Principal Gender Business Development Officer at African Development Bank Group


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

We are recruiting to fill the place beneath:

Job Title: Principal Gender Business Development Officer, AHGC1

Reference: ADB/20/133
Location: Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire
Grade: PL4
Position N°: 50093622

The Complex

  • The Vice Presidency for ‘Agriculture, Human, and Social Development’ is a Sector Complex specializing in the Bank’s Ten-Year Strategy High 5s priorities of “Feed Africa” and “Improve Quality of Life for the People of Africa”. The advanced goals are (i) to develop, coverage and technique; (ii) present deep sector experience to the Regions by gathering pool of skilled people who might be consulted to supply sector experience on advanced transactions; (iii) develop new financing devices; and (iv) characterize the Bank with exterior stakeholders on elements of “Feed Africa” and “Improve Quality of Life for the People of Africa”.

The Hiring Department/Division

  • The Gender, Women and Civil Society Department is designed to enhance coherence and coordination throughout complexes on Gender and Civil Society Organization points. The Department ensures strategic priorities are mirrored in sources allocation, enhances monitoring and administration of performance, and strengthens the concentrate on outcomes. As a part of the Gender, Women and Civil Society Directorate, the Gender and Women Empowerment Division offers management on mainstreaming Gender in operations.

The place

  • The Principal Gender Business Development Officer will present coverage and technical help on mainstreaming gender equality and ladies’s empowerment all through the Bank operations. He/She will present strategic gender recommendation and implementation help to develop an operational strategy to advance gender equality within the Bank operations.
  • He/ She can even work with different complexes and departments to make sure that Bank strategic initiatives and paperwork reminiscent of sector insurance policies, methods and pointers replicate its dedication to gender equality and ladies’s empowerment with a purpose to promote gender ends in Regional Member Countries.

Duties and obligations
Under the supervision of the Division Manager, AHGC.1, the obligations of the Principal Gender Business Development Officer embody, however are usually not restricted to, the next:

  • Provide high-quality gender evaluation and substantive inputs to Bank’s strategic paperwork reminiscent of insurance policies, methods or another related paperwork;
  • Provide steering and operational inputs within the Bank initiatives for gender mainstreaming to enhance inclusivity and growth outcomes;
  • Prepare briefs, case research or another paperwork to showcase gender equality impacts ensuing from Bank’s initiatives;
  • Initiate and lead gender data merchandise in alignment with the Bank High 5s;
  • Support within the categorization of Bank’s operations utilizing the Gender Marker System and help in guaranteeing Quality-At-Entry of Bank’s initiatives;
  • Provide help to the gender specialists within the areas within the mission cycle documentation and strategic papers to affect on gender actions and outcomes;
  • Organize and/or attend technical trainings, seminars, conferences, summits and any related occasions in relation together with his/her obligations;
  • Assist within the institution, implementation and administration of the Bank-wide Gender Equality Coordination Committee and its actions;
  • Assist, comply with and implement the work of cross-departmental groups to help the mixing of gender in sector methods, flagships, insurance policies, programmes and another related paperwork;
  • Support the One Bank strategy by guaranteeing the implementation of frequent goals throughout the Bank complexes;
  • Undertake another duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Selection Criteria

  • At least a Master’s degree or its equal in International Development, Development Finance, Economics, Gender Studies or associated areas, related qualification in Development Project Management and Project Finance.
  • Demonstrate sturdy communication and organization abilities, coping with varied stakeholders with completely different background and capability to carry out in advanced conditions.
  • Communicate and write successfully in French or English, with a very good working data of the opposite language.
  • Competence in using customary Microsoft Office purposes (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint); data of SAP is fascinating.
  • Have a minimal of six (6) years {of professional} expertise on gender and social inclusion within the growth and skill to work throughout completely different groups and sectors.
  • Advocacy and coverage engagement expertise at all ranges, notably in relation to gender equality and ladies empowerment.
  • Demonstrate understanding of regional social and financial points, evaluation and coverage formulation; data of the practices of main bilateral and multilateral associate growth companies in African international locations is an added benefit.

How to Apply
Interested and certified candidates should:
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Important Information / Notice

  • This place is assessed as worldwide recruitment and attracts worldwide phrases and circumstances of employment.
  • This place has been beforehand marketed. candidates who beforehand utilized for the place should not reapply.
  • Should you encounter technical difficulties in submitting your application, please send an e-mail with a exact description of the problem and/or a screenshot exhibiting the issue to: HR Direct [email protected] (hyperlink sends e-mail)  
  • To apply for this place, it’s essential to be nationwide of one in every of AfDB member international locations.
  • Applicants who totally meet the Bank’s necessities and are thought of for interview can be contacted. Only on-line purposes submitted with a complete Curriculum Vitae (CV) and copies of the required levels can be thought of. The President, AfDB, reserves the correct to nominate a candidate at a decrease stage. The African Development Bank is an equal alternatives employer. Female candidates are strongly inspired to use.
  • The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) doesn’t ask for funds of any form from candidates all through the recruitment course of (job application, CV assessment, interview assembly, and last processing of purposes). In addition, the Bank doesn’t request data on candidates’ financial institution accounts. The African Development Bank Group declines all duty for the fraudulent publications of job provides in its identify or, generally, for the fraudulent use of its identify in any manner in any respect

Application Deadline twelfth December, 2020.


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