Insurance Officer  
Johannesburg, South Africa
12d ago


IFC a sister organization of the World Bank and member of the World Bank Group is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets.

We work with more than 2,000 businesses worldwide, using our capital, expertise, and influence to create markets and opportunities in the toughest areas of the world.

In fiscal year 2018, we delivered more than $23 billion in long-term financing for developing countries, leveraging the power of the private sector to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity.

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IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in developing countries.

We create opportunity for people to escape poverty and improve their lives. We do so by providing financing to help businesses employ more people and supply essential services, by mobilizing capital from others, and by delivering advisory services to ensure sustainable development.

IFC’s Insurance Services Group is looking to recruit an Insurance Officer with expertise across a broad range of industry sectors, such as Infrastructure and Natural Resources, Manufacturing, Agribusiness, Health Service, Technology, and Financial Markets.

Roles and Responsibilities : :

The successful candidate will :

  • Will evaluate and monitor the insurance coverages of IFC’s investments,
  • Provide guidance to internal and external clients providing risk and insurance management value-added services,
  • Draft sustainable risk transfer proposal and insurance provisions in legal investment documentation,
  • Negotiate insurance coverage with sponsors and contribute to the development of local insurance markets.
  • Selection Criteria

  • Advanced university degree and 6+ years’ experience in the insurance industry
  • Knowledge in sophisticated construction, operational phase insurance and key lender insurance requirements related to project finance
  • Operational or consultancy experience in emerging countries including contract reviews and negotiations
  • Ability to multi-task in a global organization
  • Strong team player
  • Excellent oral and written English skills with good presentation skills : fluency in second language, preferably French, Arabic
  • The position is based in Istanbul, Turkey.IFC offers rewarding careers in a global work environment.For the full job description and to apply on-
  • line, please visit IFC’s career website at : / careers

    The World Bank Group values diversity and encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of World Bank Group member countries to apply, regardless of gender, gender identity, religion, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, or disability.

    Sub-Saharan African nationals, Caribbean nationals, and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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