Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Last Date: June 14, 2011
ADB seeks qualified professionals to
fill this vacancy in its Economics and Research Department (ERD):
Collect, compile and disseminate
reliable and timely economic and social statistics of regional member countries
(MCs) of Asian Development Bank (ADB), and provide technical assistance to ADB
operations and capacity building of developing member countries (DMCs) on
statistical methods in support of strengthening the analytical base for ADBs
Strategy 2020 and operational agenda. Work within broad policies and objectives
with supervision for unfamiliar or critical tasks.
a. Research Work
analyze data quality and produce reliable and timely economic and social
statistics of regional MCs including researching data from international sources
to supplement official statistics.
of questionnaires, identifying and deciding on sources of data and evaluating
suitability of data.
in methodological research and provide analytical support in statistics and
b. Knowledge Management
statistical outputs, review the accuracy and completeness of the outputs and
maintain documentation, including updating of existing statistical databases.
in the production of ADBs annual statistical data book and related statistical
releases, ensuring data quality.
in and contribute to relevant internal and external training, conferences and
other activities for advocacy, dissemination and knowledge building of
statistics and statistical capacity building.
c. Capacity Building
and lead within ones own field of expertise, in the design, processing and
administration of technical assistance (TA) projects towards capacity building
in one or more of the following fields: national accounts and related macro
economic statistics; financial statistics and, household and establishment
technical meetings, workshops and training programs in these areas as
missions to formulate and administer technical assistance projects, prepare
terms of reference, supervise and review the work of consultants.
d. Operations Advisory
technical advice and counsel to ADB staff and operations teams on macroeconomic
and social statistical methods and statistical capacity building initiatives.
e. Staff Supervision
leadership and support to reporting staff.
the performance of reporting staff, providing clear direction and regular
monitoring and feedback on performance.
on-going learning and development of reporting staff.
Immediate Reporting Relationships:
The position reports to: Assistant
Chief Economist, ERDI
The following staff positions report
to the Statistician: National Staff and Administrative Staff
Relevant Experience and Other
Specific criteria include
to undertake the responsibilities mentioned above at the required level
At least 6
years of relevant professional experience with knowledge in technical operations
of a national statistics office, various methods of data collection, compilation
and dissemination, or other related area
various statistical databases maintained by international organizations
oral and written communication skills in English
with international working experience
A university degree in Statistics,
Economics or related fields; preferably at post-graduate level or equivalent.
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Deadline for applications is on 14
Women are encouraged to apply.
The vision of the Asian Development
Bank (ADB) is a region free of poverty. Established in 1966 and based in
Manila, Philippines, ADBs multicultural staff come from about 67 member
countries. ADBs headquarters in Manila generally recruits its national and
administrative staff locally from the Philippines. ADB offers a competitive
salary and benefits package to local staff. While the position advertised is for
the ADB headquarters, staff must be prepared to serve in any location outside
Manila, Philippines at the discretion of Management. Applicants must be
nationals of one of ADB's member countries. International experience will be
taken into consideration.
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