Do you want to build a career that is truly worthwhile? 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.
Reporting to the Managing Director and WBG Chief Administrative Officer (MDCAO), the Global Corporate Solutions Department (GCS) brings together the functions of Corporate Security (GCSSC), Corporate Real Estate (GCSCR), and Corporate Services (GCSCS). All units report to the Director (GCSDR).
GCS’s Corporate Real Estate Division (GCSCR) supports IBRD, IDA, MIGA, and ICSID in realizing and executing their real estate needs worldwide. It is a key interlocutor between Senior Management, operational management, and staff of the four organizations. GCSCR’s primary purpose is to create safe, cost effective, functional space to meet the business needs for each unit so that they can perform the work that is needed to support the WBG mission to reduce poverty and raise prosperity for their clients.
To achieve its purpose, GCSCR led by the Senior Manager and is structured into 3 divisions: (I) HQ Real Estate Development & Management (GCSHQ) and (II) Global Real Estate Development & Management (GCSIR) and (III) Global Strategy and Planning (GCSSP). GCSCR also acts as the Secretariat for the WBG’s Real Estate Governance Framework, including supporting the WBG Real Estate Governance Council, chaired by the MDCAO, and the Real Estate Governance Group, chaired by the Director, GCS.
GCSCR is comprised of approximately 70 staff, leverages over 500 contractors, including for facilities management at HQ, and manages an annual facilities capital investment plan of ~$30 million at HQ. GCSCR works closely with the Regions on the Bank’s more than 100 country offices and manages several of the Bank’s owned (and larger leased) country offices.
The Project Manager position reports to the Senior Program Manager of Project Management in the GCSCR HQ Real Estate Development and Management section. The position’s primary responsibility is to manage the implementation of base building capital improvement projects from inception to completion.
Duties and Accountabilities
Duties and accountabilities include, but are not limited to: