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E T Temporary - Administration - Administration/Office Support
International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Administration/Office Support
Job Expired 20 Sep 2023
Posted 3 weeks ago
Job Description


IFC — a member of the World Bank Group — is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. We work in more than 100 countries, using our capital, expertise, and influence to create markets and opportunities in developing countries. In fiscal year 2023, IFC committed a record US$43.7 billion to private companies and financial institutions in developing countries, leveraging the power of the private sector to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity as economies grapple with the impacts of global compounding crises. For more information, visit

Infrastructure and Natural Resources (Infra) Department Industries that can harness natural resources and major infrastructure projects are vital for many of the world's poorest countries. They are a key source of jobs, energy, government revenues, and a wide array of other benefits for local economies. IFC’s goal in the Infra sectors is to help countries realize these benefits. We provide financing and advice for private sector clients, and help governments adopt effective regulations and strengthen their capacity to manage these industries across the value chain. IFC also provides advisory services to companies to ensure that local communities enjoy concrete benefits from projects, focusing on transparency, institutional capacity building of local governments, supply chains, jobs, environmental stewardship, and community engagement with a gender perspective.

Increased investments in sustainable infrastructure are critical to reaching the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. Economic growth needs to be combined with positive impact on people and planet, and sustainability efforts must be linked to companies’ business success. The private sector has indicated growing interest in climate and social inclusion strategies that address sustainability issues, mitigate business risks, and tap into new opportunities.


The Sustainable Infrastructure (SI) Advisory Team supports infrastructure businesses in emerging markets in building climate and social inclusion capabilities that enhance environmental, social, and governance credibility. We support companies through diagnostics, research, and advice on strategy and implementation—including strategic partnerships.

The E T Temporary will report to the Manager of the SIA team.

Duties and accountabilities

• Provide high-quality administrative and logistical support to the SIA team: managing calendars, scheduling meetings, preparing briefing materials, handling internal and external phone queries and emails, reviewing and exercising quality control over materials submitted for clearance.
• Create and regularly update SIA’s onboarding package for new staff/consultants.
• Support new staff/STC with onboarding at IFC.
• Support the SIA team with travel arrangements.
• Manage logistics and support the delivery of advisory internal and external knowledge-sharing events and other KM activities, including BBLs, conferences, trainings, website maintenance and publications.
• Process STC contracts and consulting firm purchase orders.
• Order supplies and submit facilities requests as needed.
• Discreetly handle sensitive and confidential correspondence and information.
• Take personal ownership and accountability to meet deadlines and achieve agreed-upon results.
• Perform any other tasks necessary for the successful operations of the INR AS team.
• Engage in communication and research projects as required.
• Ad-hoc tasks might be added based on business need and skill set.

Selection Criteria

• Preferred education/experience: High school diploma with 8 years of relevant experience or a bachelor’s degree with 5 years of relevant WBG experience.
• Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written), with ability to interact with external clients and staff tactfully and effectively at all levels.
• Thorough knowledge of IFC policies, processes, and procedures; and relevant systems, i.e., eConsult, SAP, iPortal, iDesk, Intranet, etc.
• Excellent administrative and organizational skills.
• High degree of flexibility, and a demonstrated capacity to handle a variety of multiple concurrent activities, to prioritize and balance competing demands under pressure, while maintaining attention to detail.
• Demonstrated capacity to multi-task, work independently, with good judgment, discretion, and diplomacy in handling confidential and sensitive matters.
• Excellent information technology skills - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint (Adobe Campaign and the Operations Leaning Catalogue (OLC) will be a plus, and willingness to learn new programs and applications as needed.
• Effective analytical and problem-solving skills, ability to retrieve, gather and obtain information from various sources.
• Self-starter, who is well-organized, focused, and works with minimal supervision.
• Demonstrated team spirit and strong desire to work in a team environment.
• Proven track record of high-quality work, high level of motivation, commitment, and reliability.

World Bank Group Core Competencies

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.

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Note: The selected candidate will be offered a one-year appointment, renewable at the discretion of the World Bank Group, and subject to a lifetime maximum ET appointment of three 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 third-year ET appointment are not eligible for future ET appointments.

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