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2017-10-31

Vacancy announcement from Asian Development Bank

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The Asian Development Bank was conceived in the early 1960s as a financial institution that would be Asian in character and foster economic growth and cooperation in one of the poorest regions in the world.

1. Job position: Senior Project Officer (Infrastructure)
This is a special fixed-term appointment for a period of one (1) year following Section 3.1 (c) of Administrative Order No. 2.01 ("Recruitment and Appointment"). This appointment is not convertible to a regular appointment. It may be extended on exceptional basis for a further fixed period at the option of ADB, if the position continues to be required. This appointment is open to internal and external applicants.

If the successful candidate is an ADB staff member holding a regular appointment, his/her regular appointment will be converted to a special fixed-term appointment. A special fixed-term appointment will automatically and without prior notice expire at the end of the term.

This vacancy is a local staff position with local remuneration package. It is open only to nationals and residents of Nepal.

Overview
Asian Development Bank (ADB) is an international development finance institution headquartered in Manila, Philippines and is composed of 67 members, 48 of which are from the Asia and Pacific region. ADB's mission is to reduce poverty and promote sustainable economic growth in the region. ADB's main instruments for helping its developing member countries are policy dialogue, loans, equity investments, guarantees, grants, and technical assistance. The position is assigned in the Nepal Resident Mission (NRM) within the South Asia Department (SARD). SARD is responsible for providing 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. NRM is supporting the Government of Nepal's development objective of accelerated, sustainable, inclusive economic growth. To view ADB Organizational Chart, please click here.


Job Purpose
The senior project officer will contribute to the Resident Mission (RM) by supporting and/or leading loan/Technical Assistance (TA) processing and administration associated with ADB's earthquake reconstruction support and supports NRM's relevant country portfolio management activities. The incumbent will report to a designated International Staff.

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Qualifications
Relevant Experience and Requirements
> Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or related infrastructure and management fields.
> Master's degree would be an advantage, along with experience in building projects and associated procurement and contract management.
> Minimum 8 years of relevant professional experience in project management and implementation.
> Experience & knowledge of various stages of the project cycle (project planning / feasibility analysis / detailed design / project implementation / construction supervision / contract management) is desirable.
> Sound knowledge of government administrative systems and procedures.
> Familiarity with accepted best practices of procurement and disbursement processes.
> Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English are required.
> For other competencies, relevant to the position, please refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for National Staff Levels 1 - 4.

General Considerations
ADB offers competitive remuneration at the range between NR 2,424,000 to 4,363,000 per year for this vacancy 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.

Application Closing Date: Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Click [ HERE ] to Apply for this vacancy

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2.  Job position: Senior Project Officer (Urban Development)
This is a special fixed-term appointment for a period of three (3) years following Section 3.1 (c) of Administrative Order No. 2.01 ("Recruitment and Appointment"). This appointment is not convertible to a regular appointment. It may be extended on exceptional basis for a further fixed period at the option of ADB, if the position continues to be required. This appointment is open to internal and external applicants.

If the successful candidate is an ADB staff member holding a regular appointment, his/her regular appointment will be converted to a special fixed-term appointment. A special fixed-term appointment will automatically and without prior notice expire at the end of the term.

This vacancy is a local staff position with local remuneration package. It is open only to nationals and residents of Nepal.

Overview
Asian Development Bank (ADB) is an international development finance institution headquartered in Manila, Philippines and is composed of 67 members, 48 of which are from the Asia and Pacific region. ADB's mission is to reduce poverty and promote sustainable economic growth in the region. ADB's main instruments for helping its developing member countries are policy dialogue, loans, equity investments, guarantees, grants, and technical assistance.

The position is assigned in the Nepal Resident Mission (NRM) within the South Asia Department (SARD). SARD is responsible for providing 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. NRM is supporting the Government of Nepal's development objective of accelerated, sustainable, inclusive economic growth.

Job Purpose
The senior project officer will contribute to the Resident Mission (RM) by supporting and/or leading loan/Technical Assistance (TA) processing and administration, portfolio management, sector work, and other general sector activities, with focus on urban infrastructure and management including its public and private sector operations. The incumbent will report to a designated International Staff.


Qualifications
Relevant Experience & Requirements
> Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or related infrastructure and management fields; relevant fields. Master's degree would be an advantage.
> Minimum of 8 years of relevant professional experience in project management and implementation.
> Experience & knowledge of various stages of the project cycle (project planning / feasibility analysis / detailed design / project implementation / construction supervision / contract management) is desirable.
> Sound knowledge of government administrative systems and procedures.
> Familiarity with accepted best practices of procurement and disbursement processes.
> Excellent written and verbal communication skills are English.
> For other competencies, relevant to the position, please refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for National Staff Levels 1 - 4.

General Considerations
ADB offers competitive remuneration at the range between NR 2,424,000 to 4,363,000 per year for this vacancy 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 only hires nationals of its 67 member countries.ADB seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities to work in an inclusive environment.

Click [ HERE ] to Apply for this vacancy

Application Closing Date: Tuesday, November 7, 2017

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