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Investment Analyst

Job #: req25368
Organization: IFC
Sector: Investment
Grade: GE
Term Duration: 3 years 0 months
Recruitment Type: Local Recruitment
Location: Cairo,Egypt
Required Language(s): English
Preferred Language(s): French
Closing Date: 12/20/2023 (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

The Financial Institution Group (FIG) is one of IFCs key Departments responsible for a significant portion of IFCs business volume, profitability and development reach, approximately 40%. FIG engages in a wide range of sub-sectors including Microfinance, SME, Gender, Climate, Insurance, Capital Markets, Housing, Distressed Assets, and other areas, with both investment and advisory services delivered globally to IFCs clients through IFCs global network. FIG has three main objectives: 1) financial inclusion; 2) servicing the real economy; and 3) mobilizing third-party resources. The goal is to develop efficient financial systems that will increase financial inclusion and fuel economic growth in client countries and enhance IFCs developmental impact.

FIG is recruiting Investment Analyst to join the Investment and Portfolio Team, which originates, manages and monitors IFCs financial sector investments in Africa. This position will be based in the Cairo, Egypt office.

Duties & Accountabilities:

Ability to conduct market and industry research and analysis.
Ability to demonstrate attention to detail, thoughtful scenario analysis, and diligence in the quality of ones 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.
Demonstrated skill in financial statement analysis, accounting, finance, financial modeling, DCF, and comparable company analysis to support informed decision making.
Ability to analyze and synthesize debt pricing benchmarks and equity trading comparable.
Basic understanding of how specific investments or advisory transactions in different industries and sectors impact economic, market, and social development, and how to use mapping methodology to assess market conditions, gaps, and business opportunities.
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.
Demonstrates active listening skills by being attentive and listening to others in order to identify client and stakeholder needs.
Able to distill and summarize large amounts of information from various sources to prepare business documents and presentations.
Able to write in a logical and comprehensive, yet concise manner.
Able to utilize graphics and tables to effectively and creatively present data.
Extract lessons of IFCs earlier investments or advisory mandates and other evaluative work as relevant to provide input to the structuring of straightforward transactions.

Selection Criteria

Bachelor’s or equivalent degree;
Up to 3 years work experience in a financial institution, particularly in investment projects;
Ability to develop complex financial models;
Keen interest in development finance and multicultural environments;
Highly motivated, committed to highest ethical standard, ability to work successfully in multicultural teams and across boundaries;
Strong knowledge of financial markets;
Strong analytical and conceptual skills, including corporate/project finance;
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
French proficiency is desired

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The World Bank Group offers comprehensive benefits, including a retirement plan; medical, life and disability insurance; and paid leave, including parental leave, as well as reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.

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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