Senior Country Economist

Conceptualize, formulate and implement the Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) and country operation business Plan (COBP) in line with country’s development plans and ADB’s medium and long-term strategic framework. Take the lead in annual country programming and country confirmation missions, and periodic country performance assessment exercises. Undertake economic and governance work, thematic, and sector work and stakeholder coordination. Take the lead in implementation of MNRM’s projects in economic policy; private and financial sector development, public finance and governance. Assist the Country Director in high-level policy discussions with Government on macroeconomic, portfolio, and sector policy issues. Work within general policies, principles and goals, working directly with clients.
  • Supervisor: Country Director
  • The following staff positions may be supervised by the incumbent:
    • Administrative Staff
    • National Staff
  • Master's Degree, or equivalent, in public policy or other related fields. University degree in public policy or other related fields combined with specialized experience in similar organization/s, may be considered in lieu of a Master’s degree
  • At least 10 years' relevant experience within the field at senior levels (e.g. leading projects)
  • International experience working in several countries 
  • Proven application of expertise within a specific area of ADB's operations (economic, sector or thematic), or breadth across multiple areas with in-depth knowledge within one area
  • Able to utilize and share relevant knowledge to benefit the broader ADB community
  • Familiar with multilateral development bank’s policies and procedures
  • Strong analytical, negotiation, multidisciplinary, interpersonal and communication skills
For more details and to apply, visit http://www.adb.org/careers/160594
Deadline for applications is on 22 August 2016.
We encourage diversity in our workforce and support an inclusive work environment.
Women are encouraged to apply.
This is a re-advertisement. Previous applicants need not apply. Applications received in response to previous posting will be considered together with applications received in response to this advertisement.
The vision of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is a region free of poverty. Established in 1966 and based in Manila, Philippines, ADB’s multicultural staff come from about 67 members. ADB offers a competitive salary and benefits package. While the position advertised is for the ADB headquarters, staff must be prepared to serve in any location outside Manila, Philippines at the discretion of Management. Applicants must be nationals of one of ADB's member countries.