Short-Term Consultant – Indigenous Peoples Specialist

May 8, 2024

The World Bank · Brasilia, Distrito Federal, Brasil

Application Closing Date:17/05/2024

To Submit Your Application:

Interested candidates should send their CV and one-page motivation letter Hae Jin Cho and Federico

The subject line of the email should be “Short-Term Consultant – Indigenous Peoples Specialist”. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview


General Objective

Strengthen and consolidate ORA’s processes related to data collection, analysis and generation of relevant information related to indigenous peoples and Amazonian cities (health, economy and other services).

Specific Objectives

  • Strengthen data, analytics, and knowledge base associated with indigenous peoples in the Amazon basin. Analyze and review relevant data, reports and modules in this regard and suggest improvements to better represent and communicate information related to indigenous people in the Amazon context. Also identify critical information gaps and potential information sources to address these gaps.
  • Improve the ability of ORA to generate reports with insights of the effects of annual climatic events (temperature, humidity, droughts, fire events, etc.) on indigenous peoples in the Amazon, with an added emphasis on the drought in 2023.


  • An advanced graduate degree (at least a master’s degree) in topics related to anthropology, sociology, and other social sciences.
  • At least 5 years of experience working on issues related to Indigenous Peoples and/or socioeconomic information. Knowledge of the Amazon regional context desirable.
  • Experience working in organizations related to indigenous peoples, problems of indigenous populations or Peoples in Voluntary Isolation is desired, preferably with familiarity with the Latin America regional context.
  • Experience in data (information) collection and analysis, and with the use of interpretation tools (preferably with indexed publications).
  • Experience working in both developing and developed countries.
  • Experience working with data-related services and institutions in complex governance settings is desired.
  • Strong communication skills for visual story-telling.
  • Excellent writing and communication skills in English and Spanish is required. Knowledge of Portuguese will be an advantage.
  • Experience working in diverse, multi-sectoral teams.