Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

Investment Management Officer (Debt Capital Markets & Structured Finance)

Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)

Job Description

  Are you passionate about supporting the origination, structuring, negotiation, approval and closing of investment transactions in the Latin American region to have a positive impact in the lives of millions? If so, we may be looking for you! IDB Invest is searching for a Professional with relevant experience in DCM to join its Capital Markets team in the Financial Products and Services Division. Background: The Investment Operations Department is responsible for generating a portfolio of high quality, creditworthy, and environmentally and socially sound projects that result in significant development impact. The business cycle goes from the identification, selection, origination, approval and execution of transactions to their monitoring. The Department follows a matrix model, with three segment divisions covering Infrastructure and Energy, Financial Institutions and Corporates, and three transversal divisions covering Financial Products and Services, Advisory Services and Portfolio Management. The Team: The Financial Products and Services Division contributes to the origination and is responsible for the execution of sustainable projects with significant development impact throughout the deal cycle, including origination, due diligence, structuring and documentation, in close coordination with the Infrastructure and Energy, Corporates and Financial Institutions Divisions and the Advisory Services and Blended Finance Team. The Debt Capital Markets and Structured Finance (DCM) team is primarily execution focused and driven creating securities, enhancing capital markets and complex innovative structured funding solutions. It is a highly technical group, with access and exposure to most departments in IDB Invest. What you will do:
  • Originate, evaluate, structure, negotiate, and close new transactions: lead transactions’ approval process including coordination with the credit risk management, environmental and social safeguards, legal, mobilization and other internal units.

  • Assist the senior officers in achieving the scalability and growth of new DCM asset classes. This will entail the development of appropriate transactional modelling infrastructure and standardization of internal processes and procedures.

  • Manage relationships with existing and potential IDB Invest clients, investors and arrangers.

  • Seek to build new relationships to generate new business opportunities with the private businesses in Latin America and the Caribbean. Represent and promote IDB Invest through developing key relationships in the private sector development communities by liaising with industry experts, potential clients, potential partners and stakeholders.

  • Collaborate within team and across IDB Invest for developing regional capital markets strategies and support related promotion work, including marketing, mobilization of other investors and communications.

What you will need: Education: You hold at least a Master’s, MBA, or equivalent in Finance, Business Administration, Economics, International Development or relevant field.   Experience: You have at least three (3) years of professional relevant experience in capital markets at a financial institution, corporation, investment fund, multilateral development institution or other private sector entity is required. Previous working knowledge of structured finance is a must. Superior analytical and quantitative skills required – experience in structured finance modelling. Ability to perform fully professional-level analysis on financial and credit issues. Thorough understanding of project, structured and corporate finance transactions and international finance documentation. Languages: You are proficient in oral and written in English and Spanish.   Opportunity summary: Type of contract: Fixed-Term, staff Length of Contract: 3 years Starting date: October 16, 2020 Location: IDB Invest Headquarters in Washington, DC, or one of IDB Group office in Latin America and the Caribbean. Location will depend on selected candidate’s nationality. Our culture: Working with us you will be surrounded by a diverse group of people who have years of experience in all types of private investment development fields, including infrastructure and energy, corporates, financial institutions, financial and non-financial products and services, gender and diversity, communications and much more Because we are committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, we embrace diversity based on gender, age, education, national origin, ethnic origin, race, disability, sexual orientation, and religion. We encourage women, Afro-descendants and persons of indigenous origins to apply. About us: IDB Invest, a member of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, is a multilateral organization, committed to the development of the private sector of Latin America and the Caribbean by financing loans, equity investments, and guarantees. In addition, IDB Invest partners with clients to provide advisory and training services.   The IDB Invest offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package. Our Human Resources Department carefully reviews all applications.   Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic and its implications for our Region, the IDB Group is reviewing its hiring needs and re-prioritizing its areas of talent acquisition. We encourage candidates to continue to apply to the active postings, yet current job openings may be subject to further decisions in terms of timing of the processes, or other actions, in accordance with business needs. Final hiring decisions may also be conditioned to the candidate’s ability to timely relocate to the post of duty at the moment of starting service.   Additional Information

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