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  • Posted on: 20 September, 2011 Deadline: 16 October, 2011
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  • OBJECTIVES

    THE DEPARTMENT:
    The Integrity and Anti-Corruption Department (IACD) reports to the President and, as appropriate, to the Board of Directors. It has the overriding mandate to undertake unhindered investigations into allegations of corruption, fraud and misconduct or suspicions thereof. The primary target of its investigations will be activities, programs and projects financed by the Bank Group. In undertaking its investigations, IACD shall maintain the highest standards of professional proficiency and integrity. IACD will also develop preventive measures to proactively reduce the potential for misconduct, fraud or corruption within Bank Group operations.
     
    In undertaking its investigations, the Department maintains the highest standards of professional proficiency and integrity, and is guided by ethos of confidentiality, fairness and equity. IACD is empowered to: manage and operate procedures and mechanisms for ensuring confidentiality of the complaints hotline facility; protection of whistleblowers and anonymous reporting of corruption and fraud within the Bank and in activities financed by the Bank in Regional Members Countries (RMCs); to report regularly to the Office of the President (PRST) on the status of investigations or inquiries on allegations received; to verify the implementation of recommendations arising from investigations, including the debarment and imposition of sanctions against individuals, firms and companies found to have engaged in corrupt practices. 

    Chief Risk Reforms Officer - FFMA 

        * Position title: Chief Risk Reforms Officer - FFMA
        * Grade: PL-3
        * Position N°: NA
        * Reference: ADB/11/151
        * Publication date: 16/09/2011
        * Closing date: 16/10/2011
     
    Objectives
     
    The role of the Financial Management Department is to lead the development and promulgation of finance and risk management policies and guidelines for the Bank Group, to ensure internal consistency of all financial policies and guidelines including those initiated and developed by other business units, and to monitor and report on compliance thereof. The Department is also responsible for preparing, updating, and implementing strategic plans within the framework of the Bank’s overall strategic plan. 
     
    Duties and responsibilities

    Under the supervision of the Director of FFMA and working closely with the Division managers, the Risk Reform Officer will perform the following duties and responsibilities:
     
        * Drive the implementation of Risk management reforms and coordinate the deliverables of the various divisions under the reform agenda;
        * Communicate the reforms requirements and obtain input from the contributing department;
        * Support the continued adoption of best risk management practices and standards in the Department activities and throughout the Bank;
        * Ensure the secretariat activities of the credit Risk committee;
        * Provide advisory services to the various  VPUs (Operations on exposure related matters, Sectors-Credit Risk, FNVP Financial Risks) through well documented and prepared communication packages towards implementing of risk management reforms;
        * Improve key “framework” of credit risk management and provide guidance to BAG teams for risk infrastructure and tools;
        * Develop innovative Treasury risk management framework and plans;
        * Advise and prepare Risk Awareness and Advocacy program for risk takers to ensure common goals and shared interest of the financial solidity of the institution are mainstreamed in the Bank’s business;
        * Co-ordinate the periodic reporting on FFMA division work programs 
     
    Selection Criteria
     
    Including desirable skills, knowledge and experience 
        * At least a Master’s Degree or equivalent in finance, accounting, risk management or related disciplines
        * A professional qualification in one of these fields is an added advantage
        * Preferably a minimum of seven (7) years of relevant experience related to risk management policies, methods, tools and framework;
        * Very good knowledge of processes and systems for treasury and commercial risk management;
        * High level knowledge and understanding of the Bank’s business model, lending strategies, policies, guidelines and procedures
        * Ability to provide technical expertise for the implementation of effective risk management programs
        * Ability to coordinate and guide institutional activities related to the development and implementation of an ERM framework
        * Capacity to drive changes and revisions of risk management related policies and guidelines
        * Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English/French, with a working knowledge of the other language;
        * Competence in the use of standard software of the Bank (word, excel, power point, etc.)
     


    Records Assistant - Integrity & Anti-Corruption Department (IACD)
    GRADE: GS-7
    POSITION N°: NA
    REFERENCE: ADB/11/153
    PUBLICATION DATE: 19/09/2011
    CLOSING DATE: 13/10/2011
     
    OBJECTIVES OF THE POSITION:
    The Records Assistant is responsible for the management, security and chain-of-custody of evidentiary preservation of evidentiary and non-evidentiary documents received by the integrity and Anti-corruption Department. The ideal candidate will ensure compliance with policies and procedures relating to records and documents storage. This individual will determine the relevance of documents and their correct processing methodology. The Records Assistant must be able to prioritize, handle and execute multiple assignments including designing and maintaining a reliable document tracking system.
     
    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
    Reporting to the Director, IACD, and in close cooperation with the Forensic Officer, the incumbent’s duties will include:
    Receive, collect, document, store, track, ship, transport, dispose, and account for evidence from various forms of media and equipment using defined evidence handling policy, practices, and procedures;
    Identify evidence/records handling requirements , research, analyze, and recommend solutions for management approval; 
    Develop a filing, archiving  and document tracking system to ensure that the work flow process and procedures are adhered to;
    Ensure the highest level of  quality in department evidence control, records completeness, work product management and accountability through periodic audits and quality assurance procedures;
    Revise, update and maintain Standard Operating Procedures with respect to records management, evidence handling policy, practices and procedures;
    Scan and manage paper and electronic documents; uploading files to appropriate data repository;
    Field and respond to status inquiries exercising good judgment in safeguarding of confidential or sensitive information.
     
    This Position Does Not Attract International Terms And Conditions
    (The incumbent of the position will be considered as local staff and will therefore not have international status)
    Selection Criteria
     
    INCLUDING DESIRABLE SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
    A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or BAC+4 or Maîtrise in Business Management, Commerce, IT, Administration or related discipline, preferably supplemented with courses in office management.
    A minimum of five (5) years of progressively relevant and practical experience, in an executive office and preferably gained within an international organization.
    Strong planning, organizational and customer service skills, with attention to detail and a sense of prioritization and accuracy. 
    Ability to work independently with minimal supervision; Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with a diverse workforce.
    Excellent written and verbal communication skills in French and /or in English, with a good working-knowledge of the other language.
    Strong MIS (“Management Information Systems”) and EDP (Electronic Data Processing”) skills; Competence in the use of the Bank’s standard software (SAP, Microsoft Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint).
     
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