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Asian Development Bank  

Site: Philippines, Mandaluyong City, Mandaluyong
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Sector: Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Company size: 500 employees or more

The mission of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is to help its developing member countries to reduce poverty and improve the quality of life of their people through inclusive and environmentally sustainable growth and regional integration. The ADB Group comprises the ADB and the Asian Development Fund (ADF), the concessional window which provides support to the poorest regional member countries.

 

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Asian Development Bank

Economic Advisor (Strategic Knowledge Initiatives)

Philippines, Manila , Manila

OverviewAsian Development Bank (ADB) is an international development finance institution headquartered in Manila, Philippines and is composed of 68 members, 49 of which are from the Asia and Pacific region. ADB is committed to achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty. ADB combines finance, knowledge, and partnerships to fulfill its expanded vision under its Strategy 2030.ADB only hires nationals of its 68 members.The position is assigned in the Office of the Chief Economist and Director General (EROD) within the Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department (ERCD), which supports the Bank's mission through providing macroeconomic forecasts, producing statistical databases, undertaking country diagnostic studies and other analytical work, and fostering regional cooperation and integration.To view ADB Organizational Chart, please click here. Job PurposeThe Economic Advisor (Strategic Knowledge Initiatives) will focus on leading strategic research projects that support ADB's broader development agenda as outlined in Strategy 2030. The initial focus of the work will be topics related to public finance, notably on domestic resource mobilization and debt sustainability. He/she will also advise on the department's medium-term research agenda and provide management and operations support. The incumbent will report to Chief Economist and Director General and will supervise International Staff, National Staff, and Administrative Staff. ResponsibilitiesInitiate and lead strategic research projects. The initial focus of the strategic research initiatives are related to public finance, particularly domestic resource mobilization and debt sustainability.Participate in other research projects as requested by the Chief Economist and Director General.Support the Chief Economist and Director General in monitoring the quality and relevance of ERCD's research outputs.Advise on ERCD's medium-term research agenda, particularly in terms of new theories and techniques for promoting economic and social development.Lead the production of ERCD's journal publication the Asian Development Review, as the Managing Editor.Provide inputs to the planning, coordination, execution, quality control of ERCD's policy research.Lead organization of ERCD's key research and knowledge events in coordination with relevant departments and other knowledge partners.Provide support for relationship management and coordination with Senior Management and external clients.Provide coaching and mentoring to teams and individuals and ensure their ongoing learning and development.  Qualifications Relevant Experience & RequirementsPost-graduate degree (preferably Doctorate level) in economics, finance, or related field.At least 15 years of relevant experience with an excellent track record of economic research and publications in internationally referred journals.Solid background in macroeconomic and strong engagement in the global research network.Established reputation in international academic circles and ability to project the role of ADB as a regional leader in development.Sound planning, management, and administrative skills together with superior interpersonal negotiating skills.Demonstrated performance in creating, motivating, and leading diverse teams of highly qualified professionals.Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.International experience working on several countries.Please refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for International Staff Level 7.General ConsiderationsThe selected candidate, if new to ADB, is appointed for an initial term of 3 years.ADB offers competitive remuneration and a comprehensive benefits package. Actual appointment salary will be based on ADB's standards and computation, taking into account the selected individual's qualifications and experience.ADB seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities to work in an inclusive environment. ADB encourages all qualified candidates to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities. Women are highly encouraged to apply.Please note that the actual level and salary will be based on qualifications of the selected candidate.      ___________________________________________________________________________This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.  When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.  Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United Nations Working with International Financial Institutions For Swiss nationals ___________________________________________________________________________  

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20/10/2021
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Asian Development Bank

Senior Financial Control Assistant

Philippines, Manila , Manila
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

OverviewAsian Development Bank (ADB) is an international development finance institution headquartered in Manila, Philippines and is composed of 68 members, 49 of which are from the Asia and Pacific region. ADB is committed to achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty. ADB combines finance, knowledge, and partnerships to fulfill its expanded vision under its Strategy 2030.ADB only hires nationals of its 68 members.The position is assigned in the Administrative Expenses Section (CTFA-AE), Trust Fund and Administrative Expense Division (CTFA) within the Controller's Department (CTL). The Controller's Department helps maintain adequate and sound internal control of processes in ADB and provides quality services to clients while maintaining sound fiduciary controls. CTFA is responsible for trust fund accounting and reporting and processing administrative expenses (payroll, pension, business travel, staff consultants, staff accounts, accounts payable, fixed assets, and accounts receivable).  To view ADB Organizational Chart, please click here.  Job PurposeThe Senior Financial Control Assistant will undertake a variety of accounting duties in the areas related to payroll, pension, staff receivables, termination payments, benefits payments. The Senior Financial Control Assistant will also maintain and update accounting records; maintain sound accounting/internal controls; prepare accounting and other reports; and carry out administrative functions, as required. The incumbent will report to designated International Staff and senior National Staff.  ResponsibilitiesPerforms accurate and timely processing and payment of salary, pension, staff receivables and other related staff benefits including final pay and benefit payments of resigned staff using Oracle Applications, ensuring compliance with all relevant ADB policies and procedures.Maintains and ensures appropriate, adequate, and timely controls in the preparation of accounting data, processing of transactions and preparation of reports; recommends changes and improvements as required to ensure that correct, complete, and timely accounting records are maintained.Prepares and posts accurate and appropriate journal entries for payroll, staff accounts, pension, and related benefit expenses to the Oracle General Ledger after verifying the accuracy and completeness of data in compliance with generally accepted accounting practices.Promptly prepares account analyses and reconciliations of various payroll and staff account balances against General Ledger, clearing and other accounts; investigates and verifies discrepancies and unusual items, and promptly takes necessary action to resolve or clear them.Assists in the preparation of data for accruals of payroll items in coordination with other departments as appropriate; controls, monitors and analyzes such accruals regarding their validity and appropriateness.Assists in ensuring the accuracy and reliability of related systems by reviewing related output; participates in system user acceptance testing prior to implementation of system enhancements.Provides client assistance by addressing related queries on processed transactions and net pay and deductions in a tactful manner, referring issues and concerns to supervisors, if needed.Carries out various administrative tasks, maintains/updates relevant records and documents, and performs any other assignments as required.  Qualifications Relevant Experience & RequirementsBachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Commerce or Finance with Certified Public Accountant qualification.Minimum of 5 years accounting or auditing experience, working with computerized accounting systems in a large organization.Proficient understanding of US GAAP and/or international financial reporting standards, accounting policies, and practices and systems as well as general policies, procedures, guidelines and reporting requirements prevalent in multilateral institutions.In-depth understanding of the interactions between a multilateral institution's different work areas and workflows and their purpose, as well as business knowledge of relevant areas to enable accounting concepts to be applied appropriately.Proficient in office suite software used in multilateral institutions, particularly, MS Excel and MS Word, and in-depth knowledge of a large accounting software (e.g., Oracle ERP, SAP) and its interfaces with other systems and work areas.Good understanding of the concept of internal controls and their application.Analytical and systematic with strong numerical skills and attention to detail.Ability to plan and coordinate schedules to meet deadlines.Ability to work collaboratively with teams as a constructive team member and provide feedback to colleagues.Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.Please refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for Administrative Staff Level AS5. General ConsiderationsThe selected candidate, if new to ADB, is appointed for an initial term of 3 years.ADB offers competitive remuneration and a comprehensive benefits package. Actual appointment salary will be based on ADB's standards and computation, taking into account the selected individual's qualifications and experience.ADB seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities to work in an inclusive environment. ADB encourages all qualified candidates to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious, and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation, or disabilities. Women are highly encouraged to apply.Please note that the actual level and salary will be based on qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.      ___________________________________________________________________________This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.  When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.  Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United Nations Working with International Financial Institutions For Swiss nationals ___________________________________________________________________________ 

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19/10/2021
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Asian Development Bank

Associate Investment Officer

Philippines, Manila , Manila
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

OverviewAsian Development Bank (ADB) is an international development finance institution headquartered in Manila, Philippines and is composed of 68 members, 49 of which are from the Asia and Pacific region. ADB is committed to achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty. ADB combines finance, knowledge, and partnerships to fulfill its expanded vision under its Strategy 2030.ADB only hires nationals of its 68 members.The position is assigned in the Equity Investment Unit (EIU) under the Office of the Director General (OPSD) within the Private Sector Operations Department (PSOD). PSOD provides investment capital to private sector entrepreneurs, corporates and project sponsors, as well as financial intermediaries, such as banks, throughout developing Asia and the Pacific. It catalyzes, structures, and funds investments in privately held and publicly listed companies including state-sponsored companies across a wide range of industry sectors. Its emphasis is on commercially viable transactions that generate financial returns while also delivering on ADB's organization-wide mission to promote environmentally sustainable and inclusive economic growth. To learn more about PSOD, watch this video.To view ADB Organizational Chart, please click here. Job PurposeThe Associate Investment Officer will support direct equity investments in the processing and portfolio stages. The Associate Investment Officer will report to designated International Staff. Responsibilitiesa. Origination and Processing • Assists the identification of opportunities; implements best practices; and provides structuring advice for direct equity investments.• Applies best practice approaches with respect to structuring, valuations, pre-IPO pricing, and bidding strategies• Conducts negotiations with clients and other stakeholders• Supports transaction executionb. Portfolio Management • Actively manages a number of public/private equity transactions• Prepares valuations and analyzes financial data of direct equity investments• Assists in undertaking equity exits in both private and public marketsc. Knowledge Management • Supports maintaining knowledge of best practices;• Supports in-house seminars and workshops;• Supports the development of briefs, manuals, brochures and other publications related to equity investmentsd. Administrative and Planning Support • Participates in the planning of various initiatives designed to facilitate OPSD-EIU's interaction with other ADB departments and in the development of systems and procedures  Qualifications Relevant Experience & Requirements• Bachelor's Degree, or equivalent, in a business or finance related field preferably with advanced training• Suitability to undertake the responsibilities mentioned above at the required level• At least 6 years of relevant professional work experience preferably in negotiating, structuring and managing equity investments for corporate, infrastructure and/or financial sector transactions and in equity valuation and financial modeling. Sector experience should ideally include utilities, infrastructure, agriculture, health and/or education.• Experience of managing early stage investments would be considered an advantage.• Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English is required• Please refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for National Staff levels 1. General ConsiderationsThe selected candidate is appointed under JICA's Leading Asia's Private Infrastructure Fund (LEAP) on a special fixed-term appointment for a period of three (3) years. This appointment is not extendable and not convertible to a regular appointment.ADB offers competitive remuneration and a comprehensive benefits package. Actual appointment salary will be based on ADB's standards and computation, taking into account the selected individual's qualifications and experience.ADB seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities to work in an inclusive environment. ADB encourages all qualified candidates to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities. Women are highly encouraged to apply.Please note that the actual level and salary will be based on qualifications of the selected candidate.      ___________________________________________________________________________This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.  When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.  Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United Nations Working with International Financial Institutions For Swiss nationals ___________________________________________________________________________ 

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19/10/2021
Asian Development Bank

Associate Financial Control Analyst

Philippines, Manila , Manila
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

OverviewAsian Development Bank (ADB) is an international development finance institution headquartered in Manila, Philippines and is composed of 68 members, 49 of which are from the Asia and Pacific region. ADB is committed to achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty. ADB combines finance, knowledge, and partnerships to fulfill its expanded vision under its Strategy 2030.ADB only hires nationals of its 68 members.The position is assigned in the Office of the Controller (CTOC) within the Controller's Department (CTL). CTOC provides overall guidance and coordination among CTL's Divisions including overall administration of the Department covering budget, human resources, and work program planning, monitoring and implementation, and external audit coordination.To view ADB Organizational Chart, please click here.  Job PurposeThe Associate Financial Control Analyst will provide assistance in coordinating external audits of partner/donor funded financial statements, coordinating, facilitating and maintaining sound accounting/internal controls over financial reporting; preparing financial statements and other reports; developing accounting procedures to ensure financial statements and accounting related analysis and reports are completed effectively and efficiently. The incumbent will report to the Controller.  ResponsibilitiesPrepares and contributes to the preparation of financial statements and other reports, as required, by coordinating data collection, ensuring reported amounts agree with control accounts; conducts required analysis, and ensures that the draft statement/report is produced timely and accurately; ensures accounting reports are in accordance with international accounting standards.Reviews, analyzes, and identifies digital requirements for effective and efficient operation; ensures accuracy and reliability of systems; proposes changes and revisions to existing systems and coordinates the needs of the work area with ITD through the coordinating specialist in charge.Establishes and maintains sound internal controls in preparing and validating accounting data and reports and processing transactions; recommends changes and improvements to ensure correct, complete and timely accounting information is maintained; monitors account balances to ensure appropriate accounting treatments are applied and respective statements/reports are received and reconciled timely and regularly; prepares and verifies reconciliation reports of accounts; undertakes initial investigation of discrepancies for review by supervising staff; compiles, analyzes and reviews financial and accounting data as basis for preparing reports; ensures the accuracy, consistency, and propriety of supporting documentation for accounting transactions in compliance with accounting practices, established procedures and guidelines.Provides technical and procedural guidance to other local staff in preparation of financial statements/reports and recording accounting data accurately and timely.Coordinates and provides required information in accordance with established procedures in a tactful manner.Supports key activities of external audit coordination which includes:Arrangement of external audits of trust funds and donor-funded financial statements;Management of the trust fund financial statement clearance process which will include ensuring necessary Management and Supplemental Management Letters are signed by ADB Management and released to the external auditors on time;Serves as trust fund audit coordination focal point with internal clients in Private Sector Operations Department, Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department, and the Strategy, Policy and Partnerships Department and coordinates the relevant external audits; andContract management activities including billing and payments.Performs any other assignments as required and reflected in the incumbent's workplan, including the preparation of draft memoranda and external correspondence for supervisors' review.  Qualifications Relevant Experience & RequirementsBachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Commerce or Finance with Certified Public Accountant qualification.At least 5 years of experience in accounting, preferably in a computerized environment with some supervisory role, in a large organization; Good understanding of multilateral institutions products: loans, treasury investments, borrowings, equity investments, and guarantees.Proficient understanding of accounting policies, practices and general policies, procedures, guidelines and reporting requirements prevalent in a multilateral institution.Solid understanding of the US GAAP and/or international financial reporting standardsIn-depth understanding of the interactions between a multilateral institution's different work areas and workflows and their purpose, as well as business knowledge of relevant areas to enable accounting concepts to be applied appropriately.Proficient in standard software used in multilateral institutions, particularly, MS Excel and MS Word, and in-depth knowledge of a large Accounting system (e.g. Oracle ERP) and its interfaces with other systems and work areas.Good understanding of the concept of internal controls and their application.Analytical and systematic with strong numerical skills and attention to detail.Ability to plan and coordinate schedules to meet deadlines.Ability to work collaboratively with teams as a constructive team member and provide feedback to colleagues.Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.Please refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for Administrative Staff Level AS6.  General ConsiderationsThe selected candidate, if new to ADB, is appointed for an initial term of 3 years.ADB offers competitive remuneration and a comprehensive benefits package. Actual appointment salary will be based on ADB's standards and computation, taking into account the selected individual's qualifications and experience.ADB seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities to work in an inclusive environment. ADB encourages all qualified candidates to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious, and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation, or disabilities. Women are highly encouraged to apply.Please note that the actual level and salary will be based on qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.       ___________________________________________________________________________This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.  When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.  Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United Nations Working with International Financial Institutions For Swiss nationals ___________________________________________________________________________  

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18/10/2021
Asian Development Bank

Senior Operations Assistant

Philippines, Manila , Manila
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

OverviewAsian Development Bank (ADB) is an international development finance institution headquartered in Manila, Philippines and is composed of 68 members, 49 of which are from the Asia and Pacific region. ADB is committed to achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty. ADB combines finance, knowledge, and partnerships to fulfill its expanded vision under its Strategy 2030.ADB only hires nationals of its 68 members.The position is assigned in the Regional Cooperation and Integration Division (ERCI) within the Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department (ERCD). ERCD undertakes policy research and generates knowledge on key development issues of critical importance to the region, advises on strategic issues that contribute to ADB's performance, and acts as ADB's focal point for facilitating regional cooperation and integration (RCI) in Asia and the Pacific. ERCI, in particular, undertakes major areas of RCI-related knowledge initiatives through research, operations support, and management support. It produces a regular annual flagship publication—the Asian Economic Integration Report (AEIR), the biennial Aid for Trade report for the World Trade Organization-led global review of aid-for-trade initiative and Trade Facilitation report, the biannual policy report on macro-financial surveillance and RCI progress for ASEAN+3, and other RCI-related thematic studies. It also coordinates ADB's support for and management's participation in ASEAN/ASEAN+3, APEC, and other regional economic policy dialogues/forums that go beyond individual sub-regions.To view ADB Organizational Chart, please click here.  Job PurposeThe position will provide technical, operational, and analytical support to ERCI by collecting and consolidating information for analytical purposes; support in the processing and implementation of technical assistance, and coordinating matters relating to knowledge events and outputs. The incumbent will report to the Director, ERCI and Senior National Staff.  ResponsibilitiesCoordinates and monitors activities for the division's knowledge events and other related meetings.Collects, and compiles relevant information and data related to the division's research outputs and knowledge products to produce routine and/or ad hoc reports/summaries as instructed.Provides support in event organization, e.g. through coordination of invitation and logistic support, particularly inputting/updating information for ADB today, preparing correspondences, and monitoring all relevant schedules.Provides logistical support to the organization of knowledge events including budget preparation, logistical arrangement, engagement of resource persons, dissemination activities, drafting of briefing notes, coordinating with participants from, inter alia, DMCs, regional and international organizations and ADB; and fulfilling protocol and communications-related requirements as needed.Coordinates various activities such as meeting arrangements of the division/department to ensure that the supervisors' instructions are passed onto the concerned staff and support the preparation of presentations and dissemination materials.Assist the supervisors for their participation in various meetings, knowledge events, policy forums by coordinating the meeting schedules/appointments, preparing the summaries and review of the meetings, and providing timely reminders.Performs other duties as may be assigned and reflected in the incumbent's workplan  Qualifications Relevant Experience & RequirementsBachelor's degreeSuitability to undertake the responsibilities mentioned above at the required level.Minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience.Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English is required.Proficient in MS Word, MS Excel and MS Power Point; and familiar with ADB databases (e.g., CMS, IDS, eOps) used in multilateral organizations.Good coordination and interpersonal skills. Ability to work with individuals from different cultural/national backgrounds. Thorough understanding of the role and function of the division/office/department and a good general understanding of the organization's purpose.Good working knowledge of procedures, formats and standards relevant in the performance of work.Ability to work with minimum supervision and exercise judgment on matters of confidentiality and those requiring urgent attention especially in the supervisor's absence.Ability to work with individuals from different cultural/national backgrounds.Able to liaise and work effectively with staff within own work location.Able to work collaboratively with teams as a constructive team member.Please refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for Administrative Staff Levels 4-5.  General ConsiderationsThe selected candidate, if new to ADB, is appointed for an initial term of 3 years.ADB offers competitive remuneration and a comprehensive benefits package. Actual appointment salary will be based on ADB's standards and computation, taking into account the selected individual's qualifications and experience.ADB seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities to work in an inclusive environment. ADB encourages all qualified candidates to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities. Women are highly encouraged to apply.Please note that the actual level and salary will be based on qualifications of the selected candidate.       ___________________________________________________________________________This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.  When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.  Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United Nations Working with International Financial Institutions For Swiss nationals ___________________________________________________________________________ 

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18/10/2021
Asian Development Bank

Gender and Development Officer

Philippines, Manila , Manila
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

OverviewAsian Development Bank (ADB) is an international development finance institution headquartered in Manila, Philippines and is composed of 68 members, 49 of which are from the Asia and Pacific region. ADB is committed to achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty. ADB combines finance, knowledge, and partnerships to fulfill its expanded vision under its Strategy 2030.ADB only hires nationals of its 68 members.The position is assigned in the Office of the Director General (SEOD) within the Southeast Asia Department (SERD). SERD is responsible for maintaining client relations and delivering ADB assistance to countries in the Southeast Asian region. SEOD provides overall support to the SERD management in terms of programming, portfolio management, results monitoring, and implementation of ADB's long-term strategic framework to deliver projects that create economic and development impact in the region.To view ADB Organizational Chart, please click here.  Job PurposeThe Gender and Development Officer will provide full technical and analytical support to SERD to contribute to implementation of ADB's Strategy 2030 Operational Plan for Priority 2: Accelerating Progress in Gender Equality. This will primarily include incorporating gender equality in the design of projects and programs categorized as Gender Equity theme (GEN), Effective Gender Mainstreaming (EGM) and Some Gender Elements (SGE). He/she will provide support in the identification, development, implementation of loans, technical assistance (TA) projects, and knowledge products and services related to gender equality operations in Southeast Asia. The incumbent will report to Senior Gender and Social Development Specialist, SEOD and collaborate closely with gender specialist colleagues across the Bank.  Responsibilities• Prepares the background and issue papers on gender issues and contributes to the identification and documentation of good practices as well as the preparation of TA reports.• In consultation with the gender officers in Resident Missions (RMs), reviews and provides technical inputs to integrate gender equality and women's empowerment design features in project concept papers, Reports and Recommendation of the President, TA reports, and other project documents.• Supports sector divisions and RMs in carrying out policy dialogue with governments on relevant gender aspects of ADB operations.• Monitors, coordinates, and undertakes analyses of SERD's overall performance and trends in mainstreaming gender equality in operations.• Monitors key policy trends and reforms related to gender in ADB priority sectors and overall emerging areas.• Guides project gender consultants in identifying and addressing challenges in the project implementation, with a focus on project Gender Action Plans (GAPs) with a view towards tracking, reporting and enhancing on gender equality results of SERD operations.• Contributes to Bank-wide policy developments, drawing from experience in processing and implementing loans/grants and technical assistance with respect to gender issues including newer priority areas such as mitigating and addressing sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment (SEAH) in operations.• Supports the capacity development of ADB's Executing and Implementing Agencies in gender and development by preparing and conducting training seminars.• Supports the implementation of the Country Partnership Strategies (CPS) by: (i) updating Country Gender Assessments; and (ii) providing gender-related inputs to the formulation of CPS, relevant sector roadmaps, and annual updates.• Coordinates the production and dissemination of TA-generated gender knowledge products with development partners and provides technical and logistical support to the gender-related TA workshops and learning events.• Performs other duties as assigned by the supervisor.  Qualifications Relevant Experience & Requirements• Bachelor's degree in social science, development studies or related fields, preferably with an advanced degree and training in gender and development.• At least 8 years of relevant professional experience in gender and development.• Demonstrated ability to conduct gender analyses of projects in different sectors, with aptitude for analytical and conceptual thinking is required.• Experience in project formulation and management related to gender is a strong advantage.• Working knowledge and good understanding of ADB's gender policies, guidelines and programs is an advantage.• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in a multicultural, multidisciplinary environment, and to collaborate effectively within the team, department and across ADB are required.• Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English required.• Please refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for National Staff Levels 2.  General ConsiderationsThe selected candidate, if new to ADB, is appointed for an initial term of 3 years.ADB offers competitive remuneration and a comprehensive benefits package. Actual appointment salary will be based on ADB's standards and computation, taking into account the selected individual's qualifications and experience.ADB seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities to work in an inclusive environment. ADB encourages all qualified candidates to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities. Women are highly encouraged to apply.Please note that the actual level and salary will be based on qualifications of the selected candidate.      ___________________________________________________________________________This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.  When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.  Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United Nations Working with International Financial Institutions For Swiss nationals ___________________________________________________________________________ 

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18/10/2021
Asian Development Bank

Associate Organizational Resilience Officer

Philippines, Manila , Manila
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

 OverviewAsian Development Bank (ADB) is an international development finance institution headquartered in Manila, Philippines and is composed of 68 members, 49 of which are from the Asia and Pacific region. ADB is committed to achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty.  ADB combines finance, knowledge, and partnerships to fulfill its expanded vision under its Strategy 2030.ADB only hires nationals of its 68 members.The position is assigned in the Organizational Resilience Unit (CSRS-OR) within Organizational Resilience and Security Division (CSRS). CSRS is under the Corporate Services Department (CSD).CSD manages the building, facilities and delivers over 70 diverse services essential for ADB's operation. It provides administrative support to ADB Management and staff and delivers quality products and services at an affordable cost. The office is headed by the Director General (DG) and supported by Division Directors who manage the respective business units.CSRS develops and implements policies and procedures relating to the organizational resilience (OR) and security measures necessary to ensure that ADB retains the ability to continue operations in a safe and secure manner in support of its mission to reduce poverty in Asia, regardless of any incidents that may threaten or befall the organization or its facilities.To view ADB's Organizational Chart, please click here.  Job PurposeThe Associate Organizational Resilience Officer provides assistance in the development and implementation of ADB's organizational resilience programs, to include plans, procedures, best practices and special projects; and in the preparation of resiliency strategies for maintenance of operations. The incumbent will report to the designated International Staff and senior National Staff.  ResponsibilitiesSupports the Senior Organizational Resilience Specialist, in the coordination and implementation of organizational resilience projects, strategies and plans.Participates in the implementation of the Business Continuity Management (BCM) Program including the review and monitoring of both critical and non-critical units' Business Impact Analysis (BIA) and Risk Assessments (RA), Business Continuity Plans (BCP), including submission of key suppliers' contingency and continuity plans, Business Continuity Core Group (BCCG) call list and profile, and Business Continuity (BC) strategy, manual and flyer.Provides support, training, and expertise to business users in the cloud-based Business Continuity Management software.Checks audit-related documents, plans, and reports to ensure compliance with Business Continuity Management standards and coordinates the audit by the external auditor.Assists in the regular review and revalidation of BIA-RAs for ADB HQ and the Field Offices and ISO 22301:2012/2019 audit and certification.Contributes to the development of communication materials on OR related topics to create and maintain awareness and prepares final correspondences pertaining to the OR program.Reviews and provides recommendations on action of risk evaluations and business impact analysis studies of ADB and its Field Offices (FOs). Assists in planning for Business disruption scenarios for scheduled and surprise business continuity drills. Contributes to preparing back-to-office reports and after-action review reports.Coordinates and performs preparatory tasks necessary for the conduct of planned/surprise BC drills. Delivers training programs related to Business Continuity, emergency response situations, and disaster recovery (DR) operations.Develops and implements special projects and major work programs of the unit such as automation of BCM, risk mitigation studies, OR awareness campaigns, tabletop exercise planning, and preparation of reports and dashboard analytics.Writes specific briefs; plans, etc. for the Management and others as required.Represents the ADB to outside bodies, as required.At the time of disaster, acts as one of the incident coordinators, providing direct supervision of activities related to BCP/DRP.Performs activities in support of ADB's Organizational Resilience.Performs other duties that may be assigned as reflected in the incumbent's work plan.  Qualifications Relevant Experience & RequirementsBachelor's degree in a relevant field. Preferably with previous organizational resilience or business continuity experience.At least 6 years of relevant work experience in business continuity management, organizational resilience, disaster recovery and emergency management; experience in developing plans and conducting training programs in these areas.Sound knowledge of organizational resilience and business continuity programs including ISO 22301-2012/2019.Preferably with experience as a user and administrator of an online Business Continuity Management System.Collaboration and/or previous experience working with financial business units on their resiliency and business continuity initiatives.Demonstrated expertise and experience, and good industry practice and guidelines within the Business Continuity Management lifecycle.Effective report-writing and communication skills in English.Strong analytical skills.Proficiency in the use of spreadsheets and required information technologies.Able to guide junior Administrative Staff to facilitate work planning, delivery, and quality review.Able to work collaboratively with teams as a constructive team member.Please refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for National Staff Level 1.  General ConsiderationsThe selected candidate, if new to ADB, is appointed for an initial term of 3 years.ADB offers competitive remuneration and a comprehensive benefits package. Actual appointment salary will be based on ADB's standards and computation, taking into account the selected individual's qualifications and experience.ADB seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities to work in an inclusive environment. ADB encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of ADB member countries to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious, and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation, or disabilities. Women are highly encouraged to apply.Please note that the actual level and salary will be based on qualifications of the selected candidate.      ___________________________________________________________________________This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.  When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.  Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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18/10/2021
Asian Development Bank

Associate Financing Partnerships Analyst

Philippines, Manila , Manila
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

OverviewAsian Development Bank (ADB) is an international development finance institution headquartered in Manila, Philippines and is composed of 68 members, 49 of which are from the Asia and Pacific region. ADB is committed to achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty. ADB combines finance, knowledge, and partnerships to fulfill its expanded vision under its Strategy 2030.ADB only hires nationals of its 68 members.The position is assigned to the Partner Funds Division (SDPF) of the Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department (SDCC). The SDCC provides leadership, innovation, and knowledge sharing for ADB's sector and thematic work. SDPF is responsible for a group of multisector trust funds, administration of project-specific cofinancing, and management of bank-wide systems and data on financing partnership.The division (i) administers multisector trust funds, (ii) helps other departments administer trust funds, (iii) helps other departments administer projects and technical assistance (TA) under project-specific cofinancing and global funding initiatives, generally after signing of cofinancing agreement, (iv) consolidates, review and officially submit reports on trust funds, project-specific cofinancing and global funding initiatives to relevant financing partners, (v) manages and shares bank-wide cofinancing data as the single repository and prepares various reports on financing partnerships, and (vi) leads development, operationalization and enhancements of the partner funds management information systems and other automation initiative using information technology solutions (e.g., online trust fund application).To view ADB Organizational Chart, please click here.  Job PurposeTo provide technical and analytical support in administration of official loan and grant cofinancing, management of trust funds, microsite enhancement and maintenance, database management and reporting. As the tasks require extensive and direct liaison with both internal and external clients, the position will contribute in developing and applying a working understanding of ADB's internal and external people network and in promoting and facilitating official cofinancing from bilateral and multilateral sources for ADB-assisted projects.Work within a framework of broad policies, principles and goals, applying a high degree of autonomy in selection of work methods. The incumbent will report to designated International Staff and senior National Staff. ResponsibilitiesThe Associate Financing Partnerships Analyst will undertake:A. Administration and reporting on project-specific cofinancing• Verification of data entered in systems on financing partnership.• Management of fund inflows, administration fees, foreign exchange fluctuation, balance, and audit.• Development of standardized reporting formats in collaboration with SPD.• Preparation and submission of financial and project narrative (or progress) reports through requesting inputs from departments implementing the cofinanced projects and reviewing consistency of contents and data.• Liaising with CTL on audited FS preparation, and submission of the same to partners, when audits are needed.• Compliance with other commitments made by ADB in the cofinancing agreements• Regular sharing of feedback on cofinancing administration issues with SPD for future improvements in cofinancing agreement templates.B. Support to Trust Fund operations• Reviewing reports on assigned trust fund and submission (as required) of progress reports, financial statements, and partner evaluation.• Timely management of bank account, fund inflows (installments and remittance), administration fees, foreign exchange fluctuation, balance, and audit.• Materializing implementation arrangements as provided in the proposal for establishment of trust funds upon approval.• Disposal of the fund balance as per agreements with partners and closes trust funds.• Continuous improvements to business processes under relevant trust funds.• Preparation of annual trust fund reports and other reports in accordance with the relevant legal agreements and ADB's commitments.C. General cofinancing support• Impact story production for cofinanced projects in coordination with SPD and trust fund teams.• Provide critical inputs to the (a) partnership report on assigned trust fund and partners' operations, (b) management dashboard, (c) briefing notes, (d) country information notes, and (e) donor country facts sheets.• Regular communications with the Strategic Partnerships Division of the Strategy, Policy and Partnerships Department (SPSP) to exchange partners' feedbacks to help ensure that such feedbacks are appropriately addressed in the relevant reports.• Support to consultant recruitment and contract variation.D. Bank-wide data management and enhancements• Collection and cataloguing of all reports to donors as single repository.• Inputs of legal agreement information into the relevant systems.• Collection and consolidation of data on projects and TA under trust funds and project­ specific cofinancing.• Establishment and management of the client portal system under the Partner Funds Management System project phase 2, and continuation of efforts on the Partner Funds Management System project phase 1.• Timely provision of financing partnerships data within ADB.E. Knowledge management• Accumulation of knowledge related the key responsibilities as listed above ensuring that such knowledge is open to all staff in the same division, and dissemination of thereof through internal and external events and publications. ·• Enhancement and maintenance of the SDPF and Partnerships microsites and oversee both the SDPF team site and community sites.F. Others• Performs other duties which may be assigned by the supervisor(s) and reflected in the incumbent's workplan.  Qualifications Relevant Experience & Requirements• Bachelor's degree in relevant fields with at least 5 years of relevant work experience.• Solid understanding of relevant official cofinancing procedures and guidelines and inter­ linkages with ADB operations.• Demonstrated capacity to work independently; can accomplish own work program proactively and with minimum supervision.• Proficient with computer software in common use in ADB, and with the use of computer databases to input and extract information, and to generate standard and ad hoc reports.• Able to liaise, work effectively and interact in a professional manner with staff within own work location, and with other ADB stakeholders.• Good coordination and interpersonal skills, and ability to work with individuals from different cultural/national backgrounds.• Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English is required.• Able to exercise judgment on matters of confidentiality and those requiring urgent attention especially in the supervisor's absence.• Please refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for AS6.  General ConsiderationsThe selected candidate, if new to ADB, is appointed for an initial term of 3 years.ADB offers competitive remuneration and a comprehensive benefits package. Actual appointment salary will be based on ADB's standards and computation, taking into account the selected individual's qualifications and experience.ADB seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities to work in an inclusive environment. ADB encourages all qualified candidates to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities. Women are highly encouraged to apply.Please note that the actual level and salary will be based on qualifications of the selected candidate.       ___________________________________________________________________________This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.  When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.  Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United Nations Working with International Financial Institutions For Swiss nationals ___________________________________________________________________________ 

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14/10/2021
Asian Development Bank

Senior Portfolio Management Specialist - IS5

Philippines, Manila , Manila
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:  Close relatives1 of ADB staff, except spouses of international staff, are not eligible for recruitment and appointment to staff positions. Applicants are expected to disclose if they have any relative/s by consanguinity/blood, by adoption and/or by affinity/marriage presently employed in ADB. 1Close relatives refer to spouse, children, mother, father, brother and sister, niece, nephew, aunt and uncleStaff on probation are not eligible to apply. Applicants for promotion must have served at their position for at least one year and must have normally served at their personal level for at least two years immediately preceding the date of the vacancy closing date. Applicants for lateral transfer must have served at their position and personal level for at least one year immediately preceding the date of the vacancy closing date (reference A.O. 2.03, paragraphs 5.8 and 5.9). In the event that the staff appointed to a new category (i.e. from AS to NS, or from NS to IS) is rated at 2 or lower in the first two performance reviews after appointment at the new level, they will return to the level occupied immediately prior to their appointment in the new category. Overview Asian Development Bank (ADB) is an international development finance institution headquartered in Manila, Philippines and is composed of 68 members, 49 of which are from the Asia and Pacific region. ADB is committed to achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty. ADB combines finance, knowledge, and partnerships to fulfill its expanded vision under its Strategy 2030. ADB only hires nationals of its 68 members. The position is assigned in the Mongolia Resident Mission (MNRM) within the East Asia Department (EARD) in ADB. EARD is responsible for providing leadership innovation, lending, project implementation and knowledge sharing for ADB's sector and thematic work that covers operations in People's Republic of China and Mongolia. MNRM is responsible for development and implementation of project managed by the resident mission (RM).  To view ADB Organizational Chart, please click here. Job Purpose The Senior Portfolio Management Specialist will: (i) ensure optimal performance of ADB's operational portfolio in Mongolia to achieve ADB's strategic goals, as defined in Strategy 2030 and the Country Partnership Strategy; (ii) lead the ADB strategy development and effective planning of portfolio implementation, including donor-financed activities; (iii) act as focal point in EARD for portfolio-wide issues in Mongolia; (iv) act as ADB focal point for Government of Mongolia on portfolio-wide issues; (v) support effective project management, both advising on effective processing, and on project administration; (vi) lead processing of selected transport sector projects from MNRM; (vii) ensure effective financial management (FM) in MNRM-managed operations and support EARD-wide FM goals and activities; (viii) share knowledge to build up portfolio/project management capacity among Mongolian counterparts, and within MNRM; (ix) build up an effective portfolio/project management team in MNRM, ensuring close teamwork with Sector Divisions, and other departments and offices; and (x) support Country Director (CD), MNRM as required in resident mission management, including acting as Officer-in-Charge, as needed. The incumbent will report to the CD, MNRM and will supervise National Staff and Administrative Staff.  Responsibilities Strategy, Policy and PlanningContributes to the development and implementation of the Country Partnership Strategy and Indicative Country Pipeline and Monitoring report including results frameworks and sector plans, and advising on appropriate investment priorities and operational modalities;Contributes to the development of the MNRM work plan, individual work plans, and submissions for the Work Program and Budget Framework and Budget on matters related to portfolio performance;Contributes to the review and development of ADB policies, guidelines, instructions, processes and other related exercises.Leads design, development and processing of selected transport sector projects engagementParticipates in EARD led transport sector assessments and in development partner dialogue. Portfolio ManagementLeads comprehensive EARD-wide MON portfolio reviews, including annual Country Portfolio reviews, quarterly portfolio reviews, and ongoing reviews as needed, coordinating closely with Sector Divisions, EAOD and other departments and offices, and ensuring close partnership with relevant Government agencies, including Ministry of Finance (MOF), Executing Agencies (EA), General Procurement Agency, Audit Office, at both political and technical levels. Based on portfolio reviews identifies and analyzes causes for shortfalls in performance and proposes and follows-through on practical, time-bound solutions to address implementation problems and improve portfolio performance including policy dialogue with the Government on systemic or procedural matters. Coordinates with multilateral and bilateral development partners (e.g. Japan International Cooperation Agency, World Bank) on common issues related to portfolio administration, including institutional development (e.g. procurement, audit, project implementation); budgetary and financial matters, and on broader issues of development effectiveness.Monitors and supports compliance with the relevant ADB policies, guidelines and project instructions by staff, project management unitss and EAs, raising awareness and building capacity as necessary, and working in close partnership with sector divisions, Procurement, Portfolio and Financial Management Department (PPFD), Office of Anticorruption and Integrity, Office of the Auditor General, Controller's Department and other departments and offices as required.Ensures optimal use and application of project management and reporting systems (e.g. eOps), including quality assurance of data entry, and timely updates, as required.Liaises closely with donors for projects financed from trust funds (e.g. JFPR, Korea eAsia Fund), providing regular potfolio updates, in coordination with Partner Funds Division.Ensures that MNRM's annual program for project completion reports (PCRs) and technical assistance completion reports (TCRs) meets the annual target with quality reports. Project ManagementEnsures effective administration of projects delegated to MNRM, guiding, advising and mentoring project officers, as necessary, to ensure successful project implementation, ensuring close teamwork with sector divisions;Acts as project team leader for selected delegated projects, especially those with a higher degree of complexity and/or risk; Advises project processing teams from sector divisions on optimal and efficient project processing and administration (e.g. through comments on project documentation, participation in missions);Ensures quality and consistency of reports and outgoing communications related to the MNRM's project-related activities.Coordinates efforts in strengthening capacity of project executing and implementing agencies in project implementation, including project accounting, disbursement and procurement procedures.Inspects quality of project field operations, with focus on problem or potential problem projects. Financial ManagementCoordinates and liaises closely with EAOD Financial Management Specialist on FM related matters;Manages and coordinates audit arrangement for ADB Mongolia projects; works closely with MOF and Mongolia National Audit Office. Supervises/undertakes the review of audit reports of MNRM administered projects; Supervises the monitoring of FM performance of the MON portfolio (in line with FM indicators to be rolled out by PPFD); Provides FM-related inputs and advice on project processing, implementation and completion reports to be carried out or coordinated by MNRM (if applicable); Facilitates FM-related training in MON and coordinates with other development partners on FM matters, including the World Bank; Facilitates the roll-out and implementation of new FM policies, guidelines, and templates in RM. Knowledge SharingProvides advice on ADB policies, guidelines, practices on project administration to internal and external stakeholders, including high-level decision makers, as required.Undertakes efforts for knowledge building and dissemination to improve local capacity for project administration.Prepares reports, as required, for discussion within MNRM, and other departments and offices on key issues related to portfolio management and project administration, including updates on government policy, institutional changes, and other matters influencing portfolio performance. Staff Supervision and DevelopmentTakes the role of portfolio management team leader and supervises the work of team members, including MNRM procurement staff and project analysts, and supervises the project implementation-related work of MNRM staff. Supervises the performance of reporting staff, providing clear direction and regular monitoring and feedback on performanceEnsures the on-going learning and development of reporting staff Qualifications Relevant Experience & RequirementsMaster's degree in Engineering, Transport Planning, Economics, Finance, or other related specialized fields. Alternatively, university degree in related fields combined with at least 5 years specialized experience relevant to the position can be considered in lieu of a Master's degree.At least 10 years of relevant professional experience in project processing and administration at senior levels, including international experience working in several countriesExcellent written and verbal communication skills in English is requiredProvide application of expertise within a specific area, or breadth across multiple areas with in-depth knowledge within one areaPlease refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for International Staff Level 5. General Considerations The selected candidate, if new to ADB, is appointed for an initial term of 3 years. ADB offers competitive remuneration and a comprehensive benefits package. Actual appointment salary will be based on ADB's standards and computation, taking into account the selected individual's qualifications and experience. ADB seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities to work in an inclusive environment. ADB encourages all qualified candidates to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities. Women are highly encouraged to apply. Please note that the actual level and salary will be based on qualifications of the selected candidate.   ___________________________________________________________________________This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:  Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.  When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.   Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United Nations Working with International Financial Institutions For Swiss nationals ___________________________________________________________________________ 

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13/10/2021
Asian Development Bank

Senior Public Management Specialist - IS5

Philippines, Manila , Manila
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:  Close relatives1 of ADB staff, except spouses of international staff, are not eligible for recruitment and appointment to staff positions. Applicants are expected to disclose if they have any relative/s by consanguinity/blood, by adoption and/or by affinity/marriage presently employed in ADB. 1Close relatives refer to spouse, children, mother, father, brother and sister, niece, nephew, aunt and uncleStaff on probation are not eligible to apply. Applicants for promotion must have served at their position for at least one year and must have normally served at their personal level for at least two years immediately preceding the date of the vacancy closing date. Applicants for lateral transfer must have served at their position and personal level for at least one year immediately preceding the date of the vacancy closing date (reference A.O. 2.03, paragraphs 5.8 and 5.9). In the event that the staff appointed to a new category (i.e. from AS to NS, or from NS to IS) is rated at 2 or lower in the first two performance reviews after appointment at the new level, they will return to the level occupied immediately prior to their appointment in the new category. Overview Asian Development Bank (ADB) is an international development finance institution headquartered in Manila, Philippines and is composed of 68 members, 49 of which are from the Asia and Pacific region. ADB is committed to achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty. ADB combines finance, knowledge, and partnerships to fulfill its expanded vision under its Strategy 2030. ADB only hires nationals of its 68 members. The position is assigned in the Public Management, Financial Sector, and Trade Division (CWPF) within the Central and West Asia Department (CWRD). CWRD is responsible for maintaining client relations and delivering ADB assistance to countries in the Central and West Asia region. CWPF is responsible for policy development and dialogue, knowledge management, project quality assurance, sector analytic work, and loan and technical assistance processing and administration in the public management, financial sector, and trade sectors.  To view ADB Organizational Chart, please click here. Job Purpose The Senior Public Management Specialist (Domestic Resource Mobilization) will lead in the identification, design, processing, administration, and evaluation of loan and technical assistance (TA) projects, and non-lending products and services (NLPS) to public sector policy and strategies in the Division's regional developing member countries (DMCs). Engage with DMC governments and other stakeholders on domestic resource mobilization to support fiscal consolidation, inclusive growth, reforms and initiatives, with the objective of ensuring economic soundness and consistency with sector policies and strategies. Ensure compliance with ADB's policies, operations manual, project administration instructions, and assistance-related documentations. Work closely with internal teams and resource departments, and externally with clients on broad policies and objectives, with supervision for critical tasks. The incumbent will report to the Director of CWPF and may supervise National and Administrative staff. Responsibilities Lead and contribute to project identification, preparation, appraisal, and documentation, on improving domestic resource mobilization in revenue management, public expenditure management, domestic savings, private resource for investment opportunities, ensuring compliance with ADB's policies, operations manual, project administration instructions, and related documentation.Participate in dialogue with government officials and other stakeholders to improve public financial management and enhance government capacity while managing debt and creating more opportunities for private sector investments.Conduct economic, social, and sector analyses such as identification and analysis of measures to support fiscal consolidation, improve revenue management and strengthen public expenditure management. Ensure sustainability, best practices (including use of technology), safety, and efficiency are realistically incorporated in project design for effective implementation.Provide guidance to borrowers/clients, and assist in formulating, planning, and preparing high quality documents related to projects and programs.Execute above functions as a Project Team Leader (PTL) or Project Team Member (PTM) for loans and TA projects with high levels of risk and complexity.Coordinate with resident missions (RMs) for consistency of approach, exchange of experiences, and continuous improvement of practices and integration of sector policy commitments to the management of projects. Address issues raised by direct and indirect stakeholders as well as queries, comments, and suggestions from internal review including from senior management.Ensure achievement of intended project outputs and outcomes in a timely manner, ensuring projects and programs comply with policy and document requirements during implementation. Participate in sector and thematic networks related to domestic resource mobilization, public finance, governance, and related issued to keep abreast of the latest developments and issues. Serve as a focal point for coordination with other divisions/departments concerning the sector.Contribute to activities for advocacy, dissemination and knowledge sharing around domestic resource mobilization issues, including contribution to knowledge solutions. Qualifications Relevant Experience & RequirementsMaster's degree, or equivalent, in economics, finance, or other related fields. University degree and at least 5 years specialized experience relevant to the position can be consideredMinimum of 10 years relevant professional experience in domestic resource mobilization and public finance, including international work experience working in several countries. Extensive knowledge of domestic resource mobilization and public finance in Asia. Significant expertise within a specific area of ADB's public management operations, or breadth across multiple areas with in-depth knowledge within one area.Proven experience as team lead/ member for processing or administration of loan and TA projects and holding policy dialogue related to public finance.Good understanding and experience of the full project cycle and tasks needed in the preparation of various project modalities including policy-based programs, results based program, sector development programs and investment projects including program identification and conceptualization, analysis of relevant policies, preparing studies, diagnostics, and reports, and coordination with external stakeholders, consultants, and government agencies.Good skills and experience in coordinating and working with teams of professionals such as for technical, social and environmental safeguards, economic assessments and procurement.Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.Proficient or advanced competency level in Client Orientation, Achieving Results and Problem Solving and Knowledge Sharing. For other competencies, relevant to the position, please refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for International Staff Levels . General Considerations The selected candidate, if new to ADB, is appointed for an initial term of 3 years.ADB offers competitive remuneration and a comprehensive benefits package. Actual appointment salary will be based on ADB's standards and computation, taking into account the selected individual's qualifications and experience.ADB seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities to work in an inclusive environment. ADB encourages all qualified candidates to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities. Women are highly encouraged to apply.Please note that the actual level and salary will be based on qualifications of the selected candidate.   ___________________________________________________________________________This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:  Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.  When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.   Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United Nations Working with International Financial Institutions For Swiss nationals ___________________________________________________________________________ 

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12/10/2021
Asian Development Bank

Risk Management Specialist - IS4

Philippines, Manila , Manila
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:  Close relatives1 of ADB staff, except spouses of international staff, are not eligible for recruitment and appointment to staff positions. Applicants are expected to disclose if they have any relative/s by consanguinity/blood, by adoption and/or by affinity/marriage presently employed in ADB. 1Close relatives refer to spouse, children, mother, father, brother and sister, niece, nephew, aunt and uncleStaff on probation are not eligible to apply. Applicants for promotion must have served at their position for at least one year and must have normally served at their personal level for at least two years immediately preceding the date of the vacancy closing date. Applicants for lateral transfer must have served at their position and personal level for at least one year immediately preceding the date of the vacancy closing date (reference A.O. 2.03, paragraphs 5.8 and 5.9). In the event that the staff appointed to a new category (i.e. from AS to NS, or from NS to IS) is rated at 2 or lower in the first two performance reviews after appointment at the new level, they will return to the level occupied immediately prior to their appointment in the new category. Overview Asian Development Bank (ADB) is an international development finance institution headquartered in Manila, Philippines and is composed of 68 members, 49 of which are from the Asia and Pacific region. ADB is committed to achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty. ADB combines finance, knowledge, and partnerships to fulfill its expanded vision under its Strategy 2030.  ADB only hires nationals of its 68 members. The position is assigned in the Risk Policy and Architecture Division (RMPA) within the Office of Risk Management (ORM). ORM has a broad mandate and ensures that ADB's Treasury, Sovereign, and Nonsovereign operations are sustainable by safeguarding ADB's rating, advising Board and Management on risk issues, and implementing and promoting a strong internal risk culture. RMPA establishes and maintains policies, procedures, and tools for risk management that are consistent with those of other multilateral development banks (MDBs) and prudent banking principles. The principal responsibilities of RMPA include: (i) establishment and maintenance of best practice policies, methods and procedures for credit, market, and operational risk; (ii) development and maintenance of tools and systems to support enterprise-wide risk management; (iii) maintenance of a ratings desk; (iv) analysis, rating, and monitoring of the creditworthiness of ADB's sovereign borrowers; (v) data management and (vi) limit monitoring and risk reporting. To view ADB Organizational Chart, please click here. Job Purpose The Risk Management Specialist analyzes and reports (i) risks and trends in ADB's balance sheet and (ii) the impact of specific topical risk issues on ADB's portfolio quality and risk bearing capacity. The position's responsibilities include leading preparation for quarterly and ad hoc risk reports with input from various stakeholders, reporting main risk issues to the bank's senior management, and providing support for ORM's Board communication on portfolio risks. The Specialist is expected to provide support for (i) maintaining accurate portfolio data for timely risk reporting, (ii) adding risk aspects in reports and presentation produced by other departments, and (ii) formulation of ADB policies, guidelines and practices on risk and portfolio management.  The incumbent will report to Director, RMPA and will supervise National Staff and Administrative Staff. Responsibilities a. Risk Reporting Analyzes risks and trends in ADB´s sovereign, nonsovereign and treasury portfoliosPrepares quarterly risk management reports with a focus on risk exposure, limit compliance, expected credit loss and capital adequacy.Assesses ADB's risk bearing capacity based on various scenarios.Conducts deep dive analysis on recurring and ad hoc risk-relevant topics.Acts as team leader for the quarterly report, manages the production schedule and ensures accuracy, consistency, and quality of the report based on input from various members. Acts as Risk Committee Secretariat, determines the agenda with the committee chair and ORM management, organizes relevant speakers, and ensures necessary endorsement procedures by the committee.Prepares and delivers presentations to the Risk Committee and Audit Committee of the Board, as well as other special presentations. Monitors compliance with limits and risk appetite.Assists ORM management with guidance on internal and external inquiries related to risk issues in the portfolio.Represents ORM in periodic investor due diligence calls for ADB's international bond issuances.Provides portfolio analysis and data for annual meetings with international rating agencies to ensure ADB's AAA rating. b. Policy & ArchitectureConceives, develops, supports, and implements policies, processes, methods and tools for identification measurement and management of risk.Reviews from a risk perspective policies and proposals prepared by other departments.Develops tools to analyze and monitor portfolio risks. c. Knowledge SharingMaintains knowledge of emerging best practices and standards in risk management. Provides support in organizing and conducting training to promote an appropriate risk culture in ADB. d. Staff SupervisionLeads multidisciplinary teams and ensures the overall quality of its work.Supervises the performance of teams and individuals, providing clear direction and regular monitoring and feedback on performance.Provides coaching and mentoring to individuals and ensures their on-going learning and development. Qualifications Relevant Experience and Requirements Master's degree, or equivalent, in finance, business administration, economics or related field; university degree and at least 5 years specialized experience relevant to the position can be considered.At least 8 years of relevant international experience in a similar setting e.g., international financial institution, ratings agency, international bank, or other similar institution.Excellent knowledge and demonstrated track record in all areas of portfolio risk analysis.Excellent knowledge of risk rating methodologies, risk management frameworks, and relevant risk-related policies. Familiarity with credit, market, and operational risk analysis. Experience analyzing large datasets. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English. Experience and strong track record in public speaking and presentation is a must. Ability to lead a project effectively with diverse colleagues in own and other Divisions and Departments.Strong project management and execution skills, including the ability to effectively drive complex, multifaceted matters to conclusion in an aggressive timeframe. International experience working in several countries. Please refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for International Staff Level 4. General Considerations The selected candidate is appointed for an initial term of 3 years. ADB offers competitive remuneration and a comprehensive benefits package. Actual appointment salary will be based on ADB's standards and computation, taking into account the selected individual's qualifications and experience.ADB seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities to work in an inclusive environment. ADB encourages all qualified candidates to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious, and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation, or disabilities. Women are highly encouraged to apply. Please note that the actual level and salary will be based on qualifications of the selected candidate.   ___________________________________________________________________________This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:  Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.  When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.   Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United Nations Working with International Financial Institutions For Swiss nationals ___________________________________________________________________________ 

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12/10/2021
Asian Development Bank

Principal Social Sector Economist

Philippines, Manila , Manila
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services
Other

  OverviewAsian Development Bank (ADB) is an international development finance institution headquartered in Manila, Philippines and is composed of 68 members, 49 of which are from the Asia and Pacific region. ADB is committed to achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty. ADB combines finance, knowledge, and partnerships to fulfill its expanded vision under its Strategy 2030.ADB only hires nationals of its 68 members.The position is assigned in the Human and Social Development Division (SEHS) within the Southeast Asia Department (SERD). SERD is responsible for maintaining client relations and delivering ADB assistance to countries in the Southeast Asian region. SEHS leads policy dialogue, portfolio development, oversight of strategy execution, knowledge management, project quality assurance, sector analytic work and loan and technical assistance processing and administration in the human and social development sectors (education and skills development, health, social protection, and other social development related sectors and themes).To view ADB Organizational Chart, please click here.  Job PurposeThe Principal Social Sector Economist will help support Southeast Asian countries in developing and implementing post-Covid19 recovery strategies and programs that lead to inclusive and sustainable socio-economic development. In this context, the incumbent will identify, develop, and administer lending programs and projects, technical assistance (TA), and non-lending products and services in human and social development sectors and themes. He/she will undertake policy dialogue, promote best practices and innovations, undertake sector and thematic studies, and participate in cross-sectoral programs in Southeast Asia. The incumbent will report to the Director, SEHS and will supervise one or more National and Administrative Staff.  Responsibilities• Participates in the development and implementation of ADB strategy in the human and social development sectors to support Southeast Asian countries post-Covid19 recovery strategies and programs; leads or participates in relevant economic, thematic, and sector work and assessment; participates in policy dialogue and strategy level discussions with key government stakeholders on social policies to ensure that ADB strategy remains responsive to client's needs.• Leads missions to identify, develop, and administer lending programs and projects, technical assistance (TA), and non-lending products and services in social protection and related human and social development sectors including: social assistance; social insurance; labor market programs; and workforce development. Coordinates with teams working on education, skills development, and health to ensure a coherent approach to human and social development in post-Covid19 recovery strategies.• Leads and participates in regional and country level knowledge generation, management and dissemination in broad themes related to human and social development.• Identifies best practices and innovations in the use of digital technologies, financing modalities, resource mobilization and social spending, and other relevant areas; leads feasibility assessment and technical discussions on their applicability, scalability and cost effectiveness, and develops applicable models for ADB programs and projects.• Ensures that lending programs and projects he/she is leading integrate gender mainstreaming, engage private sector where possible, and contribute to climate financing, adaptation and resilience as appropriate.• Participates in regional/country programming missions and contributes to the development of regional/country partnership strategies and regional/ country operations business plans; leads sector specific discussions on human and social development and advises other SERD business units as necessary.• Leads and participates in development coordination meetings in assigned countries, manages coordination with development partners, and explores co-financing opportunities.• Applies a One-ADB team approach to lead or participate in SERD cross-sectoral programs and projects involving human and social development sectors and themes; participates in the activities of Social Development Thematic Group and the Education Sector Group; collaborates with the Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department (ERCD), Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department (SDCC), and Information Technology Department (ITD) in conducting relevant economic, thematic and sector work.• Provides managerial responsibilities to reporting staff and demonstrates strong leadership and willingness to mentor junior staff, serving as catalyst for the team to achieve goals.• Leads or participates in division wide activities and performs other duties that may be assigned within his/her own area of expertise.  Qualifications Relevant Experience & Requirements• Master's degree, or equivalent, preferably in economics or in public sector management, human and social development sectors, or other related fields. Alternatively, university degree in related fields and at least 5 years specialized experience relevant to the position can be considered.• At least 12 years of relevant professional experience, including as project leader in the preparation and implementation of human and social development policies, programs and projects.• Significant expertise within a specific area of social protection (social assistance; social insurance; labor market programs; and workforce development) and a breadth of experience across multiple areas in human and social development are required.• International experience working in development in several countries, with substantial experience in the human and social development sectors in Asia and the Pacific (preferably in Southeast Asia) is required.• Demonstrated experience in engaging with governments on social policies and investment programs, particularly in relation to COVID19 response and/or Post COVID19 recovery strategy is a significant advantage.• Proven ability to work and coordinate in multi-disciplinary teams and across different units in an organization, including projects or initiatives involving public and private sector dimensions, is required.• Familiarity with business operations and procedures of ADB or comparable Multilateral Development Banks is a significant advantage.• Ability to mentor team members, provide them guidance and advice on technical and operations related matters is required.• Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English is required.• Please refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for International Staff level 6.  General ConsiderationsThe selected candidate, if new to ADB, is appointed for an initial term of 3 years.ADB offers competitive remuneration and a comprehensive benefits package. Actual appointment salary will be based on ADB's standards and computation, taking into account the selected individual's qualifications and experience.ADB seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities to work in an inclusive environment. ADB encourages all qualified candidates to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities. Women are highly encouraged to apply.Please note that the actual level and salary will be based on qualifications of the selected candidate.      ___________________________________________________________________________This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.  When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.  Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United Nations Working with International Financial Institutions For Swiss nationals ___________________________________________________________________________ 

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06/10/2021