Business Management Associate/Officer (4302) (Base in Beijing)

Recruiter
Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
Location
Paris, France
Salary
Competitive
Posted
26 May 2022
Closes
10 Jun 2022
Ref
15069143
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Ref. Number: 22074
Department: Office of the Vice President Investment Operations Region II
Job Type: Global Recruitment
Posting Date: May 24, 2022
Closing Date: June 15, 2022

Business Management Associate/Officer

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. We began operations in Beijing in January 2016 and have since grown to 105 approved members worldwide. We are 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.

AIIB's Investment Operations Group is divided into two regions: each led by a Vice President (VP) and including technical specialists, project officers, and bankers. Region 1 covers South East Asia, the Pacific Islands, and South Asia (except Pakistan and Afghanistan). Region 2 covers Pakistan, Afghanistan, Central, East and West Asia, Europe, Africa and Latin America.

The Business Management Associate/Officer will support the operations of the Office of the Vice President, Investment Operations Region II (VPIO2) in all relevant business agendas within VPIO2 and across the Bank. The selected candidate should have business management experience to provide operational and coordination support to VPIO2 on all active and proposed work programs, and business deliverables. Particular emphasis will be on timely and efficient support for pipeline and portfolio supervision, planning, and proactive monitoring of the credit process.

The Business Management Associate/Officer will partner with relevant support functions in the Bank to work on streamlined and efficient processes, align business goals and deliverables, and monitor processes, responsibilities, and results. The selected candidate will also support business development activities, under the guidance of the Vice President and senior officers in the Office of the VPIO2.

Responsibilities:
  • Act as interface between the Office of the VPIO2 and departments reporting to the Vice President, as well as other departments in the Bank, ensuring seamless communication and allowing the business to run efficiently and operate with maximum efficiency and integrity.
  • Assist the Office of the VPIO2 with credit cycle supervision as well as portfolio and pipeline monitoring.
  • Assist the Office of the VPIO2 and relevant stakeholders in developing and communicating business agendas and goals, and monitor deliverables and results.
  • Support the Office of the VPIO2 in developing initiatives and activities within Region II and across the Bank where applicable.
  • Liaise regularly with the Front Office of VPIO1, as well as other Front Offices in the Bank upon assignment.
  • Work on regionwide activities, including retreats, quarterly meetings, workshops, conferences, and other activities led by the Office of the VPIO2, in close collaboration with other IO departments.
  • Conduct research and analysis in the preparation of presentations, meeting briefs and speeches for senior Management's activities and events.
  • Carry out any other assignments as guided by the Vice President and the Office of the VPIO2.

Requirements:
  • Minimum 5-8 years (at least 3-5 years for Associate) of business management experience or similar in multilateral development banks, international organizations or commercial banks; Previous work experience in an executive's front office at development finance institutions, international commercial banks or similar is desirable, but relevant experience gained as financial analyst, associate or credit specialist would be an advantage.
  • Good teamwork spirit, a positive and engaging personality, strong interpersonal and organizational abilities with a positive attitude to change and ability to swiftly integrate feedback under time constraints and in a stressful environment.
  • Excellent coordination skills, ability to adapt and play different roles based on business needs to bridge resource/skills gaps and keep several business initiatives moving forward.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, challenging environment under tight deadlines and with minimum guidance.
  • Sound understanding of, and strong experience in credit process and related requirements and international best practices. CFA and/or advanced credit training from a multilateral development bank would be an advantage.
  • Experience in Region II a plus: East, Central and West Asia, Middle East, Africa, Latin America.
  • Excellent English written and oral communication skills. Other languages under Region II's coverage, for example Arab, Chinese, French, Russian or Spanish, would be an advantage.
  • A master's degree or equivalent in business administration, economics, or public administration.

AIIB is committed to diversity, transparency, and inclusion. We believe our strength comes from having a team with the right diverse skills, experiences, and abilities selected through a merit-based competitive process. We actively encourage applications from people from both within and outside AIIB members, regardless of nationality, religion, gender, race, disability, or sexual orientation.

Previous experience and qualifications will determine the grade and job title at which successful applicants will enter AIIB.

Join us and help create a prosperous and sustainable Asia while growing your career in a diverse and innovative environment.

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