Principal Business Solution Development Officer at the African Development Bank Group (AfDB)

African Improvement Financial institution Group (AfDB) – Established in 1964, the African Improvement Financial institution is the premier pan-African improvement establishment, selling financial progress and social progress throughout the continent. There are 80 member states, together with 54 in Africa (Regional Member Nations). The Financial institution’s improvement agenda is delivering the monetary and technical help for transformative tasks that can considerably cut back poverty by means of inclusive and sustainable financial progress.

We’re recruiting to fill the place under:

Job Title: Principal Enterprise Resolution Improvement Officer, CHIS1

Reference: ADB / 20 / 146
Location: Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

Grade: PL4

Place N°: 50000574

The Advanced

  • The Vice-Presidency, Human Sources and Company Companies ensures the supply of environment friendly, people-centred, client-oriented, company companies to make sure total institutional effectiveness in all facets of the Financial institution’s company companies.
  • The advanced leads efforts to digitalize and rework the Financial institution right into a knowledge-driven workforce, promote human assets insurance policies that improve expertise, drive a performance-driven tradition, and make sure the competitiveness of the Financial institution because the employer of alternative. The advanced ensures that each one Human Sources and Company Companies are re-aligned to drive larger company efficiency and execution of the Financial institution’s strategic imaginative and prescient and priorities.
  • The advanced is chargeable for offering management within the formulation and implementation of Financial institution’s methods on folks, IT, Common companies and institutional procurements, Language Companies, enterprise continuity and, well being and security methods.

The Hiring Division / Division:

  • The Company IT Companies Division and the Enterprise Resolution Improvement Division are mandated by the Financial institution to ship the very best IT companies for Financial institution employees and assist obtain the outcomes that get the Financial institution nearer to conducting its poverty discount objectives in Africa principally throughout the Excessive 5s Enterprise Mannequin. AfDB strategic imaginative and prescient has appreciable implications for the strategic use of IT and impacts Enterprise answer Division (BSD) whose actions help the accomplishment of the aims.

The Place

  • The primary aims of the Principal Enterprise Resolution Improvement Officer is to know Enterprise functionalities/ necessities wanted by the Financial institution’ employees and to offer an progressive, correct, efficient and efficiency technical answer that allow the Financial institution Employees to fulfill the Financial institution tactical and strategic aims.
  • The actions of the job are to make use of managerial and technical experience and to handle the identification, analysis, improvement, testing and switch to manufacturing of an answer or a data-processing drawback that absolutely meet Enterprise necessities, price, high quality and strategic goal.
  • Moreover, the incumbent make sure that all group’s techniques, capabilities, experience and alternatives are properly mixed to help the enough answer.

Duties and Duties

Below the supervision of the Chief Enterprise Resolution Improvement and /or the Division Supervisor of CHIS.1, the Principal Resolution Improvement Officer will undertake the next key capabilities:

  • Work carefully with the Mission Administration Workplace and CHIS Administration by offering data for enterprise instances, applications and venture programming, according to the Financial institution’s technique and IT technique.
  • Successfully supervise software program improvement workforce to implement and keep enterprise answer and techniques.
  • Analyze, prioritize, develop, check, deploy, keep and doc efficient Enterprise Options which can be match for function.
  • Successfully apply IT safety guidelines in his/her each day actions, whereas making certain compliance to those insurance policies.
  • Present deep technical experience and lead software program improvement, implementation or configuration with inside builders, consultants or exterior corporations/suppliers.
  • Make sure the supply code and different customary configurations are correctly archived within the Financial institution’s supply code administration techniques.
  • Put together check plans and follows up on testing actions, together with coordination of technical exams and person acceptance exams.
  • Guarantee all data are offered for deploying software program/ techniques into manufacturing; this embrace all data crucial for approval by the Change Advisory Board, all technical configuration required for system engineers and Database Directors (DBAs), paperwork for person help specialists and person signoff.
  • Take part in system enhancement, improve and/or new performance assessments. Maintain abreast of latest applied sciences, software program releases, enhancements/new performance and carry out software lifecycle administration to current functions.
  • Put together or coordinates documentation writing, together with person documentation and technical documentation. Ensures the documentation is correctly shared and archived.
  • Information and provides recommendation to junior IT employees and makes suggestion for administration in technical experience space.
  • Handle communication on new governance, requirements, methodologies and instruments to enough public and prepare them for using relevant elements to make sure these are adhered to.

Choice Standards

  • Have no less than a Grasp’s diploma in Pc Engineering, Pc Science or carefully equal diploma in a associated subject of research, a methodological or technical Certification is fascinating;
  • Have a minimal of six (6) years of expertise in IT answer supply and expertise as a System Analyst or Resolution Architect or Resolution Developer;
  • Candidates with technical Certification could have an added benefit.
  • Having non-public sector expertise might be an added benefit.
  • Good proficiency in Internet Improvement, Quantitative Evaluation, Mission Planning, Mission Supply, Mission Analysis and influence evaluation.
  • Should pay attention to Enterprise Resolution Structure and Enterprise Functionality Modeling.
  • Means to speak successfully (written and oral) in English or French, ideally with a working information of the opposite.
  • Competence in using customary Microsoft Workplace Suite functions; information of SAP is an added benefit.

Technical Competencies:

  • Related expertise on supporting and sustaining in home and off the shell monetary techniques, comparable to, Swift, GT Match and Reuters or comparable techniques are most well-liked.
  • Expertise with industry-standard Programs Evaluation instruments and methodologies; i.e. Agile-scrum, Use instances, Exercise Diagrams, wireframes, and so on.
  • Confirmed expertise in Enterprise Course of Re-engineering and modelling is anticipated.
  • Understanding of relational databases, knowledge storage, and SQL ideas.
  • Means to counsel higher alternate options and flows to given necessities primarily based on expertise.
  • Means to make use of applicable knowledge buildings and algorithms and give you generic/object-oriented code that encapsulate facets of the issue which can be topic to vary
  • Experience in one in all these Programming Languages comparable to Java, PhP, Python, Dot.Internet-MVC (C#) are a plus
  • Superb information of ERP software program, ideally expertise of SAP modules, comparable to, Mission System, FICO, BW, Mortgage Accounting and SRM
  • Familiarity with database software program comparable to Oracle, SQL, MySQL is a plus.

Behavioral Competencies:

  • Innovation and creativity: The dedication to seek for and produce progressive and inventive approaches to actions to be able to improve efficiency and create added advantages to the Financial institution and its shoppers.
  • Communication: Offers clear and concise oral and written communication; presents oral data with readability and applicable fashion and adapts language and magnificence to swimsuit the necessities of a selected viewers.
  • Drawback Fixing: Applies enterprise information to the decision of issues and identifies options to the good thing about the shopper (inside and exterior) and the group.
  • Consumer Orientation: Ensures that the shopper is taken into account to be of major significance in all transactions and interactions. Strives to know, and when applicable, anticipate shopper wants, and ensures that the shopper receives the very best service from the Financial institution.
  • Group working and relations: Works with others to maximise the effectiveness of the workforce as an entire, sharing the information and workload. Develops sturdy working relationships with colleagues and contributes to creation of a optimistic workforce surroundings
  • Operational effectiveness: The Dedication to make sure that full use is made from the techniques, procedures and tradition throughout the group to be able to ship the required outcomes.

Utility Closing Date

twelfth November, 2020.

How one can Apply

and certified candidates ought to:
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Essential Info / Discover

  • This place is classed as worldwide standing and attracts worldwide phrases and situations of employment.
  • Must you encounter technical difficulties in submitting your software, please ship an electronic mail with a exact description of the problem and/or a screenshot exhibiting the issue to: HR Direct [email protected] (hyperlink sends e-mail)
  • To use for this place, it’s good to be nationwide of one in all AfDB member nations.
  • Candidates who absolutely meet the Financial institution’s necessities and are thought of for interview might be contacted. Solely on-line functions submitted with a complete Curriculum Vitae (CV) and copies of the required levels might be thought of. The President, AfDB, reserves the fitting to nominate a candidate at a decrease stage. The African Improvement Financial institution is an equal alternatives employer. Feminine candidates are strongly inspired to use.
  • The African Improvement Financial institution Group (AfDB) doesn’t ask for funds of any form from candidates all through the recruitment course of (job software, CV evaluation, interview assembly, and last processing of functions). As well as, the Financial institution doesn’t request data on candidates’ financial institution accounts.
  • The African Improvement Financial institution Group declines all duty for the fraudulent publications of job provides in its title or, on the whole, for the fraudulent use of its title in any manner in anyway.

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