IFC recruits 01 Associate/Investment Officer
Johannesburg, Afrique du Sud
Banque et Assurances
Job # : req11729 Organization : IFC Sector : Investment Grade : GF Term Duration : 3 years 0 months Recruitment Type : Local Recruitment Location : Johannesburg,South Africa Required Language(s) : English Preferred Language(s) : French Closing Date : 5/10/2021 (MM/DD/YYYY) at 11:59pm UTC
IFC—a member of the World Bank Group—is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. We work in more than 100 countries, using our capital, expertise, and influence to create markets and opportunities in developing countries. In fiscal year 2020, we invested $22 billion in private companies and financial institutions in developing countries, leveraging the power of the private sector to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity. For more information, visit www.ifc.org .
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector arm of the World Bank Group, is a global investor and advisor committed to promoting projects in its developing member countries that are economically beneficial, financially and commercially sound, and environmentally and socially sustainable. IFC finances private sector investments, mobilizes capital in the international financial markets, helps clients improve social and environmental sustainability, and provides technical assistance and advice to governments and businesses in the developing world.
The Manufacturing, Agribusiness and Services (MAS) Department is recruiting an Associate Investment Officer to be based in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Associate Investment Officer will focus on Agribusiness & Forestry sector and will report to the Agribusiness Manager for Sub-Saharan Africa.
Duties and Accountabilities :
Work across industries and regions with colleagues on all levels to help identify and execute agribusiness investment transactions in the Sub-Saharan Africa region;Participate in all aspects of IFC’s investment processing cycle from business development/deal origination, deal execution (due diligence, investment committee presentation preparation, term sheet and legal agreement negotiation etc.), disbursement and portfolio monitoring;Utilize research tools effectively to conduct in-depth benchmarking analysis by sectors, companies and geographies;Analyze financial statements and prepare financial models;Prepare project-related documents for internal (e.g. investment review meeting presentation) and external audiences;Prepare notes/reports on relevant investment themes, events and breaking news;Establish and maintain relationships with existing clients to ensure responsive client service and enhance new business opportunities and support portfolio supervision process including quarterly reviews;Undertake portfolio supervision work.
A Master’s Degree;Prior professional experience (at least 4 years) in corporate or project financing, including investment banking, commercial banking, private equity, equity research or business consulting;Excellent Excel, PowerPoint and Word skills to build succinct and convincing analyses and presentations;Strong research and quantitative skills, with preference for a background in financial analysis and modeling;Strong client service orientation with openness to feedback and new ideas;Exceptional attention to detail;Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) in English. Fluency in French will be an advantage;Team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills and ability to develop effective relationships within and outside IFC;Ability to work flexibly on a range of assignments, cope with shifting priorities at short notice, and still deliver top quality work while meeting tight deadlines;Takes personal responsibility and accountability for timely response to client queries, requests or needs, working to remove obstacles that may impede execution or overall success;Experience in emerging market is preferred (experience in Sub-Saharan Africa will be a plus);Willing to travel to various regions in Africa (as long as safety standards are met based on the World Bank Group standards);Passion in economic development; and Ability to work sensitively and effectively in a multicultural setting.Poverty has no borders, neither does excellence. We succeed because of our differences and we continuously search for qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds from around the globe. POSTULER