Deadline: 30 June 2016
International Finance Corporation (IFC) is currently seeking applications from the eligible applicants for the post of Principal Investment Officer in Washington D.C., United States.
The Principal Investment Officer will be responsible for managing roughly 40% of IFC’s overall business in terms of volume and capital at risk.
IFC’s mission is to end extreme poverty by 2030 and boost shared prosperity in every developing country.
Key Jobs Responsibilities
The Principal Investment Officer will perform the following functions-
- Identify capital market solutions for FIG clients in emerging markets, developing a strong pipeline of quality investment opportunities for IFC, through employing knowledge of capital markets and anticipating market trends.
- Collaborate within team and across IFC for developing global and regional capital markets strategies and support related promotion work, including marketing, mobilization of other investors and communications.
- Focus on adding value to IFC’s clients, find pragmatic solutions to sector challenges, and achieve sustainable development impact.
- Evaluate structure, negotiate, and close new transactions: lead structuring and execution.
- Use strong negotiation skills to develop solutions and overcome impasses in straightforward and complex transactions.
- Manage relationships with existing and potential FIG clients, investors and arrangers.
- Lead project teams, mentor, develop junior staff, build talent and grow skill base of staff.
- Facilitate interactions and knowledge sharing among IFC clients and within IFC.
- Assist in other project or strategy related activities, as the need may arise.
Applicants must have-
- Master’s degree in finance, economics or other related areas.
- Accreditation as a CFA or CPA is considered a plus.
- Recent capital markets experience in emerging markets: 8-12 years of experience, with exposure to local currency and cross-border bond issuances, structured repo financings, financial derivatives, securitizations, diversified payment rights (DPR), capital relief (Basel III) transactions.
- Track record in EM capital markets transactions, with proven success in developing client relationships, identifying new business with new and existing clients, negotiating and processing quality investments in difficult environments and portfolio monitoring.
- Knowledge and experience in international economic development arena and commitment to sustainable development.
- Knowledge of IFC and internal departments and processes will be a plus.
- Excellent oral and written presentation skills in English are required.
- Additional major language is desirable.
How to Apply
Applicants must submit their applications through online process.
For more information, please visit IFC.