Members of the HR team of the EBRD will visit Tokyo for a recruitment mission to conduct preliminary interviews for employment in the EBRD. Interview will be held on October 24 and 26, 2016.
The Banking team provides project financing for banks, industries and businesses, investing only in projects that could not otherwise attract financing. Projects are diverse and tailored to the needs of the client and the relevant country, region or sector. They are wide ranging, from securing the Chernobyl site to boosting food security and local currency initiatives.
Typically we fund up to 35 per cent of the total project cost, with direct investments ranging from 5 to 230 million euros. We provide more than just finance. Under its Small Business Initiative, the EBRD also helps small and medium-sized businesses access the business advice they need to grow, succeed, then grow again, becoming genuine catalysts for their local economies and region.
During an EBRD banking career you will work with a dedicated team of specialists with specific sectoral, regional, legal and environmental skills and knowledge. Through government and international institution supported donor funds, you could be part of mobilising investment capital and expertise and giving local business access to expert consultants.
The Associate Banker contributes to all phases of the project cycle, including project origination, structuring, execution, and implementation and monitoring. They take responsibility for those tasks assigned to them by the operation leader, which may include undertaking comprehensive due diligence, including financial, market, integrity and EBRD policy compliance, as well as effective post-signing implementation and monitoring.
The role of the Analyst is to contribute, as a project team member, to the structuring, implementation and monitoring of debt and equity transactions, their implementation and monitoring in line with the Banks operational objectives. The Analyst provides support to the operation leader and the project team throughout the project cycle, with a particular emphasis on research, data gathering, credit analysis and financial modelling.
Qualifications and Skills:
- Masters degree preferred or equivalent experience in the areas of expertise.
- Professional qualification such as ACA, CFA, ACCA, or CIMA desirable.
- Quantitative/numerical skills are critical with the ability to interpret financial information.
- Credit analysis skills, with the ability to interpret accounts, understanding local and international accounting principles and practice of credit analysis.
- Computer literacy, conversant with Microsoft Office and spread sheet packages including financial analysis and modelling modules.
- Experience in developing and auditing of financial models.
- Ability to work effectively as a team member and to deadlines and under time pressure.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills in English
VICE PRESIDENCY POLICY & PARTNERSHIPS
The Vice Presidency Policy and Partnerships (VP3) team is core to the EBRDs country and sector strategies. Alongside other EBRD departments, the team implements a range of operational and project-based policy initiatives and leads the coordination, overseeing, prioritization and monitoring of project preparation and implementation. As part of the VP3 team, you can work in three main areas. The first is External Relations and Partnerships, which consists of Civil Society Engagement Unit, Donor Co-Financing, Technical Cooperation and Nuclear Safety. The second is Country Strategy Coordination and Results Management who coordinate the preparation of and ensures cross-departmental buy-in into country, sector and thematic strategies and policy products. The third function is Economics Policy and Governance, which supports and assesses the quality of Banks interventions through economic analysis focused on its projects, leads and supports reform engagements in countries of operation, provides political and political economy analysis and also leads governance and business environment initiatives.
Analysts may monitor and analyse macroeconomic performance and risks, and assess structural reform progress in the countries of the particular region, maintain departments databases on the countries of operation, draft contributions for the departments regular publications, support the preparation of regular growth forecasts and long-term macroeconomic scenarios to be used in the financial models by the Banking department, prepare presentations to be delivered in the Bank and to outside audiences, and occasionally attend policy and research forums.
Qualifications and Skills:
- Masters level degree in public policy/administration, political science, political economy, international relations, or a related field.
- Prior relevant work experience.
- Strong analytical skills; familiarity with statistical packages a plus.
- Creativity and resourcefulness in identifying key social and political issues affecting EBRDs countries of operations, and in conducting primary and secondary research on these issues.
- Basic knowledge of economics a distinct advantage.
- Fluent English communication skills, verbal and written.
- Advanced professional report-writing and editing skills.