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E T Consultant - General Services
International Finance Corporation (IFC)
General Services
Job Expired 22 Apr 2024
Posted 1 month ago
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 fiscal year 2023, IFC committed a record US$43.7 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 global compounding crises. For more information, visit

IFC has embarked on an ambitious new strategy to stimulate more investment activity by Creating Markets, including in Low Income Countries (LICs) and Fragile and Conflict Situations (FCS). This new strategy requires a shift in our approach to proactively create, deepen, and expand markets and projects rather than waiting for clients to propose projects for IFC to finance. This strategy also relies on upstream work with Governments and World Bank colleagues to enable private sector solutions and financing. We call this approach the “Cascade.” Working with clients, we will first seek private sector solutions to address development challenges, where such solutions are advisable and can be effective, and reserve public financing for projects only when other options are suboptimal.

The Manufacturing, Agribusiness & Services (MAS) Industry Group plays an important role in supporting IFC’s strategic priorities, covering investments in the global manufacturing and services, agribusiness, health, and education sectors. MAS’ sectors play a critical role in providing goods and services to consumers, addressing core needs, creating jobs, contributing to government revenue and stimulating growth. In IFC’s client countries, these sectors can account for as much as 80% of overall economic activity and can account for up to 90% of employment activity, particularly in the poorest countries.

The Manufacturing sector team is recruiting E T Consultant for its teams to work closely with IFC’s Investment Officers, who are responsible for the origination, structuring, negotiation, and subsequent supervision of the Corporation’s investment projects.
E T Consultant helps identify new projects and assist Investment Officers in executing transactions and portfolio monitoring.
These positions will be based in Cairo, Egypt.

Duties & Accountabilities:

•  Fully understands the financial aspects of investment or advisory transactions, including how to conduct market analysis and determine financial soundness of company or project opportunity.
•  Demonstrated skill in financial statement analysis, accounting, finance, financial modeling, DCF, and comparable company analysis to support informed decision making.
•  Ability to conduct market and industry research and analysis.
•  Ability to demonstrate attention to detail, thoughtful scenario analysis, and diligence in the quality of one’s own work.
•  Ability to analyze and synthesize debt pricing benchmarks and equity trading comparable.
•  Basic understanding of how specific investments or advisory transactions in different industries and sectors impact economic, market, and social development, and how to use mapping methodology to assess market conditions, gaps, and business opportunities.
•  Identify data collection needs to support the assessment of financial, operational, development impact, and market information as well as relevant ES&G matters. Coordinate with the client to obtain needed information.
•  Demonstrates active listening skills by being attentive and listening to others to identify client and stakeholder needs.
•  Able to distill and summarize large amounts of information from various sources to prepare business documents and presentations.
•  Able to write in a logical and comprehensive, yet concise manner.
•  Able to utilize graphics and tables to effectively and creatively present data.
•  Extract lessons of IFC’s earlier investments or advisory mandates and other evaluative work as relevant to provide input to the structuring of straightforward transactions.

Selection Criteria

•  Bachelor's or equivalent degree.
•  At least 2 to 3 years of work experience in a financial institution, particularly in investment projects.
•  Ability to develop complex financial models.
•  Keen interest in development finance and multicultural environments.
•  Highly motivated, committed to highest ethical standard, ability to work successfully in multicultural teams and across boundaries.
•  Strong knowledge of financial markets.
•  Strong analytical and conceptual skills including corporate/project finance.
•  Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.
•  Fluency in English required, fluency in Arabic is a plus, proficiency in additional languages are preferred.

World Bank Group Core Competencies

The World Bank Group offers comprehensive benefits, including a retirement plan; medical, life and disability insurance; and paid leave, including parental leave, as well as reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity and inclusive employer with a dedicated and committed workforce, and do not discriminate based on gender, gender identity, religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability.

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