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The World Bank Overview

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Washington, DC (US)
10000+ employees
1945
Non-profit Organisation
Lending
$5 to $10 billion (SGD) per year
Competitors

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The People's Republic of China

The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the ordinary sense but a unique partnership to reduce poverty and support development. The World Bank Group comprises five institutions managed ... Read more

Mission: The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. We are not a bank in the ordinary sense but a unique partnership to reduce poverty and support development. The World Bank Group comprises five institutions managed ... Read more

The World Bank Reviews

  • "Senior Infrastructure Finance Specialist"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Infrastructure Finance Specialist in Singapore
    Current Employee - Senior Infrastructure Finance Specialist in Singapore
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at The World Bank full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    - Purpose: working to improve the world and people's lives
    - Diversity: clients and colleagues
    - Influencing decision makers

    Cons

    - Bureaucracy both internally and of client governments
    - Politics influence the development agenda

    Advice to Management

    Listen to clients and to staff

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The World Bank Photos

The World Bank photo of: Washington DC - World Bank Headquarters (Photo thanks to Flickr user thisisbossi, available under by-sa v2.0)
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The World Bank Interviews

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Getting an Interview
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    Advisor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Singapore
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at The World Bank (Singapore) in July 2016.

    Interview

    The interview selection process was rigorous and consisted of passing several rounds of selection including Long listing, Short listing and then a panel interview of 6 individuals (3 Sr Management and 1 HR)

    Interview Questions

    • What qualifications do you bring for this job?   1 Answer
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The World Bank Awards & Accolades

  • National Top 50 Green Companies, Green Power Partnership, 2012
  • National Top 50 Green Companies, Green Power Partnership, 2010

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