Regional Industry Director Job at IFC

Website International Finance Corporation (IFC)

The IFC has published a job vacancy announcement on 07th May 2022 for qualified South Africa’s to fill in the vacant post of Regional Industry Director to be based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Recruiter International Finance Corporation (IFC)
Position Regional Industry Director
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Country South Africa
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Master’s degree
Experience Required Minimum 15 years
Application Deadline 27th May 2022

Duties and Accountabilities

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

Business Responsibility

  • Develop and implement the INR strategy and priorities in the Africa Region, in partnership with the Regional Directors, the Country Managers, the INR Management team and other Regional Industry Directors, with a focus on achieving strong profitability and sustainable developmental impact.
  • Lead and grow the overall INR business in the Region and is responsible for delivering financially sound, profitable, and developmental new business and portfolio management.
  • Responsible for an even distribution of the work program throughout the year (bunching).
  • Ensure that the program is well distributed geographically including building a solid program in FCV and low-income countries.
  • Demonstrate ability to work across Global Industries and develop multisectoral responses when needed.
  • Position strategically the INR business in Africa, working closely with other Industry Regional Directors and Regional Directors in the development of the Country Strategies.

Client and Stakeholder Responsibility

  • Leads, in coordination with the regional leadership team, the design and implementation of the strategy for business development and ensures pro-active and comprehensive client and portfolio management in the Region.
  • Represents IFC to key clients and stakeholders in the Region, builds and maintains excellent long-term relationships with them.
  • Partners with other parts of the World Bank Group, as well as other industries in the Region to seek opportunities for joint ventures, mobilization of resources and partners and collaboration and knowledge transfer among the institutions to the benefit of the clients. In collaboration with the Senior Manager Equity INR, contribute to the delivery and execution of INR’s regional equity strategy.

Resource Responsibility

  • Act as Primary Supervisor for INR Managers and Reviewing Official for other INR staff dedicated to the Region.
  • Implements agreed corporate initiatives for enhancing efficiency and client service.

Reporting Lines

  • The RID will have direct reporting to the Regional Vice President, Africa and dotted-line reporting to the Global Industry Senior Director for INR.
  • The RID will be part of the Africa Core Leadership Team (ACLT) of the Africa VPU and of the INR global management team.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • A PhD, Master’s degree or equivalent professional qualification in economics, finance or business and a minimum of 15 years of relevant experience.
  • Commitment to the World Bank Group’s and to IFC’s mission, strategy, and values.
  • Strong track record of business delivery demonstrated investment experience, superior business judgment, policy dialogue and established professional credibility, covering different financial sector institutions and markets (banks, non-banks financial institutions, capital markets, fintech, etc.).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and fluency in English. Knowledge of French and/or Arabic would be a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability and experience to think strategically, prioritize effectively, set direction, mobilize resources, and deploy them flexibly, teamwork and collective leadership.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with superior interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to represent the organization to external clients and stakeholders from the public and private sector.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead effectively and manage a large and dispersed team in a dynamic and multicultural environment.
  • Excellent people management skills and openness to feedback; new ideas and ability to guide staff to solutions to problems.
  • Demonstrated highest standards of integrity and decisiveness.
  • Ability and willingness to take decisions and deal with ambiguity, as well as take accountability and hold others accountable for results.
  • Ability to deliver results under stressful timetables and environment.
  • Ability to build organizational capacity through system and process improvements, be a change agent and serve as catalyst for innovation.
  • World Bank Group-wide managerial competencies – Courage of your Conviction, Leading the Team for Impact, Influencing Across Boundaries, Fostering Openness to New Ideas, Building Talent for the Future.

Other Details

  • Job #: req17486
  • Term Duration: 4 years 0 months
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply IFC Regional Industry Director Jobs 2022

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://worldbankgroup.csod.com/ats/career……..

The Closing Date: 27th May 2022

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

To apply for this job please visit worldbankgroup.csod.com.