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Asian Development Bank (ADB) is an international development finance institution headquartered in Manila, Philippines and is composed of 68 members, 49 of which are from the Asia and Pacific region. ADB is committed to achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty. ADB combines finance, knowledge, and partnerships to fulfill its expanded vision under its Strategy 2030.
ADB only hires nationals of its 68 members.
The position is assigned in the Partner Funds Division (SDPF) within the Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department. The Sustainable Development and Climate Change Department provides leadership, innovation, and knowledge sharing for ADB’s sector and thematic work. SDPF is responsible for a group of multisector trust funds, administration of project-specific cofinancing, and management of bank-wide systems and data on financing partnership.
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The Associate Financing Partnerships Officer will assist in the administration and reporting of sovereign cofinancing data, updating, and maintaining the accuracy of information in the Cofinance Management System (CoMS), coordinating with all trust fund managers, assisting SDPF management in analyzing aggregate cofinancing statistical data. The incumbent will also support the implementation of Partner Funds Management System Phase (PFMS) 2 and the IT system related tasks. The incumbent will report to Principal Financing Partnerships Specialist.
Under the guidance of a senior staff, contributes independently to the work unit by completing a variety of tasks assigned, covering all or a combination of the following functions:
Administration and reporting of sovereign cofinancing data
• Support in providing inputs for the corporate reports, e.g. ADB Annual Report, Statement of Operations, Multitranche Financing Facility Annual Report, Development Effectiveness Report, etc. and for ADB management and other departments with the sovereign cofinancing data.
• Support/lead in preparation and analysis of trust funds data and take lead in publishing quarterly SDCC Management Information System, Trust Fund annual report, and other ad hoc reports.
• Review assigned documents and provide necessary guidance to other departments on sovereign cofinancing matters.
• Closely coordinate with the front office for periodical data updates and providing sovereign cofinancing portfolio.
• Take charge of ensuring data update and accuracy of information in the CoMS and timely interface with PFMS 1.
• Support in coordinating with Controller’s Department and Information Technology Department (ITD) on cofinancing agreement data matters.
• Support in coordinating with ITD and other departments as required on interface with the relevant IT systems and other matters.
Support for PFMS 2 and other system related tasks
• Take lead in assigned process areas for design and development of PFMS2 including review of related documents and coordination with the vendor and the other stakeholders in the bank.
• Support in coordinating with ITD and the related departments/offices on sovereign cofinancing requirements for other IT initiatives including the SovOps project, PFMS1 enhancement, NSO (Non-Sovereign systems), Integrated Disbursement system, eOps enhancement, etc.
• Support in providing inputs related to sovereign cofinancing to data asset management and data dictionary.
• Provide support to Senior staff and International Staff for daily tasks and team issues.
• Support SDPF division’s ‘One Stop shop for trust fund’ initiatives as required.
Relevant Experience & Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Banking, or Accounting or related fields preferably with advance training.
• Minimum of 6 years of relevant professional experience.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English is required.
• Please refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for NS1.
The selected candidate, if new to ADB, is appointed for an initial term of 3 years.
ADB offers competitive remuneration and a comprehensive benefits package. Actual appointment salary will be based on ADB’s standards and computation, taking into account the selected individual’s qualifications and experience.
ADB seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities to work in an inclusive environment. ADB encourages all qualified candidates to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities. Women are highly encouraged to apply.
Please note that the actual level and salary will be based on qualifications of the selected candidate.