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The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) is a multilateral development bank (MDB) which funds its projects and other developmental activities using Islamic finance. Hence, the name “Islamic”. Founded in 1975, the IsDB is headquartered in Jeddah, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The purpose of the Bank is to foster economic development and social progress of its member countries.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Field Representative

Job ID: IDB2626
Location: Niamey, Niger.
Business Unit: Country Programs Complex
Division: Country Rel.&Ser. Africa & Latin America
Department: Country relations and services Africa & Latin America

Job Purpose

  • The IsDB Field Representative is a Local Consultant position.
  • Under the overall guidance and supervision of the concerned Country Operations Manager (COM) at the Regional Hub of Abuja, the Field Representative ensures the effective functioning of the FR Office and undertakes a coordination role in supervising the implementation of IsDB financed projects in Niger.

Key Accountabilities
General Operational Matters:

  • Contribute to the development of project pipeline and annual work program
  • Liaise with Government on follow-up issues associated with ongoing IsDB-financed projects
  • Regularly interact with, and assist the Bank and Executing Agencies in resolving project implementation problems in consultation with the COM
  • Facilitate IsDB Group missions to the country
  • Through field visits and participation in IsDB missions, become familiar with the ongoing IsDB portfolio to ensure a thorough understanding of the ongoing IsDB portfolio and the key issues emerging from projects.
  • Ensure routine follow-up on ongoing projects and implementation of outstanding supervision recommendations and advise the COM as necessary and as requested; take actions as per recommendations of COM.
  • Any other tasks as and when requested by the Regional Hub Director and the COM

Specific Operational Matters:

  • Follow-up on signature and effectiveness of the project financing agreements.
  • In coordination with concerned Operations Team Leaders and Project Management Specialists, visit the project sites, especially those laden with problems that must be visited more frequently.
  • In coordination with concerned Operations Team Leaders and Project Management Specialists, prepare project implementation assessment reports
  • In coordination with concerned Operations Team Leaders and Project Management Specialists, prepare project completion reports for completed projects in the country.

Relationship Management:

  • Under the supervision of COM, interact with the Executing Agencies and local partners in identifying new business opportunities and avenues for collaboration.
  • Represent the Bank in the technical and financial partners regular meetings in Cote d’Ivoire
  • Under the supervision of COM, explore with international development financing institutions based in the Country on co-financing and partnership opportunities with IsDB
  •  Knowledge Sharing & Innovation:
  • Under the supervision of COM, interact with colleagues and counterparts to share knowledge, and experience about the country and developments taking place in key sectors of the economy.

Reporting & Communication:

  • Prepare monthly reports on country portfolio performance as well as recent political, economic and social development
  • Disseminating IsDB guidelines, procedures and policies on project implementation to executing agencies and other stakeholders and facilitating communications between IsDB and development stakeholders in the country.
  • Disseminating IsDB strategic orientations, flag-ship initiatives and services and products
  • Under the supervision of COM, representing IsDB in meetings in the country when specifically required.

Job Requirements
Academic qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics / Education /  Energy / Food Security / Health Management / Rural Development / Transportation / Water Management / Engineering or related fields.
  • Master’s Degree would be an advantage.
  • Additional qualifications or certifications in Project Management like PMP would be highly desirable.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in the development sector, of which minimum 5 years in a specific sector.

Languages:

  • English (mandatory)
  • French (mandatory)

Skills and Necessary Knowledge:

  • Project Management skills.
  • People Management skills.
  • Quality Management.
  • Results Orientation.
  • Portfolio Management.
  • Time and resource management.
  • Building Relationships
  • Passion for Excellence
  • Problem-Solving skills
  • Vendor Management
  • Global Trends and Challenges in the specific sector.
  • IT skills, especially in project management.

Location:

  • Location IsDB Field Representative Office in Niamey, Niger.

Application Closing Date
3rd August, 2021.

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  • Job City Niger
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The Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) is a multilateral development bank (MDB) which funds its projects and other developmental activities using Islamic finance. Hence, the name “Islamic”. Founded in 1975, the IsDB is headquartered in Jeddah, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The purpose of the Bank is to foster economic development and social progress of its member countries.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Field RepresentativeJob ID: IDB2626 Location: Niamey, Niger. Business Unit: Country Programs Complex Division: Country Rel.&Ser. Africa & Latin America Department: Country relations and services Africa & Latin America
Job Purpose
  • The IsDB Field Representative is a Local Consultant position.
  • Under the overall guidance and supervision of the concerned Country Operations Manager (COM) at the Regional Hub of Abuja, the Field Representative ensures the effective functioning of the FR Office and undertakes a coordination role in supervising the implementation of IsDB financed projects in Niger.
Key Accountabilities General Operational Matters:
  • Contribute to the development of project pipeline and annual work program
  • Liaise with Government on follow-up issues associated with ongoing IsDB-financed projects
  • Regularly interact with, and assist the Bank and Executing Agencies in resolving project implementation problems in consultation with the COM
  • Facilitate IsDB Group missions to the country
  • Through field visits and participation in IsDB missions, become familiar with the ongoing IsDB portfolio to ensure a thorough understanding of the ongoing IsDB portfolio and the key issues emerging from projects.
  • Ensure routine follow-up on ongoing projects and implementation of outstanding supervision recommendations and advise the COM as necessary and as requested; take actions as per recommendations of COM.
  • Any other tasks as and when requested by the Regional Hub Director and the COM
Specific Operational Matters:
  • Follow-up on signature and effectiveness of the project financing agreements.
  • In coordination with concerned Operations Team Leaders and Project Management Specialists, visit the project sites, especially those laden with problems that must be visited more frequently.
  • In coordination with concerned Operations Team Leaders and Project Management Specialists, prepare project implementation assessment reports
  • In coordination with concerned Operations Team Leaders and Project Management Specialists, prepare project completion reports for completed projects in the country.
Relationship Management:
  • Under the supervision of COM, interact with the Executing Agencies and local partners in identifying new business opportunities and avenues for collaboration.
  • Represent the Bank in the technical and financial partners regular meetings in Cote d’Ivoire
  • Under the supervision of COM, explore with international development financing institutions based in the Country on co-financing and partnership opportunities with IsDB
  •  Knowledge Sharing & Innovation:
  • Under the supervision of COM, interact with colleagues and counterparts to share knowledge, and experience about the country and developments taking place in key sectors of the economy.
Reporting & Communication:
  • Prepare monthly reports on country portfolio performance as well as recent political, economic and social development
  • Disseminating IsDB guidelines, procedures and policies on project implementation to executing agencies and other stakeholders and facilitating communications between IsDB and development stakeholders in the country.
  • Disseminating IsDB strategic orientations, flag-ship initiatives and services and products
  • Under the supervision of COM, representing IsDB in meetings in the country when specifically required.
Job Requirements Academic qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Economics / Education /  Energy / Food Security / Health Management / Rural Development / Transportation / Water Management / Engineering or related fields.
  • Master’s Degree would be an advantage.
  • Additional qualifications or certifications in Project Management like PMP would be highly desirable.
  • Minimum 8 years of experience in the development sector, of which minimum 5 years in a specific sector.
Languages:
  • English (mandatory)
  • French (mandatory)
Skills and Necessary Knowledge:
  • Project Management skills.
  • People Management skills.
  • Quality Management.
  • Results Orientation.
  • Portfolio Management.
  • Time and resource management.
  • Building Relationships
  • Passion for Excellence
  • Problem-Solving skills
  • Vendor Management
  • Global Trends and Challenges in the specific sector.
  • IT skills, especially in project management.
Location:
  • Location IsDB Field Representative Office in Niamey, Niger.
Application Closing Date 3rd August, 2021.
2021-08-04

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