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World Bank Group Internship Recruitment 2018 Form and How to Apply

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World Bank Group Internship Recruitment 2018 – The World Bank Group is currently recruiting to fill the following internship and experienced positions:

World Bank Group Internship Recruitment 2018.

The World Bank Group is one of the world’s largest sources of funding and knowledge for developing countries. It uses financial resources and extensive experience to help our client countries to reduce poverty, increase economic growth, and improve quality of life.

To ensure that countries can access the best global expertise and help generate cutting-edge knowledge, the World Bank Group is constantly seeking to improve the way it works. Key priorities include delivering measurable results, promoting openness and transparency in development, and improving access to development information and data.

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World Bank Group Internship Recruitment.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

1. Extended Term (ET) Consultant at the World Bank Group.

Job Title: Extended Term (ET) Consultant

Job #: req1408
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Grade: EC2
Sector: Health/Nutrition/Population
Term Duration: 1 year 0 months
Recruitment Type: Local Recruitment

Job Descriptions

  • The Accelerating Nutrition Results in Nigeria (ANRiN) project, with US$ 232 million financing from the International Development Association (IDA) and Global Financing Facility (GFF), aims to increase utilization of quality, cost-effective nutrition services for pregnant and lactating women, adolescent girls and children under five years of age in select areas of the Nigeria’s territory. ANRiN is the first 5-year slice of a longer-term engagement of the World Bank in Nigeria for improving nutrition outcomes in the country.
  • It will be implemented in 12 high malnutrition burden states that represent all six geographical zones of the country.
  • The project is fully results based and leverages performance-based contracts with non-state actors for service delivery, performance-based financing of public sector health facilities and disbursement linked indicators (DLIs) for strengthening the stewardship role of federal and state ministries of health to plan, budget for, implement, monitor and learn from large-scale nutrition programs.
  • The Partnership for Accelerating Nutrition Results in Nigeria (PANRiN) and a grant each from the GFF and Power of Nutrition MDTFs will support provision of timely and high quality technical assistance to the implementing agencies of the ANRiN project.

Objective

  • The objective is to support the Task Team Leader (TTL) of the ANRiN project and its supporting MDTFs with ongoing, high-quality, operational support responsive to the needs of these engagements.

Duties and Accountabilities

  • The Extended Term Consultant will work closely with the Task Team for ANRiN under the guidance of the TTL, to facilitate fast-tracked implementation of ANRiN with timely technical assistance through the three MDTFs.

The ETC will carry out the following Tasks:

ANRiN:

  • Liaise closely with internal stakeholders of the Bank including the HNP Global Practice (HNP GP, GHN07), Country Management Unit (CMU) and Task Team members, including fiduciary, safeguards, legal to maintain clear and open channels of communication on project implementation progress
  • Prepare for, participate in and contribute to project related interactions with internal and external stakeholders
  • Contribute to drafting, review, presentation and filing of project-related technical and operational documentation, reports, updates
  • Follow-up consistently with internal project support functions and federal and state level implementing agencies for seamless project progress
  • Support Task Team to monitor implementation activities at federal and state levels (work plans, tasks, fiduciary related- financial management, procurement and disbursements and safeguards due-diligence)
  • Prepare for and participate in implementation support and review missions of ANRiN including field visits
  • Support Task Team to enhance the implementation capacities of the federal and state level implementing agencies through facilitated training, mentoring and review support
  • Support documentation and dissemination of best practices and project learnings for various audiences at relevant forums
  • Any other tasks that the TTL may request for facilitating implementation progress of ANRiN

Multi-Donor Trust Funds (PANRiN, GFF and PON):

  • Support TTL in preparing for, participating in and contributing to the finalization of TF supported work programs in consultation with respective Donor Committees
  • Support TTL to ensure technical, operational and fiduciary due-diligence in the deployment of agreed work programs for the above-mentioned Trust Funds supporting ANRiN
  • Prepare for, participate in and contribute to Trust Fund related interactions with external and internal stakeholders
  • Contribute to drafting, review, presentation and filing of TF-related technical and operational documentation, reports, updates
  • Support TTL to procure and manage vendors/consultants for timely, high quality, technical assistance to federal and state level implementing agencies of ANRiN and review their deliverables
  • Any other tasks that the TTL may request to facilitate full leveraging of the TFs for facilitated implementation progress of ANRiN

Selection Criteria

  • A Post Graduate degree in Social Sciences, Public Policy, International Development, Management or other relevant field – OR- equivalent combination of education and experience
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience of working in the HD sectors (Health, Education, Social Protection) and knowledge of government structures and counterparts in Nigeria will be a specific advantage
  • Demonstrated technical, management and supervisory skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
  • Good computer skills (MS Office suite)
  • Capacity for independently developing plans and actioning them
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and tight timelines in a high-performance team
  • Interact persuasively with a range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience of working on a World Bank supported project
  • Willingness to travel extensively within Nigeria.

Application Closing Date
31st December, 2018; at 11:59pm UTC

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note

  • The selected candidate will be offered a one-year appointment, renewable for an additional one year, at the discretion of the World Bank Group, and subject to a lifetime maximum ET Appointment of two years.
  • 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.

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2. Social Protection Specialist at the World Bank Group.

Job Title: Social Protection Specialist

Job #: req1044
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Grade: GF
Sector: Social Protection
Term Duration: 1 year 0 months
Recruitment Type: Local Recruitment

Job Descriptions

  • The World Bank Group is one of the world’s largest sources of funding and knowledge for developing countries. It uses financial resources and extensive experience to help poor nations reduce poverty, increase economic growth, and improve quality of life.
  • To ensure that countries can access the best global expertise and help generate cutting-edge knowledge, the World Bank Group is constantly seeking to improve the way it works. Key priorities include delivering measurable results, promoting openness and transparency in development, and improving access to development information and data.

Social Protection and Jobs Global Practice Context

  • In a world filled with risk and potential, social protection and labor policies and programs help people and families find jobs, improve productivity, cope with shocks, invest in the health and education of their children, as well as the protection for the aging population.
  • Social protection programs, which comprise social assistance (such as cash transfers, school feeding, targeted food assistance and subsidies), social insurance (such as old-age, survivorship, disability pensions, and unemployment insurance), and social services for vulnerable groups are a powerful tool to reduce poverty and enhance households’ resilience. They can have a direct, positive impact on poor families by building human capital and strengthening their productive inclusion. .
  • Jobs, too, are critical for reducing poverty and promoting prosperity. All countries, regardless of income, face challenges creating and sustaining adequate job opportunities for their citizens.
  • The World Bank supports social protection and jobs programs in developing countries as a central part of its mission to end extreme poverty an foster shared prosperity. To this end, the institution increased its engagement in social protection and jobs significantly in the last years.
  • The World Bank’s 10-year social protection strategy’s main objective is to help countries move from fragmented projects to harmonized social protection and labor systems. It focuses on making these systems more inclusive of the vulnerable and more attuned to building people’s capacities and improving the productivity of their work. The strategy lays out ways to deepen the Bank’s involvement, capacity, knowledge, and impact in social protection and labor.
  • The SPJ Global Practice is seeking a Social Protection Specialist to be located in the Abuja Country Office with excellent technical skills and significant operational experience in the design and implementation of delivery systems in safety net programs, especially ID and payments systems, to support clients develop these systems in Nigeria.

Country Context

  • The SPJ Global Practice has a large portfolio in Nigeria and comprises of IDA-funded projects amounting to about US$ 1.3 billion. There are three major operations currently under supervision as well as technical work.
  • National Social Safety Nets Project (NASSP) $500 million credit from IDA. The project development objective (PDO) for NASSP is to provide access to targeted transfers to poor and vulnerable households under an expanded national social safety nets system.
  • The project targets poor households in Nigeria, identified through a combination of geographical and community-based targeting (CBT) verified by a proxy means test (PMT) and included in the National Social Registry. The project will expand gradually to cover 4 million households in the National Social Registry and 1 million households (about 5 million individuals) per year for targeted cash transfers by 2021.
  • The project provides support for the design and implementation of the government’s National Social Safety Nets Coordinating Office (NASSCO) and the targeted cash transfers. This involves supporting the set-up of the safety net institutional framework and delivery systems for the national cash transfer project through two components: (a) Establishing the Foundation for a National Social Safety Net System; and (b) Implementing a Targeted Cash Transfer. The project is national in coverage, with all states eligible for the intervention.
  • YESSO The $400 million Youth Employment and Social Support Operation (YESSO) provides assistance to 15 (fifteen) State Governments to help develop their respective safety net systems, a public workfare intervention, a skills development program and a targeted grant transfer for internally displaced people in the North East. The Project is expected to close in June 2020.
  • CSDP The $415 million Community and Social Development Project (CSDP) is operating in 30 (thirty) States plus the Federal Capital Territory. The Project supports State Agencies that provide grants to poor community and vulnerable groups for community and group-owned micro-projects for delivery of basic social services. The project is also expected to close in June 2020.
  • Technical assistance and analytical work focused mainly on protection and promotion of basic services for the poor and vulnerable.

Duties and Accountabilities

  • The responsibilities of the staff member will be to advance the World Bank’s current safety net program implementation, as well as the broader social protection and jobs policy dialogue in Nigeria. This will specifically relate to supporting ongoing programs of operations, as well as the ongoing technical assistance agenda of the World Bank Team.

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The Specific Responsibilities are as follows:

  • Participate in and carry-out, as needed, the development, appraisal and supervision of delivery systems. Provide technical advice and policy guidance to government in consultation with the World Bank’s management and relevant task team leaders (TTLs). These tasks will require a wide variety of skills, including technical analysis; design of delivery systems, and technical assistance activities; interaction with clients at the policy level; supervision of consultants; management of trust funds etc.;
  • Support the day-to-day operational needs of the Nigeria National Safety Net Program,  particularly overseeing the payments system and social registries being used to make cash transfers.  Respond to government and donor partners requests for action on project implementation issues and help to ensure the World Bank’s timely and complete responses to those requests;
  • Participate and organize missions to provide technical inputs and guidance to counterparts, including improving the monitoring and evaluation of project activities.  The candidate will also be expected to participate in developing reports and evaluations of delivery systems as relevant;
  • Strengthen World Bank’s services to clients and donor partners by helping in donor coordination and liaison with NGOs and Government counterparts,  as it relates to the delivery systems agenda;
  • Contribute to cross-sectoral work, collaborating with other initiatives in social protection and job, with the Human Development team, and other units within the World Bank’s broader country team.;
  • Work closely with the World Bank’s financial management and procurement teams and assist government in matters of project implementation;
  • Carry out any other related technical assessments (including the preparation of analytical pieces and/or technical reports on various aspects of ongoing and pipeline Bank projects) and administrative activities required by the TTL, Practice Manager and Country Director.

Reporting Lines:

  • The Social Protection Specialist will report to Social Protection Practice Manager, West and Southern Africa, and the TTLs for Social Protection tasks in Nigeria.

Accountabilities:

  • The Social Protection Specialist is accountable for performing the responsibilities, modeling the behaviors and maintaining the competencies in his or her capacity as a member of the Social Protection and Jobs Global Practice. Accountability means being answerable for achieving results, managing quality, risks and institutional initiatives, and operating in compliance with World Bank policies and procedures.

Selection Criteria

  • Master’s degree in Economics, Social Science or related discipline, or relevant training in delivery systems
  • At least five years of relevant operational experience in the development field, preferably in the delivery systems in Nigeria with emphasis on social protection program design and implementation.  Experience in other African or developing countries and on payments systems is desirable
  • Proven technical skills and experience
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain productive, professional relationships with government counterparts, donors, civil society and other stakeholders
  • High capacity for organization and coordination, as well as an ability to work with a high degree of independence in a team environment
  • Experience working in a multi-donor environment
  • Experience in managing diverse and sometimes competing interests and perspectives to arrive at a durable consensus;
  • Fluency in written and spoken English
  • Willing to travel to remote areas in Nigeria and field experience in developing countries a plus

Application Closing Date
19th December, 2018; at 11:59pm UTC

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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3. World Bank Summer Internship Program 2019.

Title: 2019 Summer Internship Program

Location: Nigeria

Description

  • The World Bank Internship Program offers highly motivated individuals an opportunity to be exposed to the mission and work of the World Bank Group in international development. The internship allows individuals to bring new perspectives, innovative ideas and latest research experience into the Bank’s work and improve their skills while working in a diverse environment.
  • An internship at the World Bank is an opportunity to learn while gaining practical experience. Interns generally find the experience to be rewarding and interesting. In addition, it is a way to enhance their CVs with practical work experience.

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Eligibility Criteria

  • To be eligible for an Internship, candidates must have an undergraduate degree and be enrolled in a full-time graduate study program (pursuing a Master’s or Ph.D.’s degrees with plans to return to school full-time). There is no age limit.
  • Fluency in English is required. Knowledge of languages such as: French, Spanish, Russian, Arabic, Portuguese, and Chinese is desirable. Other skills such as computing skills are advantageous.
  • We value diversity in our workplace, and encourage all qualified individuals, particularly women, with diverse professional and academic backgrounds to apply. Our aim is to attract and recruit the best talent in the World.

Additional Information

  • The WB Internship Program typically seeks candidates for: Operations (Front Line) in the following fields: economics, finance, human development (public health, education, nutrition, population), social sciences (anthropology, sociology), agriculture, environment, engineering, urban planning, natural resources management, private sector development, and other related fields; or Corporate support (Accounting, Communications, Human Resources Management, Information Technology, Treasury, and other corporate services).
  • The Bank pays an hourly salary to all Interns and, where applicable, provides an allowance toward travel expenses. Interns are responsible for their own living accommodations. Most positions are in Washington, DC; few others are in World Bank Country offices. This is business driven and varies. Usually, internship opportunities are for a minimum of four weeks.
  • The World Bank Group Internship is offered twice a year:
  • Summer Internship (May – September): The application period is December 1 – January 31 each year.
  • Winter Internship (November – March): The application period is October 1-31 each year.
  • All applications must be submitted online and during the respective application period. (We do not accept applications by email.)
  • J1 visa holders need to obtain a G4 visa abroad prior to starting employment or unpaid internship at the Bank Group.

Application Closing Date
31st January, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click Here to Register and Fill Application Form

Application Process

Application Form: Take time to prepare your application and enter your personal information accurately. You will be asked to upload the following documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Statement of Interest
  • Proof of Enrollment in a graduate degree

Application Checklist: the following application checklist is meant to facilitate your application experience:

  • Ensure that you use either Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, or Internet Explorer 10 or higher as your browser version.
  • Please make sure that you are connected with a reasonable bandwidth of internet connection without any network/firewall restriction.
  • You will be asked to register for an account and provide an email address.
  • You must complete your application in a single session and you will only be able to submit it if you have uploaded all the required documents and answered all the questions (all questions marked with an asterisk-*- are required).
  • Please complete the application within 45 minutes to avoid a system timeout.
  • Provide the most current contact information. Ensure that you have correctly spelled out your email address, since this will be our main channel of communication with you regarding your candidacy
  • Ensure that you have correctly spelled out your email address, since this will be our main channel of communication with you regarding your candidacy.
  • Remember to enter your complete phone number (country code + city code + number).
  • Please do not enter any special characters (â-â, etc.) in any of the application fields. Try not to copy and paste any characters/text from Microsoft Word.
  • Please upload the following documents (mandatory) before submitting your application:
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
    • Statement of Interest
    • Proof of Enrollment in a graduate degree
  • Note: Each file should not exceed 5 MB, and should be in one of the following formats: .doc, .docx, or .pdf
  • Please make sure that the filenames of the documents that you are attaching do not contain any special characters, such as â-â, etc. PDF files are the best files to upload.
  • Once you submit your application, you will not be able to make any further changes/updates.
  • Upon submission of your application you will receive an email confirmation providing you with your application number.

Selection

  • All applications are stored in a database which is consulted by hiring Managers based on business needs.
  • Please note that candidates will not hear from us unless they are shortlisted by a hiring Manager that is looking to hire an intern. Managers have access to the Internship database from February – July (Summer Internship) and from November – January (Winter Internship).
  • We do not have a pre-identified number of positions for interns per season. For each season, hiring is solely based on business needs.

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