Investment Officer – Private Sector H/F

Informations générales

L’Agence Française de Développement (AFD), institution financière publique qui met en œuvre la politique définie par le gouvernement français, agit pour combattre la pauvreté et favoriser le développement durable. Présente sur quatre continents à travers un réseau de 75 bureaux, l’AFD finance et accompagne des projets qui améliorent les conditions de vie des populations, soutiennent la croissance économique et protègent la planète. En 2015, l’AFD a consacré 8,3 milliards d’euros au financement de projets dans les pays en développement et en faveur des Outre-mer.


Description du poste 


Chargé d'affaire et financement de projet


Intitulé du poste

Investment Officer – Private Sector H/F





Description de la mission

Reporting to the Regional Manager of PROPARCO (French bilateral Development Finance Institution focusing on Private Sector), the successful candidate will be based in Beirut with the overall responsibility of assisting the Regional Manager in the management of operations that have been / are to be extended in the region within Corporate, Banking and Infrastructure sectors.

Main focus – Renewable Energy, banking and corporate finance in Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine and Iraq.

Under the supervision of the Regional Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

Developing Proparco's business activity in the region
•Prospecting and maintaining a strong pipeline or deal flow of projects that meet Proparco's financing criteria;
•Preparation of financial analysis of counterparts;
•Negotiation of summary financing terms with counterparts for new projects;
•Involvement in commercial development and appraisal process, which may require travel within the region;

Ensuring appropriate portfolio monitoring
•Follow up and monitoring of operations, including implementation and repayment of loans;
•Preparation of periodical financial reports and statistics on the activities and operations in the region;
•Assisting in the handling of correspondence to borrowers, co-financiers and other stakeholders;
•Ensuring quality control, update and compliance with Group internal policies and procedures.

Participate in active sector and country risk monitoring
•Monitor industry and market news on the relevant sectors;
•Analyze the evolution of the political, economic, regulatory and financial situation in countries of the region and how these could affect Proparco's investments.



Education and Experience
•MBA or University Degree in the field of Finance, Economics or Accounting or any other related field with a Post graduate professional qualification;
•At least 3-5 years of proven professional experience within audit, banking or financial sector;
•Strong financial analysis, modelling and risk assessment ability;
•Working knowledge of financial institutions, corporates and infrastructure projects within the region;

•Computer literate with MS Office proficiency ;
•Excellent communication skills in Arabic and English - knowledge of French would be a plus;
•Client relationship experience and aptitude;
•Ability to draft clear and concise reports;
•Financial modelling skills;
•Ability to make sound judgment on financial accounts and on credit risk analysis;
•Project (infrastructure) finance knowledge would be a plus.

Other requirements
•Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team and independently;
•Strong organizational skills;
•Availability to travel in the region;
•Sense of responsibility and ethics with high integrity and moral standing;
•Desire to learn and grow especially within the field of project finance, banking and corporate finance,.

It's a contract of local low.

Job Opportunity: Investment Officer

Contact at Proparco Istanbul – please send your application letter and resume before August 30th to:
Sarah MORSI and Jean-Gabriel DAYRE




Localisation du poste 


5 rue Roland Barthes 75012 Paris




Critère candidat

Niveau d'études min.requis

Bac + 5 / M 2


Diplôme Principal 1 / Ecole



Niveau d'expérience min.requis

3 à 5 ans



Anglais (Opérationnel et autonome)


L’AFD est engagée depuis plusieurs années dans une politique volontariste d’intégration et de maintien dans l’emploi de personnes en situation de handicap.