Executive Opportunities

Position TitleOrganizationJob/Reference NumberLocationClosing Date
Chief Executive OfficerSCALE AI​1805-001T​Montréal, Canada​7/01/2018
Division Manager, Strategy and Transaction Support (PINS 1)​African Development Bank (AfDB)​1807-052L​Ivory Coast, Africa​9/13/2018
Division Manager, Corporate and Strategic Portfolio Management (PINS 2)​African Development Bank (AfDB)​1807-051L​Ivory Coast, Africa​9/13/2018

SCALE AI
Chief Executive Officer


Montréal, Canada
1805-001T

SCALE AI is Canada’s artificial intelligence (AI) supercluster, dedicated to building the next-generation intelligent supply chain. It is a business-led and not-for-profit consortium that will drive economic growth, bolster Canada's leadership in the global supply chain innovation race, create highly skilled jobs,Scale and accelerate the adoption of new AI as well as IoT / robotics / blockchain technologies. To date, Scale AI has 120 partners, including 80 industrial firms, a network of 12 academic institutions coast-to-coast, and 28 enabling organizations.

Based in Montréal, SCALE AI’s inaugural Chief Executive Officer will be responsible for providing leadership and direction to SCALE AI’s activities to deliver on its mission and vision. Reporting to the Board of Directors, s/he will manage SCALE AI’s resources in an efficient and responsible manner, thereby protecting the organization and ensuring its long-term vitality. As the ambassador for SCALE AI’s vision, mission, values, and strategic imperatives, the CEO will represent SCALE AI globally.

The successful candidate will be a dynamic, pragmatic, and inspirational leader who can set ambitious goals and strategy. S/he will readily roll up his/her sleeves, develop operational plans, and motivate others to exceed expectations. Charismatic and results-oriented, s/he will bring a track record of accomplishment in leading supply chain enabled organizations through strategic growth and technological change, ideally with exposure to AI technologies.

SCALE AI is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Please email a cover letter, résumé and any other related materials to scaleai@russellreynolds.com. The closing date for applications is July 1, 2018.

Closing Date 1st July 2018

Job Specification Documents:

African Development Bank (AfDB)
Division Manager, Strategy and Transaction Support (PINS 1)


Ivory Coast, Africa
1807-052L

The African Development Bank is a multi-lateral development finance institution and the premier pan-African organization fostering economic growth and social progress in Africa. To focus and ensure greater developmental impacts for the Bank’s work, five major areas, all of which will accelerate its delivery for Africa, have been identified: Light up and power Africa; Feed Africa; Industrialize Africa; Integrate Africa; and Improve the quality of life for the people of Africa.

The Division Manager, Strategy & Transaction Support (PINS1) ensures the delivery of robust, strategic business development efforts to grow the Bank’s business and impact sustainably by promoting private sector development and growth. S/he identifies areas in which the Bank can catalyse market development through innovation, leveraging a deep understanding of local markets and best practices. The Division Manager fosters relationships with clients and colleagues to facilitate effective knowledge transfer and best practice. A proven leader in private sector development, the Division Manager creates increased awareness of the Bank’s private sector agenda and serves as a visible representative and advocate for this work in high-profile events and engagements.

The Division Manager reports directly to the Director of Private Sector Operations within the Vice-Presidency for Private Sector, Infrastructure and Industrialization. S/he leads several small teams that form the Division, including Non-Sovereign Operations Strategy & Technical Assistance Support; Global Client Management; Transaction Structuring & Modelling; and Equity Origination Support. Under the leadership of the Division Manager, these teams promote private sector development by delivering private sector strategy, policies and guidelines; global client management; transaction support; technical assistance support; risk mitigation and credit enhancement.

The successful candidate will bring substantial experience in private sector development, gained in a DFI context. S/he will have strong investment experience and will be highly analytical, strategic and client service-minded. S/he will bring seniority, energy, and vision.

The closing date is the 13th September 2018.

The African Development Bank has retained Russell Reynolds Associates to assist with this appointment.

To apply, please send a Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating age and nationality, together with a supporting statement briefly highlighting your experience and skills against the requirements of the role, to responses@russellreynolds.com, including the job role and the reference number 1807-052L, in the subject title of your e-mail.

Closing Date Noon, Thursday 13 September 2018

Job Specification Documents:

African Development Bank (AfDB)
Division Manager, Corporate and Strategic Portfolio Management (PINS 2)


Ivory Coast, Africa
1807-051L

The African Development Bank is a multi-lateral development finance institution and the premier pan-African organization fostering economic growth and social progress in Africa. To focus and ensure greater developmental impacts for the Bank’s work, five major areas, all of which will accelerate its delivery for Africa, have been identified: Light up and power Africa; Feed Africa; Industrialize Africa; Integrate Africa; and Improve the quality of life for the people of Africa.

The Division Manager, Corporate and Strategic Portfolio Management (PINS2) ensures effective portfolio management, corporate-wide and across all asset classes. S/he provides Middle and Back Office services and strives to improve overall portfolio quality by developing and delivering best in class portfolio management frameworks, policies, guidelines and procedures. S/he conducts in-depth portfolio analysis and advises the Board, Senior Management and other senior stakeholders on portfolio performance and sustainability.

The Division Manager reports directly to the Director of Private Sector Operations within the Vice-Presidency for Private Sector, Infrastructure and Industrialization. S/he leads several small teams that form the Division, including Shared Service & Reporting; Middle & Back Office; and Equity Portfolio & Asset Management. Under the leadership of the Division Manager, the teams promote private sector development by delivering active portfolio management; portfolio advisory support; oversight and reporting (portfolio review); standards and frameworks for project monitoring; and Back & Middle Office support to sector departments.

The successful candidate will bring substantial experience in Middle & Back Office leadership and risk management. S/he will be highly analytical, strategic and delivery-oriented, with the ability to serve as an effective interlocutor with internal clients that include regional and sector departments, Legal, Audit and Risk, among others. S/he will bring seniority, energy, and vision.

The African Development Bank has retained Russell Reynolds Associates to assist with this appointment.

The closing date for applications is the 13th September 2018.

To apply, please send a Curriculum Vitae (CV) indicating age and nationality, together with a supporting statement briefly highlighting your experience and skills against the requirements of the role, to responses@russellreynolds.com, including the job role and the reference number 1807-051L, in the subject title of your e-mail.

Closing Date Noon, Thursday 13 September 2018

Job Specification Documents:

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