International Manager, Project Manager
Job Description & How to Apply Below REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST
CONSULTING SERVICE INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT)
Republic of Côte d’Ivoire
African Exchanges Linkage Project (AELP)
Financing Agreement reference : GRANT No : 100000018
Project ID No. P-Z1-HB0-060
The African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA) has received financing from the African Development Bank Korea-Africa Economic Co-
Operation (KOAFEC) Trust Fund, towards the cost of the African Exchanges Linkage Project (AELP), and intends to apply part of the agreed amount for this Grant to payments under the contract for Project Management Services.
2. Purpose of the Consultancy
The African Securities Exchanges Association now invites eligible individual consultants to indicate their interest in providing this service Project Manager for the Africa Exchanges Linkage Project .
Interested consultants must provide information indicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures, description of similar assignments, experience in similar conditions, updated Curriculum Vitae, etc.
Eligibility criteria, establishment of the short-list and the selection procedure shall be in accordance with the African Development Bank’s Procurement Framework for Bank Group Funded Operations, dated October 2015, which is available on the Bank’s website at
The African Exchanges Linkage Project (AELP) is a co-initiative of the African Securities Exchanges Association (ASEA) and the African Development Bank (AfDB) aimed at enabling cross-
border trading and settlement of securities across participating exchanges in Africa. The goal is to boost Pan-African investment flows, promote innovations that support diversification needs of investors in Africa, and help address the lack of depth and liquidity in Africa’s financial markets.
The AELP in its initial phase will create linkages among seven (7) African capital markets that represent over 85% of Africa’s market capitalization.
iv) Casablanca Stock Exchange (CSE); v) Bourse Régionale des Valeurs Mobilières SA (BRVM); vi) Stock Exchange of Mauritius (SEM) and vii) Egyptian Exchange (EGX).
3. Tasks and deliverables
The Project Manager will drive the AELP implementation in the seven participating markets in the pilot phase markets. The Project Manager (PM) shall lead the implementation of the AELP and will be responsible for the planning, executing, monitoring, controlling and successful closure of the linkage project activities, and ensuring consistency with ASEA / AfDB’s commitments and goals.
The PM will organize stakeholder events in the different markets covered by the AELP and participate in workshops and conferences, as well as provide knowledge contributions in topics and events where the AELP is presented.
The Project Manager will also manage relationships and communication with the different stakeholders for the AELP; and lead and coordinate engagements with financial and capital market stakeholders in the participating markets of the AELP.
The consultant will report to the Project Steering Committee, and work closely with the ASEA Secretariat and AELP Technical, Legal and Commercial committees.
The consultant will be responsible for the following :
4. Consultant duration
The duration of assignment is twelve (12) months, effective from the date of resumption. The Project Manager will be based in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.
5. Consultant qualifications and requirements
The Project Manager is expected to have a combination of skills including technical and business acumen, project management, and interpersonal skills, including :
6. Interested consultants may obtain further information at the address below during office hours, between 8.30am and 5pm (East Africa Time).
7. Expressions of interest must be delivered to the address below by March 27, 2019 at 5.00pm (EAT) and mention Project Manager for the AELP .
Attn : ASEA Secretariat
The Exchange, 55 Westlands Road,
P O Box 43633, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
Tel : +254 20 2831000
Facsimile (fax) : +254 20 2224200
E-mail : (Please contact us using the "Apply for this Job Posting" box below) Position RequirementsMasters, 7 to 8 Years work experience