Created in 1964, the African developing Bank (AfDB) may be the leading pan-African development

Position title: Knowledge Management Officer, BDEV3

Level: PL6

Position N°: 50102222/ 50102223

Guide: ADB/20/088

Book date: 02-Jul-2020

Closing date: 01-Aug-2020

Duty section: Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire



Institution, promoting growth that is economic social progress throughout the continent. You can find 81 user states, including 54 in Africa (Regional Member nations). The Bank’s development agenda is delivering the monetary and tech support team for transformative jobs that may notably reduce poverty through comprehensive and sustainable growth that is economic. To be able to sharply concentrate the goals associated with the Ten Year Strategy (2013 – 2022) and make certain greater developmental effect, five major areas (High 5s), tending to speed up our distribution for Africa, have now been identified for scaling up, specifically illuminate and energy Africa; Feed Africa; Industrialize Africa; Integrate Africa; and increase the well being for anyone of Africa.


The Board of Directors provides oversight and strategic way to the African developing Bank Group. Its consists of Executive Directors who will be representatives of this African developing Bank user nations. Especially the Board is in charge of the conduct associated with basic operations associated with Bank, and carries down the next functions: (1) determine the typical framework regarding the Bank’s solutions; (2) accept the financing policy and simply just take choices concerning loans, guarantees, equity opportunities and fund loans because of the Bank; (3) determine the attention prices of loans and guarantee commissions; (4) approve the Bank’s operations system and administrative budget; (5) prepare the job for the Board of Governors; and (6) submit reports and yearly reports, along with the administrative spending plans for the approval associated with the Board of Governors. The Board does its function with a few permanent Committees that review and reveal policy and system documents and then make appropriate suggestions into the entire Board. The Independent Development Evaluation (BDEV); Compliance Review and Mediation product (BCRM); Secretariat towards the Sanctions Appeals Board (BSAB); Administrative Tribunal (BATR) are accountable to the Board.


The overarching objective associated with the African Development Bank’s Independent developing Evaluation (BDEV) is always to improve the development effectiveness of this Bank in its regional user nations through independent and influential evaluations, oversight over self-evaluation processes and products, and proactive engagement in assessment partnerships and knowledge-sharing tasks. The core mandate of BDEV would be to conduct evaluation that is independent, offer relevant classes, develop and harmonize requirements and techniques, support assessment ability development along with partner agencies and attest towards the credibility of both procedures together with results of African developing Bank’s self-evaluation tasks. BDEV additionally collaborates and exchanges information with bilateral and development that is multilateral’ evaluation departments, and undertakes joint assessment of co-financed jobs and programs.

BDEV has three divisions; BDEV1, BDEV2 and BDEV3. BDEV1 and BDEV2 divisions concentrate on undertaking evaluations. BDEV3, the ability Management, Outreach, and ability developing Division, is in charge of knowledge management, dissemination and activities that are outreach IDEV evaluations, as well as giving support to the development of assessment capabilities in both the financial institution plus in its Regional Member nations.


The key goal associated with Knowledge Management Officer place would be to offer support to evaluation groups in fostering engagement with stakeholders through the entire evaluation procedure, as well as on retrieving, compiling and presenting knowledge that is evaluative methods being ideal for fulfilling different knowledge requirements.

Duties and duties

Beneath the guidance and supervision of this Division Manager BDEV3 the Evaluation Officer will:

  1. Work closely utilizing the Principal Knowledge Management Officer, Senior Knowledge Management Officer and assessment groups from the utilization of IDEV stakeholder engagement methods;
  2. Work closely with evaluation task managers and groups through the assessment procedure to support the retrieval, compilation and sharing of real information in means which can be attentive to clients needs that are’
  3. Identify appropriate sourced elements of assessment knowledge along with other information and extract, compile, analyse and provide this to be used when you look at the planning of assessment reports, presentations, along with other knowledge and interaction services and products;
  4. Help assessment, knowledge dissemination and management activities (such as for example meetings, missions, activities) carried out by expert staff and/or professionals and participates during these activities as needed;
  5. Identify and contact interior and sources being outside other stakeholders to look for needed information;
  6. Consolidate, categorize and keep back ground information and documents on appropriate dilemmas, developing associated databases and information systems and updating them correctly;
  7. Make sure that an exact review path is maintained of all of the stakeholder engagement and therefore all connections and tasks are recorded in a stakeholder database;
  8. Perform other duties as may arise.

Selection Criteria

  1. Holds at the very least a Master’s degree (or comparable) in Communications, advertising, Marketing, Social Sciences, Policy research, or field that is related.
  2. No less than four (4) years experience that is in development organizations.
  3. Knowledge of assessment procedures
  4. Power to recover, package and present information according to your requirements associated with client/audience
  5. Capacity to communicate efficiently orally plus in composing
  6. Knowledge or experience involved in knowledge administration or interaction
  7. Experience with participatory approaches and stakeholder engagement
  8. Experience with outreach tasks.
  9. Strong customer orientation.
  10. Focus on information.
  11. Demonstrable power to work collaboratively as a specialist, strong group player with a respect for other people while the ethical demands regarding the task.
  12. Power to communicate effortlessly (written and dental) in English or French, ideally having a knowledge that is working of other. Proficiency in both English and French will be desirable.
  13. Competence within the utilization of standard Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, succeed, Access and Power aim); understanding of integrated document management system and/or online interaction stations is an advantage that is added.