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Chief Conference & Events Management Officer
Job Title: Chief Conference & Events Management Officer
Location: Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
Company: African Development Bank
Job Summary: Planning and managing events and meetings for the Bank.
Job Description: The incumbent reports to the Conference and Meetings Coordinator under the leadership of the Secretary General whose responsibilities include but are not limited to: Planning and managing events and meetings, including, but not limited to, the Bank’s Annual Meetings, ADF Meetings, and all other meetings, conferences and events organized or sponsored by the Bank. Planning and managing the participation of the President of the Bank Group and Bank delegations in high-level meetings, in collaboration with Governments and other international organizations.
Requirements: Hold at least of Master’s degree in Event management, business administration, International Relations, or a closely related discipline. Have a minimum of seven (7) years of relevant experience in Conference and Events Management, International Relations, Public or private administration, or a similar field. Experience in the planning and management of conferences and events preferably in international organizations or environments. Good knowledge of policies and work procedures of institutions such as the Bank and its Boards. Excellent negotiation skills. Experience in physical, hybrid and virtual events. Demonstrated technical excellence and an established track record of excellence in achieving results. Ability to anticipate, be proactive (able to predict possible problems and provide appropriate solutions (i.e. manage contingencies) by supervising the technical implementation, technical team and supervise and monitoring before, during and the end of the event. Ability to communicate and write effectively in English and/or French, with good working knowledge of the other language. Proficiency in the use of common Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint); knowledge of SAP (or another integrated document management system or quantitative and qualitative data analysis tools) is an added advantage.
How to apply: 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 further assessment will be contacted. Applicants should submit a concise Curriculum Vitae (CV) and any additional documents that may be stated as required. http://www.afdb.org
Closing Date: 25/08/2022
Additional information: 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.
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