African Development Bank Group Recruitment 2022

African Development Bank Group is seeking the services of both graduates and experienced job seekers to fill the vacant positions in their bank.

Apply for the ongoing African Development Bank Group Recruitment 2022. See the 16 job positions, descriptions, eligibility, and how to apply.

African Development Bank Group (AfDB) – Established in 1964, the African Development Bank is the premier pan-African development institution, promoting economic growth and social progress across the continent. There are 80 member states, including 54 in Africa (Regional Member Countries). The Bank’s development agenda is delivering the financial and technical support for transformative projects that will significantly reduce poverty through inclusive and sustainable economic growth.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

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1.) Director – Infrastructure, Cities and Urban Development, PICU.0

Locations: Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • At least a Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Transport Engineering, Transport Economics, Economics, or related discipline with solid infrastructure background.
  • Have a minimum of ten (10) years of extensive and progressive experience at increasingly senior levels in the infrastructure sector, Multi-lateral Financial Institutions, with proven experience in developing countries, five (5) years of which must be at a managerial level.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead sector dialogue with proven experience in providing quality policy and project advice at high levels to national governments on infrastructure issues.
  • Strategic mindset; strong capacity to analyze actions from the perspectives of stakeholders and translate strategic thinking into compelling plans of reaction and to take prudent business risks to make effective, timely, and well-thought decisions;
  • Evidence of ability to build and lead motivated and committed teams across functional boundaries and utilize talent and expertise of team members in a productive way.
  • Demonstrated ability to present and win support for ideas; a good listener; and cultural sensitivity, commitment to diversity and capacity to initiate and manage innovations and change
  • Good knowledge of financing instruments and options.
  • Communicate and write effectively in French or English, with a good working knowledge of the other language
  • Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office Suite applications and preferably, SAP.

Application Closing Date
26th July, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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2.) Chief Agro-Industrial Processing Zone Officer / Rural Infrastructure Development

Locations: Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • Hold a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Agronomy, Economics, Finance or Engineering, or related field of study with strong rural development and engineering experience;
  • Have a minimum of seven (07) years of relevant professional experience in the area of rural infrastructure development and 3 years working on Special Agro-industrial Processing Zones in a managerial capacity in an international multilateral institution;
  • Sound Experience with International Development Financing Institutions in developing countries including a satisfactory knowledge of their operational policies and procedures;
  • Proven leadership in matters relating to rural development such as policy dialogue, technical review of reports and consultation with other financiers, among others;
  • Knowledge of Africa and the rural development needs, opportunities, development challenges and possible solutions;
  • Deep understanding of rural infrastructure development;
  • Having Private Sector Experience is advantageous;
  • Operational Effectiveness;
  • Problem Solving;
  • Client Orientation
  • Team working and relationships;
  • Communication;
  • Ability to communicate and write effectively in French or English languages, preferably with a working knowledge of the other language;
  • Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint); knowledge of SAP is desirable.

Application Closing Date
26th July, 2022.

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

Note: This position is classified international status and attracts international terms and conditions of employment.

3.) IT & Network Support Assistant (Short Term Staff)

Location: Yaounde, Cameroon

4.) Disbursement Registry and Records Assistant

Locations: Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

Selection Criteria
Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems Management or related field.
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant practical working experience.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and competence in the use of other standard software used in the Bank such as SAP, Word, Access and Power Point. A good knowledge of Capture Perfect software and records system software (DARMS- IBM FileNet) will be an advantage.
  • Working experience using a centralized data management system in a large and busy archiving environment.
  • High level communication and organisational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and/or French, with a working knowledge of the other language.
  • Strong analytical skills, with strong numerical ability, and great attention to detail.
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to provide feedback.

Application Closing Date
20th July, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: This position does not attract international terms and conditions of employment. (Incumbents of the position will be considered as local staff and will not have international status).

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5.) Senior Human Resources Operations Assistant

Locations: Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge):

  • Hold at least a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Human Resources Management/Organization Design or its equivalent in related fields.
  • Have a professional qualification in Human Resources Management/general administration or in related fields.
  • Have a minimum of six (6) years of progressive experience in two (2) or more different areas of Human Resources Management (e.g. Recruiting and Staffing, Talent Management, Compensation & Benefits, Employee Relations, Human Resources compliance, Organizational Design, Learning and Development, Human Resource information systems (HRIS) and payroll).
  • Business experience outside of Human Resources an added advantage and/or experience in general administration.

Experience in HR management:

  • Ability to understand tasks given by Human Resources Business Partners on Human Resources policies and programs to clients’ satisfaction.
  • Ability to provide effective support to Human Resources Business Partners and clients requesting assistance from the Human Resources Business Partner function.

Internal Consulting & Coaching:

  • Ability to assist clients to solve human resources related problems and enquiries through clear interpretation of Human Resources policies.
  • Ability to assure that client’s expectations are met through timely responses and resolution of issues.

Project Monitoring:

  • Assist the Human Resources Business Partners in ensuring that project deliverables are transitioned into day-to-day practices.
  • Communication and intercultural sensitivity.
  • Team work.
  • Client orientation.
  • Interpersonal skills.
  • Tact.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other.
  • Good knowledge of the use of standard software (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and web tools).  Knowledge of SAP or other systems used in the Human Resources Information systems of the Bank would be an asset.

Application Closing Date
19th July, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: This position is classified international status and attracts international terms and conditions of employment.

6.) Regional Non-Sovereign Operations (NSO) Lead

Locations: Abidjan – Cote d’Ivoire; Nairobi – Kenya; Tunis – Tunisia; Pretoria – South Africa; Yaoundé – Cameroon and Abuja – Nigeria

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Economics, International Development, or any other discipline relevant to the position;
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of relevant professional experience in strategy, advisory, finance, investment banking, project and corporate finance, private equity and management consulting;
  • Familiarity with strategies, policies, procedures and practices of multilateral development institutions;
  • Strong client relationship management skills, with an existing network of relevant top-level contacts in the region’s private and public sector and/or demonstrated ability to build such high-level client network;
  • Outstanding and proven track record of performance in investment and Technical Assistance activities;
  • Significant experience with proven success in developing and managing key client relationships;
  • Work experience in the Africa region and a strong interest in developing a thorough understanding of the cluster countries;
  • Ability to represent the Bank externally with government, media, clients, donors, and other stakeholders;
  • Ability to build successful relationships across the OneBank matrix;
  • Ability to develop innovative solutions and challenge the status quo to develop the Bank’s private sector image and business in the region and its markets;
  • Highly developed strategic thinking skills allied to an ability to translate strategic concepts and direction into the implementation of workable and sustainable projects and programs while consulting relevant stakeholders;
  • Ability to pull together all aspects of project origination and drive the process to deliver the lending program;
  • Excellent spoken and written English or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other language.
  • Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office Suite applications; Knowledge of SAP is advantageous.

Application Closing Date
15th July, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • This position is classified as an international recruitment and attracts international terms and conditions of employment.
  • This position has been previously advertised. candidates who previously applied for the position are encouraged to reapply and indicate their preferred duty station.

7.) Chief Human Resources Operations Officer

Location: Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

Competencies (skills, experience and knowledge):

  • Hold at least a Master’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Information Technology, Auditing / Accounting, Law or other related disciplines.
  • A qualification in accounting will be an added advantage.
  • Have a minimum of seven (7) years of relevant practical working experience in a large volume and busy HR Unit.
  • A relevant and practical experience in Human Resources Management, Staff and Legal counselling will be an asset.
  • Proactive, solution oriented individual, keen to resolve challenges through innovation;
  • Ability to implement continual improvement activities to processes, with attention to details.
  • Ability to multitask, meet strict deadlines and work under a pressure.
  • Ability to work independently and coordinate with peers and other HR experts in a multidisciplinary multicultural team.
  • Demonstrates tact and diplomacy in dealing with clients and other team members.
  • Operational Effectiveness.
  • Communication.
  • Problem Solving.
  • Client Orientation.
  • Team working and relations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other.
  • Excellent knowledge of the use of standard desktop software (Visio, Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint).

Application Closing Date
15th July, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: This position is classified international status and attracts international terms and conditions of employment.

8.) Principal Cooperation Officer

Location: Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Finance, Economics, International Affairs and/or other relevant fields;
  • A minimum of six (6) years of relevant experience including in project development and implementation preferably across public, private and/or non-profit sectors along with established operational track record in achieving results; (fundraising with international, public and private sector a major plus);
  • Proven ability to take initiative, innovate, adapt and make smart decisions; to create, apply, and share knowledge; to share expertise and learning; to develop self and others; to expand networks; to collaborate within teams and across boundaries; to be inclusive and exhibit good corporate citizenship;
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills in English and/or French (with a working-knowledge of the other language) including the ability to think strategically and synthesize complex issues into effective written and oral briefs;
  • Ability to apply a practical approach to problem solving, produce high quality work outputs, effectively prioritize, and adapt skills at times to competing and unexpected demands;
  • Strong interpersonal, relationship building and diplomatic skills as well as a high degree of discretion and tact necessary to effectively maintain good relationships with partner countries, non-sovereign partners and the Bank shareholders;
  • Competence in the use of standard software (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint); knowledge of SAP and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software a plus.

Application Closing Date
15th July, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: This position is classified international status and attracts international terms and conditions of employment.

9.) Senior Legal Counsel – Private Sector Operations

Location: Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • Hold at least a Master’s Degree in Law, and Admission to the Bar of one of the African Development Bank member countries; or a Juris Doctor (JD) and admission to the Bar of one of the African Development Bank member countries.
  • Have a minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience in similar jobs, preferably with a reputable international law firm, a legal department of a private or public entity, or an international financial institution with proven technical competence and experiences in international finance and banking practice.
  • High level skills in communication and negotiation as well as the ability to build partnerships with a broad range of clients and deliver results that meet the needs of the Legal Service Department’s work program
  • Seasoned knowledge in the current trend of development and familiarity with international law, and related matters within the Bank and other international organizations.
  • Strong skills in preparation of complex legal documents including briefs and confidential legal opinions, preparing certificates, leading the negotiation of complex projects and programs and other transactions of a similar nature.
  • Capacity to conceive and supervise the negotiation of complex legal documents of all manners and form that balances the standards and norms of outside parties with the unique requirements of the Bank.
  • Experience in applying legal knowledge to deliver full scope of strategic Legal services.
  • Effective consulting and advisory skills that enable clients and help resolve their legal questions.
  • Ability to work and deal with sensitive issues in a multi-cultural environment and to build effective working relations with colleagues.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or in French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other language.
  • Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office Suite applications; knowledge of SAP is an added advantage.

Application Closing Date
14th July, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: This position is classified international status and attracts international terms and conditions of employment.

10.) Chief Staff Integrity Investigation Officer

Location: Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • Hold at least a Master’s Degree in Law, Criminology, Forensic Auditing or related field.
  • Professional qualifications in staff misconduct examination would be an added advantage.
  • Certification in fraud examinations and membership of professional organisations for workplace investigations are desirable.
  • Minimum of 7 years of of extensive and progressive experience in investigative work, preferably investigations relating to professional misconduct in a corporate or governmental setting including investigations into SEAH.
  • Experience in working and living in Africa.
  • Substantial experience in investigative work, preferably investigations relating to professional misconduct in public or private sector, such experience may include extensive knowledge in business ethics and compliance, internal fraud and abuse and/or investigations into alleged professional unethical behaviors in a corporate or government setting.
  • Excellent knowledge of international standards of Rights and Obligations of employees under administrative investigation for Misconduct.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both oral and written; proven ability to clearly and concisely prepare, present, discuss and defend issues, findings and recommendations at senior levels and to produce complex and compelling briefs, reports, papers, etc.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work effectively in a team/task force as participant or team leader and with senior officials internally and externally.
  • Strong interviewing skills, including ability to focus discussions and to elicit critical information from uncooperative witnesses.
  • Strong organizational and analytical ability with attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and manage challenges.
  • Integrity, good judgment, fairness and discretion in dealing with staff and external parties.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Strong client orientation.
  • Effective team work and relationship management.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and write effectively in English or French, with a good working knowledge of the other language. Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in both English and French, will be an added advantage.
  • Competence in the use of the Bank standard software applications (Word, Excel. Power point).

Application Closing Date
29th June, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: This position is classified international status and attracts international terms and conditions of employment.

11.) Administrative and Budget Officer (ECAD.0)

Location: Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • Hold at least a Master’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or related discipline
  • Have a minimum of four (4) years of relevant professional experience in administration and/or budget monument.
  • Understanding of  SAP and other operating systems of the Bank.
  • Sound knowledge of the Bank’s budget preparation process, procedures and system.
  • Excellent business writing and data analytical skills.
  • Sound understanding of the Bank’s human resources procedures and practice
  • Ability to work accurately, methodically and to meet deadlines.
  • Integrity and ability to work under pressure and to deliver timely quality services.
  • Excellent interpersonal relationships and promote process improvement
  • Ability to handle speedily and efficiently internal and external requests.
  • Good understanding of the Bank’s operations and the operational priorities;
  • Ability to assess problems and develop realistic solutions quickly; proven ability to adopt a multidisciplinary approach to issues.
  • Demonstrated mature sense of judgment.
  • Behavioural Competencies: Ability to communicate comfortably with people, Problem solving skill, Good client orientation, Operational effectiveness, Team working and relations, Influencing and negotiation skills
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, coordination and communication skills and high level of integrity.
  • Strong analytical skills to strategic vision, as well as ability to pay attention to details and work under pressure
  • 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 software (SAP, SRAS, Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint).

Application Closing Date
12th July, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: This position is classified international status and attracts international terms and conditions of employment.

12.) Senior Gender Officer

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • Hold a minimum of a Master’s Degree in Gender Studies, International Development, Finance Development, Economics or closely related disciplines. Relevant qualification in development project management and project finance is a plus;
  • Have a minimum of five (5) years of professional experience on gender and social inclusion in the development space and experience in project management;
  • Demonstrate understanding of regional social issues, analysis and policy formulation; knowledge of the practices of major bilateral and multilateral partner development agencies in African countries is an added advantage;
  • Demonstrate experience in private sector development, entrepreneurship and support to women SMEs;
  • Demonstrate strong communication and organization skills, dealing with various stakeholders with different backgrounds and capacity to perform in complex situations;
  • Ability to build effective working relationships in a diverse multicultural environment;
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, with a good working knowledge of the other language;
  • Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint); knowledge of SAP is desirable.

Application Closing Date
9th July, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: This position is classified international status and attracts international terms and conditions of employment.

13.) Lead Counsel & Advisor to the General Counsel – PGCL

Location: Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • A Master’s Degree in Law, and admission to the Bar of one of the African Development Bank member countries; or A Bachelor’s degree with a relevant combination of academic qualification in law, e.g. Juris Doctor (JD), along with admission to the Bar of one of the African Development Bank member countries.
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of relevant experience in similar jobs, preferably in a Multilateral Development Bank.
  • Demonstrated leadership, communication, team building, inter-personal, writing and analytical skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple, simultaneous and shifting demands, priorities and tight deadlines.
  • High-level skills in communication and negotiation, as well as the ability to build partnerships with a broad range of clients and deliver results that meet the needs of the General Counsel and Legal Services Department’s work program.
  • Combined specialization and expertise in the knowledge of the administrative set-up, organization and texts of the Bank.
  • Seasoned knowledge in current trends in development and familiarity with international law, and related matters within the Bank and other international organizations.
  • Strong skills in the preparation of complex legal documents, including briefs and confidential legal opinions, preparing certificates, leading the negotiation of complex projects and programs, and other transactions of a similar nature.
  • Capacity to conceive and supervise the negotiation of complex legal documents of all manners and form that balance the standards and norms of outside parties with the unique requirements of the Bank.
  • Solid experience in applying legal knowledge to deliver the full scope of strategic legal services in line with the Bank’s strategy requirements.
  • Client and results oriented individual.
  • Effective consulting and advisory skills that enable clients and help resolve their legal questions.
  • Ability to deal with sensitive issues in a multi-cultural environment and to build effective working relations with colleagues.
  • Ability to lead independently and supervise a multicultural team.
  • Ability to  drive and manage change.
  • Ability to be flexible and open minded.
  • Ability to work and deal with sensitive issues in a multi-cultural environment, as well as to build effective working relations with colleagues.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English and/or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other language.

Application Closing Date
9th July, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

14.) Country Economist

Location: Pretoria, South Africa

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

  • Hold at least a Master’s Degree in Economics or other relevant fields or related disciplines;
  • Have a minimum of four (4) 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 – understands policymaking processes and able to synthetize operationally relevant recommendations/lessons.
  • Solid technical and quantitative skills as an applied development macroeconomist and a proven record in delivering high quality and technically sophisticated analytical work.
  • Very good knowledge of portfolio management and demonstrated knowledge of economics and analytical skills
  • Proven sense of initiative, results orientation, as well as effective teamwork skills, strong integrative skills and ability to work effectively across sectors.
  • 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.
  • Drive for results – able to take personal ownership and accountability to meet deadlines and achieve agreed-upon results.
  • Participate in the preparation of the pipeline and lending programs.
  • 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.

Application Closing Date
9th July, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

15.) Principal Health Economist (RDGS)

Location: South Africa

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)
Including desirable skills, knowledge, and experience:

  • Hold at least a Master’s Degree in Economics, Development Economics, Health Economics, Business Administration and or Economics of Service Delivery.
  • At least Six (6) years relevant experience in policy and strategy development and conducting economic and financial analysis of health programmes and projects particularly in Africa. Strong analytical and quantitative skills as demonstrated by the production and or contribution to analytical reports/publications.
  • Experience in analysis of health policies and strategies in developing countries, particularly in Africa.
  • Proven capacity to present ideas and prepare technical documents.
  • Perseverance in pursuing objectives in the face of obstacles.
  • Capacity to propose and implement solutions to problems.
  • Capacity to guide colleagues and monitor activities
  • Team player with cross-cultural and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to build partnerships and deliver services that meet both immediate needs and long-term interests of clients within and outside the Bank.
  • Demonstrates accountability in decisions and judgement.
  • Promotes open and frank strategic/technical discussion.
  • Ability to deliver high quality work within tight deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French. A working knowledge of the other will be an asset.
  • Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint); knowledge of SAP is desirable.

Application Closing Date
29th June, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: This position does not attract international terms and conditions (the post holder will be considered as a local staff and will not have international terms and conditions of employment).

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16.) Driver

Location: Ethiopia

Selection Criteria
Including desirable skills, experience and knowledge:

  • Hold at least a High School Diploma;
  • Hold a valid driver’s license with a clean track record;
  • Possess any additional documentation and/or certification to carry out the job;
  • Have the right to work in Ethiopia;
  • Have a minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience as a driver in an international/multinational organization, or public or private sector organization;
  • Experience and skills in minor vehicle repairs, and routine maintenance for the vehicles;
  • Possess working knowledge of the rules and regulations involved in the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of automotive equipment;
  • Demonstrated initiative; be discreet, honest and have good character;
  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills;
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in either French or English. Working knowledge of other language will be an added advantage;
  • Competence in the use of standard Microsoft software e.g. Microsoft Word and use of internet.

Application Closing Date
29th June, 2022.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • This position does not attract international terms and conditions. The post holder will be considered as a local staff and will therefore not have international terms and conditions of employment.
  • Only applicants who already have the right to live and work in Ethiopia will be considered for this position. the bank does not support applications for work permits and relocation.