Legal Department - IDB Invest Financial Markets and Products Legal Team – FML/LAB Counsel – Consultant

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What you will need:

Citizenship: You are either a citizen of Colombia or a resident with legal permit to work in Colombia.

Consanguinity: You have no family members (up to fourth degree of consanguinity and second degree of affinity, including spouse) working at the IDB, IDB Invest, or IDB Lab.

Education: Law degree (Juris Doctor, LL.M., or equivalent degree) from an accredited university and admission to practice law in at least one IDBG member country.

Experience: Professional experience in private sector law firms in the U.S. and in Latin America and the Caribbean is essential. At least 5+ years of relevant professional legal experience. Knowledge and substantive legal experience in both civil and common law systems; and professional experience in cross-border commercial transactions in the following areas:

  • Investments in early-stage equity, including SAFEs (Simple Agreements for Future Equity), limited partnerships, especially if involving angel and venture capital, including via trusts and other vehicles.
  • Direct equity investments, convertible loans, warrants and other equity participation structures; and
  • Grants and loans promoting impact investment, incorporating upside or downside flexible payment arrangements.


Languages: Oral and written proficiency in English and Spanish required; knowledge of Portuguese and/or French is desirable.


Opportunity Summary: 

Type of contract: Consultant, full time

Length of contract: 19 months, with the possibility to extend up to 36 months. 

Starting date: February 01, 2022

Location: IDB Group Country Office in Colombia.

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 private investment development fields, including infrastructure and energy, corporates, financial institutions, financial and non-financial products and services, gender and diversity, communications and much more.

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: IDB Invest, a member of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, is a multilateral organization, committed to the development of the private sector of Latin America and the Caribbean by financing loans, equity investments, and guarantees. In addition, IDB Invest partners with clients to provide advisory and training services. 

The IDB Invest offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package.

Our Human Resources Department carefully reviews all applications.

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