Investment Officer / Senior Officer - Banking
Ref. Number: 22010
Department: Investment Operations Region 2, Banking Department
Job Type: Global Recruitment
Posting Date: 28 December 2021
Closing Date: 16 January 2022
Investment Officer / Senior Officer - Banking
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is a multilateral development bank whose mission is financing the Infrastructure for Tomorrow—infrastructure with sustainability at its core. We began operations in Beijing in January 2016 and have since grown to 105 approved members worldwide. We are capitalized up to USD100 billion and Triple-A-rated by the major international credit rating agencies. Working with partners, AIIB meets clients’ needs by unlocking new capital and investing in infrastructure that is green, technology-enabled and promotes regional connectivity.pital and investing in infrastructure that is green, technology-enabled and promotes regional connectivity.
AIIB’s Investment Operations are divided into two regions, 1 and 2. Each region is led by a Vice President (VP) and reporting staff includes technical specialists and bankers. Region 1 is responsible for South East Asia, the Pacific Islands and South Asia (except Pakistan and Afghanistan), while Region 2 covers Pakistan, Afghanistan, Central Asia, East Asia, West Asia, Europe, Africa and Latin America.
The Banking Department has the following business lines: (i) Capital Markets and Structured Products, (ii) Digital Infrastructure and Other Productive Sectors, (iii) Financial Institutions and Syndication, and (iv) Private Equity.
The Investment Officer / Senior Investment Officer is expected to work with other team members in the origination and execution of debt market investments (such as loans and guarantees), equity market investments (such as indirect equity investments via private equity funds as well as direct equity investments both in corporate platforms and in specific projects), and/or capital market investments (such as corporate bonds, green bonds, project bonds and other asset-backed securities). The Investment Officer / Senior Investment Officer will work closely with other relevant AIIB departments.
Origination, structuring and execution of investment projects in the relevant mandated sector;
- Conduct research on projects and clients;
- Represent the Banking Department in internal meetings and assist in coordination and reporting;
- As project lead, conduct due diligence and approval processes, with emphasis on ensuring that key economic, financial, technical, and legal issues are considered and mitigants incorporated in the financing structure and legal documents;
- Analyze financial statements and assist project team leaders in structuring transactions; prepare project and corporate financial models;
- Support internal Bank coordination through information exchanges and teamwork with relevant divisions of the Bank, support the Banking Department to achieve its targets and objectives; and
- Perform ad hoc tasks assigned by senior management of the Department.
Minimum 5-10 years (5-8 for Officer, 8-10 for Senior Officer) of relevant work experience in the field of corporate/project finance gained from prior positions with commercial/investment banks and/or international financial institutions.
Experience in structuring comprehensive solutions across financial products using debt, private equity and funds, and/or capital market instruments.
Experience working on investment projects.
Demonstrated project lead and management skills, with proven ability to identify, engage and work with different stakeholders across private and public sectors, such as issuers, institutional investors, regulators, banks and other intermediaries.
Effective financial, analytical and modeling skills, and credit skills will be an advantage.
Effective interpersonal and organizational abilities, as well as excellent written and oral communication skills.
Proficient oral and written communication skills in English, knowledge of a language(s) of a country in which AIIB invests would be an advantage.
Candidates should possess at the minimum a bachelor’s degree (master’s degree or equivalent preferred) in business administration, economics, finance or related fields.
Candidates with the CFA designation are preferred.
AIIB is committed to diversity, transparency and inclusion. We believe our strength comes from having a team with the right diverse skills, experiences and abilities selected through a merit-based competitive process. We actively encourage applications from people from both within and outside AIIB members, regardless of nationality, religion, gender, race, disability or sexual orientation.
Previous experience and qualifications will determine the grade and job title at which successful applicants will enter AIIB.
Join us and help create a prosperous and sustainable Asia while growing your career in a diverse and innovative environment.