African Development Bank Group (AfDB) – Established in 1964, the African Development Bank is the premier pan-African improvement establishment, selling financial development and social progress throughout the continent. There are 80 member states, together with 54 in Africa (Regional Member Countries). The Banks improvement agenda is delivering the monetary and technical help for transformative tasks that may considerably cut back poverty by inclusive and sustainable financial development.

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Job Title: Principal Green Mini-Grids Market Development Specialist
Reference: ADB/19/008
Location: Côte d’Ivoire
Grade: PL3
Position N°: 50067404

The Unit

  • The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) is housed in PERN1. SEFA is a multi-donor belief fund financed by the Governments of Denmark, the UK, the USA, Italy and Norway. SEFA supplies technical help and modern and catalytic financing for vitality entry by unlocking personal sector investments in renewable vitality (RE) and vitality effectivity (EE) tasks and applications.

Duties and duties
Under the supervision of the PERN Special Initiatives Manager and the Head of SEFA, the Incumbent will perform the next duties:

  • Work carefully with the SEFA challenge improvement crew to guide the ultimate structuring and transaction advisory of the maturing tasks/applications within the view to bringing them to bankability stage.
  • Lead transaction advisory actions on all industrial and monetary elements of tasks for SEFA portfolio tasks/applications post-SEFA Project Preparation help, with the goals to reworking alternatives into funding.
  • Lead the origination and enterprise improvement actions – past SEFA Project Development portfolio – resulting in the technology of a pipeline of sustainable vitality investments to which AfDB’s vary of finance devices, together with non-sovereign lending, could possibly be utilized in addition to different co-financiers.
  • Identify potential co-financiers and negotiate with them for each transaction. Develop long term financing preparations with co-financiers the place potential.
  • Structure the due diligence course of and instruments constructing on present AfDB’s and lead impartial analysis on the funding local weather, challenge sponsors, administration, financial, monetary, advertising, technical, and authorized elements of the tasks.
  • Undertake assessments of the dangers of tasks and advise on acceptable mitigating measures, structuring/restructuring of tasks to attenuate market, credit score and operational threat.
  • Lead the preparation of challenge/program appraisal reviews for presentation to the related decision committees as much as approval.
  • Conduct some other related duties aimed on the fulfilment of SEFA goals, as could also be assigned by the PERN Special Initiatives Manager (or different Manager as could also be answerable for SEFA at AfDB) and the SEFA Head.
  • Develop a particular annual work programme contributing to the SEFA goals
  • Quarterly progress updates to be included in SEFA’s quarterly reviews
  • Annual briefs as an enter to the annual reviews.
  • Project appraisal reviews and funding packages as requested by any inside approval committee.
  • Periodic steerage notes on market finest practices.
  • Modeling of modern financing for scale-up applications, finest practices, and blended finance structuring of tasks and applications.

Selection Criteria
Including fascinating expertise, data and expertise:

  • At least a Master’s degree or equal in Economics, Finance, and/or MBA or related, related for finishing up the required duties;
  • A minimal of seven (7) years of related expertise within the improvement, finance and administration of (renewable and environment friendly) vitality tasks Prior expertise with Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) or worldwide industrial banks; prior publicity to appraisal, procurement and disbursement processes is fascinating;
  • Experience in figuring out, structuring, and monetary closure of infrastructure tasks and structuring private-sector and public-private partnerships (PPP) in rising markets or in a growing nation context with expertise and data in infrastructure challenge finance.;
  • Familiarity with the vitality challenge improvement cycle and understanding of lenders’ necessities for “bankability”, together with expertise in coping with renewable vitality impartial energy producers (IPPs);
  • Experience in coping with personal sector actors (builders, traders and monetary establishments), together with in capacity-building and advisory capabilities;
  • Knowledge of the African energy sector, together with institutional, coverage and regulatory points. At least 5 years of vitality sector’s expertise in growing nations; expertise of SSA markets fascinating;
  • Integrity and talent to work in a dynamic crew in addition to to oversee different specialists;
  • Working data in English and French; working data of an extra language related for conducting duties in Sub-Sahel African nations can be an asset;
  • Gender and Diversity competence
  • Communicate and write successfully in French or English, with a superb working data of the opposite language;
  • Working data of an extra language related for conducting duties in Sub-Sahel African nations can be an asset;
  • Competence in the usage of commonplace Microsoft Office Suite functions; data of SAP is an added benefit.

 

 

Job Title: Chief Renewable Energy Investment Specialist
Reference: ADB/19/008
Location: Côte d’Ivoire
Grade: PL3
Position N°: 50067404

The Unit

  • The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) is housed in PERN1. SEFA is a multi-donor belief fund financed by the Governments of Denmark, the UK, the USA, Italy and Norway. SEFA supplies technical help and modern and catalytic financing for vitality entry by unlocking personal sector investments in renewable vitality (RE) and vitality effectivity (EE) tasks and applications.

Duties and duties
Under the supervision of the PERN Special Initiatives Manager and the Head of SEFA, the Incumbent will perform the next duties:

  • Work carefully with the SEFA challenge improvement crew to guide the ultimate structuring and transaction advisory of the maturing tasks/applications within the view to bringing them to bankability stage.
  • Lead transaction advisory actions on all industrial and monetary elements of tasks for SEFA portfolio tasks/applications post-SEFA Project Preparation help, with the goals to reworking alternatives into funding.
  • Lead the origination and enterprise improvement actions – past SEFA Project Development portfolio – resulting in the technology of a pipeline of sustainable vitality investments to which AfDB’s vary of finance devices, together with non-sovereign lending, could possibly be utilized in addition to different co-financiers.
  • Identify potential co-financiers and negotiate with them for each transaction. Develop long term financing preparations with co-financiers the place potential.
  • Structure the due diligence course of and instruments constructing on present AfDB’s and lead impartial analysis on the funding local weather, challenge sponsors, administration, financial, monetary, advertising, technical, and authorized elements of the tasks.
  • Undertake assessments of the dangers of tasks and advise on acceptable mitigating measures, structuring/restructuring of tasks to attenuate market, credit score and operational threat.
  • Lead the preparation of challenge/program appraisal reviews for presentation to the related decision committees as much as approval.
  • Conduct some other related duties aimed on the fulfilment of SEFA goals, as could also be assigned by the PERN Special Initiatives Manager (or different Manager as could also be answerable for SEFA at AfDB) and the SEFA Head.
  • Develop a particular annual work programme contributing to the SEFA goals
  • Quarterly progress updates to be included in SEFA’s quarterly reviews
  • Annual briefs as an enter to the annual reviews.
  • Project appraisal reviews and funding packages as requested by any inside approval committee.
  • Periodic steerage notes on market finest practices.
  • Modeling of modern financing for scale-up applications, finest practices, and blended finance structuring of tasks and applications.

Selection Criteria
Including fascinating expertise, data and expertise:

  • At least a Master’s degree or equal in Economics, Finance, and/or MBA or related, related for finishing up the required duties;
  • A minimal of seven (7) years of related expertise within the improvement, finance and administration of (renewable and environment friendly) vitality tasks Prior expertise with Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) or worldwide industrial banks; prior publicity to appraisal, procurement and disbursement processes is fascinating;
  • Experience in figuring out, structuring, and monetary closure of infrastructure tasks and structuring private-sector and public-private partnerships (PPP) in rising markets or in a growing nation context with expertise and data in infrastructure challenge finance.;
  • Familiarity with the vitality challenge improvement cycle and understanding of lenders’ necessities for “bankability”, together with expertise in coping with renewable vitality impartial energy producers (IPPs);
  • Experience in coping with personal sector actors (builders, traders and monetary establishments), together with in capacity-building and advisory capabilities;
  • Knowledge of the African energy sector, together with institutional, coverage and regulatory points. At least 5 years of vitality sector’s expertise in growing nations; expertise of SSA markets fascinating;
  • Integrity and talent to work in a dynamic crew in addition to to oversee different specialists;
  • Working data in English and French; working data of an extra language related for conducting duties in Sub-Sahel African nations can be an asset;
  • Gender and Diversity competence
  • Communicate and write successfully in French or English, with a superb working data of the opposite language;
  • Working data of an extra language related for conducting duties in Sub-Sahel African nations can be an asset;
  • Competence in the usage of commonplace Microsoft Office Suite functions; data of SAP is an added benefit.

 

 

Job Title: Principal Renewable Energy Investment Specialist
Reference: ADB/19/011
Location: Côte d’Ivoire
Grade: PL4
Position N°: 50064459

The Unit

  • The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) is housed in PERN1. SEFA is a multi-donor belief fund financed by the Governments of Denmark, the UK, the USA, Italy and Norway. SEFA supplies technical help and modern and catalytic financing for vitality entry by unlocking personal sector investments in renewable vitality (RE) and vitality effectivity (EE) tasks and applications.

Duties and Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the PERN Special Initiatives Manager and the Head of SEFA, the Incumbent will perform the next duties:

  • Undertake origination and enterprise improvement actions resulting in the technology of a pipeline of renewable vitality transaction advisory tasks that may develop right into a pipeline of renewable vitality investments tasks to be thought of by AfDB’s vary of finance devices together with non-sovereign lending;
  • Take a number one half in and comply with up the implementation of SEFA actions, with a concentrate on challenge screening and challenge preparation alongside SEFA´s and – the place relevant – AfDB’s operational guidelines and pointers, for example on procurement procedures;
  • Perform detailed due diligence of all elements of renewable vitality tasks in view of their suitability for challenge pipelines as outlined underneath (i) above;
  • Participate in appraisal missions to tasks, for the sake of advising challenge sponsors, challenge builders, the SEFA Team and AfDB friends on all related elements of tasks, in addition to supporting the drafting of SEFA documentation, together with however not restricted to challenge preparation grant requests and enabling surroundings grant requests.;
  • Carry out in-depth impartial analysis on renewable vitality markets, challenge sponsors, challenge builders, in addition to on all related industrial, monetary, advertising, technical, and authorized elements of tasks;
  • Conduct some other related duties aimed on the fulfilment of SEFA objectives, as could also be assigned by the PERN Special Initiatives Manager (or different Manager as could also be answerable for SEFA at AfDB) and the SEFA Coordinator.
  • Develop a particular annual work programme contributing to the SEFA goals
  • Quarterly progress updates to be included in SEFA’s quarterly reviews
  • Annual briefs as an enter to the annual reviews.
  • Project appraisal reviews and challenge preparation and enabling surroundings packages as requested by any inside approval committee.

Selection Criteria
Including fascinating expertise, data and expertise:

  • At least a Master’s degree or equal in Economics, Finance, Technical or Environmental Sciences or related, related for finishing up the required duties;
  • A minimal of seven (7) years of related expertise within the improvement, finance and administration of (renewable) vitality tasks;
  • Prior expertise with Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) or worldwide industrial banks; prior publicity to appraisal, procurement and disbursement processes is fascinating;
  • Strong expertise in figuring out, structuring, and monetary closure of infrastructure tasks and structuring private-sector and public-private partnerships (PPP) in rising markets or in a growing nation context;
  • Familiarity with the facility challenge improvement cycle and understanding of lenders’ necessities for “bankability”, together with expertise in coping with renewable vitality impartial energy producers (IPPs);
  • Experience in coping with personal sector actors (builders, traders and monetary establishments), together with in capacity-building and advisory capabilities;
  • Knowledge of the African energy sector, together with institutional, coverage and regulatory points, and area expertise in a minimum of 5 Sub-Sahel African nations required;
  • Integrity and talent to work in a dynamic crew in addition to independently with little supervision;
  • Must be fluent in English and French; working data of an extra language related for conducting duties in Sub-Sahel African nations can be an asset;
  • Gender and Diversity competence
  • Communicate and write successfully in French or English, with a superb working data of the opposite language;
  • Working data of an extra language related for conducting duties in Sub-Sahel African nations can be an asset;
  • Competence in the usage of commonplace Microsoft Office Suite functions; data of SAP is an added benefit.

 

 

Job Title: Regional Procurement Coordinator, Central Region
Reference: ADB/19/010
Location: Cameroon
Grade: PL3
Position N°: 50071206

The Complex

  • The Senior Vice-Presidency (SNVP) is answerable for supporting the President within the day-to-day administration of the Bank Group to realize its strategic goal and drive efficiency tradition that may align all processes and methods to ship excessive impression outcomes.
  • The SNVP will present efficient management and distinctive coordination to make sure implementation and monitoring of key company choices in addition to the identification of mandatory corrective measures and actions. The SNVP will lead Senior Management discussions, decision-making processes and the implementation of key Board and Management choices.​

The Hiring Department

  • The SNVP supervises the Fiduciary and Inspection Department (SNFI), which acts because the custodian of the procurement (together with procurement for personal and public partnership) and monetary administration (FM) occupation, and has the next duties for its capabilities: (i) growing and decoding coverage, technique and associated steerage notes and manuals; (ii) making ready annual submit evaluate reviews on the Bank’s FM and procurement operations for the Board; (iii) growing coaching technique for inside and exterior purchasers; (iv)  and dialoguing with exterior and international companions with a view to constructing partnerships and fostering harmonization; (v) offering the secretariat for the Procurement Review Committee (PRC); and (vi) inspecting and reporting on the efficiency of procurement and FM actions undertaken by the areas.
  • The Regional Procurement Coordinator is accountable to make sure that the challenge procurement actions financed by the Bank in his/her area performed by his/her Procurement specialists crew are compliant with the Bank’s procurement coverage.  This is completed by advising on procurement preparations and reviewing procurement choices of the Procurement Specialists’ crew inside the challenge/program operations cycle from the identification to completion phases. The incumbent additionally contributes to the preparation of the Bank’s Country Strategy Paper, and to constructing procurement capability of Borrowers which incorporates coaching of Borrower workers, advising on challenge associated procurement issues, and assessing and strengthening the Borrower’s procurement methods.
  • The Regional Procurement Coordinator reviews administratively to the Regional Operations Manager for Implementation Support (ROM-IS) and functionally to the Division Manager – Procurement (SNFI).

Duties and duties
Under the supervision and steerage of the Division Manager Procurement, the Regional Procurement will, in his/her responsibility station:

  • Ensure constant, uniform and predictable utility of the Policy inside the area and supply corrective actions as acceptable;
  • Review procurement coverage deviations and supply clearance for inclusion in Project Appraisal Reports (PARs) for subsequent Board approval with clearance of the supervisor as wanted;
  • Review all instances involving the usage of Third Party procurement strategies and procedures and supply clearance for inclusion of these strategies and procedures within the PAR for Board approval with clearance of the supervisor as wanted;
  • Review and clear procurement diagnostic assessments reviews (BPAR, Sector Market Assessments) for approval by the Manager and Director of SNFI, help Regional member nations for his or her procurement reforms and mobilize monetary sources for this help;
  • Review and clear the evaluation of debtors’ procurement methods performed by the Procurement specialists crew, and the design of sufficient motion plans to enhance Borrowers’ procurement methods and to strengthen the institutional capability inside debtors’ entities;
  • Participate with different Multilateral Development Banks within the evaluation of the Regional Member Countries procurement methods;
  • Review and clear procurement instances as per the Bank’s Delegation of Authority matrix for Sovereign and Non-Sovereign tasks;
  • Take a pro-active position making certain ‘Quality at Entry work’ by supervision of a crew of Procurement specialists throughout the area when it comes to the Fiduciary and Development mandate of the Bank;
  • Follow up with Procurement Specialists of complaints obtained from bidders, contractors or civil society;
  • Deal with instances the place the recommendation supplied by the procurement specialist was not accepted by the duty supervisor and discovering options;
  • Facilitate and undertake coaching seminars /workshops for the Borrower and Bank Staff  and Business Opportunity seminars for the regional and non-regional personal sector
  • Prepare all Project Procurement transient for the Senior Management when required;
  • Monitor  Procurement Data Entry by reviewing their high quality by random checks to make sure that correct procurement knowledge are generated for SNFI reviews;
  • Maintain procurement data concerning her/his area on the Bank’s Website;
  • Make certain to realize the goals of the important thing efficiency indicators arrange by the Procurement division by growing instruments and;
  • Prepare periodic exercise reviews of the area and the Bank’s Annual Procurement Reports.

Selection Criteria
Including fascinating expertise, data and expertise:

  • Hold a minimum of a Master’s degree or equal in Public/Business Administration, Law, Engineering, Procurement, Economics or associated fields
  • A minimal of seven (7) years of related skilled expertise in offering procurement help and recommendation to the preparation and implementation of applications and tasks financed by the Bank or some other related establishment in growing nations,  having personal sector expertise can be an added benefit
  • Proven familiarity with and stable expertise within the follow of procurement of products and works and the acquisition of consultancy companies underneath donor funding circumstances, it might be fascinating to have data of Bank Procurement coverage
  • Experience in supervising and successfully managing implementation of  developments tasks and applications
  • Ability to be versatile, open-minded with integrity, consumer and outcomes oriented for attaining each Bank’s and Borrowers’ goals
  • Effective consulting and advisory expertise that allow Sector Staff and Borrowers to construct their confidence and expertise to take care of procurement points
  • Good networking expertise and judgment are required whereas working inside groups and when constructing skilled relationships with procurement specialists and sector specialists working within the Region
  • Strong management and training expertise
  • Ability to speak successfully (written and oral) in French with a working data of the English,
  • Competence with commonplace MS Office software program (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), ideally mixed with data and expertise of SAP operations

 

 

Job Title: Senior Operations Specialist
Reference: ADB/19/012
Location: Côte d’Ivoire
Grade: PL5
Position N°: 50086490

The Unit

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  • The Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) is housed in PERN1. SEFA is a multi-donor belief fund financed by the Governments of Denmark, the UK, the USA, Italy and Norway. SEFA supplies technical help and modern and catalytic financing for vitality entry by unlocking personal sector investments in renewable vitality (RE) and vitality effectivity (EE) tasks and applications.

Duties and duties
Under the supervision of the PERN Special Initiatives Manager and the Head of SEFA, the Incumbent will perform the next duties:

Programme Administration:

  • Supervise the pipeline/portfolio administration platform that tracks tasks throughout all SEFA parts;
  • Work with the operational groups in carrying portfolio administration actions, notably in areas of procurement, authorized processing and disbursement;
  • Support the crew in post-grant actions (challenge structuring);
  • Serve as major liaison and guarantee well timed responses to solicitations from inside and exterior stakeholders; and
  • Maintain up-to-date pointers, templates and consumer manuals for inside and exterior audiences;

Business Development:

  • Support Secretariat crew in challenge identification, evaluate and screening;
  • Support candidates and Bank process managers with writing of grant requests;
  • Provide technical inputs and help due diligence actions on grant functions
  • Facilitation and liaison with different Bank-hosted concessional finance devices

Reporting, M&E and Knowledge Management:

  • Ensure operationalisation of the SEFA’s M&E framework;
  • Carry supervision missions to evaluate programme effectiveness;
  • Lead within the preparation of SEFA’s annual report, quarterly updates and month-to-month briefs;
  • Support on improvement of annual methods and work plans, carefully monitoring implementation;
  • Carry-out analysis and put together briefs as required by Management and SEFA Head.

Public Relations:

  • Coordinate SEFA public relations workflow and discover potentialities of SEFA web-presence (AfDB web site, exterior web site, exterior donor knowledge platform, and many others.)
  • Manage SEFA communications supplies, together with brochures and press releases
  • Liaison and coordination with inside and exterior companions

Deliverables:

  • Develop a particular annual work programme contributing to the SEFA goals
  • Develop quarterly progress reviews
  • Lead the preparation of the annual reviews.

Selection Criteria
Including fascinating expertise, data and expertise:

  • At least a Master’s degree or equal in in Economics, Finance, International Relations, Energy or associated area;
  • A minimal of 5 (5) years of related expertise in challenge portfolio administration, ideally linked to technical help and capability constructing applications
  • Experience of working with tasks and establishments in Africa, ideally with some publicity to processes and procedures of improvement finance establishments
  • Some prior publicity to vitality sector, enterprise improvement and personal sector finance not necessary however thought of a bonus
  • Ability to work independently, pro-actively and with little supervision
  • Good communication and crew expertise, skilled judgment, presentation and maturity
  • Proficiency in MS Office functions, notably excel and entry;
  • Gender and Diversity competence
  • Communicate and write successfully in French or English, with a superb working data of the opposite language;
  • Working data of an extra language related for conducting duties in Sub-Sahel African nations can be an asset;
  • Competence in the usage of commonplace Microsoft Office Suite functions; data of SAP is an added benefit.

 


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Application Deadline 31st March 2019