Senior Education Specialist at ADB, Manila, Philippines

Deadline: 30 June 2017

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Senior Education Specialist in Manila, Philippines.

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Senior Education Specialist will perform the following functions-

  • Conduct economic and sector work, including sector assessments and policy and strategy options, for ADB-supported education and skills development sector development efforts.
  • Lead in the identification, development, processing, and administration of loan and TA projects in the education and skills development sectors, and ensure good quality of sector analyses and incorporation of key issues.
  • Lead and participate in country teams and sector working groups.
  • Provide technical inputs for country programming and contribute to the development of country/regional partnership strategies and country/regional operations business plans.
  • Conduct policy dialogue with government on relevant education sector policies and reforms.
  • Contribute new and innovative approaches to policy, strategies and operational issues, including private sector engagement in education and skills development, in the context of inclusive and sustainable growth and poverty reduction.
  • Coordinate with various stakeholders in developing member countries (DMCs) such as non-government organizations (NGOs), civil society organizations, and development partners, in consultation with appropriate ADB focal points and staff.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in education, public sector management, economics, or other related fields.
  • University degree in education, public sector management, economics, or other related fields combined with specialized experience in similar organization/s, may be considered in lieu of a Master’s degree.
  • Suitability to undertake the responsibilities mentioned above at the required level.
  • At least 10 years of relevant professional experience, including as project leader in the preparation and implementation of projects in education, skills development, or in social sectors.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit ADB.

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