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$ 8000 to $ 9000 per month
London, UNITED KINGDOM
October 9 2021
responsibilities include: for each guarantee, dca provides project development, risk assessment and portfolio monitoring services to mission field offices. dca is organized into regional teams consisting of several investment officers, who manage new transactions, and a portfolio analyst, who supports the management of active portfolio of guarantees. in addition to regional teams, dca has a strategic transactions group (stg) that complements the work done by dca regional teams by generating broad, high-impact transactions. in addition to providing client services to usaid missions, the office monitors and manages the agency's legacy credit portfolio, serves as the central technical repository of credit-related information and best practices, and serves as an advisor to senior leadership on the broader issues of access to capital and the growth of capital markets.
the portfolio analyst will represent the dca office to usaid missions in the field and partner financial institutions. the portfolio analyst will implement, monitor, and report on guarantee performance as well as synthesize large quantity of dca portfolio data to identify trends and develop solutions and recommendations that will assist in better deal structure and portfolio monitoring. furthermore, this role requires the individual to review and approve loan schedules, analyze financial statements when required, monitor compliance of dca guarantees and trouble shoot any issues that arise from these risk-partners. specific deliverables are detailed below.
expected deliverables include:
ability to synthesize and analyze large quantity of dca portfolio data in excel to identify trends, areas of strength and risks. support other ad hoc data related projects directed by senior management. monitor and report on guarantee performance on a regular basis including analyzing utilization of guarantees to determine trends and analysis of bank financial statements as needed. review and approve loan schedules. provide guidance related to guarantee implementation and portfolio management issues for dca project development activities. monitor compliance of dca guarantees. also, maintain regular communications with the usaid field office and financial institutions in each country and ensure each project is performing according to the monitoring plans; occasionally visit missions, financial institutions and beneficiaries in-person; assess financial performance of dca portfolio and recommend and execute restructuring; modify and amend guarantee agreements to ensure utilization and overall effectiveness of the dca guarantee; ensure that all fees are paid on a timely basis by partner banks and manage dca claims and recoveries processes; communicate and coordinate with financial institutions to troubleshoot problems related to the guarantee; provide risk assessment support for the annual reestimate exercise; provide guarantee evaluation support, as needed; prepare and conduct presentations on dca performance and lessons learned to usaid senior management, the credit review board, and external audiences.
preferred qualifications: strong analytical skills, the ability to read and analyze financial statements, and previous experience in financial sector development. ability to manage multiple tasks and work within a team setting. strong problem solving and critical thinking skills. strong written and oral communication skills. attention to details. exceptional interpersonal, problem solving, and time management skills. proficiency in french is preferred. a degree in economics, business, international development, finance or a related field. proficient in ms word, excel and powerpoint and statistical applications.