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 2021, IFC committed a record $31.5 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 the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information, visit www.ifc.org.
IFC is looking to recruit a Country Officer for Costa Rica, Honduras, and Nicaragua. This position is based in Panama and will report to the Central America Region Manager.
The Country Officer will co-lead business development for investment, upstream and advisory services along with industries and other responsible teams. S/he will support sector teams in executing transactions and handling portfolio projects. S/he will build and maintain strong relationships with business partners and high-level representatives of governments, as well as with governmental and non- governmental organizations, to maximize the impact of IFC’s intervention and to contribute to the overall development of the countries and their industries.
Duties and Accountabilities:
• Oversee all IFC’s investment, advisory and upstream activities in Costa Rica, Honduras, and Nicaragua.
Main Objectives of the Role:
• Master’s degree in a related field and at least 8–12 years of relevant experience. Related fields of education include business, finance, or economics or an area of expertise specific to a sector, subject matter, or industry specialty. Relevant experience could include a proven track record in business consulting or investment banking, or operational experience in the sector or technical or professional field.
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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|City, State:||Panama City|
|Closing date:||October 25, 2021|