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The World Bank Group – Established in 1944, the WBG is one of the world’s largest sources of funding and knowledge for development solutions. In fiscal year 2018, the WBG committed $67 billion in loans, grants, equity investments and guarantees to its members and private businesses, of which $24 billion was concessional finance to its poorest members. It is governed by 188-member countries and delivers services out of 120 offices with nearly 15,000 staff located globally.

 

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

World Bank Group Job Recruitment

 

Job Title: Environmental Specialist

Job #: req13455
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Grade: GF
Sector: Environment
Organization: World Bank
Term Duration: 3 years 0 months
Recruitment Type: Local Recruitment

Duties and Accountabilities
Environment Safeguard and Standards:

During project preparation:

  • Screen potential Environmental and Social (E&S) risks & impacts;
  • Determine the appropriate risk classification; Prepare Concept Environmental and Social Review Summary (ESRS);
  • Conduct thorough assessment of E&S risks & impacts;
  • Review E&S documents available prior to Appraisal; and Prepare Appraisal ESRS.

During project implementation:

  • Supervise project compliance with the Environmental and Social Framework (ESF) and Safeguard Policies as provided in the environmental and social assessment documents and management plans.
  • Participate in project technical discussions and field visits.
  • Review project reports and build effective working relationships with the project implementation agency to ensure proper implementation of the ESF.

During both preparation and implementation:

  • Go beyond narrow policy compliance to look for opportunities to support clients in achieving the project development goals.
  • Work closely with the project task team and the social development specialist to ensure that projects are implemented in an environmentally and socially sustainable manner.

Capacity building:

  • Enhance the Client’s capacity to manage environmental and social risks and impacts of projects.
  • Provide training to: i) Environment Specialists of various World Bank funded project implementation agency and ii) staff of the line ministries.

Operations Support:

  • Provide support in the implementation of ENB operations in Nigeria including:
  • Day-to-day follow up on project implementation; review procurement plans and TORs submitted by the client to ensure alignment with the project objectives and consistency with World Bank fiduciary policies;
  • Participate in implementation support missions under the guidance of the Task Team Leader and follow up on project progress;
  • Elaborate mission aide-memoires and ensure timely execution of missions’ action plans.

Selection Criteria

  • Master’s Degree or equivalent in Engineering, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management, Geography, or a related field from a recognized university
  • 5+ years of proven, relevant professional experience including environmental risk management (safeguards) and project management,
  • Strong knowledge of environmental and climate issues in Nigeria
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to think strategically, analyze and synthesize diverse qualitative and quantitative environmentally related data and information
  • Familiarity with the World Bank Group’s organizational structure, its Policies, and procedures; experience working on World Bank Group projects is preferred
  • Knowledge of Bank Environmental and Social Standards is preferred
  • Good team player who can work as a member of a multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural team, motivate and lead group efforts and network effectively across boundaries; ability to function independently, with a high degree of motivation, flexibility, and reliability.
  • Excellent oral communication and writing skills in English and French to deliver information effectively in support of team or workgroup.

World Bank Group Core Competencies:

  • The World Bank Group offers comprehensive benefits, including a retirement plan; medical, life and disability insurance; and paid leave, including parental leave, as well as reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.
  • 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.

Language:

  • Required Language(s): English, French.

 

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

Job Title: Operations Officer – Disruptive Technologies

Job #: req13623
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Organization: IFC
Sector: Operations
Grade: GF
Term Duration: 2 years 0 months
Recruitment Type: Local Recruitment

Gender and Economic Inclusion at IFC

  • The IFC Gender and Economic Inclusion Group addresses the private sector’s human capital challenges with a dedicated team that provides support across the corporation to increase deal flow and maximize development impact when it comes to gender, base of the pyramid and other underserved groups such as people with disabilities and people who identify as LGBTQI. We take an intersectional approach to diversity and inclusion.
  • This will be achieved by developing research on the business case and by providing tailored operational solutions and building partnerships with the aim of creating economic opportunities and development for all. In order to unlock macro-economic growth and private sector investment opportunities, the group will closely collaborate with the World Bank and IFC’s Upstream efforts.
  • Focus areas of economic inclusion will include gender, base of the pyramid (through Inclusive Business), LGBTQI, and persons with disabilities. This selection is based on IFC expertise, private sector demand for investments and advice in these areas and market opportunities
  • This position will be based in Washington, DC, with the IFC’s Gender and Economic Inclusion Group (GEIG).

Disruptive Technologies:

  • The Disruptive Technology team, part of the Gender and Inclusive Economies Group, identifies how new and emerging technologies have the potential to drive development impact and business growth in emerging markets with a focus on women and other underserved populations, including disabled and LGBT communities and base of the pyramid populations.
  • The team conducts research, provides tailored advisory services, and convenes public initiatives on core topic areas, supports knowledge management and capacity building across the WBG.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Officer will:

  • Contribute to research on disruptive technologies in emerging markets, including but not limited to scoping partners, conducting literature reviews, and composing and editing reports
  • Conduct partner and client management, including developing concept notes and implementation plans and donor reporting; maintain updated project management for complex global projects
  • Draft client deliverables that include analysis, training materials, best practice guides, standards, and papers or presentations containing recommendations to improve client performance
  • Collect and analyze client and market data and contribute to design of solutions that will create markets, reform sectors, and improve firm performance
  • Support knowledge management through the development of talking points, case studies, presentations and other materials to capture the connection between inclusive technologies, development impact, and private sector growth
  • Lead public events and internal learning sessions focused on inclusive technology, including managing speaker outreach and developing relevant communications materials
  • The Officer will also undertake other related tasks as requested by the team Lead.

Selection Criteria

  • Master’s Degree
  • 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Technical knowledge of disruptive technologies in emerging markets
  • Experience collaborating with high-level public or private sector stakeholders on sensitive or confidential topics
  • Ability to manage fast-moving projects while maintaining strong attention to do detail, with knowledge of the World Bank/IFC project management systems.
  • Superlative writing and editing skills, ability to adopt to a wide variety of styles.
  • Data analysis skills.
  • English language fluency and proficiency in another widely spoken language.

Reporting:

  • The Disruptive Technology Officer reports to the Disruptive Technology Lead, Gender and Economic Inclusion, and will work closely with other members of the team, as well as counterparts in and outside the WBG.

World Bank Group Core Competencies

  • The World Bank Group offers comprehensive benefits, including a retirement plan; medical, life and disability insurance; and paid leave, including parental leave, as well as reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.
  • 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.

Language:

  • Required Language(s): English

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

 

Application Closing Date
18th November, 2021 at 11:59pm UTC.

 

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