Deadline: 3 February 2021
Asian Development Bank (ADB) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Principal Operations Coordination Specialist (Conflict-Affected Situations) 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 Principal Operations Coordination Specialist (Conflict-Affected Situations) will perform the following functions-
- Co-lead implementation of the FCAS and SIDS Approach (FSA), focusing on the FCAS dimensions of the approach to improve ADB operations in FCAS countries and leads indicator tracking and monitoring of indicators for FCAS.
- Provide strategic and technical advice as team member of peer reviewers to operations teams working on the preparation of country partnerships strategies, project design and implementation, and results monitoring to ensure context-specific approaches and processes.
- Conceive, develop, and conduct training programs for ADB staff and client FCAS countries and provide advice on the design of training and capacity building measures for bank staff and counterparts on issues outlined in the FSA and the training needs analysis that is expected to be completed by March 2021.
- Lead the development of knowledge products and events that will bring in international best practices and strengthen the knowledge base on FCAS for ADB staff and clients.
- Oversee analytics, results monitoring, and reporting of ADB’s operations in FCAS to inform how operations can be improved.
- Establish and expands a network of FCAS specialists with experience in the region to assist ADB operations and facilitate effective sharing of FCAS-related knowledge and experience within ADB.
- Manage ongoing, and develops new regional technical assistance projects to strengthen ADB operations in FCAS.
- Manage donor coordination and secures funds to cofinance new initiatives.
- Review project documents, and participates in missions to support ADB operations in FCAS countries.
Applicants must have:
- Master’s or higher advanced degree in political science, social sciences, economics or relevant fields required.
- 12 year’s of relevant professional experience, including working in FCAS in Asia and the Pacific, demonstrated understanding of the international development assistance architecture, development effectiveness, cooperation with international development partners, especially in the context of change processes and multi-stakeholder consultation and collaboration strongly preferred.
- Experience working on and knowledge of sector-specific issues, and cross-cutting issues such as context-specificity, fragility, resilience, capacity development, peace-building, security and stabilization in project design, implementation, monitoring, and reporting will be given a preference.
- Diplomatic skills combined with intercultural competence and experience in working with interdisciplinary teams.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English is required.
- Distinctive conceptual and analytical skills as well as a high level of consulting competence.
- Readiness for business trips, if necessary, to conflict-sensitive regions and countries.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit ADB.