Senior Education Specialist at ADB, Manila, Philippines

Deadline: 20 July 2018

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

  • Conceptualize and support development of the ADB education sector strategies and policies, in consultation with regional departments and country resident missions and advise ADB Project Teams to remain consistent with ADB education sector strategies and policy to ensure innovations and cross-sectoral collaboration to support improved quality of education and employability of graduates.
  • Conceptualize and support regional departments’ need to implement operational priorities outlined in Strategy 2030, particularly to generate quality jobs and improve the quality of education and training.
  • Advise the Project Teams in the formulation of lending and non-lending pipeline of projects in the education sector to ensure full compliance of ADB policies and procedures.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Master’s degree in education, economics, business, administration, other social sciences or any other relevant fields. Alternatively, university degree in related fields combined with additional relevant professional experience can be considered.
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant professional experience with international experience working in development in several countries.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English is required.
  • Proven expertise in applying advanced knowledge, practices and solutions in the areas of education access, quality and relevance in developing countries context.
  • Understanding of complex issues pertaining to multiple levels of education, cross sector collaboration, use of high technology and other innovative solutions.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit ADB.