IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. Working with 2,000 businesses worldwide, we use our six decades of experience to create opportunity where it’s needed most. In FY16, our long-term investments in developing countries rose to nearly $19 billion, leveraging our capital, expertise and influence to help the private sector end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity. For more information, visit http://www.ifc.org. The Treasury Client Solutions group provides IFC’s clients with innovative forms of local currency financing and contributes to the development of local debt capital markets. The group has global responsibility for derivative transactions, structured products (securitizations, covered bonds, credit guarantees, risk participations and structured debt funds), debt capital markets transactions for IFC’s clients, and IFC’s own local currency bond issuances. The position is in London, however Washington D.C. would also be a possibility.
Note: If the selected candidate is a current Bank Group staff member with a Regular or Open-Ended appointment, s/he will retain his/her Regular or Open-Ended appointment. All others will be offered a 3 year term appointment.Background / General description
What this position offers:• An exciting opportunity to work in key areas of strategic priority within IFC and facilitate innovative transactions in emerging markets;• The ability to work on a wide variety of transaction structures, asset classes, sectors and markets;• Work in a truly multicultural environment within IFC;• Join in IFC’s mission to promote sustainable private sector investment in developing countries, creating opportunity and improve people’s lives;• Opportunity to travel and meet clients and counterparts in emerging markets; Responsibilities:• Develop, structure, and execute fixed income transactions for IFC’s clients including debt capital markets, structured products, and fixed income derivatives• Build and maintain relationship with key stakeholders, including international investment banks, local banks, capital market firms, investors, and regulators• Market treasury products to clients, regulatory agencies, and banks• Conduct market intelligence of local and international debt capital markets• Manage the preparation and execution of IFC’s local currency bond issuances and associated regulatory process• Design, maintain, and improve financial models to structure, evaluate, and price innovative transactions• Provide training and knowledge management services to colleagues and external clientsDRDuties and Accountabilities
• Master’s degree in economics, finance, business, engineering, mathematics, or related area. • At least five years of relevant experience in finance, preferable in fixed income (including derivatives) and/or structured products within an investment bank, rating agency, or other capital markets related institution;• Strong quantitative background, solid knowledge of FX and Fixed Income markets and/or structured products • Ability to multi-task and to pay attention to detail under tight deadlines• Strong oral and written communication skills in English are essential. Additional language skills (e.g. in French, Russian, Arab, Turkish or Portuguese) would be a plus but are not required.• Good business judgment and good track record in transaction execution in an investment environment• Highly motivated, results-oriented team player with an enthusiasm to work on complex products, a “can do” attitude and an ability to work independently• Advanced knowledge of Excel, Bloomberg or Reuters would be a plus Note : IFC values diversity and encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of IFC member countries to apply, regardless of gender, gender identity, religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability. Sub-Saharan African nationals, Caribbean nationals, and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.SCSelection Criteria