|Sector:||External Affairs & Corporate Relations|
|Term Duration:||1 year 0 months|
|Recruitment Type:||Local Recruitment|
|Closing Date:||12/16/2022 (MM/DD/YYYY) at 11:59pm UTC|
Do you want to build a career that is truly worthwhile? Working at the World Bank Group provides a unique opportunity for you to help our clients solve their greatest development challenges. The World Bank Group is one of the largest sources of funding and knowledge for developing countries; a unique global partnership of five institutions dedicated to ending extreme poverty, increasing shared prosperity and promoting sustainable development. With 189 member countries and more than 120 offices worldwide, we work with public and private sector partners, investing in groundbreaking projects and using data, research, and technology to develop solutions to the most urgent global challenges.For more information, visit www.worldbank.org
Background / General description
THE WORLD BANK GROUP’S VISION AND STRATEGY
The World Bank Group (WBG) has an inspiring mission: to end extreme poverty by 2030 and promote shared prosperity by fostering the income growth of the bottom 40 percent in every country. Established in 1944, the WBG is one of the largest sources of funding and knowledge for development solutions. It is governed by 189 member countries and delivers services out of 120 offices with nearly 16,000 staff globally.
The mandate of the External and Corporate Relations (ECR) Vice Presidency is to strengthen the World Bank Group’s development impact by increasing public support for, and awareness of, the mission and work of the World Bank Group (WBG). ECR colleagues provide trusted advice, stakeholder engagement and communications strategies in support of our advocacy goals, while enhancing and protecting the reputation of the institution. ECR manages global engagement with key stakeholders, including donor countries, civil society, private sector, media, and multilateral and international organizations (incl. G20, G7, MDBs, EU, UN, OECD); and manages corporate communications, including online and social media; issues and reputational risk management; and employee engagement.
ECR Europe manages relationships with key stakeholders, including government counterparts, parliament, civil society, private sector, media, academia and international organizations in the traditional European development partner and donor countries. As part of the World Bank’s External and Corporate Relations function in Europe, the World Bank’s Berlin Office (the Berlin Office) is responsible for leading the dialogue between the WBG and constituencies in Germany and Austria. The Berlin Office is integrated into ECREU, which is part of the ECR Vice Presidency, and reports to the Special Representative, Europe, ECREU, based in Paris.
The primary objective of the consultant is to strengthen the World Bank Group’s institutional presence and the authorizing environment and stakeholder relationships in Germany.
Duties and Accountabilities
The consultant will:
The consultant will ideally meet the following criteria:
G-level ET consultant – Germany
Note: This is a 1-year renewable term appointment based in the Berlin Office (HQ Satellite Office). The local salary scale applies. Standard expatriate benefits apply if the selected candidate meets the eligibility criteria for these benefits.
Note : This internal requisition is open to WBG and IMF staff only (including short-term and extended term consultants/ temporaries).External candidates are requested not to apply. In case an external candidate applies, their application will not be considered.
We are proud to be an equal opportunity and inclusive employer with a dedicated and committed workforce, and do not discriminate based on gender, gender identity, religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability.
Note: The selected candidate will be offered a one-year appointment, renewable for an additional one year, at the discretion of the World Bank Group, and subject to a lifetime maximum ET Appointment of two years. If an ET appointment ends before a full year, it is considered as a full year toward the lifetime maximum. Former and current ET staff who have completed all or any portion of their second-year ET appointment are not eligible for future ET appointments.