African Development Bank

The African Development Bank Group (the Bank) is the premier pan-African development finance institution, promoting economic growth and social progress across the continent. There are 81 member states, including 54 in Africa (Regional Member Countries).

African Development Bank External Vacancy Announcement

Job Position 1 – Driver

Required Qualification and Experience
Education: Hold at least a High School Diploma;
Hold a valid driver’s license with a clean track record;
Possess any additional documentation and/or certification to carry out the job;
Have the right to work in Ethiopia;
Have a minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience as a driver in an international/multinational organization, or public or private sector organization;
Experience and skills in minor vehicle repairs, and routine maintenance for the vehicles;
Possess working knowledge of the rules and regulations involved in the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of automotive equipment;
Demonstrated initiative; be discreet, honest and have good character;
Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills;
Good written and verbal communication skills in either French or English. Working knowledge of other languages will be an added advantage;
Competence in the use of standard Microsoft software e.g. Microsoft Word and use of Internet.
The Driver will provide reliable and safe driving services to the Deputy Director-General and perform office messenger duties.

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Job Position 2 – Senior Program Officer, PJSS

Required Qualification and Experience
Education: Master’s degree or its equivalent in the economics, politics, international relations, rural/development studies, law, management, or related social sciences and interdisciplinary studies;
An excellent understanding of contemporary debates in political economy, broadly understood, both in the Africa and elsewhere, informed by both orthodox and heterodox socioeconomic and political and/or diplomatic theory;
Strong familiarity with the role of other development finance institutions in facilitating socioeconomic reform and addressing poverty reduction in developing countries;
Have a minimum of five (5) years of relevant professional experience in addressing challenges in developing countries, preferably gained in regional, continental or international development agencies working in or in Africa or in public service;
Solid understanding of regional integration and the workings of supranational organizations, (knowledge and/or experience with the workings of the AU, African RECs, and other regional mechanisms would be a plus);
Strong planning and organizational skills, including a proven ability to think strategically, seeing the big picture without sacrificing the details, proven negotiation skills and team building skills, as well as a credible ability to influence and present ideas;
Capacity to connect, understand and influence stakeholders at all levels;
Demonstrated leadership experience and ability to handle the high-level demands of a complex, multinational, multicultural organization, including the ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines;
Strong capacity to analyse actions from the perspectives of stakeholders, and to translate strategic thinking into compelling action plans;
Demonstrated ability to take prudent business risks and make effective, timely and well-determined decisions;
Ability to plan and manage staff to achieve high quality results and encourage innovation in an open team-based environment, inspiring trust and influencing, and resolving differences across organizational boundaries;
Impeccable oral and written communication skills in French or English, with a good working knowledge of the other language; and
Competence in the use of Bank standard software applications (Office suites, Enterprise Resource Planning; Collaboration Suites).
Under the general guidance and supervision of the Lead Program Co-coordinator, the Senior Program Officer will perform the following duties and responsibilities.

Location: Addis Ababa, ET
Deadline: 06/21/2024

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