Country reports of Barbados, Costa Rica, Jamaica and comparative Policy White Paper on the institutional context for delivering sustainable infrastructure services in targeted sub-sectors

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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 and Experience: MSc, MPhil or similar, PhD advantageous. Academic background preferably in public administration, law, or political economy, or engineering/architecture combined with additional policy qualifications.
  • Experience: Minimum 10 years professional work experience including in an international context and in LAC. Previous experience in government related to infrastructure a plus, preferably in LAC, and ideally in the countries to be analyzed. Experience working with/at MDBs a plus.  Strong regional expertise – especially Caribbean region / countries to be analyzed, infrastructure expertise, public administration, policy-making, public law, previous experience working in government related to infrastructure advantageous, sustainability expertise (economic/financial, institutional, social, environmental – including climate, resilience), in-depth expertise working with and/or creating indices, especially for comparing country performance of their institutional frameworks, business environments or similar. Specific country expertise, ideally resident researcher (or similar) in those countries. 
  • Skills: Report drafting, analytical frameworks, gap analysis, stakeholder analysis/mapping, cost-benefit analysis, regulatory impact analysis, policy sequencing / change management / organizational change, organization of drafting/consultation processes, incl. events. Strong regional networks in LAC (especially Caribbean region and countries to be analyzed) related to infrastructure, incl. in government, regional/international organizations, donor/community/foundations, business, civil society, academia/think tanks.
  • Languages: Excellent command of oral and written English and Spanish required. 
Opportunity Summary:
  • Consultancy Category & Modality: PEC Consultant
  • Location: Remote work from consultant's place of residence.
  • Responsible person: Sector Principal Specialist (CSD/CCS) who will provide comments to any reports, approve reports, documents, work, and give instructions for any changes. The Sector Principal Specialist may delegate such tasks to other team members. It shall be the Firm’s responsibility for ensuring that such meetings are conducted, and such reports are submitted to the Bank.
  • Reporting Requirements: The consultant will prepare reports in English language and deliver them in Microsoft Word. docx format (final report) and MS PowerPoint .ppt (interim results presentation, final results summary) and in case of delivery of any databases or similar in Microsoft Excel .xlsx format.
  • Other Requirements: (Bank policy GN-2765-1 does not allow the procurement of goods and related services except when such goods and related services are necessary to achieve the objectives of the Bank-executed Operational Work and are included in the consulting services contract and represent less than ten percent (10%) of the consulting services contract value.)  If it is determined that acquisition of goods is necessary by the consulting firm, please add a very detailed technical specification of the minimum requirement of said goods.
  • 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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