Posted by: Hendra Siry | 23 January, 2008

ADB Vacancy: Natural Resources Economist

The Asian development Bank (ADB) is curently seeking the Natural Resources Economist for the East Asia Department (EARD) / Agriculture, Environment, and Natural Resources Division (EAAE) ADB. The position reports to: Director, Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resources Division (EAAE). The following staff positions report to the Natural Resources Economist: National Officers and Administrative Staff.
This position will contribute technical inputs and analyses in the identification, design, development, processing and evaluation of loan and Technical Assistance (TA) projects in the Division’s regional member countries and assist in ensuring economic soundness and consistency with policies and strategies to further development in the agriculture and natural resources sectors. Undertake activities to administer loan and TA projects, and non- lending products and services (NLPS) in support of ADB’s goal of reducing poverty. Contribute to the development and evaluation of agriculture and natural resources sectors policy in the National Poverty Reduction Strategies of Developing Member Countries (DMCs). Work within broad policies and objectives with supervision for unfamiliar or critical tasks.

Requirements for this position are (i) a university degree in economics, preferably with specialization in the agriculture and natural resources sectors, environment or other related fields; preferably at post-graduate level or its equivalent, (ii) suitability to undertake the responsibilities mentioned above at the required level, (iii) at least 6 years of relevant professional experience in the agriculture and natural resources sectors, environment, as well as exposure in the full project cycle (i.e. programming, project processing to project administration), (iv) excellent oral and written communication skills in English and (v) international experience working in development in several countries

Apply electronically, quoting Ref. No. EXT-PS08-009(2)-EAAE and job title on subject line and attaching application form to email address PS-jobs@adb.org no later than 4 February 2008, 5:00 p.m., Manila time.

Applications from qualified ADB staff will be considered before external applications.

Gender and cultural diversity is a core recruitment value and women are actively encouraged to apply.

Due to the volume of applications, ADB will not be able to respond to inquiries about application status and will only contact shortlisted candidates. Applications lacking the job reference number and job title or using the wrong e-mail address will not be considered.

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