Undertakes policy research to foster economic and social development.
Provides leadership, innovations, and knowledge sharing for ADB’s sector and thematic work.
Independently and systematically evaluates ADB policies, strategies, operations, and special concerns that relate to organizational and operational effectiveness
Covers operations in Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.
Covers operations in the People’s Republic of China; Hongkong, China; Republic of Korea; Mongolia; and Taipei,China.
Covers operations in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka.
Covers operations in Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao People’s Democratic Republic, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Viet Nam.
Coordinates and supports ADB-wide public-private operations and provides transaction advisory services to developing member countries in Asia and the Pacific.
Covers operations in Cook Islands, Fiji Islands, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu.
Provides direct assistance to private sector projects with clear development impact.
Plans and monitors ADB’s support to the sector, conducts analytical studies on education issues, and promotes interagency coordination in education development to achieve universal access to education in Asia and related issues.
Shares the knowledge, practices, and technologies in improving Asia’s energy sector, while addressing connected concerns such as hydropower generation, clean development mechanisms, climate change, and water and food security.
Drives the development of Asia’s general financial market, small and medium enterprise, and payment system, while promoting regional economic and financial integration.
Improves knowledge management in the health sector by creating a strong community of health planners and practitioners, stimulating and facilitating relevant knowledge products, and monitoring sector-related issues and performance.
Concentrates on scaling up urban transport, mainstreaming climate change and energy efficiency in projects, improving cross-border transport and logistics, and supporting road safety and social sustainability.
Facilitates knowledge flow on holistic and integrated approaches to the development of Competitive, Inclusive, and Green Cities to maintain vital economic growth while creating sustainable, resilient, and liveable cities in Asia.
Ensures quality of projects on water supply, sanitation, and water resources management, supports pilot activities and knowledge sharing events, and enhances water partnerships toward the provision of water for all in Asia.
Conducts expert and peer reviews of project design and engages with IFAD, CGIAR, FAO, UNEP, USDA, and other agencies in research, peer reviews, workshops, and other activities to address Asia’s food security concerns and rural poverty.
Provides technical support bank-wide to increase ADB investments in climate change adaptation, mitigation, and disaster risk reduction, covering—among others—climate change impact assessment of critical infrastructure, disaster risk financing in DMCs, urban resilience, and climate smart agriculture operations.
Integrates environmental sustainability into projects, country strategies, and sectors assessments; promotes eco-friendly design of infrastructure and scaling up of investments in natural capital, and ecosystem-based climate adaptation, supports initiatives to strengthen environmental management in DMCs and promote green businesses and address regional environmental concerns.
Promotes and advocates increased attention to gender issues in ADB projects and forges links with development partners on gender-related issues to accelerate the integration of gender equity and women’s empowerment in ADB operations.
Promotes attention to governance and public sector management issues in ADB operations, and is an important institutional platform for knowledge sharing, cross-departmental coordination, peer review, learning, and links to external networks and partners.
Promotes PPP and private sector development in ADB’s core operational areas and pools knowledge toward the creation a unified approach amongst practitioners within ADB for implementing PPP options.
Provides strategic directions in administering the Regional Cooperation and Integration Fund, Investment Climate Facilitation Fund, and People's Republic of China Regional Cooperation and Poverty Reduction Fund.
Promotes new initiatives and policies that aim to reduce poverty, inequality, and vulnerability among poor and marginalized groups by transforming social institutions toward inclusive and equitable social development.
Provides advice and services in budget, staff position management, human resources, staff development, benefits, and compensation.
Provides leadership, resources, and strategies for communicating with internal and external audiences.
Is the designated focal point of contact for allegations of fraud or corruption pertaining to ADB-financed activities or staff members.
Undertakes financial, administrative, and information systems audits and provides assistance to external auditors.
Handles all legal aspects of operations and activities, including providing legal advice.
Responsible for planning, monitoring, and coordinating of project processing and administration work programs, financial management policies and procedures, procurement reviews and consultant recruitment.
Provides ADB with a strategic planning perspective and direction, ensures policy and operations coordination, and maintains institutional relations with the international development community, especially on matters relating to resource mobilization.