Background / General description:
|IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. Working with 2,000 businesses worldwide, we use our six decades of experience to create opportunity where it’s needed most. In FY16, our long-term investments in developing countries rose to nearly $19 billion, leveraging our capital, expertise and influence to help the private sector end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity. For more information, visit www.ifc.org|
IFC’s Energy and Water (E+W) Advisory, as part of the IFC Cross-Cutting Advisory Solutions Department, works with firms across the value chain to develop competitive, clean, high quality and affordable modern energy and water solutions.
The 2030 Water Resources Group is a unique public-private-civil society collaboration. We facilitate open, trust-based dialogue processes to drive action on water resources reform in water stressed countries in developing economies. The ultimate aim of such reforms and actions is to close the gap between water demand and supply by the year 2030.
The scope of work for this position has two parts: Part A (July-December 2017) focuses on primarily 2030 Water Resources Group (WRG) activities while creating strategic alignment with other IFC projects and creating new business for IFC advisory; Part B (January 2018-June 2018) focuses primarily on designing and implementing IFC Water Advisory activities in Bangladesh and the broader region.
Note: If the selected candidate is a current Bank Group staff member with a Regular or Open-Ended appointment, s/he will retain his/her Regular or Open-Ended appointment. All others will be offered a 1 year term appointment.
Duties and Accountabilities:
|Scope of Work|
Part A: July – December, 2017
Working under the supervision of 2030 WRG’s Regional Head Asia, the staff member will perform the role of the 2030 WRG’s Bangladesh Country Coordinator while seeking greater alignment with other IFC Advisory activities and developing new advisory services activities for IFC.
1. Bangladesh WRG Program Coordination and MSP Management Role (70%): Working under the supervision of 2030 WRG’s Regional Head Asia, the staff member will:
|The candidate should be a seasoned and dynamic professional with comprehensive expertise in project/program management, and in providing advisory services. S/he has significant experience leading complex projects, working independently, and integrating work of other (often multi-disciplinary) professional staff, and collaborating across institutional boundaries. S/he has experience interacting with clients/stakeholders at the policy level or with senior counterparts in national governments and/or other organizations with confidence.Minimum Requirements:|