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Inter-American Development Bank  

Site: United States of America, District of Columbia, washington
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Sector: Banking
Company size: 500 employees or more

We work to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. Through financial and technical support for countries working to reduce poverty and inequality, we help improve health and education, and advance infrastructure. Our aim is to achieve development in a sustainable, climate-friendly way. With a history dating back to 1959, today we are the leading source of development financing for Latin America and the Caribbean. We provide loans, grants, and technical assistance; and we conduct extensive research. We maintain a strong commitment to achieving measurable results and the highest standards of integrity, transparency, and accountability.

The Bank's current focus areas include three development challenges – social inclusion and equality, productivity and innovation, and economic integration – and three cross-cutting issues – gender equality and diversity, climate change and environmental sustainability; and institutional capacity and the rule of law.

 

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Inter-American Development Bank

Research Economist (Principal / Lead Specialist)

United States of America, District of Columbia , Washington

About this positionWe are looking for a senior economics researcher who is familiar with the development challenges faced by Latin America and the Caribbean who wants to make a difference in the development of the region. Do your peers recognize you as someone who possesses: (1) strong technical skills; (2) a record of high-quality, original research in peer-reviewed journals; (3) the ability to communicate with a wide range of potential audiences; and (4) an interest in policy issues in the region? Join the Research Department and the team of the Chief Economist!You will work in our Research Department (RES). This call is open to the fields of Macroeconomics, International Finance, Monetary and Fiscal Policy, and Credit and Banking. We particularly seek an individual who not only possesses a strong publication record and policy engagement but who can mentor junior colleagues in publishing and provide advice on topical macroeconomic developments important for the region. What you'll do:Conduct economic research, identifying challenges and issues, applying theoretical and/or empirical economic analysis, developing policy recommendations and generating knowledge in area of expertise that is recognized as standard setting for the industry/region.Advise or provide input to resolve highly complex technical problems in business area or field of expertise. Make technical recommendations which have a significant and long-term impact on business performance, area of expertise and/or development effectiveness.Lead the development and implementation of new or revised tools, methodologies, processes and/or policies that have an impact on the business, area of expertise and/or development effectiveness. Develop plans for the dissemination of knowledge products and policy recommendations, identifying target audiences and appropriate communication mediums.Present research to academic and non-academic audiences and refine research papers considering comments for eventual publication in refereed journals. Provide thought and strategic leadership to a network of practitioners in area of expertise across the IDB or at a regional level. Build networks with international organizations, academic institutions, and professional bodies to disseminate research, exchange relevant information, promote cooperative research initiatives, and expand the influence of the IDB.Lead/manage team members in a project management capacity, acting as a technical referent/head in projects of strategic input, high complexity, and ample scope such as the flagship publication known as Development in the Americas, by using internal and external resources and addressing new research issues to encourage policy discussions and enhance the visibility and impact of our work. Lead and/or review and evaluate the academic work of outside researchers (consultants and research institutions hired through the Latin American Research Network or otherwise), ensuring that they meet the highest standards of quality. Conduct the department's research agenda in the desired direction collaboratively with management and other senior staff.Provide advice to IDB management on policy issues related to your research agenda.Coach and mentor junior staff and consultants. What you'll needCitizenship: You are a citizen of one of our 48-member countries.Consanguinity: You have no family members (up to fourth degree of consanguinity and second degree of affinity, including spouse) working at the IDB Group.Education: Ph.D. in Economics required.Experience: You have at least 6 years of relevant professional experience. Preference will be given to individuals who combine a strong academic profile with an interest and experience in policy and who have worked on topics relevant to development in Latin America and the Caribbean.Languages: You have a good working knowledge of at least two official Bank languages (English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish). Members of the selection panel will conduct interviews soon after the call for application is finished. A cover letter, CV, and a recent paper must be submitted along with the application. The deadline for applying is July 30, 2024. Key skillsLearn continuously Collaborate and share knowledgeFocus on clients Communicate and influence Innovate and try new things  Type of contract and duration International staff contract, 36 months initially, renewable upon mutual agreement.  What we offer:The IDB group provides benefits that respond to the different needs and moments of an employee's life. These benefits include:A competitive compensation package, including an annual base salary expressed on a net- of-tax basisLeaves and vacations: 24 days of paid time off + 8 personal days + sick leave + gender- neutral parental leaveHealth Insurance: IDB Group provides employees and eligible dependents with a robust medical benefits program which covers medical, dental, vision, preventive care, and prescription drugs. Pension plan: defined benefit pension plan that provides financial security and support employees in planning for their future.We offer assistance with relocation and visa applications for you and your family, when it applies.Hybrid and flexible work schedulesHealth and wellbeing:  Access to our Health Services Center which provides preventive care and health education for employees.Development support: We offer tools to boost your professional profile such as mentoring, 1:1 professional counseling, training and learning opportunities, language classes, mobility options, among others.Other perks: Lactation Room, Daycare Center, Gym, Bike Racks, Parking, Spouse Career Program, and others.  Our culture At the IDB Group we work so everyone brings their best and authentic selves to work, willing to try new approaches without fear, and where they are accountable and rewarded for their actions. Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) are at the center of our organization. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and encourage women, LGBTQ+ people, persons with disabilities, Afro-descendants, and Indigenous people to apply. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job interview process. If you are a qualified candidate with a disability, please e-mail us at diversity@iadb.org  to request reasonable accommodation to complete this application. Our Human Resources Team reviews carefully every application.   About the IDB Group The IDB Group, composed of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), IDB Invest, and the IDB Lab offers flexible financing solutions to its member countries to finance economic and social development through lending and grants to public and private entities in Latin America and the Caribbean.  About IDB The Inter-American Development Bank is devoted to improving lives. Established in 1959, the IDB is a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. The IDB also conducts groundbreaking research and provides policy advice, technical assistance and training to public and private sector clients throughout the region.  Follow us: https://www.linkedin.com/company/inter-american-development-bank/ https://www.facebook.com/IADB.org https://twitter.com/the_IDB  This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. Our coaches are here to help tailor your application to the requirements of the job (service provided at your own cost).Interview preparation: When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.Additional services for  Swiss nationals who get invited to the selection process (written test, interview, assessment centre, etc.):Let us know by writing to recruitment@cinfo.ch. We flag matching applications to HR partners and SDC/SECO for visibility.Benefit from free interview/assessment preparation by registering here : Interview and Assessment Centre Preparation for Jobs in Multilateral Organisations. Our coaches stand ready to help prepare for upcoming interview/assessment centre.

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Inter-American Development Bank

Division Chief - Fiscal Management Division

United States of America, District of Columbia , Washington
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services/International Cooperation
Other

The IDB Group is a community of diverse, versatile, and passionate people who come together on a journey to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. Our people find purpose and do what they love in an inclusive, collaborative, agile, and rewarding environment. About this positionThe Institutions for Development Sector (IFD) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is tasked with strengthening institutions and policies to foster public sector management and private sector development to improve the lives of people across the Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region. IFD conceptualizes, prepares, implements, supervises, and evaluates operations in the areas of governance and public sector strengthening and reform, including fiscal management and service delivery to citizens; financial markets; technology, competitiveness and innovation; and digital transformation.The Fiscal Management Division (IFD/FMM) supports the efforts of national and subnational governments in Latin America and the Caribbean region to strengthen fiscal policy and management to foster economic growth and reduce inequality and poverty.Our Division's primary areas of work include tax policy and administration, public expenditure policy and management, subnational fiscal policy and management, fiscal sustainability, macro-fiscal policy and fiscal transparency. Accordingly, our activities related to fiscal policy encompass designing projects to reform tax policy and public spending policy. We also provide advisory and technical assistance on specific issues and generate knowledge to guide our evidence-based interventions and learn from our work. What you'll do:  This is a strategic managerial position to lead, steer and shape the Bank's support through the Fiscal Management Division to address the vulnerabilities of the Latin America and the Caribbean region, unlock its potential to foster transformative social and economic progress, and actively combat climate change.You will:Provide strategic leadership to guide the Bank's agenda and advise senior management in relevant policies, strategies, guidelines and initiatives for the Bank and regional member countries in the areas of responsibility of the Division.Remain abreast of innovative knowledge in the field, including the latest innovations and insights, evolving international standards (OECD, G20), and long-term foresight about structural trends in the region, as well as generate and oversee policy-relevant research and knowledge products in the areas of competence of the Division.Conduct high-level policy dialogue with government authorities and handle the timely provision of high-quality analytical and advisory services to client countries.Supervise the identification, preparation and delivery of high-quality, tailor-made loan operations and technical assistance grants.Ensure the alignment with country strategies and lead the dialogue with country representatives on the scope of Bank support in the areas of responsibility of the Division.Supervise the strategic directions of the Division, manage the Division's core management team, ensure quality control of its operations, and provide direct and indirect line management to its staff.Manage a highly skilled interdisciplinary and multi-cultural team of professionals, located in both headquarters and country offices within the region; lead, mentor, establish goals and expectations, handle performance, provide feedback and plan recruitments to optimize staff performance; and promote information sharing within the Division, contributing to coherence, consistency and collaboration between employees.Foster internal and external coordination, maintaining a continuous dialogue with other sector divisions of the Bank, and strengthening strategic partnerships with other international and regional organizations.Represent the Bank in relevant regional and international initiatives, public forums, conferences and seminars as speaker, panelist, and participant.  What you'll needEducation: Master's degree (Ph.D. preferred) in Economics, Public Policy with concentration in Economics and/or Public Finance, Public Finance, Development Economics, or other fields relevant to the responsibilities of the role.Experience: At least 10 years of relevant experience in government, bilateral aid agency or multilateral institution. Track record of handling high-performance teams supporting the design and implementation of loan and grants programs to strengthen government institutions and improve public services. Experience working with a wide range of aid instruments (policy-based lending, investment loans and technical assistance grants). Proven in-depth technical knowledge in one or more areas under the purview of the Division and exposure to Latin America and the Caribbean's governance challenges.Languages:  Proficiency in English and Spanish, spoken and written, is required. Additional knowledge of French and Portuguese is preferable.Key skillsMentor and developPromote Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and BelongingBuild Lean and Versatile teamsLead change and TransformationCreate Partnerships RequirementsCitizenship: You are a citizen of one of our 48-member countries. We may offer assistance with relocation and visa applications for you and your eligible dependents.Consanguinity: You have no family members (up to the fourth degree of consanguinity and second degree of affinity, including spouse) working at the IDB, IDB Invest, or IDB Lab. Type of contract and durationInternational staff contract, 36 months initially, renewable upon mutual agreement. What we offerThe IDB Group provides benefits that respond to the different needs and moments of an employee's life. These benefits include:A competitive compensation package, including an annual base salary expressed on a net-of-tax basis.Leaves and vacations: 24 days of paid time off + 8 personal days + sick leave + gender- neutral parental leave.Health Insurance: IDB Group provides employees and eligible dependents with a robust medical benefits program that covers medical, dental, vision, preventive care, and prescription drugs.Pension plan: defined benefit pension plan that provides financial security and support employees in planning for their future.We offer assistance with relocation and visa applications for you and your family when it applies.Hybrid and flexible work schedules.Health and well-being:  Access to our Health Services Center that provides preventive care and health education for employees.Development support: We offer tools to boost your professional profile, such as mentoring, 1:1 professional counseling, training and learning opportunities, language classes, mobility options, among others.Other perks: Lactation Room, Daycare Center, Gym, Bike Racks, Parking, Spouse Career Program, and others. Our cultureAt the IDB Group, we work so everyone brings their best and authentic selves to work, willing to try new approaches without fear, and where they are accountable and rewarded for their actions.Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) are at the center of our organization. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and encourage women, LGBTQ+ people, persons with disabilities, Afro-descendants, and Indigenous people to apply.We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job interview process. If you are a qualified candidate with a disability, please e-mail us at diversity@iadb.org to request reasonable accommodation to complete this application.Our Human Resources Team reviews carefully every application. About the IDB GroupThe IDB Group, composed of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), IDB Invest, and the IDB Lab, offers flexible financing solutions to its member countries to finance economic and social development through lending and grants to public and private entities in Latin America and the Caribbean.About IDBThe Inter-American Development Bank is devoted to improving lives. Established in 1959, the IDB is a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social, and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. The IDB also conducts innovative research and provides policy advice, technical assistance, and training to public and private sector clients throughout the region. Follow us:https://www.linkedin.com/company/inter-american-development-bank/https://www.facebook.com/IADB.orghttps://twitter.com/the_IDB This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. Our coaches are here to help tailor your application to the requirements of the job (service provided at your own cost).Interview preparation: When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.Additional services for  Swiss nationals who get invited to the selection process (written test, interview, assessment centre, etc.):Let us know by writing to recruitment@cinfo.ch. We flag matching applications to HR partners and SDC/SECO for visibility.Benefit from free interview/assessment preparation by registering here : Interview and Assessment Centre Preparation for Jobs in Multilateral Organisations. Our coaches stand ready to help prepare for upcoming interview/assessment centre.

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Inter-American Development Bank

Development Effectiveness - Senior Associate

United States of America, Washington , Washington D.C.
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services/International Cooperation
Other

The IDB Group is a community of diverse, versatile, and passionate people who come together on a journey to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. Our people find purpose and do what they love in an inclusive, collaborative, agile, and rewarding environment.  About this positionWe are searching for a development effectiveness senior associate working under the supervision of the Division Chief of the Development Effectiveness Division (DVF) of the Strategy and Development Department (DSP).Our division is in charge of the design and implementation of the IDB Invest's development effectiveness framework. It establishes, implements, and coordinates compliance with evaluation standards at each stage of a project's life cycle (origination, preparation, implementation, and evaluation). DVF ensures both accountability and learning for the benefit of our clients, partners, and beneficiaries in Latin America and the Caribbean. Furthermore, it defines operational recommendations and is responsible for corporate reporting and cooperation with other MDBs on development effectiveness matters. DVF manages various tools such as: ex-ante and ex-post cost-benefit analysis, the Development Effectiveness Learning Tracking and Assessment Tool (DELTA), the Annual Supervision Report (ASR), the Expanded Supervision Reports (XSR), and in-depth and impact evaluations. What you'll do:Implement and review development effectiveness tools. Ensure compliance with the evaluation standards embedded in the development effectiveness framework.Ensure that throughout the lifecycle of IDB Invest products and services, development effectiveness objectives are met; and that quality standards are followed to ensure the relevance, efficiency, effectiveness, and evaluability, as well as the financial sustainability and financial contribution of these products and services.Participate in project preparation, providing technical advice on the project design and monitoring and evaluation plans. Provide training to our teams and clients on intervention logic, indicators, data collection, and evaluation methodologies.Design and implement project/program assessments, thematic/sector reviews and studies' systemic, catalytic, and demonstration effects. Project/program assessments include, but are not limited to ex-post evaluations, impact evaluations, and thorough testing of new products and services.Facilitate the inclusion of lessons learned into the design of new projects and provide advice for the implementation of ongoing projects. Participate in the preparation of knowledge products focused on development effectiveness.Report on development effectiveness data to inform the Corporate Results Framework, Development Effectiveness Overview, pitch books and other communication products. Facilitate the cooperation with other MDBs on development effectiveness matters.    What you'll need Education: You hold a master's degree in economics, Business Administration, Finance, Public Policy or related field for the officer position. Experience:At least 3 years of proven experience in project management or monitoring and evaluation of development projects in one or more areas of interest for the IDB Invest (financial markets and banking, transport, energy, telecommunication, agribusiness, manufacturing, tourism, and other services).Experience in economic cost-benefit analysis or impact evaluation is a plus.Deep understanding of the operational work of the IDB Invest or similar experience in a multilateral institution/ private sector. Knowledge and/or experience in Latin America and the Caribbean is essential.Strong project management skills and experience managing complex projects, developing and implementing innovation, as well as the ability to engage stakeholders across different levels of the organization.Languages:You are proficient in oral and written English and Spanish; knowledge of Portuguese and/or French is a plus.Location:Field Country Office in Latin American and the CaribbeanRequirements:Citizenship: You are either a citizen of the country where the position is located or with a residency or legal permit to work in this country. Consanguinity: You have no family members (up to the fourth degree of consanguinity and second degree of affinity, including spouse) working at the IDB, IDB Invest, or IDB Lab.  Type of contract and duration National staff contract, 36 months initially, renewable upon mutual agreement. What we offer The IDB Group provides benefits that respond to the different needs and moments of an employee's life. These benefits include:  A competitive compensation package. Leaves and vacations: 24 days of paid time off + 8 personal days + sick leave + gender-neutral parental leave.Health Insurance: IDB Group provides employees and eligible dependents with a robust medical benefits program that covers medical, dental, vision, preventive care, and prescription drugs. Pension plan: defined benefit pension plan that provides financial security and supports employees in planning for their future. Hybrid and flexible work schedules. Health and wellbeing:  Access to our Health Services Center which provides preventive care and health education for employees. Development support: We offer tools to boost your professional profile such as mentoring, 1:1 professional counseling, training, and learning opportunities, language classes, and mobility options, among others.  Our culture At the IDB Group we work so everyone brings their best and authentic selves to work, willing to try innovative approaches without fear, and where they are accountable and rewarded for their actions. Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) are at the center of our organization. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and encourage women, LGBTQ+ people, persons with disabilities, Afro-descendants, and Indigenous people to apply.  We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job interview process. If you are a qualified candidate with a disability, please e-mail us at diversity@iadb.org  to request reasonable accommodation to complete this application. Our Human Resources Team reviews carefully every application.  About the IDB Group The IDB Group, composed of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), IDB Invest, and the IDB Lab offers flexible financing solutions to its member countries to finance economic and social development through lending and grants to public and private entities in Latin America and the Caribbean. About IDB Invest IDB Invest, a member of the IDB Group, is a multilateral development bank committed to promoting the economic development of its member countries in Latin America and the Caribbean through the private sector. IDB Invest finances sustainable companies and projects to achieve financial results and improve economic, social, and environmental development in the region. With a portfolio of $16.3 billion in asset management and 394 clients in 25 countries, IDB Invest provides innovative financial solutions and advisory services that meet the needs of its clients in a variety of industries.   This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. Our coaches are here to help tailor your application to the requirements of the job (service provided at your own cost). Interview preparation: When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. Additional services for  Swiss nationals who get invited to  the selection process (written test, interview, assessment centre, etc.): Let us know by writing to recruitment@cinfo.ch. We flag matching applications to HR partners and SDC/SECO for visibility. Benefit from free interview/assessment preparation by registering here: Interview and Assessment Centre Preparation for Jobs in Multilateral Organisations. Our coaches stand ready to help prepare for upcoming interview/assessment centre.​ 

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Inter-American Development Bank

Chief of Operations (Operations Lead Specialist/Senior Specialist)

United States of America, Washington , Washington D.C.
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services/International Cooperation
Other

Location: Multiple Locations  The IDB Group is a community of diverse, versatile, and passionate people who come together on a journey to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. Our people find purpose and do what they love in an inclusive, collaborative, agile, and rewarding environment.  About this position We are looking for highly motivated individuals with strong leadership, operational experience, and deep understanding of the Bank's mission and policies, to advance the operational dialogue with country counterparts, and to contribute to the origination, programming and monitoring efforts aligned with our priorities and country needs in the public. As Chief of Operations (COO), reporting directly to the Country Representative, and in close coordination with the Country Department, you will lead the monitoring and effectiveness of the project investment portfolio in the country and be responsible for project execution by results, ensuring compliance with targets defined in the Country Office's business plan and country strategy. The COO supervises the operations team in the Country Office and coordinates with the Sector and Fiduciary Specialists the supervision of the portfolio.  What you'll do:   Preparation, Execution and Supervision of Operations and Portfolio Management: Participate in the formulation, implementation, and monitoring of the Bank's Country Strategy, including advising on the strategic and programming dialogue with the country authorities.Lead portfolio reviews with borrowers and executing agencies and participate in the internal portfolio reviews between Country and Sectors Departments.Oversee the performance and effectiveness of the operational program based on results, ensuring that portfolio execution is aligned with the Bank's results framework.Supervise the technical and operational teams in the different instances of project portfolio reviews, project start-up, project mid-term review and/or evaluations, etc., with a focus on measurement for results and achievement of objectives.Identify, and respond to, capacity-building needs (for Country Office staff and executing agencies) for a better results-based management approach.Cultivate an environment of learning from the Bank's completed projects (what worked well and what did not). In addition, promote knowledge sharing on country regulations and procedures, guiding operational and institutional aspects, emphasizing project design, execution analysis and institutional capacity.Provide feedback to the Representative and Management on opportunities and barriers to the achievement of strategic goals, including the dialogue with Bank Departments, Offices and Divisions, to pursue the goals of the operational plan and the country's requirements.Recommend and own the implementation of strategies that introduce alternative or revised processes, improved efficiency and metrics and better coordination with key partners to address systemic execution challenges, based on risk analysis of the project.Build and maintain dialogue and partnership development in operational matters with country authorities and key actors, including bilateral and multilateral organizations, private sector, and civil society.Take calculated risks with new insights and initiatives, including rethinking approaches to improve execution issues and results.Provide technical guidance to more junior staff, including but not limited to Operations Analysts. What you'll need Education: Master's degree (or equivalent) in Management, Business Administration, Economics, Engineering, or other fields relevant to the responsibilities of the role.Experience: Minimum of 6 years of relevant experience in project management, results-based management and the Bank's results framework. Detailed understanding of IDB's operational policies and procedures, public institutions management, budget cycle, and risk management a plus. Advanced knowledge of one of the Bank's sectors would be an advantage.Languages: Proficiency in English is required, and one of the other Bank official languages (Spanish, French or Portuguese) will be highly valued.  Key skills  Technical track (with supervisory responsibilities): Mentor and develop Promote Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging  Focus on clients  Communicate and influence  Innovate and try new things   Requirements Citizenship: You are a citizen of one of our 48-member countries. We may offer assistance with relocation and visa applications for you and your eligible dependents.  Consanguinity: You have no family members (up to the fourth degree of consanguinity and second degree of affinity, including spouse) working at the IDB, IDB Invest, or IDB Lab.  Our culture At the IDB Group, we work so everyone brings their best and authentic selves to work, willing to try new approaches without fear, and where they are accountable and rewarded for their actions. Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) are at the center of our organization. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and encourage women, LGBTQ+ people, persons with disabilities, Afro-descendants, and Indigenous people to apply. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job interview process. If you are a qualified candidate with a disability, please e-mail us at diversity@iadb.org to request reasonable accommodation to complete this application.Our Human Resources Team reviews carefully every application.   About the IDB Group The IDB Group, composed of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), IDB Invest, and the IDB Lab, offers flexible financing solutions to its member countries to finance economic and social development through lending and grants to public and private entities in Latin America and the Caribbean. About IDBThe Inter-American Development Bank is devoted to improving lives. Established in 1959, the IDB is a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social, and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. The IDB also conducts cutting-edge research and provides policy advice, technical assistance, and training to public and private sector clients throughout the region. This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. Our coaches are here to help tailor your application to the requirements of the job (service provided at your own cost). Interview preparation: When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. Additional services for  Swiss nationals who get invited to  the selection process (written test, interview, assessment centre, etc.): Let us know by writing to recruitment@cinfo.ch. We flag matching applications to HR partners and SDC/SECO for visibility. Benefit from free interview/assessment preparation by registering here: Interview and Assessment Centre Preparation for Jobs in Multilateral Organisations. Our coaches stand ready to help prepare for upcoming interview/assessment centre.​ 

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Inter-American Development Bank

Resource Planning and Administration Specialist

Jamaica, Kingston , Kingston

The IDB Group is a community of diverse, versatile, and passionate people who come together on a journey to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. Our people find purpose and do what they love in an inclusive, collaborative, agile, and rewarding environment. About this positionWe are looking for a dynamic and innovative Resource Planning and Administration (RPA) Specialist. In this role, you will be overseeing and performing a wide range of general administrative functions in human resource management, budget and contract management, change management and overall service orientation.   You will work in our Country Office in Jamaica, which is part of the Country Caribbean Department (CCB). The team is responsible for the promotion and development of Bank country strategies and programming; as well as knowledge and capacity-building work that contribute to the country dialogue in the region. The department supports the processing, negotiation, and administration of regional and country specific projects and programs; leading and maintaining the relations of the IDB with member countries; promoting and coordinating the use of the funds administered by the Bank or under parallel financing agreements.  What you'll do:Working under the moderate supervision of the IDB Representative in Jamaica and the Resource Planning and Administrative Officer in Headquarters, you will:  Human Resource Management:Develop human resource strategies and plans to optimize the capabilities of the Country Office, in alignment with the business needs.Manage and effectively execute human resource policies and advise the Representative on issues related to recruitment, promotion and mobility, amongst others.Guide and facilitate human resource actions and activities, such as recruitment, onboarding and offboarding, performance management, learning and recognition programs, engagement, diversity and inclusion, and other related activities in the Country Office.Advise personnel on HR policies and processes. Guide retired staff of the Bank in the country on these issues.Provide guidance on national labor, tax laws and regulations, rights, privileges, and immunities of the IDB Group and its employees in accordance with the agreement signed between the IDB Group and national authorities of Jamaica.Liaise with entities such as the Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Finance and Customs, among others (universities, firms of outsourced staff, etc.) to manage services required by the Country Office and its officials.Contribute to the design and delivery of the departmental Knowledge, Innovation and Communications (KIC) Plan. Coordinate training and knowledge actions and activities as needed.Provide technical guidance to administrative employees.  Budget and Contract Management: Coordinate and monitor the business plan and prepare and monitor the annual budget   to anticipate and communicate deviations in a timely manner.Develop and analyze the strategic planning, execution, and monitoring of all Country Office financial resources, including identification of needs for goods and administrative services, and preparation of reports for management review and decision making. Implement internal controls to mitigate risk in ensuring the correct accounting of income and expenses, the management of the revolving fund, and ensure that payments are within the established standards, along with overseeing critical month-end and year-end budget closing activities.Advise Management on budget and financial-accounting policies and procedures.Be responsible for corporate procurement, including the process of planning, bidding, execution and analysis of contracts to improve operational efficiency and minimize financial risks.    Change Management and Business/Workflow Process Improvement:   Contribute to the identification of opportunities to improve the efficiency of the Country Office and support the review and design of internal procedures and client-oriented guidelines, ensuring alignment with the Bank's administrative policies and procedures.   Service Orientation:  Coordinate tasks related to corporate matters including procurement, travel, corporate facilities management, corporate social responsibility, security and business continuity, records management, and information technology.Propose and monitor the implementation of an annual program of preventive maintenance and replacement of fixed assets. Periodically monitor the optimal operation of the facility.Contribute to the coordination of events, seminars, and annual retreats including logistics, invitations, venue, catering services, and the publication and dissemination of event materials.  What you'll needEducation: Master's degree in business administration, Financial Management, Accounting, Human Resources, Operations Management, or other fields relevant to the responsibilities of the role.  Experience: At least 4 years of experience in the management of human resources, budgeting, accounting, corporate management, and general administration.Languages: Fluency in English is required. Proficiency in another Bank language (Spanish, Portuguese, and/or French) is desirable. Key skills Learn continuouslyCollaborate and share knowledgeFocus on clientsCommunicate and influenceInnovate and try new things RequirementsCitizenship:  You are a citizen of Jamaica.Consanguinity: You have no family members (up to the fourth degree of consanguinity and second degree of affinity, including spouse) working at the IDB, IDB Invest, or IDB Lab.  Type of contract and durationNational staff contract, 36 months initially, renewable upon mutual agreement.   What we offer The IDB group provides benefits that respond to the different needs and moments of an employee's life. These benefits include:  A competitive compensation package.Leaves and vacations: 24 days of paid time off + 8 personal days + sick leave + gender-neutral parental leaveHealth Insurance: IDB Group provides employees and eligible dependents with a robust medical benefits program that covers medical, dental, vision, preventive care, and prescription drugs.Pension plan: pre-defined pension plan that provides financial security and supports employees in planning for their future.Hybrid and flexible work schedulesHealth and wellbeing:  Access to our Health Services Center which provides preventive care and health education for employees.Development support: We offer tools to boost your professional profile such as mentoring, 1:1 professional counseling, training, and learning opportunities, language classes, mobility options, among others.   Our culture  At the IDB Group we work so everyone brings their best and authentic selves to work, willing to try new approaches without fear, and where they are accountable and rewarded for their actions. Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) are at the center of our organization. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and encourage women, LGBTQ+ people, persons with disabilities, Afro-descendants, and Indigenous people to apply. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job interview process. If you are a qualified candidate with a disability, please e-mail us at diversity@iadb.org  to request reasonable accommodation to complete this application. Our Human Resources Team reviews carefully every application.    About the IDB Group  The IDB Group, composed of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), IDB Invest, and the IDB Lab offers flexible financing solutions to its member countries to finance economic and social development through lending and grants to public and private entities in Latin America and the Caribbean.   About IDB The Inter-American Development Bank is devoted to improving lives. Established in 1959, the IDB is a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social, and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. The IDB also conducts cutting-edge research and provides policy advice, technical assistance, and training to public and private sector clients throughout the region.   This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. Our coaches are here to help tailor your application to the requirements of the job (service provided at your own cost). Interview preparation: When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. Additional services for  Swiss nationals who get invited to  the selection process (written test, interview, assessment centre, etc.): Let us know by writing to recruitment@cinfo.ch. 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07/06/2024
Inter-American Development Bank

Fiscal Management Senior Specialist

United States of America, Washington , Washington

The IDB Group is a community of diverse, versatile, and passionate people who come together on a journey to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. Our people find purpose and do what they love in an inclusive, collaborative, agile, and rewarding environment.  About this position The Fiscal Management Division (IFD/FMM) supports the efforts of national and subnational governments in Latin America and the Caribbean region to strengthen fiscal policy and management to foster economic growth and reduce inequality and poverty. We are looking for a fiscal expert who will take an active role in all knowledge activities of the division and who will participate in policy dialogue, technical assistance, and lending operations with member countries.Our main areas of work are tax policy and administration, public expenditure policy and management, subnational fiscal policy and management, fiscal sustainability as well as macro-fiscal policy and fiscal transparency.  What you'll do:   Knowledge activitiesLead the development of new opportunities to further the knowledge agenda, including in tax policy and administration, fiscal policy, expenditure management and fiscal institutions, both at the central and subnational levels.Coordinate and/or review and evaluate the academic work of internal and external researchers (consultants and research institutions hired by the IDB), ensuring adherence to the highest standards of quality.Conduct applied research and policy analysis to support IDB operational activities.Lead the implementation of the multiannual knowledge agenda of the Fiscal Management Division, considering institutional priorities, client demands, operational projects, and existing knowledge gaps in the region. Contribute in the design and implementation of internal programs to disseminate research products and strengthen the technical capabilities of personnel through conferences, publications, and seminars. Facilitate synergies between knowledge generation and communications efforts.Build networks for disseminating research findings, promoting cooperative research initiatives, and discussing policy issues within and outside the Bank. Establish partnerships with academic institutions, private entities, and other agencies producing knowledge related to our work for joint research. Represent the Fiscal Management Division in conferences, workshops, and public forums, either as a speaker or panelist, to share expertise and disseminate research findings. Technical Dialogue and Lending operationsLead and/or participate in the design of lending operations (e.g., investment, credit lines, policy and results based) to support fiscal reforms.Collaborate in the implementation of fiscal projects throughout the project cycle, promoting innovation and the effectiveness of our interventions.Provide technical input to policy dialogue with country authorities to improve fiscal policy at national and subnational levels. What you'll need Education: Master's degree (or equivalent advanced degree) in engineering, economics, public policy, technology, or other fields relevant to the responsibilities of the role.  PhD in the same areas preferred. Proven track record on high-impact research and evidence-based knowledge translatable to policy advice.Experience: At least 6 years of practical experience in technical positions in academia, governments, consultancy and/or international organizations analyzing fiscal issues. Research and policy papers on public finance related topics will be required, as well as some experience in leading fiscal modernization projects, and a sound understanding of fiscal policies. Candidates should be familiar with best international practices in fiscal institutions. A good understanding of and experience in the use of technology in modern fiscal management is also key.Languages:  o   Proficiency in English and Spanish, spoken and written, is required. Additional knowledge of French and Portuguese is preferable.   Key skills Learn continuously Collaborate and share knowledge Focus on clients Communicate and influence Innovate and try new things  RequirementsCitizenship: You are a citizen of one of our 48-member countries. We may offer assistance with relocation and visa applications for you and your eligible dependents.Consanguinity: You have no family members (up to the fourth degree of consanguinity and second degree of affinity, including spouse) working at the IDB, IDB Invest, or IDB Lab.  Type of contract and duration International staff contract, 36 months initially, renewable upon mutual agreement.   What we offer  The IDB Group provides benefits that respond to the different needs and moments of an employee's life. These benefits include:A competitive compensation package, including an annual base salary expressed on a net-of-tax basis.Leaves and vacations: 24 days of paid time off + 8 personal days + sick leave + gender- neutral parental leave.Health Insurance: IDB Group provides employees and eligible dependents with a robust medical benefits program that covers medical, dental, vision, preventive care, and prescription drugs.Pension plan: defined benefit pension plan that provides financial security and support employees in planning for their future.We offer assistance with relocation and visa applications for you and your family when it appliesHybrid and flexible work schedules.Health and well-being:  Access to our Health Services Center that provides preventive care and health education for employees.Development support: We offer tools to boost your professional profile, such as mentoring, 1:1 professional counseling, training and learning opportunities, language classes, mobility options, among others.Other perks: Lactation Room, Daycare Center, Gym, Bike Racks, Parking, Spouse Career Program, and others.  Our culture  At the IDB Group, we work so everyone brings their best and authentic selves to work, willing to try new approaches without fear, and where they are accountable and rewarded for their actions. Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) are at the center of our organization. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and encourage women, LGBTQ+ people, persons with disabilities, Afro-descendants, and Indigenous people to apply. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job interview process. If you are a qualified candidate with a disability, please e-mail us at diversity@iadb.org to request reasonable accommodation to complete this application.Our Human Resources Team reviews carefully every application.   About the IDB Group The IDB Group, composed of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), IDB Invest, and the IDB Lab, offers flexible financing solutions to its member countries to finance economic and social development through lending and grants to public and private entities in Latin America and the Caribbean. About IDBThe Inter-American Development Bank is devoted to improving lives. Established in 1959, the IDB is a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social, and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. The IDB also conducts ground breaking research and provides policy advice, technical assistance, and training to public and private sector clients throughout the region. This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. Our coaches are here to help tailor your application to the requirements of the job (service provided at your own cost). Interview preparation: When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. Additional services for  Swiss nationals who get invited to  the selection process (written test, interview, assessment centre, etc.): Let us know by writing to recruitment@cinfo.ch. We flag matching applications to HR partners and SDC/SECO for visibility. Benefit from free interview/assessment preparation by registering here: Interview and Assessment Centre Preparation for Jobs in Multilateral Organisations. Our coaches stand ready to help prepare for upcoming interview/assessment centre.​ 

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07/06/2024
Inter-American Development Bank

Operations Principal Specialist / Lead Specialist

United States of America, Washington , Washington D.C.
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services/International Cooperation
Other

The IDB Group is a community of diverse, versatile, and hardworking people who come together on a journey to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. Our people find purpose and do what they love in an inclusive, collaborative, agile, and exciting environment. About this positionWe are looking for an experienced leader that will contribute to the research and technical agenda of the Office of the Special Advisor on Climate Change at the IDB Group.The Office of the Special Advisor on Climate Change is responsible for enhancing coordination and fostering synergies within the IDB Group and with external partners on Climate Change issues in order to achieve greater impact. In 2024-25, the Office is working closely with G20, COP, and other Multilateral Development Banks (MDB) task forces on climate, sustainable development, and finance. Its focus will be centered around two main activities: facilitating climate and bio-diversity finance by developing Bank-wide, regional, and international instruments, markets, and policies and coordinating the adoption, development, and reporting of global  investment metrics and metrics of the bank's impact and results in climate and biodiversity actions, It also aims to enhance responses to climate change and biodiversity loss through global advocacy, thought leadership, and innovation.The Office is actively involved with initiatives to elevate and advocate with internal and external audiences. It will also support the monitoring of the IDB Group's programming process and prioritization of analytical work to ensure Climate Change issues are well reflected in its operational and knowledge generation portfolio. The Office also advises the President of the Bank on the respective Action Plans, development impact of IDB Group financed activities and related corporate affairs. What you will doProvide advice to the Special Advisor on Climate Change to advance IDB Group's agenda on climate change.Spearhead the technical and analytical agenda in internal and external collaborations around metrics of climate impact and results and support the development of new instruments, markets, and policies to respond to climate change and biodiversity loss.Working closely with other relevant IDBG organizational units, champion the generation and collection of Climate Change data for the Office, along with creating technical notes and conducting supplementary research as required.Represent the Office when the Special Advisor is otherwise engaged in other commitments and provide critical intellectual and practical support.Support the engagement with the Office of the Special Advisor on Climate Change and the IDB Group organizational units working on these areas, including the prioritization of specific climate change issues in the knowledge agenda across the IDB Group.Support the establishment of the Office of the Special Advisor on Climate Change in annual planning, implementation, and definition of the Office's work program, while monitoring the quality of outputs, achievement of long-term goals, and annual objectives and KPI's for the Office. What you will need:Education: Master's degree or equivalent in Economics, Quantitative Methods, Finance, or related fields.Experience: At least 10 years of progressive experience, with preference for a strong academic or practical background in financial economics and quantitative methods. Candidates with other research backgrounds will also be considered. Deep understanding of climate, finance, and data, and will be enthusiastic about tackling challenges across data, investments, markets, and policies to make a practical difference on a large scale today. Understanding of the investment implications of the science around climate change and biodiversity, as well as investors' motivations, market operations, and the potential for government policies and regulations. Familiarity with research and data methodologies, and the ability to use and interpret the results of analytical and statistical software is essential. Strong communication skills, including the adept presentation of data.Languages: Proficiency in at least two of the Bank's official languages (one being English or Spanish). Key Skills:Innovate and Take RisksCommunicate and InfluenceFocus on ClientsLearn ContinuouslyCollaborate and Share Knowledge Requirements:Citizenship: You are a citizen of one of our 48-member countries. We may offer assistance with relocation and visa applications for you.Consanguinity: You have no family members (up to fourth degree of consanguinity and second degree of affinity, including spouse) working at the IDB Group. Type of Contract and/or Duration:International staff contract, 36 months initially, renewable upon mutual agreement.  What we offerThe IDB group provides benefits that respond to the different needs and moments of an employee's life. These benefits include: A competitive compensation package, including an annual base salary expressed on a net- of-tax basisLeaves and vacations: 24 days of paid time off + 8 personal days + sick leave + gender- neutral parental leave Health Insurance: IDB Group provides employees and eligible dependents with a robust medical benefits program which covers medical, dental, vision, preventive care, and prescription drugs. Pension plan: defined benefit pension plan that provides financial security and support employees in planning for their future. We offer assistance with relocation and visa applications for you and your family, when it applies. Hybrid and flexible work schedules Health and wellbeing:  Access to our Health Services Center which provides preventive care and health education for employees. Development support: We offer tools to boost your professional profile such as mentoring, 1:1 professional counseling, training and learning opportunities, language classes, mobility options, among others. Other perks: Lactation Room, Daycare Center, Gym, Bike Racks, Parking, Spouse Career Program, and others.  Our cultureAt the IDB Group we work so everyone brings their best and authentic selves to work, willing to try new approaches without fear, and where they are accountable and rewarded for their actions. Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) are at the center of our organization. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and encourage women, LGBTQ+ people, persons with disabilities, Afro-descendants, and Indigenous people to apply. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job interview process. If you are a qualified candidate with a disability, please e-mail us at diversity@iadb.org  to request reasonable accommodation to complete this application.  Our Human Resources Team reviews carefully every application.   About the IDB GroupThe IDB Group, composed of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), IDB Invest, and the IDB Lab offers flexible financing solutions to its member countries to finance economic and social development through lending and grants to public and private entities in Latin America and the Caribbean.  About IDBThe Inter-American Development Bank is devoted to improving lives. Established in 1959, the IDB is a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. The IDB also conducts cutting-edge research and provides policy advice, technical assistance and training to public and private sector clients throughout the region.  This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. Our coaches are here to help tailor your application to the requirements of the job (service provided at your own cost). Interview preparation: When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. Additional services for  Swiss nationals who get invited to  the selection process (written test, interview, assessment centre, etc.): Let us know by writing to recruitment@cinfo.ch. We flag matching applications to HR partners and SDC/SECO for visibility. Benefit from free interview/assessment preparation by registering here: Interview and Assessment Centre Preparation for Jobs in Multilateral Organisations. Our coaches stand ready to help prepare for upcoming interview/assessment centre.​ 

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03/06/2024
Inter-American Development Bank

Corporate Services Senior Associate

United States of America, New York , New York
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services/International Cooperation
Other

The IDB Group is a community of diverse, versatile, and passionate people who come together on a journey to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. Our people find purpose and do what they love in an inclusive, collaborative, agile, and rewarding environment. About this positionWe seek a highly skilled and motivated professional to join the Office of the Secretary in a pivotal role. This individual will contribute to the decision-making process of the IDB Group's Boards and Committees by coordinating the discussion of corporate and operational issues, facilitating deliberations, and detailing meeting outcomes.You will play a central role in preparing, conducting, and following up on the meetings of the Board of Executive Directors and Committees of the IDB, IDB Invest, and IDB Lab by undertaking background and analytical research, preparing thematic summaries before meetings, and writing minutes, summaries, and reports to inform and document these bodies' deliberations and decision-making processes.What you'll do:Prepare draft issues notes advising Committee Chairpersons and the Coordinators on the background of matters to be discussed in committee meetings, possible discussion topics, and expected meeting outcomes.Attend Board and Committee meetings to prepare summaries of deliberations and minutes of meetings, containing a concise, structured, and accurate account of the proceedings, main topics discussed, areas of consensus and divergence, conclusions, and meetings' outcomes.Consult the minutes' content with relevant parties, process translation requests, and post them on the SEC website for consideration and approval by the corresponding body.Draft reports of Committee Chairpersons, identifying relevant issues, the main views of Committee deliberations, and recommendations to the Board.Research and analyze operational and corporate matters and identify possible courses of action and procedures for upcoming discussions.Contribute to continuously improving processes, develop creative solutions to meet clients' and businesses' needs, and lead projects as requested.Effectively use IDB tools, including meeting recording systems, record management systems, the SEC website, voice recognition software, and other internal systems supporting STB's functions. What you'll needEducation: Hold a master's or equivalent advanced university degree in economics, law, political science, public policy, international relations, translation, linguistics, journalism, or communications.Experience: At least three years of experience drafting concise summaries of meeting deliberations, statements, and technical documents under tight deadlines.Languages:  You have excellent written and oral communication skills in Spanish and English. A working understanding of French or Portuguese would be a plus. Key skillsTechnical track:Learn continuously.Collaborate and share knowledge.Focus on clients.Communicate and influence.Innovate and try new things. RequirementsCitizenship: You are a citizen of one of our 48-member countries. We may offer assistance with relocation and visa applications for you and your eligible dependents.Consanguinity: You have no family members (up to the fourth degree of consanguinity and second degree of affinity, including spouse) working at the IDB, IDB Invest, or IDB Lab. Type of contract and durationInternational staff contract, 36 months initially, renewable upon mutual agreement. What we offerThe IDB Group provides benefits that respond to an employee's life's different needs and moments. These benefits include:A competitive compensation package, including an annual base salary expressed on a net-of-tax basis.Leaves and vacations: 24 days of paid time off + 8 personal days + sick leave + gender- neutral parental leave.Health Insurance: IDB Group provides employees and eligible dependents with a robust medical benefits program that covers medical, dental, vision, preventive care, and prescription drugs.Pension plan: defined benefit pension plan that provides financial security and supports employees in planning for their future.We offer assistance with relocation and visa applications for you and your family when it applies.Hybrid and flexible work schedules.Health and well-being:  Access to our Health Services Center that provides employees preventive care and health education.Development support: We offer tools to boost your professional profile, such as mentoring, 1:1 professional counseling, training and learning opportunities, language classes, mobility options, among others.Other perks include a lactation room, daycare center, gym, bike racks, parking, a spouse career program, and others. Our cultureAt the IDB Group, we work so everyone brings their best and authentic selves to work, willing to try new approaches without fear, and where they are accountable and rewarded for their actions.Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) are at the center of our organization. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and encourage women, LGBTQ+ people, persons with disabilities, Afro-descendants, and Indigenous people to apply.We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job interview process. If you are a qualified candidate with a disability, please e-mail us at diversity@iadb.org to request a reasonable accommodation to complete this application. Our Human Resources Team reviews carefully every application. About the IDB GroupThe IDB Group, composed of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), IDB Invest, and the IDB Lab, offers flexible financing solutions to its member countries to finance economic and social development through lending and grants to public and private entities in Latin America and the Caribbean.About IDBThe Inter-American Development Bank is devoted to improving lives. Established in 1959, the IDB is a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social, and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. The IDB also conducts cutting-edge research and provides policy advice, technical assistance, and training to public and private sector clients throughout the region. This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position: Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. Our coaches are here to help tailor your application to the requirements of the job (service provided at your own cost). Interview preparation: When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support. Additional services for  Swiss nationals who get invited to  the selection process (written test, interview, assessment centre, etc.): Let us know by writing to recruitment@cinfo.ch. We flag matching applications to HR partners and SDC/SECO for visibility. Benefit from free interview/assessment preparation by registering here: Interview and Assessment Centre Preparation for Jobs in Multilateral Organisations. Our coaches stand ready to help prepare for upcoming interview/assessment centre.​ 

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31/05/2024
Inter-American Development Bank

Integration and Trade Sector Economics Lead Specialist

United States of America, District of Columbia , Washington
Nonprofit/Community/Social Services/International Cooperation
Other

The IDB Group is a community of diverse, versatile, and passionate people who come together on a journey to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. Our people find purpose and do what they love in an inclusive, collaborative, agile, and rewarding environment.   About this position: The Integration and Trade Sector (INT) of the Vice Presidency for Sectors and Knowledge (VPS) seeks an outstanding and experienced Economist to lead its policy research projects. INT has a long tradition and a strong record of policy research, whose main motivation has been to consolidate, expand, and better distribute the welfare and growth gains of integration and trade.  What you'll do:Working independently with minimal oversight, you will:     Lead the preparation and execution of policy research projects on trade, investment, productive development policies, and regional integration, ensuring the  production of knowledge outputs abides by the highest scientific standards.      Contribute to the thorough evaluation of trade, investment, productive development, and regional integration policies and institutions in Latin America and the  Caribbean and provide evidence-based policy recommendations to IDB's member countries.      Write working papers and policy research flagships on the topics described above, as well as disseminate them through publications in professional journals, presentations in internal and external scientific and policy workshops and conferences, and pieces for general audiences such as blogs.     Contribute to the effective integration of technical knowledge and analysis into the design, monitoring, and evaluation of INT's operations, technical              cooperations, and initiatives, including with the private sector (platforms, fora, events).       Participate in and co-lead joint research projects, data gathering initiatives, and dialogue with other areas of the IDB Group; multilateral, regional,                  international, and national institutions; and leading universities.        Contribute to IDB's country programming exercises and policy dialogues.        Make technical recommendations to relevant IDB Group-wide initiatives and activities.       Build and maintain internal networks, including the Sector Economic Advisor and other INT organizational areas, to access and expand knowledge.       Coach and mentor junior staff to build technical expertise. What you'll need: Education: A Ph.D. degree in Economics.       Experience: You have a minimum of 10 years of professional experience with policy research and data analysis in international trade, investment, productive development, and regional integration, with a proven record of publications, particularly in leading scientific journals.        Languages:  Proficiency in English, spoken and written, is required. Additional knowledge of Spanish, French, and/or Portuguese is a plus. Key skills: Technical track (without supervisory responsibilities):  ·                     Learn continuously   ·                     Collaborate and share knowledge   ·                     Focus on clients   ·                     Communicate and influence   ·                     Innovate and try new things   Requirements ·    Citizenship: You are a citizen of one of our 48-member countries. We may offer assistance with relocation and visa applications for you and your eligible dependents.  ·    Consanguinity: You have no family members (up to the fourth degree of consanguinity and second degree of affinity, including spouse) working at the IDB, IDB Invest, or IDB Lab.   Type of contract and duration  ·          International staff contract, 36 months initially, renewable upon mutual agreement.  What we offer   The IDB Group provides benefits that respond to the different needs and moments of an employee's life. These benefits include:  ·          A competitive compensation package, including an annual base salary expressed on a net-of-tax basis. ·          Leaves and vacations: 24 days of paid time off + 8 personal days + sick leave + gender- neutral parental leave. ·         Health Insurance: IDB Group provides employees and eligible dependents with a robust medical benefits program that covers medical, dental, vision, preventive care, and prescription drugs.  ·          Pension plan: defined benefit pension plan that provides financial security and support employees in planning for their future.  ·          We offer assistance with relocation and visa applications for you and your family when it applies. ·          Hybrid and flexible work schedules. ·          Health and well-being:  Access to our Health Services Center that provides preventive care and health education for employees.  ·         Development support: We offer tools to boost your professional profile, such as mentoring, 1:1 professional counseling, training and                learning opportunities, language classes, mobility options, among others.  ·          Other perks: Lactation Room, Daycare Center, Gym, Bike Racks, Parking, Spouse Career Program, and others.   Our culture  At the IDB Group, we work so everyone brings their best and authentic selves to work, willing to try new approaches without fear, and where they are accountable and rewarded for their actions.  Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) are at the center of our organization. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and encourage women, LGBTQ+ people, persons with disabilities, Afro-descendants, and Indigenous people to apply.  We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job interview process. If you are a qualified candidate with a disability, please e-mail us at diversity@iadb.org to request reasonable accommodation to complete this application.  Our Human Resources Team reviews carefully every application.     About the IDB Group  The IDB Group, composed of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), IDB Invest, and the IDB Lab, offers flexible financing solutions to its member countries to finance economic and social development through lending and grants to public and private entities in Latin America and the Caribbean.    About IDB  The Inter-American Development Bank is devoted to improving lives. Established in 1959, the IDB is a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social, and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. The IDB also conducts cutting-edge research and provides policy advice, technical assistance, and training to public and private sector clients throughout the region.   Follow us:  https://www.linkedin.com/company/inter-american-development-bank/ https://www.facebook.com/IADB.org https://twitter.com/the_IDB  This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. Our coaches are here to help tailor your application to the requirements of the job (service provided at your own cost).Interview preparation: When invited to the interview: Prepare for the interview by registering for a Job Application Support.Additional services for  Swiss nationals who get invited to the selection process (written test, interview, assessment centre, etc.):Let us know by writing to recruitment@cinfo.ch. We flag matching applications to HR partners and SDC/SECO for visibility.Benefit from free interview/assessment preparation by registering here : Interview and Assessment Centre Preparation for Jobs in Multilateral Organisations. Our coaches stand ready to help prepare for upcoming interview/assessment centre.

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30/05/2024
Inter-American Development Bank

Fiscal Management Specialist / Senior Specialist

Brazil, São Paulo , Sao Paulo

The IDB Group is a community of diverse, versatile, and passionate people who come together on a journey to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. Our people find purpose and do what they love in an inclusive, collaborative, agile, and rewarding environment.  About this positionThe Fiscal Management Division (IFD/FMM) supports the efforts of governments in Latin America and the Caribbean region with strengthening fiscal policy and management at both the national and subnational levels to foster economic growth and reduce inequality and poverty. We are looking for a fiscal expert to help influence fiscal policies and identify institutional change needs, as well as develop new ideas for public finance improvement in the region.Our main areas of work are tax policy and administration, public expenditure policy and management, subnational fiscal policy and management, fiscal sustainability as well as macro-fiscal policy and fiscal transparency. To this end, activities related to fiscal policy include design projects to reform tax policy, public spending policy, advisory and technical assistance on specific issues, as well as knowledge generation to guide our evidence-based interventions and learn from our work.)   What you'll do:Lead and/or participate in the design and negotiation of lending operations (e.g., investment, credit lines, policy and results based) to support fiscal reforms, as well as in the execution of projects in portfolio.Provide input into and policy dialogue with country authorities to improve fiscal policy at national and subnational levels.Collaborate with Bank specialists on the design of fiscal projects, as well as promote innovation of our knowledge and operational work.Generate opportunities and improve the business performance and development effectiveness of the Division.Provide technical support in projects and initiatives, including use of digital technologies in fiscal management.Develop successful strategic alliances with national institutions, other international development partners and external networks.Contribute to the development of new opportunities to further the knowledge agenda, including public finances institutions, fiscal policy, tax administration and expenditure management. What you'll needEducation: Master's degree (or equivalent advanced degree) in engineering, economics, public policy, technology, or other fields relevant to the responsibilities of the role.  Doctoral studies in the same areas will be considered a plus.Experience: At least 6 years of practical experience in technical positions in governments, consultancy, international organizations and/or academia analyzing fiscal issues. Some experience in leading fiscal modernization projects, as well as a sound understanding of fiscal policies is required. Candidates should be familiar with best international practices in fiscal institutions. A good understanding of and experience in the use of technology in modern fiscal management is also key. Research and policy papers on public finance related topics will also be considered. Languages: Proficiency in Portuguese and one of the other Bank official languages (English, Spanish, or French) is required.Key skillsLearn continuously  Collaborate and share knowledge  Focus on clients  Communicate and influence  Innovate and try new things  RequirementsCitizenship: You are a citizen of one of our 48-member countries. We may offer assistance with relocation and visa applications for you and your eligible dependents. Consanguinity: You have no family members (up to the fourth degree of consanguinity and second degree of affinity, including spouse) working at the IDB, IDB Invest, or IDB Lab. Type of contract and duration National contract if a national of Brazil or national of one of our member country with valid work permit for Brazil.International contract if not a national of Brazil or national of one of our member countries without valid work permit for Brazil.36 months initially, renewable upon mutual agreement.  What we offer The IDB Group provides benefits that respond to the different needs and moments of an employee's life. These benefits include: A competitive compensation package, including an annual base salary expressed on a net-of-tax basis.Leaves and vacations: 24 days of paid time off + 8 personal days + sick leave + gender- neutral parental leave.Health Insurance: IDB Group provides employees and eligible dependents with a robust medical benefits program that covers medical, dental, vision, preventive care, and prescription drugs. Pension plan: defined benefit pension plan that provides financial security and support employees in planning for their future. We offer assistance with relocation and visa applications for you and your family when it applies.Hybrid and flexible work schedules.Health and well-being:  Access to our Health Services Center that provides preventive care and health education for employees. Development support: We offer tools to boost your professional profile, such as mentoring, 1:1 professional counseling, training and learning opportunities, language classes, mobility options, among others. Other perks: Lactation Room, Daycare Center, Gym, Bike Racks, Parking, Spouse Career Program, and others.  Our cultureAt the IDB Group, we work so everyone brings their best and authentic selves to work, willing to try new approaches without fear, and where they are accountable and rewarded for their actions. Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) are at the center of our organization. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and encourage women, LGBTQ+ people, persons with disabilities, Afro-descendants, and Indigenous people to apply. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job interview process. If you are a qualified candidate with a disability, please e-mail us at diversity@iadb.org to request reasonable accommodation to complete this application. Our Human Resources Team reviews carefully every application.   About the IDB GroupThe IDB Group, composed of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), IDB Invest, and the IDB Lab, offers flexible financing solutions to its member countries to finance economic and social development through lending and grants to public and private entities in Latin America and the Caribbean. About IDBThe Inter-American Development Bank is devoted to improving lives. Established in 1959, the IDB is a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social, and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. The IDB also conducts cutting-edge research and provides policy advice, technical assistance, and training to public and private sector clients throughout the region. Follow us:https://www.linkedin.com/company/inter-american-development-bank/https://www.facebook.com/IADB.orghttps://twitter.com/the_IDB This is how cinfo can support you in the application process for this specific position:Application preparation: Before you apply for this position: Improve your application documents by registering for a Job Application Support. 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30/05/2024