Rob Katz

Job Posting: Housing/Land Tenure Consultant, International Finance Corporation

IFC LogoPosition: Consulting Assignment

Location: BrazilOrganization: The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, promotes open and competitive markets in developing countries. IFC supports sustainable private sector companies and other partners in generating productive jobs and delivering basic services, so that people have opportunities to escape poverty and improve their lives.

Description: IFC is looking to develop a commercially viable product offering that is based on the existing business model developed by a small-sized private company in Brazil. The business model integrates services aiming to formalize irregular settlements of poor urban communities as well as provide basic infrastructure and community engagement services to these communities.

IFC is now looking for a consulting company/consultant to asess the commercial viability and socioeconomic impact of this business model and make recommendations for its improvement and scalability in Brazil and elsewhere.

The assignment can be undertaken by a consultant and/or a team of consultants. These consultants should be available in the region, have specialized expertise and extensive experience related to housing sector, land tenure in informal settlements, public-private partnerships in urban renewal. Experience in building logical frameworks, carrying out impacts assessments, stakeholder engagement is desirable. Consultants should be fluent in Portuguese.

For more details on the assignment, including specific tasks and deliverables, see the attached job description/terms of reference (PDF).