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  • African Development Bank (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. In order to sharply focus the objectives of the Ten Year Strategy (2013 - 2022) and ensure greater developmental impact, five major areas, all of which will accelerate our delivery for Africa, have been identified for scaling up, namely; energy, agro-business, industrialization, integration and improving the quality of life for the people of Africa.

    Consultant – Communications, Outreach and Resource Mobilization (NEPAD-IPPF)

     

    Objectives

     

    The NEPAD Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF) is a multi-donor Trust Fund established in 2005 and hosted by the African Development Bank (AfDB) supported by a number of Development Partners. The mission of the NEPAD-IPPF is to mobilize resources to support the preparation of bankable regional infrastructure projects in line with the priorities of the Regional Member Countries (RMCs), the African Union Commission (AUC) and the NEPAD Planning and Coordination Agency (NPCA), Regional Economic Communities (RECs) as well as specialised Infrastructure Institutions such as Power Pools, River Basin Organizations and Corridor Authorities NEPAD-IPPF among others. Its focus is on the preparation and development of regional infrastructure projects in the key infrastructure sectors of Energy, Transport, ICT and Trans-boundary water to move these projects to financing and implementation to achieve the development outcomes of integration of the continent to accelerate socio-economic transformation and improve quality of lives.

     

    NEPAD-IPPF has just developed a new Strategic Business Plan (SBP) covering the five-year period, 2016-2020 and the successful implementation of this Strategy requires that the Facility has adequate capacity in terms of skills and competencies to effectively implement this Strategy to achieve set objectives and targets. NEPAD-IPPF’s new business model is to ensure that projects prepared by the Facility are better aligned to the needs of project financiers and developers so as to mobilize investment financing for implementation. This not entails not only more visibility for NEPAD-IPPF, but also enhanced outreach and resource mobilisation efforts to support NEPAD-IPPF activities.

    Duties and responsibilities

     

    NEPAD-IPPF therefore requires the services of a Long-term Consultant – Communications, Outreach and Resource Mobilisation. The Consultant should have practical, hands on experience in communication, working with partners and resource mobilisation.

     

    The Consultant will work under the general supervision of the NEPAD-IPPF Division Manager or his/her Designee. He/she is expected to carry out the following key duties / responsibilities:

    • Provide expert advice on issues related to communication, engagement with partners and resource mobilisation to support the work of NEPAD-IPPF in the energy/power sector including oil and gas; trans-boundary water; transport and ICT;
    • Manage the NEPAD-IPPF website (www.nepadippf.org) as a versatile and powerful communication tool to inform stakeholders within Africa and globally on the activities on NEPAD-IPPF and the AfDB in general;
    • Enhance the use of social media as a tool to communicate and engage with stakeholders on the work of NEPAD-IPPF on an interactive basis;
    • From project reports and other work of NEPAD-IPPF, distil key messages and prepare information briefs and briefing documents targeted at different stakeholders within and outside Africa; and at various levels – Heads of State and Government; Policy Makers; Private Sector and for varying Forums and audiences;
    • Monitor and report effectively on the development impact of NEPAD-IPPF prepared projects and ensure pro-active engagement with beneficiaries and stakeholders through the project development cycle;
    • Engage effectively with NEPAD-IPPF stakeholders including RMCs, RECs, development partners supporting NEPAD-IPPF and others to ensure that they are well informed, involved and engaged in NEPAD-IPPF activities;
    • Identify and mobilize alternative financing sources for NEPAD-IPPF work including additional development partners; contributions from African countries and institutions such as regional development banks, pension funds, trust funds, foundations among others;
    • Propose innovative measures and modalities for enhanced resource and investment mobilisation to support NEPAD-IPPF activities and projects;
    • Undertake studies and analysis to demonstrate value for money in engaging potential contributors to NEPAD-IPPF;
    • Help to the strengthen coordination and dialogue and negotiations with development partners, beneficiaries, project financiers and developers, and other stakeholders on planning, policies, governance, and policy reforms in infrastructure project development and financing;
    • Prepare briefs, papers, statements, speeches and various reports on issues related to the work of NEPAD-IPPF as may be required from time to time and participate in conferences, workshops, and training seminars on issues related to project preparation and development and infrastructure in general; and
    • Undertake other relevant tasks as may be assigned from time to time.

    Selection Criteria

     

    • A minimum of a Master’s degree or its equivalent in Communications, Public Administration, International Development, Mass Media; Journalism;
    • A minimum of ten (10) years relevant professional experience in (i) communications and media (ii) specific and sound knowledge of the African development landscape (iii) demonstrable experience managing partnerships with a diverse range of stakeholders (iv) Experience in resource mobilisation for development activities;
    • Proven ability to interact competently with Governments, RECs and other regional and national organizations / institutions, donor agencies as well as private sector on issues relating to aid coordination, development and financing;
    • Ability to design, coordinate and lead Media events and generate media and corporate products; 
    • Proven ability to lead technical professional teams and utilize talent and expertise of team members in a productive way to achieve desired objectives;
    • Good networking skills and proven experience and track-record in dealing with project sponsors, developers, financiers public and private sector stakeholders and civil society;
    • Knowledge of socio-economic and environmental issues surrounding infrastructure projects and experience in dealing with NGOs;
    • Good listening and communication skills with demonstrated ability to present and win support for ideas as well as make effective and timely decisions including capacity to initiate and manage innovations and change;
    • Competence in the use of standard software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access);
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and/or French. A good working knowledge of the other language is an added advantage.

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    Consultant – Infrastructure Project Finance Specialist (NEPAD-IPPF)

     

    Objectives

     

    The NEPAD Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF) is a multi-donor Trust Fund established in 2005 and hosted by the African Development Bank (AfDB) supported by a number of Development Partners. The mission of the NEPAD-IPPF is to pool resources to support the preparation of bankable regional infrastructure projects in line with the priorities of the Regional Member Countries (RMCs), the African Union Commission (AUC) and the NEPAD Planning and Coordination Agency (NPCA), Regional Economic Communities (RECs) as well as specialised Infrastructure Institutions such as Power Pools, River Basin Organizations and Corridor Authorities NEPAD-IPPF among others. Its focus is on the preparation and development of regional infrastructure projects in the key infrastructure sectors of Energy, Transport, ICT and Trans-boundary water to move these projects to financing and implementation to achieve the development outcomes of integration of the continent to accelerate socio-economic transformation and improve quality of lives.

     

    NEPAD-IPPF has just developed a new Strategic Business Plan (SBP) covering the five-year period, 2016-2020 and the successful implementation of this Strategy requires that the Facility has adequate capacity in terms of skills and competencies to effectively implement this Strategy to achieve set objectives and targets. NEPAD-IPPF’s new business model is to ensure that projects prepared by the Facility are better aligned to the needs of project financiers and developers so as to mobilize investment financing for implementation.

    Duties and responsibilities

     

    NEPAD-IPPF therefore requires the services of a Long-term Consultant – Infrastructure Finance Specialist. The Consultant should have practical, hands on experience in project finance and in moving projects to financial closure.

    The Consultant will work under the general supervision of the NEPAD-IPPF Division Manager or his/her Designee. He/she will have the following key duties / responsibilities:

    • Provide expert advice on issues related to project financing for the four infrastructure sectors that NEPAD-IPPF is involved in, namely, energy/power sector including oil and gas; trans-boundary water; transport and ICT;
    • Provide options and advise on financing models and vehicles suitable for regional infrastructure projects given their complex and multifaceted nature;
    • Provide sound advice on measures to de-risk and incentivize regional infrastructure projects to make them more attractive to potential financiers within Africa and globally;  
    • Propose innovative measures and modalities for enhanced resource and investment mobilisation to support financing of regional infrastructure projects such as infrastructure bonds, deepening of financial markets, leveraging domestic resources, etc;
    • Engage potential financiers and stakeholders throughout the project development cycle to enhance visibility and attractiveness of NEPAD-IPPF projects to financiers; 
    • Support Governments, RECs and relevant authorities to undertake reforms and to create the business enabling environment to make NEPAD-IPPF prepared projects more attractive for financing; 
    • Develop synergies with other relevant Facilities and institutions to support Governments and project beneficiaries in developing requisite capacities around Public-Private Partnerships (PPP), as an alternative financing vehicle;
    • Conduct analytical studies and analysis on financing options for regional infrastructure projects across Africa drawing lessons from other regions of the world and propose solutions adapted to the African environment;
    • Support the development of new quality at entry (QaE) and selection criteria for grants to ensure that projects prepared by NEPAD-IPPF are finance ready and help to define project priorities aligned to major continental initiatives and priorities such as PIDA, PICI, REC Infrastructure Master Plans and the AfDB’s new High 5’s;
    • Participate in the preparation of sector assessments and other upstream analytical and diagnostic work to inform financing options and interventions; 
    • Help to strengthen coordination, dialogue and negotiations with development partners, beneficiaries, project financiers and developers, and other stakeholders and contribute to  planning, governance and policy reforms in infrastructure project financing; and
    • Prepare briefs, papers, statements, speeches and various reports on issues related to the work of NEPAD-IPPF and other related areas as may be required from time to time and participate in conferences, workshops, and training seminars on issues related to project preparation and development and related issues; and 
    • Undertake other relevant tasks as may be assigned.

    Selection Criteria

     

    • A minimum of a Master’s degree or its equivalent in Economics, Finance, Project Finance;
    • A minimum of ten (10) years relevant professional experience in (i) development and financing of infrastructure projects; (ii) specific and sound knowledge of project cycle implementation principles (iii) demonstrable experience in moving projects to financial closure (iv) knowledge and experience with regional infrastructure projects in Africa;
    • Relevant professional experience in project management and financing in the public and  private sector and with development finance institutions; 
    • Proven ability to interact competently with Governments, RECs and other regional and national organizations / institutions, donor agencies as well as private sector on issues relating to aid coordination, infrastructure strategies and project development and financing;
    • Proven ability to lead technical professional  teams and utilize talent and expertise of team members in a productive way to achieve desired objectives;
    • Proven experience and track-record in dealing with project sponsors, developers and financiers;
    • Good listening and communication skills with demonstrated ability to present and win support for ideas as well as make effective and timely decisions including capacity to initiate and manage innovations and change;
    • Competence in the use of standard software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, MS Projects);
    • Competence in (or ability/willingness to become quickly familiar with) the use of various tools available and applied by the NEPAD-IPPF / AfDB such as SAP;
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and/or French. A good working knowledge of the other language is an added advantage.

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    Consultant – Infrastructure Project Preparation & Development Specialist (Energy/Power Sector) - (NEPAD-IPPF)

     

    Objectives

     

    The NEPAD Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF) is a multi-donor Trust Fund established in 2005 and hosted by the African Development Bank (AfDB) supported by a number of Development Partners. The mission of the NEPAD-IPPF is to pool resources to support the preparation of bankable regional infrastructure projects in line with the priorities of the Regional Member Countries (RMCs), the African Union Commission (AUC) and the NEPAD Planning and Coordination Agency (NPCA), Regional Economic Communities (RECs) as well as specialised Infrastructure Institutions such as Power Pools, River Basin Organizations and Corridor Authorities NEPAD-IPPF among others. Its focus is on the preparation and development of regional infrastructure projects in the key infrastructure sectors of Energy, Transport, ICT and Trans-boundary water to move these projects to financing and implementation to achieve the development outcomes of integration of the continent to accelerate socio-economic transformation and improve quality of lives.

     

    NEPAD-IPPF has just developed a new Strategic Business Plan (SBP) covering the five-year period, 2016-2020 and the successful implementation of this Strategy requires that the Facility has adequate capacity in terms of skills and competencies to effectively implement this Strategy to achieve set objectives and targets.

    Duties and responsibilities

     

    NEPAD-IPPF therefore requires the services of a Long-term Consultant – Infrastructure Project Preparation and Development Specialist (Energy). The Consultant should have practical, hands on experience in the preparation and development of projects and only candidates with the requisite qualifications and experience will be considered.

    The Consultant will work under the general supervision of the NEPAD-IPPF Division Manager or his/her Designee. He/she will have the following key duties / responsibilities:

    • Provide expert advice on issues related to project preparation and development for the energy/power sector including oil and gas including technical back-stopping of projects related to trans-boundary water; 
    • Undertake activities for energy projects related to the project cycle (including identification, preparation, appraisal,  negotiations, launch, supervision, audit and completion) and ex-post reviews of NEPAD-IPPF operations focusing on the energy sector in Africa, involving the RMCs, RECs, development partners and other concerned parties; 
    • Carry out pro-active and effective management of the assigned project portfolio to ensure it achieves its objectives and targets and any issues affecting project delivery are identified and resolved in  a professional and timely manner in consultation with project stakeholders; 
    • Conduct analytical studies and analysis of the energy sector’s status in various regions of Africa to identify opportunities for NEPAD-IPPF involvement; 
    • Review evaluation reports of technical and financial tenders for the award of contracts for NEPAD-IPPF financed programmes / projects and provide guidance to Executing Agencies and beneficiaries in the timely implementation of NEPAD-IPPF project grants; 
    • Provide the required technical guidance in the design of regional projects that respond to the needs of RECs and other beneficiaries of NEPAD-IPPF grants, based on their priorities and selectivity and aligned to major continental initiatives and priorities such as PIDA, PICI and the AfDB’s new High 5’s;
    • Participate in the preparation of sector assessments and other upstream analytical and diagnostic work to inform and improve the quality of NEPAD-IPPF interventions including the development of sound project pipelines and new quality at entry (QaE) requirements; 
    • Help to the strengthen coordination and dialogue and negotiations sessions with development partners, beneficiaries, project financiers and developers, and other stakeholders;
    • Contribute to sector dialogue with RECs on planning, governance, reforms and policy in the energy/power sector and project development in general; 
    • Prepare briefs, technical papers and other reports on issues related to the work of NEPAD-IPPF and development issues in general as may be required from time to time;
    • Contribute to the preparation of NEPAD-IPPF reports (Mid-year report, Management report, Work Plan…) and other relevant documentation for the NEPAD-IPPF decision-making structures such as the Oversight Committee (OC);
    • Participate in conferences, workshops, and training seminars on issues related to project preparation and development and related issues as assigned; and
    • Undertake any other task that may be assigned.

    Selection Criteria

     

    • A minimum of a Master’s degree or its equivalent in infrastructure with a focus on energy/power;
    • A minimum of ten (10) years relevant professional experience in (i) planning, preparation and development  of infrastructure projects; (ii) specific and sound knowledge of project cycle implementation principles (iii) demonstrable experience in task managing projects (iv) knowledge and experience with regional infrastructure projects in Africa;
    • Relevant professional experience in project management and financing in the public sector and development finance institutions; 
    • Proven ability to interact competently with RECs and other regional and national organizations / institutions, donor agencies as well as private sector on issues relating to aid coordination, infrastructure strategies and project development;
    • Proven ability to lead technical professional  teams and utilize talent and expertise of team members in a productive way to achieve desired objectives;
    • Proven experience in appraising and supervising projects;
    • Good listening and communication skills with demonstrated ability to present and win support for ideas as well as make effective and timely decisions including capacity to initiate and manage innovations and change;
    • Competence in the use of standard software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, MS Projects);
    • Competence in (or ability/willingness to become quickly familiar with) the use of various tools available and applied by the NEPAD-IPPF / AfDB such as SAP;
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and/or French. A good working knowledge of the other language is an added advantage.

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    Consultant – Infrastructure Project Preparation and Development Specialist (Transport Sector) - (NEPAD-IPPF)

     

    Objectives

     

    The NEPAD Infrastructure Project Preparation Facility (NEPAD-IPPF) is a multi-donor Trust Fund established in 2005 and hosted by the African Development Bank (AfDB) supported by a number of Development Partners. The mission of the NEPAD-IPPF is to pool resources to support the preparation of bankable regional infrastructure projects in line with the priorities of the Regional Member Countries (RMCs), the African Union Commission (AUC) and the NEPAD Planning and Coordination Agency (NPCA), Regional Economic Communities (RECs) as well as specialised Infrastructure Institutions such as Power Pools, River Basin Organizations and Corridor Authorities NEPAD-IPPF among others. Its focus is on the preparation and development of regional infrastructure projects in the key infrastructure sectors of Energy, Transport, ICT and Trans-boundary water to move these projects to financing and implementation to achieve the development outcomes of integration of the continent to accelerate socio-economic transformation and improve quality of lives.

     

    NEPAD-IPPF has just developed a new Strategic Business Plan (SBP) covering the five-year period, 2016-2020 and the successful implementation of this Strategy requires that the Facility has adequate capacity in terms of skills and competencies to effectively implement this Strategy to achieve set objectives and targets.

    Duties and responsibilities

     

    NEPAD-IPPF therefore requires the services of a Long-term Consultant – Infrastructure Project Preparation and Development Specialist (Transport). The Consultant should have practical, hands on experience in the preparation and development of projects and only candidates with the requisite qualifications and experience will be considered.

    The Consultant will work under the general supervision of the NEPAD-IPPF Division Manager or his/her Designee. He/she will have the following key duties / responsibilities:

    • Provide expert advice on issues related to project preparation and development for the transport sector including Smart Corridors, Economic/Spatial Development Corridors as well as back-stop ICT projects; 
    • Undertake activities for transport projects related to the project cycle (including identification, preparation, appraisal,  negotiations, launch, supervision, audit and completion) and ex-post reviews of NEPAD-IPPF operations focusing on the transport sector in Africa, involving the RMCs, RECs, development partners and other concerned parties; 
    • Carry out pro-active and effective management of the assigned project portfolio to ensure it achieves its objectives and targets and any issues affecting project delivery are identified and resolved in  a professional and timely manner in consultation with project stakeholders; 
    • Conduct analytical studies and analysis of the transport sector’s status in various regions of Africa to identify opportunities for NEPAD-IPPF involvement; 
    • Review evaluation reports of technical and financial tenders for the award of contracts for NEPAD-IPPF financed programmes / projects and provide guidance to Executing Agencies and beneficiaries in the timely implementation of NEPAD-IPPF project grants; 
    • Provide the required technical skills to design regional projects that respond to the needs of RECs and other beneficiaries of NEPAD-IPPF grants, based on their priorities and selectivity and aligned to major continental initiatives and priorities such as PIDA, PICI and the AfDB’s new High 5’s;
    • Participate in the preparation of sector assessments and other upstream analytical and diagnostic work to inform and improve the quality of NEPAD-IPPF interventions including the development of sound project pipelines and quality at entry (QaE) requirements; 
    • Help to the strengthen coordination and dialogue and negotiations sessions with development partners, beneficiaries, project financiers and developers, and other stakeholders;
    • Contribute to sector dialogue with RECs on planning, governance, reforms and policy in the transport sector in project development in general; 
    • Prepare briefs, technical papers and other reports on issues related to the work of NEPAD-IPPF and related development issues as may be required from time to time;
    • Contribute to the preparation of NEPAD-IPPF reports (Mid-year report, Management report, Work Plan…) and other relevant documentation for the NEPAD-IPPF decision-making structures such as the Oversight Committee (OC);
    • Participate in conferences, workshops, and training seminars on issues related to project preparation and development and related issues as assigned; and
    • Undertake any other task that may be assigned.

    Selection Criteria

     

    • A minimum of a Master’s degree or its equivalent in infrastructure with a focus on transport;
    • A minimum of ten (10) years relevant professional experience in (i) planning, preparation and development  of infrastructure projects; (ii) specific and sound knowledge of project cycle implementation principles (iii) demonstrable experience in task managing projects (iv) knowledge and experience with regional infrastructure projects in Africa;
    • Relevant professional experience in project management and financing in the public sector and development finance institutions; 
    • Proven ability to interact competently with RECs and other regional and national organizations / institutions, donor agencies as well as private sector on issues relating to aid coordination, infrastructure strategies and project development;
    • Proven ability to lead technical professional  teams and utilize talent and expertise of team members in a productive way to achieve desired objectives;
    • Proven experience in appraising and supervising projects;
    • Good listening and communication skills with demonstrated ability to present and win support for ideas as well as make effective and timely decisions including capacity to initiate and manage innovations and change;
    • Competence in the use of standard software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, MS Projects);
    • Competence in (or ability/willingness to become quickly familiar with) the use of various tools available and applied by the NEPAD-IPPF / AfDB such as SAP;
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and/or French. A good working knowledge of the other language is an added advantage.

    Method of Application

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