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Date Posted October 26, 2018



RISK MANAGEMENT ANALYST​

Job Overview

Asian Development Bank (ADB) is an international development finance institution headquartered in Manila, Philippines and is composed of 67 members, 48 of which are from the Asia and Pacific region. ADB is committed to achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty. ADB combines finance, knowledge, and partnerships to fulfill its expanded vision under its Strategy 2030.

ADB only hires nationals of its 67 members.

The position is assigned in the Risk Policy and Infrastructure Division (RMPI) within the Office of Risk Management (ORM). ORM is responsible for ensuring that ADB’s goal of poverty alleviation is sustainable through (i) safeguarding ADB’s rating, (ii) advising Board and Management on risk issues, and (iii) promoting a strong risk culture.

RMPI establishes and maintains policies, procedures, and tools for risk management that are consistent with those of other multilateral development banks (MDBs) and prudent banking principles. The principal responsibilities of RMPI include: (i) establishment and maintenance of best practice policies, methods and procedures for credit, market and operational risk; (ii) development and maintenance of tools and systems to support enterprise-wide risk management; (iii) maintenance of a ratings desk; (iv) analyze, rate, and monitor the creditworthiness of ADB’s sovereign borrowers; (v) data management and (vi) limit monitoring and risk reporting.

To view ADB Organizational Chart, please click here.


Job Purpose

The Risk Management Analyst (i) provides support in the development, implementation, and maintenance of policies, methodologies, and procedures for the assessment of (a) country and sovereign risk, and (b) industry, sector, and regulatory risk; and (ii) contributes to the production of related reports, recommendations, and policy papers. The incumbent will report to designated international staff and/or senior national staff.


Responsibilities

  • Assists in the development, implementation and maintenance of methods, tools, analytics and procedures for a structured country risk analysis process.
  • Provides support in ADB’s ratings process by assisting in the assessments and ratings of country, sovereign, regulatory and industry risk.
  • Establishes and maintains a database and an efficient process to synthesize information that is produced within and outside ADB. 
  • Analyzes and forecasts macroeconomic and industry trends.
  • Supports the development of methodologies for assessment and pricing of political risk guarantees. 
  • Supports ad hoc preparation of risk outlooks for management and external consumption. 
  • Performs other duties that may be assigned as reflected in the incumbent’s work plan.


Relevant Experience & Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in economics, finance, or statistics/econometrics or related fields; preferably with an MBA, Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) or Financial Risk Manager (FRM) designation or similar qualification.
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in related fields, with experience in economic research and/or country risk analysis.
  • Preferably with familiarity on risk rating tools, credit pricing, exposure limits, capital adequacy, and related topics in the area of risk management.
  • Strong computer proficiency, particularly in using spreadsheets; experience with statistical/econometric software and database applications would be considered an asset.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Please refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for Administrative Staff Levels 6 – 7.


General Considerations

The selected candidate is appointed for an initial term of 3 years.

ADB offers competitive remuneration and a comprehensive benefits package. Actual appointment salary will be based on ADB’s standards and computation, taking into account the selected individual’s qualifications and experience.

ADB seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities to work in an inclusive environment. ADB encourages all qualified candidates to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities. Women are highly encouraged to apply.

Please note that the actual level and salary will be based on qualifications of the selected candidate.


Deadline for application is 9 November 2018.

Applications are received through the ADB Career and Employment System (ACES). 

Please submit your application through this link: https://www.adb.org/careers/180840 


​For interested applicants, please email your CV's to:​

Grace Barrientos |  Senior HR Assistant | 632 5604 mgbarrientos@adb.org

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Date Posted October 23, 2018

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CORPORATE FINANCE LEAD

MASE Holdings (MASE) is an investment holding company organized to explore and create investment opportunities in Southeast Asian emerging markets.


Founded in the Philippines, it is currently headquartered in Bonifacio Global City, Metro Manila.


MASE is currently focused on infrastructure-based projects in Philippine rural areas.  The company’s pilot projects include investments in Energy and Agriculture, particularly in rural electrification and agro-modernization initiatives in underserved communities.



​Job Description:

  • Together with the other members of the Organization, develop business plans and information memoranda.
  • Assist management in seeking funding for projects by inviting, presenting, or liaising with lending companies, external investors, private equity funds, asset management pools, and/or other financial or investment organization.
  • Coordinate with Accounting and ensure that the company conforms to reporting and other requirements set by investors or creditors.
  • Recommend and implement appropriate corporate finance activities to raise funds, repay debts, and/or finance the expansion or implementation projects.
  • Prepare cost-benefit analysis for capital expenditure.
  • Together with Business Development, prepare feasibility and viability studies, valuations and analysis of acquisition, divestments, spin-offs, or consolidations.
  • Relations with investors, potential investors, stockbrokers, analyst, fund managers, wealth managers, underwriters, securities firms, bankers, and other financial institutions.
  • Reports to Chief Finance Officer (CFO)


Requirements:

  • University degrees in Finance, Business Management or Economics
  • ​At least 5 years of working experience in Finance, Corporate finance, investment-related function, funding-related function, or mergers and acquisitions.
  • Good written and oral English communication skills. (knowledge in Mandarin is a plus)
  • Has considerable contacts in the banking, financial, and investment communities.
  • Confident, result-oriented, self-motivated, organized, and collaborative.
  • Proficient in Management accounting and analysis.
  • Highly proficient in Excel 
  • Applicants must be willing to work in Bonifacio Global City.

​For interested applicants, please email your CV's to:​

Marky Abrenilla |  HR Officer | 819 6174 loc. 104 mabrenilla@mase.ph / careers@mase.ph

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Date Posted October 19, 2018



RISK MANAGEMENT OFFICER / SENIOR RISK MANAGEMENT OFFICER

​Job Description:

Asian Development Bank (ADB) is an international development finance institution headquartered in Manila, Philippines and is composed of 67 members, 48 of which are from the Asia and Pacific region. ADB is committed to achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific, while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty. ADB combines finance, knowledge, and partnerships to fulfill its expanded vision under its Strategy 2030.

ADB only hires nationals of its 67 members.

The position

 is assigned in the Credit Portfolio Monitoring Division (RMCM) within the Office of Risk Management (ORM). ORM ensures that ADB's goal of poverty alleviation is sustainable by safeguarding ADB's rating, advising Board and Management on risk issues and promoting strong risk cultures.

To view ADB Organizational Chart, please click here.


Job Purpose

The Risk Management Officer will provide analytical support to a team of Risk Management Specialists, and is responsible for (i) providing risk assessments and related due diligence work on ADB’s new equity investments and recommending appropriate risk mitigation measures and transaction structuring inputs including, but not limited to, valuations, return requirements, and other terms and conditions of the transaction; and (ii) reviewing ADB's existing direct and indirect equity investments with particular emphasis on conducting annual reviews, verifying valuations of investees, ensuring limit compliance, reviewing waiver and amendment requests, and providing divestment advice.



Responsibilities

  1. Risk Assessment and Valuation
  • Assesses and presents findings on valuation methodologies and exit strategies for equity investment proposals; 
  • Assesses and provides recommendations for key transaction risks, covering, inter alia, sponsor, commercial and structure risks in proposed financing transactions;
  • Ensures reliability of key assumptions for financial modeling, quantitative cash flow analysis based on technical, commercial, legal, regulatory, financial, institutional, governance, managerial, safeguards, fiduciary and capacity considerations;
  • Provides advice and recommendations to deal origination teams on appropriate valuation, deal structuring, return expectations, and other commercial terms throughout the risk appraisal process; and
  • Provides credit notes for non-sovereign transactions in both the concept review and final approval stages.


  1. Transaction Monitoring
  • Assesses and reviews monitoring reports of nonsovereign equity transactions, and determines the appropriate frequency of the monitoring report based on the specific risk profile of the transaction;
  • Reviews proposed valuations in terms of appropriateness of methodology and accuracy, and comments on the feasibility of proposed hold and/or exit recommendations in the monitoring reports; 
  • Assigns an appropriate risk category to a private equity fund investment based on an assessment of risk factors, including the impact of foreign exchange and the other macro-risk developments, compliance with investment objectives, investment track record, fund manager capability, reasonableness of valuations, key value drivers, overall quality of the investment portfolio, exit prospects, corporate governance, and key man risk, inter alia;
  • Evaluates and recommends approval for waivers, amendments, and consents related to various proposed changes to loan covenants and terms and conditions in legal documents, restructuring proposals for performing assets, and all changes to the security package for previously approved transactions; and 
  • Recommends risk mitigation measures including those relevant to shareholder rights, covenant structures, security arrangements, risk defeasance arrangements as applicable to reduce the risk profile of transactions; refers impaired transaction to ORM's Corporate Recovery team; and provides support for work-outs of impaired equity transactions to maximize the recovery of invested capital.


  1. Others
  • Carries out research on methodologies and best practices developed by other international financial organizations including but not limited to multilateral development banks, commercial banks, and rating agencies with respect to risk assessment frameworks, as well as relevant developments and updated analysis on specific industries, products, sectors, and countries as needed; 
  • Provides support to other divisions and units in ORM as and when needed for special projects and tasks; and 
  • Performs other credit risk management tasks as and when assigned in a rapidly evolving unit.
  • Assumes ad hoc project duties and other forms of assignments, as required.

Requirements:

  • University degree in Finance, Business Administration, Economics or related fields, preferably with MBA, advance training and/or qualification as Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).
  • At least 8 years of relevant experience in major commercial banks, investment banks, rating agencies, private equity fund, hedge fund, or similar financial institutions, preferably in equity origination, equity portfolio administration, risk management and investment appraisal.
  • Experience in valuation and pricing of early stage, pre-initial public offering and listed equities and ability to assess proposed exit strategies.
  • Good knowledge and practical experience in different price discovery processes.
  • Good familiarity with risk rating tools, loan pricing instruments, and developments in the area of risk management.
  • Good computer skills with sound knowledge of common computer applications, financial modeling and macro.
  • Strong report-writing and communication skills in English.
  • Please refer to the link for ADB Competency Framework for National Staff Levels 1-2.


General Considerations


The selected candidate is appointed for an initial term of 3 years.

ADB offers competitive remuneration and a comprehensive benefits package. Actual appointment salary will be based on ADB’s standards and computation, taking into account the selected individual’s qualifications and experience.

ADB seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities to work in an inclusive environment. ADB encourages all qualified candidates to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities. Women are highly encouraged to apply.

Please note that the actual level and salary will be based on qualifications of the selected candidate.


​Deadline for application is 2 November 2018.

Applications are received through the ADB Career and Employment System (ACES). 

Please submit your application through this link: https://www.adb.org/careers/1800700


​For interested applicants, please email your CV's to:​

Grace Barrientos |  Senior HR Assistant | 632 5604 mgbarrientos@adb.org

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