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  • Posted on: 17 July, 2017 Deadline: 28 July, 2017
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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.

    Principal Budget and Resource Management Coordinator

     

    Reference: ADB/17/314
    Location: Côte d’Ivoire
    Grade: PL4
    Position N°: 50093726

    The Complex

    • The Senior Vice-Presidency 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 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, decision-making processes and the implementation of key Board and Management decisions.

    The Hiring Department

    • The primary role of the Programming and Budget Department is to develop a strategic approach to planning and budgeting, and to coordinate the definition, planning, implementation and monitoring of Bank-wide programming and budgeting processes.
    • The Budget Execution Coordination Division is responsible for budget execution coordination support through the coordination of the work programme planning, budgeting and resource management at the various complexes in close consultation with all stakeholders throughout the Budget cycle. It is also responsible for performance monitoring and reporting on the implementation of the work program and budget.
    • It contributes to the development of Key Performance Indicators and provides quantitative and qualitative analyses on the Bank’s performance for information, control and decision making. In addition, it is in charge of implementing capacity building programs on budgeting and resource management.

    The Position

    • The primary role of the Principal Budget and Resource Management Coordinator is to monitor and to oversee the coordination of the Complex work program, to provide specialist advice and guidance  on budget and resource management issues, and to promote capacity building among the clients including the Directors, Head of Units, Managers, Budget focal points and Staff.
    • The Resource Management Coordinator will also work in partnership with clients to proactively seek to understand their business priorities to better guide them and implement a range of creative solutions that support the growth and development of the Bank in line with the strategic priorities.
    • Working closely with Vice-presidency front office(s) of the Complex(es), the Resource Management Coordinator’s main responsibility is to ensure efficient use of resources and effective delivery of the work program.

    To achieve this, working within the overall framework of the Budget Department, and engaging directly with the Complex, the incumbent is to:

    • Ensure that: (i) the preparation and implementation of the Work Programme and Budget of the Complex is well coordinated; and (ii) the resources allocated to the Work Programme are aligned with the Bank’s strategic priorities and are executed consonant with those priorities and Bank guidelines and policies.
    • Ensure that budget re-allocation and reprogramming proposals/ requests are based on substance, need, and are in conformity with Bank policies, priorities and commitments.
    • Enhance the knowledge and capacity of the Complex on budget preparation, spending and reporting procedures to ensure compliance with the budget management guidelines, principles, and international best practice.
    • Strengthen the performance and accountability framework and culture (resource utilization and results).

    Duties and Responsibilities
    Under the supervision and guidance of the Division Manager, Budget Execution Coordination, the Resource Management Coordinator will:

    • Coordinate the preparation of administrative expenses and capital expenditure budgets within the Complex and ensure that timely inputs are provided for the three year rolling plan and budget documents.
    • Advise and fully participate in the work program and budget arbitration process in the Complex.
    • Participate in Programming and Budget Department periodic review of the regulatory framework and institutional governance of the Bank’s programming and budget processes and contribute to the improvement of budget processes and procedures.
    • Work in close consultation with the Directors/ Head of Units, Managers and Budget Focal Points, on a regular basis, to ensure the effective delivery of the Work Programme in line with the Bank’s strategy and the institutional priorities.
    • Coordinate with the Human Resources Management Department and oversee the preparation and updates of staffing plans by Departments and ensure the consistency of the Complex’s Staffing plan with its budget.
    • Work in partnership with the Vice-president, Directors and Managers to proactively understand business priorities and identify resources for their delivery.
    • Having private sector experience will be an added advantage.
    • Ensure work programs and budgets are executed as planned to minimize the risk of non-delivery, and ensure major deviations from planned programs are duly explained.
    • Conduct due diligence reviews on requests for budget transfer; ensure that they are approved by the relevant authority in accordance with the delegation of authority matrix, and that they are executed.
    • Regularly analyse the postings on budget internal orders of units in the complex in order to detect any anomalies, errors and invalid commitments; and follow-up for corrective action where required.
    • During the year-end closing period: (i) liaise with General Services And Procurement Department to ensure that all valid purchase requisitions are translated into purchase orders; (ii) ensure the proper carry-over of the committed appropriation for which no obligation are discharged. Subsequently, follow up with business units to ensure that all obligation carried over to the following year are settled before the end of June in line with the Bank’s regulations.
    • Develop and implement the capacity building programmes throughout the Complex and Bank wide on IT budgeting systems and tools, budget planning, resource management and monitoring in order to promote compliance with budget management principles, guidelines and procedures, and better value for money.
    • Lead and intensify communication on budget related topics and issues at all levels throughout the Complex and ensure that issues requiring timely attention are identified and acted on promptly.
    • Work with the Cost Accounting System team and organizational units in the complex to prescribe work breakdown structures, coordinate the timely submission of Activity Time Recording System inputs, the production of Activity Time Recording System reports and related analyses, and ensure the timely resolution of issues that impact upon the effective and efficient operation of Activity Time Recording System across the Complex.
    • Promote utilization of Cost Accounting System reports in the Complex to drive efficiency and accountability, improve planning and enhance cost sharing processes.
    • Advise on, and contribute to the development of Key Performance Indicators and related targets for the Complex and ensure their consistency with overall Bank strategic Key Performance Indicators.
    • Lead the preparation of monthly, quarterly Key Performance Indicators reports for the assigned Cost centres and ensure their integration into various institutional reports prepared as required by Management and the Boards, as well as follow up on the implementation of recommendations in quarterly reports, independent reviews and audit reports insofar as they relate to budget and work program execution

    Selection Criteria
    Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience:

    • Hold at least a Master's Degree or its equivalent in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Economics or related fields;
    • Have a minimum of six (6) years of relevant work experience; previous exposure to international, multicultural contexts would be an asset, and having private sector experience will be an added advantage.
    • Strong knowledge and experience of budget and work program implementation processes in organizations as the Bank.
    • Capacity for conceptual and strategic analysis and good command of budget planning and management matters.
    • Ability to disseminate knowledge and lead communications on budget preparation and management, and performance reporting.
    • Strong negotiation skills, coupled with the ability to build partnerships.
    • Having private sector experience will be an added advantage.
    • Strong leadership, client orientation as well as team working skills.
    • Capacity to diagnose and resolve multiple, concurrent problems as well as managing multiple, simultaneous and shifting demands, priorities and tight deadlines.
    • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other language.
    • Competence in the use of SAP or equivalent ERP Systems and standard MS office applications (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint).

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    Chief Delivery and Results Officer

     

    Reference: ADB/17/312
    Location: Côte d’Ivoire
    Grade: PL3
    Position N°: 50093597

    The Complex

    • The Senior Vice-Presidency 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 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, decision-making processes and the implementation of key Board and Management decisions.

    The Hiring Department

    • Located within the Senior Vice-Presidency Complex, the Department for Delivery, Performance Management and Results supports Senior Management in meeting African Development Bank’s development mandate, improving operational and corporate performance, accelerating the pace of delivery and increasing the Bank’s impact on development.
    • As part of its mandate, it also works to strengthen the Bank’s external and internal accountability for results and promotes a performance-oriented culture across the organisation.
    • The Department’s activities will be undertaken by the following Divisions:
      • Corporate Performance and Accountability,
      • Delivery Support.

    The Position

    • The Chief Delivery and Results Officer is to:
      • Support Senior Management in communicating a clear understanding of the Bank’s development objectives and targets,
      • Align Bank’s performance measures and
      • Lead on deep dive and special assignments from Senior Management.
    • The Chief Delivery and Results Officer tracks the progress accomplished for established work processes in operations and internal processes and compares them to agree upon targets in order to ensure coherence and alignment. The job entails analysis of operations and internal processes based on studies and research devised by both Management and the incumbent.
    • Within the Department, the incumbent advises the Director on strategic planning and resource management and shares knowledge to the Divisions resulting in sustained effective delivery focus that ensures the Bank achieves the High 5s.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    Under the supervision and guidance of the Director, Delivery, Performance Management and Results, the Chief Delivery and Results Officer will:

    • Bank objectives and targets: Ensure that Bank objectives and targets remains sufficiently focused, clear, and shared by Senior Management, and to push for clarification or redefinition of objectives where necessary.
    • Relationship management: Maintain effective working relationships with staff of Sector Departments and Regional hubs, to ensure Bank-wide ownership/internalization and of Bank’s objectives and targets. Work closely with other departments in charge of strategy and policy.
    • Aligning performance measures: Establish an effective system that aligns the different levels of the Bank’s Results Measurement Framework (development and corporate priorities). Review the effectiveness of Bank’s units in delivering their mandates by assessing the alignment of these units’ strategic plans with their activities and their means of measuring their performance.
    • Deep dive and special assignments: Lead deep dive and special assessments for sectors, programmes, regions and countries by providing analysis on operations and processes which are used for reporting by the Divisions within the Department and Senior Management.
    • Periodic reviews of the current state of delivery: Conduct periodic delivery capacity reviews and propose delivery efforts to improve capacity of Bank’s units.
    • Advisory support to the Director: Provide guidance on strategic planning and resource management within the Department including staffing, budget and other key requirements. Coordination of information flow from the Division Managers to the Director and outwards in the Bank.

    Selection Criteria
    Including Desirable Skills, Knowledge and Experience

    • Hold at least a Master's Degree or its equivalent in Business Administration, Management, Finance, Economics or other relevant fields.
    • Have a minimum of seven (7) years of relevant professional experience in performance management and reporting with solid understanding of both corporate and operational performance issues.
    • It would be desirable to have some experience in Delivery or Results reporting roles within Multilateral Development Banks or Government delivery unit.
    • Having private sector experience will be an added advantage.
    • Communication.
    • Problem-solving.
    • Client orientation.
    • Team working and relations.
    • Innovation and creativity.
    • Operational effectiveness.
    • Knowledge and practice of operational policies, procedures, and performance measurement processes and tools of multilateral development banks, or other development agencies.
    • Familiarity with and practical experience of results-based management.
    • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills to build consensus between competing interests and priorities, high degree of discretion, tact and sensitivity in dealing with internal and external clients.
    • Ability to coordinate complex initiatives in a multicultural and complex environment with demonstrated ability to work across institutional boundaries with various teams and utilise talent and expertise of team members in a productive way.
    • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and synthesize complex issues (translated into effective oral and written communications).
    • Ability to research and extract current best practice on Delivery and Results based approaches derived from the Bank and external organizations and disseminate and apply them to the Bank.
    • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other language.
    • Competence in the use of Bank standard software applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
    • It would be desirable to have experience in SAP and/or Access.

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    Principal Quality Assurance Officer, Non-Sovereign Operations

     

    Reference: ADB/17/310
    Location: Côte d’Ivoire
    Grade: PL4
    Position N°: 50093728

    The Complex

    • The Senior Vice-Presidency 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 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, decision-making processes and the implementation of key Board and Management decisions.

    The Hiring Department

    • Located within the Senior Vice-Presidency Complex, the Department in charge of Quality Assurance and the Operations Committee Secretariat works to continuously enhance the quality and timely delivery of Bank operations.
    • The Department coordinates and supports the Bank’s global efforts towards sharpening the country focus, strategic selectivity and quality of the Bank’s operations.
    • Within the Department in charge of Quality Assurance and the Operations Committee Secretariat, the Quality Assurance Division has an operational support function, aimed at enhancing and mainstreaming the quality and results focus of the Bank’s strategies and operations.
    • To this end, it is responsible for:
      • Setting quality standards for the Bank’s interventions;
      • Developing and strengthening tools and processes throughout the operational cycles; and
      • Strengthening staff capacities and facilitating operational knowledge.

    The Position

    • Within Quality Assurance Division, the Principal Quality Assurance Officer, non-sovereign operations will lead the non-sovereign operations work stream of the Division, managing relationships with relevant Bank Departments including those in charge of private sector operations and financial sector development.
    • The incumbent will be responsible for developing and mainstreaming quality assurance and results tools in the project cycle of non-sovereign operations, enhancing the Bank’s overall capacity to report and account for its operational performance and development results.
    • The incumbent will be responsible for developing and mainstreaming quality assurance and results tools in the project cycle of non-sovereign operations, enhancing the Bank’s overall capacity to report and account for its operational performance and development results.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    Under the supervision and guidance of the Division Manager, Quality Assurance, the Principal Quality Assurance Officer, non-sovereign operations will:

    • Staff guidelines and operational tools: Develop quality assurance and results reporting tools for the Bank’s non-sovereign operations; organize consultations and manage the process of designing, testing and rolling out the new tools along the project cycle from entry to exit; contribute to the elaboration of formats and templates for supervision and exit reporting; develop staff guidelines and technical notes to facilitate the use of new quality assurance tools and the application of the operational rating system.
    • Quality-at-entry assessment: Support quality-at-entry assessment of non-sovereign operations, in particular by advising teams on the quality of appraisal reports, logical frameworks and additionality and development outcome assessments.
    • Operational performance assessment: Develop evidence-based and results-focused rating systems to capture performance along the project cycle at the level of individual operations and portfolios.
    • Quality control: Develop mechanisms to ensure adherence to quality standards and verify the integrity of the rating system for non-sovereign operations.
    • Analytic work: Contribute to the preparation of the knowledge work with the objective of improving results tracking and enhance the development effectiveness of the Bank’s operations.
    • Staff learning and coaching: Facilitate staff workshops and learning events for operational staff including in Bank field offices and regional resource centres; support coaching of investment officers in the rolling-out phase of the new tools.
    • Helpdesk management and quality assurance clinics: Contribute to the Helpdesk and provide support to the quality assurance clinics on issues related to private sector operations.
    • Relationship management: Maintain effective working relationships with staff of Regional and Sector Departments with the aim of ensuring wide ownership of the quality assurance tools.
    • Miscellaneous: Undertake other duties as assigned by the Manager, Quality Assurance.

    Selection Criteria
    Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience:

    • Hold at least a Master's degree or its equivalent in Business Administration, Economics, Development Studies or related discipline.
    • Have a minimum of six (6) years of relevant professional experience, gained mainly in an operational department as an investment officers; additional private sector experience desirable.
    • Knowledge of private sector policies and non-sovereign operations business processes in multilateral development banks.
    • Experience of training workshops facilitation.
    • Having private sector experience will be an added advantage.
    • Knowledge of results based approaches.
    • Experience in evaluations of private sector operations will be an asset.
    • Client orientation, especially dealing with sensitive issues in a multi-cultural environment.
    • Innovation and creativity.
    • Ability to work independently with little supervision.
    • Ability to work as part of multidisciplinary teams and to coordinate interdepartmental team efforts.
    • Proven, leadership, coaching and team management skills.
    • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other language.
    • Competence in the use of Bank standard software applications (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint), it would be desirable to have experience with SAP.

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    Principal Budget Officer, Policy and Processes

     

    Reference: ADB/17/315
    Location: Côte d’Ivoire
    Grade: PL4
    Position N°: 50069403

    The Complex

    • The Senior Vice-Presidency 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 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, decision-making processes and the implementation of key Board and Management decisions.

    The Hiring Department

    • The primary role of the Programming and Budget Department is to develop a strategic approach to planning and budgeting, and to coordinate the definition, planning, implementation and monitoring of Bank-wide programming and budgeting processes.
    • The Budget Programming Division is responsible to lead the formulation of the Bank’s three-year resource planning and allocation framework in line with key institutional priorities and the Bank’s strategy, cross-cutting objectives and areas of priority.
    • The Division also assists and contributes to leading and coordinating Budget Programming, Budget Processes, Budget Data Management; Budget Policies and Budget Control Framework activities.

    The Position

    • The Principal Budget Officer, Policy and Processes is responsible for formulating, developing, coordinating and implementing activities related to Budget Policy and Processes
    • The incumbent is to contribute to the improvement and integration of Bank-wide budget processes, ranging from programming to execution with emphasis on Cost Accounting and Management Accounting, to the continuous review and enhancement of related budget policies, guidelines and processes in line with policy changes and best practices.
    • The Principal Budget Officer, Policy and Processes is to ensure:
      • Existence of effective budget policies and guidelines that are aligned with current best practice and which address emerging issues.
      • Effective implementation of budget policies and processes in the Bank’s budget management systems;
      • The management accounting tools produce relevant data for planning, control and decision making;
      • Adequate definition and maintenance of budget Charts of accounts;
      • Capacity building materials and all forms of communication regarding budget and resource management for all relevant clients reflect existing policies and procedures;
      • Alignment and consistency between budget policies, processes and procedures with Bank-wide policies, strategies and priorities.

    Duties and Responsibilities
    Under the supervision and guidance of the Division Manager, Programming, the Principal Budget Officer is to perform the following duties:

    • Set up the necessary regulatory framework and develop budget policy documents to guide the programming and budgeting process (planning, execution, accountability, budget transfers and authority, etc.) for the Bank Group and collaborate in the implementation of budget reforms.
    • Develop, design, maintain and update budgeting, processes and procedures documents and manuals related to existing or new processes or projects based on understanding of the Bank’s operational context, results of benchmarking activities and emerging global practices.
    • Review the cost allocation framework to facilitate and stabilise Bank Group budgeting and reporting and the structure of existing master data/cost objects, ensure compliance with existing policies and guidelines, and recommend changes when necessary.
    • Work with SAP FICO (Financial Accounting and Controlling module) experts to define/update the chart of budget accounts (or cost objects) that is well defined and aligned to internationally accepted standards and easy to understand.
    • Act as interface between the Programming and Budget Department, and other Organizational Units on issues related to expenditures posting and their guiding principles and participate in all forums and policy dialogues with implications on budgeting to ensure compliance with financial regulations and budget policies.
    • Carry out reviews, including for cross-cutting processes, in order to determine the extent to which budget policies, procedures and guidelines are complied with and contribute to the definition, monitoring and enhancement of the Bank’s costing framework.
    • Analyze budget and related matters reported in Audit Reports and observations by the Independent Development Evaluation into a framework that facilitates the development of a risk assessment model; assist the Director and Division Managers to monitor audit report follow up actions i.e. their implementation – and advise them on observations that may require policy or guideline strengthening.
    • Participate in the definition of specific procedures for cost sharing apportionment and distribution based on Operational and Non Operational Cost Data.
    • Contribute to the improvement of budget infrastructure and the development of simplified budgeting tools, build and promote analytical and financial modelling, design reports and undertake specific analysis on budget performance for internal and external decision making involving efficiency gains and cost reduction.
    • Support the preparation of the Bank-wide medium term resource framework in line with corporate priorities, sustainable lending and resource options.
    • Act as a lead resource person for capacity building initiatives and participate in the development of training materials for all budget management actors in consonance with existing policies, guidelines and procedures as well as emerging best practices.
    • Provide assistance in the Change Management activities related to implementing a culture of efficiency and effectiveness in a development institution.

    Selection Criteria
    Including Desirable Skills, Knowledge and Experience

    • Hold at least a Master's Degree or its equivalent in IT, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Accounting or related fields; having a certification in at least one module of SAP or other ERP systems, and/or a membership of an accounting, finance or planning body is an added advantage.
    • Have a minimum of six (6) years of relevant working experience in developing and implementing budget or financial management systems as well as processing, analyzing and presenting budget and other statistical or accounting information; Having private sector experience will be an added advantage.
    • Good knowledge of operational and project management systems would be advantageous.
    • Capacity for formulation, conceptual and strategic analysis and good command of budgetary, operational management and performance monitoring matters.
    • Having private sector experience will be an added advantage.
    • Demonstrated capacity to lead and advise on new projects, initiatives and change management initiatives.
    • Problem-solving: Identify problems associated with changes in methodology and utilize business knowledge to resolve them.
    • Provide clear, concise oral and written communication in English or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other language, and the ability to present oral information with appropriate style and adapts language to suit a particular audience’s requirements; encourage open and frank communications in all interactions.
    • Team working and relationships: Track record in leading teams and steering them towards informed policy choices and ability to build partnerships with a broad range of clients within and outside the Bank and deliver results that meet their needs and long-term interests.
    • Ability to manage multiple and simultaneous and shifting demands, priorities under tight deadlines.
    • Competence in the use of Bank standard software (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).
    • Competence in the use of ERP Systems (preferably SAP, with emphasis on SAP-CO and Funds Management), BI tools (preferably BIW and Dashboards) and standard MS office applications (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint).

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    Chief Country Economist

     

    Reference: ADB/17/359
    Location: Côte d’Ivoire
    Grade: PL3
    Position N°: 50068187

    The Complex

    • The Chief Economist/Vice-President for Economic Governance and Knowledge Management is the Bank’s spokesperson on economic matters and the Vice-President for the ‘Economics Governance and Knowledge Management Complex’. The Complex is responsible for:
      • Providing leadership and visibility for the Bank on economic, finance, financial governance and socio economic development issues; and coordinate the generation of analytical works to inform operational policy;
      • Systematically emphasize the critical role of knowledge, experience, lessons learnt and their tangible impact on sustainable, inclusive transformation of African economies.

    The Position

    • The Chief Country Economist will focus on macroeconomic work to deepen country knowledge, preparation of Economic Sector Works and coordination of the preparation of Country Strategy Papers and other relevant documents (mid-term review, completion report, etc.).

    Duties and Responsibilities
    Under the supervision and guidance of the Chief Economist/Vice-President for Economic Governance and Knowledge Management , the Chief Country Economist will:

    • Analyse the economic and financial situations of assigned Regional Member Countries, using internal and external information sources, and determine the implications for the programming and updating of Bank Group operations such as defined in the Country Strategy Paper.
    • Examine the impact of Bank Group operations, in the countries concerned, of regional economic integration programmes and make recommendations on the role of the Bank Group in assisting regional integration initiatives.
    • Undertake assigned Economic and Sector Work, focusing mainly on issues of governance profiling, and papers on relevant economic and financial issues in the development process.
    • Identify, prepare, evaluate and monitor the implementation of macroeconomic programmes.
    • Coordinate the preparation of Country Strategy Papers, based on the Regional Member Countries’ Poverty Reduction Strategies and/or the Governments’ Development Agendas.
    • Maintain effective communication with the sector departments and other relevant units in the Bank to ensure a coordinated approach in the implementation of the Bank’s Strategy and lending operations in assigned countries.
    • Participate in Country Portfolio Reviews.
    • Participate in the preparation and monitor implementation of measures under budget support loans Participate in aid coordination activities with bilateral and multilateral donors, with emphasis on promoting the co-financing of projects and programmes.
    • Participate in the preparation of the department’s budget and in the recruitment of consultants; prepare annual and triennial lending programmes and briefs on economic reform and institutional support programmes.
    • Develop and build client relations at levels and plays a promotional role in generating new business for the Bank.
    • Provide mentoring to junior economists.

    Selection Criteria
    Including Desirable Skills, Knowledge and Experience

    • Hold at least a Master's Degree or its equivalent in Economics and other relevant fields and related disciplines;
    • Have a minimum of seven (7) years of relevant experience in an International Organization, working on African Development Issues and country strategy papers preparation;
    • Having private sector experience will be an added advantage.
    • Good grasp of the developing countries issues, and solid experience in macroeconomic management issues and the economics of development.
    • Solid technical and quantitative skills as an applied development macroeconomist.
    • Very good knowledge of portfolio management and demonstrated knowledge of economics and analytical skills
    • Strong experience in policy dialogue, as well as fragility assessment knowledge and skills.
    • Strong analytical and organizational skills and ability to deliver results on time.
    • Problem solving capabilities coupled to innovation skills and change management.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in French or English, with a good working knowledge of the other language.
    • Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office Suite applications.

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