CCB/ CBH Procurement Consultant

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
Contract Type
Procurement, Logistics & Supply Chain
Nassau, Bahamas
Salary & Benefits
Date Posted
Expiry Date
Country Office of The Bahamas (CBH) is looking for a procurement consultant to support our operations in the country.

The team’s mission:

CBH works in collaboration with IDB partners to support the Executing Agencies, in the project’s design, implementation and closure, as well as in their efforts to strengthen their fiduciary systems.


What you’ll do:

  • Promote a forward-looking and adaptive mindset that embraces change and disruption as an opportunity to improve the way we work.
  • Improve operational, corporate and individual decision making through the sharing of business intelligence, relevant data, and analysis.
  • Bring innovation to the Bank’s operational and corporate work, incorporating and applying new technologies to facilitate efficient and effective development solutions.
  • Encourage collaboration and knowledge sharing with other fiduciary, operations and sector specialists, units, borrowers and third parties on all aspects of the Bank Procurement Policies, procedures and experiences.
  • Provide technical advice in project design and execution on fiduciary related matters including the selection of procurement methods, handling of protests and matters of contention raised by borrowers, bidders and other Bank stakeholders.
  • Propose comprehensive solutions to strengthen borrowers’ fiduciary systems using internationally accepted methodologies and evaluate project risks as well as the institutional capacity of the Executing Agencies.
  • Support the fiduciary supervision of projects, draw independent conclusions and formulate authoritative recommendations to the borrower and the Bank.
  • Provide inputs and carry out preventive reviews of Bank operations to identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Any other assignments that fall within the scope of the fiduciary procurement duties.


What you’ll need:

  • Citizenship: You must be a citizen of one of our 48-meber countries, and a citizen or permanent resident of a country where the IDB has a Country Office. 1
  • Consanguinity: You have no family members (up to fourth degree of consanguinity and second degree of affinity, including spouse) working at the IDB Group.
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Law, Engineering, or other relevant discipline.
  • Experience: At least 3 years of relevant experience in public/project or private sector procurement, working in procurement in an international organization, or in projects funded by international organizations is highly desirable.
  • Languages: You are proficient (oral and written) in English and in, at least, another of the IDB’s official languages (French, Portuguese, or Spanish).


Opportunity Summary: 

  • Type of contract: National Consultant (Local Remote Modality).
  • Length of contract: 12 months initially, it can be renewed for a total of 36 months.
  • Location: Services shall be provided remotely from a country where the IDB has a Country Office. 1
  • Responsable person: CCB/CBH Procurement Specialist
  • Requirements: You must be a citizen of one of the IDB’s 48 member countries and have no family members currently working at the IDB Group.  
  • Local Remote Modality: please note that the candidate selected for this opportunity will be hired to provide services remotely in their country of citizenship or permanent residency and where the Bank has its offices, for the entirety of the contract. The selected candidate will not provide services from the Bank’s office and will not be provided a physical space in the premises of the Bank’s Country Office. The candidate selected will be responsible for setting up the space, and for having the equipment, internet, and phone accesses to accomplish these TORs, outside the Bank’s office. Access to the Bank’s systems will be arranged in coordination with the Bank.


Our culture: Our people are committed and passionate about improving lives in Latin-America and the Caribbean, and they get to do what they love in a diverse, collaborative and stimulating work environment. We are the first Latin American and Caribbean development institution to be awarded the EDGE certification, recognizing our strong commitment to gender equality. As an employee you can be part of internal resource groups that connect our diverse community around common interests.


Because we are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, we embrace all diversity and encourage women, the LGBTQ+ community, persons with disabilities, afro-descendants, and indigenous people to apply.


About us: At the IDB, we’re committed to improving lives. Since 1959, we’ve been a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social, and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. We do more than lending though. We partner with our 48-member countries to provide Latin America and the Caribbean with cutting-edge research about relevant development issues, policy advice to inform their decisions, and technical assistance to improve the planning and execution of projects. For this, we need people who not only have the right skills but also are passionate about improving lives.


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