Associate Operations/Project Analyst / 240380 , ADB – Philippines

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Reference Number 240380
Position Level AS 6
Department Sectors Group
Division Human and Social Development Sector Office
Location Location
Date Posted Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Closing Date Wednesday, June 5, 2024 11:59 p.m. (2359 Manila Time, 0800 GMT)

Join Our Mission to Foster Prosperity in Asia

Are you ready to make a lasting impact on the future of Asia and be a catalyst for positive change? We are thrilled to offer a unique opportunity to become an important part of the prestigious Asian Development Bank (ADB). At ADB, our mission is simple yet powerful: to alleviate poverty and promote sustainable development in the Asia-Pacific region.

Organizational Setting and Reporting Relationship

The position of Associate Operations/Project Analyst is assigned to the Human and Social Development Sector Office (HSD) within the Sectors Group (SG). HSD was established to deliver impactful sector policy dialogue, initiatives, and solutions that advance ADB’s strategic agenda in the region and with ADB’s clients in the human and social development sector. The HSD Sector Office has three responsibilities: (i) conceptualize, process, and administer financial and technical assistance (TA) operations and deliver knowledge services to clients; (ii) support resident missions in their country engagement, lead technical work on sector diagnostics and country sector road maps, and contribute to business development efforts; and (iii) ensure ADB’s technical leadership externally and internally.

The HSD Sector Office has six teams: (i) regional team for Central, West, and East Asia region; (ii) regional team for Pacific countries and Southeast Asia region; (iii) regional team for South Asia region; (iv) practice team for education; (v) practice team for health; and (vi) practice team for social development.

You will be based at our Headquarters in Manila, Philippines.

You will report to the designated International Staff (IS) and senior National Staff (NS).

Your Role

As a/an Associate Operations/Project Analyst, you will provide broad analytical and statistical support with respect to the assigned portfolio including technical support in portfolio management, project administration, project processing activities related to loans and technical assistance (TA), knowledge work, budget management activities. You will provide oversight support in coordinating and consolidating information to achieve a specific functional result.

You will:

  • Support project administration tasks for assigned loans, grants, and TAs including procurement and consultant recruitment reviews and other project administration actions; provide guidance to executing and implementing agencies and other project clients, on ADB policies, guidelines, and procedures; and help ensure that requests from executing/implementing agencies and other project clients are promptly addressed or responded to.
  • Contribute to the preparation and updating of Project Administration Manuals under assigned projects, including gathering and consolidating data, and drafting writeups for its various sections.
  • Compile data and statistics on contract awards and disbursements (projections and achievements) for assigned projects and provide analytical inputs to project team leaders and/or government counterparts on shortfalls, causes, and actions needed to meet targets.
  • Prepare and update project records in ADB systems following quality and service level standards, including information related to project performance, project implementation status, major issues, actions planned or taken by the project team, and other project details.
  • Analyze project performance and provide inputs to the project team to help ensure project progress and performance targets are monitored and met and assist in addressing project administration red flags for timely corrective actions.
  • Contribute to project-specific and/or portfolio reports and participate in regional or sectoral portfolio meetings whenever requested.
  • Participate in project inception, review, mid-term review, special loan administration missions, and project completion review missions, as required.
  • Provide data, analyses, and draft writeups to assigned sections of mission reports such as Memoranda of Understanding and Aide Memoires.
  • Contribute to data gathering and preparation of project completion reports and technical assistance completion reports.
  • Provide support in project processing missions, particularly in designing project implementation arrangements, including procurement/consultant recruitment/disbursement procedures and project management setup, review of financing plans, and preparation of Project Administration Manuals.
  • Support knowledge development, coordination and management activities, assist in developing partnership agreements, and in organization of knowledge events.
  • Assist in quality assurance of HSD documents, budget preparation and monitoring, analyzing and updating program and project processing pipeline.
  • Provide back-up support to other administrative staff.
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned as reflected in the incumbent’s workplan.


You will need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, business administration, public administration, or related disciplines.
  • At least 5 years of hands-on experience in portfolio management, project administration, budget preparation/monitoring, and/or project processing activities related to loans and TA projects.
  • Familiar with good industry practices and guidelines within area of expertise.
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, and cross-cultural skills.
  • Sound understanding of ADB procedures and practices related to TA and loan/grant project processing and administration, including safeguards compliance.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Proficiency with computer-based applications.
  • Please refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for AS6.


ADB offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. The salary will be based on ADB’s standards and comparator markets, taking into account your qualifications and experience.

· Paid leave (including parental)

· Medical and health benefits

· Life and other insurance plans

· Staff development

· Retirement plan

· Housing and education allowance (if applicable)

Additional Information


The selected candidate, if new to ADB, is appointed for an initial term of 3 years.

Staff on probation are not eligible to apply. Applicants for promotion must have served at their position for at least one year and must have normally served at their personal level for at least two years immediately preceding the date of the vacancy closing date. Applicants for lateral transfer must have served at their position and personal level for at least one year immediately preceding the date of the vacancy closing date (reference A.O. 2.03, paragraphs 5.8 and 5.9).

In the event that the staff appointed to a new category (i.e., from AS to NS, or from NS to IS) is rated at 2 or lower in the first two performance reviews after appointment at the new level, they will return to the level occupied immediately prior to their appointment in the new category.

For Multiple Posting Vacancy:

1) Multiple positions at various levels may be filled from this opening.

2) Actual position title and level will be based on your qualifications, experience and job scope that will be assigned to the selected candidates.

Please note that the actual level and salary will be based on qualifications of the selected candidate.

About Us

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.

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Manila, Philippines
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