Several Country Programme Officers, African Development Bank

Closing Date: April 22nd,

Selection Criteria (including desirable skills, knowledge and experience):

  • At least a Master's degree (or its university equivalent) in a relevant development discipline.

  • Preferably a minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience in the formulation and implementation of policies, programs and projects either within the Bank, with a similar development institution/ public service or in the private sector.

  • Proven ability to monitor programs and to ensure quality of portfolio/program performance.
  • Ability to address issues of portfolio management across sectors.

  • Client and results oriented individual, with strong analytical and communication (both verbally and in writing) skills, sense of accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Ability to deal with sensitive issues in a multi-cultural environment and to build effective working relations with colleagues.

  • Ability to communicate and write effectively in English and/or French, with a good working knowledge of the other language; on top of the aforementioned language requirements, for the ORWB Department, command of Portuguese (both verbal and in writing) will be an advantage.

  • Competence in the use of Bank standard software (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).

    Only applicants who fully meet the Bank's requirements and are being considered for interview will be contacted.

    Applicants will only be considered if they submit (preferably electronically, to: a fully completed Personal History Form (PHF), available from the Bank's web site, and attach a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating date of birth and nationality.

    Position title and corresponding VN nr. and position nr. applied for should imperatively be specified.

    The African Development Bank is an equal opportunities employer and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

    For more information see:

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