1. The African Development Bank hereby invites Individual Consultants to indicate their interest in the following Assignment: Junior Consultancy position - Junior Project Officer for the ADF Policy Innovation Lab
2. Under the supervision of the Lead Advisor of the Lab, the consultant will be expected to provide the following services under the Assignment among others:
*Provide logistical support and administrative and technical assistance in preparing and organizing the various consultative missions of the advisory team and meetings of the High Level Panel.
* Assist in the preparation of event documentation, briefing notes, talking points, materials for the website, and other materials as required (in both English and French).
* Assist in documenting the activities of the Lab for record-keeping and for reporting to Bank Management, the High Level Panel, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and other stakeholders.
*Provide research assistance in the preparation of the ADF Policy Innovation Lab compendium report. This includes providing technical assistance in the drafting of PowerPoint presentations, data collection and providing tables and graphs, when needed.
*Perform other duties as required.
3. Selection Criteria
a) A Master’s degree with a minimum of two years and a maximum of five years of experience in development finance, economics, law, policy, strategy or a related field.
b) Working experience in a sister multilateral institution in an area relevant to these ToRs is preferred.
c) Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools, especially Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
d) Proven experience in accounting and reporting using automated accounting systems such as SAP is highly desirable.
e) Proven capacity to deliver output in a timely manner and ability to use relevant computer technology.
f) Strong writing and editing skills, sense of accuracy and attention to detail.
g) Ability to communicate and write effectively in English or French, with a good working knowledge of the other language.
h) Be a national of one of the member countries of the Bank.
i) The consultant should be under 32 years old.