IDB Invest – Portfolio Management Consultant – Infrastructure & Energy Sector – Colombia or Peru

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Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)


IDB Invest – Portfolio Management Consultant – Infrastructure & Energy Sector – Colombia or Peru

The IDB Group is a community of diverse, versatile, and passionate people who come together on a journey to improve lives in Latin America and the Caribbean. Our people find purpose and do what they love in an inclusive, collaborative, agile, and rewarding environment.

About this position

The Investment Operations Department is in charge of originating, structuring and monitoring IDB Invest’s transactions. The Department is comprised of three divisions responsible for originating and structuring transactions in each of IDB Invest’s priority industries: (i) Infrastructure and Energy, (ii) Corporates and (iii) Financial Intermediaries, and two transversal divisions responsible for (i) Financial Products and Services and (ii) Portfolio Management.

We are currently searching a dynamic professional to support the Portfolio Management Division in monitoring, from signature to repayment, a portfolio of loans and guarantees to private sector and non-sovereign guarantee counterparts primarily in the Infrastructure & Energy sector.

What you’ll do:

§ Work with portfolio management officers in overseeing a portfolio of loan and guarantee transactions primarily with project finance and corporate counterparts.

§ Obtain and analyze information to assess counterparty compliance with financing agreements and to mitigate risk.

§ Conduct financial statement analysis, analyze financial projections, prepare risk rating proposals and periodic supervision reports to assess the credit standing of our counterparts.

§ Help assess status/events affecting loans and guarantees and, where necessary, disseminate information/help prepare recommendations for appropriate action and next steps.

§ Help portfolio management officers engaging with borrowers, shareholders, B-lenders and co-lenders as well as agents and internal counterparts.

§ Participate in monitoring meetings.

§ Follow on-going developments in the relevant industry sector(s).

§ Help ensure that counterparts comply with IDB Invest internal risk policies and guidelines liaising closely with the credit risk management, environmental and social, legal and finance departments, among others.

§ Participation in activities that support inclusiveness (mentoring, recruitment, leadership development, on-boarding, etc.).

§ Propose and support actions to improve and streamline internal processes.

§ Contribute to the development and assessment of developmental effectiveness indicators.

§ Collect and disseminate loan/guarantee credit risk information.

§ Provide support to the Portfolio Management Division and the Investment Operations Department in all other tasks required.

What you’ll need

You have a clear understanding of the operational work of IDB Invest or similar multilateral institution. Sector knowledge in the industries in which we operate as well as experience in an international environment, preferably in Latin America and the Caribbean. The following additional requirements should be met:

· Education: Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent advanced degree) in Economics, Finance, Business Administration, Law, Engineering, Development Studies, or relevant field. Master’s degree (or MBA) will be considered a plus.

· Experience: Between two (2) and four (4) years of experience in the credit assessment and/or rating of corporate counterparts, gained within a bank, financial institution and/or rating agency.

· Languages: Proficiency in Spanish and English, spoken and written, is required


Key skills:

· Learn continuously

· Collaborate and share knowledge

· Focus on clients

· Communicate and influence

· Innovate and try new things


· Citizenship: You are either a citizen of Colombia or Peru, or with residency or legal permit to work in one of these countries.

· Consanguinity: You have no family members (up to the fourth degree of consanguinity and second degree of affinity, including spouse) working at the IDB, IDB Invest, or IDB Lab.

· COVID-19 considerations: the health and safety of our employees are our number one priority. As a condition of employment, IDB/IDB Invest requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

Type of contract and duration:

· Type of contract: National Consultant Full-Time

· Length of contract: 36 months

· Location: Colombia or Peru


What we offer

The IDB group provides benefits that respond to the different needs and moments of an employee’s life. These benefits include:

· A competitive compensation package

· Leave and vacations: 2 days per month of contract + gender-neutral parental leave

· Health Insurance the IDB Group provides a monthly allowance for the purchase of health insurance

· Savings plan: ​​​​​​​The IDB Group cares about your future, depending on the length of the contract, you will receive a monthly savings plan allowance.

· Hybrid and flexible work schedules

· Health and wellbeing: Access to our Health Services Center which provides preventive care and health education for all employees.

· Development support: We offer learning opportunities to boost your professional profile such as seminars, 1:1 professional counseling, and much more.

Our culture

At the IDB Group we work so everyone brings their best and authentic selves to work, willing to try new approaches without fear, and where they are accountable and rewarded for their actions.

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB) are at the center of our organization. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and encourage women, LGBTQ+ people, persons with disabilities, Afro-descendants, and Indigenous people to apply.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job interview process. If you are a qualified candidate with a disability, please e-mail us at [email protected] to request reasonable accommodation to complete this application.

Our Human Resources Team reviews carefully every application.

About the IDB Group

The IDB Group, composed of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), IDB Invest, and the IDB Lab offers flexible financing solutions to its member countries to finance economic and social development through lending and grants to public and private entities in Latin America and the Caribbean.

About IDB Invest

IDB Invest, a member of the IDB Group, is a multilateral development bank committed to promoting the economic development of its member countries in Latin America and the Caribbean through the private sector. IDB Invest finances sustainable companies and projects to achieve financial results and maximize economic, social, and environmental development in the region. With a portfolio of $14.1 billion in asset management and 325 clients in 25 countries, IDB Invest provides innovative financial solutions and advisory services that meet the needs of its clients in a variety of industries.

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