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: Protocol and liaison officer – Eastern Africa Regional Resource Centre (EARC)
The Eastern Africa Regional Resource Center (EARC) of the African Development Bank (AfDB)has been established to strengthen policy dialogue between the Bank, Governments and other stakeholders and improve performance of the project portfolio and aid coordination with other development partners.
The Bank invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill in the vacant position of Protocol and Liaison Officer. This position is based in Nairobi, Kenya and does not attract international terms and conditions.
Duties And Responsibilities
Under the supervision of the Regional Director of EARC and the technical oversight of the Bank’s Chief of Protocol, the Protocol & Liaison Officer’s role will be to contribute to the efficient delivery of protocol services of the Bank by:
(i) Ensuring that the Bank and its staff are accorded at all times their privileges and immunities in the region covered by the EARC; (ii) Ensuring prompt issuance of relevant documents for Bank staff (residence permits, franchises, registration of their vehicles, exemption from VAT, etc.) in accordance with the Bank’s policies and guidelines; (iii) Providing assistance in the planning, programming and monitoring of ceremonies and receptions organized by the Bank; (iv) Ensuring proper communication between staff of the Bank and government officials of the host country; (v) Working closely with Protocol Services at the Bank’s Headquarters to ensure a maintenance of protocol standards of the Bank and its staff; (vi) Providing general administrative support to the Regional Resource Centre by designing, preparing and following up on various administrative documents, Notes Verbale, various certification documents, attestations, etc.; (vii) Contributing to the establishment of good working relations between the Bank, its staff and host country authorities. Other specific duties and responsibilities include:
Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience
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.