Closing date: Tuesday, 21 August 2018

Reference Number: 180506

Position Level: IS 4/5

Department: Budget, Personnel, and Management Systems Department

Division: HR Business Partners Division

Location: Location

Date Posted: Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Closing Date: Tuesday, August 21, 2018 11:59 p.m. (2359 Manila Time, 0800 GMT)


1) This is a proactive search for candidates to fill future vacancies.

2) Actual position title and level will be based on the candidates‘ qualifications, experience, and job scope.

3) Location - initial appointment to ADB Headquarters, Manila, Philippines. Some positions may be outposted in a Field Office.


Asian Development Bank (ADB) is an international development finance institution headquartered in Manila, Philippines and is composed of 67 members, 48 of which are from the Asia and Pacific region. ADB’s mission is to reduce poverty and promote sustainable economic growth in the region. ADB’s main instruments for helping its developing member countries are policy dialogue, loans, equity investments, guarantees, grants, and technical assistance.

The positions will be assigned to various operational departments in ADB.

ADB only hires nationals of its 67 members.

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Job Purpose

The Energy Specialist / Senior Energy Specialist identifies, develops, implements and administers loans, grants and technical assistance (TA) projects, and non-lending products and services (NLPS) and contributes to the development of energy sector policy in developing member countries (DMCs).

The incumbent will report to the designated Director and may supervise one or more National and Administrative staff.


Provide information and analyses towards the development of strategies for the energy sector in DMCs in consultation with relevant government agencies and Resident missions (RMs), by identifying opportunities for ADB support in the energy sector in the region and integrating ADB’s policies and guidelines in the design and implementation of energy sector projects.

Participate in country programming activities and ADB’s subregional activities regarding the energy sector and ensure that operational strategies and programs for the sector are adequately reflected in the resulting country/regional programming documents.

Coordinate with other development partners in the energy sector for consistency and harmonization of approach, exchange of experience, partnership and cofinancing where appropriate.