Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
We are on a mission to change the world; do you want to join us where it matters the most? Invest in your personal and professional development and acquire the skills that are vital for a global career in international development. A role in an FCS (Fragile and Conflict Affected Situations) location will be a truly impactful experience!
Working at the World Bank Group provides a unique opportunity for you to help our clients solve their greatest development challenges. The World Bank Group is one of the largest sources of funding and knowledge for developing countries; a unique global partnership of five institutions dedicated to ending extreme poverty, increasing shared prosperity and promoting sustainable development. With 189 member countries and more than 120 offices worldwide, we work with public and private sector partners, investing in groundbreaking projects and using data, research, and technology to develop solutions to the most urgent global challenges.
Infrastructure Practice Group
The Infrastructure Practice Group is charged with developing sustainable solutions to help close infrastructure gaps in developing and emerging economies. As part of the Infrastructure Practice Group, the Energy & Extractives (EEX) Global Practice (GP) focuses on providing affordable, reliable and sustainable energy to meet the needs of fast-growing economies, ensure universal access to modern energy services for people in client countries, strengthen policy and institutional frameworks to promote transparent and equitable growth of the extractives sectors for public benefit. There is a strong emphasis on private sector resource mobilization and catalyzing financing from commercial and other sources of development and climate finance.
The Transport Global Practice seeks to connect people, goods and services to jobs, schools, hospitals, local, regional and international markets, supporting faster, cheaper, safer and more efficient solutions while addressing traffic fatalities, congestion, greenhouse gas emissions, and local air pollution. The GP responds to the needs of developing countries and transition economies for modern and reliable transport and digital solutions. These needs are growing exponentially under the combined effects of globalization, population growth, rapid urbanization, economic development, and technological progress – making transport and digital development a cornerstone of the global development agenda. Connectivity is a critical factor of competitiveness, economic growth and inclusion however a third of the world’s population lacks access to an all-weather road and two-thirds of people live more than one hour away from a large city. The World Bank Group is the largest provider of development finance for transport globally, with an active portfolio of 205 projects amounting to over $39 billion (as of January 2018).
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
The Infrastructure Specialist will mainly work on energy and transport operations in the Comoros. He/she will work under the supervision of the Task Team Leaders (TTL) and his/her duties and responsibilities shall include (but are not limited to):
Provide operational and technical support to Bank Operations in the Comoros by:
Under the guidance of the TTLs, the Infrastructure Specialist is expected to