Chief Ethics Officer (based in Beijing, China)

  • Posted on 18 January 2021
  • Beijing, China | Singapore | Seoul, Korea, South | Metropolitan Manila, Philippines | Geneva, Switzerland | Paris, France | Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany | Washington, United States | New York, United States | London, United Kingdom
  • Closing on 5 February 2021

Job Description

Note: all the AIIB jobs are located in Beijing, China. All the applications must be submitted via AIIB career portal: Career Opportunities - Career - Opportunities.

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is a multilateral development bank whose mission is financing the Infrastructure for Tomorrow—infrastructure with sustainability at its core. We began operations in Beijing in January 2016 and have since grown to 103 approved members worldwide. We are capitalized up to USD100 billion and Triple-A-rated by the major international credit rating agencies. Working with partners, AIIB meets clients’ needs by unlocking new capital and investing in infrastructure that is green, technology-enabled and promotes regional connectivity.

The Chief Ethics Officer is responsible for the policy development, policy compliance and providing advice on all matters relating to Ethics at the AIIB, and supports the Board of Directors and the President in ensuring that all Board Officials and Bank Personnel observe and perform their functions consistent with the ethical standards required by the Code of Conduct for Board Officials and the Code of Conduct for Bank Personnel (“Codes of Conduct”) respectively. The Chief Ethics Officer reports directly to the President in performing his/her duties except for the purposes of his/her responsibilities under the Code for Board Officials where he/she shall report directly to the Ethics Committee.

Responsibilities:
  • Interpret, review and revise the Code of Conduct for Bank Personnel and Code of Conduct for Board Officials as appropriate.
  • Provide Administrative Guidance where necessary to facilitate the effective implementation of relevant ethical policies.
  • Receive reports of suspected or alleged misconduct and maintain the operation of the confidential reporting hotline.
  • Conduct threshold assessments and subsequent investigations in accordance with the established staff rules.
  • Manage the whistleblowing policy and provide protective measures to whistleblower to guard against retaliation.
  • Give advice on the ethical standards of conduct and provide guidance in order to avoid, mitigate or resolve potential, actual or perceived conflicts of interest.
  • Develop procedures and forms for Bank Personnel and Board Officials for making financial disclosures, and keep proper records.
  • Develop and oversee the system for capturing the disposal and donation of gifts received by Bank personnel and Bank Officials in their official capacity.
  • Raise awareness of bank personnel on ethical standards of conduct through internal training and represent the Bank, both internally and externally, on the standards of conduct.
  • Provide advice and make recommendations on issues on staff concerns related to bank operations where its expertise, views and experiences may be useful or when directed by the President.
  • Perform such other functions as the President considers appropriate.
Requirements:
  • Minimum 20 years of professional experience, including 10 years of progressively responsible professional experience in the field of corporate or business ethics and related fields, preferably in the international arena, with an impeccable record for integrity and ethical behavior.
  • An advanced university degree in law, criminal justice or other relevant fields.
  • Strong problem analysis and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with management and the Board.
  • Knowledge of current industry best practices relating to corporate ethics and business conduct/practices, preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills – including the ability to work effectively in a team/task force as participant or team leader, and with senior staff and managers.
  • Experience and demonstrated sensitivity in working with cross cultural aspects of human relations, and the ability to influence appropriately.
  • Ability to coach and mentor junior staff.

Join in AIIB’s mission to promote sustainable infrastructure investments and to improve social and economic outcomes in Asia and beyond.

About the Organization

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is a multilateral development bank whose mission is financing the Infrastructure for Tomorrow—infrastructure with sustainability at its core. We began operations in Beijing in January 2016 and have since grown to 103 approved members worldwide. We are capitalized at USD100 billion and Triple-A-rated by the major international credit rating agencies. Working with partners, AIIB meets clients’ needs by unlocking new capital and investing in infrastructure that is green, technology-enabled and promotes regional connectivity.

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