IDB-Israel Collaboration Support Consultantfor Improving Capacities in Water Resource Technologies in LAC

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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 fourth degree of consanguinity and second degree of affinity, including spouse) working at the IDB Group.

Education: At least a master’s degree or equivalent in engineering (water and sanitation), environmental engineering, water resource management/policy, or equivalent.

Experience:  at least 5 years in one or more of the following fields: (i) water resources planning, regulation, and/or management, with focus on municipal water supply or urban drainage and flood control; (ii) design, costs estimation, construction, rehabilitation, operation, and maintenance of water and wastewater treatment facilities, desalination plants, SWIT water supply, wastewater collecting or urban drainage systems; and (iii) Technological innovations that contribute to water security, restoration of land/water ecosystems and responses to climate change challenges. Knowledge of existing, newest and emergent Israeli technologies and sustainable practices in the field of water and wastewater management; and Knowledge of green infrastructure, water efficiency technologies, and approaches, conservation practices, climate change considerations in policies and projects, vulnerability risk assessment, and emergency response plans is a plus.

Languages: Fluency in English (knowledge and good handling of Spanish and Hebrew is a plus).

Core and Technical Competencies:

Teamwork: Ability to encourage and value the participation and engagement of all team members. Provide fair and effective contributions to the team’s work. Attempting to resolve conflicts and disagreements collaboratively. Building consensus and negotiation effectively.

Communication: Ability to convey complex information in a clear, organized, and logical way, both verbally and in writing, tailoring communication to the needs of the audience.

Problem solving: Ability to make recommendations, based on systematic analysis and sound judgment. Ability to gather and analyze information from a variety of sources to fully understand complex problems and reach an optimal solution.

Networking: Ability to create network in the area of responsibility at the IDB and networks outside the Bank.

Opportunity Summary: 
Type of contract: Consultant Full Time
Length of contract: 24 months.
Starting date: July 2019
Location: Washington, D.C.

Responsible person:  Lead Climate Change Specialist, INE/WSA.

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.


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.


Our team in Human Resources carefully reviews all applications.



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