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  • Posted: Apr 20, 2015
    Deadline: Apr 24, 2015
  • IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries. Established in 1956, IFC is owned by 184 member countries, a group that collectively determines our policies. Our work in more than 100 developing countries allows companies and financial institutions in...
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    Associate Investment Officer

    Duties and Accountabilities:
    The selected candidate will be part of a multi-disciplinary team focused on identifying investment opportunities, executing transactions and actively managing portfolio projects. In this role, your objective will be to maximize the impact of IFC’s intervention and contribute to the development of our countries of operation by executing innovative, developmental, and profitable investments for IFC. Responsibilities include:

    - Analyze operational and financial performance of potential client companies to identify opportunities, address risks and recommend investment options
    - Evaluate the benefits and risks of new transactions and develop innovative and appropriate financial structures
    - Prepare financial models
    - Conduct industry, market and company research
    - Prepare project-related documents for internal and external audiences
    - Participate in all aspects of IFC’s project processing cycle from project development to disbursement
    - Coordinate closely with environmental and social colleagues to ensure the maintenance of high environmental and social standards in IFC’s investment
    - Participate in investment negotiations
    - Supervise investments in portfolio companies
    - Build and maintain strong relationships with clients and other stakeholders
    - Collaborate efficiently with a range of industry and regional IFC colleagues

    Selection Criteria:
    - MBA or equivalent degree
    - At least 3-5 years of finance experience, and a proven track record in originating, structuring and closing transactions;
    - Strong financial, analytical and modeling skills
    - Knowledge of the infrastructure sector, ideally in emerging markets
    - Motivation to support development in Sub-Saharan Africa
    - Team player with strong interpersonal skills, ability to interact effectively with clients and colleagues from various cultural backgrounds
    - Commitment to the World Bank Group and IFC’s mission, strategy and values
    - Excellent communication skills in English required, other language skill an advantage.

    Women are particularly encouraged to apply.
    For Corporate information, please visit Please be aware that only selected candidates will be contacted.

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