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Full Time Positions

Posting date: 25 February 2019
Closing date: 25 March 2019

Job Description:

Group Head of Budget, Human Resource and Support Service will report to the Deputy Director of Administration. You will oversee and lead the operations in the various functions of the admin team, handling AMRO’s annual budgeting, financial accounting, Human Resource (HR) management, Information & Communication Technology (ICT) management and the office facility management.

Main responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Lead the policy development of administration matters in accordance with international standards, including budgeting, financial accounting and auditing, HR management, ICT management and office facility management;
  • Compile AMRO’s annual budget, manage and control its implementation;
  • Conduct financial accounting and auditing, and submit the audited financial statements to AMRO Executive Committee;
  • Develop and implement the HR framework to attract, retain, cultivate, and motivate the talents through driving the recruitment process, strategizing rewards management in line with staff performance management, and developing training programs to enhance staff’s competency;
  • Supervise HR operations including the payroll and benefit operation, recruitment, training and employee relationship management;
  • Supervise the development of ICT infrastructure and excellence in operational delivery;
  • Manage the office facility to create enabling environment through coordination with the host country authorities, manage external vendors relationship and ensure due compliance in procurement procedure;
  • Enhance partnership and coordination with various IFIs and AMRO Executive Committee members on Budget, Finance and HR related issues; and,
  • Implement any other tasks as assigned by AMRO Director and/or Deputy Director of Administration from time to time.

The candidate should possess:

  • An advanced degree in area of public/business administration, Economics, Finance, Human Resource, Law or other related fields from a reputable university;
  • At least 10 years of relevant working experience; experience in the IFIs and/or International organisations (IOs), and a public sector environment will be an added advantage;
  • Leadership, hands on management skills to lead and manage the multi-cultural and multi-tasked team;
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills to interact effectively with staff and officials of diverse cultural backgrounds at all levels;
  • Good knowledge and experience on handling international and regional financial cooperation issues;
  • Deep understanding, good knowledge and management experience in budget, finance, human resource, accounting, administrative management, audit and evaluation and training at IOs and/or a public sector environments;
  • High proficiency in written and spoken English to deal with complex organisational issues; and,
  • Excellent computer skills in Word, Excel and Power Point.

Posting date: 25 February 2019
Closing date: 25 March 2019

Job Description:

Group Head of Strategy and Coordination will report to Deputy Director of CMIM, Strategy and Coordination. You will lead the planning and coordination across different groups in AMRO for organisational matters of strategic importance. You will lead and promote stakeholder relations including ASEAN+3 member authorities, Advisory Panel members, other International Financial Institutions (IFIs) and International Organisations (IOs) and also the media.

Main responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Lead the development and implementation of AMRO’s strategies, policies and work programs;
  • Lead the development and implementation of AMRO’s organisational performance evaluation framework;
  • Perform as AMRO’s secretariat convening office-wide meetings, keeping records, managing office schedule and hosting AMRO’s external events;
  • Organize AMRO’s participation in the AMRO Executive Committees meetings, AMRO Working Committees meetings as well as ASEAN+3 related meetings, coordinating with ASEAN+3 authorities (including Co-Chairs and Host Country authorities) and CMIM members as AMRO’s focal point;
  • Organise AMRO Advisory Panel meetings;
  • Enhance partnerships with other IFIs and IOs performing as AMRO’s focal point;
  • Enhance and promote AMRO’s public relations activities; and,
  • Implement any other tasks as assigned by AMRO Director and/or Deputy Director of CMIM, Strategy and Coordination from time to time.

The candidate should possess:

  • An advanced degree in Laws, Economics, Finance, or other related fields from a reputable university;
  • At least 10 years of relevant working experience; experience in the IFIs and/or IOs, and a public sector environment will be an added advantage;
  • Leadership and hands on management skills to lead and manage the multi-cultural and multi-tasked team;
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills to interact effectively with staff and officials of diverse cultural backgrounds at all levels;
  • Good knowledge and experience on handling international and regional financial cooperation issues;
  • Strong conceptual and analytical skills for strategic planning and implementation;
  • High proficiency in written and spoken English to deal with legal and policy issues; and,
  • Excellent computer skills in Word, Excel and Power Point.

Posting date: 25 February 2019
Closing date: 25 March 2019

Job Description:

Human Resource Officer will report to Group Head of Budget, HR and Support Service. You should provide expertise in the areas of HR management, policy on compensation and benefits, recruitment and staffing, staff development and organizational effectiveness and HR services and data management.

Main responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Support Group Head of Budget, HR and Support Service (Group Head) in reviewing, developing and implementing HR policies/programs and initiatives;
  • Support Group Head in HR strategic planning, talent acquisition and retention, performance evaluation and rewards management;
  • Support Group Head in managing pay-roll, staff retirement plan and other AMRO staff benefit ensuring the effectiveness of compensation and benefit policies and programs for staff;
  • Support Group Head in managing HR data, analysing and monitoring key HR metrics and statistics;
  • Support Group Head in liaising, communicating and consulting with other groups/teams on HR policy/program issues;
  • Support Group Head in coordinating with various authorities and IFIs on HR related issues, maintain good working relationships with Stakeholders;
  • Support Group Head in performing other administration functions such as budget and financial functions, IT related functions, procurement functions and other related functions as required; and,
  • Implement any other tasks as assigned by Group Head and/or Deputy Director of Administration from time to time.

The candidate should possess:

  • An advanced degree from reputable university in the field of public/business administration, HR management, organisational development, economics, social sciences or related fields;
  • At least 5 years of relevant professional HR working experience. Work experience at the International Financial Institutions (IFIs) or other international organisations will be advantageous;
  • Affiliation with and/or certified/accredited by recognised professional HR associations, such as CIPD, IPMA-HR, SHRM etc. is preferable;
  • Deep understanding and experience of IFIs best practices in dealing HR strategy, policy and practice, staff planning and recruitment, performance management & career development, compensation and benefit policies, pension & insurance management, learning and organisational effectiveness, HR analysis, HR planning and budgeting and HR service (including on-boarding, in-service, and off-boarding);
  • Excellent organizational skills, experience in coordinating activities that require teamwork, excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills to interact with AMRO staff with diverse cultural backgrounds and external contacts in accordance with AMRO’s organizational practices, and procedures and policies;
  • Excellent leadership, mentoring and coaching skill;
  • Client orientation, problem solving capability;
  • Strong persistence, efficiency and punctuality in handling multiple tasks under pressure;
  • Excellent communication and negotiating skills and ability in English, both spoken and written to influence others to reach agreement; and,
  • Excellent computer skills in Word, Excel and Power Point.

Posting date: 1 February 2019
Closing date: –

TERMS OF REFERENCE

  • Assist his/her Group Head in the planning and implementation of the group’s work plan in support of AMRO’s overall goals, ensuring efficiency, relevance and impact of AMRO’s surveillance work;
  • Be responsible for conducting surveillance of assigned member economies including:
    • data collection, monitoring and analyzing developments in the country(ies);
    • identifying risks and vulnerabilities facing those economies and formulating policies to address them;
    • drafting briefing notes for management and for consultation and interim visit;
    • developing work programs and participating in annual consultations and preparing initial drafts of country consultation reports for the assigned country;
    • providing regular updates to his/her Group Head and senior management on emerging events and issues in his/her assigned country;
  • Be responsible for conducting surveillance of the region including:
    • data collection, monitoring and analyzing regional developments;
    • monitoring and analyzing extra-regional major economies such as the US, Europe and major emerging markets economies;
    • monitoring and analyzing global and regional financial markets;
    • identifying risks and vulnerabilities in the global economy and global financial markets and implications for the member economies of AMRO, and developing policy options to deal with them, in close collaboration with the country desk economists;
    • preparing initial drafts of flagship reports and other monthly or quarterly reports;
  • Plan and conduct economic and financial studies and research under the guidance of his/her Group Head;
  • Collect and manage data from the ASEAN+3 authorities, IFIs, private sectors and other data sources;
  • Supervise and guide research assistants;
  • Maintain good relations with the authorities and liaise with authorities on all surveillance matters between AMRO and the member economies;
  • Assist Group Head in dealing with various issues of strategic importance; and
  • Conduct other ad-hoc tasks as assigned by his/her Group Head or Senior Management.

The candidate should possess

  • An advanced degree in economics, finance, public finance, international finance and exchange rate policy or related fields from a reputable university;
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience and knowledge in economics and/or finance, including macro-financial modelling and policy;
  • Strong analytical ability and capacity to conduct rigorous research;
  • Experience in conducting regional economic surveillance of the ASEAN+3 economies or global advanced economies; experience in fiscal or financial sector surveillance and financial stability issues would be an added advantage;
  • Proficiency in software applications such as Microsoft Office and high proficiency in using packages such as Stata, EViews, MATLAB; high proficiency in programming in languages such as R and Python would be a significant advantage;
  • Close familiarity with key third-party economics and finance databases, such as Bloomberg, CEIC, Haver, Refinitiv (Datastream);
  • Strong motivation and initiative, and be results-oriented and accountable for the accuracy of both data and information;
  • Strong teamwork and communication skills to interact effectively with staff and officials of diverse cultural backgrounds at all levels;
  • High proficiency in written and spoken English.

Qualified candidates should send (a) CV, (b) a brief description of the relevant working experiences, and (c) earliest possible starting date of employment at AMRO, to AMRO.Recruitment@amro-asia.org. Please indicate the position that you are applying for. We will acknowledge receipt of all the applications. However, we regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.