PARTNER VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICE
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DATE: 01 OCTOBER 2019
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT NUMBER: 2019-AADFI-RE-03
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 31 OCTOBER 2019
DUTY STATION: ABIDJAN, CÔTE D’IVOIRE
INDICATIVE MINIMUM ANNUAL SALARY:PS LEVEL
ASSOCIATION OF AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT FINANCE INSTITUTIONS (AADFI)
The Association of African Development Finance Institutions (AADFI), a continental Association of Development Finance Institutions with Headquarters in Abidjan, Republic of Côte d’Ivoire invites candidates for the post of
|Job Title: Secretary General
Reports to: The Executive Committee Responsible for: Overall AADFI Mandate
Internally: The General Assembly, The Executive Committee and The General Secretariat
Externally: United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), World Bank’s Economic Development Institute, African Union (AU), African Development Bank (AfDB), Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), Association of African Central Banks, NEPAD, Association of Latin American Development Finance Institutions (ALIDE), Association of Development Finance Institutions of Asia and the Pacific (ADFIAP), Union Africaine and Mauricienne des
Banques de Dévelopment (UAMBD), Association of Regional and Sub-Regional Development Finance Institutions in West Africa, African Rural and Agricultural Credit Association (AFRACA), World Assembly of Small and Medium Enterprises (WASME) as well as university centres and research institutes.
|Main Purpose of the Job
To provide strategic direction, policy guidance and ensuring that the AADFI mandate is realised. Thus, the responsibilities include but are not limited to the oversight development and implementation of a fully integrated strategic plan; work programmes and operational budget of the Association; the recruitment and performance management of appropriately skilled staff; Association’s operations; relationship management with all stakeholders, donors and strategic partnerships. The Secretary General is further responsible for effective resource mobilisation.
Authority and Position Dimensions
Education: Master’s degree from a recognised university in economics, business administration.
Professional: A qualification in Development Finance would be an added advantage as well as membership of a professional and internationally recognised institute.
Experience: At least 10 years of working experience in a financial institution (preferably development finance) of which at least 2 years should have been in a management capacity.
Key Performance Areas
Key Performance Indicators
3. Financial Management and Reporting
4. Corporate Governance and Risk Management
5. Human Resource Management
7. Any Other Duties
Remuneration (Gross Annual Salary)
The position will be at PS Level with a competitive annual salary and fringe benefits such as home leave, medical insurance, and retirement benefit.
Closing Date for Application
Interested candidates should send comprehensive Curriculum Vitae, showing date of birth and nationality, along with a cover letter by email, post or courier to the following address not later than 31 October 2019.
The Chairman, AADFI, 06 BP 321, Abidjan 06, Côte d’Ivoire.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: (00225) 225 225 84
NOTE: Due to the large number of applications expected, only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.
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