E T Consultant
|Term Duration:||1 year 0 months|
|Recruitment Type:||Local Recruitment|
|Location:||Washington, DC,United States|
|Closing Date:||11/9/2023 (MM/DD/YYYY) at 11:59pm UTC|
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. For more information, visit www.worldbank.org
The Governance Global Practice (GGP) brings together professionals in procurement, financial management, taxation, regulatory policy, transparency, digital governance, law and development, anticorruption and social accountability to develop innovative, integrated solutions to pernicious institutional problems. The GGP utilizes a problem-driven diagnostic approach, combining global comparative knowledge of reform successes and failures with keen understanding of the institutional challenges and opportunities of developing countries. The GGP engages on core and cross-cutting themes including Public Financial Management; State Owned Enterprises/Corporate Governance; Rule of Law, Tax Administration; Fiduciary Assurance; Public Institutions; GOVTECH, Anticorruption, Open Government and Political Economy.
Public Administration Global Unit
The Public Administration Global Unit of the Governance Global Practice focuses on helping countries build capable, effective, accountable, transparent and inclusive institutions that deliver citizen-centric services, facilitate private-sector growth and build trust in Government. The Global Unit provides cutting edge knowledge on the following thematic areas: public administration reform, justice and rule of law, sub-national governance and decentralization, GovTech, anti-corruption, and coalition building for reforms; and provides operational support to our teams working in the regions. Each of these areas is organized as a global program led by a Program Manager.
The Global Initiative for Justice and Rule of Law is the World Banks program of analytical and operational engagments, and global partnerships, on justice reform and advancement of the rule of law. Justice institutions are vital to the achievement of the WBGs twin goals to end poverty and promote shared prosperity.When justice institutions operate effectively, accountability increases, trust in the government grows, and citizens and businesses can invest with confidence that their rights will be protected. Justice underpins the political process by protecting individuals rights, facilitating collective action, and enabling credible commitment. Justice reform entails:
Strengthening justice institutions, including by reforming the legal framework; reengineering processes to improve workflow efficiency; improving case management; strengthening human resources; and building capacity
Promoting legal empowerment, including by strengthening legal aid systems, establishing advisory and mediation services and conducting legal literacy campaigns.
The Global Initiative for Justice and Rule of Law hasfour functions: knowledge and innovation; data andanalytics; operational work; and convening and partnerships.
The candidate will work primarily on the Global Initiative for Justice and Rule of Law and will report to the Practice Managerof the Global Public Administration Unit and will closely coordinate his/herwork program with the Program Manager for the Global Program for Justiceand the Rule of Law. He/she will be responsible for:
Working on literature review and datasets review to understand the existing landscape of justice projects;
Leading the development of how-to notes on key dimensions of justice reform;
Leading JUPITER data collection efforts, including in FCV countries;
Leading the update of the justice profile in EFI360;
Coding information collected from pilot countries;
Managing databases, including, for example, integrating survey data and data from other secondary sources;
Producing analytical pieces on the basis of the data collected through JUPITER;
Working with and TTLs to contribute to select outputs, such as policy notes, reports and power point presentations;
Ensuring timely processing of deliverables through the Operations Portal;
Supporting country teams in operational engagements;
Managing interactions with the Global Partnership for Justice and the Rule of Law and contributing to organizing evens for the partners;
Supporting the work of the Justice Community of Practice.
Masters degree in social sciences, public policy, law, public administration or a relevant discipline;
At least 5 years of relevant professional experience working on labor markets, public administration reform, in government or a development organization.
Analytic skills, including the ability to conduct research, identify solutions and deliver work that produces meaningful change.
Expertise in surveys and analysis of large datasets and use of statistical packages such as STATA.
Project management and coordination skills, including experience in developing and implementing complex tasks.
Commitment to teamwork, knowledge-sharing, and ability to influence across organizational boundaries.
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, including the ability to prepare publishable quality reports and to engage with stakeholders in policy dialogue.
World Bank Group Core Competencies
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Note: The selected candidate will be offered a one-year appointment, renewable at the discretion of the World Bank Group, and subject to a lifetime maximum ET appointment of three years. If an ET appointment ends before a full year, it is considered as a full year toward the lifetime maximum. Former and current ET staff who have completed all or any portion of their third-year ET appointment are not eligible for future ET appointments.