Thinking of a Career in Emergency Management?
- BY Nicole Pelette
About the World Bank Group:
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).
Organization Location: The Market Research Analyst position is located in the SPA, Corporate Procurement Unit (SPACP) in Chennai, India. This position reports to a Team Leader based in Chennai who in turn reports to the Chief, Corporate Procurement.
General Description: SPACP is responsible for the acquisition of goods and services to support World Bank Group offices worldwide.
This position shall enable creation of a Research Infrastructure and perform research in the areas of procurement trends, market potential, market size, supplier search, supplier assessments to aid sourcing and category management decisions, gather and analyze data and prepare reports and recommendations to aid decision making.
This position provides selective research, analytical and statistical assistance in support of procurement work that aligns with the priorities of the Unit. This includes analysis of procurement spend, identification of and analysis of such matters as non-compliance, sole/single source tracking, spend by material groups, vendor analyses and performance tracking, the preparation of reports to aid management of procurement actions and Unit performance. The position requires specialized analytical skills and comparable work experience, in predictive data analysis and insights, data warehouse and market research, and shall demonstrate excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills. Due to the requirements of the job, this position may involve some travel.
Duties and Accountabilities:
Key accountabilities for this position include: