Asian Development Bank searches for health specialists

Poverty Reduction, Gender, and Social Development Div., RSDD, Regional and Sustainable Development Department
Closing Date: 20 December 2012 , 5:00 p.m. (1700 Manila Time, 0900 GMT)

ADB Regional Sustainable Development Departments is seeking a Health Specialist to:

  • Promote the implementation of ADB’s health and social protection agenda;
  • Provide support to operations departments in the formulation of health-related elements of country partnership strategies, and
  • Identification, design, implementation and monitoring of health projects;
  • Serve as ADB focal point on HIV/AIDS, and help operations departments to integrate health and safety considerations into projects (e.g., road safety) and to mitigate communicable disease impacts from ADB operations;
  • Contribute to planning and coordination of sector policy work and knowledge products, and to the Health COP and its Secretariat;
  • Ensure that ADB health activities are based on current evidence of impacts and effectiveness to the extent possible;
  • Support ADB project officers and staff in contributing to the knowledge basis for health development;
  • Work with broad policies and objectives, working directly with clients, with supervision for critical tasks.
  • Preference for medical degree as well as project related experience. Early - mid-career post.

Application period closes 20 December 2012.

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