Posted on :
8 Aug, 2016
8 Aug, 2016
African Development Bank (AfDB) – 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.
Job Title: Administrative and finance officer
The African Development Bank Country Office in Ethiopia (ETFO) has been established to strengthen dialogue between the Bank and the Government, development partners, the private sector, and civil society, in the design of its development policy and programs, as well as on implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the Government’s poverty reduction strategies. ETFO also seeks to assist the operational functions of the Bank Group in launching and follow up of projects and programs in Ethiopia with a view to enhancing portfolio quality, identification, promotion of participatory approach, and regional integration.
Duties And Responsibilities
Under the administrative authority of the Resident Representative in consultation with the administrative units at Headquarters, the Administrative and Finance Officer will manage administrative services including accounting and budgeting, human resources, information technology and other administrative issues. The incumbent will act as administrative manager and carry out all financial, logistics and administrative activities in the Field Office (FO). He/She will provide line supervision to Administrative Assistants where they exist.
In close collaboration with his/her counterparts at Headquarters, the Administrative and Finance Officer will carry out his/her duties in strict compliance with the Bank’s policies and guidelines. He/she will ensure the effective management of Bank resources, the Office’s operational activities in keeping with procedures and the efficient use of resources. Other specific duties and responsibilities include:
Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience
NB: This Position does not attract international Terms and Conditions of Employment. Incumbents of the Position will be considered as Local Staff and will not have International Status.
To apply for this position, you need to be national of one of AfDB member countries.
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 an online application, and attach a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV). The AfDB President reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a lower level. The African Development Bank is an equal opportunities employer and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply: www.afdb.org/jobs
The African Development Bank Group does not ask for payments of any kind from applicants throughout the recruitment process (job application, CV review, interview meeting, and final processing of applications).
In addition, the Bank does not request information on applicants’ bank accounts. The Bank Group does not accept any liability in respect of any fraudulent use of its name and fraudulent employment offers.