Operations Analyst

World Bank Group

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Experience: 3 to 5 Years

Skill Required :

IFC has pledged to significantly increase its investments in climate-related projects and to promote digitalization across industries and sectors, as a way to further sustainability and inclusiveness in emerging markets. IFC plans to deliver on these commitments by working with clients to help them develop and implement their own climate and digitalization strategies and projects. Key areas of focus include agricultural supply chain development, conservation of biodiversity, farmer and producer organization training and decarbonization of the agricultural sector.

In this context, IFC is seeking a highly motivated Operations Analyst, to be based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The candidate must be a self-starter, capable of taking initiative to cover a range of tasks, able to thrive in a small, entrepreneurial team/environment and be able to work independently with minimal supervision.

Duties and Accountabilities:

Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Support the Regional Lead for Advisory Services in the implementation of existing programs and the development of new programs in Brazil and elsewhere in LAC
  • Provide research and analysis on relevant sectors, markets and companies 
  • Collect and organize M&E data 
  • Extract data from internal and external databases, manipulate and present data for various audiences and update/maintain information in relevant databases.
  • Review, screen and prepare relevant documents and reports for internal and external use
  • Provide any other assistance needed by the Regional Lead for the day-to-day coordination of activities in the region

Selection Criteria:

  • Master’s degree and at least 3 years of relevant experience in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Experience working in the agricultural sector
  • Strong qualitative, quantitative and analytical skills to gather and organize information and resources, compile data and prepare statistics, and to synthesize knowledge from diverse sources of information
  • Demonstrates active listening skills by being attentive and listening to others in order to identify client and stakeholder needs
  • Write in a logical and comprehensive, yet concise manner
  • Distill and summarize large amounts of information from various sources to prepare business documents and presentations
  • Team player with good problem solving and analytical skills, with an ability to execute tasks timely and effectively
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint (STATA a plus) 
  • Strong command over English (written and verbal) and Portuguese is a must. Fluency in other languages such as Spanish or French is a plus
  • Willingness to travel as needed.

Source: https://worldbankgroup.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=18911&site=1