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African Development Bank  

Site: Ivory Coast, Abidjan, Abidjan
Sector: Banking

Building today, a better Africa tomorrow

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. In order to sharply focus the objectives of the Ten Year Strategy (2013 – 2022) and ensure greater developmental impact, five major areas, all of which will accelerate our delivery for Africa, have been identified for scaling up, namely; energy, agro-business, industrialization, integration and improving the quality of life for the people of Africa.

 

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African Development Bank

Principal Governance Expert (Anti-Corruption) - PL4

Ivory Coast, Abidjan , Abidjan

  THE BANK:  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 81 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. In order to sharply focus the objectives of the Ten Year Strategy (2013 ? 2022) and ensure greater developmental impact, five major areas (High 5s), all of which will accelerate our delivery for Africa, have been identified for scaling up, namely; energy, agro-business, industrialization, integration and improving the quality of life for the people of Africa. The Bank is seeking to build a management team that will lead the successful implementation of this vision.THE COMPLEX:The Economic Governance and Knowledge Management (ECVP Complex) core objective is to give greater visibility and prominence to knowledge, its dissemination and management. This is done through the (i) generation of access to operationally relevant, multi-sector research on African development issues; (ii) the narrowing of the data statistics gap in Africa by improving the availability, quality and coverage of statistics, for policy formulation, implementation, evaluation and effective monitoring of progress and contributing to the development of cooperation statistics in Africa. ECVP is also the focal point for capacity development and provision of training with a clear focus on those areas most relevant to ensuring economic growth and efficient implementation of Bank-financed projects and enhancing their impact. THE HIRING DEPARTMENT:The Governance and Public Financial Management Coordination Office (ECGF) is in the complex of the Chief Economist / Vice Presidency for Economic Governance and Knowledge Management (ECVP), based at the Headquarters in Abidjan, and is responsible for coordination and operationalization of the Bank's Governance policy, strategy and programs, including lending and non-lending work. ECGF works in collaboration with the other complex's and departments of the Bank towards ensuring (i) that the Bank's substantive technical engagement with key policy and strategy processes in the area of governance and public financial management are properly coordinated; and (ii) that the Bank's interventions in Regional Member Countries, through program-based operations/ budget support and institutional strengthening projects promote effective and accountable governance and public financial managementTHE POSITION:The Principal Governance Expert (Anti-Corruption) (PL-4) will be responsible for providing specialist advice and inputs to the Bank Group's work on combatting corruption in particular through review of technical design and institutional arrangements for governance projects/programs proposed for Bank's funding and assessing their feasibility from the perspective of present and future impact.  He/She will also contribute to the development of knowledge, forging partnerships and strengthening initiatives in the area of governance and combatting corruption in particular.In addition, the Principal Governance Expert (Anti-Corruption) will be expected to contribute to the origination, processing, supervision and general portfolio management of governance sector operations. These operations include budget support operations and institutional support projects, as well as targeted diagnostic works with a focus on building effective institutions that promote equity, transparency and accountability in the management of public resources. He/She will also contribute to conducting country level policy dialogue on key governance issues.The work accomplished will contribute to realization of the Bank's governance work programme as it relates to the implementation of the Bank's High Fives priorities: Feed Africa; Light-up Africa; Industrialize Africa; Integrate Africa; and Improve the Lives of the people of Africa and the Strategy for Economic Governance in Africa..KEY FUNCTIONS:Under the supervision and guidance of the Director of Governance and PFM Coordination Office the Principal Governance Expert (Anti-Corruption) will:Provide thought leadership, technical advisory and project management support on governance and anti-corruptionContribute to the development and implementation of the Bank's work program on anti-corruption as outlined in the Governance Strategy and other corporate documentsCoordinate engagement on governance and anti-corruption reforms, working in close collaboration with RMCs and partners as neededContribute to the development of innovative training tools and case studies for training on anti-corruption;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 learnedCollaborate in multilateral efforts to mitigate the risks of fraud or corruption in development activities;Contribute to reporting on anti-corruption programming for the Annual Report, ADF and other relevant reports.Assist in the mainstreaming of anti-corruption in bank policy and strategy documents and work program;Support the AfDB's efforts to strengthen efforts to combat corruption and to place it on the agenda of the RMCs, sub-regional bodies, the African Union and GloballySupport resource mobilization efforts for anti-corruption work through the preparation of concept notes, proposals and other relevant documents.Any other work as may be relevant to advance the Bank's Governance agenda in general and the anti-corruption work programme in particular.Strategy and PlanningContribute towards the development of corporate, sector and country level policy and strategies for combatting corruption.Engage in policy reform dialogue with Government officials and development partners on governance and anti-corruption policy and reforms. Project ManagementLead/support Bank teams in the preparation and implementation of program-based operations and institutional support projects at the country and regional levelsManage an active country portfolio of project/programs, to ensure timely implementation according to agreed objectivesSector Economic Work and Knowledge Sharing:Coordinate with other development partners engage in relevant networks relevant and act as focal person for country level engagements in these areasContribute to activities of advocacy, dissemination and knowledge building around governance and anti-corruptionStaff Supervision:Lead project teams and supervise the work of team membersMentor other staffSupervise the work of consultantsCOMPETENCIES (skills, experience and knowledge):Hold at least a Masters Degree in Public Policy, Public Administration, Law, Finance, Economics or other related discipline relevant to governance and economic management reforms.Minimum 6 years of relevant experience working on anti-corruption reforms, at national, regional or international levels.Proven track record of managing and delivering programs (including institutional support projects and budget support operations) and providing technical advice in support of combatting corruption.Demonstrated knowledge and in-depth understanding of governance and the effective policies and measures for combatting corruption, particularly in Africa.Experience in conducting effective policy dialogue with stakeholders on governance and anti-corruption themesAbility to conduct policy research and carry out diagnostics on governance themes, and translate these into policy briefs, reports, or other knowledge products.Ability to apply innovative approaches, work independently and apply new methods to solve problems.Proven sense of initiative, results orientation, teamwork and leadership qualities, and ability to work effectively across sectors in a multi-cultural environment.Ability to handle multiple responsibilities in a fast-paced environment.Familiarity with operational policies and programming practices of multilateral organisations.Excellent verbal and written communication skills in French or English, with a good working knowledge of the other language.Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office Suite applications and Knowledge of SAP highly desirable.      ___________________________________________________________________________This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.  When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.  Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United Nations Working with International Financial Institutions For Swiss nationals ___________________________________________________________________________    

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20/10/2021
African Development Bank

Plan Administrator and Head of Unit

Ivory Coast, Abidjan , Abidjan
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

 THE BANK:  Established in 1964, the African Development Bank (AfDB) is the premier pan-African development institution, promoting economic growth and social progress across the continent. There are 81 member states, including 54 in Africa (Regional Member Countries).  The Bank's development agenda aims to deliver financial and technical support for transformative projects that will significantly reduce poverty through inclusive and sustainable economic growth. In order to sharply focus the objectives of the Ten-Year Strategy (2013 ? 2022) and ensure greater developmental impact, five major areas have been identified for scaling up, all of which will accelerate our delivery for Africa, namely: energy, agro-business, industrialization, integration and improving the quality of life for the people of Africa. THE COMPLEX:The Vice Presidency for Finance oversees the financial management of the Bank Group. This encompasses the Bank Group's treasury activities including borrowings from the capital markets and investment activities; controllership functions including financial reporting and loan administration; strategic resource mobilization and external partnerships; syndications, client solutions and the strengthening of the non-statutory financial resources and instruments; and the overall asset/liability management for the Bank Group. THE HIRING DEPARTMENT:The Staff Retirement Plan (SRP) is a contributory defined benefit scheme where entitlements of members are determined on the basis of their final average salary and years of contributory service or membership of the Plan. All benefits are denominated in Units of Account. The main objective of the SRP is to provide pension benefits to members and their survivors. Benefits provided under the Plan include normal retirement benefit, early retirement benefit, death benefit to spouse and qualifying children or designated beneficiaries, disability pension, and withdrawal settlement.The Plan derives its resources from regular and technical contributions by members,  the Bank and Income generated from investment of the assets of the Plan.The administration of the Plan is vested in three main entities: the Steering Committee, the Investment Committee and the Plan Administrator. THE POSITION:The overall objectives of the Staff Retirement Plan Unit, and the resulting deliverables for the Plan Administrator and Head of Unit, include the following:Administering the Staff Retirement Plan of the Bank, ensuring the financial soundness of the Plan, coordinating all activities of the Plan and, acting as the official representative of the Plan within and outside the Bank;Building capacity for designing and providing policies and systems for authorizing benefit payments and following up on benefit transfers to respective beneficiaries;Overseeing the maintenance of members' records concerning participation in, retirement under, or termination from the Plan, and providing Secretariat services to both the Steering and Investment Committees of the Plan;Initiating and supporting pension/retirement plan related regulatory framework and reforms. KEY FUNCTIONS:Under the overall supervision of the VP Finance, the Head Staff Retirement Plan Unit performs the following:Administrative:Lead and coordinate the business of the Staff Retirement Plan and act as the official representative of the Plan;Lead the analysis, formulation, implementation and review of the retirement policies and objectives;Coordinate and facilitate the effective functioning of the SRP Steering and Investment Committees through the provision of Secretariat services to the Committees, and organization of regular meetings and follow up on the implementation of Committee decisions;Receive all notices, requests and other documents relating to the Plan submitted by the Bank or by beneficiaries under the Plan and action them, with appropriate information and recommendations, to the competent Committee, or take final decisions where delegated to him/her;Lead in managing the relationship and coordination of the activities of the SRP's external technical service providers ? i.e., the scheme actuary, advising actuary, external auditors, asset manager, ALM (Asset and Liability Management) and investment specialists - including their selection and engagement, and performance management;Foster an environment that stimulates and rewards innovation, creativity and accountability for results, and motivate staff for optimal delivery; Recruit, train and supervise teams of professional and general staff within the Unit to ensure the Unit operates effectively and meets performance and quality targets as well as compliance with best practices;Resolve complex and controversial issues that may arise with individual pension claims, in coordination with the Legal Department or the Pension Appeals Committee;Regularly review and update the terms of reference of the Steering Committee and the Investment Committee of the SRP.Operational Lead and oversee the maintenance of accurate records concerning participation in, retirement under, or termination from the Plan and any entitlement to benefits thereunder as shall be required for the proper administration of the Plan;Ensure that certain plan information is available to those who are entitled to receive it, and that the information is accurate and complete, and provided within the timeframe specified in the Plan rules;Enrol employees in the Plan;Provide plan beneficiaries information about their rights and responsibilities with respect to the Plan;Provide plan beneficiaries information and documents that are required to be disclosed under the Plan rules;Determine plan beneficiaries' entitlements under the pension schemes;Make payments to plan beneficiaries when they are due;Make payments to surviving spouse(s) of plan beneficiaries in accordance with Plan rules, and court documents that are filed with the administrator);Respond to inquiries or complaints from plan beneficiaries;Oversee and authorize benefit payments and follows up benefit transfers to respective beneficiaries.Lead the preparation of annual report, financial statements and actuarial reports of the Plan and the condition of the Retirement Fund and circulate to the Bank and participants;Lead the compilation of data necessary for regular actuarial valuations;Manage the liquidity of the Plan and monitor the financial movements to ensure optimal resource allocation;Lead in ensuring transfer of contributions from the members and Bank to the SRP accounts;Provide thought leadership for the investment of excess capital from the SRP fund to the external asset manager(s);Keep minutes of discussions and decisions of the Steering and Investment Committees;Manage day-to-day administration of the Staff Retirement Plan;Manage the delivery and performance of the staff in FISR.StrategicKeep abreast of trends in the pension industry; provide authoritative technical and financial analysis and furnish to each Committee all such information or interpretations as shall be required to enable each Committee to make appropriate and informed decisions in the discharge of their mandate;Lead on and implement strategies to ensure the long-term financial sustainability of the Plan with appropriate recommendations to the Steering and Investment Committees;Foster and maintain professional partnerships and linkages with other international organizations and negotiate and arrange agreements for the continuation and transfer of pension rights with sister international organizations;Lead on issues of retirement and fund management of the Plan; andPerform all other functions assigned from time to time under the Plan or by the Steering and Investment Committees.  COMPETENCIES (skills, experience and knowledge):At least a Master's degree in Law, Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Management, or other related field;Professional certifications in actuarial, investment and/or asset management, will be an added advantage;A minimum of nine (9) years of relevant experience in Administration, Investments and Pension related services. Out of these 5 years must be at managerial/supervisory level with further experience in auditing, financial accounting and reporting, and risk management ;Ability to deal with sensitive issues in a multi-cultural environment and to build effective working relations with diverse stakeholders;Problem solving, with clear understanding of the drivers and barriers to success in complex cultural environment where uniform rules need to be applied; Ability to drive change and be flexible, open minded and capacity to maintain integrity;Good understanding of identifying and evaluating reputational risk;Good leadership skills, a strong results-oriented approach, the ability to build relationships with diverse and complex stakeholdersCommunicate and write effectively in French or English, with a good working knowledge of the other language;Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office Suite applications and preferably, SAP.      ___________________________________________________________________________This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.  When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.  Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United Nations Working with International Financial Institutions For Swiss nationals ___________________________________________________________________________   

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14/10/2021
African Development Bank

Principal Quality and Development Effectiveness Officer

Ivory Coast, Abidjan , Abidjan
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

 THE BANK:  Established in 1964, the African Development Bank is the premier pan-African development institution, promoting economic growth and social development across the continent. There are 80 member states, including 54 in Africa (Regional Member Countries).  The Bank's development agenda is designed to provide financial and technical support for transformative projects that will significantly reduce poverty through inclusive and sustainable economic growth. In order to sharply focus on the objectives of the Ten Year Strategy (2013 ? 2022) and achieve greater developmental impact, five major areas (High 5s), all of which will accelerate our delivery for Africa, have been identified for scaling up, namely; energy, agro-business, industrialization, integration and improving the quality of life for the people of Africa. The Bank is seeking to build a management team that will lead the successful implementation of this vision. THE COMPLEX:The Senior Vice-Presidency (SVP) is responsible for supporting the President in the day-to-day management of the Bank Group in order to achieve its strategic objective and drive performance culture that will align all processes and systems to deliver high impact results. The Senior Vice-Presidency provide effective leadership and exceptional coordination to ensure implementation and monitoring of key corporate decisions as well as the identification of necessary corrective measures and actions. The Senior Vice-Presidency leads senior management discussions, decision-making processes and the implementation of key Board and Management decisions. THE HIRING DEPARTMENT:Located within the SVP Complex, the Operations Committee Secretariat and Quality Assurance Department works to continuously enhance the quality and timely delivery of Bank operations. The Department coordinates and supports the Bank's global efforts towards sharpening the country focus, strategic selectivity and quality of the Bank's operations.Within the Department, the Quality Assurance (QA) Division is an operational support unit of the African Development Bank (AfDB) that focuses on enhancing and mainstreaming the quality and results of the Bank's strategies and operations. To this end, it is responsible for: (i) setting certain quality standards for the Bank's interventions; (ii) strengthening tools and processes throughout operational cycles notably those relating to monitoring and results; and (iii) building staff capacities and facilitating operational knowledge dissemination. THE POSITION :Within the Quality Assurance Division, the Principal Quality and Development Effectiveness Officer will be responsible for developing and integrating quality assurance and results tools into the project cycle of operations; strengthening the Bank's overall reporting capacity and to report on its operational performance and development results; and enhancing the knowledge of operations staff through training. The Officer will work closely with sovereign and non-sovereign operations teams to ensure the division provides tailored support. In addition, the post holder will play a leading role in delivering training to support operations quality, including through delivery of the online learning program ?Operations Academy?. KEY FUNCTIONS :Under the supervision of the Manager, the Principal Quality and Development Effectiveness Officer will have the following duties:Quality and monitoring throughout the project cycle. Take a leading role in setting quality at entry standards and guidance for sovereign operations; support application, compliance, quality assurance and continuous improvement of tools used to monitor and self-evaluate sovereign operations. Work to increase alignment and shared learning between sovereign and non-sovereign operations. Specifically, the role will include a particular focus on the readiness review approach, results frameworks in operations and strategies, and linked tools such as theory of change and standard indicators.Quality and monitoring compliance. Leading compliance data management and communication, and contributing to compliance and learning reviews.Operations Academy. Support delivery of a range of online leaning courses, and continuous improvement of existing courses, in the context of the Bank's ?Operations Academy? program. The program covers both sovereign and non-sovereign operations. Support communication, promotion and continuous improvement of the Operations Academy program.Analytical/knowledge work and communications. Contribute to the preparation of the analytical work and reports relating to both compliance and lesson-learning of quality assurance and monitoring tools, as well as broader communication on quality and results measurement.Staff learning, coaching and quality clinics. Facilitate workshops and learning events organized for operations staff, including staff members in country and regional offices; provide training and mentoring of task managers especially for the mainstreaming of new tools, and strengthening capacity for results planning, monitoring and lesson-learning.Relationship management. Build and maintain effective working relationships with staff of regional and sector departments, as well as other departments supporting operations, to ensure Bank-wide ownership/internalization of tools, and two-way learning.Miscellaneous. Undertake other duties as assigned by the Division Manager. COMPETENCIES (skills, experience and knowledge) :Hold at least a Master's degree or equivalent in business administration, economics, statistics, development or related disciplines.Have a minimum of six (6) years of relevant professional experience on quality assurance and results and/or working directly in operations.Knowledge of quality assurance policies and operational processes, and of monitoring and results tools of the African Development Bank, other multilateral development banks or similar institution.Strong knowledge of results planning and monitoring techniques in an international development context, including results frameworks, theory of change and project risk analysis, and use of standard indicators.Solid experience in developing training materials for both online and in-person delivery, conducting training workshops, development of online courses.Strong communication and change management skills and experience.Experience in data management and analytics would be an asset.Demonstrated innovation and creativity.Able to work independently with a minimum of supervision. Ability to work in multidisciplinary teams and coordinate interdepartmental team efforts.Proven leadership and excellent communication skills.Ability to communicate effectively (written and spoken) in English or French, preferably with a good working knowledge of the other language.Good command of standard applications of the Bank (MSTeams, Sharepoint, Word, Excel, Access, Outlook and PowerPoint) Experience with SAP, statistical tools and e-learning software such as Articulate would be an advantage.     ___________________________________________________________________________This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.  When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.  Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United Nations Working with International Financial Institutions For Swiss nationals ___________________________________________________________________________  

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14/10/2021
African Development Bank

Principal Governance and Economic Management Officer - PL4

Ivory Coast, Abidjan , Abidjan
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

THE BANK:   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 81 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. In order to sharply focus the objectives of the Ten Year Strategy (2013 ? 2022) and ensure greater developmental impact, five major areas (High 5s), all of which will accelerate our delivery for Africa, have been identified for scaling up, namely; energy, agro-business, industrialization, integration and improving the quality of life for the people of Africa. The Bank is seeking to build a management team that will lead the successful implementation of this vision. THE COMPLEX: The Economic Governance and Knowledge Management (ECVP Complex) core objective is to give greater visibility and prominence to knowledge, its dissemination and management. This is done through the (i) generation of access to operationally relevant, multi-sector research on African development issues; (ii) the narrowing of the data statistics gap in Africa by improving the availability, quality and coverage of statistics, for policy formulation, implementation, evaluation and effective monitoring of progress and contributing to the development of cooperation statistics in Africa. ECVP is also the focal point for capacity development and provision of training with a clear focus on those areas most relevant to ensuring economic growth and efficient implementation of Bank-financed projects and enhancing their impact.  THE HIRING DEPARTMENT:The Governance and Public Financial Management Coordination Office (ECGF) is in the complex of the Chief Economist / Vice Presidency for Economic Governance and Knowledge Management (ECVP), based at the Headquarters in Abidjan, and is responsible for coordination and operationalization of the Bank's Governance policy, strategy and programs, including lending and non-lending work. ECGF works in collaboration with the other complex's and departments of the Bank towards ensuring (i) that the Bank's substantive technical engagement with key policy and strategy processes in the area of governance and public financial management are properly coordinated; and (ii) that the Bank's interventions in Regional Member Countries, through program-based operations/ budget support and institutional strengthening projects promote effective and accountable governance and public financial management THE POSITION: The Principal Governance and Economic Management Officer (PL-4) will be responsible for the origination, processing, supervision and general portfolio management of governance sector operations. These operations include budget support operations and institutional support projects, as well as targeted diagnostic works with a focus on building effective institutions that promote equity, transparency and accountability in the management of public resources. He/She will also contribute to conducting country level policy dialogue on key governance issues. He/She is expected to provide specialist advice and inputs to the Bank Group's operational activities, through review of technical design and institutional arrangements for governance projects/programmes proposed for Bank's funding and assessing their feasibility from the perspective of present and future impact.  He/She will also contribute to forging partnerships and strengthening initiatives in the area of governance. The work accomplished will contribute to realization of the Bank's governance work programme as it relates to the implementation of the Bank's High Fives priorities: Feed Africa; Light-up Africa; Industrialize Africa; Integrate Africa; and Improve the Lives of the people of Africa. KEY FUNCTIONS: Under the supervision and guidance of the Director of Governance and PFM Coordination Office the Principal Governance and Economic Management Officer Will: Strategy and Planning:Contribute towards the development of country and sector level policy and strategies for economic governance issues in RMCs in consultation with relevant government agencies and country offices.Engage in policy reform dialogue with Government officials and development partners on governance policy and reforms. Contribute to the preparation of policy statements, papers, briefs and various reports on economic governance issues.Contribute to the preparation of Regional Integration Strategy Papers, Country Strategy Papers and Country Policy and Institutional Assessments towards ensuring Governance and economic management   issues are incorporated and adequately addressed.Represent the Bank in its engagement with development partners on discussions relating to the macroeconomic framework of the country; Project Management:Lead/support Bank teams in the preparation and implementation of program-based operations and institutional support projects at the country and regional levels;Manage an active country portfolio of project/programs, to ensure timely implementation according to agreed objectives;Involve all relevant stakeholders, including RMCs' governments, other development partners and concerned parties (including civil societies) or other stakeholders, in project cycle activities;Ensure key technical, economic, financial and crosscutting issues are incorporated into projects Sector Economic Work and Knowledge Sharing:Undertake reviews, analysis and reporting of economic management initiatives of Governments, ensuring that these are considered in the design and implementation of projects and programs.Lead/ support the preparation of Public expenditure and financial accountability assessments and other upstream analytical and diagnostic work on Governance and public financial management systemsCoordinate with other development partners working in this field, and act as focal person for country level engagements in these areasContribute to activities of advocacy, dissemination and knowledge building around sector issues, public financial management, tax policy, public expenditures.Engage in networks relevant to Governance and economic and financial management issues Staff Supervision:Lead project teams and supervise the work of team membersMentor other staffSupervise the work of consultants COMPETENCIES (skills, experience and knowledge): Hold at least a Master degree in Economics, Public administration, Governance/ Political Science, Law or related fields.Minimum of 6 years of experience in governance, economic management, policy formulation, revenue management, public expenditure or related areas,Strong experience and proven track record in the design and delivery of operations (including investment projects and policy based operations), as well as project management,Proven sense of initiative, results orientation, team work and leadership qualities, and ability to work effectively across sectors;In-depth understanding of governance and economic and financial management issuesFamiliarity with operational policies and programming practices of multilateral organisations:Ability to apply innovative approaches, work independently and apply new methods to solve problems, while remaining efficient in a fast-paced, changing and challenging institutional environment;Strong interrogative skills- Anticipate needs and requests and able to conduct independent policy discussions with representatives of the government and support strategic thinking on governance and economic and financial managementAbility to collaborate within teams and across boundaries;Ability to succeed in multi-cultural environmentAbility to work under pressure, prioritize work, and handle multiple tasks simultaneouslyAbility to lead teams, coordinate work programs and manage resourcesSound understanding of macroeconomics, fiscal policy and public budgeting issues in developing countries and demonstrable experience relevant to the operational policies, procedures and practices of major bilateral or multilateral organizations in Africa;Demonstrated ability to lead a motivated and committed team and utilize the talents and expertise of team members in a productive way to achieve set objectives;Ability to  handle multiple responsibilities in a fast paced environment;Strong managerial skills, including interpersonal communication and client orientationExcellent verbal and written communication skills in French or English, with a good working knowledge of the other language.Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office Suite applications and Knowledge of SAP highly desirable.    ___________________________________________________________________________This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:  Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.  When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.   Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United Nations Working with International Financial Institutions For Swiss nationals ___________________________________________________________________________  

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07/10/2021
African Development Bank

Principal Legal Counsel - Finance Division

Ivory Coast, Abidjan , Abidjan
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

 THE BANK:  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 81 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. In order to sharply focus the objectives of the Ten Year Strategy (2013 ? 2022) and ensure greater developmental impact, five major areas (High 5s), all of which will accelerate our delivery for Africa, have been identified for scaling up, namely; energy, agro-business, industrialization, integration and improving the quality of life for the people of Africa.  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 African Development Bank and the African Development Fund. The President supervises several Departments and Units including Office of the President (PRST); Independent Development Evaluation Department (BDEV); Integrity and Anti-Corruption Department (PIAC); Compliance Review and Mediation Unit (BCRM); Secretariat to the Sanctions Appeals Board; Administrative Tribunal (BATR); Office of the Auditor General (PAGL); Group Risk Management Directorate; General Counsel and Legal Services Department (PGCL); Communication and External Relations Department; Staff Integrity and Ethics Office (PETH) and Office of the Secretary General & General Secretariat.  THE HIRING DEPARTMENT/DIVISION:The role of the General Counsel and Legal Services Department (PGCL) is to provide legal support, legal advice and services to the Boards of the Bank Group, to the President, Vice Presidents, as well as the operational, financial and administrative Departments of the Bank. The role of the PGCL is also to protect the interest of the Bank from legal liability and, as necessary, to provide legal defence in cases filed against or brought by the Bank. The Finance Division's main activities are to provide legal and advisory services in the mobilization, investment and management of the financial resources of the Bank.  THE POSITION:The Principal Legal Counsel ? Finance Division ensures the correct interpretation of, and compliance with the various policies, rules and regulations of the Bank in the mobilization, investment and management of the financial resources of the Bank.  KEY FUNCTIONS:Under the supervision and guidance of the Division Manager PGCL 3, the Principal Legal Counsel ? Finance Division will:Ensure that the mobilization, investment and management of the Bank's financial resources comply with applicable Bank rules and policies.Support and advise the Bank's Treasury in the negotiation and drafting of documentation to effect Bank borrowings in the international capital and money markets, and draft or review all legal documents required for the implementation of the Bank?s borrowing strategy and capital markets transactions.Prepare and review legal documentation for the Bank's derivatives and other risk management transactions, negotiate relevant master agreements and draft and review individual transaction documents.Advise on the legal aspects of cash management, bank account agreements, anti-money laundering (know your customer) initiatives, and contracts for the custody or investment of the Bank's financial resources.Draft and review legal documents concerning membership and subscription to the Bank's capital, contributions to the African Development Fund and the creation of trust funds and special funds.Provide legal advice on the Bank Agreement, the General Authority on Asset and Liability Management, financial regulations, policies and rules and participate in the work of the Bank's Asset and Liability Management Committee and its working groups.Advise on contracts for the investment of liquid assets of the Bank and the African Development Fund.Review, revise and recommend for approval global clearing, custody, execution and repurchase agreements to facilitate the Bank's investment and risk management transactions.Support and advice the Bank Group Chief Risk Officer and Asset-Liability Management Committee on the legal aspects of balance sheet optimization activities.Assist the Division Manager in the selection of external counsel to represent the interests of the Bank.Provide legal advice on matters relating to investments and financial transactions of the Staff Retirement Plan.  COMPETENCIES (skills, experience and knowledge):Hold at least a Master's degree in Law, and admission to the Bar of one of the African Development Bank member countries; or a Juris Doctor (JD) and admission to the Bar of one of the African Development Bank member countries.A minimum of six (6) years of relevant experience in similar jobs, preferably with a reputable international law firm, a legal department of a private or public entity, or an international financial institution with proven technical competence and experiences in international finance and banking practice.High level skills in communication and negotiation as well as the ability to build partnerships with a broad range of clients and deliver results that meet the needs of the Legal Service Department's work program.Having private sector experience will be an added advantage.Seasoned knowledge in the current trend of development and familiarity with international law, and related matters within the Bank and other international organizations.Strong skills in preparation of complex legal documents including briefs and confidential legal opinions, preparing certificates, leading the negotiation of complex projects and programs and other transactions of a similar nature.Capacity to conceive and supervise the negotiation of complex legal documents of all manners and form that balances the standards and norms of outside parties with the unique requirements of the Bank.Effective consulting and advisory skills that enable clients and help resolve their legal questions.Ability to work and deal with sensitive issues in a multi-cultural environment and to build effective working relations with colleagues.Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English and/or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other.      ___________________________________________________________________________This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.  When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.  Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United Nations Working with International Financial Institutions For Swiss nationals ___________________________________________________________________________  

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06/10/2021
African Development Bank

Senior Credit Risk Officer

Ivory Coast, Abidjan , Abidjan
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

 THE BANK:  Established in 1964, the African Development Bank (AfDB) is the premier pan-African development institution, promoting economic growth and social progress across the continent. There are 81 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. In order to sharply focus the objectives of the Ten Year Strategy (2013 ? 2022) and ensure greater developmental impact, five major areas (High 5s), all of which will accelerate our delivery for Africa, have been identified for scaling up, namely; energy, agro-business, industrialization, integration and improving the quality of life for the people of Africa. 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); Integrity and Anti-Corruption Department (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 (PGRF);  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:The Risk Management Department (PGRF) develops policies and guidelines, methodologies and systems relating to credit risk assessment, market risk and operational risk, and as well as ensures internal consistency of all of the Bank's risk management policies and guidelines, including those initiated and developed by other departments. The Department's main mandate is to safeguard the Bank's financial integrity, consolidate all core-risk management activities of the Bank in order to exercise comprehensive oversight over the Bank's risk exposure. In delivering its mission, PGRF focuses largely on promoting the Bank Group's strategic goals within a defined risk tolerance framework. THE POSITIONThe Senior Country Risk Officer will monitor the credit risk of the Bank' sovereign portfolio, analyze the evolution of the Bank's risk profile and its risk bearing capacity, provide advice with respect to lending headroom, and ensure that country risk ratings are up-to-date. KEY FUNCTIONS:Under the general supervision of the Division's Manager and the technical supervision of the more senior Credit Risk Officers, the Senior Country Risk Officer will:Participate in the annual country risk rating review, off-cycle rating reviews, and prepare country risk reports by collating and analysing relevant credit related information from economic intelligence sources, national and international publications and present credit risk and rating recommendations to the Bank's Credit Risk Committee (CRC).Undertake proactive and regular monitoring of country risk of the Bank's Regional Member Countries (RMCs) and exposures to non-Regional Member Countries, and update associated Bank lending commitments and exposure limits to RMCs.Assist with the setting and monitoring of compliance with the Bank's country exposures limits as well as lending programs relating to project appraisal reports and country strategy papers. Contribute to the team's continuous development of the Bank's overall limit setting framework.Undertake data management and analytical work required to prepare the quarterly sovereign credit risk review, and country-risk related contributions to the quarterly capital adequacy report.Assist with the preparation of country risk and exposure management related presentations, briefs and memos for the Department's management team, the CRC and the Bank's Board.Maintain and periodically update the Division's country risk database; ensure its integrity and accuracyLiaise with other Departments of the Bank and Country Offices in relation to credit assessment for country graduation or country eligibility for exceptional ADB sovereign financing.Undertake country risk assessment missions to RMCs to update country risk profiles and prepare related special country risk reports.Develop, review and improve credit risk methodologies, process and systems for assessing and managing sovereign risk and capital adequacy.Maintain a close relationship with internal and external stakeholders, e.g. Bretton Woods Institutions, to review the Bank Group's credit management policies and guidelines. COMPETENCIES (skills, experience and knowledge)Holds at least Master's degree in Economics, Finance, Risk Management, and International Banking and/or EconomicsA minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience in credit risk analysis and/or financial management.Knowledge of sovereign risk analysis, debt sustainability analysis methodologies, credit rating agency sovereign rating methodologies, and debt relief mechanisms in emerging markets.Knowledge of credit risk management techniques, derivatives, capital adequacy standards and structured credit instruments.Clear understanding of the Bank's development mission, products, and credit risk policies.Excellent organizational, analytical, problem-solving and time-management skills. High-level proficiency of data management and quantitative analysis/modelling.Problem solving: Apply business knowledge to the resolution of problems and identify solutions to the benefit of the division and the organizationCommunication: Provide clear and concise oral and written communication; present oral information with clarity and appropriate style and adapts language and style to suit the requirements of a particular audience.Operational effectiveness: Ensure that full use is made of the systems, procedures and culture within the organization in order to deliver the required resultsInnovation & Creativity: Search for and produce innovative and creative approaches to activities in order to enhance performance and create added benefits to the Bank and its clients.Teamwork & Relationships: Work with others to maximize the effectiveness of the team as a whole, by sharing knowledge and workload. Develop strong working relationships with colleagues and contribute to creation of a positive team environmentHigh competency in the use of standard Microsoft Office Suite applications; knowledge of Haver Analytics, Bloomberg, Reuters and SAP is an added advantage.Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French preferably with a working knowledge of the other.Competence in the use of standard MS office applications (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) and SAP.       ___________________________________________________________________________This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.  When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.  Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United Nations Working with International Financial Institutions For Swiss nationals ___________________________________________________________________________   

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05/10/2021
African Development Bank

Division Manager - Editorial and Media Relations (PCER1)

Ivory Coast, Abidjan , Abidjan
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

 THE BANK:  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 81 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. In order to sharply focus the objectives of the Ten-Year Strategy (2013 ? 2022) and ensure greater developmental impact, five major areas, all of which will accelerate our delivery for Africa, have been identified for scaling up, namely, energy, agro-business, industrialization, integration and improving the quality of life for the people of Africa. The Bank is seeking to build a senior management team that will lead the successful implementation of this vision 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 (PRST); Independent Development Evaluation Department (IDEV); Integrity and Anti-Corruption Department (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); Security Unit (PSEC); Staff Integrity and Ethics Office (PETH) and Office of the Secretary General and General Secretariat (PSEG). THE HIRING DEPARTMENT:The Department of Communication and External Relations (PCER) develops and implements all aspects of the African Development Bank's internal and external communication strategy. It promotes, projects and protects the Bank's institutional reputation as Africa's leading development finance institution and a global thought leader by showcasing institutional accomplishments, projects, beneficiary impact, and the Bank's critical role in Africa's economic and social development. The team creatively develops relevant information, editorial and creative content for the Bank's website and intranet, digital media, social media, multimedia, branding, media releases, publications, and events; provides senior management with advisories on reputational issues; and strategically provides all internal and external stakeholders with an understanding of how the Bank is Making a Difference. THE DIVISION:The Editorial and Media Relations Division supports and implements the department's internal and external communication goals and objectives by overseeing, developing, planning, preparing, and supporting institutional communication and information. This includes editorial content for digital and print publications, media advisories and releases, the Bank's website and Intranet, social media, and stakeholder engagement teams. The Division strategically provides internal and external stakeholders with timely and relevant information and content, and an understanding of the Bank's role, activities, impact. The overall goal of the Editorial and Media Relations Division is to strategically and creatively enhance the Bank's visibility. THE POSITION:Under the general guidance and supervision of the Director of Communication and External Relations (PCER) and in close collaboration with other Division Managers, the Editorial and Media Relations Manager guides, actively leads and has responsibility for media relations, communication releases for staff and the media, the day-to-day development, planning and distribution of relevant editorial content across multimedia and communication platforms, active contribution for social media, stakeholder engagement activities and effective branding for the Bank. KEY FUNCTIONS: Manage Editorial Content and Media RelationsOversee day- to-day development and production of timely, relevant and engaging editorial content and information related to the Bank's activities, announcements, projects/development impact, and the Bank's knowledge and business events.Support the development and publication of editorial content for internal and external communication platforms including the Bank's website, Intranet, digital screens, social media, digital and print publications.The incumbent serves as the resident senior editor responsible for ensuring the accuracy and quality of all departmental editorial content.Develop strategic relationships with domestic, regional and global media influencers.Monitor and analyze media coverage of the Bank's activities and initiatives, promptly advising the Communication and External Relations Director on emerging media issues or potential risks and suggest appropriate responses.Organize relevant media-engagement and management training for senior management.Develop regular and innovative pitches to position the Bank in top-tier media through articles, interviews, Op-Eds, feature stories, visits and projects.Manage Editorial and Media Relations team Manage and motivate staff and teams in order to provide efficient and high-quality servicesSet realistic staff and individual performance goals.Provide project updates, logistical recommendations, and manage client relationships.Work closely and collaboratively on a day-to-day basis with other Divisional Managers and staff to promote teamwork and achieve departmental goals and objectives.Promote and facilitate relationships with complexes, departments, country and regional offices.Maintain high standards of professional integrity and respect in a multi-cultural environment.Provide Director of Communication with executive level weekly and monthly reports.Other duties as assigned.Support and implement internal and external communication strategies Work closely and collaboratively on a day-to-day basis with the Director of Communication, other Division Managers and staff to achieve communication effectiveness, a collaborative team spirit and positive bank-wide client relationships.Actively develop editorial content for website, intranet, social media and mobile apps.Actively support website, Intranet and social media content providers to ensure editorial accuracy and high standards of communication excellence.Oversee the production and development of relevant digital and print publications, with support from other PCER Divisional Managers.Work closely with complexes and departments including but not limited to Cabinet, SVP, HR, Corporate IT Services (CHIS), and regional and country offices to ensure editorial accuracy and high standards of communication.Support and implement relevant Bank-wide internal and external communication strategies that meet and align with organizational objectives and needs. Measure the effectiveness of internal and external communication messages and channels and provide recommendations to review and amend strategies as appropriate8.  Provide guidance to internal clients and help translate ideas into effective messages.Liaise with the Bank's other departments to ensure there is consistency and sharing of best practice and avoid duplication of effort.Oversee internal communication responses to crisis situations, advising and working with relevant stakeholders to ensure the situation is effectively managed.  Promote a robust, dynamic, informed and responsible press and media in AfricaSupport the development a robust, dynamic, responsible and informed press and media in Africa.Organise forums, workshops, policy dialogues and capacity building sessions to promote regional economic and social development, public interest in and an understanding of the Bank's policies, programmes, projects and impact. Facilitate media access to public informationPromote regional and global media participation in key bank events.Ensuring branding is aligned with the Bank's strategy and effectively promotes the Bank's profile.COMPETENCIES: (skills, experience, and knowledge)Hold at least a Master's degree in Communication, Broadcasting, Journalism, Public Relations, Development Studies, Business, or a related field.Have a minimum of eight (8) years of proven and relevant stakeholder engagement, communication and media experience (4 years of which must have been in a managerial position) with a corporate, non-profit or multilateral development organization, with demonstrated performance excellence, creativity, and stability; as well as a sustained commitment in previous position(s).Exceptional verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills; ability to provide clear/concise presentations in English and French.A portfolio showcasing professional writing competence with excellent digital production and social media skills.Strong management skills with the ability to inspire and drive change.Exceptional attention to detail with a track record of results delivery, innovation and excellence.Excellent client-orientation that anticipates needs and ensures best possible service and practice.Highly developed analytical and problem-solving skills.Strong editorial judgement and decision making based upon a clear understanding of the Bank's strategy and communication objectives.Effective planning and organisation skills to multitask and deliver to tight deadlines.Ability to maintain high levels of confidentiality, professional integrity, and respect in a multicultural environment.Competence in the use of media monitoring software and standard Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.     ___________________________________________________________________________This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.  When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.  Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United Nations Working with International Financial Institutions For Swiss nationals ___________________________________________________________________________   

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04/10/2021
African Development Bank

Director, Gender, Women and Civil Society Department

Ivory Coast, Abidjan , Abidjan
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

 THE BANK:  Established in 1964, the African Development Bank (AfDB) is the premier pan-African development institution, promoting economic growth and social progress across the continent. There are 81 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. In order to sharply focus the objectives of the Ten Year Strategy (2013 ? 2022) and ensure greater developmental impact, five major areas, all of which will accelerate our delivery for Africa, have been identified for scaling up, namely; energy, agro-business, industrialization, regional integration and improving the quality of life for the people of Africa.  THE COMPLEX:The Vice Presidency for Agriculture, Human, and Social Development is a Sector Complex focusing on the Bank's Ten-Year Strategy High 5s priorities of ?Feed Africa? and ?Improve Quality of Life for the People of Africa?. The complex objectives are (i) to develop, policy and strategy; (ii) provide deep sector expertise to the Regions by gathering pool of experienced individuals who can be consulted to provide sector expertise on complex transactions; (iii) develop new financing instruments; and (iv) represent the Bank with external stakeholders on aspects of ?Feed Africa? and ?Improve Quality of Life for the People of Africa?.  THE HIRING DEPARTMENT/DIVISION:  Within the Complex, the Gender, Women and Civil Society Department is designed to improve coherence and coordination across Complexes on Gender and Civil Society engagement issues. The Department ensures strategic priorities are reflected in resources allocation, enhances monitoring and management of performance, and strengthens the focus on results.  The Department also houses a number of special initiatives including the Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa (AFAWA), a flagship program of the Bank that aims to bridge the gender gap in access to finance and unleash women's entrepreneurial capacity across the continent.   THE POSITION: Under the general supervision of the Vice President for Agriculture, Human and Social Development, the Director, Gender, Women and Civil Society Department is responsible for the strategic implementation of the department's objectives and the delivery of operations related to financial inclusion.    KEY FUNCTIONS: Provide intellectual and strategic leadership to the Gender, Women and, Civil Society agenda for the Bank Group, working across technical, geographic and institutional boundaries to support the delivery of development solutions to a diverse range of clientsOversee the bank-wide implementation of the AFAWA initiative, in partnership with relevant internal and external partners with strong involvement in the design of financial tools and innovative methods to ensure financial inclusionDevelop innovative and first-class financial tools in line with commercial banking norms to promote women access to financing opportunities and investmentsBuild partnerships with internal and external stakeholders and engage at the senior-most levels to coordinate and mobilize resources to achieve the Bank Group's strategic goals Lead the implementation of the Bank Group's strategic framework on gender equality and women empowerment, ensuring the mainstreaming of gender across the Group's portfolio from project design to implementation, including M&E mechanismsLead the implementation of the Bank Group's strategic framework on Civil Society engagement, to institutionalize strategic partnership with the sector from policy dialogue to project implementationDevelop a pipeline of high impact research and Economic & Sector Work on Gender, Women and Civil society to support evidence-based policy dialogue and advisory services Coordinate the Bank Group's relationships with external partners to enhance collaboration and share best practices on the gender equality, women empowerment through women entrepreneurship and financial access and civil society engagement agenda in Africa and the worldAdvise the Bank Group on emerging matters of strategic, policy and institutional significance related to the Gender, Women and Civil Society agenda across its activities   COMPETENCIES (skills, experience and knowledge):A minimum of a Master's degree in Gender, Economic Development, Business Administration, Management or other related disciplines Proven experience with commercial and/or investment banking system in AfricaHave a minimum of ten (10) years of progressive experience in development in an international organization or similar institution in the financial services sector, commercial or investment banking, academia or civil society, with preferably five (5) years of experience at a managerial levelA solid knowledge and good grasp of socio-economic and development issues in AfricaDemonstrated ability to take prudent business risks, develop innovative approaches and make effective, timely and well-determined decisionsKnowledge of the practices of major bilateral and multilateral partner development agencies in African countries or other developing countries.Experience coordinating or leading corporate assignments across institutional boundaries.Ability to network and build partnerships with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders.Demonstrated strong leadership qualities and operational track record of excellence in achieving resultsAbility to work independently, demonstrate creativity and innovation, and display a high level of integrityProven leadership and team building skills and ability to work in a multicultural environmentAbility to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English and French. Working knowledge of Arabic is an asset. Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint); knowledge of SAP is desirable.      ___________________________________________________________________________This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.  When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.  Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United Nations Working with International Financial Institutions For Swiss nationals ___________________________________________________________________________   

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30/09/2021
African Development Bank

Senior Solutions Development Engineer

Ivory Coast, Abidjan , Abidjan
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

  THE BANK:  Established in 1964, the African Development Bank (AfDB) is the premier pan-African development institution, promoting economic growth and social progress across the continent. There are 81 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. In order to sharply focus the objectives of the Ten Year Strategy (2013 ? 2022) and ensure greater developmental impact, five major areas (High 5s), all of which will accelerate our delivery for Africa, have been identified for scaling up, namely; energy, agro-business, industrialization, integration and improving the quality of life for the people of Africa.  THE COMPLEX:The Vice-Presidency, Human Resources and Corporate Services (CHVP) Complex 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 Bank's strategies on people, IT, general services and institutional procurements, language services, business continuity, and health and safety strategies.  THE HIRING DEPARTMENT:The Corporate Information Technology Services Department's (CHIS) mission at the Bank is to align the IT delivery strategy along with the Bank's business strategy to increase the organizational effectiveness through efficient use of the Information Systems (IS).Under the leadership of the African Development Bank's (AfDB) Information Systems Director, the Information Technology Systems Department is mandated by the Bank to deliver best possible IT services for Bank Staff, and help achieve the results that gets the Bank closer to accomplishing its poverty reduction goals in Africa.   THE POSITION:The Senior Solutions Development Engineer provides direction for technical and business resources. He/she defines and develops project management infrastructure, manages a methodology driven quality plan, monitors and controls the quality of the deliverable, as well as manages the project completion process through customer acceptance. He/she works through Program / Project managers with business unit managers to form alliances on projects.The main objective of the assignment is to work within the IT department to analyse users' requirements, build IT solutions related to the Bank's business activities. The incumbent must have deep technical expertise to manage the identification, evaluation, development, testing and transfer into production of software packages and solutions that meet business requirements, cost, quality, and strategic target.  KEY FUNCTIONS:Under the supervision of the Chief Business Solutions Development Officer and guidance from the Division Manager, CHIS.1, the key duties and responsibilities of the Senior Solutions Development Engineer are:To lead the full systems life cycle and responsible for designing, coding, testing, implementing, maintaining and supporting application software that is delivered on time and within budget.Collect business requirements from Business Units and users and negotiates the IT systems scope and priorities to make recommendations towards the development of new code or re-use of existing code.To update job knowledge by studying state-of-the-art development tools, programming techniques, and computing equipment, participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, participating in professional organizations.To determine operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition requirements, solution development and proposed solutions.To build first before buying, therefore, innovate and prototype IT solutions before engaging the Bank.To participate in component and data architecture design, performance monitoring, product evaluation and buy versus build recommendations.To conduct reviews of supplied specifications with others as appropriate.To document all work using required standards, methods and tools including prototyping tools, where appropriate.To design large and/or complex applications and application modifications from supplied specifications using agreed standards and tools, to achieve a well-engineered result.To integrate and support financial off-the shell applications.To coach and mentor junior staff and consultants.To provide peer-to-peer Quality Assurance of code to development standards and requirements specifications.To provide guidance and assistance to colleagues in any aspect of program design, creation, testing and documentation.Should continuously assess his/her technical skills, learn and advise on new technologies and trend.Ensure that the developed solution follows the defined Bank's Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) procedures.Ensure the source code and other standard configurations are properly archived in the Bank's source code management systems.To work on one or more project(s) as a project Lead or as a project team member.  COMPETENCIES (skills, experience and knowledge):At least a Master's / Engineering Degree in Computer Science, Software Development or related business fields.Minimum of five (5) years' experience as a Software Developer or customer-facing Business Analyst in an IT organization within a multi-lateral Institution.Experience in application development / programming.Experience within the industry standard System Analysis / Applications.Very good understanding of Financial Systems and technologies trends.Experience in systems analysis, design and a solid understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), quality assurance and integration methodologies.Deep experience and technical skills in supporting and maintaining financial systems such as SWIFT, GT Match, Blumberg, and Reuters.Experience in one of these SAP-Hana Financial Modules (CML, FO, FICO) is desired.Experience in creating reports and using data visualization tools, such as SAP Business Object, Tableau and Microsoft Power BI is a plus.Having a working knowledge of the Microsoft Servers environment and Platforms (SharePoint and Office 365) is also a plus.Strong interpersonal skills.Excellent presentation skills.Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other.Knowledge of the Bank's standard software: Excel, Word, Power Point, MS Project, Access, etc.    ___________________________________________________________________________This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.  When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.  Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United Nations Working with International Financial Institutions For Swiss nationals ___________________________________________________________________________  

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30/09/2021
African Development Bank

Lead Financial Management Policy Officer - PL2

Ivory Coast, Abidjan , Abidjan
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

THE BANK:   Established in 1964, the African Development Bank (AfDB) is the premier pan-African development institution, promoting economic growth and social progress across the continent. There are 81 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. In order to sharply focus the objectives of the Ten Year Strategy (2013 ? 2022) and ensure greater developmental impact, five major areas, all of which will accelerate our delivery for Africa, have been identified for scaling up, namely; energy, agro-business, industrialization, integration and improving the quality of life for the people of Africa. This position is part of the management team that will lead the successful implementation of this vision. THE COMPLEX: The Senior Vice-President is responsible for supporting the President in the day-to-day management of the Bank Group to achieve it strategic objective, and drive performance culture that will align all processes and systems to deliver high impact results. The Senior Vice-President will provide effective leadership and exceptional coordination to ensure implementation and monitoring of key corporate decisions as well as the identification of necessary corrective measures and actions. The Senior Vice-President will lead senior management discussions, decisions-making process and the implementation of key board and management decisions. THE HIRING DEPARTMENT/DIVISION:The Senior Vice-President supervises the Fiduciary Services and Inspection  Department, which acts as the custodian of the procurement (including procurement for private and public partnership) and financial management profession, and has the following responsibilities for its functions: (i) developing and interpreting fiduciary policy, strategy and related implementing documents (Manuals and Tools), including serving as the secretariat of the Procurement Review Committee (PRC); (ii) providing fiduciary support to operations complexes (Sector Departments, Directorate General) during the whole project cycle, including country strategy papers, to ensure that fiduciary arrangements comply with Bank Fiduciary (Procurement and FM) policies and procedures; (iii) developing and implementing fiduciary capacity building strategy for Bank  Staff and Regional Member Countries (RMCs); (iv) Inspecting and reporting on the performance of fiduciary activities undertaken by sector departments and the regions, including preparing annual post review reports on these activities for Board presentation that will contribute to building credibility and trust of the Bank in the countries and with other stakeholders; and (v) dialoguing with external and global partners with a view to building partnerships and fostering harmonization. THE POSITION: Under the general supervision of the Director, Fiduciary Services and Inspection,  the incumbent will play a leading role in (i) the design of a comprehensive and structured body of financial management policies and procedures applicable to Bank's financed projects and programs, including revising the current framework or conceiving additional policies, strategies or guidelines on financial management (ii) the implementation of aid effectiveness agenda through harmonization of donors practices and encouraging the use of country public financial management systems on one hand and supporting the capacity building strategy of oversight institutions at the continental level on the other hand (iii) the conception of specific financial management policies and procedures destined to support the High 5s and the Ten Years Strategy. KEY FUNCTIONS: Play a leading role in developing, reviewing, updating and implementing changes in the Bank's financial management (FM) policies, procedures and guidelines regarding the fiduciary safeguards.Influence the design and execution of major policy initiatives in the region and across the Bank.Conceive, develop and promote innovations in Bank policies on financial management to improve its involvement and borrower's accountability on FM issues.Oversee the development of policy and strategies for financial management thematic areas in Regional Member Countries in consultation with relevant government agencies.Provide leadership in conducting dialogue with government officials in Regional Member Countries on policy and reforms with respect to the areas of financial management.Lead and/or participates in ground-breaking or precedent setting missions and plays a key role in developing innovative practical approaches to difficult policy and operational issues at the Regional, Country and/or Sectoral levels.Develop strategies for harmonizing financial management approaches with other donors, playing a leading role in departmental or institutional task forces on developing and implementing policies and practices, FM safeguards and the efficiency and effectiveness of business processes.Represent, at the request of the Director, the function in global Financial Management Harmonization working groups.Act as resource person on financial management issues, providing interpretation of related Bank guidelines, resolution of complex financial management issues.Define the Bank strategy on supporting the accountability institutions as Professional Accountancy Organizations, Supreme Audit Institutions, Parliaments and Civil Society Organisations in close consultation with the International Federation of Accountants, the International Organization of Supreme Audit Institutions and other development partners.Serve as the focal point or spokesperson on financial management policy issues with clients and borrowers, other external constituencies and expert groups from the other Multilateral Development Banks.Develop training plans and materials for Bank staff on financial management policy and procedures issues.Represent, at the request of the Director, the Fiduciary Services and Inspection Department in thematic working groups with respect to financial management or in policy peer-review from other departments;Prepare documents for consideration by the Board on financial management documents on policy and strategy.Contribute to preparing the Annual Report of the Bank and the various other bank reports; including contribution to report on implementation of the financial management related Policy approved by the Board of Executive Directors. COMPETENCIES (skills, experience and knowledge): A minimum of a Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics or a related discipline and a minimum of a professional Accounting Certification (CPA, CA, ACCA, Expert Comptable).A minimum of eight (8) years of relevant experience, with particular expertise in designing, supporting and implementing financial management operations of which at least three (3) in international financial Institutions. The incumbent shall have a sound knowledge of the African Development Bank's FM Policy and Procedures or other similar development institution. Experience in supporting private sector operations (banking, auditing, finance, microfinance institutions, agriculture, electricity, water) would be an added advantage.Proven ability to implement country or sector level financial management analytical and capacity building initiatives.An understanding of cross-cutting issues beyond financial management (e.g. procurement, governance, donors' practices) at sector/country level.Good knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards, International Public Sector Accounting Standards, International Standards on Auditing, International Standards of Supreme Audit Institutions.Good knowledge of key aid effectiveness issues especially harmonization of donors' practices and alignment to borrower's systems.Communicate and write effectively in French or English, with a good working knowledge of the other language.Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office Suite applications.   ___________________________________________________________________________This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:  Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.  When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.   Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United Nations Working with International Financial Institutions For Swiss nationals ___________________________________________________________________________  

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African Development Bank

Country Economist - PL5

Ivory Coast, Abidjan , Abidjan
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

THE BANK:   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 81 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. In order to sharply focus the objectives of the Ten Year Strategy (2013 ? 2022) and ensure greater developmental impact, five major areas (High 5s), all of which will accelerate our delivery for Africa, have been identified for scaling up, namely; energy, agro-business, industrialization, integration and improving the quality of life for the people of Africa. THE COMPLEX: The Chief Economist/Vice-President for Economic Governance and Knowledge Management is the Bank's spokesperson on economic matters and the Vice-President for the ?Economics Governance and Knowledge Management Complex'. The Complex is responsible for (i) providing leadership and visibility for the Bank on economic, finance, financial governance and socio-economic development issues; and coordinate the generation of analytical works to inform operational policy; (ii) systematically emphasize the critical role of knowledge, experience, lessons learnt and their tangible impact on sustainable, inclusive transformation of African economies.  THE POSITION: The Senior Country Economist for Central African Republic will focus on macroeconomic work to deepen country knowledge and policy dialogue, preparation of Economic Sector Works and lead/participate in the preparation of Country Strategy Papers and related products. KEY FUNCTIONS:Under the supervision and guidance of the Director, Country Economics Department, and the Lead Economist for Central Africa the Country Economist will:Analyse the economic and financial situations of assigned Regional Member Countries, using internal and external information sources, and determine the implications for the programming and updating of Bank Group operations such as defined in the Country Strategy Paper.Examine the impact of Bank Group operations, in the countries concerned, of regional economic integration programmes and make recommendations on the role of the Bank Group in assisting regional integration initiatives.Participate in the policy dialogue with Government authorities, development partners, and other stakeholders.Prepare Economic and Sector Work and papers on relevant economic and financial issues in the development process and other country economic tasks such as the Country Policy and Institutional Assessment (CPIA), Country Resilience and Fragility Assessment (CRFA), and Country Risk Rating exercises.Prepare Bank Group flagship reports including Country Notes for the African Economic Outlook and provide inputs for the Regional Economic Outlook.Contribute to the identification, preparation, evaluation, and monitoring of the implementation of macroeconomic programmes.Prepare Country Diagnostic Notes and Regional Diagnostic Notes to inform the preparation of Country Strategy Papers and Regional Integration Strategy Papers.Prepare Country Strategy Papers, participate in the preparation of Regional Integration Strategy Papers, and related products.Maintain effective communication with the sector departments and other relevant units in the Bank to ensure a coordinated approach in the preparation of knowledge products in the assigned countries.Participate in Country and Regional Portfolio Reviews.Contribute to improvements in operational efficiency through peer review of Bank Group project/operation documents and knowledge products.Participate in the preparation and monitor implementation of measures under budget support operations, Institutional Support Projects, Technical Assistance, and Advisory Services.Participate in aid coordination activities with bilateral and multilateral donors, with emphasis on promoting the co-financing of projects and programmes and coordinated non-lending work.Participate in the preparation of the department's and Country Office budget and in the recruitment of consultants; prepare annual and triennial lending programmes and briefs on economic reform and institutional support programmes.Provide background research papers on a variety of economic topics for management discussions, decision meetings, corporate reporting, flagship publications, and client-facing interactions. Participate in the preparation of the pipeline and lending programsDevelop and build client relations at various levels and play a promotional role in generating new business for the Bank. COMPETENCIES (skills, experience, and knowledge): Hold at least a Master's degree in Economics or other relevant fields or related disciplines.Have a minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience in an International Organization or in other reputable institutions, working on African Development Issues country strategy papers preparation and. Other related documentsHaving private sector experience will be an added advantage.Good grasp of the developing countries issues, and solid experience in macroeconomic management issues and the economics of development - understands policymaking processes and can synthetize operationally relevant recommendations/lessons.Solid technical and quantitative skills as an applied development macroeconomist and a proven record in delivering high quality and technically sophisticated analytical work.Good knowledge of portfolio management and demonstrated knowledge of economics and analytical skillsProven sense of initiative, results orientation, as well as effective teamwork skills, strong integrative skills, and ability to work effectively across sectors.Strong experience in policy dialogue, as well as fragility assessment knowledge and skills.Strong analytical and organizational skills and ability to deliver results on time.Problem solving capabilities coupled to innovation skills and change management.Drive for results ? able to take personal ownership and accountability to meet deadlines and achieve agreed-upon results.Excellent verbal and written communication skills in French or English, with a good working knowledge of the other language.Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office Suite applications.   ___________________________________________________________________________This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:  Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.  When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.   Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United Nations Working with International Financial Institutions For Swiss nationals ___________________________________________________________________________  

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African Development Bank

Chief Ethics Officer - PL3

Ivory Coast, Abidjan , Abidjan
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

THE BANK:   Established in 1964, the African Development Bank (the Bank) is the premier pan-African development institution, promoting economic growth and social progress across the continent. There are 81 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. In order to sharply focus the objectives of the Ten Year Strategy (2013 ? 2022) and ensure greater developmental impact, five major areas (High 5s), all of which will accelerate the Bank's delivery for Africa, have been identified for scaling up, namely; energy, agro-business, industrialization, integration and improving the quality of life for the people of Africa. 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 (the Fund) and manages operations and activities in accordance with the Agreements establishing the Bank and the Fund. The President supervises several Departments and Units including Office of the President (PRST0); Independent Development Evaluation Department (BDEV); Integrity and Anti-Corruption Department (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); Ethics Office (PETH) and Office of the Secretary General & General Secretariat (PSEG). THE HIRING DEPARTMENT: The Ethics Office is responsible for providing leadership, management, and the provision of ethical advice and guidance to Management and Staff on ethical issues and assistance in preventing, mitigating and resolving ethical matters in a manner that contributes to the good governance of the Bank and helps to maintain its name, image and reputation for probity, integrity and impartiality. The Ethics Office acts independently of any official, department, office or other organizational unit of the Bank, but, for administrative purposes, is placed within the Presidency and reports to the President. The scope of the Ethics Office is limited to staff members and does not extend to elected officers who are covered by a separate framework. THE POSITION: The role of Chief Ethics Officer entails provision of advice and guidance to Staff and Management on ethical challenges and dilemmas.The Chief Ethics Officer will provide impartial and confidential advice and guidance to Bank Staff and Management on all ethical related matters of the Bank. The incumbent shall ensure that Staff comply and adhere to Bank Regulations and Rules as well as the Code of Ethics in relation to their business conduct and behaviour through awareness and sensitization campaigns about Code of Ethics and relevant rules and regulation of the Bank. He/she manages the Banks' financial disclosure requirements, conflicts of interests and any Staff external engagements that may conflict with the Bank provisions and expectations. KEY FUNCTIONS:Under the supervision and guidance of the Head of Ethics Office (PETH), the Chief Ethics Officer will:Provide ethical advice to Bank Staff and to Management of the Headquarters, Regional and Country Offices to help prevent and manage the ethical breaches, to assist in the compliance with the standards of conduct set out in the Staff Code of Ethics;Advise as appropriate on all ethical matters such as ethical leadership, conflicts of interest, gifts, harassment, external activities, political activities as well on the Bank rules and regulations;Monitor and help identify actual, potential and perceived breaches to ethical and Code of Ethics standards and recommend measures for compliance.Advocate for an ethical culture and ethical leadership by organizing and executing seminars, workshops and training sessions;Organize and execute seminars and workshops in the Regional and Country Offices aimed at raising awareness on the role of ethics in a multinational institution.Ensure awareness and sensitization of Staff and Management in the Headquarters, Regional and Country Offices on the Code of Ethics including conflict of interest, gift policy to assist Staff in understanding their ethical obligations and rights;Develop a compliance training program specifically for the Regional and Country Offices and make  recommendations, thereby preventing ethics violations before they occur;Recommend the development or review of measures, policies and procedures to enforce compliance and propose  updates to the Code of Ethics  and  ethical  tools;Develop tools and materials for the effectiveness of ethics and to ensure that ethical procedures are consistently adhered to throughout the Bank;Work with employees to encourage compliance with their personal obligations;Assist in overseeing the implementation, review and communications strategy for complying with the Bank's disclosure process for Staff Members;Advise the Head of Unit on best practices on ethics rules and policies, training and liaison issues.Establish an impartial point of contact to provide confidential advice and guidance on matters of ethics and conduct for Staff and Management to use without fear of retaliation;Maintain working knowledge of relevant regulatory and ethical issues, of professional ethics codes, and of international laws and regulations, or professional or industry ethics codes, and of ethics conflicts resolution techniques;Develop/conduct training, sensitization and awareness-raising sessions for Staff and Management in the Headquarters, Regional and Country Offices;Coordinate outreach and education in the Headquarters, Regional and Country Offices to increase awareness of Bank values, standards of conduct and procedures through orientation and induction programs, as well as other means of communication to continuously reinforce the Bank's ethical work culture;Assist the Head of Unit in developing policy recommendations and guidelines to deal with new and evolving areas related to ethical aspects of corporate behaviour and the development and dissemination of best practices in the Headquarters, and Regional and Country Offices;Manage the Ethics Help/Hotline dedicated to Regional and Country Offices to provide guidance on ethical values, ensure the development of internal and external communications, Code of  Ethics and other material and tools for ethics issues management; andCarry out such other duties as may be assigned by the Head of Unit. COMPETENCIES (skills, experience and knowledge) Holds at least  a Master's degree in Ethics; Human Resources Management, Organisational Development, Law, Social Sciences, Business Administration, Public Sector Management or related discipline.A minimum of seven (7) years of relevant experience; Experience with other multilateral Financial Institutions and/or other international organizations and/or legal background is an added advantage.Experience in working with ethics, including in international or in  large multilateral organizations.Ability to apply business knowledge to the resolution of problems and identifying solutions for the benefit of the client (internal and external) and the Bank.Ability to identify  ethics compliance requirements in  operations.In-depth knowledge of Bank policies and procedures.Ability to manage multiple, simultaneous and shifting demands, priorities and tight deadlines.Excellent Communication and Interpersonal Skills and ability to maintain effective partnerships and working relations in a multi-cultural environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity.Commitment to the highest professional and ethical standards coupled with excellent interpersonal skills including an innovative and pragmatic approach to find appropriate solutions to key issues.Excellent drafting skills.Good Client orientation and an analytical thinker with an ability to be innovative and creative in handling Bank matters.Competence in the use of Microsoft standard software (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint, SAP and/or other integrated document management system).Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other.   ___________________________________________________________________________This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:  Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.  When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.   Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United Nations Working with International Financial Institutions For Swiss nationals ___________________________________________________________________________  

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