African Development Bank Senior Climate Finance Officer Jobs in Nigeria

African Development Bank Senior Climate Finance Officer Jobs in Nigeria

African Development Bank Group (AfDB) - Established in 1964, the African Development Bank (AfDB) is the premier pan-African development institution.

Its mission is to promote economic growth and social progress across the continent. The Bank has 80 member countries, including 54 African countries (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.

Reference: ADB/18/202

Location: Côte d’Ivoire

Position N°: 50000544

Grade: PL5


Budget Planning and Implementation:

  • Provide appropriate guidelines to the Funds’ operation coordinators and task forces to enable them to prepare detailed annual budgets for their activities;
  • Coordinate and ensure the preparation of the annual Funds’ administrative budgets for the review and approval by Bank’s Management, Donors or Trustees;
  • Implement the allocation of annual funds to individual units according to the approved budget;
  • Monitor the budget implementation, advise the Manager on budget imputation and ensure regular reporting of budget realization;
  • Ensure monitoring of expenditures under all internal orders and cost centers;
  • Advise the Division Manager on effective resource management access and allocation for cost-effective implementation of the Division’s activities and objectives.

    Financial Management and Reporting:

  • Provide necessary advice and guidance to Funds’ operation coordinators and Task Force on the application of the fund’s financial rules and regulations;
  • Ensure that the Bank fulfils internal and external financial reporting obligations to the Trust Funds, or Donors in a timely and accurate manner;
  • Ensure preparation of all financial reports to the funds’ Donors, Trustees and Administrative Units, in collaboration with FIFC and other Bank’s relevant departments;
  • Provide relevant financial data for the resource mobilization purpose, aid in writing proposals and negotiation with Donors;
  • Participate in the mobilization of resources working with FIRM and ensure processing of related Requests;
  • Ensure monitoring of processing of all investment plans and project preparation and projects funding (loans, grants and fees);
  • Maintain and update the Commitments and Disbursement datasets;
  • Contribute
    to the Funds’ auditing processes led by FIFC;
  • Assist the Manager and Fund operation coordinators in all financial related matters;
  • Support the preparation of the Climate Funds’ Annual reports and any knowledge products which contain financial data;
  • Meet ad-hoc financial data and analysis requests and any requests in relation to the administration of the Climate and Environment Funds across AfDB;
  • Perform any other duty assigned by the Division manager or Director.


  • Hold at least a Master’s degree or its equivalent in Finance, Banking or Accounting;
  • Have a minimum of five (5) years of professional work in the area of accounting, auditing, budget planning and financial management;
  • Relevant experience in the same field within a Multinational Development Bank would be advantageous;
  • Experience in drafting financial reports for development agencies and donors;
  • Proven experience in accounting and reporting using automated accounting systems such as SAP;
  • High degree of initiative and strong record of performance with low supervisory requirements to function effectively;
  • Demonstrated good judgmental, conceptual, analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Team spirit with excellent interpersonal skills dealing with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Communicate and write effectively in French or English, with a good working knowledge of the other language;
  • Competence in the use of Bank standard software (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 21st November, 2018

    For more information and job application details, see; African Development Bank Senior Climate Finance Officer Jobs in Nigeria

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