Reference : ADB / 21 / 019
Location : Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire
Grade : GS5
Position N : 50001204
The Vice-Presidency for Agriculture, Human, and Social Development’ is a Sector Complex focusing on two of the Bank’s Ten-Year Strategy High 5s priorities of Feed Africa and Improve Quality of Life for the People of Africa .
iii) develop new financing instruments; (iv) the Vice President will act as the spokesperson to represent the Bank with external stakeholders on aspects of Feed Africa and Improve Quality of Life for the People of Africa .
The Hiring Department / Division :
The Human Capital, Youth and Skills Development Department, within the Agriculture, Human and Social Development Complex will spearhead the achievement of the High 5s on Improving the Quality of Life of People in Africa and contribute to the other High 5s.
and (ii) Public Health, Nutrition and Social Protection Division focusing on strengthening health systems, social protection and nutrition for human wellbeing.
It also hosts various pertinent initiatives and trust funds.
The Education, Human Capital and Employment Division focuses on human capital development, skills training, employment creation and empowerment, poverty reduction for improved and sustainable wellbeing and livelihoods. The Division :
Fosters strategic partnerships with regional and global partners to leverage resources into the human and social development sectors.
Ensures coherence of the Bank’s action in human and social development across regions.
Under the general supervision of the Division Manager AHHD1, the Team Assistant will play an administrative supportive role in the coordination and delivery of the unit.
He / She will lead to the establishment and maintenance of all information management systems and databases (e.g. SAP) to enable the effective result-based management.
He / She will generate information and reports to inform on the progress, achievements and outcomes of the AHHD1 funded projects and the AHHD.
He / She will oversee the smooth operation of the offices’ support work and related systems by assuming responsibility for the organisation and coordination of workflow as well as reviewing, processing and executing a variety of accounting and resource management transactions.
Duties and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Manager, Education and Skills Development Division (AHHD1), the Team Assistant is responsible for :
Office Administration :
Organize (including generation of virtual meeting links etc) and attend to multiple meetings, appointments and events to ensure that responsible management are well prepared.
Arrange travel, visa and accommodation; travel occasionally with management to provide general assistance.
Create contracts for hiring consultants in DACON.
Workflow Management :
Devise and maintain efficient office systems.
Track and follow up on documents; deal with incoming email, faxes and general mail.
Resources Management :
Manage systems; create and process expense reports in SAP.
Assist the management in issues concerning resources such as the administrative budget; monitor and review expenses and bring issues to the attention of Manager.
Participate in the preparation of the annual and mid-year budget review by inputting data and the monitoring thereof.
Analytical Work :
Produce documents, briefing papers, reports, spreadsheets and presentations.
Take notes at meetings, write and finalize letters, and prepare minutes as requested.
Assist where applicable with the programming of operational activities by using the appropriate software, entering project information and producing the Department’s various status reports i.
e. CSPs, Active Projects, Portfolio Reviews, etc.
Problem Solving :
work with other operations assistants, secretaries and groups in different locations.
Carry out background research in field of competence and present in a logical manner.
Perform any other duties reasonably requested by management.
Hold at least a bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Business Management, Commerce, Administration or related discipline, preferably supplemented with courses in secretarial training / administration / office management (BTS or DUT).
Have a minimum of quatre (4) years of professional work experience in project management, work programme and budget preparation, and information management.
Knowledge of secretarial and administrative duties.
Excellent Communication Skills. ability to communicate orally and in writing effectively in French and / or English, with a good working knowledge of the other language.
Competence in the use of standard Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint,
SAP and / or other integrated document management system).