Regional Integration Unit Chief (INT/RIU)

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What you’ll need:



Citizenship: You are a citizen of one of our 48-member countries.

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: Master’s degree in economics, law, international relations, or other similar relevant fields of study.

Experience: At least 10-12 years of relevant professional experience managing complex Latin America or the Caribbean integration issues, with 7-10 years at the senior leadership level. Strong technical and operational background and a validated management record in similar positions, including supervision of technically strong multi-disciplinary and/or cross-sector teams and proven well-honed coordination skills (preferably in a matrix structure). You should combine strong intellectual leadership with: (i) a track record of successfully designing or/and implementing projects and programs in areas related to the key responsibilities; and (ii) broad experience working with public and private sector networks and management related to regional integration issues. In addition, validated experience applying modern project management tools.

Languages: Proficiency in at least two of the Bank's official languages (at least one being either English or Spanish) and preferably working knowledge of a third (French or Portuguese).



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Opportunity Summary:
Type of contract: Fixed term
Length of contract: 3 years
Starting date: As soon as possible
Location: Washington DC. The IDB reserves the right to reassign the staff member to a different location based on business needs. Frequent travel is required for this position

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.

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 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. 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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