Emptiness for Group Assistant at African Growth Financial institution Group (AfDB)

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African Growth Financial institution Group (AfDB) – Established in 1964, the African Growth Financial institution is the premier pan-African growth establishment, selling financial development and social progress throughout the continent. There are 80 member states, together with 54 in Africa (Regional Member Nations). The Financial institution’s growth agenda is delivering the monetary and technical assist for transformative tasks that may considerably scale back poverty via inclusive and sustainable financial development.

We’re recruiting to fill the place under:



Job Title: Group Assistant, AHHD

Reference: ADB/21/019
Location: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Grade: GS5
Place N°: 50001204

The Advanced

  • The Vice-Presidency for ‘Agriculture, Human, and Social Growth’ is a Sector Advanced specializing in two of the Financial institution’s Ten-Yr Technique Excessive 5s priorities of “Feed Africa” and “Enhance High quality of Life for the Individuals of Africa”.
  • The complicated aims are (i) to develop, coverage and technique; (ii) present deep sector experience to the Areas by gathering swimming pools of skilled people who will be consulted to offer sector experience on complicated transactions; (iii) develop new financing devices; (iv) the Vice President will act because the spokesperson to characterize the Financial institution with exterior stakeholders on facets of “Feed Africa” and Enhance High quality of Life for the Individuals of Africa”.

The Hiring Division / Division:

  • The Human Capital, Youth and Abilities Growth Division, inside the Agriculture, Human and Social Growth Advanced will spearhead the achievement of the Excessive 5s on “Bettering the High quality of Lifetime of Individuals in Africa” and contribute to the opposite Excessive 5s.
  • The Division has two divisions (i) Training, and Abilities Division which focuses on scaling-up of Financial institution’s assist to schooling and abilities growth; and (ii) Public Well being, Vitamin and Social Safety  Division specializing in strengthening well being techniques, social safety and vitamin for human wellbeing. It additionally hosts varied pertinent initiatives and belief funds.

The Training, Human Capital and Employment Division focuses on human capital growth, abilities coaching, employment creation and empowerment, poverty discount for improved and sustainable wellbeing and livelihoods. The Division:

  • Leads the event and promotion of Financial institution’s coverage and technique work in order that operations that are recognized, developed and executed by the regional hubs successfully implement the Financial institution’s related sector insurance policies and methods;
  • Offers technical steering/advisory companies and experience to regional hubs by producing related information and gathering a pool of skilled people who will be consulted to offer technical recommendation on complicated transactions (Communities of Apply);
  • Fosters strategic partnerships with regional and world companions to leverage sources into the human and social growth sectors. It additionally straight contributes to the work of the assorted initiatives and belief funds hosted below the Human Capital, Youth and Abilities Growth Division; and offers experience to assist Vice President’s position because the Financial institution’s spokesperson to exterior audiences, and;
  • Ensures coherence of the Financial institution’s motion in human and social growth throughout areas.

The Place

  • Below the final supervision of the Division Supervisor AHHD1, the Group Assistant will play an administrative supportive position within the coordination and supply of the unit.
  • He/She is going to result in the institution and upkeep of all info administration techniques and databases (e.g. SAP) to allow the efficient result-based administration.
  • He/She is going to oversee the graceful operation of the places of work’ assist work and associated techniques by assuming duty for the organisation and coordination of workflow in addition to reviewing, processing and executing quite a lot of accounting and useful resource administration transactions.
  • He/She is going to generate info and stories to tell on the progress, achievements and outcomes of the AHHD1 funded tasks and the AHHD.

Duties and Duties
Reporting to the Supervisor, Training and Abilities Growth Division (AHHD1), the Group Assistant is answerable for:

Workplace Administration:

  • Arrange (together with era of digital assembly hyperlinks and many others) and attend to a number of conferences, appointments and occasions to make sure that accountable administration are effectively ready.
  • Organize journey, visa and lodging; journey often with administration to offer basic help.
  • Provoke and put together varied administrative paperwork and types, corresponding to workers checklist, workers travels, workers absence (annual depart, house depart, excused absence and maternity depart) in addition to statistical knowledge when required on workers;
  • Create contracts for hiring consultants in DACON.

Workflow Administration:

  • Devise and keep environment friendly workplace techniques.
  • Monitor and comply with up on paperwork; cope with incoming e-mail, faxes and basic mail.

Assets Administration:

  • Handle techniques; create and course of expense stories in SAP.
  • Help the administration in points regarding sources corresponding to the executive price range; monitor and assessment bills and produce points to the eye of Supervisor.
  • Take part within the preparation of the annual and mid-year price range assessment by inputting knowledge and the monitoring thereof.

Analytical Work:

  • Produce paperwork, briefing papers, stories, spreadsheets and displays.
  • Take notes at conferences, write and finalize letters, and put together minutes as requested.
  • Help the place relevant with the programming of operational actions through the use of the suitable software program, getting into challenge info and producing the Division’s varied standing stories i.e. CSPs, Lively Tasks, Portfolio Opinions, and many others.

Downside Fixing:

  • Reply to inquiries on operational issues from Financial institution Executives; liaise with member international locations and different workers; coordinate with different members of administration and companions; work with different operations assistants, secretaries and teams in several areas.
  • Perform background analysis in discipline of competence and current in a logical method.
  • Carry out another duties fairly requested by administration.

Choice Standards

  • Maintain at the least a bachelor’s diploma or equal in Enterprise Administration, Commerce, Administration or associated self-discipline, ideally supplemented with programs in secretarial coaching/administration/workplace administration (BTS or DUT).
  • Glorious organizational abilities, capacity to prioritization in its personal program of labor, capacity to carry out the duties in a well timed and efficient method;
  • Good interpersonal abilities, capacity to ascertain and keep efficient working relations in a multicultural atmosphere;
  • Glorious Communication Abilities. capacity to speak orally and in writing successfully in French and/or English, with an excellent working information of the opposite language.
  • Competence in using customary Microsoft Workplace functions (Phrase, Excel, Entry, PowerPoint,
  • SAP and/or different built-in doc administration system).
  • Have a minimal of quatre (four) years work expertise in challenge administration, work programme and price range preparation, and knowledge administration.
  • Good understanding of the capabilities, group and procedures of the Financial institution; management; sturdy analysis capabilities and problem-solving;
  • Data of secretarial and administrative duties.




The way to Apply
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Essential Info & Discover

  • This place doesn’t entice worldwide phrases and circumstances (the publish holder will probably be thought-about as native workers and won’t have worldwide phrases and circumstances of employment).
  • Do you have to encounter technical difficulties in submitting your software, please ship an e-mail with a exact description of the problem and/or a screenshot displaying the issue to HR Direct: HRDirect@AFDB.ORG
  • To use for this place, you’ll want to be nationwide of considered one of AfDB member international locations.
  • Candidates who absolutely meet the Financial institution’s necessities and are thought-about for interview will probably be contacted. Solely on-line functions submitted with a complete Curriculum Vitae (CV) and copies of the required levels will probably be thought-about. The President, AfDB, reserves the appropriate to nominate a candidate at a decrease degree. The African Growth Financial institution is an equal alternatives employer. Feminine candidates are strongly inspired to use.
  • The African Growth Financial institution Group (AfDB) doesn’t ask for funds of any variety from candidates all through the recruitment course of (job software, CV assessment, interview assembly, and closing processing of functions). As well as, the Financial institution doesn’t request info on candidates’ financial institution accounts.
  • The African Growth Financial institution Group declines all duty for the fraudulent publications of job gives in its identify or, on the whole, for the fraudulent use of its identify in any manner in anyway



Essential Notes

  • The above statements are meant to explain the final nature and degree of labor to be carried out by individuals assigned to this job.
    They don’t seem to be to be construed as an exhaustive checklist of all duties, duties and abilities required of personnel so labeled.
    All personnel could also be required to carry out different duties along with these specified every so often, as wanted
    • We don’t cost any software, processing, coaching, interviewing, testing or different charge in reference to the appliance or recruitment course of. Do you have to obtain a solicitation for the cost of a charge, please disregard it. Moreover, please word that emblems, logos, names and addresses are simply copied and reproduced. Subsequently, you might be suggested to use explicit care when submitting private info on the internet
    • We’re an equal alternative employer and worth range inclusion. We don’t discriminate on grounds of color, race, nationality, faith, age, ethnic origin, incapacity, gender, marital standing, or sexual orientation in our employment practices
    • Our persons are all equally gifted in distinctive methods: we come from various traditions, private experiences and factors of view. And we need to embody yours, Are you able to encourage us along with your concepts?
    • We encourage all candidates to use and doesn’t observe any discrimination in any recruitment course of.
    • Functions submitted after the deadline won’t be thought-about.
    • Because of the urgency of the place, we’ve the appropriate to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile earlier than the above deadline
    • Solely certified candidates will probably be invited for interview



Utility Deadline sixth March, 2021