E T Consultant
International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Closed on 8 Aug 2020
Location: Singapore (Singapore)
Grade: EC2
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Job Description


IFC—a sister organization of the World Bank and 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 fiscal year 2019, we invested more than $19 billion in private companies and financial institutions in developing countries, leveraging the power of the private sector to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity. For more information, visit www.ifc.org

Background Information:

International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development finance institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. Working with more than 2,000 businesses worldwide, we use our capital, expertise, and influence to create markets and opportunities where they are needed most. IFC’s mission is to promote sustainable private sector investment in developing countries to reduce poverty and improve people’s lives. IFC finances private sector investments, mobilizes capital in the international financial markets, helps clients improve social and environmental sustainability, and provides technical assistance to governments and businesses.

The Treasury Client Solutions department is responsible for structuring and executing transactions that provide IFC’s clients with innovative treasury solutions, including local currency financing, derivative and risk mitigation products, debt capital markets and structured finance solutions. The Treasury Client Solutions department takes pride in contributing to innovative transactions across emerging markets across providing solutions to IFC’s clients.

This is an exciting opportunity to work in a truly multicultural environment and contribute to an area of strategic priority for IFC, applying a wide range of fixed income instruments to provide innovative solutions for IFC’s clients, and join in IFC’s mission to create opportunity and improve people’s lives.

The position is with the Treasury Client Solutions unit that focuses on the Asia, it will be located in Singapore.

Duties and Accountabilities:

  • Contribute to day-to-day business delivery across CTC products, programs and markets by developing, structuring and facilitating execution of fixed income transactions for IFC’s clients as a member of local currency coverage and project teams.
  • Contribute to business development, and explain treasury products to clients, regulators, and banks;
  • Contribute to the team’s strong relationships with key stakeholders, including investment banks, local banks, capital markets firms, development finance institutions, and regulators;
  • Contribute to IFC’s transition to new risk-free rates and support its clients in the process;
  • Apply financial models to structure, evaluate, and price transactions; and
  • Provide training and knowledge management services to colleagues and external clients.

Selection Criteria

  • MBA/Masters (or equivalent) in Finance, Economics, Business, Engineering, Mathematics, Law or related area;
  • 5-10 years of relevant experience in finance, with the focus on debt capital markets, derivatives and/or structured finance;
  • Sound understanding of fixed income instruments combined with strong analytical skills, problem solving capability and financial modeling skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to structure and analyze various fixed income instruments for corporate clients (including local currency loans, derivatives, bond and/or structured finance). Solid understanding of asset-and-liability management is a plus;
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work in teams, attention to detail and resourcefulness;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Fluency in Spanish or Portuguese is a plus.

Note: The selected candidate will be offered a one-year appointment, renewable for an additional one year, at the discretion of the World Bank Group, and subject to a lifetime maximum ET Appointment of two years. If an ET appointment ends before a full year, it is considered as a full year toward the lifetime maximum. Former and current ET staff who have completed all or any portion of their second-year ET appointment are not eligible for future ET appointments.

Poverty has no borders, neither does excellence. We succeed because of our differences and we continuously search for qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds from around the globe.

About IFC

The International Finance Corporation is an international financial institution that offers investment, advisory, and asset-management services to encourage private-sector development in developing countries.

IFC—a sister organization of the World Bank and member of the World Bank Group—is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries. The Bank Group has set two goals for the world to achieve by 2030: end extreme poverty and promote shared prosperity in every country.

IFC leverages its products and services—as well as products and services of other institutions across the World Bank Group—to create markets that address the biggest development challenges of our time. 

IFC is a leading mobilizer of third-party resources for projects. Our willingness to engage in difficult environments and our leadership in crowding-in private finance enable us to extend our footprint and have a development impact well beyond our direct resources.