Operations Associate or Senior Analyst – Energy Division

  • Salary:
    negotiable / YEAR
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  • Posted:
    2 months ago
  • Category:
    Administration, Environment and Natural Resources
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Operations Senior Analyst or Operations Associate – Energy Division, Washington, DC


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.

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is the leading source of multilateral financing for regional development in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). It provides loans, grants, guarantees, policy advice and technical assistance to the public and private sectors of its borrowing member countries.

About this position:


The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is seeking for an Energy Operations Senior Analyst or Operations Associate assigned to the Energy Division (ENE) of the Infrastructure and Energy (INE) Sector for the office in Washington DC.

He/She will be in charge of coordinating, monitoring and supervising operational matters and guiding operation teams.

The Energy Division (ENE) of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is a functional division within the Infrastructure and Energy Sector (INE), under the Vice‑Presidency of Sectors and Knowledge. ENE is responsible for the development of loans with sovereign guarantee, non-reimbursable technical cooperation’s, including technical, economic, regulatory, identification analysis and the preparation of programs, projects, studies and sectoral notes in the energy sector. In this context, ENE needs a qualified Operations Senior Analyst to support the Division in carrying out its operational functions.


What you´ll do:

As part of this hire, here are a list of activities related to the position and not limited to the following:

Operations Pipeline Management:

· Participate in the design, preparation, drafting, and processing of all operational and non-operational documents and activities (technical cooperations, grants, loans, sector framework, economic sector works, etc). This will also include perform preliminary data analysis (including graphs and matrices).

· Propose, build and monitor preparation of calendars ensuring the project teams understand and achieve the relevant milestones for instrument approval.

· Review operational documentation, to ensure quality of final product and accurate application of relevant guidelines and procedures.

· Produce internal technical documentation required for operations processing, collect operational data, produce reports, talking points and/or PowerPoint presentations as needed.

· Conduct technical and strategic analyses in support of ENE operational activities.




Portfolio Monitoring and Operations Supervision:

·Work closely with ENE’s Project Management Team on formulating and monitoring supervision activities such as Progress Monitoring Reports (PMR), disbursement projections, Sector and Country portfolio revisions.

· Support ENE in the request, programming, and prioritization of Technical Cooperations (TC).

· Monitor all activities related to TC Execution (TC Execution Alerts and TCDI Indicator).

· Follow-up on operational deadlines such as reporting to donors (TCMFR), and delivery of Project Completion Reports (PCR).

Coordination of Project Assistance Team:

· Coordinate the workload of ENE’s Project Assistance Teams to ensure project teams and respective team leaders receive the necessary support to process operations optimally and in a timely manner.

· Provide guidance, training and leads operational support staff in HQ and Country Offices on the preparation, scheduling, and processing of operational documents throughout IDB’s project cycle to obtain approval.

Other general matters:

· Monitor and report on ENE’s operational work program in its progress towards fulfilling assigned target goals and indicators.

· Support the preparation of reports, briefings, update dashboards and manage databases to provide the Division Chief with current information on the pipeline and other necessary information for decision-making.

·Act as ENE’s operational focal point for other departments (ESG, SPD, VPS, ATI, among others) regarding all aspects related to the preparation, execution, and performance of the Division’s active portfolio/pipeline.

· Act as ENE Division Chief delegate on all operational workflows in Bank systems.

· Act ENE’s publisher on all operational and non-operational matters.

· Other activities as requested by the ENE Division Chief.

What you´ll need:

· Education: Bachelor´s degree or equivalent in business administration, finance, international development, economics, or related areas is required for a Senior Analyst position, a master’s degree is required for an associate position.

· Experience: A minimum of 5 to 7 years of relevant professional experience, understanding the IDB Group’s institutional strategy and priorities, operational activities and instruments is a strong plus.

· Language: Ability to read, write and speak in Spanish and English. Functional knowledge of Portuguese or French highly desirable.


Technical Competencies:

· Areas of expertise: Knowledge of Bank’s operational activities is highly desirable. Microsoft Word, Excel, Project and Power Point.

· Skills: The position requires the ability to perform operational and technical support functions for the daily operational activities. Must have proven ability to effectively articulate ideas (written and orally), and interpersonal/team work skills.


Strengths you will need:

· Innovation and Creativity: Develops imaginative ideas and solutions through creativity, experimentation, and critical thinking.

· Client Focus: Understands client needs and provides services that meet their expectations for quality and performance; meets the Bank’s expectations for ethical behavior.

· Collaboration, Teamwork and Inclusion: Works cooperatively and guides others independent of background (e.g., gender, ethnic origin, religion, disability, sexual orientation, background, perspective) or organizational role, and takes a team-based and inclusive approach to projects and decision making.

· Communication and Influence: Communicates effectively and brings to bear relationships and strategies to influence others technical competencies.




· 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 staff, fixed term.

· Length of contract: 3 years.

· Location: IDB Headquarters in Washington, DC, USA.


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, including an annual base salary expressed on a net- of-tax basis.

· 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 perks: 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 diversity@iadb.org 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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