Associate Investment Officer - Agribusiness job at International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Vacancy title:
Associate Investment Officer - Agribusiness

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Banking , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

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International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Deadline of this Job:
06 January 2023  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, December 27, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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The Manufacturing, Agribusiness and Services (MAS) Department is recruiting an Associate Investment Officer to be based in Nairobi, Dakar, or Rabat. The Associate Investment Officer will focus on Agribusiness & Forestry sector and will report to the Agribusiness Manager for Sub-Saharan Africa.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Work across industries and regions with colleagues on all levels to help identify and execute agribusiness investment transactions in the Sub-Saharan Africa region;
• Participate in all aspects of IFC’s investment processing cycle from business development/deal origination, deal execution (due diligence, investment committee presentation preparation, term sheet and legal agreement negotiation, etc.), disbursement and portfolio monitoring;
• Utilize research tools effectively to conduct in-depth benchmarking analysis by sectors, companies and geographies;
• Analyze financial statements and prepare financial models;
• Prepare project-related documents for internal (e.g. investment review meeting presentation) and external audiences;
• Prepare notes/reports on relevant investment themes, events and breaking news;
• Establish and maintain relationships with existing clients to ensure responsive client service and enhance new business opportunities and support portfolio supervision process including quarterly reviews;
• Undertake portfolio supervision work.

Selection Criteria
• A Master’s Degree;
• Prior professional experience (at least 4 years) in corporate or project financing, including investment banking, commercial banking, private equity, equity research or business consulting;
• Excellent Excel, PowerPoint and Word skills to build succinct and convincing analyses and presentations;
• Strong research and quantitative skills, with preference for a background in financial analysis and modeling;
• Strong client service orientation with openness to feedback and new ideas;
• Exceptional attention to detail;
• Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) in English.;
• Team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills and ability to develop effective relationships within and outside IFC;
• Ability to work flexibly on a range of assignments, cope with shifting priorities at short notice, and still deliver top quality work while meeting tight deadlines;
• Takes personal responsibility and accountability for timely response to client queries, requests or needs, working to remove obstacles that may impede execution or overall success;
• Experience in emerging market is preferred (experience in Sub-Saharan Africa will be a plus);
• Willing to travel to various regions in Africa (as long as safety standards are met based on the World Bank Group standards);
• Passion in economic development; and
• Ability to work sensitively and effectively in a multicultural setting

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 48

Level of Education:
Associate Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 06 January 2023
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 28-12-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 28-12-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 28-12-2066
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