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Asian Development Bank (ADB) is an international development finance institution headquartered in Manila, Philippines and is composed of 68 members, 49 of which are from the Asia and Pacific region. ADB is committed to achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty. ADB combines finance, knowledge, and partnerships to fulfill its expanded vision under its Strategy 2030.
ADB only hires nationals of its 68 members.
The position is assigned in the Urban Development and Water Division (SAUW) within the South Asia Department (SARD). SARD is responsible for providing statistical and analytical leadership innovation, lending, project implementation and knowledge sharing for ADB’s sector and thematic work that covers operations in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. SAUW is responsible for sector support for water and urban development.
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The Associate Project Analyst will provide statistical and analytical support to the functions of portfolio management and project administration, in general, as well as pipeline processing. The incumbent will report to the designated International Staff and senior National Staff.
- Assists in project processing by (i) monitoring milestone events of loans and TAs; (ii) ensuring that project documents comply with ADB templates and requirements; (iii) creating and updating Public Information Documents on a quarterly basis; and (iv) contributing to the preparation of Project Administration Manuals by gathering and consolidating data in the appendices, and preparing draft on various sections.
Assists in implementation of projects, grants, TAs by (i) managing and monitoring physical progress in projects, grants, and TA implementation; (ii) reviewing government submissions relating to consultancy recruitment, procurement and disbursements; (iii) preparing internal memoranda and reports; (iv) and maintaining related records, files, and reports using eOps, sharepoint, procurement review system (PRS), consultant recruitment system (CMS) and other ADB office applications/databases.
Monitors compliance with project and TA covenants, and follows up on outstanding obligations of Executing Agencies (EAs).
- Assists in processing disbursements for projects; reviews withdrawal applications for compliance with project agreement; prepares and reviews data for procurement contract summary sheet (PCSS) to update the loan financial information system (LFIS); and addresses queries of implementing agencies related to disbursement and/or procurement.
Assists in the review of procurement-related submissions including procurement plans, bidding documents and preparation of e-PAF to bid evaluation reports and contract modifications submitted by EAs. Participates in various missions, and familiarizes EAs with ADB’s loan procedures and assists them in preparing reports and applications, where necessary.
Performs other tasks as assigned and reflected in the incumbent’s work plan.
Relevant Experience & Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree in any relevant field.
- At least 5 years of relevant work experience in international agencies will be preferred.
- Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of a multilateral development organization’s operational processes and procedures.
- Proven ability to work independently on assigned transactions, areas of analysis and research, which have well-defined scope and steps.
- Preferably the candidate has completed or substantially completed Procurement Accreditation Skills Scheme (PASS) accreditation.
- Effective report-writing and communication skills in English.
- Proficient in spreadsheets and required information technologies.
- 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.
- Please refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for Administrative Staff Levels 6-7.
The selected candidate is appointed for an initial term of 3 years.
ADB offers competitive remuneration and a comprehensive benefits package. Actual appointment salary will be based on ADB’s standards and computation, taking into account the selected individual’s qualifications and experience.
ADB seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities to work in an inclusive environment. ADB encourages all qualified candidates to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities. Women are highly encouraged to apply.
Please note that the actual level and salary will be based on qualifications of the selected candidate.