Apply: AfDB Principal Integrity Officer

Deadline: 09 July, 2020

Location: Abidjan, Ivory Coast

African Development Bank (AfDB) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Principal Integrity Officer.

AfDB’s mission is to spur sustainable economic development and social progress in African countries thus contributing to poverty reduction.


  • Conduct fraud and corruption awareness and publicity programmes in Regional Member Countries (RMCs) and the provision of relevant training of AfDB’s employees in the field offices and with external partners
  • Prepare training programmes, implement tools and proactive measures, including campaigns and outreach programmes, to train and assist operational staff and other partners of the AfDB Group, in order to proactively reduce integrity violations, misconduct, fraud or corruption within AfDB-financed operations
  • Contribute to the development of innovative training tools and case studies for training
  • Conduct outreach activities on fraud and anti-corruption awareness, detection and prevention
  • Engage operational staff on findings of due diligence reviews conducted on AfDB-financed activities
  • Detect integrity, anti-money laundering, countering financing of terrorism risks in AfDB-financed activities through the analysis of information collected from all available resources, including conducting media analysis of fraud and corruption in AfDB-financed activities in regional member countries
  • Develop and maintaining risk assessment strategies and processes to strengthen and reduce vulnerability



  • At least a master’s degree or equivalent in Law, Social Sciences, Communication Studies, Governance, Business Administration, Anti-Corruption, Taxation, Public Policy or a related field
  • Professional qualification in Certified Fraud Examination (CFE) would be an added advantage
  • Six years, minimum, postgraduate, extensive and progressive experience in the area of governance, tax, law, anti-fraud and anti-corruption within a multilateral development financial institution, development organisation, government, private or civil society sector, at the regional and international level
  • Substantial professional experience in fraud/loss prevention work and statistical analytic tools
  • Strong time management and document management skills with fine attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills
  • Strong and proven ability to write, present and report clearly
  • Excellent planning, organisational and analytical ability
  • Attention to detail and ability to work independently and manage challenges
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with and proven ability to work in a team to develop trust and demonstrate fairness
  • Superior interpersonal skills with ability to relate to employees and management at all levels
  • Ability to communicate and write effectively in English or French
  • Ability to speak and write effectively in both English and French (desirable)
  • Competence in the use of the AfDB’s standard software applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

To apply and for more information, click here.

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