EOI – Individual Energy Economist (PESR) at the African Development Bank Group (AfDB)

African Development Bank Group (AfDB)

African Development Bank Group (AfDB) – 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.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Expressions of Interest: Individual Energy Economist – PESR

Location: Tunis, Tunisia
Employment Type: Full-time basis (100%)
Consultant Type: Individual Consultant
Duration of the Assignment: Six (6) months (an extension could be considered, subject to performance and availability of funds)
Date of Commencement: July 15th, 2023
Department Issuing the Request: PESR
Job Family: Other


  • The African Development Bank (the Bank) is seeking to recruit a consultant with solid energy, economic and/or development background to support the delivery of the Energy Financial Solutions, Policy and Regulation Department (PESR) 2023 Work Plan, with emphasis on the North African and Central African regions.

The Bank invites eligible consultants to indicate their interest in providing the following services:

  • Assist in the preparation and implementation of Bank’s policies and strategies; national and regional projects; programs and grants primarily in the North African and Central African regions.
  • Finalization of selected key ongoing Bank’s core activities in North Africa energy sector and other selected African countries, including preparing energy sector analytical notes and project proposals.
  • Undertake any other power sector related tasks that the Bank may assign.

Minimum Required Qualifications and Experience

  • A minimum of a Master’s Degree or equivalent in Energy, Economics, International Development, Business Administration, Finance or any other relevant discipline.
  • At least five (5) years and a maximum of twelve (12) years of relevant work experience with a important, multi-disciplinary background.
  • Citizenship of a member country of the AfDB (regional or non-regional).
  • Demonstrated experience on development issues, on African countries and on Multilateral Development Institutions.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and good knowledge in French.
  • Demonstrated strong technical and analytical skills; dynamism; results-orientation; and problem-solving capability.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft operating systems (PowerPoint, Word, Excel) and Stata.

Application Closing Date
15th June, 2023 at 10 pm (Tunisia time)

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Expression of Interest (Documents, Reference to similar services, CV, Experience in similar assignments, etc.) to:Carlos Mollinedo via: c.mollinedo@afdb.org and Callixte Kambanda via: c.kambanda@afdb.org Copy Grace Magnanga via: a.magnanga@afdb.org and Allioucha Niango via: y.niango@afdb.org using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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  • For the EOI to be considered, the consultant needs to be registered in the AfDB DACON Consultant Database. New registration can be obtained at: Link on a PC only through Internet Explorer.
  • Please attach an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) on the basis of the template Here
  • Interested Consultants shall provide information on their qualifications and experience demonstrating their ability to undertake this assignment (Documents, Reference to similar services, CV, Experience in similar assignments, etc.).
  • The eligibility criteria, the establishment of a shortlist and the selection procedure shall be in conformity with the Bank’s Rules and Procedures for the Selection of Individual Consultants.
  • That interest expressed by a Consultant does not imply any obligation on the part of the Bank to include him/her in the shortlist. The Bank reserves the right to cancel or post-pone this REI process.
  • Any questions and requests for clarifications may be sent to: Carlos Mollinedo, E-mail: c.mollinedo@afdb.org with copy to: Allioucha Niango E-mail: y.niango@afdb.org