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.
1 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.
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 Administration and Customer Support Unit (OIOD-AC) within the Office of Information Systems and Technology (OIST). OIST enables ADB’s IT transformational projects and operations required for the Bank’s activities and knowledge exchange. The office delivers IT services and solutions, provides tools and knowledge platforms, and supports ADB’s endeavors to leverage the optimal use of information and communication technology in developing member countries.
The Administration and Customer Support Unit has the objectives of 1) providing key administrative functions needed to support the operations and plans of OIST; 2) ensuring quality service to ADB by providing a single and customer-service oriented point of contact responsible for technology incidents, service requests, and overall management of customer experience; and 3) driving adoption and change management throughout the lifecycle of an IT product or service.
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The Information Technology Specialist (Finance and Budget) is responsible for overseeing OIST’s investments, budget, expenditures, and other financial-related matters and issues. The incumbent will report to Advisor, OIST and Head, Administration and Customer Support Unit and will supervise National and Administrative Staff.
Designs, develops, and manages the overall IT administrative and capital budgets and expenditures. Prepares forecast and monitors actual spend for IT cost centers, in line with approved budget and business cases and following proper accounting practices.
Recommends, designs, and monitors short-term and long-term investment strategies for OIST.
Develops and maintains metrics regarding IT financial performance. Conducts benchmarking analysis, as necessary.
Develops an appropriate cost allocation model (e.g., chargeback scheme) and computes cost of IT services.
Assists IT teams to build business cases for projects; assists with post-implementation reviews and tracks progress against Return on Investments.
Acts as the focal point for the development and monitoring of IT results framework, including benefits realization and business impact.
Works closely with the OIST Management Team, other levels of management and corporate finance to ensure the timely, accurate, and comprehensive analysis and reporting of IT financial data. Periodically prepares and submits other relevant budget and financial reports. Makes recommendations to OIST Teams, based on analysis and status of budget and expenditures.
Reviews and approves invoices for contract payment.
Master’sdegree in business, accountancy, computer science or relevant fields.Alternatively, university degree in related fields combined with additional relevantprofessional experience can be considered.
Minimumof 8 years of relevant professional experience including international workexperience.
Atleast 5 years of relevant professional experience in financial management andbudgeting, with significant experience/background in IT investments.
Excellentwritten and verbal communication skills in English is required
Suitabilityto undertake the responsibilities mentioned above at the required level.
Pleaserefer to the linkfor ADB Competency Framework for International Staff Levels 3 – 4.
RelevantExperience & Requirements
The selected candidate,if new to ADB, is appointed for an initial term of 3 years.
ADB offers competitiveremuneration and a comprehensive benefits package.Actual appointment salary will be based on ADB’s standards and computation, takinginto account the selected individual’s qualifications and experience.
ADB seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect andgiven equal opportunities to work in an inclusive environment. ADB encouragesall qualified candidates to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religiousand cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities. Women arehighly encouraged to apply.
Please note that the actual level and salarywill be based on qualifications of the selected candidate.