Senior Operations Assistant

Senior Operations Assistant

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Deadline for applications is on
8 November 2018.

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

Vacancy Reference Number: 180878

The Pacific Country Office (PCO) 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:
The Senior Operations Assistant will provide support for maintaining client relationships, for delivering assistance operations, and for office administration in the PCO. He/She supports the management of relations with external and internal clients, and consultations with external partners and relevant ADB departments He/She assist on financial, budgetary, and administrative functions of the Pacific Country Office. He/She provides assistance to teams and missions involved in ADB’s assistance programs, particularly on project processing and administration.

Reporting Arrangement:
The position will report to the designated International Staff and/or Senior National Staff.

Selection Criteria:
• Suitability to undertake the responsibilities mentioned above at the required level.
• Bachelor’s degree in economics, finance, engineering or related, preferably with advanced training.
• At least 5 years of relevant professional experience in the public sector or in organizations that interact regularly with local or national government.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English is required.

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 local remuneration package. It is open only to national and residents of Marshall Islands.

The position is for a 3-year special fixed term appointment. ADB offers a competitive salary and benefits package applicable to local staff. While the position advertised is for the Pacific Country Office, ADB staff may be required to serve in any location outside the Resident Mission at the discretion of Management.