International Finance Corporation, a member of the World Bank Group (WBG), is the largest multilateral provider of financing for private enterprise in developing countries. IFC provides a unique combination of investment and advisory services to build the private sector in developing countries.

IFC’s advisory work (AS) is organized into five business lines: Access to Finance, Investment Climate, Environmental and Social Sustainability, Infrastructure Advisory and Corporate Advice. Through its Bank Advisory Services program, IFC helps commercial banks and financial institutions strengthen effective and profitable SME banking operations. IFC seeks to recruit:

Operations Officer – Bank Advisory Services Program MENA region

to develop and implement regional Bank Advisory projects, identify requirements and conduct diagnostic studies of commerical banks and other financial institutions, monitor budgets and assure timely reporting. He/she will contribute to IFC’s global SME lending and risk management products development, to knowledge sharing events and activities, as well as training for targeted institutions.

The position requires:

An advanced university degree in Business Administration, Economics or Finance and 10+ years experience in banking, preferably in retail or SME banking
Excellent knowledge of bank risk management practices
Experience in designing and implementing advisory programs
Excellent teamwork, interpersonal and communication skills
A high degree of initiative and independence
Sound business judgment and the ability to think strategically
For full job description and to apply, please visit our website and apply with Job # 101642 Deadline is August 23, 2010.

IFC’s vision is that people should have the opportunity to escape poverty and improve their lives.

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