Opportunity

Director General, Operational Services

About the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) Beijing, China

About the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is a multilateral development bank whose mission is financing the Infrastructure for Tomorrow—infrastructure with sustainability at its core. It began operations in Beijing in January 2016 and has since grown to 103 approved members worldwide. The AIIB is capitalized up to USD100 billion and Triple-A-rated by the major international credit rating agencies. Working with partners, AIIB meets clients’ needs by unlocking new capital and investing in infrastructure that is green, technology-enabled and promotes regional connectivity.
 
You can find further details on their website https://www.aiib.org/
 

Director General, Operational Services Department Role Profile

The Director General, Operational Services Department (OSD) is responsible for supporting all the operational fiduciary needs for both sovereign and non-sovereign AIIB operations. This includes ensuring that AIIB operations are properly resourced and staffed with qualified specialists to cover the environment, social, procurement and financial management aspects and that AIIB policies and standards for those areas are fully observed in all Bank operations.
 
The DG OSD will have dual reporting responsibilities to both Vice Presidents of Investment Operations (Regions 1 and 2).
 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage a team of professionals in the areas of environment, social, procurement and financial management.
  • Ensure that proper fiduciary guidance is provided, consistent with AIIB policies, to all AIIB-supported operations (sovereign and non-sovereign).
  • Support the Investment Operations Vice Presidencies in resourcing and staffing projects appropriately.
  • Participate in policy discussions related to the four areas under OSD responsibility. 
  • Support the formulation and interpretation of the four policy areas under OSD responsibility. 
  • Ensure that fiduciary aspects of AIIB Operations receive proper attention throughout the project cycle and, when necessary, take corrective actions.
  • Represent the Department in the meetings of the Screening Committee, Investment Committee and Board of Directors, and other occasions as required.
  • Represent the Department in AIIB’s Complaints-resolution, Evaluation, and Integrity Unit, as well as in civil society organizations.
  • Responsible for budget management and allocation, recruitment, staff evaluation and other managerial tasks.

 

Qualifications and Experience

  • Minimum 15 years of relevant professional experience in a leading international organization, preferably a multilateral development bank.
  • Strong prior exposure to environmental/social and procurement policies.
  • Experience with complex infrastructure projects in multiple countries that have entailed involuntary resettlement and involve significant environmental impact.
  • Experience with an international organization’s procurement approaches, including projects that have included concessions and other forms of private sector participation.
  • Ability to manage a diversified team, manage multiple tasks concurrently, prioritize effectively, and adhere to deadlines.
  • Strong teamwork ethic and collaborative skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Master’s degree in relevant field or equivalent.

Terms of Appointment

  • This is a full-time position with a 3-year renewable contract. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience. A pension plan, life, and medical insurances are included in the benefits package. Full support for relocation and repatriation including diplomatic visa issuance is provided.
  • Location: Beijing, China
 

How to Apply?

If you wish to be considered for this position, please complete the Application Form below on or before 6 July 2021. In addition, we encourage you to please attach a copy of the most recent English version of your CV.

All information will be treated in the strictest confidence as we pride ourselves on our professional service.
 
If you have an initial query rather than an application, kindly email us at [email protected] 

SRI Executive is exclusively retained by Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank to undertake this assignment.

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