Apply Now : World Bank is recruiting for Investment Analysts – Latin America & The Caribbean in multiple locations


Job #:req25783
Term Duration: 3 years 0 months
Recruitment Type:Local Recruitment
Location:Bogota,Colombia; Mexico City, Mexico; Sao Paulo, Brazil or other locations in Latin America & The Caribbean
Required Language(s):English
Preferred Language(s):Spanish or Portuguese
Closing Date:2/6/2024 (MM/DD/YYYY) at 11:59pm UTC



IFC — a member of the World Bank Group — is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. We work in more than 100 countries, using our capital, expertise, and influence to create markets and opportunities in developing countries. In fiscal year 2023, IFC committed a record US$43.7 billion to private companies and financial institutions in developing countries, leveraging the power of the private sector to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity as economies grapple with the impacts of global compounding crises. For more information, visit

We are seeking Investment Analysts eager to work with our specialized investment divisions or country teams to play a key role in deal generation, investment transaction execution, and portfolio management. Our work with the private sector helps create jobs, build vital infrastructure, and attract much-needed capital to developing countries—improving the lives of millions of people around the world. With offices in 100+ countries and a diverse team from 150 nationalities, IFC offers continuous learning opportunities and exceptional benefits. Learn more about a career at IFC. 

The applicants for this recruitment drive will be reviewed on a rolling basis for consideration for immediate openings as well as positions that will become available over the next six months in the above-mentioned locations. Successful candidates will join IFC as an Investment Analyst on a three-year term contract extendable to a maximum of five years.  


•  Executing rigorous analysis including comprehensive due diligence and financial modeling.  
•  Analyze financial statements and projections, build financial models, and run sensitivities.  
•  Ensuring the highest standards of portfolio data accuracy and preparing monitoring reports.  
•  Prepare analytical sections of country and sector strategies and client pitchbook. 
•  Assisting in the design of sector and country strategies; crafting client presentations.  
•  Prepare sector mapping to target potential clients and business opportunities. 
•  Pinpointing business prospects via sector exploration and reaching out to promising clients. 
•  Engaging with internal teams and clients on data inquiries, document scrutiny, and financial statement evaluations.  
•  Crafting essential documents for our investment/advisory boards, upholding IFC's stringent guidelines.  

Selection Criteria

•  Bachelor's or Master’s degree in domains like business, finance, or economics or pertinent industry areas. 
•  At least 2 years of relevant experience in investment banking, private equity, project finance, or financial consulting, etc. 
•  Ability to conduct market and industry research and analysis. 
•  Mastery of financial statement analysis and financial models. 
•  Ability to demonstrate attention to detail, thoughtful scenario analysis, and diligence in the quality of one’s own work. 
•  Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing. 
•  Genuine dedication to development and to the World Bank Group and IFC’s mission, strategy, and values. 

World Bank Group Core Competencies

The World Bank Group offers comprehensive benefits, including a retirement plan; medical, life and disability insurance; and paid leave, including parental leave, as well as reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.

We are proud to be an equal opportunity and inclusive employer with a dedicated and committed workforce, and do not discriminate based on gender, gender identity, religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability.


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