HRD Talent Sourcing Advisory Long-Term Consultant

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    negotiable / YEAR
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HRD Talent Sourcing Advisory Long-Term Consultant



Post of duty: Washington DC – USA



The IDB Group is a community of diverse, versatile, and passionate people who come together on a journey to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. Our people find purpose and do what they love in an inclusive, collaborative, agile, and rewarding environment.


About this position



We are looking for an experienced professional to provide talent-sourcing advisory services to drive the talent sourcing function for the IDB Group in line with the Diversity Equity Inclusion and Belonging Framework 2023-2028, and with a focus on the attraction of Afro-Descendant talent, Indigenous Peoples, LGBTQ+ persons, People with Disabilities, as well as women in senior leadership roles.



You will lead the increase in attraction and recruitment of diverse talent, including through the mapping of the region and priority interventions, the sourcing of senior roles, as well as building the capacity of the talent attraction and sourcing team.

Reporting directly to the Talent Acquisition Head, you will work in the Talent Management Division, part of the Human Resources Department (HRD), and in close collaboration with the Diversity Equity and Inclusion Advisor. The Human Resources Department is responsible for the administration and development of the human capital of the IDB Group. The main functions of the department include managing the entire employee lifecycle, overseeing the implementation of the People Strategy, and implementing programs and methodologies in direct support of the IDB’s mission. HRD is also dedicated to deliver human centered experiences and strategically partnering with professionals who are passionate about improving lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. 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.

What you’ll do:



  • Design the talent sourcing strategy for the next 2-3 years to attract Afro-Descendant talent, Indigenous Peoples, LGBTQ+ persons, People with Disabilities, as well as women in senior leadership roles to reach the institution’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion goals.
  • Work with Country Offices and talent sourcing team to map the talent pools and priorities in the Region.
  • Define quick action/strategies in the short term based on the ongoing recruitment processes.
  • Build the capacity of talent attraction, sourcing and broader HRD teams to source diverse talent.
  • Develop appropriate KPIs for the recruitment funnel and use data to drive continuous improvement.
  • Source diverse talent for a variety of key positions.



What you’ll need



  • Education: Master’s or bachelor’s advanced degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or other fields relevant to the responsibilities of the role.
  • Experience: Master’s + 7 years or Bachelor’s + 10 years of relevant and progressive professional experience in talent acquisition. Of these, 2-5 years of experience in talent sourcing in a multinational environment, preferably including the Latin America and the Caribbean
    • Proven results in sourcing diverse talent.
    • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to quickly establish and maintain trust and credibility with all stakeholders, as well as navigate complex scenarios.
    • A track record of being a collaborative team player who can work across the organization to support the goals of the business.
  • Languages: Oral and written Proficiency in English. is required; proficiency in Spanish is desirable.

Key skills:

  • Promote Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging
  • Collaborate and build networks: Proactively and respectfully engage a diverse set of colleagues to create networks of support and collaboration.
  • Communicate Effectively: Articulate key messages tailored to the needs of diverse audiences based on effective listening skills to understand and empathize with others in an assertive and emotional manner.
  • Focus on Clients: Support internal clients with high-quality work leading to successful outcomes.
  • Bring Innovation: Proposes and implements new ideas and initiatives based on experience and best practices. Contributes to fostering a culture of innovation across the organization.
  • Learn Continuously: Continually acquire technical and functional expertise to keep current and maximize results. Collaborate and share knowledge.


  • Citizenship: You are a citizen of one of our 48-member countries.
  • 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:

  • Type of contract: International Consultant Full-Time.
  • Length of contract: 24 months initially, renewable for an additional 12 months upon mutual agreement.
  • Work Location: On site. Washington D.C

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 packages.
  • Leaves and vacations: 2 days per month of contract + gender- neutral parental leave.
  • Health Insurance: the IDB Group provides a monthly allowance for the purchase of health insurance.
  • Savings plan: ​​​​​​​The IDB Group cares about your future, depending on the length of the contract, you will receive a monthly savings plan allowance.
  • We offer assistance with relocation and visa applications for you and your family when it applies.
  • Hybrid and flexible work schedules.
  • Development support: We offer learning opportunities to boost your professional profile such as seminars, 1:1 professional counseling, and much more.
  • Health and wellbeing: Access to our Health Services Center which provides preventive care and health education for all employees.
  • Other perks: Lactation Room, Daycare Center, Gym, Bike Racks, Parking, 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

We work to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. Through financial and technical support for countries working to reduce poverty and inequality, we help improve health and education and advance infrastructure. Our aim is to achieve development in a sustainable, climate-friendly way. With a history dating back to 1959, today we are the leading source of development financing for Latin America and the Caribbean. We provide loans, grants, and technical assistance; and we conduct extensive research. We maintain a strong commitment to achieving measurable results and the highest standards of integrity, transparency, and accountability.

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