Deadline: 27 May 2016
Asian Development Bank (ADB) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Senior Economist in Manila, Philippines.
The Senior Economist will lead implementation of ADB’s Graduation Policy and conduct creditworthiness assessments as required for country classification and reclassification.
The ADB aims for an Asia and Pacific free from poverty.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Senior Economist will perform the following functions-
- Graduation Policy:
- Lead implementation of the ADB’s Graduation Policy.
- Conduct creditworthiness assessments required for country classification and reclassification.
- Provide advice on quality and policy compliance to Director, Operations Planning and Coordination Division, (SPOP) and to the Credit Worthiness Committee.
- Debt Sustainability Analysis:
- Lead and represent ADB in DSA related missions to ADF eligible countries.
- Contribute substantially to country economic analyses and the preparation of DSAs in collaboration with country economists and staff of IMF and World Bank.
- Policy and Strategy:
- Lead and provide macroeconomic analysis and technical support in the review and development of policies, including those related to debt sustainability and debt management in client countries, including the ADF grant framework.
- Lead and provide macroeconomic and technical support in the implementation of the ADF grant framework, particularly the application of DSA results to determine grant eligibility.
- Capacity Development:
- Lead, develop and implement training programs on DSAs and the country performance assessments for ADB staff and client country authorities.
- Participate in technical meetings of international financial institutions on macroeconomic issues, DSAs and debt management.
- Staff Supervision:
- Take the role of team leader and supervise the work of team members.
- Supervise the performance of reporting staff, providing clear direction and regular monitoring and feedback on performance.
Applicants must have-
- Master’s Degree, or equivalent, in Economics or related fields.
- University degree in Economics, combined with specialized experience in similar organization/s, may be considered in lieu of a Master’s degree.
- 10 years of relevant professional work experience with a strong background in quantitative macroeconomic analysis, preferably with experience in sovereign debt analysis.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
- International experience working in several countries.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, please visit ADB.