Director Infrastructure Projects 1


  • The job involves participating in developing and implementing the Bank’s infrastructure projects strategy; providing leadership and advisory support in the planning and packaging of housing, student & staff accommodation, energy, irrigation & tourism infrastructure projects; and supervising project implementation for successful delivery.
  • The position reports to the Chief Executive Officer.


  • Contributes to the development of the Bank’s infrastructure sector strategy to guide its interventions
  • Leads in the identification of infrastructure projects to be packaged, financed and implemented by the Bank
  • Oversees due diligence on identified projects to ensure quality at entry
  • Supervises the planning, development, structuring, and appraisal of projects in line with the Bank’s policies and procedures
  • Manages the Bank’s key stakeholders, both at institutional and project levels
  • Identifies and manages strategic partners for infrastructure development
  • Coordinates the preparation of project concept papers or proposals
  • Supervises the implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting for all projects
  • Advocates for supportive policies for infrastructure development
  • Identifies and coordinates capacity building programmes for identified projects
  • Advises on prioritisation of pipeline projects
  • Guides and supervises multi-disciplinary teams to ensure effective delivery on the Bank’s Infrastructure Work Programmes
  • Prepares and presents reports to the Bank’s EXCO, Board Committees, Board of Directors, Implementing Agents, Clients and other Stakeholders.


  • Post graduate qualification in Management, Development Finance, Project Management, Engineering, Architecture, Project Finance, Construction Management, Economics or other relevant discipline.
  • At least 10 years post-qualification experience in project development and financing. Direct experience in the infrastructure development space will be an added advantage.
  • Mature, confident and good networker with experience in building and nurturing relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Experience in strategy formulation, and mapping activities and resource needs for successful strategy implementation.
  • Experience working in a Development Finance Institution will be an added advantage
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills.

Interested applicants should submit their applications by email, together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, not later than 16:00 hours Sunday, 31 January 2021.


For the above position, a highly competitive package is on offer, details of which would be disclosed to the shortlisted candidates.

To be considered, interested candidates are requested to forward their applications to:

The Director
Corporate Services and Human Resources Department
IDBZ House
99 Rotten Row Harare Zimbabwe
Tel +263 242 750171/8 Fax 0242 749012
or email

Posted Date: 
Monday, December 28, 2020
Sunday, January 31, 2021
Director Infrastructure