EOI – Senior System Configuration and Development Consultant – TCIS at the African Development Bank Group (AfDB)

Chief Communications Specialist (PCSC) at the 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: EOI – Senior System Configuration and Development Consultant – TCIS

Location: Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire
Job family: Information Technology
Consultant type: Individual Consultant
Duration of Services: Twelve (12) months
Estimated Starting Date: 15th June, 2023.

Brief Description

  • TheAfrican Development Bank hereby invites Individual Consultants to indicate their interest in the following Assignment: Senior System Configuration and Development Consultant.
  • The objective will be to provide consulting services in the area of SharePoint development, surveys and online forms configurations as well as projects and activities coordination.

The consultant’duties will include the following:

  • Coordinate projects and activities related especially for the Bank’s General Secretariat oInteract with users to define business requirements.
    • Develop applications or follows up developments with other teams.
    • Prepare documentation.
    • Train users
  • Perform Sharepoint onPremise sites to Sharepoint Online Migrations
  • Design, develop and maintain sites or applications using SharePoint Server Platform, Sharepoint Online oImplement SharePointsites.
    • Implement Sharepoint advanced features or applications.
    • Implement SharePoint-based workflows.oImplement Business Intelligence dashboardsusing Power BIoTrain users
  • Configuration of dedicated tools (Survey and advanced online forms tool, content management):
    • Design configurationsoImplement configurations.oProduce appropriate documentation related to configuration done.

The following is the list of expected deliverables during the assignment:

  • System and program tests
  • System and program documentation▪Full documentation of the developed solutions
  • Issue diagnostics and fixes
  • Deployment and support for Software bug fix/feature releases

Required Skills and Qualifications
The candidate must have the following skills and qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree or equivalent in Computer Science or Software Development.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in implementing IT systems in an enterprise environment.
  • Experience with SharePoint Server and SharePoint Online
  • Experience with SharePoint On Premise to SharePoint Online migration
  • Knowledge of the Bank’s Secretariat General processes and procedures is a plus.
  • Knowledge of advanced survey and online form tools (Opinio preferably)
  • Knowledge of ECM platforms (IBM Filenet preferably)
  • Mastering of HTML/HTML5, CSS/CSS3, JavaScript and JavaScript Frameworks (JQuery, AngularJS, ReactJS), REST Web Services, OData,
  • Experience with Power BI
  • Experience in Mobile Apps development
  • Experience in using Azure DevOps and/or Microsoft Team Foundation Services and GIT.
  • Excellent troubleshooting and debugging skills.
  • SQL knowledge and experience
  • Experience with Sharegate tool is a plus.
  • Experience of working with the Agile methodologies
  • Skills in SAP and SharePoint Integration tools is a plus.
  • Skills in Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS), or other ECM integration tools is a plus.
  • Proven track record to work to strict business deadlines.
  • Self-management and strong organization skills

Application Closing Date
19th May, 2023 before 17:00 (Abidjan Local Time).

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Expressions of Interest tothe address belowand specifically mentioning: “Expression of Interest – Senior System Configuration and Development Consultant”.

Expressions of Interest should be submitted for the attention of:
IT Recruitment Team,
African Development Bank,
Corporate IT Services Department (TCIS),
Avenue Joseph Anoma, 01 B.P. 1387,
Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire

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Establishment of the Short List

  • A shortlist of three individual consultants will be established at the end the request of expressions of interest.
  • The consultants to be shortlisted will be assessed based on the following criteria on the basis of their updated resume :
    • Level of education in general – 20%
    • Educational level compared to the field of mission – 20%
    • Years of experience in general – 20%
    • Number of years of experience relevant to the mission – 40%.


  • The eligibility criteria, the establishment of a short list and the selection procedures shall be in conformity with the Bank’s procedures for the acquisition of consulting services funded by the administrative or capital expenditure.
  • Please, note 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 duration of services is twelve (12) months, and the estimated starting date is 15 June, 2023.


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