Associate Investment Officer

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World Bank

Affiliate Funding Officer

Job #: req24785
Group: IFC
Sector: Upstream
Grade: GF
Time period Period: 3 years 0 months
Recruitment Kind: Native Recruitment
Location: Nairobi,Kenya; Accra, Ghana; Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Cairo, Egypt; Dakar, Senegal; Lagos, Nigeria; Maputo, Mozambique; Rabat, Morocco
Required Language(s): English
Most well-liked Language(s): Portuguese, French, Arabic, Amharic
Closing Date: 11/3/2023 (MM/DD/YYYY) at 11:59pm UTC


IFCa member of the World Financial institution Groupis the biggest world improvement establishment targeted on the non-public sector in rising markets. We work in additional than 100 nations, utilizing our capital, experience, and affect to create markets and alternatives in creating nations. In fiscal 12 months 2022, IFC dedicated a document $32.8 billion to personal firms and monetary establishments in creating nations, leveraging the facility of the non-public sector to finish excessive poverty and enhance shared prosperity as economies grapple with the impacts of world compounding crises.For extra data, go

IFC is in search of an Affiliate Funding Officer to affix the Infrastructure Upstream workforce to be primarily based ideally in Accra, Addis Ababa, Cairo, Dakar, Lagos, Maputo, Nairobi, Rabat. The chosen candidate will concentrate on supporting the event of a high-quality Upstream pipeline within the Africa area underneath the supervision of a Regional Upstream Lead. S/he can even assist the identification of potential regulatory or coverage obstacles that could be thought of for different interventions throughout the World Financial institution Group to prioritize varied initiatives and to maximise the influence of Upstream efforts.

Duties and Accountabilities:

Assist the identification and evaluation of Upstream alternatives primarily based on nation and sector methods and market creation potential.
Contribute to the event of feasibility research and implementation plans for Upstream tasks that result in IFC investments.
Help in designing and implementing scalable options and platforms much like Scaling Photo voltaic that may be replicated throughout markets.
Assist spot game-changing tendencies, applied sciences and enterprise fashions that may deliver options to rising markets.
Produce common stories on the assigned Upstream portfolio together with monitoring progress towards mission milestones and KPIs.
Contribute to sector-specific knowledge evaluation and stress-testing of assorted working fashions to assist generate concepts for brand new tasks, new merchandise and platform companies.

Choice Standards

Grasp’s in Enterprise Administration or Finance, or a Grasp’s diploma or equal skilled qualification in Economics, Worldwide Relations, Science, Engineering, or different related area, in every case with a major stage of finance content material.
4 (4) to 6 (6) years of related expertise in mission and/or program improvement, hands-on advisory and/or consulting features in rising markets, ideally within the infrastructure area.
Familiarity with the Africa area, together with hands-on work throughout totally different nations within the area.
Real dedication to improvement and to the World Financial institution Group and IFC’s mission, technique and values.
Understanding of IFCs strategic priorities and altering enterprise mannequin towards the backdrop of IFC 3.0.
Capability to innovate and problem the established order and expertise in new concept era, enterprise improvement, and creating tasks/applications from scratch.
Understanding of the related sector and talent to hyperlink coverage reforms, advisory interventions, funding, and mobilization to ship options at a rustic stage through the Cascade method.
Capability to have interaction with non-public sector purchasers, native and nationwide governments and different stakeholders to encourage pioneering enterprise and market improvement.
Expertise in mission / program administration, together with executing towards implementation plans with outlined enterprise improvement milestones.
Expertise in monitoring and reporting on a portfolio of tasks / applications / initiatives.
Excellent analytical and important pondering expertise.
Sturdy written and verbal communications expertise in English required; French, Portuguese, Arabic and/or Amharic fascinating.

World Bank Group Core Competencies

The World Financial institution Group provides complete advantages, together with a retirement plan; medical, life and incapacity insurance coverage; and paid go away, together with parental go away, in addition to cheap lodging for people with disabilities.

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