Senior Project Officer (Urban Development)

Asian Development Bank
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2017-10-31 Deadline: 2017-11-07
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or related infrastructure and management fields; relevant fields. Master's degree would be an advantage.
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : Project
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Job Purpose

The senior project officer will contribute to the Resident Mission (RM) by supporting and/or leading loan/Technical Assistance (TA) processing and administration, portfolio management, sector work, and other general sector activities, with focus on urban infrastructure and management including its public and private sector operations. The incumbent will report to a designated International Staff.


  • Supports project preparation, including participation in missions, review of technical designs and cost estimates, liaison with government officials, data and project costing, procurement packaging and related technical issues.
  • Where assigned, leads in processing and administration of specific loans and TAs
  • Prepares all documents related to internal procurement, loan extensions, reallocation of loan proceeds, changes in scope and implementation arrangements, and project and/or technical assistance completion reports
  • Provides advice and training to government ministries, executing agencies (EAs) and sector entities on ADB guidelines on procurement, recruitment of consultants, and preparation of tender documents
  • Supports or participates in Project Review or Country Portfolio Review missions as a mission member when required.
  • Supports policy dialogues with government on policy matters and institutional issues.
  • Conducts research and assists in sector assessments within the context of development aid effectiveness and national sector strategy
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge base of future Government investment plans and approval processes, institutional structure and policies relevant to the assigned sectors.
  • Acts as the focal point for the assigned sector(s) and maintains close relationships with the relevant Government agencies and HQ staff.
  • Supports the preparation or updating of sector knowledge management plan and dissemination of knowledge products as per the plan.
  • Organizes, contributes to, supports, and participates in meetings, conferences, seminars, and workshops.
  • Performs other duties that may be assigned as reflected in the incumbent's work plan.

Relevant Experience & Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in civil engineering or related infrastructure and management fields; relevant fields. Master's degree would be an advantage.
  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant professional experience in project management and implementation.
  • Experience & knowledge of various stages of the project cycle (project planning / feasibility analysis / detailed design / project implementation / construction supervision / contract management) is desirable.
  • Sound knowledge of government administrative systems and procedures.
  • Familiarity with accepted best practices of procurement and disbursement processes.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are English.
  • For other competencies, relevant to the position, please refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for National Staff Levels 1 - 4.

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Industry Type NGO / INGO / Social Work
Location Kathmandu, Nepal
Organization Size 1-10
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