Deadline: 27 January 2020
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) is currently seeking applications from eligible applicants for the post of Operations Analyst in Johannesburg, South Africa. The duration of this post is 3 years.
IFC’s mission is to end extreme poverty by 2030 and boost shared prosperity in every developing country.
Key Job Responsibilities
The Operations Analyst will perform the following functions-
- Support the development of a cohesive fundraising and partnership strategy for SSA development partners.
- Support the structuring of Africa regional partnerships, coordinating the development of proposals, negotiating agreements, and supporting the implementation of partnership agreements (including helping to resolve any emerging challenges).
- Provide regular updates to the fundraising pipeline database and inputs to reports for Senior Management on IFC’s fundraising efforts.
- Ensure that key reports are delivered to Africa regional partners and that IFC operational teams understand partner needs, priorities, and requirements under the agreement.
- Conduct research and analysis on current and potential development partners, MDB and IFI fundraising strategies, ODA trends, etc.
- Assist in the development and implementation of partnership opportunities.
- Contribute to knowledge sharing by providing information on development partners to IFC teams.
- Help in the preparation of seminars, roundtable sessions, and other meetings and events involving IFC’s partners.
- Assist in the drafting of presentations, briefs, summaries, working papers, reports, and promotional or other materials, as required.
- Provide other support to the team, as necessary, to enable it to conduct its partnership function effectively.
Applicants must have:
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- Master’s Degree reflecting course work in areas relevant to IFC’s role as a private-sector oriented development institution.
- Minimum 3 year’s of relevant professional experience, ideally in international development and private or public-sector fundraising.
- Prior experience in Africa is advantageous.
- Good practical knowledge and experience of IFC’s operations.
- Knowledge of key development partner agency strategies, priorities and structures, and demonstrated success in engaging and influencing key partners.
- Strong diplomatic and interpersonal skills, high political acumen, including problem-solving skills, ability to represent IFC in high profile networks.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills with a demonstrated ability to think strategically and synthesize complex issues.
- Strong team orientation, with an ability to work effectively with a range of clients and colleagues including operational staff and senior management, and senior officials of IFC member countries.
- Demonstrated ability to manage relationships and deliver results in a matrix organizational structure.
- High degree of professional integrity, discretion, tact, and sensitivity in dealing with internal and external clients, colleagues, and stakeholders.
- Knowledge of SAP and Trust Fund agreements a plus.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
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For more information, please visit IFC.