Thursday, July 18, 2013

IFC Finance and Investments Vacancies

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest development institution focused exclusively on the private sector. 
We help developing countries achieve sustainable growth by financing private sector investment, mobilizing capital in international financial markets, and providing advisory services to businesses
and governments.
IFC’s investments in Sub-Saharan Africa have never been stronger, helping to bring tangible benefits to millions of people across the region. 
In FY12, IFC’s investments in Sub-Saharan Africa topped $4 billion for the second year running, supporting private sector growth and helping create jobs in 35 countries in the region. 
IFC’s strategic focus in Sub-Saharan Africa remains agriculture, infrastructure, manufacturing, health and education, and on expanding access to finance through partner financial institutions. 

IFC in Sub-Saharan Africa is recruiting for various areas:
Associate / Investment Officer 
  • Financial Markets - Based Nairobi - Position No: 131609
  • Regional, across industries - Based Conakry - Position No: 131554
Financial Officer 
  • Treasury Client Solutions Department - Based Johannesburg - Position No: 131589
Investment / Portfolio Analysts 
  • Financial Markets - Based Johannesburg & Dakar - Position No: 131607
  • Agribusiness - Based Nairobi or Johannesburg - Position No: 131576
  • Telecom, Media & Technology - Based Nairobi - Position No: 131643
  • Advisory Services - Based Dakar - Position No: 131644
Financial Analysts 
  • Treasury Client Solutions Department - Based Johannesburg & Dakar - Position No: 131590
Strategy Analyst 
  • IFC Strategy Unit for Sub-Saharan Africa - Based Washington, D.C - Position No: 131567
IFC Officer level positions require a Master’s degree and a minimum of four years of relevant experience;

Associate / Investment Officers in project finance with a proven track record in originating, structuring and closing project or structured finance transactions; Financial Officers in the Treasury Client Solutions Unit in fixed income or structured finance products. 

At the Analyst level, candidates have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, and two+ years of relevant experience;

Investment and Portfolio Analysts have worked in a financial institution and have strong financial analysis and modeling skills;
Financial Analysts have worked in investment banking or other capital markets related institutions and have knowledge of EX, debt capital or structured finance products; 

Strategy Analysts have work experience in economics, business or finance, and strong analytical capabilities.
All positions require sound knowledge of Sub-Saharan economies and markets, excellent client management, negotiation and interpersonal skills, the willingness to work across borders and to travel internationally. 

Our working language is English; additional language skills in French are highly desirable for positions based in Dakar.
For full job descriptions and to apply on-line, please visit IFC’s career website at:

Please consider individual deadlines, starting July 28, 2013.
IFC offers rewarding careers in a global environment. 

Women are strongly encouraged to apply.