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)
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 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 67 members.
The position is assigned in the Myanmar Resident Mission (MYRM) within the Southeast Asia Department (SERD). SERD is responsible for maintaining client relations and delivering ADB assistance to countries in the Southeast Asian region.
MYRM is responsible for country partnership and strategy, policy dialogue and client relationship, business development, knowledge management, project quality assurance, sector analytic work, and loan and technical assistance processing and administration in Myanmar.
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The Safeguards Officer will support Asian Development Bank (ADB) operations in Myanmar in the area of safeguards, including analysis of social, environmental and natural resource issues, country programming, processing and administration of projects, and the identification / preparation of safeguards knowledge products, with a specific focus on environmental issues.
The incumbent will report to the designated International Staff, and will be stationed in Nay Pyi Taw.
and help prepare plans and actions to address safeguard issues.
organize workshops and seminars to disseminate findings of safeguards work supported by ADB and support strengthening of the country safeguard systems.
Relevant Experience & Requirements
The selected candidate is appointed for an initial 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.
This vacancy is a local staff position. It is open only to nationals and residents of Myanmar.
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.