African Development Bank Technology and Facilities Officer Jobs in Nigeria

African Development Bank Technology and Facilities 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/18/214

Location: Côte d’Ivoire

Position N°: 50066210

Grade: PL7


  • Assist in establishing the work programme and the annual objectives of the team in charge of the technology and the facilities of conferences and meetings, and defining needs to draft the technical budget.
  • Monitor compliance with established rules and provide support and guidance to ensure objectives are achieved and technical service quality standards of technology and conference infrastructure and other technological tools are met.
  • Manage technical projects relating to conference facilities in close collaboration with the Bank's technical departments, for example by preparing business specifications for the technical files on bid invitations to procure technology and equipment for conferences and meetings.
  • Define the technical specifications, based on user needs, of material for a given event and the information needed to order from the equipment rental providers.
  • Identify and prepare rooms for high-level conferences and meetings organized by the Bank at Headquarters and outside the Headquarters, and ensure the daily availability of technical and multimedia services (PowerPoint presentation and video conference) as well as interpretation services.
  • Assist in technical projects, the design of feasibility studies and requirements analyses to justify and support the acquisition and use of new equipment to improve the technical resources available in different Bank Group meeting rooms.
  • Ensure all Board proceedings and certain meetings are recorded and archived; classify and monitor records of each control room; provide ongoing technical support for formal and informal Board meetings and any formal meetings held within and outside the Bank.
  • Manage the stock of spare equipment and perform level-1 or-2 equipment maintenance in conference facilities and meetings.
  • Identify, assess and develop technology-based solutions that enable the General Secretariat to provide better service to customers; keep abreast of technological developments.
  • Prepare monthly reports on the technical team’s activities in order
    to provide the Conferences and Meetings section with the information required to adapt its policy with a view to improving the Bank Group's meeting rooms and spaces.
  • Manage daily technical activities.
  • Perform all administrative tasks requested by superior officers.


  • Hold at least a Computer Engineering, Electronics Engineering or equivalent technical Degree in a related discipline; additional training in conference and meetings technology and facilities would be a plus.
  • Have a minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience in the field of technology, project management planning, procurement of goods and services and maintenance of technical equipment, including coordination of technical facilities in an international and multicultural institution.
  • Possess the ability to work under pressure and sometimes beyond normal hours.
  • Possess skills in technology and particularly in the field of conference and meeting facilities.
  • Possess knowledge in procurement of goods and services, and a sound command of computer analysis procedures and technical assistance for users.
  • Possess sound analytical and writing skills, ability to work autonomously and resourcefully, and take initiatives.
  • Ensure that customers are prioritized in all interactions.
  • Possess the ability to apply technical knowledge to solve problems and to identify lasting technical solutions.
  • Monitor developments in conference and meeting infrastructure technology.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and spoken English or French with a good working knowledge of the other language.
  • Proficiency in the use of common Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint); knowledge of SAP (or another integrated document management system or quantitative and qualitative data analysis tools) is an added advantage.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 29th November, 2018

    For more information and job application details, see; African Development Bank Technology and Facilities Officer Jobs in Nigeria

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