Philippines nationals: Water Sector Group Project & Event Coordinator

Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Manila, Philippines
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
International Organization
Experience Level: 
5-7 Years


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Objective and Purpose of the Assignment


The TA supports the operations department of ADB to implement the transformative goals of ADB Strategy
2030 by making Water Financing Partnership Facility (WFPF) resources readily accessible to (i) prepare
and implement innovative projects; (ii) pilot new approaches while bringing them to scale, and (iii)
help generate and manage knowledge that will result in designing, and implementing better investment
projects. A dedicated and experienced Water Sector Group (WSG) secretariat at the Sustainable
Development and Climate Change Department will support the operations departments in implementing the
projects and activities.

This assignment aims to support the Water Sector Group (WSG) in organizing internal and external water
events as part of its mandate to promote knowledge sharing within ADB and between ADB and external
clients and partners. He/She is also expected to support administrative arrangements within WSG.

Scope of Work


The consultant will provide support in facilitating the required coordination and logistic
arrangements. He/She will work very closely with team members (ADB staff and consultants) to support WSG
in implementing its activities.

Detailed Tasks and/or Expected Output


Specifically, the coordinator will carry out the following detailed tasks:

a. Support WSG in the organization of events and maintain an updated list of internal and external
participants for all events
b. Facilitation of provision of event-related logistics and administrative support such as: (i)
coordination with concerned divisions in OAS regarding logistics and administrative support for all WSG
events, including but not limited to physical lay-out, placement of banners, uploading of presentations,
and audio-visual documentation; and (ii) provision of support for Water Specialists on event-related and
knowledge dissemination related concerns
c. Compile and maintain digital copies of post-event documentation, all event-related presentation
materials and documents in coordination with the communications manager
d. Support WSG in carrying out peer review meetings with ADB’s operations departments
e. Assist in meeting preparation and/or assist in taking minutes, preparing draft reports &
f. Provide support in logistical preparations of meetings related to the Water Financing Partnership
g. Coordination of administrative and logistics concerns of water specialists’ consultants such as
access to selected and approved/allowed ADB systems, equipment and services for consultants
h. Perform other duties as required by the Chief of Water Sector Group or the TA Project Officer

Minimum Qualification Requirements


The Coordinator should have at least 3 years of working experience preferably demonstrable relevant
experience working with the Asian Development Bank or other multilateral development banks. Experience
working for water sector would be an advantage.