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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

Investment Management Senior Associate/Associate Infrastructure & Energy

Argentina, Buenos Aires , Buenos Aires

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 positionLocation: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay or UruguayWe are looking for a Senior Associate / Associate Investment Management Officer professional for the Infrastructure and Energy Division (IEN) of the Investment Operations Department (INO) of IDB Invest.INO is responsible for clients and partners' engagement for the origination, structuring, closing and supervision of transactions and projects that meet our requirements.Our Infrastructure and Energy Division covers the Transport, Water and Sanitation, Energy and Social Infrastructure (Education & Health) sectors and is organized under three regions. One of these regions is the Southern Cone (CSC) and the team is responsible for developing new business opportunities and delivering IDB Invest business plan in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay or Uruguay. What you will doUnder the overall coordination of the Regional Head for the CSC Region, you will support the structuring, negotiation, approval and closing of infrastructure projects in the sectors covered by the Infrastructure & Energy Division throughout the region.Deal Origination and Execution: i) Support senior team members in identifying and evaluating potential investment opportunities, ii) Assist in the due diligence process, conducting thorough research and analysis to assess the feasibility and risks associated with transactions, iii) Contribute to the preparation and review of transaction documents, ensuring accuracy and compliance with IDB Invest standards.Collaboration and Teamwork: i)  Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams across IDB Invest particularly on environmental, social and corporate governance safeguards, development effectiveness, legal, advisory, risk, and integrity functions to ensure the seamless execution of transactions, ii)  Foster a team-oriented environment by actively contributing ideas, sharing expertise, and providing mentorship to junior team members iii) Collaborate with IDB experts to offer the best solutions to clients and in order to catalyze financing for the growing demand for infrastructure, iv) support the Portfolio Management Division as needed on supervising the portfolio of Infrastructure & Energy projects.Financial Analysis and Modeling: i) Conduct in-depth financial analysis, including building and maintaining sophisticated financial models, to support investment decisions, ii) Perform scenario analysis including running sensitivity analyses over financial model and preparing results to be presented for decision making.Client Presentations and Communication: i) Prepare client presentations, pitch materials, and other documentation to effectively communicate sophisticated financial information, ii) Engage in client interactions, participating in meetings, presentations, and discussions to address client needs and provide strategic advice.Market Research and Industry Analysis: i) Stay abreast of market trends, industry developments, and competitive landscapes to provide valuable insights for decision-making, ii) Conduct thorough research on specific sectors and companies to identify potential opportunities and risks.Project Management: i) Effectively manage multiple tasks and deadlines associated with various projects, ii) Take ownership of specific aspects of transactions and projects, ensuring timely and accurate completion.Continuous Learning and Development: i) Proactively seek opportunities for professional development, staying current on industry best practices, trends, and emerging technologies, ii) Contribute to the development of junior team members through mentorship, training, and knowledge sharing.Relationship Building: i) Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with clients, investors, and other key stakeholders, ii) Act as a liaison between the firm and clients, ensuring high levels of client satisfaction through effective communication and responsiveness.·     Education: You hold a Master's, MBA, or equivalent in Finance, Business Administration, Engineering, and/or other relevant fields. Academic specialization in infrastructure development and/or transaction management is desirable.Experience: You have at least 2+ years of relevant professional experience in loan origination, structuring structured finance (project finance) or corporate finance transactions. Confirmed experience in a similar role in an investment or advisory firm, bank or infrastructure company would be desirable. Strong client relationship experience and skills are also highly valued. Languages: o   Argentina, Chile, Paraguay or Uruguay: You are proficient in oral and written English and Spanish; knowledge of Portuguese is a plus.o   Brazil: You are proficient in oral and written English and Portuguese; knowledge of Spanish is a plus. Key SkillsLearn continuously.  Collaborate and share knowledge.  Focus on clients.  Communicate and influence.  Innovate and try new things.  Requirements Citizenship: You are either a citizen, a resident with legal permit or eligible to obtain valid residency or legal permit to work in the country in Argentina (Buenos Aires), Brazil (São Paulo), Chile (Santiago), Paraguay (Asunción), or Uruguay (Montevideo) without the need for sponsorship by IDB Invest.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 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, 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 broad range 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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23/02/2024
Inter-American Development Bank

Gender and Diversity Specialist

United States of America, New York , New York

Are you passionate about improving people's lives? How about joining us? 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 a Gender and Diversity Specialist to join our Gender, Diversity and Inclusion (GDI) Division. You will contribute to our operational, economic, and sector work program in Latin America and the Caribbean, mainly focusing on our work in the Caribbean through (a) direct investment operations, (b) the mainstreaming of gender and diversity in other Bank operations, (c) technical assistance, and (d) knowledge generation. Our Social Sector (SCL) is a multidisciplinary team convinced that investing in people is the way to improve lives and overcome the development challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean. Jointly with the countries in the region, the Social Sector formulates public policy solutions to reduce poverty and improve the delivery of education, work, social protection, and health services. Our objective is to advance a more productive region with equal opportunities for all people and greater inclusion of populations from diverse groups.The Gender and Diversity Division (GDI) promotes gender equality, inclusion, and economic opportunities for women and individuals from diverse populations (Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, Afro-descendants, and LGBTQ+ persons) in LAC. It prepares and supervises investment operations, technical assistance, analytical work, and training. What you'll do:  Lead or participate in the origination, conceptualization, and preparation of operations with other team members and respective authorities. Lead or assist, in coordination with all relevant parties (executing agencies, fiduciary specialists, among others), in the supervision of the execution and the monitoring and evaluation of operations for which the IDB has approved financing.Contribute to transferring technical and operational knowledge to Caribbean entities in charge of the execution of IDB-financed operations.Conduct innovative research on gender and diversity topics of relevance in the Caribbean.Provide, through the work of the Division, technical support for mainstreaming gender and diversity issues in country strategies, loan and technical operations, policy dialogues, events, and knowledge initiatives. Lead or participate in projects to strengthen the availability and quality of gender- and diversity-disaggregated data from surveys, census, administrative, and other sources in the Caribbean.Engage in policy dialogue with Caribbean Government authorities and development partners based on your validated knowledge of the topics, development challenges of client countries, and IDB policies, strategies, and guidelines.Share and disseminate economic/sector knowledge and learning tools to enhance the relevance of the IDB to borrowing countries and the region. Manage project teams and resources effectively.Guide, coach, and mentor junior staff to develop technical expertise.Build networks and actively engage with gender and diversity specialists in other multilateral and bilateral institutions, academic institutions, think tanks, NGOs, and professional bodies to promote cooperative research initiatives. What you'll need Education: Master's degree in applied economics, public policy, social sciences, or related field. Ph.D. is preferred. Experience: At least 6 years of relevant and substantive development policy and operational experience that includes experience working on gender or diversity issues and deep knowledge of these issues in the context of different Caribbean countries. Languages:  Proficiency in English. Fluency in at least one other Bank language (Spanish, Portuguese, or French) is a plus.Key skills Innovate and take risks.Communicate and influence.Focus on clients.Learn continuously.Collaborate & share knowledge. 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 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 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 schedulesHealth and well-being:  Access to our Health Services Center that provides employes 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: 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 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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23/02/2024
Inter-American Development Bank

Multimedia Communications Senior Associate

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 positionWe are looking for an experienced, dynamic, and creative Multimedia Communications Senior Associate/Associate, to conceive, produce, edit, and deliver multimedia content, particularly short-form videos, animations, infographics, and graphics for social media.     You will work with the digital, corporate, and executive communications teams and leaders and experts across the IDB as part of the Digital Team within the Communications Division in the Knowledge, Innovation and Communication Sector. Enhancing our institutional communicational capacity and efforts in the Communications Division, is a business priority for the Inter-American Development Bank, to better position the brand, reputation, and the impact of the Institution's work in the Region. The Communications Division team is responsible for the design and implementation of IDB's strategic communications' plans, offering advice, expertise, and tools for dissemination and communication planning and execution, to position IDB's brand, work, and development opportunities in the Latin American and Caribbean Region with internal and external partners. In addition, it provides guidelines and advisory support on the standards of use of the corporate brand, internal communication activities, the external feedback system, and manages all communication channels including digital platforms, editorial content, and relations with the media, as well as the IDB community relations program.  What you'll do:Collaborate with the digital, corporate, and executive communications teams to create and distribute multimedia content, focusing primarily on short-form videos and graphics for IDB's web, email, and social media platforms.Produce, edit, and deliver finalized videos, and other multimedia content. Shoot video with various cameras including DSLR, high quality camcorder, etc.; write scripts, edit videos, write posts, and post videos to social channels.Collaborate with communicators and engagement team leaders to formulate strategies aligned with IDB's core institutional priorities. Take charge of multimedia production, editing, and posting, analyze metrics, and lead audience growth strategies.Coordinate and manage video shoots and audio recordings, providing real-time coaching to participants and addressing technical issues.Lead and support IDB events, covering live, digital, and hybrid formats, into engaging multimedia content.Ensure adherence to brand standards, maintaining quality and consistency across all multimedia products.Stay updated on emerging technologies that enhance video and audio storytelling.Supervise the work of external vendors as necessary.Collaborate with the digital team on the development and management of external email communications, including newsletters and invitations. What you'll needAdvanced knowledge of Mac OS and Adobe Creative Cloud apps including Premiere Pro, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Media Encoder, Adobe Premiere and After Effects.Advanced knowledge of video editing and production including:Wirecast & OBS for live productions ReStreamFinal Cut Social media management platforms including:SproutSocial Social Studio HootsuiteWorking knowledge of Audition, DaVinci, and other common 3rd party software is a plus.Experience with codecs, image types, resolutions frame rates as they pertain to digital media trends.Strong sense of narrative and storytelling skills.Flexibility to adapt with changing timelines and deliverables.Experience with designing and laying in GFX/VFX. Proven knowledge of Adobe Premiere to balance and grade color and mix and level audio.Strong attention to detail, organized, and task oriented.Photography and/or design skills.Experience with website editing, design, and Drupal platforms is a plus. Education: Bachelor's Degree in Video Production or similar field. Master's degree is strongly recommended.Experience: 7 years or more of experience in the field. Languages:  Proficiency in Spanish and English, spoken and written, is required. Additional knowledge of French and Portuguese is preferable.  Competencies: 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 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 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.  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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22/02/2024
Inter-American Development Bank

Data & Analytics 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.  At the IDB Group, we understand the importance of making data-informed decisions. This includes not only decisions we make about our projects, and improving lives in the Region, but also how we learn more about our most valuable asset – our people.  About this positionWe are looking for a results- and team-oriented Data and Analytics Senior Associate to join our Workforce Intelligence Team (WIT) in the Human Resources Department (HRD). The WIT is responsible for designing, leading, and executing the end-to-end analyses in areas related to Talent Management, Talent Acquisition, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Learning and Development and Compensation and Benefits. You will oversee all matters of data quality management and analysis of the IDB's personnel data and support the implementation of digital solutions. Your primary focus will be applying data mining techniques, doing analyses, and building high-quality reports and presentations aligned with HRD's strategic functions. You will be supporting data governance and data quality processes to facilitate the development and implementation of data quality best practices and data protection standards in HRD. You will also ensure adherence to data policies, procedures, and guidelines to achieve the required level of quality and protection of critical data and information handled by HRD. What you'll do:Provide input and feedback on the data governance framework and existing practices, recommending improvements.Perform the role of data steward, representing the Department in meetings, presentations and committees.Ensure, within the HR data governance function, that data collected is properly defined, organized and with quality, to be used and analyzed.Run metadata and processes to ensure proper use of data being read, created, collected, reported, updated, or deleted.Lead HR systems analyses for efficiency, developing and maintaining protocols for handling, processing, and cleaning data. Facilitate data mapping and organizational change when upgrading HR systems.Contribute to the use and development of new HR tools and technologies, analyzing pros and cons.Provide input into the implementation of the Bank's personal privacy standards of HR data.Supply analysis to advance process improvements on projects and initiatives, contribute to the use and development of the new HR tools and technologies and recommend best practices.Lead the implementation of data quality checkpoints and internal audit processes.Lead analyses of data and perform root cause analyses, identifying and documenting patterns of errors, and providing recommendations for corrections. Understand all aspects of data processing, preparation, analysis, and presentation of information in an easy-to-understand format.Attend to the HR team on an ongoing basis for ad-hoc products, and external data requests.Monitor and analyze systems for continuous improvement. Provide recommendations to put in place appropriate people, processes, and tools and coach team members as needed to optimize efficiency.Conduct analyses and apply visualization tools (Tableau, Power BI, QlikView) to create reports and robust dashboards for real-time analytics for HRD's leadership team and business partners.Use data analysis to share compelling insights and stories through narrative and graphic representation. Communicate results clearly and persuasively. What you'll needEducation: Master's degree (or equivalent advanced degree) in computer science, Data Science, Business Administration, Economics, or other fields relevant to the responsibilities of the role.Experience: Minimum of 4 years of relevant professional experience in data analytics, preferably in HR analytics. Familiarity with SAP HCM, SQL Server, Success Factors, Tableau, Power BI or QlikView a plus. Languages:   Fluency in English required; knowledge of Spanish, Portuguese and/or French is a plus. Key skillsTechnical track:  Learn continuously   Collaborate and share knowledge   Focus on clients   Communicate and influence   Innovate and try new things  A candidate has been pre-identified for this position and may apply. However, this remains a competitive process and other qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and will be duly considered. 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 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 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. 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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16/02/2024
Inter-American Development Bank

Andean Country Department General Manager

Colombia, Bogota D.C. , Bogota

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Manager to oversee operations in the Andean Countries and lead the team based in HQ, Washington DC. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional leadership skills, a proven track record in managing teams, and the ability to drive operational excellence across Andean countries and HQ. This role requires strong communication and organizational abilities to ensure seamless coordination between the two locations. The Manager will be responsible for optimizing efficiency, maintaining consistent standards across countries, and fostering a cohesive work culture across both Andean countries and HQ. Additionally, the role involves strategic planning, resource allocation, and performance management to achieve business objectives within countries and in HQ, while aligning with the overall IDBG vision.  The Manager will report to the Vice President for Countries.  ABOUT THE IDB: At the Inter-American Development Bank, we are devoted to improving lives. Since 1959, we have been a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social, and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. We do more than lending though. We partner with our 48-member countries to provide Latin America and the Caribbean with groundbreaking research about relevant development issues, policy advice to inform their decisions, and technical assistance to improve on the planning and execution of projects. For this, we need people who not only have the right skills, but also are passionate about improving lives.  OUR CULTURE: Our people are committed and passionate about improving lives in Latin America and the Caribbean, and they get to do what they love in a diverse, collaborative, and multicultural work environment. We are the first Latin American and Caribbean development institution to be awarded the EDGE certification, recognizing our strong dedication to gender equality.  We encourage women, afro-descendants, Indigenous peoples, the LGBTQ+ Community, and persons with disabilities 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 HRSC@iadb.org  to request a reasonable accommodation to complete this application.  WHAT YOU WILL DO: You will provide oversight and guidance to the Country Representatives in their strategic and programmatic dialogue with Bank's clients, and manage the Country Department and its Country Offices, including coordination with the Representatives and the Regional Economist and the team. As Manager, you will be responsible for the management of operational, human, and budgetary resources at Departmental level. This includes the consolidation of a strategic vision that is aligned with the Upper Management, the Institutional Strategy of the IDB Group (IDBG) and that supports its implementation, promoting synergies that provide a comprehensive support to IDBG clients.You will also be responsible for the programming of operations in close coordination with the Country Representatives and the coordination with your counterparts in the Vice Presidency for Countries, the Vice Presidency of Sectors, and the other IDBG windows, such as BID Invest and BID Lab. You will lead the activities of the Bank in the Andean region, in coordination with Country Representatives, including the programmatic dialogue with the government which originate operations with sovereign guarantee, as well as technical cooperation programs. He/she also provides support to the dialogue processes with the private sector to identify possible non‐sovereign guaranteed operations, as appropriate. REQUIRED SKILLS AND PROFICIENCY:  MANAGERIAL SKILLS  Client managementYou will articulate the IDBG's strategic relationship with the various countries at a regional level, in coordination with the Country Representatives, including the Ministries of Finance and/or Planning, or entities with which the IDBG has strategic relationships related to the Group mission and objectives.   Environment managementThe IDBG is one of the main financial partners for development in the region and, as such, has a trusted voice. This implies that you must have the capacity to manage different interlocutors, including the media, civil society, and other development agencies to achieve the objectives that the IDBG has in the respective region.  Team managementManagement skills to articulate the employees under your responsibility and the Department relationship with its various internal and external clients and stakeholders within the countries of the Andean region and within the IDBG. Many professionals with different levels of experience and skills come together at the IDBG. Teams organized according to the Bank's matrix structure, different contracting modalities (consultants and staff), and a combination of national and international employees coexist. All this means that human resources management not only involves the ability to recruit, promote, and lead teams, but also adequately manage potential conflict and stress.  TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE Macroeconomics and Development IssuesBeing the IDBG expertise a trusted source on the matter, you must understand the macroeconomic environment, the development issues and have a clear vision of the Region challenges and opportunities to lead a sound dialogue, beyond the support provided by the Regional Economic Advisor, the Country Economist and other areas of the Bank that handle these issues. Institutional StrategyYou must be able to understand the logic of the main vision, goals and elements of the IDBG Institutional Strategy and the interrelation between them to support its implementation, provide guidance to the team within his/her respective region to implement it, identify their applicability as per demands of the countries, counterparts, and partners.  IDB instrumentsYou must understand the set of financial and non‐financial instruments that the IDBG offers. This includes loan instruments, technical cooperation, both with the public and private sectors, BID Lab operations, and the various facilities and initiatives that IDBG offers to clients in the Region.  Public sectorThe IDB's role is to promote sound public policies and institutions that translate into more effective, efficient, and transparent governments that serve the needs of their citizens and foster a robust and equitable growth. To achieve this mission, you must have knowledge of the country's public sector institutions, understand their operation, the fiscal policy environment, and the initiatives that foster the development of projects that serve the needs of citizens.  Private sectorYou need to understand the business ecosystem and how it functions financially and operationally, as well as the type of business that fit into the country strategies of both windows. In coordination with Country Representatives, the Manager supports, as appropriate, the origination of business opportunities in both financial and non‐financial operations. Risk managementFrom a public and private sector perspective, it is important that you understand the relevance of risk management and the impact it can have on the IDBG's reputation, as this is one of the institution's most asset. The risks involve fiduciary aspects of the operations, environmental and social issues, and the impact that country risks may have on the operations.  QUALIFICATIONS 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 fourth degree of consanguinity and second degree of affinity, including spouse) working at the IDB Group. Education: You hold a Master's degree in Economics, Public Policy, Public Administration, Political Economy, Political Science, Development Economics, Finance or other relevant fields.Experience: You have a minimum of 15 years of relevant experience with a track record of handling high-performance teams. Experience working with a wide range of aid instruments (policy-based lending, investment loans and technical assistance grants). Demonstrated in-depth technical knowledge and exposure to Latin America and the Caribbean's governance challenges. Demonstrated ability for execution and lateral thinking and foresight planning and thrust for remaining abreast of cutting-edge knowledge and promising innovations.Languages: You are proficient (oral and written) in English and Spanish. Solid understanding of an additional official IDB Group language (Portuguese and French) is a plus.  WHAT WE OFFER Contract type and duration: International staff contract, 36 months initially, renewable upon mutual agreement.Compensation: competitiveVacations: 24 days + 8 personal daysHealth insurance: Bank subsidizes employee premiumPension planLocation: The Manager for Andean Countries Department will be based in Bogota, Colombia, requiring regular travel between Bogotá, Colombia and HQ. It is expected that the Manager spends significant time in HQ particularly during the first years of his/her term while supporting alignment of the team to the new vision of the organization, including the new Institutional Strategy and proactively promoting its implementation.Visa: we sponsor a visa to work in Colombia for the employee and the familyRelocation grant if applicable  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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Inter-American Development Bank

Managing Director Operations Division

United States of America, Washington , Washington D.C.

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 positionIDB Invest has five Departments: Investment Operations, Strategy and Development, Risk Management, Legal, and Finance and Administration (FNA). FNA is made up of 4 divisions, including Controllership, Treasury, Analytics, Knowledge and Information and Operations.IDB Invest's business has significantly increased in size and complexity. Since 2016, more than 220 operations reaching over US$12 billion have been approved. At the end of 2019, a new Business Plan covering the 2020-2022 period was approved, projecting a 25% increase in business flow and 20% in projects under supervision. Given this, it is a strategic priority to strengthen the back-office functions of the institution, including those related to finance, loan disbursements, loan servicing, accounts receivables & payables, and to treasury settlements and cash management.The team: The Operations Division (OPD) is comprised of transaction services, including covenant monitoring, spreading & analysis, disbursement processing, screening, and trade & supply chain finance support, as well as financial and administrative services, including financial operations, treasury operations, and document management. The division is actively involved in the implementation of process improvements and efficiencies, including the implementation of various technology initiatives.The successful candidate should have a strong background in managing, implementing, and executing banking operations and managing dynamic teams. As Managing Director of the Operations Division, you will report to the FNA Manager. What you will do:Provide advice to the Chief of Finance and Administration and the Senior Management Team on OPD's (back office and middle office) strategy and other related topics.Lead the implementation of the operational strategy defined by Senior Management.Establish and implement the strategic direction of IDB Invest's operations and ensure scalability.Manage, monitor, and coordinate the activities related to financial and administrative services, including but not limited to:a) Transaction registration and administration in finance systems, client billing, and collection.b) Treasury settlements, payments & accounts management, corporate payments & collection.c) Electronic archiving and document management.Manage, monitor, and coordinate the activities related to transaction services, including but not limited to:a) Covenant management and collateral tracking.b) Financial statement spreading & analysis.c) Disbursement processing and coordination.d) Integrity and anti-money laundering screens for clients and vendors.Working in close collaboration with team leaders, product managers, risk managers, and other key stakeholders, the Managing Director of Operations ensures that the operational strategy is in alignment with the overarching business objectives and priorities.Play a pivotal role in supervising the operational activities, processes and systems end-to-end.Keep abreast of industry developments including, but not limited to, changes in regulations and best operational practices; ensure adherence to institutional policies and procedures.Define and implement critical metrics and workflows to achieve operational efficiency, effectiveness, and productivity and continually evaluate reporting needs.Identify, recommend, and implement new processes or additional functions.Coordinate with the IT team in the implementation of systems and applications related to efficiencies.Identify, design, and implement new projects for the improvement of operations processing and payments, serving as a key stakeholder for all aspects of the project life cycle (design, development, testing, and implementation). Contribute to process design, test script construction, testing, and implementation.Manage, coach, and motivate a team of highly qualified individuals based in Headquarters (Washington, DC) and in the region (LAC).Organize required training, support a learning organization; identification of future potential successors, coaching and guidance to others.Promote and maintain a positive work atmosphere by communicating in a consistent manner with professional standards to work effectively with employees, co-workers, the Management team, and vendors. What you will need:Education: Master's, MBA, or equivalent in accounting, finance, business administration, economics, or other relevant fields.Experience:Proven background in managing, implementing, and executing banking operations.More than 15 years of experience acting in a similar role in the private sector, private banks, investment firms, corporate and investment banking sector, or development finance institutions focused on the private sector; having worked in different cultural settings, preferably in Latin America.Substantial understanding of a wide variety of financial products and services and experience in their related operational processes.Strong understanding of the regulatory environments of the countries where the IDB Invest operates.Verifiable experience in implementation and supervision of specialized middle and back-offices, including but not limited to Treasury operations, loan services, compliance, covenant tracking, financial analysis, disbursement processing, syndication, agency services, trade and supply chain finance, payments, Swift, banking reconciliation, billing, and supplier payments, in the global banking arena.Strong change management experience in an evolving and complex environment to identify and inspire change to best serve the needs of the organization in the future.The ability for strategic thinking. High analytical and problem-solving skills required, with a clear ability to add value through creative thinking, in-depth, and disciplined analysis, and effective monitoring of metrics and results.Ability to use innovation to create new tools/pilots, keep abreast with new technologies, and drive change.Strong client services orientation, collaborative approach, fostering and maintaining effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders.The capacity to plan and manage human resources and operations to achieve quality results in a productive and financially sustainable manner.Languages: Oral and written professional proficiency in English and Spanish required; knowledge of Portuguese and/or French is a plus. Key Skills:Mentor and develop.Promote Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging.Build Lean and Versatile teams.Lead change and Transformation. Create Partnership. Requirements:Citizenship: No requirement.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 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.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 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 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 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 IDB InvestIDB 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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11/02/2024