Consultant to Support the Optimal Sanitation Initiative

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1900000827 Requisition #
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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: Bachelor’s degree in engineering, environmental sciences or administration. with a master’s degree in water and sanitation related topics.
  • Experience: At least 5-year experience in the water and sanitation sector and at least one-year experience working with an international organization.
  • Languages: Fluent in Spanish and English.

Core and Technical Competencies:

  • Written and oral fluency in both English and Spanish.
  • Work in team.
  • Results oriented.

Opportunity Summary: 

Type of contract: Full-time consultant.

Length of contract: one year with possibility for extension.

Starting date: January 2020.

Location: Washington D.C.

Responsible person: Water and Sanitation Senior Specialist.

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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