Company: The African Development Bank
Location: Côte d’Ivoire
Position: Division Manager, Climate and Environment Finance
Established in 1964, the African Development Bank is the premier pan-African development institution, promoting economic growth and social progress across the continent. The Bank is seeking to build a management team that will lead the successful implementation of this vision.
The Division Manager, Climate and Environment Finance is responsible for ensuring that all of the Bank’s operational Vice-Presidencies have efficient and predictable access to multiple sources of climate and green finance. The Manager will also be responsible for ensuring that the Bank’s commitments to mobilize climate finance and support Regional Member Countries to do so, are met.
More specifically, the Manager will be responsible to deliver on the Bank’s commitments to raise USD 5 billion per year by 2020 and beyond, while effectively managing the Bank’s existing and new climate finance mechanisms and supporting African countries to benefit from the global commitments to raise USD 100 billion per year for climate finance.
Other duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
- Manage access to a multitude of bilateral and multilateral sources of climate and green finance by meeting accreditation and reporting requirements of external and Bank managed trust funds, and other facilities and ensuring a team of qualified Fund Coordinators and Climate and Green Finance Officers are able to generate and process funding proposals in collaboration with sector Departments and regional hubs.
2. Serve as the Bank’s Focal person for all the above mentioned climate and green finance mechanisms.
3. Lead a team of climate and green finance experts to provide advisory services to all Bank’s sectors and regional operations.
4. Create opportunities to co-finance projects and leverage new and additional funding sources to achieve the Bank’s climate finance targets by liaising with the Regional Hubs and other Sector Departments within the Bank, Donors and Development Partners.
5. Actively communicate with Trust Fund Committees to advance the Bank’s interests, secure project approvals and generally support the funding sources by participating at Trust Fund Committee meetings and other events.
Prospective candidates must possess desirable skills, knowledge and experience to qualify for the position. For more details on selection criteria and responsibilities, click here.
Application deadline is September 18, 2017.
To apply, click here.