Regional Economic Advisor at ADB, New Delhi, India

Deadline: 23 November 2017

Asian Development Bank (ADB) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Regional Economic Advisor in New Delhi, India. The duration of this post is 3 years.

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Regional Economic Advisor will perform the following functions-

  • Lead background research on the development effectiveness of ADB operations in South Asia, and coordinate inputs into the Asian Development Outlook (ADO) and Country Information Notes (CIN) for South Asian countries and its updates.
  • Support the conduct of high level policy dialogue in India, and broad discussions on substantive development issues with senior policy makers, influencing policy discussion through advanced knowledge of economic issues, and provide quality and timely advice to SARD’s regional management team (RMT).
  • Lead and coordinate the review, assessment and analysis of South Asia’s macroeconomic performance and prospects in the context of its development objectives with the assistance of country economists.
  • Coordinate county economic and policy studies/research for South Asia with emphasis on structural and institutional challenges to high, sustainable, and inclusive growth.
  • Coordinate the work of SARD country economists by identifying a common agenda for research and knowledge product development.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Master’s Degree, or equivalent, in Economics, and Development Studies.
  • A Ph.D. in Economics is preferred.
  • At least 15 years of relevant professional experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
  • International experience working in development in several countries.
  • Effective report-writing and communication skills in English.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English is required.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit ADB.