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Skills you’ll need:

  • Education:  Master’s or equivalent Licenciatura/advanced degree (Ph.D. preferred)  in Education, Social Sciences, Political Sciences, Public Policy. and Administration, or other relevant fields.
  • Experience: You have at least 10 years relevant to the duties and accountabilities of the position.
    • You are recognized as a leader and authority among peers in the field.
    • You have a shown experience in similar positions, preferably in Latin America or the Caribbean, including broad experience, at a similar level, in coordinating multidisciplinary teams to develop complex projects in a matrix structure environment, with strong technical background.
    • You combine strong intellectual leadership with: a) a track record of successfully designing or/and implementing projects and programs in the areas described above, and b) broad experience in working with knowledge networks and knowledge dissemination and management.
  • Publications: significant publication record on education, preferably on Latin American and Caribbean countries.
  • Languages: Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Spanish and desirable oral and written proficiency in a third Bank language (French or Portuguese). 


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Opportunity Summary:
Type of contract: Fixed term
Length of contract: 3 years
Location: Washington D.C. Headquarters of the Inter-American Development Bank in USA.
Requirements: You are a citizen of one of the IDB’s 48-member countries and have no family members currently working at the IDB Group.

Our culture: Working with us you will be surrounded by a diverse group of people who have years of experience in all types of development fields, including transportation, health, gender and diversity, communications and much more.

About us: At the Inter-American Development Bank, we’re devoted 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.


The IDB offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package.

The IDB is committed to diversity and inclusion and to providing equal opportunities in employment. We embrace diversity based on gender, age, education, national origin, ethnic origin, race, disability, sexual orientation, and religion. We encourage women, Afro-descendants and persons of indigenous origins to apply.

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