Senior Social Development Specialist (Civil Society Participation) at ADB, Manila, Philippines

Deadline: 24 January 2018

Asian Development Bank (ADB) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Senior Social Development 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 Safeguards Specialist will perform the following functions-

  • Provide expertise in the area of ADB-Government-CSO cooperation in reducing poverty in Asia and the Pacific through the provision of direct and corporate support to ADB’s operations in working with CSOs.
  • Strengthen and support the role of the NGO and Civil Society Center (NGOC) and the internal ADB-wide CSO Cooperation Network, comprising of CSO Anchors in operational departments and key departments engaging with CSOs, in integrating CSO participation in ADB operations.
  • Develop and implement knowledge products in improving and deepening ADB-CSO cooperation which include integration of CSO knowledge and expertise into ADB operations.
  • Support ADB departments and offices in the application of appropriate participation methodologies, strategies, and techniques which enhance CSO participation in ADB operations.
  • Improve developing member country (DMC) and ADB’s institutional capacity to cooperate with CSOs.

Eligibility Criteria

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Applicants must have-

  • At least a Master’s degree, or equivalent, in Social Sciences, Public Policy Development Studies/Economics, or related fields.
  • University degree in Social Sciences, Public Policy Development Studies/Economics, or related fields, combined with specialized experience in similar organization/s, may be considered in lieu of a Master’s degree.
  • At least 10 years of relevant professional experience, including recent experience working for CSOs. Strong understanding of where and how CSOs may contribute to ADB operations, with up-to-date and in-depth knowledge in concepts and practices related to ADB-CSO cooperation in Asia and the Pacific.
  • Proven operational competence in project design, implementation, financial management, monitoring, and evaluation of development projects.
  • Knowledge of ADB business processes and experience in developing and administering ADB technical assistance and ADB Loan and Grants an advantage.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit ADB.

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