Senior Safeguards Specialist at ADB, Manila, Philippines

Deadline: 23 January 2018

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

  • Independently undertake and coordinate the department safeguards team’s efforts in providing advice, building capacity, and advancing the development of environmental safeguards policies in an ADB-wide context.
  • Independently undertake and coordinate the preparation of a strategic framework and work plan to build and sustain PSOD’s effectiveness in addressing environmental safeguards issues in project loan and investment processing/administration.
  • Independently undertake and facilitate liaison and contact with clients, non-government organizations (NGOs), development partners, and within ADB, including coordinating responses to NGOs.
  • Take charge of public information and disclosure initiatives.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Master’s Degree, or equivalent, in Environmental Management, Environmental Science, Applied Social Science or other related fields.
  • University degree in Environmental Science, Applied Social Science or other related fields combined with specialized experience in similar organization/s, may be considered in lieu of a Master’s degree.
  • At least 10 years of relevant hands-on professional experience in environmental and safeguards work, or related areas and in project administration.
  • International experience working in development in several countries, coordinating and working in multi-disciplinary teams.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit ADB.