Operations Analyst

World Bank Group

Bangkok, Thailand

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 2022, IFC committed a record $32.8 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. 

The IFC’s East Asia & Pacific Department is looking to recruit an Operations Analyst for its Hanoi Office. The Operations Analyst will be responsible for assisting with research, analytics, operational work, presentations, resource support, and visiting missions support, primarily for the Country Manager  and the country management team. 

Roles & Responsibilities:

The Operations Analyst will be responsible for the following:

  • Conduct industry and market research and assist in IFC’s business development efforts in priority sectors including: (i) Financial sector, including banks and capital markets , (ii) Real sector, with focus on higher-value and sustainable businesses and (iii) Infrastructure, including renewable energy.
  • Support the country manager and investment team in the engagement with Thai government agencies and Thai private corporation.
  • Support the Climate focus of Thailand, with focus on Thailand climate activities in IFC investment and advisory, including supporting the country manager to coordinate/convene and prepare for all climate-related activities (investments, advisory, presentations, speeches, workshops, etc.)
  • Prepare documentation and presentations for internal use as well as for external distributions in compliance with IFC’s policies and procedures
  • Support Country Officers in development and presentation of Country Strategies, including relevant WB country reports (i.e. CPSD, PLR, CLR, CPF, CCDR, etc.)
  • Support Country Officers in their strategic business development activities, including IDD analysis, sector and corporate deep dives, project analysis, and investment presentations
  • Participate with the investment team to conduct appraisal of investment projects as well as portfolio supervision as needed
  • Perform specific tasks as required by the Country Manager or his/her designated staff.

Selection Criteria

  • Undergraduate or master’s degree in economics, Finance, Business or similar qualifications.
  • At least  three years’ work experience in banking, consulting or another fast-paced, knowledge-based work environment .
  • Advanced Excel, PowerPoint and database skills.
  • Excellent English and Thai writing and oral communication skills. 
  • Strong attention to detail and quality of deliverable. 
  • Excellent teamwork skills, ability to take initiative and work across organizational boundaries.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, have a high level of discretion and professionalism.
  • Familiarity with IFC databases (such as MIS, RMS, and other iDesk applications) would be an advantage.
  • Experience of IFC strategy and budgeting processes would be an advantage.
  • Ability to thrive under pressure and function effectively in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines, while working on multiple projects.