Director Climate Change and Green Growth

The Director will build and lead the Climate Change and Green Growth Directorate. S/he will lead the drive towards achieving universal access through green solutions. S/he will lead all efforts within the Bank to minimize and reverse the effects of Climate Change on the continent, including mainstreaming climate change and green growth in bankwide implementation activities. The Director will deliver on three flagship (FS) programs of the New Deal on Energy for Africa: FS 7 – Promoting Bottom of the Pyramid Access Programs; FS 8 – Mobile Payment Program; and FS 9 – Access to Clean and Efficient Cooking Solutions.
This role reports to the Vice President, Power, Energy, and Green Growth. The role requires a minimum of 10 years of proven leadership and thought leadership in a relevant sector; a master’s or doctoral degree in a relevant field of study is also required. 
Russell Reynolds Associates are assisting the African Development Bank with this appointment. For further information about this role and details of how to apply, please visit Russell Reynolds Associates website atwww.rraresponses.com. The closing date for applications is 2 October 2016.