African Development Bank (AfDB) Fresh Job Recruitment [6 Positions] - Jobs in Nigeria

African Development Bank (AfDB) Fresh Job Recruitment [6 Positions]

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6 Sep, 2016

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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.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

Job Title: Secretary to the Resident Representative – Liberia Country Office (LRFO)
Location: Liberia

Objectives

  • 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).
  • The Liberia Country Office (LRFO) of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has been established to strengthen policy dialogue between the Bank, Governments and other stakeholders; improve performance of the project portfolio and aid coordination with other development partners.
  • The Bank invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill in the vacant position of secretary to the Resident Representative. This position is based in Monrovia, Liberia and does not attract international terms and conditions.

Duties and responsibilities
Under the direction of the Resident Representative, the incumbent will be responsible for the following:

  • Time management and scheduling on behalf of the Resident Representative to include effective prioritization and resolving related conflicts and competing demands;
  • Manage Resident Representative’s calendar and schedule of meetings;
  • Administer Staff meetings, take minutes of the proceedings and ensure follow-up on agreed actions;
  • Independently respond to diverse inquiries and make decisions when multiple courses of action are possible;
  • Coordinate and monitor multiple and diverse work processes and activities to ensure that management decisions are properly carried out and products are delivered in a timely manner;
  • Ensure quality of documents requiring the Resident Representative’s approval and/or signature;
  • Keep others informed by providing relevant information, reports or status updates;
  • Draft/finalize correspondence on a range of topics on behalf of the Resident Representative;
  • Be accountable for the smooth operation of office work, support services and related systems within the Country Office by organizing and coordinating workflow; and
  • Perform any other assignments as requested by the Resident Representative and the Bank’s management.

Selection Criteria
Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience

  • Hold at least a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Commerce, Public Relations, or other related discipline, preferably supplemented with courses in Secretarial studies/ Office Management;
  • Have a minimum of four (4) years of progressively relevant and practical experience in secretarial/ office administration work preferably gained with an international organization;
  • Strong client service/relations skills, good organizational and planning skills, ability to multi-task, attention to detail and ability to work with diverse backgrounds in a matrix environment;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English. Working knowledge of French will be an added advantage.
  • Excellent sense of initiative, enthusiasm, team spirit, and ability to demonstrate tact and diplomacy. Good organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • High sense of confidentiality and ability to develop strong understanding of AfDB work and institutional policies/objectives;
  • Thorough knowledge and use of all relevant standard MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, etc.). Knowledge of SAP would be an added advantage.
  • Good interpersonal and verbal communication skills;
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team and multi-cultural environments and to function effectively as a member of various groups.

Application Closing Date
16th September, 2016.

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

 

Job Title: Director, Energy Statistics, Policy and Regulation
Location: Côte d’Ivoire

Job Description

  • The Director will build and lead the Energy Statistics, Policy and Regulation Directorate.
  • S/he will support Regional Member Countries improve their policy and regulatory environments in order to achieve universal access by 2025. S/he will build capabilities within the Regional Member Countries to enable IPP investment within a standardized PPP framework.
  • The Director will deliver on two flagship (FS) programs of the New Deal on Energy for Africa: FS1 – Standardized Independent Power Producer Procurement Program; and FS3 – Energy Efficiency Program.

Requirements

  • This role reports to the Vice President, Power, Energy, and Green Growth.
  • The role requires a minimum of 10 years of proven leadership and thought leadership in a relevant sector; a master’s or doctoral degree in a relevant field of study is also required.

 

Job Title: Director, Climate Change and Green Growth
Location: Côte d’Ivoire

Job Description

  • The Director will build and lead the Climate Change and Green Growth Directorate. S/he will lead the drive towards achieving universal access through green solutions.
  • S/he will lead all efforts within the Bank to minimize and reverse the effects of Climate Change on the continent, including mainstreaming climate change and green growth in bank-wide implementation activities.
  • The Director will deliver on three flagship (FS) programs of the New Deal on Energy for Africa: FS 7 – Promoting Bottom of the Pyramid Access Programs; FS 8 – Mobile Payment Program; and FS 9 – Access to Clean and Efficient Cooking Solutions.

Requirements

  • This role reports to the Vice President, Power, Energy, and Green Growth. The role requires a minimum of 10 years of proven leadership and thought leadership in a relevant sector; a master’s or doctoral degree in a relevant field of study is also required.

 

Job Title: Director, Renewable Energy
Location: Côte d’Ivoire

Job Description

  • The Director will build and lead the Renewable Energy (RE) Directorate. S/he will promote the development of renewable energy across Africa.
  • S/he will create a framework for cost effective integration of RE in the energy mix of countries and will liaise with the Africa Renewable Energy Initiative to develop and implement bankable RE projects.
  • S/he will deliver on one flagship (FS) program of the New Deal on Energy for Africa: FS2 – Renewable Energy Program.

Requirements

  • This role reports to the Vice President, Power, Energy, and Green Growth. The role requires a minimum of 10 years of proven leadership and thought leadership in a relevant sector; a master’s or doctoral degree in a relevant field of study is also required.

 

Job Title: Director, Power Systems Development
Location: Côte d’Ivoire

Job Description

  • The Director will build and lead the Power Systems Development Directorate.
  • S/he will support Regional Member Countries and the private sector to develop and improve their national and regional Power Systems.
  • The Director will deliver on four flagship (FS) programs of the New Deal on Energy for Africa: FS4 – Power Utility Transformation Program; FS5 – Early Stage Project Support Facility; FS6 – Funding Catalyst Program; and FS11 – Country Wide Energy Sector Transformation.

Requirements

  • This role reports to the Vice President, Power, Energy, and Green Growth.
  • The role requires a minimum of 10 years of proven leadership and thought leadership in a relevant sector; a master’s or doctoral degree in a relevant field of study is also required.

 

Job Title: Director, Transformative Energy Partnership
Location: Côte d’Ivoire

Job Description

  • The Director will build and lead the Energy Partnerships Office. S/he will build, strengthen and maintain the Transformative Partnership on Energy for Africa by engaging and aligning DFIs, Regional and Non-Regional Member Countries, and the private sector.
  • S/he will crowd-in funding to accelerate large-scale projects promoting regional integration and will strengthen the capacity of regional organizations.
  • S/he will deliver on two flagship (FS) programs of the New Deal on Energy for Africa: FS12 – Transformative Partnership on Energy for Africa; and FS10 – Regional and Sub-Regional Project Acceleration Program.

Requirements

  • This role reports to the Vice President, Power, Energy, and Green Growth.
  • The role requires a minimum of 10 years of proven leadership and thought leadership in a relevant sector; a master’s or doctoral degree in a relevant field of study is also required.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send a full CV together with a supporting statement of no more than two sides of A4, briefly highlighting your experience and skills against the requirements of the role to: [email protected] please quote the role title and assignment code in the subject heading of the email.

Application Closing Date
2nd October, 2016.

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