Administrative and event support consultant

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  • Added Date: Friday, 24 May 2024
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Post of duty: Washington D.C.

The IDB Group is a community of diverse, versatile, and passionate people who come together on a journey to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. Our people find purpose and do what they love in an inclusive, collaborative, agile, and rewarding environment.

About this position

We are looking for a consultant to provide administrative support to the Division to form part of a high performing team and provide support on event management and logistics expertise to events organized by LMK. The ideal candidate should be self-motivated and a detail-oriented individual; have demonstrated capacity to work in teams, be able to develop creative approaches to everyday administrative and event challenges and have the ability to work well in a fast-paced environment, to multitask, maintain a focus on details, and have superb organizational abilities. The consultant will need to have advanced communication and people skills, as he/she will engage with all members of the SCL/LMK team.

LMK promotes dialogues, learning forums, and study tours with member countries, to facilitate knowledge sharing and dissemination of analytical products of the IDB and other organizations, and exchange of lessons learned and best practices inside and outside the region. To deliver top quality technical and operational assistance to its clients, LMK must also invest in training activities for its team. The Division usually organizes a series of seminars, workshops, and other events, sometimes facilitated by own LMK members, other by international experts as needed. These events require logistics and other administrative planning. Likewise, for the division to function properly, it needs a well-managed, proactive, and efficient administrative team that can process contacts -for individuals and firms โ€“ as well as different types of payments, manage expense reports and execute budget related activities.

You will work in the Labor Markets and Social Security Division (LMK) part of SCL department. This team strives to advance the goals of poverty reduction, equality of opportunities, and higher productivity through employment services and better training, improved design and reach of social insurance, and better labor market analysis and information. In order to achieve these goals, the IDB currently focuses on dialogue, analytical work and projects in the following four main areas: labor intermediation, skills training, social security and institutional strengthening.

What youโ€™ll do

Coordinate with LMK front office for administrative, procedural, contractual, and logistical aspect of events and all administrative matters, including but not limited to:

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