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Vacancy Announcement: World Bank is Inviting Applications for a Panel Member Position at the Inspection Panel

The World Bank Group, is inviting applications for an opening on its Inspection Panel. Members must have a deep understanding of development issues and a track record of involvement in the complexity of development projects, exposure to the private sector’s involvement in such projects, impeccable personal and professional integrity, sound judgment and intellectual rigor, a strong record of leadership and teamwork, and must be able to communicate effectively and command trust across a broad and diverse range of stakeholders.

The Panel Members are responsible for the general operations of the Panel, and for carrying out the Panel responsibilities according to its mandate. Members will participate in actions and decision-making of the Panel in processing Requests for Inspection, including among other things: to independently assess whether the criteria for an Inspection have been met; to recommend to the Board of Executive Directors whether or not the matters complained of should be investigated; if the Board approves a recommendation to investigate, to engage in research, fact-finding and an independent investigation of whether the Bank has complied with its operational policies and procedures; and to prepare and provide the Panel’s findings, independent assessment and conclusions to the Board. Duties will also include field visits and outreach activities as relevant to the Panel’s work and responsibilities.

Here’s the link to the position description. Anyone interested in applying is invited to do so no later than July 17, 2018.  Please note that persons who have worked for the World Bank in any capacity in the last two years are not eligible to apply.