Learning and Knowledge Management Specialist/Senior Associate – Instructional Designer

Learning & Knowledge
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What You Will Need 

  • Education: A master’s degree in pedagogy, education, psychology, or related field. Preference will be given to candidates with a certification in e-learning and/or a project management methodology (PMI, Prince2, or Agile).
  • Experience: You must have at least five (5) years of professional experience, including at least two (2) years of experience as an instructional designer. Experience in remote education aimed at public or private sector officials is required. 
  • Languages: Fluent in English and Spanish.  Additional French and/or Portuguese a plus.


Skills: The ideal candidate will possess/have

  • Service-oriented attitude
  • Teamwork and communications skills 
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving
  • Proactivity, agility, organization, and results orientation
  • Dynamism, creativity, flexibility, and meeting deadlines
  • Proven facilitation skills are a plus

Expected Values and Behaviors: The individual is expected to abide by the IDB Group's values and behaviors as set forth in the institutional Code of Conduct. Additionally, as a member of the KIC team, you are accountable for upholding KIC’s guiding principles:

• Create Equality
• Be Kind
• Build Trust
• Have Empathy


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Opportunity Summary: 

Type of contract: Fixed term
Length of contract: 3 years, with possibility for renewal as per mutual agreement
Starting date: January 2022
Location: Washington, D.C.
Requirements: You are 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.


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. 

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