Deadline: 23 June 2016
International Finance Corporation (IFC) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Chief Investment Officer in Washington D.C., United States.
The Chief Investment Officer will work closely with a small team of investment officers and technical specialists on various strategic priorities and providing leadership on select and key transactions.
IFC’s mission is to end extreme poverty by 2030 and boost shared prosperity in every developing country.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Chief Investment Officer will perform the following functions-
- Lead development of global power strategy, focused on corporate priorities such as FCS, Africa, climate, and evolving opportunities, IFC comparative advantages, “light touch” regional sectoral strategies in collaboration with RIHs.
- Manage and disseminate global sectoral knowledge and experience, including lessons learnt, best practices on deal structure, IFC’s value-addition, updated “sector pitch books” for business development, across the Corporation, as well as participate in external forums as appropriate and lead sector-related external communications.
- Lead development of global sector expertise across INR sector-focused staff, whether DC or field-based, ensuring that IFC value-added and sector innovations regularly communicated to staff.
- Manage Global Client relationships and business development, particularly with new priority clients globally, including credit limit management for global clients, guidance on precedents on key terms and conditions.
- Support RIH and their teams in Transactions/Portfolio management, lead selected transactions or engagements particularly with key global clients, lead or support as needed on individual transaction/engagement, portfolio management on key clients with a focus on equities.
- Lead WBG coordination, including coordination with Global Practice counterparts in the World Bank, relevant MIGA sector counterparts, and liaise with Board as needed on sector issues.
Applicants must have-
- MBA finance or equivalent degree.
- Minimum 12 to 15 years of relevant professional experience, preferably in investment banking, private equity or a project developer.
- Deep knowledge of the power sector(s) and its main players, particularly in developing countries.
- Significant investment transaction experience (including project and corporate finance, as well as equity) in the power sector and or other infrastructure sectors.
- Proven track-record in business development, including developing and maintaining strategic client relationships.
- Portfolio/Work-out experience.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, please visit IFC.