The World Bank provides financial and technical assistance to countries throughout the world to catalyze economic growth and eliminate poverty. The Pacific Department currently works in twelve developing countries in the Region (the Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, the Marshall Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, the Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu). It has Country Offices in Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste, Fiji and Solomon Islands and Liaison Offices in Tonga, Samoa, Vanuatu and Kiribati.
The Pacific Department is managed from a regional hub office in Sydney under the leadership of a Country Director. The office assists in the implementation of projects and programs, in project processing, country programming and advisory services and analytics. It also coordinates World Bank Group activities with other development partners and stakeholders.
The World Bank is seeking an experienced professional for the position of Operations Analyst to be based in Honiara, Solomon Islands. The Operations Analyst will provide support to project teams, and contribute to strengthening the relations with a broad range of stakeholders in Solomon Islands, particularly Government, Development Partners, Private Sector and Civil Society. The operations analyst will also be requested to support the Vanuatu program from time to time. The operations analyst will report to the Country Representative for Solomon Islands and Vanuatu, and will be an integral member of the Pacific Country Management Unit (CMU).
Note: If the selected candidate is a current Bank Group staff member with a Regular or Open-Ended appointment, s/he will retain his/her Regular or Open-Ended appointment. All others will be offered a 1 year term appointment.Specific responsibilities:Support the implementation of World Bank Operations in Solomon Islands, with a focus on timeliness, quality and results of country deliverables. Carry out research and analytical tasks on a wide range of operational, country and sector issues, review and interpret information/data, identify issues and recommend actions/solutions. Participate – when requested - in World Bank implementation support visits, and assist tasks teams in addressing implementation challenges. Provide guidance to task teams on operations procedures and help resolve operations issues. Support the strengthening of relations with a broad range of stakeholders in Solomon Islands Contribute to specific operational activities at all stages of the project cycle, including participation in the design and development of specific project components, coordination with development partners, implementation support, M&E and reporting. Assist in the formulation and implementation of strategy documents such as the Country Partnership Framework (CPF), CPF Performance and Learning Review, and CPF Completion and Learning Review (CLR); prepare sections of the strategy documents; review and screen relevant documents/reports for consistency with the CPF and other strategy documents. Assist in the implementation of the Action Plan for the Country Portfolio Performance Reviews Prepare and update country briefs and presentations. Support the visits of World Bank Group Senior Managers in the country Coordinate operational meetings for the country office. Respond to ad hoc information requests from internal and external parties. Carry out other activities upon assignments by the Country Representative•
This vacancy is archived.
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