ESG - Social Safeguards Support to Operations

Technical Support
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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: Master’s degree or equivalent in Social studies, Urban Planning, International Development or a related social field.
  • Experience: A minimum of 10 years of relevant professional experience in research, social analysis, academic teaching, work in development projects. Knowledge of the IDB’s social safeguards policies and at least ten year of experience in managing social impact assessments at a Multi-lateral development bank is required, including experience in involuntary resettlement, indigenous people, gender in development, and other social policies. In addition, understanding of consultation processes and mechanisms. Knowledge on social context in Latin America is highly desirable.
  • Languages:  Fluency in spoken and written English and Spanish, Portuguese desirable.
Core and Technical Competencies:

The consultant must have the following competencies in:

  • Technical knowledge – knowledge of and experience in implementing the IDB’s various policies relating to environmental and social safeguards.
  • Project Management – experience leading the environmental and social due diligence and supervision of Bank financed projects.
  • Communication, Collaboration and Teamwork – excellent communication skills in English and Spanish with positive experiences collaborating with IDB clients, internal and external.
Opportunity Summary: 
  • Type of contract: Consultant (CNS), Full-Time.
  • Length of contract: 12 months.
  • Location: The work will be performed at the IDB Headquarters in Washington, DC with missions to the project countries assigned as per portfolio in LAC.
  • Responsible person: Senior Environmental Specialist (VPS/ESG).
  • 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.


Because we are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, we embrace all diversity and encourage women, LGBTQ+, persons with disabilities, afro-descendants, and indigenous people 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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