Case Officer Consultant for the Independent Consultation and Investigation Mechanism

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What you’ll need:

Citizenship: 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: Academic Degree-Level & Years of Professional Work Experience: Master’s degree in Law, Environment, social sciences or related field. 
Areas of Expertise: Environmental and social issues and/or in the field of sustainable development, with special focus on the LAC Region an asset.

Experience: At least five years of relevant experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

Languages: Full command of Spanish and English is required; knowledge of Portuguese and/or French desirable.

Core and Technical Competencies:
    • Knowledge of international financial institutions and accountability mechanisms. 
    • Ability to analyze complex fact and documentary issues, write clear and precise analytical documents and adapt communication to different audiences, particularly sensitive to the nuances between private and public-sector perspectives.
    • He/she must be exceedingly well organized, flexible and willing to tackle the administrative challenges of working in a small fast-paced office composed of diverse people working for different projects simultaneously.
    • He/she must be proactive, resourceful and efficient, with a high level of professionalism and knowledgeable in the handling of confidential issues. Attention to detail is a must.
    • In-depth knowledge of international development policy framework, social and environmental sustainability issues.
    • Knowledge of IDB Group Operational Policies and IFC Performance Standards is desirable.
    • Ability to convey facts and ideas clearly and in an organized manner in writing and verbally.
    • Strong oral and written communications skills with diverse audiences and ability to exhibit a professional presence through clear and respectful communication.
    • Ability to act independently and resourcefully in responding to work demands.
    • Ability to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, and change.
    • Able to work in highly sensitive cross-cultural and politically charged environments.
    • Ability to carry himself/herself with professionalism when interacting with involved parties and colleagues, respond to requests promptly and resourcefully to deliver high quality service.
    • Technology savvy and fast learner to make efficient use of office software.
    • Ability to anticipate and meet the needs of internal and external clients and colleagues.

The MICI staff and Consultants are bound by the IDB Code of Ethics and other provisions that may require the safeguarding of information and preserving confidentiality.

Opportunity Summary: 

Type of contract: Consultant.

Length of contract: 19 months.

Location: Inter-American Development Bank Headquarters, Washington DC.

Responsible person: The Consultant will report to the MICI Director who delegates daily supervision onto the Compliance Review Phase Coordinator.  He/she is obligated to maintain excellent working relations with every other member of the Mechanism.

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.


We encourage women, afro-descendants, people of indigenous origins, and persons with disabilities 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.


Our team in Human Resources carefully reviews all applications.


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