IFC Senior Operations Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

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IFC Senior Operations Officer Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

IFC Kenya looking for “Senior Operations Officer”.

Applicants with a University Degree may apply on or before April 10, 2024.

The International Finance Corporation is an international financial institution that offers investment, advisory, and asset-management services to encourage private-sector development in less developed countries. The IFC is a member of the World Bank Group and is headquartered in Washington, D.C. in the United States.

The IFC has published a job vacancy announcement on April 02, 2024 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Senior Operations Officer to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

IFC Job Vacancy 2024

Scope of work

Under the overall guidance of the GEID Operations Manager, the Lead GBV Operations will be responsible for GEID operations related to GBV and child safeguarding. The Lead GBV Operations will be responsible for the design and implementation of a scale-up of IFC GBV operations, initially in Africa, to support the private sector in addressing GBV and child safeguarding, through:

  • Consulting with internal and external stakeholders. Internal stakeholders may include GEID GBV staff and consultants, GEID regional and thematic leads, the Environmental, Social and Governance team (CEG), country management units, industry gender specialists, staff and consultants, and the World Bank. External stakeholders may include IFC private sector clients, governments, business networks including chambers of commerce, stock exchanges and professional organizations, UN agencies, CSOs, trade unions, and other GBV and child safeguarding actors.
  • Understanding the GBV and child safeguarding ecosystem at select country, regional, and global levels as relevant and identifying strategic opportunities for private sector GBV and child safeguarding interventions.
  • Leveraging IFC investment and exploring capital market instruments such as thematic bonds, blended finance, and impact investment as potential sources of funding, expanding support to survivors, and catalyzing action.
  • Collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to design and implement the Africa GBV and child safeguarding scale-up.
  • Ensuring effective collaboration with the World Bank and alignment with the GBV risk-related work led by CEG.
  • Monitoring, evaluating, and learning from interventions.

Position in Organization:

  • Job #: req26891
  • Organization: IFC
  • Sector: Operations
  • Grade: GG
  • Term Duration: 3 years 0 months
  • Recruitment Type: International Recruitment
  • Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Required Language(s): English
  • Closing Date: 4/10/2024 (MM/DD/YYYY) at 11:59pm UTC


  • Masters degree in International Development, Gender Studies, or a related field;
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in leading research and advisory services to the private sector on GBV/child protection in emerging markets;
  • Strong theoretical base in gender, gender-based violence, and the private sector and ability to translate theory into practical applications in context of private sector focused interventions/operations;
  • Good knowledge of global standards and ethical guidelines for prevention and response to GBV and of key standards and resources on GBV in in development settings;
  • Familiarity with child safeguarding, rights, emerging issues in diversity and inclusion as well as broader gender issues, including women’s employment good practice in private sector;
  • Work experience in emerging markets, ideally in fragile and conflict environments;
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to think strategically, analyze and synthesize diverse information sources;
  • Pragmatic, solution-oriented, problem solver with a high degree of responsiveness and proactivity, coupled with the ability to recognize when a solution is not available; and

Behavioral Competencies

  • Excellent interpersonal, listening and communication skills and demonstrated ability to lead and leverage internal and external relationships to foster innovation and work effectively across boundaries in a fast-paced multicultural and virtual environment.
  • Positive and collaborative attitude and dedication to excellence and professionalism; significant attention to detail and decisive decision-making.
  • High personal integrity and emotional intelligence, with demonstrated ability to handle sensitive matters in a discreet and respectful manner. Diplomatic approach and calm under pressure;
  • Excellent strategic vision and ability to see the “big picture” of country, regional, and global private sector context and translate it into the goals and activities.
  • Strong focus on proactive, consistent, and timely delivery of results and solutions for clients, governments, and donors, with minimal supervision and a strong focus on creating business value and development impact.

How to Apply IFC Senior Operations Officer Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to https://worldbankgroup.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=26891&site=1

The Closing Date: April 10, 2024.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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