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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: Master´s degree or equivalent in Economics or related areas. A PhD degree in relevant fields of work is preferred. 

Experience: 10 years of relevant professional experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience.   

Languages: Ability to read, write and speak fluently in Spanish and English.


Core and Technical Competencies:

In-depth knowledge of one or more fields of economics and awareness of its relationship with other fields. Knowledge of current analytical tools and quantitative techniques/methods such as econometric techniques and macroeconomic modeling. Critical thinking abilities. Ability to provide sound technical support. Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to handle several tasks and participate in different teams at the same time. Ability to be receptive to new ideas, interact in groups and exhibit leadership qualities. Knowledge of Bank processes, including routine preparation of country briefs. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Flexibility and adaptability, as well as willingness to learn new skills and face unexpected challenges. 

Opportunity Summary: 

Type of contract: Full Time Consultant

Length of contract: 06 months

Location: The primary post of Duty will be Washington.

Responsible person: Lead Economist.

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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