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ADB is looking for a Water Resources Specialist

January 17, 2016

Education Requirements
A Master's degree, or equivalent, in water resources, hydrology, agricultural or civil engineering. University degree in water resources, hydrology, agricultural or civil engineering combined with specialized experience in similar organization/s, may be considered in lieu of a Master’s degree
Relevant Experience
  • Suitability to undertake the responsibilities mentioned above at the required level 
  • At least 8 years of relevant professional experience in water sector project planning, design, field works, construction supervision and administration 
  • Able to perform work independently in own field of specialization, equipped with knowledge and experience of multiple disciplines 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English 
  • International experience working in development in several countries
Core Competencies
Application of Technical Knowledge and Skills
  • Regularly shares knowledge on new international best practice trends in comparator situations
  • Proactively applies relevant international best practices to own work
  • Convinces others to adopt international best practice by explaining the situational relevance and benefits
Client Orientation
  • Helps colleagues work effectively with clients in different contexts and from diverse backgrounds and country situations
  • Adapts own approach and style when interacting with clients, as opposed to requiring them to adapt
  • Draws upon international best practice in exploring solutions with clients
  • Confirms the clients’ understanding and agreement before progressing
Achieving Results and Problem Solving
  • Draws on own and others’ multi-country experience to identify viable courses of action when conducting analyses
  • Helps internal and external clients achieve quality results beyond presenting problems and precedent
  • Highlights possible solutions for project issues based on relevant multi-country and/or multi-client experience
  • Regularly contributes insights and experiences to colleagues in the Division to help them achieve quality results
  • Overcomes unexpected difficulties and challenges to produce desired outcomes
Working Together
  • Maintains collaborative relationships within the Department
  • Works effectively with diverse colleagues in own and other Divisions and Departments
  • Flexibly alters positions and adjusts previously stated points of view to support the group consensus
  • Follows through on team priorities in the absence of a team leader
Communication and Knowledge Sharing
  • Checks the audience’s level of understanding and awareness of required follow up actions
  • Consistently seeks and addresses feedback on own performance
  • Creates knowledge products endorsed for wider distribution based on lessons and multi-country experienceIndependently amends and clarifies messages and documents
Innovation and Change
  • Actively supports work improvement and/or organizational change by work and deed 
  • Develops and adopts change plans to support Division initiatives on which one works
  • Considers current and future client needs in proposing ideas
  • Vocalizes early support for changeRecommends inputs to new policies, systems and processes in immediate work area
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