Senior Planning and Policy Specialist (Institutional Coordination) at ADB, Manila, Philippines

Deadline: 08 January 2019

Asian Development Bank (ADB) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Senior Planning and Policy Specialist in Manila, Philippines. The duration of this post is 3 years.

The ADB aims for an Asia and Pacific free from poverty.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Senior Planning and Policy Specialist will perform the following functions-

  • Support reviews of relevant operational (e.g., the resident mission-related) plans and policies as part of Strategy 2030 implementation.
  • Support business process streamlining aligned with Strategy 2030. This includes contributing to revision of operations manual and staff instructions.
  • Participate in SPD quality assurance review of selected project and program documents to ensure consistency with applicable operational policies and appropriate choice of modality.
  • Support in resourcing Strategy 2030 implementation (e.g., staff resource/skills assessment, knowledge management, operational resources allocation).
  • Provide substantive contributions to corporate strategic planning and policy coordination.
  • Lead in knowledge sharing and disseminating relevant information, findings and lessons to increase awareness and knowledge in ADB about operations policies and business processes.
  • Act as a resource person for internal training and external briefings on ADB operational policies and procedures.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Master’s Degree, or equivalent, in economics, finance, business, public administration or related fields, combined with specialized experience in similar organizations.
  • Alternatively, university degree in related fields combined with additional relevant professional experience can be considered.
  • At least 10 years of relevant professional experience, with excellent knowledge of development conditions and challenges across the Asia-Pacific Region, and of the broader international development agenda.
  • International experience working in development in several countries.
  • Thorough knowledge of strategic objectives, priorities and operational procedures of similar multilateral institutions.
  • Good understanding of ADB products and services.
  • Ability to share and utilize relevant knowledge to benefit the broader ADB community.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to effectively operate as part of a team and to coach team members to develop their capabilities and potential.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit ADB.