Closing date: Monday, 30 September 2019

Resident Representative

Job #: req4142

Organization: IFC

Sector: Other

Grade: GG

Term Duration: 3 years 0 months

Recruitment Type: International Recruitment

Location: Kinshasa, Congo Democratic Rep

Required Language(s): English, French

Preferred Language(s): Closing Date: 9/30/2019 (MM/DD/YYYY) at 11:59pm UTC

Description

IFCa sister organization of the World Bank and member of the World Bank Groupis the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. We work with more than 2,000 businesses worldwide, using our capital, expertise, and influence to create markets and opportunities in the toughest areas of the world. In fiscal year 2018, we delivered more than $23 billion in long-term financing for developing countries, leveraging the power of the private sector to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity. For more information, visit www.ifc.org.

Our mission is to promote sustainable private sector investment in developing countries, helping to reduce poverty and to improve people’s lives. IFC finances private sector investments, including equity investments, mobilizes capital in international financial markets, facilitates trade, helps clients improve social and environmental sustainability, and provides technical assistance and advisory services to businesses and governments.

IFC is looking to recruit a Resident Representative for the Douala Sub-region. The Douala Sub-region covers Cameroon, Central Republic of Africa, Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Republic of Congo and Sao Tome & Principe. This position is based in Kinshasa and reports to the Country Manager based in Cameroon.

As part of the DRC country team, the Resident Representative will lead business development for investment and advisory services. H/she will support sector teams in executing transactions and managing portfolio projects. H/she will establish and maintain strong relationships with business partners and high-level representatives of the DRC Government, as well as with governmental and non-governmental organizations, to maximize the impact of IFC’s intervention and to contribute to the overall development of the country and its industries.

Background / General description

Develop and manage relationships with donor agencies, other International Financial Institutions and IFC’s partners in DRC;
Work with various stakeholders in DRC and coordinate with other colleagues within the World Bank Group to deepen IFC’s presence in DRC;