|Title:||Investment Analyst - Infrastructure, Senegal|
|Background / General description:|
| The International Finance Corporation (IFC), the private sector investment arm of the World Bank Group, is one of the leading investors and lenders in emerging markets. The mission of IFC is to promote sustainable private sector investment in developing countries, helping to reduce poverty and improve people's lives. IFC finances private sector investments in the developing world, mobilizes capital in the international financial markets, helps clients improve social and environmental sustainability, and provides technical assistance and advice to governments and businesses.|
The development of infrastructure in Sub-Saharan Africa is a top strategic priority for IFC and for the international development community. IFC is seeking Investment Analysts to work closely with other investment staff to support the development, execution and monitoring of IFC investments in power, transport, and non-power utilities in the region through this initiative. IFC is today a leader in this area and seeks to substantially expand its activities in the region in these sectors. The position provides an opportunity to obtain company, project and sector experience in a specialized, growing and high impact area. Some travel in the region will be required.
|Duties and Accountabilities:|
| The responsibilities of the Investment Analyst include but are not limited to:|
-Analyzing financial statements and preparing financial models.
-Conducting industry, market and company research.
-Preparing project-related documents for internal and external audiences.
-Participating in all aspects of IFC’s project processing cycle from project development to disbursement.
-Coordinating closely with environmental and social colleagues to ensure the maintenance of high environmental and social standards in IFC’s investment.
-Participating in investment negotiations.
-Supervising investments in portfolio companies.
-Collaborating efficiently with a range of industry and regional IFC colleagues.
| -Bachelor’s or equivalent degree including specialized finance courses.|
-2 - 4 years prior front-office, corporate or investment banking experience with a major financial institution or consulting company.Strong financial, analytical and modeling skills.
-Team player with strong interpersonal skills, ability to interact effectively with clients and colleagues from various cultural backgrounds.
-Interest in the World Bank Group and IFC’s mission, strategy and values.
-Excellent oral and written communication skills in English; French language skills an advantage.
Women are particularly encouraged to apply.
For Corporate information, please visit www.ifc.org. Please be aware that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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