Senior Investment Officer IFC vacancy in Washington, Apply by December 31

Senior Investment Officer IFC vacancy in Washington, Apply by December 31.

Embark on a transformative journey with the International Finance Corporation.

IFC is on the lookout for a dynamic Senior Investment Officer with a focus on Financial Inclusion.

If you’re passionate about driving impact in the realm of financial services and inclusion, seize this opportunity to join IFC’s global team.

This role offers a chance to shape the financial landscape, working on impactful projects and contributing to IFC’s mission. Apply by December 31 to be part of this exciting endeavor.

Senior Investment Officer IFC vacancy in Washington, Apply by December 31

The position is based in Washington, DC, and entails a 3-year commitment.


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.

The Financial Institutions Group (FIG) is one of the major industry groups at IFC, responsible for managing roughly 40% of IFC’s overall business in terms of volume and capital at risk.

FIG engages in a wide range of sub-sectors including Microfinance, SME, Gender, Climate, Insurance, Capital Markets, Housing, Distressed Assets, and other areas, with both investment and advisory services delivered to IFC’s clients through IFC’s global network

Roles & Responsibilities

  •  Originate viable IFC investment transactions in the MSME Finance space globally, maximizing development impact as well as profitability.

  •  Drive collaboration with regional departments and work closely with regional teams to deliver IFC’s investment targets and development impact

  •  From FIG Global, deliver expertise and specialization regarding MSME Finance opportunities to support the regions

  •  Build a strong pipeline of potential future investment opportunities in MSME Finance which should include funded facilities (Loans) un-funded facilities (RSFs and/or Guarantees), digital finance and embedded finance opportunities in cooperation with regional IFC teams.

  •  Implement innovative and appropriate financial structures for complex transactions across the capital structure (senior debt, mezzanine, or equity)

  •  Identify opportunities and support and lead FIG’s engagement with a range of market players including banks, insurers, Fintech companies, and innovative financial service providers

  •  Develop global platforms (IFC investment frameworks) and global solutions for facilitating FIG investment

  •  Develop global client relationships with MSME Finance providers

  •  Maintain relationships with clients, market players, and other stakeholders (government, development partners, World Bank Group) to develop markets and investment opportunities

Selection Criteria

  •  MBA or equivalent professional qualification in finance or business

  •  8-10 years of investment experience (e.g., commercial or investment banking, private equity, or funds), including at least 3 to 5 years investment experience in the MSME Finance space

  •  Demonstrated investment track record of successfully sourcing, structuring, closing, managing, and exiting transactions within the FI space.

  •  Emerging Markets experience highly preferred.

  •  Strong structuring and technical skills with a variety of complex financial structures and instruments for both debt and guarantees.

  •  Sound business judgment in screening/identifying potential investment opportunities and making go/no-go recommendations.

  •  Solid understanding of relevant trends and issues

  •  Open to feedback and willingness to learn.

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