Senior Operations Analysts ( Data & Project Management ), Quito At Inter-American Development Bank ( IDB )

Closing date: Sunday, 10 September 2023

The IDB Group is a diverse, versatile and passionate community of people, united to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. Those who work with us find a purpose and do what they like best in an inclusive, collaborative, agile and rewarding environment.

About this job

We are looking for two Operations Analysts ( AO ) with knowledge of project management of preference with financing from multilateral organizations, to support all stages of the cycle of loan operations and technical cooperations for the IDB Representation in Ecuador. We also want to identify candidates for future positions, whether they are regular employees or consultants.

The AP will be under the direct supervision of the Chief of Operations of the Representation and performs a variety of operational functions in coordination with the Chiefs of Operations Team, and trust specialists related to the design, execution and monitoring of loan projects and technical cooperations financed by the Bank that are assigned to it.

This is what you will do

  •  Support the design, supervision and closure of development projects, with special emphasis on multi-year and annual planning, risk identification, and continuous monitoring for compliance with the provisions of the results matrix of each assigned loan operation.
  •  Maintain close relationship with the Project Executing Units in charge, responding to their queries, learning needs and other requirements expeditiously and with high levels of quality.
  •  Support monitoring of the execution of procurement plans, and financial advising executors on procedural matters when appropriate.
  •  Support the financial management trust team in managing the recruitment and on-time delivery of audit reports. Monitor compliance with contractual clauses and their registration in the corresponding systems.
  •  Support in the preparation of internal reports requested by the Chief of Operations related to the activities of the function, monitoring of operational products, support in risk analysis, follow-up to semi-annual progress reports, support for compliance with disbursement projections, project completion reports and supervision plans.
  •  Collect operational data for business intelligence in order to inform risk management and capacity development of the project executing units.
  •  Collaborate and support the interpretation of operational and portfolio data, its trends and analysis of results using statistical techniques.
  •  Develop visualizations, infographics and boards. Collaborate with project team leaders in activities involving operational data.
  •  Support all innovative and digital transformation initiatives led by the IDB Representation operational team in Ecuador.

This is what you need

  • Education: You have a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in the areas of engineering, economics, finance, accounting, business administration, or other related careers, preferably with graduate studies in management and/or project management and experience in fiduciary aspects.
  • Experience: You have at least 1 year of experience ( 3 years, desirable ) in project management preferably in a multilateral institution, or in the public and / or private sector with international financing. Knowledge of national procurement rules and policies and of multilateral financial organizations or bilateral cooperation agencies. Certification in financial management and acquisitions is a plus. Experience in preparing reports and reports.
  • Specialization areas: Development, economy, business administration, project management, multilateral development entities, international cooperation or non-profit entities.
  • Languages: You have a professional level of Spanish and English with oral and written command.

Key skills

  •  Continuous learning
  •  Collaborate and share knowledge
  •  Focus on customers
  •  Communicate and influence
  •  Ability to take on challenges in a disruptive environment
  •  Innovate without fear of failure


  • Citizenship: You are a citizen of Ecuador or have a residence or legal permit to work in Ecuador.
  • Consanguinity: He has no family members ( up to the fourth degree of consanguinity and second degree of affinity, including the spouse ) who work at the IDB, IDB Invest or IDB Lab.

Type of contract and duration

Contract for national officials, 3 years ( renewable ).

What we offer

The IDB Group offers benefits that respond to the different needs and moments of an employee’s life. These benefits include:

  •  A package of competitive remuneration
  • Licenses and holidays: 24 days of paid vacation + 8 personal days + sick leave + parental leave without distinction of gender
  • Health insurance: The IDB Group provides eligible employees and dependents with a robust medical benefit program that covers medical, dental, vision care, preventive care and prescription medications
  • Pension plan: defined pension plan that provides financial security and helps employees plan for their future
  •  Work schedules flexible e hybrids
  • Health and wellness: Access to our Health Services Center that offers employees preventive care and health education
  • Development support: We offer tools to improve your professional profile, such as mentoring, individualized professional advice, training and learning opportunities, language courses, mobility options, among others

Our culture

At the IDB Group, we work for all people to do their best and bring their true selves to work, be willing to try new approaches without fear, be held accountable for your actions and receive compensation for them.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and the Sense of Belonging ( DEIB ) are the pillars of our organization. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and encourage women, LGBTQ +, people with disabilities, people of African descent and indigenous people to apply.

We will ensure that people with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodations to participate in the job interview process. If you are a qualified candidate with a disability, email us at in order to request reasonable adaptations to complete this request.

Our Human Resources Team thoroughly reviews each request.

About the IDB Group

The IDB Group, made up of the Inter-American Development Bank ( IDB ), IDB Invest and IDB Lab, offers flexible financing solutions to its member countries to finance economic and social development through loans and subsidies to public and private entities in Latin America and the Caribbean.

About the IDB

The Inter-American Development Bank’s mission is to improve lives. Founded in 1959, the IDB is one of the main sources of long-term financing for the economic, social, and institutional development of Latin America and the Caribbean. The IDB also conducts cutting-edge research projects and offers policy advice, technical assistance, and training to public and private clients throughout the region.

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Additional Information

  •  External Opening Date: Aug 29, 2023
  •  External Closing Date: Sep 10, 2023
  •  External Contact Email:
  •  Job Field: Operations


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