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Operations Analyst Officer

  • Full Time
  • Yaounde
  • 4,030,405 CFA / Month

Website AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK (AfDB)

Full vacancy titleOperations Analyst Officer, RDGC
Location: Yaoundé, Cameroon
Position Grade: PL6
Position Number: 50093628
Posting Date: 08-Jul-2024
Closing Date: 07-Aug-2024

THE POSITION:

The objective of the Operations Analyst Officer will be to support a team of different operations professionals including Task Managers, Country Programme Officers (CPOs), Country Economists (CES) and other Specialists in the implementation of their operational work programmes. The Operations Analyst’s responsibilities will include collecting, analysing, and providing data and data analysis that are necessary for the execution of the work programme. The Operations Analyst may also be assigned to Directors General / Deputy Director General and/or Regional Operations Managers as it is required within the operational need and determined from time to time. In performing his/her functions, the Operations Analyst, will facilitate the work and decision-making for Management and Task teams in the concerned Department.


KEY FUNCTIONS:

Under the Supervision of the RDGC Director General, the Operations Analyst Officer will:

Business Analysis

  1. Work closely with Senior Managers and Task Managers to prioritise information required to facilitate substantiated decisions or serve as input to Board Documents that originate from the regions;
  2. Conduct ad-hoc analysis as required,
  3. Carry out collection and analyses of supervision data, disbursement ledgers and procurement data of active projects in the portfolio of the Regions with a special  focus on reporting on the performance of active projects and giving special attention to projects at risk;
  4. Engage different business users, subject matter experts and other critical resources during the process of gathering and analysing data requirements;
  5. Analyse data gathered according to needs expressed and create reliable data platforms;
  6. Validate information to establish its accuracy and resource reference;

Database Administration

  1. Contribute to the design and maintenance of a Database for the Region’s portfolio of active and pipeline projects.

Monitoring of Portfolio

  1. Continuous and/or frequent monitoring of the Region’s project portfolios;

Reporting

  1. Contribute to the preparation of monthly, quarterly, annual and ad hoc reports on the management and performance of the Region’s portfolio inclusive but not limited to loan/grant effectiveness, quality of project supervision, disbursement trends, loan cancellation, status of project implementation,  implementation of audits and the drafting of Project Completion Reports;
  2. Provide support or inputs to reports on the compliance of the Borrower with the Bank’s General Conditions and covenants applicable to loans and grants;
  3. Report on accuracy and completeness of SAP data regarding the Region’s portfolio.

Risk Management

  1. Assist in ensuring that all reports and activities comply with Bank requirements in terms of Rules, Policies and Presidential Directives.

Preparation of Reviews –

  1. Assist with the preparation of country portfolio reviews and project portfolio implementation supervisions.
  2. Contribute to the preparation and monitoring of the Annual Work Program and regular updates of the Work Programs for the Region using the established or as-directed schedules;
  3. Assist in the preparation of the Annual Activity Reports and Portfolio Analysis Reports.

Stakeholder Management

  1. Establish working relationships that facilitate the gathering of information, data & relevant documents that assist in providing the necessary report or document or terms of reference as required by superiors;

Championing the Complex / Regional Mandate and Purpose

  1. Providing direct and indirect operational support that contributes to the Country or Regional output and mandate.

COMPETENCIES (skills, experience and knowledge):

  1. Hold at least a Master’s degree or its equivalent in Economics, Business Management, Information Technology or in a related discipline.
  2. Have a minimum of four (4) years of relevant professional experience in compiling management information, data analysis and formulation of data models.
  3. Demonstrated experience in Data Management in Development or similar organizations.
  4. Proficiency in the design of graphs (bar charts, pie charts, etc.) and other visual representations in data analysis reports and PowerPoint presentations.
  5. Experience working in a team in a multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary, international and professional environment.
  6. Comprehensive understanding of project structures, including project planning, risk management strategy, communication management strategy, lessons learned & critical success factors, strategies, policies, procedures, and practices of other similar institutions.
  7. Acute knowledge and understanding of the elements essential for the effective delivery and measurement of development impacts through projects and programs in Africa.
  8. Ability to identify and create meaningful linkages across sectors to drive data management at a country and regional level.
  9. Possesses knowledge of the organization’s systems and capabilities and an ability to analyse business operations for further understanding of possible strengths and weaknesses which help to facilitate informed decision-making.
  10. Ability to make effective, timely and well-determined actions and/or interventions for results delivery.
  11. Project Management – Competency in project cycle management.
  12. Private Sector experience will be an added advantage.
  13. Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, preferably with a working knowledge of the other language.
  14. Proficient in the use of standard MS Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Practical knowledge of SAP systems will be an advantage

 

THIS POSITION IS CLASSIFIED INTERNATIONAL STATUS AND ATTRACTS INTERNATIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT.


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. 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


The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) does not ask for payments of any kind from applicants throughout the recruitment process (job application, CV review, interview meeting, and final processing of applications). In addition, the Bank does not request information on applicants’ bank accounts. The African Development Bank Group declines all responsibility for the fraudulent publication of job offers in its name or, in general, for the fraudulent use of its name in any way whatsoever. 


“Please note that the Bank does not accept dual nationality. Therefore, you are required to declare the nationality you would like to be considered by the Bank throughout your career if hired. Please upload supporting Government IDs such as passports, National Identity Card or Certificates, etc.”

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