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 2020, we invested $22 billion in private companies and financial institutions in developing countries, leveraging the power of the private sector to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity. For more information, visit http://www.ifc.org.
IFC’s Corporate Finance Services (CFS) unit, which focuses on M&A Advisory, assists clients to: assess and select potential markets for entry -expansion at a regional, country and city level; identify, shortlist and select targets for acquisition or partnership; support valuation, negotiations and transactions execution, including facilitation of investor’s due diligence up to deal closure; optimize financing structures and attract third party funding; advise on a balance sheet restructuring and value realization strategies; support clients as a trusted advisor when preparing for an IPO.
CFS is ramping up its business in Africa; and the unit is looking to recruit an Extended-Term Consultant, based in Lagos, who will support the regional team and management. The ideal candidate will have finance and accounting experience and prior experience in investment banking, consulting or related fields, ideally in Emerging markets and focus on M&A. The candidate must be a self-starter, capable of taking initiative to cover a range of tasks, able to thrive in a small, entrepreneurial team/environment and be able to work independently with a minimal supervision.
Additional information on Corporate Finance product offering and activities can be found on the CFS website.
Duties and Accountabilities
Note: The selected candidate will be offered a one-year appointment, renewable for an additional one year, at the discretion of the World Bank Group, and subject to a lifetime maximum ET Appointment of two years. If an ET appointment ends before a full year, it is considered as a full year toward the lifetime maximum. Former and current ET staff who have completed all or any portion of their second-year ET appointment are not eligible for future ET appointments.
|Closing date:||July 25, 2021|