Principal Risk Management Specialist at ADB, Manila, Philippines

Deadline: 31 December 2018

Asian Development Bank (ADB) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Principal Risk Management Specialist in Manila, Philippines. The duration of this post is 3 years.

The ADB aims for an Asia and Pacific free from poverty.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Principal Risk Management Specialist will perform the following functions-

  • Independently reviews, assesses, writes credit opinion, and provides recommendations for key transaction risks, covering, inter alia, sponsor, commercial, industry, reputation and structure risks in proposed financing transactions.
  • For equity investments, works closely with ORM equity team to present findings on valuation methodologies and exit strategies for equity investment proposals.
  • Provide advice and recommendations to deal with origination teams on appropriate risk mitigation measures, deal structuring, risk adjusted pricing, security and other commercial terms, and financial covenants throughout the risk appraisal process.
  • Provide credit notes for all types of non-sovereign transactions with focus on one or more sector/s, i.e. utilities and energy (power, water, waste management, oil and gas, transport, telecommunications); financial institutions; agriculture, healthcare, education, and others in both the concept review and final approval stages; develops and updates best practice/lessons learnt for investments/exposure in a structured manner for sharing with/training of origination teams; and assesses industry-sector risk, and stay up to date with developments in the sectors and transactions.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Agriculture, Engineering, Finance, Economics, Accounting or other related fields; university degree combined with specialized experience in similar organization/s may be considered in lieu of a Master’s degree.
  • At least 12 years of relevant experience in an international bank preferably as Chief Financial Officer, or similar position in a major corporation, rating agency, equity fund or multilateral/bilateral development organization, in risk management, deal origination or investment appraisal.
  • Substantial exposure to multiple sectors and with an extensive industry network preferably in Asia and the Pacific region.
  • Ability to evaluate individual loans, guarantees, and direct and indirect equity transactions under a corporate recovery perspective; and familiarity with industry best practice in corporate recovery and corporate restructuring, with legal frameworks and bankruptcy laws would be an advantage.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • International experience working in multiple markets, preferably in developing countries.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit ADB.