Human Resources Principal Specialist/Lead Specialist (Head of HRBPs)

Human Resources
2100001026 Requisition #
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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 the fourth degree of consanguinity and second degree of affinity, including spouse) working at the IDB, IDB Invest, or IDB Lab.

  • Education: You hold a Master's degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, organizational development, or another related field.

  • Experience: At least 12 years of progressive professional experience in HR management in a multinational environment. A proven track record in building and leading high performing teams with client service orientation is essential, plus:

    • Strong technical background, including extensive knowledge of leading-edge HR programs, systems, and practices.

    • Ability to bring innovative and workable concepts and ideas to meet client’s needs, translating them into policies, processes, and systems.

    • Strong business acumen and clear understanding of market trends, competition, and culture.

    • Ability to understand business goals and recommend new approaches, policies, and procedures to drive continual improvements in business objectives, productivity, and development.

    • Ability to have a “big picture” perspective but also able to design, implement, and manage complex processes from a strategic and operational perspective.

    • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to quickly establish and maintain trust and credibility with all stakeholders. Sound judgment and emotional intelligence.

    • People management, including the ability to organize and delegate work, motivate, coach, and develop staff.

    • Collaborative team player who can inspire trust and passion in the IDB Group’s mission, establish productive relationships, and treat all individuals with fairness and respect.

  • Languages: Oral and written proficiency in English and Spanish required; knowledge of Portuguese and/or French is a plus.

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Opportunity Summary:

  • Type of contract: Fixed-Term

  • Length of contract: 3 years

  • Starting date: As soon as possible

  • Location: Headquarters, Washington, D.C., USA

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.

The IDB offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package.

Our team in Human Resources carefully reviews all applications.

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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