Principal evaluation officer Jobs at African Development Bank

African Development Bank is recruiting for the vacancy of Principal evaluation officer, BDEV1, interested candidate should apply through the link given below. Stay on this page for more information such as duties, responsibilities, and selection criteria, etc.


Position title: Principal evaluation officer, BDEV1
Grade: PL4
Position N°: 50000281 / 50083178
Reference: ADB/20/058
Closing date: 06-Jun-2020
Duty station: Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire


The Role

The Principal Evaluation Officer contributes to the delivery of the division work program by leading moderately complex evaluations, supervising evaluation teams, and mentoring and coaching junior colleagues, and supporting work programme management and the Independent Development Evaluation Department’s quality assurance activities of the Bank’s interventions (including policies, strategies, and operations) in the areas covered by the Division, in particular activities related to the private sector, infrastructure (including transport, ICT, urban development, water, and sanitation), industrialization, power systems, energy, climate change, and green growth.


Duties and responsibilities
Under the supervision and guidance of the Division Manager Division.1, the Principal Evaluation Officer will:

Undertake Evaluation Activities: Design, conduct, and report on evaluations in accordance with the Bank’s Evaluation Policy and Manual and international evaluation standards (e.g., OECD DAC evaluation standards and the Evaluation Cooperation Group Good Practice Standards).

Undertake Evaluation Quality Management: Contribute to updating the Independent Development Evaluation Department’s evaluation of quality standards, and quality assurance processes, tools, and capacity.

Contribute to the capture of learning from evaluation design to evaluation dissemination for use in updating the Independent Development Evaluation Department evaluation manual, and for staff learning events.

Promote the mandate of the evaluation function and contribute to the creation of an evaluation culture in the Bank and in Regional Member Countries (RMC).

Contribute to positioning the Independent Development Evaluation Department as an innovator on the leading-edge among other multilateral institutions and to maximizing the effectiveness and efficiency of the Bank’s Evaluation Function.

Contribute to the preparation of the Independent Development Evaluation Department’s three-year rolling work programme and annual report.


Selection Criteria
Holds at least a Master’s degree or it’s equivalent in Economics, Development Evaluation, Finance, Business Administration, Sociology, Development, Statistics, Policy analysis, Public administration, or another international development-related field. A certificate/diploma in development evaluation, development-oriented research, and/or program/project planning, management, and evaluation is an advantage.

A minimum of six (6) years’ experience in as a development evaluator/researcher; designing, conducting, managing, and reporting development evaluation/research studies.

Knowledge of operational/policy areas, procedures, and practice of the African Development Bank or other multilateral development Banks and/or other international development agencies.

Experience in providing strategic advice to senior management.

Experience in coaching and mentoring staff.

Experience to lead multidisciplinary teams, and work in diverse and multi-cultural settings


How to apply

Interested persons who want to apply this vacancy should click here to apply online.

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