Principal / Senior Investment Officer, Infrastructure

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Job Description

  • Engage in upstream initiatives with a view to enabling environment and creating new markets for private sector investment in the infrastructure sector in Sub-Saharan Africa;
  • Collaborate in developing sector and/or regional strategies and support related promotion work, including targeting potential investments and policy advisory work; and
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, global and regional private businesses, banking and multilateral partners and government officials to further develop the sector and to develop specific investment opportunities;
  • Develop a healthy pipeline of good quality investment opportunities by anticipating market trends and employing sector/country knowledge;
  • Execute IFC s project development investments, with a strong focus on achieving bankable projects;
  • Evaluate, structure, negotiate, and close new transactions, portfolio restructurings, rescheduling, capital increases, equity sales, etc.,
  • Develop innovative and appropriate financial structures for complex transactions;
  • Lead negotiation/documentation teams; use strong negotiation skills to develop solutions and overcome impasses in straightforward and complex transactions;
  • Lead and manage project teams, mentor and develop junior staff; and
  • Coordinate closely with social, environmental, and technical assistance colleagues to add value to our clients' businesses, find pragmatic solutions to the specific sector challenges, and achieve sustainable development impact.