Do you want to build a career that is truly worthwhile? Working at the World Bank provides a unique opportunity for you to help our clients solve their greatest development challenges. The World Bank consists of two entities – the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and the International Development Association (IDA). It is a global development cooperative owned by 189 member countries. As the largest development bank in the world, the World Bank provides loans, guarantees, risk management products, and advisory services to middle-income and creditworthy low-income countries, and coordinates responses to regional and global challenges.
The Bangladesh Country Management Unit (CMU) comprises of Bangladesh and Bhutan.
The Bangladesh program is the largest IDA-only program in the world, with a lending portfolio valued at US$ 12.15 billion. The World Bank country program provides financial support and technical advisory services across a broad range of sectors, with a concentration in infrastructure, human development services, climate and disaster risk management. The country program cycle covering FY16-20 was endorsed by the Bank’s Board in April 2016 and is aligned with the Government’s 7th Five Year Plan. World Bank assistance is channeled through government agencies for agreed development priorities. Technical Teams from the World Bank are drawn from staff in the local Dhaka Office and from around the world.
The Bangladesh Country Management Unit (CMU) in the WB Dhaka Country Office (WBOD) provides Administrative and Client Support primarily to the task teams based in Dhaka but also to visiting missions. Given the scope of the country program and magnitude of the administrative and operational tasks, support is required from a Team Assistant (Grade GB).
Duties and Accountabilities:
The Team Assistant will report to the Operations Manager.
Responsibilities may include all or some of the following: