Risk Management Officer – Special Assets

Risk Management
1900000965 Requisition #

IDB Invest Risk Management Officer – Special Assets

Background: We are looking for a Risk Management Officer with a successful track record in the crafting and execution of recovery strategies for diverse projects of different sizes and industries, within Latin America and the Caribbean.

The team: The Special Assets Division (“SAT”) is responsible for efficiently leading non-performing and under-performing assets of a portfolio of private sector loans, guarantees and equity operations.

What you’ll do:

  • Coordinate negotiations with counterparts pursuant to approved strategies and implementation of actions to mitigate potential and actual risks.
  • Assist in supervising the coordination with the Credit Risk Management Division, the Environmental, Social and Governance Division, IIC Management and Board of Executive Directors
  • Promote management information tools related to special assets supervision and dissemination of lessons learned from recovery activities.
  • Provide leadership, mentorship and support to more junior team members.

What you’ll need:

  • Education: a have a Master’s in law, finance, accounting, or relevant field.
  • Experience: You have a minimum of three years of relevant professional experience.
In addition, we are looking for: 
  • Previous transaction experience with multilateral development banks and/or development finance institutions is desirable;
  • Substantial experience with financial and legal transactions and their implications in crafting and executing recovery strategies.
  • Knowledge of the legal and regulatory environments of IDB Group member countries;
  • Ability to balance feedback from a variety of internal and external stakeholders including governments, private sector, environmental and social audiences, NGOs and civil society. 
  • Languages: You are proficient (oral and written) in English and Spanish. Knowledge of an additional official IDBG language (French or Portuguese) is desirable.

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Opportunity Summary:

  • Type of contract: Staff, fixed-term. 
  • Length of contract: 3 years
  • Star date: upon agreement with candidate
  • Location: Washington, D.C.

Our culture: Working with us you will be surrounded by a diverse group of people who have years of experience in all types of private investment development fields, including infrastructure and energy, corporates, financial institutions, financial and non-financial products and services, gender and diversity, communications and much more. 

About us: IDB Invest, a member of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Group, is a multilateral organization, committed to the development of the private sector of Latin America and the Caribbean by financing loans, equity investments, and guarantees. In addition, IDB Invest partners with clients to provide advisory and training services. 

IDB Invest is committed to diversity and inclusion and to providing equal opportunities in employment. We embrace diversity on the basis of gender, age, education, national origin, ethnic origin, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion, and HIV/AIDs status. We encourage women, Afro-descendants and persons of indigenous origins to apply.

The IDB Invest offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package. 


Our team in Human Resources carefully reviews all applications.  


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