E T TemporaryJob #: req25124
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ITS Vice Presidency Context:
Information and Technology Solutions (ITS) enables the WBG to achieve its mission of ending extreme poverty and promote shared prosperity in a sustainable way by delivering transformative information and technologies to its staff working in over 150 locations.
Our vision is to transform how the Bank Group accomplishes its mission through information and technology. In this fast-paced, ever-changing world, the formulation and implementation of the ITS strategy is an ongoing, iterative process of learning and adaptation developed through extensive consultations with business partners throughout the World Bank Group.
ITS shapes its strategy in response to changing business priorities and leverages new technologies to achieve three high-level business outcomes: business enablement, by providing Bank Group units with innovative digital tools and technologies to transform how they deliver value for their clients; empowerment & effectiveness, by ensuring that all Bank Group staff are connected, able to find information, and productive to accelerate the delivery of development solutions globally; and resilience, by equipping the Bank Group to provide risk-based cybersecurity and robust data protection for a global network and a growing cloud platform.
Implementation of the strategy is guided by three core principles. The first is to deliver solutions for business partners that are customer-centric, innovative, and transformative. The second is to provide the Bank Group with value for money with selective and standard technologies. The third principle is to excel at the basics by providing a high performing, robust, and resilient IT environment for the organization.
ITS Strategy, Governance and Monitoring (ITSGM) is responsible for managing the IT Governance frameworks for World Bank and IFC by efficiently administering its operation, ensuring compliance, and identifying opportunities for improvement. The Governance team helps ensure successful delivery of the approved work program with alignment to Bank and IFC business priorities, enabling the WBG to achieve its mission by delivering transformativeinformation and technologies to our clients. The Strategy and AIP team drives the design of the three-year ITS strategy to provide future vision and key pillars for future IT planning and execution as well as facilitates the prioritization processes to optimize IT Capital investments and alignment to strategic objectives. The Program Reporting & Monitoring team provides portfolio level reporting of ITS projects/services for multiple levels of WBG management, coordinates the construction of annual ITS MOU objectives, and administers the project benefits management framework.
Strategy & AIP team is comprised of three main functions: 1) facilitating the Annual Investment Plan (AIP)process, 2) developing and updating of the ITS Strategy and 3) capital management and monitoring throughout the fiscal year. The Annual Investment Plan is a process that validates the alignment of ITS portfolio against the WBG and ITS strategy. The ITS Strategy is a function that focuses on developing a strategy that aligns with corporate business goals. The ITS Strategy is regularly reviewed and updated on a three-year cycle.
ITSGM is looking for Extended Term Temporary (ETT) to work as an Sr. Assistant for Strategy & AIP team. The ETT will be based in Washington, D.C., and will be responsible for the duties and accountabilities set out below. ETT contract will be for 12 months ending in December 2024.
The ETT will be part of the team and perform in a variety of functions to assist in preparation for next AIP cycle and assist in implementation of new product-centric planning model.
Other Selection Criteria:
World Bank Group Core Competencies
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Note: The selected candidate will be offered a one-year appointment, renewable at the discretion of the World Bank Group, and subject to a lifetime maximum ET appointment of three years. If an ET appointment ends before a full year, it is considered as a full year toward the lifetime maximum. Former and current ET staff who have completed all or any portion of their third-year ET appointment are not eligible for future ET appointments.