Consultant for IDB’s G20 Task Force on Poverty and Hunger Job at IDB-Inter-American Development Bank, Washington DC , United States

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Post of duty: Headquarters

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

The Task Force for a Global Alliance Against Hunger and Poverty was proposed by Brazil’s G20 presidency and focuses on establishing a Global Alliance to raise resources and knowledge for implementation of public policies and social technologies that are proven to be effective in reducing hunger and poverty around the world. Its main commitment is to reverse setbacks in achieving Sustainable Development Goals 1 (poverty eradication) and 2 (zero hunger and sustainable agriculture). Currently, discussions are being held with key partners to advance issues concerning the Alliance’s operation, pillars and general governance and is expected to be launched alongside the G20 Summit in November 2024. The IDBG is supporting the Task Force to establish the Global Alliance with technical inputs on policies against poverty and hunger and on innovative financial mechanisms.

What you’ll do:

You will work supporting the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in its engagement with the Task Force within the Social Sector. You will advise on effective engagement strategies and report on the progress of activities, ensuring that high-level meetings and advocacy efforts are conducted efficiently and effectively based on the technical inputs received. This will enhance the IDB’s capacity to influence policy and programmatic decisions in the sector.

In this role you will:

  1. Support the overall engagement of the IDB in the Task Force for a Global Alliance Against Hunger and Poverty and with the Global Alliance once it is established.
  2. Develop material for IDB’s technical support to the Task Force and the Global Alliance once it is established.
  3. Develop recommendations for enhancing IDB’s participation and contribution to the task force.
  4. Facilitate communication between the IDB and other members of the task force and key stakeholders and with the Global Alliance’s governance once it is established.
  5. Monitor and report on advancement of the task force and outcomes of the working group meetings.
  6. Generate reports and presentations to communicate progress and outcomes to relevant stakeholders.
  7. Contribute to IDB efforts to provide support to IDB borrowing member countries joining the Global Alliance once it is established.
  8. Identify key policy and programmatic events, providing insights to inform IDB’s strategic engagement and advocacy efforts within the Task Force and the Global Alliance.
  9. Organize and coordinate high-level meetings and strategic conversations to position the IDB within the Task Force and the Global Alliance, ensuring effective representation and advocacy of IDB’s interests and contributions.

What you’ll need

  • Education: master’s degree in public policy, social sciences or applied economics. PhD preferred.
  • Experience: At least 10 years of relevant and substantive experience in international and foreign policy, experience working in international organizations with a focus on poverty, inequality, and hunger, preferably in Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • Languages: Proficiency in Spanish and English, spoken and written, is required. Additional knowledge of French and Portuguese is preferable.

Key skills

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



  • 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: 12 months.
  • Work Location: On site.

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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