IFC’s Financial Institutions Group (FIG) is seeking an upstream officer responsible for designing, executing and monitoring upstream projects in the financial sector in Sub-Saharan Africa. IFC’s new focus on upstream is meant to proactively create conditions that result in the movement of capital into private sector investments in the countries where we work. This is strategic business development in markets or sectors where ready-to-finance projects are not yet available, yet significant development gaps exist. Upstream activities occur before the traditional investment project cycle and are necessary precursors. They can be accomplished as quickly as in a few months or take several years.
Role & Responsibilities
The position represents a critical and central function in the FIG Africa upstream team and involves the following responsibilities:
The position requires a combination of experience, skills and knowledge spanning primarily project management and investment.
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