Division Manager Strategy And Transaction Support at African Development Bank Group (AfDB)

African Development Bank Group (AfDB) - Established in 1964, the 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 Bank’s development agenda is delivering the 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.   We are recruiting to fill the position below:Division Manager Strategy And Transaction SupportLocation: LagosExperience: 8 year(s)Course of Study: Business administrationRequired Grade: AnyThe Division Manager is responsible for managing several teams (key among which structuring group, financial modelling and standards, global client management systems).The incumbent provides leadership and supervises the implementation of the new Central private sector department’s mandate of the Bank Group.The job holder’s responsibilities cover matters related to support to the various private sector departments (Energy, Agribusiness, Transport, Water and Sanitization, Industry and Trade Development, Financial Sector in business development, origination and portfolio management) s as well as specific transaction support assignments such as technical assistance and structuring guidance.The Division Manager advises Management and participates in technical discussions related to private sector development issues.The purpose of the job is to:Lead the development of private sector activities of the Bank by exploring, innovating. implementing and bringing opportunities to engage private sector in the various Hi5’s of the BankCoordinate the development and implementation of strategies, policies and guidelines for Bank's non-sovereign investment and technical assistance activities in all streams.Develop country/regional private sector profiles and business targets in key niches with growth opportunities for both the country and the Bank’s business portfolio.Develop and implement outreach strategies for private sector including a business intelligence platform.Coordinate the private sector development activities with private sector managers in the regions and sectors.Represent the Bank on private sector issues at technical, policy and strategic planning including meetings with engagement strategy for key clients existing or targeted and all business development initiatives and activities of the Department.Coordinate and oversee the work of Modeling Team and ensure smooth interaction with concerned staff from other Departments including Sectors.Duties and ResponsibilitiesUnder the supervision of the Director, the Division Manager will perform the following duties:Lead robust, targeted, systematic and strategic business development efforts to sustainably grow the Bank’s business and impact in the Regional Member Countries.Lead Team Modeling work.Develop and maintain relationships with potential clients and identify business opportunities taking into account Bank’s strategy, priorities and products.Supervise the elaboration of country/region private sector profiles to inform the Bank intervention Programs and business development activities.Identify areas where the Bank can catalyze market development through innovation based on a thorough understanding of local markets and best practices.Provide advice to the Director on issues relating to private sector development, initiatives to be undertaken and enhancement deemed necessary.Supervise the implementation of the flagships programs 1, 5 and 6 of the Industrialize Africa Strategy.Foster strong relationships to identify opportunities for knowledge transfer among the Regional Hubs to the benefit of the clients.Facilitate synergies and collaboration between the Bank’s non-sovereign and sovereign operations.Represent and provide visibility for the Bank’s private sector development agenda in the target markets including through Organizing/participating in high profile events. 

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