IDB Invest Development Effectiveness Officer (Panama)
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IDB Invest Development Effectiveness Officer

Background : We are searching for a Development Effectiveness Officer to work under the supervision of the Division Chief of the Development Effectiveness Division (DVF) of the Strategy and Development Department (DSP).

The Team : Our Division is responsible for the design and implementation of the IDB Invest’s development effectiveness framework.

It establishes, implements, and oversees compliance with evaluation standards at each stage of a project’s life cycle (origination, preparation, implementation, and evaluation).

DVF ensures both accountability and learning for the benefit of the IDB Invest’s clients, partners, and beneficiaries in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Furthermore, it defines operational recommendations and is responsible for corporate reporting and cooperation with other MDBs on development effectiveness matters.

DVF manages various tools including : ex-ante and ex-post cost-benefit analysis, the Development Effectiveness Learning Tracking and Assessment Tool (DELTA), the Annual Supervision Report (ASR), the Expanded Supervision Reports (XSR), and in-

depth and impact evaluations.

What you’ll do :

  • Implement and review development effectiveness tools of IDB Invest’s operations. Ensure compliance with the evaluation standards embedded in IDB Invest’s development effectiveness framework.
  • Ensure that throughout the lifecycle of IDB Invest products and services, development effectiveness objectives are met;
  • and that quality standards are followed to ensure the relevance, efficiency, effectiveness, and evaluability, as well as the financial sustainability and financial contribution of these products and services.

  • Participate in project preparation, providing technical advice on the project design and monitoring and evaluation plans.
  • Provide training to IDB Invest’s teams and clients on intervention logic, indicators, data collection, and evaluation methodologies.

  • Design and implement project / program assessments, thematic / sector reviews and studies’ systemic, catalytic, and demonstration effects.
  • Project / program assessments include, but are not limited to ex-post evaluations, impact evaluations, and rigorous testing of new products and services (including RCTs).

  • Facilitate the inclusion of lessons learned into the design of new projects and provide advice for the implementation of ongoing projects.
  • Participate in the preparation of knowledge products focused on development effectiveness.

  • Report on development effectiveness data to inform the Corporate Results Framework, Development Effectiveness Overview, pitch books and other communication products.
  • Facilitate the cooperation with other MDBs on development effectiveness matters.

    What you’ll need :

    Education : You hold a Master’s degree in Economics, Business Administration, Finance, Public Policy or related field for the officer position.

    Experience :

  • At least 3 years of relevant experience in project management or monitoring and evaluation of development projects in one or more areas of interest for the IDB Invest (financial markets and banking, transport, energy, telecommunication, agribusiness, manufacturing, tourism and other services).
  • Experience in economic cost-benefit analysis or impact evaluation is a plus.
  • Deep understanding of the operational work of the IDB Invest or similar experience in a multilateral institution / private sector.
  • Knowledge and / or experience in Latin America and the Caribbean is essential.

  • Strong project management skills and experience managing complex projects, developing and implementing innovation, as well as the ability to engage stakeholders across different levels of the organization.
  • Language skills : Oral and written proficiency in English and Spanish required; knowledge of Portuguese and / or French is a plus.

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    Opportunity Summary :

  • Type of contract : Fixed-Term
  • Length of Contract : 3 years
  • Starting date : Upon agreement with the candidate
  • Location : Panama
  • Our culture : Working with us you will be surrounded by a diverse group of people who have years of experience in all types of development fields, including transportation, health, gender and diversity, communications and much more.

    About us : IDB Invest, a member of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, is a multilateral organization based in Washington, D.

    C., that is committed to the development of Latin America and the Caribbean through the private sector.

    IDB Invest offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package.

    IDB Invest is committed to diversity and inclusion and to providing equal opportunities in employment. We embrace diversity on the basis of gender, age, education, national origin, ethnic origin, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion, and HIV / AIDs status.

    We encourage women, Afro-descendants and persons of indigenous origins to apply.

    Job Posting

    Aug 29, 2018, 12 : 00 : 00 AM

    Closing Date

    Sep 17, 2018, 11 : 59 : 00 PM


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