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E T Consultant, Africa region – Corporate Finance Services at International Finance Corporation

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Job Description

IFC is seeking an Extended Term Consultant (ET Consultant) with experience to help execute our new CFS business strategy in the Continental Africa region, which consists Sub-Sahara Africa and North Africa.  The position will be based in Nairobi, Kenya and report to the Global Manager, CFS.  S/he will support coordination with IFC’s Continental Africa regional teams for the purpose of new business development and execution of transactions.

This a one-year appointment, renewable for an additional one year.

Duties and Accountabilities

  • Supporting the execution of buy-side and sell-side advisory; restructuring advisory; and EMP services mandates across Continental Africa.
  • Undertaking industry and market research to identify trends, risks and opportunities that will support advisory to clients, including on IPO listing process, appropriateness, timing, regulations, and relevant key issues.
  • Reviewing corporate structure, balance sheet structure, business plan, IPO prospectus to support clients, including on IPO transactions.
  • Undertaking bankability assessment, create valuation models, evaluate funding feasibility, support business planning.
  • Creating investment theses and communicating investment value propositions to prospective investors.
  • Drafting marketing documents for transactions (e.g., pitch, teaser etc.), information memoranda, due-diligence, and transaction structuring reports, and transaction contracts and agreements, etc.
  • Supporting IFC’s “brand” in the CFS space, building on IFC’s regional brand and overall communications strategy.
  • Supporting knowledge management by helping to disseminate CFS’s knowledge and experience in Continental Africa to the CFS team globally.

Selection Criteria

In addition to meeting WBG core competencies, the successful candidate must possess:

  • Must have an MBA or equivalent Master’s degree in finance, business, law, consulting.
  • Must have at least 10 years relevant experience in finance, business, law, consulting.  A background which combines one or more of these areas of experience is also acceptable.
  • Commitment to development and alignment with the World Bank Group and IFC’s mission, strategy, and values.
  • Transaction advisory experience in buy side mandates, sell side mandates, restructuring mandates.
  • Experience in transactions that involves taking companies public on major international stock exchanges such as the New York stock exchange, London Stock exchange etc. is desirable.
  • Solid knowledge and experience in financial statement analysis, forecasting and multiple scenario creation and analysis, capital structure modeling, LBO and M&A modeling, etc., intrinsic valuation and Discounted Cash Flow analysis.
  • Excellent team player and ability to work effectively with a dispersed team in a dynamic and multicultural environment.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
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