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Legal Associate Program

China, Beijing, Beijing - Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank AIIB

Legal Associate Program   The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is a multilateral development bank whose mission is financing the Infrastructure for Tomorrow?infrastructure with sustainability at its core. We began operations in Beijing in January 2016 and have since grown to 103 approved members worldwide. We are capitalized at USD100 billion and Triple-A-rated by the major international credit rating agencies. Working with partners, AIIB meets clients' needs by unlocking new capital and investing in infrastructure that is green, technology-enabled and promotes regional connectivity.   AIIB introduced a Legal Associate Program (LAP) with the objective of forming in-house young lawyers to cater to the Bank's legal needs both for private and public sector operations. It is a rotational program which identifies, hires, grows and develops young talents of the highest caliber and with a passion for international development.   The LAP will start with a two-year contract based in Beijing within the Office of the General Counsel (OGC), where the Legal Associates (LAs) engage in intensive training (on-the-job and in-classroom settings) on the fundamentals of lawyering at AIIB on development operations.   LAs will contribute to the work program of OGC's different units while building networks and knowledge across AIIB. They may also join field missions where needed to assist senior lawyers on the frontlines of AIIB operations, learning key aspects of the Bank's legal operational work, including engagement with AIIB clients.   LAs will receive intensive training on the policies, products and operations of AIIB to ensure they know how to operationalize AIIB solutions to operational challenges, mitigate legal risks in AIIB-financed operations and assist internal clients in preparing quality projects. LAs will also be given the opportunity to attend selected training programs on operational themes organized by the Human Resources Department.     Selection Criteria and Eligibility   The program will target highly talented and promising candidates. Selection will be conducted on as wide a geographical basis as possible. To be eligible for the LAP, the candidates must: - Have an advanced law degree (Master's/LLM/JD) from a recognized educational institution. - Have a minimum of two years of full-time, relevant legal professional experience. - Be admitted to practice law in at least one jurisdiction. - Be fluent in English. - Have passion for development and commitment to AIIB's mission.     Competencies   In addition to the selection criteria, the LA must: - Exhibit sufficient professional independence and maturity as well as discretion and sensitivity required for operating in a multicultural setting. - Demonstrate strong legal knowledge to support drafting legal documents with limited supervision. - Be able to identify and critically analyze legal issues and provide solutions. - Be able to work in teams. - Possess strong communication skills and the ability to present information in a clear and concise manner.     Selection Process   AIIB is committed to diversity, transparency and inclusion. We believe our strength comes from having a team with the right diverse skills, experiences and abilities selected through a merit-based competitive process. We actively encourage applications from people from both within and outside AIIB members, regardless of nationality, religion, gender, race, disability or sexual orientation.   Join AIIB's mission to finance Infrastructure for Tomorrow, promote sustainable infrastructure investments and improve social and economic outcomes in Asia and beyond.   APPLICATIONS CLOSE APRIL 19, 2021

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12/04/2021 - 19/04/2021
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Principal, Climate Risk TCFD

United Kingdom, England, London - European Bank for Reconstruction & Development

Purpose of Job   The Climate Risk Team is responsible for the overall successful implementation of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) principles within the EBRD's operations.   The Climate Risk Principal will own one of two Risk types (Physical or Transitional Risk) and support on the other risks, within the development of the Bank's TCFD methodology, its roll out across the Bank and its ongoing maintenance to ensure successful long term implementation.   In doing this they will translate TCFD and evolving regulatory guidelines into the ongoing operations across the bank, including banking project, investment strategies and others. Through sound understanding of how TCFD, industry bodies and regulatory guidelines affect reporting and ongoing operations of the EBRD, the principal, together with guidance from the Climate Risk Team Head, will develop and drive the execution and implementation of the methodologies across EBRD portfolio and pipeline operations.   Under the direction of the AD, Head of Climate Risk, the Principal, Climate Risk will be responsible for ongoing monitoring of key risk names as well as training and supporting for both credit managers and bankers to be versed in climate risk assessments.  As part of their role, the Principal, Climate Risk will lead the initial drafting of the governance documents to ensure Climate Risk Policies responsibilities are properly recorded and approved.  The Climate Risk Principal will also be taking a leading part in shaping and drafting the Bank's ongoing TCFD and other climate risk reports and initiatives. The Climate Risk Principal will support the data and reporting of the TCFD and help drive implementation and tracking.   Becoming a domain expert, they will be a trusted adviser on the subject to the Head of Climate Risk and across the bank supporting strategic initiatives in this space.   Reporting to AD, Head of Climate Risk, the Principal, Climate Risk will demonstrate a high commitment to the bank's mandate and institutional goals, as well as ability to drive for results, lead strategic thinking and provide leadership with cooperative approach to staff, clients and shareholders.   Accountabilities & Responsibilities   Develop, refine and maintain methodology: - Develop TCFD approach for all appropriate sectors across the bank in collaboration with all relevant departments (including conducting research and evaluation of best risk management frameworks, external benchmarks and potential external data providers). - Own the methodologies and support its iterations - write a detailed set of procedures addressing all TCFD-applicable aspects per department (including detailing the responsibilities and accountabilities in a short form risk disclosure reports, define risk materiality and articulate this for all appropriate departments) - Develop a maintenance framework for all procedures to ensure they are continuously up to date based on external benchmarks and regulatory guidelines, including developing the technical data sets required for tracking, IT systems implications and other operational considerations   Roll out procedures and monitor implementation: - Own the roll out across relevant departments, including initiating pilots and managing all aspects of the pilot (e.g. lessons learned and implemented) - Scaling up roll outs based on a limited number of pilots, ensuring continuous feedback loops are translated into rapid adjustments and improvements - Write clear and high impact guidelines and training materials to accompany Bank-wide roll outs; Lead training effort to help embed the new procedures; own the training materials and ensure they are always up-to-date - Design performance parameters for Bank-wide roll outs ("scorecard"), monitoring schedules for all relevant sectors of the bank; publish results according to schedule - Develop and disseminate learnings to improve bank-wide implementation Develop Domain Expertise - Continuously review external thought leadership on TCFD and related Climate Risk subjects to maintain domain expertise within the Bank to include articles, reports, and dialogs with other players (including regulatory bodies, other banks etc). - Produce ongoing output summaries on developments in this field   Support strategy aspects of the TCFD Team: - Feed into the development of a three-year project plan along with appropriate governance framework, quality control systems and reporting timeline - Help provide high level input to the Bank's leadership on all TCFD-related matters - Help develop Bank-wide communication enhancing the profile of TCFD reporting to improve adoption and raise profile - Support the team's work with a wide range of internal stakeholders including MD Risk Management, CRO,  and respective committee such as RiskCom, Audit Committee and Board     Knowledge, Skills, Experience & Qualifications   - Working as a credit risk manager or a strategy consultant focusing on power and energy, natural resources, heavy industry or a climate risk related field within a leading firm with 5-8 years' relevant experience.  - Understanding of climate change and how physical and transition risks apply to market and investments. - Sound Familiarity with the TCFD framework and Stranded Assets and climate risk topics. - Experience with driving processes in a control unit delivering quality outputs. - Working knowledge of stress testing and applications of regulatory and industry bodies requirements. - Understanding of risk frameworks and key concepts of risk management including PD and LGD.  - Knowledge of the key risk outputs critical for decision making. - Experience in TCFD, carbon accounting methodologies and relevant standards is preferable. - Ability to handle consistent ambiguity, and cope with complex concepts, quickly translating them to simple messages. - Strong drive and self-starting mentality, able to handle intense workload, getting things done quickly and to a high standard (as befits the very senior stakeholders involved). - Strong excel skills and ability to quickly analyze financial models introducing new sensitives. - Sound powerpoint skills and expertise in translating complex problems into simple messages and then into professional presentations. - Knowledge of scenario testing and application to a broad data set. - Experience with financial regulators and ability to translate their requirement into practical steps. - Ability to listen to views of business partners and to be sensitive to and understand cultural differences, transition success factors and the complexity of political constraints across the entire footprint of the Bank. - Ability to build effective working relationships with colleagues in a multicultural environment. - Comfortable working with uncertainty in an evolving field. - Comfortable under pressure and can manage tight deadlines. - Strong data base assessment skills, data management and manipulation experience. - Strong organisational and management skills. Ability to manage a number of varied and complex tasks, resilient attitude towards conflicting priorities and challenges. - Diplomatic communication and negotiation skills suited for a wide variety of people at high level both inside and outside the Bank. Diversity is one of the Bank's core values which are at the heart of everything it does.  A diverse workforce with the right knowledge and skills enables connection with our clients, brings pioneering ideas, energy and innovation. The EBRD staff is characterised by its rich diversity of nationalities, cultures and opinions and we aim to sustain and build on this strength. As such, the EBRD seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities and works in an inclusive environment. The EBRD encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of the EBRD member countries to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.  As an inclusive employer, we promote flexible working.           ___________________________________________________________________________ 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](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.   - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.   Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:   [Working with the United Nations](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/working/working-united-nations)  [Working with International Financial Institutions](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/ifi)  [For Swiss nationals](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/un-ifi-careers/swiss-nationals)  ___________________________________________________________________________

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12/04/2021 - 30/04/2021
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Risk Management Specialist/Senior Risk Management Specialist

Philippines, Manila, Manila - Asian Development Bank

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](https://www.adb.org/documents/strategy-2030-prosperous-inclusive-resilient-sustainable-asia-pacific). ADB only hires nationals of its [68 members.](https://www.adb.org/about/members) The position is assigned in the Risk Policy and Architecture Division (RMPA) within the Office of Risk Management (ORM). ORM has a broad mandate and ensures that ADB's Treasury, Sovereign, and Nonsovereign operations are sustainable by safeguarding ADB's rating, advising Board and Management on risk issues and implementation and promoting a strong internal risk culture. RMPA establishes and maintains policies, procedures, and tools for risk management that are consistent with those of other multilateral development banks (MDBs) and prudent banking principles. The principal responsibilities of RMPA include: (i) establishment and maintenance of best practice policies, methods and procedures for credit, market, and operational risk; (ii) development and maintenance of tools and systems to support enterprise-wide risk management; (iii) maintenance of a ratings desk; (iv) analysis, rating, and monitoring of the creditworthiness of ADB's sovereign borrowers; (v) data management and (vi) limit monitoring and risk reporting.   Job Purpose The Risk Management Specialist/Senior Risk Management Specialist will (i) lead or participate in the design, development, implementation, and maintenance of ADB´s policies, processes, guidelines, and tools for risk management. Interact with relevant departments across organization lines to improve processes, tools and guidelines as appropriate; (ii) specify and develop applications and IT Systems for risk management; and (iii) work within general policies, principles, and goals, working directly with clients. The incumbent will report to Director, RMPA and will supervise National Staff and Administrative Staff.   Responsibilities a. Risk Management - Develops, implements, and maintains risk management policies, methodologies, and systems for identification, measurement, mitigation, and management of the risks in ADB's balance sheet and operations. - Enhances ADB's model and methodologies for capital adequacy assessment. - Supports the development of applications and information systems for capital, credit, market, and liquidity risk. Improves existing tools as appropriate. - Consults with operations departments to identify risk issues and develops solutions that satisfy the technical and business need. - Interprets policies and provide guidance to staff on risk management matters. - Develops training programs and facilitates training for staff as necessary. - Researches and analyzes various matters related to risk. - Reviews and comments on policy and transaction documents prepared by other departments. - Promotes the application of advanced risk analytics and technology to measure and monitor risk exposures - Formulates and reviews risk management policies to ensure that appropriate systems, procedures, limits and guidelines are in effect. b. Knowledge Sharing - Maintains knowledge of emerging best practices, and new Basel standards in risk management. - Leads the organization of training to promote a risk culture in ADB. - Liaises with other multilateral development banks in sharing of information and knowledge on policies, methodologies, and related techniques used in risk management. - Maintains liaison with other financial and academic institutions to obtain best practices on risk management policies and guidelines. - Remains abreast of new developments relating to risk within the financial industry, including regulatory environment, rating agencies, and theoretical disciplines. c. Staff Supervision - Leads multidisciplinary teams and ensure the overall quality of its work. - Supervises the performance of teams and individuals, providing clear direction and regular monitoring and feedback on performance. - Provides coaching and mentoring to individuals and ensures their on-going learning and development.   Qualifications Relevant Experience and Requirements - Master´s degree in Mathematics, Engineering, or Finance with additional studies of mathematical/quantitative/statistics subjects. University degree and at least 5 years specialized experience relevant to the position can be considered. - At least 8 years relevant professional experience from a ratings agency, international bank, export credit agency, international financial institution, or insurance company. - Experience with developing/working with capital-at-risk/value-at-risk/expected shortfall models, as well as assessing model performance. - Proven track record of managing portfolio credit risk for commercial entities and understanding of actuarial models would be an advantage. - Strong analytical and quantitative skills and preferably familiar with the latest data science techniques such as machine learning and stochastic modelling. - Knowledge of VBA, R, Python and MathLab would be an advantage. - Excellent analytical capacity, leadership qualities and interpersonal skills. - A well-developed understanding and interest in both quantitative and qualitative methods for risk analysis - Experience and interest in statistical methods for assessing risk and model performance. - Familiarity with the Basel and Solvency frameworks - Ability to work in a multicultural and highly flexible team environment that relies heavily on cross-functional interaction. - Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English. - International experience working in several countries. - Knowledge of swap valuation models and quantitative tools for fixed income valuation, risk, and performance measurement, - Please refer to the links for ADB Competency Framework for International Staff Level[ 4](https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/page/42368/adb-competencies-international-staff-3-4-201908.pdf) and [5](https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/page/42368/adb-competencies-international-staff-5-201908.pdf)             ___________________________________________________________________________ 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](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.   - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.   Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:   [Working with the United Nations](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/working/working-united-nations)  [Working with International Financial Institutions](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/ifi)  [For Swiss nationals](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/un-ifi-careers/swiss-nationals)  ___________________________________________________________________________  

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12/04/2021 - 10/05/2021
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Public Management Economist

Philippines, Manila, Manila - Asian Development Bank

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](https://www.adb.org/documents/strategy-2030-prosperous-inclusive-resilient-sustainable-asia-pacific). ADB only hires nationals of its [68 members](https://www.adb.org/about/members). The position is assigned to the Public Management, Financial Sector and Trade Division (SAPF) within the South Asia Department (SARD). The division is the focal for sector operations in finance and public sector management, supported by good governance practices and standards. In addition to the sector operations, SAPF will take a lead in intersectoral collaborative initiatives within SARD by helping develop capabilities in SARD to develop new and innovative financing sources. The division is also responsible for preparing and developing strategic operational studies across sectors and themes in line with the CPS and government's visions. To view ADB Organizational Chart, please click [here](https://www.adb.org/about/how-were-organized).Job Purpose The Public Management Economist will: (1) help in identifying, designing, contributing to processing and administration of loans (both program and project loans), technical assistance (TA), and non-lending products and services (NLPS) in the areas of public resource management; (2) contribute in policy research in area of fiscal policies, public management strategies, and regulatory issues for SARD member countries; (3) create high quality knowledge products on the relevant issues pertaining to economic management and to support ADB's activities; and (4)work within general policies, principles and goals, working directly with clients. The incumbent will report to the Director of SAPF and may supervise national and administrative staff.   Responsibilities - Develops policy framework and strategies to strengthen finances of the Governments (national, sub-national and local) and improve public financial management in the context of sustainable economic development, poverty reduction and service delivery improvements; - Liaises with government officials to understand and recommend appropriate reform measures in the areas of revenue mobilization including tax administration, expenditure rationalization, state-owned enterprises restructuring, pension reform and other areas pertaining to finances of governments at all levels; - Writes technical papers and conduct economic, thematic and sector work related to (i) public finance; and (ii) macroeconomic management; - Participates in country teams and provide sector inputs for Country Partnership Strategies (CPSs); - Coordinates with RMs for consistency of approach, exchange of experiences, and continuous improvement of practices and integration of issues/policies pertaining to (i) Governments' finances; (ii) public financial management; and (iii) overall macroeconomic management; - Designs, processes and administers loan and TA projects with focus on public resource management; - Provides advice to executing agencies on project preparation; - Liaises and coordinates with development partners on TAs and program loans in the relevant areas; - Ensures that key technical, economic, financial and crosscutting issues are incorporated into projects; - Contributes to activities for advocacy, dissemination and knowledge building in the areas of public financial management; - Creates high quality knowledge products on contemporary issues including macroeconomic management in the DMCs; - Regularly interacts with the executing agencies, other departments and offices in headquarters for smooth implementation of projects; and - Provides inputs for Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) as required.     Qualifications   Relevant Experience & Requirements ? University degree in economics or other related fields; preferably at post-graduate level or its equivalent ? At least 6 years of relevant professional experience, preferably in a reputed research institution or in a multilateral agency; ? Experience in working on the issues pertaining to finances of national, sub-national and local governments; ? Experience of working on similar issues in multiple countries, preferably in South Asia; ? Evidence of independent research and publications in macro and development economics; ? Expertise in a specific area of multilateral development bank operations (economic, sector or thematic), or breadth across multiple areas with in-depth knowledge within one area; ? Ability to utilize and share relevant knowledge to benefit the broader ADB community; ? When required, ability to act as a mission leader / team lead, with oversight from the Director or a more senior team leader; and ? Excellent oral and written communication skills in English. ? University degree in economics or other related fields; preferably at post-graduate level or its equivalent ? At least 6 years of relevant professional experience, preferably in a reputed research institution or in a multilateral agency; ? Experience in working on the issues pertaining to finances of national, sub-national and local governments; ? Experience of working on similar issues in multiple countries, preferably in South Asia; ? Evidence of independent research and publications in macro and development economics; ? Expertise in a specific area of multilateral development bank operations (economic, sector or thematic), or breadth across multiple areas with in-depth knowledge within one area; ? Ability to utilize and share relevant knowledge to benefit the broader ADB community; ? When required, ability to act as a mission leader / team lead, with oversight from the Director or a more senior team leader; and ? Excellent oral and written communication skills in English. - Please refer to the [link](https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/page/42368/adb-competencies-international-staff-3-4-201908.pdf) for ADB Competency Framework for IS3 and IS4.           ___________________________________________________________________________ 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](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.   - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.   Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:   [Working with the United Nations](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/working/working-united-nations)  [Working with International Financial Institutions](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/ifi)  [For Swiss nationals](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/un-ifi-careers/swiss-nationals)  ___________________________________________________________________________  

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12/04/2021 - 23/04/2021

Principal Country Programme Officer

Malawi, Lilongwe, Lilongwe - African Development Bank

Objectives THE BANK: Established in 1964, the African Development Bank is the premier pan-African development institution, promoting economic growth and social progress across the continent. There are 81 member states, including 54 in Africa (Regional Member Countries).  The Bank's development agenda is delivering the financial and technical support for transformative projects that will significantly reduce poverty through inclusive and sustainable economic growth. In order to sharply focus the objectives of the Ten Year Strategy (2013 ? 2022) and ensure greater developmental impact, five major areas (High 5), all of which will accelerate our delivery for Africa, have been identified for scaling up, namely; energy, agro-business, industrialization, integration and improving the quality of life for the people of Africa. The Bank is seeking to build a management team that will lead the successful implementation of this vision. THE COMPLEX: The Vice-Presidency for Regional Development, Integration and Business Delivery is responsible for operational relevance, efficiency and effectiveness of the Bank Group's operational programs, and activities. The Vice Presidency for Regional Development will ensure that the Bank operates successfully across its Regional Member Countries and oversee the full implementation of all aspects of the Bank's Regional Directorates. Within regional development, integration and business delivery complex the Bank has five (5) regional hubs one in each region: South Africa, North Africa, West Africa, East Africa, and Central Africa. Each Regional Hub is headed by a Director General. THE HIRING DEPARTMENT: The various Country Office falls within one of the five (5) Regions of the Africa Regional Development, Integration and Business Delivery Hubs. The Hub oversees a combination of country and liaison offices, as well as non-presence countries. The Director General is accountable of the specific African region. Each Hub will house relevant operations, business development and project implementation functions and administrative capabilities in a shared service for rapid deployment into the individual countries, to help drive the overall business of the Bank effectively on the ground. Country Offices of the African Development Bank have been established to strengthen policy dialogue between the Bank, Governments, and other stakeholders; improve performance of the project portfolio and aid coordination with other development partners. THE POSITION: The Principal Country Programme Officer will work closely with the Country Manager to support Programme Implementation and Monitoring, the Country Program Officer provides facilitation to review, examine and evaluate the organization's objectives, structure, procedures, policies and management systems. This is achieved through the evaluation of the efficiency and effectiveness of organizational programs, applying techniques such as management, organizational analysis, methods & procedures studies. The job also conducts planning and analyses of program and budget proposals to ensure conformity with the organization's work program, strategic focus and budgetary objectives. Periodic reports to management summarizing findings and recommendations for changes based on these analyses are undertaken. The primary role of a Country Program Officer is to ensure a healthy and performing portfolio in the assigned Country. The Incumbent serves as the professional expert to support Country Manager with multiple work program and project activities.  The role requires the continuous follow-ups with relevant task managers and prepare Country or Regional Portfolio improvement plans. As Country Program Officer, the incumbent provides advice and guides strategic planning through strategic analysis and results frameworks within the assigned country. The incumbent supports and provides input for the design and development of work programs/projects and activities based on the approved Complex strategy and results framework and provide expertise for budgeting of resources.     Duties and responsibilities   Under the supervision of the Country Manager, the Country Programme Officer undertakes the following duties and responsibilities: - Preparation of reports - Prepare on a quarterly basis, a summary of the Quarterly Portfolio Report for the Country Manager. - Prepare on a monthly basis a synthesis of the implementation of the department work program and highlight the bottlenecks and proposed solutions. - Monitor the implementation of the recommendations of the monthly portfolio flashlight reports. - Budget Management - As Budget Coordinator or focal person to the department, play a coordination role for the preparation of the departmental work program and related budget jointly with Country Economists and Country Program Officers. - Coordination - Coordinate the departmental submission through the use of the BRAG tool in coordination with country office CPOs. - Coordinate overall portfolio management and operations programming. - Monitoring - Follow-up and manage portfolio and operational activities. - Follow-up on BDEV and project audit recommendations and requirements of the Board. - Project & Work Program Management - Work with Sector Experts responsible for specific projects to ensure that solution to pending projects problems are resolved, and additionally serve as Secretary to the Country Team. - Relationship Management - Serve as a corporate relationship manager for the Bank at the level of the Regional Hub. - Serve as the focal point and spokesman on operational issues between the Regional Hub and external constituencies and borrowers. - Compliance Management - Ensure that activity reports and audit reports comply with Bank requirements and are submitted on time. - Ensure that the recommendations of supervision, portfolio review and audit missions are implemented. - Provide effective oversight to project task teams on quality and compliance with Bank operational processes and procedures (including referring them to the relevant responsible staff in fiduciary, legal, safeguards, or other specialized areas); - Oversee and support the work of Sector staff in undertaking country portfolio performance review processes with the Government and other Development Partners. -  Undertake   quality control of key documents, participate in dialogue with Government, Regional or Country Economic Communities as required, and follow up on agreed actions. - Support the Country Manager in ensuring country office team members actions comply with Bank Ethics, Regulations, Policies and guidance. - Provide input to the preparation portfolio related to country briefs for Annual Meetings and other briefs to Management.   Coordination of Non-Lending Activities - Advice the Country Manager on strategic options as required to improve revenue generation and/or cost efficiencies. Work closely with the Country Manager and provide input to the yearly business planning and budgeting process, by considering the assigned Country's needs & advising to ensure that work programmes are well constructed and aligned with Bank's priorities that include but are not limited to income generation & operational priorities. - Provide support in administering the Analytic and Advisory Activities and lending operations at various stages of preparation and provide inputs on such documentation. This function focuses on reviewing and assessing concept notes, draft appraisal reports, other operations documents and final outputs.   Stakeholder Management - Under the guidance of the Country Manager, establish and, strategically manage solid working relationships with the assigned country's government, international development agencies, clients and key stakeholders. - Support the Country Manager to manage communications and ensure stakeholders are aware of project activities, progress, exceptions and are in a position to accept handover products. - Actively support the Country Manager to manage relationships with government and other Development Partners (DPs). - Advises on and lead initiatives and strategies to foster effective and strong relationships with Government, Private Sector and Development Partners. - Lead the Country portfolio performance review process with the relevant RECs/Government and other Development Partners that include responsibility for quality control of key documents, taking part in dialogue with RECs/Government and following up on agreed actions; - Advise the client on issues that may impact the achievement of project outcomes (including issues of sustainability and post project requirements such as maintenance).   Knowledge Management - Actively interact with task managers/relevant Bank units and the PIUs/government agencies to share case studies, lessons learned and best practice on the portfolio management. - Provide feedback to the Country Manager on Bank policies, strategies and operational procedures, with an aim towards continuous improvement of Bank policies implementation; - Incorporate lessons learned in project development and implementation.   AfDB Visibility - Support the Country's efforts to improve the Bank's visibility in the region. - Represent and provide visibility when and where required for and including through organizing/participating in high profile events such as senior level visits, interviews, seminars, business events and conferences.   Quality Management - Focus on ensuring high quality and performance of the Country's portfolio; - Ensure all reports and submissions are timely and of high quality; - Work jointly with relevant country teams and managers to meet KPI assigned targets; and - Play a key role and advise within the assigned Country on economic, political, social and other developments relevant to the Bank's operations in the country. - Championing the Complex / Regional mandate and purpose ? Provide a direct and indirect operational support that contributes to the Region or Country output and mandate of the Complex.     Selection Criteria   - Hold at least a Master's degree in Economics, Social Sciences, Engineering, Agriculture/Forestry, Business Administration, Public Administration and knowledge of development issues. - Have a minimum of six (6) years of relevant professional experience in the formulation and implementation of policies, programs and projects either within the Bank, with a similar development institution or the public service; - Experience in the practice of procurement of goods/works, and the acquisition of consultancy services under donor funding conditions; - Experience working in a team in a multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary, international and professional environment. - Relevant and required experience gained on the African continent; - Experience gained within multilateral development finance institutions. - Demonstrated experience in the preparation and/or review of operations in a multilateral financial institution; Behavioral Competencies: - Innovation & Creativity - Client Orientation - Excellent interpersonal skills - Excellent Communication skills - Professional Expertise - Relationship management skills - Influencing skills - Decisiveness - Takes Initiative/Spotting Opportunity/Pushing Strategy - Highly organised & structured Technical Competencies: Business Acumen - Comprehensively understands projects structures, including project planning, risk management strategy, issue management strategy, communication management strategy, with an acute knowledge and understanding of the elements essential for the effective delivery and measurement of development impacts through projects and programs in Africa. -  Ability to identify and create meaningful linkages across sectors - Operational Effectiveness skills using all the systems, procedures and culture within the organization for required results delivery. Implementing Strategy - Highly developed strategic thinking skills allied to an ability to translate strategic concepts and direction into the implementation of workable and sustainable projects and programs. Negotiation - Highly developed negotiation skills proven to yield positive outcomes with senior counterparts, both internal and external, and understands when and how to apply tact, influence, maintain a hard line, make or break contacts, understand unwritten lines of influence and conduct oneself accordingly.  Executing for Results - High level of expertise in managing portfolio performance - Make effective, timely and well-determined interventions for results delivery. - Ability to work under pressure in a multicultural and distributed organization. - Client and results orientation, with strong analytical and communication (both verbally and in writing) skills, responsiveness, sense of accuracy and attention to detail. - Ability to build successful teams, relationships and partnerships with a broad range of clients, internal and external, for effective delivery of results that meet the needs and long-term interests of clients within and outside the institution. Managerial/Leadership competencies: - Ability to provide comprehensive thought Leadership on Programme Delivery and related issues - Mentorship/Coaching Skills - People Management skills Ability - Communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, with a working knowledge of the other. - Competence in the use of standard MS office applications (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint).         ___________________________________________________________________________ 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](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. 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09/04/2021 - 07/05/2021

Senior Finance Specialist - P4

Angola , Luanda, Luanda - United Nations Development Programme

  Background   The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the UN's global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. We are on the ground in 170 countries and territories, working with Governments and people on their own solutions to global and national development challenges to help empower lives and build resilient nations.   The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the pledge to leave no one behind reflect the interconnectedness of health and sustainable development issues such as the widening economic and social inequalities, the climate crisis, rapid urbanization, the continuing burden of HIV and other infectious diseases (e.g., malaria, tuberculosis, COVID.19), the growing burden of non-communicable diseases and the emergence of health threats. The scope and scale of delivering health and well-being for all demands innovative partnerships and financing.   UNDP's partnership with the Global Fund (GF), in line with UNDP's HIV, Health and Development Strategy 2016-2021: Connecting the Dots, makes a vital contribution to UNDP's Strategic Plan 2018-2021, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the pledge to leave no one behind.   When requested, UNDP acts as interim Principal Recipient (PR), working with national partners and the Global Fund to ensure management, implementation and oversight of GF grants, while simultaneously strengthening health institutions and systems for national entities to assume the PR role over time.    In Angola, the Ministry of Health and UNDP have had a long-standing, strategic partnership for health service delivery through Global Fund grants. Currently, UNDP is acting as the Principal Recipient for the 2018-2021 HIV Grant, in partnership with the National HIV/Aids Institute (INLS), other Government and Civil society partners. UNDP exercises its PR role in consultation with other UN agencies, bilateral donors and International Financing Institutions. In 2020-2021, UNDP will act as Principal Recipient for a consolidated HIV, malaria and tuberculosis Grant.    To help the UNDP Project Management Unit (PMU) deliver in a timely and quality assured manner on the Grant Performance Framework targets, while complying with UNDP and Global Fund rules and regulations, UNDP Angola is recruiting a Senior Finance Specialist who will lead on financial management within the PMU.   Under the overall guidance of the Programme Coordinator/Head of Unit, the Senior Finance Specialist is responsible for ensuring the highest efficiency in financial resources management; the provision of accurate, thoroughly researched and documented financial information; the effective delivery of financial services; and transparent utilization and management of the GF grants. The Senior Finance Specialist will lead a team of four (4) Senior Finance team staff while ensuring strong coordination with Programme and Procurement teams for the effective management of programme budgets.  The Senior Finance Specialist will work in close collaboration with UNDP Sub-recipients (SRs) and sub-sub recipients (SSRs), the Country Office Operations Department, and other teams in the Country Office in ensuring successful implementation and oversight of GF programme resources and Country Office performance in finance. In addition, the Senior Finance Specialist will play the lead role in capacity development in financial management systems for national counterparts.       Duties and Responsibilities   Summary of Key Functions: - Effective and accurate financial resources management and oversight - Implementation of operational strategies and procedures - Projects' budgets management and proper control of project accounts - Ensure close monitoring of Sub-recipients and other implementing partners - Facilitation of knowledge building and sharing   1. Ensure effective and accurate financial resources management and oversight, focusing on achievement of the following results: - Financial analysis and oversight for all resources managed by UNDP under its Global Fund portfolio and provision of high-quality professional advice to the Programme Coordinator/Head of Unit, other PMU staff members and Country Office Senior Management; - Proper planning, expenditure tracking of financial resources in accordance with UNDP rules and regulations, policies and procedures, corporate agreements with the Fund and GF financial management rules; - Maintain robust internal financial management controls over all financial processes; - Ensure an efficient financial flow process; - Put in place a reporting system for internal and Global Fund needs; - Ensure effective information flows between finance and non-finance actors (i.e. UNDP, Sub-Recipients, the Local Fund Agent (LFA), Country Co-ordinating Mechanism (CCM)) in order to effectively link the programmatic results to expenditures, as required by GF; - Facilitate audits by the Office of Audit and Investigations and audits of SRs in line with corporate agreements with the GF, UNDP rules and regulations, policies and procedures and ensure timely implementation of audit recommendations and findings and their reporting at CARDS, as they relate to financial and SR management;  - Ensure timey provision of data for the quarterly and annual receipt accrual certifications on the part of Global Fund PMU;  - Ensure monitoring and immediate vouchering of Purchase Order (PO) receipts created in ATLAS and coordinate closure of the matched POs; - Ensure timely certification of pre-payments and their reconciliation/receipt when corresponding consignments are physically received;   - Ensure quarterly certification of all accounts including advance of funds, Direct Project Costing (DPC), Project Cash Advance etc; - Monitor the financial execution of the procurement component of Grants' budgets - Prepare cost estimates for different activities according to the needs of programme management; - Develop, track and report to PMU management key financial performance indicators;  - Help maintain a document management system for PR and SR financial records; - Ensure business processes mapping and elaboration/establishment of internal Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) related to GF Finance functions and control the related workflows in consultation   2. Ensure the implementation of operational strategies and procedures, focusing on achievement of the following results: - Establish and/or ensure robust financial procedures: e.g. receipts, payments, disbursements and bookkeeping, filing procedures for Sub-recipients; - Ensure that financial procedures in place comply with the financial/accounting and procurement requirements of the Global Fund and UNDP; - Continuous analysis and monitoring of the financial situation, presentation of forecasts for the projects; - Oversight for the transparency of the financial processes and use of funds and compliance with Global Fund and UNDP financial guidelines; - Ensure preparation of the Project's Quarterly Report, monthly Cash Flow and annual Cash Flow Forecasts, statement of sources and uses of funds in compliance with the Global Fund requirements; - Ensure preparation of other financial reports to be submitted to the LFA/Global Fund. Act as a Focal point for finance information for the LFA/Global Fund; - Elaboration and implementation of cost saving and reduction strategies; - Routinely monitors financial exception reports for unusual activities, transactions, and investigates anomalies or unusual transactions. Informs supervisors of the results of the investigation when satisfactory answers are not obtained; - Timely preparation of monthly cash flow forecast for use by the Country Office Operations Unit in Liaison with other Implementing partners.   3. Manage the Project budget and ensure proper control of Project accounts focusing on achievement of the following results: - Manage financial resources through planning, guiding, monitoring and controlling of the resources in accordance with UNDP rules and regulations; - Prepare and monitor projects' budgets in Atlas; - Elaboration of proper mechanisms to eliminate deficiencies in budget management; - Ensure that contributions from the Global Fund are properly transferred to UNDP on a timely basis; - Ensure compliance with the internal expenditures control system, which ensures that vouchers processed are matched and completed, transactions are correctly recorded and posted in Atlas - Perform Manager level 1 function for transactions approval in Atlas; - Ensure timely corrective actions on unposted vouchers, including the vouchers with budget check errors, match exceptions, unapproved vouchers; as well as timely response to HQ requests to resolve financial data issues; - Perform the monitoring of GMS, ISS, DPC and revenue in quarterly basis.   4. Ensure close monitoring of the sub-recipients and other implementing partners by the achievement of the following results: - Ensure and oversee the periodic assessment of Sub Recipients' financial management capacities and the development and implementation of action plans to address identified gaps - Provide guidance and capacity building services to Ministry of Health Disease Programmes, and NGO Sub recipients on issues related to finance, from budgeting, accounting, bank reconciliation to reporting; - Ensure advance payments and direct payments for SRs and SSRs' vendors are properly reviewed, processed and retired; ensure that payment information is properly recorded into the Atlas system on a timely basis; - Harmonize reporting and accounting practices among SRs including budgeting, reporting and key financial performance indicators; - Monitor Sub-Recipients' financial reports for accuracy of financial information; ensure adequate safeguards are in place to eliminate fraud and ineligible expenditure; ensure annual audits of sub-recipients are conducted on time; - Ensure continuous support to the financial managers of SR organizations; - Monitor the GF component of the Country Office Finance-related Dashboards and ensure proactive action and timely follow up for the prevention and/or correction of exceptions.   5. Ensure facilitation of knowledge building and sharing focusing on achievement of the following results: - Develop and ensure the implementation of a training plan/curriculum for the SRs financial and accounting staff; organize and conduct periodic training sessions on UNDP/Global Fund financial reporting requirements; - Organize periodic training for the PMU non-Finance Managers and staff on financial management, budget monitoring and oversight; - Support the documentation of lessons learned and best practices in financial management; - Provide regular, sound contributions to relevant knowledge networks and communities of practice.     Competencies   Core - Innovation: Ability to make new and useful ideas work - Leadership: Ability to persuade others to follow - People Management: Ability to improve performance and satisfaction - Communication: Ability to listen, adapt, persuade and transform - Delivery: Ability to get things done while exercising good judgement Technical/Functional - Accounting (General): Knowledge of accounting concepts, principles, regulations, and policies and ability to apply to strategic and/or practical situations - Financial Management: Ability to create a process to achieve financial goals - Financial Reporting and Analysis: Ability to evaluate financial data, derive relevant findings and present them in a meaningful manner - Project Management: Ability to plan, organize, and control resources, procedures and protocols to achieve specific goals - Risk Management: Ability to identify and prioritize risks, and organize action around mitigating them - Knowledge Management: Ability to capture, develop, share and effectively use information and knowledge       Required Skills and Experience   Education: - Masters Degree in Finance/Accounting, Business, or Public Administration, or professional accounting qualification from internationally recognized institute of accountancy or University level qualifications in similar fields with 2 additional years of professional experience in accounting and finance. - UNDP Advance Accountancy and Finance Test (AAFT), and subsequent FTCP Certification required, or Accounting/Finance qualification per Supplemental Recruitment Guidance for UNDP Finance Functions (2019) - Professionally qualified accountants from an internationally recognised institute of accountancy will have a distinct advantage. Experience: - Minimum 7 years of relevant experience in providing financial management advisory and training services and/or managing staff operational systems.  - Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc) and advance knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web-based management systems and ERP financials, preferably PeopleSoft. - Experience of IPSAS and/or IFRS is required for external candidates. Language Requirements: - Fluency in English both oral and written, is required;  - Working knowledge of another UN official language, including Portuguese or Spanish is an asset but not a requirement. 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09/04/2021 - 23/04/2021

Associate Director, Head of Corporates Equity Risk

United Kingdom, England, London - European Bank for Reconstruction & Development

Purpose of job     The Equity Risk Management team is looking to recruit an Associate Director, Head of Corporates Equity Risk. The role is offered with a 6 months contract, with possibility to extend for further 6 months.   Risk Management is the Bank's second line of defence, which is responsible for the independent identification, reporting and mitigation of risks. The Associate Director provides advice and presents recommendations to the Operations Committee, Small Business Investment Committee (SBIC) and Equity Committee and carries out together with the Banking department certain project approvals which are delegated from those committees.   Also, they are responsible for the group of Senior, Principal and Associate Risk Officers involved with the equity and hybrid operations, providing line management, hires, sets objectives and targets, undertakes performance evaluation and provides regular feedback, as well as coaching and development of those staff over time.   The Associate Director, Head of Corporates, Equity Risk Team is accountable for leading a team for the analysis and appraisal of the risks of the EBRD's new and existing portfolio of equity and hybrid transactions.  For all transactions under the responsibility of the team, the incumbent is responsible for the identification of required due diligence and equity case appraisal,  equity valuations, transaction structures, including shareholder rights and exit strategies.    The Head also ensures that the team adequately advises bankers and the Bank's Committees to ensure that banking projects comply with the Bank's sound banking mandate. The incumbent will delegate aspects of this as appropriate to individual team members and manage workload.    The Associate Director, Head of Corporates, Equity Risk Team is also responsible for ensuring that their team manages the risk review workflow for all the clients in its portfolio, which includes proactive monitoring of the portfolio, maintaining relevant risk-owned data, confirming valuations for the Bank's accounts, proposing portfolio actions including exit strategies and communicating trends in the portfolio and lessons learned to management and peers for their broader strategic decision-making and bottom-up stress-testing.   The incumbent has a high degree of autonomy in making operational decisions, and designs and implements, together with the Director, Equity Risk Management, processes to ensure effective risk identification and management to optimise the Bank's equity investing and management, as well as enabling the Bank to comply with external regulatory requirements and Bank-wide policies.   The Associate Director, Head of Corporates, Equity Risk is responsible to lead, coach and manage Senior and Principal Risk Officers based in HQ and will be managing other Associate Directors, Principal Risk Officers, Associate Risk Officers and Analysts as well as bankers rotating through the team.   The incumbent will be required to deputise in the absence of the Director. The jobholder supports the Director in fostering and maintaining the Bank's credit culture, influencing equity strategy, key procedures around equity approval, portfolio management and valuations, as well as optimisation of team resources.     Accountabilities & Responsibilities   - Supports the Director in their leadership of the broader ER team and the delivery of the team's strategy and objectives. Deputises for the Director as and when required. - Takes a leading role in defining the key risk considerations for the Bank's Corporate Equity portfolio, and proposes mitigations and changes of strategy to counterbalance those risks. - Maintains a relationship with a wide range of internal stakeholders, including at a senior management level. - Manages a team involved in equity and hybrid transactions in Equity Risk within Risk Management, including the recruitment, objective setting, training and appraisal ensuring all their direct reports are aware what is required to achieve and how they are performing against their objectives. - Drives development of new processes, procedures and policies as well as other initiatives to deliver improvements to optimise the Bank's equity risk/return, also inputting to the more general credit risk processes which impacts other products in addition to equity and hybrids clients regardless of sector. - Manages their team to ensure that all deadlines are met, that staff are motivated and developed and that staff engagement is kept as high as possible. - In liaison with others in Banking and others in Risk, consider acceptability of portfolio concentrations, in particular in relation to Corporate sub sectors and advise on constraints if appropriate. - Establishes an independent and unbiased view on projects proposed to the Operations Committee / SBIC / Equity Committee and make clear recommendations, or approvals on each proposal. - Analyses the equity case for each proposal and advise on acceptable entry value and/or target return along with structuring including shareholder rights, exit strategy and for hybrids risk mitigation measures, structures, tenor, security, covenants and condition precedents, to the project teams and via credit notes. Review integrity and anti-money laundering issues to ensure compliance with internal guidelines and advise on referral to the Office of the Chief Compliance Officer as required. Appraise the validity and reliability of key assumptions of each proposal, including via involvement in the commissioning and review of independent due diligence and travel. - Ensures projects comply with any relevant risk guidelines, prudential limits set by the Bank, and that appropriate risk-owned data is assigned, including inter alia ratings for probability of default and loss given default. Have the ownership of Risk data in the area of responsibility. - Exercises independent delegated authority regarding portfolio actions, and recommendations to senior management on matters requiring higher level approval (including transfers to Equity Special Assets or Corporate Recovery, exits and more significant restructuring, etc.).  - Leads proactive and regular monitoring of the assigned portfolio counterparties, countries and market developments.  Actively and constructively engage with Banking and other relevant staff to ensure adequacy of front-line monitoring and coach Banking when appropriate (including through Banking staff rotation in Equity Risk Management). - In liaison with Risk Policy and Reporting and other Credit teams provides input to portfolio stress-tests. Collaborate with other members of staff and functions, especially with Banking, Equity Portfolio Management, Finance, Legal, Economics-Policy-Governance, Integrity and Compliance, to ensure effective cross-departmental and business functioning. - Participate in various executive Bank committees - including the Operations Committee, Equity Committee, Risk Committee, etc. - Participate and contribute positively to various initiatives and projects within Risk Management, as well as Bank-wide.  - Be an agent of credit culture dissemination, including managing and mentoring of bankers on rotation. - Maintain an external network of contacts to ensure good understanding of market practices, maintain contacts with functional counterparts at IFIs and wider commercial and investment banking community.   Knowledge, Skills, Experience & Qualifications   - Extensive experience of analysing corporate/equity investments, as well as a range of quasi-equity and hybrid products including mezzanine, convertible bonds, listed and private equity.  - Knowledge of -or direct experience investing in- emerging markets, CIS, CEE and SEMED is a plus. - Experience of modelling and valuation methodologies such as DCF and multiples, and of scenario planning. - Advanced degree in finance, business, economics or equivalent on the job training. - People management skills for senior and junior staff under their responsibility. - Strong influencing skills in challenge to the Banking team's selection, structuring and portfolio management of the transaction and ability to articulate different views. - Deliver clear authoritative conclusions in the context of large volumes and tight timeframe. - Proven skills and track record in autonomous decision-making capacity at a senior level in credit and/or investment risk in high-risk environments. - Strong written and spoken communication skills and very good Excel knowledge. - The Associate Director is expected to be authoritative and influential, provide well-judged advice and guidance across the entire business. - Ability to analyse and size up projects rapidly and to make authoritative recommendations. - Ability to build rapport and understanding with bankers and gain their respect by presenting sound arguments based on evidence. - Ability to deliver information in the right format to differing groups by having effective writing and verbal skills. - Willingness to find and share technical knowledge about international best practice, specific industry, country or projects. - Solution-orientated approach and a collaborative working style, ability to understand and awareness of the perspectives of others. Diversity is one of the Bank's core values which are at the heart of everything it does.  A diverse workforce with the right knowledge and skills enables connection with our clients, brings pioneering ideas, energy and innovation. The EBRD staff is characterised by its rich diversity of nationalities, cultures and opinions and we aim to sustain and build on this strength. As such, the EBRD seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities and works in an inclusive environment. The EBRD encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of the EBRD member countries to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.  As an inclusive employer, we promote flexible working.           ___________________________________________________________________________ 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](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. 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09/04/2021 - 22/04/2021

Oversight and Compliance Specialist - P3

Sierra Leone, Western Area, Freetown - United Nations Development Programme

Background   Job Purpose/Background The change management of Sierra Leone Country Office has recommended positions been nationalized. After the delinking, the CO new structure brings one Deputy covering Programme and Operations. Key functions performed by IPs were filled as national positions. As the Country Office is transitioning in its change management, implementation capacities remain a huge challenge to deliver efficiently and effectively.   Thus, to ensure proper resources and results management and preventative oversight, the UNDP Country Office approved to recruit a resident oversight  and compliance specialist with programmatic and Operations profile under the direct supervision of the Deputy Resident Representative Operations and Programme/ in support of optimal results and resource management, transparency, accountability, client orientation. Thus, the Oversight and Compliance Specialist is very critical and is actually aimed at strategically managing and mitigating UNDP' financial resources risk in a typical OAI high-risk rated office like UNDP Sierra Leon. The Compliance and Oversight Specialist will be responsible for supporting the DRR(P/O) and coordinating the overall work and day-to-day management of Programme and Operations in delivery the CO development results. The O/C Specialist will work closely with GSSU, the Regional Support Teams and the entire Bureau for effective coordination and timely compliance of cooperate policies by ensuring high quality assurance and oversight for programme and operations in delivering results as stipulated in the current Country Programme Document (CPD).   Duties and Responsibilities   Summary of Responsibilities: - Provides strategic advice, lead and coordinate annual IWP planning and ensure effective programme quality assurance, including sound planning and monitoring of programme financial resources throughout full cycle of programming from formulation, initiation, implementation to closing projects; - Acts as the HACT focal point and coordinates HACT and NIM, DIM and CO Audit Exercises to ensure their effectiveness and Risk Management. - Provides substantive catalytic support on programme strategic planning in relation to the current CPD and coordinate annual programme implementation exercise. - Oversee the CO day-to-day Programme Implementation based on the Current CPD. - Capacity building and Facilitation of knowledge sharing in the Country Office project and program staff and IPs/RPs Details Responsibilities:   1)    Strategic supports to Senior Management in strategic oversight, budgeting, implementing and monitoring of the programme, tracking use of financial resources in accordance with UNDP rules and regulations. - Supports the development of systems to foster improvements in the application of internal control systems and in the maintenance of compliance standards in the CO. - Works closely with the SM in the CO and actively fosters collaboration between the various CO units and the project teams, HQ staff and Government officials, ensuring a successful financial performance by providing programme resource analysis for effective planning of resources. - Advises on implementation modalities based on UNDP rules and regulations. - Advises project staff and implementing partners regarding control systems, assess their effectiveness and general operational compliance with UNDP rules, regulations and policies. - In consultation with the Programme Managers and Cluster Team Leaders, assesses work processes and procedures to ensure that tasks are carried out with maximum efficiency. - Provides regular monitoring of the CO delivery, TRAC and non-core resources allocation, revenue management and cost recovery. - Ensures periodic monitoring of dashboards and exceptions, identification of remedial actions. - Supports preparation and quality-assures legal documents, including LoAs, MoUs, MCGs and Cost Sharing Agreements based on UNDP rules and regulations. - Ensures effective application of RBM tools, establishment of management targets, compliance with corporate requirements. - Ensures monitoring of achievement of results including rigorous application of ATLAS applications. - Ensures the sound management of financial, accounting and realization of the Programme outputs through activities, in compliance with UNDP financial rules and regulations as well as specific fund/donor requirements. - Ensures the adherence to and implementation of the procurement plan in all its components, while ensuring efficient utilization of resources in accordance with UNDP rules and policies (in close coordination and partnership with the Procurement Section. 2)    Acts as the HACT focal point and coordinates HACT and NIM, DIM and CO Audit Exercises to ensure their effectiveness and Risk Management. - In consultation with relevant programme and operations teams and under the oversight of the Senior Management, assesses risk areas and works with project staff to minimize risk exposure levels. - Coordinates periodic HACT exercises and ensure that the CO is HACT compliant. - Prepares annual audit plan for projects and coordinates with senior management and relevant teams and partners and Ips. - Monitors the implementation of previous audit recommendations and advises the CO Management Team on status at its regular meetings activities. - Participates in project's audit, control and follow up. - Coordinates the audit exercise among programme, project and operations staff and ensures compliance with audit quality standards and timeframes. - Provides evaluation feedback into policy/programme/project design and ensure optimal use of evaluations by providing guidance in preparation of timely management response to all evaluations. - Provides methodological support to various programme units during the formulation, approval and implementation of M&E procedures and instruments and select RBM tools, in particular related to monitoring. - In collaboration with relevant programme and operations teams, carries out programme analysis, at outcome and sub outcome level, in order to capture lessons learned and ensure that risks are properly monitored and mitigated. - In consultation with programme team, assess work processes and procedures to ensure that tasks are carried out with maximum efficiency - Undertakes regular field visits to ensure compliance and timely execution of the planned monitoring & evaluation by various programme and project units - Supports the actual conduct of evaluation of projects and programmes in collaboration with the DRR P/O and UNDP programme and in consultation with the Evaluation Office in HQ, including outcome level evaluations, aiming at measuring the impact of the CO programme. 3)    Oversee the CO day-to-day Programme Implementation based on the Current CPD. - Manage the day-to-day work of the programme team, including advise to the finalizing programme team's annual workplan, ensuring compliance with programme goals and results-based indicators. - Review and provide feedback to ongoing projects/ programmes or related strategies and documents, workplans and related knowledge products and publications. - Provide strategic and specialized technical advice on the development of systems, processes and mechanisms to support programme planning, implementation, monitoring and progress reporting. - Review and evaluate proposals and oversee the preparation of donor proposals and reports. - Analyse and ensure alignment of project budgets with logical framework matrices and work plans. - Oversee programme quality control and identification of potential challenges.   4)    Provides substantive catalytic support on programme strategic planning in relation to the current CPD,UNSDCF and coordinate activities in the annual programme planning exercise. Support the IWP & ROAR processes and other corporate planning and results reporting exercises. - Supports Senior Management (SM) in business processes mapping and establishment of internal Standard Operating Procedures in Results Management and control of the workflows in the Programme Units. - Strategically Contributes to regular assessments of the country strategic plans and implementation plans and identifies lessons learned and areas of emphasis to underpin consistently improved programming and future strategic plan development. - Introduces innovation and best practices to enhance programme performance   5)    Capacity building and Facilitation of knowledge sharing in the Country Office project and program staff and IPs/RPs: - Provide training to new staff on Atlas and UNDP project implementation, including SOP's for program and finance related matters. - Provide training on project implementation to UNDP counter parts, in preparation of the switch from DIM to NIM. - Prepare manuals for NIM/DIM implementation for project and counterparts. - Advises projects and programs on UNDP project implementation from PSU perspective, including alternative delivery mechanisms to speed up delivery. - Synthesis of lessons learnt and best practices in Programme Oversight and Finance management. - Recognized contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice   Competencies   Core Competencies     Innovation     - Creates new and relevant ideas and leads others to implement them Leadership - Plans and acts transparently, actively works to remove barriers People Management - Models high professional standards and motivates excellence in others Communication - Gains trust of peers, partners, clients by presenting complex concepts in practical terms to others   Technical/Functional Competencies     Audit - Catalyzes new ideas, methods, and applications to pave a path for innovation and continuous improvement in professional area of expertise Financial Reporting and Analysis - Catalyzes new ideas, methods, and applications to pave a path for innovation and continuous improvement in professional area of expertise Project Management - Catalyzes new ideas, methods, and applications to pave a path for innovation and continuous improvement in professional area of expertise Knowledge Management - Catalyzes new ideas, methods, and applications to pave a path for innovation and continuous improvement in professional area of expertise Operational Efficiency - Catalyzes new ideas, methods, and applications to pave a path for innovation and continuous improvement in professional area of expertise Risk Management - Catalyzes new ideas, methods, and applications to pave a path for innovation and continuous improvement in professional area of expertise Delivery - Critically assesses value and relevance of existing policy / practice and contributes to enhanced delivery of products, services, and innovative solutions   Required Skills and Experience   Education - Master's Degree or equivalent in Accounting/Finance, Auditing, Development Finance and planning, Economics or in a similar discipline. Experience - A Minimum of five (5) years professional experience in managing projects or programmes, including financial management (particularly developing and implementing financial control systems) and audit management within the private sector or International NGOs. - Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.). - Experience in international organization and familiarity with UNDP management system is highly desirable especially in HACT procedures and ATLAS functionality. - Language Requirements - Proficiency in English. Working knowledge of other UN language desirable. Other: - Excellent knowledge of project management, audit track, accounting and budgetary procedures and techniques, procurement of goods and services, stocks and assets control as per UN regulations and rules. - Excellent knowledge of computer standard applications, information system analysis, database etc. - Excellent knowledge of issues pertaining to multi-donors funding, related reporting systems, especially within the context of large fiduciary funds administered by the United nations or UNDP more specifically. - Good knowledge and understanding of local working conditions in a Post Conflict situation. - Ready to work under extremely hazardous conditions and in a stressful environment. - Ability to handle effectively multiple tasks without compromising quality, team spirit and positive working relationships. - Cultural sensitivity, inter-personal skills and ability to work smoothly under pressure.       ___________________________________________________________________________ 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](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.   - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.     Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:   [Working with the United Nations](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/working/working-united-nations)  [Working with International Financial Institutions](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/ifi)  [For Swiss nationals](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/un-ifi-careers/swiss-nationals)  ___________________________________________________________________________  

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07/04/2021 - 20/04/2021

Leiter*in Finanzen und IT, 100%

Switzerland, Basel-Stadt, Basel - Mission 21

  Mission 21 engagiert sich in 20 Ländern in Afrika, Asien und Lateinamerika im Rahmen von nachhaltiger Entwicklungszusammenarbeit sowie Nothilfe und Wiederaufbau für Friedensförderung, Bildung, Gesundheit und Ernährungssouveränität. Damit tragen wir bei zur Erreichung der UN-Ziele für nachhaltige Entwicklung. Dieses weltweite Engagement verbindet sich mit Programmen für interkulturellen Austausch und interreligiöse Zusammenarbeit sowie der Förderung des Verständnisses für globale Zusammenhänge.   Per 1. Januar 2022 oder nach Vereinbarung suchen wir aufgrund der bevorstehenden Pensionierung des aktuellen Stelleninhabers für unsere Geschäftsstelle in Basel eine engagierte und strategisch denkende Persönlichkeit als                                                        Leiter*in Finanzen und IT, 100%   Aufgaben In dieser anspruchsvollen und vielfältigen Funktion arbeiten Sie aktiv mit den anderen Mitgliedern der Geschäftsleitung an der Erreichung unserer strategischen Ziele und der kontinuierlichen Weiterentwicklung unserer Arbeitsprozesse mit. Gemeinsam mit der Geschäftsleitung tragen Sie die Gesamtverantwortung für die Finanzstrategie und ?planung von Mission 21. Daneben sind Sie zuständig für die Erarbeitung und Umsetzung der IT-Strategie und arbeiten dazu mit einem externen IT-Dienstleister zusammen. Sie verantworten den Budgetprozess sowie das Reporting und Controlling, sind zuständig für die Erstellung der Monats-, Quartals und Jahresabschlüsse nach Swiss GAAP FER 21 sowie der Kostenträgerrechnung gemäss ZEWO. Ebenfalls gehören das Cash- und Anlagenmanagement zu Ihren Aufgaben. Sie stehen mit allen unseren Organisations-einheiten in stetem Austausch, unterstützen diese bei Finanzfragen und Finanzierungsplanungen und definieren notwendige Vorgaben. Ihre Aufgaben bei den anstehenden Change-Management-Prozessen im Finanz- und IT-Bereich sind von grosser Bedeutung, um Mission 21 zukunftsfähig weiterzuentwickeln.   Was Sie erwartet Es erwarten Sie eine anspruchsvolle, vielseitige Auf­gabe als Mitglied der erweiterten Geschäftsleitung mit viel Entscheidungs- und Gestaltungsspielraum in einem internationalen Umfeld sowie fortschrittliche Anstellungsbedingungen und gute Sozialleistungen.   Kontakt Wir freuen uns auf Ihre Bewerbung per E-Mail an: bewerbung@mission-21.org, Myriam Pellet, Leiterin Personal, Mission 21, Missionsstrasse 21, 4009 Basel, Telefon +41 (0)61 260 22 73. Weitere Informationen erhalten Sie von Jochen Kirsch, Direktor Mission 21, jochen.kirsch@mission-21.org, Telefon +41 (0)61 260 23 06.   www.mission-21.org Anforderungen Sie verfügen über ein betriebswirtschaftliches Studium, idealerweise mit Schwerpunkt Finanzen und Controlling sowie über mehrjährige, fundierte Berufserfahrung, idealerweise im NPO-Bereich. Eine hohe IT-Affinität, gute Kenntnisse im Umgang mit ERP-Systemen sowie ausgezeichnete MS-Office Kenntnisse, insbesondere MS-Excel setzen wir voraus. Sie verfügen über gute Deutsch- und Englischkenntnisse; weitere Sprachen sind von Vorteil. Sie sind ein*e Finanz-Allrounder*in mit einer hands-on Mentalität und einer generalistischen Arbeitsweise. Sie mögen den Wechsel zwischen operativen und strategischen Aufgaben, arbeiten gerne im Team, sind analytisch, strukturiert, initiativ und kommunikativ.

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07/04/2021

Senior Private Sector Development Specialist - IS5

Sri Lanka, Western, Colombo - Asian Development Bank

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.  - Close relatives refer to spouse, children, mother, father, brother and sister, niece, nephew, aunt and uncle - Staff 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. - This is a special fixed-term appointment for a period of three (3) years following Section 3.1 (c.) of Administrative Order No. 2.01 ("Recruitment and Appointment'). This appointment is not convertible to a regular appointment. It may be extended on exceptional basis for a further fixed period at the option of ADB. This appointment is open to internal and external applicants. - If the successful candidate is an ADB staff member holding a regular appointment, his/her regular appointment will be converted to a special fixed-term appointment. A special fixed-term appointment will automatically and without prior notice expire at the end of the term.   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](https://www.adb.org/documents/strategy-2030-prosperous-inclusive-resilient-sustainable-asia-pacific).    ADB only hires nationals of its [68 members](https://www.adb.org/about/members).   The position is assigned in the Sri Lanka Resident Mission (SLRM), South Asia Department To view ADB Organizational Chart, please click [here](https://www.adb.org/about/how-were-organized).   Job Purpose   The Senior Private Sector Development (PSD) Specialist will lead Sri Lanka Resident Mission (SLRM)'s efforts to accelerate private sector development and increase public-private partnerships (PPP) in Sri Lanka. The position will be involved in - the development and management of relationship with potential clients in the public and private sector, - the screening and identification of opportunities for private sector involvement and public-private partnerships in ADB's assistance program in Sri Lanka, - the support to ADB's PPP operations including capacity building, creating enabling environment, project preparation and transaction advisory services, and sovereign and non-sovereign financing, - the upstream works of creating long-term value and bankable projects for ADB's non-sovereign operations, - the supports to ADB's sovereign/non-sovereign investment activities in Sri Lanka, including project conceptualization/deal origination, due diligence, loan processing, deal execution, and portfolio management, - the supports to ADB's knowledge services in Sri Lanka from the perspective of investment climate, private sector development, and public-private partnerships, and - the processing and implementation of ADB's disaster response assistance to Sri Lanka.   The position will report to the Country Director for Sri Lanka and will supervise national and administrative staff.   Responsibilities   - Business Development  - Monitors the development needs for Sri Lanka's private sector and opportunities for public-private partnership and identifies opportunities for ADB's sovereign, non-sovereign, and transaction advisory service assistances. - Assists in identification of suitable activities for capacity building and enabling environment through upstream policy/regulatory/institutional reform that ultimately support or lead to enhance private sector intervention and/or PPP activities. - Assists in origination of project preparation support and transaction advisory services in key sectors with effective and efficient marketing, negotiation and due diligence of PPP-related issues and projects in Sri Lanka. - Leads the sourcing of new investment opportunities in Sri Lanka and builds a high-quality investment pipeline, including by leveraging personal networks and relationships. - Leads the identification of opportunities for collaboration between public and private sectors, between ADB, development partners, and/or private sector investors, and between ADB's sovereign, non-sovereign, and transaction advisory service operations. - Investment and Operation - Leads the preliminary evaluation of investment opportunities, and the assessment of investment risks, including analyzing financial data and performing business and investment valuation. - Conducts policy dialogue with governments, development partners, the private sector, and other stakeholders to identify and address challenges to scaling up private sector development and PPPs in Sri Lanka.  - Leads the liaison with SARD's sector divisions, Private Sector Operations Department (PSOD), Office of Public-Private Partnership (OPPP), and other relevant departments and/or offices for project processing and implementation.  - Supports, guides, and leads as required ADB's sovereign and/or non-sovereign project teams in the life-cycle investment due diligence, close process, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation. - Liaises with Project Administration Unit of SLRM and the portfolio management teams of PSOD and OPPP for portfolio management, with a focus on non-sovereign and PPP operations, and develops systems and tools for SLRM's overall portfolio monitoring and management. - Leads, with the One-ADB approach, the processing and implementation of ADB's disaster response assistance to Sri Lanka. - External Relations and Coordination - Establishes and manages effective relationship with relevant government agencies, development partners, civil society, and other key stakeholders in Sri Lanka's public sector. - Networks and interacts with entrepreneurs, investors, corporates and other key stakeholders in Sri Lanka's private sector, and builds relationships with major commercial lenders, institutional investors, insurers and the commercial arms of multilateral and bilateral agencies. - Strategy and Planning - Contributes to the development of strategies and policies for ADB's developmental goals for the private sector in consultation with relevant stakeholders.  - Coordinates work with other departments on strategy and policy related matters. - Provides input for Country Partnership Strategy (CPS) and annual business plans, focusing on the coordination and collaboration between sovereign and non-sovereign operations, and on the private sector development. - Knowledge Services - Leads or assists ADB's knowledge services related to private sector development, public-private partnership, investment climate, investment trends, and other relevant topics to accommodate issues and challenges related to private sector investment and PPP with innovative solutions, and to establish and maintain effective networks with the relevant ministries, government agencies and international and local key players in the market - Maintains and shares knowledge of emerging best practices in the market of Sri Lanka, as well as from the regional and global markets. - Prepares, reviews, and/or provides comments on policy, knowledge, and/or project papers related to private sector development, PPP and other ADB operations.  - Organizes, participates in, and contributes to relevant knowledge-sharing events.  - Staff Supervision and Team Building - Leads the establishment of a task team on Sri Lanka's private sector development and public-private partnerships and takes the role of task team leader. - Develops and implements a capacity development program for the task team. - Supervises the performance of reporting staff, provides clear direction and regular monitoring and feedback on performance.  - Ensures the on-going learning and development of reporting staff.   Qualifications   Relevant Experience & Requirements - University degree in business, finance, accounting, marketing or other related areas. Engineering or other related specialized fields.  - At least 10 years' relevant experience in project and/or corporate finance, and sovereign and/or non-sovereign portfolio management. - Experience in building and managing new teams, including setting-up and capacity development processes. - Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and strong interpersonal skills  - Diversified international experience working in the development sector/institutions (e.g., development finance institutions, development agencies, and/or commercial banks etc.) in several countries.  - Please refer to the[link](https://www.adb.org/sites/default/files/page/42368/adb-competencies-international-staff-5-201908.pdf)for ADB Competency Framework for International Staff Level 5.   General Considerations   - The selected candidate, if new to ADB, is appointed for an initial term of 3 years. - ADB offers competitive remuneration and a comprehensive [benefits package](https://www.adb.org/site/careers/what-we-offer). 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](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.   - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.     Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:   [Working with the United Nations](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/working/working-united-nations)  [Working with International Financial Institutions](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/ifi)  [For Swiss nationals](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/un-ifi-careers/swiss-nationals)  ___________________________________________________________________________  

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06/04/2021 - 19/04/2021

Administrative Officer - P3

France, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Lyons - World Health Organization

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME   The World Health Organization's Academy (‘The Academy') is a new state-of-the-art learning institution that aims to revolutionize lifelong learning for health impact and reach million learners around the world. Based in Lyon, France, the Academy hub will offer a blend of learning modalities; digital, in-person learning via the hub in Lyon or through the campus network, as well as ‘portable learning labs' designed for contexts where participants cannot travel or access the digital learning platform.The Academy is an integral part of the WHO under the management authority of the Director-General. The overall goal of the Academy is to advance the learning and human development component of WHO's General Programme of Work (GPW) and health sustainable development goals. More specifically the Academy will:   -  Enhance the competencies of millions of people through cutting-edge digital learning and hybrid learning, including leaders, practitioners, catalysts and lay people. - Transition the WHO to a learning organization and strengthen the competencies of over 7,000 staff to advance the WHO priorities and goals. - Improve the effectiveness, efficiency and impact of lifelong learning supported by WHO across three-levels of the organization.   The WHO Academy will deliver advanced digital and in-person learning to WHO workforce, health policy practitioners, health workers and other individuals. The Academy will be officially launched in May 2021 as a globally accessible school for the future which combines the latest technologies in digital and remote learning with advancements in adult learning science to offer innovative, personalised and multilingual learning that meets priority needs.   DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES   - Provides input to the Management Officer and Chief Learning Officer in managing financial, administrative, and human resources related issues. - Administers the budget and finance of the office and ensures compliant and efficient use of financial resources within the Department/Office in accordance with financial rules and regulations. - Monitors the work planning and allocation of financial resources for the office through the use of the GSM oracle system and other financial tools; providing financial reports, data and statistics. - Provides guidance on financial administration to managers and staff. - Prepares and monitors the implementation of work plan activities ensuring objectives and priorities are met and on track. - Organizes the administrative functions at the office and manages the effective work of the administrative support in the office to ensure effective administrative services. - Ensures smooth running of operations of administrative services including procurement of goods and services, travel, communications, and information technology needs of the office, and local service requirements. - Participates in supporting fundraising and resource mobilization activities. - Performs all other related duties as assigned.   REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS   Education Essential: A first university degree in business administration, finance, accounting public administration, or related field.   Desirable: An advanced university degree (Master's level or above) in business administration, finance, accounting, public administration, or related field.   Experience Essential: A minimum of five years' experience working in the area of administration implementing budget and finance, human resources activities for a programme. Demonstrated exposure working at the international level.   Desirable: Experience working in an international organization. Experience using Enterprise Resource Planning Oracle systems or similar packages.     Skills   - Sound knowledge and skills in accounting and finance. - Concrete skills in the managing administrative processes. - Sound skills and understanding in the area human resources. - Sound skills in utilizing Enterprise Resource Planning Oracle systems or similar packages. - Strong computer skills in office applications including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.   WHO Competencies - Teamwork - Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences - Communication - Knowing and managing yourself - Producing results   Use of Language Skills Essential: Expert knowledge of English.   Desirable: Intermediate knowledge of French.   REMUNERATION   WHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 62,120 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 2733 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children.   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION   - This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level - Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted. - A written test may be used as a form of screening. - In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review. - Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual. - Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply. - For information on WHO's operations please visit: [http://www.who.int.](http://www.who.int./) - WHO is committed to workforce diversity. - WHO's workforce adheres to [the WHO Values Charter](https://www.who.int/about/who-we-are/our-values) and is committed to put the WHO Values into practice. - WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco. - WHO has a mobility policy which can be found at the following link: http://www.who.int/employment/en/. Candidates appointed to an international post with WHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world. - Applications from women and from nationals of non and underrepresented Member States are particularly encouraged. - *For WHO General Service staff who do not meet the minimum educational qualifications, please see e-Manual III.4.1, para 220.       ________________________________________________________________________ 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](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.     Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:   [Working with the United Nations](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/working/working-united-nations)  [Working with International Financial Institutions](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/ifi)  [For Swiss nationals](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/un-ifi-careers/swiss-nationals)  ____________________________________________________________________________________ 

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01/04/2021 - 20/04/2021

Administrative Officer - P3

France, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Lyon - World Health Organization

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAMME   The World Health Organization's Academy (‘The Academy') is a new state-of-the-art learning institution that aims to revolutionize lifelong learning for health impact and reach million learners around the world. Based in Lyon, France, the Academy hub will offer a blend of learning modalities; digital, in-person learning via the hub in Lyon or through the campus network, as well as ‘portable learning labs' designed for contexts where participants cannot travel or access the digital learning platform. The Academy is an integral part of the WHO under the management authority of the Director-General. The overall goal of the Academy is to advance the learning and human development component of WHO's General Programme of Work (GPW) and health sustainable development goals. More specifically the Academy will:   - Enhance the competencies of millions of people through cutting-edge digital learning and hybrid learning, including leaders, practitioners, catalysts and lay people. - Transition the WHO to a learning organization and strengthen the competencies of over 7,000 staff to advance the WHO priorities and goals. - Improve the effectiveness, efficiency and impact of lifelong learning supported by WHO across three-levels of the organization.   The WHO Academy will deliver advanced digital and in-person learning to WHO workforce, health policy practitioners, health workers and other individuals. The Academy will be officially launched in May 2021 as a globally accessible school for the future which combines the latest technologies in digital and remote learning with advancements in adult learning science to offer innovative, personalised and multilingual learning that meets priority needs.   DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES   - Provides input to the Chief Learning Officer in managing financial, administrative, and human resources related issues. - Administers the budget and finance of the office and ensure compliant and efficient use of financial resources within the Department/Office in accordance with financial rules and regulations. - Monitors the work planning and allocation of financial resources for the office through theuse of the GSM oracle system and other financial tools; providing financial reports, data and statistics. - Provides guidance on financial administration to managers and staff. - Prepares and monitors the implementation of work plan activities ensuring objectives and priorities are met and on track. - Organizes the administrative functions at the office and manages the effective work of the administrative support in the office to ensure effective administrative services. - Ensures smooth running of operations of administrative services including procurement of goods and services, travel, communications, and information technology needs of the office, and local service requirements. - Participates in supporting fundraising and resource mobilization activities.Perform all other related duties as assigned.   REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS   Education Essential: A first university degree in business administration, finance, accounting public administration, or related field.   Desirable: An advanced university degree (Master's level or above) in business administration, finance, accounting, public administration, or related field.   Experience Essential: A minimum of five years' experience working in the area of administration, implementing budget and finance and human resources activities for a programme. Demonstrated exposure working at the international level.   Desirable: Experience working in an international organization. Experience using Enterprise Resource Planning Oracle systems or similar packages.   Skills   Sound knowledge and skills in accounting and finance. Concrete skills in the managing administrative processes. Sound skills and understanding in the area of human resources. Sound skills in utilizing Enterprise Resource Planning Oracle systems or similar packages. Strong computer skills in office applications including Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.   WHO Competencies - Teamwork - Respecting and promoting individual and cultural differences - Communication - Producing results - Moving forward in a changing environment   Use of Language Skills Essential: Expert knowledge of English.   Desirable: Intermediate knowledge of French.   REMUNERATION   WHO salaries for staff in the Professional category are calculated in US dollars. The remuneration for the above position comprises an annual base salary starting at USD 62,120 (subject to mandatory deductions for pension contributions and health insurance, as applicable), a variable post adjustment, which reflects the cost of living in a particular duty station, and currently amounts to USD 2557 per month for the duty station indicated above. Other benefits include 30 days of annual leave, allowances for dependent family members, home leave, and an education grant for dependent children.   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION   - This vacancy notice may be used to fill other similar positions at the same grade level - Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted. - A written test may be used as a form of screening. - In the event that your candidature is retained for an interview, you will be required to provide, in advance, a scanned copy of the degree(s)/diploma(s)/certificate(s) required for this position. WHO only considers higher educational qualifications obtained from an institution accredited/recognized in the World Higher Education Database (WHED), a list updated by the International Association of Universities (IAU)/United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The list can be accessed through the link: http://www.whed.net/. Some professional certificates may not appear in the WHED and will require individual review. - Any appointment/extension of appointment is subject to WHO Staff Regulations, Staff Rules and Manual. - Staff members in other duty stations are encouraged to apply. - For information on WHO's operations please visit: [http://www.who.int.](http://www.who.int./) - WHO is committed to workforce diversity. - WHO's workforce adheres to [the WHO Values Charter](https://www.who.int/about/who-we-are/our-values) and is committed to put the WHO Values into practice. - WHO has a smoke-free environment and does not recruit smokers or users of any form of tobacco. - WHO has a mobility policy which can be found at the following link: http://www.who.int/employment/en/. Candidates appointed to an international post with WHO are subject to mobility and may be assigned to any activity or duty station of the Organization throughout the world. - Applications from women and from nationals of non and underrepresented Member States are particularly encouraged. - *For WHO General Service staff who do not meet the minimum educational qualifications, please see e-Manual III.4.1, para 220.       ________________________________________________________________________ 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](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.     Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:   [Working with the United Nations](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/working/working-united-nations)  [Working with International Financial Institutions](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/ifi)  [For Swiss nationals](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/un-ifi-careers/swiss-nationals)  ____________________________________________________________________________________ 

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01/04/2021 - 20/04/2021

Procurement Officer

South Korea, Incheon, Songdo - Green Climate Fund

Grade: IS - 2 Deadline: 18 April 2021 (11:59 PM KST) Location: Songdo, Incheon, South Korea Contract Length: 3 years Entry Salary: 87,700 USD    The mission of the Green Climate Fund is to assist developing countries to respond to climate change while bringing prosperity to their peoples. Established in 2010, the GCF invests in transformational climate projects in the developing world. The Fund makes an ambitious contribution to global climate action and channels significant financial resources into developing countries to help build low-emission and climate-resilient societies.  It is country-driven and undertakes actions that reflect the circumstances of each country concerned and its national aspirations. The GCF is a key enabler of the 2015 Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Since its establishment, the GCF has approved 111 projects in 99 countries and has committed USD 5.0 billion in climate finance. In addition, it has built up an extensive program to support developing countries to identify their needs, in particular, those who are most vulnerable to climate change impacts. The GCF's diverse workforce is advancing its mission from its headquarters in South Korea. Our talented staff makes unique contributions to the Fund, enriching the institution through their combined expertise and professional commitment.   Position Objective The Procurement Officer is responsible for identifying potential issues and risks and delivering analytical reports and substantive input on procurement matters, in order to ensure that procurement is effectively contributing to the organization's operations. Also, the Procurement Officer undertakes evaluation of tenders, negotiation with vendors as well as monitor vendor performance.   Duties and responsibilities Purpose - Analyze procurement policies and processes in the organization, ensuring that these are aligned to procurement principles and best practices. - Collect, organize and analyze procurement data and knowledge sources to enable procurement analysis and application of procurement expertise in support of project development and delivery. - Identify areas for enhancement in liaison with Internal Audit and Finance on procurement matters, so as to ensure continuous system improvement and safeguard procurement principles. - Provision of quarterly reports on procurement statistic and implementation of the approved corporate procurement plan.   Engagement - Actively participate in procurement review meetings with client divisions, partners and entities while providing support to the Procurement Manager - Actively engage and interact with programming divisions, Accredited Entities, and external stakeholders in order to provide analysis and professional input regarding Funding Proposals and Readiness Proposals from procurement perspective.   - Provide advice to internal and external stakeholders on procurement policies and processes, with the aim of optimizing procurement project lifecycles. - Collaborate with clients and partners on procurement activities to facilitate assessment of needs and the provision of services that enable effective project management.    Delivery - Perform analytical work and deliver reports and substantive input on procurement matters which identify issues and risks, and provide insight on how to optimize procurement processes and maximize procurement's contribution to the strategic plan of the organization.   - Based on understanding of project and business cycles, identify and prioritize lessons learned and suggest process enhancements in the procurement project cycles. - Identify compliance issues and recommend appropriate actions to be taken. - Work with Procurement Manager in assess procurement workflows and identifying opportunities for improvement. - Negotiating Costs, delivery schedules and contract terms & reviewing and processing requisitions to ensure timely processing.   Required experience and qualifications* - Master's Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Procurement or a legal discipline relevant to the job; or, Bachelors' Degree in the above fields with full Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (MCIPS) with 2 additional years of experience. - At least five (5) years relevant experience in procurement in an international setting is required; - Good knowledge of office technology such as MS office package, and experience in working with databases is highly desirable; - Excellent organizational and analytical skills, ability to multitask, with attention to detail and accuracy; - Ability to work independently and under pressure; take initiative in judging priorities and organizing work accordingly; - Strong team work, analytical and interpersonal skills, and highly developed cultural sensitivity in communicating with all levels of staff and external clients, both verbally and in writing; and - Fluency in English is essential; knowledge of local language and/or another United Nations language is an advantage.    *The person assessed by the Selection Panel as most suitable for the position will be proposed for appointment. Selection among short-listed candidates will also take into account performance at interview, appropriate testing, and references. Applications from women and nationals of developing countries are strongly encouraged.         ___________________________________________________________________________ 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](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.   - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.   Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? Read more:   [Working with the United Nations](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/working/working-united-nations)  [Working with International Financial Institutions](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/ifi)  [For Swiss nationals](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/un-ifi-careers/swiss-nationals)  ___________________________________________________________________________      

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31/03/2021 - 18/04/2021

Senior Industrial Development Officer

Ivory Coast, Abidjan, Abidjan - African Development Bank

Objectives THE BANK: Established in 1964, the African Development Bank is the premier pan-African development institution, promoting economic growth and social progress across the continent. There are 81 member states, including 54 in Africa (Regional Member Countries). The Bank's development agenda is delivering the financial and technical support for transformative projects that will significantly reduce poverty through inclusive and sustainable economic growth. In order to sharply focus the objectives of the Ten Year Strategy (2013 ? 2022) and ensure greater developmental impact, five major areas (High 5s) have been identified for scaling up, namely; energy, agro-business, industrialization, integration and improving the quality of life for the people of Africa. The Bank is seeking to build a management team that will lead the successful implementation of this vision. THE COMPLEX: The Vice-Presidency for Private Sector, Infrastructure and Industrialization is central to the Bank's mission of developing the private sector, improving infrastructure and accelerating industrialization. The complex main functions are to (i) strengthen the enabling environment for private sector (including financial sector) development conducive to inclusive growth and sustainable development, (ii) support the development of reliable and sustainable infrastructure, including cities and urban development, and (iii) place renewed emphasis on industrial and trade performance in support of structural transformation across Africa. The Complex leverages knowledge, co-financing, and partnerships to attract private capital and work with governments on delivering the Bank's development agenda. THE HIRING DEPARTMENT AND DIVISION: The role of the Bank's Industrial and Trade Development Department is to promote the implementation of the Bank's 10 Year Strategy and HI 5's initiatives with special emphasis on the Industrialize Africa strategy. The Department leads the Bank's activities in the area of industrial policies, ICT, trade and investment climate, and private sector investments in industry and services. In line with the Bank Ten-Year Strategy, and consistent with the Bank's Industrialization Strategy for Africa, the Industrial Development Division drives the Bank's interventions through the implementation of priority programs to scale-up and accelerate industrial transformation in Africa. Through strategic partnerships with other co-financiers, the Private Sector, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO),the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), the African Union Commission (AUC) and Regional Economic Communities (RECs), the Division actively seeks to support governments in adjusting their national industrial policies, identifying potential sectors for industrial development and investment, and providing support for value chain development, advisory and technical assistance as well as operational support through sectoral expertise to operational teams in Regional Hubs. This will cover operations, advisory and technical assistance pertaining to industry clusters, investments in Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and linkage projects, technical assistance for Public-Private Partnership-targeted projects and special initiatives and activities dedicated to promoting strategic partnerships. In addition, the Division strives to facilitate government and private sector dialogue to foster coordination between all the industrialization stakeholders. THE POSITION: - The job of Industrial Development Officer, reporting to the Manager of the Industrial Development Division, is key to the implementation of the Bank's Industrialization Strategy for Africa. - The incumbent is responsible developing and implementing programs, projects and initiatives of the Bank including lending operations and non-lending activities to Regional Member countries, in relation with the Bank's Industrialization Strategy. - The incumbent is responsible for providing advice, developing technical assistance and lending operations to governments, institutions, and regulatory bodies in the areas of private sector and industrial development, in relation to the Bank's Industrialization Strategy. - The incumbent is expected to help countries identify most promising products, sectors and commercial opportunities, and forge strategic partnerships with relevant international organizations and development financiers.   Duties and responsibilities Under the overall guidance and direct supervision of the Manager Industrial Development Division (PITD1), the incumbent will perform the following: - Support the implementation of the Industrialize Africa Strategy by developing operations relating to the following flagship programs: a) fostering successful industrial policies; b) promoting and driving enterprise development; c) promoting strategic partnerships; d) supporting governments in developing efficient industry clusters across Africa. - Lead the identification, preparation, appraisal, approval and supervision/implementation support of Bank operations; and monitor projects fiduciary and safeguards compliance and disbursement and reporting systems to ensure that these are consistent with Bank's rules of procedures, in collaboration with relevant divisions within the Bank; - Work with the Regional Hubs to support and/or lead the design and delivery of sovereign sectoral operations. - Collaborate within the division to strengthen the quality of operations by contributing to project design, peer reviewing documents, - Collaborate with divisions across the Bank on joint projects and initiatives to ensure the successful implementation of the Bank's Industrialize Africa Strategy - Contribute and provide technical inputs in the preparation and implementation of Country Diagnostic Notes (CDNs), Country Strategy Papers (CSPs), and Regional Integration Strategy Papers (RISP) Country Portfolio Reviews. - Lead / contribute to knowledge generation efforts and provide technical inputs in strategy and sector policy development, and provide intellectual leadership as needed. - Mobilize resources to carry out non-lending technical assistance activities; - Leverage partnerships with other co-financiers, the Private Sector, the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), the African Union Commission (AUC) and Regional Economic Communities (RECs) in support of joint operations and initiatives.   Selection Criteria - Hold at least a Master's degree in Economics, Public Policy, Industrial Policy, International Trade, Business Administration or related fields or related discipline; - A minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience in a similar institution and/or solid experience in industrial development, Strong understanding of Africa's industrial structure - Experience with multilateral development institutions in developing countries is highly desirable;                                 - Experience/ good knowledge of one of the following sectors is highly desirable: textile, building materials, mining, consumer goods, pharmaceuticals, automotive, machinery and equipment, consumer durables, metal manufacturing, chemicals, agroindustries, tourism and blue economy. - Negotiations and consensus building skills; Communication; Problem Solving, - Client Orientation, Team working and relations. - Experience conducting cost benefit analyses/ economic analyses of projects financed by development finance institutions is highly desirable - Ability to communicate effectively (written and oral) in English or French, with a working knowledge of the other; - Competence in the use of Bank standard software (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint). Knowledge of SAP is desirable.         ___________________________________________________________________________ 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](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.   - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.   Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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31/03/2021 - 28/04/2021

Managing Director, Corporate Strategy

United Kingdom, England, London - European Bank for Reconstruction & Development

  About the role In this position, you will have responsibility for leading the Bank's strategy development, and advancing its strategic priorities, in partnership with other departments across the Bank. The role is key in developing and managing the Bank's relationships in the Global and European Financial Architecture and also is pivotal in introducing and implementing new approaches and ideas across the Bank. Through a small team, the Managing Director fosters coordination and collaboration with other departments to deliver on the Bank's transition mandate.    The work of the Corporate Strategy team focusses on formulating the overall strategy and direction for the EBRD, working closely with other departments and the Bank's shareholders. The team supports the implementation of strategy, tracks trends and develops responses to major new challenges. The team monitors and analyses the Bank's strategic environment (including through scenario-building), develops options and action plans and drafts a key strategy documents including the Medium-Term Directions, the Strategic and Capital Framework and the Strategy Implementation Plan.  Through the integration and coordination of planning across departments and with external counterparts, the team also provides follow-up e.g. through the Corporate and Management Scorecards, and provides advice to the President on a range of matters. The team is responsible for managing relationships between the Bank and other key international financial institutions and international organisations.  It coordinates the EBRD's inputs and positions vis-à-vis the main policy fora and discussions of interest to the Bank such as the G7 and G20, and the 2030 Development Agenda (including the Sustainable Development Goals).     Corporate Strategy coordinates cross-departmental initiatives or tasks, usually up-stream before handing over to departmental owners. For example, the corporate dimension of geographical expansions, the readiness for the Bank's digital approach, the Bank's Covid-19 solidarity response, ensuring of Green Economy Transition, the handling of certain institutionally sensitive discussions with shareholders and the clarification of the Bank's approach to graduation.   Accountabilities & Responsibilities - Accountable for leading the development of Bank's strategic direction for approval by Excom, Board and Governors - Responsible for advancing the strategic priorities of the Bank, both long and short-term, in partnership with various departments across the Bank. - Leads the Bank's positioning within in the Global and European Financial Architecture, including institutional relations with key participants such as other multilateral development banks, the G7, the G20 and special initiative groups. - Partnering with and influencing across the Bank, especially to collectively implement the ambitions of the SCF - Horizon scans to identify opportunities and challenges for the Bank, ensuring options are considered by management and acted upon, and align departments on implementation - Key advisor to the President - Directly accountable for the engagement and effective overall management of Corporate Strategy staff including recruitment, compensation, performance management, coaching and development. - General corporate responsibilities as member of ExCom and SPCom - Champions and role models the Bank's Behavioural Competencies and Corporate Behaviours, ensuring adherence within the team(s) so that the highest standards of integrity and ethical conduct are exhibited at all times.   Knowledge, Skills & Experience - Highly developed strategic thinking skills allied with a sense of realism and an ability to translate strategic concepts and general policy direction into implementation plans. - Proven professional track record in international finance and development, as well as international or national public experience at a senior executive level. - A profound understanding of the Bank's mandate, organisation and capabilities, together with in-depth insight into policy issues, especially those pertaining to the Bank's countries of operations. - Decisiveness, political acumen and persuasiveness. - Highly developed negotiation skills proven to yield positive outcomes with senior counterparts, both internal and external. - Strong leadership and communication skills and the personal authority to effectively harness the cooperation of key stakeholders across the Bank. - Strong team management skills and commitment to ongoing development of self and team and continuous improvement to inspire a collective sense of achievement. - Degree or post graduate degree, or equivalent experience   Diversity is one of the Bank's core values which are at the heart of everything it does.  A diverse workforce with the right knowledge and skills enables connection with our clients, brings pioneering ideas, energy and innovation. The EBRD staff is characterised by its rich diversity of nationalities, cultures and opinions and we aim to sustain and build on this strength. As such, the EBRD seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities and works in an inclusive environment. The EBRD encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of the EBRD member countries to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.  As an inclusive employer, we promote flexible working.   Please note that we are working with an external search firm in the recruitment for this position. By applying for this position you are consenting to your details being shared with this third party. If you have any queries in relation to this please contact talentacquisition@ebrd.com          ___________________________________________________________________________ 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](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support).  - After you have applied for this position: Swiss nationals are welcome to share a copy (PDF) of their application, as well as of this vacancy with recruitment@cinfo.ch. We inform our partners from the respective organisation and the Swiss Government about qualified applications.   - When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a [Job Application Support](http://www.cinfo.ch/en/job-application-support). This service is offered free of charge to Swiss nationals.   Interested in a career with multilateral institutions? 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31/03/2021 - 18/04/2021
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