Director for Enterprise (Application)
Application deadline in 3 days: Tuesday 5 Dec 2023 at 12:00 UTCOpen application form
This is a fixed term appointment or assignment for senior staff, for a period of 3 years. This vacancy is open to internal and external applicants.
The appointment may be extended for a period of up to 3 years per extension, or not renewed. In case of extension, staff may continue in the position for another term of up to 3 years. Also, if the staff selected has a regular appointment, staff will retain the regular appointment and their selection will be considered an assignment for an initial fixed period of up to 3 years. If the staff selected has a fixed term appointment, their previous appointment will cease, and they will be given a new fixed term appointment for an initial term of 3 years.
At the end of the initial period, ADB, as its discretion may: (a) renew a fixed term appointment or assignment, or (b) not renew a fixed term appointment.
Fixed-term appointments or assignments for senior staff are subject to terms and conditions determined by ADB as indicated in all relevant policies.
Asian Development Bank (ADB) is an international development finance institution headquartered in Manila, Philippines and is composed of 68 members, 49 of which are from the Asia and Pacific region. ADB is committed to achieving a prosperous, inclusive, resilient, and sustainable Asia and the Pacific****, while sustaining its efforts to eradicate extreme poverty. ADB combines finance, knowledge, and partnerships to fulfill its expanded vision under its Strategy 2030.
ADB only hires nationals of its 68 members.
The position is assigned to the Digital for Institution Division (ITIN) within ADB's Information Technology Department (ITD). ITD manages the information systems and technology services required for ADB’s operational activities, corporate functions and knowledge exchange in Headquarters and Field Offices. ITIN provides digital solutions by delivering and supporting software application/data/business process management service products. The division works with business stakeholders to ensure the digital solutions portfolio and roadmap meet business needs. In support of delivering these services, this division provides governance of applications for ADB. It also drives information consistency and efficiency of product delivery. Guided by the application governance framework and leveraging these foundational services, the division provides digital solutions to support financial, risk management, corporate, and administration systems.
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Position title upon appointment is Director, Digital for Institution Division.
The Director for Enterprise (Application) defines the software development vision and strategy and ensures alignment with ADB’s Strategy 2030, the business priorities of enterprise resources platform for finance, human resources, risk management, corporate and administration, and other institutional systems.
S/he anticipates the impact of external technological developments on ADB’s software/application architecture and strategy and ensures that the software development strategy and processes keep pace with the evolution of technology, the latest data protection and cybersecurity practices and guidelines.
S/he maintains oversight on the ADB’s software deployment strategy, facilitates the seamless implementation and integration of software, and oversees the translation of business requirements to software development initiatives and projects. S/he also evaluates viability of recommended changes in software development methodologies, processes, and standards for implementation.
S/he acts as the primary resource to implement, support, and manage the evolution of technology platforms. S/he also ensures the optimized alignment of the technology platforms’ evolution with the organizational needs and usages by supporting its governance processes. S/he leads the development of solutions and products, in collaboration with a product lead. S/he monitors the use of the platform to ensure its optimal use. S/he oversees development teams and promotes modern software development methodologies, including agile, DevOps, test automation, and CI/CD (continuous integration/continuous delivery). In addition, s/he standardizes product set up and data model for efficient reporting and integration.
S/he will report to Director General, ITD and may supervise International, National, and Administrative staff.
Relevant Experience & Requirements
The selected candidate, if new to ADB, is appointed for an initial term of 3 years.
ADB offers competitive remuneration and a comprehensive benefits package. Actual appointment salary will be based on ADB’s standards and computation, taking into account the selected individual’s qualifications and experience.
ADB seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities to work in an inclusive environment. ADB encourages all qualified candidates to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities. Women are highly encouraged to apply.
Please note that the actual level and salary will be based on qualifications of the selected candidate.