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12 Nov, 2011
12 Nov, 2011
Principal Financial Management Specialist
The African Development Bank is the continent’s leading development finance institution and a key development partner of its 53 Regional Member Countries. It is also a leader and partner in major sub-regional and continent – wide initiatives such as the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa and the African Water Facility.
Vacancy Announcement Ref. No: ADB/11/158
Department/Division: Procurement and Fiduciary Services Department (ORPF) Fiduciary Services Division (ORPF2)
Supervisor’s Title: Manager, Fiduciary Services Division (ORPF2)
The Procurement and Fiduciary Services Department reports to the Vice President, Country and Regional Programs & Policy (ORVP). The Department supports to the Sector Departments in project cycle activities and in monitoring compliance in fiduciary safeguards related to the financial management of projects and programs on the one hand and procurement activities on the other. In addition, it is also responsible for engaging in framing financial management and procurement policies guidelines and rules. The Department is also mandated to provide training to Borrowers and to Bank staff relating to financial management issues. It has an increasing country presence through a growing network of 26 field offices.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Principal Management Specialist will be based in Accra, Ghana and will report to the Manager, Fiduciary Services and will be supervised by the Regional Financial Management Coordinator based in Accra, Ghana. He/she is expected to work with a team of Financial Management Specialists (CFMS) within the West Africa Region (Ghana, Gambia, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria) in conducting (i) national or sector level fiduciary diagnostic work; (II) operational support missions at the request of Project Team Leaders (PTL) throughout the project cycle; and (iii) technical support to improve borrower’s financial management systems, including support for designing lending operations that focus on FM reform/development. Other specific duties and responsibilities include:
Required Skills or Experience
How To Apply
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
Closing 11th Nov, 2011