Associate Integrity Officer / 240245

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JOB DETAIL

Reference Number 240245
Position Level NS 1
Department Office of Anticorruption and Integrity
Division Office of the Head, OAI
Location Asian Development Bank Headquarters
Date Posted Monday, March 25, 2024
Closing Date Wednesday, April 10, 2024 11:59 p.m. (2359 Manila Time, 0800 GMT)

Join Our Mission to Foster Prosperity in Asia
Are you ready to make a lasting impact on the future of Asia and be a catalyst for positive change? We are thrilled to offer a unique opportunity to become an important part of the prestigious Asian Development Bank (ADB). At ADB, our mission is simple yet powerful: to alleviate poverty and promote sustainable development in the Asia-Pacific region.

Organizational Setting and Reporting Relationship
The position is assigned to the Office of the Head Division (AIOD) within the Office of Anticorruption and Integrity (OAI). ADB’s OAI leads the integrity initiatives of ADB through the conduct of investigations of allegations of integrity violations or other misconduct (including bullying and harassment), proactive integrity reviews, integrity due diligence, integrity risk advisories, and knowledge-sharing with ADB’s stakeholders in the areas of fraud and corruption detection and prevention, anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT), and tax transparency and tax integrity. OAI manages and implements three technical assistance programs (collectively, TAs) covering anticorruption and integrity standards (the Integrity TA), anti-money laundering and counter financing of terrorism, and tax transparency and integrity.

OAI comprises AIOD, the Investigations Division (AIID) and the Prevention and Compliance Division (AIPD).

You will be based at our Headquarters in Manila, Philippines.

You will report to the designated International Staff and senior National Staff.

Your Role
As an Associate Integrity Officer, you will perform a full range of technical, analytical and coordination work for OAI’s TAs and support AIOD’s integrity advisory function. The tasks will focus on TA preparation and administration, and portfolio management, as well as implementation of the Integrity TA. The position will provide advice to parties both within and external to ADB, as appropriate, on ADB’s Anticorruption Policy, Integrity Principles and Guidelines, and other areas under OAI’s mandate. The position will contribute to the (i) planning and implementation of OAI goals, strategies, administration, and work planning in support of ADB’s overall goals; and (ii) capacity development and knowledge services on ADB’s integrity-related strategies and policies.

You will:
a. Policymaking and Advice
• Provide integrity advisory services and assist with (i) enhancing, updating, and monitoring the implementation of ADB’s policies and procedures in the areas of fraud and corruption detection and prevention, AML/CFT, and tax transparency and tax integrity; and (ii) ensure that international best practice standards are appropriately adopted in ADB’s project-related and institutional operations.
• Provide inputs to the adoption of an effective program for detecting and managing integrity risks in ADB-financed projects and among ADB staff by appropriate interventions at various stages of the project cycle; and develop and update relevant prevention tools, including guidelines, presentations, methodologies, etc., in coordination with the relevant departments/offices.
• Draft advice to ADB departments/offices on mitigation and prevention of integrity-related risks at all stages of ADB’s projects and other ADB activities, including policy and legal advice to ensure that integrity risks are appropriately managed and mitigated, including advice on potential exposures to fraud, corruption, and integrity violations.
• Provide inputs to multilateral efforts to advance harmonization or convergence in the agenda, policies and practices on anticorruption and integrity.
• Draft advice on legal and contractual support, including reviewing and providing inputs on ADB policies and processes outside of OAI but related to its mandate.
• Recommend policies, processes, and procedures to improve OAI’s methodologies and related templates.

b. Administration of OAI Technical Assistance Programs
• Actively monitor TA processing status across the TAs administered by OAI and provide regular updates to OAI management.
• Support TA lead specialist/s in TA processing and coordinate the implementation of OAI TA portfolio.
• Monitor submission of consultants’ final billings and TA completion to ensure timely closing of TA accounts.
• Monitor achievement of TA deliverables against Design and Monitoring Framework.

c. Capacity Building on Integrity
• Prepare draft briefing notes and presentation materials for workshops, conferences, meetings, and seminars for the Integrity TA.
• Under the guidance of TA lead specialist/s, participate in dialogue with the government and development partners on the Integrity TA.
• Conduct training, seminars, and workshops for the Integrity TA when required and facilitate meetings to foster understanding of ADB’s Anticorruption Policy requirements.
• Participate in missions as required relating to implementation of the Integrity TA and OAI work.

d. Other Operational Support
• Support OAI management in the recruitment of OAI staff, consultants, and contractors.
• Build partnerships and liaise with other departments/offices to ensure maximum institutional effectiveness and impact from OAI’s efforts and deliverables.
• Discuss the impacts and outcomes of OAI’s work on related ADB activities with concerned staff and external experts, other third parties and, when appropriate, authorities of ADB’s member countries.
• Perform other duties that may be assigned and as reflected in the incumbent’s workplan.

Qualifications

You will need:
• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Law, or relevant fields; preferably with advanced training.
• Advanced professional and/or academic qualifications, including Juris Doctor or equivalent, Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), or accredited coursework in investigations, anti-fraud, or anti-corruption, is an advantage.
• At least 6 years of relevant professional experience.
• Sound knowledge of Office 365 and common word-processing, spreadsheets, and graphics software used within ADB or in similar multilateral development banks.
• Established reputation for integrity, sound judgment, fairness, and discretion.
• Ability to perform under pressure and interact with others, with the utmost diplomatic and professional manner at all times.
• Strong teamwork skills.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, including the ability to clearly and concisely prepare, present, discuss and defend issues, findings, and recommendations at senior levels and to produce complex and compelling briefs, reports, papers, etc.
• Strong emotional intelligence with excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to exercise sound and independent judgment, prudence, and maturity in complex and sensitive cases.
• Ability to work with discretion in handling sensitive and confidential matters.
• Please refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for National Staff level NS1.

Benefits
ADB offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. The salary will be based on ADB’s standards and comparator markets, taking into account your qualifications and experience.

● Paid leave (including parental)
● Medical and health benefits
● Life and other insurance plans
● Staff development
● Retirement plan
● Housing and education allowance (if applicable)

About Us
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.

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