Background: We are looking for a Senior or Lead Specialist to lead or contribute in the identification, preparation, execution, and administration of complex programs related to the transport sector, providing assistance from Transport to borrowers, beneficiaries, and executing units related to the preparation, execution, follow up, and evaluation of operations in the country. You will also lead or contribute in the preparation of generic sector policy documents and for Brazil, in addition to other procedures related to the Bank’s action in the country.
The team’s mission: The IDB's Transport’s Division (INE/TSP) promotes economic development and quality of life of the people in Latin America and the Caribbean through transportation and infrastructure activities in a safe, efficient, affordable, and sustainable way.
What you’ll do:
What you’ll need:
Citizenship: You are either a citizen of Brazil or a citizen of one of our 48-member countries with residency or legal permit to work in Brazil.
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: You hold an advanced degree in Engineering, Economics, Law, Public Policy or related fields with a Master’s Degree. Your PhD is also desirable.
Experience: You have at least 10+ years of relevant experience (preferably international) in planning, designing, and evaluating transport projects, with thorough knowledge on the sector’s institutional framework in Latin America and the Caribbean, and experience with Public Private Associations, preferably regarding technical, legal, and financial structuring.
Languages: You are proficient (oral and written) in Portuguese and English; your fluency in Spanish and/or French is a plus.
Type of contract: Fixed term
Length of contract: 3 years
Starting date: March 2019
Location: Sao Paulo, Brazil
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.
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.