People are IFC’s greatest asset. At IFC they leverage unique talents and skills to drive business performance. Over 3,000 people work at IFC, with about 49 percent located in 86 field offices. IFC’s highly qualified and motivated professionals come from around the world and bring a wide variety of experiences.
As an IFC staff member, you will have the opportunity to work with professionals from over 182 different countries in Washington or in one of our field offices.
IFC makes learning and development an integral part of your career. Through challenging projects, worldwide travel, coaching, mentoring, and continuous training opportunities, IFC staff remain at the forefront of new developments in emerging markets. IFC has developed a competency-based career framework that serves as a road map for career development and advancement.
IFC strive to achieve the right skills mix to respond to their clients' needs and to develop new business opportunities. They continue to focus on strengthening IFC’s core competitive advantage – its people – by hiring and leveraging diverse talents. As a global organization committed to promoting sustainable private sector investment in developing countries, their diversity and inclusion strategy is critical to strengthening their client focus, enhancing responsiveness, and improving the quality of results on the ground.
What do IFC look for in their people?
- Technical expertise
- Diverse nationalities and experience
- Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills
- Motivated by the IFC mission
- Leadership potential
- Ability to work in Washington, DC or in any one of IFC’s field offices