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					Inter-American Development Bank
 Human Resources Department
     Career Opportunities at the IDB

            Manuel Labrado
  Manager, Human Resources Department
       November 19 – 20 – Portugal
                Table of Contents
   Basic information of the Institution
   Main areas of activities
   General information on the Bank’s structure
     Bank’s Organizational Structure
     Bank’s Grade Structure Distribution
     Banks’ Employment Modalities
     A picture of the Bank: Personnel Statistics
   Selection Process at the Bank
     Profiles in Demand
     Special Programs for Young Professionals
     What the IDB Offers
    Basic Information of the Institution
   The IDB is the oldest of all regional development
    institutions of the world and constitutes the main
    source of multilateral financing for economic, social
    and institutional projects of development, and those of
    commerce and regional integration, in Latin America
    and the Caribbean.
   The Bank was created in 1959.
   In actuality it is composed of 47 member countries:

    – 26 borrowing countries
    – 21 non borrowing countries, including the United
      States, Japan, Republic of Korea, Canada, Israel
      and 16 European countries.
      Basic Information of the Institution
   The IDB headquarters is located in Washington, D.C.
   The IDB has 26 Country Offices in Latin America and
    the Caribbean and 2 Special Offices, one in Europe and
    the other in Japan.
   Has a staff of 1,805 employees.
   The total capital of the Bank as of December 31, 2006
    was of $US 100,953 billion.
   The total of loans approved by the Bank from 1961-
    2006 has been for more than $US 145,020 billion.
   In the year 2006, the total of loans offered by the Bank
    has been $US 6,380 billion.
             The Bank’s Vision
The four fundamental objectives of the IDB
  defined in its Institutional Strategy are:

  – Promote poverty reduction

  – Foster social cohesion by creating
    opportunities for the majority

  – Support Private Sector ad job creation

  – Support regional integration
               Areas of Activities

To reach these goals, the Bank acts in the
following activities:

1.   Competitiveness

2.   Social Development

3.   Reform and Modernization of the State
Distribution of Loans by Sector of Activity
                                           Competitiveness

  (In millions of U.S. dollars)


  Sector                                              2006      %    1961-2006      %
  Com petitiveness                                $ 3,190.1    50    $ 71,846.3   49.5
    Energy                                         1,044.40   16.4    20,077.30   13.8
    Transportation and Communication                 717.3    11.2    15,777.00   10.9
    Agriculture and Fisheries                          62.1     1     13,612.20    9.4
    Industry, Mining and Tourism                         5     0.1    12,750.30    8.8
    Multisector Credit and Preinvestment                 0       0     3,638.60    2.5
    Science and Technology                           331.5     5.2     1,936.10    1.3
    Trade Financing                                  252.9      4      2,345.10    1.6
    Productive Infrastructure                        333.3     5.2     1,175.90    0.8
    Capital Markets                                  443.6      7        533.9     0.4
Distribution of Loans by Sector of Activity
                                     Social Development

 (In millions of U.S. dollars)

     (In millions of U.S. dollars)


     Sector                                       2006      %    1961-2006     %
     Social Developm ent                       1,727.10   27.1   48,593.90   33.5
       Social Investment                         994.5    15.6   19,867.60   13.7
       Water and Sanitation                        370     5.8    9,473.40    6.5
       Urban Development                          74.4     1.2    7,446.10    5.1
       Education                                  60.5     0.9    5,579.90    3.8
       Health                                      140     2.2    2,981.50    2.1
       Environment                                84.8     1.3    2,753.00    1.9
       Microenterprise                              2.9     0        492.3    0.3
Distribution of Loans by Sector of Activity
       Reform and Modernization of the State

  (In millions of U.S. dollars)


  Sector                                             2006      %    1961-2006     %


  Reform and Modernization of the State           1,463.70   22.9   24,579.80   16.9
    Reform and Public Sector Support                 24.3     0.4   11,383.50    7.8
    Financial Sector Reform                           801    12.6    7,406.30    5.1
    Fiscal Reform                                     177     2.8    4,040.70    2.8
    Decentralization Policies                         353     5.5    1,072.50    0.7
    Modernization and Administration of Justice        54     0.8       368.9    0.3
    Planning and State Reform                        26.4     0.4       143.3    0.1
    Parliamentary Modernization                         0      0         71.9     0
    Civil Society                                       0      0          22      0
    Trade Policy Support                                0      0         27.4     0
    E-Government                                       28     0.4        43.3     0
Distribution of Loans by Sector of Activity
                 Year 2006
     The total of loans in 2006 was $US 6,380 billion

        Social
     Development
     $US 1,727 billion
          27%
                                   Competitiveness
                                     $US 3,190 billion
                                          50%



        Reform and
       Modernization
        of the State
        $US 1,463 billion
             23%
Distribution of Loans by Sector of Activity,
                 1961-2006
 Total loans approved by the Bank in this period surpassed
                    $US 145,020 billion

        Social
     Development
     $US 48,593 billion            Competitiveness
           34%                      $US 71,846 billion
                                          50%




            Reform and
           Modernization
            of the State
           $US 24,579 billion
                 17%
          Grade Structure Distribution
Starting Salary                    E                  Executives
                                  R/1                 Representatives/Division Chiefs
    US$129,128
                                   2

                                   3                  Seniors / Mid level
                                                      Professionals / Specialists
                                   4

                                  5

    US$77,140                     6                   Junior Professionals

                                  7-9                 Para-professionals

    US$30,621                    10-13                Support Staff


    Does not include personnel working for the Executive Board of Directors
           Employment Modalities
    Staff Positions                      Contractual Employees

                                                          Temporary
                                         Consultants
Turnover      Fixed-term                                    Help
                                   Trust Fund       Research
                                     Appts.          Fellows

             Open-ended


                      Special Programs for
                      Young Professionals

                         Junior Professional
                  Internships / Employee Programs
                          Diversity Program
                         A Picture of the Bank: Personnel Statistics
                                 As of September 30, 2007
           Distribution by Gender                                Distribution by Category
                                                                         3%
  49%                                                                                  21%




                                            51%

                                                                  76%


                 Women     Men
                                                      Administrative    Professional         Executive

Distribution Headquarters vs. Representations     Regional Distribution/Non Regional/Canada & USA

                                      29%                                              10%

                                                                                                    20%




                                                           70%
     71%




        Representation      Headquaters                 Non Regional          USA/Canada         Regional
                       Population Distribution by Age
                                                                    37.9
  40.0%                                                            37.9                     33.8
                                               22.4                37.9                     33.8
  30.0%
                                               22.4
  20.0%
                        1.8                                                                                  4.14.1
  10.0%                1.8
                       1.8                                                                                   4.1
   0.0%
                  20-29                       30-39                40-49                50-59                    60+
In percentages
In percentages

                        Distribution by Years of Service
                              17 17
  25.0%
  20.0%                                    2323                 14 14
  15.0%                                               13 13                 15 15
                 4 4                                                                 6 6
  10.0%
                                                                                                   5 5
   5.0%                                                                                                    2 2
   0.0%
                 <1           1-3        4-6          7-9     10-14        15-19    20-24     25-29      30-34     35+
In percentages
In percentages

                               Evolution by Years of Service
                      15.00              10                           12                      10
                      10.00
                       5.00
                       0.00
                                    Average Years of          Average Years of         Average Years of
                                     Service Today             Service in 2000           Service 1995
Selection Process
   at the Bank
   Operational Careers at the Bank

                  Education
                  Health
                  Women in Development
   Social
                  Poverty
Development
                  Modernization of the State
                  Housing & Urban Development
                  Municipal Development
   Operational Careers at the Bank


                    Telecommunications
Infrastructure      Transportation
   Specialist       Energy
                    General Engineering
    Operational Careers at the Bank


                Natural Resources Management

 Natural        Environmental Protection
Resources       Pollution Control
Specialist
                Agriculture
                Sanitation
   Operational Careers at the Bank



Financial       Financial Sector Projects
 Sector
Specialist      Financial Institutions
  Operational Careers at the Bank



               Country Economists
Economist
               Project Economists
To support its operations, the Bank also looks for
    additional profiles in the following areas:

                 Procurement
                 Finance and Accounting
 Support         Audit
                 Human Resources
                 Information Systems
Minimum Requirements for these positions are:

    Master’s degree, Licenciature or equivalent
     degree, and sometimes Ph.D.

    4 years + of relevant experience, preferably in
     Latin America and/or the Caribbean.

    Fluent in at least 2 of the Bank’s official
     languages, preferably English and Spanish.
                   Recruitment Sources

   Internet (www.iadb.org)
                       Online Recruitment Application
                                 Job@pply
   Advertisements (Newspapers, and Professional Publications)

   Career Fairs

   Recruitment Missions
 Special Programs for Young Professionals
               and Students

1.   Junior Professional Program / Diversity: Completed
     post-graduate degree
2.   Summer / Diversity Internship : Pursuing graduate
     degree
3.   Summer / Diversity Employment: Pursuing
     undergraduate degree
4.   Research Fellowship: Students or recent graduates
   Junior Professional Program/Diversity
The program is designed for young professionals with
skills in areas such as:
                              Economics
                              Trade
                              Modernization of the State
                              Environment
                              Finance
                              Public Administration
                              Education
                              Health
Junior Professional Program/Diversity
      General Requirements
   Master’s degree
   One or more years of professional experience
   Under 33 and 38 years of age
   Proficiency in English and Spanish
   Certification of origin
                Summer / Diversity
               Internship Programs
General Requirements
   Be working towards a graduate degree
   Not older than 36 years of age
   Proficient in at least one official language
   Certification of origin
Employment Characteristics
   Participants are hired for a period of 2 or 3 months
   Assignments relevant to their course of study
                Summer / Diversity
               Employment Program
General Requirements
   Be working towards an undergraduate degree
   Not older than 26 years of age
   Proficient in at least one official language
   Certification of origin

Employment Characteristics
   Participants are hired for a period of 2 or 3 months
   Administrative and clerical assignments
           Research Fellowship Program
   Up to 2 years of entry-level work experience. After
    completion, RF should move on to continue with their
    education or professional career in the labor market. RF
    provide the Bank with up-to-date knowledge and skills in a
    variety of areas pertinent to the Bank.
   Citizen of member countries only. Under 33 of age (38 for
    diversity candidates). Pursuing a university degree or have
    graduated in the last 3 years. One time participation.
    Fluent in at least 1 official language of the Bank.
      Associate Professional Officer (APO)

   Up to 2-years contract. Paid by Governments with an
    agreement for APO Program. Currently: Italy; in
    process Germany and Austria.


   Under age 33 (38 for diversity program candidates)
    Candidate must have Masters Degree and has
    graduated within the last 3 years. One time
    participation.
               What the IDB Offers:
   Competitive compensation package:
    – Salaries net of income taxes comparable to those of
      other international institutions
    – Comprehensive Relocation Plan, including Visa
    – Expatriate Benefits (Home-Leave, Education Allowance)
    – Medical and Life Insurance
    – Pension Plan
    – Dependency Allowance
   Challenging Career Development Opportunities
   Multidisciplinary diverse environment
   In Summary…
1. The Inter-American Development Bank offers you an
   exciting challenge: to be part of the oldest and largest
   regional multilateral institution that helps accelerate
   economic and social development in LAC and the
   Caribbean.
2. We recruit through competitive process aiming at the
   highest degree of professional competency, integrity, and
   institutional efficiency.
3. We offer:

       Exciting career development opportunities
       Competitive benefits and compensation
        packages
       Diverse and inclusive working environment

				
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