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Job Vacancy For Strategy Advisor At African Development Bank

Posted on: November 17th, 2014 by Ghana Jobs

{African Development Bank,Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,28 Dec-2014};

Objectives

The primary role of The Strategy and Policy Department (COSP) is to contribute to policy and strategy development, including annual plans and the Medium and Long-Term strategies of the Bank. COSP advises the President and Senior Management on strategy and policy issues of the Bank, assist with communication of the strategy to all stakeholders, and monitors and facilitates the implementation of related Presidential decisions.

Duties and responsibilities

Under the general supervision of the Director, the main responsibility of the Strategy Advisor is to assist and advise the Director in planning, organizing, coordinating and leading the activities of the Department. He/She will:

•   Lead corporate strategy development and its subsequent monitoring, updating and refinement in line with sustainable lending and resource options.
•   Assist Senior Management to formulate the strategic policy objectives, ensure alignment with the strategic planning orientation and MTS.
•   Lead the Departments’ support to other Bank units in the formulation, review and updating of Bank policies and strategies
•   Advise and ensure that all new policy proposals and initiatives are aligned with the Bank’s planning directions and strategy.
•   Coordinate the management of the Bank’s strategy and policy development work.
•   Give support to the office of the President as required, in particular on all policy developments, and on the Bank’s response to emerging international issues.
•   Give guidance and provide quality control for policy and strategy officers in the preparation and the review of the planning and strategy document.
•   Lead in assisting Operations Vice-Presidencies, Finance and Corporate Management Vice Presidencies to formulate their work programs driven by the planning and strategy.
•   Provide up to date research on environmental and business trend and keep up to date on new ways of doing strategic planning itself.
•   Liaise with the Presidency, Operations Vice-Presidencies, Finance and Corporate services to ensure that all planning and measurements systems are aligned in both concept and terminology.
•   Ensure/Monitor that both the content and the spirit of the strategic planning is being implemented.
•   Coordinate the Bank’s relationships with other multilateral development Banks, international Organizations, and bilateral agencies at institutional level.
•   Represent the Department (and Bank) at key strategy and policy meetings and on important missions when requested to do so by the director or senior management.
•   Serve as focal point and spokesperson on strategy issues to internal constituencies and expert strategy groups.

Qualification Required & Experience

Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience

•   Minimum of a Master’s degree or its university equivalent in economics, Macroeconomics or Development Economics, finance, strategic management, Engineering or related development fields and a broad knowledge of development issues gained through advanced study or work experience. A PhD is an added advantage.
•   Preferably a minimum of 8 (eight) years of relevant experience: proven combination of hands-on operational experience with strong analytical skills; good understanding of development economics and specificities of Regional Members Countries (RMCs). Proven exposure to global strategy thinking.
•   High level skills in communication and negotiation as well as ability to build partnership with a broad range of clients and deliver results that meet the needs and long-term interests of clients within and outside the institution.
•   Ability to provide advice, assistance and coaching on Strategy related matters.
•   Good leadership skills and lateral thinking; high sense of professionalism and initiative in work relations with colleagues and external collaborators; ability to listen to staff; inspire trust and integrity and good conflict resolution management skills.
•   Demonstrated ability to ensure the timely accomplishment of tasks in the Department by giving valuable advices and providing constructive feedback.
•   Proven experience in strategic planning, financial analysis report writing and reviews; demonstrated experience in impact and scenario analysis.
•   Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and/or French with a good working knowledge of the other language.

Competence in the use of ERP Systems (preferably SAP) and standard MS office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)

Location: Ghana

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and qualified candidates should

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Closing Date: 21 November, 2014

Only applicants who fully meet the Bank’s requirements and are being considered for interview will be contacted. Applicants will only be considered if they submit an online application, and attach a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV). The African Development Bank is an equal opportunities employer and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

Job Vacancy For Chief Treasury Officer – FTRY At African Development Bank

Posted on: October 29th, 2014 by Ghana Jobs

{African Development Bank,Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,30 Nov-2014};

Objectives

The role of the Capital Markets and Financial Operations Division (FTRY.1) is to: (1) Raise cost effective resources from the capital markets; (2) Contribute to the Capital Increases process and administer the subscriptions of shareholders to the capital of the African Development Bank; and (3) Contribute to the ADF replenishment negotiations and administer the subscriptions of donors to the African Development Fund and Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative.

Duties and responsibilities

Under the general supervision of the Division Manager, FTRY.1, the incumbent will carry out the following functions, namely:

Implementation of the borrowing program and management of liabilities:

•   Monitor bond markets
•   Advise on regulatory developments in capital markets
•   Manage relationships with banks and maintain constant flow of discussions on bond markets developments and a proactive and comprehensive coverage across markets and instruments
•   Participate and/or design issuance strategy in various markets
•   Draft the annual borrowing program of the Bank.
•   Draft, negotiate and finalize the technical documents required to launch new bond issues
•   Source, analyze, price, negotiate and execute borrowing, derivatives, buyback trades and other liability management transactions
•   Update the Bank’s borrowing documentation including the Global Debt Issuance Facility and General Information Statement
•   Participate in the investors’ relations program to deepen and widen the Bank’s investor base, updating them on the Bank’s credit story. Manage relationships with investors.

Administer resources and subscriptions of the ADB, ADF and Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative (MDRI) :

•   Responsible for the administrative management of subscriptions of the African Development Fund, the African Development Bank and the Multilateral Debt Relief Initiative
•   Advise Management and participate in discussions on capital increases and ADF replenishments; prepare relevant technical papers
•   Prepare, review and control documents related to the implementation of the ADB, ADF resolutions and MDRI
•   Manage relationships with member countries and donors Administrative management of subscriptions, contributions, payments and encasements
•   Prepare financial notes, briefs and status reports
•   Participate in the Bank’s credit rating review process
•   Contribute to the annual rating review process with Credit Rating Agencies;

Participate in the review of the Bank’s financial policies:

•   Participate in the review the Bank’s financial policies
•   Contribute to the Asset and liability Management working groups
•   Prepare the Bank’s Financial Presentation booklet
•   Prepare the administrative hedge of the Bank’s budget

Qualification Required & Experience

Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience

•   At least a Master’s degree in Finance, Economics, Statistics or related quantitative discipline
•   Preferably a minimum of seven (7)years of professional experience in international Capital Markets, fixed income markets
•   Ability to produce well-structured business documents and reports in English and/or French
•   Excellent communication and presentation skills required in French and/or English, working knowledge of the other language preferred. English language skills should allow candidate to effectively interact with international investors
•   Excellent knowledge and understanding of financial instruments, particularly bonds, derivatives, structured products, and risk management concepts
•   Strong knowledge of the regulatory environment of capital markets
•   Ability to work effectively with individuals of different views, culture, nationality, gender and age
•   Strong ability to cope with multiple demands and competing priorities under pressure
•   Very good presentation skills
•   Ability to bring together people with complementary skills to ensure a project’s success
•   Command of standard computer software applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint
•   Knowledge of Bloomberg, Summit/Numerix would be an advantage

Location: Ghana

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and qualified candidates should

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Closing Date: 04 November, 2014

Only applicants who fully meet the Bank’s requirements and are being considered for interview will be contacted. Applicants will only be considered if they submit an online application, and attach a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV). The African Development Bank is an equal opportunities employer and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

Job Vacancy For Principal Results Specialist At African Development Bank

Posted on: October 29th, 2014 by Ghana Jobs

{African Development Bank,Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,30 Nov-2014};

Objectives

The Quality Assurance and Results Department (ORQR) seeks to improve the quality and the development impact of the Bank’s operations. This includes promoting a stronger focus on results by coordinating the Bank Group’s Results Measurement Framework—a corporate performance tool designed to assist the Bank Group in achieving the key developmental objectives it adopted in its Strategy 2013-2022.

The Results Reporting Division (ORQR1) is responsible for improving the Bank Group’s ability to report on results and development effectiveness, including the publication of the Annual Development Effectiveness Review and of a series of thematic and country reviews. The Division contributes to strengthening the results-focus of the Bank Group operations and country strategies, including leading the development and revision of the Corporate Results Measurement Framework.

Duties and responsibilities

The Principal Results Specialist, will work under the direct supervision of the Manager, Results Reporting Division, ORQR.1, and the overall guidance of the Director, Results and Quality Assurance Department .

Responsibilities will include:

•   Contributing to developing, supporting and maintaining the Bank Group’s Results Measurement Framework (RMF).
•   Coordinating and reviewing data collection for indicators at all four levels of the Bank’s RMF and ensuring overall coherence.
•   Conducting qualitative and quantitative analysis on the Bank’s performance against the indicators and targets included in the RMF.
•   Contribute to the effective roll-out of Results Reporting System;
•   Contributing to planning, organising and supervising one or several Banks’ flagship publications on Development Effectiveness: the Annual Development Effectiveness Review, thematic and country reviews.
•   Establishing and maintain strong working relationships with other Bank departments and building professional networks with development organisations including multilateral development banks and the OECD;
•   Providing support to Bank’s management in the overall management and coordination of MfDR activities;
•   Supervising the work of consultants as necessary.

Qualification Required & Experience

Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience

•   Master’s degree preferably in economics, statistics, development studies or political sciences;
•   Posses a minimum of six years of relevant professional work experience;
•   Experience in an international organization would be an added advantage;
•   Excellent technical, analytical skills and established operational track record of achieving results;
•   Strong IT skills and familiarity with database management tools;
•   Strong conceptual abilities and capacity to produce high-quality analytical work. Good judgment in dealing with complex and sensitive policy issues.
•   Strong interpersonal skills, with a proven ability to work effectively with teams in a multicultural environment.
•   Demonstrated ability to establish plans and priorities and advance initiatives with energy and commitment. Proven capacity to produce quality results on a timely basis and according to budget.

Superior written and verbal communication skills in English and/or French (with a working-knowledge of the other language) with demonstrated ability to think strategically and synthesize complex issues.

Location: Ghana

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and qualified candidates should

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Closing Date: 14 November, 2014

Only applicants who fully meet the Bank’s requirements and are being considered for interview will be contacted. Applicants will only be considered if they submit an online application, and attach a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV). The African Development Bank is an equal opportunities employer and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

Job Vacancy For Regional Security Officer : SECU At African Development Bank

Posted on: October 29th, 2014 by Ghana Jobs

{African Development Bank,Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,30 Nov-2014};

Objectives

This position is located in the Security Unit (SECU) but tenable in Tunis, Tunisia. Under the direct supervision of the Chief, Field Office Security Officer (CSO) who reports directly to the Head of the Security Unit, the Regional Security Officer (North Africa) will be responsible for protecting the Bank’s assets based on industry best practices and the Bank’s policies and guidance.

Duties and responsibilities

Under the direct supervision of the Chief, Field Office Security Officer (CSO), the duties and responsibilities are as follows:

•   Manage the Field Office security plan in coordination with Resident Representatives and Security Focal Points in the region of operation.
•   Prepare, maintain and put into action the ADB’s operational and tactical risk assessment programme for all Field Offices in a specific region, through which he will identify and characterise threats, assess risks and design countermeasures to eliminate or reduce risks and propose cost effective solutions.
•   Provide security advice for all assigned Field Offices in a specific region of Africa to the Chief, Field Office Security Officer in both pro-active and reactive manner.
•   Prepare, for the approval of the Chief, Field Officer security Officer, all Field Office related security documentation such as risk assessments, security procedures, reports concerning threat levels, security events affecting the Bank at all regional locations.
•   Establish and maintain good working relationships with the security authorities at regional locations, with the United Nations Department of Safety and Security, UNDSS, and also with similar organisations.
•   Monitor and improve the physical security environment at the Field Offices in a specific region of Africa to support decentralisation.
•   Conduct liaison with the contracted security companies in the assigned region.

Prepare and maintain crisis and emergency plans for all personnel in the assigned region, covering eventualities such as war, outbreak of disease, country evacuation, earthquake, floods, fire and temporary loss of asset access, and any other credible natural/manmade disaster or major accident.
Selection Criteria

Qualification Required & Experience

(including desirable skills, knowledge and experience)

•   At least a Master’s degree or its equivalent in a security related field.
•   At least five (5) years of relevant and pertinent experience in the security field.
•   Extensive experience in the military, police or relevant field is required.
•   High level degree of confidentiality and integrity; high level of interpersonal and diplomatic skills.
•   Proven leadership and supervision of multi-cultural teams; ability to work in a stressful environment and able to deliver timely results.
•   Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and /or French; with a working knowledge of the other language.
•   Demonstrated ability to analyze facts and implement concrete solutions.
•   Excellent customer relations attitude and the ability to work in a team.
•   Competence in the use of standard Microsoft office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc).
•   Excellent written and verbal communications in English/French with a working knowledge of the other language.

A full background investigation must be completed on the selected candidate

Location: Ghana

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and qualified candidates should

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Closing Date: 10 November, 2014

Only applicants who fully meet the Bank’s requirements and are being considered for interview will be contacted. Applicants will only be considered if they submit an online application, and attach a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV). The African Development Bank is an equal opportunities employer and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

Job Vacancy For Principal Staff Integrity Investigation Officer At African Development Bank

Posted on: October 29th, 2014 by Ghana Jobs

{African Development Bank,Ghana,Full-Time,GH,N/A,N/A,30 Nov-2014};

Objectives

A commitment to integrity and the highest integrity and ethical standards is fundamental to the Bank. The Office is the anchor of a successful corporate integrity and ethics culture and ensures awareness and understanding of the Bank’s Core Values and ethical standards. The main objectives of the Staff Integrity and Ethics Office (SIEO) are to provide advice as well as guidance to management and staff on matters of ethics and conduct of the Bank’s Staff in the work place.

Duties and responsibilities

Reporting to the Director SIEO, the incumbent will cover the following areas:

•   Failure to observe obligations relating to the ethical and integrity matters;
•   Confidentiality of personnel information, disclosure of non-public information, violations of information security directives, the unauthorized use of Bank offices, premises and property, equipment, or computer resources;
•   Reckless failure to identify, or failure to observe generally applicable norms of prudent professional conduct, failure to perform assigned duties, gross negligence in the performance of assigned duties, performance of assigned duties in an improper or reckless manner, in accordance with the Staff Regulations and Rules, and the Staff Code of Conduct;
•   Physical assault, sexual and other types of harassment contributing to a hostile working environment, retaliation and wrongful discrimination, etc.

Specifically, the incumbent will:

•   Conduct preliminary inquiry into allegations of misconduct as the needs of the SIEO require and ensuring confidentiality and high ethical standards of the process;
•   Conduct sensitive interviews and other investigative research activities;
•   Control, track, and analysing allegations, investigations and findings in support of the development of programs and policies;
•   Undertake and manage investigations and deliver highest quality related investigative work product;
•   Establish appropriate processes and procedures and ensure compliance with chain of custody procedures, maintain case records, archive, testimony and evidence;
•   Prepare high quality Investigation Reports relating to investigative findings, discuss and defend the findings, conclusions and recommendations;

Undertake any other assignment on demand by the Manager or the Director.

Qualification Required & Experience

Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience

•   At least a Master’s Degree or equivalent in law, criminology, forensic auditing or related field. Professional Qualifications in misconduct examination would be an added advantage. At least 6 years of substantial professional experience in investigative work, preferably investigations relating to professional misconduct in a corporate or governmental setting;
•   Reliable, broad and current understanding of an development Institution or similar context;
•   Strong and proven ability to communicate, write, present and clearly defend findings and recommendations of investigations and strong organizational and analytical ability with attention to details and ability to work independently and manage challenges;
•   Ability to communicate and write effectively in English and/or in French with a good working knowledge of the other language – Fluency in both languages will be an added advantage

Competence in the use of the Bank Standard software applications (Word, Excel, Power point).

Location: Ghana

How To Apply For The Job

Interested and qualified candidates should

Click Here To Apply Online

Closing Date: 12 November, 2014

Only applicants who fully meet the Bank’s requirements and are being considered for interview will be contacted. Applicants will only be considered if they submit an online application, and attach a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV). The African Development Bank is an equal opportunities employer and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply

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