African Water Facilities Vacancy, AFrican Development Bank (AFDB)
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The overarching objective of the African Development Bank (
AFDB) Group is to spur sustainable economic development and social progress in its regional member countries (RMCs), thus contributing to poverty reduction.The Bank Group achieves this objective by:mobilizing and allocating resources for investment in RMCs; and
providing policy advice and technical assistance to support development efforts.
Job Status: Full Time Job,
Reporting to the Director, Water and Sanitation Department and working closely with internal and external stakeholders, the Coordinator of the African Water Facility (AWF) role includes but not limited to:Implement the Bankâs mandate and commitment for the African Water Facility Initiative;
Plan, organize and supervise the activities and staff of the initiative including identifying development projects and programs which could be financed by the AWF;
Monitor and analyse economic developments in regional member countries and advise the Director on issues relating to water sector development
Analyse requests proposed for the AWF financing of projects, programs and studies;
Provide technical advice/assistance to Regional Members Countries (RMCs) in the development of their Water and Sanitation Sector; ensure compliance of Water and Sanitation projects with the AWF acceptance criteria, priorities and development plans;
Initiate actions for the AWF in resources mobilisation in coordination with OWAS Director;
Coordinate the preparation of the Unitâs budget in line with AWF instrument and the Bank administrative procedures
Lead complex missions involving negotiations with Government officials, grant negotiations and collaborate with the AFDB Legal Department in preparation of loan agreements;
Ensure coordination and synergy with all partners and donors; initiate, conduct and /or coordinate the AWF âs participation in dialogue with African countries, NEPAD, and other partners; participate and contribute to peer reviews and reports in working groups; and represent the AWF in multi-disciplinary activities, seminars and conferences;
Advise on the AWF programme, procedures and operations, including crossâcutting strategies: environment, gender, procurement and finance.
At least a Masterâs degree or its equivalent in Water Sector and related areas, Civil Engineering, Business Administration, Finance, Banking, Economics or related disciplines; sound knowledge of development issues in Africa;
A minimum of 8 years of extensive and in-depth experience in water sector, relation with stakeholders and management ;
Demonstrate strong knowledge of the African region with special attention to infrastructure development issues and programs;
Knowledge of international organisational employment practices and policy challenges will be an added advantage.
Experience of working in a team orientated, multi-cultural professional environment.
Good coaching, mentoring and conflict resolution skills.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
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