IDB Lab Chief Investment Officer – Unit Chief

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Education: You hold a Master’s or equivalent Licenciatura/advanced degree, in one of the following fields: Economics, Development Studies, Finance, Business Administration, or related field. CFA designation is a plus.

Experience: You have a minimum of 10-12 years of relevant investment experience in loan origination, equity investment, financial structuring or portfolio management with a shown track-record in leading investment transactions. At least 3 years in managerial positions desired.

  • Deep understanding of client needs and challenges, of different country/regional areas, market idiosyncrasies, and drivers of change in Latin America and the Caribbean.

  • You have significant experience in a similar role in an investment firm, venture capital firm, bank or other multi-lateral development organization. VC Fund, Corporate VC or an in-house BD/M&A group, as well as covering the VC spectrum at the Series A-B levels, venture debt and other blended finance would be desirable.

  • You have very strong financial modeling/valuation and analytical skills will be considered a plus.

Languages: You are fluent (written and oral) in both English and Spanish. Deep knowledge of Portuguese and/or French is a plus.

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Opportunity Summary:
Type of Contract: Staff
Length of Contract: three (3) years.
Location: IDB headquarters in Washington, DC, USA
Supervisor: IDB Lab General Manager

Requirements: You are a citizen of one of the IDB’s 48 member countries and have no family members currently working at the IDB Group.

Our culture: Working with us at IDB Lab, you will be surrounded by a diverse group of people who have years of experience in all types of development fields, including venture capital, innovation finance, entrepreneurship, agritech, fintech, disruptive technologies, and much more. We embrace an innovation culture based on creativity, collaboration, agility and risk appetite.
About the IDB Group: We’re committed to improving lives. Since 1959, we’ve been a leading source of long-term financing for economic, social, and institutional development in Latin America and the Caribbean. We do more than lending though. We partner with our 48-member countries to provide Latin America and the Caribbean with cutting-edge research about relevant development issues, policy advice to inform their decisions, and technical assistance to improve on the planning and execution of projects. For this, we need people who not only have the right skills, but also are passionate about improving lives.



The IDB offers a competitive benefits and compensation package.

We welcome women, afro-descendants, people of indigenous origins, and persons with disabilities to apply.

Our team in Human Resources carefully reviews all applications.


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