Senior or Lead Transport Specialist
 Sao Paulo, Brazil
há 8 dias
source : American Society of Civil Engineers

Background : We are looking for a Senior or Lead Specialist to lead or contribute in the identification, preparation, execution, and administration ofplex programs related to the transport sector, providing assistance from Transport to borrowers, beneficiaries, and executing units related to the preparation, execution, follow up, and evaluation of operations in the country.

You will also lead or contribute in the preparation of generic sector policy documents and for Brazil, in addition to other procedures related to the Bank’s action in the country.

The team’s mission : The IDB's Transport’s Division (INE / TSP) promotes economic development and quality of life of the people in Latin America and the Caribbean through transportation and infrastructure activities in a safe, efficient, affordable, and sustainable way.

What you’ll do :

  • Lead and administer the Bank’s operations in the country, including inversion projects and technical cooperations. Ensure technical support of public entities involved in order to improve the specific management of these projects and institutional capacities at a broad level.
  • Estimate strategic solutions from the viewpoint of different disciplines, especially regarding the promotion, development, and adoption of new technologies for infrastructure and transport systems.
  • Lead from a multisector perspective, regulatory and legal actions for the development of the transport sector, in support of other sectors of the economy.
  • Provide support to sector dialogue with national and subnational government officials, in addition to private sector representatives, in order to develop transport sector programs and policies respecting the context of each country.
  • Develop a deep knowledge of theposition and evolution of financing in the sector in the assigned country, establishing close bonds with counterparts who belong to other national, regional, and multilateral financing entities that operate in the sector.
  • Deepen the knowledge and promote technical actions in the division regarding logistics, road safety, and sustainable transport, among other topics.
  • Booster the Bank’s participation. Be involved in the support to the management of the transport division, promoting and improving the dynamics between the Bank’s offices in the region and headquarters.

    What you’ll need :

    Citizenship : You are either a citizen of Brazil or a citizen of one of our 48-member countries with residency or legal permit to work in Brazil.

    Consanguinity : You have no family members (up to fourth degree of consanguinity and second degree of affinity, including spouse) working at the IDB Group.

    Education : You hold an advanced degree in Engineering, Economics, Law, Public Policy or related fields with a Master’s Degree.

    Your PhD is also desirable.

    Experience : You have at least 10+ years of relevant experience (preferably international) in planning, designing, and evaluating transport projects, with thorough knowledge on the sector’s institutional framework in Latin America and the Caribbean, and experience with Public Private Associations, preferably regarding technical, legal, and financial structuring.

  • Your knowledge of any of the specific dimensions of private public projects, for example; engineering, finances, or law will be added value
  • Thorough knowledge of the functioning of the Brazilian public sector and vastprehension of the reality of the country, specifically in transport issues (urban, interurban, passengers and cargo), at a technical and at an institutional level, as well as in the private sector and in the relationships with other countries, regions, credit institutions and other relevant actors.
  • Your experience regarding the economic evaluation of transport projects is desired.
  • You have at least five (5) years of specific experience regarding the execution, supervision, management, acquisition, financing, promotion, programming, design, and evaluation of infrastructure projects, as well as the handling of sector policies and good practices.,
  • Your specific experience in the development of innovative technological application in transport systems or infrastructure is desirable.
  • You have at least three or more years of experience in directing, leading or coordinating entities, dependencies or other organizational units,prised of professionals, mainly from the infrastructure sector and preferably from the transport sector.
  • It is important that your experience includes responsibility over the strategic management of the organizational unit, its financial and human resources, as well as the development of new products and business opportunities.

    Languages : You are proficient (oral and written) in Portuguese and English; your fluency in Spanish and / or French is a plus.

    Opportunity Summary :

    Type of contract : Fixed term

    Length of contract : 3 years

    Starting date : March 2019

    Location : Sao Paulo, Brazil

    Requirements : You must be a citizen of one of the and have no family members currently working at the IDB Group.

    Our culture : Our people aremitted and passionate about improving lives in Latin-America and the Caribbean, and they get to do what they love in a diverse, collaborative and stimulating work environment.

    We are the first Latin American and Caribbean development institution to be awarded the EDGE certification, recognizing our strongmitment to gender equality.

    As an employee you can be part of internal resource groups that connect our diversemunity aroundmon interests.

    We encourage women, afro-descendants, people of indigenous origins, and persons with disabilities to apply.

    About us : At the IDB, we’remitted to improving lives. Since 1959, we’ve been a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social, and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean.

    We do more than lending though. We partner with our 48-member countries to provide Latin America and the Caribbean with cutting-

    edge research about relevant development issues, policy advice to inform their decisions, and technical assistance to improve on the planning and execution of projects.

    For this, we need people who not only have the right skills, but also are passionate about improving lives.

    The IDB offers apetitive remuneration and benefits package.

    Our team in Human Resources carefully reviews all applications.

    Internal Number : 1800001267

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