IDB Invest - Development Effectiveness Division Consultant

Technical Support
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Skills you’ll need:
  • Education: Master’s Degree in Economics, Statistics, Data Science, Finance, Business Administration, Public Policy or related field.
  • Experience: 1 year of relevant experience (for junior level) and 3 years of experience (for more senior level), ideally with exposure to Latin America and the Caribbean and to development matters. Practical experience in monitoring and evaluation of development projects – ideally with projects carried out by the private sector in a variety of sectors or, if not experience in private sector, in areas that could be easily transferred to private sector operations. Experience with data management, analytics, and programing languages. Relevant experience could include economic or cost-benefit analysis, impact evaluation, (big) data analytics, and machine learning.
  • Languages: Proficiency in Spanish and English (Portuguese is a plus).
  • Competencies: Technical Expertise: an understanding and aptitude for development finance, development effectiveness, and/or impact measurement and evaluation, and economic analysis and Data management and analysis: experience with programming languages, econometrics, data management, and data analytics.
Core and Technical Competencies:
  • Collaboration, teamwork and inclusion: ability to work cooperatively with others, independent of background or organizational role, and ability to take a team based and inclusive approach to projects and decision making.
  • Building bonds: ability to build and maintain positive relationships within and outside the IDB Group.
  • Initiative and adaptability: ability to act independently and resourcefully in responding to work demands, adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity and change. Strong ability to quickly absorb and process large quantities of complex information and produce concise analyses of the issues at hand.
  • Innovation and creativity: ability to develop imaginative ideas and solutions through creativity, experimentation and critical thinking.
  • Communication and influence: communicate effectively and leverages relationships and strategies to influence others.
  • Client focus: understands client needs and provides services that meet their expectations for quality and performance; meets the IDB Invest expectations for ethical behavior.
  • Quality and efficiency: create and/or implements standards of excellence for products and services ensuring consistency, accuracy, reliability and efficiency. Continuously seeks new ways to make processes run smoother and faster to enhance outcomes.

Opportunity Summary:

  • Contractual category and modality: Consultant
  • Contract duration: 24 months.
  • Place(s) of work: Headquarters, Washington DC, USA
  • Responsible person: Division Chief, Development Effectiveness DSP/DVF
  • Requirements: You must 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 IDB Invest, 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.

Payment and Conditions: Compensation will be determined in accordance with IDB Invest’s policies and procedures. IDB Invest, pursuant to applicable policies, may contribute toward travel and moving expenses.


Visa and Work Permit: IDB Invest, pursuant to applicable policies, may submit a visa request to the applicable immigration authorities; however, the granting of the visa is at the discretion of the immigration authorities. Notwithstanding, it is the responsibility of the candidate to obtain the necessary visa or work permits required by the authorities of the country(ies) in which the services will be rendered to the IDB Invest. If a candidate cannot obtain a visa or work permit to render services to the IDB Invest the contractual offer will be rescinded.


Consanguinity: Pursuant to applicable IDB Invest policy, candidates with relatives (including the fourth degree of consanguinity and the second degree of affinity, including spouse) working for the IDB Invest as staff members or Complementary Workforce contractuals, will not be eligible to provide services for the IDB Invest.


Diversity: IDB Invest is committed to diversity and inclusion and to providing equal opportunities to all candidates. We embrace diversity on the basis of gender, age, education, national origin, ethnic origin, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion, and HIV/AIDs status. We encourage women, Afro-descendants and persons of indigenous origins to apply.

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