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  • Posted: Nov 16, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • The World Bank Group (WBG) is a family of five international organizations that make leveraged loans to developing countries. It is the largest and most famous development bank in the world and is an observer at the United Nations Development Group. The bank is based in Washington, D.C. and provided around $61 billion in loans and assistance to "develop...
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    Team Assistant

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    Duties will include, but are not limited to:

    • Provide high quality support to the departmental team, including scheduling of appointments, monitor documents for signature/approval; monitor and follow up on issues and priorities; handle incoming correspondence and internal and external queries; draft and handle routine correspondence;
    • Provide primary assistance in the implementation of the teams work program, including some specialized support in a specific area(s), e.g. task management, procurement, database management, information technology, editorial assistance, etc;
    • Identify and resolve diverse issues/problems as they arise, which often requires interpretation of existing procedures and processes and independently determining the appropriate application;
    • Suggest ways to enhance work organization and effectiveness;
    • Exercise quality enhancement function for project and other documents by ensuring adherence to departmental, and institutional guidelines;
    • Serve as an information resource on status of projects/products and draft a variety of standard project-related correspondence;
    • Act as back-up to other ACS colleagues in the office in their absence or during a busy period.
    • Undertake ad hoc duties that may be assigned by the Country Manager or the designated Country Office supervisor.
    • Work will involve frequent interaction with the following:
    • Internal contacts: other VP units, World Bank as well as staff in all locations, locally and internationally.
    • External contacts: Government Officials, Consultants, External Organizations, and other Service providers.

    Selection Criteria


    • Bachelor’s degree with at 3 – 5 years’ relevant work experience in a large multinational organization
    • Proficiency in office productivity tools (including MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)
    • High degree of judgment and tact in handling, processing and communicating matters of a sensitive and confidential nature
    • High degree of motivation, initiative, flexibility and reliability
    • Outstanding interpersonal skills to interact effectively with a range of contacts internally and externally and deal effectively with diverse situations which require good judgment, tact and diplomacy
    • Proven ability to work effectively in a team-orientated, multi-cultural environment, and function as an effective team member in various groups
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills to prepare draft communications and ensure quality of written outputs
    • Ability to produce high quality work under pressure
    • Effective time management and organizational skills
    • Fluency in English

    Closing: 27, Nov, 2022

    Method of Application

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