Technical Support
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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 and experience: Law degree from a recognized university (JD, BCL, LLB) with a Master of Laws degree (LL.M) or equivalent and a minimum of five years of relevant professional experience

Languages: Native English speaker preferably and fully proficient in Spanish.


Core and Technical Competencies:

    • The selected candidate should have previous exposure to trial preparation and document intensive cases.
    • The selected candidate should be able to cite-check reports and large legal briefs according to The Bluebook, McGill Guide (or other academic citation methods).
    • The selected candidate must have published scholarly legal articles or equivalent in recognized peer-reviewed journals or equivalent publications.
    • The selected candidate must understand and have previous experience on how to follow court/tribunal rules and procedures in at least one jurisdiction.
    • Thorough knowledge of legal processes, procedures and terminology for review, analysis, preparation and processing of litigation quality documents.
  • Skills:
    • Fully proficient computer skills, particularly in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and in using case management databases, internet/intranet services and library sources such as West Law and Lexis Nexis, as well as the ability to help organize data and information retrieval systems.
    • Advanced legal document drafting and editing skills.
    • Advanced understanding of international business transactions and government contracting, particularly in the context of the Bank’s development projects.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with a demonstrated ability to anticipate, identify and analyze legal and policy issues and propose sound, reliable and creative solutions.
    • Proven ability to conduct comprehensive research on a range of issues, including those of a unique and complex nature.
    • Proven ability to clearly and concisely prepare, present, discuss and defend findings and recommendations and to produce complex and compelling reports, memoranda and papers, often on very short notice.
    • Established reputation for integrity, sound judgment, fairness and discretion in dealing internally and externally.

Opportunity Summary:

Type of contract: Full time consultancy, Monthly

Length of contract: 12 months renewable up to a total of 36 months

Location: Headquarters, Washington DC

Responsible person: The selected candidate will work under the supervision of the Sanctions Officer for the IDB Group.

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.


Our team in Human Resources carefully reviews all applications.




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