Office of the Sanctions Officer Paralegal Consultant

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What you’ll need:

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, Paralegal certificate or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience: Minimum of 2 years of relevant paralegal experience

Languages: Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Spanish.


Core and Technical Competencies

  • Legal document drafting skills, including the ability to draft a variety of correspondence and edit materials in both languages using proper grammar, punctuation and style.
  • Knowledge of legal processes, procedures and terminology for review, examination, preparation and processing of legal documents. Knowledge of arbitration, criminal or administrative procedures is desirable.
  • Sound organizational skills and ability to prioritize and deliver assignments in a timely manner, with minimal supervision and often under severe time pressures.
  • Ability to research, analyze and synthesize legal and other information and present results clearly and concisely.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and proven ability to work effectively in a team, assisting team members by performing multiple, concurrent, and progressively more difficult assignments.
  • Fully proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Salesforce and in using information databases, internet/intranet services and library sources. Advanced knowledge of, and experience with videoconferencing platforms (e.g., Cisco Webex, Zoom and MS Teams).
  • Tact and discretion in dealing with senior officials and staff at all levels.


Opportunity Summary: 

Type of contract: Consultant, Full Time

Length of contract: 12 Months

Location: Headquarters, Washington, DC

Responsible person: Ovsgt Audit & Compliance Principal Specialist

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.


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