IDB Invest- Corporate Affairs and Transparency Officer/Senior Officer

  • Salary:
    negotiable / YEAR
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  • Posted:
    6 months ago
  • Category:
    Ethics and Compliance, Treasury and Investment
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IDB Invest- Corporate Affairs and Transparency Officer/Senior Officer


The Department of Strategy and Development’s (DSP) primary role is to lead IDB Invest efforts to create, implement and sustain its strategic vision and achieve development impact and additionality. DSP delivers on Development Effectiveness, Strategic Planning and Knowledge, Social Environmental and Governance, Advisory Services, and Corporate Affairs.

Corporate Affairs (DSP/CAT) is responsible for: (i) promoting, developing and coordinating Management’s relationship with key governance and oversight bodies within the IDB Group; (ii) outreach and dialogue with partners in the development community, including MDBs, DFIs and other international organizations; (iii) implementation of IDB Invest’s Access to Information (ATI) Policy and promoting transparency in our operations; and (iv) strategic advice to the Chief Strategy Officer and serving as front office for DSP.

What you’ll do:

You will report directly to the Director, Strategy Advisor, and under the general guidance of the Chief Strategy Officer. Without limitation, your primary responsibilities will be:

· Provide technical expertise to guide IDB Invest efforts to enhance transparency and implementation of IDB Invest’s Access to Information policy, including managing the relationship with international organizations and initiatives in the field of transparency, e.g., IATI, PWYF, OECD CRS, among others.

· Provide technical expertise in IDB Invest engagement with other Development Finance Institutions and strategic partners, including preparing analysis and materials for working groups, taskforces, and similar initiatives, coordination of inputs of subject matter experts, and leveraging the IDB Group partnerships, to strengthen IDB Invest strategic positioning and promote its development mandate.

· Support in the management of the relationships with key corporate relationships, including the office of the Secretary (SEC) and the Board of Executive Directors and its committees, including the coordination of and participation in meetings, drafting and/or review of minutes, maintaining a program of scheduled Board Committee meetings, channeling of requests and consultations, support in training and onboarding, among others.

· Support the coordination of IDB Invest’s work plan with diverse internal governance services and offices (e.g., the Office of the Executive Auditor, the Office of Evaluation and Oversight, among others). Assist technical teams in the preparation of action plans for implementation of recommendations. Monitor the progress in the implementation of recommendations and related activities interacting with all relevant IDB Invest departments.

· Provide technical input to the Director, Strategy Advisor, and the Chief Strategy Officer, as well as to peers, clients and stakeholders in the development and implementation of strategic initiatives in the fields of Transparency and Access to Information, Institutional Relationships, Strategic Communications and Corporate Affairs.

· Leads and or participates in the preparation and execution of special projects at the institutional or departmental levels as directed by the Director, Strategy Advisor.

· Other tasks and functions assigned by the General Manager, the Chief Strategy Officer or the Director, Strategy Advisor, in line with the mandate of IDB Invest and DSP.

Education: An advanced degree (at least Master or equivalent) in business administration, international affairs, law, economics, finance, or another relevant field.

Experience: At least 4 years of experience in transparency and access to information, corporate and institutional affairs, business administration, international relations, strategic partnerships, stakeholder management and transparency, corporate law, or a related field, preferably in multinational and multicultural environments. Experience in a complex environment managing multiple priorities simultaneously, preferably in international organizations. Candidates should possess a clear understanding of the operational work of IDB Invest and the IDB Group.

Languages: Oral and written proficiency in English or Spanish is required. Proficiency in both English and Spanish is preferred. Knowledge of another IDB Invest official language (French and/or Portuguese) is a plus.

Key skills

  • Learn continuously.
  • Collaborate and share knowledge.
  • Focus on clients.
  • Communicate and influence.
  • Innovate and try new things.


  • Citizenship: No requirements
  • Consanguinity: You have no family members (up to the fourth degree of consanguinity and second degree of affinity, including spouse) working at the IDB, IDB Invest, or IDB Lab.

Type of contract and duration

  • International: International staff contract, 36 months initially, renewable upon mutual agreement.

What we offer

The IDB group provides benefits that respond to the different needs and moments of an employee’s life. These benefits include:

  • A competitive compensation package.
  • Leaves and vacations: 24 days of paid time off + 8 personal days + sick leave + gender- neutral parental leave
  • Health Insurance: IDB Group provides employees and eligible dependents with a robust medical benefits program which covers medical, dental, vision, preventive care, and prescription drugs.
  • Pension plan: defined benefit pension plan that provides financial security and support employees in planning for their future.
  • We offer assistance with relocation and visa applications for you and your family, when it applies.
  • Hybrid and flexible work schedules
  • Health and wellbeing: Access to our Health Services Center which provides preventive care and health education for employees.
  • Development support: We offer tools to boost your professional profile such as mentoring, 1:1 professional counseling, training and learning opportunities, language classes, mobility options, among others.
  • Other benefits: Lactation Room, Daycare Center, Gym, Bike Racks, Parking, Spouse Career Program, and others.

Our culture

At the IDB Group we work so everyone brings their best and authentic selves to work, willing to try new approaches without fear, and where they are accountable and rewarded for their actions.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) are at the center of our organization. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and encourage women, LGBTQ+ people, persons with disabilities, Afro-descendants, and Indigenous people to apply.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job interview process. If you are a qualified candidate with a disability, please e-mail us at to request reasonable accommodation to complete this application.

Our Human Resources Team reviews carefully every application.

About the IDB Group

The IDB Group, composed of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), IDB Invest, and the IDB Lab offers flexible financing solutions to its member countries to finance economic and social development through lending and grants to public and private entities in Latin America and the Caribbean.

About IDB Invest

IDB Invest, a member of the IDB Group, is a multilateral development bank committed to promoting the economic development of its member countries in Latin America and the Caribbean through the private sector. IDB Invest finances sustainable companies and projects to achieve financial results and improve economic, social, and environmental development in the region. With a portfolio of $16.3 billion in asset management and 394 clients in 25 countries, IDB Invest provides innovative financial solutions and advisory services that meet the needs of its clients in a variety of industries.

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