Investment Funds Specialist

U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC)
Remote or Washington, DC
Job Type
Deadline for Applications
How to Apply
Where to Apply
Full-time, Remote

This position is part of the Office of Equity and Investment Funds (OEIF), at the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC). DFC is the U.S. Government’s development finance institution and partners with the private sector to finance solutions addressing the most critical challenges facing the developing world today. In response to the shortfall of private equity capital in developing countries, OEIF provides equity to private investment fund managers in DFC eligible countries. These funds make direct equity, equity-linked, and debt investments in emerging market companies. As a senior member of OEIF, the incumbent (Director) will provide leadership in originating, monitoring, and exiting of investments, and other strategic activities, per the policies and directives of OEIF with direction from the Managing Directors and the Vice President.

As an Investment Funds Specialist (Director), you will:

Lead in sourcing new potential investments, managing deal pipeline, and taking investments from screening, due diligence, structuring, negotiating, to closing. Support team in monitoring of investments, including serving on LPACs.

Lead analyses of investment proposals to determine their market, competitive, business, development, and financial viability.

Lead preparation of investment memos by synthesizing due diligence analyses and present potential investments to various committees for approval.

Lead analyses of country related macroeconomic and microeconomic risks and risks related to investment contractual obligations.

Lead negotiation with counter parties on investment terms and agreements.

Establishes and maintains relationships with key stakeholders that are relevant to the DFC mission and converts these into productive investment opportunities.

Lead and support interdepartmental and external activities and strategic projects, and advise on DFC’s investment program and other financing programs and initiatives.

Additional Information

Salary will be based upon the locality pay areas, as defined by OPM, and will be adjusted based upon the selectee’s duty location.

This position is eligible to be 100% remote. Applicants are encouraged to select “location negotiable” as their preferred duty station, if they are interested in a remote opportunity. The option to work out of the DFC’s office in downtown Washington, DC is available to candidates who are interested. If applicants select Washington, DC as their preferred duty station, the selectee will be expected to report to the office and follow the agency’s telework policy.

Career Transition Assistance Programs: These programs apply to employees who have been involuntarily separated from a Federal service position within the competitive service or Federal service employees whose positions have been deemed surplus or no longer needed. To receive selection priority for this position, you must:
1) meet CTAP or ICTAP eligibility criteria;
2) be rated well-qualified for the position with a score of 85 or above; and
3) submit the appropriate documentation to support your CTAP or ICTAP eligibility.
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