Principal Transport Specialist at ADB, Manila, Philippines

Deadline: 23 March 2018

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

  • Conduct dialogue with government officials and other stakeholders on transport sector issues and projects.
  • Lead/oversee project identification, preparation, appraisal, documentation and compliance with ADB’s policies, operations manuals, project administration instructions, and related documentations.
  • Ensure that sustainability, best engineering practices including high technology and appropriate technology, safety, and efficiency are realistically incorporated in project design for effective implementation.
  • Provide guidance to borrowers/clients, and assist in formulating, planning, and preparing high quality documents related to the projects.
  • Lead/oversee and supervise above functions as Project Team Leader (PTL) for loans and TA projects with high levels of risk and complexity, and possibly conflicting stakeholder interests.
  • Address issues raised by direct and indirect stakeholders as well as queries, comments, and suggestions from internal review including from senior management.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Master’s degree in Civil, Highway, or Transportation Engineering; Transport Economics; Transport Planning; or other related fields, preferably at post-graduate level or its equivalent.
  • Minimum 10 years relevant professional experience in the transport sector including international work experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of transport and communications development issues in Asia.
  • Significant expertise within a specific area of ADB’s transport sector operations (transport economics, transport planning and design, or transport project implementation), or breadth across multiple areas with in-depth knowledge within 1 area.
  • Proven experience as mission leader for processing or administration of loan and TA projects and policy dialogue in the transport sector.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit ADB.

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