Avis de recrutement d’un consultant principal Trade Finance Middle et Back Office, Côte d’Ivoire


Trade Finance Division

Financial Sector Development Department

CCIA Building, Plateau, Abidjan – Côte d’Ivoire

Telephone : +225 20264473   E-mail: z.kone@afdb.org

  1. The African Development Bank hereby invites Individual Consultants to indicate their interest in the following Assignment : Senior Consultant Trade Finance Middle & Back Office ; 
  1. The services to be provided under the Assignment include :
  •  Maintain a database of trade finance guarantee transactions originated under various Risk Participation Agreements (RPA) and Transaction Guarantees (TG) ;
  • Receive and verify reports received from RPA partners/CBs and requests from TG Partners (IB or CB), and subsequently upload into the TF database for purposes of tracking limits, exposures, maturity dates and fees; and for generating requisite information for reporting purposes ;
  • Monitor transactions to ensure they are executed in accordance with eligibility criteria of the TFP and fully mirror those of the Confirming Bank (CB) partners across all RPAs and TGs to ensure zero reporting error ;
  • Monitor fees receivable and reconcile them with reports and actual payments received from CB partners under RPAs and IB or CB partners under TGs ;
  • Conduct monthly reconciliation of transactions between the Bank and CB partners to ensure complete alignment at all times ;
  • Collaborate with the other members of the TF team to develop an internal list of issuing banks in Regional Member Countries in accordance with approved terms of the TFP ;
  • Maintain close relationship and interface with the AfDB’s IT Department to assure the robustness and efficiency of the database on a going basis ;
  • Prepare presentations, portfolio analysis reports, briefs and memos as required ;
  • Draft notes to the Bank’s Credit Risk Committee for requests on amendments to the terms of agreed RPAs and TGs ;
  • Participate in supervision missions to evaluate the commercial and developmental impact of RPA and TG projects and to verify adherence to the agreed terms and conditions ;
  • Keep abreast of developments in the financial sector in RMCs to identify early warning signals of increased risk and deterioration in market conditions that could affect the Bank’s trade finance portfolio ;
  • Conduct routine AML/KYC and compliance checks on designated issuing banks and TG transactions ;
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned.

 The Trade Finance Division invites Individual Consultants to indicate their interest in providing the above-described services. Interested Consultants shall provide information on EOI – Senior Consultant –Trade Finance Middle and back office / AfDB-PIFD3 – November 2021 ~Page 1/7 ~ their qualifications and experience demonstrating their ability to undertake this Assignment (documents, reference to similar services, experience in similar assignments, etc.).

The eligibility criteria, the establishment of a short list and the selection procedure shall be in conformity with the Bank’s Procurement Policy Framework for projects financed by the Bank Group, October 2015 Edition, available on the Bank Website at http://www.afdb.org. 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 estimated duration of services is 12 months and the estimated starting date is January 3, 2022.

Interested Individual Consultants may obtain further information at the address below during the Bank’s working hours : 09:00AM to 5:00PM Abidjan time.

Expressions of interest must be received at the address below no later than December 3, 2021 at 5:00PM local time and specifically mentioning : Senior Consultant Trade Finance Middle & Back Office.

For the attention of: AfDB Trade Finance Middle & Back office

African Development Bank

Trade Finance Division

Immeuble CCIA-BAD, Plateau

Zip Code : 1387

Town : Abidjan

Country : Ivory Coast

Tel : +225 20264473

E-mail : z.kone@afdb.org

Detailed Terms of reference for the assignment : The TOR is in annex 1 below.

Please attach updated Curriculum Vitae based on the template below :


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