IFC Investment Analyst in South Africa
Closes 14 Feb 2023
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For its East Africa unit, the department is seeking to hire an Investment Analyst (IA) who will assist the regional team and management throughout the whole PPP transaction process, with IFC serving as Lead Transaction Advisor.
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The team concentrates on providing advice on the following transactional types across all infrastructure sectors, with an emphasis on energy and transportation:
• Public-Private Partnerships, such as concessions of the BOT variety.
• Leases and management agreements.
Responsibilities & duties:
• As a member of the project team, the investment analyst will collaborate closely with team leaders to support infrastructure project development, due diligence, structuring, negotiations, and bidding.
• Participate in marketing and origination tasks, such as creating pitch books and proposals.
• Write memoranda and paperwork for internal approval and hiring processes for consultants.
• Carry out financial modeling and analysis.
• Help with the management of due diligence, the creation of due diligence and transaction structuring reports, and the examination of outputs and paperwork from the legal, commercial, and technical fields.
• Help with pre-qualification, tender, and information memorandum paperwork preparation.
• Assist in conducting worldwide competitive tenders, commercial/financial close, and marketing to possible investors.
• Assist in closely cooperating with other IFC departments, such as the investment, legal, environmental and social, and other advisory departments.
|Employer||IFC – World Bank|
|Host Nation||South Africa|
|Closing Date||14 Feb 2023|
|Eligible Candidate||Graduate Degree|
• A bachelor’s or master’s degree in finance, accounting, or a comparable field from an accredited university
• At least two years of solid and pertinent experience in project finance, corporate finance, M&A and privatizations, or private equity funds in infrastructure earned at the IFC investment side or another reputable financial institution.
• Proficient financial modeling abilities.
• Proven analytical and intellectual strength, as well as the capacity to speak confidently and effectively about concepts
• Strong written and verbal presentation abilities.
• The capacity and willingness to travel regularly and on short notice as needed.
• It is imperative to have excellent English communication abilities both orally and in writing.