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Panel Member Vacancy: World Bank Group Invites Applications for Panel Member on its Inspection Panel

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The World Bank Group is inviting applications for an opening on its Inspection Panel. Members must have a deep understanding of development issues and a track record of involvement in the complexity of development projects, exposure to the private sector’s involvement in such projects, impeccable personal and professional integrity, sound judgment and intellectual rigor, a strong record of leadership and teamwork, and must be able to communicate effectively and command trust across a broad and diverse range of stakeholders.
Position Summary & Responsibilities: The Panel Members are responsible for the general operations of the Panel, and for carrying out the Panel responsibilities according to its mandate. Members will participate in actions and decision-making of the Panel in processing Requests for Inspection, including among other things: to independently assess whether the criteria for an Inspection have been met; to recommend to the Board of Executive Directors whether or not the matters complained of should be investigated; if the Board approves a recommendation to investigate, to engage in research, fact-finding and an independent investigation of whether the Bank has complied with its operational policies and procedures; and to prepare and provide the Panel’s findings, independent assessment and conclusions to the Board. Duties will also include field visits and outreach activities as relevant to the Panel’s work and responsibilities.
More information about the selection criteria and conditions can be found at this link on Position Description.
Interested parties should submit in electronic format a resume with compensation history, and a cover letter outlining reasons for their interest in the position, including detail on the aforementioned responsibilities, attributes, and qualifications to Mr. Derek Wilkinson ( and Ms. Betsy Roach (
All candidates will be considered for this and future Inspection Panel Member vacancies as applicable.
The World Bank Group is committed to achieving diversity in terms of gender, nationality, culture and educational background. Individuals with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

Anyone interested in applying is invited to do so no later than June 17, 2019.