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Vacancy for Extended Term Consultant at The World Bank in Burundi

Vacancy for Extended Term Consultant at The World Bank in Burundi

Country: Burundi
City: Bujumbura
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Apply for Vacancy for Extended Term Consultant at The World Bank in Burundi. The deadline for this job is 25th June 2021.


The Social Protection and Jobs (SPJ) Global Practice delivers analytical and operational approaches and evidence-based solutions to help individuals and families manage risk and cope with chronic/transitional poverty. It also undertakes work on labor, migration and remittances. Additionally, these include:

  • Strategy, analysis, financing and design of programs delivering social safety nets/social assistance in the form of cash transfers, public works programs, and fee waivers.
  • Also, advisory and analytical services on design and delivery of contributory transfers, and their fiscal sustainability.
  • Likewise, analysis, design and delivery of labor market and youth employment programs (with a focus on supply side interventions, as well as policy advice on labor market regulations and interventions.
  • Similarly, strategy, analysis, financing and design of integrated social protection delivery systems as underpinnings of effective social programs; that can help cope with climatic shocks or underpin fiscal reforms.

Major responsibilities:

  • Support Task Team Leaders /Co-Task Team Leaders with implementation support for operations currently under implementation and with preparation of new projects.
  • Also, carry out responsibilities for a variety of operational tasks, e.g. technical analyses, design of technical assistance interventions, participation in loan negotiations, briefings, etc.
  • Provide Technical Assistance to Government, including technical inputs and guidance to counterparts on appropriate scope, technology, costs, etc.; and serve as the day-to-day interface with government counterparts on social protection operations.
  • Likewise, help shape the high-level policy dialogue on social protection; with a focus on social protection system building with key sector ministries and development partners.
  • Dynamize the Social Protection Working Group led by the World Bank.
  • Moreover, ensure high quality implementation support to the Government implementation team; and oversight of risk management issues working with relevant safeguards and fiduciary experts.
  • Ensure strong coordination and teamwork within the SPJ program and liaise across Human Development and other Global Practices to support joint programming and analytical activities to strengthen program delivery in the country.
  • Similarly, serve as a core member of the Burundi Country Team, providing inputs into strategic country work and liaising closely with the CMU.

Selection Criteria

  • Minimum of Post graduate degree at Masters’ level in Development, Economics, Social Sciences, Public Policy;
  • Also, experience with large scale, multi-sectoral programming and multiple partners, including within low capacity environments is an asset.
  • Experience with World Bank operations is an asset.
  • Similarly, strong operational track record in delivering results in challenging and low-capacity contexts, including program monitoring & evaluation.

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Type of Opportunity General Job
Deadline25 May,2021
Company NameThe World Bank



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