World Bank – Investment Analyst

Expiration date: August 1, 2023

Location: Addis Ababa

Job Title: Investment Analyst


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 2022, IFC committed a record $32.8 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 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. The Department also seeks to maintain IFC, as part of the World Bank Group, at the cutting-edge of helping member countries find solutions to new and emerging infrastructure and natural resource issues. IFC is seeking an Investment Analyst to support the Upstream Infrastructure work in the Africa region. The Upstream Analyst will support the development of a high-quality Upstream pipeline through research, analytical and operational work. The selected candidate would be based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Role & Responsibilities: 

  1. Provide research and analysis on relevant sectors, markets, and companies.
  2. Analyze financial statements and prepare financial models.
  3. Prepare project-related documents for internal and external audiences.
  4. Participate in all aspects of IFC’s project processing cycle from project development to disbursement.
  5. Participate in the execution of IFC’s project development investments with a strong focus on achieving bankable projects.
  6. Support the Upstream team with overall project management, planning, and monitoring of deliverables to ensure timely and quality delivery of the work program.
  7. Collaborate efficiently with a range of industry and regional IFC colleagues.

Selection Criteria

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Business, Finance, Economics, International Relations, Science, Engineering, or other relevant fields.
  2. Up to 3 years of work experience in project and credit analysis with a major financial institution, consulting company or large corporation is a plus, although very strong candidates with limited prior experience will also be considered;
  3. Genuine commitment to development and to the World Bank Group and IFC’s mission, strategy, and values.
  4. Strong analytical and conceptual skills including corporate/project finance.
  5. Ability to develop complex financial models.
  6. Advanced Excel, PowerPoint, and database skills.
  7. Excellent attention to detail and quality.
  8. Ability to thrive under pressure and function effectively in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines, while working on multiple projects.
  9. Excellent teamwork skills, ability to take initiative and work across organizational boundaries.
  10. Strong written and verbal communication skills in English a must, Arabic, French and/or Portuguese desirable.
  11. Local knowledge and experience in African markets is a plus.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified applicants can send your CV and Application only

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