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Oversee financial and private sector development

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Current Employee - Vice President in Washington, DC
Current Employee - Vice President in Washington, DC

I have been working at The World Bank full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Great development organization fit for passionate folks

Cons

Bureaucratic and sometimes too political

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Always keep talent at the forefront of strategy

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
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  1. Diversity work environment

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at The World Bank full-time

    Pros

    good work-life balance
    exposure to different area of knowledge
    flexible learning opportunity

    Cons

    hierarchy
    career depend largely on manager
    senior level positions are closely tied with political consideration

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Draw a clear career road map for junior employees
    Increase internal rotation opportunities

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. Short term Consultant

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    Former Contractor - STC Consultant in Washington, DC
    Former Contractor - STC Consultant in Washington, DC

    I worked at The World Bank as a contractor (less than a year)

    Pros

    very interesting place to work and to make a contribution. I liked that you work with intelligent and experienced people form all over the world.

    Cons

    can be bureaucratic such that decisions can be slow to make. however this is only to be expected in an organisation of this nature (public sector international civil service)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try to lessen bureaucracy

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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