The Associate SRI Policy is responsible for preparing and implementing the EECC policy work plans for specific countries and sectors and maintaining high mandate compliance of Green Economy Transition (GET) projects through ensuring good or excellent TI ratings. The Associate supports the Head of Pillar and will be familiar with all tasks related to all aspects of the GET project life cycle development and implementation.
Externally, the Associate is one of the Banks representatives with clients, government authorities, and other stakeholders on policy dialogue activities.
The Associate represents the Bank on operational matters at the project, sector, and country level, both internally and externally and engages in external policy dialogue at relevant working levels. The Associate ensures that the projects comply with all requirements of the TC project cycle. The Associate works closely with relevant sector, support, and country teams in enhancing the impact of the GET through policy dialogue.
Accountabilities & Responsibilities
- Act as a leading expert for the bank on a specific GET-sub-sector area, to identify and understand key themes and develop them.
- Keep abreast of developments in sub-sector areas, including with other IFIs, and provide comprehensive in-depth analysis, research and advice on these areas to the EECC and other banking teams.
- Develop and ensure the implementation of annual policy work plans for key sub-sector areas, and potentially countries and regions to enable the team to prioritise project delivery with optimal efficiency and alignment to the Banks strategic objectives.
- Develop and lead on key assignments in a sub-sector area
- Contribute to the development of new processes, products, and procedures to deliver improvements and innovations in the way specialist advice is provided to the clients
- Review and provide critical comment on policy documents prepared under policy dialogue assignments
- Manage specific policy dialogue assignments in these fields from procurement to conclusion
- Support the team in developing relevant policy products in support of investments in sustainable energy and resource use.
Knowledge, Skills, Experience & Qualifications
- Relevant Business, or Economics degree with a focus on Energy & Environmental or Resource Policy
- Relevant experience in energy/resource efficiency policy analysis and formulation from a multilateral, governmental, or civil society perspective, or within a development finance institution
- Understanding of energy and development challenges in the EBRD region
- Substantial experience of a planning and delivery of complex, multi-disciplinary programmes and projects
- Well developed stakeholder management skills
- Ability to draft complex papers relating to energy and policy
- Good strategic planning skills
- Experience in managing projects and consultants
- Experience in managing teams, accomplished leader
- Experience of communicating complex policy and technical issues to a wide range of stakeholders
- Experience dealing with senior government officials on policy-related issues
- Excellent English, and either Russian, French, Turkish, Arabic would be advantageous
- Computer literate (advanced Excel/Powerpoint, MS Word)
Diversity is one of the Banks core values which are at the heart of everything it does. A diverse workforce with the right knowledge and skills enables connection with our clients, brings pioneering ideas, energy and innovation. The EBRD staff is characterised by its rich diversity of nationalities, cultures and opinions and we aim to sustain and build on this strength. As such, the EBRD seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities and works in an inclusive environment. The EBRD encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of the EBRD member countries to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities.