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VP People and Talent Management
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Job Title: VP People and Talent Management
Location: Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
Company: African Development Bank
Job Summary: Ensuring the delivery of efficient, people-centered, people management functions.
Job Description: The Vice-President, People and Talent Management reports to, and supports the President in ensuring the delivery of efficient, people-centered, client-oriented people management functions and services for overall institutional effectiveness. The incumbent will lead the establishment of this new Complex and spearhead the effort to promote human resources policies that enhance talent, drive a performance-driven culture, and ensure the competitiveness of the Bank as an employer of choice. Under the direction of the President and within the context of the People Strategy of the Bank, s/he will drive a new corporate culture that rewards creativity and innovation, attracts development talent and retains a world-class workforce across the Bank. The Vice President will lead a professional HR team to maintain and drive change throughout the Bank, while leading the delivery of the Bank’s People Strategy (PS25), of which the current iteration remains valid through 2025. As a key member of the senior leadership team, the Vice President, People and Talent Management will lead the deployment of HR functions across the Bank, ensuring that HR processes and practice are aligned with the Bank’s strategic business objectives. The Vice President, People and Talent Management, through several dedicated teams, will support the organization by recruiting and developing talented professionals, growing performance capability, providing best practices in talent management and contributing to higher levels of employee engagement. These will ensure the building of organizational capabilities for delivering the Bank’s strategic business agenda and retaining the competitiveness of the Bank as the leading MDB on the continent.
Requirements: A minimum of a Master’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Strategic Management, Human Resources Management, Finance, Law, or related discipline; A minimum of fifteen (15) years’ relevant experience in leading Human Resource development and institutional reforms in any large multinational finance institution, or public or private organization, the last ten (10) years of which should have been at a senior management level; Excellent knowledge of multilateral and bilateral development finance institutions’ policies, guidelines and procedures, especially with respect to human resources and administration. Demonstrated ability to manage complex institutional arrangements in a high performing organization; Experience working in large, multicultural organizations in the public or private sector with a diverse workforce, with demonstrated sensitivity to diverse concerns of staff, management and Boards of Directors; Proven intellectual leadership in managing and maintaining an efficient, ethical and transparent working environment in an international financial/banking organization; Established reputation and track record of exceptional delivery, innovation and change management competence in at least three of the focus areas of the role; an established reputation for successfully delivering on change management within a large international organization; Ability to listen and communicate effectively with oversight bodies such as multi-national Boards of Executive Directors and Governors and other senior government officials; Ability to think strategically and design long-term plans and programs to develop staff in line with the strategic priorities of the people function in the Bank; Ability to inspire, generate and sustain staff commitment and professional excellence; ability to manage a highly diverse work force, ensure gender balance, and develop a work environment that fosters team work and flexible hiring policies that attract and retain top talent; Ability to communicate clearly and concisely (written and oral) in English and/or French, with a solid working knowledge of the other; Capacity to effectively use social media platforms (blogs, mini-blogs, vlogs, etc.) to engage with staff and other internal/external stakeholders.
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How to apply: Applicants should submit a concise Curriculum Vitae (CV) and any additional documents that may be stated as required. The President of the African Development Bank reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a lower level. The African Development Bank is an equal opportunities employer. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. http://www.afdb.org
Closing Date: 26/06/2022
Additional information: 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 81 member states, including 54 in Africa (Regional Member Countries). The Bank’s development agenda is to deliver financial and technical support for transformative projects in Regional Member Countries that will significantly reduce poverty through inclusive and sustainable economic growth.
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