Deadline: 20 March, 2021

Location: Abidjan, Ivory Coast

African Development Bank (AfDB) is seeking to fill the role of Director, Integrity and Anti-Corruption.

AfDB’s mission is to spur sustainable economic development and social progress in its regional member countries (RMCs).


  • Develop and maintain a qualified group of staff and an organisational structure that provides for the efficient and effective prevention and investigation of all of the bank’s internal programmes and activities
  • Ensure coordination of activities and cooperation between divisions
  • Promote teamwork within the department, and ensure that the work is accomplished in the most cost and time efficient manner
  • Review and approve annual performance evaluation and counsel staff on performance, training and career development issue and make recommendations on reward and disciplinary actions as necessary
  • Resolve serious employee complaints, and write/review departmental position descriptions to ensure they are current and that they reflect the work required by the organisation
  • Establish and promote PIAC’s vision, goals, development strategies, accountability standards and key result areas in support of the AfDB group’s objectives
  • Plan, develop and build up effective operations for PIAC and establish performance and accountability guidelines that ensure consistency in decision making
  • Implement best international practices for the detection, investigation and prevention of staff misconduct, fraud and corruption
  • Develop procedures governing the investigation process and the application of sanctions and other remedies to be applied as a result of investigative findings
  • Direct outreach programmes, training and dissemination of lessons learnt from investigative results to bank group staff, bank group clients and other relevant external parties
  • Recruit, train, mentor, coach and provide overall management of a multi-faceted team consistent with PIAC’s business requirements
  • Prepare operational and salary budgets and efficiently manage and monitor expenses relative to the budget and resources allocated to PIAC
  • Ensure prompt and appropriate review consistent with established standards of all allegations and determine the viability of investigations
  • Represent the bank group in national and international forums on workplace misconduct, anti-corruption and fraud and collaborate and cooperate with other institutions, notably, multilateral development institutions and other institutions engaged in the same functions as PIAC and develop best practices with comparator institutions to establish benchmarks with a view to improving internal processes
  • Organise interactive workshops with the offices of the general counsel, ethics officer and the ombudsman and other relevant units and departments
  • Carrying out such other duties as may be reasonably requested by the president/and or the board


  • Master’s degree in Law, Criminal Justice and Investigation, Criminology, or a related discipline
  • Ten years, minimum, of extensive and progressive experience in law, anti-corruption and/or governance arena and in delivering best practice forensic investigative and preventive services in large, complex organisations with significant activity in Africa, including governmental entities in the same areas, with seven years in a managerial role
  • High level of integrity, moral values, and competence
  • High level of discretion and confidentiality

To apply and for more information, click here.

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