Created in 1964, the African Development Bank (AfDB) could be the leading development that is pan-African

Created in 1964, the African Development Bank (AfDB) could be the leading development that is pan-African

Position name: Knowledge Management Officer, BDEV3

Level: PL6

Position N°: 50102222/ 50102223

Guide: ADB/20/088

Book date: 02-Jul-2020

Closing date: 01-Aug-2020

Duty place: Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire



Organization, advertising growth that is economic social progress throughout the continent. There are 81 user states, including 54 in Africa (Regional Member nations). The Bank’s development agenda is delivering the monetary and tech support team for transformative jobs which will considerably reduce poverty through comprehensive and sustainable economic development. So that you can sharply concentrate the goals associated with Ten Year Strategy (2013 – 2022) and guarantee greater impact that is developmental five major areas (High 5s), tending to speed up our distribution for Africa, have already been identified for scaling up, specifically illuminate and energy Africa; Feed Africa; Industrialize Africa; Integrate Africa; and enhance the well being for the folks of Africa.


The Board of Directors provides oversight and direction that is strategic the African developing Bank Group. It really is consists of Executive Directors that are representatives for the African developing Bank user nations. Particularly the Board is in charge of the conduct associated with the basic operations regarding the Bank, and carries down the next functions: (1) determine the typical framework regarding the Bank’s solutions; (2) accept the financing policy and just just take choices concerning loans, guarantees, equity opportunities and investment loans by the Bank; (3) determine the attention prices of loans and guarantee commissions; (4) approve the Bank’s operations system and administrative budget; (5) prepare the task associated with Board of Governors; and (6) submit reports and yearly reports, along with the administrative spending plans when it comes to approval regarding the Board of Governors. The Board does its sort out a few permanent Committees that discuss and review policy and system documents while making appropriate tips into the entire Board. The Independent Development Evaluation (BDEV); Compliance Review and Mediation product (BCRM); Secretariat towards the Sanctions Appeals Board (BSAB); Administrative Tribunal (BATR) are accountable to the Board.


The overarching objective associated with African Development Bank’s Independent developing Evaluation (BDEV) would be to improve the development effectiveness of this Bank with its local user nations through separate and influential evaluations, oversight over self-evaluation procedures and items, and proactive engagement in assessment partnerships and knowledge-sharing tasks. The core mandate of BDEV is always to conduct evaluation that is independent, provide appropriate lessons, develop and harmonize requirements and practices, help assessment ability development along with partner agencies and attest to your credibility of both procedures in addition to results of African developing Bank’s self-evaluation tasks. BDEV additionally collaborates and exchanges information with bilateral and multilateral development agencies’ evaluation departments, and undertakes joint assessment of co-financed tasks and programs.

BDEV has three divisions; BDEV1, BDEV2 and BDEV3. BDEV1 and BDEV2 divisions concentrate on undertaking evaluations. BDEV3, the information Management, Outreach, and ability developing Division, is in charge of knowledge management, dissemination and outreach tasks around IDEV evaluations, as well as for giving support to the growth of assessment capabilities in both the financial institution as well as in its Regional Member nations.


The key goal associated with the Knowledge Management Officer place is always to offer support to assessment groups in fostering engagement with stakeholders through the assessment procedure, as well as on retrieving, compiling and presenting knowledge that is evaluative means which can be ideal for fulfilling different knowledge needs.

Duties and duties

Underneath the guidance and supervision associated with the Division Manager BDEV3 the Evaluation Officer will:

  1. Work closely because of the Principal Knowledge Management Officer, Senior Knowledge Management Officer and assessment groups from the utilization of IDEV stakeholder engagement methods;
  2. Work closely with assessment task supervisors and teams through the assessment procedure to aid the retrieval, compilation and sharing of real information in means which can be tuned in to consumers’ needs;
  3. Identify appropriate resources of assessment knowledge as well as other information and extract, compile, analyse and provide this for usage into the planning of assessment reports, presentations, as well as other knowledge and interaction services and products;
  4. Help evaluation, knowledge dissemination and management tasks (such as for instance conferences, missions, events) carried out by expert staff and/or professionals and participates in these tasks as needed;
  5. Identify and contact interior and sources which can be outside other stakeholders to look for needed information;
  6. Consolidate, categorize and keep maintaining back ground information and documents on appropriate dilemmas, developing related databases and information systems and upgrading them consequently;
  7. Make sure that a precise review path is maintained of all of the stakeholder engagement and therefore all connections and tasks are recorded in a stakeholder database;
  8. Perform other duties as may arise.

Selection Criteria

  1. Holds at the very least a Master’s level (or comparable) in Communications, pr, advertising, Social Sciences, Policy review, or field that is related.
  2. No less than four (4) years’ experience working in development companies.
  3. Knowledge of assessment procedures
  4. Capacity to retrieve, package and present information according into the requirements of this client/audience
  5. Power to communicate efficiently orally as well as in composing
  6. Knowledge or experience involved in knowledge administration or interaction
  7. Expertise in participatory approaches and stakeholder engagement
  8. Knowledge about outreach tasks.
  9. Strong customer orientation.
  10. Awareness of information.
  11. Demonstrable capability to work collaboratively as an expert, strong team player by having a respect for other people as well as the ethical demands associated with job.
  12. Capability to communicate efficiently (written and dental) in English or French, ideally with a knowledge that is working of other. Proficiency in both English and French will be desirable.
  13. Competence into the utilization of standard Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, succeed, Access and Power aim); familiarity with integrated document management system and/or online communication networks is an advantage that is added.

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