IDB Invest Information Technology Officer


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Job Description - IDB Invest Information Technology Officer (2000000436)


IDB Invest Information Management Officer - SharePoint

Information Technology and Analytics Division (AKI)

Our team: We are looking for a professional who will be working in the Information Technology and Analytics Division (AKI).

The team: This Division is responsible for maintaining, improving, and developing business embedded applications and data solutions to support both the existing and future needs of the institution. Within this same framework, this Division is also responsible for ensuring that IT service providers meet organizational business needs.

What you’ll do:

This position provides overall information management services based on Microsoft SharePoint, to improve the organization’s information handling practices and support the use of advanced collaboration tools across the organization, supporting several IT projects across the organization. The role combines the skills of an analyst (gathering of requirements and analysis, initial solutions blueprint) and a developer (event handler, JS customizations, data processing).


  • Review, maintain, analyze, and improve information and processes supported by several organizational repositories (intranet, ECM, cloud-based services, and other network locations);

  • Participate on new and ongoing projects to standardize information management systems, replace legacy systems (e.g. file shares, email), and improve business processes;

  • Provide knowledge on SharePoint trends and demonstrate how new and existing tools can be used to improve current processes;

  • Gather requirements, conceptualize, demonstrate and implement SharePoint-based solutions, with emphasis on OOB features;

  • Be an internal champion for collaboration and information management technologies and practices;

  • Evangelize information-sharing platforms to end-users;

  • Coordinate site creation with IDB ITE and leverage synergies;

  • Be committed to continued training and learning, to stay abreast of technologies related to his/her responsibilities, showing a problem-solving, positive, curious mindset;


What you'll need: 


  • at least 10 years of experience in IT; 5 years of relevant SharePoint experience;

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science;

  • Expertise administering and developing solutions for SharePoint Online;

  • Expertise on document and records management using an enterprise system;

  • Hands-on experience with process automation, workflows and improvements of business processes;

  • Demonstrated experience developing web-based software, and with languages and technologies relevant to the SharePoint environment: .Net, JavaScript, jQuery, REST API, HTML+CSS;

  • Ability to work closely with end-users and to communicate technical information to non-technical staff;

  • Ability to adhere to guidelines, work unsupervised, and demonstrate ownership of work products

Languages: Oral and written proficiency in English and Spanish required; knowledge of Portuguese and/or French is a plus. Strong communication skills.

Opportunity Summary: 

  • Type of contract:

     Fix term contract - Staff

  • Length of contract: 3 years.

  • Starting date: As soon as possible

  • Location: Washington D.C.

Our culture: Working with us you will be surrounded by a diverse group of people who have years of experience in all types of private investment development fields, including infrastructure and energy, corporates, financial institutions, financial and non-financial products and services, gender and diversity, communications and much more.

About us: IDB Invest, a member of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, is a multilateral organization committed to the development of the private sector of Latin America and the Caribbean by financing loans, equity investments, and guarantees. In addition, IDB Invest partners with clients to provide advisory and training services.

IDB Invest is committed to diversity and inclusion and to providing equal opportunities in employment. We embrace diversity on the basis of gender, age, education, national origin, ethnic origin, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion, and HIV/AIDs status. We encourage women, Afro-descendants and persons of indigenous origins to apply.

IDB Invest offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package.

Our team in Human Resources carefully reviews all applications.

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and its implications for our Region, the IDB Group is reviewing its hiring needs and re-prioritizing its areas of talent acquisition. We encourage candidates to continue to apply to the active postings, yet current job openings may be subject to further decisions in terms of timing of the processes, or other actions, in accordance with business needs. Final hiring decisions may also be conditioned to the candidate’s ability to timely relocate to the post of duty at the moment of starting service.

: HQ-US-Washington DC

: Jul 21, 2020, 12:00:00 AM

: Aug 4, 2020, 11:59:00 PM

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