Economics and Statistics Analyst / 240091

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / YEAR
  • Job type:
    FULL_TIME
  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Economics, Research and Data
  • Deadline:
    19/02/2024

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Reference Number 240091
Position Level AS 7
Department Pacific Department
Division Office of the Director General, PARD
Location Asian Development Bank Headquarters
Date Posted Monday, February 5, 2024
Closing Date Monday, February 19, 2024 11:59 p.m. (2359 Manila Time, 0800 GMT)

Overview

Asian Development Bank (ADB) is an international development finance institution headquartered in Manila, Philippines and is composed of 68 members, 49 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 68 members.

The position is assigned in the Office of the Director General (PAOD) within the Pacific Department. PARD is responsible for maintaining client relations, delivering ADB assistance to countries in the Pacific region, and coordinating with development partners. PAOD provides overall support to the PARD management in terms of programming, portfolio management, results monitoring, budget, human resources and other administrative matters, and implementation of ADB’s long-term strategic framework to deliver projects that create economic and development impact in the region.

To view ADB Organizational Chart, please click here.

Job Purpose

The Economics and Statistics Analyst provides technical and coordination support in the maintenance of the statistical database system (SDBS) He/she prepares statistical publications and reports; to support project teams in the assessment of economic viability of projects under processing; to assist in the conduct of data analysis and economic research; and to support the administration of technical assistance and statistical capacity building projects in the developing member countries. The Economics and Statistics Analyst reports to Principal Economist.

Responsibilities

  • Maintains and updates the SDBS database and preserves its reliability by employing data gathered from official correspondence from statistical contracts in the DMCs. Statistical publications, electronic databases from other international organizations and other sources.
  • Generates and/or constructs statistical tables and documents, as well as edits and proofreads the documents, to support the timely completion and accurate preparation of statistical publications/reports.
  • Analyzes project data to prepare the economic analysis of selected projects under processing, quantify economic benefits and formulate conclusions on economic viability;
  • Contributes to data gathering and consolidation, deriving estimates for other ADB documents and publications, reviewing reports and other papers to verify the accuracy, consistency, relevance and presentation of statistical information;
  • Compiles and assimilates data from different sources into an analysis-ready format to support the efficient conduct of statistical research.
  • Performs econometric/statistical analysis using various methods and statistical software.
  • Assists supervisor and Associate Economics Officer in the administration of technical assistance (statistical capacity building projects) through formulation of terms of reference of consultants, and facilitating advertisement and recruitment of consultants.
  • Liaises with country desk officers, economists, consultants and other relevant stakeholders within and outside ADB, collect updated economic data to reflect into country fact sheets, annual meeting briefing papers and other materials for management use.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned and reflected in the incumbent’s workplan.

Qualifications

Relevant Experience & Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, preferably in economics, business administration, finance or accounting.
  • At least 5 years of relevant professional experience in economics and public policy formulation, project processing and administration, or country programming, preferably with an international organization or national government.
  • Experience working with government organizations, fiscal and economic management agencies, and multilateral development institutions would be an advantage.
  • Familiarity with Pacific countries and institutions.
  • Please refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for Administrative Staff Level 7.

General Considerations

The selected candidate, if new to ADB, 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.

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.

This job has expired.