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Asian Development Bank  

Site: Philippines, Mandaluyong City, Mandaluyong
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Sector: Nonprofit/Community/Social Services/International Cooperation
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

Senior Financial Control Assistant

Philippines, Manila , Manila

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 Trust Fund Section (CTFA-TF), Trust Fund and Administrative Expense Division (CTFA) within the Controller's Department (CTL). CTL 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's role is to undertake a variety of accounting duties in the areas related to project- and program-related disbursements for ADB's sovereign loans and grants and TA and grant-funded claims; payroll, pension, staff receivables, termination payments, benefits payments; maintain and update accounting records; prepare accounting and other reports; and carry out administrative functions, as required. The incumbent will report to designated International Staff and/or senior National Staff.  Responsibilities Contributes to the preparation of financial statements of ADB resources and trust funds, related accounting, and other reports, as required under the supervision of a senior local staff, ensuring reported amounts are consistent with control accounts and that they are produced in a timely and accurate manner. In the case of accounting reports, ensures that they are in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles adopted by ADB (GAAP).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 correct, complete and timely accounting.Undertakes reconciliations and analysis of control and other accounts; conducts initial investigation of discrepancies for review by supervising staff and ensures reconciling and outstanding items are resolved promptly.Processes transactions through the preparation of appropriate disbursement, collection or journal vouchers or other relevant documentation ensuring the validity and propriety of the transactions and supporting documents and that the accounting of items adhere with GAAP.Coordinates with concerned departments and provides required information to facilitate administration of special funds and trust funds in accordance with established procedures in a tactful manner.Checks and verifies accounting systems outputs and reports relating to work area to ensure completeness and accuracy of all entries/calculations and consistency with updated records; initiates necessary action to correct any discrepancies, omissions or errors.Compiles standard and ad hoc statistical data relating to work area for management reporting purposes.Assists in the review of the various accounting IT systems for improvements; assists in ensuring the accuracy and reliability of related systems by reviewing related output; participates in system implementation / enhancements.Performs any other assignments as required, including, routine administrative activities such as preparing correspondence and reports, receiving, and placing calls, liaising with specified internal and external contacts, and recording incoming/outgoing mails and other documents; maintains existing filing system by sorting and filing routine materials according to prescribed systems and established guidelines.  Qualifications Relevant Experience & RequirementsBachelor's degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or Finance, with Certified Public Accountant qualification.Minimum of 5 years accounting or auditing experience, working with computerized accounting systems in a large organization.Good understanding of accounting policies and accounting standards (particularly in relation to trust funds), practices and systems, as well as general policies, procedures, guidelines (particularly in relation to technical assistance operations) and reporting requirements prevalent in multilateral institutions, and the application thereof.Proficient with office suite software, particularly MS Excel, Word and Powerpoint, and large accounting software (e.g., Mainframe, Oracle ERP, SAP) and in use of computer databases to input and extract information, and to generate standard and ad hoc financial and analytical reports.Good understanding of the interactions between different work areas and relevant workflows and their purpose, as well as business knowledge of relevant areas.Good understanding of accounting and disbursement policies, practices, guidelines, related Project Administration Instructions and procedures, and reporting requirements for financial instruments.Good understanding of internal control concepts and business processes and how they apply to financial and accounting processes, to assist in the maintaining of sound internal controls and assessing risks related to financial reporting and related business processes.Detailed understanding of the relevant clerical procedures and guidelines and their importance in the overall function of the work area.Analytical and systematic, with strong numerical skills and attention to detail.Able to liaise and work effectively with staff within own work location.Able to work collaboratively with teams as a constructive team member.Good command of written and spoken English.Please refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for Administrative Staff level 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 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.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United NationsWorking with International Financial InstitutionsFor Swiss nationals ______________________________________________________________________  

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23/06/2022
Asian Development Bank

Transport Specialist

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

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 Transport and Communications Division (PATC) within the Pacific Department. The department is in charge of managing client relationships with 14 Pacific Developing Member Countries and PATC coordinates activities relating to infrastructure and policy reforms under the transport and communications sector.To view ADB Organizational Chart, please click here. Job PurposeThe Transport Specialist supports sector policy and reforms and identifies, develops, implements, and administers loans, grants, TA projects, and non-lending products and services (NLPS) in the transport sector. He/she will provide support in identifying, developing, implementing, and administering loans/grants, technical assistances, and non-lending products and services in the transport sector. The incumbent will report to Director, PATC and will supervise national and administrative staff ResponsibilitiesSupports the review of transport sector policies, strategies and innovative approaches including transport infrastructure and services, road asset management, maritime and aviation transport systems, and multimodal logistics.Conducts analysis of transport sector development trends and thematic work including sustainability of infrastructure, road safety, road maintenance, public service obligation in transport operations. Disseminates and shares knowledge produced by such sector and thematic works.Participates in dialogue with government officials in the assigned DMC on transport policy and reforms in advancing policy and institutional reforms in the transport sector, including institution modernization, transport network development, project management, operation and maintenance of transport systems, regional cooperation and integration, and multimodal transport.Coordinates with RM team and relevant HQ teams for consistency of approach, exchange of experiences and continuous improvement of practices and integration of transport policy commitments to the management of projects, including coordination with development partners and mobilization of cofinancing for transport projects.Ensures quality and compliance of lending and non-lending products and operations with respect to relevant ADB policy and strategies.Supports loan, grant and TA projects in the transport sector, and manages risk and possibly conflicting stakeholder interests.Engages in dialogue with the client on how to continuously improve the transport portfolio monitoring system by introducing new tools to enable early detection of potential portfolio problems.Provides advice on ADB policies, guidelines, practices on project development and administration with internal and external stakeholders.Leads multidisciplinary teams and ensure the overall quality of the work by coaching and mentoring teams and individuals to ensure their ongoing learning and development.Performs other tasks as assigned and reflected in the incumbent's workplan.  Qualifications Relevant Experience & RequirementsA university degree in Transport, Engineering, or equivalent, preferably at post-graduate level or its equivalent.At least 6 years of relevant professional experience, including international work experience, with exposure in the full project cycle (i.e. programming, project processing to project administration).Technical experience in civil works projects related to transport would be a distinct advantage.Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English is requiredPlease refer to the link for the ADB Competency Framework for International Staff Level 3-4. 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.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United NationsWorking with International Financial InstitutionsFor Swiss nationals ______________________________________________________________________   

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23/06/2022
Asian Development Bank

Project Analyst

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

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 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 and private equity funds, throughout developing Asia. It catalyzes, structures, and funds investments in privately held and state-sponsored companies across a wide range of industry sectors. PSOD's 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 Project Analyst will provide specialized support in the administration, monitoring and management of ADB's portfolio of direct equity investments. The bulk of the work will revolve around a set of assigned accounts to administer, with focus on direct equity investments performance analysis, risk management and supporting the disbursement activities. The incumbent will report to the designated international staff and senior national staff.  Responsibilitiesa. Origination and Processing• works with other EIU team members in originating, structuring and executing new investment opportunties.b. Credit monitoring• undertakes the preparation of credit monitoring reports (annual, semiannual or quarterly);• analyzes client financial data, problems and remedial actions, and performs valuation of equity based on standard financial models;• works with dealing officers regarding warning signals or potential problems in transactions and design and coordinates remedial action;• participates in missions related to monitoring of projects.c. Project monitoring• ensures adherence by clients to their obligation for a timely and accurate submission of ADB periodic reports, and making follow-ups;• undertakes communication with clients in case of various breaches or unexpected developments in a transaction;• works with clients and other PSOD staff to design remedial measures (waivers, demand letters, others) and implement them jointly with other ADB departments (Office of Risk Management, Office of the General Counsel, Treasury Department, Controller's Department and others);• monitors the development effectiveness parameters and environmental and social management system compliance of transactions for compilation in PSOD's Development Effectiveness Report;• implements technical advisory programs arranged for clients or projects;• supports client-relationship management and participate in face to face meetings and/or business trips.d. Disbursements• ensures processing of disbursement requests, reviews withdrawal applications, verification of compliance with disbursement conditions, follows up on submission of required documents and reviews their completeness and/or validity;• prepares correspondence, and re-estimates project costs and ADB's share of financing commitments;• ensures the development of disbursement projections, actual disbursements, and tracks shortfalls and identifies the underlying causes of such shortfalls.e. Database maintenance• ensures completeness of database of legal documentation, financing and security documents and project contracts for new project approvals, as well as completeness of documents post-origination;• supports the creation and maintenance of project related databases, tracks portfolio size, composition, and other characteristics, for management information.f. Project Annual Reviews and Project Completion Reports• performs desk review, collects data, assesses financial and developmental performance of projects, conducts interviews and participates in missions to evaluate projects for extended annual review reports (XARR);• prepares XARRs jointly with PSOD staff or consultants.g. 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 to facilitate liaison and contact with partner institutions;• coordinates the preparation of inputs for the annual work program and/or budget and assist with finalization of OPSD-EIU's submissions related to ADB's annual planning and budget exercises and mid-year reviews of annual budgets.  Qualifications Relevant Experience & Requirements• Bachelor's degree in finance or business (or related fields), preferably with advanced training;• At least 5 years of relevant work experience in the field of lending to and equity investments in corporate financing, project finance, infrastructure finance, or financial institutions preferably with a leading international financial institution, investment bank, infrastructure fund or consultancy firm;• Excellent understanding of finance business principles and strong skills in client management;• Strong financial and credit analysis skills in multiple financial products including loan, equity investments, and guarantee;• Strong analytical thinking, with ability to comprehend causal links, make pros-and-cons analysis, and analyze factors to reach a decision;• Ability to independently identify tasks and priorities within the area of responsibility; formulate and then execute plans for the completion of such tasks;• Proven ability to undertake research and analysis on difficult tasks;• Ability to collect and organize required data and information, apply appropriate computer skills in analyzing and organizing the data, and prepare notes, papers and detailed, multi-chapter reports;• Skills and confidence required to conduct discussions and negotiations with clients with limited supervision.• Ability to work in a multicultural setting and strong team player;• Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, including report writing;• Please refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for Administrative 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.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United NationsWorking with International Financial InstitutionsFor Swiss nationals ______________________________________________________________________  

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22/06/2022
Asian Development Bank

Associate Workplace Management Officer

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

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 Workplace Management Unit within the Workplace Management and Hospitality Division (CSWH). CSWH is under the Corporate Services Department (CSD).CSD manages the building, office facilities and delivers over 70 diverse corporate services essential for ADB's operation. It provides support to ADB Management and staff and delivers quality products and services at an affordable cost. The office is headed by the Director General and supported by Division Directors who manage the respective business units.CSWH manages ADB Headquarter facilities and a host of workplace and staff commercial services. The HQ building Operations and Maintenance Team within CSWH is specifically responsible for: (i) planning, implementing, operating and maintaining HQ office building systems and grounds services; (ii) planning and overseeing technical and financial feasibility studies of specialist technical projects and preparing related proposals for capital expenditure outlays and tracking of associated disbursements; (iii) monitoring, implementing, and ensuring procedures are compliant with regulatory codes including Energy, Environment, Health & Safety Management System; and (iv) providing technical support to field offices as required for projects and/or operational issues.To view ADB Organizational Chart, please click here. Job PurposeThe Associate Workplace Management Officer will, in compliance with internal controls and guidelines, (i) manage and coordinate site and building operations and maintenance activities for the safe, efficient and economic operation and maintenance of the ADB's building systems and services; (ii) provide professional project management services (at tactical and operational levels) for the designated projects (engineering) at HQ or other designated locations; (iii) work in close liaison with CSWH's space, compliance, space, and hospitality services teams; and (iv) oversee day-to-day monitoring of contracts and operations and performance of 3rd party professional service providers including general contractor firms. The incumbent will report to designated International Staff and Senior National Staff. Responsibilities• Coordinates the activities of the building operations team and oversees work by third party service provider to ensure all building services including technical and soft services are efficiently operating in an optimal and safe condition.• Oversees vendor/contractor performance including, regular performance reviews, quality control/assurance, adherence to Planned Preventative Maintenance Program, responsiveness to requests, and corrective actions. Participates in quarterly performance evaluation/review of relevant vendors.• Ensures prompt response to queries/complaints/requests to engineering and building services through ADB's electronic service request platform, and coordinates action to be taken with various teams in charge of functional/service required.• Responsible for inspecting assigned areas, building, engineering systems, and related operational activities, including building appearance and quality of workspace ensuring business continuity and Quality Assurance and Quality Control (QAQC) process are implemented and maintained in accordance with ADB guidelines and procedures, and the local code followed by staff and users. Conducts design review and quality assurance processes for the technical projects and provides timely feedback to project implementation teams.• Coordinates the efficient operation and maintenance of engineering systems including the centralized air-conditioning system comprising of chillers, cooling towers, chilled water and condenser pumps, and the ventilation system, Electrical Distribution Systems comprising of high, medium, and low voltage distribution networks, switchgear and generators, water distributions systems, etc.• Participates in workplace and organizational resilience programs to avoid disruption to ADB operations.• Conducts investigation and root-cause analysis of equipment and systems outages and failures, restores affected service without delay, and recommends measures to avoid recurrences; coordinates with public utility companies on matters such as service interruptions and other related problems and liaise with various government agencies in securing government permits and licenses for the operation of various engineering services.• Devises and oversees the planning, execution and reporting of the programs for the upgrade, improvement, and renovation of the technical facilities and mechanical and/or electrical engineering equipment in line with latest developments in technology and with Energy, Environmental, Health and Safety Management System (E2HSMS) including Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) guidelines.• Reviews and provides input in guidelines, audit reports, and budget preparation for building engineering services and post evaluation of the unit's administrative and capital expenditures, including special capital budget requirements.• Oversees the purchase of equipment and tools, spare parts, engineering supplies and materials, and related service and verifies purchase requisitions for goods and services in ADB's e-procurement system• Contributes to the maintenance of ADB's integrated E2HSMS following ISO 50001, ISO 14001, and OHSAS 18001 standards. Supports the ISO Secretariat prior and during internal/external audits. Recommends, implements and monitors ADB's energy and water conservation measures and cost control.• Performs other duties as may be assigned and reflected in the incumbent's workplan.  Qualifications Relevant Experience & Requirements• Bachelor's degree in Civil, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering; preferably with Master's degree.• Licensed Electrical or Mechanical Engineer. Ideal candidate would either be a Licensed Professional (PME or PEE) or have already embarked on and working towards a Professional License.• At least 6 years of work experience in Building Engineering and Maintenance Services within a large organization. Experience of mechanical systems is considered and asset.• Minimum of 4 years' experience in supervising building operations and maintenance service providers.• Thorough knowledge of the building operations, methodologies, technologies, maintenance, repair, and installation requirements of building services and equipment.• Solution-oriented with strong analytical and engineering problem solving skills and can analyze procedural, operations and strategic issues and make recommendations to improve effectiveness of the work unit operations and services.• Able to work collaboratively with teams as a constructive team member.• Strong knowledge of national and/or international workplace safety rules and regulations.• Strong written and verbal communication skills in English is required.• Awareness of the application of Environment Health and Safety Management Systems in Building Facilities and Engineering Operation.• Ability to work in a multicultural environment.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 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.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United NationsWorking with International Financial InstitutionsFor Swiss nationals ______________________________________________________________________    

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22/06/2022
Asian Development Bank

Principal Human Resource Specialist

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

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 HR Business Partners Division (BPHP) within the Budget, People, and Management Systems Department (BPMSD). BPMSD provides operational support to ADB in areas of position management, recruitment, and selection, HR business partnering, HR operations administration including HR systems and analytics, reward management, talent management, learning and development, and ADB budget management. BPHP is responsible for providing(i) strategic staffing and resource requirements support (e.g. staffing plan, skills requirement, diversity agenda); (ii) HR advice on talent management, performance management, and HR policy and initiatives; and (iii) access to HR services from the other units across the wider HR functions.To view ADB Organizational Chart, please click here. Job PurposeThe Principal Human Resource Specialist will oversee a broad range of human resources functions to provide support for the development, implementation, and improvement of HR policies and programs to achieve the goals of the HR Framework in support of Strategy 2030. The incumbent will serve as the HR Business Partner of assigned client departments, and will lead initiatives related to strengthening talent management including (i) recruitment and selection; (ii) performance management; (iii) career progression; and (iv) employee relations and communications.The incumbent will report to Director, BPHP, and will supervise National and Administrative staff.  Responsibilitiesa. Talent ManagementLeads discussions with clients to identify, develop and evaluate their talent pipeline to meet the future business needs of their own departments while contributing to ADB's overall talent pool.In the context of a strategic staffing plan and in line with ADB's HR policies and procedures on talent management, heads the overall review and provides advice on addressing skills, knowledge, and leadership gaps.Advises managers on the promotion, deployment, and relocation/reassignment of staff, both in the headquarter and in the field.Leads the vacancy filling process in partnership with the client departments and provides oversight on the quality assurance of the selection process.Provides guidance and inputs on succession planning and other talent management plans.Assists client managers in increasing their accountability for people management.b. Strategic Policy AdvisorParticipates in client management team meetings to obtain a clear understanding of their mission and resulting business priorities.Communicates HR policies and initiatives to the client so that HR solutions and practices of the client comply with HR policies and guidelines. Provides feedback to the Culture and Talent Division (BPCT) to help inform policy development.Move diversity and inclusion agenda forward. Advises client managers on strategies and activities to enhance teamwork and collaboration within the department.Works with HR team members to share best practices, develops consistent coordinated approaches and supports business process improvements.c. Internal Capacity DevelopmentAdvises the Strategic Workforce Unit (SWU) on clients' requirements for new or revised positions based on clients' skills needs, strategic staffing plan and talent management,Identifies training and development needs, mentoring, individual executive coaching needs, and management development programs and makes recommendations for appropriate solutions.Reviews and assesses the effectiveness of training programs undertaken by clients and recommends new/revised learning initiatives based on client needs.Provides or recommends facilitation, team coaching, and individual training interventions, as appropriate, for client departments.Provides day-to-day performance management guidance to managers to enable them to apply appropriate tools and techniques (e.g., coaching, counseling, career development, disciplinary actions) for different situations.Guides managers in the implementation of performance management programs in line with ADB policiesAdvises managers on delivering appropriate development feedback.d. Employee Relations and CommunicationsWorks closely with managers and staff to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase productivity and retention.Helps resolve complex employee relations issues. Serves as an objective facilitator, summarizes opposing points of view, and moves parties toward conciliation.Advises and guides clients on strategic planning, visioning, change management, and team building.Collects relevant HR information and provides input to information systems that store HR-related data and knowledge.Analyzes and presents employment-related data, such as turnover, retention rates, attrition, training gaps, exit interview results, etc. to client management for action.e. HR Program and PoliciesLeads, or co-leads with BPCT, in the design, and implementation of HR programs.Participates in BPCT's initiatives related to the formulation and improvement of HR policies and procedures.Participates in information system enhancement and process improvement. Leads discussions on information management tools for BPHP and user groups.Participates in other HR-related initiatives within BPMSD (e.g. BPOD-SWU, BPCT, or BPRS) and ensures that these are aligned to the strategic needs of ADB.f. Division ManagementAssists Director, BPHP in setting the work plan of the Division in line with the department work program, goals, and objectives.Supports Director, BPHP to ensure optimal utilization of the budgetary and staff resources of the Division.Functions as the Division's Officer-in-Charge (OIC) in the absence of Director, BPHP.Leads the Division's initiatives related to knowledge sharing and management.g. Staff SupervisionCreates and leads multi-disciplinary 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 teams and individuals and ensures their ongoing learning and development.  Qualifications Relevant Experience & RequirementsMaster's degree, or equivalent in Human Resources, Business or Public Administration, Social Sciences or any related fields. University degree and at least 5 years specialized experience relevant to the position can be considered. Preferably affiliated with and/or certified/accredited by recognized professional HR associations, such as CIPD, IPMA, SHRM, etc.At least 12 years of experience and knowledge on HR Business Partnering, Recruitment and Selection, Organizational Development, Business Process Administration and Management, and related areas.International experience working with several countries or in international development institutions.Strong interpersonal, conceptual, and analytical abilities.Ability to undertake new initiatives with sound judgment and decision-making capacityAbility to deal effectively with staff, Management, Board Members, staff of other international organizations, and external counterparts.Excellent oral and written communication skills in EnglishPlease refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for IS6General 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.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:  Working with the United NationsWorking with International Financial InstitutionsFor Swiss nationals ______________________________________________________________________  

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22/06/2022
Asian Development Bank

Associate Investment Officer

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

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 Portfolio Management Division (PSPM) within the Private Sector Operations Department (PSOD). PSPM is accountable for the pro-active management, reporting and review of ADB's growing private sector debt and guarantee portfolio, including overseeing project implementation and administration as well as managing client relationships over a diverse range of sectors and geographies. PSPM is responsible for managing all risk aspects of the portfolio including credit risk, safeguards risk, integrity risk, as well as the delivery of the development effectiveness goals of projects.PSOD provides investment capital to private sector entrepreneurs, corporates, and project sponsors, as well as financial intermediaries, such as banks and private equity funds, throughout developing Asia. It catalyzes, structures, and funds investments in privately held and state-sponsored companies across a wide range of industry sectors. PSOD's 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 Purpose The Associate Investment Officer will be part of PSPM's Financial Institutions (FI) team which covers clients throughout ADB's developing member countries (DMCs), ranging from microfinance institutions and leasing companies to large universal banks. The incumbent provides direct technical support to dealing officers from both origination, (while the transaction is signed and closed) and portfolio teams. The position is responsible for all risk and client relationship aspects of assigned transactions from first disbursement to final repayment and works with FI borrowers, multiple PSOD staff and a wide range of internal and external stakeholders. There will be frequent travel to DMCs. The staff will report to the designated International Staff and Senior National Staff .  Responsibilities a. Credit monitoring • With limited guidance, independently undertakes the preparation of credit monitoring reports (annual, semiannual or quarterly);• With limited guidance, independently analyzes client financial data, problems and remedial actions, and performing valuation of equity based on standard financial models;• Works directly with dealing officers regarding warning signals or potential problems in transactions and design and coordinating remedial action; and• Participates in missions related to monitoring of projects.b. Project monitoring • With limited guidance, independently ensures adherence by clients to their obligations for submission to ADB of periodic reports on time and accurately and make follow-ups;• Undertakes direct communication with clients in case of covenant breaches or unexpected developments in a transaction;• Directly works with clients and other PSPM staff to design remedial measures (waivers, demand letters, others) and implement them jointly with other ADB departments (Office of Risk Management, Office of the General Counsel, Treasury Department, Controller's Department and others);• Independently monitors the development effectiveness parameters and environmental and social management system compliance of transactions for compilation in PSOD's Development Effectiveness Report;• Directly implements technical advisory programs arranged for clients or projects; and• Directly supports client-relationship management and participates in face-to-face meetings and/or business trips.c. Disbursements • With limited guidance, independently ensures processing of disbursement requests, review of withdrawal applications, verification of compliance with disbursement conditions and/or loan covenants, follow up on submission of required documents and review of their completeness and/or validity;• Independently prepares correspondence, and re-estimates project costs and ADB's share of financing commitments;• With limited guidance, independently ensures the development of disbursement projections, actual disbursements, and tracking of shortfalls and identify the underlying causes of such shortfalls.d. Database maintenance • Ensures completeness of database of legal documentation, financing and security documents and project contracts for new project approvals, as well as completeness of documents created in PSPM post-origination; and• Contributes and supports the creation and maintenance of project related databases, tracking portfolio size, composition, and other characteristics, for management information.e. Project Annual Reviews and Project Completion Reports• With limited guidance, independently performs desk review, collects data, assesses financial and developmental performance of projects, conducts interviews and participates in missions to evaluate projects for extended annual review reports (XARR); and• With limited guidance, independently prepares XARRs jointly with PSOD staff or consultantsf. Administrative, Special Projects and Planning and Division Support • Contributes and participates in the planning of various initiatives designed to facilitate PSPM's interaction with other ADB departments and in the development of systems and procedures to facilitate liaison and contact with partner institutions;• Contributes and participates actively in different special projects assigned by the supervisor, uses strong data analysis and presentation skills for these projects and leads them where required independently; and• Coordinates the preparation of inputs for the annual work program and/or budget and assist with finalization of PSPM's submissions related to ADB's annual planning and budget exercises and mid-year reviews of annual budgets.  Qualifications Relevant Experience & Requirements• Bachelor's degree in finance, business or related fields, preferably with advanced training;• At least 6 years of relevant work experience, preferably focused on financial institutions sector, in credit lending and/or equity investments in financial institutions, preferably with a leading international financial institution, investment bank, infrastructure fund or consultancy firm; experience in corporate finance, project finance or infrastructure finance will be an added advantage;• Excellent understanding of finance business principles and strong skills in client management.• Strong financial and credit analysis skills in multiple financial products including loan, equity investments, and guarantee .• Strong analytical thinking skills, with ability to comprehend causal links, make pros- and cons analysis, and analyze factors to reach a decision.• Ability to independently identify tasks and priorities within the area of responsibility and to formulate and execute plans for the completion of such tasks.• Advanced MS Excel and Powerpoint as well as data analysis and presentations skills a must.• Proven ability to undertake research and analysis on difficult tasks.• Ability to collect and organize required data and information, apply appropriate computer skills in analyzing and organizing the data, and prepare notes, papers and detailed, reports.• Skills and confidence required to conduct discussions and negotiations with clients with limited supervision.• Ability to work with teams in a multicultural setting• Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English• 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 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.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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21/06/2022
Asian Development Bank

Associate Financial Control Analyst/Financial Control Analyst

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

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 Loan and Treasury Accounting Section (CTAC-LTA), Accounting Division (CTAC) within the Controller's Department. CTAC prepares financial reports; maintains the accounting policy, Management assertion and external auditor's attestation over internal controls for financial reporting; builds the financial management capacity of the developing member countries through loan accounting seminars and reviews of resident missions; maintains loan accounting and assures loan services.To view ADB Organizational Chart, please click here. Job PurposeThe Associate Financial Control Analyst/Financial Control Analyst: (i) prepares and performs accounting, reporting of sovereign loans; (ii) facilitates and maintains sound accounting/internal controls over financial reporting; (iii) prepares billings, notifications, financial statements and other reports; and (iv) supports in the development of accounting policies and procedures to ensure financial statements and accounting related analysis and reports are prepared effectively and efficiently. The incumbent will report to designated International Staff and to senior National Staff.  Responsibilities Financial Statements/ReportsReviews and analyzes financial data, transactions and reports for accuracy, consistency and contributes to the preparation of financial statements and other reports in accordance with US generally accepted accounting principles (US GAAP).Assists in maintaining books of accounts for loan, equity investments, guarantees, and treasury products to ensures that accounting records/reports are in accordance with US GAAP including performing various financial analysis to monitor and report on the financial position of the ADB's resources and in preparing of reports and status updates to Management and the Audit Committee of the Board.System RequirementsReviews, analyzes, and identifies information technology requirements for effective and efficient operations; ensures accuracy and reliability of systems; proposes changes and revisions to existing systems and coordinates the needs of the work area with Information Technology Department through the coordinating specialist-in-charge.Accounting Controls and ProcessingEstablishes and maintains appropriate and adequate internal controls and procedures in preparing financial reports and analysis in compliance with applicable accounting policies and guidelines to ensure appropriate accounting treatments are applied.Prepares and verifies reconciliation reports of accounts including initial investigation of discrepancies for review by supervising staff.Provides support in maintaining, monitoring, and assessing sound internal controls over financial reporting including documenting, and monitoring business process including reviewing and developing accounting policies and positions in response to new developments in ADB and accounting standards.Participates in procedural and organizational review, the formulation of the Section's goals and objectives and the related plans and programs.Provides technical and procedural guidelines to junior administrative staff.Coordinates and provides required information to clients in accordance with established procedures in a tactful manner.Performs other tasks as assigned and reflected in the incumbent's workplan.  Qualifications Relevant Experience & RequirementsBachelor's degree in Business Administration, major in Accounting; with Certified Public Accountant qualification.At least 5 years of experience in auditing or accounting with some supervisory role, preferably in a highly computerized environment. Good understanding of loans, treasury investments, borrowings, equity investments, and guarantees in a multilateral financial institution.Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.Good interpersonal skills, demonstrating ability to work cohesively with peers and clients and provide guidance and feedback to subordinates.Proficient with Microsoft Office applications, particularly MS Word and MS Excel, and accounting related software, such as Oracle ERP.Good understanding of accounting policies, practices, systems, procedures, guidelines, and reporting requirements prevalent into multinational organizations or multilateral institution.Analytical and systematic, with strong numerical skills and attention to details.Ability to plan and coordinate schedules and requirements to meet deadlines.Please refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for Administrative Staff levels 6 and 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.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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21/06/2022
Asian Development Bank

Operations Assistant

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

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 positions are assigned in the Human and Social Development Division (SAHS) and Public Management, Financial Sector, and Trade Division (SAPF) within the South Asia Department (SARD). SARD is responsible for providing leadership innovation, lending, project implementation and knowledge sharing for ADB's sector and thematic work that covers operations in Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. SAHS is responsible for sector support for education, health, social protection, and other related services.To view ADB Organizational Chart, please click here. Job PurposeThe Operations Assistant will provide administrative and operational support by coordinating administrative activities for the division; and providing administrative support for various activities relating to project processing and administration. The incumbent will report to designated international staff and senior national Staff.  Responsibilities• Ensures that all correspondence and documents for supervisors are prepared in compliance with ADB's standards, and properly logged and distributed to the concerned staff;• Provides efficient reception services by screening incoming telephone calls, taking accurate messages, dealing with queries from callers and visitors, establishing the nature and priority of requirements of unexpected visitors to ensure that they are routed in a timely manner to the concerned staff;• Ensures the effective coordination of supervisor's schedule by maintaining diaries and arranging appointments, meetings, travel, and accommodation as specified by the supervisors and in accordance with ADB procedures;• Assists in project processing by ensuring all documents are processed following existing procedures and guidelines, coordinating review of project documents with relevant units in a timely manner, and monitoring processing timelines to meet planned approval dates;• Provides administrative support in project administration activities related to TA consultant recruitment and consultant contract administration under the supervision of project officers;• Ensures that office filing systems and records are properly maintained and updated for easy retrieval and track the flow of documents with the use of database for effective monitoring to meet deadlines;• Relieves other Operations Assistants when they are absent; and• Works with the Project Administration Unit Head on project assignments, performs other duties that may be assigned from time to time and reflected in the incumbent's workplan.  Qualifications Relevant Experience & Requirements• Bachelor's degree;• At least 5 years of relevant professional experience;• Good typing skills. Good memo composition and editing skills. Good computer skills. Familiarity with computer systems used generally in multilateral organizations;• Ability to liaise and work effectively with staff within own work location;• Ability to interact in a professional manner with ADB stakeholders, i.e., ADB staff and Government officials;• Strong interpersonal skills; ability to develop rapport internally and externally in a multilateral environment;• Ability to work collaboratively with teams as a constructive team members;• Strong oral and written communication skills in English;• Please refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for Administrative Staff level 4.  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.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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20/06/2022
Asian Development Bank

Urban Development Specialist (Transport)

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

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 Urban Development and Water Division (CWUW) within the Central and West Asia Department (CWRD). CWUW promotes livable cities, green and inclusive growth, and sustainable development in CWRD development member countries (DMCs) through its lending and non-lending operations. CWUW assists DMCs in supporting the transformation of developing cities and urban environments through programs and projects in water supply and sanitation, solid waste management, urban transport, and other urban infrastructure and services. CWUW has a strategic focus on policy and institutional support, innovation, integrated solutions, and knowledge sharing and development. It also supports capacity development, public-private partnerships and change management in urban infrastructure and services. The position is assigned in the Urban Development and Water Division (CWUW) within the Central and West Asia Department (CWRD). CWUW promotes livable cities, green and inclusive growth, and sustainable development in CWRD development member countries (DMCs) through its lending and non-lending operations. CWUW assists DMCs in supporting the transformation of developing cities and urban environments through programs and projects in water supply and sanitation, solid waste management, urban transport, and other urban infrastructure and services. CWUW has a strategic focus on policy and institutional support, innovation, integrated solutions, and knowledge sharing and development. It also supports capacity development, public-private partnerships and change management in urban infrastructure and services.To view ADB Organizational Chart, please click here.  Job PurposeThe Urban Development Specialist (Transport) will (i) formulate and articulate policy and strategies on urban sector development and urban environmental improvement in Central and West Asia region, with focus on urban transport in relation with urban and regional planning; (ii) design and implement programs and projects in the urban transport sector, focusing on institutional reforms and organizational developments to strengthen accountability, incentives, efficiency, and transparency for public transport services delivery; (iii) engage directly in dialogue with the governments and clients to promote inclusive, competitive and green cities development, as well as sustainable urban transport; (iv) identify, develop, process, implement and administer loans, technical assistance (TAs) projects and non-lending products and services (NLPS) for the urban sector in DMCs. The incumbent will report to Director, CWUW, and will supervise National Staff and Administrative staff.  ResponsibilitiesIdentify, design, develop, process, implement and administer loans, TAs NLPS, and knowledge work in the urban transport sector, including mass-transit infrastructures and services (Bus Rapid Transit, Light Rail Transport, Mass-Rapid Transit), non-motorized transport infrastructure (sidewalks improvement, bicycle lanes, etc.), traffic management, parking management, urban road safety, , transport demand management (value capture, congestion charges, etc.), transit-oriented development (TOD), intelligent transportation systems (ITS), and other infrastructure and services related to sustainable urban transport. Ensure quality and compliance of all proposed urban transport facilities and operations with respect to ADB's urban development policies and strategies, such as Strategy 2030 and ADB's Sustainable Transport Initiative.Ensure key technical, economic, financial, and cross-cutting issues such as environmental and social safeguards (including gender aspects) and universal accessibility requirements, are incorporated into projects' design. Contribute to application of innovations and high-level technologies in urban transport sector, with a focus on green vehicle technology, climate change mitigation and adaptation and digital technologies.Ensure quality and compliance of all ADB's policies and guidelines in project design and implementation. Provide sound advice and technical inputs to executing and implementing agencies and development partners as appropriate to ensure smooth project implementation and achievement of contract awards and disbursements and development results.Participate in country teams and provide inputs on urban transport issues for Indicative Country Pipeline and Monitoring Report and Country Operations Business Plans. Manage and report on the urban transport portfolio in CWRD. Participate and support the work of relevant Sector Groups (e.g., Transport and Urban) and in other interdepartmental working groups. Comment on policy papers that have an impact on the preparation and administration of urban development and urban transport projects. Conduct peer-reviews and comment on project design of urban transport projects developed in ADB's other geographical departments.Design roadmaps and instruments such as sustainable urban mobility plans (SUMPs) and urban transport investment plans to guide urban administrations in their infrastructure planning, design, and delivery of urban transport services, focusing on institutional and organizational developments for better governance.Support the effective coordination with development partners on lending and NLPS and strategic initiatives in the urban transport sector. Leverage ADB's financing and attracts cofinancing from other development partners to finance gaps in urban transport projects led by ADB. Explore the opportunity to co-finance urban transport projects led by other development partners.Participate in the continuous assessment of sustainable urban transport policies, strategies, and programs with a view of ensuring comparability to best practices and responsiveness to development needs of DMCs. Ensure the development impact of the urban transport portfolio through monitoring and evaluation. Contribute to the analytical and advisory work, including policy and institutional analysis, developing strategy options, inquiries into emerging urban themes, and capacity building programs to meet the urbanization challenges and increase the volume and development of urban development and urban transport programs and projects in DMCs.Contribute to knowledge management and solutions, plan and prepare knowledge products and activities (e.g., workshops, publications) on issues that are relevant to the DMCs of Central and West Asia region in the urban transport sector. Represent ADB and participate in government and development partners meetings and working groups on urban transport development, as assigned, for knowledge sharing, coordinating, and promoting ADB's urban transport initiatives.Provide leadership and support to reporting staff. Supervise the performance of reporting staff, providing clear direction and regular monitoring and feedback on performance. Ensure the ongoing learning and development of reporting staff.  Qualifications Relevant Experience & RequirementsMaster's degree or equivalent in transport engineering, transport planning, urban and regional planning, urban management, economics, or relevant field. University degree in transport engineering, transport planning, urban and regional planning, urban management, economics, or relevant fields and at least 5 years specialized experience relevant to the position can be consideredAt least 8 years of relevant professional experience in urban development with focus on urban transport, and in urban transport project design and administration.Preference for direct project experience with quality public transport systems and non-motorized transport.Preference for demonstrated international experience working in development in several countries.Preference for demonstrated project team leadership, including (i) portfolio management; (ii) practical knowledge and experience in integration of technical, financial, economic, institutional, and environmental and social safeguard requirements and issues in project design; and (iii) practical knowledge and experience in project administration issues, such as procurement, contract management and technical review of construction works.Strong analytical and interpersonal skills with ability to deal effectively with all types of internal and external clients/stakeholders.Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English is required.Please refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for International Staff Level 4. 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.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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20/06/2022
Asian Development Bank

Senior Knowledge Management Officer

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

 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 Knowledge Advisory Services Center (SDCC-KC) within the Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department (SDCC). SDCC provides leadership, innovation, and knowledge sharing for ADB's sector and thematic work. The SDCC-KC leads and advises on strategic knowledge management across ADB. The goal is to align knowledge management outcomes with ADB's organizational goals as laid out in Strategy 2030. The SDCC-KC helps create, identify, curate, store, and share knowledge, to achieve greater productivity, efficiency, and innovation at ADB and by doing that create organizational value. SDCC-KC's role also includes advising and improving ADB's knowledge governance and reporting at a corporate level. By working with teams and resident missions across ADB and with the sector and thematic secretariat groups in SDCC, the key intent is to help focus on selected high-value knowledge management (KM) actions that (i) support knowledge from, and for, operations; (ii) advance the adoption of innovation (way of working and project design and implementation) across ADB, (iii) strengthen the sector and thematic groups and other communities to enhance knowledge management for internal learning, ADB external branding, and business development; and (iv) ultimately help ADB's developing member countries achieve their development goals by building knowledge and innovation management capacity in public sector.To view ADB Organizational Chart, please click here. Job PurposeThe Senior Knowledge Management Officer will support SDCC-KC to implement the Knowledge Management Action Plan (KMAP) and the Center's initiatives to support departments in managing their knowledge. Over the last 3 years, SDCC-KC has informed critical reforms which aim to transform ADB in a more modern, response, and agile knowledge bank. The KMAP 2021-2025 describes 10 actions to leverage knowledge and innovation management through a three-pillar approach for ADB's culture transformation, business process enhancements and internal and external client service orientation. At the same time, SDCC-KC is supporting the preparation and monitoring of KM roadmaps to ensure quality in the way departments manage their knowledge. The incumbent will report to the Advisor, SDCC and Chief of Knowledge Management and designated International Staff and may supervise Administrative staff. ResponsibilitiesStrategy and PlanningSupport the coordination, implementation, monitoring and updating of the Knowledge Management Action PlanLead the coordination, monitoring, and update of the Management Action Record System (MARS) on the IED's recommendations on (i) Knowledge Solutions for Development: An Evaluation of ADB's Readiness for Strategy 2030 and on (ii) One-ADB.Support the Chief in formulating KM-related actions in line with the mid-term review of ADB's Strategy 2030 and ADB's reorganizationOperational Advice and SupportContribute to promoting the implementation of the dynamic country knowledge plan (CKP) process, the preparation of the Indicative Country Pipeline Monitoring Report (ICPM), and the design and conduct of knowledge consultations together with the resident missions.Provide advice to operations departments including in reviewing knowledge sharing technical assistance (KSTAs)Review good practices and provide inputs in the means of assessing the results of knowledge managementSupport the processing of and implementation of technical assistance programs of SDCC-KCPartnerships and InnovationSupport the team members in reviewing knowledge partnerships and identifying enhancements in engaging with country and institutional knowledge partnersSupport the rollout and operationalization of the ADB Innovation Hub including, identifying areas for innovation with sector and thematic groups, the Knowledge Support Division of the Department of Communications and other departments.Provide inputs in capturing knowledge solutions and innovations for storing in the knowledge solutions database, CKP portal and the innovation portal.OthersSupport all other SDCC-KC activities including knowledge sharing events as need arises or as new business lines emerge including the coordination and preparation of selected sections of the ADB Annual report.Support SDCC-KC's reporting requirements and represent SDCC-KC as needed.Performs any other duties as may be required as indicated in the incumbent's workplan. Qualifications Relevant Experience & RequirementsBachelor's degree in the field relevant to knowledge sharing and services for development, preferably with Master's Degree or equivalent sector/thematic studies.At least 8 years work experience in information management, social sciences, business management, development communications and at least 4 years of supervisory experience.Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.Please refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for National Staff Level 3. 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.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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20/06/2022
Asian Development Bank

Special Project Facilitator

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

This is a fixed-term appointment for 3 years, which may be renewed, or not renewed. In case of renewal, staff may continue in the position for another term of 2 years.The details of job responsibilities may be updated according to any revision made to the Accountability Mechanism Policy of ADB.This vacancy is open to internal and external applicants. The applicants must not have worked in any ADB operations departments for at least five years before the appointment. 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 Special Project Facilitator (OSPF), which is responsible for the problem-solving function of the ADB's Accountability Mechanism (AM).People who believe they have been adversely affected by an ADB-assisted project can use the problem-solving function regardless of whether ADB operational policies and procedures have been violated. However, complainants must first make a good faith effort to resolve their problems by working with the concerned ADB operations department.Project-affected people are at the core of the problem-solving function, however, OSPF does not assume that ADB operations departments, the government, or private project sponsors are less sensitive to project-affected people's concerns. In seeking solutions to problems, OSPF seeks to establish a clear understanding of the facts and conditions of the case, often requires independent assessment, and secures an agreement of the concerned parties on a way forward- facilitation, mediation, or other conflict resolution methodologies. OSPF is supported at the DMC level by several national consultant facilitators/mediators.The problem-solving function also aims to strengthen the internal complaint avoidance (risk management) and dispute resolution/problem-solving processes of ADB's operations departments and carries out activities designed to improve the overall internal problem-solving functions of ADB.To view ADB Organizational Chart, please click here. Job PurposeThe Special Project Facilitator will lead the planning, implementation, and supervision of the Office of the Special Project Facilitator's (OSPF) vision, goals, strategies, and work plan in support of overall ADB goals; oversee the quality of work and ensure the achievement of objectives of OSPF; lead in carrying out activities for managing and resolving complaints from ADB project-affected people as well as in providing generic support and advice to operations departments in their problem-solving activities; and provide guidance for the Office on day-to-day operational issues and compliance with ADB policies.The incumbent will report to the President and will supervise International Staff, National Staff, and Administrative Staff. The Managing Director General will provide the incumbent with oversight support for day-to-day operations.  Responsibilitiesa. Leadership and Strategic ManagementEstablishes and cascades OSPF's vision, goals, strategies, and key result areas (KRAs) in support of ADB's goals and in compliance with ADB policies taking into consideration best practices of other similar institutions.Leads the planning, implementation, and supervision of work plans as well as monitor the quality of output and the achievement of long-term goals and annual objectives of OSPF.b. Complaints ManagementCarries out the activities under the consultation phase of the ADB accountability mechanism.Reviews eligibility of complaints.Conducts the consultation process, by employing informal, flexible, consensus-based methods with a view to facilitating problem-solving, including listening to complainants about their problems caused by ADB-assisted projects, reviewing circumstances under which these complaints have actually arisen and how they have been addressed by the operations department concerned; identifying the real cause of these complaints; and assessing how they can be approached with a view to having the complaints resolved by the parties to the complaints.Determines flexible, informal, and cost-effective ways to address the problems of project-affected people in ADB-assisted projects, and provides reports to the President, the operations departments and the complainant.Implements the course of action in the consultation process, including drafting and finalizing agreements reached.Continuously assesses the effectiveness and efficiency of complaint management and broadens methodological approaches as needed.c. OutreachDesigns and conducts outreach programs to various stakeholders as necessary.Oversees initiatives to familiarize executing agencies, NGOs, and ADB staff with the Accountability Mechanism/ Consultation Phase.d. Internal CoordinationEnsures proper coordination of activities with the staff of the Office of the Compliance Review Panel (OCRP) in carrying out information dissemination and conducting public outreach within ADB and in member countries, and ensures that these activities are integrated with ADB's activities designed to promote interaction with project beneficiaries or stakeholders including civil society groups.e. Knowledge ManagementCollates, integrates, and disseminates lessons from internal and external experiences of problem-solving into ADB's operations.Oversees the preparation of annual reports to the President on the progress of activities, and publishing of the annual reports.Ensures that the registry of complaints and the events on the website are updated regularly.f. Division Operations ManagementOversees effective day-to-day operations and provides guidance on operational issues and ADB policies.Informs and provides recommendations to the President of significant developments, emerging opportunities, and challenges in areas of responsibility.Undertakes the performance management of OSPF, including the motivation of staffManages budget and resource allocation, ensuring efficient allocation and utilization of resources.g. Staff SupervisionCreates and leads multidisciplinary teams and ensures the overall quality of its work.Manages the performance of teams and individuals providing clear direction and regular monitoring and feedback on performance.Provides coaching and mentoring to team and individuals and ensures their ongoing learning and development.  Qualifications Relevant Experience & Requirements< >Master's degree, or equivalent, in Economics, Environment, Law, or Social Sciences, or related fields; or University degree in Economics, Environment, Law, or Social Sciences, or related fields, combined with specialized experience in similar organization/s, may be considered in lieu of a Master's degree.At least 15 years of relevant experience in working with developing member countries, particularly in social sectors, infrastructure, power, or private sector.Demonstrated competence in the fields of consultative dialogue and other dispute resolution techniques.Must not have worked in any operations departments of ADB for at least five years prior to the appointment.Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.Highly developed diplomatic skills, who can work effectively with staff, Management, Board of Directors, and with external clients, member governments, other international organizations and comparable institutions, civil society, and non-government organizations.Ability and willingness to travel to developing countries, including rural areas.Ability to deal thoroughly and fairly with various complaints as they relate to ADB projects.Integrity and independence from operations departments of ADB.Exposure to developmental issues and living conditions in developing countries.Knowledge of and experience with the operations of multilateral development organizations or comparable institutions, and/or private sector experience.Proven management and leadership qualitiesInternational experience working in development in several countries.Please refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for International Staff Level 10.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.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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16/06/2022
Asian Development Bank

Treasury Officer

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

 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 Client Solutions Division (TDCS) within the Treasury Department (TD). TD performs a strategic role in efficiently planning, mobilizing, and managing ADB's finances, with the view of protecting ADB's solid financial standing to enable the Bank to deliver on its developmental goals. TD defines ADB's asset and liability management policies on liquidity income management, currency management, and loan pricing. It coordinates increases in ADB's general capital and raises funds in capital markets. TD also manages ADB's investment portfolio to ensure that the Bank's liquidity requirements are met at all times.The TDCS is responsible for developing and delivering local currency funding solutions, strengthening TD's client outreach, financial management and advisory services, and organizing knowledge-sharing forums and workshops.To view ADB Organizational Chart, please click here. Job PurposeThe Treasury Officer performs specialized work encompassing unit-wide responsibilities. The Treasury Officer will support and deputize for the Senior Treasury Officer in: TDCS's local and mainstream currency operations (including but not limited to borrowings and swaps) and coordinate on client service issues to internal and external clients. Other major responsibilities will include the preparation of related local and mainstream currency documents, review of requirements for local and mainstream currency operations, and supervision of junior National Staff, as required. The Treasury Officer will also provide assistance in managing client outreach programs, including workshops, forums, seminars, and other knowledge-sharing activities and events.The incumbent will report to designated International Staff (IS) and senior National staff.  ResponsibilitiesLocal Currency Bond Issuance and Swap ExecutionSupports review of existing market practice and requirements for bond issuance and swap execution and determines the applicable terms and conditions for ADB bonds and swaps. Studies and analyzes local market regulations and clearing systems and documentation.Provides support in structuring and managing cash flow models to support local currency funding operations.Prepares local currency funding operations for execution with eligible counterparty banks.Provides support in reviewing, negotiating and finalizing borrowing documents, such as underwriting agreement, terms sheet, paying agency agreement, registrar and transfer agency agreement, trust deed, information memorandum, listing agreement, and agreement with depositories.Liaises as required with internal departments [especially the Office of the General Counsel (OGC), Office of Risk Management (ORM), and Controller's Department (CTL)] and external parties (law firms and underwriters) to punctually complete and deliver documents, reporting and answer inquiries.Local Currency Trade Documentation and SettlementSupports the Senior Treasury Officer in managing documentation-processing and settlement for bond and derivatives transactions within TDCS ensuring prompt and accurate handling.Supports IS and the Senior Treasury Officer in resolving issues with internal (such as ORM, PSOD (Private Sector Operations Department), CTL, and others) and external parties (such as underwriters, fiscal agents, calculation agents, external lawyers, auditors).Reviews all documents and correspondence comprehensively to ensure that documents comply with the ADB Charter, ADB's policies and requirements of relevant regulatory authorities. Reading, reviewing, referring, and finalizing of legal documentation of TD-related financial transactions is an important and relevant duty.Mainstream Currency OperationsPrepares the processes, documentation and operation of TDCS's mainstream currency products, such as loans, equity investments, and guarantees, including providing expert advice.Collaborates with the Senior Treasury Officer in coordinating disbursements, rate fixings, currency exchange/redenomination, prepayments and pricing.Prepares correspondence with regulators (e.g., central banks, ministries of finance, securities commissions, stock exchanges etc.) to ensure that ADB complies with regulations and/or specific approvals to conduct such activities.Supports multi-layer coordination with other departments to ensure compliance with ADB's procedures.Reads, reviews, refers, and finalizes legal documentation of TD-related financial transactions with oversight from designated IS and Senior Treasury Officer.Project Review and DocumentationContributes to the review and comments on project documents from PSOD and regional departments (e.g., concept reviews, Report and Recommendation of the President, guarantee documents) that have local currency components.Reviews legal documents for local currency funding transactions to ensure that the terms matches the underlying financing transactions and are in compliance with inputs provided by TD to the respective deal team. Provides full documentation analysis and support and when necessary, updates project documents.Coordination and Liaison on Client Solutions Matters Coordinates with other ADB departments and internal/external stakeholders on ADB financial products and client and advisory services.Provides support on financial design, documentation review and transaction structuring to Project Teams in operations departments at an early stage including involvement during country partnership strategy and loan negotiations.Provides ad hoc support as required on all operational and reporting matters, whether internal or external. Acts as back-up support for IS in the absence of the Senior Treasury Officer.OthersIn the absence of the Senior Treasury Officer, supervises TDCS National and Administrative Staff, and shares knowledge and understanding of subject matter with junior staff to enhance their analytical capability, and directs them in resolving technical issues.Provides complete support for divisional activities.Identifies opportunities to improve efficiency, effectiveness or timeliness through automation, simplification, delegation, elimination or communication, and may be asked to support and/or participate in client outreach services.Performs activities in support of ADB's Organizational Resilience.Performs any other duties as required and reflected in the incumbent's workplan.  Qualifications Relevant Experience & RequirementsBachelor's degree in Banking, Accountancy, Business Administration or other disciplines, preferably with advanced training. Having professional qualifications, such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Financial Risk Manager (FRM), International Capital Markets Association (ICMA) or equivalent is an advantage..At least 8 years of treasury/financial markets/financial documentation experience, 3 years of which in a multilateral development bank (MDB) setting. Areas covered should include: international financial markets, primary and secondary debt capital markets, derivatives, and the relevant documentation to cover ADB's activities in all these areasExperience in supervising staff and in general office administrationSound knowledge of: (i) the structure and functioning of capital markets (cash and derivatives); (ii) underwriting, distribution and trading of fixed income securities; (iii) treasury management concepts; (iv) investment practices and asset preferences of institutional investors and fund managers; and (v) financial mathematicsKnowledge of financial risk management conceptsExcellent client orientation, presentation, conceptual and analytical skillsKnowledgeable of MDB's financial policies, products and operations, particularly hard and local currency operationsGood understanding of financial and legal terminologies, loan agreements, guarantees agreements, bond covenants and International Swaps and Derivatives Association / ICMA definitions. A strong grounding in managing transaction documentation is a key attribute for this positionSound knowledge of project processing, sovereign and non-sovereign transactions and related documentationsGood financial modelling skills and strong analytical proficiencyMust be detail-oriented with dataExcellent verbal and written communication skills in EnglishProficiency in financial systems such as Bloomberg and ReutersPlease refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for National Staff Level 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.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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16/06/2022
Asian Development Bank

Senior Operations Assistant

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

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 within the Transport Sector Group of the Sector Advisory Service Cluster (SDSC), within the Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department. The Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department provides leadership, innovation, and knowledge sharing for ADB's sector and thematic work. SDSC is responsible for providing policy advice, operational support, and knowledge expertise in mainstreaming priorities in the education, energy, finance, health, transport, urban, and water sectors in ADB operations.To view ADB Organizational Chart, please click here.  Job PurposeThe Senior Operations Assistant will provide technical and operational support to the Transport Sector Group within ADB and specifically to the Transport Sector Group Secretariat by carrying out transport-related policy and strategy work relating to ADB Developing Member Countries (DMCs), providing support in the processing and implementation of technical assistance (TA), and coordinating matters relating to sector knowledge events, sector reports and knowledge solutions. The position will form part of the Secretariat team for the transport sector of ADB and fulfill reporting requirements on sector performance, emerging areas of assistance for technical and financial support as well as emerging areas of focus for the transport sector. The incumbent will report to Chief of Transport Sector Group and designated International Staff.  ResponsibilitiesCoordinates, monitors, and reports on ADB technical and financial assistance, activities, knowledge development in the transport sector and cross-cutting areas.Monitors, assesses, and reports on the implementation activities of the transport sector operational plan and sector group work plan and other relevant sector policy and strategy-related activities.Contributes to the preparation of transport sector-related documents and reports including collecting, retrieving files/documents, preparing tables and charts for briefing materials, reports, presentations, etc. as may be assigned.Supports in the assessment of the transport sector role in ADB focus areas and cross-cutting support relating to the corporates results and report on transport contributions to these targets.Collects, compiles, and analyzes relevant information and data to produce reports on transport sector operations and growing areas of interest for transport in Asia and the Pacific.Ensures that the transport related publications, reports, and knowledge solutions are in order, and follows a system for easy retrieval.Compiles relevant briefing notes, presentation materials, speech, and documents related to the transport sector.Provides support in processing technical assistance projects, particularly inputting/updating information in the eOps and similar databases, preparing correspondences, and monitoring processing schedule.Provides support to the organization of sector-related knowledge events including technical focus, budget preparation, logistical arrangement, engagement of resource persons, dissemination activities, drafting of briefing notes, coordinating with participants from, inter alia, developing member countries, regional and international organizations and ADB; and fulfilling protocol and communications-related requirements as needed.Responsible for recording and documenting Transport Sector Group Secretariat activities, including organization of schedules and meeting, preparation of minutes of meeting, record of comments provided, peer review process, etc.Ensures the effective coordination of supervisors' schedules by maintaining their calendars and arranging appointments, meetings, travel and accommodation as specified by the supervisors and in accordance with ADB procedures.  Qualifications Relevant Experience & RequirementsBachelor's degree, preferably in Business Administration, Accounting, Commerce, Economics, Engineering, Law, Management, Social Sciences or other relevant discipline.At least 5 years of work experience.Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.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 ADB's procedures, formats, and standards relevant to the performance of assigned work.Please refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for Administrative Staff Level 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.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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16/06/2022
Asian Development Bank

Senior Retirement Benefits Assistant

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

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 Retirement Benefits and Investment Unit (BPOD-RIU) within the Budget, People, and Management Systems Department (BPMSD). BPMSD provides operational support to ADB in areas of position management, recruitment, and selection, HR business partnering, HR operations administration including HR systems and analytics, reward management, talent management, learning and development, and ADB budget management. BPOD-RIU is responsible for the retirement benefits, policies, and procedures across the organization, ensuring that they are designed, monitored, and managed in a way which supports the strategic objectives of ADB.To view ADB Organizational Chart, please click here. Job PurposeThe Senior Retirement Benefits Assistant provides technical and operational support in BPOD-RIU to ensure the delivery of benefits and services for ADB staff and retirees. Such support will be in the areas of Staff Retirement Plan (SRP), Discretionary Benefits Scheme (XB), Defined Contribution Plan (DCP), and in Post-Retirement Insurance Administration.The incumbent reports to the designated International and/or senior National Staff. ResponsibilitiesProvides technical and operational support in developing, implementing, reviewing, communicating, and managing benefits handled by BPOD-RIU.Determines entitlements and processes claims in conformity with ADB policies and procedures.Responds to requests for information and certifications on SRP, XB, and DC benefits.Ensures systems are updated with verified staff and retiree information.Monitors continuous eligibility to benefit payments of retirees and beneficiaries.Organizes policy, process, and staff records, ensuring they are according to prescribed and established guidelines.Coordinates with internal and external parties for reconciliation and settlement of outstanding accounts and implementation of agreements/arrangements.Supports business process improvement, policy review, and development of systems and tools to improve service delivery.Assists in the collection and analysis of data or information for reviews and studies on the benefit areasPerforms other tasks as may be assigned and reflected in the incumbent's work plan.  Qualifications Relevant Experience & RequirementsBachelor's degree, preferably in Management, Business Administration or Science, or other related fieldsAt least 5 years of relevant professional experience in any of the following areas: HR, insurance and health services, employee benefits, HR systems and analyticsProficient in MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint) and HR Management systemsFamiliarity in videoconferencing tools (MS Teams, Zoom, Webex)Strong analytical and numerical skills with attention to detailsProven ability to work independently on assigned transactions and areas needing analysis and research which have well-defined scope and stepsAbility to manage priorities and workloadStrong interpersonal skills in liaising with internal and external contacts with experience in dealing with individuals from different cultural/national backgroundsAbility to work collaboratively with teams as a constructive team memberEffective report-writing and communication skills in English.Please refer to the link for the ADB Competency Framework for 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 the 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.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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16/06/2022
Asian Development Bank

Associate Workplace Hospitality Administrator

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

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 Hospitality Management Unit (CSWH-HM) within the Workplace Management and Hospitality Division (CSWH), CSWH is under the Corporate Services Department (CSD).CSD manages the building, facilities and delivers over 70 diverse corporate services essential for ADB's operation. It provides support to ADB Management and staff and delivers quality products and services at an affordable cost. The office is headed by the Director General and supported by Division Directors who manage the respective business units.CSWH-HM is responsible for events management, food services, commercial services, commissary, and gas station.To view ADB Organizational Chart, please click here.Job PurposeThe Associate Workplace Hospitality Administrator will, in compliance with internal controls and guidelines, and as part of an integrated Hospitality services team, provide operational support to the designated Hospitality services, with a focus on quality assurance and control measures of services and their production and set-up at HQ or other designated locations. S/he will also closely coordinate with CSWH's operations, compliance, space, and capital projects teams, as well as assist in monitoring contracts and partnerships on a day-to-day basis with 3rd party professional Hospitality services firms. The incumbent will report to designated International Staff and Senior National Staff. Responsibilities• Actively contributes to the advancement of Hospitality services at ADB into best-in-class in terms of service offerings, user needs and experience, service and operational excellence, state of the art technologies, tools and processes, vendor performance, and value management.• Conducts research and assists in verifying data/findings that affect delivery of hospitality services such as quality of food and beverage, service, and production; provides inputs on action plans; and coordinates implementation of preventive and corrective action with service providers and other stakeholders to resolve potential failures.• Monitors checklists and prepares progress reports related to services, quality assurance, and control measures. Ensures data and findings are properly documented.• Conducts regular inspection of venues and back of the house areas such as kitchen, dining, and other food service areas and monitor their condition and their equipment, furniture, and fixtures that require proper care, repair, and maintenance.• Coordinates the efficient arrangement and monitoring of official/special functions with requesting departments and the events team ensuring that facility and catering requirements are delivered.• Responds to client feedback related to quality of services and ensures immediate resolution is implemented for critical complaints.• Reviews and provides inputs on effective planning, costing, production, and operations of services.• Assists in monitoring the contractual and onsite operations and performance of 3rd party service providers. Ensures service contractors follow the standard methodology such as venue and food preparation and presentation.• Assists in preparing and reviewing funding requests and budget reports and coordinate the Unit's operations budget utilization with staff in-charge to fully optimize allocated budget, which includes service equipment, supplies, laundry, floral, chemicals and other outsourced services.• Reviews objectives, targets, and programs on resource conservation (energy, water, paper, electricity, solid waste reduction), Greenhouse Gas (GHG), Statistical Process Control, and Occupational Health and Safety and provides guidance to service providers.• Provides support in applying industry standards and best practices and acts as the Hospitality Services representative for International Organization for Standardization (ISO) ensuring Energy, Environment, Health, and Safety Management System (E2HSMS) documents such as Best Practices, Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment and Control (HIRAC) and other required forms are maintained, reviewed, and updated. Coordinates meetings with service providers in preparation for ISO internal and external audits.• Performs other duties that may be assigned as reflected in the incumbent's workplan.  Qualifications Relevant Experience & Requirements• Bachelor's degree in Hotel, Restaurant and Institution Management, or related field• Minimum of 5 years' experience in the hotel, restaurant, and hospitality industry preferred.• Working knowledge of policies, guidelines, and procedures for hospitality or food service operations, or events management, ideally at ADB or a similar international development organization.• Able to analyze procedural, operational, and strategic issues in hospitality, food services, and events management operation.• Excellent written and verbal communication and creative presentation skills in English required.• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with individuals from different cultural/national backgrounds.• Able to work independently but still able to liaise and work effectively with staff within own work location and collaborate with teams as a constructive team member.• Working knowledge of existing software and standard office computer applications.• Working knowledge of Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP), ServSafe, ISO standards and best practicesPlease refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for Administrative 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.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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14/06/2022
Asian Development Bank

Associate Treasury Analyst

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

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 Client Solutions Division (TDCS) within the Treasury Department (TD). TD performs a strategic role in efficiently planning, mobilizing, and managing ADB's finances, with the view of protecting ADB's solid financial standing to enable the Bank to deliver on its developmental goals. TD defines ADB's asset and liability management policies on liquidity income management, currency management, and loan pricing. It coordinates increases in ADB's general capital and raises funds in capital markets. TD also manages ADB's investment portfolio to ensure that the Bank's liquidity requirements are met at all times.TDCS is responsible for developing and delivering local currency funding solutions, strengthening TD's client outreach, financial management and advisory services, and organizing knowledge-sharing forums and workshops.To view ADB Organizational Chart, please click here. Job PurposeThe Associate Treasury Analyst is responsible for undertaking a variety of Treasury-related analytical duties to assist in overseeing TD's local currency operations. The analyst is expected to work on assigned tasks with occasional supervision, and use own knowledge and experience to generate local currency pricing runs from ADB's counterparties, work comprehensively across all forms of documentation, and participate in diverse project workstreams. The analyst will be familiar with ADB processes and protocols.The incumbent will report to designated International Staff (IS) and senior National Staff (NS). ResponsibilitiesLocal Currency OperationsAssists in the analysis of borrowing and swap terms and conditions to ensure these are documented accurately and appropriately and that these comply with the ADB Charter, ADB's policies, and requirements of relevant regulatory authoritiesAssists in the review and maintenance of borrowing documents such as underwriting agreement, paying agency agreement, registrar and transfer agency agreement, trust deed, information memorandum, listing agreement, and agreement with depositoriesProvides first draft input on project documents (e.g., concept reviews, Report and Recommendation of the President, guarantee documents, loan agreements) from Private Sector Operations Department (PSOD) and Regional Departments (RDs) that have local currency components for review by IS/NS. Records and maintains the database of comments provided by TDCSSummarizes relevant loan terms and drafts the swap term sheet needed for the execution of swap transactions relating to local currency transactions for review by the supervisorMaintains documentation for local currency swap transactionsMarket ResearchMonitors the development of ADB's bonds in primary and secondary markets by gathering, analyzing and interpreting relevant market information/data, preparing periodic reports and maintaining filesSeeks pricing input from bank counterparties for deposit rates, interest rate swap (IRS) and cross currency swap (CCS) rates on a weekly basis and circulates the resulting currency matrix to TDCS team; directly liaises with counterparty banks for any specific request or commentDevelops pricing indications from counterparty banks for specific transactions ahead of execution; advises and supports IS and NS on executionMonitors weekly market data and information on interest rates, money market and swap rates using financial market system, i.e. Bloomberg and Reuters and provides briefing in verbal and printed format to TDCS during weekly team meetingRegularly performs research on local currency markets to determine existing market practice and requirements for bond issuance, local market regulations, clearing systems, and documentation and shares findings with TDCS team; participates actively in discussions and analysis of market conditions, depth and pricingData Management, Analysis, and Report GenerationMaintains databases related to local currency operations. These would include information (e.g., historical number of transactions, status of projects, etc.) to be used in generating regular reports [e.g., Asset and Liability Committee (ALCO), Management Committee Meeting (MCM), medium-term review (MTR), etc.] and ad hoc reports [e.g., for missions to specific countries, senior multilateral development banks (MDBs), local currency forum, etc.]. Ensures that data and information are updated and accurate and are verified versus other internal sources [e.g., Controller's Department (CTL), Private Sector Operations Department (PSOD), RDs, Office of Risk Management (ORM), etc.] and against market sources (e.g., Bloomberg, Reuters, news services)Supports IS/NS in preparation of management reports, briefing notes and materials for investor relations exercises;Flexible Loan Product (FLP) and Pool-based Single Currency Loan (PSCL)Prepares and calculates daily indicative FLP rates including cap and collar premiums for floating rate loans for use by borrowers under ADB FLP FacilityUpdates historical market data on Secured Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR) [and London Inter-Bank Offered Rate (LIBOR) if required] and interest rate swaps of three major currencies: USD, JPY, and EuroForums/WorkshopsProvides administrative support for the organization of forums and workshops on an occasional basisOthersPrepares standard communications and correspondence with other ADB departments and internal/ external stakeholders on ADB financial products and client and advisory services, for review of the supervisorPerforms other duties that may be assigned as reflected in the incumbent's workplanLiaises with other departments and TD divisions as required on ad hoc basis  Qualifications Relevant Experience & RequirementsBachelor's degree in Accounting, Banking and Finance, Economics, Business Administration or other related disciplinesAt least 5 years relevant experience in treasury, corporate banking, risk management, or related fieldsExcellent written and verbal communication skills in EnglishProficiency in conducting research with good financial modeling analytical skillsKnowledge of financial risk management conceptsExcellent client orientation, presentation, conceptual and analytical skillsKnowledgeable of MDBs' financial policies, products and operationsGood understanding of financial and legal terminologies, loan agreements, guarantees agreements, and financial mathematicsKnowledge of project processing, sovereign and non-sovereign transactions and related documentationsMust be detail-oriented with dataKnowledge in financial systems, such as Bloomberg and ReutersAbility to liaise and work effectively with staff within own work locationAbility to work collaboratively with teams as a constructive team memberPlease refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for Administrative 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.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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11/06/2022
Asian Development Bank

Senior Procurement Specialist

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

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.The position is assigned in the Procurement Division 1 (PFP1) within the Procurement, Portfolio and Financial Management Department (PPFD). PPFD's responsibilities include project-related financial management, consultant recruitment, Executing Agency procurement reviews, project implementation, portfolio management and project performance management. In addition, our teams are involved in a number of initiatives and have introduced certain changes to procedures to improve ADB's performance with respect to consultant recruitment, procurement reviews, project implementation, portfolio management and project performance management.ADB only hires nationals of its 68 members.To view ADB Organizational Chart, please click here.  Job PurposeThe Senior Procurement Specialist is expected to complete a variety of tasks, covering all or a combination of the following functions: (i) provide assistance, technical guidance and capacity development to ensure compliance with ADB's procurement (goods, works, and consulting services) policies and procedures; (ii) support improvements in the implementation performance of ADB portfolio of loans, grants, and technical assistance (TA) including procurement under Public Private Partnership (PPP); (iii) advise on the use of FIDIC (Federation Internationale des Ingenieurs-Conseil) suite of contracts, performance-based contracting, and design-build-operate type arrangements; (iv) assist in the establishment, harmonization and improvement of procurement policies and procedures, consistent with effective project management for ADB projects; and (v) work with sector divisions to provide procurement advice in any of the following areas: energy, transport, water and urban development. The incumbent will report to Director, PFP1 and will supervise National and Administrative Staff.  ResponsibilitiesReviews borrowers' procurement actions and submissions for engaging consultants under ADB loans. Provides technical guidance and advice as appropriate in accordance with ADB procurement policies and procedures.Carries out country, sector and/or project level procurement risk assessments and develops risk mitigation plans, including policy and regulatory recommendations, to address identified risks. Reviews procurement arrangements under PPP operations.Advises on the use of the FIDIC suite of contracts and reviews bidding documents incorporating such contract formats. Reviews performance-based contracting and design-build-operate type procurement arrangements.Participates and provides analytical support in the design, processing, administration, and evaluation of loan and TA projects with emphasis on procurement and contract management. Supports and works with PPFD, Regional Departments, and developing member countries in developing, refining, and monitoring country, sector, and project performance indicators to promote project quality and to improve portfolio performance.Supports actively Regional Departments during processing and administration missions and provide quality input, as required, in the relevant Board documents.Chairs Consultant Selection Committee meetings to shortlist consultants and evaluates their proposals. Negotiates TA contracts with consultants.Processes and administers TA projects associated with procurement, project administration and country procurement systems. Provides technical guidance and advice for developing project processing and administration systems.Formulates procurement policy and procedures, and project administration instructions. Coordinates the harmonization of procurement policy with other development agencies. Performs work independently in own field of specialization, equipped with knowledge and experience of multiple disciplines, including particularly PPP.Delivers tailored training to ADB and executing agency staff to develop skills in procurement, consulting services and project administration in accordance with ADB policies and guidelines. Delivers Business Opportunities Seminars. Proposes and participates actively in various initiatives leading to improving PPFD's quality of service provided to Regional Departments.Provides leadership and support to reporting staff. Supervises the performance of reporting staff, providing clear direction and regular monitoring and feedback on performance. Ensures the on-going learning and development of reporting staff.  Qualifications Relevant Experience & RequirementsMaster's degree, or equivalent, in Business Administration, Economics, Engineering, Public Procurement, Public Policy, or other related fields. University degree in Business Administration, Economics, Engineering, Public Procurement, Public Policy, or other related fields combined with specialized experience in similar organization/s, may be considered in lieu of a Master's degreeProcurement Accreditation Skills Scheme (PASS) accreditation preferred (non-accredited applicants may be considered though will be required to complete accreditation within one year of appointment)At least 10 years' relevant experience in procurement, project management or other related areaWork experience in infrastructure (transport, energy, water sectors) projects is an advantageInternational experience working in several countriesExcellent oral and written communication skills in EnglishFamiliarity with ADB's/MDB's current procurement and consulting services policies and proceduresSignificant expertise within a specific area or breadth across multiple areas with in-depth knowledge within one areaCredible expert in field of expertise with recognized ability to lead projects and to share relevant knowledge to benefit the broader ADB communityPlease refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for International Staff Levels 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.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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11/06/2022
Asian Development Bank

Economist/ Senior Economist - IS2/3/4/5

Philippines, Manila , Manila
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services/International Cooperation
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.Multiple positions at various levels will be filled from this vacancy announcement.Actual position title and level will be based on the candidate's qualifications, experience, and job scope that will be assigned to the selected candidatesAt the senior level, the incumbent will take on a lead role.The positions are to be assigned to the Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department (ERCD), but selected candidates may be redeployed/reassigned to the Operational Departments. 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 Economic Research and Regional Cooperation Department (ERCD), undertakes policy-oriented research, support, and capacity building work on a wide range of issues relating to growth and inclusive and sustainable development in the Asia Pacific region. ERCD produces several flagship publications including the Asian Development Outlook, Asian Economic Integration Report, and Key Indicators; surveys developments in regional economies and capital markets; develops tools for improved monitoring, forecasting, and evaluation; provides support to ADB's operations departments, senior management, and member economies; and spearheads policy-relevant research on topics in macroeconomics, microeconomics, and development. To view ADB Organizational Chart, please click here. Job Purpose The Economist/Senior Economist will prepare analytical work and/or take the lead in conducting research work on policy-relevant issues of strategic interest to ADB Management and its developing members. The incumbent will contribute substantially to the generation and dissemination of research outputs and publications and provide technical and analytical support to ADB operations. The incumbent will report to the Division Director and will supervise National Staff and Administrative Staff.Responsibilities Economic Research and Operational SupportUndertake applied research on a variety of issues in development, macroeconomics, microeconomics, and international economics, with an emphasis on analytical and policy-relevant empirical studies, particularly on the department's current research priorities which include economic integration; poverty and inequality; digital economy; macro and financial stability; climate change and sustainable development; and skills and the future work. Contribute to/lead the design and implementation of research outputs and publications, including ADB's flagship publications, thematic reports, policy briefs, working papers, and publications in peer-reviewed journalsCoordinate/lead the internal review and provide substantive advice and comments on the economic rationale and quality of economic analysis in ADB's country strategies, programs, and projects; contribute to health, environment, and other related social sector-specific policy and related documents. Provide technical and analytical support in areas of research expertise to ADB operations, including collaborating with ADB operational departments and country offices, reviewing institutional documents, and participating in review meetings and operational missions as necessary.Participate in teams preparing ADB flagship publications and other projects.Participate/lead in the development and delivery of internal and external training programs for ADB staff and relevant government officials. Project Management At the senior level, oversee and carry out the design, implementation and administration of technical assistance projects for DMCs on empirically rigorous policy analysis across a broad range of areas. Knowledge ManagementContribute to the dissemination of ADB knowledge outputs and publications. Support the capacity building work of ERCD Undertake collaborative research, dissemination, networking, and capacity building activities with specialists across a global network of knowledge institutions and with other ADB knowledge and operations departments. Participate/lead and contribute to relevant internal and external training and conferences and other activities for advocacy, dissemination, and knowledge building.  Staff supervisionProvide leadership and support to reporting staff.Participate in/lead multi-disciplinary teams and ensure the overall quality of their work. Supervise the performance of teams and individuals, providing clear direction and regular monitoring and feedback on performance. Provide coaching and mentoring to teams and individuals and ensure their on-going learning and development. Qualifications Relevant Experience & RequirementsA post-graduate degree (preferably Doctorate level) in Economics or related fields, with strong background in empirical analysis and policy-focused research. Suitability to undertake the responsibilities mentioned above at the required level.At least 4 years of relevant professional experience is required at the entry grade level and a minimum of 10 years at the senior level. Demonstrated experience conducting independent research, including international experience working in several countries.Evidence of high-quality research output and track record of publications in international peer-reviewed professional journals.Strong quantitative, analytical, and conceptual skills in economics.Good understanding of ADB's institutional context, strategies, priorities, and objectives. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.Ability to work in teams, on a variety of topics, and to tight deadlines.Please refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for International Staff Level 2, 3 to 4, and 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.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.  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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06/06/2022
Asian Development Bank

Integrity Specialist - IS4

Philippines, Manila , Manila
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services/International Cooperation
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.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.Underpinned by ADB's zero tolerance for corruption, the Office of Anticorruption and Integrity (OAI) aligns with ADB's commitment to strengthen governance across Asia and the Pacific as it mitigates integrity risks, investigates integrity violations, and promotes integrity among ADB's stakeholders. OAI leads ADB's integrity initiatives and comprises the Office of the Head, the Investigations Division (AIID) and the Prevention and Compliance Division (AIPD).  The position is assigned in AIPD within OAI. AIPD raises awareness of and promotes ADB's Anticorruption Policy, Tax Integrity Policy, and ADB's role in combatting money laundering and the financing of terrorism; provides knowledge products and services; and develops and implements policy and capacity development activities for ADB stakeholders and developing member countries related thereto. AIPD also conducts proactive integrity reviews; recommends measures to mitigate or reduce integrity risks; and serves as ADB's focal point and independent advisor on money laundering and financing of terrorism, tax integrity and other integrity risks including undertaking due diligence. This includes leading the implementation, execution and coordination of technical assistance programs in the areas of anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) and tax integrity standards in ADB's developing member countries (DMCs). It also includes supporting the operationalization of the Asia Pacific Tax Hub on which provides an open, inclusive, and pan-regional platform to promote domestic resource mobilization and international tax cooperation.The Integrity Due Diligence (IDD) function within AIPD, supporting OAI's mandate, (i) strives to proactively identify, evaluate and minimize fraud and corruption risks, AML/CFT integrity risks, tax integrity risks, and related reputational risks affecting ADB or its operations; (ii) provides advisory support to other departments in relation to the management of such risks; and (iii) leads the implementation, execution and coordination of technical assistance programs in the areas of AML/CFT and tax integrity standards. To view ADB Organizational Chart, please click here.Job PurposeThe Integrity Specialist (Taxation) be required to conduct both complex and non-complex reviews and assessments to identify and address tax integrity risks to the Asian Development Bank (ADB), which include, amongst others, independent and objective assessments on (i) ultimate beneficial ownership structures and controls, intermediate jurisdictions, and material related party transactions, and (ii) the management of risks pertaining to entities that participate, or are looking to participate, in ADB-financed, –administered or -supported activities. The position will also provide intellectual leadership in tax policy, implementation and administration aimed at promoting tax transparency and tax integrity in DMCs. This includes the provision of technical expertise and advice in relation to international tax standards from the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes (Global Forum) and the G20/OECD Inclusive Framework on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS IF). He/she will also support the operationalization of the Asia-Pacific Tax Hub that ADB launched to support those initiatives. He/she also will work on various knowledge products in the areas of international tax policy and tax administration and their dissemination through internal and external networks. This includes enhancing the quality of policy dialogue, operations, and knowledge solutions delivery by working closely with DMCs. ADB seeks a specialist to:have stronger core technical skills and sufficient practical experience in the field;demonstrate the ability to engage in policy dialogue with clients, prepare knowledge solutions with colleagues and development partners, and develop capacity in DMCs for the adoption of international tax standards; andadd more value to project designs and implementation across the region through participating in operations departments project work. Furthermore, the position will work within a framework of broad policies, principles and goals, applying a high degree of autonomy in the selection of work methods. The incumbent will report to Director, AIPD and may supervise National staff and Administrative staff.Responsibilities Provides intellectual advice to ADB in relation to international tax transparency and tax integrity standards in support of its strategy to strengthen domestic resource mobilization and international tax cooperation, and for ADB to lead by example in the transactions it finances. Supports the operationalization of the Asia-Pacific Tax Hub and assists in the development and updating of policies, strategies, guidelines and reporting systems. Provides operational support on the implementation of international tax standards, including conducting research for and providing input to needs assessments and capacity-building initiatives under related country strategies.Engages in tax integrity policy dialogue with clients, prepares knowledge solutions with colleagues and development partners, and develops capacity in DMCs in relation to international standards on tax secrecy, tax evasion and/or aggressive tax planning and conducting relevant knowledge sharing and capacity building activities.Assists each participating DMC in preparation of a capacity development action plan which (i) assesses the capacity development needs of the DMC in terms of complying with Global Forum and BEPS IF standards; (ii) proposes concrete improvement measures, including operational support, designed for each Participating DMC; and (iii) sets out a plan for the successful implementation of the improvement measures.Designs and leads the in-country and regional training workshops, conferences, and seminars on international tax standards and cooperation (to be conducted in conjunction with the Global Forum, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), regional tax administration associations, and other stakeholders) as well as assist in, and coordinate the preparation of, related manuals, e-learning materials etc.;Collaborates and maintains partnerships with development partners such as the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Organisation for OECD, Global Forum and the World Bank, and regional tax associations to enhance knowledge and best practices with a particular focus on tax policy and tax administration.Contributes to the development of databases, websites and other resources containing relevant information on international tax standards.Contributes to the preparation and organization of various knowledge dissemination work within ADB and for external stakeholders such as newsletters, presentations, seminars, regional workshops, etc.Undertakes complex and non-complex Tax IDD in accordance with relevant policies and procedures, research and reporting and best practices, which includes conducting desktop research, oversight reviews of project-level assessments, as well as reviewing approved and proposed ADB projects, structures and jurisdictions.Assesses the extent to which intermediate jurisdictions are present in project structures, and presents potential tax transparency, price transfer, related party transactions, and/or other financial integrity risks. Assesses potential noncompliance with tax reporting and anti-money laundering/combating the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) requirements in ADB projects.Recommends actions that ADB can undertake to strengthen tax integrity, tax transparency, and overall financial integrity in projects.Reviews and, as necessary, helps draft appropriate disclosure language for project documents.Supports the Director AIPD or delegate in developing and improving ADB's IDD-related policies and guidelines;Supports OAI management in the recruitment of OAI staff and consultants.Supervises the performance of reporting staff, consultants and/or contractors, provides clear direction, regularly monitors and conveys feedback on performance.Assists in any other matters as required by the Director AIPD or delegates and undertakes other activities to further OAI's mandate that may be assigned by the Director of AIPD or delegate. Qualifications Relevant Experience & RequirementsMaster's degree or equivalent in taxation, international law, accounting, economics or related fields from a duly accredited educational institution in related fields and at least 5 years of specialized experience relevant to the position can be considered.At least 8 years of work experience in tax administration, tax regulation, or practice of taxation law, whether in the private or public sector International experience working in several countries, including – preferably – in the Asia Pacific region;Advanced knowledge of and experience with (i) international tax planning in corporate and commercial transactions and (ii) international initiatives and standards on tax transparency and integrity such as, but not limited to, those of the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes (Global Forum) and G20/OECD Inclusive Framework on BEPS (BEPS IF). Qualifications and experience in the fields of compliance, anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism, customer due diligence, investigations, law, accounting, internal audit and/or criminology, or related fields are an advantage.Experience in tax integrity-related matters within an international organization, other international financial institutions or relevant stakeholders and/or implementing technical assistance or capacity building projects funded by international organizations are preferred.Ability to conduct tax IDD-related research and analysis;Ability to engage in tax policy dialogue with clients, prepare knowledge solutions with colleagues and development partners, and develop capacity in DMCs;Strong organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize, ensure timely completion of tasks and respond quickly to management requests;Good interpersonal skills;Strong teamwork skills; andExcellent communication skills, including writing and presenting in English.Please refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for IS4. 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 the 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.When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.For Swiss nationals who are invited to an interview or assessment center:Please let us know so that we can inform our HR partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government: recruitment@cinfo.chBenefit from free interview preparation by registering for a Job Application Support.   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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03/06/2022