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Country Officer-Benin
IFC Cotonou, Benin 242 Jours Depuis
Type de contrat: Plein temps
Durée du contrat: 3 Years
Catégorie de l'offre d'emploi: Management
Horaires de travail: Matin
Publié: 30-09-2019
Études minimales: Université
Diplôme : A post-graduate degree in economics
Expérience minimale: 7 Year (A post-graduate degree in economics/ finance/ business management is preferred.)
Age: -

Country Officer-Benin

Job #: req4359
Organization: IFC
Sector: Other
Grade: GF
Term Duration: 3 years 0 months
Recruitment Type: Local Recruitment
Location: Cotonou, Benin
Required Language(s): English, French


Preferred Language(s):
Closing Date: 10/7/2019 (MM/DD/YYYY) at 11:59pm UTC



Do you want to build a career that is truly worthwhile? The 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. Visit 

IFC is 
recruiting a Country Officer for Benin
 who will promote and coordinate IFC's 
investment and advisory activities in the country. The officer will ensure 
integrated delivery of IFC products and services and maintain the necessary 
relationships. The role requires close interaction with government officials, 
corporate clients, the private sector, counterparts in the World Bank Group, 
international organizations, and key internal stakeholders to develop new 
business, share information, and support the structuring and negotiation of 

The Country Officer 
will report to the relevant IFC Country Manager and will be based in Cotonou. 
Compétences désirées

Selection Criteria

  • A post-graduate degree in economics/ finance/ business management is preferred.
  • 7 - 8 years of relevant experience in investment/commercial banking, public-private partnerships, and/or management/business consulting.
  • Experience in Africa is strongly preferred.
  • Ability to assess the viability of business opportunities and potential risks based on strong analytical, finance, financial modeling, credit, and transaction structuring skills.
  • Good understanding of IFC’s two business lines – Investment and Advisory– their range of products and instruments, how they complement each other, and how they may be leveraged to match the long-term needs of clients and open new markets.
  • Proven track record in nurturing client relationships, business development, and resolving challenging issues.
  • Ability to represent IFC externally and to develop and manage relationships with government, media, donors, and other stakeholders.
  • A successful track record in identifying, structuring and working externally with sponsors and internally with sector staff to create bankable investment potential with advisory components.
  • A team player with outstanding people management skills, strong influencing skills and ability to work with colleagues from different teams not reporting directly to this position, to achieve objectives while maintaining strong client service orientation.
  • Strong analytical and presentation skills, working with data using standard office software Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and French

Poverty has no borders. Neither does excellence. This is why we continually search for qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds from around the globe. We are proud to be an equal opportunity and inclusive employer with a dedicated and committed workforce, and do not discriminate based on gender, gender identity, religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability.

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