Extended Term Consultant, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Organization: The World Bank

Country: Papua New Guinea

City: Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Office: World Bank Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Closing date: Monday, 21 October 2019

E T Consultant

Job #: req4550

Organization: World Bank

Sector: General Services

Grade: EC2

Term Duration: 1 year 0 months

Recruitment Type: Local Recruitment

Location: Port Moresby,PNG

Required Language(s): English

Preferred Language(s): Closing Date: 10/21/2019 (MM/DD/YYYY) at 11:59pm UTC


About the World Bank Group:

Established in 1944, the WBG is one of the world’s largest sources of funding and knowledge for development solutions. In fiscal year 2018, the WBG committed $67 billion in loans, grants, equity investments and guarantees to its members and private businesses, of which $24 billion was concessional finance to its poorest members. It is governed by 188-member countries and delivers services out of 120 offices with nearly 15,000 staff located globally. The WBG consists of five specialized institutions: the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), the International Development Association (IDA), the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), and the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID). The World Bank is organized into six client-facing Regional Vice-Presidencies, several corporate functions and thirteen Global Practices to bring best-in-class knowledge and solutions to regional and country clients.

This E T Consultant position is located within the WBG Country Office in Port Moresby. The incumbent will provide security support to the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC). The incumbent will be designated as the lead Security Specialist and will provide security management support to operations in Papua New Guinea. The position is within the Corporate Security (GCSCS) division of the Global Corporate Solutions (GCS) Department of the WBG.

The incumbent will report to, and receive support and direction from, the Senior Security Specialist (SSS) for the East Asia and Pacific based in Bangkok, Thailand. The incumbent will advise and consult with management and provide guidance to IBRD and IFC Country Managers‘ and Directors‘ in the area of responsibility.

The incumbent will serve in a full-time capacity and on-call for emergencies.

The incumbent may be asked to and must be willing to travel on short notice for extended periods of time - often to challenging and dangerous environments.