Senior Operations Officer Job Careers – World Bank Group

Job Title:    Senior Operations Officer –
Forced Displacement (Trust Funded)

Organization: World
Bank Group 

Duty Station: Kampala,

About World Bank:

The World Bank is a
vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries
around the world. The World Bank provides low-interest loans, zero to
low-interest credits, and grants to developing countries. These support a wide
array of investments in such areas as education, health, public administration,
infrastructure, financial and private sector development, agriculture, and
environmental and natural resource management. Some of our projects are
co-financed with governments, other multilateral institutions, commercial
banks, export credit agencies, and private sector investors.

Job Summary:  The effective implementation of the proposed
program will require the appointment of a senior staff to help make “things
happen” and ensure that the various parts of the program proceed effectively.
The Senior Forced Displacement Specialist will report to the Uganda Country
Manager and maintain a close relationship with the FCV CCSA Team Leader on
Forced Displacement – so as to allow for both an effective engagement as part
of the Uganda CMU team and a strategic alignment of the Uganda program with the
Bank-wide forced displacement initiatives, especially under IDA18.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Provide strategic and operational leadership on the forced
    displacement agenda in Uganda;
  • Provide operational support to the ongoing and pipeline IDA 18
  • Facilitate and coordinate the Knowledge, Analytics and Assessments
  • Support the government through a solid and continuous policy
  • Manage the dialogue with key counterparts, including but not limited
    to UNHCR, UN Country team, the humanitarian actors and key bilateral
    development partners;
  • Co-chair the CRRF Development Partners Group (CRRF DPG) and help
    strengthen the CRRF process in country, ensuring that WBG programs,
    including projects financed under the IDA 18 sub-window, are an integral
    part of the broader external effort;
  • Coordinate program design and processing with relevant GPs;
  • Provide guidance to the various task teams to ensure activities best
    respond to the situation on the ground;
  • Support project implementation, including possible mid-course
    adjustments as may be needed based on evolving circumstances;
  • Lead the preparation of selected country-level analytical pieces
    (especially on the transition from humanitarian aid to development)
  • Coordinate maintain and foster partnerships with bilateral donors,
    humanitarian and development partners;
  • The Senior Forced Displacement Specialist may be assigned other
    tasks and deliverables as deemed appropriate by the Country Manager in
    consultation with the FCV CCSA Team Leader on Forced Displacement.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant for the World Bank Group Senior Operations Officer –
    Forced Displacement (Trust Funded) job placement must hold an advanced
    degree in a relevant discipline (Masters or PhD), and a minimum of 8 years
    of relevant operational experience.
  • Solid understanding of forced displacement issues.  Demonstrated capacity to understand the
    political economy and local context of forced displacement situations.
  • Proven ability to think strategically, connect the dots easily
    across a range of topics to develop a broader coherent approach; ability
    to analyze and integrate information into conclusions and recommendations.
  • Client orientation and results focus; pragmatism and effectiveness.
  • Sound operational judgment. In-depth understanding of Bank
    operations, including CMU-GP relationships, SCD / CPF processes, projects,
    and analytical work, dialogue with clients and other development partners.
    Prior experience as a TTL.
  • Leadership and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated ability to work in
    teams.  Experience in working across
    disciplinary boundaries and with multiple stakeholders. Strong verbal and
    written communication skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication. Able to synthesize,
    analyze, and effectively present material from a wide range of sources.
    Articulates ideas, verbally, and in writing, using the most effective
    means of delivery.
  • Integrity, tact and discretion.
  • Ability to deal sensitively in multi-cultural environments,
    experience in working in developing countries

WBG Competencies:

  • Lead and Innovate
    – Develops innovative solutions.
  • Deliver Results for Clients – Proactively addresses clients’ stated and unstated needs.
  • Collaborate Within Teams and Across Boundaries – Collaborates across boundaries, gives
    own perspective and willingly receives diverse perspectives.
  • Create, Apply and Share Knowledge – Applies knowledge across WBG to strengthen solutions for internal
    and/or external clients.
  • Make Smart Decisions – Interprets a wide range of information and pushes to move

NB: The World Bank
Group values diversity and encourages all qualified candidates who are
nationals of World Bank Group member countries to apply, regardless of gender,
gender identity, religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or
disability.  Sub-Saharan African
nationals, Caribbean nationals, and female candidates are strongly encouraged
to apply.

How to Apply:  

All suitably
qualified and interested candidates who wish to join the World Bank in the
aforementioned capacity are encouraged to send their applications Online by
reviewing details at the web link below and clicking Apply Now on getting a
broader insight of vacancy.


Deadline: 10th September 2019

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