E T Consultant
Job #: req11410
Term Duration: 1 year 0 months
Recruitment Type: Local Recruitment
Location: Seoul,South Korea
Required Language(s): English
Preferred Language(s): Closing Date: 4/16/2021 (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 2020, we invested $22 billion in private companies and financial institutions in developing countries, leveraging the power of the private sector to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity. For more information, visit www.ifc.org
IFC's strategy in East Asia and Pacific (EAP) aims to substantially increase cross-border investments, including Korean outward investments in cooperation with Korean government agencies, Korean banks and funds, and Korean companies investing overseas. Investment from Korea into developing and transition economies is increasing significantly. In an effort to identify project opportunities for IFC as related to foreign investment flows from Korea, IFC is currently seeking an ETC Investment Officer to be based in Seoul, Republic of Korea.
Objectives/ Purpose of Assignment
IFC proposes to hire the extended term consultant (full time position) to achieve the following objectives: Investment Officers work directly with their clients and international and local sponsors to identify business opportunities, execute transactions and actively manage portfolio projects. The overall goal is to maximize the impact of IFC's intervention and to contribute to the regional and/or sector/industry development in our countries of operation by executing innovative, developmental, and profitable investments for IFC.
The Investment Officer for Korea office will play a critical role in the implementation of IFC and World Bank Group strategies. S/he will report to the IFC Korea Resident Representative, and support and backup the Resident Representative in all aspects of the IFC activities in the country. This will include, developing and maintaining relations with Government officials, business development and relationship management with key stakeholders, as well as promoting and coordinating IFC's operations in Korea.
Working closely with IFC team members, tasks will include:
executing results-driven client engagements.
synthesize and present information effectively and tailored to different audiences.
managers at all levels. Discretion in handling confidential and sensitive information
Note: The selected candidate will be offered a one-year appointment, renewable for an additional one year, at the discretion of the World Bank Group, and subject to a lifetime maximum ET Appointment of two years. If an ET appointment ends before a full year, it is considered as a full year toward the lifetime maximum. Former and current ET staff who have completed all or any portion of their second-year ET appointment are not eligible for future ET appointments.
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