Senior Public-Private Partnership Specialist/Principal Public-Private Partnership Specialist
Asian Development Bank
Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, NA, Philippines
1d ago


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 its67 members.

The position is assigned in the Office of Public-Private Partnership (OPPP).

OPPP coordinates and supports ADB-wide PPP operations and provides transaction advisory services (TAS) to developing member countries (DMCs) clients in Asia and the Pacific.

Aside from TAS, it also has a project preparation facility that helps governments, and their private sector partners, establish a pipeline of bankable Public-

Private Partnership projects.

To view ADB Organizational Chart, please clickhere.

Important Information :

1. Multiple positions at various levels may be filled from this vacancy notice.

2. Actual position titleand level will be based on the candidate’s qualifications, experience and job scope that will be assigned to the selected candidates.

Job Purpose

  • The Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Specialists (i) lead origination, processing and implementation of TAS mandates to prepare, structure, negotiate and contract infrastructure projects through PPP in collaboration with relevant departments including regional departments;
  • ii) contribute to formulation and implementation of policies, strategies, transactions and programs of OPPP to expedite ADB’s operations related to PPP including TAS in ADB’s DMCs;
  • and (iii) contribute to developing and maintaining external and internal relations, stakeholders’ coordination, and knowledge management activities to accommodate PPP-

    related issues and challenges with innovative solutions; and establish and maintain effective networks with international and local key players in the PPP market.

    The incumbent will report to Director, OPPP and may supervise one or more national and / or administrative staff.


    a. Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) / Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Operations

  • Implement Office of Public-Private Partnership’s (OPPP’s) vision, goals, work plan and development strategies with high-
  • quality output in line with Public-Private Partnership Operational Plan 2012-2020 and Strategy 2020.

  • Identify, structure, deliver, and administer TAS mandates and PPP programs with effective and efficient marketing, negotiation and due diligence of PPP related issues and projects in developing member countries (DMCs).
  • Lead internal process for approval and implementation of TAS mandates which includes preparation of PPP-related materials and related TAS project documents.
  • Lead selection and management of individual consultants who support deal teams, including designing of their terms of reference.
  • Engage in PPP market research activities, identifying constraints and providing innovative solutions for fostering PPP policies / operations and regulatory frameworks in ADB’s DMCs.
  • Contribute to OPPP’s knowledge management activities and assist in the establishment and maintenance of PPP data base for knowledge sharing with internal / external clients.
  • Provide practical solutions on day-to-day operational issues by guiding the deal team members.
  • b. External Relations and Coordination

  • Establish and maintain effective relationship with governments, development partners, civil society, and private sector entities within area of responsibility.
  • c. Internal Relations and Coordination

  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders and support regional departments and Private Sector Operations Department to achieve their PPP targets.
  • Contribute to effective coordination and cooperation within OPPP which includes informing team members, Director, and the Head, OPPP of day-
  • to-day development, emerging opportunities and challenges, and provide recommendations accordingly in a timely manner.

    d. Staff Supervision

  • Demonstrate leadership and motivate reporting staff to perform at their full capacity by providing clear guidance, monitoring performance and providing feedback regularly and support their learning and development
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