Applications are invited from interested and suitably qualified candidates for African Development Bank (AfDB) Recruitments 2020.
Established in 1964, the African Development Bank (AfDB) 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 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, integration and improving the quality of life for the people of Africa.
One of our greatest assets is our diversity and we are bound by shared values, committed to our mission and proud to be a leading development finance institution on the continent. While our size and range of business activities mean we have many different kinds of jobs and working environments, you will find the most important things that make us who we are right across our organization.
Whether working directly with our state participants or in our professional support areas, including information technology and operations, you will enjoy an environment of growth where talented people come together to lift millions out of poverty; a place where people are valued and leaders care about winning together.
The AfDB gives you the opportunity to pursue rewarding and challenging work with skilled and supportive colleagues, learning and development opportunities, benefits that have the flexibility to meet your needs and are fair. Our competitive compensation rewards you for your work. Working at the AfDB is about bringing out the best in people.
An Inclusive Organization…
Management is committed to ensuring fair representation of all member countries on the Bank’s staffing. The Bank believes that the diversity of its staff composition provides a unique and sustainable basis for making the institution strong and flexible and for providing all nationals of its member states an opportunity to contribute effectively to its success. To achieve this objective, a systematic and structured approach to diversity is necessary. The specific objectives of the diversity initiative are:
To attract high caliber candidates from under-represented member countries;
To attract and increase the number of women employees in the Bank;
To tap the various talents and competences in the human resource pool of its member countries for the purpose of achieving the Bank’s mission of alleviation of poverty on the African continent.