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World Bank: Operations Analyst (Swiss Youth Programme)   


Kosovo, Komuna e Prishtinës, Pristina


Nonprofit/Community/Social Services



Date: 10/02/2021


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The World Bank Group (WBG) is one of the world's largest sources of funding and knowledge for developing countries. It uses financial resources and extensive experience to help our client countries reduce poverty, increase economic growth, and improve quality of life. 


The World Bank Country Office engagement in the country is guided by the current Country Partnership Framework, and its goal is to support Kosovo on a path toward more sustainable, export-oriented and inclusive growth, and to provide its citizens more opportunities for a better life. In response to COVID-19 pandemic Emergency COVID-19 project in amount of US$50m was approved in 2020 to support prevention, detection and response to the pandemic threats; and Competitiveness and Export Readiness project was reprogrammed by reallocating EUR 8.36 million to be channelled as grants to SMEs impacted by crisis.


Your tasks and responsibilities as Operations Analyst: 

  • Contribute to the preparation of Kosovo Risk and Resilience Assessment (RRA) update - a key input to the formulation of the World Bank Group (WBG) operational strategy for the next four years, through gathering and analysing relevant information under the guidance of the respective team leader;
  • Assist the RRA team with organizing stakeholder consultations, drafting meeting minutes and other records of proceedings asrequired;
  • Support health team with monitoring the implementation of Kosovo Emergency COVID-19 project, including through following up with the respective Project Implementation Unit on the agreed actions, collecting and processing data required for updating the project results framework as well as donor coordination tracker;
  • Support the private sector team with monitoring the implementation of Kosovo Competitiveness and Export Readiness Project, including through following up with the Ministry of Trade and Industry on the agreed actions and assisting with results framework update.

Part of the UN Youth Volunteers Programme, this position is sponsored by the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO). To ensure one can fully immerse in these assignments, all travel, relocation, life and health insurance costs are covered.  


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Start date: 01/07/2021

Expiry date: 07/03/2021

Working hours (%): 100%

Job type: Volunteer

Duration: 12 months

Education level: Master's degree

Education details: Economics

Skills required

For the programme: 

  • Swiss nationality; 
  • Master's degree in a relevant field (by end of March 2021); 
  • Ideally 12 months of relevant professional experience (min. 3 months - max. 24 months); 
  • Max. 28 years old at the start of the assignment in July 2021; 
  • Excellent command of English and 2 official Swiss languages (one active = C1/C2, one passive = A2/B1);  
  • Interest in joining the international cooperation sector.  

For this position:  

  • Master's degree in economics, management, public policy/administration or social studies;
  • Demonstrated interest and/or experience (ideally one year) in conducting information and data research, preparing contributions to strategic or operational frameworks and/or associated briefings, and project monitoring;
  • Excellent drafting, formulation and reporting skills;
  • Ability to work and adapt professionally and effectively in a challenging environment;
  • Ability to work effectively in a multicultural team of international and national personnel;
  • Solid overall computer literacy, including proficiency in various MS Office applications (Excel, Word, etc), social media, and others;
  • Fluent in English. 

Please find more details in the full job description. 


Important details regarding your application 

Make sure your profile on cinfoPoste is complete and up to date: 

  • Motivation letter in English  
  • CV in English (the length and the % of your employments should be indicated) 
  • Work certificates, diplomas and university credentials (as PDF) uploaded under the section "documents"  

Application deadline: 7 March 2021 

The entire recruitment process takes about four months. Interviews are carried out by cinfo and take place between 22 and 26 March 2021. The final selection is done by the World Bank based on cinfo's recommendation. Selected candidates will be informed by the end of April 2021. 

You will find more information about the Programme under this link. 


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