Evaluation Senior Specialists

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Economics
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What you’ll need:

  • Education: Master or PhD degree in evaluation, economics, finance, engineering, social policy, public policy, or related field, with good knowledge of international development issues.

  • Experience: At least 8 years of relevant hands-on experience in economic development, including experience in a policy or operational position in a government, multilateral organization, donor agency, think tank, NGO, consulting firm or private financier dealing with issues of economic, environmental, or social policy, project finance or development effectiveness. Experience in one or several of the following is highly desirable:

    • Leading or participating in evaluations of public policies, development programs, or projects

    • Conducting operations at the IDB or other multilateral organization or donor agency

    • Working in the LAC region

    • Experience in any of the following sectors: Infrastructure (e.g.: energy, transport, water and sanitation, or urban infrastructure); Public sector and institutions (e.g.: public sector reform, taxation and fiscal affairs, public financial management, regulation); Private sector development (e.g.: investment climate, financial inclusion, entrepreneurship, innovation, or business regulation)

  • Analytical and Critical thinking: Excellent aptitude for critical and structured analysis and writing skills, demonstrated by a track record of contributions to development evaluations or other relevant analytical work. Ability to analyze large amounts of qualitative and quantitative information on complex topics to understand and assess progress. Ability to balance rigor and attention to detail with understanding the big picture and synthesizing insights to contribute to high quality, concise and persuasive reports addressed to high level executives.

  • Interpersonal skills: Strong writing and verbal skills and command of qualitative and quantitative research methods. Strong personal maturity, balanced judgment, and ability to build and maintaining partnerships with colleagues and counterparts. Ability to work collaboratively and proactively contributing to delivering high quality reports on time and within budget. Ability to work effectively as a team member and over time as a team leader.

  • Language: Proficiency in English and either Spanish, French or Portuguese. In case you are not fully fluent in Spanish, we will ask you to commit to training, since the skill is critical for long term success in the role.

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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.

The IDB offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package.

Our team in Human Resources carefully reviews all applications.

The organization requires a COVID-19 vaccination for in-person business in the United States. Therefore, everyone working in HQ is required to present proof of vaccination status upon hire unless they qualify for a medical or religious exemption, subject to the Bank’s approval.

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