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SENIOR RURAL INFRASTRUCTURE ENGINEER AT AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK

Established in 1964, the AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK is the premier pan-African development Institution, promoting economic growth and social progress across the continent. There are 80 member states, including 54 in Africa (Regional Member Countries). The Bank’s development agenda is delivering the financial and technical support for transformative projects that will significantly reduce poverty through inclusive and sustainable economic- growth. In order to sharply focus the-objectives of the Ten Year Strategy (2013- 2022) and ensure greater developmental impact, five major areas, all of which will accelerate our delivery for-Africa, have been launched, namely; Light up and Power Africa, industrialize Africa, Integrate Africa, Feed Africa, and Improve the Quality of Life for the People of Africa. The Bank is seeking to build a management team that will lead the successful implementation of this vision.

POSITION: SENIOR RURAL INFRASTRUCTURE ENGINEER

DUTY STATION: ABUJA, NIGERIA

GRADE: LP5

SAP No: 50064587

CLOSING DATE: 05 October 2019

VACANCIES NOTICE NO ADB/19/174

THE POSITION:

The Senior Rural infrastructure Engineer will provide technical support- to the development and implementation of projects including the flagship programs under the Bank’s Feed Africa Strategy and High Fives vision for Africa’s economic transformation such as’ the Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) ENABLE Youth, Postharvest Loss Reduction, Staple Crops Processing Zones etc.

The Senior Infrastructure Engineer works across technical, geographic and institutional boundaries to support the delivery of development solutions for a diverse Set of clients in the rural (and urban) space and in the public and private sectors, in line with the agricultural development, agribusiness and agro-industry agenda of the African Development Bank Group. Using a value-chain approach, the incumbent will support the implementation of this agenda in African Development Bank Regional Member Countries, with specific focus on providing technical input for the design, and supervision of projects, which promote value chain development, value addition and primary and secondary processing of crops and livestock; catalyze private sector entry and growth in African agribusiness; promotes agri-SME growth, and the commercialization of agriculture, particularly addressing access to finance needs creates farm to fork market linkages; facilitates the development of agro-poles and agro-processing hubs; supports the development of an agribusiness enabling environment; and Invests in hard infrastructure (including roads, markets and irrigation), soft infrastructure (human capital, i.e., trained potential employees, ICT, etc.), and enabling policies and reforms, for transformation of African agriculture into viable, profitable businesses.

How to Apply:

More Information and application link:

https://www.afdb.org/enbout-careers/current-vacancies

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