(Senior) Capacity Building and Training Economist/Specialist at ADB, Tokyo, Japan

Deadline: 20 February 2019

Asian Development Bank (ADB) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of (Senior) Capacity Building and Training Economist/Specialist in Tokyo, Japan. The duration of this post is 2 OR 3 years.

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The (Senior) Capacity Building and Training Economist/Specialist will perform the following functions-

  • Identify areas, issues, and specific needs for capacity building and knowledge management and sharing (under ADBI’s priorities and areas of focus).
  • Design, organize and implement effective CBT programs and evidence-based knowledge products and activities on development issues affecting ADB’s member countries.
  • Give lectures/presentations at CBT events when possible and establish strong working relationships with clients within and outside ADB through effective organization of events and dissemination of knowledge products.
  • Develop training materials, post-training documents, and possibly further training materials and knowledge management tools, including case studies, manuals, handbooks, policy briefs, e-courses, training needs assessment and evaluation.
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual CBT work program and budget.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Advanced university degree (PhD desirable but not required) in a discipline related to economic and social development in Asia and the Pacific.
  • At least 7-8 years relevant experience (10-12 for senior position), preferably working on economic development issues, capacity building and training, knowledge management, economic research and policy analysis.
  • Current or recent knowledge and understanding of the Asian Development Bank and its operations strongly preferred.
  • Strong leadership and task management skills.
  • Strong analytical skills on policy issues related to development and capacity building.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills in written and verbal English.

How to Apply

Applicants must attach both CV and Personal History Form with their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit ADB.