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Saturday, 24 June 2017

CARIBBEAN DEVELOPMENT BANK 
 
 
 
OPPORTUNITY PROFILE 
 
 
 
COORDINATOR, MICRO SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISE 
 
DEVELOPMENT 
 
 
 
PROJECTS DEPARTMENT 
 
 
 
 
 
The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB/the Bank) is seeking to recruit an experienced, dynamic 
professional to role of Coordinator, Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprise Development 
(“MSMED”). The successful candidate will be based at CDB’s headquarters in St. Michael, 
Barbados. 
 
 
 
CDB is a regional multilateral development bank which was established in October 1969 to contribute to 
the harmonious economic growth and development of the member countries in the Caribbean Region and 
to promote economic cooperation and integration among them, having special and urgent regard to the 
needs of the less-developed members of the Region. CDB began operations in January 1970 and has 
become a leading catalyst for providing development financing, technical assistance and policy advice to 
its Borrowing Member Countries (BMCs) for the reduction of poverty. 
 
 
 
THE ROLE 
 
The Coordinator MSMED, reporting to the Division Chief (DC), TCD, leads the management of 
the CTCS Network, and provides overall strategic direction for assisting MSMED, utilising innovative 
approaches to MSMED in the Region. The Coordinator MSMED promotes knowledge-sharing 
(via new technologies) and the development of technical expertise in the Caribbean as an instrument 
for economic and social development in CDB’s BMCs. 
 
 
 
THE CANDIDATE 
 
The successful candidate must have: 
 
 
 
1. An undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline and a postgraduate degree in Business 
Administration, Finance, Economics, Governance, International Trade/Affairs/Development 
or other relevant disciplines. 
 
 
 
 
2. Significant experience in MSMED at policy and implementation levels nationally or 
regionally with at least five years’ experience in designing results framework for MSMEs. 
 
 
 
 
3. Experience in preparation, appraisal, implementation and the design of monitoring frameworks 
of MSMED projects. 
 
 
 
 
4. Knowledge of cross-cutting themes such as gender equality, poverty/reduction of 
inequality, governance, disaster risk management and climate sustainability. 
 
 
 
 
5. A sound understanding of relevant cross-sectoral areas, how they are interrelated and the ability 
to undertake cross-sectoral work in lending and non-lending operations. 
 
 
 
 
6. Experience in budgetary control processes and management of staff. 
 
 
 
 
7. High proficiency in the use of the Microsoft suite of products. 
 
 
 
 
8. “Hands-on” multi-sector project experience. 
 
 
 
 
The following are considered assets for this position: 
 
 
 
. International experience in MSMED. 
 
 
 
 
. A second language competency (preferably French or Dutch). 
 
 
 
 
COMPENSATION 
 
An attractive compensation package commensurate with these responsibilities and which 
responds to market demands is being offered. 
 
 
 
APPLICATIONS 
 
Applications should be completed online in English at the Bank’s career page. Full Details of 
the job opportunity and general information about the Caribbean Development Bank may be 
obtained from the Bank’s website at http://www.caribank.org. The closing date for the 
application is April 18, 2017. 
 

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