Consultancy to Support Energy Operations in Suriname

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What you´ll need

Core and Technical Competences
  • Areas of Expertise: Energy, electrical engineering, project management, project cycle in multilateral organizations, and field work in development projects. Experience in renewable energy, energy access, energy efficiency and energy regulation are a plus.
  • Ability to work independently, within the initiative and responsibility, and establish work priorities.
  • Effective communication orally and in writing with diverse audiences and professional presence through clear and respectful communication.
  • Ability to work as a team member to complete tasks, achieve common goals and contribute to a positive work environment.
Opportunity Summary
  • Type of Contract: Consultant full time, monthly.
  • Length of contract: 12 months, with possibility of extension based on good performance.
  • Starting date: December 2020.
  • Location: IDB Country Office in Suriname.
  • Responsible person: Energy Lead Specialist INE/ENE.
  • 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.


Our team in Human Resources carefully reviews all applications.


“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 to apply to the active postings, yet current job openings may be subject to further decisions in terms of timing of the processes, or other actions, in accordance with business needs. Final hiring decisions may also be conditioned to the candidate’s ability to timely relocate to the post of duty at the moment of starting service.”

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