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IPF-IT Business Partner Group Consultant
 
Background:

The focus of this consultancy opportunity (but not limited to) will be to serve as business partner for one or more of the departments with the scope of work of the group, identify and recommend process improvements, implement technology solutions in coordination with IT suppliers, and use technologies such as Robotic Process Automation platforms, Low-Code/No-Code platforms, and data visualization tools to support the mission of the group and that of its business partners.

 

The team’s mission:

The IPF – IT Business Partner Group has the overall responsibility for acting as the strategic interface between the IT Department and the Vice-Presidency for Finance and Administration.  Team members in this group manage the shape the demand for IT solutions and services, provide advise on IT matters, develop project proposals and help articulate business cases, manage IT capital investments, and help departments develop innovative solutions to business problems.

 
What you’ll do:
 
  • Assume ownership of the demand capture and demand articulation process, including the identification of requirements, creating high-level designs, and delivering solutions for clients.
  • Gain deep understanding of client departments business processes to identify process improvements.
  • Work with providers to secure firm estimates for work.
  • Help prototype solutions that can be scaled to full-fledge production systems using emerging technologies.
  • Manage capital investments (develop and execute projects plans and deliver projects within the allocated time and budget).
  • Deliver presentations to Senior Management to provide status reports, secure project sponsorship, or demonstrate value in the solutions delivered.
  • Promote the use of technologies in the day to day work of your clients.

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: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or another field related to IT technology.

Experience: 5 years of IT solutions delivery (development, project management, etc.)

Languages:  English & Spanish.
 

Core and Technical Competencies:

 
Opportunity Summary:

Type of contract: Consultant (more than one position available)

Length of contract: 1 year (possible extension up to 3 years)

 
Location: Washington D.C., Headquarters.

Teamwork: Demonstrated success collaborating and working on team-based outcomes.

Communications: Strong interpersonal and communication skills.  Ability to interact with end users and translate business language into technical requirements is a must.

Technical Skills: Knowledge of programming and scripting languages (Python, C#, or similar), Development of Queries and Reports (SQL and Tableau or PowerBI), Project Management Practices (certifications preferred)

Soft Skills: Team player, inclusive, innovative and creative, client-oriented, results-driven, with strong analytical and problem solving abilities.

 

Our inclusive 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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