Investment Analyst – Infrastructure

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Global Infrastructure’s Innovation and Strategic Initiatives team is responsible for expanding IFC’s Infrastructure business by developing innovative financial product offerings and capital markets solutions, increasing mobilization across Infrastructure, developing collaboration opportunities across IFC industries, and climate & sustainable finance.

It is in this context that Global Infrastructure is seeking to recruit an Investment Analyst to work closely with seasoned Investment Officers in developing/supporting new business initiatives and product innovation, supporting capital markets transactions, contributing to cross-industry collaboration efforts, supporting sustainable finance, executing transactions, and more.

The Investment Analyst will be based in Washington DC and will report to the Global Business Innovation, Capital Markets and Collaboration Lead within Global Infrastructure’s Innovation and Strategic Initiatives team. Some travel may be required.

Duties and Accountabilities

The roles and responsibilities of the position will include (but not be limited to) the following:

  • Contribute to various innovation initiatives that seek to expand IFC’s infrastructure business.
  • Support the growth of infrastructure’s capital markets business and assist global and regional investment teams in their capital markets transactions.
  • Provide analytical and other support for cross-industry collaboration efforts, including origination and execution of joint transactions. 
  • Conduct financial product, industry, and market research, to support the team’s business development and mobilization efforts.
  • Assist in screening and analyzing new business opportunities, including building and reviewing financial models to assess the viability of investment projects. 
  • Prepare internal investment proposal documents, including description of rationale and risks of proposed investments, for presentation to senior management and credit. 
  • Participate in investment appraisals in host countries and negotiations with clients. 
  • Proactively learn about climate, sustainable finance and stay current on key climate, and sustainable finance trends and innovation. Support the sustainable finance team as required under the supervision of a senior colleague. 
  • Support the team in organizing knowledge management and training events on business innovation, capital markets, sustainable finance/climate and collaboration related issues in coordination with IFC Infrastructure’s Knowledge Management team. 

Selection Criteria

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree with specialization in finance, economics or business.
  • 2-3 years of experience with an investment bank, consulting firm, an international financial institution, preferably with experience related to infrastructure financing
  • Keen interest in business innovation, capital markets, sustainable finance, and working with non-infra sector teams 
  • A high level of proficiency with MS Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint is essential 
  • Working experience in financial modeling and pitchbook preparation
  • Ability to work effectively with colleagues in a multicultural team environment, and to work on multiple projects across a given time in a global setting across a wide range of time zones
  • High level of energy, initiative, and flexibility in quickly adjusting to changing work project requirements
  • Fluency in English essential – must be able to write and communicate in English at the full professional proficiency level. Ability to work in other languages a plus.
  • Highly motivated
  • Fully committed to highest ethical standards





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