Asian Development Bank Job Circular

Asian Development Bank

This is a Full-time position posted January 29, 2017.

The ADB-Bangladesh Resident Mission (BRM) was established to assist its Headquarters in the implementation of projects and programs, in project processing, country programming, and economic and sector work It also coordinates ADB’s activities with other resident diplomatic and donor missions, NGOs, academic institutions, local think tanks, private sector and other members of the civil society.

Description of Responsibilities
Performs a full range of secretarial and administrative support services for the designated International and senior National Staff. Coordinates administrative activities for the assigned units. Take up project administration activities under technical assistance.

Reporting Arrangement

  • Supervisor: Designated International Staff and Senior National Staff

Selection Criteria
Specific criteria include

  • Suitability to undertake the responsibilities mentioned above at the required level
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional and/or academic qualifications
  • At least 5 years of work experience
  • Excellent typing skills.
  • Advanced computer skills with sound knowledge of common word-processing, spreadsheets and graphics software used in multilateral organizations.
  • Thorough understanding of the role and function of the division/office/department and a good general understanding of the organization’s purpose.
  • Good working knowledge of procedures, formats and standards relevant in the performance of work.
  • Ability to exercise judgment on matters of confidentiality and those requiring urgent attention especially in the supervisor’s absence
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English
  • Ability to work with individuals from different cultural/national backgrounds
  • Good coordination and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to coordinate proper distribution of tasks among other administrative assistants
  • Able to liaise and work effectively with staff within own work location
  • Able to work collaboratively with teams as a constructive team member

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The Asian Development Bank’s vision is a region free of poverty. Established in 1966 and headquartered in Manila, Philippines, ADB’s multicultural staff come from about 67 members. The advertised position is a local staff position with a local remuneration package. It is open only to persons who are nationals and residents of Bangladesh. The position is for a 3-year fixed term appointment. ADB offers a competitive salary and benefits package applicable to local staff. While the position advertised is for the Bangladesh Resident Mission, ADB staff may be required to serve in any location outside the Resident Mission at the discretion of Management.

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Deadline for applications is on 13 February 2017.

Vacancy Reference Number: 170121


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