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

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What you’ll 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: You hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university.
  • Experience: You have at least 3+ years of relevant professional paralegal experience preferably in transactional work. Knowledge and substantive paralegal experience in both civil and common law systems. You have excellent organizational skills, including record-keeping and project planning, with a strong results orientation, and high level of attention to detail. You have proficiency in utilizing Microsoft Office suite products (e.g. Power Point, Excel and Word). In addition to the above, you should have demonstrated paralegal experience in complex cross-border commercial transactions, preferably in one of the following: Financial intermediaries, Trade finance, Capital markets or Equity and Funds
  • 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: 24 months, with the possibility to extend up to 36 months. 
  • Location: Colombia.
  • Responsible person: PRINCIPAL COUNSEL - FIN MRKTS & PRDCTS.
  • 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.

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.

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