The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector investment arm of the World Bank Group, is one of the leading investors and lenders in emerging markets. The mission of IFC is to promote sustainable private sector investment in developing countries, helping to reduce poverty and improve people's lives. IFC finances private sector investments in the developing world, mobilizes capital in the international financial markets, helps clients improve social and environmental sustainability, and provides technical assistance and advice to governments and businesses. The development of infrastructure in Sub-Saharan Africa is a top strategic priority for IFC and for the international development community.
IFC is seeking to recruit an Investment Analyst to work closely with other investment staff to support the development, execution and monitoring of investments for its Infrastructure Group in the Africa region. This group is responsible for sourcing and executing investment transactions in power, transport, and utilities in the Africa region. In addition to traditional investment activities, Investment Analysts will also be involved in transactions undertaken by IFC Infraventures, an equity fund established by IFC to provide risk capital and expertise for the early stage development of infrastructure projects.
IFC is today a leader in this area and seeks to substantially expand its activities in the region in these sectors. The position provides an opportunity to obtain company, project and sector experience in a specialized, growing and high impact area. Some travel in the region will be required.
The position is to be based in Lagos, Nigeria.
Duties and Accountabilities:
The responsibilities of the Investment Analyst include but are not limited to:
Interested and suitably qualified candidates should click here to apply online. Women are particularly encouraged to apply. For Corporate information, please visit www.ifc.org. Please be aware that only selected candidates will be contacted.