Deadline: 25 February 2021
Asian Development Bank (ADB) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Professional Conduct 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 Professional Conduct Specialist will perform the following functions-
- Training and Awareness Raising
- Develops and rolls-out trainings and capacity building programs, including mandatory training programs for both new and current ADB staff members and consultants on professional conduct;
- Develops and implements tools for promoting and enhancing professional conduct (e.g., communications strategies);
- Develops and delivers presentations and knowledge products on the importance of professional conduct, and the role of the OPC in promoting these values; and,
- Participates in and contributes substantively to relevant internal and external training and conferences and other activities for advocacy, dissemination and knowledge building.
- Individual Advice on the Application of the Code of Conduct
- Provides advisory services relating to ADB’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures;
- Contributes substantively in providing guidance to staff and other persons covered by the Code of Conduct (Covered Persons) in understanding their obligations in practice, and to apply these rules to their individual situations; and,
- Provides advice and support in connection with ADB’s clearance procedures for certain activities, as provided for under the Code of Conduct, (e.g. gifts, external activities, public statements), in coordination with the relevant departments.
- Workplace Resolutions
- Supports the Director, OPC in resolving workplace concerns, including the following:
- Receives Covered Persons who have concerns about the workplace and helps them assess the issue and determine the most appropriate method for resolution;
- Provides guidance on the different workplace resolution options available to them and what to expect from these options;
- Obtains the involvement of relevant parties to promote a resolution. This may include colleagues, supervisors, Head of Department, BPMSD, or OOMP;
- Refers all concerns relating to integrity violations to OAI; and,
- Refers concerns relating to misconduct other than integrity violations (i.e., other misconduct) to OAI for investigation if the OPC determines that an investigation is warranted.
- Develops procedures for the handling and processing of workplace concerns with due regard to confidentiality commensurate with the functions of the OPC; and,
- Monitors the reported workplace concerns to determine if other resolution mechanisms should be initiated.
- Policy Review
- Supports the Director, OPC in evaluating the effectiveness of existing policies, procedures, controls and systems for enforcing accountability and mitigating risks among ADB staff members, in the area of professional conduct;
- Contributes to the preparation of reports on OPC operations;
- Gathers and analyzes statistical data on cases and concerns brought to the OPC; and,
- Supports the Director, OPC in advising the President on potential modifications and improvements to ADB’s
- Code of Conduct, and other policies and systems related to professional conduct.
- Staff Supervision
- Provides leadership and support to reporting staff;
- Supervises the performance of reporting staff, providing clear direction and regular monitoring and feedback on performance; and,
- Ensures the on-going learning and development of reporting staff
Applicant must have:
- Master’s degree, or equivalent in ethics, law, corporate governance, human resources or other related fields.
- University degree in ethics, law, corporate governance, human resources or other related fields, combined with experience in similar organization/s may be considered in lieu of a master’s degree;
- At least 8 years of relevant professional work experience demonstrating progression of responsibilities in the areas of conflict resolution, organizational management, development and ethics, corporate responsibility and/or corporate governance, employment law, human resources or other fields that demonstrate application of analytical skills with sound judgment;
- Experience in constructive handling of concerns relating to bullying, harassment, sexual harassment and/or retaliation;
- International experience working in several countries, with diverse groups and issues.
- Strong emotional intelligence with excellent interpersonal skills, and the ability to exercise sound and independent judgment, prudence and maturity in complex and sensitive cases;
- Ability to work with discretion in handling sensitive and confidential matters;
- Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, including the ability to clearly and concisely prepare, present, discuss and defend issues, findings, and recommendations at senior levels and to produce briefs, reports, papers, etc.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, visit ADB.