World Bank Group Recruitment 2022

World Bank Group Recruitment  – World Bank Group is seeking the services of both graduates and experienced job seekers to fill the vacant positions in their Bank.

Apply for ongoing World Bank Group Recruitment 2022. See the 4 job positions, descriptions, eligibility, and how to apply.

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 following position below:

1.) Energy Specialist

Location: Lagos

Selection Criteria

  • A Master’s level Degree in Engineering, Energy Planning, Finance, Economics, Business Administration or equivalent areas;
  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in the energy sector with demonstrated ability to engage credibly on a range of issues in the energy sector;
  • Prior experience of having worked in Nigeria power sector; being based in Nigeria for at least two years is an essential requirement;
  • Operational experience in energy sector investment finance, with good understanding of energy issues and recent technological advancements and business models;
  • Operational experience in the following areas is highly desirable: energy policy and tariff regulation analysis and advisory, utility regulation, power market development and regional integration, off-grid electrification, project development and execution, utility commercialization and project finance.
  • Experience in utility financial analysis and/or utility reform and ability to develop solutions (e.g. financial recovery plans, utility debt restructuring, payment collection improvement, tariff methodology and adjustment, operations performance improvement, etc.), financial modeling of utilities including working across sectors with different departments like MTI Global Practice of WB equivalent is highly desirable;
  • Hands-on project management experience, an ability to efficiently manage many activities simultaneously, a flair for problem-solving and an ability to self-navigate through complex bureaucratic environments;
  • Ability to communicate complex issues in simple terms and to engage in evidence-based dialogue with clients;
  • Problem solving and solution driven approach backed by a passion for cross sectoral development challenges;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, proven ability to build strong partnerships with clients, different stakeholders and colleagues across units and departmental boundaries in a multi-cultural environment with virtual teams located in different countries;
  • Good written and oral communication skills in English;
  • Work experience in multilateral institutional especially in Sub-Saharan Africa would be an advantage.

Required Professional Competencies:

  • Knowledge and Experience in Development Arena – Understands policy making process; distills operationally relevant recommendations/lessons for clients.
  • Policy Dialogue Skills – Identifies and assesses policy issues and plays an active role in the dialogue with the government and/or other stakeholders.
  • Integrative Skills – Working to develop an integrated view across all facets of current sector.
  • Energy Sector Technologies – Direct experience with depth in at least one area: power generation, transmission and distribution, renewables, energy efficiency, etc.
  • Energy Policy, Strategy and Institutions – Familiarity with energy policies, strategies, institutions, and regulations.
  • Lead and Innovate – Develops innovative solutions.
  • Deliver Results for Clients – Proactively addresses client’s stated and unstated needs.
  • Collaborate Within Teams and Across Boundaries – Collaborates across boundaries, gives own perspective and willingly receives diverse perspectives.
  • Create, Apply and Share Knowledge – Applies knowledge across WBG to strengthen solutions for internal and/or external clients.
  • Make Smart Decisions – Interprets a wide range of information and pushes to move forward

WBG Core Competencies:

  • For more information on the WBG Core Competencies, please click on the below link:

Application Closing Date
30th June, 2022 at 11:59pm UTC

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

2.) Senior Procurement Specialist

Location: Abuja

Responsibilities
WB AFW is looking for a Senior Procurement Specialist:

  • To improve its capacity, the World Bank West and Central Africa Procurement Unit seeks to recruit a procurement professional, capable of operating effectively in the region.
  • Effective, efficient, and transparent public procurement is crucial for achieving AFW’s objectives. The procurement specialist will have to:
  • Provide implementation support to the Bank’s portfolio in the country. Including through inputs for policy-based operations, hands-on implementation support and fiduciary due diligence of investment financing.
  • Understand relevant procurement markets using analytical tools and approaches to define more effective procurement strategies.
  • Efficiently engage in policy dialogue to help countries to reform and improve their public procurement systems.
  • The Senior Procurement Specialist will be working under the oversight and mentorship of the Regional Accredited Practice Manager. The duty station for this position is Abuja in Nigeria.

Selection Criteria

  • A Master’s Degree with a major in a relevant field (e.g., Business Administration, Engineering, Commerce, Law, Procurement, Public Policy, etc.).
  • Minimum of 8 years of proven experience in carrying out technical duties in procurement inside or outside the World Bank.
  • High level of integrity.
  • Excellent command of English.
  • Knowledge of the concepts, principles and practices governing international procurement, with the ability to translate concepts into operational work, including but not limited to VFM, sustainable procurement, strategic sourcing, market analysis, contract management, etc…
  • Ability to deal sensitively in a multi-cultural environment and build effective working relations with clients and colleagues.

General Competencies:

  • Good interpersonal skills and persuasiveness in presenting, discussing, and resolving highly complex issues, both orally and in writing.
  • Autonomous and committed with technical quality.
  • Ability to solve problems involving multiple partners and constraints.
  • Analytical skills to recognize patterns, extract conclusions and formulate strategies out of information coming from multiple sources and in a variety of forms.

Specific Specialized Skills, Knowledge and Competencies:

  • Knowledge of institutions and procurement reforms in Borrower’s countries.
  • Understanding of the World Bank’s business objectives, products, and project cycle.
  • Understanding of political economy, public policy, public systems and public management.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of contract management tools & methodologies.
  • Ability to handle complex, multi-functional, cross-regional projects/programs including maintaining relationships with partners & counterparties.
  • Good understanding of risk management.

Required Language(s):

  • English

Application Closing Date
17th June, 2022 at 11:59pm UTC

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

3.) E T Consultant

Location: Lagos

Detailed Tasks Include
Market making and project preparation:

  • Assist senior Investment staff in developing new markets and business opportunities
  • Help team screen projects at early stages for financial viability, risk and developmental impact
  • Analyze operations and different business models in the relevant industry
  • Maintain cost and productivity data bases for the FINTECH in emerging markets
  • Conduct industry, market and company research

Processing:

  • Participate in all aspects of IFC’s deal approval process including due diligence, appraisal, preparation of fintech Investment Committee materials and approvals
  • Assist with review of project information and technical documentation during the due diligence phase – including, amongst others, review of market projections, review of project-related contract documentation, etc.
  • Prepare investment-related documents for internal and external audiences

Portfolio:

  • Assist with proactive monitoring of portfolio companies including progress and operations reports; flag major issues World Bank Group Recruitment

Other:

  • Perform analytics on markets, company performance, portfolio data and storage of market and other relevant information
  • Help design and maintain proper KPI database for portfolio companies and opportunities
  • Work on development and update of lessons learnt database, technical handbooks, and knowledge management materials
  • Complete filing and dissemination of relevant project documentation
  • The Consultant must demonstrate business sense and responsiveness in interactions with others, being able to form relationships with counterparts and mid-level clients and stakeholders to exchange information needed for transaction or portfolio processing.

Selection Criteria

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or Higher in Finance, or similar field and relevant to the FIG equity and fintech, preferably with at least two years relevant sector experience
  • Strong technical and analytical skills; good professional judgement
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; fluency in English required; proficiency in additional global business languages is a plus, in particular fluency in French.
  • Emerging market exposure preferred
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills, ability to interact effectively with clients and colleagues from various cultural backgrounds
  • Ability to travel on short notice
  • Interest in the World Bank Group and IFC’s mission, strategy and values

Application Closing Date
23rd May, 2022 (11:59pm UTC).

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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4.)  Procurement Specialist

Location: Abuja

Selection Criteria

  • A Master’s Degree with a major in a relevant field (e.g., Business Administration, Engineering, Commerce, Law, Procurement, Public Policy, etc.).
  • High level of integrity.
  • Excellent command of English.
  • Knowledge of the concepts, principles and practices governing international procurement, with the ability to translate concepts into operational work, including but not limited to VFM, sustainable procurement, strategic sourcing, market analysis, contract management, etc…
  • Minimum of 5 years of proven experience in carrying out technical duties in procurement inside or outside the World Bank.
  • Ability to deal sensitively in a multi-cultural environment and build effective working relations with clients and colleagues.

General Competencies:

  • Good interpersonal skills and persuasiveness in presenting, discussing, and resolving highly complex issues, both orally and in writing.
  • Autonomous and committed with technical quality.
  • Ability to solve problems involving multiple partners and constraints.
  • Analytical skills to recognize patterns, extract conclusions and formulate strategies out of information coming from multiple sources and in a variety of forms.

Specific Specialized Skills, Knowledge and Competencies:

  • Knowledge of institutions and procurement reforms in Borrower’s countries.
  • Understanding of the World Bank’s business objectives, products, and project cycle.
  • Understanding of political economy, public policy, public systems and public management.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of contract management tools & methodologies.
  • Ability to handle complex, multi-functional, cross-regional projects/programs including maintaining relationships with partners & counterparties.
  • Good understanding of risk management.

Application Closing Date
11th May, 2022 (11:59pm UTC).

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:

Click here to apply online