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Introduction on Registration
A consultant who wish to submit Expressions of Interest (EOI) in a published advertisement should first register in the Consultant
Management System (CMS). There are two (2) options for registration, these are:
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Simplified Registration (SR) is the initial registration page where the consultant may complete the first 2 pages and opt to update
his profile in the CMS Consultant Portal in a future time; and

2.

Full Registration (FR) is a continuance of Simplified Registration (SR) where the consultant should complete the additional three
pages of registration.

The Simplified Registration (SR) has to be completed within 30 minutes to avoid time-outs. Ready your information prior to
registration. The consultant is advised to browse through the CMS registration pages to take note of the required information and
assemble the necessary documents before proceeding with the actual registration in order to complete it within the prescribed 30 minutes.

If the consultant decides to continue with the Full Registration, a facility to save his entered details is already available.
Consultant is advised to save his data every 15 minutes to avoid losing his changes. CMS checks for the eligibility of your
registration. It does not allow registrations failing the following Eligibility Criteria, which are as follows:
An Individual Consultant must be a citizen of an ADB member country; and
Must have appropriate work or consulting experience of at least three years.

REGISTRATION PROCEDURE FOR SIMPLIFIED REGISTRATION (SR)


1. Open your Internet Browser and type http://
cms.adb.org in the address field.
2. You will be directed to the Consultant Management
System page, click on Register as Individual
Consultant.
3. Fill-out the basic information page of the Simplified
Registration (SR). You may choose to fill-out only
the mandatory fields to complete the Simplified
Registration and update your profile later by
accessing the Consultant Portal as soon as your user
details (username/password) has been emailed to
you. Mandatory fields are as follows:
a. Title is your profession or marital status.
b. Last Name is the consultants surname.
c. First Name is the consultants personal name.
d. Date of Birth is the consultants birth date.
Use this format (dd-mmm-yyyy or 07-Feb-2014)
when typing your birth date in the field. You may
also click the calendar icon right after the field
box to choose the date, month and year.
e. Country of Birth is the country you were
born in.
f. Citizenship is the consultants citizenship. If
you have other citizenships, you may enter them
at the Additional Information Page of the Full
Registration or when you update your profile
through the Consultant Portal.
The List of Values for Citizenship is limited to
the list of ADB member countries. If you are not
a citizen of an ADB member country, your
registration cannot proceed.

g. Government-Issued ID No. is any number


issued by the government which is intended to
identify an individual. Examples are passport,
drivers license , national identification card, etc.).
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An Asterisk (*) means that it is mandatory to enter data on the


specific field, leaving the field blank will cause the system to display an
error message and will not allow the registration to proceed.

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4. The Consultant Information area should be filled-out by the consultant especially the fields that are considered as mandatory,
these are:
a. How many years of work and/or consulting experience do
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b. Consulting Category choose from the drop down menu your
consulting group.
c. Do you have any close relatives (except for spouse) presently working at ADB?
d. Are you an ADB Staff Member Spouse? If you are an ADB Staff member spouse, you have to indicate the name of your
spouse; else the system will display an error message and shall not allow you to proceed with your registration.
e. Are you an ADB registered domestic partner? If you are an ADB registered domestic partner, you have to indicate the
name of your ADB staff domestic partner; else the system will display an error message and shall not allow you to proceed with
your registration.
f. Have you ever been an ADB staff employee? If you are a former ADB employee, the Employment End Date is a
mandatory field, leaving it blank will cause the system to display an error message and will not allow you to proceed with your
registration.
g. Have you ever been on a consulting assignment with ADB?
h. Have you been or are you currently a government employee? If you have been or are currently a government
employee, you have to indicate your government agency name and the country of location.
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5. Fields of Specialization area is where you add your expertise and ADB Themes.
a. Expertise Click Add Expertise button to add all applicable expertise. You are allowed to check as many primary expertise as
you see fit provided that you can show reasonable experience correspondingly. You can substantiate your expertise in the Work
Experience Page of the Full Registration.
You may delete expertise or ADB theme by
clicking on the Trash Icon of the particular
expertise/ADB theme row.

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b. ADB Themes If you have previously worked on ADB projects, please select all applicable themes with which these projects
have been classified. You may substantiate these theme selections in the Project Details Page. Click Add Theme(s) button to add
an ADB Theme.

6. Contact Details area is where you can add your contact details. You
must enter the mandatory fields such as Country, Street Address,
Telephone Number, Email Address, and your City, Town or Locality.
7. You have reached the end of the Basic Information
Page, you may choose to take time to scroll-up and
review the data entered and validate whether you
have filled-out all the mandatory fields, then click on
the Continue button to proceed to the next page.
8. Click on the Add References button to open a new
row. Enter details of your references. You may
include ADB Staff who know you professionally.
9. Click on the Add Attachment Button to open the
Add Attachments Page.
10. You may attach as many attachments that you want
to upload, however you need to enter the details of
one (1) attachment at a time.
11. After entering details of an attachment you may
click on Add Another for the next attachment to
upload. After all attachments have been uploaded,
click on the Apply button to exit the Add
Attachments Page or if you want to terminate
without saving, click Cancel.
12. The consultant has an option to enter comments
on the registration procedure.
13. You have to certify that the information you
provided is accurate and true by ticking the
Certification checkbox.
14. Click on the Submit button. A system generated
Email Notification on the confirmation of your
registration containing your UserID and Password
shall be sent immediately. If you do not receive
the email in one (1) hour, you may contact:
cmsregister@adb.org.
15. View the Confirmation Page.

Please note that your email address will be your


UserID for the system.

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At this point, the consultant has two options, (1) to end the Simplified Registration by clicking on the Done Button; or, (2) to proceed
with the Full Registration by clicking on the Go to Full Registration button.

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REGISTRATION PROCEDURE FOR FULL REGISTRATION (FR)


1. After completing the Simplified Registration (SR) and
after reading the Confirmation message, you can
proceed by clicking the Go to Full Registration
button.
2. Enter your work experience details. Click the Add
Employment(s) button to enter your Employment
History.

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3. In the Employment Details screen, enter the details of your employment and employer.
In the Employment Details area, mandatory fields are:
a. Start Date is the date on which your employment initiates.
b. Position is the title of your job.
c. Description of Duties refers to the required tasks, knowledge, skills, abilities, and reporting structure required for the defined
position.
Under Employer Information area, required fields are:
d. Name is the name of your employer/company.
e. Type of Business refers to the category that your business falls into.
f. Country is the country of your employer/company.
g. City is the city of your employer/company.
4. You can click on Add Another Employment to enter data on another employment.
5. Click on Ok to exit the page or click on Cancel to lose the entered data without saving.
6. Your employment history is summarized in rows in
the Work Experience Page. You may click on the
Record icon under the Details Column to review your
entered data.
7. Click on Add Consultancy Work(s) button to enter
consultancy project details.
Please remember to Save your data frequently
to avoid losing your changes.

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8. In the Consultancy Work Details screen, enter all
consultancy project details. Fields required are as
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follows:
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a. Project Name/Activities refers to the name
of the project or the name of the activity.
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b. Country the country where the project was
completed.
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c. Location of Services Rendered choose
whether you provided your service offsite, onsite
or onsite/offsite.
d. Start Date the start date of the project.
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e. Funding Source refers to the financial
resources to finance a project or activity. If
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Funding Source is ADB, you may indicate the
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Loan/TA/Grant No.
f. Contracted Through refers to a company or
agency who handles and granted with the project.
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g. Person-Months of Services is the
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measurement for expressing the effort (amount of
time), a person devoted to a specific project.
h. Project Description is to describe and detail
the significance of a project.
i. Services Rendered refers to the list of
services requested in relation to the project.
9. In the Fields of Specialization area, the consultant
should provide at least one (1) expertise related to
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the particular project. To add an expertise, click Add
Expertise button.
10. The next 2 fields, Sector and Themes particularly
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refer to ADB Projects. If you have previously worked
on ADB projects, these projects have been classified
into applicable ADB Sectors/Subsectors and ADB
Themes/Subthemes.
a. ADB Sectors: Sector classification primarily tracks the trends in allocations of ADBs operational resources to economic sectors.
Sector assignment is mutually exclusive, i.e., one project registers one predominant sector, and one predominant subsector.
Projects supporting more than one sector are registered as multisector projects, with corresponding assignment of up to three
sectors or subsectors and estimation of project resources allocated to each of the three sectors. If the project details are for an
ADB project, please select the applicable Sector/Subsector with which this project has been classified.
b. ADB Themes: If the project details are for an ADB project, please select the applicable Theme(s)/Subtheme(s) with which this
project has been classified.

11. Under the Client Details area, enter here the information of your client.
12. Click on Add Another Consultancy Work to enter other consultancy work details or click OK to exit the Page. If you click on
Cancel your entered data will not be saved.
13. Your consultancy work is summarized in rows in the Work Experience Page. You may click on the Record icon under the Details
Column to review your entered data.
14. Click on the Next Button to proceed to the Credentials Page.
Please remember to Save your data frequently
to avoid losing your changes.

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Click Add Language(s) button to add all the


Languages you know, with corresponding proficiency.
If the Language you know is not in the List, choosing
the Other Languages makes the Description a
mandatory field.

Note that the Geographical Experience Section has


been automatically populated with the countries
retrieved from details entered in the Work
Experience Page (Employment and Consultancy
Details).
You may add to your Geographical Experience to
include trainings, research work, etc. Click Add
Geographical Experience(s) button to start
adding.
If you have publications that were published, you
may add by clicking Add Publication(s) button.

Click Add Educational Background(s) button to add your education


history.
In the other Trainings area, click Add Training(s) button to enter the
details of all the trainings that you have attended.

Please remember to Save your data frequently


to avoid losing your changes.

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If you have professional qualifications that is certified by an agency or memberships in professional societies, you may add it in the
Professional Qualifications area. To start adding, click Add Qualification(s) button and a new row will be added. Enter all the
necessary details in the appended row.
Click on the Next Button to open the Additional
Information Page.
If you have former names, you may also add it by
clicking Add Former Name(s) button.
Note that the Citizenship Section is pre-populated
with the Citizenship data entered in the Basic
Information Page of the Simplified Registration. You
may enter additional citizenship by clicking on Add
Citizenship(s) button.
Click on Add Affiliate(s) to enter affiliation details.
If the organization you added as an affiliate is already
registered in the CMS, a system generated email
notification of the affiliation, with a facility for that
organization to confirm or deny such affiliation, shall
be sent to the affiliated entity.
You may click on Add Another Affiliate button to
add another affiliate or click OK to exit the page. If
you click on Cancel your entered data will not be
saved.

14. If you have relevant details about yourself that you


want to disclose, enter it in the Note to ADB field.
15. Write your additional Comments and Suggestions
in the provided field. Take note that the Comments
and Suggestions Section is pre-populated with the
comment entered in the Registration Comments
Section of the Attachments and Certification Page of
the Simplified Registration.
16. Click on the Done button to conclude the Full
Registration.

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