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30 July, 2020
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Resource Planning and Administration Senior Analyst Or Analyst (development Facilitation S...

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Resource Planning and Administration Senior Analyst or Analyst (Development Facilitation Senior Analyst or Analyst)


Resource Planning and Administration Senior Analyst or Analyst (Development Facilitation Senior Analyst or Analyst)

Five (5) positions to be filled in the following Country Offices:  

Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, The Bahamas and Trinidad and Tobago.


The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is the premier multilateral development institution within Latin America and the Caribbean region. At the IDB, the region is divided into four Country departments responsible for the oversight of their operations. The Caribbean Country Department (CCB) has a regional office based in Jamaica, country offices located in Barbados, Guyana, Suriname, The Bahamas, and Trinidad and Tobago, and an office located at the Headquarters of the IDB Group in Washington DC.

CCB is transforming the way it conducts business to effectively and efficiently serve its clients. The department strives to improve lives in the Caribbean by creating vibrant and sustainable economies where people are safe, productive, and happy. Therefore, we are seeking a highly  motivated individual with demonstrated administration, and analytical credentials to fill the position of Resource Planning and Administration Senior Analyst or Analyst in each one of the following offices in: Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, The Bahamas, and Trinidad and Tobago.

The most suitable candidate will demonstrate enthusiasm for development, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be creative, good at relationship building, and have strong commitment to corporate administration and policy compliance to advance the Bank €™s objectives. Further, s/he must be driven, a great teammate, and a high-energy professional with digital literacy skills. S/he should also have an agile mindset with interest in using real-time, iterative approaches to meet client needs, all with the aim of promoting innovative solutions to corporate and regional development challenges.

The candidate will report directly to the Country Representative and must have experience in and have a holistic understanding of a wide variety of organizational functions including corporate management, budgeting, human resources, general administrative services, and corporate procurement.

The team €™s mission:

CCB is responsible for the promotion and development of IDB Group country strategies and programming in The Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, Suriname, and Trinidad and Tobago. The department supports the processing, negotiation, and administration of regional and country specific projects and programs; leading and maintaining the relations of the IDB Group with member countries; supporting the implementation of country-specific operations; promoting and coordinating the use of the funds administered by the Bank or under parallel financing agreements and monitoring the operation-related procurement activities of Bank borrowers and beneficiaries.

What you €™ll do:

As part of the newly created Development Facilitation Team, which is responsible for advancing development in the region by providing services related to strategic planning, change management, human resources, budget & finance, general administration, and corporate management for CCB, the selected candidate will engage in the following activities:

  • Support the execution of a wide range of administrative functions including human resources, budget & finance, travel, general administrative services, and corporate procurement.
  • Support human resources actions and activities such as recruitment, onboarding & offboarding, performance management, promotion processes, recognition programs, mobility, and other related activities. Engage with other team members to standardize human resources actions across CCB Offices.
  • Provide advice on national labor and tax laws and regulations, rights, privileges and immunities of the IDB Group and its employees in accordance with the agreement signed between the IDB Group and national authorities.
  • Mobilize training and knowledge actions and activities and coordinate the preparation and execution of annual and multi-year training plans to support the continued skills growth and development of the department workforce.
  • Support the planning, execution, and monitoring of financial resources, including preparation of the administrative budget; identification of needs for goods and services, definition of targets and indicators; management of payments & accounting and preparation of reports for management review.
  • Collaborate on all tasks related to the corporate management of the Country Office, including corporate procurement, corporate real estate & facilities management, security & business continuity, records management, and related activities.
  • Participate in agile teams to achieve high levels of performance and quality in delivering results that provide exceptional business value to the clients.
  • Provide support to CCB Country Offices outside of the assigned post of duty as required, allowing for improved workload management, performance tracking, and experience across markets.
  • Support the development of an agile and adaptive mindset within country teams and drive a willingness to solve problems by trying new, creative solutions.

What you will need:

Education : You hold a Bachelor €™s Degree (or equivalent) in Business Administration, Financial Management, Accounting, Human Resources, Operations Management, or a related area. Training and certification in agile methodologies and/or Project Management certification are  highly desired.

Experience : You have at least one or two years of relevant experiencein the management of human resources, budgeting, accounting, corporate management, and general administration. Knowledge of relevant IDB Group policies, procedures, systems, databases, and management processes would be an advantage. Demonstrated knowledge of a range of on-line and off-line digital communications tools to create and disseminate business content is required. Hands-on experience using digital technologies and content management systems with demonstrated knowledge of digital audience analytics, collection of business and system requirements, and reporting is desired.

Languages : You have excellent written and oral communication skills in English. Oral and written proficiency in a second Bank language (Spanish, French, or Portuguese) is also required.

Citizenship : Only candidates who are either a citizen of these countries or have residency or a legal permit to work in the post of duty will be considered for that individual Country Office.

Consanguinity : You have no family members (up to fourth degree of   consanguinity and second degree of affinity, including spouse) working at the IDB Group.

Core and Technical Competencies:

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Opportunity Summary:

Type of contract:   Fixed Term
Length of contrac t:  3 years

Starting date : TBD. Positions will be filled as budget and headcount become available.
Location : Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, The Bahamas, or Trinidad and Tobago

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.

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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