IMPORTANT INFORMATION :
Applications received in response to previous posting will be considered together with applications received in response to this advertisement.
Previous applicants need not apply.
Close relatives1 of ADB staff, except spouses of international staff, are not eligible for recruitment and appointment to staff positions.
Applicants are expected to disclose if they have any relative / s by consanguinity / blood, by adoption and / or by affinity / marriage presently employed in ADB.
1 Close relatives refer to spouse, children, mother, father, brother and sister, niece, nephew, aunt and uncle
Staff on probation are not eligible to apply. Applicants for promotion must have served at their position for at least one year and must have normally served at their personal level for at least two years immediately preceding the date of the vacancy closing date.
Applicants for lateral transfer must have served at their position and personal level for at least one year immediately preceding the date of the vacancy closing date (reference A.
O. 2.03, paragraphs 5.8 and 5.9).
In the event that the staff appointed to a new category (i.e. from AS to NS, or from NS to IS) is rated at 2 or lower in the first performance review after staff has completed at least one full year in the new level, they will return to the level occupied immediately prior to their appointment in the new position.
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.
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.
ADB only hires nationals of its 67 members.
The position is assigned in the Education Sector Group Secretariat within the Sector Advisory Service Cluster of Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department (SDCC).
SDCC is the focal point of sector and thematic work in ADB, hosting the secretariats of 7 sector groups (Education, Energy, Finance, Health, Transport, Urban, and Water) and 6 thematic groups (Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management, Environment, Gender Equity, Governance, Rural Development and Food Security, and Social Development).
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Established in 2016, the Experts Pool initiative aims at nurturing ADB with cutting edge knowledge in key priority areas, by bringing in experts equipped with such knowledge.
The selected candidate is expected to provide substantive technical advice to regional (operations) departments in designing 2-
3 projects per year through a combination of ongoing advisory services, document reviews, contribution-oriented knowledge products and mission support.
He / She is also expected to support development of ICT strategies, conceptualization of new business models and approaches for pipeline development, and identification of knowledge partners.
The incumbent will report to Chief of Education SG and may supervise National and Administrative Staff.
Education technology is gradually disrupting the education sector and driving innovations in education to transform teaching and learning at all levels.
There are increasing demands from ADB's developing member countries (DMCs) that ADB-supported operations mainstream / blend information and communications technology (ICT) to improve (i) access, (ii) quality and (iii) efficiency.
The expert will help scale-up mainstreaming of ICT in education operations, which features prominently in the EdSG work plan priorities in the medium term.
The expert will be required to support education sector development through ICT use for DMCs for improving equity and learning outcomes at all levels, improving digital literacy and promoting lifelong learning.
Against this backdrop, the expert will support work led by SDSC-EDU and will include :
textbooks and e-learning materials, personalized learning system, online adaptable learning programs, online assessment, online career counseling and guidance system, labor market intelligence system, educational management information system, etc.
Relevant Experience & Requirements
and (iv) education reforms that are promoting digital literacy effectively.
The selected candidate is appointed for a fixed term of 3 years.
ADB offers competitive remuneration and a comprehensive benefits package. Actual appointment salary will be based on ADB's standards and computation, taking into account the selected individual's qualifications and experience.
ADB seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities to work in an inclusive environment.
ADB encourages all qualified candidates to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.
Women are highly encouraged to apply.
Please note that the actual level and salary will be based on qualifications of the selected candidate.