E T Consultant

The World Bank Group
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    May 30

Position description

Established in 1944, the WBG is one of the world’s largest sources of funding and knowledge for development solutions. In fiscal year 2018, the WBG committed $67 billion in loans, grants, equity investments and guarantees to its members and private businesses, of which $24 billion was concessional finance to its poorest members. It is governed by 188-member countries and delivers services out of 120 offices with nearly 15,000 staff located globally. 

The WBG consists of five specialized institutions: the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), the International Development Association (IDA), the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), and the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). The World Bank is organized into six client-facing Regional Vice-Presidencies, several corporate functions and thirteen Global Practices to bring best-in-class knowledge and solutions to regional and country clients.

Department Overview

The Global Corporate Solutions (GCS) department provides a broad range of shared corporate services that are essential to the effective functioning and mission of the WBG.  GCS operations fall under very distinct and complex business enterprises that have expanded globally over the years. These services include: Corporate Security; Corporate Real Estate & Facilities and Corporate Services. GCS reports to the Managing Director and WBG Chief Administrative Officer.

Unit Overview

Corporate Security (CS) is a division within the Global Corporate Solutions department. CS staff serve at both WBG Headquarters in D.C. and in Bank Group offices in more than 40 countries. The division’s mission is to support global operations by employing risk mitigation strategies and promoting the principle of a shared responsibility for security and safety.

Corporate Security's Program Review (PR) team assesses the effectiveness of CS policies, procedures and deliveries to assure safety of staff and facilities at all locations where WBG has a presence. The PR will ensure that reviews are performed on a consistent, fair and transparent schedule. The policy or plan should outline a process for improvements, if needed, and define consequences for non-compliance with reference to the Accountability Framework.

Roles and Responsibilities:

The E T Consultant will assist with the planning, coordination, administrative, analytical and data-base management of the Program Review section; and perform other tasks as directed by the Program Review Lead or designee.  

Planning and Administration

 1.Assist with the planning for missions including the coordination with all stakeholders within GCSSC and Country Offices.

 2.Assist with collation of information in preparation for Program Review missions to ensure that all planning materials, reports, and supporting documentation is available prior to the mission.

 3.Draft Program Review reports and review all reports and documentation to ensure accuracy, comprehensiveness and quality assurance.

 4.Plan, coordinate logistics and schedule meetings for senior members of the of the Program Review team.

Analytical and Data-base Management

 The selected candidate is expected to analyze the information/database management process of the Program Review, more specifically:

 1.Review current data processes and identify areas for improvement.

 2.Research and develop a robust collaborative countermeasures repository that goes beyond the current method for maintaining and manipulating data and monitoring implementation.

 3.Coordinate with stakeholders to implement improved processes and tools.

 4.Maintain and update the data-base repository in coordination with stakeholders.

Document Management

1.Manage the Program Review Documents and Countermeasures Repository to ensure that all planning materials, reports, and outcome (countermeasures) are uploaded/updated as required and/or directed by the Program Review Lead or designee 

2.Draft Program Review reports and reviewing all reports and documentation to ensure accuracy, comprehensiveness and quality assurance

 3.Ensure that all reports and countermeasures are consistent with relevant CS Standard Operating Procedures and WBG’s policies.  Report on implementation progress through written, oral, and visual graphic mediums.

Coordination and Liaison

1.Support the coordination and liaison effort of the PR team and interact regularly with counterparts within and outside of CS. 

2.Interact regularly with WBG counterparts within Global Corporate Solutions, Health Services, Transportation Services and Country Office staff, more specifically with SMEs of the following units:

Fire Life Safety, Physical and Technical Security, Guard Force Management, Strategic Training and Preparedness, Road Safety, Security and Medical Equipment, Armored Vehicles, Security Information and Analysis, United Nations Liaison, Corporate Real Estate, Business Continuity and Security Operations Center.

Communications Support 

1.Assist with all Corporate Security Communications needs as directed by the Program Review Lead or designee. 




The successful candidate would have the following:


  • A graduate (Master’s) degree is preferred in a foreign area study, international relations, political science, national security studies, security policy studies or information technology.  A bachelor’s degree combined with 2+ years of relevant experience may be substituted.
  •  Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and ability to produce professional reports under tight deadlines.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work independently and make decisions with minimum supervision
  • Ability to gather, analyze and organize data and to present it to management effectively.
  • Moderate understanding of basic technical development and ability to conduct business analysis
  • Familiarity with both the visual representation of quantitative information and the tools necessary to do so (e.g., Tableau, Excel, etc.)
  • Ability to use innovative technology solutions (SharePoint, Access, etc.) to analyze report outcomes and present data to management


  •  Client Orientation - Takes personal responsibility and accountability for timely response to client queries, requests or needs and works to remove obstacles that may impede execution or overall success.
  • Drive for Results - Takes personal ownership and accountability to meet deadlines and achieve agreed-upon results and has the personal organizational skills to do so.
  • Collaboration and Inclusion - Collaborates with other team members and contributes productively to the team's work and output, demonstrating respect for different points of view.
  • Knowledge, Learning and Communication - Actively seeks knowledge needed to complete assignments and shares knowledge with others, communicating and presenting information in a clear and organized manner.
  • Business Judgment and Analytical Decision Making - Analyzes facts and data to support sound, logical decisions regarding own and others' work.
  • The position is suitable for candidates with initiative and strong analytical, organizational and technology skills. 

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