• Analyse and provide input to the technical, environmental and social as well as financial and economic aspects of project proposals with a view to developing business and early screening of projects.
  • Where appropriate, interact with project promoters, in close cooperation and with full involvement of the operational departments concerned and local office staff.
  • Closely follow up on project implementation and monitoring of regional transport operations including relevant reporting.
  • Advise and follow up on procurement processes and environmental and social safeguards.
  • Assist in the management of Technical Assistance operations involving the services of external consultants.
  • Follow and support the development of the transport sector in the East African region and prepare briefings on key issues and strategic developments relevant for the Bank.
  • Provide input to the preparation of sector related presentations for the Head and/or staff of the Nairobi Office
  • Where required, and in full coordination with the Head of Office, build relations with key external parties (e.g. EU delegation, international financing institutions, government representatives, local authorities, other institutions).
  • Where required and in full coordination with the Head of Office/HQ, represent the EIB at events, for example regular sector meetings, conferences or meetings with International Financial Institutions (IFIs).

Qualifications and experience

  • University degree in engineering in relevant fields for the type of projects concerned in this post.
  • Additional background in economics would be an advantage;
  • At least 8 years of experience with planning and implementation of civil engineering projects;
  • Multi-country working experience in particular in the East African region would be an advantage;
  • Experience in project management, works supervision and or design;
  • Experience in procurement and safeguard management of International Financial Institutions would be a distinct advantage
  • Excellent knowledge of spoken and written English. Good command of French will be an advantage.
  • Experience in working in the public sector (government or local administration) will be an advantage.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to European Investment Bank (EIB) on to apply