Senior Social Development 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 Social Development Specialist in Manila, Philippines.

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Senior Social Development Specialist will perform the following functions-

  • Lead efforts to support the implementation of ADB’s commitments to core labor standards, in close cooperation with the social development thematic group, gender thematic group, NGO and Civil Society Center, social safeguards network and the operations departments.
  • Assist in policy and strategy formulation relevant to core labor standards, and assess country circumstances.
  • Prepare on a highly selective basis guidelines, handbooks, and staff instructions and electronic and web-based materials.
  • Undertake reviews and prepare progress reports on the implementation of CLS in ADB operations.
  • Review project/program concepts papers, preparatory technical assistance papers and Report and Recommendation of the President to assess the extent to which core labor standards and other related labor issues exist, and provide advice and assistance to project teams to address any opportunities and manage direct or contextual risks.
  • Participate in activities to support operations departments in policy dialogue and country programming.
  • Work closely with social development, gender sand safeguard specialists to support social impact assessments for project preparation.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Master’s degree, or equivalent, in social science, law or other related fields.
  • University degree in social science, law or other related fields combined with specialized experience in similar organizations may be considered in lieu of a Master’s degree.
  • At least 10 years of relevant experience.
  • Good working knowledge in the operations of multilateral development organizations and executing agencies.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
  • International experience working in development in several countries.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit ADB.

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