of Directors, and signing of loan agreements;
    • Supervise the review of supporting documents provided by promoters in fulfillment of conditions precedent to loan disbursements;
    • Make available, manage, and monitor guarantees taken by the Bank in the course of financing projects;
    • Interpret the Bank's texts relating to all its operations, including sovereign transactions;
    • Prepare the Division's budget in consultation with the Director of the Department;
    • Assist the Director of the Department in the consideration of legal matters on the agenda of meetings and various other governing bodies of the Bank;
    • Supervise the distribution of cases and relations with external counsels (lawyers, notaries and bailiffs);
    • Handle complex and confidential legal issues as instructed by the Director of the Department and the Bank's top management;
    • Implement the Anti-Money Laundering, Terrorism Financing and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction mechanism;
    • Carry out all other duties assigned by Management.

    Qualifications, Experience and Skills

    • Master's degree in Law or equivalent qualification from a recognized University or Tertiary Institution;
    • Minimum of ten (10) years working experience preferably in a legal division of an investment and/or a development bank or a Law firm;
    • Minimum of three (3) years relevant experience managing a legal department ;
    • High competencies in project financing (project appraisal, legal arrangements, drafting guarantee agreements and acts …) ;
    • Excellent analytical and review skills leading to relevant solutions and concrete action plans;
    • Excellent drafting skills;
    • Proven ability to present ideas and mobilize support for them;
    • Excellent ability to speak at least two of the three working languages of the Bank fluently;
    • Strong sense of responsibility, discipline and organization;
    • Team player, attentive listener and quick learner;
    • Ability to adapt, initiate and manage innovations and changes;
    • Ability to work under pressure and manage a team in a multicultural environment ;

    General Requirements
    Candidates must:

    • Be citizens of ECOWAS Member States;
    • Not be above 45 years of age;
    • Be computer literate (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint)
    • Be fluent in French and/or English and/or Portuguese, and proficient in one of the other two languages.

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    Marketing and Communications Officer

     

    Job Summary

    • Reporting to the Head of Communications and Marketing Division, the Marketing and Communications Officer shall contribute to the implementation of the Bank’s Communications and Marketing strategy.

    Duties

    • Contribute to enhancing the visibility of the Bank
    • Serve as focal point for journalists covering activities at the Bank
    • Contribute to media planning
    • Assist in developing and implementing activities devolving on the Division as indicated in the detailed organization chart of the Bank
    • Contribute to producing the Bank’s newsletter, brochures, pamphlets etc.
    • Contribute to packaging the Division’s input on the website
    • Contribute to ensuring compliance with the Bank’s graphic charter in all communication media
    • Contribute to the development and choice of corporate gift items
    • Coordinate visits from institutions of learning
    • Carry out all other duties assigned by Management.

    Required Profile

    • Master's Degree in Communication and Public Relations from a recognized University or Tertiary Institution;
    • Minimum of five (5) years working experience in a Communications department;
    • Sound knowledge of the local environment and sub-region;
    • Excellent knowledge of the media environment;
    • Ability to adapt to a multi-cultural environment;
    • Proven written and verbal communication skills;
    • Other qualities in particular:
      • Open minded;
      • Very observant and a good listener;
      • Team-player;
      • Excellent ability to adapt;
      • Should have a sense of initiative, responsible and pragmatic;
      • Fluency in two of the Bank’s working languages;

    General Requirement
    Candidates must:

    • Be citizens of ECOWAS Member States;
    • Not be above 45 years of age;
    • Be computer literate (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint)
    • Be fluent in French and/or English and/or Portuguese, and proficient in one of the other two languages.

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    Administration and Human Resource Officer

     

    Job Summary

    • Reporting to the Head of the Human Resource Division of the Department of Administration, the Administration and Human Resource Officer shall follow up the administrative file of the staff members (leave, contracts, salaries, sickness, training, etc…) shall prepare the Bank’s staff welfare policy and ensure its implementation.
    • He/She shall particularly be in charge of:

    Duties

    • Provide orientation regarding handling of staff matters and implementation of the staff regulations and the rules and procedures on labour law;
    • Manage staff records (monitoring and checking and updating of individual and collective staff data);
    • Prepare, update and circulate various documents : notices, training programs, ancillary documents, attendance registers, miscellaneous forms, filing and archiving of documentation;
    • Contribute to the preparation of administrative documents (agreements, supplementary contracts, mail to staff members …);
    • Monitor and project the calendar of procedure of staff career advancement;
    • Verify and process staff welfare assistance requests;
    • Prepare the input for computation of salaries and statements regarding social security contributions and taxes;
    • Handle the staff leave and monitor execution;
    • Provide information for the management chart and for preparation of the Bank’s Activity Report for submission to Management;
    • Manage the insurance policies concerning staff members and declare work-related accidents, request for inclusion or withdrawal of names therein;
    • Prepare information relating to positions to be advertised, monitor the publication of vacancies and participate in the analysis and short-listing of candidates;
    • Participate in the management of internship and of outsourced human resources;
    • Prepare the minutes or the reports of the meetings of the Human Resource Committee and ensure the implementation of decisions made ;
    • Closely monitor the information system on human resources;
    • Carry out all other tasks assigned by Management.

    Required Profile

    • Master's Degree in Human Resource Management, Public or Business Administration, Law or in any other relevant field;
    • Minimum of five (5) years working experience in human resource management within a similar financial Institution;
    • Good knowledge of the rules, regulations, procedures and policies on human resource, labour laws and regulations;
    • Excellent ability to manage difficult situations as well as ability to work in a multicultural professional environment;
    • Ability to analyze issues strategically, assess measures from the standpoint of stakeholders and transform strategic ideas into plans of action;
    • Sense of judgement, initiative and respect for confidentiality;
    • Ability to exercise self-control and remain calm even under emergency situations and work under pressure;
    • High sense of organization and ability to develop human relations.
    • Good drafting skills an ability to prepare reports and minutes;
    • Ability to utilize human resource management and pay software;
    • Ability to initiate and manage innovations or changes and proven ability to present ideas and achieve adherence to the ideas.
    • Ability to work in a multicultural environment.

    General Requirement
    Candidates must:

    • Be citizens of ECOWAS Member States;
    • Not be above 45 years of age;
    • Be computer literate (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint)
    • Be fluent in French and/or English and/or Portuguese, and proficient in one of the other two languages.

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    Head of Division, Macro-Economic Research Studies

     

    Job Summary

    • Reporting to the Director of the Department of Research and Strategic Planning contribute to the development, monitoring and evaluation of the strategic plans of the Bank.
    • He/ she shall assist in developing the Bank's activity report and also assist in designing and developing strategic documents and visibility studies for the bank.

    Duties

    • Coordinate the formulation of strategies and operational policies in collaboration with other departments;
    • Make proposals for adapting strategies and actions to meet the economic situation and the needs of ECOWAS Member States;
    • Undertake and carryout macro-economic, sector and theme-based research and analysis within the framework of economic programs of Member States in order to facilitate the identification of projects, policies, priorities and institutional problems specific to each sector or area of intervention of EBID;
    • Organize, put in place and coordinate mechanisms for gathering financial and socio-economic information on Member States using the documentation available at the Bank and through research missions to the relevant national institutions of Member States;
    • Establish and manage operational, micro and macro-economic database, including database that will facilitate the compilation of information on medium and large scale enterprises in the private and commercial public sectors and enable the establishment of permanent framework for Bank-client relationship;
    • Gather, compile, analyze and publish statistical data on the economies of Member States and produce statistics on the operational activities of EBID;
    • Manage the macro-economic data bank and produce statistics on the activities of the Bank;
    • Manage the Documentation Centre and the Archives of the Bank in order to respond effectively to the information needs of users;
    • Manage the data bank of consultants and consultancy firms;
    • Assist in preparing and updating comprehensive documentation on the economic situation of ECOWAS Member States and other regions in Africa as well as information on institutions, regional, African and international development bodies and agencies;
    • Centralize research and publications made by international organizations and those prepared or requested by the Bank;
    • Carry out all other duties assigned by Management.

    Qualifications, Experience and Skills

    • Master's degree in Economics, Statistics, Strategic Planning, or any related field from a recognized University or Tertiary Institution;
    • Minimum of ten (10) years professional experience acquired in a consultancy firm, investment bank or in the strategic department of a company, with related activities in strategic planning, research and economic analysis;
    • Capacity to independently undertake research on economic issues, backed by publications in recognized quantitative journals;
    • Ability to apply quantitative methods of economic analyses;
    • Solid knowledge of economic modeling and econometrics will be an asset;
    • Good verbal and written communication skills;
    • Ability to manage time, prioritize tasks and activities, meet deadlines and achieve results;
    • Ability to develop clear goals that are consistent with agreed strategies;
    • Be able to monitor the implementation of plans and activities and to anticipate risks and make contingency plans;
    • Ability to work in a dynamic multicultural institution and capacity to work in a team to achieve organizational goals;

    General Requirements
    Candidates must:

    • Be citizens of ECOWAS Member States;
    • Not be above 45 years of age;
    • Be computer literate (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint)
    • Be fluent in French and/or English and/or Portuguese, and proficient in one of the other two languages.

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    Security Coordinator

     

    Job Summary

    • Reporting to the Head of the General Services and Estate Division of the Department of Administration, the Security Coordinator shall ensure the effective management of security of persons and property of the Bank as well as at the official residences of the Bank.

    Duties

    • Implement the Bank's overall security policy, procedures and regulations;
    • Identify all security threats to EBID and implement effective protection measures;
    • Put in place, manage and control security systems at the Bank and at the official residences of the Bank;
    • Prepare audit/review reports, review findings and make recommendations;
    • Analyze security risks to the Institution and provide advice on all security issues;
    • Implement solutions that allow for maintaining the required level of security;
    • Audit and control implemented solutions;
    • Sensitize colleagues on security issues;
    • Inform and train users on installed security equipment and applications;
    • Establish and maintain good working relations with security authorities of the host country and similar sister organizations;
    • Coordinate activities with contracted security companies;
    • Prepare and maintain crisis and emergency plans for entire staff;
    • Organize risk prevention by carrying out simulation exercises;
    • Carry out all other duties assigned by Management.

    Required Profile

    • Master's Degree in the field relating to security or any other equivalent degree in security management studies from a recognized University or Tertiary Institution;
    • Minimum of seven (7) years working experience in the field of security, ideally, should have a law enforcement and /or security background;
    • Sound knowledge of security laws in force;
    • Good drafting skills;
    • Excellent communication skills, persuasive, ability to negotiate and mobilize, negotiation and engagement skills;
    • Proven capacity to analyze facts and implement concrete solutions;
    • Mastery of safety, protection and security techniques for goods and persons;
    • Ability to take initiative and make decisions in dangerous and risky situations;
    • High sense of discipline and respect for procedures;
    • Excellent self-control, a good sense of judgement and methods;
    • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and as part of a team.

    General Requirements
    Candidates must:

    • Be citizens of ECOWAS Member States;
    • Not be above 45 years of age;
    • Be computer literate (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint)
    • Be fluent in French and/or English and/or Portuguese, and proficient in one of the other two languages.

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    Head of Division, General Accounts

     

    Job Summary

    • Reporting to the Director of Finance, prepare and manage the accounts system and prepare the financial statements of EBID.
    • He/She shall also see to the implementation of the policy on borrowings and mobilization of resources on the capital markets to meet the needs of the Bank.

    Duties

    • Monitor issues relating to the subscription of the capital of the Bank, call-up of capital and its payment;
    • Execute payment orders in relation to expenses initiated by other departments;
    • Follow-up and capture all amounts received and amount paid out by the Bank and ensure their conformity;
    • Keep accounting records of the funds managed by the institution;
    • Prepare and update statements on the banking transactions of EBID and ensure that the bank reconciliation statements is done on regular basis and within the specified period;
    • Analyze and comment on the financial situation of the Bank by preparing various tables (performance charts, financial reports);
    • Follow-up on the borrowings contracted by the Bank;
    • Manage the equity stakes of EBID and ensure at all times that the Bank is protected against the risk of losses and anomalies of all kinds;
    • Assist missions sent by Internal Audit and the External Auditors in their work and contribute to the success of their work;
    • Carry out all other duties assigned by Management.

    Qualifications, Experience and Skills

    • Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, Management from a recognized University or any relevant fields of professional qualification in Accounting such as ACCA or ACA;
    • Minimum of ten (10) years working experience, especially in the preparation of accounts of projects financed by international organizations;
    • Sound knowledge of the mechanisms and procedures of project management, disbursement procedures of donor agencies;
    • Good knowledge of some accounting softwares;
    • Ability to prepare clear, concise and accurate reports and work-notes on issues relating to his/her duties;
    • Ability to work under pressure in a team;
    • Solid capacity in planning and defining priorities;
    • Ability to manage a team in a multicultural environment;
    • Ability to impart knowledge, delegate duties and responsibilities, supervise and take decisions.

    General Requirements
    Candidates must:

    • Be citizens of ECOWAS Member States;
    • Not be above 45 years of age;
    • Be computer literate (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint)
    • Be fluent in French and/or English and/or Portuguese, and proficient in one of the other two languages.

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    Organisation, Method, and Procedures Officer

     

    Job Summary

    • Reporting to the Head of the Organization and Methods Division, the Organization, Methods and Procedure Officer shall contribute to the designing and putting in place of organizational structures and the relationships between the relevant service units, the appropriate operational policies, output standards and efficient work method procedures applicable to the activities of the Bank.
    • He/She shall particularly be in charge of:

    Duties

    • Intervene on any organizational problem of general nature within the Bank in order to simplify and enhance productivity of operations;
    • Provide assistance in the concept management and execution of projects (new projects, expansion, innovations, improvements, adaptations, etc…) and support the stakeholders in the execution of their projects ;
    • Design, prepare, structure and support the change process, where possible, by anticipating their consequences as regards human, technological, financial, information system, security issues, etc….
    • Monitor the overall growth trend of the Bank and propose new organizational designs and methods in accordance with the Bank’s strategy ;
    • Handle the rationalization and the harmonization of work positions, functions, procedures (mode of operations, work flow, documents, manuals, etc…);
    • Ensure allocation of resources and provision of logistical support in accordance with the objectives, the resources and the constraints which the Bank is facing;
    • Carry out short term actions aimed at a re-organization to ensure faster return;
    • Assist decision-making regarding organizational strategy or project insertion, and thereon, accommodate the organizational, managerial and human resource changes;
    • Anticipate changes that become necessary as a result of the dynamics of the corporate strategy, with a view to supporting the organizational structure, in real time;
    • Provide leadership, monitor and coordinate the execution of the recommendations and the initiatives in project mode with all the stakeholders involved ;
    • Carry out or commission studies prior to the establishment of new modes of operation and / or of organization;
    • Carry out all other tasks assigned by Management.

    Required Profile

    • Master's Degree in Engineering, Finance, Accounts backed with a proven specialization in organization.
    • Minimum of seven (7) years professional experience in the field of organization, of which not less than five (5) in a banking institution;
    • Good knowledge or ability to quickly understand issues concerning the needs of a development bank;
    • Mastery of organizational techniques and planning tools (GANT, PERT, etc.),and Project Management Organization tools;
    • Excellent knowledge of organizational risks specific to banking activities;
    • Ability to develop good relationships, possess good analytical and review skills, and, be ability to listen and understand cross-cutting issues;
    • Ability to prepare clear and concise reports, as well as specialised notes on organisational issues;
    • Ability to integrate into a multicultural environment, learn quickly, delegate duties and responsibilities, and supervise;
    • Must be innovative and proactive and be proactive.

    General Requirements
    Candidates must:

    • Be citizens of ECOWAS Member States;
    • Not be above 45 years of age;
    • Be computer literate (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint)
    • Be fluent in French and/or English and/or Portuguese, and proficient in one of the other two languages.

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    French Revisor

     

    Job Summary

    • Reporting to the Head of the Language Services Division, shall revise texts translated into French by in-house Translators or free-lance Translators for the Bank relating to a wide range of documents on economic, financial, administrative, technical as well as operational documents relating to projects financed by the Bank.

    Duties

    • Check the accuracy and concordance of translation with the original text while ensuring consistency of terminology and quality of style;
    • Review and harmonize documents translated by a pool of in-house or free-lance Translators;
    • Translate from English into French sensitive and complex documents using a specialized standard vocabulary and comply with acknowledged quality standard;
    • Supervise terminology research in the Division through contacts with all resource persons to discuss on conceptual and linguistic issues;
    • Contribute to preparing lexicological tools to meet the needs of the Division;
    • Contribute to the training and evaluation of Translators in line with the standards applied in the profession;
    • Carry out all related duties that may be assigned by Management.

    Required Profile

    • Master's Degree in Languages from a recognized University or Tertiary Institution, and an advanced degree in translation or other related fields;
    • Minimum of ten (10) years working experience in the area of translation and revision, preferably in an international organization;
    • Mastery of terminology research techniques;
    • Ability to produce work within deadlines, in line with the highest standards of accuracy, coherence and consistency with the spirit and style of the original text;
    • Good command of French and English, knowledge of Portuguese will be an additional advantage;
    • Ability to work in a multinational environment, in a team, and often under pressure.

    General Requirements
    Candidates must:

    • Be citizens of ECOWAS Member States;
    • Not be above 45 years of age;
    • Be computer literate (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint)
    • Be fluent in French and/or English and/or Portuguese, and proficient in one of the other two languages.

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    Head of Division, Board Secretariat

     

    Job Summary

    • Reporting to the Secretary General of the Bank, the Head of the Board Secretariat Division shall be responsible for organising the secretariat work for the meetings of the Board of Governors, the Board of Directors, the Management Committee and for all the other decision-making organs indicated by the Management of the Bank, as well as the protocol services of the Bank.

    Duties

    • Organize the meetings of the decision-making organs, notably the Board of Governors, the Board of Directors, the Management Committee and their subsidiary organs;
    • Handle the secretariat duties of the decision-making organs;
    • Supervise the preparation, the reproduction, the compilation and the distribution of documents for the decision-making-organs;
    • Prepare, disseminate and keep on file the minutes, records, reports, summaries, decisions and resolutions adopted during the meetings of the decision-making organs;
    • Propose and enforce guidelines governing communication procedures between the Board of Governors, the Board of Directors and the departments of the Bank;
    • Monitor the relations with the Member States of the Bank by handling the official correspondence of the President of the Bank:
      • Prepare the congratulation messages to the Heads of State and Government on the occasion of their election / Appointment or celebration of their national day;
      • Prepare the goodwill messages to the Heads of State, the Governors and other personalities at the end of each year;
      • Draft the condolence / sympathy message to the Heads of State, the Governors and other personalities at the occurrence of unfortunate events;
      • Draft messages of appreciation, responses to confirm the invitations sent to the President of the Bank, or otherwise, etc…
    • Coordinate the convening of the meetings of the decision-making bodies;
    • Carry out secretarial work of the internal committees of the Bank (Management Committee and other Committees);
    • Organize trips (hotel reservation, means of transport) of Management, staff members, Governors, Members of the Board of Directors and other personalities or guests of EBID within the framework of operational or other official missions;
    • Regularly update and publish the voting powers of the Member States in collaboration with the Department of Finance;
    • Carry out all other duties assigned by Management.

    Required Profile

    • Master's Degree in Law, Diplomacy, International Relations, Public Administration, Communication or any other relevant field, from a recognized University or Tertiary Institution;
    • Minimum of ten (10) years professional experience in drafting of minutes, reports, articles, or in diplomatic communication, preferably in an international organization;
    • Ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines;
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
    • Ability to work in a dynamic multicultural institution and capacity to accommodate cultural differences;
    • Ability to develop good relationships with other staff members and to impart knowledge;
    • Capacity to delegate duties, supervise and take decisions.
    • Fluent in two of the Bank’s working languages

    General Requirements
    Candidates must:

    • Be citizens of ECOWAS Member States;
    • Not be above 45 years of age;
    • Be computer literate (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint)
    • Be fluent in French and/or English and/or Portuguese, and proficient in one of the other two languages.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send or deliver their applications and CV's in sealed envelope, marked " 2015 Recruitment Exercise" and state the position applied to the address below:
    ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID)
    Department of Administration and Human Resources
    128, Bd. du 13 Janvier,
    BP 2704,
    Lome-Togo.


    Application must include

    • A detailed curriculum vitae;
    • A letter of interest;
    • Copies of degrees or certificates;
    • Copy of identity card or passport;
    • Copy of birth certificate.

    Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for a test. EBID reserves the right to stop further action on this job vacancy notice

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