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IFC Ethiopia Vacancy 2022 (01 Country Manager Jobs)

IFC Ethiopia Vacancy 2022 (01 Country Manager Jobs): Recently IFC Ethiopia has drafted a job vacancy announcement Addis Zemen notification on May 08, 2022. Ethiopian Jobseeker may apply for this job on or before May 24, 2022.

The International Finance Corporation is an international financial institution that offers investment, advisory, and asset-management services to encourage private-sector development in less developed countries. The IFC is a member of the World Bank Group and is headquartered in Washington, D.C. in the United States.


IFC Ethiopia Vacancy 2022

Hiring Organization International Finance Corporation (IFC Ethiopia)
Post Name Country Manager
Total Vacancy 01
Opening Date May 08, 2022
Closing Date May 24, 2022
Job Category NGO Jobs

IFC Ethiopia Job Vacancy 2022 Details

  • Organization Type: Private Jobs
  • Employment Type: Full-Time
  • Qualification: Master’s degree with 12 to 15 years of professional experience in strategy, finance, or advisory, e.g., commercial or investment banking, project finance, private equity, and management consulting.
  • Work Experience: Experience in transaction processing and portfolio supervision a strong plus.
  • Salary Offer: As Per Rules
  • Workplace: Addis Ababa
  • Position: Country Manager

Qualification Full Details

  • Master’s degree with 12 to 15 years of professional experience in strategy, finance, or advisory, e.g., commercial or investment banking, project finance, private equity, and management consulting.
  • As an ambassador representing IFC in the country, country manager must be a role model for ethical behavior and values of IFC.
  • Strong client relationship management skills, with an existing network of relevant top-level contacts in the country’s private and public sector and/or demonstrated ability to build such high-level client network.
  • Outstanding and proven track record of performance in investment and advisory activities.
  • Strong leadership capabilities and experience managing people, especially leading diverse and high performing teams.
  • Significant experience with proven success in developing client relationships.
  • Ability to represent IFC externally with governments, media, clients, donors, and other stakeholders.
  • Ability to think strategically and adjust the country strategies as needed so that they remain responsive to the client needs, and in coordination with development partners.
  • Experience in transaction processing and portfolio supervision a strong plus.
  • Work experience in the Africa region and a strong interest in developing a thorough understanding of Horn of Africa
  • Ability to build successful relationships across the matrix.
  • Strong written and oral communications skills.
  • English language is required; French and Arabic language will be a plus.
  • Recognized as a leader.
  • Ability to develop innovative solutions and challenge the status quo to build IFC’s business and image in the market.
  • Meet Bank Group-wide managerial selection criteria including Courage of your convictions, Leading the team for impact, influencing across boundaries, fostering openness to new ideas, and Building talent for the future.

Duties and Accountabilities

  • In consultation with the Regional Director, Eastern Africa, develop and implement the country strategies and business plans for integrated investment and advisory operations, including sector priorities and business targets.
  • Support the implementation of the Upstream strategy.
  • Oversee all IFC’s investment and advisory activities in the countries.
  • Lead the coordination with World Bank Group institutions and oversee with the regional industry managers (and other colleagues in IDA and MIGA) the design and implementation of the Joint Business Plans (JBPs) and other forms of proactive collaboration to enable the Cascade at the country level.  Fully contribute and drive on behalf of IFC the development of Systematic Country Diagnostics (SCDs), Country Private Sector Diagnostics (CPSDs) and Country Partnership Frameworks (CPFs).
  • Manage and develop relationships with key clients (governments and private companies) at the highest level of seniority and position IFC as the partner of choice to support high development impact projects in HoA.  Build up relationships with key stakeholders (including relevant regulators, businesses, CSOs, PE Funds, and investors).
  • Identify and implement measures to improve results in terms of efficiency, productivity, profitability, and impact and increase its contribution to the corporate scorecard.
  • Lead, manage, develop, and mentor an integrated and diverse team consisting of regional and industry staff, ensuring that the team is high-performing, well-motivated, innovative, well-trained; has clear deliverables; and is committed to the success of IFC in the countries.
  • Identify areas where IFC can catalyze market development through innovation based on a thorough understanding of local markets and best practice from IFC’s global experience.
  • Lead/coordinate the development of a client engagement strategy for existing and new clients.
  • Take accountability for early review and clearance of sponsors. For all investments and AS client’s programs, review and validate IFC’s added-value, development impact and fit with IFC strategy in the countries.
  • Manage investment teams and provide guidance for complex investment structuring and portfolio management cases; make early review and Investment review stage decisions, serve as transaction manager, and chair decision meetings as appropriate under an approved delegated authority framework, and/or carry out all Country Manager responsibilities under the prevailing accountability for decision making (ADM) matrix at IFC.
  • Develop IFC’s “brand”, building on IFC’s regional brand and the overall communications strategy, engaging with local media.
  • Represent and provide visibility for IFC in the countries including through organizing/participating in high profile events (Senior level visits, interviews, seminars, and conferences).
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with Industry Departments to originate, process and manage a pipeline of investments, and support proactive and strategic portfolio management, to meet IFC’s objectives.
  • Develop market knowledge to ensure that IFC is working with the right sponsors. Take accountability for client selection, ensure the integrity of potential clients, and develop and maintain relationships with these companies to identify business opportunities considering IFC’s strategy, priorities, and products.
  • Share accountability (with Industry Portfolio Managers) for the quality and performance of the countries portfolio; work jointly with relevant managers to meet Scorecard targets in DRC.
  • Provide administrative and HR management oversight.
  • Act as the Head of Security for the country responsible for WBG’s duty of care obligations to staff.
  • Oversee the crisis management team supported by the business continuity management program offices.
  • Appoint emergency wardens, security focal points and road safety focal points.
  • Coordinate security decisions with other affected Heads of Office across the WBG.

Application Process

On an important note, all Ethiopian job seekers willing to work with International Finance Corporation must read the details job vacancy announcement notification and check the eligibility for the application submission.

  • Application Type: Online
Interested Candidates can fill out the online application form by visiting the official website. Candidates have to visit www.ifc.org to fill out the application.

Note: Candidates should apply online before the closing date of application on May 24, 2022. For further information please check the Recruitment Advertisement and Contact details which have been given below.

Vacancy Notification Download PDF
Website www.ifc.org

Contact Details

IFC Ethiopia
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Official Website: www.ifc.org

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