Senior Integrity Officer / 180499
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue, Mandaluyong City 1550, Metro Manila, Philippines
14d ago

Overview

Asian Development Bank (ADB) is an international development finance institution headquartered in Manila, Philippines and is composed of 67 members, 48 of which are from the Asia and Pacific region.

ADB's mission is to reduce poverty and promote sustainable economic growth in the region. ADB's main instruments for helping its developing member countries are policy dialogue, loans, equity investments, guarantees, grants, and technical assistance.

ADB only hires nationals of its 67 members.

The Office of Anticorruption and Integrity (OAI) leads the integrity initiatives of ADB through the conduct of investigations, project procurement-

related reviews, integrity due diligence, and knowledge-sharing with ADB's stakeholders. In addition, OAI implements ADB's tax integrity policy at country and project levels and ensures a respectful ADB workplace.

The Integrity Officer will be assigned to the Office of the Head (AIOD).

To view ADB's Organizational Chart, please click here.

Job Purpose

  • The Senior Integrity Officer will primarily provide substantive operational and technical support to Head, OAI and under supervision, discharge tasks to provide, among others 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;
  • and (ii) otherwise support Head, OAI in strategic matters. The Integrity Officer will report to Head, OAI and / or designated International Staff.

    Responsibilities

    Under supervision, the Integrity Officer will support AIOD activities as follows :

    Policymaking and Advice

  • Provide support for advisory services to internal and external stakeholders on various matters including collaboration agreements, conflicts of interest, contract variations.
  • Support collaboration and knowledge exchange on shared development issues, with other development partners.
  • Support the implementation and / or administration for any OAI capacity development initiatives
  • Support AIOD in providing inputs to Thematic Group - Governance (TG-Gov), including highlights of OAI's key projects and inputs to TG-
  • Gov's Strategy Session, accomplishment report and work plan.

  • Assist in providing OAI comments on ADB policy documents, instructions, manuals guidelines and reports, as required.
  • Identify opportunities for improving OAI systems and procedures, particularly the safekeeping of key OAI information.
  • Collate data and report to OAI management on key statistics required for monthly, quarterly and annual reporting for management purposes and to external parties including the Audit Committee of the Board (ACB).
  • Other duties

  • Support OAI strategic planning efforts in the areas of budget, workforce analysis, work program, time management and recruitment.
  • Assist in the conduct of investigations into alleged integrity violations and / or misconduct, as required.
  • Assist in the independent review of sanctions appeals, as required.
  • Assist in the conduct of project procurement-related reviews, as required.
  • Act as focal person for one or more of OAI's clients and / or subject areas, as required.
  • Provide inputs relevant to OAI's mandate for interdepartmental initiatives and policies, as required.
  • Assist in OAI's awareness raising activities, as required.
  • Perform other duties within OAI's mandate, as assigned by Head, OAI, as required.
  • Qualifications

    Relevant Experience & Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, International Relations, Social Sciences, Economics, Law, Accounting, Information Sciences, or related fields is required.
  • Advanced professional and / or academic qualifications, including Juris Doctor, Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), or accredited coursework in investigations, anti-
  • fraud or anti-corruption, is an advantage.

  • Minimum of 8 years' relevant professional work experience.
  • Suitability to undertake the responsibilities mentioned at the required level.
  • Demonstrated experience in research, analysis, policy development, and / or project-related experience..
  • Previous experience and knowledge of ADB procedures and policies or similar multilateral organizations is desirable.
  • Ability to multi-task and forward plan is required.
  • Effective report-writing and communication skills in English is required.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as a constructive team member is required.
  • Please refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for National Staff Levels 1 - 4.
  • General Considerations

    The selected candidate, if new to ADB, is appointed for an initial term of 3 years.

    ADB offers competitive remuneration and a comprehensive benefits package. Actual appointment salary will be based on ADB's standards and computation, considering 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.

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