Associate Investment Officer (Master's degree or MBA Required)
International Finance Corporation

Associate Investment Officer (Master's degree or MBA Required)

International Finance CorporationCompany page

Washington, DC, United States

13 days ago



Salary undisclosed


Market Research

Financial Modeling

Relationship Management

Deal Structuring

Debt Restructuring

Development Finance

Energy Consulting

Equity Transactions

Portfolio Management


About company

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 2022, IFC committed a record $32.8 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

Job description

The Global Energy (CEMEN) unit, in collaboration with the regional industry groups, is responsible for IFC's energy business, including power generation, midstream energy infrastructure, and transmission and distribution. CEMEN is looking to recruit an Investment Officer to contribute to CEMEN’s priorities related to sector strategy and expertise, knowledge sharing, market creation and innovation, decision-making process and commercial relationships, business development and transaction execution with Global Clients.

The position involves the following responsibilities:

  • Work closely with global energy hub leads, sector leads and technical specialists to support management and investment teams globally in project structuring and execution.
  • Work with global client relationship managers to support client engagement and business development in the energy sector.
  • Undertake preliminary structuring of investment transactions; map out paths and milestones to investment concept approval.
  • Support senior team members and management in the development and implementation of energy sector and sub-sector business strategy; maintain a strong grasp of energy sector trends and innovations.
  • Work with global client relationship managers to support client engagement and business development in the energy sector.

Other requirements

  • Master’s degree and minimum 5 years of relevant experience in the finance and/or energy sectors, with a minimum of 3 years in an investment function.
  • Substantial expertise in identifying, evaluating, structuring and negotiating debt, equity and or risk sharing transactions; robust understanding of investment products and bankability criteria.
  • Experience in structuring, negotiations, and portfolio management of energy sector transactions in developing countries.
  • Practical familiarity with advisory project design & implementation involving private sector clients, including managing or contracting consultants.
  • Demonstrated experience conducting and distilling market-oriented research, creating and refining excel based financial models, and applying a creative approach to problem solving in a project design/implementation context.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills; ability to manage a large number of simultaneous tasks under time pressure and deliver consistently at agreed deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English; other languages are a plus.
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