Senior Health Specialist/ Health Specialist at ADB, Manila, Philippines

Deadline: 23 November 2018

Asian Development Bank (ADB) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Senior Health Specialist/ Health Specialist in Manila, Philippines. The duration of this post is 3 years.

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Senior Health Specialist/ Health Specialist will perform the following functions-

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  • Contribute to the development of sector policy and strategies for health sector in DMCs, in consultation with relevant government agencies and ADB’s Resident Missions (RMs).
  • Lead and participate in country teams and provide substantive technical sector inputs for the Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) and coordinate with RMs for consistency of approach, exchange of experiences, and continuous improvement of practices and integration of health sector policy commitments to the management of projects.
  • Lead in the development, processing and administration of loans and TA projects in the health sector, with moderate to high level or risk and complexity and lead and contribute to the generation, preparation, and dissemination of products relevant to DMCs, including the promotion of innovations and best practices.
  • Liaise and coordinate with various stakeholders such as nongovernment organizations (NGOs), civil society organizations, development partners, etc. on program loans and investment projects and substantially contribute to activities for advocacy, dissemination and knowledge building around health and social sectors issues.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Master’s degree in public health, social sciences or other specialized related fields.
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of relevant professional experience in the health sector including international work experience.
  • Knowledge of development issues in Asia. Significant expertise within a specific area of ADB’s operations (economic, sector or thematic), or breadth across multiple areas with in-depth knowledge within 1 area.
  • Good understanding and experience in the overall tasks needed in the preparation of investment projects, including project identification and conceptualization, analysis of relevant policies, preparing studies and reports, and coordination with external stakeholders, consultants, and government agencies.
  • Good skills and experience in coordinating and working with teams of professionals such as for technical, social and environmental safeguards, economic assessments, procurement, etc.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English is required.

How to Apply

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Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit ADB.

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