Analyst, London, United Kingdom

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

EBRD London

Requisition ID

32832

Office Country

United Kingdom

Office City

London

Division

Banking Sectors

Contract Type

Short Term

Contract Length

06 months

Posting End Date

18/11/2022

Purpose of Job

The Analyst of the FI Grant Management Team is responsible for implementation of Technical Co-operation and Co-investment grants mobilised for the Financial Institutions Business Group (FIBG)’s operations. The Analyst is responsible for a number of facilities/programmes that the FIBG may be deploying, especially standardised blended finance programmes. He/she ensures integrity and consistency of the facilities/programmes’ implementation. He/she also manages and/or oversees implementation of TC programmes/projects, sometime with the support of senior officers.

Background

The FI Grant Management is a proactive unit within the FIBG responsible for daily administration and overall management of technical co-operation (TC) and co-investment grants, the FI’s consultancy budget, and other associated activities. The Team ensures that grants are mobilised, committed, deployed and reported upon in an efficient, accurate and transparent manner, applying the highest professional standards, given the fiduciary duty that the Bank assumes vis-à-vis Donors funds.

Accountabilities & Responsibilities

The Analyst: 1. Manage standardised blended finance Facilities/Programmes ⦁ Lead Grant Review process ⦁ Lead or support fundraising, drafting and negotiating with donor especially on budget and results ⦁ Support procurement of consultants needed to implement the Facilities with PODD advisor ⦁ Support FI and TC OLs in managing consultants ⦁ Prepare TCRS or contribute to aggregated result reporting ⦁ Prepare bespoke donor progress updates and reports and any other information needed for presentation to donors at Steering and Monitoring Committee Meetings under Facilities/Programmes ⦁ Monitor deployment of the Facilities ⦁ Process incentives payments and ensure that all payments are performed as per the loan agreement and in line with the donors’ requirements, as well as allow future auditing of the funds ⦁ Respond to all queries related to Facilities/Programmes as far donor funding is concerned ⦁ Ensure that implementation is in line with GMT Blended Finance Guidelines ⦁ Comment on investment documentation related to the Facilities/Programmes ⦁ Managing donors’ evaluation and audit processes of Facilities/Programmes

2. Manage and/or oversee implementation of TC Programmes and stand-alone TC projects

⦁ Lead Grant Review process ⦁ Lead or support fundraising, drafting and negotiating with donor especially on budget and results ⦁ Support procurement of consultants needed to implement the Programme/Projects with PODD advisor ⦁ Support FI and TC OLs in managing consultants ⦁ Prepare TCRS or contribute to aggregated result reporting ⦁ Prepare bespoke donor progress updates and reports and any other information needed for presentation to donors at Steering and Monitoring Committee Meetings under Facilities/Programmes ⦁ Monitor deployment of the Programme/Project ⦁ Respond to all queries related to the Programme/Project as far donor funding is concerned ⦁ Comment on investment documentation related to the Programme/Project ⦁ Managing donors’ evaluation and audit processes of Facilities/Programmes

3. Other responsibilities ⦁ Oversee, support and ensure quality over work of Senior Officer ⦁ Troubleshoot issues or escalate

Knowledge, Skills, Experience & Qualifications

⦁ Strong academic background; ⦁ Relevant work experience; ⦁ Strong numerical, analytical, and spreadsheet skills; ⦁ Attention to detail and high degree of accuracy essential; ⦁ Excellent written (report drafting, correspondence) and verbal communication skills; ⦁ Ability to take responsibility, work independently and proactively as a member of a team; ⦁ Strong organisational and administrative skills and experience; ⦁ Ability to prioritise work, adapt quickly to continuously changing priorities and learn on the job; ⦁ Understand and enforce complex procedures; ⦁ Excellent English essential, both written and spoken. ⦁ Knowledge of Russian, French or Arabic would be useful but not essential.

What is it like to work at the EBRD?

Our agile and innovative approach is what makes life at the EBRD a unique experience! You will be part of a pioneering and diverse international organisation, and use your talents to make a real difference to people’s lives and help shape the future of the regions we invest in.

The EBRD environment provides you with:

  • Varied, stimulating and engaging work that gives you an opportunity to interact with a wide range of experts in the financial, political, public and private sectors across the regions we invest in;
  • A working culture that embraces inclusion and celebrates diversity;
  • An environment that places sustainability, equality and digital transformation at the heart of what we do.

Diversity is one of the Bank’s 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. As an inclusive employer, we promote flexible working and expecting our employee to attend the office 50% of their working time.

Tags: banking, financial institutions, fundraising, procurement