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OPERATIONS OFFICER - ADVISORY SERVICES - LAGOS, NIGERIA - 081003

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JOB #:   081003
TITLE:   OPERATIONS OFFICER - ADVISORY SERVICES - LAGOS, NIGERIA
JOB STREAM:   OTHER
LOCATION:   LAGOS, NIGERIA
CLOSE DATE:   20-MAY-2008

BACKGROUND / GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

THE INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CORPORATION (IFC), A MEMBER OF THE WORLD BANK GROUP, IS A GLOBAL INVESTOR AND ADVISOR THAT IS COMMITTED TO PROMOTING INVESTMENT IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES THAT IS ECONOMICALLY BENEFICIAL, FINANCIALLY AND COMMERCIALLY SOUND, AND ENVIRONMENTALLY AND SOCIALLY SUSTAINABLE. IFC'S MISSION IS TO PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE PRIVATE SECTOR INVESTMENT, HELPING TO REDUCE POVERTY AND IMPROVE PEOPLE'S LIVES. IFC S ADVISORY SERVICES ARM IS THE PRIVATE ENTERPRISE PARTNERSHIPS FOR AFRICA (IFC PEP AFRICA). IFC PEP AFRICA DESIGNS AND DELIVERS ADVISORY SERVICES THROUGHOUT SUB-SAHARAN AFRICAN TO PROMOTE PRIVATE SECTOR DEVELOPMENT. THE ADVISORY SERVICES BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT OFFICER (BDO) WILL BE BASED IN LAGOS AND WILL COVER: NIGERIA. HE/SHE WILL SUPPORT THE COUNTRY ADVISORY SERVICES TEAM LEADER (CASTL) IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF ADVISORY SERVICES PROGRAMS IN THE SUB-REGION, IN LIAISON WITH THE IFC COUNTRY MANAGER, IFC PEP AFRICA MANAGEMENT, SECTOR SPE...TS AND IFC INVESTMENT STAFF.


DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:

?  REPORTING TO THE CASTL, WILL ASSIST IN DEVELOPING INTEGRATED ADVISORY AND INVESTMENT SERVICES STRATEGY AS WELL AS ADVISORY SERVICES PROGRAMMING PLANS;
?  ASSIST CASTL DEVELOP AND MAINTAIN RELATIONSHIPS WITH EXTERNAL STAKEHOLDERS INCLUDING GOVERNMENTS, DONORS, PRIVATE SECTOR AGENCIES, FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS AND THE WORLD BANK COUNTRY OFFICE; AS WELL AS INTERNAL STAKEHOLDERS.
?  ASSIST CASTL IN SUPPORTING INVESTMENT TEAM ON ADVISORY SERVICES BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS.
?  ASSIST CASTL IN COORDINATING THE MOBILIZATION AND LAUNCH OF PROGRAMS IN NIGERIA. THIS WILL INCLUDE PROGRAM RESOURCE MOBILIZATION AND STAFF RECRUITMENT.
?  ASSIST CASTL IN PROVIDING STRATEGIC INPUT ON COMMUNICATIONS PLANNING AND EXECUTION.
?  ASSIST CASTL IN SUPPORTING THE SUPERVISION OF PROGRAMS IN NIGERIA, PROVIDING REGULAR PROGRESS UPDATES TO THE IFC COUNTRY MANAGER.


SELECTION CRITERIA:

?  A DEGREE (PREFERABLY AT POST-GRADUATE LEVEL) IN ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING DISCIPLINES: ECONOMICS/FINANCE/BUSINESS/PUBLIC POLICY;
?  EXCELLENT ORGANIZATIONAL, COMMUNICATIONS AND INTER-PERSONAL SKILLS;
?  ABILITY TO HANDLE MULTIPLE TASKS SIMULTANEOUSLY AND WORK IN A TEAM ENVIRONMENT;
?  EXPERIENCE IN PROGRAM/PROJECT MANAGEMENT;
?  FLUENCY IN ENGLISH;
?  GOOD KNOWLEDGE OF NIGERIA IS AN ADDED ADVANTAGE. NOTE: APPLICANTS HAVE TO APPLY THROUGH JOB WORLD OR ON THE EXTERNAL WEBSITE. E-MAIL AND FAXED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. ALL APPLICATIONS WILL BE TREATED IN THE STRICTEST CONFIDENCE. ONLY APPLICANTS INVITED FOR INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONTACTED.***


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Re: URGENT VACANCIES AT INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CORPORATION 20 MAY 2008
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2008, 11:16:22 AM »
OPERATIONS OFFICER / FINANCIAL ADVISOR - LAGOS, NIGERIA - 080996

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JOB #:   080996
TITLE:   OPERATIONS OFFICER / FINANCIAL ADVISOR - LAGOS, NIGERIA
JOB STREAM:   FINANCIAL SECTOR
LOCATION:   LAGOS, NIGERIA
CLOSE DATE:   20-MAY-2008


BACKGROUND / GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

THE ORGANIZATION: THE INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CORPORATION, A MEMBER OF THE WORLD BANK GROUP, PROMOTES SUSTAINABLE PRIVATE SECTOR INVESTMENT IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES AS A WAY TO REDUCE POVERTY AND IMPROVE PEOPLE S LIVES. IN ADDITION TO ITS INVESTMENT WORK, IFC, THROUGH THE PRIVATE ENTERPRISE PARTNERSHIP FOR AFRICA (PEP AFRICA), EXECUTES A MAJOR DONOR-FUNDED PROGRAM OF PRIVATE SECTOR ADVISORY SERVICES IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA. THE OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAM ARE TO PROMOTE DIRECT INVESTMENT IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR, BUILD LOCAL BUSINESSES AND FINANCIAL INTERMEDIARIES, AND HELP IMPROVE THE BUSINESS ENABLING ENVIRONMENT. THE PROGRAM: THE OBJECTIVE OF THE PEP AFRICA NIGERIA CORPORATE GOVERNANCE BANKING PROGRAM IS TO IMPROVE THE TRANSPARENCY AND EFFICIENCY OF THE NIGERIAN FINANCIAL SECTOR BY IMPROVING CORPORATE GOVERNANCE POLICIES AND PRACTICES OF NIGERIAN BANKS. THE PROGRAM AIMS TO MAINSTREAM CORPORATE GOVERNANCE ISSUES BY (1) WORKING WITH THE INDUSTRY REGULATORS TO IMPROVE THE CORPORATE GOVERNANCE CODE FOR BANKS AND BUILD CAPACITY TO MONITOR COMPLIANCE, (2) SUPPORTING NIGERIAN BANKS TO IMPLEMENT BETTER CORPORATE GOVERNANCE PRACTICES, (3) WORKING WITH THE LOCAL EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS TO INTRODUCE CORPORATE GOVERNANCE CURRICULA, AND (4) RAISING PUBLIC AWARENESS ABOUT THE NEEDS AND BENEFITS OF IMPROVED CORPORATE GOVERNANCE PRACTICES WITHIN THE NIGERIAN FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS.

DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES:

THE OPERATIONS OFFICER - FINANCIAL ADVISOR WILL PROVIDE CONSULTATIONS ON CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND RELATED FINANCIAL ISSUES. SPECIFICALLY, THE FINANCIAL ADVISOR WILL BE REQUIRED TO SUPPORT THE PROGRAM IN THE FOLLOWING WAYS:
?  IDENTIFY CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND RELATED FINANCIAL ISSUES INCLUDING RISK MANAGEMENT AND INTERNAL CONTROLS WITHIN INDIVIDUAL BANKS OR GROUP OF BANKS;
?  CONDUCT AND WRITE ASSESSMENTS OF BANKS CORPORATE GOVERNANCE PRACTICES AND CORPORATE DOCUMENTATION;
?  IDENTIFY IMPROVEMENT OPPORTUNITIES AND PROVIDE IMPLEMENTATION ASSISTANCE, WHERE POSSIBLE
?  PROVIDE INFORMATION SUPPORT TO INDUSTRY REGULATORS AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS
?  CONTRIBUTE TO CURRICULUM CONTENT IN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS
?  ASSIST IN DEVELOPMENT OF PROJECT MATERIALS AND TOOLS ON CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND RELATED ISSUES;
?  DELIVER SEMINARS / PRESENTATIONS TO BANKS AND OTHER STAKEHOLDERS;
?  DEVELOP MATERIALS AND DESIGN ACTIVITIES TO RAISE PUBLIC AWARENESS AND COMPREHENSION OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
?  ASSIST WITH PROGRAM MANAGEMENT IN ANY OTHER DUTIES THAT MAY BE REQUIRED THE OPERATIONS OFFICER ? FINANCIAL ADVISOR WILL REPORT DIRECTLY TO THE OPERATIONS OFFICER RESPONSIBLE FOR OVERALL MANAGEMENT OF THE PROGRAM
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SELECTION CRITERIA:

?  A MASTER S DEGREE OR EQUIVALENT IN BANKING, FINANCE, ACCOUNTING OR OTHER RELATED FIELD;
?  5 YEARS DIRECT WORK EXPERIENCE IN BANKS, OR 5 YEARS CONSULTING ASSISTANCE TO BANKS
?  DEMONSTRABLE KNOWLEDGE OF RISK MANAGEMENT, INTERNAL CONTROL AND ASSOCIATED FUNCTIONS WITHIN BANKS;
?  KNOWLEDGE OF NIGERIAN AND INTERNATIONAL CORPORATE GOVERNANCE PRACTICES;
?  WORK EXPERIENCE IN AFRICA;
?  STRONG ORGANIZATIONAL ABILITIES, TEAM-ORIENTATION, PATIENCE, SENSITIVITY TO COMPANY POLITICS, SELF CONFIDENCE AND PERSUASIVENESS, OPTIMISM AND ENERGY.
?  EXCELLENT WRITTEN, ORAL AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS;
?  STRONG ANALYTICAL AND PRESENTATION SKILLS;
?  FLUENCY IN ENGLISH. NOTE: APPLICANTS HAVE TO APPLY THROUGH JOB WORLD OR ON THE EXTERNAL WEBSITE. E-MAIL AND FAXED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. ALL APPLICATIONS WILL BE TREATED IN THE STRICTEST CONFIDENCE. ONLY APPLICANTS INVITED FOR INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONTACTED.***

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Re: URGENT VACANCIES AT INTERNATIONAL FINANCE CORPORATION 20 MAY 2008
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