The World Bank is an international financial institution that provides loans and grants to the governments of low and middle income countries for the purpose of pursuing capital projects. It comprises two institutions: the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), and the International Development Association (IDA). The World Bank is a component of the World Bank Group. The World Bank's most recently stated goal is the reduction of poverty
Job #: req14494
Organization: World Bank
Term Duration: 4 years
Recruitment Type: Local Recruitment
Required Language(s): English, Nepali
Closing Date: 1/26/2022 (MM/DD/YYYY) at 11:59pm UTC
Do you want to build a career that is truly worthwhile? The World Bank Group is one of the largest sources of funding and knowledge for developing countries; a unique global partnership of five institutions dedicated to ending extreme poverty and promoting shared prosperity. With 189 member countries and more than 120 offices worldwide, we work with public and private sector partners, investing in groundbreaking projects and using data, research, and technology to develop solutions to the most urgent global challenges. For more information, visit www.worldbank.org.
The Education Global Practice
Education is a powerful driver of development and one of the strongest instruments for reducing poverty and improving health, gender equality, peace, and stability. Developing countries have made tremendous progress in getting children into the classroom and the majority of children worldwide are now in primary school. Nevertheless, some 260 million children are still out of primary and secondary school!
More information: https://www.worldbank.org/en/topic/education
The position is a locally recruited staff (LRS) position based in Kathmandu and will primarily focus on working in Nepal. It may also include critical work in the South Asia region and globally as required.
The World Bank portfolio in Nepal consists of both operations and analytical work. The Bank’s portfolio has operations that cover the development of the school, skills, and higher education sectors. The analytical work program requires high-quality technical content and economic analysis to respond to client needs, including just-in-time policy work and impact evaluations. The Bank’s portfolio also supports the government’s response to the impacts of COVID-19 in the education sector.
The World Bank in Nepal: https://www.worldbank.org/en/country/nepal/overview
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Master’s degree in Economics, education or relevant field
The World Bank Group offers comprehensive benefits, including a retirement plan; medical, life and disability insurance; and paid leave, including parental leave, as well as reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.
We are proud to be an equal opportunity and inclusive employer with a dedicated and committed workforce, and do not discriminate based on gender, gender identity, religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability.