Senior Energy Specialist, Papua New Guinea Resident Mission

Organization: ADB - Asian Development Bank

Country: Papua New Guinea

City: Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Office: ADB Papua New Guinea

Closing date: Monday, 25 November 2019

Reference Number: 190664

Position Level: IS 5

Department: Pacific Department

Division: Papua New Guinea Resident Mission

Location: Papua New Guinea Resident Mission

Date Posted: Monday, November 11, 2019

Closing Date: Monday, November 25, 2019 11:59 p.m. (2359 Manila Time, 0800 GMT)

OverviewAsian 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. ADB only hires nationals of its 68 members.

The position is assigned to ADB’s Papua New Guinea Resident Mission (PNRM) in Port Moresby. PNRM is a resident mission within the ADB’s Pacific Department (PARD). PNRM supports and manages ADB’s portfolio, projects, and country relationships in Papua New Guinea (PNG). The position will be expected to work in close coordination with ADB’s energy sector team. To view ADB Organizational Chart, please click here.


This is a 3-year special fixed-term appointment. At the end of the period, the appointment may, at the option of ADB, be extended on exceptional basis for a further fixed period or allowed to lapse. A special fixed-term appointment will automatically and without prior notice expire at the end of the original or extended term. 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. The appointment is co-terminous with the New Zealand Pacific Partnership Facility.

Job PurposeThe Senior Energy Specialist will lead the preparation and implementation of ADB’s energy investment operations in Papua New Guinea (PNG) and engage with the government and partners in dialogue on sector issues. He/she will identify, develop, implement, and administer sovereign loan and grant operations, technical assistance (TA), non-lending products and services, and knowledge products. He/she will work within ADB’s broad policy framework, principles and goals, applying professional judgment in selection of approaches and work methods. The incumbent will report to Country Director, PNRM and may supervise National and/or Administrative Staff.