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Asian Development Bank Nepal Vacancy for Senior Project Officer (Transport)

Vacancy 21 Jan 2022 664 0

Asian Development Bank ADB

The ADB-Nepal Resident Mission (NRM) 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, the private sector, and other members of the civil society.

Position: Senior Project Officer (Transport)

Description of Responsibilities

The Senior Project Officer (Transport) contributes to the Nepal Resident Mission (NRM) by supporting and/or leading loan/technical assistance (TA) processing and administration, portfolio management, sector work, and other general sector activities, with focus on transport sector, both, if applicable for public and private sector operations. The incumbent will report to designated international staff (IS) and will supervise administrative staff (AS).

Selection Criteria

Specific criteria include

  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or related infrastructure and management fields, preferably with master's degree or equivalent;
  • At least 8 years of relevant professional experience in project management and implementation, with preferably at least 3 years experience in the transport sector, and at least 4 years of supervisory experience;
  • Experience and knowledge of various stages of the project cycle (project planning/ feasibility analysis/ detailed design/ project implementation/ construction supervision/ contract management) is desirable;
  • Experience and knowledge of the transport sector is required, with experience and knowledge of the civil aviation sectors as an added advantage;
  • Sound knowledge of government administrative systems and procedures;
  • Familiarity with accepted best practices of procurement and disbursement processes;
  • Proven ability to liaise and work effectively with the EAs, senior government officials, other project stakeholders, staff within own work location, and other international organizations, in procurement and undertaking policy dialogues;
  • Ability to work collaboratively with teams as a constructive team member, as a mission leader, and a project team member; and
  • Proven effective report-writing and communication skills in English.

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.

This vacancy is a local staff position with a local remuneration package. It is open to nationals and permanent residents of Nepal. The position is a 1-year special fixed-term appointment. ADB offers a competitive salary and benefits package applicable to local staff While the position advertised is for the NRM, ADB staff may be required to serve in any location outside the Resident Mission at the discretion of Management.

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The deadline for applications is on 2 February 2022.

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.

Vacancy Reference Number: 220020


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