IT Specialist (Project Procurement) at ADB, Manila, Philippines


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Deadline: 21 October 2022

Asian Development Bank (ADB) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of IT Specialist (Project Procurement) in Manila, Philippines. The duration of this post is 3 years.

The ADB aims for an Asia and Pacific free from poverty.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The IT Specialist (Project Procurement) will perform the following functions-

  • Oversee procurement-related activities for IT projects and programs and coordinates with concerned vendors and/or departments/offices in ADB.
  • Serve as the IT point of contact for all requests for project procurement and contract management.
  • Prepare and maintain templates for Requests for Information (RFI) and Statement of Work (SoW) in line with ADB project management framework and standards.
  • In close coordination with IT Project Teams and CSPC, oversees all pre-procurement activities for IT projects, such as, but not limited to sourcing, identifying potential vendors (market scan), designing and managing RFIs, scoping and engagement for Proof of Concept (POC), seed money activities, and reviewing the SOW and evaluation criteria.
  • Participate in the review of RFI proposals and the assessment of bids received during Request for Proposal (RFP) process
  • Provide inputs to all project teams during the business case development process.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or relevant fields and an additional qualification in Procurement, Business Administration, Law will be an advantage.
  • Alternatively, University Degree in related fields combined with at least 5 year’s additional relevant professional experience in similar organization/s, may be considered in lieu of a Master’s Degree and With industry-recognized Program and Project Management Certification such as MSP, PMP or Prince2.
  • Minimum 8 year’s relevant experience in IT project/program management and associated IT procurement in an international or multilateral context, and with proven experience in managing diverse and multi-skilled teams (including team based offshore) for successful delivery of projects.
  • Experience in managing and taking responsibility and accountability in delivering large scale programs and projects end to end with multiple stakeholders.
  • Proven ability in undertaking market research and deep dive due diligence into the market, vendors and systems using internal and external benchmarks to identify total cost of ownership.
  • Expert knowledge of software development methodologies.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, visit ADB.

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