Deadline: 24 April, 2022

LocationPretoria, South Africa

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Senior SAP Solutions Development Officer.

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


  • Produce technical specifications and documentation that includes impact analysis, test cases, object dependencies, performance testing and risk analysis
  • Create solutions for business and technical problems identified in accordance with industry standards and AfDB resources, rules and regulations
  • Perform system maintenance and production support to SAP PPM and PS modules
  • Perform configurations related to portfolio buckets, portfolio items and initiatives, financial and capacity planning, resource planning and project costing
  • Perform maintenance and custom developments on PPM and PS modules, covering topics such as customer projects, project structuring, cost planning, resource planning, procurement process and result analysis
  • Perform and coordinate development activities in S4H Cloud
  • Act as a back-up resource person for other functional areas in the team
  • Provide support for application development in business areas outside of PPM & PS modules as required based on priorities
  • Perform any other relevant duties requested by the supervisor


  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Development or a related business field
  • Five years, minimum, of experience in SAP ABAP development
  • Experience of working in a large and complex organisation
  • Excellent knowledge of SAP configuration and development methods and disciplines
  • Full understanding of SAP implementation, development, quality, and production environments in SAP-related competencies
  • Understanding of relational databases, data storage, and SQL concepts
  • Understanding of data structures and data objects
  • Advanced knowledge of SAP PPM and PS modules
  • Good understanding and functional experience of other SAP modules will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of other non-SAP applications and different technologies will be an added advantage
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French
  • Knowledge of the bank’s standard software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, MS Project, Access, etc.)

To apply and for more information, click here.

Photo source: AfDB


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