Deputy Director, Corporate Strategy Division

Caribbean Development Bank (CDB)
  • Location
    Bridgetown, Barbados
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career / Advanced
  • Apply by
  • Posted
    Jul 09

Position description

The Deputy Director, Corporate Strategy Division (DD, CSD) will report to the Vice President (Operations). He/she will have responsibility for providing high-level technical expertise in the review of financial and operational policies, strategies, plans and programmes, in support of CDB’s effectiveness, and efficiency in satisfying the needs/requirements of its Member Countries. The DD, CSD will be supported by a team of professional and administrative staff.


This role requires an individual with a successful track record of developing positive relationships with government ministries, senior officials/authorities, Development Financial Institutions (DFIs), and donors and investors. The ideal candidate must demonstrate strong leadership, management and communication skills and the capability to secure the cooperation of managers across departments effectively.

The DD CSD will have outstanding analytical skills with the agility to identify emerging opportunities and risks; and advise the Bank’s leadership on appropriate responses and courses of action. The successful candidate will have highly developed critical thinking skills and an ability to translate strategic concepts and general policy direction into implementation plans. Strong people management skills, the ability to empower his/her team and influence boundary partners to deliver on business objectives will be required for success in the role.


The successful candidate must have:

  • a Master’s degree in Economics, Finance, Business, or other subject areas relevant to corporate planning in a development banking environment;
  • sound knowledge of strategic planning and corporate budgeting processes;
  • relevant eight to ten years progressive international development experience with expertise in programme management and strategic planning, and the ability to lead corporate dialogue on a broad range of issues related to corporate priorities and development outcomes.
  • a good understanding of the Bank’s mandate, and the policy issues facing the Bank’s member countries.

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