Social Development Specialist at WBG, Jakarta, Indonesia

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Deadline: 28 June 2018

The World Bank Group (WBG) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Social Development Specialist in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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WBG has set 2 ambitious goals to push extreme poverty to no more 3 percent by 2030, and to promote shared prosperity and greater equity in the developing world.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

The Social Development Specialist will perform the following functions-

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  • Work under the guidance of the Social Safeguards Coordinator on the social safeguards portfolio to manage the social impacts in World Bank projects, providing quality assurance.
  • This will include direct support to investments.
  • Support in advising task teams and government counterparts on the Bank’s policies relating to assessment and mitigation of social risks and impacts during preparation and supervision of projects.
  • Contribute to social safeguards inputs for project implementation and project monitoring and evaluation.
  • Review client-developed social safeguards procedures and documentation for compliance with policy and quality assurance.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have-

  • Master’s degree with 5 years’ experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience in a related social science (e.g., Sociology, Anthropology, Economics, Political Science).
  • Demonstration, through written work and dialogue, of in-depth knowledge of social issues in Indonesia and Timor Leste.
  • Proven capacity to translate analytical work into policy advice and operational, actionable, recommendations.
  • Basic knowledge of World Bank’s operations including social safeguard policies on involuntary resettlement and indigenous peoples.
  • Nationality of Indonesia.

How to Apply

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Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WBG.