Back Portfolio Assistant, Bangkok, Thailand

  • Added Date: Friday, 23 April 2021
  • Deadline Date: Friday, 23 July 2021

Portfolio Assistant

Job #: req11653

Organization: IFC

Sector: Investment

Grade: GC

Term Duration: 3 years 0 months

Recruitment Type: Local Recruitment

Location: Bangkok,Thailand

Required Language(s): English

Preferred Language(s): Closing Date: 5/3/2021 (MM/DD/YYYY) at 11:59pm UTC


IFCโ€”a member of the World Bank Groupโ€”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

The Infrastructure and Natural Resources (INR) Industry is one of IFC's key strategic priorities. The team delivers financial and technical support to clients in the power, transport, telecoms, municipal & environmental infrastructure, oil and gas, and mining sectors, from IFC's own Balance Sheet and through mobilization of other capital. IFC also seeks to be at the cutting-edge of helping member countries find solutions to new and emerging infrastructure and natural resource issues.

The Infrastructure and Natural Resources Industry is looking to recruit A Portfolio Assistant to join it's core infrastructure business team to be based in Bangkok.

The Portfolio Assistant will provide a full range of operational and portfolio-related support to the East Asia Portfolio Manager and portfolio team. The incumbent will manage numerous portfolio databases, and in close cooperation with the Portfolio team, will be expected to track, monitor and report information and have solid knowledge of the portfolio supervision operating procedures along with administrative tasks.

Duties and Accountabilities: Main duties will include but not restricted to the following.

  • Monitoring clients' compliance with reporting requirements (financials, environmental, insurance renewals, any other reports listed in the legal agreements) and populating receipts of reports in iPortal's Reporting Requirements Tracker; notifying Investment Officers on outstanding or overdue reports; Ensuring all portfolio related documents are properly filed.
  • Collecting, monitoring, and updating information on portfolio committed exposure, arrears, non-performing loans, realized/unrealized capital gains/losses, prepayments and cancellations; summarizing data by region and product and preparing quarterly portfolio snapshots.
  • Support the quarterly Portfolio Review meetings by compiling materials, helping identify areas of risk and concern, and benchmarking performance for the unit.
  • Keep track of equity sales plan. Prepare monthly dividend report and annual dividend projections in close coordination with IO's.
  • Keeping track of timely completion of quarterly IRPs and annual XPSR reports; monitoring compliance on documentation, timely processing of portfolio supervision processes.
  • Drafting, editing, proofreading and finalizing routine correspondence, documents/reports in accordance with the World Bank/IFC guidelines.
  • Provide basic analytical support to the Portfolio Manager on compliance & operational risk issues; analyze trends and discuss quarterly changes.
  • Keeping abreast of the IFC guidelines and procedures for project and portfolio supervision and processing.

Selection Criteria

Bachelor's degree is desirable. Experience in an international organization, private sector and/or knowledge of the World Bank Group procedures and tools would be a plus. High degree of motivation, initiative, sound judgement, and discretion in accomplishing the job and mastery of administrative and/or technical processes. Excellent knowledge of portfolio databases and systems (e.g. iPortal, EPMS, Business Intelligence (BI Reports) or capacity to develop the same, and strong computer skills (Word, Excel, Power point, Outlook). Excellent aptitude to learn new systems. Good knowledge of IFC's portfolio procedures and processes, or capacity to develop the same. Excellent organizational, and time management skills with proven ability to work promptly and efficiently under pressure and meet tight deadlines. Ability to think independently, analyze problems and identify appropriate solutions. Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to work with people at all levels (inside and outside IFC) with demonstrated team spirit, responsiveness and tact. Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Poverty has no borders, neither does excellence. We succeed because of our differences and we continuously search for qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds from around the globe.


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