EOI - Kenya - Junior Consultant to support activities and operations in Regional Integration, Private Sector Development and Operations, and Financial Sector Development and Integration – EARC – 01 2015
| Published January 28, 2015
REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK
EAST AFRICA RESOURCE CENTRE
Longonot Road, Upperhill
P.O. Box 4861-00200
E-mail: email@example.com; Telephone: +254 20 299 8231; Fax: 254 20 2712938
Expressions of interest are being requested for a Junior Consultant Position
Brief description of the Assignment:
The main objectives of the Junior Consultant’s assignments are to support the EARC team in: (i) undertaking
analysis for promoting private sector, financial sector development and regional integration, and; (ii) Review
and prepare summaries of research, analytical, reports on relevant topical areas, iii) Prepare desk research
reports on Bank-led initiatives, collect data, and prepare graphical presentations.
Department issuing the request: EARC
Place of assignment: Nairobi, Kenya
Duration of the assignment: Six Months
Tentative Date of commencement: 15 February, 2015
Deadline for applications: February 5th, 2015
Applications to be submitted to: Lilian Nganga, firstname.lastname@example.org,
with a copy to Tilahun Temesgen (email@example.com)
Any questions and requests for clarifications may be sent to: Tilahun Temesgen, firstname.lastname@example.org;
Tel: 254 20 299 8283.
Detailed Terms of reference for the assignment:
The African Development Bank, Eastern Africa Resource Center (EARC) would like to hire a Junior Consultant
to support activities and operations in the following areas: Regional Integration, Private Sector Development
and Operations, and Financial Sector Development and Integration.
The intern will work closely with and report to the Chief Regional Economist, for general and administrative
supervision. He/She will, however, also be expected to provide support to various units with thin the EARC
including specifically providing support to colleagues working in areas related to regional integration and
private sector operations, as well as financial sector development and integration.
A. Regional Integration support, Activities in this category will include:
1. Review and prepare summaries of research, analytical, and consultancy reports on relevant topical areas
2. Undertake desk research and prepare reports on Bank-led initiatives as assigned
3. Collect data; prepare analysis and graphical presentations, as guided, on related issues.
4. Attend relevant meetings, prepare and distribute minutes of meetings to agreed parties.
B. Private Sector and financial sector development and integration: Activities include support in promoting
private sector operations, financial sector development and integration linkages, as well as other analytical
undertakings in industrial development in the East African region. Specifically:
1. Assist with processing project proposals for financing, including identification, evaluation and appraisal
2. Support in developing a pipeline of infrastructure projects by screening ad-hoc funding requests from
3. Attend relevant meetings, prepare and distribute minutes of meetings to agreed parties.
4. Support in data collection and analysis, modelling, research and preparation of literature reviews
5. Provide editorial and presentation assistance in the preparation of reports, summaries, and policy notes
II. ASSIGNMENT TYPE
1. The details about the consultant to be recruited are envisaged as follows:
Duration: The assignment is expected to commence on or around Mid February 2015 and would last for
a total of six months from the date of the start date as specified in the contract.
Qualifications and Experience: The consultants who can apply for any of the positions
a) Masters degree in Economics, Public Finance, Public Policy or related disciplines from a recognized
b) A minimum of 2 (two) years relevant professional experience related to private sector development,
regional integration and investment, investment climate and financial sector development and industrial
c) Sound knowledge of socio-economic development issues in Africa, particularly that of Eastern
Africa region will be an advantage.
d) Knowledge on the Eastern African private sector development and financial sector issues, as
demonstrated by prior related assignments, would also be a strong advantage.
e) Strong analytical and data collection and modelling skills, experience in capacity building and
advisory services in related areas would be a plus, as is a demonstrable experience of analyzing such
issues in prior work experience, and educational background
Please attach an updated Curriculum vitae (using the model below)
MODEL CURRICULUM VITAE (CV)
Title of the Assignment:
Surname: First Name:
Birth Date: Nationality:
Are any of your family members (spouse/partner, father/mother,
Brother/sister, Son/daughter, etc.° employed in the African
If « Yes », the
following data must
Name Relationship Organisation Unit Place of Assignment
Read Written Spoken
Other (specify) Fair
Please provide (i) a summary of your experience and training highlighting the most relevant for the proposed
assignment, and (ii) the responsibilities which you exercised. Utilise one half-page maximum.
Education (University Level and above only):
Name of University - City -
Period Diploma Obtained Main Topic / Major
Name of Training
Institution- City -
Type of Training
Period Certificates or Diploma
Begin with your most recent employment. For each job since your Master Degree achievement, please indicate:
- Name of the Employer
- Type of Activity/Business of the Employer
- Title / Function
- Place of Employment
- Brief Description (three lines maximum) of main accomplishments and responsibilities
Please indicate the name and address of three persons with no family relationship with yourself, familiar with
your character and titles.
I hereby certify that the responses which I provided above are all, to the best of my knowledge, true, complete
and accurate. I acknowledge that an inaccurate statement or essential omission in a personal declaration or
another document required by the African Development Bank might result in the rejection of my application,
termination of my Contract or any other administrative sanction by the Bank. The African Development Bank
may verify any statements which I made in this application.