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Macroeconomist Local Professionnal (ECVP)

  • Post-graduate education
  • Business, strategic management
  • Expert (non-managerial)
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
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Job Summary

Established in 1964, the African Development Bank is the premier pan-African development institution, promoting economic growth and social progress across the continent. There are 80 member states, including 54 in Africa (Regional Member Countries). The Bank’s development agenda is delivering the financial and technical support for transformative projects that will significantly reduce poverty through inclusive and sustainable economic growth. In order to sharply focus the objectives of the Ten Year Strategy (2013 – 2022) and ensure greater developmental impact, five major areas (High 5s), all of which will accelerate our delivery for Africa, have been identified for scaling up, namely; energy, agro-business, industrialization, regional integration and improving the quality of life for the people of Africa.


Responsibilities

  •  Analyze the economic and financial situations of assigned Regional Member Countries, using internal and external information sources, and determine the implications for the programming and updating of Bank Group operations such as defined in the Country Strategy Paper.
  • Examine the impact of Bank Group operations in the countries concerned,
  • Undertake assigned Economic and Sector Work, focusing mainly on preparing papers on relevant economic and financial issues in the development process.
  • Identify, prepare, evaluate and monitor the implementation of macroeconomic programmes.
  • Carry out the analysis required to prepare Country Strategy Papers based on the regional member countries’ poverty reduction and growth promotion strategies and/or the Governments’ Development Agendas, and the Bank’s Ten-Year Strategy and High 5s,
  • Maintain effective communication with the sector departments and divisions, and other relevant units in the Bank to ensure a coordinated approach in the implementation of the Bank’s Strategy and lending operations in assigned country.
  • Participate in Country Portfolio Reviews.
  • Participate in the preparation and monitor implementation of measures under budget support loans in collaboration with the Governance, Economic & Financial Management Department; and in the preparation of information notes on economic reforms programs and institutional support;
  • Participate in aid coordination activities with bilateral and multilateral donors with emphasis on promoting the co-financing of projects and programmes.
  • Participate in country dialogue
  • Participate in the preparation of annual and triennial lending programmes
  • Develop and build client relations at all levels and plays a promotional role in generating new business for the Bank.


General Information

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Contract type: Permanent
Job type: Full Time
Location: Nairobi
Area of work: Business, strategic management
Seniority: Expert (non-managerial)

Job Requirements

Required education: Post-graduate education
Required relevant work experience: 3 years
Required skills: Budgeting, financial planning; Strategizing; Financial analysis; Project implementation; Economics and business
Required languages: English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)

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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.


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