Director, Health and Education

Deadline: 4/12/2021 (MM/DD/YYYY) at 11:59pm UTC

Location: Washington, DC, United States

Term Duration: 3 years 0 months

Duties and Accountabilities

1. Strategic and Operational Leadership 

  • Refine IFC’s strategy in the health and education sectors.
  • Lead the operational implementation of the strategy.
  • Establish and maintain IFC’s sector leadership through innovation.
  • Lead effective delivery of Upstream, Advisory and Investment programs, profitability, and development impact in health & education sectors.\
  • Collaborate across the IFC and the WBG.
  • Partner with the World Bank to address factors limiting private investment in health and education in emerging markets.
  • Manage global client relationships in the health and education sectors.

2. Selection Criteria

In addition to the WBG managerial selection criteria*, the following qualifications are sought:

  • Unquestionable integrity, strong work ethics, commitment to diversity.
  • Genuine commitment to development and the World Bank Group and IFC’s mission and values.
  • Strong track record of business delivery, demonstrated investment experience, superior business judgment and established professional credibility.
  • Deep understanding of the health and education sectors.
  • Strong technical understanding of the investment and advisory businesses, including product development, structuring, credit and equity skills and superior risk management.
  • A track record of innovation in developing and structuring products to support investment in emerging markets.
  • Ability and willingness to make decisions and take accountability and hold others accountable for results.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead effectively and manage a large and dispersed team in a dynamic and multicultural environment.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with superior influencing, facilitation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to develop innovative solutions and challenge the status quo to build the business.
  • Recognized as a team player, leader and strategic thinker and thought leader.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to collaborate closely with World Bank and other IFIs and financing institutions and banks.
  • Ability to represent IFC externally and to develop and manage relationships with clients, government, media, donors, and other stakeholders.
  • A minimum of 15 years' experience with an advanced degree (at least Master's or equivalent) in a relevant field.

* World Bank Group-wide managerial selection criteria include: (i) Courage of your convictions, (ii) Leading the team for impact, (iii) Influencing across boundaries, (iv) Fostering openness to new ideas, and (v) Building talent for the future.

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DEADLINE: 12th April 2021

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