Director of the Independent Consultation and Investigation Mechanism (ICIM)

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What you will need:


Education: Advanced degree (master’s or equivalent) in a relevant discipline (business administration, public administration, project management, sociology, anthropology, economics, environmental studies, law, international relations, engineering, or other fields relevant to international development).



  • Proven leadership and management skills; management experience in a multicultural environment; and experience in the Latin American and Caribbean region. Demonstrated track record of leading an organizational office or team and managing change.

  • Knowledge of and experience in project and personnel management, including budget management experience. Minimum of 12 years of relevant experience. Understanding of and experience in international development and multilateral financial institutions and private sector financing in Latin America and the Caribbean are preferred and desirable.

  • Knowledge of and experience with other independent accountability mechanisms is considered valuable.

  • Demonstrated integrity and independence. Ability to deal objectively, impartially, and efficiently with the Requests brought to the Mechanism.

  • Demonstrated results orientation. Proven ability to formulate objectives, set priorities, identify and optimize the use of resources, and drive results.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and experience and skill with supervision and management. Proven ability for team-building and consensus-building. Ability to work and incorporate diverse views from stakeholders.

Languages: Command of Spanish and English is required; proficiency in Portuguese and/or French is a plus.


  • Enabling performance and growth: Delivers results by recruiting the right talent, coaching, and mentoring staff, and effectively managing people and resources. Sets performance standards and provides feedback and guidance to drive growth and continuous improvement.

  • Promoting diversity and inclusion: Models inclusive behaviors and leverages diversity to achieve business results.

  • Strategic leadership: Understands the strategic issues facing the IDB, setting business priorities which translate into initiatives that provide the greatest value for the organization. Is future-oriented, taking a broad and long-term view of options, challenges, and opportunities.

  • Leading change: Charts a new course by demonstrating support for innovation and by defining the organizational changes needed for improving business effectiveness. Gains the necessary support to implement key changes.

  • Managing paradoxes: Remains energized and focused, even when faced with conflicting interests between own expectations and organizational demands and pressures. Executes leadership decisions in the face of adversity and ambiguity.


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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