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using our capital, expertise, and influence to create markets and opportunities in developing countries. In the fiscal year 2022, IFC committed a record $32.8 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.
World Bank Group External Vacancy Announcement
Position 1 – IT Assistant
Qualification & Experience: Bachelor’s degree with no experience required or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.
Good Knowledge of IT Technologies (Troubleshooting, Windows Platform, Exchange, Microsoft Office, Printers, Scanners, Servers and alike)
Experience of serving Clients in a multi-cultural environment Preferred
Core Technical Knowledge and Skills
Good Knowledge and understanding of IT Technologies: Windows Platform, Microsoft Office, Printers, Smartphones, video conferencing, remote access technologies, remote troubleshooting etc.
Strong client service skills and the ability to work under pressure with professionalism
Understanding of Microsoft Active Directory, DNS service and other networking methods and technologies.
Proficiency in MS Outlook and Office 365 products
Strong knowledge/ experience of ITIL best practices for helpdesk/ IT Service Management.
Knowledge of Network communication technologies and other WAN/LAN products.
Familiarity with IP Telephony and troubleshooting
Flexible to work in rotational shifts
Language and Communication Skills
Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English
Ability to listen and then clearly describe the problem and proposed solution
Position 2 – Operations Officer
Qualification & Experience: Master’s degree or equivalent professional qualification in economics, business, agribusiness, or a related area.
A minimum of 10 years of private sector operational experience in agribusiness, private sector development, agricultural development, or a related field.
Experience working on agricultural supply chain issues with private sector clients, governments, development partners and other sector stakeholders.
Track record in managing diverse teams which include consultants and client representatives to achieve common business goals and objectives.
A proven track record in working with the private sector, business development efforts, client negotiations, nurturing client relationships and resolving challenging issues.
A demonstrated ability to understand what makes businesses succeed, to develop innovative solutions and to challenge the status quo to enhance private sector
Recognized as a team player, collaborator, communicator, and strategic thinker.
Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
Willingness to travel frequently throughout Ethiopia, or other designated countries.
Job #: req22641
Term Duration: 3 years 0 months
Recruitment Type: Local Recruitment
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.
Duties and Accountabilities:
The role and responsibilities of the position will include but not be limited to:
Develop, manage, and supervise the implementation of Upstream & Advisory projects in the agribusiness sector with IFC clients in Ethiopia and/or other designated
Deploy internal and/or external expertise and manage consultants to ensure the most effective and efficient implementation of client projects.
Ensure delivery of project results in accordance with approved project plans and impact measurement targets.
Organize and implement business development activities and support follow-up on identified opportunities.
Support coordination with development partners and lead semi-annual reporting obligations.
Manage relationships with project stakeholders, clients, partners, beneficiaries, etc.
Participate in key client events including monthly or other periodic operational committee meetings.
Act as a key contact point for IFC MAS Upstream activities in Ethiopia and other designated countries including monitoring relevant macroeconomic and sector-specific
Ensure compliance with WBG internal systems, including project governance, procurement, and budget processes.
Contribute to knowledge management practices with internal and external audiences.
Support IFC Regional and Country Office Operations as required.
Note: The selected candidate will be offered a one-year appointment, renewable for an additional one year, at the discretion of the World Bank Group, and subject to a lifetime maximum ET Appointment of two 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 second-year ET appointment are not eligible for future ET appointments
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