Principal Evaluation Specialist at ADB, Manila, Philippines

Deadline: 11 January 2019

Asian Development Bank (ADB) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Principal Evaluation Specialist (Energy) in Manila, Philippines. The duration of this post is 3 years.

The Principal Evaluation Specialist provides highly specialized expertise in energy sector operations, especially in (i) promoting energy efficiency and renewable energy, (ii) maximizing access to energy, and (iii) promoting sector reforms, capacity building and governance.

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Principal Evaluation Specialist will perform the following functions-

  • Prepare cross-cutting evaluations, primarily focused on the energy sector (thematic and sector evaluations, topical papers).
  • Lead preparation of the corporate evaluation reports and/or contributes on experience in energy sector policy, strategy and investments-related topics.
  • Prepare synthesis, working papers and other evaluation products that are sector, thematic or corporate-related.
  • Prepare project/program performance evaluation reports and Technical Assistance (TA) performance evaluation reports on public and private sector operations.
  • Prepare validations of project/program completion reports and/or contribute to the quality assurance of validations of self-evaluation reports.
  • Provide comments on draft evaluation reports and on draft ADB operational documents according to his/her skills and specialization.
  • Provide intellectual leadership in evaluation approach and methodology development and applications.
    disseminates evaluation findings and promote learning from evaluations in ADB, development partners and developing member countries.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by Division Director or duties that may be assigned as reflected in the incumbent’s work plan.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Master’s Degree, or equivalent, in engineering, finance, business administration, public policy and public administration, economics, development studies or related social science fields.
  • University degree in similar fields combined with specialized experience in international development organizations, may be considered in lieu of a Master’s degree.
  • Minimum 12 years of relevant operational experience in development programs and projects.
  • Minimum¬† 6 years of experience in energy sector policy, strategy, organizational effectiveness, and technical dialogue and/or development monitoring and evaluation in developing countries; and Experience in the Asia-Pacific region is an asset.
  • Proven expertise within a specific area or breadth across multiple corporate, sector and theme areas with in-depth knowledge in at least one of these focus areas: (i) electricity sector expansion programs and renewables, (ii) power sector reforms and governance, (iii) efficiency improvements, (iv) training and support for government energy agencies; and (v) oil and gas sectors;
  • Aptitude towards preparing development evaluations; conducting country/sector/project-level analysis including operational, economic, social and technical aspects, institutional and policy analysis and reforms, macroeconomics, economic and financial analyses.
  • Familiarity with the overarching themes of poverty, inequality, gender equality, safeguards, private sector, and organization for delivery.
  • Familiarity with development strategy, policy and practices in multilateral and bilateral development institutions, experience with ADB operations is an advantage.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Ability to perform effectively as a team leader, exercising supervision, coordination, and planning responsibilities over multi-disciplinary unit; coach or mentor team members.
  • Ability to share relevant knowledge to benefit the broader ADB and development community.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit ADB.