Administrative Assistant Consultant - Sanctions Office

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What you’ll need:

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: Technical studies or Associate Degree or equivalent (Bachelor's preferred) in Business Administration, or related fields.

Experience: Minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience.

Languages: Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Spanish.

Core and Technical Competencies:


  • Fully proficient in computer skills, particularly in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Salesforce and in using information databases, internet/intranet services, as well as the ability to help organize data and information retrieval systems.
  • Ability to perform a full range of administrative and client support services.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and proven ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Advanced knowledge of, and experience with videoconferencing platforms (e.g., Cisco Webex, Zoom and MS Teams)
  • Basic understanding of files and case management, particularly in the context of the Bank's development projects.
  • Established reputation for integrity, sound judgment, fairness and discretion in dealing internally and externally.
  • Tact and discretion in dealing with senior officials and staff at all levels.


Opportunity Summary: 

  • Type of contract: Consultant, Full Time
  • Length of contract: 12 Months
  • Location: Headquarters in Washington, DC
  • Responsible person: Ovsgt Audit & Compl Ppal Spec
  • Requirements: You must be a citizen of one of the IDB’s 48 member countries and have no family members currently working at the IDB Group. 


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 stimulating work environment. We are the first Latin American and Caribbean development institution to be awarded the EDGE certification, recognizing our strong commitment to gender equality. As an employee you can be part of internal resource groups that connect our diverse community around common interests.

Because we are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, we embrace all diversity and encourage women, LGBTQ+, persons with disabilities, afro-descendants, and indigenous people to apply.


About us: At the IDB, we’re committed to improving lives. Since 1959, we’ve 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 cutting-edge 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.

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and its implications for our Region, the IDB Group is reviewing its hiring needs and re-prioritizing its areas of talent acquisition. We encourage candidates to continue applying for active positions, however current job openings may be subject to additional decisions in terms of process time or other actions, based on business needs. Final hiring decisions may also be conditioned on the candidate's ability to transfer to the service position in a timely manner at the time of commencement of service.


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