Asian Development Bank Job Circular

Asian Development Bank

This is a Full-time position posted August 30, 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
To provide administrative and analytical support to the functions of portfolio management and project administration in the Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development (ANR) sector, under the guidance of designated international and national staff.

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 qualification in engineering, economics, finance, business administration or related area.
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience; related experience in international agencies will be preferred
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of ADB operational processes and procedures
  • Proven ability to undertake background research and analysis on difficult but well-defined tasks, collect and organize required data and information, apply appropriate computer skills in analyzing and developing the data, and prepare notes, papers and sections of reports
  • Good analytical thinking
  • Ability to establish and maintain productive contacts with appropriate officials of host government, donor agencies and executing agencies
  • Effective report-writing and communication skills in English and the national language (as required)
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft software packages for performing word processing, spreadsheets, graphics, database applications and other required information technologies
  • Familiarity with local languages and institutions
  • Knowledge of contract administration practices, procurement rules and regulations and their applications in the country context
  • Able to provide guidance to other Administrative Staff (AS) staff on assigned area of work
  • Able to liaise and work effectively with government officials within own work location and with colleagues throughout ADB Able to work collaboratively with teams as a constructive team member
  • Ability to work with individuals from different cultural/national backgrounds
  • Good oral and written communication skills in English

The Aslan 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 7 September 2017.

We encourage diversity in our workplace and support an inclusive environment.

Vacancy Reference Number: 170661


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