The World Bank Group (WBG) is a family of five international organizations that make leveraged loans to developing countries. It is the largest and most famous development bank in the world and is an observer at the United Nations Development Group. The bank is based in Washington, D.C. and provided around $61 billion in loans and assistance to "develop...
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Prepare routine portfolio monitoring reports and generate needed data from multiple sources.
Gather and summarize benchmarking information that will be used to capture lessons learned.
Assist in preparing analytical sections of country and sector strategies and client pitchbook.
Prepare sector mapping to target potential clients and business opportunities.
Contribute to the development of high-quality specific Upstream initiatives and interventions through research, analytical, and operational work.
Identify data collection needs to support the assessment of financial, operational, development impact, and market information as well as relevant ES&G matters. Coordinate with the client to obtain needed information.
Analyze financial statements and projections, build financial models, and run sensitivities, with accountability for factual accuracy.
Gather and summarize project, sector, and country benchmarking information to be used to capture lessons learned, with accountability for factual accuracy.
Identify key stakeholders (government, development partners, WBG) as input to business development and client engagement planning.
Perform credit and integrity risk rating assessments, covenant compliance reviews (debt), and valuations (equity), and monitor changes to risk flags for determining performance assigned to a portfolio, with supervision.
Gather and analyze data to support assessment of project development impact.
Prepare industry and market research as input to Country Private Sector Diagnostics.
Bachelor’s or MBA/Masters/CFA in a related field and at least of 2-3 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.
Ability to conduct market and industry research and analysis.
Ability to analyze and synthesize debt pricing benchmarks and equity trading comparable.
Demonstrated skill in financial statement analysis, accounting, finance, financial modeling, DCF, and comparable company analysis to support informed decision making.
Ability to demonstrate attention to detail, thoughtful scenario analysis, and diligence in the quality of one’s own work.
Fully understands the financial aspects of investment or advisory transactions, including how to conduct market analysis and determine financial soundness of company or project opportunity.
Ability to develop complex financial models
Keen interest in development finance and multicultural environments
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing
Fluency in English required and proficiency in language(s) of the region preferred