Infrastructure and Energy Economic Consultant

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Citizenship: You are a citizen of one of our 48-member countries. We may help 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: Bachelor’s degree in Economics and MA in Economics, Development, Public Policy or similar.

Experience: At least 5 years of working experience and at least 3 in the area of ​​infrastructure services.

Languages: English and Spanish

Core and Technical Competencies:

Experience in leading research groups and coordinating research projects. Experience in leadership of multidisciplinary work groups. Mastery of the different methodologies available to carry out sectoral analysis, prices, rates, impact on development and environmental indicators and in the evaluation of public policies. Experience in leading database search, integration and analysis activities, as well as in the formulation and coordination of surveys to feed impact studies in the region. Experience in economic analysis in the infrastructure sectors: energy, water and sanitation, transport and telecommunications, as well as in aspects related to their sustainability, such as adaptation to climate change and its mitigation.

Opportunity Summary: 


Type of contract: Consultant (CNS)

Length of contract: Eighteen (18) months

Starting date: January 16th, 2021

Location: Washington, DC.

Responsible person: INE Principal Sectoral Economic Advisor

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.

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.

If you have already applied to a recent IDB Group opportunity, your application will be kept by the organization until a decision is taken on next steps with regards to the opening.

Thank you.


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