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Ref. Number: 20024 Department: Investment Operations Region 2 - Banking Department Job Type: Global Recruitment Posting Date: Jan. 22, 2020 Closing Date: Feb. 16, 2020
Manager - Banking Department
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) was founded to bring countries together to address Asia's infrastructure funding gap. Our mission is to improve economic and social development in Asia and beyond through a focus on sustainable infrastructure, cross-border connectivity and private capital mobilization. AIIB has committed capital from 102 members of USD100 billion of which USD20 billion is paid in. AIIB is a triple A-rated institution.
AIIB's Investment Operations are divided into two regional teams, 1 and 2. Each regional team is led by a Vice President (VP) and reporting staff includes client relations specialists, technical specialists and bankers. Region 1 is responsible for South East Asia and South Asia (except Pakistan and Afghanistan), while Region 2 covers Pakistan, Afghanistan, Central Asia, East Asia, West Asia, Europe, Africa and Latin America.
The Banking Department has the following business lines: (i) Capital Markets and Structured Products, (ii) Digital Infrastructure and other Productive Sectors, (iii) Financial Institutions and Syndication, and (iv) Private Equity.
The position, reporting to the Director General (DG), Banking Department, Investment Operations Region 2, will supervise a team of professional and support staff, manage project pipeline development, and provide the Department staff guidance related to investment projects.
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited, to the following:
Assist the DG, Banking Department, IO Region II, in managing the Client Relations and Programmingteam in all its functions; serve as the Acting DG in the latter's absence unless otherwise provided;
Assist the DG in the development of high-quality project pipelines, ensure the effective day-to-day operations of the Department, and provide guidance to the Department staff on operational issues and AIIB policies ;
Manage the processing, formulation and documentation of projects up to the approval stage, and ensure compliance with AIIB's policies and priorities;
Contribute to the development of relevant operational policies, strategies, guidelines and programs;
Actively participate and support the DG in recruitment and team development efforts;
Represent the interests of the Department in both internal and external meetings and events;
Assist the DG in the annual business planning and budget management exercise for the Department;
Proactively create an environment of trust: (i) in which staff and consultants are performance-, results-, and client-oriented; (ii) that encourages a culture of trust and openness as well as learning and sharing; and (iii) in which there is a keen sense of responsibility and accountability;
Keep abreast of significant developments, emerging opportunities and challenges in their areas of responsibility; and provide advice and recommendations on critical relevant internal issues; and
Serve as lead for or participate in special initiatives or ad-hoc assignments.
Minimum 15 years of professional experience in top-tier international financial institutions or multilateral development banks;
Substantial experience in (1) at least one, preferably two, of the primary business lines and (2) the countries covered by the Banking Department, Investment Operations, Region 2;
Substantial experience in project and infrastructure financing across multiple sectors and jurisdictions;
Knowledge of and experience in the debt and equity capital markets;
Strong credit and structuring skills;
Clear and demonstrated track record in achieving results and problem solving;
Strong managerial and interpersonal skills;
Demonstrated ability in managing diverse teams and stakeholders, both internal and external;
Fluent in English, both oral and written, as well as in at least one regional language; and
Bachelor's degree or higher in finance or economics-related fields from a reputable university.