Asian Development Bank

The Asian Development Bank was conceived in the early 1960s as a financial institution that would be Asian in character and foster economic growth and cooperation in one of the poorest regions in the world.

Asian Development Bank Suva, Fiji
Dec 09, 2018
Full time
The Pacific Subregional Office in Suva, Fiji (SPSO) was established to assist its Headquarters in the implementation of projects and programs, in project processing, country programming, and economic and sector work. It also coordinates ADB’s activities with other resident diplomatic and donor missions, NGOs, academic institutions, local think tanks, private sector and other members of the civil society. Description of Responsibilities The Operations Assistant will provide necessary support in office administration, coordination and operational administrative support aspect of portfolio management and country programming Reporting Arrangement.  The position will report to the Designated International Staff and senior National Staff Selection Criteria Specific criteria include Suitability to undertake the responsibilities mentioned above at the required level. Bachelor’s degree in relevant fields. Minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience. Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English is required. Good computer skills with sound knowledge of common word-processing, spreadsheets and graphics software used in ADB. Good understanding of the role and function of the office and a good general understanding of the organization’s purpose. Ability to work with individuals from different cultural/national background.  The Asian Development Bank's vision is a region free of poverty. Established in 1966 and headquartered in Manila, Philippines, ADB's multicultural staff come from about 67 members. The advertised position is a local staff position with local remuneration package. It is open to nationals and residents of Fiji. The position is for a 3-year fixed term appointment. ADB offers a competitive salary and benefits package applicable to local staff. While the position advertised is for the Pacific Subregional Office in Suva, Fiji, ADB staff may be required to serve in any location outside the Resident Mission at the discretion of Management. To apply, click "Apply Now" Deadline for applications is on 17 December 2018. We encourage diversity in our workplace and support an inclusive environment.