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Posting Title:Associate Investment Officer
Job Location: India
Skill Required: Finance And Accounts,
Preferred Experience: 5 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 09th Dec, 2021

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Job Description


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 the fiscal year 2021, IFC committed a record $31.5 billion to private companies and financial institutions in developing countries, leveraging the power of the private sector to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity as economies grapple with the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Manufacturing, Agribusiness, and Services (MAS) is one of IFC’s key industry groups responsible for a significant portion of IFC’s business volume, profitability, and development reach. MAS engages in a wide range of sub-sectors including Agribusiness, Forestry, Manufacturing, Chemicals, Healthcare, Property, Retail, and other areas, with both investment and advisory services delivered globally to IFC’s clients through its global network.

MAS’s South Asia team is based across the region with the hub in New Delhi and offices in Mumbai, Dhaka, and Colombo. The team members work on new business development, deal processing, and portfolio management across the region. With a diverse network of markets, the pipeline of new transactions ranges from debit transactions, equity investments and structured finance products.

The MAS team is seeking a qualified and experienced Associate Investment Officer to support the South Asia region and will be based in New Delhi, India. The AIO will work closely with colleagues in the region on business development, transaction execution, portfolio supervision, and client relationship management.

The responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  •  Develop a thorough understanding of the relevant sector (Financial Institutions; Infrastructure and Natural Resources; Telecom and Manufacturing, Agribusiness and Services) and support team in developing strong relationships with key counterparts in the private and public sector as well as development partners.
  • Proactively identify potential investment partners and opportunities based on industry experience, reputation, market potential, financial capability, and strategic fit.
  • Assess the attractiveness of specific investment opportunities with a strong focus on credit quality and development impact and make recommendations to IFC’s management.
  • Participate in deal and structuring negotiations; use negotiation skills to overcome impasses and finalize negotiations in straightforward transactions.
  •  Execute loan, equity, and mezzanine financings including processing mandates, conducting due diligence, structuring deals, negotiating terms and documentation, arranging syndications, and processing internal approvals.
  •  Work closely with IFC’s specialists to manage environmental, social, technical, legal, insurance, corporate governance, and other risks in projects and champion IFC’s sustainability offerings to clients.
  •  Monitor and supervise clients’ compliance with the terms of investment agreements, prepare timely supervision reports, identify early warning signs, and, when necessary, formulate/implement strategies for work-outs, restructurings, or rescheduling.
  •  Supervise and manage one or more investments in a portfolio in the financial industry sector with a particular focus on problem/restructuring situations.
  •  Provide high-quality client service throughout the project cycle from transaction sourcing and processing to supervision.
  •  Mentor and coach less-experienced staff and work in teams to deliver high-quality investments.

Selection Criteria

  • MBA, Master’s degree in Finance or equivalent;
  • At least 4+ years of work experience for a major commercial or investment bank with significant emerging markets presence, an international financial institution, or a private equity firm;
  • Experience in an investment transaction, with proven success in developing client relationships as well as sourcing, negotiating, structuring, and closing quality investments;
  • Knowledge of and experience in financial markets;
  • Knowledge and experience in emerging markets a plus;
  • Strong business judgment in identifying potential business partners;
  • Strong financial and credit skills; sound business judgment and demonstrated ability to structure a variety of complex financial instruments (debt and equity);
  • Client relationship skills, track record, and ability to focus on client needs effectively;
  • Ability to interact directly and independently with the senior management of clients, financial and technical partners as well as senior government officials;
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills, ability to work successfully in multicultural teams and across boundaries and to build networks across the region, including the ability to mentor and coach others to achieve results;
  • Excellent organizational, administrative, and time management skills;
  • Proven ability to work independently and deliver promptly and efficiently under pressure and meet tight deadlines;
  • Willingness to travel extensively and geographic flexibility;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English


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