Director at ADB, Manila, Philippines

Deadline: 2 October 2018

Asian Development Bank (ADB) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Director 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 Director will perform the following functions-

  • Provide leadership in planning, implementing and supervising work plans and monitor the quality of output and the achievement of long-term goals and annual objectives for the Procurement Division 2 (PFP2).
  • Oversee the support provided by the Division to regional departments and resident missions in the assessment of developing member countries (DMCs) procurement systems.
  • Coordinate and supervise the selection of consultants, including short-listing, invitation to submit proposals, evaluation of proposals, price envelope opening procedure, Consultant Selection Committee meetings, and contract negotiations.
  • Supervise the Division’s overview and support of project processing and supervision activities, management information on loan processing, administration, and reporting, to find solutions to common problems, including delays faced with procurement during project implementation.
  • Build strong relationships with the full range of PPFD development partners, including other development institutions, and the private sector.
  • Update ADB’s Procurement Regulations, procurement manuals, guidance notes, staff instructions, project administration instructions related to consulting services and procurement.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Master’s degree, or equivalent, in Business/Public Administration, Economics, Engineering, Finance, Law, or other related fields.
  • University degree in Business Administration, Economics, Engineering, Finance, Law, or other related fields combined with specialized experience in similar organization/s, may be considered in lieu of a Master’s degree.
  • At least 15 years of relevant professional technical experience with a solid and proven track record in analyzing and structuring complex procurement transactions resulting in practical solutions to clients.
  • Proven management and leadership abilities, with demonstrated performance in creating, motivating, and leading diverse teams of highly qualified professionals.
  • Outstanding analytical, communication, interpersonal and negotiating skills.
  • Ability to effectively interact with Board members, senior government officials, counterpart staff at all levels.
  • 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.