Senior Project Officer at ADB, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Deadline: 18 December 2018

Asian Development Bank (ADB) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Senior Project Officer in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The duration of this post is 3 years.

The Senior Project Officer will contribute to the Bangladesh Resident Mission (BRM) workplan, including handling loan/technical assistance (TA) processing and administration, portfolio management, sector work, and other general sector activities, covering public sector operations, with focus on multisector emergency assistance project.

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Senior Project Officer will perform the following functions-

  • Project & TA Preparation and Appraisal
    • Provide support to fact-finding and appraisal missions, including but not limited to review of project/program designs and cost estimates, liaison with government officials, data and project/program costing, implementation arrangements and related technical issues.
    • Participate in successful formulation and processing of ADB-financed loan, grant, and TA projects.
  • Project & TA Administration
    • Provide team leadership (where assigned as lead) by facilitating work planning, delivery and reviews with the team.
    • Monitor the progress of assigned projects and prepares project performance reports.
    • Prepare and updates forecasts of contract awards & disbursements, identifying factors responsible for shortfalls and expediting achievement of target levels where possible.
  • Sector Work
    • Contribute to sector work in the field by assisting in conducting research, updating information on the assigned sector, analyzing financial, institutional or economic issues, and preparing reports on the subjects.
    • Prepare sector assessments within the context of development aid effectiveness and national sector strategy to be utilized for programming purposes.
    • Maintain up-to-date knowledge base of future government plans and approval processes, organizational structure and policies relevant to the assigned sectors.
  • Other Operational Support
    • Help to organize, contributes to, supports, and participates in meetings, conferences, seminars, and workshops.
    • Organize and conduct workshops for EAs, as appropriate.
    • Produce reports, as required, on the tasks undertaken in relation to the above.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, economics, finance, business administration or other relevant field; preferably with Master’s degree or equivalent.
  • At least 8 years of relevant professional experience in one or more sectors (transport, energy, or urban); and at least 4 years of supervisory experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English is required.
  • Nationality of Bangladesh.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit ADB.