Regional Economic Advisor - Country Department Caribbean

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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 dependent;
  • 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: Ph. D in Economics.
  • Experience: At least 10 years of senior level experience, either in private or public institution, in high level economic policy formulation. At least 5 years should be in Latin America or the Caribbean. Candidate should have experience supervising people, directly and remotely.  We encourage candidates with experience in the Caribbean to apply.
  • Publications: Solid publications track record in peer reviewed journals or books. 
  • Language: Excellent written and oral communication skills in English. Oral and written proficiency in a second Bank language (Spanish, French or Portuguese) is also required.
  • TravelFrequent travels are expected.

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Opportunity Summary: 
  • Type of Contract and modality: Fixed Term International Staff
  • Length of contract: 3 years
  • Starting date: June 1st, 2019
  • Location: Headquarter, Washington DC, USA
  • Responsible person: General Manager of the Country Department Caribbean

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. 


The IDB offers a competitive benefits and compensation package.


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