Operations Analyst at World Bank, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

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Deadline: 6 November 2018

The World Bank Group (WBG) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Operations Analyst in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. The duration of this post is 2 years.

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The Operations Analyst will undertake substantive operational and implementation support tasks with respect to the country work program activities ranging from project preparation, appraisal, implementation, and supervision.

WBG has set two ambitious goals first is reducing extreme poverty to 3% by 2030 and second is promoting shared prosperity by fostering income growth of the bottom 40% of the population in every country.

Key Jobs Responsibilities

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The Operations Analyst will perform the following functions:

  • Support the implementation of World Bank Operations in Papua New Guinea, with a focus on timeliness, quality and results of country deliverables.
  • Carry out research and analytical tasks on a wide range of operational, country and sector issues, review and interpret information/data, identify issues and recommend actions/solutions.
  • Participate – when requested – in World Bank implementation support visits and assist tasks teams in addressing implementation challenges.
  • Provide guidance to task teams on operations procedures and help resolve operations issues.
  • Contribute to specific operational activities at all stages of the project cycle, including participation in the design and development of specific project components, coordination with development partners, implementation support, M&E and reporting.
  • Carry out other activities upon assignments by the Country Manager and Sr. Operations Officer based in PNG
  • Participate in monthly Pacific Operations Meetings chaired by the Operations Manager.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must have:

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  • University degree in economics, engineering, public policy, business administration, social science, or other relevant discipline.
  • Relevant professional experience: MA/MS in a relevant discipline plus minimum 2 years of direct relevant experience, or BA/BS in relevant discipline plus 5 or more years of relevant experience.
  • Strong understanding of project management concepts.
  • Excellent data analysis skills and ability to quickly compile and verify information and produce concise, well-written documents and correspondence in English.
  • Proficiency in Excel with pivot tables, conditional formatting, macros and charts.
  • Fully proficiency in the use of relevant software applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint).
  • Experience of working with national government on development issues in PNG.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English and Tok Pisin.

How to Apply

Applicants must submit their applications through online process.

For more information, please visit WBG.

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