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World Bank recruiting more Caribbean workers

Published:Thursday | November 16, 2017 | 2:10 PM
The World Bank headquarters in Washington. - File Photo

The World Bank Group is launching a recruitment drive aimed at increasing the number of Caribbean professionals in its workforce.

This is according to a statement released by the Castries-based OECS Secretariat on Thursday.

The statement noted that a career with the World Bank Group offers a unique opportunity for exceptionally talented individuals with a passion for international development to contribute to solving some of the world’s most pressing problems.

The lending agency says its commitment to hire Caribbean nationals reflects the senior leadership’s commitment to a diverse workforce in which Caribbean nationals can play a key role in fighting poverty and increasing shared prosperity.

Minimum qualifications for entry-level positions include a Master’s degree plus five years of relevant professional experience.

For mid-career professionals, the minimum requirements are a Master’s degree plus eight years of relevant professional experience.

Ideal candidates for these positions must have a demonstrated capacity for strategic thinking, the ability to conduct dialogue on relevant development policies and priorities, and fluency in English.