Senior Evaluation Specialist (Private Sector)
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 106 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.
The Complaints-resolution, Evaluation and Integrity Unit (CEIU) was established in 2016 as an independent unit within AIIB and is part of AIIB’s Oversight Mechanism created by its Board of Directors under Article 26(iv) of the AIIB Articles of Agreement. Under its Integrity function, CEIU carries out anti-fraud and corruption work in accordance with AIIB’s Policy on Prohibited Practices (PPP). This includes investigating allegations relating to Prohibited Practices in AIIB sovereign and non-sovereign projects and/or other corporate activities.
CEIU is looking for an Integrity Specialist/Senior Integrity Specialist who will support AIIB’s integrity and anti-corruption efforts. The successful candidate is expected to undertake a wide range of activities that cuts across the three pillars of Integrity at AIIB: Prevention, Detection, and Sanction.
Under the overall supervision of the Managing Director, in coordination with the Senior Integrity Specialist, the Integrity Specialist/Senior Integrity Specialist is expected to:
- Conduct investigations into suspected Prohibited Practices, including (i) receiving and reviewing allegations of fraud, corruption, collusion, coercion, obstruction, misuse of resources, and/or theft at the Intake and Investigation phases following international best practices and standards in investigations; (iii) utilizing digital forensic solutions, due diligence systems and databases, and other online and offline sources, as applicable; and (iii) preparing a wide variety of investigations and integrity advisory reports.
- Compile lessons learned from investigations and share with the relevant departments as inputs to process improvements and preventive measures in AIIB operations.
- Identify, engage, and manage individual consultants, vendors, contractors, and other service providers supporting investigative activities, as required.
- Provide technical advice on integrity and anticorruption, as requested, including the review of project and financing documents, review of procurement red flags, conducting due diligence on counterparties, and review of debarment-related matters.
- Assist in the establishment and implementation of systems, policies, and procedures to ensure integrity in AIIB operations. This includes identifying, proposing, and drafting policies and procedures that consider relevant integrity and investigation standards and international best practices.
- Conduct and/or coordinate training on the Policy on Prohibited Practices and other internal and external awareness-raising activities for integrity and anti-corruption.
- Coordinate and collaborate with integrity counterparts in other international financial institutions.
- Maintain AIIB's Debarment List and support the AIIB's sanctions process, as required.
- Support other CEIU activities as required.
- At least eight years of relevant professional work experience in a multilateral development bank, international organization, or in a national setting with extensive experience in international business/transactions.
- Demonstrated experience in conducting project-related administrative investigations in sovereign and non-sovereign projects, including intake, investigations, and sanctions activities.
- Experience in anticorruption prevention in sovereign and non-sovereign projects and/or integrity compliance in a multilateral development bank (MDB) setting is a plus.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, including the ability to prepare, present, and defend facts, findings, issues, lessons learned, and recommendations in a clear, concise, and compelling manner.
- Proficiency in another language used by AIIB members is an advantage.
- Demonstrated ability to perform under pressure and balance multiple priorities.
- Highest levels of integrity, professionalism, diplomacy, and tact.
- Outstanding interpersonal skills and a proven track record of being a team player.
- Demonstrated leadership, innovation, and conceptualization skills.
- Master’s degree or equivalent in law, economics, social sciences, business administration, finance, or related fields from a reputable university.
Previous experience and qualifications will determine the employee level at which a successful applicant will enter AIIB.
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.
Join us and help create a prosperous and sustainable Asia while growing your career in a diverse and innovative environment.