IFC – International Finance Corporation
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. Working with more than 2,000 businesses worldwide, we use our capital, expertise, and influence to create markets and opportunities in the toughest areas of the world. In FY17, we delivered a record $19.3 billion in long-term financing for developing countries, leveraging the power of the private sector to help end poverty and boost shared prosperity. For more information, visit www.ifc.org
Duties and Accountabilities:
The Senior Private Sector Specialist will be a key member of Trade and Competitiveness (T&C) MENA team, leading various operational assignments, including advisory activities and services. The position requires a motivated and seasoned private sector specialist, with strong experience in the investment climate space, entrepreneurship and youth employment, particularly in Tunisia or/and in the Middle East and North Africa. It requires strong interpersonal and client engagement skills, experience working with both government counterparts and the private sector. The candidate should have strong program management skills and a commitment to work in a multi-sectoral environment in a developing country context. S/He will have at least 8 years’ combined working experience in the investment climate space, investment policy promotion, youth employability and private sector development. S/He will have demonstrable experience with using networks for collaboration in both operations and knowledge management. S/He will demonstrate ability to manage multiple and complex projects.He or she will be expected to lead important activities (or components) and expected to engage with clients at the senior level. He or she will be expected to act as task team leader on key engagements, and will work closely with IFC investment and advisory teams, as well as World Bank teams from different Global Practices and the Country Management Unit. Experience with the IFC and the World Bank will be a strong plus.Duties will include, but are not be limited to, the following:
The position requires a motivated and seasoned private sector specialist, with strong experience in the investment climate space as well as youth employment, skills and industry-specific issues. The candidate should have strong interpersonal and client engagement skills, strong program management skills and a commitment to work in a multi-sectoral environment in a developing country context. S/He will have at least 8 years’ combined working experience in the investment climate/youth employment/skills/industry space. S/He will have demonstrable experience with using networks for collaboration in both operations and knowledge management.The successful candidate will have:
IFC values diversity and encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of IFC member countries to apply, regardless of gender, gender identity, religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability. Sub-Saharan African nationals, Caribbean nationals, and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
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vacancy number 172084
Deadline is November 28, 2017.