ADB-Nepal Resident Mission (NRM)

Senior Social Development Officer (Gender)

ADB-Nepal Resident Mission (NRM)

Senior Social Development Officer (Gender)

Senior Social Development Offic…

ADB-Nepal Resident Mission (NRM)

Experience: More than or equals to 8 years
Source: Kantipur Newspaper

Senior Social Development Officer (Gender)

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Basic Job Information

Job Category : NGO / INGO / Social work
Job Level : Mid Level
No. of Vacancy/s : [ 1 ]
Employment Type : Full Time
Apply Before(Deadline) : Aug. 04, 2022 17:00 (1 week, 5 days ago)

Job Specification

Education Level : Bachelor
Experience Required : More than or equals to 8 years

Senior Social Development Officer (Gender)

ADB-Nepal Resident Mission (NRM)
Senior Social Development Officer (Gender)

Description of Responsibilities:
The Senior Social Development Officer (Gender) supports, monitors and reports on gender equality. women's empowerment, and social inclusion outcomes in SARD operations in Nepal. The position supports the processing, implementation and administration of gender equality and social inclusion (GESI) related and relevant loans, grants and technical assistance (TA), and undertake work to assist the Government of Nepal in reducing poverty, gender inequalities and improving social inclusiveness and accountability. The position also supports carrying out GESI-related research and analysis; engages with government agencies relevant to ADB operations in Nepal in policy dialogue and capacity development; coordinates closely with development partners on GESI issues, and provides inputs to ADB's activities to support the adequate integration of gender equality women's empowerment, and social inclusion aspects in operations The incumbent will report to Country Director and or designated international staff (IS) and will supervise administrative staff (AS).

Selection Criteria
Specific criteria include

  • Bachelor's degree in social sciences (e.g. sociology, anthropology), social and/or economic development, gender and development public policy, or related fields, with demonstrated professional field, and operational experience in adapting GESI concepts to operations. Preferably with advanced training. 

  • At least 8 years of relevant professional experience in project management and implementation, in sectors relevant to ADB operations, and at least 4 years of supervisory experience.

  • Experience and knowledge of stages of the project cycle (project planning, feasibility analysis, detailed design, project implementation and completion, construction supervision and contract management).

  • Good understanding of ADB's guidelines and policies and programs of the Government of Nepal on gender equality, women empowerment and social inclusion.

  • Effective technical report writing and oral communication skills in English, with ability to communicate in Nepali.

  • Demonstrated ability to engage effectively with counterpart governments as well as a range of multilateral and bilateral donors.

  • Solid analytical, organizational, and negotiation skills.

  • Strong planning and organizing skills to handle a multitude of tasks within given timeframes. 

  • Strong leadership qualities and interpersonal skills

This vacancy is a local staff position with a local remuneration package. It is open to nationals and permanent residents of Nepal. The position is a 3-years fixed term appointment. ADB offers a competitive salary and benefits package applicable to local staff. While the position advertised is for the NRM, ADB staff may be required to serve in any location outside the Resident Mission at the discretion of Management.

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Deadline for applications is on 4 August 2022

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.

Vacancy Reference Number: 220407


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