Apply for the AfDB Consultant Jobs – March 2023

Looking for an operations job to do this year which will in return fetch a wooping sum of money as an monthly pay then read through to apply for this AfDB Consultant Jobs currently applicable.

Operations Consultant – SNSP (EOI) at AfDB Consultant Jobs

Job Title: Expressions of Interest (Operations Consultant) – SNSP

Job Specifications

Location: Home based

Consultant type: Individual Consultant

Departments issuing the request: SNSP

Duration of the assignment: Six (6) calendar months

Job Background

The Operational and Strategic Policies Department (SNSP) for the AfDB Consultant Jobs shall be in the recruiting department, plays a key role in helping to shape corporate vision and a strategic perspective for the Bank, as well as in developing the strategies and operational policies aimed at guiding the Bank’s agenda.

Role Holder shall be reporting to the Senior Vice President (SVP), the Department is responsible for: (i) In developing and helping maintain (along with other units) corporate strategies and operational policies necessary for the Bank to deliver the High 5 priorities, and other strategies; (ii) By playing a prominent role in keeping the Bank a strategy-focused organization in line with its policies; (iii) By supporting the Bank in raising its profile and engaging strategically at international fora, as well as to foster cross-fertilization and greater coordination with other MDBs ; and, (iv) By leading the Bank in the development of a new culture of innovation and change, including the incubation of new financial/non-financial products and business lines.

Project Revised Classification System of the AfDB Consultant Jobs

In September 2018, The Management of Banks approved the revision of the Project Classification System (PCS) and data collection tools to align with the Bank’s high five (5) priorities.

This revision is intended to allow for monitoring the Bank’s financial contribution to the High 5’s, capturing the financial contribution to cross-cutting areas such as gender and climate changes.

In addition, as the main development bank on the continent, the African Bank also has a key role to play in supporting the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and also towards achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in Africa. To this effect, the Bank is highly engaged in the global dialogue on SDGs monitoring. Furthermore, the revised PCS also included the possibility of tracking financial resources towards SDGs.

After a very long pilot period and consultations, from September 2022, the Banks project documents, starting with Sovereign Operation, include this new information requirement.

This was generally undertaken within a broader program of improving the Bank’s quality of operations. Currently work is on-going to revise the SAP system to also include these new requirements. In this effect, the department is seeking the services of a long-term Operational Consultant to support the general

implementation of the revised PCS project, as well as the integration of new data requirements and in supporting the on-going work towards the automation of the revised PCS in SAP.

Scope of the Assignment

Under the supervision of the General Manager, SNSP and the day-to-day guidance of the Revised PCS Task Manager and other staff on the activity, the main responsibilities of the Operations Consultant includes:

To specially verify the correct inclusion of the required project classification information (High 5s, sub-themes, SDGs, financing, percentage allocation etc.) in all new operations designed and going for Management review and Board approval from September 2022, in beginning with Sovereign Investment Operations

The AfDB Consultants Jobs shall provide input and support the consultations towards the revision of and inclusion of the revised PCS data needed in other operations for example Non-Sovereign Operations and Results Based Financing operations

To provide technical support to Task Managers and ensure the establishment of a well-functioning Help Desk Function to meet the new reporting requirements

The AfDB Consultant Jobs is designed for an interactive and top-quality training materials to facilitate the seamless implementation of the revised PCS including exploring inclusion in the Banks and other training platforms

To endlessly contribute to and participate in the training (virtual and physical) of task managers/ operations staff on the revised PCS,

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To contribute in the development of a Change Management Plan in collaboration with all stakeholders to create well desired, knowledgeable, ability’s and reinforcement to the changes and adoption of the new solutions

To design concise and striking communication materials to facilitate change management for implementation of the program

To proactively support and oversee the on-going work to ensure automation of the revised PCS through revision of the SAP system,

To also develop and maintain collaboration with other Bank departments to ensure that the revised SAP PCS is aligned to other IT upgrade initiatives to enable synergies and sustainability of the revision

Contributing towards and ensuring the timeliness and accuracy of the quarterly the reporting and data requirements

To provide inputs into reports to update management on the progress of the PCS and any other reports related to the work

The Afdb Consultant Jobs applicant is meant to support and work with other consultants and staff that might be recruited as part of the team, and Any other related assignment of the Bank.

The Role Holder, in fulfilment of this exercise, shall be required to liaise with the different complexes/departments of the Bank, inclusive of the focal points within the Bank with job role of undertaking their function, the consultant will consider the on-going Bank wide IT database modernization process and enhancements made to the Bank’s project SAP systems and on-going project/operation quality improvements.

Lastly, the AfDB Consultant Jobs will also support SNSP in planning, organizing, and coordinating other activities of the Department, as requested.

Deliverables:

The following are key deliverables expected of the Operations Consultant, they include:

Provision of training materials and/ or manuals developed to support implementation of the work. These materials should be integrated in other Bank platforms.

All bank staff/ task managers in all complexes should be trained on the revised PCS data requirements

Proposals shall be made for new data requirements made and rolled out for NSO and RBF operations.

There should be a change management plan developed, and communication material developed to support the AfDB Consultant jobs implementation.

Help desk function should be fully operationalized.

Also, there shall be revised SAP PS system to include the new data requirements for the Revised PCS completed, tested, and rolled out

Qualifications and Experience

All candidate who is committed and driven to deliver high-quality outputs for the AfDB Consultant Jobs should  take note of the following key selection criteria for the position:

Applicants must possess a Master’s Degree in Business Studies, Economics, International Development, or any of the Bank’s High 5 priority areas with significant experience in operations design, business/project analysis and project management skills.

Must also possess a minimum of 8 years of working experience in Operations design, support and/or program development.

Applicant for these AfDb Consultant jobs must be competent in the use of Project Management IT platforms (SAP PS will be an added advantage) and should have expertise in conceptualizing, planning, and proposing IT solutions that will help guide the automation and implementation of the revised data needs.

Generally, these requires a critical analytical, technical skills for the creation and evolution of the Bank’s different platforms. In that regard, the consultant should be capable of analyzing the key policy and business requirements and articulate the necessary changes required to ensure delivery of a high-quality outcome.

Applicants must have experience in working with AFDB Consultant Jobs

Maximum and specific experience and knowledge of African development issues generally, SDGs and reporting systems (national, regional, global) would be a good asset.

Must have demonstrated strong analytical skills, dynamism, results-orientation and problem-solving

capability.

applicant for the AfDB consultant jobs must possess great experience in writing concept notes, developing training material and modules and training technical and non-technical staff.

Must have excellent client relationship management skills and capacity to deliver high-quality work within tight deadlines.

Must also have excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, with a good working knowledge of French language and the capacity to communicate and present ideas well before applying for te AfDB consultant jobs.

Must have a well proven ability to collaborate within multicultural teams and across departments, applying a practical, diplomatic, and efficient approach to problem solving.

Duration and Location Required of the Assignment

The selected consultant  for the AfDB Consultant Jobs is expected to start on 1st March 2023, with a contract duration of 6 calendar months.

The consultant has a duty to report to the task manager and the Division Manager, SNSP1 on the Day-to-day management of the consultancy.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the Bank is still largely operating by working from home mode, the consultant will thus also work from their home base in case the Bank returns to full time, the consultant will also be expected to relocate to Abidjan, Ivory Coast with immediate effect.

Remuneration

Remuneration in line with the Bank’s compensation guidelines; The consultancy fees will be paid on a monthly lump sum basis and no additional benefits will be paid unless on mission. Also note that, candidates who need to travel to take up this assignment, a round trip economy class air-ticket with the shortest route will be provided for him or her.

The candidate also will be responsible for obtaining personal health insurance at his or her own cost

Deadline: 12th March, 2023

Method of Application

All interested and qualified candidates for the AfDB Consultant Jobs should submit their CV and Cover Letter to: h.majoul@afdb.org and s.mpande@afdb.org respectively.

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