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Country Manager, Tanzania
Job Title: Country Manager, Tanzania
Location: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Company: African Development Bank
Job Summary: To lead business development and delivery for investment and advisory services.
Job Description: The Country Manager will lead the AfDB’s business development and delivery for sovereign, non-sovereign investment and provide advisory services in the assigned country. He/she will support Bank’s teams in executing transactions, managing and expanding portfolios, and lead in executing projects and relevant work-programs, inclusive of the Bank’s High 5 priority areas. H/she will establish and maintain strong relationships with business partners and high level in-country donors and representatives, as well as with governmental and non-governmental organizations, with the view of maximizing the development impact and effectiveness of the African Development Bank’s interventions, thus contributing to the overall development of the country, including the private sector.
Requirements: Minimum of a Master’s degree in Business Administration, International Relations, Political Sciences, Economics or related disciplines; A minimum of eight (8) years of extensive and progressive experience in country program operations in an international organization, including preferably three (3) years at a managerial or supervisory level; Senior level experience in macroeconomic management, especially in public finance and debt essential; Portfolio management experience and expertise as an economist would be an asset and a track record in Business Development and delivery a clear advantage; Solid knowledge and good grasp of the political economy, as well as the socio-economic and development issues in Africa specifically in the region of assignment; Excellent analytical skills, strong capacity to analyse actions from the perspectives of stakeholders and translate strategic thinking into compelling plan of action; High degree of personal commitment, interpersonal skills with proven communication, leadership, management, people management and supervisory skills; Ability to work effectively with individuals of different views, culture, nationality, gender and age; Strong ability to cope with multiple demands and competing priorities under pressure; Demonstrated leadership in conducting country dialogue with other development partners, especially on the core areas of the Delivery and Business Development Model (DBDM) where the Bank has comparative advantage. Communicate and write effectively in French or English, with a good working knowledge of the other language. Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office Suite applications and preferably, SAP.
How to apply: Apply online via afdb.org. To apply for this position, you need to be national of one of AfDB member countries. Applicants who fully meet the Bank's requirements and are considered for interview will be contacted. Only online applications submitted with a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV) and copies of the required degrees will be considered.
Closing Date: 17/06/2021
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