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Latin America and the Caribbean Region (LCR)
The World Bank Group serves 30 client countries in the Latin America and theCaribbean Region (LCR). Clients range from large rapidly growing sophisticatedmiddle-income countries to IDA countries to small Caribbean states to onefragile state.
Despite immense resources and dynamic societies, deepinequalities persist in most LCR countries, with nearly a quarter of theRegion's people living in poverty.
Set acourse towards a greener development to ensure the post pandemic trajectory isalso sustainable. The region will continue to support progress on structural reformsand invest in inclusion, gender equality, productive jobs and climateresilience.
In FY22, the region delivered $10.5 billion in financing for clientcountries ($9.4 billion from IBRD, $1 billion from IDA and $144 million fromtrust funds) and an impressive amount of ASA and engagements with countries.
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COUNTRY UNIT CONTEXT
TheLC6 Country Management Unit (CMU) is responsible for Bank operations inBolivia, Chile, Ecuador and Peru, managed from the Lima Hub, where the CountryDirector (CD), the Operations Manager (OM) and Program Leaders (PL) are based.
TheLC6 CMU includes an Anchor Office at Headquarters, and Country Offices inQuito, La Paz, and Santiago. By the end-FY22, LC6 portfolio will include $7.
5bwith a steady increase in size of investment projects and 37 advisory servicesand analytics (ASA).
The Bank’s program inEcuador included analytical work in strategic sectors and 8 IPFs for US$958m in2017. As a result of a positive reengagement, the 2019-2023 Country PartnershipFramework (CPF) with Ecuador was approved, after more than a decade.
Since, the portfolio has significantly increased : 4 new operationsin new areas of engagement (for US$820m) and 4 DPL operations (for US$2.
2B)have been delivered. Similarly, the Quito Office increased its footprint duringthe same period and hosts today about 23 Bank staff and consultants
ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES
The selected candidate will be assigned to provide administrative support to the Country Office (CO) team members and visiting missions, as well as for tasks associated to the Unit’s overall work program for which ad-hoc support may be needed from time to time.
The incumbent will report to the Resident Representative (RR) and will also coordinate the day-to-day work with the Executive Assistant (EA).
The Team Assistant (TA)’s duties will include but are not limited to :
liaising with Resource Management team for compliance with Bank policies.