The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is a multilateral development bank with a mission to improve social and economic outcomes in Asia. Headquartered in Beijing, we began operations in January 2016 and have now grown to 100 approved members worldwide. By investing in sustainable infrastructure and other productive sectors in Asia and beyond, we will better connect people, services and markets that over time will impact the lives of billions and build a better future.
Reporting to the Chief Ethics Officer, the Senior Ethics Officer will assist in the overall management of the Ethics Office. The Senior Ethics Officer supports and assists the Chief Ethics Officer in developing, operationalizing and enforcing AIIB’s written rules and guidance on standards of ethical conduct and in promoting such standards and embedding them within AIIB’s institutional culture.
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Develop, operationalize and enforce AIIB’s policies, regulations, rules and guidance on standards of ethical conduct.
- Advise on issues relating to standards of ethical conduct, including conflict of interest, financial disclosure, nonretaliation and respectful work environment.
- Promote and help embed standards of ethical conduct within AIIB’s culture, including through training and other means of outreach and awareness-raising activities.
- Supervise, conduct and support threshold assessment/investigations into alleged misconduct by AIIB personnel and board officials.
- Draft and supervise preparation of threshold assessment/detailed investigation reports and findings and formulate relevant recommendations.
- Keep abreast of ethical standards and best practices in other multilateral development banks and international organizations.
- Liaise with various internal and external stakeholders.
- Implement training programs/materials to increase awareness and knowledge of proper conduct.
- Draft reports on the activities of the Ethics Office, for the Chief Ethics Officer to present to the President and the Board, as requested.
- Undertake such other functions as may be assigned by the Chief Ethics Officer.
- Minimum of 8-10 years of cognate experience, at least five years of which should be in professional ethics and/or investigations within an international organization, in the private sector or in a financial institution.
- Demonstrable progression of responsibilities, with a proven track record in providing ethics advisory services, conducting investigations and drafting relevant policy instruments.
- Experience in supervising junior staff and leading teams.
- Experience in training methodologies and in developing and delivering training.
- Significant experience in dealing with corporate and/or administrative investigations is preferred.
- Strong problem-solving skills, with high analytical and investigative competencies.
- Ability to perform well under pressure and interact with tact and sensitivity.
- Excellent command of English, including drafting/negotiating technical documents.
- Master’s degree or above from a reputable university in relevant fields; comprehensive professional experience may be considered in lieu of a master’s degree.