Fresh Careers at African Development Bank Group (AfDB)


  2020-06-11
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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 position below:

Job Title: Senior Interpreter (French), CHLS2

Reference: ADB/20/031
Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Grade: PL5
Position N°: 50001502

The Complex

  • The Corporate Services and Human Resources Vice-Presidency (CHVP) ensures the delivery of efficient, people-centered, client-oriented, corporate services to ensure overall institutional effectiveness in all aspects of the Bank’s corporate services.
  • The complex leads efforts to ensure the competitiveness of the Bank as the employer of choice and is responsible for providing leadership in the formulation and implementation of the Bank’s strategies on people, IT, general services and institutional procurement, language services, business continuity and, health and safety strategies.

The Hiring Department / Division

  • The primary role of the Language Services Department is to ensure, as required by the Bank’s Agreement, the accessibility in the two working languages of the Bank (English and French, and on occasion Arabic and Portuguese) of all issues and documents submitted to the Senior Management and governing bodies of the Bank, for efficient decision-making aimed at the achievement of the Bank’s mission.
  • The Interpretation Division (CHLS.2) provides interpretation services for all statutory bodies of the Bank (Boards of Governors, Boards of Directors and their subsidiary organs), various organizational units of the Banks, as well as for meetings co-organized by the Bank with external stakeholders and development partners.

The Position

  • Under the guidance of the Manager of the Interpretation Division, the Senior Interpreter (French) will provide faithful, appropriate and well-delivered interpretation at various meetings and functions of the Bank Group and generally contribute to enhanced communication within the Bank as well as between Bank officials and other stakeholders.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide faithful, appropriate and well-delivered interpretation into French (simultaneous, consecutive and other modes) at various meetings and functions of the Bank Group (interviews, induction, on-boarding, seminars, training sessions and engagements with other international organizations and stakeholders of the Bank Group, among others);
  • Provide as and when required, accurate and quality interpretation into English;
  • Carry out terminology research and prepare glossaries on general emerging themes;
  • Contribute to the preparation of special glossaries on Bank Group Annual Meetings;
  • Cover study tours of Senior Advisers and Advisers to Regional Member Countries;
  • Perform any other duties within his/her area of competence as may be assigned by the Division Manager.

Selection Criteria

  • At least a Master’s Degree in Conference Interpreting or a related field;
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant practical working experience as an interpreter. Experience in an international organization will be an asset;
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English and French. Ability to interpret into the ‘B’ language(s) will be an advantage;
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary and multicultural team;
  • Ability to carry out terminology research and prepare glossaries on a wide range of themes;
  • Ability to interact with clients of the Division;
  • Good knowledge of the use of Bank’s standard software (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).

Job Title: Chief Integrity Officer, PIAC1

Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Reference: ADB/20/075
Grade: PL3
Position N°: 50102214

The Complex

  • The President, plans, supervises and manages the business of the Bank Group. Under the direction of the Boards of Directors, the President conducts the business of the Bank and the African Development Fund and manages operations and activities in accordance with the Agreements establishing the ADB and the ADF.
  • The President supervises several Departments and Units including Office of the President (PRST0); Independent Development Evaluation Department (BDEV); Office of Integrity and Anti-Corruption (PIAC); Compliance Review and Mediation Unit (BCRM); Secretariat to the Sanctions Appeals Board (BSAB); Administrative Tribunal (BATR); Office of the Auditor General (PAGL); Group Risk Management Directorate (PGRM); General Counsel and Legal Services Department (PGCL); Communication and External Relations Department (PCER); Staff Integrity and Ethics Office (PETH) and Office of the Secretary General & General Secretariat (PSEG).

The Hiring Department and Division

  • The Office of Integrity and Anti-Corruption (PIAC) plays an integral role in achieving this mandate by protecting the Bank’s corporate image and reputation, and improving the continent’s investment climate through the deterrence, prevention and reduction of fraud, corruption, staff misconduct and other harmful practices within the Bank Group.
  • PIAC has the overriding mandate developing preventive measures to reduce fraud and corruption in bank operations, to undertake unhindered investigations into allegations of corruption, fraud and other malpractices in Bank Group Financed Operations, conduct investigations into allegations of misconduct involving staff members of the Bank.

The Position

  • The Integrity and Prevention Division has the overriding mandate of developing preventive measures to proactively reduce the potential for staff misconduct, fraud or corruption within Bank Group financed operations.
  • The Chief Integrity Officer is responsible for leading the implementation of integrity and anti-corruption compliance policies related to due diligence processes within Bank operations, integrity compliance guidelines, the debarment and cross debarment of the sanctioning process and capacity building activities on integrity and anti-corruption for Bank staff and key stakeholders.
  • He will develop tools and measures that will enhance the banks due diligence (Integrity Due Diligence, Anti-Money Laundering & Countering Terrorism Financing & Tax due diligence), integrity compliance processes to strengthen integrity and anti-corruption and reduce corruption vulnerability in bank group operations.
  • In this context, the Chief Integrity Officer shall maintain the highest standard of professional proficiency and integrity; and shall be guided by the ethos of confidentiality, fairness, equity and due diligence.

Duties and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Division Manager, the Chief Integrity Officer shall carry out the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Develop tools to enhance due diligence (Integrity Due Diligence, Anti-Money Laundering & Countering Terrorism Financing & Tax due diligence) practices and make recommendations for measures or institutional reforms to close loopholes and ensure compliance with Bank Group policies and applicable international conventions;
  • Monitor and Assessing the Integrity Compliance Program of entities debarred by the AfDB for fraud, corruption and other sanctionable practices;
  • Ensure that the debarment and cross-debarment processes are in line with the MDB Harmonized Agreement in the Prevention of Fraud and Corruption in Bank Finance Activities;
  • Lead in the reviewing of Bank anti-corruption policies to ensure that it is in line with current industry policies;
  • Oversee the mainstreaming of anti-corruption in bank policy documents;
  • Coordinate the development of innovative training tools and case studies for training;
  • Develop and maintaining risk assessment strategies and processes to strengthen and reduce vulnerability;
  • Support the establishment of a Bank-wide view of fraud by aggregating fraud types from investigation reports into a single environment and analysing them to provide relevant recommendations for fraud prevention;
  • Provide technical advice to management and field offices on significant integrity concerns and assess whether the potential risk is acceptable to the Bank Group, in accordance with the Bank Group’s procedures and guidelines;
  • Enhance external action in the fight against fraud and in Regional Member Countries (RMCs) and with external partners;
  • Collaborate in multilateral efforts to mitigate the risks of fraud or corruption in development activities;
  • Coordinate the preparation of annual activity report on the activities of the Division and Lead in its publication on the Bank’s website;
  • Contribute towards the preparation of the Department’s Quarterly & Annual Integrity Reporting;
  • Lead special initiatives/projects and undertake other ad hoc assignments upon demand.

Selection Criteria

  • At least a Master’s degree or equivalent in Law, Social Sciences, Communication Studies, Governance, Business Administration, anti-corruption, tax and Public Policy or a related field;
  • Professional qualification in Certified Fraud Examination (CFE) would be an added advantage
  • A minimum of seven (07) years post graduated extensive and progressive experience in the area of governance, tax, law, anti-fraud and anti-corruption work, within a multi-lateral development financial institution, development organization, government, private or civil society sector at the regional and international level;
  • Substantial professional experience in fraud / loss prevention work and statistical analytic tools;
  • Strong time management and document management skills with fine attention to detail;
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills;
  • Strong and proven ability to write, present and report clearly;
  • Excellent planning, organizational and analytical ability; attention to detail and ability to work independently and manage challenges;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with and proven ability to work in a team to develop trust and demonstrate fairness;
  • Integrity and Honesty;
  • Superior interpersonal skills with ability to relate to employees and management at all levels;
  • Problem solving;
  • Team working;
  • Ability to communicate and write effectively in English or French.
  • Ability to speak and write effectively in both English and French (desirable)
  • Competence in the use of the Bank’s standard software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Job Title: Principal Integrity Officer, PIAC1

Reference: ADB/20/076
Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Grade: PL4
Position N°: 50102215

The Complex

  • The President, plans, supervises and manages the business of the Bank Group. Under the direction of the Boards of Directors, the President conducts the business of the Bank and the African Development Fund and manages operations and activities in accordance with the Agreements establishing the ADB and the ADF.
  • The President supervises several Departments and Units including Office of the President (PRST0); Independent Development Evaluation Department (BDEV); Office of Integrity and Anti-Corruption (PIAC); Compliance Review and Mediation Unit (BCRM); Secretariat to the Sanctions Appeals Board (BSAB); Administrative Tribunal (BATR); Office of the Auditor General (PAGL); Group Risk Management Directorate (PGRM); General Counsel and Legal Services Department (PGCL); Communication and External Relations Department (PCER); Staff Integrity and Ethics Office (PETH) and Office of the Secretary General & General Secretariat (PSEG).

The Hiring Department and Division

  • The Office of Integrity and Anti-Corruption (PIAC) plays an integral role in achieving this mandate by protecting the Bank’s corporate image and reputation, and improving the continent’s investment climate through the deterrence, prevention and reduction of fraud, corruption, staff misconduct and other harmful practices within the Bank Group.
  • PIAC has the overriding mandate developing preventive measures to reduce fraud and corruption in bank operations, to undertake unhindered investigations into allegations of corruption, fraud and other malpractices in Bank Group Financed Operations, conduct investigations into allegations of misconduct involving staff members of the Bank.

The Position

  • The Integrity and Prevention Division has the overriding mandate of developing preventive measures to proactively reduce the potential for staff misconduct, fraud or corruption within Bank Group financed operations.
  • The Principal Integrity Officer is responsible for leading the implementation of integrity and anti-corruption compliance policies related to due diligence processes within Bank operations, integrity compliance guidelines, the debarment and cross debarment of the sanctioning process and capacity building activities on integrity and anti-corruption for Bank staff and key stakeholders.
  • He will develop tools and measures that will enhance the banks due diligence (Integrity Due Diligence, Anti-Money Laundering & Countering Terrorism Financing & Tax due diligence), and integrity compliance processes to strengthen integrity and anti-corruption and reduce corruption vulnerability in bank group operations.
  • In this context, the Principal Integrity Officer shall maintain the highest standard of professional proficiency and integrity; and shall be guided by the ethos of confidentiality, fairness, equity and due diligence.

Duties and Responsibilities
Under the direct supervision of the Division Manager, the Principal Integrity Officer shall carry out the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Conduct fraud and corruption awareness and publicity programs in Regional Member Countries (RMCs) and the provision of relevant training of Bank’s employees in the field offices and with external partners;
  • Prepare training programmes, implement tools and proactive measures, including campaigns and outreach programs, to train and assist operational staff and other partners of the Bank Group, in order to proactively reduce integrity violations, misconduct, fraud or corruption within Bank Group-financed Operations;
  • Contribute to the development of innovative training tools and case studies for training;
  • Conduct outreach activities on fraud and anti-corruption awareness, detection and prevention;
  • Engage operational staff on findings of Due Diligence reviews conducted on Bank financed activities;
  • Detect integrity, anti-money laundering, countering financing of terrorism risks in Bank financed activities through the analysis of information collected from all available resources, including conducting media analysis of fraud and corruption in bank financed activities in regional member countries;
  • Develop and maintaining risk assessment strategies and processes to strengthen and reduce vulnerability;
  • Support the Bank’s broader efforts to enhance measures to combat fraud and corruption through sensitization and awareness activities, maintaining knowledge management database and information sharing network for best practices and lessons learned in integrity, prevention, detection and investigations of misconduct;
  • Collaborate in multilateral efforts to mitigate the risks of fraud or corruption in development activities;
  • Contribute to the preparation of annual activity report on the activities of the Division and assist in its publication on the Bank’s website;
  • Contribute to the Department’s Annual Integrity Reporting;
  • Assist in the reviewing of Bank anti-corruption policies to ensure that it is in line with current industry policies;
  • Assist in the mainstreaming of anti-corruption in bank policy documents.

Selection Criteria

  • At least a Master’s degree or equivalent in Law, Social Sciences, Communication Studies, Governance, Business Administration, anti-corruption, tax and Public Policy or a related field;
  • Professional qualification in Certified Fraud Examination (CFE) would be an added advantage
  • A minimum of six (06) years post graduated extensive and progressive experience in the area of governance, tax, law, anti-fraud and anti-corruption work, within a multi-lateral development financial institution, development organization, government, private or civil society sector at the regional and international level.
  • Substantial professional experience in fraud / loss prevention work and statistical analytic tools;
  • Strong time management and document management skills with fine attention to detail;
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills;
  • Strong and proven ability to write, present and report clearly;
  • Excellent planning, organizational and analytical ability; attention to detail and ability to work independently and manage challenges;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with and proven ability to work in a team to develop trust and demonstrate fairness;
  • Integrity and Honesty;
  • Superior interpersonal skills with ability to relate to employees and management at all levels
  • Problem solving;
  • Team working;
  • Ability to communicate and write effectively in English or French.
  • Ability to speak and write effectively in both English and French (desirable)
  • Competence in the use of the Bank’s standard software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Job Title: Short Term Staff – Facility Support Assistant Country Office, RDNG

Reference: ADB/20/074
Location: Abuja, Nigeria

The Complex
RDVP:

  • The Bank has reorganized and is developing the Regional Development, Integration and Business Delivery Complex whose major objective is to build regional capabilities and bring responsibility for client activities closer to the regions.
  • Five Regional Development, Integration and Business Delivery Hubs have been created, each run by a Director General: Southern Africa, North Africa, West Africa; East Africa, and Central Africa.

The Hiring Department

  • The Nigeria Country Department (RDNG) of the African Development Bank has been established to strengthen policy dialogue between the Bank and the Government and other stakeholders; improve performance of the project portfolio and aid coordination with other development partners
  • RDNG invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill in the position of Facility Support Assistant. This position is based in Abuja, Nigeria and does not attract international terms and conditions.

The Position

  • The incumbent of the position will provide facility management support to the Nigeria Country Department (RDNG) of the African Development Bank by supporting the delivery of efficient and effective service. These services are not limited to but include EHS (Environment, Health and Safety), space management, inspections and support of proactive and reactive maintenance of the office building.

Duties and Responsibilities
Under the overall guidance of the Senior Director and direct supervision of the Principal Office Administration and Government Relations Coordinator. The Facility Support Assistant will work closely with the Facility officer to perform the following:

  • Analyze the state of structural defects and deteriorations, evaluate the works, do an estimate of the required resources and follow up for their approval;
  • Support renovation or restructuring projects, identify operations that require restoration activities;
  • Establish work plans and drawings in line with identified needs, estimate the required resources and follow up for their approval;
  • For new projects (of renovation or restructuring as the case may be), prepare drawings as needed;
  • Participate as member of technical evaluation committees for structural renovation and repairs and participate in related discussions,
  • Undertake site technical supervisions, draft minutes for meetings held with contractors in charge of project implementation;
  • Follow-ups and verification of maintenance works in the premises of the Bank;
  • As requested, replenishments of materials and supplies as part of maintenance activities;
  • Monitor and restock countertop items in restrooms as needed;
  • Support inventory of assets;
  • Supervise the technical procedures, for all types of repairs on concrete materials, stainless steel, gypsum, finishing materials, waterproofing and carpentry;
  • Perform regular maintenance as needed and ensure replacement of light bulbs, water filters and other appliances where necessary;
  • Monitor all the works executed under service contracts;
  • On a weekly basis, inspect and maintain the exterior premises (grounds, building, and parking garage), including removal of debris;
  • Receive all grievances and client’s requests;
  • Support team to develop and implement methods to improve the efficiency, effectiveness and the quality of products and services provided to internal and external clients of the department;
  • Constitute a database and a system of archiving the ground plans of the Bank’s premises both in hard copy and in electronic formats. Prepare a leaflet that allows the easy identification/use of the ground plans.;
  • Supervise the unloading of containers and the distribution of the Bank’s materials;
  • Daily supervision of the functional status of sanitary installations in the premises occupied by the Bank;
  • Responsible for the follow up and the supervision of janitorial service contracts and disinfestation services in the premises occupied by the Bank;
  • Support in following up on the environment (recycling of paper, implementation of water saving mechanisms, etc.)
  • Carry out other duties as required by the position and/or by superior

Selection Criteria

  • Hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in Mechanical, Structural / Manufacturing Engineering with experience facility management or a related field;
  • Have a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience in Facility Management in an international organization;
  • Proof of citizenship or evidence of permanent residency or work authorization in the proposed country of employment.
  • Possess problem solving skills, troubleshooting, verbal and written communications
  • Possess EPA Certification, or professional engineer license or HSE Competency Development
  • Ability to manage a varied and complex workload and have technical knowledge of building services
  • Must be a self-starter, proactive, flexible, and deadline-focused. Ability to pay attention to details is a must.
  • Skills in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) are also recommended
  • Proficient in CAD software and Microsoft Office Suite (Access, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Explorer and Visio)
  • Good written and oral skills in French or English with a good working knowledge of the other language

Deadline: 9th July, 2020.

Note

  • This position is classified international status and attracts international terms and conditions of employment.
  • This position does not attract international terms and conditions. the post holder will be considered a short-term staff (local staff)
  • To apply for this position, you need to be national of one of AfDB member countries.
  • Applicants who fully meet the Bank’s requirements and are considered for interview will be contacted. Only online applications submitted with a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV) and copies of the required degrees will be considered. The President, AfDB, reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a lower level. The African Development Bank is an equal opportunities employer. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) does not ask for payments of any kind from applicants throughout the recruitment process (job application, CV review, interview meeting, and final processing of applications). In addition, the Bank does not request information on applicants’ bank accounts. The African Development Bank Group declines all responsibility for the fraudulent publications of job offers in its name or, in general, for the fraudulent use of its name in any way whatsoever.

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