Extended Term Consultant – Mobilization Report & Methodology, Washington, United States At IFC – International Finance Corporation

Closing date: Thursday, 30 November 2023

E T Consultant – Mobilization Report & Methodology

Job #: req24965

Organization: IFC

Sector: Treasury

Grade: EC1

Term Duration: 1 year 0 months

Recruitment Type: Local Recruitment

Location: Washington, DC,United States

Required Language(s): English

Preferred Language(s): Closing Date: 11/30/2023 (MM/DD/YYYY) at 11:59pm UTC


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 2023, IFC committed a record US$43.7 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 www.ifc.org.

Background/General Description: The IFC Syndicated Loans and Mobilization Department (CSL), including 50 staff based in Washington, London, Nairobi and Singapore, works to enable IFC’s partners—commercial banks, institutional investors, insurance companies, sovereigns and other development institutions—to participate alongside us as we lend to emerging market firms. By mobilizing our partners’ capital, we forge new connections that can help increase foreign investment in the world’s poorest countries and provide a fundraising path for other growing local enterprises to follow. The CSL Co-Investor Solutions Unit (CSLCU) oversees IFC’s engagement with institutional investors and insurance companies, including the award-winning Managed Co-Lending Portfolio Program (MCPP) which has raised $16 billion to date for emerging market private credit opportunities. CSLCU also operates the IFC-MIGA Partnership, which connects IFC’s private-sector clients in emerging markets to political risk insurance and other guarantee products offered by MIGA, our sister institution in the World Bank Group. Finally, CSLCU is responsible for managing a $15 billion debt syndications portfolio on behalf of more than 200 co-investors, as well as leading the development of new scalable, replicable, and sustainable mobilization platforms, including the Warehouse-Enabled Securitization Program (WESP). CSLCU is seeking an E T Consultant (Operations Analyst) with strong technical data skills to support the preparation of the 2022 and 2023 MDB Joint Mobilization reports and work on adaptations to the mobilization reporting methodology with other MDBs.

Duties and Accountabilities: The duties of the E T Consultant (Operations Analyst) will include but not be limited to: 1. Mobilization Reporting Data Analysis

  •  Own the MDB data collection process end-to-end, including ownership of data collection from fellow MDBs, for the 2022 and 2023 MDB Mobilization Reports
  •  At direction of the TTL and Senior Operations Officer, develop specific analysis, charts and graphs in support of key sections and arguments in the Report
  •  Proactively identify new analyses and graphs that may add additional value to the report
  •  Ensure all data is error free through initial and continuing QA on data uploaded from members and IFC reporting
  •  Interact as needed with MDB counterparts and opposite numbers to resolve issues with data, allocations of joint projects, and other data issues
  •  Work closely with CPMRA on IFC data collection and allocation review for the Report

2. Mobilization Methodology Support

  •  At the direction of the TTL and Senior Operations Officer, develop data and reporting as needed to support methodology development, such as estimates of PCE from TA activities
  •  Support MDB workshop through preparing reports and analyses as needed

3. Additional Data Management and Strategy

  •  Participate in discussions with CSIAR on automation of data collection for MDB report
  •  Explore potential for mobilization dashboard reporting and other management reporting with SO and ETC
  •  Identify opportunities for more elegant data management (e.g. PowerBI) for mobilization data, working with CSIAR

4. Conduct other analysis and reporting as directed by the TTL

Selection Criteria

The candidate should:

  •  Possess an undergraduate degree with at least 4 years of relevant market experience or an equivalent combination of a master’s degree in a relevant subject (e.g., Master of Business Administration or master’s degree in finance or economics) and 2 years relevant market experience.
  •  Be an independent thinker and a proactive self-starter, and take personal responsibility for producing high-quality work, identifying risks and informing others, and delivering results for clients.
  •  Demonstrate proficiency in data analytics and in dashboard and visualization tools, such as Tableau or PowerBI
  •  Be an expert user of Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  •  Possess strong written and verbal communication skills in English and write in a logical and comprehensive yet concise manner.
  •  Distill and summarize large amounts of information from various sources to prepare business documents and presentations.
  •  Understand clients’ most pressing challenges and contribute to solutions.
  •  Be an effective team player, work amicably in a multicultural environment, and display a sense of mutual respect and diplomacy.
  •  Set challenging personal and professional goals that align with WBG’s mission and always look to improve.
  •  Develop good working relationships with relevant staff in other departments inside and outside of VPU.
  •  Show initiative and make decisions in a timely manner within own area of responsibility.
  •  Demonstrate wise judgment to know when to seek advice or input from more senior staff.

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Note: The selected candidate will be offered a one-year appointment, renewable at the discretion of the World Bank Group, and subject to a lifetime maximum ET appointment of three 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 third-year ET appointment are not eligible for future ET appointments.


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