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  • Posted: Sep 23, 2019
    Deadline: Oct 19, 2019
  • 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 Banks development agenda is delivering the financial and technical support for transformative projects that will significantly r...
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    Senior Private Sector Development Officer

    Job Description

    Under the overall guidance and direct supervision of the Chief Policy Economist, the Senior Private Sector Development Specialist will perform the following, but not limited to:

    • Prepare economic sector work and private sector diagnostics in assigned countries
    • Prepare policy notes, reform action plans following economic analysis
    • Participate in policy dialogue with government officials, business associations, private businesses, and other relevant stakeholders that would result in priority actions
    • Prepare public projects to address priority action plans agreed during the policy dialogue
    • Lead projects through the project approval process of the Bank
    • Seek funding from trust funds or donor countries as necessary
    • Support the implementation of projects in collaboration with the country office and other relevant units of the Bank.
    • Identify, contract and manage expert consultants as needed to leverage the work of the team
    • Participate in Bank wide working groups as necessary
    • Represent the Bank in international conferences and workshops related to PSD


    • Hold at least a Master’s degree or its equivalent in Economics and/or Public Policy or in a related discipline.
    • Have a minimum of five (5) years of relevant professional experience.
    • Strong background in analytical work (e.g. private sector diagnostics) to identify challenges and propose solutions
    • Capacity to produce high level analytical reports and policy briefs. Relevant articles/reports publications as author or co-author.
    • Experience in developing and implementing strategies, policies or programs in support of private sector development
    • Strong background in issues of economic regulation and policy reform.
    • Having private sector experience will be an added advantage.
    • Ability to manage multiple, simultaneous and shifting demands/priorities under tight deadlines.
    • Work experience in a development institution is also desirable.
    • Operational effectiveness.
    • Innovation and creativity.
    • Problem-solving.
    • Communication.
    • Team working and relationship.
    • Client orientation.
    • Excellent spoken and written English or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other language.
    • Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office Suite applications; Knowledge of SAP is advantageous.


    Should you encounter technical difficulties in submitting your application, please send an email with a precise description of the issue and/or a screenshot showing the problem, to: HR Direct [email protected]


    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to African Development Bank on to apply
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