Principal Risk Management Specialist at ADB, Manila, Philippines

Deadline: 28 July 2017

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

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

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Principal Risk Management Specialist will perform the following functions-

  • Take a leading role in identifying, formulating, and reviewing risk management policies and ensure that appropriate systems, procedures, limits and guidelines are in effect to implement those policies so as to pre-empt and avert financial stresses and crises.
  • Take a leading role in the identification, monitoring, measurement, and reporting of market and credit risk exposures arising from treasury investment, funding and treasury service operations and ensure Treasury risk exposures remain in compliance with limits.
  • Lead in promoting the application of advanced risk analytics available to measure and monitor risk exposures and alter the methodology or process, as appropriate, to reflect new information, policies, and preferences.
  • Lead in the daily valuation of all treasury risk positions (mark-to-market or mark-to-model) including internally and externally managed investment portfolios, structured bond issuance and related swap transactions, and the integration of these valuations into the risk modeling exercise.
  • Take a leading role in the identification, assessment and management of the credit risk of counterparties related to ADB’s market activities in treasury’s investment and funding operations.
  • Take a leading role in the monitoring of changes of counterparties’ credit ratings, undertaking credit researches and analyses, reviewing the requests for new swap counterparty, and evaluating the valuation methodologies for credit risk.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Master’s degree, or equivalent, in Finance, Economics, or related fields.
  • A university degree in Finance, Economics or related field, combined with specialized experience in similar organization/s, may be considered in lieu of a Master’s degree.
  • A professional qualification in Risk and Finance (Financial Risk Manager, Chartered Financial Analyst or other related certifications) would be an advantage.
  • Suitability to undertake the responsibilities mentioned above at the required level.
  • At least 12 years of relevant capital market experience, preferably with specific experience in investments and funding.
  • Thorough understanding of a multilateral development bank’s treasury operations, financial policies, as well as the global capital markets and their products, especially complex derivatives (e.g. interest rate and cross currency swaps).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
  • International experience working in several countries.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit ADB.

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